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Intensely Green Malachite Crystals Look like They're Covered in Drops of Vibrant Paint

With an intense green color and beautifully banded masses, it's no wonder that malachite is one of the most popular minerals around. It's been carved into ornaments and worn as jewelry for thousands of years. The gorgeous mineral is found in deposits around the world, from the Ural Mountains in …

Surviving the First Day of School in the Milestone Grades

The first day of school always brings some jitters; but the first day of a new level – starting kindergarten, middle school, high school or college – …

Middle School

Articles about 250 year old stone house israel surprisingly modern interior on Dwell.com - Dwell

This historic home by Henkin Shavit Architecture is reimagined through a modern lens.<p>Danish design impresario Jens Martin Skibsted works with architect Jürgen Mayer H to update a Norwegian-style, 19th-century home...<p>This Swedish guesthouse embodied Nordic building traditions for a modern …

Ant-Man was supposed to have a different ending

[<i>Hey, this post is about the end of Ant-Man, so maybe don’t read it if you haven’t seen Ant-Man and don’t want to know how it ends. Thanks.</i>]<p>In our …

Bruno Mars starts fake Twitter beef with Ed Sheeran

Nicki Minaj and Taylor Swift weren’t the only pop stars tweeting at each other over the MTV VMA nominations on Tuesday: Bruno Mars and Ed Sheeran got …

Social Media

Ground-based Delivery Drones

The Transwheel concept reimagines package distribution as a round-the-clock autonomous service carried out by robotic single-wheel drones that work …

Unique

Quick-moving Glacier National Park fire grows, forces evacuations

<b>(CNN) —</b> The fire in Glacier National Park in Montana has doubled in size to 4,000 acres and forced new evacuations, according to park officials.<p>"The fire is moving quickly in dry, heavy timber with extreme spread potential," the park service said in a press release. "Due to windy conditions and …

Congressmen propose legislation to curb car-hacking threats

Senators Blumenthal And Markey Introduce Bill To Mandate Federal Standards<p>Hours after two prominent cyber-security researchers announced they had discovered a flaw that allowed them to remotely take control of a Jeep Cherokee, two members of Congress introduced legislation Tuesday that addresses …

How the Ridiculous Motorcycle Stunts in 'Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation' Were Made

"We've crashed them on purpose, and rebuilt them and crashed them again."<p>"We've crashed them on purpose, and rebuilt them and crashed them again." That's how the electrifying motorcycle stunts we've seen in the trailer for<i>Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation</i> were made, according to this quick …

Terrafugia shows off Outer Mold Line for TF-X hybrid electric aircraft

Terrafugia first showed off its TF-X hybrid electric vertical takeoff and landing aircraft back in 2013. The aircraft is designed to be able to …

Plug-in Hybrid EVs

Nasa may have found the most Earth-like planet to date

<i>UPDATE: Nasa has now announced its findings. Read all about it here.</i><p>Nasa may have just found the closest thing to an Earth-like planet in the …

A space rock worth $5.4 trillion is flying by Earth this weekend — here's how to watch

Underneath the surface of some asteroids is a treasure trove of a type of mineral, called platinum, that is rare on Earth but extremely lucrative — 1,000 cubic centimeters of platinum is worth close to $1 million. And asteroids have a lot more than that in addition to other rare and precious …

This is what the OnePlus 2 looks like

The OnePlus 2 phone is set to launch in less than a week, but you can get a good look at the device right now, courtesy of Chinese wireless regulator Tenaa.<p>You’ll notice a fingerprint reader below the screen on the front. Engadget noted that the back has a camera with a similar configuration to …

LG denies Google investment rumor that sent its stock soaring

Here’s an interesting story out of South Korea today: LG had to issue a statement to refute “market speculation” about Google acquiring a stake in it.<p><i>Reuters</i>, <i>CNBC</i>, and the <i>Korea Herald</i> report that rumors about Google possibly buying a large stake in LG Electronics have sent the company’s stock …

Teachers: tell us what you're doing over the summer break

Contribute with Guardian Witness<p>At last you can stop moving a million miles a minute, and breathe – the summer holidays have finally arrived. After a year of marking, lesson planning and prepping for exams a well-deserved, six-week break now stretches out before teachers.<p>But for some, as well as …

Teaching

Smash Bros Creator Pays Tribute to Iwata

The creator of Smash Bros has paid tribute to Satoru Iwata, the "best superior he has ever had."<p>In his latest Famitsu column (translated by Kotaku), Masahiro Sakurai described Iwata as "a man who understood him better than anyone."<p>Sakurai wrote that the reality of Iwata's death still hadn't "sunk …

9 Super Simple DIYs You Need To Try This Month

A roundup of great DIY questions we've answered in recent editions of the BuzzFeed DIY newsletter.

Nebraska Football: The Huskers' Biggest Position Battles Heading into Fall Camp

Nebraska football fans know that fall camp is starting soon, and one of the biggest things for new head coach Mike Riley to do during it is to sort out contested positions. Some positions are fairly clear, but a number of them on Nebraska’s roster will force Riley to make some decisions.<p>Here are …

College Football

NHL Free Agency 2015: Rumors and Predictions Based on Offseason Buzz

The NHL offseason action has slowed down considerably after a highly active period surrounding the draft and the start of free agency. Now teams and players alike are more methodical in their approaches when it comes to making decisions.<p>There are still some valuable free agents on the market. Yet, …

NHL

Corey Seager Ready to Begin Reign as Dodgers' Shortstop of Future

There are exhibits to support the case all over Major League Baseball.<p>This year has been a boon for minor league aficionados. They have gotten to watch elite prospect after elite prospect called up in 2015. And it is not just the promotions to be excited about. Several players have made significant …

Baseball

Why Real Madrid Cannot Afford to Lose Defensive Leader Sergio Ramos

"Sergio Ramos is not for sale," was the chant that rang around the Bernabeu, roughly 2,000 Real Madrid fans using Iker Casillas' awkward second farewell to voice their displeasure at club president Florentino Perez. Four days earlier, a smaller group of approximately 600 had stood in the same spot, …

Soccer

Liverpool Transfer News: Latest on Marco Reus and Lucas Digne Rumours

Bundesliga pundit Jan Aage Fjortoft has claimed there is "no chance" of Liverpool signing Marco Reus from Borussia Dortmund, despite continued speculation surrounding the club and player.<p>Fjortoft tweeted in response to Tancredi Palmeri of beIN Sports, who passed along news that Brendan Rodgers' …

Soccer

Andres Iniesta Meets Fellow World Cup Winner Alex Morgan at Barca v LA Galaxy

Two World Cup winners were introduced Tuesday at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California, as Barcelona midfielder Andres Iniesta met U.S. women's national team striker Alex Morgan ahead of Barcelona's International Champions Cup clash with the Los Angeles Galaxy.<p>Iniesta, who scored the only goal in …

Soccer

Nicki Minaj hits out at ‘Anaconda’ VMA snub

It’s no secret that mainstream music and film awards shows are very pale, male and stale, so why are artists of colour being overlooked?<p>Nicki Minaj hit out last night when it was revealed that neither <i>Anaconda</i> nor <i>Feelin’ Myself</i> were nominated for Best Music Video at the VMAs and speculated that …

Meek Mill says Drake doesn't write his own raps

Meek Mill called out Drake on Tuesday night in a series of tweets, claiming the rapper doesn’t write his own raps. Mill said if he had known that …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Lexus shows off the world's first car with a human heartbeat

Sports car designs are notorious for having two main goals: look good and go fast. It’s a pretty simple one-size-fits-all formula that has worked …