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21 Gorgeous Documentaries Everyone Should Stream Right Now

There are only so many hours in the week you can spend streaming old episodes of "Seinfeld," staring at a glowing screen while the faint echo of a bird tweeting reminds you that life on the other side of your apartment window still exists. Netflix is THE BEST, but even the purest of devotees feels …

Art

Slime mould and researcher set to play piano duet

A single-celled organism will perform a piano duet with a computer musician at Plymouth University on 1 March 2015. The public is invited<p>A scientist and a single-celled organism will perform a piano duet at <i>Biomusic</i>, the 10th Peninsula Arts Contemporary Music Festival. Professor of Computer Music, …

Biotechnology

Don't Believe Everything You Think: 5 Tips for a Happier Mind

<b>You are not your thoughts.</b><p>The average person thinks between 50,000-70,000 thoughts per day. These thoughts range from the mundane -- <i>I need to buy milk</i>, to the significant -- <i>I love you</i>, to the self-destructive -- <i>I'm not good enough</i>. In the moment, our thinking seems logical. But when we examine long …

6 Sky Events This Week: Primetime Jupiter, Asteroid Juno, and Zodiacal Light

Jupiter gives its best show of the year, and the elusive pyramids of light put in a rare appearance.<p>Watch the sky this week to soak in Jupiter's best appearance of 2015. You might also catch sight of a large asteroid and a ghostly light making tracks across the night sky.<p><b>Moon and Jupiter.</b> Look for …

Discovery of Big Bang's Gravitational Waves Goes Bust, Due to Dust

A leaked analysis suggests that findings of gravitational waves from the big bang were illusory.<p>Back to the drawing board for how the big bang first went bang. Intergalactic dust has doomed last year's celebrated observations of gravitational ripples from the first moments of creation, according to …

Artist Hilariously Reimagines Disney Princesses with Realistic Hair

There are several aspects of Disney films that don't quite match up to reality, from talking animals to unbelievably tiny waistlines to magic spells. Noticing that Disney princesses' hair often behaves in ways that are just as fantastical as the characters' lives, BuzzFeed illustrator Loryn Brantz …

Walt Disney Company

Have we got it all wrong about gluten?

If you're suffering from gut pain, don't assume you're gluten intolerant: researchers believe other common foods such as garlic and onions could be to blame<p>So you think you’re gluten intolerant? It might go against the grain, but a growing body of research suggests that gluten might not be the …

Holistic Medicine

Meet Japanese Rock Three-Piece Tricot – And Watch Their Stylish New Video For ‘E’

In 2015 it’s increasingly rare to discover and fall in love with anything that doesn’t already have some ties to the world you inhabit. The last time …

A Brief Guide to Photographic Acronyms

Sometimes it seems like photography is just one big repository for acronyms. We buy a new lens, it is sold with OS or VR. Our cameras have very high …

Deep-fried graphene may be the key to long-lasting batteries

The deep frying process isn't just useful for livening up your food -- it might also be the ticket to better batteries in your mobile devices. South Korean researchers have created highly conductive, stable electrode materials by spraying graphene oxide droplets into a very hot blend of acid and …

North Korean Camp Survivor Admits He Was Not Straight About His Story

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North Korea

Elon Musk wants to fund city on Mars with Internet-delivering satellites

In November 2014, SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk briefly outlined a plan of delivering internet access through a network of 700 satellites.<p>Now, at an …

David Cameron hits back at Muslim Council of Britain over mosques letter

Prime Minister says Muslim Council of Britain 'really has a problem' after leaders compare government to 'far right' for writing to every mosque to help root out 'men of hate'<p>David Cameron has said that the Muslim Council of Britain "has a problem" after it accused ministers of behaving like the …

United Kingdom

7/7 London bombing victim's widow jailed for 'act of wickedness almost beyond belief'

Son of Louise Gray says he has no sympathy as she is jailed for stealing his £50,000 compensation awarded for death of father Richard in 7/7 Tube bombing<p>The son of a <b>7/7 bombing</b> victim whose mother was jailed after stealing his £50,000 compensation award said he had no sympathy for her and she had …

Crime

Aperture Priority vs. Shutter Priority vs. Manual Mode | Which is Best?

