Steven Pearsall

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US releases secret chapter of report on 9/11 terror attacks in 2001

The US Congress has published long-classified documents on alleged ties between Saudi Arabia and 9/11 hijackers. While the inquiry found no solid …

These ABCs of Bug and Animal Deaths Make Us the Monsters

Short film <i>Accidents, Blunders, and Calamities</i> reworks Edward Gorey’s <i>The Gashlycrumb Tinies</i> for a family of possums. It’s an ABCs of accidental animal …

Animation

4 Ways to Calm Yourself When You’re Anxious

How to locate the “off” switch to your jitters.<p>The human brain is good at creating anxiety. The good news is that it's possible to undo your anxiety …

Sometimes I wake up in the middle of the night and can't move — here's why

I wake up but can't move, except for my eyes, which dart frantically underneath fluttering, heavy lids. I feel a heavy presence on top of my chest, squeezing the air from my lungs and throat. Then a shadowy, cloaked figure starts looming just within the corners of vision.<p>I'm not dreaming. And no …

Black Holes Could Be 'Back Doors' to Another Universe, Say Physicists

How to tunnel to another world.<p>A physical object, such as a person or a spacecraft, could theoretically make it through a wormhole in the centre of a …

This Startup Is Striving to Be the Amazon of the Marijuana Industry

Tradiv's online marketplace for wholesale marijuana connects growers and retailers on a transparent platform, replacing the industry's gray-market pot brokers and backroom deals.<p>Inc.'<i>s</i> <i>11th annual 30 Under 30 list features the young founders taking on some of the world's biggest challenges. Here,</i> …

A startup CEO and former Googler says these 4 mistakes make you seem unqualified in a job interview

But sometimes nerves get the best of us — or we just don't prepare properly — and we end up doing things that discount our qualifications and make us seem irresponsible or incompetent.<p>"I've easily conducted over 200 job interviews in the past 12 months," says Liz Wessel, CEO and cofounder of WayUp, …

If You're Going to Watch This Trailer for The Woods, Keep the Lights On

<i>The Woods</i> is a new, found-footage horror film with a stellar pedigree. It’s from the team behind <i>You’re Next,</i> one of the best horror movies to come …

Horror

Watch this real flying hoverboard travel 34 mph

The battle to create the world’s first working hoverboard just got harder.<p>Zapata Racing, a French company that specialises in hoverboards powered with water, released a video last week that showed a man flying 34 mph on a jet-powered board.<p>The Flyboard Air is a prototype hoverboard that has four …

Hoverboards

No Man's Sky Lets You Explore a Universe-Sized Universe

If you budget just one second for each planet in Hello Games’ imponderable <i>No Man’s Sky</i>, you’ll still spend 585 billion years visiting them all. In …

The 10 Most Toxic Items at Dollar Stores

The low price is not worth your health.<p>When it comes to safety, dollar-store deals might not be a bargain after all. Recent testing of their products found that 81 percent contained one or more hazardous chemicals. The tests, conducted by the consumer testing group Healthy Stuff, found chemicals …

Gray Scott #1: Seven Emerging Technologies That Will Change the World Forever

According to IEET readers, what were the most stimulating stories of 2015? This month we’re answering that question by posting a countdown of the top …

The 12 best iPhone apps of 2015

2015 was a big year for the iPhone.<p>Not only did Apple release a relatively big upgrade for an "S" year, app developers were more creative than ever. …

Apps

Castaway Who Survived 14 Months At Sea Sued For Cannibalism Of Shipmate

Jose Salvador Alvarenga said he was so hungry during the ordeal that he ate his own fingernails.<p>A Salvadoran fisherman who survived 438 days lost at sea is now being sued by his dead shipmate's family over allegations that he ate the man in order to stay alive.<p>The family of Ezequiel Córdoba, who …

Discover

Discover the collection of small appliances, now available on Smeg’s dedicated online store: Sicily is my Love.<p>Welcome to Beijing, the city that …

Rare and Thrilling Wines from Piedmont Italy

<b>Vigne Marina Coppi “Marine” (Colli Tortonesi Favorita, 2011) white<br>~$35/bottle</b><p><b>Vigne Marina Coppi “Sant’ Andrea” (Colli Tortonesi Barbera, 2012) …

A wine-lover's guide to Italy

With 400-plus grape varieties and over 2,400 wine styles, Italy is a paradise for oenophiles. The days of straw-bottled Chiantis are a fading hangover and the country is now producing some of the world's most coveted <i>vini</i> (wines).<p>So, what to pour: a brawny Barolo, a zesty Soave, or a cultish Super …

State Supreme Court Just Ruled that Police DO NOT NEED A WARRANT to Search Your Vehicle

Trenton, NJ — In 2009, the New Jersey Supreme Court ruled that police could only violate your 4th Amendment rights by warrantlessly searching you, if …

Rare Supermoon Lunar Eclipse Will Be First In More Than 30 Years

Sky-gazers have something to look forward to that they won't see again until 2033.<p><i>A harvest supermoon on Sept. 27 will have an added bonus: a lunar</i> …

Supermoon

To fight peanut allergy, it's better to eat peanuts than avoid them

It seemed like a good idea at the time: With the incidence of peanut allergy climbing among children, the American Academy of Pediatrics advised parents in 2000 to keep peanuts far away from infants and toddlers who might have a life-threatening reaction to them.<p>But a new study suggests that advice …