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How scientists actually could bring dinosaurs back to life

On Jan. 6, 2000, a wild mountain goat named Celia was crushed to death by a falling tree on the cliffs of the Spanish Pyrenees — thus beginning her …

Interesting Facts About Every Country in the World, The Limits of Humanity, and The Year in Search

GIF<p>In this week’s all-video buffet, we’re looking back over 2016's highlights and depths, theorizing over the limits of human space travel, even in …

If The World Goes Crazy And A Nuclear War Breaks Out, These Are The Places To Hide!

With the growing tension among the world nuclear forces, it’s only a matter of time whether one of the most powerful countries in the world will be …

Listen to the encephalophone, the musical instrument you play with your mind

How many musical instruments can you play without moving a muscle? There’s at least one: the encephalophone, which turns brain waves into tunes with …

Amy Schumer Snuck Into LeBron’s Locker Prior To A Show In Cleveland

There have been many great celebrity-athlete friendships over the years. Lance Armstrong and Matthew McConaughey. Tom Brady and Donald Trump. Lil Wayne and every single athlete who has ever lived.<p>But there may not be a better celebrity-athlete friendship right now than the one between LeBron James …

Basketball

Ceres: The tiny world where volcanoes erupt ice

Ahuna Mons is a volcano that rises 13,000 feet high and spreads 11 miles wide at its base. This would be impressive for a volcano on Earth. But Ahuna …

Astronomy

5 Revelations About Ceres That Are Blowing Scientists' Minds

The journal <i>Science</i> just published six significant papers about the dwarf planet Ceres. We pored over them to see what has planetary scientists so …

Astronomy

Is this the end for air conditioning? Scientists develop clothing which cools the body

An end to arguments over the temperature of office air conditioning could be on the horizon after scientists invented a material which cools the body by 4F.<p>The new cloth reflects sunlight while also allowing heat radiating from a person's body to escape.<p>While people have been wearing furs and …

Anthony Bourdain Reveals a Dirty Little Secret About Restaurant Bread Baskets

This is bad news for carb lovers.<p>Leave it to Anthony Bourdain to spill the restaurant industry's biggest truth bombs. After all, the famous TV personality and best-selling author isn't known for beating around the bush (remember when he shocked us all by saying you don't <i>actually</i> need a knife set?). …

You're eating a lot of fake, rotten olive oil — here's how to find the real stuff

Olive oil is perhaps one of the most delightful food staples on the planet.<p>But unfortunately, it's also one of the most commonly counterfeited foods.<p>As Larry Olmsted, author of the new book "Real Food/Fake Food: Why You Don't Know What You're Eating and What You Can Do about It," explained to Tech …

Ann Arbor

Scientists Think Cockroach Milk Could Be The Superfood of The Future

Move over kale.<p>An international team of scientists has just sequenced a protein crystal located in the midgut of cockroaches. The reason?<p>It's more …

The EPA’s secret whitewash of illegal experiments

<b>ANALYSIS/OPINION:</b><p>The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is trying to use the prestigious National Academy of Sciences (NAS) to cover-up the …

Researchers Are Digitizing Ancient Monk Chants Into a Massive Database

“The medieval memory was fabulous for a lot of reasons and this is just another example.”<p>Most of us can recite the lyrics to our favorite songs by heart, give or take a few lines, but it would seem ridiculous to expect even the most diehard music fan to remember several days' worth of music.<p>Even …

Flute

Cheap Europe Flights with Lufthansa Surprise

We’re all familiar with the idea of staying in a hotel we didn’t choose thanks to Hotwire. But, what if your destination itself was unknown when you …

European Travel