Sampath Manickam

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10 Types of Seafood You Really Shouldn't Eat (and 10 You Should Eat Instead)

<i>By: Dan Gentile</i><p>It may seem like the ocean is just a bottomless pit of fish sticks and sushi, but the reality is that our supply of seafood is finite. Through rampant overfishing and just generally treating the ocean like a cheap buffet, we've depleted the populations and ruined the habitats of some …

A Quick Guide to Spotting Graphics That Lie

We tend to believe what numbers say, but just because they're on a chart, that doesn’t make them true.<p>Numbers themselves don’t lie, but how we represent them can be really misleading. While charts and graphics can help us visualize large amounts of data, they can also be dangerous in the wrong …

25 Moments That Changed America

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Tiny robots pull objects up to 2,000 times their own weight

The equivalent of a human dragging a blue whale<p>Engineers from Stanford University have created miniature robots named "MicroTugs" capable of pulling and lifting objects more than 100 times their own weight. The strongest of the bots weighs just 12 grams but can pull objects 2,000 times heavier than …

The man who wants to control the weather with lasers

<b>(CNN) —</b> Is there anything laser can't do?<p>From cutting diamonds to preserving endangered sites, all the way to building terrifying weapons and turning your eyes from brown to blue, there is apparently no end to the list of applications for laser.<p>Swiss physicist Jean-Pierre Wolf is working on yet …

Weather

1000 Mini Vector Icons for Download

A huge pack of 1000 mini vector icons by design studio Creative Stall.<p>Creative Stall is a design studio dedicated to help the creative crowd with …

Graphic Design

12 Ways to Make Sex Last Longer

Longer isn't *always* better, but sometimes it is.<p>Despite the fact that amazing-and-short sex is almost always preferable to awful-but-long banging, the myth persists that good sex means sex that lasts a long time. And while plenty of guys might not want to admit that they couldn’t make it past the …

18 Things You Should Know About Sleep, According To A Sleep Doctor

"The brain craves routine for good sleep."<p>For more on this topic, feel free to browse the Reddit thread or check out Dr. Verma's blog PeerWell.

Sleep

39 Commonly Misused Words and How to Use Them Correctly

Where the mechanics of writing are concerned, I’m far from perfect. One example: I always struggle with <i>who</i> and <i>whom.</i> (Sometimes I’ll even rewrite a …

Language