Elyse Winter

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Life beyond Earth seems 'inevitable', US planetary scientist says

Astronomers are standing on a "great threshold" of space exploration that could see evidence of extra-terrestrial life being discovered in the next 20 years, an expert has claimed. Life beyond the Earth seems inevitable given the immensity of the universe, says US planetary scientist Dr Sara Seager.<p>…

4 Inmates in Australia Repeatedly Break out of Prison, Get Drunk, Then Sneak Back in, Hoping They Won't Get Caught

(Photo: Darwin Correctional Centre by Bidgee)<p><b>It was a cunning plan.</b> During the night, the four inmates at a prison in Darwin, Australia climbed over …

Bryce Canyon

The blatant sexism of lists about 'attractive girls'

Recently, an article was published listing actions and behaviours “attractive girls do differently”. Differently from whom, you might ask. Well differently from … “regular girls”. Whatever that means. But, naturally, it’s important to consider the veracity of the writer’s claims. It’s hard to …

3D Printed Ring Leads to Beautiful Engagement

It seems that proposals and all of the things that follow them are getting more elaborate every year. Ever since the first person decided to do …

Dating App Lets Guys Bribe Women With Jewelry, Travel or Plastic Surgery

"You can have anyone! All you have to do is dangle the right carrot." That's the promise of a new app, Carrot Dating, which allows users to bribe …

Color Contact, permanent color contacts

Sea Green <br>BrightOcular is a United States<p>BrightOcular is a United States developed artificial iris implant made of a thin, flexible<p>Ice gray <br>The …

Malibu beach wars: app revealing public access to beaches infuriates wealthy homeowners

Once called the "most expensive sandbox in the world," the beaches of Malibu are at the centre of a bitter battle between billionaires and sunbathers. Now, an app appears to have helped the masses claim victory<p>The signs next to strips of pristine sand in Malibu seem clear. "Private beach," "No …

The Five Tips to Creating Amazing Landscape Photos

In an instant, one can feel as though they are in another world. As a landscape photographer you have the power to transport someone in the blink of …

Sequined Spider

I should never say never. Because yesterday, I would have sworn up and down that I'd never call a spider a "beautiful creature." But today is a new …

Cat Butt Coasters

The next time you wake up and smell the coffee, you can also look down and see a cat butt as you rest your mug on one of these inspired Cat Butt Coasters by Shanna Compton of Hooks + Balls.<p>Each butt is handcrafted with care; made from 100% cotton yarn and acrylic felt. These materials help absorb …

A Wintry Landscape of Trees and Hoodoos along the Queens Garden Trail

This Website Knows Where Your Cat Lives

Attention all 4.9 million users of the #Catstagram hashtag: You’re being watched. Same for the #RichCatsOfInstagram pictures and the 16 million …

Finally: A Map of All the Cat Photographs in Los Angeles

According to charts compiled by website <b>I Know Where Your Cat Lives</b>, California is the most cat-ful state in the nation, and Los Angeles is the <b>second most cat-rich city</b> in the state, following San Diego (??). How did IKWYCL arrive at these numbers? By using images from public photo-sharing sites …

The View from Glacier Point

Home on the Range

Thanks for a lovely week, Seattle and Vancouver. I'm headed east from here. Next up: Alberta! P.S. Thanks to @maurice @catisaperson @badtzxo @kimathomas and @erickimberlin for letting me 😴💤 on their couches while I was in town.

Artist 'Stitches' Faces Together To Create Eerily Normal Looking People

It's obvious the subjects in the photo series Metamorfoza are not quite...right. But they're not as off as you'd think, considering the methods employed by Ino Zeljak, the Zagreb-based student behind the project.<p>Using Photoshop, Zeljak merged portraits of two different people shot in similar …

Elantris

• <b>Author:</b> Brandon Sanderson<p><b>In 2005, Brandon Sanderson debuted with Elantris, an epic fantasy unlike any other then on the market. To celebrate its tenth anniversary, Tor is reissuing Elantris in a special edition, a fresh chance to introduce it to the myriad readers who have since become Sanderson</b> …

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10 Things Married Women Are SO Sick of Hearing

Come on people, it’s not that hard to mind your own business.<p>Married life is pretty damn sweet—you've got a teammate for life <i>and</i> someone to spend holidays with. But while being married rocks, some of the outside commentary that comes with it can get really...well, annoying. Raise your hand if …

Upcycled Giant License Plate Red Maine Lobster • Recyclart

This lobster is made using two red vintage license plates. It measures 18″ long and 12″ wide. Comes with a …

The best science and technology pictures of the week

The most impressive pictures from the worlds of science and technology this week, including a world’s-first hologram and vegetables destined for outer space.<p><b>More galleries</b> <br>Stork silhouette and a four-winged dinosaur<p>Incredible lightning and a stranded whale<p>Futuristic dancers and swirling stars<p>Sci-fi …

Photos

Best photos 2013 Perseid meteor shower

Many images of the 2013 Perseid meteor shower, posted as meteor season 2014 begins!<p>These photos were posted last year by friends on EarthFacebook and …

Crows beat test that stumps little kids

In Aesop’s fable about the crow and the pitcher, a thirsty bird finds a vessel of water, but when he tries to drink from it, he finds that the water …