You can have the best dinosaurs money can buy, but if the characters are underdeveloped, those dinosaurs don't mean anything. That's the lesson of the original Jurassic Park, Steven Spielberg's 1993 classic that spawned a host of sequels. Jurassic Park wowed audiences with it's dinos, but 25 years later, the film still holds up with its well-developed characters. Lessons From the Screenplay looks at how Jurassic Park was much more than just great special effects and action sequences.
Explaining quantum computing to your average person is hard. You'll definitely need an expert — and the expert has to be able to explain quantum computing in a way that's easily understood. Senior Manager of Quantum Research at IBM Dr. Talia Gershon is just that person. Not only does Dr. Gershon know her stuff, she has a natural gift for being able to break down tough concepts into bite-sized chunks. WIRED had Dr. Gershon explain quantum computing on five different levels, from a child to an educated professional.
Named for a famous endurance race which ran from the '30s to the '60s, these handcrafted driving gloves from Christophe Fenwick look and feel like they're from another era. Each pair of the Type MM driving gloves is made using vintage cotton crochet and vintage lambskin with a patina that gives them a worn-in throwback appearance. No two pairs are identical, each bearing unique markings and colors and are finished with a wrist closure strap and nickel snap button engraved with a phoenix logo. Available in dusty yellow or charcoal black.
7 / Small / 7.5"
8 / Medium / 8"
8.5 / Medium + / 8.5"
9 / Large / 9"
9.5 / XL / 9.5"
10 / XL + / 10"
To measure your hand size, measure the length between your middle fingertip to the wrist with your hand half-closed.
Made in the heart of Paris in a workshop built by Gustave Eiffel, these writing pads are an elegant step up from your average legal pad or sticky note. The sturdy metal frames hold 200 sheets of 5 1/3" x 8 1/4" paper, micro-perforated for easy removal. Non-slip backing keeps them in place during aggressive note jotting, and the textured brass nuts at the top make swapping in replacement pads a breeze. Available as a desk pad filled with blank paper, and the option to add on refill sheet sets of both blank or graph paper as desired.
Small Pads: 4" x 6.25"
Large Pads: 5.33" x 8.25"
Dave Matthews showed up solo to get behind the NPR desk. Armed with only an acoustic guitar and his signature voice, the DMB singer kicked things off with some material from the band's new album, followed up with a few classics. Come Tomorrow is available now.
One of the largest land carnivores ever to walk the Earth also had such small arms they might have been useless. With no T-Rexes around to study, the only thing to make guesses from are fossils, and there aren't too many of those around. PBS Eons looks at what we do and don't know about T-Rex and those funny little arms.
Due to the current climate, stress is at an all-time high. Charlotte's Web Original Hemp Oil can help maintain a sense of calm during these uncertain times. Their flagship formula combines CBD with the benefits of naturally-occurring phytocannabinoids, terpenes, and flavonoids to help support the body and mind. Made in small batches from USA-grown hemp, the original hemp oil doesn't include any additives or dyes. Just premium hemp extract, carrier oil, and flavor.
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Unlike a typical jigsaw puzzle where you rely on distinct objects to place the pieces, the Gradient Puzzle focuses on the color of each piece, instead. The monochrome image fades from white at the top to black at the bottom, with only the shades of gray in between to guide you. It's made from thick stock and high-quality art paper, so it can be enjoyed over and over without fraying.
Pieces: 500 / Width: 18" / Height: 24"
The WWE has had its share of insane moments, most of them involving Mick Foley. But 20 years ago today, he topped them all with one of the greatest matches in sports entertainment. His alter ego Mankind faced off against the Undertaker in the infamous Hell in a Cell match. From being tossed off the top of the cage to the chokeslam through the chainlink fencing, Foley's brutal beating has become one of the most iconic events in wrestling history.
Sent to live with his rather eccentric uncle Jonathan Barnavelt, who turns out to be a rather poor warlock, puts Lewis in a strange house with a sinister ticking in its walls. The previous owners were practitioners of the dark arts, and the ticking is a hidden clock, made to bring the universe into alignment so that the creators can destroy it. Based on the 1973 novel by John Bellairs and illustrated by Edward Gorey, The House with a Clock in Its Walls stars Kyle MacLachlan, Cate Blanchette, and Jack Black. The film comes to theaters September 2018.