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A Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Number 42

What is the ultimate answer to life, the universe, and everything? 42, of course. But why? In Scientific American, Jean-Paul Delahaye, computer science professor emeritus at France's University of Lille, explores why 42 is such a magic number in mathem... ...

Perhaps an ethereal hillside harpist can bring some peace

Active Child (previously) took his harp to a hillside copse and performed a live set that might remind you that there are still beautiful things in the world. In addition to "In Another Life," he's also released "Color Me" and "Cruel World." Image: You... ...

These guys tested which construction adhesives work best

The fine folks at The Durbin Compound wanted to see which of three common construction adhesives were the best bang for the buck. While it's not lab conditions, it's an interesting real-world demo of tensile strength. Two adhesives maxed out their weig... ...

This leather-adorned 3-in-1 wireless charging station will keep your Apple products eternally juiced

With more and more of our everyday carry items needing a steady supply of power, it's worth considering some easy daily solutions for keeping all of those devices charged up at a moment's notice. If you're an Apple acolyte, that could mean you've got a... ...

This 1080p pocket-sized projector may just be your new media hub at home or on the road

Pocket-sized projectors have really grown up in the last few years. Previously under-powered and under-resourced, manufacturers have upped the game on these handheld projectors, with many now offering brighter, clearer images, increased functionality a... ...

Spaceships with the same ID number argue in “Floaters”

In the short animated sci-fi comedy "Floaters," a bickering couple has painted a fake identification number on the side of their spaceship, then run into the real vessel with that number, whose captain is none too pleased. Directors Karl Poyzer and Jos... ...

A firefighter is fighting conspiracy theories about forest fires on TikTok

What the world really needs right now is a calendar of **** Firefighters debunking conspiracy theories. Anyway, you can follow this fireman, Michael Clark, on Instagram. Image: U.S. Army National Guard photo by Capt. Matthew Riley (Public Domain) Read ... ...