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Revealed: The reason why we close our eyes while sharing a kiss

Psychologists at Royal Holloway University show the brain is unable to cope with the combination of visual data and tactile sensation of kissing<p>It used to be thought that people closed their eyes while sharing a kiss because their vision could not focus on something as close up as the other …

The Brain

Cotton candy ice spun by fungus

Microscopic and chemical analyses of the elusive and mysterious hair ice have finally revealed its secret: fungus.<p>In frozen climes, the formation of frost flowers, created by ice extruding from plants, is a fascinating and beautiful thing. One of the most difficult kinds to find is what is known as …

Cotton Candy

In search of the starfish killer: the quest to save the original keystone species

In June 2013, Steven Fradkin stumbled upon a grisly scene at Starfish Point in Washington, northwest of Seattle. About one in four of the park’s namesake animals were contorted and covered in white lesions. The seriously sick starfish were crumpled and sagging, their internal organs beginning to …

A Christmas Ice Storm

A massive storm swept across the Midwest and parts of Canada yesterday, encasing everything in thick ice, downing trees and power lines, and making travel nearly impossible just before Christmas. An estimated 500,000 people are without power today, as utility crews work to clear and repair the …

The Observer's 20 photographs of the week

The best photography in news, culture and sport from around the world this week

The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds Review

It's not easy to return to a place after a 21-year absence, so it's a surprise how effortless it is to slip back into the Hyrule first introduced in 1992's The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past. The famous green tunic, castle, and characters are all revived in this 3DS sequel, and the passing of …

Legend of Zelda

Pokemon X & Pokemon Y soundtrack arrives on iTunes

A collection of <i>Pokémon X & Pokémon Y</i> music was released on iTunes today.<p><i>Pokémon X & Pokémon Y: Super Music Collection</i>includes more than 200 songs and 3.5 hours of music featured in the games and costs $9.99. It also offers a battle game music track from the four-part TV series <i>Pokémon Origins</i> …

Best games for Christmas 2013

Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag<p>Dead Rising 3<p>Lego Marvel Super Heroes<p>Pokémon X and Y<p>Tomb Raider<p>Professor Layton and the Azran Legacy<p>Tearaway<p>Forza …

20 Impressive Home Office Ideas That Will Increase Your Productivity

These designer spaces are primed for energy and inspiration.<p>You won't mind getting work done in a hideaway like what you see here. Not only are these work-ready spaces aesthetically pleasing, but their unique designs will inspire new ideas and boost your productivity.

Interior Design

30 Cozy Bedrooms You'll Want to Lounge in All Day

Welcome to the ultimate snuggle zone.<p>Steal these ideas to create a comfortable getaway in your bedroom. You'll never want to leave.

Interior Design

8 light & lovely fall soups to begin your #Thanksgiving meal:

Hello, beautiful. 8 great international slow cooker recipes:

Everything you know about drugs is wrong

Author Carl Hart says we focus too much on drugs’ dangers – and not enough on how racism affects drug policy<p>It’s not every day you read a book that blows the lid off of everything you’ve ever been taught about drugs, but Dr. Carl Hart’s recent work, "High Price," does just that. Part memoir, part …

Fringe Factor: Gay Love Is Just Like What Ariel Castro Had With His Victims

Yet another week in far-out theories from our fearless leaders.<p><b>American Family Association Host: The Love Between Gay Couples and the Love Ariel</b> …