Eric Forsberg

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Chemists Have Found a Strange Pattern Hidden in The Sequence of Prime Numbers

"A completely new category of structures."<p>Prime numbers have intrigued, baffled, and amazed us for millennia.<p>They're often thought of as the building …

Crystals

Scientists thought they had created the perfect tree. But it became a nightmare.

<b>Carole Bergmann pulls</b> her small parks department SUV into an aging 1980s subdivision in Germantown, Md., and takes me to the edge of an expansive meadow. A dense screen of charcoal-gray trees stands between the open ground and the backyards of several houses. The trees are callery pears, the …

Pears

The Biggest Mistake You're Making When Roasting Vegetables, According to This Chef

Hold the olive oil, says chef Nick Balla of San Francisco restaurants Duna and Smokebread.<p>Chef Nick Balla isn’t entirely against roasting vegetables …

Recipes

Why Is M-Theory the Leading Candidate for Theory of Everything?

The mother of all string theories passes a litmus test that, so far, no other candidate theory of quantum gravity has been able to match.<p>It’s not …

String Theory

How The Grateful Dead’s Brilliant ‘Wall of Sound’ Changed the Quality of Live Shows From That Point On

Music writer Polyphonic, who makes incredibly informative video essays on an ongoing basis, explained how The Grateful Dead‘s short-lived, but …

Beginner’s Guide to Marijuana Strains

Cannabis use is on the rise in the United States. A 2018 study notes that, while cannabis use among teens has decreased, American adults are …

Cannabis

Artificial Intelligence, or, the Creatures of Prometheus by Roula Seikaly

Peter Wu, <i>Or, the Creatures of Prometheus</i>, 2018. Installation view. R/SF Projects, San Francisco, CA.<p>According to Greek mythology, when Prometheus …

San Francisco

Your phone screen is probably too bright—here's how to darken it beyond the built-in limit

Save your eyes at night.<p>At midnight, when your bedroom is pitch black, a text comes through that you just can’t resist. So you grab your phone, unlock the screen...and screech in horror as the blazing light sears your eyes. Sometimes, even the lowest brightness setting is too dang vivid. Here’s how …

Android Phones

Dolly Parton’s “Jolene” Song Is Completely Transformed When Slowed to 33 RPM

It’s not unusual for a classic tune to be reimagined. Most of the time, this is done when another musician performs it as a cover song, but its recreation can be even simpler than that. Many years ago, Dolly Parton’s 1973 hit “Jolene” was slowed down from the original 45 RPM record to just 33 RPM. …

Dolly Parton

Bat House Plans

If you’re considering adding a bat house to your property, you likely already know the benefits of inviting these furry friends to your yard. Among …

Florida

Guitar Essentials: Five Things You Should Know About Tubes

<b>1. Amps Use Three Categories of Tubes</b><br>Up until the late 1950s, all guitar amplifiers used three different types of tubes: preamp tubes, which add gain …

Guitar

Long Before Trees Overtook the Land, Earth Was Covered by Giant Mushrooms

From around 420 to 350 million years ago, when land plants were still the relatively new kids on the evolutionary block and “the tallest trees stood …

University of Chicago

Lisa's Favorite Carne Asada Marinade Recipe

"I've tried many marinade recipes for carne asada, and this is our family favorite!"<p>Ingredients<p>3/4 cup orange juice<p>1/2 cup lemon juice<p>1/3 cup lime …

Cooking

Plagiarists or innovators? The Led Zeppelin paradox endures

Fifty years ago – in September 1968 – the legendary rock band Led Zeppelin first performed together, kicking off a Scandinavian tour billed as the …

Led Zeppelin

British Scientists Just Invented a Way to Make 'Unlimited Renewable Energy'

<b>Why Global Citizens Should Care</b><i>British funding for renewable energy fell by 56% last year — a drop worse than any other country in the world. But</i> …

