NASA announced yesterday that their Kepler mission has discovered the first Earth-sized planets orbiting a sun-like star outside of our solar system. Could this mean aliens? Unfortunately, no.
Our friends over at FarmvilleFeed discovered a bunch of unreleased items that may be included in the upcoming Swiss theme. Here's a quick glimpse of them, but you can follow the links to find out more!
Since the rise of private property and industrial production, modern capitalism has been on a undeniable crash course with Mother Nature. It's no so much that we'll end up murdering the entire planet, but just that the planet will quietly smother us with a pillow of famine, heat, cold and hurricanes. We over-farm land and replace the nutrients in the soil with oil. To package our oil-based produce, we wrap them in synthetic oil-based plastics, soon to be discarded in a trash heap or ocean.
Finding all of the rare trade objects in Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood can be infuriating, what with random item drops and quests to juggle. Watch this video for a guide to farming trade objects by killing bandits along a particular route.
As you might very well have discovered if you're here looking at this video, mounting a flat screen television is quite possibly the hardest part of the set up process. You need to get your mount securely to the wall and make sure it's in a position you like. Then there's the matter of getting the tv up there. This video will show you how to hang a flat screen.
This video demonstrates the relationship between electricity and magnetism and shows how to construct an electromagnet using a 4 inch iron nail, 5 meters of copper wire and a 1.5 volt AA battery. Electromagnetism was discovered by the Danish scientist Oersted. Electromagnetism is the science behind electric motors, solenoids, speakers and electromagnets.
This is a pretty obscure Dragon Age 2 glitch that could save your life in some difficult battles. The video maker discovered it in Loose End, a sidequest, and it works in many other open combat environments in the game where there's somewhere to escape to. If you escape far enough (really not far enough) the game thinks the fight has ended and resurrects your whole squad AND brings them to your, all while the baddies are still on you. This video will demonstrate.
Merrill is quite the artist, but he, like everyone else, must "draw" from inspiration. And he has discovered a new technique from Igor Kazarin's YouTube channel Portrait Drawing.
News: Researchers Have Just Discovered How a Hospital Fungus Forms Slime, Becomes Drug Resistant & Kills Patients
It hasn't even been eight years since Candida auris was discovered—cultured and identified from the ear canal of a patient in Japan—and now it's drug-resistant, setting up residence in hospitals, killing patients, and wreaking havoc across the globe.
Electrical impulses course through our heart and keep it beating. That's why a jolt from an automated external defibrillator can boost it back into action if the beating stops. But new research says there may be more to keeping a heart beating than just electrical impulses.
News: Step Aside Penicillin — A Deep Dive into Fungus Genes Reveals Over 1,300 Potential Antibiotics Waiting to Be Discovered
On October 17, 1943, a story in the New York Herald Tribune read "Many laymen — husbands, wives, parents, brothers, sisters, friends — beg Dr. Keefer for penicillin," according to the American Chemical Society. Dr. Chester Keefer of Boston was responsible for rationing the new miracle drug, penicillin.
In my last guide, I showed how you could crack the combination of any Master Lock combination padlock in 8 tries or less using my online calculator. Now, as promised, I'll be showing you how I devised the attack, which is based off the well-known technique that reduces the 64,000 possible combinations of a Master Lock down to just 100. Here, I will be drilling open a Master combo lock to show you how the insides work.
No more alkaline batteries. No more NiCad's. No NiMH's. No Lithium. Forget all of those hazardous chemical reactions in the batteries and think eco-friendly. Professor David Edwards did.
Watch this fine art video tutorial to learn how to glaze oil paint over colored pencils. "What you are seeing is a short time lapse of me layering color with illustration markers (prismacolor) and color pencils. I have discovered that using markers and color pencils is a much faster way to build a foundation for a painting (if you could still call it that).
Learn how to make this spooky, amazing floating static orb. This is so simple, and so cool. It uses static electricity to make a tinsel orb levitate above a PVC pipe. We've gotten the orb to float for over 10 minutes. We just discovered you can use a regular balloon instead of the PVC pipe, but we like the pipe best. Watch the video, and then make your own!
Most of the time, when I’m bored during math class, I play with my calculator to satisfy my boredom. Recently, I've discovered that when multiplying any number by 11, 111, or any number similar to it, that it has a pattern (though I guess everything in math has a pattern). I don't know if this technique is original, because I didn't read anything about this. It's just mere observation. If it’s a tried and true technique, let me know.
All you science and astronomy nuts out there, pay attention, this detailed video tutorial series will tell you everything you need to know about using the Meade EXT Backpack Telescope to ogle the universe.
If you haven't already discovered, landscaping is equal parts art and science— what you put and where has a huge impact on how your yard will look. And if you want beautiful trees and shrubs, Lowe's has the advice you need for getting started.
We don't remember much about the 1984 movie "Gremlins," but we do remember the adorable protagonist/lead Gremlin Gizmo! Who can forget his big, pleading eyes, doll-like stature and chubby tummy? Our four-year-old selves swooned over the fantasy that we could own our very own Gizmo as a pet. Unfortunately for us, our pipe dreams went bust when we discovered that Gizmo shockingly wasn't real, but at least we can still recall the tender days of yore by drawing this Gizmo character.
Lock picking is a great skill that takes lots of practice and patience to master, but some locks simply can't be picked, like a Master Lock combination padlock. With a combination lock, you'll have to do it the old-fashioned way—cracking combinations.
