Michael Rivera

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This Animation Teaches You More About Physics Than High School Ever Did

It's a shame I never paid attention in physics class because outside of Walter White's school of chemistry, physics might be the coolest type of …

Your mega summer reading list: 200 books recommended by TEDsters

A look at the famous TED Bookstore at TED2013. Photo: Michael Brands<p>Books can entertain, sucking you like a tornado into incredible new worlds. Books …

100 Productivity Hacks For Time, Attention, & Energy - A Life Of Productivity

<b>When I graduated University with a business degree last May, I received two incredible full-time job offers, both of which I declined because I had a</b> …

Productivity

Sometimes a ninja kick is totally appropriate

So, an astrophysicist, an engineer, and the President of the United States walk into The Blue Room....

South Korea's Award-Winning Endangered Species Research Center

Seoul, Korea-based Samoo Architects & Engineers (SAMOO) recently proposed a design for the National Research Center for Endangered Species that will be constructed in Yeongyang-gun, one of the cleanest environmental areas in Korea. In the winning design, the firm proposed a three-part structure …

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The U.S. Navy SEAL Survival Handbook

If all hell breaks loose, having qualified military personnel by your side is a good idea — but short of that, at least you can glean a little …

Zagat

Meet The Company That Tracks More Phones Than Google Or Facebook

Picture this scenario. A bored woman sits waiting in an airline lounge. She scrolls through her iPhone and taps on a brightly colored square to launch a free mobile game. In the instant before the app loads something extraordinary happens behind the scenes: an auction for her eyeballs, run by a …

From the Who-Woulda-Thunk-It File: NASA-Caliber Nuclear Engineer Wins $73m in Super Soaker Royalties

You couldn't make it up: According to a 2001 <i>Times</i> article, aerospace engineer was Lonnie G. Johnson had been working on technology for a $1.6 …

Hackers steal $1m from Bitcoin site

Inputs.io, run by a developer known as TradeFortress, waits two weeks to report loss of 4,100 Bitcoins in two separate hacks to its customers<p>More than $1m of Bitcoins were stolen when payment processor Inputs.io was hacked, according to the site's owner.<p>"Two hacks totalling about 4100 BTC have left …

First metal 3D printed gun is capable of firing 50 shots

The world’s first metal 3D printed handgun capable of accurately firing 50 rounds without breaking has been printed in the US.<p>Solid Concepts, based in Austin, Texas, USA, replicated the parts of a classic Browning 1911 pistol - standard issue for the US armed forces until 1985 - using direct metal …

16 Slow-Cooking Recipes for a Slow Weekend

There are the nights when dinner can't come fast enough—when we need a hot meal on the table in less time than it takes to watch an episode of TV in our pajamas (and when we proceed to watch 5 episodes after that). On such nights, we pat ourselves on the back for the fact that we cooked at all.<p>And …

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Successor to the iconic Roland TR-808 drum machine teased in promo video

What you see here is a leaked image that claims to be the upcoming successor to the classic TR-808 drum machine from Roland. If you're in need of a refresher, the unit debuted in 1980 and powered a truckload of iconic sounds over the past 30 years, including Marvin Gaye's "Sexual Healing" and …