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To scale Solar System model built across seven miles of Nevada desert

If you treat the Earth as a marble, what would an accurate, to-scale model of the Solar System actually look like? Something much larger and expansive than a textbook illustration would suggest. To explain the sheer scale of our planetary system, Wylie Overstreet, Alex Gorosh and some friends …

57 Make-Ahead Breakfasts so You Can Sleep in and Eat Well All Week

We're all about the make-ahead breakfast, for those mornings that we just really don't have time.<p><b>As much as we'd love to</b>, we don't have time to make restaurant-ready breakfasts each and every morning for ourselves and our loved ones. That's why we have frittatas, porridges, puddings, bars, and so …

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Why Lefties Make Less

They've been subtly discriminated against since biblical times, but modern data suggests a significant gap in earnings.<p>There’s a stereotype that left-handed people are clumsier, but that might have something to do with the fact that they live in a world of objects optimized for the right-handed: …

Spurs Coach Gregg Popovich is in a league of his own

Last week was my most ill-timed vacation in years. I missed two appearances in town by Pop.<p>There is nothing, nobody, quite like Gregg Popovich.<p>There is the craggy face, the white beard and the sideline smirk at whatever officiating incompetence is occurring nearby.<p>There is his team, the San Antonio …

1970 Oldsmobile Cruiser vs 2012 Ferrari FF - Generation Gap: Family Cruisers

17 Things You Should Know About Subway, Plus 4 Brilliant Sandwich Hacks

If you're familiar with Subway at all, you know all about $5 Footlongs, FebruANY and, of course, JARED. But what do we <i>really</i> know about Jared? And are those Footlongs subs really 12-inches long?<p>To find out a little bit more about the Subway brand, HuffPost Taste chatted with Chef Chris Martone, …

We rode a $10,000 hoverboard, and you can too

It's impossible to talk about hoverboards without invoking a particular movie title, so we're not even going to try: Remember that awesome scene from <i>Back to the Future Part II</i>? It's one step closer to reality: A California startup just built a real, working hoverboard. Arx Pax is attempting to …

Beer Science: Sour and Funky Beers

Sour beer isn't a new concept; in fact, the earliest beers were probably all sour by today's standards. This is largely due to the wild yeasts and bacteria that would infiltrate old-world open-container brewing systems and add their own unique flavors to the brew. Eventually, these wild flavors and …

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This Guy Makes Millions Playing Video Games on YouTube

What?!<p>The YouTube personality with the most subscribers isn’t Justin Bieber (8 million) or Rihanna (12.5 million). That honor goes to a 24-year-old Swede named Felix Kjellberg, better known by his YouTube handle, PewDiePie.<p>PewDiePie doesn’t sing or dance, no. PewDiePie has made his name—and a …

How to learn like a memory champion

Companies are creating learning aids that tap the science of memories, says David Robson. Do they work in the classroom?<p>For most of his 20s, Ed Cooke had been hovering around the top 10 of the World Memory Championships. His achievements included memorising 2,265 binary digits in 30 minutes and the …

The Day Google Had to 'Start Over' on Android

Google was building a secret mobile product to fend off chief rival Microsoft. Then Apple announced the iPhone, and everything changed.<p>In 2005, on Google’s sprawling, college-like campus, the most secret and ambitious of many, many teams was Google’s own smartphone effort—the Android project. …

Photographer Drops $2,300 Lens in Demonstration of How to Change Lenses Quickly

Many professional photographers pride themselves on their speed and efficiency on the job. They can set up lighting equipment in a flash. They can …

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21 Big-Batch Cocktails To Get Your Family Drunk On Thanksgiving

"Beer and Wine Only" is no way to deal with a room full of hungry relatives.

Got the Munchies? Sate Your Hunger with These 20 Recipes

A majority of Americans favor legalizing marijuana—so we've collected 20 recipes to help pot smokers deal with the munchies<p>For the first time ever, a national poll has shown that a majority of Americans—58 percent, in fact—favor the legalization of marijuana. Which means that, if the rest of the …

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Google's Quantum AI Lab adds quantum physics to Minecraft

There is seemingly no end to the number of things you can do in <i>Minecraft</i> — and the latest thing is experimenting with quantum physics. A new mod called <i>qCraft,</i> built by none other than Google's Quantum AI Lab Team, adds blocks that exhibit quantum entanglement, superposition, and observer-dependency …

Beer Experts Say These Are The 20 Best Beers In The World

Stanford University computer science post-doc Julian McAuley and assistant professor Jure Leskovec released a paper earlier this year outlining how our tastes change as we consume more products and gain more expertise.<p>Their theory was the more experience we have, the more we will like certain …

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