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A Revealing Look at Bullets Precisely Split in Half

<i>Ammo</i> is a series of portraits featuring bullets cut in half, revealing what this powerful object looks like on the inside. With over 900 specimen in her collection, Pearlman displays the projectiles in a simple format, against a blank background, to draw the focus on the objects themselves. Each …

Ammunition

Scientists Have Found A Crystal That Can Let You Breathe Underwater

It’s a great scientific irony that water is full of oxygen yet none of it is breathable to humans. But that might be about to change, thanks to a research team in Denmark and a bizarre crystal they’ve discovered.<p>Carrying the catchy label of [{(bpbp)Co2II(NO3)}2(NH2bdc)](NO3)2 * 2H2O, and what we’re …

Underwater Photos of Sporting Dogs Bursting with Playful Energy

Dogs are just an endless source of enjoyment and entertainment, and their abilities are certainly not limited to just land-based activities. …

Underwater Photography

Scientists have developed a black so deep it makes 3D objects look flat

Coating objects with a layer so black it makes them look like flat holes in reality is potentially important for developing stealth weapons. But we …

New App Aims to Be the Nerve Center of All Future Smart Homes

"Here's the thing," Ben Kaufman tells me. "I don't know if you want to live in a connected home."<p>That's a strange thing to say, considering that …

Magic Mushrooms Expand Your Mind And Amplify Your Brain’s Dreaming Areas. Here’s How

Far out, man<p>Psychedelic drugs alter consciousness in a profound and novel way that increases the breadth and fluency of cognition. However, until recently, we were unable to offer an explanation for how the brain was altered to account for these effects.<p>In a new study, published in Human Brain …

Micro fungi of Australia - in pictures

Photographer Stephen Axford forages for fungi in the forests of New South Wales in Australia. He doesn't harvest them, he captures their beauty on camera

The 13 Greatest Iced Coffee Recipes for Summer

Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home!<p>Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home! Via Redbook.com

What Happens To A Human Who Spends A Month Under The Sea?

Fabien Cousteau and his team are setting out to break the record for living in an underwater habitat.<p>On June 1st, Fabien Cousteau, grandson of Jacques Cousteau, swam down to the last existing undersea habitat research lab in the world, Aquarius, in the Florida Keys. He'll live there for 31 days, …

Removing Salt To Relieve The World’s Thirst

97 percent of water on Earth is salt water. What if we could drink it?<p>The Challenge<p>Seventy percent of the Earth’s surface is liquid—yet water scarcity affects more than a billion people each year. Since the 1970s, the gold standard for desalination has been reverse osmosis, in which big pumps push …

101 Home Makeover Ideas from 101 Designers

From a new coat of paint to better light bulbs.<p>So you want to do something different to your home right now? Here are 101 ideas from 101 designers, and there's something for every room.

This Smartphone-Controlled Paper Toy Drone Is About To Hit The Masses

The PowerUp 3.0, a device that lets you pilot a paper airplane with your smartphone, will ship 20,000 straight to Kickstarter backers, VentureBeat reports. It's set to go on sale to the public this summer.<p>PowerUp 3.0 is the brainchild of former Israeli Air Force pilot and inventor Shai Goitein, who …

Powerful Portraits of Incredible People Who are Facing Death with Acceptance & Peace

<i>Right Before I Die</i> is a tearjerker. It’s a heartbreaking photo series by Andrew George that strikes at the very core of most people’s deepest fear, …

D-day landings scenes in 1944 and now – interactive

Former naval officer Bernard Jordan returns safely to his nursing home after sneaking out to catch a ferry to Normandy<p>Published: 7 Jun 2014<p>UK veterans group will never again walk in their hundreds through the white rows of headstones of Bayeux war cemetery<p>Published: 6 Jun 2014<p>'I was the only one …

A Magical Miniature World Of Frogs Revealed In Wil Mijer’s Photography

The latest macro photographer to grace Bored Panda with her beautiful and dream-like images is Wil Mijer, a talented photographer from the …

