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17-year Old Discovers DNA Mutations That Could Help Fight Disease

It is truly amazing what young minds are capable of accomplishing. In recent years, young men and women - people who are not yet out of high school - …

Genetics

Home-Cooked Meals, Comfy Chairs and Netflix on Mars? It Could Happen

There is no Ikea on Mars. There are no takeout joints or Internet cafes either. Getting to the Red Planet might be half the battle, but staying happy and comfortable there is also a serious challenge.<p>Earlier this week, NASA announced it was offering $5,000 for the best ideas on how to improve …

Game of Thrones

Artist Christoph Niemann Transforms Everyday Items into Whimsical Sketches

Christoph Niemann incorporates everyday items into clever sketches that offer a dizzying sense of depth and whimsical perspective. The New York native can take an avocado and make it look like a catcher's mitt; he can transform a comb into a fancy Rolls Royce; he can even turn a poppy-seed bagel …

Christoph Niemann

A Collection of Rare Banksy Works Goes on Display in New York

Rat-adorned walls, carefully restored for exhibition, and other works come to Art Miami New York.<p>Sometimes the work of Banksy shows up on gallery walls—and sometimes the gallery even knows about it. Starting this Monday, as part of Art Miami New York, the Keszler Gallery will have on display a …

Streetwear

The happiest countries in the world

Maybe it's the chocolate. Or its reputation for neutrality. Or how much it's known for investing in the health, education and employment of its people. Whatever the reason, Switzerland is the world's happiest place, according to an analysis released Thursday of more than 150 countries.<p>The third …

Sustainable Development Goals

21 Ooey Gooey Ways to Devour Chocolate

The only thing better than dessert is chocolate dessert. Here are our all time favorite chocolate recipes to satisfy your sweet tooth.<p><b>Chocolate Dump Cake</b><p>This simple confection doesn't require frosting, but a drizzle of chocolate sauce is highly encouraged. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Cheesecake Bars with Melted</b> …

Dessert

30 Best and Cute Cat Tattoo Designs

Now a day’s individuals that decide to get a tattoo are searching for fascinating tattoo outlines that no one else will have. All in all, how would …

Tattoos

Why Are Brooklyn Street Artists So Obsessed With The Past?

At a new art show, ‘Brooklyn Is The Future,’ many of the works fetishize gritty “old Brooklyn” that has been lost to gentrification.<p>"Do they have a …

Can the Apple Watch Make You a Better Cook?

Whatever you may think about the Apple Watch—or any other smartwatch—it's probably best to reserve judgment for the time being. History tells us that …

Cooking

A History of Pulp, PG-13 Erotica, and Illustration in One Auction

Well this is a lot of fun. A few years ago, you may remember Juxtapoz printing a cover story on Hard Case Crime, a book publisher bringing back the …

Art

15 Movies to Watch on Netflix Before They're Gone in May

From Airplane! to Skyfall, everything to watch before it expires at the end of the month.<p>There's so much A-list stuff to watch on Netflix these days—including <i>Daredevil</i>, Marvel's maiden binge-watchable series for the streaming giant—that it's easy to forget about many of the beloved films that are …

South Park

How Two Dutch Geniuses Taught Us to See

Vermeer the painter and Leeuwenhoek the scientist were contemporaries in 17th century Delft, where each man pioneered breakthroughs that upended …

Why we fell in love with Leonardo da Vinci

In honour of Leonardo da Vinci’s birthday, BBC Culture asked you to share your favourite works by the great master.<p>Leonardo da Vinci was born on this day in 1452.Not only a talented artist, he also contributed to the fields of anatomy, engineering, biology, mathematics and architecture. His …

Art

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Chinese Gene-Editing Experiment Creeps Out Scientists

Chinese scientists have caused an uproar by trying to permanently edit the DNA of human embryos — created genetic changes that could be passed along from generation to generation.<p>Their attempt didn’t work very well, but the report, published in a small, online journal called Protein & Cell, has …

Genetics

These Are the Happiest Countries in the World

Happiness seems to be most abundant a long way from the equator. At least according to the new World Happiness Report 2015. The 10 happiest countries …

Happiness

The Story Behind The Most Viral 3-D Tattoo Ever

Tony Booth earned the attention of Banksy, and the world, with a tattoo creation that seemed to turn a man into a cyborg. Booth talks about the combo of creativity and happenstance that yielded the mind-bending look.<p>In just four weeks it became the most viral tattoo of all time–a 3-D cyborg-style …

Potatoe Skins Recipe

salted chocolate chunk cookies

I would like to go on record as stating that I was not in the market for a new chocolate chip cookie recipe. Maybe I’m getting a little cranky in my …

How to master the art of drawing hands

Hands can be difficult to draw for novice artists because they're complex parts of the human anatomy. A lot of professional artists tend to …

Graphics

Apparently You've Been Putting Sauce On Your Pasta All Wrong

Are you plopping sauce right on top of your pasta as soon as you finish cooking it? As chef Andrew Carmellini would say, "You're doing it all wrong."<p>Most people dump out their unwanted pasta water and immediately start pouring cold water over the pasta, Carmellini explains in this Chow pasta …

Cooking

Best chocolate ever? Cadbury's crams seven flavours into new bar

New chocolate treat from Cadbury's is a hybrid of seven of their most popular chocolate bars<p>We've all been there - you're standing in front of the wall of chocolate at your local supermarket, and you just can't decide what little bar of heaven to buy.<p>A new product from Cadbury's takes the pain out …

China shocks world by genetically engineering human embryos

Critics warned that China was becoming the ‘Wild West’ of genetic research<p>China has been ordered to ‘rein in’ scientists who have edited the DNA of human embryos for the first time, a practice banned in Europe.<p>In a world’s first, researchers at the Sun Yat-sen University in Guangzhou confirmed they …

Canada now ranked as fifth happiest place on Earth

Canada

The World's First Desktop 3D Printer for Metal Is Market Ready

The Mini Metal Maker is no longer just a prototype. In this interview, inventor David Hartkop shows off the production version and shares his plans …

3D Printing

Tender Loving Crackle Cookies

It's no coincidence that the acronym for this cookie recipe is "TLC" because that is exactly what they do. They offer tender loving care. Tiny little …

Dessert

The Keys to Happiness: The Emerging Science and the Upcoming MOOC by Raj Raghunathan

Psychology has made many advances in the past few decades, notably in cognitive science, neuroscience, and behavioral psychology. A major new focus …

Happiness