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This Woman Sees 100 Times More Colors Than The Average Person

A unique genetic mutation and a well-wired brain mean that Concetta Antico is like no other artist on Earth.<p>When Concetta Antico looks at a leaf, she sees much more than just green. “Around the edge I’ll see orange or red or purple in the shadow; you might see dark green but I’ll see violet, …

This App Turns Your Phone Into A Cosmic Ray Detector

Donate your phone's capabilities to science! Plus, if physicists use data from your phone in their paper, then you'll get credited as an author.<p>Want to turn your smartphone into a cosmic ray detector? Well there's an app for that. Cosmic Rays Found in Smartphones, or CRAYFIS, uses smartphones' and …

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Google makes us all dumber: The neuroscience of search engines

<b>(Ollyy via Shutterstock)</b><p>As search engines get better, we become lazier. We’re hooked on easy answers and undervalue asking good questions<p>Ian Leslie<p>October 12, 2014 6:00pm (UTC)<p>In 1964, Pablo Picasso was asked by an interviewer about the new electronic calculating machines, soon to become known as …

Woman's interminable selfie shoot divides YouTube

Projecting the right image is now the world's most difficult task.<p>Our visual, virtual selves express more of who we are than words or flesh ever can.<p>It's not remarkable, then, that someone would take time -- a lot of time -- over ensuring that a selfie expresses the perfect angle on the perfect …

This Female Game Developer Was Harassed So Severely On Twitter She Had To Leave Her Home

The couple called the police after Wu recieved violent and graphic death threats on Twitter.<p>Based on tweets from Wu, which The Verge, BoingBoing, Re/code, and other tech blogs spotted on Saturday, the harassment seems to be in response to a meme Wu created poking fun at the "gamergate" …

The 10 Most Important Things In The World Right Now

<b>1. Federal health officials express deep concern after a healthcare worker becomes the second person to be diagnosed with Ebola in the US.</b> The female employee at Texas Health Presbyterian hospital is the first case of Ebola transmission in the US and the second outside Africa.<p><b>2. Liberian health</b> …

The Sun Looks Uncannily Like A Jack-O-Lantern, Just In Time For Halloween

Halloween is on its way, and everyone’s starting to get into the festive spirit. Even the sun, it seems, wants to get in on the fun.<p>On Wednesday, the same day that skywatchers were treated to a full "blood moon," NASA captured a spooky image of the sun looking uncannily like a glowing …

Woman Has Surgery for Third TOTAL RECALL Breast

The Entrancing Cinemagraph Creations of Julien Douvier

The cinemagraph genre is one of the most exciting to follow because, unlike almost every other type of “photography” (in quotes since you they aren’t …

These Japanese Food Puns Have Melted Our Cynical Hearts

UDON KNOW ME.<p>As food writers, we have a soft spot when it comes to puns -- especially food puns. We know they can be bad; we know they are 100 percent played out. But no matter how often we hear "I'm kind of a big dill," we can't help but crack a smile.<p>And Japanese food puns are a whole new …

New 7 Wonders vs. Ancient 7 Wonders

The 20 Cheapest Cities To Visit This Summer, According To TripAdvisor

The chilliest winter in recent history is solidly behind us and it's time to make some serious summer plans. But where can you go without breaking the bank?<p>TripAdvisor announced Thursday the results of their fourth annual TripIndex Cities, which compares a night out and an overnight stay in major …

Teacher helps disabled artist create works 25 years after tragic accident

Ron Light sits with his sister Sue Richardson who spends a lot of time with Ron at Pioneer Ridge. Light moved from Albuquerque to Lawrence to be …

Why Americans Call Soccer 'Soccer'

The British started it.<p>New Zealand's largest newspaper is deeply conflicted. With the World Cup underway in Brazil, should <i>The New Zealand Herald</i> refer to the "global round-ball game" as "soccer" or "football"? The question has been put to readers, and the readers have spoken. It's "football"—by a …

Facebook Just Added A Button That Lets You Ask Your Friends Why They're Single

As if Facebook could get any more invasive, there's a new button that users have been noticing next to the "Relationship Status" field on their friends' profiles.<p>It's an "Ask" button.<p>For users who have chosen to leave their status empty, for privacy reasons or otherwise, it's now on display.<p>You can …

The Week in Review: White House Fights Climate Change

Inside Flipboard / May 9, 2014<p>Of all the problems facing the planet, global warming gets little attention from the average American. Recent Gallup …

Big Bang Discovery Comes Under Fire

Rumors ripple about flaws in the discovery of gravitational waves in the big bang's aftermath.<p>An acclaimed "smoking gun" discovery explaining the unfolding of the early universe faces rumors of a cosmic misfire. (See: "Big Bang's 'Smoking Gun' Confirms Early Universe's Exponential Growth.")<p>In March …

When It Comes to Taste, What Matters More: Our Mouths or Our Minds?

We know we love to eat—what we don't know is why and how. So we rounded up cultural and scientific observations about the psychology—and physiology—of taste<p>We're all familiar with <b>Marcel Proust</b>'s humble madeleine: The mere scent of the buttery cookie sends a wave of nostalgia through the narrator of</i> …

Adorable Photos of 4-Year-Old Instagram Sensation Mimicking High Fashion Shots

Ryker Wixom is the most fashionable 4-year-old you’re likely to meet this side of a black AMEX, and given how fast his Instagram star is rising, …