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California gas leak is emitting 4.5 million cars' worth of pollution every day

An ongoing natural gas leak at a storage facility in Aliso Canyon, California, has poured so much methane gas into the atmosphere since the leak …

Inside the Lab Where Invisibility Cloaks Are Made

Can science compete with magic?<p>Just before Christmas I finally got to see an invisibility cloak. I’ve written a whole book about invisibility—its myths, magic, and technology—but never before had I seen in the flesh one of the new devices that promise to make things vanish.<p>We all know what …

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Traffic camera captures glorious image of snowy owl in flight

Seasoned wildlife photographers may have some unlikely competition in the form of a traffic camera when it comes to this year’s awards season.<p>CCTV captured this stunning image of a curious snowy owl in flight above a motorway in Montreal in the Canadian province of Quebec.<p>The traffic camera, which …

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Woodblock-Printed Droids Solve Problems with Lightsabers

Printmaker Sean Starwars is a diehard fan who changed his name for the love of the film series.<p>R2D2, Chewbacca, Darth Vader frequently enact classically mundane events from regular life and the galactic history books in the works of Sean Starwars. From his studio, the Woodcut Funhouse in Laurel, …

This Time-Lapse Painting Takes Cookie Decorating To An Insane Level

Mmmmmmm, Neoclassicism.<p>Katie Dylewski is an artist from Kenosha, Wisconsin who normally enjoys working in oils, but is not above speed-painting her favorite work -- John William Godward's "Ionian Dancing Girl" -- onto a giant sugar cookie using food coloring gels.<p>Dylewski has also painted using …

Two 'extinct' snakes spotted swimming off Australia's coast

Scientists feared the last of Australia's short-nosed sea snakes died about 15 years ago, which makes this new sighting doubly auspicious: A wildlife official snapped a photo of not one but two of the snakes swimming off the western coast—and they were making googly eyes at each other.<p>"What is even …

8 Reasons Being Single Is Better Than Being In A Mediocre Relationship

Don't accept less than you deserve.<p>Being coupled up should not be the end goal of your personal life: Being truly happy, regardless of what your relationship status is, should <i>always</i> be the priority.<p>In fact, you'll likely be a whole lot happier single than you would be if you chose to stay in the …

Five Simple Steps to Start Learning Mindfulness

Mindfulness is a practice that can help you in all aspects of your daily life. Practiced since ancient times, modern science is now recognizing its …

Coffee grind size: Why it matters and what you should be using

Making better coffee at home is spending a little extra time on a few, simple steps, such as using the correct temperature water, weighing coffee instead measuring by volume, and grinding your own beans on the spot.<p>Of everything you might encounter when brewing at home, grinding coffee is arguably …

Scientists discovered another reason why you should stop eating lunch alone at your desk

As usual, I assumed that I was crunched for time and had better not take even a half-hour break to socialize with coworkers.<p>It's hardly an uncommon feeling. Surveys have found that a whopping 80% of workers eat at their desks, in spite of research that suggests taking a midday break can be highly …

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The Most Genius Way to Save Money on Groceries Next Year

<i>By Cameron Huddleston, Columnist</i><p>Grocery shopping can take a big bite out of your household budget. In fact, a family of four spends up to an average of $1,300 a month on food at home, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. That means families can shell out more than $15,000 a year on …

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How To Turn Your Old Smartphone Into A Smart Mirror

A reflective dashboard for your morning routine<p>Ditch your Post-it notes for reminders built right into a mirror. Software engineer Hannah Mittelstaedt programmed an old Android tablet to show time, weather, and other information in bright letters on a dark background. Place the device behind a …

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