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Machine Learning’s ‘Amazing’ Ability to Predict Chaos

Half a century ago, the pioneers of chaos theory discovered that the “butterfly effect” makes long-term prediction impossible. Even the smallest …

SpaceX and NASA have released full statements about Thursday's rocket explosion — here's what they said

More than a day after the fiery explosion of a Falcon 9 rocket on a launchpad in Cape Canaveral, Florida, both SpaceX and NASA have issued full statements.<p>The rocket catastrophically blew up at a launchpad called Space Launch Center 40 (SLC-40) at 9:07 a.m. on September 1, right before a routine …

The most expensive items ever auctioned

Going once, going twice, sold! Wealthy collectors are smashing records at auctions around the world. Here are some of the most expensive items ever sold.<p>Pablo Picasso's 1955 painting, Les femmes d'Alger (Version O), sold for $179,365,000 at Christie's auction house in New York in 2015. It set a new …

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Content Marketing Conversations: Photographer Laura Austin

<i>What’s something every professional photographer needs? Confidence—the confidence to show your work, the confidence to network, and the confidence to take your craft seriously. And talent, obviously.</i> <i><br>Laura Austin has all of that. The Vermont native, a lifelong snowboarder and outdoors enthusiast,</i> …

7 Reasons Your Wife Is Stressed Out All the Time

Many men come into my office complaining about their wife acting so stressed out all the time. And sometimes the words they use are not that nice. Basically, many husbands want to know: "My wife and I both work, but when I get home, it's not like a fire drill for me. For her, though, it's like the …

How to live to be 100+

To find the path to long life and health, Dan Buettner and team study the world's "Blue Zones," communities whose elders live with vim and vigor to …

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18 things every modern gentleman should have in his closet

But do you have the right pieces? The essentials? The pieces no wardrobe should be without?<p>It's probably time to take stock of your wardrobe to make sure.<p>Don't get caught in the rain without a raincoat (literally).

15 Things Every Modern Gentleman Should Have In His Bathroom

But it's probably the most important when it comes to making a bachelor pad feel like home.<p>To help guys out, we've rounded up 15 accessories and essentials that every gentleman should have in his bathroom.<p>From luxe items to a few absolute necessities, this is what you'll need to take your bathroom …

40 trips you should take before you turn 30

Your 20s are an ideal time to take on some adventure and travel to faraway places.<p>Chances are you'll end up having some wild experiences that you'll never forget.<p>From partying at the world's largest Carnival in Rio de Janeiro to paragliding in New Zealand, here are the trips you should take when …

World's 50 Best Restaurants list and the changing geography of food

UK and France made up more than half of the 50 a decade ago but in 2015 they have just two and five respectively, in list whose outlook is becoming more global<p>Is France no longer the centre of global cuisine?<p>2015 marks the fourth straight year that no restaurants from the country that (probably) …

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The Drought Isn't California's Only Water Problem

Whether you live in or out of California, you are probably looking for something, anything, just one dang thing that will help you understand this …

The best cheap router (for most people)

<i>This post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a list of the best technology to buy. Read the original full article below at</i> <i>TheWirecutter.com</i><p>If I wanted the cheapest good WiFi router I could get, I would buy the TP-Link TL-WDR3600. It's a wireless-n router that costs $60 but outperforms …

Why Indian Cuisine Breaks All The Flavor Science Rules

Everything we Westerners thought we knew about flavor pairing was recently turned on its ear by a study of the delicious and contradictory jumble of sensation known as Indian cuisine.<p>But let’s step back a minute and look at how we decide what tastes good. Why do we choose certain flavor combos and …

The 9 limits of our planet … and how we’ve raced past 4 of them

Johan Rockström says humanity has already raced past four of the nine boundaries keeping our planet hospitable to modern life. Writer John Carey digs …

18 Things You Should Know About Sleep, According To A Sleep Doctor

"The brain craves routine for good sleep."<p>For more on this topic, feel free to browse the Reddit thread or check out Dr. Verma's blog PeerWell.

