Tim Ursch

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How to Add Internet Speed Indicator in Android Phones and Xiaomi Phones

How to Add Internet Speed Indicator in Android Phones and Xiaomi Phones (Video)<p>How to Add Network Speed Indicator in Android Phones and Xiaomi …

This DIY Vortex Tube Turns Your Compressed Air Cold

Build your own vortex tube, which cools compressed air with no electricity or moving parts.<p>So you've hooked up a source of compressed air in your shop. It's super useful for blasting away dust and stuff, but wouldn't it also be great if you could control the temperature? If you had easy access to …

The Monks Who Spent Years Turning Themselves into Mummies—While Alive

Japan’s self-sacrificing sokushinbutsu were a very determined lot.<p>Danjōgaran, a temple on Mount Kōya in Japan. (Photo: V663highland/CC BY-SA 3.0)<p>The …

The Reconstruction Of The Ballinderry Sword, A Medieval Ulfberht Blade From Ireland

An <i>Ulfberht Sword</i> is a modern classification for a rare type of Medieval weapon composed of high-quality steel, produced in Europe from circa 800 to …

Archaeology

Adolf Hitler Did One Thing Well: Take Tons of Drugs

There’s no excuse for the incredible evils that Adolf Hitler inflicted upon the human race, but a new book posits that the delusions fueling his evil …

This Is The Banned "Bone Music" On Russian X-Rays

What do you do when the music you love the most is illegal?<p>In the 1930s, Stalin and his advisors decided that all of the arts would be subject to a …

MIB Under the Chestnut Tree

<b>Greg in Jacksonville, Florida called in to tell of his weird MIB experience after sighting a UFO and the aliens on board:</b><p><b>When walking home from</b> …

Paranormal

When it comes to marriage, the third time’s not often the charm

If, as Oscar Wilde said, a first marriage is the triumph of imagination over intelligence and a second marriage is the triumph of hope over experience, then – as we sift through the ashes of Brangelina – what’s going on with the third?<p>We still know precious little about what led Angelina Jolie to …

The 25 Lamest Superpowers Found on the Superpower Wiki

The Superpower Wiki is a very useful place if you’re trying to remember what a certain ability is called or if you’re trying to find every hero and …

Amazon Prime members have access to one of the best smartphone deals out there right now

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Amazon<p>After offering their first unlocked phone through a partnership earlier this year, Amazon has started selling another.<p>This time …

Mobile Technology

A Student Accidentally Made A Battery That Lasts 400 Years

<i>Our editors delve into Curiosity's top stories every day on a podcast that's shorter than your commute. Click here to listen and learn — in just a</i> …

D-Day auction illustrates a pivotal point in the history of technology

Last week Artcurial held its D-Day Sale where the entire contents of the Normandy Tank Museum went under the hammer. It was a truly extraordinary …

DIY Solar Heating with the Heat Grabber - DIY

<i>You can build this super-simple and super-effective DIY solar heating collector in just one hour!</i><p>Some of the climatologists are predicting that the …

20 best autumn recipes: part 4

Autumn food and drink,Food & drink,Life and style,Seafood,Chinese food and drink,Fish,Dessert<p>J Sheekey’s cod, Nigel Slater’s plum crisp and more seasonal recipes chosen by Observer Food Monthly<p>Prosciutto or bacon are the perfect accompaniment to pulses.

An Essay on the Greatness of Gilligan's Island

<i>Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website or at Facebook.</i><p><i>Gilligan's Island</i>, …

Top 10 Martial Arts Disciplines for Self-Defense and Survival

If you are interested in taking up a martial arts discipline for its self-defense techniques, it’s crucial to understand that they are not cut from …

Martial Arts

The Imperial March From Star Wars Played in a Major Key Makes It Sound Happy and Upbeat

Ian Gordon of Muted Vocal played John Williams‘ iconic “The Imperial March” theme song from <i>Star Wars</i> in a major key and gave it a happy, upbeat …

A Capella Cover of The Simpsons Theme Song

The Warp Zone teamed up with Anna Brisbin (a.k.a. “Brizzy Voices“) to perform a fantastic a capella cover of <i>The Simpsons</i> theme song. Here is the …

Why Clocks Run Clockwise

Simon Whistler explained why clocks run clockwise in another interesting episode of his series Today I Found Out.<p>Pretty much everyone knows that if …

Indoorsy, A Web Series About Three Agoraphobics Who Open a Spa in Their Apartment

Indoorsy is a new web series about three agoraphobics who open a spa in their apartment. The series was created by and stars Schuyler Helford along …

Forgotten Pie Recipes We Should Start Baking Again

For many baked goods lovers like me fall and winter are pie season, a time to cook all those yummy pies we rarely get around to making in the spring …

8 Forgotten Pie Recipes We Should Bring Back

Sometimes simpler is better. That’s certainly the case with these old-fashioned pies, which have been unjustly relegated to the back of the recipe …

Is ‘Pen-Pineapple-Apple-Pen’ the next ‘Gangnam Style?’ | The Star

Invisible fruits, an invisible pen, an electro-beat akin to elevator music — “Pen-Pineapple-Apple-Pen” is worming its way into the collective ears of …

How To Forgive a Narcissist And Move On

<b>How to forgive a narcissist and move on?</b> It’s not easy. It’s excruciatingly difficult. Because narcissists hate to apologize.<p><b>Usually they won’t. Or</b> …

Why You Should Launch Your Hardware Startup In Shenzhen

Shenzhen still strikes many as the city that was first designated to be China’s Special Economic Zone in 1980. Thanks to this reputation, the city has enjoyed the mix of libertarian policies that enabled its transformation from a sleepy fishing village into the hardware tech capital of China that …

How to watch Netflix on Google Cardboard

Netflix is now accessible in VR on more than Gear VR.Plenty of people enjoy spending a few hours binging Netflix to catch up on their favorite show …

Google Cardboard

WHO'S LEFT? Smith & Wesson Out Of The Running For Army's Next Pistol

Partnering with defense contracting giant General Dynamics apparently wasn’t enough to keep Smith & Wesson’s M&P pistol in the running to win the …

The Time a Single Soviet Officer Averted a Nuclear War

A single man refused to bow to pressure and saved us all from armageddon.<p>In 1962, at the height of the Cold War, the Soviets began moving nuclear missiles into Cuba. When the Americans found out, it triggered a diplomatic and military crisis on an unprecedented scale. The Cuban Missile Crisis was …

Drilling and Boring Tools

<b>Need to make a hole in wood? You'll find a wide array of bits suitable for drilling and boring in wood. Here's a look at some of the popular</b> …

WWII German Helmets

<i>Stahlhelm</i> is the German word for "steel helmet". Since WWI, the German military helmet has always been a distinct icon--beginning with the …

Helmets