Austin

50 Flips | 5 Magazines | 13 Likes | 4 Following | 5 Followers | @overclocker83 | Keep up with Austin on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Austin”

Why Happy People Cheat

A good marriage is no guarantee against infidelity.<p>“Most descriptions of troubled marriages don’t seem to fit my situation,” Priya insists. “Colin and I have a wonderful relationship. Great kids, no financial stresses, careers we love, great friends. He is a phenom at work, fucking handsome, …

Relationships

What 'The Overnight' Gets Right About Swingers, from a Real Swinger

Jason Schwartzman’s naked body, a prosthetic penis and pictures of buttholes are all things that you will see in <i>The Overnight</i>.<p>Feeling aroused already? Good. Taking Hollywood’s prudish fear of the bedroom and slapping it in the face with a dick, <i>The Overnight</i> explores the <i>hush-hush</i> world of swinger …

Villagers outraged after 500 swingers descend for ‘Swingfields 2015’

Hundreds of swingers invade small Gloucestershire village ‘without warning’ for the biggest event in the swinging calendar<p>Villagers reacted with outrage on Sunday after more than 500 swingers invaded their sleepy, secluded hamlet for a weekend of debauchery and orgies.<p>The 'Swingfields 2015' …

Festivals

My Husband and I Scratched Our "Seven Year Itch" at a Swingers Sex Resort

We arrived at the resort around 9 p.m. The rain had forced the majority of the patrons into their rooms and the grounds were nearly empty.<p>An hour later, we were sitting in a buffet hall with four other couples (seated separately), all roughly in their 50's, while "Africa" by Toto played softly in …

How to Behave in Swingers Clubs

A few handy tips to make sure you don't get kicked out before you've even had the chance to take your clothes off.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE UK.</i><p>For the first time since a naturist spa in Kent announced it would be hosting an orgy/cancer research fundraiser, Britain's swinging …

I Became a Swinger During a 10th-Anniversary Cruise with My Husband

And it definitely helped our sex life.<p><i>For this installment of our weekly interview series, Love, Actually</i><i>, about the reality of women's sex lives, we spoke with Vera (a pseudonym), a married woman who unexpectedly got into swinging during a tenth-anniversary cruise.</i><p>Last spring my husband and I were …

Relationships

Patents from Boeing, NASA, Google, and more

Drawing inspiration from living beings, NASA intends to put “pain” receptors throughout in the outer shell of spacecrafts. The result: the space crafts exterior turns into a living skin capable of sensing even the slightest “discomfort” in the form of stress or physical damage.<p>The shell of the …

Heavy Metal Cover Of Bee Gees' Stayin' Alive On Toy Instruments Is Amazing

Norwegian musician Leo is a metalhead first and a parent second, if this video is anything to go by.<p>He recorded a full-on heavy metal cover of the …

Mystery solved: The sliding stones of Death Valley.

Oh how I love nature and science! The former sets up mysteries that baffle us, and then the latter equips us with tools with which to solve them.<p>Phil …

Heavy metal children signed by Sony

Sony’s latest signing is a heavy metal band – Unlocking the Truth – whose members are all just 12-13 years old.<p>The boys have signed a contract worth $1.7 million (1.26 million euros) to record two albums with the company, plus options for more.<p>Bass player Alec Atkins says it is all great being in …

Heavy metal band Mastodon becomes first major-label artist to accept bitcoin

Heavy metal rockers Mastodon may not have much in common with rapper 50 Cent, but there is one thing: They're the first mainstream artists to begin accepting bitcoin.<p>Mastodon became the first major-label group to accept the virtual currency, and is taking preorders in bitcoin for its upcoming album …

Readers suggest the 10 best metal bands

<b>1. Pantera</b><p>As recommended by: Nighteyes, JoannaDark and AlistairJames<p>‘No Pantera – your list is void,’ says Nighteyes. Founded in 1981 by the Abbott brothers, Darrell Lance and Vincent Paul, it was the arrival of vocalist Phil Anselmo and a chance encounter with Metallica’s James Hetfield, who spat …

Mark Your Calendars: In A Year, We'll Arrive At Pluto

Planetary scientist Alan Stern is counting down the days — just 365 of them now. He has spent the past 8 1/2 years waiting for the New Horizons spacecraft to make a close encounter with Pluto. Next year, on July 14, the spacecraft will reach its destination.<p>"Not only did we choose the date, by the …

Why Is Heavy Metal Most Popular In Wealthy Countries?

