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10 Lifehacks from 100 Years Ago

In the late 1880s, cigarette manufacturers began inserting stiffening cards into their paper packs of cigarettes to strengthen the containers. It …

Quantum Experiment Shows How “Time” Doesn’t Exist As We Think It Does

Reposted from: Collective-Evolution | by Arjun Walia.<p><i>“We choose to examine a phenomenon which is impossible, absolutely impossible, to explain in any</i> …

DuPont and the Chemistry of Deception

KEN WAMSLEY SOMETIMES DREAMS that he’s playing softball again. He’ll be at center field, just like when he played slow pitch back in his teens, or …

Quantum Experiment Shows How “Time” Doesn’t Exist As We Think It Does (Mind-Altering) - Alien UFO Sightings

To understand the delayed choice experiment, you have to understand the quantum double slit experiment.<p>In this experiment, tiny bits of matter …

FiiO's new low-price, high-res music player wows the Audiophiliac

Neil Young's Kickstarter funded high-res PonoPlayer may have grabbed the lion's share of media attention, but FiiO's more-affordable portable players were on the market years before Pono entered the fray. FiiO has continued to refine and improve its players, and its latest, the X3 2nd Gen is …

Audiophile

Learn More About the Future of Electric Propulsion Technologies

NASA is inviting 50 social media followers to apply for a chance to attend a one-day event on May 12, 2015 at the agency’s Armstrong Flight Research …

'Spooky' experiment proves quantum entanglement is real

Einstein was wrong -- about the quantum mechanical phenomena known as superpositioning and wave form collapse, at least. A team from Australia's Griffith University and Japan's University of Tokyo, have proven that both are tangible phenomena, not simply mathematical paradoxes. See, back when he …

Quantum Physics

Photographs of the Weird and Beautiful Ways the Dead Are Memorialized Around the World

We talked to Paul Koudounaris about decorating skulls, burying bodies, and "Memento Mori," his latest book.<p>Paul Koudounaris has traveled to more than 60 countries to photograph ossuary tombs, decorated skulls, and various other macabre artifacts. This week marks the release of his third …

Artist Paints Ocean Stones With Thousands Of Tiny Dots To Create Colorful Mandalas

Elspeth McLean, an Australian artist based in Canada, creates hypnotizing paintings of mandalas on smooth and perfectly round ocean stones that will …

Art

Dancer Bends Light in Stunning Projection-Mapped Performance

We talked to Adrien M / Claire B about 'Hakanaï,' their live-generated solo dance at BAM.<p><i>This article originally appeared on Creators.</i><p>Inside a cube fashioned from translucent veils, a dancer takes a visual journey into a 3D space between dreams and reality. <i>Hakanaï</i> is a digital solo performance from …

Enjoying The Sunset

This Guy Could Have Deleted Everything on YouTube, but He Resisted

Some powers are so terrible and vast that they should be denied to humankind, for we would not know how to wield them responsibly. For example: Kamil …

The Real Science Behind the Crazy Night Vision Eyedrops

When I called up the Columbia scientist whose mouse experiments inspired two biohackers to squirt chemicals in their eyes to induce “night vision,” I …

Science

The dystopian lake filled by the world’s tech lust

Hidden in an unknown corner of Inner Mongolia is a toxic, nightmarish lake created by our thirst for smartphones, consumer gadgets and green tech, discovers Tim Maughan.<p>From where I'm standing, the city-sized Baogang Steel and Rare Earth complex dominates the horizon, its endless cooling towers and …

Filmmakers hack drone to carry 1,000 fps 4K camera

There are 4K cameras and drones, and then there's the Phantom Flex4K and the Aerigon drone --products that top the bad-assery charts in both categories. Drone cinematography outfit Brain Farm decided to pair them up, resulting in a video exactly as impressive as you'd expect. The company (which has …

Drones

This tiny animal can survive basically anything, including the vacuum of space

When we talk about 'extreme' animals, the tardigrade easily takes the cake: Also known as the water bear, the tardigrade is a microscopic critter (just 1.5 mm across, at most!) that can withstand <i>just about anything</i>. So it's no surprise that the water bear is the clear star of the American Natural …

Are You Difficult To Get To Know? Three Ways to Tell

An alcoholic parent hits you.<p>A close friend betrays your trust.<p>A co-worker throws you under the bus.<p>A significant other cheats on you.<p><i>How do you respond?</i><p>Unfortunately, some of you already know. You've been the struck child, the betrayed friend, the run-over co-worker or the jilted lover. For …

Award-winning video speeds up time to show you coral like never before

Because coral moves on a much slower time scale compared to our fast-paced world, Australian-based nature cinematographer and artist Daniel Stoupin had to take hundreds of thousands of photos of the same coral and sponges over nearly nine months to show how these vibrant marine creatures grow and …

Watch the incredible rescue at sea of a man who was missing for 66 days

Louis Jordan, 37, was rescued by the U.S. Coast Guard off the coast of North Carolina after missing at sea for 66 days.<p>Jordan's family reported him missing in January after he took his 35-foot sailboat onto the open sea and never returned. He was widely presumed dead.<p>Jordan told the Coast Guard he …

See Photos of the Shortest Lunar Eclipse of the Century

The blood moon lunar eclipse sets behind Pikes Peak April 4, 2015 in Colorado Springs.<br>John Leyba—Denver Post/ Getty Images

A crystal that enables you to breathe underwater without the need for oxygen tanks has been invented

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