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7 Times Mathematics Became Art And Blew Our Minds

So pretty.<p>While maths might seem like a purely formulaic pursuit, the patterns and ratios it produces can help create some of history's most striking …

2016 January 25 - Where Your Elements Came From

<b>Where Your Elements Came From</b> <b><br>Image Credit:</b> Cmglee (Own work) CC BY-SA 3.0 or GFDL, via Wikimedia Commons<p><b>Explanation:</b> The hydrogen in your body, …

Chord Magic page 3

<b>How To Play All Of The Major Chords</b><p>Okay, we've looked at the four patterns that form any 7th chord. Now let's look at major chords. It works pretty …

This secret section of your iPhone unlocks the ability to control your phone by tilting your head

But there are a lot of cool features hidden in the iOS "accessibility" section that many people don't know about.<p>These settings are designed to make it easier for those without the best sight, hearing, or motor functions to still use iOS to its fullest capabilities — but they can also be used to …

25 Thanksgiving Jokes That Will Get You Through Dinner With Your Family

If returning to your hometown, having dinner with your extended family and eating yourself into a food coma aren't your bag, Thanksgiving can be a little uncomfortable. Luckily, these comedians know exactly how you feel.<p>We rounded up 25 of the best musings on Turkey Day so you can crack a smile …

100 funny jokes by 100 comedians

The Human Behind 'Humans of New York'

Brandon Stanton has talked with 10,000 strangers and shared their stories with millions of people across the Internet. The 29-year-old photographer …

From Auschwitz to the White House: One Tailor’s American Tale

When it came to clothes, Bill Clinton was a disaster, or so thought his tailor the first time he peered into the newly elected president’s closet. It …

Henri Rousseau’s Heartening Story of Success after a Lifetime of Rejection, Illustrated

<i>“People working in the arts engage in street combat with The Fraud Police on a daily basis,”</i> Amanda Palmer wrote in her fantastic manifesto for the creative life, one of the best books of the year, <i>“because much of our work is new and not readily or conventionally categorized.”</i> Few artists in …

Tip of the Day: Use Siri to Find and Launch Apps

I have a lot of apps on my iPad Air, and I can't always remember what folder I've put them in. Also, sometimes I do remember where the app is located, but it means swiping through a bunch of screens to get to the app. I'm finding that there's a much faster way to launch apps: simply ask Siri. Not …

Apple Rumored to Boost RAM In Next Year’s iPhone and iPad

Apple doesn’t usually get into spec wars which is quite common in Android manufacturers, yet they manage to pull off an excellent user experience …

Gear & Gadgets

How NASA ‘Emailed’ A Wrench Into Space

Normally, astronauts could have to wait up to several months for a specific tool to be delivered up to the ISS. But thanks to 3D printing, astronauts no longer need to wait.<p>In the first-ever case of "emailing" a tool into space to meet the needs of an astronaut, ISS commander Barry Wilmore was in …

Amazing Secret Monitor! (How To)