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The 11 Most Important Cats Of Science

I can haz scienz?<p>[Special thanks to materials scientist Joe Spalenka for letting us use his photoshopped image of Watson And Crick Plus Chloe The Cat.]

Fading Borders. on Student Show

Two readers for School of Fine Art and Design AKV St. Joost in Breda, The Netherlands. Information for students about the new minors. During the …

Not Just Turbocharging: Exhaust Gases Can Generate Electricity, Too

The exhaust gases shooting out the tailpipes of internal-combustion cars aren't just a form of pollution, they also represent wasted energy.<p>One way …

13 Numbers That Show The Ebola Outbreak Is Far From Over

The world's worst Ebola outbreak is far from over. While news about Ebola has all but disappeared from U.S. TV screens and social media in recent weeks, the deadly virus continues to wreak havoc in West Africa.<p>Ebola's spread has slowed in two of the worst-hit countries, Liberia and Guinea, and the …

Diamond cuts

WEDDING JEWELRY<p><b>If you think a solitaire is best left a classic round, think again. Diamonds can be cut in myriad ways, with baguette, Asscher, pear,</b> …

From Portable Printers To Cheap Standing Desks, The Best Office Products Of 2014

Revamp your office with everything from elegant desk organizers to power-nap aids.<p>Good design in an office can turn an impenetrable pile of clutter into a beautifully organized arrangement; a slothful, sedentary workday into a healthy one; and a tangle of ugly power cords into funky decoration. …

15 Otherworldly Places You Have to See to Believe

<b>Three Sisters Volcano, Oregon</b><p>Have you ever looked at a photo and just couldn't believe what you were seeing? Today let's check out 15 of those places. Destinations that seem like they are not of this Earth. Lakes that seem like they belong on another planet. Mountains that appear like they were …

How James Carpenter Gave NYC Subway Riders A Portal To The Sky

The centerpiece of New York’s new Fulton Center, the Sky-Reflector Net recalls an era when transit design aspired to great beauty.<p>Fulton Center, the massive new subway station unveiled by the New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority earlier this week, is by far the city’s brightest transit …

A Taste of Old World Europe: Wiener Schnitzel

<b>Wiener schnitzel</b>—an unassuming breaded, fried veal cutlet—has so captured Vienna’s taste buds that it bears the city’s very name (Wien = Vienna).<p>Yet Austria’s national dish may actually have originated in northern Italy as <i>costoletta alla Milanese</i>, a similarly prepared slice of veal. Legend has it …

Exploring Switzerland’s green legacy – on foot

One hundred years after the creation of the country’s first – and only – national park, Switzerland’s conservation efforts are anything but idle.<p>In 1914, Switzerland stamped itself as a leader in European conservation, creating the first national park in the Alps, and the first on the continent …

Berlin named most 'fun' city in the world

<b>Berlin</b> has pipped <b>London</b> to the title of “most fun” city in a poll of travellers.<p>The German capital was among 1,800 cities ranked according to categories such as “bars”, “clubs”, “shopping”, “adult entertainment” and “activities”. Factors such as the average price of a beer, and whether or not …

'Starry Night' bike path inspired by Van Gogh now open | CNN Travel