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Scientists Prove God Exists? German Scientists Say They Have

Two scientists believe that they have proven that God exists.<p>Analyzing a theorem from the late Austrian mathematician Kurt Gödel with a Macbook has …

Mathematics

Apology by Plato

How you have felt, O men of Athens, at hearing the speeches of my accusers, I cannot tell; but I know that their persuasive words almost made me …

Greek Philosophy

The Trial of Socrates

The new website has a cleaner look, additional video and audio clips, revised trial accounts, and new features that should improve the navigation.

DrumPants, A Wearable Sensor Kit for Making Music by Hand Drumming

DrumPants is a wearable sensor kit that attaches to clothing, allowing users to play music or control other smartphone apps simply by hand drumming. …

The Medieval Order Of The X

The X-Men are such an iconic superhero group that it’s easy to imagine them in any time period or alternate reality, and the characters look good no …

Surreal Tree Branches Sprout Out from Indoor Support Beams

<i>Baitogogo</i> is a half-sculptural, half-architectural installation by Brazilian artist Henrique Oliveira that presents a surreal growth of tree branches out of white columns. The So Paulo-based artist's piece offers a unique perspective of indoor design while reminding viewers of the materials used …

Fantastic Clay Animation Music Video for ‘Beelzebub’ by Beats Antique Featuring Les Claypool

Nightmarish figures go through a series of transformations and run amok in this wonderful clay animation music video for “Beelzebub” by Beats …

5 Life Lessons I've Learned from Running

Over the past couple of years I've become quite a running enthusiast. Running is my escape, and how I cope with and relieve stress. Over time, I've …

How Writing Things Down Can Change Your Life

What do you write down? For most of us, writing consists of emails, task lists, and perhaps the odd work project. However, making time to write down …

Productivity

Every Time I Die shows off the Tronical Tune

How to Take a Picture of a Single, Ultra-Magnified Snow Flake

You—yes, you!—can help prove that no two flurries are alike. All you need is a good camera, a plastic bag, and some tape.<p>No two snowflakes are alike, they say. And yet: We rarely get proof of that. Our eyes perceive snow not as individual, idiosyncratic crystals ... but rather as uniformly fluffy …

What is next for Gretz?

Globe hockey columnist Eric Duhatschek and Globe hockey reporter James Mirtle discuss Wayne Gretzky's next career move, Henrik Lundqvist's seven-year contract extension with the New York Rangers and NHL teams making decisions on their world-junior eligible players.<p>You can subscribe to the podcast …

Business (Canada)

Ranking the 10 Best NHL Teams at Protecting Leads

Is there any NHL team better than Chicago at protecting leads? Probably not, but looking at the fascinating data provided over at NHL.com over the years, we can see which teams are the closest. Surprisingly Boston and Detroit are not among them, two teams with outstanding reputations for defending …

Ice Hockey

Realism Challenge #1 How to Draw Spoon - Cool Realistic Drawing

How to Draw Lego Darth Maul for Kids, Star Wars

Step 1.<p>First, draw out this shape of Darth Maul's head. Pretty self-explanatory.<p>Step 2.<p>Now draw out his somewhat oval eyes along with the pupils. Try …

Lego

Firehouse.com Weekly Drill: No. 128 looks at Vehicle Fires. Download and use it for a drill this afternoon: http://www.firehouse.com/article/11075505

nwwf hose handling by Aaron Fields

A LOT GOING ON IN THIS PHOTO- Firefighting is a fine art when it comes to orchestrating several tactics simultaneously during a working fire. I believe this photo is of a fire in Flint, Michigan several years ago. One of the neatest things happening here is the crew placing a wooden "pole" ladder into service. As has been stated several times on www.workingfirechief.com, everyone has to know their roll/job when performing tactics on the fire ground. This can only be done by continued repetition, communication and the goal/expectation of flawless skill execution.

Becoming Antifragile: Beyond "Sissy" Resilience | The Art of Manliness

What’s the opposite of a person or organization that’s fragile?<p>If you ask most people this question, they’ll likely say “robust” or “resilient.” But …

The George Bailey Effect: How to Be More Grateful | The Art of Manliness

Lately, I’ve been looking at ways to be less cynical. Not that there’s anything wrong with a bit of healthy cynicism, I just have a tendency to go …

How to Be Charismatic | The Art of Manliness

According to Olivia Fox Cabane, author of <i>The Charisma Myth</i>, there are three components to charisma: Presence, Power, and Warmth. Last week we talked …

How to Be an Awesome Uncle | The Art of Manliness

Psychologists tell us that one of the most, if not <i>the</i> most important factor in our happiness is the number of quality relationships in our lives. …