Aaron James Macias

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Pluto: Nasa reveals first high-resolution images of planet's surface

Mission culminates in images of former ninth planet that show mountain ranges of ice and suggest surface has recently been ‘paved over’ by geological activity<p>For 85 years, it was little more than a featureless grey blob on classroom maps of the solar system. On Wednesday night, Pluto was revealed …

Can Marijuana Really Help Treat Anorexia?

As medical marijuana is legalized in more and more states, doctors and patients are taking a close look at its effect on those struggling with eating disorders.<p>One puff, maybe two, is all it takes. Within minutes, Jessica's breathing is more regulated and her anxiety subsides. "I'm finally able to …

The Senate's experiment with cannabis

Hardliners on Judiciary open up to research on medical pot<p>Obamacare. Gay weddings. Now pot?<p>As progressives celebrate a couple of big wins in Washington – the Supreme Court upholding the Affordable Care Act and legalizing same-sex marriage – another issue has remained firmly stuck at the national …

Cannabis

Chances Are You're Going to Marry Someone Within Your Major

Especially if you're a male nurse or a female engineer.<p>It turns out that ~*opposites*~ might not attract as often as you'd think — at least not college-age opposites. Priceonomics analyzed the most recent U.S. Census data and discovered that Americans marry people with the same major as themselves …

Best Movies to Watch: 100 Must See Movies | The Art of Manliness

For whatever reason (most likely the fact that viewing is easier than reading), films don’t seem to get the same kind of cultural respect as books …

12 Embarrassing Moments That Every Couple Endures

It's like accidental relationship hazing.<p><b>1. Having your mom walk in on you with a big plate of muffins while you were already buttering each other's muffins</b>. If you dated in high school, or college, or after college when you lived at home, or that period when you were 26 and things didn't quite …

How To Build A Flashlight That Runs On Dead Batteries

The dead shall shine again<p>Don’t throw out that seemingly lifeless battery—it’s not dead yet. A brand-new alkaline battery cell has an electric potential of about 1.5 volts, which drops as the juice runs out. The voltage eventually becomes too low to power most devices, but there’s still energy …

Arduino

How to Make a Great First Impression with Your Place | The Art of Manliness

It’s date night. You and a gal have been out a few times and tonight you’ve invited her over your place for the first time for a dinner you’re …

38 Vintage Conversation Rules | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: The excerpt below comes from a book published in 1875:</i> A Gentleman’s Guide to Etiquette <i>by Cecil B. Hartley. Hartley’s rules may be</i> …

The 36 Best Books All Men Should Read | The Art of Manliness

If there is one thing the great men of history have in common it’s this: books. They read, <i>a lot</i>. Theodore Roosevelt carried a dozen books with him on …

How to Tie 7 Basic Knots | The Art of Manliness

For centuries, knotsmanship has been passed down from generation to generation. It’s an essential skill whether a man desires to hit the high seas or …

For sale: An island with NYC views

Last week, a Long Island, New York, home that inspired some of F. Scott Fitzgerald's Gatsby party scenes went on the market.<p>This week a whole party island is for sale.<p>According to Zillow, Tavern Island in Norwalk, Conn. was used as a speakeasy during Prohibition. It was owned by Billy Rose, a …

Real Estate

With Android Pay, Google Battles Apple for Our Cashless Future

Mobile payments are about to take off<p>Google unveiled its new mobile payments platform—Android Pay—at the company’s annual developer conference Google I/O on Thursday. The new payments software allows anyone with an Android smartphone to upload their credit card information from Visa, Mastercard, …

Android Pay

NASA Places First Order With Boeing For Human Spaceflight

"We'd like one crew rotation mission, please"<p>For the first time ever, NASA has drawn up a contract with a private company to bring humans into space. In late 2017, the space agency plans to send Boeing’s spacecraft on a crew rotation mission, which means bringing fresh astronauts to the …

