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11 books on the future of humanity that everyone should read

But many writers have imagined the future in their work, inviting us to travel through time.<p>We asked Lynn Lobash, manager of the New York Public Library's Reader Services department, to recommend the books about the future that everyone should read.<p>Here are 11, and you can see more recommendations …

Elusive Whales Set New Record for Depth and Length of Dives Among Mammals

A new study of elusive Cuvier's beaked whales shows they can dive to nearly 10,000 feet (3,000 meters).<p>A new long-term study looking at the elusive Cuvier's beaked whale reveals the deepest and longest dives ever seen among mammals.<p>The new records indicate behavior that is much more varied and …

How Big Is The Universe? Fun New Video Gives Easy-To-Understand Explanation

The universe is really, really big. How big? Well, if you sent a text message to the nearest galaxy, Andromeda, it would take 2.5 million years to get there. Mind. Blown.<p>And that's just one of many mind-boggling facts in a new Vimeo video from Beakus, an animation studio on a mission to explain …

Empire State Building vanishes: amazing images of geometrical illusion

This puzzle will fry your brain. It did mine the first time I saw it. I couldn’t quite believe what my eyes were telling me.<p>Look closely at the two images above and count Empire State Buildings. The skyscraper appears 14 times in the top image and 15 times in the one below.<p>Both images are made from …

The Candy Crush game app exploits some well known weaknesses in the human brain to keep us playing<p>Last week, Candy Crush Saga, the mind-numbingly simple yet addictive game that involves matching coloured sweets, was estimated to be worth $7.1bn. While that amount dropped by 16% after the company’s …

Astrophysicist Mario Livio on the "Brilliant Blunders" That Changed Our Understanding of the Universe - Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers — Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers | PBS

<i>We all make mistakes. Nobody’s perfect. Not even some of the greatest geniuses in history, as Mario Livio tells us in part one of this excerpt from</i> …

Self-healing engineered muscle grown in the laboratory

Biomedical engineers have grown living skeletal muscle that looks a lot like the real thing. It contracts powerfully and rapidly, integrates into …

Why do leaves change colour in autumn?

The days are getting shorter and deciduous trees are turning red, orange, yellow and brown - it must be autumn! The Geeky Gardener explains the …

How big is the universe … compared with a grain of sand? - video

Scientist praises socialist philosopher under attack from senator Joseph McCarthy in letters written in 1954<p>Published: 1 Mar 2013<p><b>Stephen Curry:</b> Wonders of Life is the amazing story of the physics of living things, but underneath there is a harder and more complex tale to tell<p>Published: 18 Feb …