Sam L. Schad

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The AI That Predicts Your Sexual Orientation Simply By Looking At Your Face

Even though there are examples throughout history from the ancient Greeks to the 18th century of people practicing physiognomy, basically judging a person’s character or lifestyle from their facial features, a recent study from Stanford University gives us a modern-day version to …

Artificial Intelligence

How To Repair a Carbon Bike Frame at Home

<i>Disclaimer: I’m not an engineer or composites expert by any means. I’m just a guy that likes working on bikes and trying to figure out new things.</i> …

Carbon Fiber

ISIS Forcing Civilians to be Human Shields in Mosul: Reports

ERBIL, Iraq — ISIS militants are reportedly forcing civilians in their self-declared caliphate to relocate to Mosul, in what is likely preparation to use them as human shields ahead of a planned allied assault on the city.<p>Fighters for the extremist group are going door-to-door in towns and villages …

Here's the extreme diet regular people used to look like underwear models in 30 days

These people might look like underwear models, but they're not. And 30 days before this photo was taken, they didn't look like this.<p>But in just a few weeks, the women slimmed down to have as little as 12% to 14% body fat and the man had just 5% to 6% body fat.<p>And that woman on the left? She was …

Body Fat

In Post-Debate Push, Hillary Clinton Highlights Gun Divide With Bernie Sanders

In a debate many pundits believe was dominated by Hillary Clinton, some of her strongest moments rode on gun control, and now she is pressing the …

Building a robot with CellRobot is like snapping together tennis balls

What kind of robot would you build if you didn’t have to bother with soldering, chassis construction, or coding? What if you could take it apart and …

A YouTube Video Is Doctor's Secret Weapon Against Back Pain

A woman in her late 20s came to see me recently because her back hurt. She works at a child care center in town where she picks up babies and small children all day long.<p>She felt a twinge in her lower back when hoisting a fussy kid. The pain was bad enough that she went home from work early and was …

The Most Entertaining Guide to Landing Page Optimization You'll Ever Read

Landing pages rule. Blah.<br>Homepages suck. Blah.<br>Do some A/B testing. Blah.<br>Base your optimization strategy on customer feedback. Blah.<p><b>All of those</b> …

15-Minute Morning Workout Routine | The Art of Manliness

Adrian Peter Schmidt was born in the Alsace-Lorraine region of what is now France in 1872. His genetics and circumstances did not point to a future …

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

Investing

Tools, Tips, and Tricks to Create Successful Social Video Content

Video content is staging a takeover of the Internet. By 2017, Cisco projects that video will account for 69 percent of all Web traffic. The majority of that traffic will come from non-PC devices, including tenfold increases in smartphone and tablet usage.<p>To capitalize on those numbers, you must …

Before He Died, Christopher Evan Welch Gave Us The Perfect Embodiment Of Tech-World Hubris

Just a day after Christopher Evan Welch landed a career-making role on HBO's "Silicon Valley," he received some heartbreaking news. The lung cancer he'd been battling successfully since the fall of 2010 had spread to his brain.<p>Chris was sitting with his wife, Emma, and his doctor at Memorial Sloan …

Silicon Valley

5 CSS Effects Libraries for Supercharging Your Designs

(<b>Note:</b> The link above goes to an Italian-language website.)<p>magic is an interesting collection of CSS3 effects. The magic project is inspired by …

Faster And Better - The Best Photoshop Keyboard Shortcuts

Not to be overly dramatic, but keyboard shortcuts can– and will– change your life. Okay, maybe it’s a little overly dramatic after all, but I’m not …

Tutorial: How to Easily Replicate a Photo’s ‘Look’ Using Curves

It’s happened to all of us: we’re browsing through someone’s portfolio or even just through Flickr or 500px and we come across a photograph or series …

"Sand Babel" Desert Skyscrapers Uses Sand in Construction

The desert is often associated with being a barren and desolate place. Chinese designers Qiu Song, Kang Pengfei, Bai Ying, Ren Nuoya, and Guo Shen want to breathe life among the sand dunes with their series of intelligent skyscrapers entitled <i>Sand Babel</i>. They utilize the characteristics inherent in …

Architecture

Foggy Parlament

My bike!

Talking to God

Butterfly

Bourbon Bacon Whipped Sweet Potatoes with Brown Butter and Crispy Sage

Whipped Bourbon Bacon Sweet Potatoes.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> November 13, 2013 141<p>I present to you… the trashiest of the sweet potatoes.<p>It’s like every single …

Modern Eco-Friendly Homes Set Amongst the Trees

<i>Primeval Symbiosis (Single Pole House)</i> is an architectural design project by architecture student and interior designer Konrad Wjcik that seeks to organically install living spaces in forests without disrupting the innate beauty of nature. Wjcik's detailed presentation lays out the many benefits of …

Study Skills