Matthew Moore

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Amazon is turning Simon Stålenhag’s haunting retro sci-fi paintings into a TV series

Amazon’s answer to Stranger Things, adapted by Legion writer Nathaniel Halpern<p>Over the last couple of years, Swedish artist Simon Stålenhag has earned considerable acclaim for <i>Tales from the Loop</i>, a science fiction art book that juxtaposes a sense of nostalgia for the rural countryside against an …

Science Fiction

While We Sleep, Our Mind Goes on an Amazing Journey

Magazine<p>Our floodlit society has made sleep deprivation a lifestyle. But we know more than ever about how we rest—and how it keeps us healthy.<p><b>Nearly every night</b> of our lives, we undergo a startling metamorphosis.<p>Our brain profoundly alters its behavior and purpose, dimming our consciousness. For a …

University of Cambridge

Cool DIY Chair Designs And Ideas For Beginners

You never know when you’re going to need an extra chair or two plus you want those that you’re using on a daily basis to look and to function as best …

Woodworking

This sun-chasing robot looks after the plant on its head

Good robot<p>Back in school, I remember learning that plants are “heliotropic,” meaning they grow toward light. I always found this oddly touching, as if those green tendrils stretching out to the sun proved the plant was yearning to live. And why not? That is why they do it.<p>But what if plants could …

Robotics

‎Lose Yourself in Another World : App Store Story

Electronics Tutorials

We have seen previously that capacitors are electrical energy storage devices that have the ability to store an electrical charge, Q.<p>Unlike the …

Here’s What Makes a Dripping Faucet Go ‘Plink’

Video<p>Annoyed by the persistent dripping of water in a bucket, one scientist set out to learn what creates the distinctive sound.<p>Video<p><i>Plink. Plink. Plink.</i><p>It's the sound of water droplets falling one after another, maybe from a leaky faucet or through a cracked ceiling. It's the kind of sound that …

University of Cambridge

The Downside Of Six Figure Salaries In The Permian Boom

A battle is playing out in Midland, TX between employee-starved local businesses and multinational energy companies who are poaching local residents …

The New Tech That Terrifies OPEC

U.S. shale oil drillers are boosting efficiency with giant pads and walking rigs, lowering prices to a point that could hurt exporters like Saudi Arabia.<p>What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger.<p>Two years ago, it looked like Saudi Arabia was winning its fight against the U.S. shale oil industry by …

Oil

Interview: Inside the Surreal Creative Mind of Greg “Craola” Simkins

Prolific artist Greg “Craola” Simkins presents a new series of surreal work in his solo exhibition <i>The Escape Artist</i>. The native Californian has a long career that has seen him move from graffiti artist to video game designer to full-time fine artist, while still maintaining a presence on the …

'I’m nothing but compost’: Bill Murray on good friends, bad bosses and Harvey Weinstein

The last time I met Bill Murray things got rather physical rather quickly. It was the 2014 Vanity Fair Oscars party and I was about to leave, bloated with celebrity sightings and starting to suffer from indigestion. But as I walked out I saw a man arrive who made me turn around and go right back in.<p>…

Bill Murray

11 of the Most Famous Riddles in History

From the Bible to Shakespeare to Harry Potter, these riddles were dreamed up by some of history’s most celebrated writers—and puzzled some of its …

The Best Science Podcasts To Listen To Right Now

Scientists are the thought leaders who will help us push society forward and, more than ever, they’re sharing their knowledge with the rest of us in creative ways, via podcasts. Suddenly, just by listening, you can be up on some serious scientific knowledge. No Ph.D. or lab hours required.<p>Here are …

Podcasting

The 5 Books Billionaire Bill Gates Recommends for Summer Reading

The Microsoft co-founder's 2018 picks 'wrestle with big questions.'<p>4 min read<p>Whether you're headed to the beach this summer or just looking for some thought-provoking writing to immerse yourself in during your commute, multibillionaire and philanthropist Bill Gates has you covered. Each year, the …

Announcing the 2017 Nebula Awards Winners!

Presented in May 2018, the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America are pleased to announce the <b>2017 Nebula Awards winners</b>, as well as the …

Pan-Seared Ribeye with Miso Butter

Every once in a while, I crave a juicy steak with a perfectly browned crust. Until recently, this craving was only satisfied during celebrations at …

Save Your Money: Dermatologists Say These Are the 10 Best Drugstore Moisturizers

I love Sephora as much as the next woman. And those pink Glossier bags? I reuse them, too. But as high-end and brand-forward as these two outposts …

Noam Chomsky reveals exactly what went wrong in the 2016 presidential election that gave us Trump

Noam Chomsky is an exceptionally influential figure. Author of well over 100 books (as well as <i>many</i> articles, letters, speeches and interviews) …

18 Recipes That Are So Good You’ll Want To Buy The Ingredients In Bulk

*Drools.*<p><i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.</i>

12 Modern Books That Will Become Classics, According To People On Reddit

There are certain books that feel almost inherently "classic." <i>To Kill A Mockingbird. Catcher in the Rye. Moby</i> freaking <i>Dick.</i> But do you ever wonder …

Books

20 Pasta Recipes You Can Make in Less than 20 Minutes

Pasta is known for being a quick weeknight dinner, but just how quickly can you make it? How about 20 minutes or less? It's hard not to like the …

A surfer and a scientist teamed up to create the perfect wave

This Repair Adhesive Is 100 Times Stronger Than Duct Tape

FiberFix can fix almost anything.<p>Things fall apart — they just do, and you have to find a way to deal with it. No matter how careful you are with …

These pocket-sized projectors pack a major big screen punch

Projectors are traditionally big noisy machines found in school classrooms or at the back of cinema auditoriums. Today, however, miniature …

Everything created is predicted by nature: A new video explains the physics of flow

Going with the flow isn’t just the cool thing to do. According to a prominent theory of physics, it’s a rule of evolution that dictates the design of all things and ensures individual survival.<p>The Duke University professor responsible for this theory, Adrian Bejan, received the 2018 Franklin …

Duke University

Here Are 99 Of The Most Popular Movies Of All Time – How Many Have You Seen?

Don't @ me about the list, I didn't make it.

If You Thought Quantum Mechanics Was Weird, Check Out Entangled Time

Where the future influences the past.<p>In the summer of 1935, the physicists Albert Einstein and Erwin Schrödinger engaged in a rich, multifaceted and …

Quantum Physics

Fantasy book series any Game of Thrones fan will love

Fantasy fiction brings forth new realms, brave adventurers, plotting villains, innovative magic systems and curious creatures. Here’s a list of …

TV Series