Renewable Energy

'Amazing' archeological find in Yukon's melting ice patches — an intact atlatl

At first, Jennifer Herkes didn't realize what had been found — she thought it was a piece of an atlatl, or throwing dart.<p>"I thought, 'Oh yeah, that's …

Archaeology

Robbie Robertson Reflects On ‘Music From Big Pink’ 50 Years Later

One of the defining albums of the 60s, truly encapsulating the cultural chaos and beautiful ruin of the decade, sprung from the basement of an aging …

Universal Music

When Yoko Ono joined The Beatles in the studio for the first time

On Thursday, 30 May 1968, George Martin and The Beatles finally reconvened in Studio 2 to work on their next, much-anticipated and as-of-yet untitled …

The Beatles

25+ Rock Painting Ideas to Transform Ordinary Stones Into Dazzling Art

There’s more to painting than simply applying a brush to canvas. Painting is chock-full of endless creative possibilities, and many of them challenge you to think beyond a square or rectangular frame. Rock painting is a great example of this. Using acrylic paint, artists are getting inspired by the …

Digital Art

People Say Microdosing Can Increase Cognitive Ability And Regulate Emotions. Here's What We Know About It

We have a lot to learn about this practice.<p>A world-first trial investigating the effects of microdosing with psychedelics is beginning this week at London's Imperial College.<p>Microdosing with psychedelics involves taking approximately a tenth of the recreational dose (10 to 20 micrograms for LSD), …

Consciousness

A comprehensive guide to yellow stripey things

Bumblebee, honey bee, yellow jacket, paper wasp…what’s the difference? I don’t know if this comprehensive guide to Yellow Stripey Things is entirely …

Insects

The Best Workouts That Don't Require Any Equipment, According to Personal Trainers

Airports. Conferences. Deserted islands? You just never know when—and where—you might need to get in a quick sweat.<p>Here's some quick physics fun: A body at rest tends to stay at rest. That's the fitness version of Newton's First Law, and it means that humans will find literally <i>any</i> excuse to not …

Workouts

How Ikigai, a Japanese Key to Longevity, Will Add Purpose and Balance to Your Life After 60

Are you doing what you love and have a purpose that propels you to get up in the morning and pursue it? It’s believed that having a reason for being …

Ikigai

Forget Everything You Think You Know About Time - Facts So Romantic

<i>Studying time “is like holding a snowflake in your hands: gradually, as you study it, it melts between your fingers and vanishes.”</i>Image by Mobilos / …

Common Sense

The AI that could help make limitless fusion power a reality: Supercomputer set to try and work out how to harness the energy of the sun

An AI is set to try and work out how a potentially limitless supply of energy can be used on Earth.<p>It could finally solve the mysteries of fusion …

Nuclear Energy

Rauner Signs Bill Legalizing Industrial Hemp in Illinois

Gov. Bruce Rauner on Sunday signed into law a bill that allows farmers to grow cannabis for non-drug uses, making Illinois the latest state to …

Cannabis

26 Phrases to Calm an Angry Child

<i>The following story, written by Renee Jain, was originally published on GoZen.</i><p>Whether your child has a slow-burning fuse or explodes like a firecracker at the slightest provocation, every child can benefit from anger management skills. As parents, we lay the foundation for this skill set by …

Self-help

5 Ways to Drink Your Cannabis

As cannabis becomes legal in more and more states, the weed industry is turning a new leaf.Seedy smoke shops run by the neighborhood hippie are being …

Cannabis

This Pro Trick Keeps Apples from Browning (Nope Not Lemons!) — Tips from The Kitchn

One of the biggest challenges of packing my kids' school lunches is seeing — and cleaning up — the food that comes back home. Not only is it a major …

Saltwater

Going Berserk – Eight Wild Facts About the Viking Age’s Most Fearsome Warriors

<b>By Noah Tetzner</b><p><b>SHIELD BITING, SWORD</b>-wielding, frenzied, howling madmen, as strong bears and as tough as bulls — this is the enduring image of the …

Military History