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What You Need to Check Before Repainting Your Home's Exterior

Old paint on the exterior of your home can be just as much a risk as old paint on the inside, if not more so. That's because lead concentrations can …

Home Improvement

I Adore You - Goldie vs. Ulterior Motive [Official Full Length Video]

How to Make Your Built-In Shelves Work Harder Photos

Built-in furniture is the ultimate storage solution. Permanent shelves or cabinets hide away clutter and display mementos simultaneously—and look good while doing both. You certainly can't say the same for baskets and bins. However, just placing a few stray books and picture frames inside these …

Earth’s Magnetic Poles Are Set to Swap Places - And We're Totally Unprepared

When north becomes south.<p>Earth’s magnetic field surrounds our planet like an invisible force field - protecting life from harmful solar radiation by …

CUT THE CORD: Here's a guide to every live streaming service on the market or coming soon

This last year has seen two live streaming services, Sling TV and PlayStation Vue, refine themselves into well-functioning cable TV alternatives. AT&T also presented its own internet TV solution, DIRECTV NOW, but it apparently hasn't worked out the kinks as well as its predecessors.<p>2017 promises a …

Sling TV

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Edward Snowden's OS of choice gets a major update

If you still assume you don't forfeit the right to privacy by going online, there are very few truly secure OS options. The best one might be the Linux flavor called Tails, recommended by none other than Edward Snowden. Its encrypted apps include email and messaging clients, a web browser, and of …

Linux

For The First Time In History, Classic Albums Are Outselling New Releases

Remember when Adele released her album <i>25</i> and it made a ton of money from selling a ton of copies and everybody was happy because new music was selling again. Well, despite the 7.4 million copies Adele’s album sold in 2015, for the first time ever old albums outsold new albums.<p>That is to say, new …

Never Pay Full Price for a Car Again, Even If You Hate Haggling: 5 Tricks From a Former Sales Manager

Google Play has albums from Zac Brown Band, Green Day, Blake Shelton and more on sale for $0.99 each

It’s time to add some new tunes to your playlists! Google Play offers full album downloads from a variety of musicians including Zac Brown Band, Green Day, Blake Shelton, Wiz Khalifa, Eric Clapton, and others <b>for just $0.99</b>. In many cases that’s less than it’d cost you to buy single song. There are …

Blake Shelton

One of the most basic tools of science just got changed in a major way

You won't find these four elements in nature — they are synthetic elements that can only be produced in the lab, and because they decay in a matter of seconds, their existence has been extremely difficult to confirm.<p>Until now, elements 113, 115, 117, and 118 had temporary names and positions on the …

Chemistry

The politics of laser eye surgery

In the spirit of self-experimentation (and perhaps a mid-life crisis), <b>Jack Stilgoe</b> bravely gets his eyes lasered.<p>This post is a response to two questions: <i>What do you do?</i> and <i>Why aren’t you wearing your glasses?</i><p>I’m a sociologist of science and technology. I’m interested in how scientists know what …

Fans Flock To DARPA Robotics Challenge Showcases

Hey, who wouldn't trust a robot with a baby? This victorious automaton, DRC-HUBO, took first place in the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Robotics Challenge June 6, 2015 in Pomona, California.

What Cutting Edge Looks Like In A School In 2015

Ready for a new school year? Your child probably spent the summer learning new skills or leveling up existing ones, be it coding, painting, swimming or music. When kids build skills, they acquire a greater sense of confidence and curiosity that will make them hungry for even more accomplishments. …

Education Technology

OnePlus 2 hands-on: High-spec hardware paired with bloat-free software

OnePlus’ approach to the smartphone market is to load a device up with the best specs it can for its intended price point, and then use some clever marketing to drive demand and control the flow of sales.<p>It seems to be an approach that’s working well, too, with demand for handsets often seeming to …

Lexus Unveils Its Working Hoverboard

At the only skatepark where it works<p>Lexus just unveiled what is by all appearances a working hoverboard. This concept was teased about way back in June. Every story about it comes with an obligatory reference to <i>Back To The Future Part II</i>, that 1989 film set in the distant and far-off future of …

Hoverboards

Five diseases far deadlier than Ebola found in the US

Ebola is far from the deadliest disease to ever reach US shores - we look at five others currently or recently observed in the US with higher fatality rates<p>More than 100 Americans in Dallas could have been exposed to the deadly strain of <b>Ebola</b> currently sweeping West Africa, after the first case on …

How to Draw a Stick Figure (School of Youtube)

Mars One To Build Simulated Colony For One-Way Astronauts

People selected to live on the Red Planet will train inside an earthbound outpost. If they don't go crazy, they just might make the real trip.<p>Creating a permanent human settlement on Mars by 2025 will require serious training. To prepare its future astronauts for the task, the Netherlands-based …

Space Science

6 scientifically proven things men can do to be more attractive

Every man wants to know what will make him irresistible to women — especially when it comes to things he can change and control.<p>How much time should he spend at the gym? What colors look best? Should he shave? We turned to science for answers.<p>References: Color, facial hair, posture, smile, muscles, …

Muscle

Your Ultimate Guide To Streaming The Winter Olympics For Free

Here are the best choices:<p>NBC<p>NBC will offer a variety of platforms to stream from for customers. The only event that won't be available for your streaming pleasure is the opening ceremony.<p>Despite that, go to nbcolympics.com, which will post important video highlights from every major competition. …

This Electric Sled Is A Miniature Winter Tank

Much better than a trash can lid<p>Introducing Québécois inventor Yvon Martel's most recent creation: this... thing. It's an electric sled/wagon/snow-chainsaw, and based on the video accompanying it, it works surprisingly well.<p>Called the MTT-136 (for My Track Technology, and, I can only presume, the …

Miniature

Globally, January 2014 had highest temps since 2007

January 2014 also marked the 38th consecutive January and 347th consecutive month (almost 29 years) with a global temperature above the 20th century …

Global Warming

January Was Fourth-Warmest On Record

This January was the warmest January since 2007 and the fourth-warmest in recorded history, according to new data.<p>The National Oceanic and …

Sucka, Please! Mom’s Voice Helps Babies Eat

The neonatal intensive care unit can be a scary place for premature babies: breathing machines lift and lower tiny chests, monitors bleep and bloop, and feeding tubes provide nourishment for tiny babies who are born so early they haven’t yet learned to suck efficiently.<p>Researchers are starting to …

Pregnancy

First Fecal Transplant Bank Opens

The Massachusetts-based company has delivered stool samples to 13 hospitals around the country.<p>A lot of people don't give a crap. But OpenBiome, a company based in Cambridge, Mass., does, quite literally. The group has opened a facility that collects stool samples from healthy, pre-screened …

Microbiology

Teen marijuana use linked with schizophrenia

Heavy marijuana use as a teenager may cause changes in brain structure that resemble schizophrenia, new research shows.<p>Teens who were heavy marijuana …

Amazing Facts To Blow Your Mind Pt. 3

Ten of the world's most mind-blowing landscapes

Gazing at a remarkable view for the first time is one of travel’s greatest thrills – and these 10 landscapes are among the most mind-blowing we’ve ever seen.<p>Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA<p>Yellowstone National Park has an embarrassment of astonishing sights, from the thundering waterfalls of …