Marc Hoffman

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5 Sneaky Ways The NSA Spies On Americans

The U.S. government needs only three degrees of separation to look at Kevin Bacon's phone records.<p>The U.S. National Security Agency remains at the center of controversy this summer, nine weeks after <i>The Guardian</i> and the <i>Washington Post</i> broke the news about its PRISM online data-mining program. While …

Can 'Brain Freeze' Cause Long-Term Brain Damage?

And is it already too late?!<p>We've all sucked down a milkshake so quickly that it causes a sudden headache—the dreaded brain freeze. But . . . milkshake. Tasty. Must. Drink. Could chugging the rest of that shake cause lasting brain damage?<p>First, let's get one thing straight. "This condition is …

The Algae Is Coming, But Its Impact Is Felt Far From Water

Algae blooms are green or red or brown, slimy, smelly and you don't want it coming soon to a waterfront near you.<p>Most of us don't give a lot of thought to algae until the furry-like monstrosity is spreading over beaches, rivers, lakes and bays, but gigantic algae blooms have become an increasing …

EarthSky’s 2018 meteor shower guide

Plan ahead now for an awesome year of meteor-watching. Good news! In 2018, the year’s 2 most reliable showers – August Perseids and December Geminids …

A Cloud Room And Other Amazing Images From This Week

NASA examines escalating wildfires, projects worse conditions by century's end

In June, the Black Forest wildfire in Colorado wiped out 500 homes in 48 hours and ultimately took two lives. Yet the catastrophe actually ranked as one of the smaller fires authorities have had to contend with this year. 100,000-acre wildfires have become a yearly occurrence — a worrying …

Jenson Button expects McLaren to dice with front-runners at Spa

Progress will be shown, lead driver says.<p>Jenson Button is convinced McLaren will be able to show the progress it has made at the Belgian Grand Prix later this month.<p>While the Woking-based squad has been unable to match the pace of the leading outfits, Button insists McLaren took a step forward in …

2014 Jaguar F-Type S Pure Sound!

Weekend Edition – A 1960 Plymouth Fury Convertible equipped with none of its originality…

I’m going to open up the Sunday Edition of the Hooniverse Weekend with yet another early 60s Plymouth. I’ve profiles a 1961 Fury Sedan, and a 1961 …

Never Meet Your Heroes, Lamborghini Countach Edition

It's often been said that you should never meet your heroes. But a few weeks ago, I couldn't resist the call of a certain carbureted V12.<p>The vehicle in question was a 1985 Lamborghini Countach 5000 S, whose wedge-like silhouette occupied prominent poster real estate during my car-addled …

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LeMons: Speedycop upside-downs the ante

As a follow-up to the roadracing Cessna 310 and the self-propelled pop-up camper, inimitable 24 Hours of LeMons builder and racer Jeff Bloch, known …

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