Charles Ellison

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“FUGIT inreparabile tempus.” Time flies irretrievably. But why? The question of why time flies; why it has direction; why, in other words, you cannot …

Time may be fuzzy. If so, the idea of causality may be in trouble

THE thing about <i>Gedankenexperimente</i>—or thought experiments, for those who find Albert Einstein’s native tongue too twisting—is that you never know …

How to: avenge yourself on the Republicans who voted to nuke your healthcare

24+ of the Republican lawmakers who voted yesterday to take away healthcare from tens of millions of Americans, including survivors of rape and …

Learn 12 different accents in under four minutes

Dialect coach Sammi Grant gives a crash course in a dozen different accents including my favorite, the Transatlantic accent. (Think Audrey Hepburn …

15 uses for your phone's camera (other than taking selfies)

100 useful tips from a bygone era

The Gallaher How to Do Its were a set of British 100 cigarette cards, each depicting and describing a 19th (?) century life-hack (the collection is …

PureVPN: Lifetime Subscription | Cult of Mac Deals

<b>Description</b><p>Make sure your personal data and Internet activity are never exposed with the extremely reliable VPN trusted by over a million users. PureVPN’s self-managed VPN network has a wider reach (550+ servers nodes in 141 countries) and allows more simultaneous device connections (five) than …

"Fuck That Alligator": Man Killed Seconds After Mocking Gator Warning

Authorities say a 28-year-old Texas man was attacked and killed by an alligator “almost immediately” after being warned by a bystander not to swim in …

This 3-in-1 Gadget is the Perfect Travel Companion

If you travel with any regularity, this versatile little gadget may just be your new best friend. They call it the RAVPower FileHub, but that name …

13 Apps That'll Teach You Something New Every Day

Superfood for your noggin.<p>The buzz around "brain-training" apps like Elevate, Lumosity, Peak, and others recently came into question after a 2014 study by the Stanford Center on Longevity doubted the effectiveness of brain games to improve your cognitive abilities.<p>The study concluded that …

9 Recipes to Make Now That It’s Strawberry Season

Strawberries are in such high demand that they’re on supermarket shelves year-round, but the best time to enjoy them is actually during spring and …

Strawberries

Nest is acquiring Dropcam for $555 million

Nest has just announced that it'll be purchasing IP camera company Dropcam for $555 million. According to <i>Re/code</i>, Nest is acquiring the firm on its own without the assistance of Google, its parent company, and will be incorporating Dropcam into the Nest brand. Dropcam makes one of the more popular …

The Productive Life Mac Bundle ft. Habits & TasksBox | Cult of Mac Deals

12 PRODUCTIVE MAC APPS<p>One of the easiest ways to <b>become more productive</b> is by automating simple tasks you perform every day, and that's exactly what this <b>power pack</b> of 12 Mac apps is designed to do. Whether you need to manage your finances, keep track of daily tasks, efficiently manage your social …

Mac Apps

Bokeh Is a Beautiful and Clutter-Free App That Logs Your Life

A growing obsession with digitally archiving everyday life has given rise to countless apps facilitating your diaristic tendencies. Rising above the …

A Sleek Wireless Thermostat You Might Actually Want To Frame

Better known for the company's hardware that reports the weather <i>outside</i>, Netatmo has teamed up with Philippe Starck to create a new device that gives …

How to Book Travel Online for Less

With clear skies and rising temperatures around the country, the summer travel season is nearly upon us. And unless you've got money to burn or a …