You may have heard it from a friend, from a popular photographer on the social media outlet of your choice, or read it on a blog somewhere. Maybe it …

Greenpeace names four activists who damaged a Peruvian heritage site

Approximately 20 other activists took part in the vandalism<p>Greenpeace has handed over the names of four activists who damaged the Nazca lines, an ancient heritage site, to the Peruvian authorities, reports <i>Bloomberg Businessweek</i>. The damage occurred in early December, when Greenpeace activists …

Ethnology

Israel didn't target Iranian general in strike: source

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - An Iranian general killed in an Israeli air strike in Syria was not its intended target, and Israel believed it was attacking only low-ranking guerrillas, a senior security source said on Tuesday.<p>Hezbollah members and supporters carry the coffin of Lebanon's Hezbollah …

Middle East

Articles about 8-products-help-you-be-more-productive on Dwell.com - Dwell

When it comes to saying goodbye to summer, just remember the magical feeling that autumn can provide—thanks to the changing...<p>Driving in the car, working at your desk, watching TV at night—it’s not hard to find a good seat these days.<p>The ads in the real estate section of the Sunday New York Times …

Small Spaces

Neil deGrasse Tyson Thoughtfully Answered A Six-Year-Old Boy’s Impossible Question

There are some questions humans will never be able to answer. Where do babies come from? How did <i>According to Jim</i> air for eight seasons? What’s the meaning of life? That last one is particularly impossible, though astromemeicist Neil deGrasse Tyson gave it a shot when a …

Is this the most annoying waiter question ever?

Marco Pierre White has banned his staff from asking customers if they enjoyed their meal. But that's only the start of frustrating restaurant habits...<p>Was everything all right? Not if you asked Marco Pierre White if he liked his dinner, it wouldn’t be. The Michelin-starred bad-boy turned stock-cube …

Marco Pierre White

7 Creative Photography Tricks to Achieve Amazing Results

Whether you’re a beginner in photography or pursue it as a hobby, we're pretty sure you’re always eager to learn some interesting tricks that will …

Macro Photography

Astronomers Catch Mysterious Radio Blast From the Distant Universe

Coming from far beyond the galaxy, an extremely energetic blast of radio waves has been snared by astronomers lying in wait. Lasting for just a few thousandths of a second, the burst is the first of an enigmatic class of objects to be observed in real-time, astronomers report today in the <i>Monthly</i> …

3D printed sculptures spin to Fibonacci sequence

John Edmark, a professor of design at Stanford University, has mashed together geometry and art to create these 3D printed kinetic sculptures based …

Mathematics

Head Shots of Hand Models: These Are The People Behind Those Hands in Ads

You know those hands you see in advertisements and commercials? Those hands belong to people who make a living by offering up their beautiful hands …

Why can’t the world’s greatest minds solve the mystery of consciousness?

Philosophers and scientists have been at war for decades over the question of what makes human beings more than complex robots<p>One spring morning in Tucson, Arizona, in 1994, an unknown philosopher named David Chalmers got up to give a talk on consciousness, by which he meant the feeling of being …

Consciousness

This Furniture Is Made From Seaweed And Paper

Slimy brown beach dreck transforms into beautiful furniture in the hands of two Danish designers.<p>Seaweed is an underrated material, useful for far more than swaddling your sushi: it’s been used in everything from spa treatments to vaccines to ice cream to fertilizer. Now, a pair of Danish designers …

Furniture

The Marvel Universe Is Coming to an End in May 2015

OMG!<p>The Marvel Universe as you know it will be coming to an end.<p>Today at a live press event at Midtown Comics in New York City moderated by Marvel PR …

Comics