Space Exploration

This Bike Safety Paint Is Invisible During The Day, Super Bright At Night

Spray on, wash off<p>Remember the glow-in-the-dark reindeer we wrote about last year? The same group that came up with an animal-safe spray paint to prevent herds of Santa's helpers from getting hit by cars has struck again--but this time they're keeping people safe instead of wildlife.<p>Reflective …

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Create Emergency Candles From (Almost) Anything

That butter would be better if you lit it on fire<p>What do you do when the lights go out and your flashlight is dead? As an intrepid DIYer, you simply hack together an emergency candle from whatever supplies you have on hand. According to the Internet, you can make a candle from just about anything, …

Candles

Tips on Being a Youth Sports Coach | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by Mike McInelly.</i><p>As the youngest of 4 athletic brothers and a 3-sport all-state sister, I grew up being towed …

Siblings

4 Ways to Stop a Stroke Before It Strikes

Don't wait until it's too late. Change this behavior today<p>A stroke could change your life—or end it—in an instant. But the damage that leads to a brain attack is often years in the making.<p>That’s why David Liebeskind, M.D., a professor of neurology at UCLA, is using MRIs and CT scans to detect …

12 Things You Didn't Know About the Movie "Selena"

"Anything for Selenas!"<p><b>1. Twenty-two thousand girls showed up to audition for the part of Selena.</b> Obviously, Jennifer Lopez got the iconic role, but director Gregory Nava had to fight for her to be cast, because Warner Bros. wanted to cast a non-Latina to play Selena.<p><b>2. Remember that famous</b> …

17 Things to Know Before Dating a Girl Who Loves Food

It's going to seem like she's ordering for an extra person who's invisible.<p><b>1. You will be in the middle of ordering lunch and she will ask you what you want to eat for dinner.</b> Don't be alarmed. It's just a way for her to stay ahead of the game and make sure no one goes hungry.<p><b>2. She will drag your</b> …

Do the Ingredients in Energy Drinks Work?

Apparently, it doesn't take a biochemist to formulate an energy drink. No, according to Starbucks, any guy off the street is qualified. At least that's whose opinion mattered most when the coffee giant recently created the ingredient list for its own concoction.<p>"There are many energy ingredients on …

Wellness

4 Couples Share Their Online Dating Success Stories

A casual online date really can turn into a marriage.<p><i>Cosmopolitan has partnered with Revlonand Zoosk to bring you the ultimate love guide.</i><p>Hannah Graber (25) and Matt Graber (38), married<p>The way we met was actually a happy accident. I had not changed my location settings or my age settings from the …

This Ted Talk Will Enlighten You About The Art Of Seduction

5 Ways to Be an Awesome Wingwoman

You're everyone's best friend and dating MVP.<p><i>This article was written by Lauren A. Peña and repurposed with permission from YourTango.</i><p>When I was young, my affinity for talking to strangers was problematic for my parents. Luckily, I had a safe childhood, so my fearlessness of stranger danger …

6 New Rules of Sex Appeal

Learn to conquer your dating competition and make your attractiveness soar by mastering these secrets<p>Leo, Beckham, Clooney: Rich, powerful, admired.<p>But their appeal goes beyond fame or earning power. Call it charisma, call it confidence. Social scientist Catherine Hakim, Ph.D., calls it "erotic …

Connecticut ranked first in U.S. dating app “love league” downloads

If you’re in Connecticut, odds are you won’t be lonely — if you’re looking for others who have installed smartphone dating apps.<p>The Constitution …

This Korean Music Video About PMS Is Hilariously On Point

Really, it's called "(Good Bye) PMS" and it's trippy.<p>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zMuscKEmV3I#t=11<p>Above is a music video about PMSing, which, I know sounds really exciting in and of itself, but let me give you some more information to really get you pumped about it.<p>The video is a collaboration …

These 3 Men Are Trying to Experience What Pregnancy Is Really Like

Guys, take note.<p>For the next month, three men will feel what it's like to be nine months pregnant. Or, at least, they'll each wear an "empathy belly" (weighing approximately 33 pounds to simulate the weight of a full-term pregnancy) and carry on with daily life as though they were with child.<p>Brits …