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Making Eye Contact With Nature: The "Wild Image Project"

Photo: Daniel Fox<p>Explorer Daniel Fox has paddled through some of the world's wildest places in search of images that can reconnect his audience with nature—without humanizing it. His Wild Image Project brings wildlife up close and personal, asking viewers—ideally young folks—to reconsider their …

Throwback Thursday: ‘90s gameshows and the best music of the early ‘00s with Pentimento - APTV - Alternative Press

What were you up to a decade or more ago? In our new weekly Throwback Thursday video series, bands tell you what they were wearing, watching, playing …

'Miller Time' is over in Buffalo, leaving Sabres starting fresh in net with Enroth, Neuvirth

Defenceman Tyler Myers immediately sensed something was different in the Buffalo Sabres' locker room when he arrived for the start of training camp.<p>The welcome sight of Ryan Miller — with his ever-unshaven face, steely eyed stare and sometimes brooding presence — was missing from his familiar perch …

5 Reasons Why Pittsburgh Penguins Fans Should Be Worried in 2014-15

Pittsburgh Penguins fans should have a lot to be excited about this season. A new coach, new general manager and new players breathe a breath of fresh air into a team that is so close earning that coveted fourth Stanley Cup title.<p>The Penguins have just finished up two of their six preseason games …

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Skinny jeans: destroyer of iPhones, enemy of sperm and threat to our world

Derided as part of the hipsters’ uniform, maligned by women’s magazines as unflattering, declared dead, only to refuse to die – it has long been clear that skinny jeans can do nothing right.<p>This week, however, skinny jeans have committed their latest, perhaps most egregious transgression: bending …

Spruce Health launches virtual doctor app, raises $2M seed round

Consumers, health providers, and insurers are just now getting comfortable with the idea that many types of face-to-face doctor visits can be replaced with less expensive virtual visits.<p>A new telemedicine app called Spruce launched today in the App Store, with an Android app coming soon. The app …

An Ex-FBI Boss Said Apple And Google Are Going To Get People Killed — Here's The Truth

FBI agents remove evidence from the Brooklyn residence of Rabbi Mendel Epstein during an investigation early Oct. 10, 2013, in New York. AP<p>Will Apple's and Google's new privacy rules lead to more murders?<p>A recently departed senior official from the FBI said Tuesday that the answer was yes.<p>But we've …

Aspirin and a stiff upper lip are best remedies for a broken heart

Consider it a win for the stiff upper lip. Talking about a failed relationship doesn’t soothe the pain of heartbreak and can make some people feel even worse, a US psychologist claims.<p>Instead of brooding over broken relationships, Walter Mischel recommends a couple of aspirin to take the edge off …

Embodied cognition: thinking with your body

<i>Are our bodies as involved in our thinking and decision making as our minds are? Amanda Smith takes a look at the scientific research that shows how</i> …

What's in a face? Clues to evolution, scientists say

Helen of Troy might have had "the face that launched a thousand ships," but that visage might not float anyone's vessel in Fiji.<p>It turns out that a person's bias toward highly feminine or masculine facial features in the opposite sex might have more to do with how many people live close by than …

How battlefield burns lead to abnormal bone growth - Futurity

A new treatment could prevent a disorder—common among injured soldiers—in which bone grows outside the skeleton.

How did the 'Berlin patient' rid himself of HIV?

Researchers are closer to unraveling the mystery of how Timothy Ray Brown, the only human cured of HIV, defeated the virus, according to a new study. …

The Science Behind Why We Listen to Our Favorite Songs on Repeat

Fact, 90% of the music we listen to is music we've heard before.<p>Why, when there are hundreds of thousands of songs released each year, do we choose …

Bizarre sphere fossils could be among world's earliest animals

A series of mysterious spherical fossils found in southern China may be remnants of some of the world's earliest animals.<p>A new study finds that these controversial fossils are not likely to be bacteria or single-celled protists; their cells, preserved for more than 600 million years in rock, are …

Burst Of Evolution As Birds Took Wing

Birds evolved slowly from cousins of <i>Tyrannosaurus rex</i>, before taking off in a burst of diversity 150 million years ago (Ma), say scientists.<p>The latest analysis of the fossil record shows that many of the most bird-like characteristics − such as beaks, wishbones, continuous respiration, hollow bones …