Azfar Farooqi

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Insects may be able to feel fear, anger and empathy, after all

A recent survey suggests that, for most of us who have ever had a pet companion, it’s a no-brainer that mammals and birds are emotional creatures, sharing emotions with multiple species and not just their own. Yet despite the thousands of YouTube videos and hundreds of recent scientific studies …

Emotional Intelligence

How do these jumping spiders see color? The secret is in their eyes

If a spider's eight eyes don't impress you, consider this: Some of them can even see in "true" color. Scientists have studied the vision in a group of brightly-hued jumping spiders and have finally discovered how their remarkable visual system works.<p>The findings, published in the journal Current …

Biology

RebelMouse vs. WordPress VIP

After building the product for Huffington Post, and owning the product and engineering groups at AOL after we were acquired, it was clear to me there …

To Save Birds And Bats, Create Wildlife Refuges In The Sky

You have entered bat airspace, turn back now<p>There are wildlife refuges in all 50 states and territories protecting animals both on the land and in the water. But what about up in the sky?<p>Plenty of birds, bats, and other flying creatures die every year either by slamming into buildings or getting …

​Scientists downgrade chicken beaks to dinosaur snouts

Evolutionary biologists turn back the clock on chickens to determine how they got their beaks -- and possibly make them look more badass.<p>The wondrous chicken has not only evolved into a creature whose delicious meat can be sauteed and deep fried. Other parts, such as the feathers, can be made into …

A History of American Idol: In Pictures

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DIY High Speed Splash Photography

We’ve shared several interesting DIY projects that revolve around an Arduino, they’re pretty nifty little boards if you have the know how or the …

10 Ways to Overcome a Creative Block

Being creative can be cathartic, uplifting, and eye-opening, but it can also be a major pain in the neck. When the creativity isn’t flowing, we can …

How to Change Your Beliefs and Stick to Your Goals for Good

In one of my very first articles, I discussed a concept called identity-based habits.<p>The basic idea is that the beliefs you have about yourself can drive your long-term behavior. Maybe you can trick yourself into going to the gym or eating healthy once or twice, but if you don't shift your …