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Five Future Predictions That Will Leave You Reeling

Ella Jameson | Posted 12.15.2014 | Weird News
Ella Jameson

While skeptics may put it down to chance or informed guesswork, believers insist that these predictions are proof of the higher brain power that many humans apparently possess.

Do You See or Taste Music?

Susan Sacirbey | Posted 12.21.2014 | Impact
Susan Sacirbey

Some persons apparently see conversation in geometric patterns or concepts in numerical forms. Color reflecting music or ideas is perhaps the most frequently described form of synesthesia, a phenomena long recognized but only more recently rediscovered.

In Character: The Wizards Who Gave Us Power, with Eric Brach

Jarod Cerf | Posted 11.19.2014 | Books
Jarod Cerf

Continuous articles in text are fine, sure. But do you ever wonder what the folks who author books sound like, in person? Before the editorial reviews? I'll give you a hint: They're all characters, too.

Here Comes (Finally!) the Damn Tesla Museum

Stewart Wolpin | Posted 09.14.2014 | Technology
Stewart Wolpin

All over America, you can find museums honoring Thomas Edison. But nowhere in his adopted country is there a structure dedicated to the inventor arguably more important than Edison in the creation of our modern era -- Nikola Tesla.

POLL: Who Was The Better Inventor?

LiveScience | Tia Ghose | Posted 07.11.2014 | Science

Nikola Tesla would have celebrated his 158th birthday yesterday (July 10). The Serbian-American scientist was a brilliant and eccentric genius whose...

Blame it on Rio, or Sarajevo?

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 08.09.2014 | World
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

War more likely in the Balkans or sex in Brazil, turned into an unexpected UN Security Council debate. Is promiscuity for conflict, sex or soccer something embedded in our genes, culture or environment? Some stereotypes perhaps are better, or more accurately less harmful, but in the end they become a hurdle.

STEM Contest Inspires Kids to Invent Our Future

Ravé Mehta | Posted 06.22.2014 | Impact
Ravé Mehta

If we can develop a better system to engage, empower and enable our children to innovate faster than our world systems decay, then our kids could not only save our world, they could reinvent our future!

Show Me the Martians!

Jan Millsapps, Ph.D. | Posted 06.21.2014 | Science
Jan Millsapps, Ph.D.

Even the tiniest visual anomaly on Mars sends Earthlings reeling in imaginative speculation. In the past few years, cameras we've sent to Mars have turned up "Martians" of every variety: iguanas, rats, turtles, squirrels, Yetis, humanoid faces, and an entire alien base camp and mothership.

How to Eliminate Downed Power Lines

Stewart Wolpin | Posted 04.12.2014 | Technology
Stewart Wolpin

What's shocking about the parallels between our recent blizzard series and the Great White Hurricane is what New York City did 125 years ago that perhaps the rest of the country, or at least those in weather damage susceptible areas, ought to do as well.

Tesla Comic Inspires STEM Learning

Ravé Mehta | Posted 04.12.2014 | Education
Ravé Mehta

If we are to truly solve our energy crisis, then we must engage a lot more children today in learning about science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). With our current education system, we are going in the opposite direction.

WATCH: 'Coils' Do Trippy Rendition Of Theme Song From 1980s Cartoon

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Science

Want to enjoy a bit of weird science with a dash of nostalgia? If so, this video from ARC ATTACKMUSIC is just the ticket. It features a pair of "s...

7 Freaky Facts You Didn't Know About Nikola Tesla

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Science

Nikola Tesla (1856-1943) is best known for his pioneering research in electricity and robotics and for his numerous inventions, which include the epon...

Is the New Tesla Model S Right for You? A Review From a New Owner

Shawn Lawrence Otto | Posted 11.28.2013 | Business
Shawn Lawrence Otto

The new Tesla Model S, like its namesake, presents us with an equally revolutionary breakthrough, a car literally unlike any other in the last 100 years. It is a complete game-changer, a reengineering of the automobile and the personal transportation industry from the ground up.

Why The Internet Might Be Wrong About Nikola Tesla

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.13.2013 | Technology

There are two sides to every story. Inventor, pioneer and Internet darling Nikola Tesla is no different. The Serbian-American lived from 1856 to 19...

Why Your Best Ideas Happen In The Most Unusual Places

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 09.08.2013 | Healthy Living

Last month, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg shared some questionable advice on how to become successful at work: Don't go to the bathroom. "...

Nikola Tesla, Edison's Great Rival, Gets His Due

The Huffington Post | Betsy Isaacson | Posted 07.18.2013 | Technology

In the battle for enduring fame, sometimes the more interesting story belongs to the guy who came in second. Thomas Edison's name is known to every Am...

Did Al Gore Invent the Internet? No, Nikola Tesla Did

W. Bernard Carlson | Posted 09.10.2013 | Science
W. Bernard Carlson

What do you do when you have annoyed J.P. Morgan, the most powerful man on Wall Street? This question was very much on the mind of Nikola Tesla in January 1902.

Happy Birthday To The Most Overlooked Inventor Of All Time

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 07.18.2013 | Technology

Wednesday is inventor Nikola Tesla's 157th birthday. The Serbian engineer, who moved to the U.S. in his late 20s, is considered one of the most im...

Visionary Inventor's Lab Bought, Will Become Museum

AP | FRANK ELTMAN | Posted 07.07.2013 | Science

MINEOLA, N.Y. — A New York community group that raised $1.3 million in a six-week online fundraising effort has purchased a laboratory once used...

Conversations With José James, Otis Taylor, Erin Boheme and Renaiszance's Radha & Ravé Mehta, Plus an Unknown Component Video

Mike Ragogna | Posted 04.06.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"My mother is Irish-American and my father is Afro-Panamanian, so it's kind of been the story of my life to be a bridge between different cultures and different styles, and musically, that's between jazz and R&B."

WATCH: Death Rays, Pigeon Communication And Other Exploits Of Great Inventor

Posted 11.12.2012 | Science

As a rival to Thomas Edison, Nikola Tesla was the quintessential underdog scientist—in recent years, he's become an Internet darling. Today he is re...

IT'S OFFICIAL: 'We Just Bought A .. Tesla Museum'

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 10.08.2012 | Science

Somewhere in the depths of infinity, Nikola Tesla is smiling. The Oatmeal's fundraising campaign to help save Tesla's former laboratory, formally ...

A Visit to Nikola Tesla's Wardenclyffe Labratory and Tower (video)

Kim Mance | Posted 11.07.2012 | Travel
Kim Mance

I hopped in a zipcar and drove from NYC out to Shoreham, Long Island several months ago and trespassed around the site of inventor Nikola Tesla's Wardenclyffe tower and laboratory to see how it looks. As of April 2012, it's looking pretty bad.

This Crowdfunder Wants to Make Nikola Tesla a TV Star

Carole Bourgeois | Posted 11.06.2012 | Science
Carole Bourgeois

Nikola Tesla's life is the epic American story of youth against the establishment and good against evil.

Help Save Nikola Tesla's Lab

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 08.16.2012 | Science

Nikola Tesla (1856-1943), the innovative physicist and engineer, had a hand in the invention of the light bulb, the radio, the transistor and the X-ra...