An inspiring how-to for turning an ugly plastic clock into a nice-looking wood-cased object. Inspiring!
Louisville Police Department Detectives Myles Cosgrove (right), who shot Breonna Taylor in her apartment, and Joshua Jaynes (left), who lied to get the warrant for the March 13 raid, were fired yesterday—the only "justice" they're likely to see. A third officer, Brett Hankison, was earlier fired and charged with endagering Taylor's neighbors. The police were… READ THE REST
A bunch of scientists figured out that you can rock fruit flies to sleep, just like sweet little babies. This adorable finding is reported in a recent edition of Cell Reports. It's long been known that rocking helps many animals sleep, because — as the framework in this paper hypothesizes, anyway — when you're rocked… READ THE REST
Since 2018, researchers at Carnegie Mellon University and DARPA have been trying to reinvent the wheel for the US military, converting it into an all-terrain transformer. Wheels that transform into tracks on the fly and a digital assistant that helps drivers find the safest, surest route across steep terrain — or even does the driving… READ THE REST
A desktop may not seem like a place where chaos ensues. But, when you set up your computer, then start arranging all the other stuff you need on your workspace, it can all turn into a mess pretty quickly. With a keyboard, a mousepad, wrist guards, power chargers, coasters, and more, more, more, there isn't… READ THE REST
If it felt like your phone was buzzing like a device possessed this year with loads of spam calls, spoofed numbers, and time-wasting telemarketers, you are very dishearteningly correct. This year saw a hefty 18% rise in the number of spam calls the average phone owner received, an average of over 28 each month. Just… READ THE REST
If you watched The Queen's Gambit on Netflix this year…congratulations, you're a citizen of Earth with a Netflix subscription. It seems like literally everybody with streaming access watched the story of Beth Harmon ruthlessly laying waste to the entire 1950s and '60s international chess scene. While it was a blast watching Anya Taylor-Joy's character crush… READ THE REST