Rick Nelson

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Destroying the Decepticon in My Living Room - Cutting Cable TV's $1K Umbilical Cord

My new rabbit ears...<p>Our electric bill had jumped so much, I thought maybe three or four neighbors had run extension cords off the back of my garage. We walked all around the house, examining every outlet, toaster, stereo and toothbrush charger--right past the culprit hiding in plain sight. We were …

The magic of cinema unlocked one man’s coma-bound world

An Alfred Hitchcock film helped to prove one patient had been conscious while in a coma-like state for 16 years. The discovery shows that neuroscience may still have lots to learn from the ancient art of storytelling, says Tom Stafford.<p>If brain injury steals your consciousness then you are in a …

The Brain

Streets / Videos: Os Gemeos (Minsk)

For the last several years, summer in Europe means a lot of street art festivals producing some amazing murals. This year, Brazilian twin brothers <b>Os</b> …

8 Fascinating Things All Women Should Know About Orgasms

<b>by Camille Noe Pagan</b><p>When you're deep in the throws of "Yes... YESSS!" passion, you're probably not giving all that much thought to watch mysterious and wonderful things orgasms are. But when you're less, well, preoccupied, you might be interested to know that there's some pretty amazing stuff going …

Nano Tornado drone swaps props for ducted fans

Although personal drones are becoming increasingly popular, a lot of people are still understandably intimidated by their exposed propellers. Not …

The Secret to Dropping More than 30 Pounds Fast

Tap into the power of negative training.<p>Almost everyone who's lost weight has eventually put the weight back on. Why this cruel reality? It's simple, really: During the first months of any diet, your body loses both fat and muscle. Then, when you gain back the weight, you add back only fat because …

16 Foods Nutritionists Eat When They Want to Lose a Few Pounds

Consider this your weight-loss cheat sheet.<p>Lots of people call on nutritionists to help them overhaul their diets when they want to slim down. But what do R.D.s make sure to eat themselves if they notice their jeans have gotten a little snug? We surveyed 10 to find out which foods they swear by …

10 Things You Didn't Know Your Microwave Could Do

It goes way beyond just heating up your food.<p><b>1. Give your plants a boost</b>Sterilize soil for growing seedlings by heating it up in the microwave first. Colorado State University horticulturist Laura Pottorff suggests filling plastic containers with a thin layer of soil and microwaving them for 90 …

Cleaning

Super efficient perovskites are dazzling solar cell researchers

There’s a lot of excitement about a class of materials called perovskites that promise to deliver efficient and cheap solar cells. Watching progress …

Plant-based gel can stop traumatic bleeding in seconds

When bleeding from a traumatic injury begins, time is of the essence. VetiGel, a new plant-based gel that can be applied either to skin or soft organs, halts bleeding rapidly and could thus save lives on the battlefield and elsewhere. For now, it's starting to roll out to veterinary clinics.<p>Joe …

Medicine

The Real Reason Unlimited Vacation Policies Work

<i>Mike Volpe is the CMO of Hubspot.</i><p>At most companies in the United States, vacation starts in the most unrelaxing way possible: permission slips. Accruing enough time to go on vacation then having to ask for permission to do so feels more like a fifth grade field trip than a grown-up getaway.<p>Still, …

This 24-Year-Old High School Dropout Is Tackling A Problem Every Startup Hates To Deal With

That experience led her to do something more serious for her next business. She leased servers out of a few data centers and created a fully managed hosting service for small businesses, which she describes as a "cheaper version of Rackspace." She had about four part time employees and generated …

'Where They Raced' chronicles L.A. hot rod history

The documentary "Where They Raced" has made its debut on Hulu this week, and it's worth a look.<p>The feature-length film is a compelling chronicle of the history of car racing in Southern California, a racetrack-by-racetrack look at how early auto racing helped build Los Angeles, and how car culture …

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Giant Rubber Duck makes a splash in Port of Los Angeles

A super-sized childhood bath toy is dominating the harbor in San Pedro today as it continues its world tour.<p>A six-story-tall floating "Rubber Duck" is making its West Coast debut at the<p>Port of Los Angeles, where it will lead more than a dozen battleships and sailboats in the Tall Ships Festival …

Watch This Baby Tortoise Pursue A Toy Car In The Cutest Way Possible

Who said tortoises aren't fast?

Minor league manager undresses in home plate tirade

Part 3 in a trilogy!<p>You know Joe Mikulik. He's the minor league manager famous for two famous ejection meltdowns: Chucking second base and drenching home plate in 2006, then kicking dirt and removing third base in 2012. Well, just like all the masters, Mikulik made it a trilogy:<p>That's Mikulik, now …

Internet of Things: Batteries Not Required

LOS ANGELES -- Batteries are the bane of mobile devices and sensors. As a power source they're sometimes unreliable. They must be charged and/or …