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Sounds Natural [EPISODE]

In 1999, a nature documentary called Wolves came out in IMAX theaters. The film was designed to combat the misinformation campaigns of the ranching …

Gray Wolf

The Stunning Art Behind 20 Years of Ghost in the Shell Anime

Although the movie faltered elsewhere, the future designs of this year’s <i>Ghost in the Shell</i> movie were definitely one of its greatest draws, building …

Anime

Puzzlewood: Tolkien's Inspiration For Middle Earth

The “The Lord of the Rings” movie trilogy based on J.R.R. Tolkien’s classic novel of the same name were shot almost entirely in New Zealand, but the …

J.R.R. Tolkien

MODULAR MORTGAGE OR HOW TO GET INTO MODULAR SYNTHESIS WITHOUT GOING BROKE

some notes / refs for my talk at unsound adelaide 2017 on how to get into modular synthesis without going broke in the process. there's obviously a …

Surgeon Claims He's Done The First Human Head Transplant, But There Are Huge Red Flags

Unbelievable.<p>Italian neurosurgeon Sergio Canavero claimed on Friday that he had completed the world's first human head transplant between two corpses …

Biotechnology

Democracy should be blockchainified

Right now, we simply don’t live in a true democracy. We elect representatives to vote on our behalf, and we show our displeasure with the status quo after one or two terms with a radical switch to the opposition that sets about dismantling their work. But is there a better way?<p>Could the people vote …

Bitcoin

Machine Sex by Coresect - Listen to music

This site uses machine learning to enhance your low-res photos for free

We’ve recently seen a number of interesting approaches to improving low-resolution images using machine learning, including ones from researchers at Google, and at the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems. Now, you can try an AI-powered enhancing tool for yourself with just a couple of …

Machine Learning

12-year-old piano prodigy creates beauty from four randomly chosen notes

All it takes Alma Deutscher is four notes and 40 seconds.<p>And, suddenly, these wondrous notes lift off into the air - Deutscher is 12-years-old, a …

Jazz

The Best Beer in Every Major European City, Mapped

Whether you're looking for the most haunted place in the US, the must-have desserts across Europe, or America's most cheesy, gooey, creamy and …

Europe

Synth DIY – how to start?

<i>This article should not be considered as a beginner-friendly do-it-yourself synth list, more as a more general showcase of possible synth DIY entry</i> …

Arduino

Get Started with DIY Synths

Jacek Handke shared this fantastic article about getting started in DIY synths with us:<p>I wrote a tutorial on how to begin with synthesizer DIY depending on your skills (and money). It is more “possibilities in synth DIY” oriented than the usual “how to hold a soldering iron” – focusing more around …

DIY

Want To Have Lucid Dreams? A New Study Shows How You Can Boost Your Ability To Control Your Dreams

Have you ever wondered if there are ways you can take control of your dreams and enjoy a night of lucid dreaming? If so, a new study conducted has …

The Brain

Terrifying, first-person photos show the claustrophobic conditions inside Hong Kong's 'coffin cubicles'

Hong Kong is in the midst of a housing crisis. As prices begin to rise and the city grows denser, some have resorted to living in the smallest of spaces.<p>Since 2012, photographer Benny Lam has been documenting the housing situation in Hong Kong by focusing his camera on what have become known as …

Hong Kong

Scientists Say Your Brain Still Works After Death, And You Know When You’re Dead

<b>CBS Local —</b> Scientists may be inching closer to answering one of the greatest mysteries of life: what happens after you die? According to researchers …

Consciousness

The scientists persuading terrorists to spill their secrets

Expert interrogators know torture doesn’t work – but until now, nobody could prove it. By analysing hundreds of top-secret interviews with terror suspects, two British scientists have revolutionised the art of extracting the truth. By Ian Leslie<p>In 2013, a British man was arrested for planning to …

Psychology

The Ultimate Beginner's Guide to Bullet Journaling

Staying organized seems easy from afar. Write a daily to-do list, use a calendar, don't take notes on random scraps of paper: these suggestions sound …

Productivity

What Were The Knights Templar Really Like?

Knights Templar

UAE planned to invade Qatar with Blackwater-linked mercenaries, says former Qatar official

Qatar's former deputy prime minister has accused the United Arab Emirates of plotting to invade Doha with an army of mercenaries.<p>Tags:<p>Qatar, UAE, …

Every Noise at Once

salsa»<p>reggae»<p>punjabi»<p>anthem worship»<p>stoner metal»<p>black thrash»<p>heavy alternative»<p>melodic death metal»<p>deep german indie»<p>tribute»<p>calypso»<p>abstract …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Why did Vikings have 'Allah' embroidered into funeral clothes?

<b>Researchers in Sweden have found Arabic characters woven into burial costumes from Viking boat graves. The discovery raises new questions about the influence of Islam in Scandinavia, writes journalist Tharik Hussain.</b><p>They were kept in storage for more than 100 years, dismissed as typical examples of …

Archaeology

Last Friday, a white dude tried to blow up a plane to "fight a war" in America and no one cared

Last Friday, a white guy named Michael Christopher Estes walked into Asheville Regional Airport in North Carolina, dressed in black and carrying an …

Asheville

How to hack the $100 Yi action camera to beat a GoPro Hero3+ Silver

I needed an action camera to document DIYP’s trip to Photokina in September. I didn’t really want to have to fork out for a GoPro. It’s just not …

Tutorials

Electronic Music Systems, Techniques, And Controls By Allen Strange : Allen Strange : Free Download & Streaming

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Five scary Christopher Columbus quotes that let you celebrate the holiday the right way

Happy Columbus Day! I hope you’re celebrating the holiday appropriately, by breaking into someone’s home and claiming that you discovered and now own …

Christopher Columbus

How to read people: 5 secrets backed by research

We’d all like to learn how to read people like Sherlock Holmes. And research shows understanding things like body language is even more powerful than …

Body Language

A historian destroys racists’ favorite myths about the Vikings

The word “Viking” entered the Modern English language in 1807, at a time of growing nationalism and empire building. In the decades that followed, …

Linguistics

1,000-Year-Old Illustrated Manuscript of Herbal Remedies Available Online

Seeking natural remedies outside of chemical pharmaceuticals isn't just for Eastern medicine. In fact, plant-based health cure also has a long tradition in Western medicine, as evidenced by a beautifully illustrated book in the British Libary's collection. The Cotton MS Vitellius C III is a …

Herbs