Amanda Brown

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Body suspension: why would anyone hang from hooks for fun?

"You know, I'm an ex-adrenaline junkie," Dave Navarro begins, dark eyes gleaming intently. "I'm an ex-heroin addict. I've done a lot of crazy things in my life, and none of it has given me what this craft has given me. It's almost as though I had to try all these other avenues before I arrived …

HOBBY: Sanguinius vs Bloodthirster Conversion You MUST See

I love a good conversion just like anybody else, but when Isotope99 said he wanted to recreate Sanguinius vs Ka’bandha I knew I was going to have to …

Can't Figure Out Art? A Zap To The Brain Will Help You Like It

It doesn't work for abstract art, though. You're on your own there.<p>Stumped trying to look sophisticated at a museum? New research suggests that a little electrical zap to your brain could help you appreciate fine art more.<p>A study in <i>Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience</i> found that the …

Drones Causing Worldwide Spike In UFO Sightings

There was once a time when UFO sightings turned out to be easily identified objects like weather balloons, lenticular clouds, satellites, meteorites, planets, conventional aircraft, weather anomalies and other normal things.<p>Now, here come the drones, the newest addition to the growing list of …

One Step Closer To Dark Matter

The dark universe is out there--and today scientists got a little closer to finding it.<p>Evidence has been building for decades that most of the matter in deep space is invisible. The gravitational pull of unseen dark matter bends light from distant regions of the cosmos. It keeps galaxies like our …

Dark Matter

Discovery of Earth-like planet Kepler-78b raises hopes of more

Scientists have found the most similar planet to Earth so far discovered, which is only a little bigger and seems to be made of very similar materials.<p>Describing the results in Nature, two independent teams of scientists found the planet has a diameter of 9,200 miles (around 1.2 times that of …

Another close sweep by asteroid due in 2065

Russian astronomers recently discovered an asteroid that will sweep closely past Earth in 2032. Now they’ve announced another object that’ll sweep …

Asteroids

Uncovering the Brain of a Psychopath

What makes someone a psychopath? Can these traits be passed through family lines? Neuroscientist James Fallon, and author of <i>The Psychopath Inside: A Neuroscientist's Personal Journey Into the Dark Side of the Brain</i>, discusses his scientific and personal exploration into the antisocial …

A glimpse of the violent past of Milky Way’s giant black hole

A new study shows that the Milky Way’s supermassive black hole had at least two major outbursts in the last few centuries.<p>Researchers using NASA’s …

Black Holes

Two X-flares, and two radio blackouts, Friday

The sun was very active on Friday! It released two X-flares, the most powerful kind of solar flares, causing two temporary radio blackouts.<p>The sun …

Astronomy

What is the difference between a lager and an ale?

Hint: it has nothing to do with the beer's flavor.<p>For the average beer drinker, the difference between an ale and a lager comes down to how the beer looks, smells, and tastes. Ales tend to be fruity-estery, while lagers are clean-tasting and frequently described as "crisp." But to a brewer, the …

Video: New Super-Waterproof Material Makes Water Drops Bounce Off

Nanocones make surfaces more hydrophobic than ever before.<p>Is that a rubber ball making its way down a two-by-four? No, it's actually a drop of water hitting a strip of experimental material that's so water-resistant, it makes drops bounce.<p>The video above comes from the work of a team of materials …

Nanotech

Reboot of Stephen King's 'Carrie' Debuts Full-Length Trailer

The first "Carrie" trailer, starring Julianne Moore and Chloë Grace Moretz, is finally here, and it is clear what director Kimberly Peirce has …

Rob Zombie on Going for Broke With ‘Lords of Salem’ and Why Making a Third ‘Halloween’ Would Be “Masochistic”

Rob Zombie on Going for Broke With 'Lords of Salem' and Why Making a Third 'Halloween' Would Be "Masochistic"<p>Rob Zombie impressed many (ourselves …

Horror

The 5 Most Shocking Moments From Drake's Scorpion

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