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Adidas: the hidden hoard

A cobwebbed window in a ramshackle store located in a nondescript Buenos Aires suburb. Adidas expert Gary Aspden animatedly recounts the moment a friend emailed him this photograph. “The shop window was stacked floor to ceiling with old blue Adidas boxes. Stuff from the ’78 Argentina World Cup and …

How Hackers Reportedly Side-Stepped Google's Two-Factor Authentication

Two-factor authentication is generally seen as the safest bet for protecting your Gmail account. But a harrowing tale from indie developer Grant …

Watch How Maggots Help Solve Crimes

Forensic entomologists study how bugs colonize dead bodies to help establish a time of death.<p>There's no quicker way to elicit a shiver of disgust than to mention maggots. Halloween brings maggot-filled tricks and treats, from cupcakes to faux maggots for zombie costumes. But maggots are more than …

The New New Net Neutrality

Tom Wheeler, Chair of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), hasn't even circulated his so-called Hybrid proposal for the Internet but everyone has already attacked it as the end of something sacred.<p>What is being proposed is simple. Treat Internet providers like common carriers -- like …

Net Neutrality

Benedict Cumberbatch on Alan Turing: 'He should be on banknotes'

The star of The Imitation Game on the genius of Alan Turing and harrowing lengths the state went to to 'cure' him of his homosexuality<p>There is, at first, a moment of confusion. <b>Benedict Cumberbatch</b> is filming <b>Richard III</b> for the BBC’s Hollow Crown series, and yesterday, or so the publicist from the …

Scientists Create Coldest Cubic Meter In The Universe, Claim New World Record

<i>Brrr!</i> An international team of scientists claims to have set a world record by cooling an 880-pound block of copper to a temperature of six milliKelvins (or -459.659 degrees Fahrenheit).<p>That's just a smidge above absolute zero, which is roughly -460 Fahrenheit.<p>"This is a major technological …

This is what your brain looks like on magic mushrooms

A new way of looking at brain activity may give insight into how psychedelic drugs produce their consciousness-altering effects.<p>In recent years, a …

Scientists Find Differences In The Brains Of People With Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

<i>By Nathan Collins</i><p>Chronic fatigue syndrome affects as many as four in a thousand people in the United States -- perhaps more. Despite that, there's been slow progress in understanding the disease, and researchers still aren't exactly sure what causes it. Now, a small new study hints that subtle …

The 6 Most Basic Bra Rules You Probably Didn't Know

If you've never been fitted for a bra by a specialist, you should speed-read this article, run to the nearest lingerie retailer and make an appointment.<p>Truth time: More likely than not, you're wearing the wrong size bra. Yes, bras are expensive and yes, they aren't the most comfortable article of …

Cancer Family - Photographs and text byNancy Borowick | LensCulture

<b>Grant Winner</b> <i>This project was awarded a special cash grant by juror Clare Grafik. Each of the five jury members selected one photographer from the Top 50 Emerging Talents to be awarded special distinction with a cash grant.</i><p><b>From Juror Clare Grafik:</b><p>“Nancy Borowick’s black and white photographs …

The kindest cut: my journey into the nether regions of male birth control

How Sneeze Particles Travel Inside An Airplane

Simulation technology shows why you should sit very far behind a sick passenger.<p>At first, the video displays the virtual insides of a crowded passenger airplane. Then all of a sudden, one of the passengers seated in the middle "sneezes." Hundreds of multicolored particles are jettisoned into the …

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DNA Can Carry Current, a Promising Step Toward Molecular Electronics

The promise of molecular electronics gets hoisted up the flagpole periodically, but now an international team of researchers based out of the Hebrew …

Who Should Pay To Fix The World's Salt-Damaged Soils?

Imagine losing about 5,000 acres, or 15 average-sized farms in Iowa, every day. That's how much productive farmland has succumbed to salt damage in the last 20 or so years, according to a paper published Tuesday by a group of international researchers. And, they say, all that degraded land is …

Google X Nano Pill will seek cancer cells in your body

Google’s moonshot group Google X is working on a pill that, when swallowed, will seek out cancer cells in your body. It’ll seek out all sorts of …

Are there ‘oceans’ hiding inside the Earth?

The chance discovery of a mystery rock wrapped inside a diamond has made scientists question how our oceans formed – and what might be lurking beneath our feet…<p>We know more about the surface of Mars than we do the mantle of the planet we live on. As little as 30kms (19 miles) below the surface – …

Dhruv Baker’s Cauliflower, Pea and Green Bean Biryani

<i>We recommend making a double batch of this recipe and freezing for another meal the following week. Hassel free and bursting with flavour.</i><p><b>What You’ll</b> …

A history of defacing Hermès bags

Forget private jets and magnums of Cristal, the Hermès Birkin is the international symbol of wealth. Victoria Beckham apparently has a collection worth in the region of £1.5 million. Tamara Ecclestone has 30, each housed in custom-made glass cases in her wardobe. Why, then, does this hand-held …

21 Problems You Can Solve With Baking Soda

Seriously, store a box of this stuff in every room of your house.<p>Sure, it's a pro at making chewy chocolate chip cookies, but baking soda's real claim-to-fame is its power to freshen and clean many spots in your home. It's a super-effective (but gentle) abrasive and is a great natural deodorizer, …

Modern manners: a Debrett’s guide to politeness in the 21st century

Modern life is filled with many befuddling moments when the proper codes of conduct remain unclear. Luckily, Debrett’s, the authority on etiquette, has unveiled a “What to do” guide to help you think before you faux pas, based on a list of the public’s most frequently asked questions.<p><b>To Bcc or not</b> …

Mecca: The Sacred City review – an important study of one of the great religious sites

History,Religion,Books,Culture,Mecca,Saudi Arabia,Middle East,Travel writing,Islam,Religion,World news,Saudi Arabia,Middle East and North Africa<p>Ziauddin Sardar tells the story of Mecca with rare insight and passion<p>In the history of religion, and in the wider story of mankind’s yearning to …

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Sponge Painting Basics: 10 Things You Should Know about Sponge Painting

Looking for a fast and easy way to freshen up your space…without breaking the bank? Sometimes a little paint is all that is needed to transform a …

Painting

10 Insider Hacks For Common Cleaning Conundrums

Be warned: they are weird, and many require a fridge.<p>During my first internship at a fashion magazine, I watched the editors with awe (and a little fear): They were powerful, worked hard, and looked impossibly chic. Everything about them seemed cool and effortless. So I studied them. I tried to …

Laundry Care Tricks from a Costume Master

Luke McDonough knows a thing or two about laundry care. As costume master of the Public Theater — which stages the iconic Shakespeare in the Park productions every summer in Central Park — McDonough has to make sure the wardrobe worn by the actors every night is spotless, even through extreme heat …

This Is What Neurons Look Like When They Communicate With Each Other

Ping! Zip! Pew! Electrical impulses speed along the neurons of the brain at high speed—and now, scientists from Harvard have genetically engineered …