Author: fuchsbau

Perfume your house

Here’s a holiday potpourri recipe that simmers on the stove all day long. You can really use whatever you have on hand but the must-haves are cinnamon, citrus, ginger and vanilla. Make your house smell like Christmas!...

Entire pop album created by artificial intelligence

A collaborative album between Tayrn Southern and Amper software, I AM AI, is the first album to be entirely composed and produced by artificial intelligence. After previous flirtations with algorithm-based music, us mere humans are finally able...

200 universities just launched 600 free online courses

In the past six years or so, close to 800 universities have created more than 8,000 oMOOCs. qz.com have been keeping track of these MOOCs the entire time over at Class Central, ever since they rose to prominence....

Stanley Meyer

Stanley Meyer was an independent inventor and former NASA employee who designed and built a motor that ran completely on water, highlighting his technology with a water-powered dune buggy. His revolutionary car was recorded...

Measles explained

Measles is a highly infectious illness caused by the rubeola virus. Also known as rubeola or morbilli, measles is an endemic disease, meaning it is continually present in a community, and many people develop...

8 questions about peripheral neuropathy

All of us have had that sensation of numbness or “pins and needles” in our arms and legs at some point—perhaps after sitting the wrong way or sleeping in a funny position, causing the...

Hunter S. Thompson meets a Hell’s Angel

In this clip from 1967, Hunter S.Thompson comes face to face with a member of the Hell’s Angels. Thompson became known internationally for his book “Hell’s Angels: The Strange and Terrible Saga of the...

How an AK-47 works

Russian inventor Mikhail Kalashnikov created one of the most popular guns in history, the AK-47. This automatic rifle first debuted in 1947 and is still being made today.   Synopsis Born in 1919, Mikhail...

Pumpkin pie recipe

Ingredients 1 (23 cm) unbaked pie crust 1 (450 g) can pumpkin purée (about 2 cups) 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1/2 cup packed brown sugar 1/2 teaspoon fine salt 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1...