Nate Lester

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The self-driving utopia we almost had

The system was designed to be everything that existing public transportation wasn’t<p>A "traveling living room" where passengers could watch TV or get news articles via fax machine<p>The decision was the start of a logistical and budgetary nightmare<p>"The name of PRT was just — it’s hard to imagine how …

A tour of abandoned New Orleans, 10 years after Katrina - in pictures

Cities,New Orleans,US news,World news,Hurricanes,Urban exploration,Natural disasters and extreme weather,New Orleans holidays,North and Central America holidays,United States holidays,Travel<p>A decade after Hurricane Katrina, abandoned homes, schools and factories still blot some New Orleans …

Haunting Photos Of Abandoned Factories Chart Industrialization’s Demise

Dramatic shots of disused factories around the world reveal an economic force on the wane.<p>Korean photographer Taewon Jang grew up intimately familiar with the world of industrialization. His father spent 36 years working for a cement factory, during which time Taewon witnessed the industry’s …

See the 50 Best Images Taken by Hubble

Pillars of Creation: Originally taken on April 1, 1995, this image has become one of the most iconic to come from the Hu<p>... VIEW MORE<p>NASA/ESA/Hubble …

Boeing patents 'Star Wars'-style force fields

A new patent granted to aircraft, defense and security company Boeing is taking its cues from science fiction. Just like the glowing energy shields seen protecting troops, machines and even spacecraft in Star Wars and Star Trek, the design -- named "Method and system for shockwave attenuation via …

What Nutritionists Eat For Lunch

<i>We asked six pros what's on their plates. Surprise: It's not kale salad!</i><p>By Lynn Andriani<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>What Nutritionists Eat For Lunch

Nutrition

5 Reasons to Spend More Time Outside—Even When It’s Cold

<i>Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better. — Albert Einstein</i><p>Mother Nature provides serious benefits to our bodies and …

4 Quick & Healthy Recipes Anyone Can Whip Up

We’re all busy people, but that doesn’t mean our diets should pay the price. Even if you’ve moved beyond heating up a cup of ramen in the office …

The Geography of NFL Fandom

The Patriots really do rule New England, and the Cowboys might just be America's team. But after that, things get complicated.<p>On Thursday, the Seattle Seahawks crushed the Green Bay Packers in the first regular NFL game of the season.<p>One way of looking at that: The 46 players wearing Seattle …

The Science of Fatherhood: Why Dads Matter - Technology & science - Science - LiveScience | NBC News

For decades, psychologists and other researchers assumed that the mother-child bond was the most important one in a kid's life. They focused on studying those relationships, and however a child turned out, mom often got the credit — or blame.<p>Within the last several decades, though, scientists are …

Parenting

Louisiana's Coastline Is Disappearing Too Quickly for Mappers to Keep Up

Scientists Suggest Dark Matter Played Role in Dinosaurs' Doom

The conventional wisdom is that a cosmic impact caused the extinction of the dinosaurs 65 million years ago — but now two scientists are adding an unconventional twist to the theory: Maybe, they say, dark matter helped.<p>The hypothesis, set forth in a research paper by Harvard theoretical physicists …

Dark Matter

Tennis Ball Redo: A DIY Stuff Holder

Having an item that is not restricted to one narrow use is always a good thing. Being able to make this item yourself on the cheap is even better. …

Weibo

Hacker help: How to make a lamp from x-rays?

<b>Materials:</b> ?<p><b>Description:</b> I want to make a wall lamp out of my x-rays of my head (cat-scans). I think the idea is pretty cool, but I am stuck on how …

How Coffee, Citrus And Nuts Help Cut The Risk Of Diabetes

If you go back to the 1970s, people with a serious coffee habit often had an accompanying habit: smoking.<p>And that's why early studies gave coffee a bad rap. Clearly, smoking was harmful. And it was hard for researchers to disentangle the two habits. "So it made coffee look bad in terms of health …