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Russian Photographer Takes Stunning Portraits With REAL Animals

What you’re about to see is not Photoshop – Moscow-based Russian photographer Katerina Plotnikova created these stunning images with the help of real …

Prisoners 'could serve 1,000 year sentence in eight hours'

Future biotechnology could be used to make prisoners feel as if they were serving a 1,000 year sentence, a team of scientists claim<p>Future biotechnology could be used to trick a prisoner's mind into thinking they have served a 1,000 year sentence, a group of scientists have claimed.<p>Philosopher …

How to Make a Microscope Out of Paper in 10 Minutes

Author: Greg Miller. Greg Miller Science<p>Date of Publication: 03.07.14.<p>Time of Publication: 2:26 pm. 2:26 pm<p>A new microscope can be printed on a flat …

Tales from the Borderlands details coming at SXSW 2014 panel

<i>Tales from the Borderlands</i> developers Telltale Games and Gearbox Software will divulge the first details about the game during a panel at SXSW 2014, Telltale announced today.<p>The studios will explain how they came to work together on the project, as well as their plan for the episodic series. …

Radiohead mobile "game" is a beautiful, explorable fantasyland

Radiohead has released a mobile game that explores its music in a hypnotic alien sandbox-style setting, based on recording sessions from its most …

Goat Simulator bleats it way to Steam this spring, now with licking

<i>Goat Simulator</i> is headed to Steam with a new sticky tongue mechanic, according to a video published today on developer Coffee Stain Studios' official YouTube channel.<p>Press play above to see the titular goat wreaking havoc while axe wielding, trampoline bouncing and window breaking. You can also …

25 Easy Party Dips You Can Make In 20 Minutes

Okay, maybe a few of them will take you 25 minutes. But all of them are definitely quick enough to whip up another batch during halftime if you run out.

How to Take a Picture of a Single, Ultra-Magnified Snow Flake

You—yes, you!—can help prove that no two flurries are alike. All you need is a good camera, a plastic bag, and some tape.<p>No two snowflakes are alike, they say. And yet: We rarely get proof of that. Our eyes perceive snow not as individual, idiosyncratic crystals ... but rather as uniformly fluffy …

Steam Machines and SteamOS: Everything you need to know

Is Valve's big push the next step in PC gaming, or another microconsole white elephant?<p>Even after its big CES 2014 unveiling, Valve's new Steam Machine platform is something of a mystery. Release dates, game libraries, exact hardware specs, and other details have not been announced, but we do know …

Steam Machines

Goodbye Twitter fridges, hello 3D-printed food

At CES 2014, the smartest home appliances aren't smart at all<p>CES has long been the best place in the world to find a bunch of insane and impractical home appliances. Last year saw the category reach its drunk-on-tech nadir, best exemplified by Samsung's incongruous efforts to push Evernote onto …

Watch the world end in 20 minutes with TRIHAYWBFRFYH

In <i>The Rapture Is Here And You Will Be Forcibly Removed From Your Home</i> (shortened as <i>TRIHAYWBFRFYH</i>), players have only 20 minutes before the end of the world wipes out their existence.<p>The debut title from indie developer Connor Sherlock, <i>TRIHAYWBFRFYH</i> s a minimalist game that focuses heavily on …

CES 2014: Lenovo's Horizon 2 Tabletop PC Is A Media-Sharing Monster

Just when you thought desktops were passe, Lenovo pulls you back in...<p>Just when you thought it was time to give up on desktops, Lenovo has made one worth at least a little notice. With a large 27-inch touch display, Intel Core i7 internals, a battery, and the ability to function as a standard …

Intel Corporation

AUX CORD: 14 Korean Artists You Should Be Obsessing Over

Music<p>Your trusted destination for top music news, music industry information, and concert details.<p>Pop<p>They're practically twins in the accompanying …

The Woman Who Could Write, But Couldn't Read

A recent stroke left one 40-year-old woman with some unusual symptoms.<p>One morning, a kindergarten teacher was about to take attendance for her class when she realized she couldn't read the paper in her hands. She tried looking over her lesson plans, but like the attendance sheet, they seemed to be …

Tactus Raises Series B To Help Bring Its Disappearing Touchscreen Keyboard To Market

There were plenty of media darlings at last year’s CES, but few tickled people’s fancies the way that Tactus and its amazing disappearing tablet keyboard did. The company has spent the past few months crafting reference devices for would-be partners and gearing up to help OEMs bring that impressive …

Hovering Tree Illusion by Daniel Siering and Mario Shu in Potsdam, Germany | Colossal

<p>I’m really enjoying this rural intervention (?) created earlier this week by Daniel Siering and Mario Shu in Potsdam, Germany. The duo wrapped a …

Mapping Emotions On The Body: Love Makes Us Warm All Over

Close your eyes and imagine the last time you fell in love. Maybe you were walking next to your sweetheart in a park or staring into each other's eyes over a latte.<p>Where did you feel the love? Perhaps you got butterflies in your stomach or your heart raced with excitement.<p>When a team of scientists …

Slow Cooker Kalua Pork Sandwiches With Crispy Asian Slaw

A taste of the islands is particularly welcome this time of year, and this dish offers it in spades. Typically, this traditional Hawaiian method involves cooking meat—whole pigs in particular—in an underground oven, but your run-of-the-mill slow cooker can provide a pretty decent …

Infographic: Absolute zero to ‘absolute hot’

BBC Future takes the temperature of our planet – and the Universe – to find the hottest and coldest things ever measured.<p>How cold can it get on Earth? How hot can hot truly get? And, perhaps more importantly, what’s the ideal temperature a hazelnut souffle should be cooked at?<p>All important …

Infographics

Are you right-brained or left-brained?

Follow these instructions to find out which side of your brain is dominant and how it may explain your personality.<p>In no particular order, I am visual, outspoken, artistic, impulsive, intuitive, a daydreamer and disorganised. I am right-brained, according to this uncannily accurate guide to …

21 Food Superstitions You Should Really Know About

From spilling salt to cutting bananas, here are 21 kitchen-related superstitions you should be aware of.<p>Everyone knows that garlic wards off vampires and that spilling salt is terrible luck. But did you know that you should never cut a banana with a knife? And speaking of knives, did you know that …

Hot Cross Buns

Second DNA Code Discovered Hiding Within DNA: Scientists

A second DNA code has been discovered by a group of scientists, hiding within DNA, or the genetic code.<p>Information within the newly discovered second …

Genetics

Environment: News & features

Jupiter's Moon Europa Is Bursting With Icy Geysers

Two studies of Europa, which is thought to have a subsurface ocean, are good news for the potential for life to exist on this icy satellite.<p><b>Two exciting blasts of news</b> have scientific minds swimming—with the possibility of life in Europa's ocean. Today scientists announced evidence pointing to the …

Going Long On Nostalgia: Free 'Fallout', 'Elite', 'Sonic The Hedgehog', 'Wasteland 2' In The News

If anyone needed reminding that the holiday, a time we gather together with those we have known the longest on this Earth and revive every single argument we have ever had with them, is a time when we look back as well as forward, today would probably provide it. The news is rife with venerable …

Report: Fallout 4 in development, set in Boston

<i>Fallout 4</i> is in development and "appears to be set in Boston", Kotaku reports based on documents obtained by the publication.<p>The documents in question pertain to a casting call for a project codenamed Institute. Though they do not reference the Fallout series directly, several references to the …