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The Complete Timeline of Marvel Cinematic Universe Movies, From 'Iron Man' to 'Infinity War'

Here’s every single thing that happened across the 19 MCU movies to get you ready for “Avengers: Infinity War”<p><b>The beginning of time:</b> The Big Bang …

Marvel Universe

Leatherman Signal Multi-Tool

Most all-in-one tools are handy around the house, but not so much when you're out in the wild. The Leatherman Signal Multi-Tool excels in both …

Multi-tools

21 Creatures From The Deep Sea That Will Absolutely Give You Nightmares

*Shudders.*

Zoology

I guess the lesson here is: don’t get divorced.

<i>This story is part of a series called</i> <i>Craigslist Confessional</i><i>. Writer Helena Bala has been meeting people via Craigslist and documenting their stories for over two years. Each story is written as it was told to her. Bala says that by listening to their stories, she hopes to bear witness to her</i> …

Divorce

Banshu Hamano Knife

The Banshu region in the Hyogo prefecture of Japan has a history of blacksmithing that dates back centuries. This Banshu Hamano Knife continues the …

Japan

Hitch & Timber Card Caddy

With a Hitch & Timber Card Caddy, you don't just get a good looking leather wallet. You also get the piece of mind knowing that the craftsmen behind …

Shopping

Sperm Whale Stuffed with 64 Pounds of Plastic Washes Up Dead In Spain

A representation created by Greenpeace Philippines. While it’s not real, it’s getting a little too close for comfort.<p><b>Late in February,</b> a juvenile …

Whales

'No One Meant To Be In My Office': A Divorce Lawyer's Tips On Staying Together

Marriage ... is what brings us together today. So naturally, we're talking to a divorce lawyer!<p>"We're raised to look at marriage as this milestone and we keep signing up for it," says James Sexton. "There are very few behaviors that end so badly so frequently that we would just sign up for it with …

Divorce

Cherophobia is the fear of being happy — here are the signs you might have it

You know that feeling when something seems too good to be true — when it looks like a lot has happened in your favour recently, so it's suspicious?<p>Some people can't get over this feeling, and their good fortune takes a sinister turn in their mind.<p>People who have an irrational aversion to being …

Mental Health

10 apps parents have been warned they should look out for on their children's phones

Police have urged parents to check their children’s phones in a warning about 10 apps that should be “off-limits”.<p>The list was created by an American …

Apps

Georgia Researchers Combat 'Nightmare Bacteria'

Virtually untreatable "superbug" bacteria were found more than 200 times last year in the U.S., and Georgia is working to combat the spread.<p>GEORGIA — …

Microbiology

There's a Detectable Human-Made Barrier Surrounding Earth

We are changing space itself.<p>In 2017, NASA space probes detected a massive, human-made 'barrier' surrounding Earth.<p>And tests have confirmed that it's …

Universe

Leaked memo: Pruitt taking control of Clean Water Act determinations

<b>(CNN) —</b> Key provisions in the Clean Water Act are now under the control of one person at the US Environmental Protection Agency -- Administrator Scott Pruitt, according to a leaked memo obtained by CNN.<p>In the new directive, Pruitt states he will make final critical decisions about preservation of …

Habitats

Gita Cargo Carrying Robot

Designed to solve the problem of needing a car or truck to move packages through the urban landscape, the Gita Cargo Carrying Robot is your own …

Robotics

True Utility Fixr Multi-Tool

Engineered to fit as many tools as possible into its compact form factor, the True Utility Fixr is a great choice for both EDC and general …

Multi-tools

3 Errors Parents Make When Their Kids Bully Them

It’s the end of a long day. You’ve just arrived home from work, completely exhausted. You flip on the TV, collapse on the sofa, and catch the end of …

Parenting

Inside the world's quietest room

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you stand in it for long enough, you start to hear your heartbeat. A ringing in your ears becomes deafening. When you move, your bones make a grinding noise. Eventually you lose your balance, because the absolute lack of reverberation sabotages your spatial awareness.<p>In this room at …

Disability

This Shockingly Simple Move Stopped My Kid From Constantly Interrupting Me

We’ve all been there: You’re at the playground trying to chat with a fellow parent, when your kid unceremoniously interrupts the conversation because …

Parenting

16 parts of China are now using Skynet, the facial recognition tech that can scan the country's entire population in a second

• <b>Sixteen areas in China are using facial-recognition technology that can reportedly scan the country’s population in one second, and the world’s</b> …

Artificial Intelligence

Pizza-Hacking Device Uses Water Chemistry to Make New York-Style Crusts

But whether NYC's pizza is only as good as its water is up for debate.<p>As any New York-style pizza supremacist will tell you, it’s the city’s water …

New York City

What I’ve learned about marriage -- Don't ever let your wife be cold or hungry (and that's just for starters)

<i>Editor's note: This article was originally published on the author's "No Mercy, No Malice" blog.</i><p>Marriage dates back to ancient societies. Our ancestors needed a safe environment in which to have children and a way to handle property rights. Marriages based on love didn’t become popular until the …

Engagement Rings

Kurt Vonnegut’s Rules for Writers

How To Apply Them to Non-Fiction Writing<p>“My reason for writing is unfortunately in line with Hitler’s and Stalin’s: I think writers should serve …

The brain link between coffee and cannabis

Coffee is a complex substance and — as a new study finds — its metabolic interactions are equally complex. Surprisingly, coffee influences the same …

Beijing police are using facial-recognition glasses to identify car passengers and number plates

Police on the outskirts of Beijing are using facial-recognition glasses that can identify passengers and car number plates within milliseconds.<p>The smart glasses were first tested in Beijing at a highway checkpoint last week, according to Reuters.<p>Powered by artificial intelligence, the eyewear …

Surveillance

How to Raise Happy Kids: 10 Steps Backed by Science

<b>When you ask parents what they want for their kids, what’s usually the most common reply? They want their children to be</b> <b>happy</b><b>.</b><p>Via Raising Happiness: …

Happiness

World Health Organization issues alert on 'Disease X'

The World Health Organisation [WHO] has put scientists and health workers around the globe on alert for a new and potentially deadly pathogen - Disease X.<p>Each year the Geneva-based organisation, which is charged with monitoring and safeguarding world health, convenes a high-level meeting of senior …

I don’t know why this exists, but it looks beautiful

“Levitating _____” is a classic Kickstarter formula. There are levitating clocks, levitating tops, levitating turntables, levitating speakers, levitating incense holders, levitating light bulbs, and so many levitating plants. None of these are strictly useful, but all of them look amazing and …

Cool Stuff

James Bond Would Definitely Carry This Wallet

Bad news: Despite all the technological advancement that has come our way over the years, it’s still ridiculously easy to have your personal …

The Gone World is a brilliant, complicated novel about the consequences of time travel

How do you solve a murder by jumping back and forth in time?<p>In his debut novel, author Tom Sweterlitsch constructed a fascinating mystery with <i>Tomorrow and Tomorrow</i>, set in a virtual version of Pittsburgh after a terrorist attack leveled the city. In <i>The Gone World</i><i>,</i> he introduces an even more …

Science Fiction