A lot of people who live where it snows are tempted to eat the furry powder straight off the ground or from the sky. But is it actually a good idea?What actually is snow made of, and does pollution affect how healthy the snow really is? Read more...More about Mashable Video, Snow, Water, Clouds,
You wouldn't venture nearly naked into the frozen wastes of your neighborhood during the dead of winter just to use the outhouse, so why do you expect your dog to? This winter hasn't been nearly as intense as last year's snowpacalypse, but it's still a dangerous time of year for pets.
Self-driving cars are most definitely the future. They have been for decades . For Google, that future isn't quite as close as you might think—as of right now, its autonomous vehicle would fail a driver's license test before it ever got out of the parking lot. Read more...
I haven't been skiing since the late '90s. So, for my first time back, a trip out of bounds though the backcountry outside Jackson Hole Mountain Resort was a safe, practical thing to do, right? Read more...
Holiday travel sucks, and most people think that it sucks most around Thanksgiving. That's not necessarily true . However, that probably doesn't make you feel any better if you're reading this while stuck in an airport on the wrong side of the country with hours to wait before your flight leaves.
Want to go the long way round? Or just find some forest trails and go motorcycle camping? This is where you get started. Read more...
The accident at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in 1986 had a devastating impact on the local population and forced 116,000 people to permanently leave their homes. But now researchers have discovered that, while the people may not have returned,
I just spent two weeks in the Philippines, a place The Department of State deems dangerous and warns that “U.S. citizens should continue to exercise extreme caution if traveling to certain regions and cities.” Here’s why it wasn’t scary,
According to Hemingway, “There are only three sports: bullfighting, motor racing, and mountaineering; all the rest are merely games.” I just learned that last one. Here’s how you can too. Read more...
High-speed trains—which can hit 300 miles per hour or more—are the ultimate example of how futuristic engineering can solve real-world transportation problems. In the past several decades, dozens of safe, sustainable high-speed train systems have started racing across the planet.
Stretching 200 miles through the Sierra Nevada, most of the High Route is off-trail, posing challenges both physical and mental as you attempt to navigate dangerous, unmarked terrain. It took us two solid weeks. Worth it? Well, at least the photos came out good. Read more...
Writers, artists, doodlers, and scribblers have a new way to show their love for Nintendo's resident goomba-stomping plumber with Moleskine's cool new line of Super Mario-themed notebooks.Moleskine unveiled its latest line of nerdy notebooks Friday, Digital Trends reported,
For a guy who’s supposed to be really good at swimming, Aquaman sure has some strange ideas about swimwear.Like, who the hell wears jeans underwater?SEE ALSO: Aquaman is even more of a bro in his solo movie than he was in 'Justice League'At Comic-Con Saturday,
Standard issue charging cables are, as a whole, undependable.SEE ALSO: A bento box-inspired accessory case keeps cords organized on the goNot only are they prone to breakage, but they juice up your phone for an unnecessarily long time.
Your foray into coding doesn't have to start and end with the basic HTML you inadvertently learned while you were sprucing up your MySpace and Neopets profile way back when. Needless to say, coding isn't just about creating swanky banners and changing font colors.
Nothing Donald Trump does is subtle, especially when speaking in public.Whether it's shouting declarations about making America "great again" or yelling something a bit more derogatory towards someone he doesn't like (the press, our foreign allies, whoever hasn't given him his way recently),
Each new release in The Purge series pushes us closer to the central question: How much of this is actually fiction and how much is a taste of what humanity's future looks like?For the USA Network's 10-episode televised take on the series, it certainly appears as if we're getting more of the same.
The New York Times is calling out Twitter and Twitter's CEO has some thoughts.New York Times journalist Maggie Haberman wrote about why she's taking a break from Twitter on Friday,
Harry Potter fans around the world will have to come to terms with Johnny Depp as Grindelwald in Fantastic Beasts, and Daniel Radcliffe himself is among them.“It’s a very hard thing for me,” Radcliffe told Entertainment Weekly.
iPal is a unique humanoid robot designed to teach children and be a friend at home or in the class room. It sings and dances for fun, and provides lessons and stories for education. There are other possible uses for the robot as well, such as for elder care and as a hospitality host. Read more...
Warning: The following post contains spoilers for the most recent episode of The Walking Dead and the comics on which it is based.The writer behind The Walking Dead comics, Robert Kirkman, has finally shared his thoughts about the recent major twist in TWD television show,
Apple's Siri may soon have some competition.Yahoo's quest to personalize your smartphone interaction now includes a $10 million grant to Carnegie Mellon University to help computers understand your requests in greater detail and even ask follow-up questions.See also:
Back at the end of March we reported that ripping your CDs and DVDs for personal use was about to be made legal in the UK. Well, today's the day. You're now free to make backup copies of your discs...Read more: http://www.itproportal.com/2014/06/03/rejoice-uk-legalizes-digital-media-copying/
The one advantage to the paperless office being nowhere in sight is that every time you print something you get to leave your desk and waste time while wandering over to the copy room.
SYDNEY — What started as a courteous interview on ABC's Lateline last night, quickly unravelled into chaos.Australian spokesperson for controversial Islamic group Hizb ut-Tahrir, Wassim Doureihi, was interviewed by Emma Albertici on the news program, which turned into a bickering match.See also:
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微服务架构(Micro Service Architect)是近一段时间在软件体架构领域里出现的一个新名词。它通过将功能分解到多个独立的服务中以实现对解决方案或者复杂系统的解耦。
If the fate of America rested on a game of Family Feud, we'd be in troubleThe cast of The Avengers: Age of Ultron faced off in a version of the classic game show during Monday's Jimmy Kimmel Live and proved that superheroes should stick to fighting on battlefieldsSee also: 'Avengers: