Top 8 Websites and Apps for Boosting Mental Health and Stamina

Whether you’re a student facing mounds of exams or a professional about to submit new research, your brain endures a lot of stress.These websites dedicate themselves to helping users improve stamina, memory and overall mental health. Whatever your problem, remember: you can do this.Brilliant The Brilliant website lets users tailor challenging logic and math puzzles to improve where they...

Could You Survive the Josephus Problem?

Logic puzzles and brainteasers entertain and intrigue us. But there’ve been instances where getting those puzzles right meant the difference between life or death.The most famous of these problems is the Josephus problem.The Josephus problem (or permutation) relates to counting out spaces strategically. The story goes that Jewish historian Flavius Josephus and his men were captured in battle....

This Tricky Logic Puzzle is Stumping the Masses

This brainteaser from user Puzzlefizzy Is awesome on the Brilliant website created the next problem to confuse the internet. Only 38 percent of responders solved the problem as of this writing.Check out the puzzle below. Don’t scroll to the end unless you give up. And no cheating!Three boxes have three statements. A car is inside one of the...

Top Seven Awesome Superhero-Worthy Gadgets

Ah, if only we had the full pockets of Bruce Wayne or Tony Stark. We’d even take getting bit by a radioactive spider or coming from a household of Amazonian women. But, alas, none of us are superheroes.However, these 10 gadgets could get you one step closer (at least until adamantium gets created):1.Bulletproof Suit JacketWe wouldn’t be surprised...

Woman Uses Pennies to Tile Her Floor into Neat Patterns

Still trying to figure out what to do with those jars of pennies in your closet? Dreading rolling all of them to cash in to the bank?One DIY fan used 13,000 coins to create a patterned floor in her house. Oregon-based Tonya Tooners detailed the step-by-step process on Imgur. She said it took roughly two months for the...

These Engineering Tweets are #TooReal for Students

Social media can be a great place to remember you’re never alone in your struggles. We’ve consolidated some of the internet’s best moments to bond over. (Plus, it’s a break from crying over mounds of projects.)Like when this happens every single term:-How’d midterms go?-Oh not that bad.-Hey me too.*Both walk away crying*#engineeringproblems— engineering problems (@engineerproblem) October 21, 2016Coffee...

Young Woman Uses Defunct “Flappy Bird” to Teach Engineering

In 2013, Apple made the shocking announcement that Flappy Bird would be taken off the App Store. Devastated fan Fawn Qiu made a real version of Flappy Bird that nobody could take it away.Since 2013, she’s used that game and similar projects to teach countless students and communities the benefits of engineering.Qiu designs engineering projects for middle and high school students....

Physics-Defying EM Drive Could Really Happen

After being leaked last month, a paper detailing NASA’s EM Drive finally got peer-reviewed and published.The peer review implies the “impossible” technology actually works. NASA Eagleworks Labs put out a hypothesis as to how the EM Drive could defy the the laws of physics:“ supporting physics model used to derive a force based on operating conditions in the...

An Educational Revolution: Finland Scraps School Subjects

Finland just made a major move in its education system by scrapping traditional old school subjects.For most teenagers, school means taking plenty of core subjects, but not all of them are interesting.Finland’s government made a big step in education by being the first country in the world to get rid of all school subjects. Instead of rushing children through multiple subjects,...

Nanotechnology Gets Woven into Fashionable Threads

Researchers at the University of Central Florida developed technology to gather and store solar power into clothing.The nanotech could allow clothing to become an external, wearable battery pack. The potential uses range from soldiers needing to power comms equipment to teenagers plugging up a smartphone to charge.The team created copper ribbon filaments with two sides – one side...