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Everything you wanted to know about bitcoin but were afraid to ask

The value of cryptocurrencies is rising fast. But is it sustainable? And how does it work, anyway? These questions, and many more, answered…<p>The money has become too much to ignore and so bitcoin and cryptocurrencies are back in the news. You may have heard about Ethereum, a cryptocurrency that has …

Cryptocurrency

These Are the 61 Best Documentaries of All Time

What makes a documentary “important”? What makes it worth referencing, or remembering, or even watching in the first place? Why, in this time of seemingly perpetual sociopolitical strife, would we veer away from the vaunted, glorious escapism of big feature films and go see something small and …

Bill Clinton

Newfound Wormhole Allows Information to Escape Black Holes

In 1985, when Carl Sagan was writing the novel <i>Contact</i>, he needed to quickly transport his protagonist Dr. Ellie Arroway from Earth to the star Vega. …

Master of mindfulness, Jon Kabat-Zinn: ‘People are losing their minds. That is what we need to wake up to’

By taking the Buddhism out of the practice, Kabat-Zinn pioneered a meditative approach used all over the world to treat pain and depression. He talks about Trump, ‘McMindfulness’ and how a 10-second vision in 1979 led to a change in the world’s consciousness<p>The police in Cambridge, Massachusetts, …

Mindfulness

Earth's Underworld is Real and Scientists Just Mapped It

<i>Lasciate ogni speranza, voi ch’entrate,</i> reads the gates to the <i>Inferno.</i> “Abandon all hope, you who enter,” which is a pretty nice way of saying …

Science

Patagonia Perfects the Puffy Jacket With Ultra-Light Insulation

A puffy jacket can be compressible, it can be warm, and it can be water-resistant—but never all at once. Call it the iron triangle of insulated …

Cybersecurity Is More Important & More In-Demand Than Ever. Time to Get Paid to Fight for the Good Guys.

access<p>lifetime<p>content<p>48 Hours<p>enrolled<p>1,322<p>Cybersecurity is one of the most important considerations that companies must make in this day and age. …

Forensics

LSD Doc ‘Sunshine Makers’: What We Learned

When you hear the letters “LSD,” you probably think of psychologist and writer Timothy Leary – as in “Timothy Leary, deary” from “Let the Sun Shine …

Lsd

Sundance 2017: what happens when we die? 2 new movies propose an answer.

The Discovery and A Ghost Story contemplate the afterlife in thoughtful, probing ways.<p>Religious topics aren’t foreign territory for Sundance movies. Maybe that’s because independent filmmakers have the freedom to explore religious topics with more nuance and even irreverence than the traditional …

Film Festivals

How LSD microdosing made a mega difference in one woman's mood, marriage, and life

Ayelet Waldman is a novelist, non fiction author, and former federal public defender. Her latest book is called A Really Good Day: How Microdosing …

Consciousness

Here's what's inside the modern explorer’s survival kit

Because phone apps can only do so much<p>Who needs a survival kit? You have a phone. Compass. Flashlight. Maps. Translator. Classic tools of exploration, all there under your uncalloused thumb. But your phone is not a rain poncho or a power bar. It’s time to think like a modern explorer, one as …

What are the best supplies?

A nerd’s guide to bullet journaling<p>You may have heard of bullet journaling, probably from your sister or your coworker or some other enviably competent person you have the pleasure of knowing. It’s a productivity pocketknife—customizable, indispensable, satisfying to use—that is helping people …

LED flashlight review in abandoned mine ends on unsettling note

A flashlight review that begins with the promise "I'm about to hike through a remote canyon to an abandoned mine, and I gotta tell you there's a …

Filmmaking

‘The Map of Physics’ Poster by DominicWalliman

This poster captures all of physics, everything we know and how it all relates to each other. It also includes a few of the mysteries that we don’t …

An Engineer Uses Science to Determine the Fastest Way to Defog a Car Windshield

Former NASA engineer Mark Rober uses the scientific method to determine the best climate settings to defog a car windshield the fastest. Rober …

Science

The Beatles’ ‘Revolver’ Turns 50: A Psychedelic Masterpiece That Rewrote the Rules of Rock

‘Revolver’ is the sound of a band brimming with curiosity, confident in its ideas and delivering uncalculated greatness. Rock listened, and never …

These Excellent Animations Show Exactly How Turbochargers and Superchargers Work

Even if you're an engineer, you'll appreciate these visual explainers.<p>With forced induction quickly becoming the norm on today's cars, it's important to understand how it all works. Turbo- and superchargers are fairly simple devices in principle, but a good visual is sometimes the best way to show …

UI Design

Three deals to help total beginners master DIY electronics

With the rise of open-source electronics platforms like Arduino and Raspberry Pi, DIY enthusiasts are able to build their own innovative, connected devices at a faster rate than ever before. The barrier for entry has never been lower, but it can be tough for someone with no programming or …

How to Fall Asleep in Under a Minute

<i>Tech savvy</i>. <i>Culturally aware</i>. <i>Underemployed</i>. <i>Spiritual</i> but not <i>religious</i>.<p>These are all words and phrases that have come to be associated with the …

Harvard

The Buddhist Review

An introduction to the special section<p>A Bird’s-Eye View of the Bodhisattva Path<p>Arousing the thought of enlightenment is not just to make a …

This $15 Alarm Alerts You When Somebody Pulls Into Your Driveway

We’ve all been there. The doorbell rings, and you’re in the bathroom, or otherwise pantsless. Before you know it, you’re answering the door wearing a …

$10 Coupon on the Biggest Anker Charger, Free VUDU, and More Deals

Anker's biggest external charger is back down to $30 today, if you know the promo code. That's an all-time low. [ Anker 2nd Gen Astro E5 16000mAh …

The Only Charging Cable You Need, Lots of Apple Gear, and More Deals

We have a million different options to charge our phones and tablets on the go, but laptops are generally out of luck unless you can find an AC …

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<i>From 9to5Toys.com:</i><p>A large majority of the deals we cover each day come from a variety of ‘Daily Deal’ websites or are so popular that they don’t even last 24 hours. We know you can’t be at your computer every second, so we’re going to round up the best deals each day to make sure you have a fair …