A study of 62 cataract surgery patients found that just 20 minutes of pre-op music decreased their anxiety and need for sedatives.
An X-Force movie would be the latest addition to the universes that have already done superhero team-up films--Marvel gave us the Avengers, DC is going to be giving us the Justice League and the Suicide Squad--so really, at this point it makes sense. Show More Summary
SpaceX has posted an amazing sped up video of the first-stage of their Falcon 9 rocket executing a perfect landing on the Of Course I Still Love You droneship in the Atlantic Ocean after the successful launch delivering THAICOM 8 to a Super Synchronous Transfer Orbit. THAICOM 8 spacecraft has been deployed into a nominal […]
Boy, I just don’t understand women. I really don’t. Who are they? What do they want? Are women really from Venus, as the book tells us? And, if so, why aren’t men allowed to travel there on rocket ships for a little fun in the sun? More important, is it true that women can walk directly through walls, like ghosts? Or is that something only ghosts can do?
Sometimes you have to get creative when your lunch is at stake. Reddit user ObligatoryCreativity posted a photo of their coworker's lunch — a hearty bowl of ravioli. However, since there were no bowls in the kitchen, the Redditor helped...Show More Summary
You don’t treat all of your beliefs equally. For some, you see them as either true or false, correct or incorrect. For others, you see them as probabilities, chances – odds. In one world, you live in certainty, in the other, uncertainty. In...Show More Summary
If the most misspelled words by state wasn’t funny enough for you, here’s another chance to be embarrassed to admit which state you’re from. Estately crunched the data and came up with what questions states disproportionately ask in Google searches. Show More Summary
How do you save Mother Nature from the bad guys? Yell in their ears, obviously. This little kid, who probably just learned about environmental distress in school, is beside himself about the damage we've done — and are still doing —Show More Summary
Looking at a moving illusion is always a little freaky. On one hand, your brain knows that the image is a still image and can’t be moving, but on the other hand, your eyes comprehend movement. But, what makes a moving illusion appear to move? Moving illusions are still a bit of a mystery. but […] The post Is It Moving Illusion? appeared first on Mighty Optical Illusions.
As a recurring feature, our team combs the Web and shares some amazing Amazon deals we’ve turned up. Here’s what caught our eye today, May 28.
Marina Franklin didn't mean to become a cougar, as they say in dating lingo. But as she explained in her stand-up set on Friday's Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Franklin couldn't help it if she's aged well. She can control what kind of guys she dates, though. And as she joked, going from dating white […]
Michael from Muckrock found a reference to "Untangling the Web," an internal NSA guide to the Internet, on Google Books, so he requisitioned a copy from the NSA under the Freedom of Information Act. (more…)
Late night cramming before finals can really take its toll. A lecture at the University of Washington was suddenly interrupted when a student, who was taking a snooze behind the projection screen, fell on the floor as he woke up. Luckily,...Show More Summary
He wants everyone to know "it's fine" the judge is Mexican.
An intellectual rebuke of Donald Trump.
Whether you're Christian or not, religious quotes have become a regular part of many cultures. But with all the verses thrown around people fail to realize that many of their wise words have no basis in holy scripture at all. These are eleven such examples.
Fill in the blanks... I will ___________________. I never said I would ____________________. I only suggested that I would ____________________________. I only answered someone who asked if I would ___________________________. I said...Show More Summary
Pedro Mealha's cuckoo clocks don't look anything like a Swiss mountain chalet! They have modern shapes and forms and often vibrant, eye-popping colors. But one thing hasn't changed a bit: each one has a cuckoo that chirps like the classic ones. Show More Summary
George Clooney: brilliant actor, sexy man, enormous dork. For far too long, the performer has hidden his deeply nerdy tendencies under a thin veneer of "handsome successful millionaire." In 2009, TIME Magazine named him one of the "100...Show More Summary