If you haven't discovered circuit training you haven't discovered how to lose weight and burn calories in half the time you'd usually take doing any exercise. By doing strength training exercises in circuits, or rounds of repititions, you keep your heart rate up and blood pumping to all of your muslces so they stay pliable and active.
Justin Bieber is a Canadian pop/R&B sensation. Discovered on YouTube by Scooter Braun, who would later become his manager, Bieber was almost immediately flown out to consult with R&B hit maker Usher after being discovered. Beiber then went on to become one of the youngest artists to ever be signed to reputable record label, Island Records. Besides being known as a singer, Beiber has become quite the heartthrob amongst young tweeny bop girls!
If you've recently upgraded from Windows XP to Windows Vista, the first change you may have discovered is the start menu. It looks totally different, and if it's just too much change for you, there's an easy way to convert that new start menu in Vista to the classic style from XP. This video outlines the simple steps to getting it done.
Do you remember all those coin tricks your parents played on you as a kid? Ever wonder how they discovered all that money behind your ears? Well, in this tutorial, you will learn how to make an ordinary coin appear out of thin air.
In this video, noted knitting writer Cat Bordhi ("A Treasury of Magical Knitting") will walk you through the cast on and first round of how to knit a scarf based on the Möbius strip. This strange and confusing shape was discovered by German mathematician August Ferdinand Möbius. It looks complicated, but even beginning knitters can figure it out with a little practice.
Learn about math and knitting at the same time, in this video video about making a scarf based on the Möbius strip discovered by German mathematician August Ferdinand Möbius in the 19th century. Popularized by the work of artist M.C. Escher, the Möbius strip is a curious shape that folds back on itself. It makes for an unusual and eye-catching scarf design.
In this video you'll learn how to cast on (or begin to knit) a scarf based on the Möbius strip. The Möbius strip is a mysterious shape discovered in the 19th century by German mathematician August Ferdinand Möbius. While the finished scarf looks complex, it's actually not too hard for beginners to take on.
The video game Terraria presents an incredible world to be discovered as you play. Watch this video to learn how to find floating islands in Terraria. Floating islands are a whole new environment to explore when you are playing Terraria.
So you've discovered that you've accidentally put a block of TNT in the wrong place. Oh, no! This tutorial shows you how to quickly and easily disarm it before it goes off. Be careful not to build circuits near water, they might wash away.
If you've ever attempted to remove Cydia apps from your iPhone or iPod Touch using the traditional long-touch method, you will have quickly discovered the Cydia-distributed applications have no 'X' to delete them. Watch this short video to understand the correct way to remove Cydia apps.
Mission 10 on the Sony PSP takes you through finding the ship for Kyrenia to deliver Alexander's message to the crewmen without being discovered. The path to the Crewman is relatively free of guards if you stick to rooftops as much as possible. Then, leap down to the docks below. The manifest is located on the big ship docked at the Port. Take the ladder down to the deck below and follow your nose to the manifest. With it now in your possession, take it to Alexander. For more info, watch the ...
The Möbius strip is a perplexing shape discovered by German mathematician August Ferdinand Möbius. In this video tutorial we learn how to make a scarf based on the Möbius strip, but with a few extra twists. The pentafold Möbius design loops back on itself five times, making it one of the more confusing-looking things you'll ever wear. (Fortunately, it's not that confusing to knit!)
When German mathematician August Ferdinand Möbius (also known as Moebius) discovered the weird, seemingly parodoxical shape that would later be known as the Möbius strip, he surely never imagined it would go on to be featured everywhere from the work of artist M.C. Escher to the recycling logo we now see on the back of milk cartons. In this video, we watch as a scarf is knitted based on the Möbius strip. This interesting and eye-catching scarf design looks more complicated than it really is.
Orchid care isn't as difficult as you think, and to discover the orchid care secrets, Meghan Carter visited award-winning orchid breeder Dick Wells. There she discovered the best technique for growing orchids.
Kitchen lighting is vital to having a beautiful and functional kitchen, but even knowing where to start when choosing the type of lights for your kitchen can be confusing. To find kitchen lighting ideas, Meghan Carter visited Kichler Lighting where she discovered the three different types of kitchen lighting you need to make the most of your kitchen.
Office organization is that task we all know we need to do but always put off. Well, you'll be buying office organization supplies once you see what Meghan Carter discovered during her interview with the organization experts at White Space, a Chicago-area organization firm. Your desk will never be the same.
Delve into the world of Singularity from Raven Software and Activision. This popular first-person shooter is available for play on the PlayStation 3 and Windows, but this complete walkthrough covers the entire gameplay for the Xbox 360. You'll even see some alternate endings!
So during your time creating mines and exploring various cave systems you probably have discovered a few hidden coves with strange flaming cages in them. Those are creature spawners, they create zombies, skeletons, creepers and more. If you destroy it they stop coming out, but, if you leave it alone, they continue to spawn, now wouldn't it be great if you could create a way of being able to harvest the loot drops from them with little to no effort? Check out this video, in it, you will learn ...
Spidey is after the next fragment in the distant future, 2099 to be exact. A new fragment has been discovered, and Scorpion is on the move to get it, and the only person qualified for the job to bring him down is your friendly neighborhood web head. In this video you'll get a full walkthrough of chapter 7 along with the final boss fight.
When vanishing point perspective was first discovered in the early Renaissance, artists were astounded by how the draftsman tool was able to transform a flat, 2D space (that until then always looked like a flat, 2D space without perspective) into a believable 3D image. We've been using vanishing point perspective ever since, and architects would die without it.