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No Mars For Muslims? Mars One Asks Imams To Rescind Fatwa

Islamic leaders ruled that a Mars journey would be akin to suicide, but the private Mars colonization project disagrees, citing a 14th century Muslim explorer.<p>Martian colonization is a risky proposition. So risky, in fact, that a group of Islamic leaders in the United Arab Emirates issued a …

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Parasites - Photographs and text by Marcus DeSieno | LensCulture

“Parasites” is an ongoing body of photographic work investigating a history of scientific exploration through images of parasitic animals taken with a Scanning Electron Microscope and exposed onto dry plate gelatin ferrotype plates. The final images are elarged for these abject animals to confront …

The People Have Voted: Pluto is a Planet!

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Why Getting Out of Your Comfort Zone is Hard (But Not Impossible)

<i>This post originally appeared on the Crew blog.</i><p>You’ve heard people say you need to get out of your comfort zone, right? You need to stretch yourself, they say. It’ll be good for you.<p>Everyone seems to agree with this idea, but what do we actually know about the comfort zone? Aside from the fact that …

Ebola - It's Far, Far Worse Than You Thought

Ebola could kill a million people by the end of January, disaster planners warned this week as experts said the disease might become endemic and clinics started turning away victims.<p>The US is sending 400,000 home care kits with protective gowns, masks, gloves, chlorine and medicines to Liberia, the …

Everything Dies, Right? But Does Everything Have To Die? Here's A Surprise

A puzzlement.<p>Why, I wonder, are both these things true? There is an animal, a wee little thing, the size of a poppy seed, that lives in lakes and rivers and eats whatever flows through it; it's called a gastrotrich<b>.</b> It has an extremely short life.<p><b>Hello, Goodbye, I'm Dead</b><p>It hatches. Three days …