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12 Of The Most Powerful Science Photos Of This Week

Here are the most moving, spectacular, and beautiful photos of science and nature from the last week.

Remains of Jewish victims killed for skeleton collection of Nazi anatomy professor buried

August Hirt assembled a macabre collection of corpses and in a recent discovery, test-tubes containing the intestine and stomach of one victim of the gas chambers were found<p>The remains of Jewish victims who were killed for the skeleton collection of Nazi anatomy professor August Hirt were buried in …

Archaeology
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America's decline in wages can be traced to the George W Bush era

What if a re-reading of the data reveals the Reagan and Clinton years actually boosted the wages of blue collar and middle income households?<p>One of the statistical touchstones for left-leaning economists is the run of figures showing that US workers have suffered three decades of flat wages. There …

Economics

Beyoncé 2015 Budweiser Made in America Festival performance gets 'Crazy in Love'

Beyoncé brought the house down during her performance at the 2015 Budweiser Made in America Festival on Saturday night in Philadephia, getting “Crazy …

Rare ‘stone man’ disease could be treated, breakthrough research shows

Researchers may have developed the first effective method of treating the so-called ‘stone man’ disease. It is rare, genetic and turns muscles, …

Apple patent envisions fuel cell battery that could power a smartphone for weeks

Quick, what's your No. 1 qualm about smartphones? Chances are, you said "battery life." Most smartphones today, even high-end ones, barely last a day …

Patents

No, Atheists, the Oldest Koran isn’t Necessarily Older Than Muhammad

Support more videos like this at http://patreon.com/rebeccaSorta transcript:Carbon dating suggests ‘world’s oldest’ Koran could be older than the …

Archaeology

Why The Black Hole Information Paradox Is Such A Problem

You might think it takes a lot of energy to escape Earth’s gravity, but our planet’s pull is tiny compared to many other things in the Universe. Same for our Sun, the galaxy, or even an extreme object like a neutron star. Instead, imagine a small, compact region of space that’s filled with so much …

Physics

Photos: The Beautiful Architecture of India’s Ancient Stepwells

Over the past several years, Chicago-based journalist Victoria Lautman has traveled through India numerous times, visiting over 120 ancient stepwells …

India

8 Ways You Can See Einstein's Theory of Relativity in Real Life

Photo Credit: Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty<p>Slide 1 of 15<p>Profound implications<p>Relativity is one of the most famous scientific theories of the 20th …

Computers can now paint like Van Gogh and Picasso

Computers are learning how to write sonnets, compose classical music, and now they’re mastering another high art form: painting. Researchers from the University of Tubingen in Germany recently published a paper on a new system that can interpret the styles of famous painters and turn a photograph …

Art

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Missing Hiker Is Found Dead in Yosemite, Adding to Summer of Tragic Incidents at National Parks Across the Country

The body of a hiker – who has been missing for three weeks – was found by park rangers above Yosemite Valley on Tuesday, according to the National …

Four future space technologies that will change the world in your lifetime

From ending natural disasters, to flying to Sydney in an hour, scientists are working on future technologies to solve some of humanity's biggest challenges<p>Imagine a world where severe storms, tornadoes, and flash flooding are no longer a threat to human life. Or a time when flying from London to …

This is how many trees are left on the planet

The finding, with 95% accuracy, is about eight times more than previous estimates, but suggests that the number of trees has plummeted 46% since the dawn of human civilization 11,000 years ago - with the number once being above six trillion.<p>The study, published in the journal Nature, was conducted …

Ecology

The Terrifying Dark Years Have Begun And People Need To Protect Themselves From What Is Coming

<b>Today the man who has become legendary for his predictions on QE, historic moves in currencies, and major global events warned King World News that</b> …

Stock Markets

Wer braucht schon Text? Die 11 am besten improvisierten Filmszenen

1. Indiana Jones - Jäger des verlorenen Schatzes: Kurzer Kampf<p>In dieser Szene war eigentlich ein langer, aufwändiger Kampf vorgesehen. Harrison Ford …

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Video Appears To Show Man Floating Around Kaaba In A 'Hoverboard'

A video of an enterprising pilgrim using a so-called hoverboard to circle the Kaaba in Mecca has surfaced online -- and some Muslims aren't sure quite what to make of it.<p>In the video, the man clasps his hands together serenely as he glides past older men walking with canes and women pushing …

Hoverboards

Some top measurements from CERN's Large Hadron Collider

New and improved measurements of the heaviest quark. Also, in what sense do protons get bigger as they go faster, and how do we know?<p>It has been an interesting summer for particle physics. The first results from the current higher-energy collisions at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) have seen the …

Physics

Apply to live in Manhattan's first micro apartments for as low as $950 a month

1/9<p>My Micro NY apartments<p>It looks like former mayor Mike Bloomberg's legacy is still going strong within the NYC rental market. His much-anticipated, …

Are satellites sustainable?

Thousands of satellites orbit the Earth adding to the growing problem of space junk. What can be done?<p>When astronauts describe looking down on earth from space, they sound like the ultimate hippies. Gazing down on their fragile yet beautiful home they generally experience an eco-epiphany, fully …

Space Exploration

Here’s the Video Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Took While Tracking a U.S. Aircraft Carrier

Iran’s Revolutionary Guard recently released a video purporting to show its reconnaissance of a U.S. aircraft carrier in the Strait of Hormuz.<p>Taken by cameras positioned both above the carrier and alongside it, the video showed images captured from relatively close to U.S. military jets and …

South Asia

A peace agreement just ended one of the worst conflicts on Earth — but there's a huge catch

On August 26, South Sudanese president Salva Kiir finally signed a peace agreement that will formally end nearly two years of civil war in the world's youngest nation, which gained its independence from the Republic of Sudan in 2011.<p>Kiir, under the threat of possible international sanctions and a …

Africa

10 Mobile Games To Ease Your Commute

As summer draws to a close, we highlight 10 recent and upcoming mobile games that will help you ease back into your hectic worklife and face the …

Mobile Gaming

'American Gothic lady is an ancestor!' Amy Schumer and JK Simmons parody iconic Grant Wood painting

It's one of the most widely parodied paintings in American culture.<p>And now Grant Wood's iconic American Gothic painting has received the Amy Schumer …

Trump Administration

60-year-old Buddhist priest arrested for panty theft, would’ve got away if not for his high heels

It stands to reason that, <b>upon reaching the age of 60 years, a man will find himself in possession of knowledge that he wants to share with younger</b> …

High Heels