Spin bowlers in cricket are masters at making the ball loop slowly through the air to confuse batsmen. Legends of the game know the magic combinations of top-spin, side-spin and off-spin necessary to fool the opposition, but some clever calculations by physicists in Australia could help to share this knowledge with a wider audience.
Much of what goes into creating an amazing photo happens in the digital darkroom. Here's your chance to master all things photo editing: the Ultimate Adobe Photo Editing Bundle, now available in the Boing Boing Store for just $29.99. Show More Summary
One week deep into the 2016 Fantasia International Film Festival and one of my favorites so far is about a guy who goes on a spiritual retreat and vomits up a creature. Well, it’s also about the negative baggage we carry inside us and what happens if we can’t let it go. And how this […]
USA Network premiered the pilot episode of their upcoming series Falling Water, from producers Gale Ann Hurd, Blake Masters and the late Henry Bromell, at Comic-Con this year. The show deals with the world of dreams, and select characters who have the power to enter other people’s dreams. Show More Summary
Before they can take over bigger chunks of the workforce, robots may need to learn to make small talk. Few of us seem willing to let them. The risk that your job will be automated out of existence depends, of course, on the job you do. Show More Summary
Tesla CEO Elon Musk has produced the company's "Master Plan, Part Deux," a sprawling update to Part Une of the plan, which Musk authored a decade ago. Part Deux contained many things, some of them expected — there will be a variety of...Show More Summary
Pokémon Go is easy enough for anyone to pick up, but if you want to catch 'em all, you'll need to master the art of throwing Poké Balls. For the most part, catching a Pokémon in the game is as simple as throwing a Poké Ball straight up at the monster and hoping it doesn't escape. Show More Summary
Dr. Linda Liau works with the precision of a master, peering into a patient’s head with magnifying loupes as she removes a brain tumor. When Liau was called into an emergency room as a surgeon more than 20 years ago to help treat a car crash victim, another member of the medical team assumed...
Its our 100th podcast! More on this milestone soon. In this week’s “Masters in Business” podcast, I talk with Jack Schwager, the author of “Market Wizards: Interviews With Top Traders.” The books (there are 4 in the series) remain among the most widely read books on Wall Street trading desks. Show More Summary
Robert Heinlein's THE PUPPET MASTERS.
The new Netflix series blends classic King and Spielberg to create masterful contemporary television.
Seen live, Trump's speech hits 7.5 on the Nuremberg scale, and the nightmare scenario inches closer to reality. It’s not OK that the Republican Party nominated Donald Trump as its presidential candidate. That clearly suggests that reality...Show More Summary
Elon Musk rolled out his second “master plan” this week—it involves integrating home energy production with electricity storage, making electric pickup trucks, achieving autonomous driving, and enabling car sharing. Now, as I’ve noted, Musk has been a brilliant innovator of not just technologies but also business models. Show More Summary
In a recent blog post entitled “Master Plan, Part Deux,” Tesla CEO and possible mad scientist comic book character Elon Musk outlined how his upstart electric car company would completely revamp the world of transportation and energy consumption. Show More Summary
The Internet is abuzz with Elon Musk’s latest bloggings: “Master Plan, Part Deux.” And rightfully so. Musk’s scribblings detail a 10-year to-do list for Tesla that includes solar-powered cars, increasing autonomous driving safety, and ride sharing. Show More Summary
If you can make a box of dollar-store macaroni and cheese, you can make this garlicky seafood pasta dish from Brooklyn hotspot Lilia. And needless to say, it tastes a lot better.
Elon Musk: So, in short, Master Plan, Part Deux is: Create stunning solar roofs with seamlessly integrated battery storage Expand the electric vehicle product line to address all major segments Develop a self-driving capability thatShow More Summary
Four-bedrooms that aren't old railroad, rent-controlled units with super cheap rent and a master tenant who's been there since the mid-80's aren't so common in San Francisco, and this one might be a deal, sort of, with a whole lot of drawbacks. [ more › ]
Masters champion Danny Willett, US Open winner Dustin Johnson and Open champion Henrik Stenson are grouped together for the US PGA Championship.
Spiritual master Sri Sri Ravi Shankar imparts his words of wisdom for coping with the world's sad state of affairs.