Travis Merriman

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A High-School Student Just Won $250,000 For This Incredible Explanation of Relativity

This is genius.<p>The German physicist Albert Einstein needed complex equations to describe his theory of relativity, but 18-year-old Hillary Diane …

Edward Snowden’s New App Turns A Smartphone Into a Security System

Edward Snowden, who blew the whistle on NSA surveillance of U.S. citizens, knows a thing or two about spying. He’s now released an app, Haven, that …

Bill Nye talks science of getting high

The science guy buys weed in his second season of "Bill Nye Saves the World." CNET's Bridget Carey asks Nye about his thoughts on marijuana, cybersecurity and time travel.

5 ways to reignite the passion in a tired relationship

Passion comes and goes in every relationship. The key is not freaking out when you experience a dip — and knowing that you can reignite the proverbial spark that drew you to one another early on.<p>Read on for five simple strategies that can help you spice up a dull romance, backed by science and …

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Listen to this playlist, designed by a psychologist to support subjects tripping on ‘magic’ mushrooms

Listening to music can be a very personal journey for some people, serving as a guiding light or emotional girder, depending on the situation. For …

Time traveler caught in Charlie Chaplin’s 1928 film ‘The Circus’

A very interesting clip has surfaced on Twitter courtesy of Horror Bible. Apparently, in the background of Charlie Chaplin’s silent film, the Circus …

These Simple, Science-Backed Exercises You Can Do at Home Have Huge Health Benefits

No need for gym!<p>Most of us probably know exercising is associated with a smaller risk of premature death, but a new study has found that doesn't have …

Zealandia: The Drowned Continent of the South

It's a fact every student learns in school: that Earth has seven continents: Europe, Asia (really Eurasia), Africa, North America, South America, …

Matt Damon’s Limitations Are Catching Up With Him

Damon's struggles in the spotlight for the past couple of years show how the self-styled good-guy Hollywood liberal has not caught up to the world we live in today.<p><b>Matt Damon is</b> a Hollywood A-lister who presents himself as just a regular guy. He’s the star of the Jason Bourne action series, various …

The best movie of every year since 2000, according to critics

Since the turn of the century, the reviews aggregator Metacritic has compiled an annual list of the year's most well-received movies by assigning scores based on their composite critical reception.<p>We selected the top film from each year's list, starting with 2000 and including the best film of 2017.<p>…

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‘The Vietnam War’ Filmmaker on the Horrifying Execution Footage That’s ‘Unbearable to Look At’

Episode 6 dives deep into the Tet Offensive: the misconceptions, the absolute carnage, and the fallout that occurred in both Vietnam and the</i> …

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Paul McCartney’s 40 Greatest Solo Songs

40<p>“Ever Present Past”<p>McCartney tapped into the restless energy of a<br>man half his age on this backward-looking single, singing about “searching<br>for the …

Gold miners reportedly massacre 10 members of ‘uncontacted’ Amazon tribe

SÃO PAULO, Brazil — They were members of an uncontacted tribe gathering eggs along the river in a remote part of the Amazon. Then, it appears, they …