Sam Huller

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Building your own smart mirror is surprisingly easy

Take that, Snow White<p>Smart mirrors are straight from science fiction. They’re part of an optimistic vision of the future that imagines a world where screens and data are everywhere, ready to feed you whatever information you need at a moment’s notice.<p>But it turns out that building your own smart …

Raspberry Pi

GinSmith

Itinerary<p>Family Dinner & Cocktails<p>Meet at one of my favorite local restaurants for a family-style dinner.<p>Provided: family-style dinner<p>See details<p>Make …

17 Underrated Bands You Need To Listen To ASAP

Here's your chance to say, "I heard them first."

Black Sabbath’s Tony Iommi Explains Metal’s Birth in Animated Interview

An interview with Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi, in which he explains how a gruesome machinery accident led him toward the sound that would …

Tony Iommi

Google Lets You Watch Live Data From NASA's Long Lost Satellite

NASA's ISEE-3 was launched in 1977 and sent data home for 20 years. Recently, NASA discovered the abandoned satellite is still transmitting data, and …

10 Best-Ever Burgers for Memorial Day

With Memorial Day around the corner, it’s time to start grilling. Here are 10 juicy, delicious burger recipes to celebrate the unofficial start of …

Picasso’s Rare 1934 Etchings for a Racy Ancient Greek Comedy

There is something singularly mesmerizing about the marriage of great art and great literature — take, for instance, Salvador Dalí’s heliogravures for <i>Alice in Wonderland</i>, his illustrations for Montaigne’s essays and <i>Don Quixote</i>, and Henri Matisse’s etchings for <i>Ulysses</i>. The latter gem was …

My Experiences and Goals as a Science Advisor for Breaking Bad

When I first began helping with science on <i>Breaking Bad</i>, I knew that there were few chemists assisting TV shows in this way. Yet I thought it was critical to build a bridge between scientists and the writers, as well as between science and the public. It seemed essential to insure that the public …

Breaking Bad

Over 20,000 historical maps are now free to download from the New York Public Library

Cartophiles rejoice — the NYPL recently made over 20,000 historical maps from its database free to access, download, and use. The library's Lionel Pincus & Princess Firyal Map Division created an entire website called Map Warper where users can create an account and access all the maps, which are …

How to Make Bakery-Style Apple Danish at Home

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Heather Hands from Flourishing Foodie is sharing a recipe for a delicious -- and jaw-dropping -- danish braid that will give you a reason to get</i> …

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Sneak-Peek: Top 5 Sky Events of 2014

<b>The New Year promises a pair of lunar disappearing acts and a potential surprise meteor shower, among other celestial delights.</b><p>While scores of amazing astronomical phenomena are in the offing, here are our picks for sky-watching events worth circling on your calendar for 2014.<p><b>1. Total Eclipse of</b> …

Mars Curiosity Rover becomes a Lego set, while real rover wheels suffer damage

Here's another use for your newfound holiday cash: On New Year's Day, the Mars Curiosity Rover will become an official Lego set. It's the latest success from the crowdsourced Lego Cuusoo project, which previously brought us the <i>Back to the Future</i> Lego DeLorean and — fittingly — a miniature <i>Minecraft</i> …

The Dark Side of the Moon explained in ten seconds

Science, Religion, and the Big Bang