Matthew Kirk

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Every Time You Jump Into The Deep End To Save My Drowning Daughter You’re Actively Criticizing My Parenting

As a mother, there’s nothing that bothers me more than when others judge me for how I choose to raise my own child. Each parent has their own …

Obama Clears 2,000 Square Miles Of U.S. Airspace For New Free-Range Drone Preserve

WASHINGTON—Providing the unmanned aerial vehicles with ample space to gather and fly around unfettered, President Barack Obama signed an executive …

Nvidia unleashes the GTX 1080, a card with “irresponsible amounts of performance”

Nvidia's new Pascal cards are a massive leap forward in terms of power, and a compelling reason to upgrade

7 DIY Standing Desks for Fine-Tuning Your Ergonomics

If you have a desk job and you want to be more active, standing while you work could be a good solution. Check out these seven DIY standing desk ideas for inspiration if you’re like to build one yourself!<p>Standing Desk with Pipe Fittings<p>Pipe and pipe fittings are staples of homemade items, and this …

Standing Desks

Life in the remote villages of the Faroe Islands, in pictures

Google just published a free, three-month course on deep learning

Get ready to do some deep dreaming of your own<p>Google wants to teach you deep learning — if you're ready that is. The tech giant has launched a free course explaining the machine learning technique that underpins so many of its services. (Google uses deep learning for everything from speech …

Windhover Contemplative Center on the Stanford Campus

The Windhover Contemplative Center on the Stanford campus, an architecture project that was completed by the creative network of Aidlin Darling …

The 7 Reasons That Science Says You Should Pay For Experience, Not Things

By James Wallman9 minute Read<p>Your big travel plans might seem like a waste of money. What will you come back with, besides some photos on your phone …

Happiness

Beautiful Bird Logos by George Bokhua

A collection of beautiful bird logos designed by George Bokhua.<p>It’s always a pleasure to explore new logos, icons, and graphics created by George …

Conquer Cold With DIY Hand Warmers

Keeping warm with chemistry<p>Cold weather makes for cold hands—unless, of course, you have a hand warmer. Don’t waste money on those cheap disposable ones. Instead, use kitchen chemistry to make your own reusable versions.<p>When vinegar and baking soda react, they form a compound called sodium acetate. …

Crystals

The Terrifying Story Of The First Person To Walk In Space — And How He Almost Didn't Make It Back

Nearly 50 years ago, on March 18, 1965, cosmonaut Leonov became the first person to ever walk in outer space . The Soviet cosmonaut's spacewalk represented a great leap for humankind, as well as a significant one-up in the Space Race between the Soviet Union and the US.<p>But this triumphant tale of …

Scuba Diving

Tesla extends warranty on Model S — because electric cars are 'fundamentally more reliable'

Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced yesterday that he is upgrading the warranty of Tesla’s model S in the only way a true nerd could: by invoking infinity.<p>The new warranty increases coverage of the Model S’s drive unit to match the lifetime coverage on the battery pack.<p>“Model S, our most popular model by …

Daily Deals: Logitech UE 6000 Headphones: $50, 2-way Soundbar with Sub: $150, Roku 2: $55, more

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>The Daily Deal Roundup pulls the best <i>Daily Deals (meaning you only have until Midnight)</i> from our <b>Daily Deal</b> finder every morning at …

Interactive Infographic: What Would A Hyperloop Nation Look Like?

If Elon Musk's mass-transit plan came to fruition, this is what it would mean for travel.<p><i>Explore a hypothetical North American Hyperloop network, where total travel time between cities by Hyperloop is represented by color. Click on a city to re-center the map at a different origin. Mouse over a</i> …

High-speed Rail

Dalai Lama: Women Better Leaders Because Of Potential For Compassion; Next Dalai Lama May Be Female

The Dalai Lama weighed in on the debate around women leadership and came out firmly on the side of the female.<p>Talking to reporters during a visit to Australia, the Buddhist leader was asked to weigh in on gender during a race for Prime Minister that has included charges of sexism.<p>Speaking …

Astrophotographer Adam Schmid sent in this photo of the Milky Way with the International Space Station passing by, taken at Navajo Point in the Grand Canyon, Arizona, May 19, 2013. See more amazing night sky reader photos: http://oak.ctx.ly/r/60ui

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