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Why Nature Prefers Hexagons - Issue 35: Boundaries

How do bees do it? The honeycombs in which they store their amber nectar are marvels of precision engineering, an array of prism-shaped cells with a …

15+ Of The Most Beautiful Bonsai Trees Ever

Bonsai trees are awesome. Just ask Mr Miyagi. They look beautiful, they fit in your house, they encourage patience and dedication, they relieve …

Big Science is broken

Science is broken.<p>That's the thesis of a must-read article in <i>First Things</i> magazine, in which William A. Wilson accumulates evidence that a lot of …

Spray-on coating could ice-proof airplanes, power lines, windshields - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

ANN ARBOR–On your car windshield, ice is a nuisance. But on an airplane, a wind turbine, an oil rig or power line, it can be downright dangerous. And …

Experiments show magnetic chips could dramatically increase computing’s energy efficiency

Experiments show magnetic bits operating at one-millionth the energy of today's chips

Neandertal DNA may raise risk for some modern human diseases

Finding Neandertal ancestors in the human family tree was shocking enough when researchers announced it in 2010. Now the implications for modern-day …

Grape Juice and Wine by corey edwards

Japanese wooden clock that writes the hour is the most beautiful way to tell time

We sometimes lament the end of days when tinkerers like Leonardo da Vinci crafted amazing gadgets using a mix of art and mechanics, rather than …

Pholisma Sonorae: A Strange Looking Flowering Plant | Amusing Planet

Pholisma sonorae, commonly known as sand food, is one of the most bizarre wildflowers of North America. Growing out of sand dunes, the flower has a …

The Health Benefits of Goats Milk

While cow’s milk remains one of America’s most common daily drinks, it is interesting to note that it may also be the reason why many Americans …

Signs, symptoms and solutions for a wine allergy

Ever wondered why after a lovely afternoon of wine tasting you go home with a headache, blocked nose or even a strange skin rash? You could be …