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Why You're Procrastinating and How to Stop

Choices are never easy, especially when it comes to life's big ones.<p>Phoebe, 39, came to see me one day, distraught after learning from a doctor that …

50 Influential Photographs That Changed Human History

1 of 51<p>Family members pass Kosovar refugee Agim Shala, 2, through a barbed wire fence into the hands of grandparents at an Albania camp, March 1999.<p>2 …

Aerofex hoverbike could be yours by 2017

The Aero-X hoverbike from Aerofex is slated for a commercial release in 2017 for just $85,000. Chump change, right?<p>Aerofex's hoverbike made a pretty big splash when the Californian company showed off its working prototype all the way back in 2012, but then it went eerily silent. Now, Aerofex has …

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Fantastic Fungi: The Startling Visual Diversity of Mushrooms Photographed by Steve Axford | Colossal

<p>To think any one of these lifeforms exists in our galaxy, let alone on our planet, simply boggles the mind. Photographer Steve Axford lives and …

Last Night’s ‘Big Bang Theory’ Was Its Most Watched Season Finale Ever

The seventh season finale of CBS smash hit sitcom <i>The Big Bang Theory</i> aired last night, and <i>EW</i> reports that the resulting ratings have made it its most …

The Trouble With Young Adult Fiction

I’ve spent a lot of time defending the integrity of young adult novels. Sure, they can be silly, but that doesn’t negate their impact on the …

Musical Anatomy, Drawings of Musical Instruments Reimagined as Body Parts

Artist Shawn Feeney reimagines musical instruments as body parts in the delightfully bizarre drawing series, “Musical Anatomy.” Prints are available …

World of Science in Pictures

The Man Who Literally Built 'Star Wars'

Set decorator Roger Christian tells us what it was like making George Lucas's dreams out of scrap metal<p><b>PLUS: The Art of Star Wars: See Exclusive Storyboards from the Original Trilogy</b><p><b>One of the most memorable elements</b> of the original <i>Star Wars</i> in 1977 wasn't the story, or characters, or even the …

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FCC votes to start formal consideration of net neutrality proposal

Amid protests, the Federal Communications Commission voted along party lines Thursday to begin the process of formally setting new net neutrality rules for online traffic that would allow broadband providers to charge companies for faster delivery of their content.<p>The 3-2 vote was a victory for FCC …

Anatomical Guide That Explores the Impossible Biology of Godzilla

Freelance sci-fi writer Danielle Venton wrote a great story for Popular Mechanics‘ ongoing <i>Science Fact vs. Fiction</i> series that explores the …

People would give up sex for mobile games

Who needs afternoon delight when you have Angry Birds in your pants?<p>According to mobile and social gaming network provider PlayPhone, 20 percent of mobile gamers it polled (out of 1,000 Americans) would rather give up sex than mobile games for a week. The other 80 percent of us are giving them a …

Heroic Cat Rescues Four-Year-Old Boy From a Dog Attack

<i>GIF via KERO/Brett Rosner</i><p>On Tuesday a four-year-old boy in Bakersfield, California was rescued from a dog attack by his family’s cat in an …