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Tim Dodd's Everyday Astronaut - in pictures

In November 2013, photographer Tim Dodd, 29, found himself on an auction site, the sole bidder for a Russian spacesuit for which he paid $300. "When I saw it I felt this responsibility to do something exciting with it," he says. Dodd used it to recreate the menial tasks of a man going about his …

The Sleep Schedules Of 27 Of History’s Greatest Minds

The science of sleep and its glorious effects on creativity, productivity, and sanity gets a lot of press these days. That said, the sleep habits of some of your favorite writers, musicians, and artists may surprise you a little.<p>The bedtimes and rising times of history’s greatest minds are …

The Great Horror Campout – A Real-Life Slasher Movie Experience

The Great Horror Campout is a camping experience unlike any other. It’s basically the camping trip of your nightmares packed into a single night of …

Chinese Monk Who Has Been Praying for Up to 1,000 Times a Day for 20 years Leaves His Footprints Ingrained in Wooden Floor

HuaChi, a simple monk from China, has achieved something that only few are able to – he has left a mark in this world, quite literally. The pious man …

The Beautiful Decay of Bedrock City

For the low, low price of $5, you can wander through the oblivion that is Valle, Arizona’s Bedrock City. And you should.<p><i>Photos by Megan Koester and Jamie Lee Curtis Taete</i><p>Let's say you went to the Grand Canyon and the weather fucking sucked. It was cold. It was damp. It was windy. You paid $25 for …

NASA's real life Enterprise may take us to other star systems one day

Dr. Harold "Sonny" White is still working on a warp drive at NASA's Johnson Space Center. His work is still in the experimental stage but that …

Johnson Space Center

A Latin Poem So Filthy, It Wasn't Translated Until The 20th Century

Any student of Latin lyric poetry will tell you that Catullus' poems get pretty raunchy, obsessed with genitalia, semen, and sex in general. But one …

The 20 Most Beautiful iPhone Photos Of The Year

For the contest, photographers submitted photos taken on their iPhone, iPod, or iPad, and were not allowed to edit the photos unless they used an iOS app to do so, Kenan Aktulun, founder of the contest, told Business Insider.<p>After receiving entries from people around the world, jury members chose …

A Design Company Has Invented A Way To Drink Cocktails In Zero Gravity

The group developed "The Zero Gravity Cocktail Project," a 3D-printed cocktail glass suitable for space.<p>"The cocktail is injected through the stem from the bottom of the glass into the bowl," and grooves on the inside help "utilize the physics of surface tension" to keep the liquid from floating …

Tangerine Sky

5 Steps to Take Before Starting a New Relationship

Forget “The Rules." Stop believing “He’s just not into you." In fact, skip all the self-help confusion that instructs you on how to morph yourself …

Researchers Search for ‘Mystery Sea Monster’ That Devoured Great White Shark

Shark attacks suddenly seem less scary.<p>When a 9 ft. long great white shark’s tracker washed up on a beach, scientists found that the data indicated …

White Shark

Soda Bottle Rocket LED Fireworks

Ooooh! Launch lots of little lights and see them parachute back down.<p>Fireworks originated in ancient China and have been making people look to the night sky with delight ever since. Firework formulas are closely guarded secrets handed down from generation to generation and the overall concept has …

How to Make Small Talk with Strangers: My 21-Day Experiment | The Art of Manliness

One of the more unexpected changes I discovered upon becoming a parent is how much more you end up talking with strangers. This is in part because …

Unstuck Advice — Find fresh possibilities in a stale situation

Learning a second language at any age may slow the brain's decline

Bilingual education in schools has long been a political hot potato -- it was banned in California by a 1998 ballot measure, which the state Senate is now asking voters to repeal. But politics aside, there's an increasing amount of scientific support for the benefits of knowing (at least) two …

13 Google Search Tricks That Make Life A Whole Lot Easier

You <i>think</i> you know how to Google? You don't know how to Google.<p>Even the most seasoned Googler might not know every tip and trick available with just a few extra keystrokes in the search bar. Consider this your instructions manual for the world's most popular search engine.<p>Define A Word<p><b>The Scenario:</b> …

Yearbook Censorship Sweeps Nation, Makes No Sense

What’s going on with all the yearbook censorship this year?<p>We’ve got ourselves a school in Arizona where the yearbook staff included a double-page …

The brain's reaction to male odor shifts at puberty in children with gender dysphoria

@jk<br>this is the ONLY part that you got right.<br>as for your Lenski quote... tell you what, why dont you ask him directly? why are you so afraid of …

10 Causes of Brain Fog and Ways to Gain Clarity | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Brain fog can be described as lack of mental clarity.<p>It’s as though you’re looking at the world through a stained glass. You know the stain is there, …

Backpacking Food Kit

While a backpacker's true culinary dream is probably something along the lines of Padma Lakshmi awaiting at each day's destination with a 4-course …

The 6 Kinds of Difficult Friends and How To Deal With Them | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

I always had difficult friends. And that’s not to say they only came during my angst-filled teenage years of rebellion.<p>I had to deal with angry …

3 Steps to Stop Procrastinating and Start Working on Your Dream Project | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

You know those projects you’ve been meaning to work on for a while, but it was never the right time?<p>I’m talking about the things no one else expects …

5 Simple Things You Can Do To Be Happy

What’s the secret to happiness?<p>To be honest, I still don’t know. Over the years I’ve experimented with different strategies and techniques with the …

Do Moral Judgments Depend on Language?

A team of international researchers says people using a foreign language are more likely to make utilitarian decisions when faced with a moral …

Field Guide to the Goody Two-Shoes

<b>Latin Name:</b> <i>Nonpracticus Preachum</i><p><b>Notable Characteristics:</b> Complains to the boss about a chronically late coworker while using the company's fitness …

John Steinbeck On Why 'Camping Is For The Birds'

In the May 1967 issue of Popular Science, John Steinbeck argued that "the American passion for moving about in motorized caravans... results in little permanent damage beyond divorce and bankruptcy."<p><i>Earlier this month, we published John Steinbeck's 1966 letter to the editor of</i> Popular Science_, in …

Guy Builds X-Men Inspired Wrist-Mounted Flamethrowers

This is the third in Colin Furze's series of homemade X-Men abilities (previously: Wolverine claws and Magneto boots). This time he made Pyro's …