Ed Schneider

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Did Han Solo Use Relativity to Make the Kessel Run?

The Millennium Falcon's greatest achievement, according to its captain in Star Wars: A New Hope, seemed to defy the laws of physics itself. When Han …

Luke Skywalker

Photos: All the scariest natural disasters are happening at once

Nature has strange, sudden, and often terrifying ways of reminding us of the precariousness of life on Earth. Over the past several weeks, a series of startling natural events have produced terrifying images, from Hawaii’s Mt. Kilauea eruption to a crack in the continent of Africa.<p>With renewed …

Sri Lanka

55 DIY HIKING & Camping Hacks and Tricks That Will Make You A Camping Pro

If you’re someone who loves to camp, I’ve got a treat for you. I’ve gathered 55 of the most amazing camping hacks. These easy tricks are guaranteed …

Camping

Meet the top 10 new species of 2018

<b>(CNN) —</b> From the tops of a massive tree all the way to the bottom of the ocean, new species from around the world make the list for this year.<p>The new species include microbes, plants, animals and even the confirmation of an extinct marsupial, based on its fossil.<p>This is the 11th annual list …

Top 10

17 of the most beautiful cat breeds in the world

1/<p>Exotic Shorthair<p>Shutterstock<p>Exotic Shorthairs are some of the most popular cats in the US for a reason. They're friendly and sweet with fluffy …

Pets

The biomechanics behind Michael Jackson’s impossible dance moves

Some neurosurgeon fans decided to investigate.<p>Before reading the rest of this article, please first stand up and try to tilt your whole body forward at a 45 degree angle. You may only bend at the ankle. Assuming that you are not Michael Jackson, you will fail at this endeavor.<p>But why? Do you not …

Michael Jackson

Quantum Physics May Be Even Spookier Than You Think

A new experiment hints at surprising hidden mechanics of quantum superpositions

Quantum Physics

How Tree Trunks Are Cut to Produce Wood With Different Appearances and Uses

As wood is one of the most widely-used materials in the world, architects are accustomed to being able to easily obtain sawn wood at a nearby store. …

Woodworking

Earth's Interior

Learn about the layers inside the Earth, inaccessible to humans.<p>Inside the Earth<p>The Earth's interior is composed of four layers, three solid and one liquid—not magma but molten metal, nearly as hot as the surface of the sun.<p>The deepest layer is a solid iron ball, about 1,500 miles (2,400 …

Earth Science

Just 21 Completely Genius Life Hacks From R/LifeProTips

When buying bedsheets, look for striped ones. It will make it much easier to find the long and short sides.<p>The tips span everything from home & garden and travel to workplaces and food & drink. Here are some of the best life hacks on there that'll make you say "How did I not think to do that?!"<p>"I …

Lifehacks

Donald Trump and the Case of the $107,000,000

Donald Trump spent far less on his presidential campaign than Hillary Clinton did, but the eye-popping money surrounding his inauguration weekend …

Donald Trump

This Next Level Weed Grinder Will Pack a Joint for You

The future is here.<p>Here's your chance to get smacked with minimal effort. On Wednesday's episode of <i>Desus & Mero</i>, the VICELAND hosts discussed the Otto Grinder, which not only grinds your bud but can pack it in a joint for you as well. It'll set you back around $130, but you gotta admit that it'd be …

A+E Networks

Did Michael Cohen Get $600,000 From AT&T so Trump Would Kill Net Neutrality and OK a Merger?

Whenever anyone asks, “Isn’t it funny how ... ,” they are usually accusing someone of something without explicitly saying it.<p>For instance: Isn’t it …

Donald Trump

Parkour cat escapes furious feline gauntlet

The internet is not a stranger to cat videos nor is it unfamiliar with memes set to Awolnation's "Run." So behold, the fated fusion of two iconic …

Pets

What Is the Speed of Sound?

Why does the speed of sound vary? How does sound travel from a place like a speaker to our ears? What is a sonic boom?<p>A quick internet search tells …

Aviation

American boy wakes up after being declared brain dead

A teenager in Alabama who was declared brain dead regained consciousness a day before his life support was due to be withdrawn.<p>Trenton McKinley, 13, suffered severe brain trauma in a car accident from which doctors believed he would not recover.<p>His parents were told his organs were a match for five …

The Brain

12 mind-boggling optical illusions you can find in nature

While some optical illusions have gone viral and stumped the internet, others you'll only see when you explore the outdoors.<p>From an underwater …

Nature

The History of 420: How April 20 Became the Haziest Day of the Year

As almost everyone who attended college between the mid-1990s and the current day can tell you, there is a strong association between the number 420 …

Cannabis

What Is the Difference Between Marijuana Butter and Cannabis Oil? - Chowhound

With 4/20 around the corner and more legalized recreational marijuana than ever before, both heavy stoners and first-time tokers are asking the same …

I Tried These Sex-Enhancing Weed Chocolates, and WHOA

What do you get when you incorporate the sex-enhancing properties of weed with chocolate? The perfect aphrodisiac. High-end cannabis chocolatier 1906 introduced the first edible cannabis aphrodisiacs to the market in 2017, and I put both its classic High Love chocolates and newer espresso beans to …

How To Germinate Cannabis Seeds: A Step-by-Step Guide

“It all starts with a seed.” Learning how to germinate cannabis seeds is essential to all future growing success. Properly popping beans puts you on …

Your 2018 Guide to Investing in Marijuana Stocks

What you really need to know about buying marijuana stocks this year.<p>It's no exaggeration: 2018 should be the biggest year ever for marijuana …

Photographer snaps lynx family portrait

When you hear animals creeping along your porch, you think stray dogs or cats are probably responsible — or maybe a bold raccoon. You don't think …

Police Have a New Mouth-Swab Test to Check if Drivers Are Under the Influence of Marijuana or Other Drugs

Police departments in more than a dozen states are already using a mouth-swab device to confirm the presence of marijuana or other drugs in impaired …

The Quantified Stoner

Now that weed is legal, it's all about data.<p>For certain types of aging technology workers, especially in the Pacific Northwest, two favorite hobbies have reached a strange convergence: self-tracking and getting stoned.<p>Quantified stoners wear FitBit and Jawbone wristbands to track their daily …

3 Hot New Colorado Weed Strains

Legalization has allowed Colorado weed growers to make their product freakier and more potent than ever. "One guy came in and said, 'I haven't smoked …

Cannabis

Outdoor Marijuana Growing Tips For Summer

Thomas Valentine, Cannabis CultureCANNABIS CULTURE - For those who don't have the space or inclination to grow indoors, here are a few tips that will …

Cannabis

7 facts that prove alcohol is way more dangerous than marijuana

Marijuana is statistically less harmful than alcohol, and it’s time to treat it that way<p>No substantial evidence links marijuana to traffic accidents, domestic violence or cancer, yet pot is illegal and listed as a Schedule I controlled substance by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration. …

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