Ray Krych

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These ‘stages of grief’ memes are helping us cope with life

The five stages of grief, posited by Swiss psychiatrist Elizabeth Kubler-Ross, describe the emotions felt by people facing death, whether it’s their …

Alex Salmond: Trump is ‘a complete and utter nincompoop’

Former Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond called U.S. Donald Trump a “nincompoop” for saying that Scottish independence would be “terrible,” the …

DJI Phantom - Niagara Falls

18 Unintentionally Raunchy Church Signs That Will Make You Blush

"The most powerful position is on your knees."

Careers

AMAZON: Here's The Final Tally For All The Insane Shopping Everyone Did This Holiday Season

Amazon just published its annual post-Christmas press release.<p>These are always packed with interesting nuggets. Here are a few things that popped out:<p>Those were some of the highlights. If you want to pick through it yourself, here's the entire release:

Seriously Epic Drone Footage from Iceland to Get Your Heart and Wanderlust Racing

If Patrick and Lee from <i>Fstoppers</i> and landscape/travel photographer Elia Locardi‘s goal was to get our hearts racing, they’ve succeeded in spades with …

Yule Log

The best science fiction novels in October – review roundup

Ann Leckie’s stunning debut novel, <i>Ancillary Justice</i>, deservedly won all the genre’s top awards. The sequel, <b>Ancillary Sword</b> (Orbit, £8.99), follows Fleet Captain Breq Mianaai on a posting to Athoek station where she confronts the corruption at the heart of the Radch empire while trying to stabilise …

How to Deep Fry a Turkey Without Killing Yourself, Indoors and Out

I'm going to start this with a <i>really</i> important disclaimer: <i>Deep-frying a turkey is an inherently dangerous undertaking.</i> While there are plenty of precautions that can be taken to minimize the risk, there's no way to heat up gallons of oil to 350°F using a big propane burner, lower a turkey into it, …

The Science of Conquering Your Greatest Fears

Many things scare me: the huge rock at the bottom of Boulder Garden on Colorado’s Gunnison River that has flipped my kayak numerous times; the chutes off the stormy top of the Big Sky tram; sullen men with clubs who lurk in Kenya’s Ngong Hills (I met them a while back).<p>Can a scientist in an …

The Brain

Access a Lifetime of Photos Anywhere with LyveHome

Since the recent advent of streaming music services, these days most smartphone storage is consumed solely by photos and videos—and the more you take, the more GBs you need. LyveHome—an absolute standout at CES 2014—is changing that with its photo and video hard drive that serves as a personal …

CES

夏虫国预告片 Trailer for The Country of Summer Insects

The 50 Most Perfectly Timed Photos Ever

By Internet standards, a <i>perfectly timed</i> photo occurs when two of the following three conditions are met:<p>1. Perfect Place<br>2. Perfect Time<br>3. Perfect …

Introducing Flipboard's First Foray into Video Games

Introducing Flipboard’s First Foray into Video Games<p>Inside Flipboard / April 1, 2014<p>In 2010, humans spent 3 billion hours a week playing video …

Chromoscope

Ever wanted X-ray specs or super-human vision? Chromoscope lets you explore our Galaxy (the Milky Way) and the distant Universe in a range of …

Universe

spaceplasma:

Lightning comes in more flavors than you can shake a metal rod at—positively or negatively charged, headed up or down, hitting the ground or another cloud. Atmospheric scientists know that ice particles in a thundercloud become slightly charged. Eventually, a negatively charged layer of the storm gets sandwiched between two positives. Electricity arcs among the layers, ionizing the air and making it glow. But experts have yet to understand the bolts’ behavior. Researchers are now tracking the …

Blood or Electricity?

Many people on their deathbeds report seeing a long corridor with a brilliant light at the end of it. Could it be heaven? Probably not. New research shows that these near-death visions may be linked to intense electrical surges that cause “hyper real” thoughts in our brains.<p>A team of researchers found that during “clinical death,” rats exhibit a surge in brain activity, with features similar to a highly aroused human brain.<p>There are countless tales of people from all walks of life seeing bright …

Water in lakes and rivers

The drawings below show various blue spheres representing relative amounts of Earth’s water in comparison to the size of the Earth. Are you surprised …

Ghost of the Machine: Sounds in the Paranormal

<b>Some of the things we encounter in our lives seem to be simply inexplicable, but our innate curiosity urges us to attempt to explain inexplicable</b> …

While You Were Sleeping

Blockbuster sleep drug Ambien has been hailed as a lifesaver, by women especially, who depend on it to conquer insomnia and jet lag. But its bizarre, sometimes tragic side effects raise alarming questions about the go-to-bedtime fix.<p>Lindsey Schweigert was utterly exhausted when she returned home to …

15 jazz records for people who don't like jazz

<b>Busting the myth of jazz as a private island for the smug, middle-aged and lonely.</b><p>When the idea for this feature first came up it was with the …

Vinyl Records

POV Doubles Luge in Sochi, Russia.