Marc C. Payne

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Raccoon Sneaks Into Alcohol Warehouse and Gets Wasted

File this under ridiculous but cute: DailyDot reports that a raccoon snuck into an alcohol storage facility and had a bit too much booze. Luckily, a few workers were on site to catch the nocturnal bandit staggering around like a bro stumbling out of a beer pong tournament. Go, watch:

How’s Your Color Vision? This Simple Game Will Tell You

Most of you have probably spent a considerable amount of time staring at the colors of photos in programs like Photoshop, but how good are your eyes …

Photoshop

Slide down a black hole water slide in Germany to travel through space and time

The Human-Tech Bond Examined in 10 Short Films

The Human-Tech Bond Examined in 10 Short Films<p>via connected-series.tumblr.com<p>10 of Vimeo’s "Staff-Picked” filmmakers have teamed up with Samsung to create “The Connected Series”—a series of original short films that examines the bond between humans, technology and modern communication. From …

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Energy Update June 2015

Whether you were bamboozled by the Mercury in retrograde that we just successfully completed, or made it through virtually unaffected, the past few …

42 Practical Ways To Improve Yourself

24 Spot-On Illustrations That Combat Mental Health Stigma

Sometimes simplicity is the best way to make a point.<p>After seeing firsthand how mental illness can take a toll, Marissa Betley decided to sketch out how it truly feels to struggle with a mental health disorder. She then posted the minimalist illustrations on Instagram. The results are simple, yet …

Mental Health

Why calling the Charleston shooting terrorism is important to so many people

Dylann Roof, who is suspected of killing nine members of a Charleston black church on Wednesday, is officially under federal investigation for domestic terrorism. But commentators across the political spectrum aren't waiting for the official results of the investigation. They're already making a …

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Ten Rules for a Father and Son Hiking Trip

Fathers, feel you lost contact with your teenage sons and you would like to reconnect - and show them that there is more to Dad than they think, seeing you crumpled up in front of the TV at the end of a long working day?<p>Help is at hand! An easy hiking trip of several days can provide father and son …

Hiking

What is consumer 3D printing good for?

<i>By Laura Entis, Entrepreneur Staff</i><p>As the co-founder and CEO of SOLS, a startup that manufactures custom 3D printed orthotic insoles using scans of customers' feet, Kegan Schouwenburg is frustrated that consumer 3D printing's most popular application is turning Internet memes into printed …

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Go Nuts: 5 Reasons To Drink Smoothies All Summer Long

There are some things in life—French fries and funnel cake, for example—that taste really good but make you feel really bad after you’ve finished them. And then there are others, like celery and rice cakes that give you a virtuous feeling but don’t do much for your taste buds. Smoothies, the holy …

Nutrition

A Visit to The Island Where People Forget to Die

In the middle of the Aegean Sea, roughly 50 miles from bustling Mykonos, you might expect to find an actual fountain of youth on the remote island of …

Aegean Sea

Learn New Things For Free With a Handy Website

The opportunity to learn a new skill or language is, for many, a luxury. Dutch website Konnektid wants to remove the usual barriers to education and …

Civil Rights

A Cosmic Kind Of Night | Amazing Nature Landscape Fine Art Photography Gallery

A scenic landscape view into the cosmic night sky with the silhouette trees all around, looking up into an amazing celestial universe. This was taken …

Photography

Tides, and the pull of the moon and sun

Expect higher-than-usual tides in the days following the January 31, 2018, full supermoon.<p>In most places, but not everywhere, there are two high …

Astronomy

Philosophy of the Large Hadron Collider

There have been many tedious discussions about the value of philosophy for modern science. I find it much more interesting to ask if and in what way modern science can advance philosophy<p>The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at the European Organization for Nuclear Research CERN in Geneva is the world’s …

Physics

Your favorite ocean photos

We asked, and you answered with some of the most awesome ocean photos yet! Thanks for all in the EarthSky community who contributed.<p>World Oceans Day …

Astronomy

Children learn to write by teaching robots | Reuters

Researchers in Switzerland have designed a system where children teach robot students how to write, and in the process improve their own handwriting skills. This learning by teaching paradigm, they say, could engage unmotivated students as well as boost their self-confidence.<p>The prototype system, …

Robotics

My cats are killing me: Toxoplasma linked to mental illness, schizophrenia

People are told moms-to-be shouldn’t be cleaning the cat litter because of the risk of Toxoplasma gondii, so with five daughters, I’ve just gotten …

Mental Health

Suicide rate of female military veterans is called 'staggering'

New government research shows that female military veterans commit suicide at nearly six times the rate of other women, a startling finding that experts say poses disturbing questions about the backgrounds and experiences of women who serve in the armed forces.<p>Their suicide rate is so high that it …

11 Mysterious Ancient Underground Worlds That Remain Unsolved To This Day

Passing through countless underground corridors, halls and stairways, he went to a huge niche. “At the center of the niche was black house. Its walls …

Bucket list travel: The most beautiful lake in the world lives up to its name with spectacular views

Lago de Atitlán has been called the “most beautiful lake in the world” and after we finally laid eyes on it ourselves, we wholly agreed. This …

Hiking

Survival Tips For Men: How To Ask A Question To A Woman

Bye-Bye Basic, Say Hello to 7 Chicken Salad Recipe Twists

<i>Header image: CHOW</i>Whether you’re headed on a plane, the car, or just going to the beach, chicken salad sandwiches are a surefire way to please …

Sandwiches

How People Grill Around the World

If you're looking to bring some international flair to your grilling technique, PersonalCreations.com has got you covered. Here are 10 barbeque …

Charles Manson

Stunning Split Scene Images of the Sea Above And Below the Surface

Growing up, my dream was to be a marine biologist. Nevermind that I didn’t really like science and was a bit iffy about going into open water. I was …

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