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Watch An Entire Lake Disappear Down A Hole

Environment Photo credit: It's a lake with a drainage hole! YouTubeThere is a lake in Oregon that disappears every spring. This ephemeral water …

Pacific Northwest

Scientists have solved an ancient Peruvian mystery from space

The mystery centers around a series of carefully built, spiraling holes called puquios, burrowed into the ground in the Nazca Desert of southern Peru.<p>These peculiar formations could not be dated using traditional carbon dating techniques, and the Nazca people didn't leave behind any evidence of …

Dinosaurs weren’t driven to extinction by that meteorite after all

New evidence shows that dinosaurs were dying out 24 million years before bolide impact.<p>It's the most dramatic mass extinction in the history of …

Paleontology

Principles Of HTML5 Game Design

<b>Visual effects in games</b> define their overall look and feel, and gameplay. Players are attracted to high visual quality, which generate more traffic …

Web Design

60,000 Antelope Died in Four Days and No One Knows Why

It started in late May. When geoecologist Steffen Zuther and his colleagues arrived in central Kazakhstan to monitor the calving of one herd of saigas, a critically endangered, steppe-dwelling antelope, veterinarians in the area had already reported dead animals on the ground.<p>"But since there …

Wildlife

Boeing made a laser cannon that kills drones

Worried about a future in which the skies are filled with drones? Now there’s a way to fight back: portable laser cannons.<p>Boeing has developed what …

Getting Banned From The App Store Was The Best Thing That Happened To Us

Marco Nardone Contributor<p>Marco Nardone is the founder and CEO of Fling and Unii.<p>“Brace yourself, Marco…we’ve just been removed from the App Store.” With those words, I visualized everything we’d slaved over for months crumple itself into a ball of trash and — ironically — flinging itself into the …

UI Design and Motion Graphics by Ash Thorp

Many of us, while watching movies, wonder who's responsible for those great UI Design and mesmerizing credits for some great movies. From Prometheus, …

Blue Moon in Pictures, 7.31

Aeronautics

International Garden Photographer of the Year winners

Bodyscapes: Artist uses UV paint on naked models to produce landscape pictures

Art

Hardcore porn used in Ontario government office piece creates ‘confrontation with the sacred:’ artist

<b>NOTE: This story contains an image of the sexually graphic art in question</b><p>Sacred Circle VI by French-Canadian artist Rosalie Maheux is part of a …

Artworks

Learn What Made Chuck Jones A Great Director In Under 9 Minutes

Tony Zhou’s filmmaking essay series <i>Every Frame A Painting</i> takes a trip into the wondrous, disciplined mind of legendary animation director Chuck …

Animation

India, Pakistan to join China, Russia in security group | Reuters

UFA, Russia (Reuters) - India and Pakistan began accession to a regional security group led by China and Russia on Friday after two days of summits which President Vladimir Putin held up as evidence Moscow is not isolated in the world.<p>India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi (R) and his Pakistani …

Russia

Scientists figured out what's making these California shoppers buy more junk food

To buy or not to buy that pint of Ben & Jerry's ice cream?<p>It's an all-too-familiar recurring dilemma that surfaces every grocery run. And if it's not ice cream then it's cookies, candy, chips, or something else that is delicious but also packed full of salt and sugar, which is neither good for your …

Ice Cream

28 stunning aerial photos that will change the way you see the world

The images give us an incredible bird's eye view into some of the world's biggest festivals, infrastructures, and natural wonders.<p>We've put together a collection of some of our favorite images, from the crashing waters of the Niagara Falls to the lush canola fields that cover the mountains of …

How spyware peddler Hacking Team was publicly dismantled

Early Monday morning, around 400GB of stolen internal company files belonging to Italian surveillance and intrusion software firm Hacking Team were distributed online through its freshly hacked Twitter account (changed to "Hacked Team").<p>They were hacked by a hacker, or hackers. It was …