A Selfish Argument for Making the World a Better Place
Why should you care about the well-being of people half a globe away?
A Dragon Torched My Hand
There are tons of things I had never considered about how difficult it is to fool your brain into thinking it’s touching something it’s not.
The Real Reason Leaves Change Color In the Fall
Why do autumn leaves change colour? Because they lose the chlorophyll that makes them green, allowing the yellowy-orange pigment to shine through, right?
For $10,000, A Silicon Valley Startup Will Kill You And Upload Your Brain To The Cloud
A Silicon Valley startup is claiming that they can make the impossible possible – that they can take your memories, and upload them to a computer, allowing you to live on (in some digitized form) after you’re dead.
Cannibalism in the animal kingdom – Bill Schutt
Until recently, scientists thought cannibalism was a rare response to starvation or other extreme stress.
What Could Survive An Atomic Bomb?
Modern weapons are vastly more powerful than the relatively small Hiroshimabomb, so fewer cockroaches would survive today’s nukes.
Lilly writes about her dream to live in Vancouver
“After my training in International Trade I got a better job and could exercise all the content learned in College. I recommend the program for those who want to learn not only theory but to practice in their chosen profession. I realized one of my dreams which is living and working in Vancouver!”
Lilly (International Trade)
Primitive Technology: A-frame hut
I built an A frame hut as a large work space for projects. First I made a celt hatchet to cut timber for the hut.
5 Things… Quick and Easy
Want some tasty and delicious food without having to spend long in the kitchen? Jamie has selected some of his favourite dishes from his book ‘5 Ingredients’ to help you quickly rustle up some mouthwatering dishes.
Smrt taught in Bali, Indonesia to local children for free
Smrt English is being taught in Bali, Indonesia to local children for free. With 15 laptops we can give 100 Indonesian children an education. If you have any old laptops that you would like to donate to Green School in Bali please let us know. If they are broken we will repair them. Thank you for your support.
What is The True Nature of Reality?
Is String Theory the final solution for all of physic’s questions or an overhyped dead end?
DNA Sequencer Capable Of Testing Alien Life Delivered To International Space Station
A SpaceX Dragon capsule just delivered a number of supplies to the International Space Station — and among them was a DNA sequencer capable of testing extraterrestrial specimens.
Could You Be Immune To Everything?
Do you remember having a cold in 5th grade? Or the flu a couple years ago? Your immune system does.
Why Biodiversity Is Good For The Economy
Research suggests that more diverse ecosystems are better for the bottom line.
Can We Really Touch Anything?
Can we really touch things? Well if by touch we mean exchange a force-carrying particle with, then yes.