In 2012, a map documenting the number of heavy metal bands per 100,000 people made rounds on the Internet, the greatest concentration landing in the Scandinavian countries. At the time, Richard Florida, co-founder and editor-at-large of The Atlantic's CityLab, originally looked to geography and …

Found: The First Metal-Plated Syringe in a Living Creature

Indian scientists confirm nature's first (partially) metal-plated syringe in a common parasitic wasp.<p><b>The wasp taps the rock-hard fruit with its</b> antenna, listening for the telltale reverberation of its prey locked inside. When it hears the sound it's searching for, the hunter suddenly stops and …

Zoology

How to Parallel Park

With a little geometry and a few ground rules, you can snug into just about any spot. Or, you know, you could just pull the handbrake and rip off a J-turn.<p>Rules of thumb and experience help but we prefer repeatable experiments. And if you see this and laugh, you're probably not as good as you think …

University of London

This Dad Put His 9-Year-Old Daughter Onstage at a Vulgar Heavy Metal Concert — Was It OK?

Should concerts and other forms of live entertainment also be rated the same way movies and music are?<p>That’s the question raised after a Florida TV station reported on a young girl seen on stage at a recent heavy metal concert. Not only was 9-year-old Olivia Douglas standing next to Ivan Moody, the …

15 Ways to Fix Everything With Toothpaste

Dental Care

Those Aerial Photos Are Nice, But High-Tech Balloons Can Do So Much More

Remember the giant balloon that was floating around New York City last week? It turns out that it can do much more than capture cityscapes.<p><b>Last week you might have seen</b> the stunning overhead shots featured in the <i>The New York Times</i> and elsewhere, taken by a big white balloon that floated lazily …

Drones

10 Weird, Wonderful Weather Phenomena

All the optical illusions and bizarre forms of lightning you require.<p>All the optical illusions and bizarre forms of lightning you require.

Weather

So You Have a Gas Engine String Trimmer—Here's What Else You Need

We love playing with power tools. But buying a tool isn't the end of the story. To get the most out of it, and to keep it in working shape, you'll need a few extras.<p><b>To gear up for the outdoor season, you've</b> just bought a gas-engine string trimmer, or maybe you're taking your old one out of storage. …

Power Tools

Crude Oil Cars and Train Derailments, Explained

Yesterday a train carrying crude oil derailed in Lynchburg, Va., and erupted in flames.<p><b>Yesterday, downtown Lynchburg, Va. saw a devastating train derailment</b> in which several tankers hauling crude oil burst into flames. Details are scarce, but here's what we know about these kinds of accidents.<p><b>What</b> …

Trains

Know Your Stuff: The 110 Best DIY Tips Ever

For Popular Mechanics' 110th anniversary, we decided to do something special: We dived into our archives to find the 110 best, handiest, and most helpful tips ever printed in PM. It's more than a century of DIY wisdom. (You can read the introduction to the project here.)<p>For <i>Popular Mechanics</i>' 110th …

DIY

20 DIY Mistakes We've Made (So You Don't Have To)

The editors here at Popular Mechanics would like you to know that we're not perfect. Whether tackling home improvements or making automotive repairs, we've all made our fair share of mistakes. Here are some of the worst. If you've got some that you'd like to share, send them to …

Science

PM/AM: Drones and Zarathustra

Stories, videos, and our thoughts on big news you might have missed.<p><i>Welcome to PM/AM, PopMech's morning briefing on the top science and tech stories for today.</i><p><b>Read This</b><p>Solar power will always be inhibited by the Earth's atmosphere, but what if we could farm solar energy from space? [via …

Nanotech

16 Earth-Shaking Instagrams From Regular People At The Baltimore Landslide

An on-the-ground perspective of a disaster that could have been much worse.<p><i>Instagram / @all_dressed_in_jess</i><p><b>People in the area of 26th Street</b> in Baltimore knew something was wrong yesterday afternoon when they noticed the street had dropped six to eight inches, and large splits were opening along …

Mudslides

This Guy Hacked a Smartphone Into A Microscope

A surprisingly useful innovation<p><i>Photo by Stuart Hay</i><p>Sometimes it seems like there is not all that much scientists and cellphone companies can do to make smartphones that much smarter between apps and hardware features that sometimes seems superfluous but Australian scientists may have truly …

Gear & Gadgets

PM/AM: All Eyes on Falcon 9

Stories, videos, and our thoughts on big news you might have missed.<p><i>Welcome to PM/AM, PopMech's morning briefing on the top science and tech stories for today.</i><p><b>Read This</b><p>Sci-fi novels have a penchant for predicting the future. This handy list helps break down all the discoveries that were before …

New Orleans