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A (also known as a , a or a ) is a form of which forces its user to imbibe only in moderation. Credited to , it allows the user to fill the cup with up to a certain level. If the user fills the cup only to that level, the imbiber may enjoy a drin...
Fast Food, Fat Food
Catherine Rampell at Economix posts this interesting chart showing the relationship between the "time the average person in a given country spends eating and that country's obesity rate (as measured by the percentage of the national population with a...
Simon's Cat 'TV Dinner'
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Swarm Robots Cooperate with AR Drone
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Estimate Distances with Your Arm and This Rule of Thumb
Quick anatomy lesson: the distance between your eyes is one-tenth the length of your arm. This is important, because it helps you estimate the distance between yourself and any object of reasonably known size to a rather accurate degree. Let's begin ...
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Professor Richard Dawkins schools an ignorant fool's delusion of atheist morality.
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Ten catch phrases you swore you'd never use (and when you...
No matter how hard you struggle, these phrases worm their way into your consciousness. No matter how much you deny it, you let them back out. Here's a list of ten phrases too good to not repeat.
The Most Futuristic Predictions That Came True in 2012
Yesterday we told you about the biggest scientific breakthroughs of 2012. But now we turn our attention to those developments that make us realize just how futuristic things are quickly becoming.
Challenges of Getting to Mars: Curiosity's Seven Minutes...
Team members at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory share the challenges of the Curiosity Mars rover's final minutes to landing on the surface of Mars.
Dry Ice Boo Bubbles
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Republicans: There's No Debt Crisis, We Just Want to Screw...
Sketchbook by Paul Madonna
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Have scientists discovered reverse evolution? Study shows...
New research has been published which challenges the idea that evolution is only moving forward in one direction. According to Dollo's law, evolution is 'unidirectional and irreversible'.
How Collecting Opium Antiques Turned Me Into an Opium Addict...
You really have to work hard to get hooked on smoking opium. The Victorian-era form of the drug, known as chandu, is rare, and the people wh...
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Trichrome Blue on Vimeo
My graduation animation for the Utrecht School of the Arts. For more info, please visit the (as of yet unfinished) website: http://trichrome.loish.net. Music…
Short Men's Haircuts
Back in the 50s, maybe, everyone strived to have the same things and even look the same as their neighbors, but those days are long gone. Now we are open to
Straight Razor Shaving For Beginners
Straight razor shaving will give you the best shave in the world and make you feel like a man.
Dihydrogen monoxide hoax - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia...
In the is called by an unfamiliar name, "dihydrogen monoxide", followed by a listing of real negative effects of this chemical, in an attempt to convince people that it should be carefully regulated, labeled as hazardous, or banned. The is designe...
IMDb: Sci-Fi Filmlist from a guy, who doesn't like Sci-Fi...
Beware! I don't like Sci-Fi films at all (I hate old Star Wars and all Star Treks), I just like some ideas in some Sci-Fi Films and particular combination of some actors & directors, so ...
Moral judgments can be altered ... by magnets
By disrupting brain activity in a particular region, neuroscientists can sway people's views of moral situations.
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Book Country: Discover New Fiction with the Genre Map
Read, explore, and review original genre fiction with an active community of writers, readers, and experts.
Man shows off his bionic robot arm
Any true-blue science-fiction fan knows that in both the Empire Strikes Back and Terminator 2, robotic prosthetic arms are a big part of these movies. Older fans likely remember "The Six Million Dollar Man" and his bionics.
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Russell peters women thinking
Talks about how women keep thinking alllllllll the time!
Rodrigo Blaas ‘ALMA' - Review
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The creativity of people at times simply amazes me and Theo Jansen is one such person. He combines art and engineering to create light weight but giant wind powered creatures described as Kinetic Sculptures, where nature meets technology. The picture...
Clearing Up Cardio Confusion
You probably know that getting hooked on drugs, booze, gambling, or other vices isn't very healthy. But what if your addiction WAS -- in theory -- "healthy"? Are you a cardio abuser? Here's how to know... and how to fix it.
Guns, Germs, and Steel
Based on Jared Diamond's Pulitzer Prize-winning book of the same name, Guns, Germs and Steel traces humanity's journey over the last 13,000 years -
Grown Men Are Talking
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Year In Review: The 11 Best Short Films of 2011
Over the course of the year, curating the Short Film of the Day feature has given me a deep and affecting appreciation of the art form. Before, I hadn't
Researchers take full control of cockroach's movement, turn...
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Scientist Mom, Issue 6: Ghosts n other subjects of interest...
This isn't the '50s, you can't just say that.
Man has it ever been a while since I drew something. I'm done the crazy and time-consuming job I was working this year, though, and will now be moving on to a less time-consuming internship in a city I have no friends in. Which means more comics to c...
Let's put our Senior Citizens in jail
There are some very good reasons to put our Senior Citizens in jail. This thought is not mine but the implications so profound, it needs to be shared.
What Some of the Greatest Science Fiction Writers Thought...
25 years ago, a group of writers and scientists offered their visions of today's world. What did they get right? And what did they miss?
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The Cynic's Sanctuary
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5 Numbers That Influence Our Life In Unexpected Ways
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Chris Hedges: The Corporate State Wins Again
When did our democracy die? When did it irrevocably transform itself into a lifeless farce and absurd political theater? When did the press, labor, universities and the Democratic Party—which once made piecemeal and incremental reform possible—wither...
Ben & Jerry's Co-Founder Wants To Occupy Your Money
Screen shot via occupygeorge.com Ben & Jerry's co-founder Ben Cohen has announced he will be launching a campaign this August to bring focus to the influence of corporate cash in politics. According to Yahoo News, Cohen, with the help of advocacy gro...
Locke's Political Philosophy (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)...
John Locke (1632-1704) is among the most influential political philosophers of the modern period. In the , he defended the claim that men are by nature free and equal against claims that God had made all people naturally subject to a monarch. He argu...
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Daily Kos: One OccupyWallStreet graph to rule them all
Since the year of my birth the working class has gotten ...
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Existentialism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
is a term applied to a school of 20th-century philosophers who, despite profound doctrinal differences, shared the belief that philosophical thinking begins with the human subject—not merely the thinking subject, but the acting, feeling, living human...
The Financial Crisis: Will It Lead to America's Decline?...
Niall Ferguson, David Gergen, and Mort Zuckerman discuss how America's global standing will be affected by the continuing financial crisis.
Visualizing the medical data explosion.
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Infographic of the Day: Where Do Global Refugees Flee?
Every year, wars and natural disasters drive refugees from their homes, scattering them in far-flung corners of the globe. But where, exactly, do they go? Flight and Expulsion, an interactive infographic out of the Germany's University of Applied Sci...