Science Magazines

A Guide to Identifying Your Home Décor Style

Many of us peruse home décor books, magazines, websites, and blogs and like much of what we see there…but when it comes to decorating our own homes, …

Interior Design

New Images From The Deep Ocean

On May 1, NOAA scientists completed a three-week exploration of the ocean floor. Here's a glorious breakdown of what they saw.<p>We spent much of April glued to a livestream of the deep ocean, filmed from a remotely operated vehicle piloted by researchers aboard the Okeanos Explorer. The expedition …

Do We Need A 'Magna Cortica' For Brain Rights?

Think-tank the Institute for the Future says we do. What would that look like?<p>If you could permanently change your brain to work better, would you? Or, maybe more importantly, would you have the right to?<p>Over at _The Atlantic,_ there's an excellent rundown of think-tank the Institute for the …

New Roller Coaster Sends You On A 60-MPH Face-First Fall

<i>Weeeeee</i><p>The 335-foot Falcon’s Fury, which opens this spring at Busch Gardens Tampa, isn’t the tallest drop tower in the world. That honor goes to 415-foot Zumanjaro at Six Flag’s Great Adventure. But the Fury offers a thrill no other ride does: a 60-mph, face-first free fall.<p><b>1) Slow brake</b><p>After about …

Car Windshield Cleaning Fluid Carries Deadly Legionnaires' Bacteria

Although most people exposed do not get sick.<p>That which cleans your windshield is not exactly clean itself: A new study found that windshield washing fluid can harbor the bacteria that causes Legionnaires' disease, a severe type of pneumonia that hospitalizes as many as 18,000 Americans every year. …

Compound in Magic Mushrooms Could Treat Depression - D-brief

By Carl Engelking | May 9, 2014 10:55 am<p>Psilocybin, the naturally occurring psychedelic compound in magic mushrooms, is a Schedule I illegal drug in …

Absurd Creature of the Week: This Oceanic ‘Nightmare’ Suffocates Foes With Clouds of Slime

Author: Matt Simon. Matt Simon Science<p>Date of Publication: 05.09.14.<p>Time of Publication: 6:30 am. 6:30 am<p>The most loveable ghost ever has to be …

Hot Stew in the Ice Age? Evidence Shows Neanderthals Boiled Food

An ancient diet expert suggests our early cousins knew how to boil their meals.<p>Neanderthal cooking likely wouldn't have won any prizes on <i>Top Chef</i>, but a paleontologist suggests that our ancient cousins knew how to cook a mean stew, without even a stone pot to their name.<p>"I think it's pretty likely …

Loving Dad Creates Adorable Lunchbox Meals For His Two Children

<b>Loving parents</b> creating amazing lunchbox art get the thumbs-up around these quarters–just check out New York City-based lawyer Gamene and graphic …

Kids

These Forced Perspective Images of a Miniature Town Will Simply Amaze You

Artists have always been aware of the fact that perspective, when utilized creatively, can be used to produce some stunning results. When a model …

Powdered Alcohol To Be Sold in U.S. This Fall - D-brief

By Carl Engelking | April 21, 2014 2:36 pm<p><i>Update: If you were looking forward to enjoying Palcohol, a powdered alcohol product, this fall, you may</i> …

How It Works: The Inner Earth

Know your planet!<p>Plate tectonics—the theory that explains the sinking, spreading, and slip-sliding of big chunks of Earth’s surface—is a bedrock of geology. But it can’t explain what happens to plates once they sink, or account for the forces that drive many of the planet’s volcanic hotspots. …

Geology

Watch these Caterpillar excavators play the biggest game of Jenga ever

Catfight.<p>Jenga is fun, but it's a lot more fun when played using heavy construction equipment weighing a few hundred tons.<p>Caterpillar, maker of all manner of dozers, backhoes, cranes, and other construction site awesomeness put together this video of some its machinery playing everyone's favorite …

Caterpillars