Marynarz Marcin

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As kids, books like The Visual Dictionary and David Macaulay’s The Way Things Work were our most-prized possessions

As kids, books like <i>The Visual Dictionary</i> and David Macaulay’s <i>The Way Things Work</i> were our most-prized possessions. We’d spend hours pouring over insect classifications or a cutaway diagram of a combustion engine.<p><b>The Visual Handbook for Building and Remodeling ($23)</b> is like that, but for grown ups: 600 pages of detailed color illustrations covering everything from timber frame joints to span & load calculation tables to sun path charts for optimizing passive solar heating in your cabin.

Delayed gratification – how the hippocampus helps us hold off

Would you prefer a beer right now or a bottle of champagne next week? So begins an interesting new study published today in the journal PloS …

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A Few Tricks All The New iOS 7 Users Should Know

At long last, iOS 7 has arrived. That is, it arrived for everyone who didn’t say “Developer? Oh, yeah, I’m totally a developer. Cough” and wiggle into the Beta months ago.<p>iOS 7 is a strange new land, especially on day one. Out with the gradients, in with the trippy fluorescents. Your favorite app? …

Ernest Hemingway’s Favorite Hamburger Recipe

Earlier this year the food writer Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan stumbled across an article in the <i>Boston Globe</i> describing a trove of digitized documents from …

10 Amazing Man-Made Substances

We all know that mankind is capable of genius. But if you scratch the surface of what we can come up with, even those of us who have already …

The Complete Works of Chopin, for Everybody, for Free

A new Kickstarter project aims to liberate the composer's music from its copyright confines.<p>Frédéric Chopin passed away more than 160 years ago -- sufficiently long ago that today all of his compositions belong to the public domain.<p>Yet, despite this, if you wanted to make a movie with Chopin's</i> …

Thom Yorke’s Isolated Vocal Track on Radiohead’s 1992 Classic, ‘Creep’

The 1992 song "Creep," Radiohead's anthem of self loathing and unrequited love, was originally recorded in one take.<p>The song had been written several …

Science vs. Religion: 50 Famous Academics on God

The dialogue between science and religion is among humanity’s oldest and most controversial, drawing each era’s greatest thinkers into some of history’s most heated debates. We’ve previously looked at a BBC documentary on the complex relationship between the two and 7 essential books on the …

Biology That Makes Us Tick: Free Stanford Course by Robert Sapolsky

First thing you need to know: Before doing anything else, you should simply click "play" and start watching the video above. It doesn't take long for …

Global Warming and Climate Change skepticism examined

Explaining climate change science & rebutting global warming misinformation<p>Scientific skepticism is healthy. Scientists should always challenge …

Trinity College experiment succeeds after 69 years

After decades of waiting, physicists at Trinity College have for the first time captured a rare scientific event on camera.<p>70 years after the …