Virtual-Reality Porn Is Coming, and Your Fantasies May Never Be the Same

<b>As a kid,</b> Ela Darling fell in love with the idea of virtual reality. This was the late ’90s, early 2000s; <i>Johnny Mnemonic</i> and the Nintendo Virtual Boy …

Animal Sex Is Dangerous and Horrifying. So Why Does Sex Exist at All?

You’ve probably heard about duck penises—that they’re shaped like corkscrews, and that females have vaginas that corkscrew in the opposite direction. …

What It Takes to Film One of Top Gear’s Mesmerizing Car Reviews

Author: Damon Lavrinc. Damon Lavrinc Gear<p>Date of Publication: 10.11.13.<p>Time of Publication: 6:17 pm. 6:17 pm<p>If you’ve ever wondered how <i>Top Gear</i> …

Jony Ive's custom-designed Leica camera took nine months and 55 engineers to build

With the Product Red charity auction headlined by Apple designer Jonathan Ive and Marc Newson fast approaching, the two men recently sat down with <i>Vanity Fair</i>to discuss their involvement. As it turns out, Ive and Newson have been friends for decades, which they assumed would lead to a fairly …

Jaguar Unveils The New C-X17, And The Supercar Hybrid Still Matters (Barely)

Jaguar has just unveiled the latest in its concept lineup: The 4×4 family-hauling C-X17.<p>The lightweight crossover will form the basis for a new range of future Jaguars; the first product will be a mid-size premium sedan of diesel and conventional engine variants launching in 2015 (North America in …

Yep, paid apps are dead

Marco Arment recently wrote what most people with top apps were thinking and what David Barnard predicted over a year ago: “Paid-up-front iOS apps …

iOS Developer Discomfort

Over the past year or so, I’ve noticed some trends in the code that’s developed by some of the people I respect. People I look up to – people that I …

Watch Bill Nye Dance To Daft Punk

That really weird dream you had that one time has finally come true!<p>Have you heard? Bill "The Science Guy" Nye, professional Man of Science, was on the television program <i>Dancing With The Stars</i>. Because there is no semblance of justice in this universe, he was voted off this week. Before that, he …

AMD unveils Radeon R9 and R7 series video cards, unifying graphics code for PCs and consoles

Graphics cards aren't normally our go-to choices for audio processing, but we may have to make exceptions for AMD's just-unveiled Radeon R9 and R7 lines. The R9 290X (shown above), R9 290 and R7 260X (after the break) will support TrueAudio, a new programmable pipeline that enables advanced audio …

The World's Most Dramatic Coastlines

Summer has officially drawn to a close, and the sunny days of sprawling on the sand are numbered. For fans of the coast, though, the end of summer doesn't necessarily mean the end of beach trips. The world is still full of spectacular coastlines to explore, many of which are more famous for their …

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7 Fantastic Vintage Anatomy Drawings

Studies of the human body made by the intrepid scientists of the 1500s through the 1700s<p>Medicine in the Middle Ages wasn't the greatest: the leeches, the dirt, that whole four-humors thing. And yet physicians from all over the world made heroic efforts to develop and share their knowledge. Here, …

30 Books You Should Read Before You're 30

The best books aren't static stories, but living entities with meanings that change and grow along with you. That's why we strongly recommend rereading the classics that were assigned to you in high school; you may find that they're nothing like they were before.<p>Still, some books are best …

100 Diagrams That Changed the World by Scott Christianson. From The Earliest Cave Paintings to the Innovation of the iPod

Infographics are cool (and trending) but you know what is cool? 100 most important diagrams that changed the human history, Scott Christianson decide to compile the most awesome diagrams in this book: you think that prismatic circle that you see on photoshop is a creation from Adobe, well Moses Harris did it in 1766, do you remember Dante’s Inferno, well there’s a diagram for that, phases of the moon? Yeah Galileo did it, and of course Da Vinci Vitruvian Man is there too.

In Life, Man Immune To HIV Helped Scientists Fight Virus

Stephen Crohn, a man best known for staying alive during the early days of the AIDS epidemic, died Aug. 23 at age 66. Throughout his lifetime, the New York artist helped researchers uncover vital clues about HIV and how to stop it.<p>Crohn's partner was one of the first people to die from AIDS in …