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You’re powered by quantum mechanics. No, really…

For years biologists have been wary of applying the strange world of quantum mechanics, where particles can be in two places at once or connected over huge distances, to their own field. But it can help to explain some amazing natural phenomena we take for granted<p>Every year, around about this time, …

Light Paintings by Janne Parviainen

Weather Gone Wild

Rains that are almost biblical, heat waves that don’t end, tornadoes that strike in savage swarms—there’s been a change in the weather lately. What's going on?<p><b>The weekend forecast</b> for Nashville, Tennessee, called for two to four inches of rain. But by the afternoon of Saturday, May 1, 2010, parts …

Weather

15 Photos Looking Straight Up the Eiffel Tower

Built in 1889 as the entrance arch to the World’s Fair, the 320 meter (1,050 ft) tall Eiffel Tower, located on the Champ de Mars in Paris, is …

Eiffel Tower

Landscape photographer of the year 2013 – in pictures

The winners of the inaugural Take a View Landscape Photographer of the Year awards have been announced

The most beautiful places on Earth – in pictures

As Lonely Planet turns 40 this year, the publisher has picked the most magnificent sights across the globe to be included in a new book entitled Beautiful World, which contains more than 200 images and aims to inspire readers to see the world as they have never seen it before

Grains Of Sand Magnified x300 Reveal Dazzling Images

A grain of sand is so small and finite that our eyes are unable to render any significant detail.<p>It often just looks like a shiny or dark grain of …

Advanced Mathematics With Legos In A Washing Machine

Science with colorful bricks<p>Every generation, a scientific paper comes along that rocks the very foundations of research, upturns our sense of the world, leaves us collapsed, in awe at everything that we, for all of our work, still fail to comprehend about the universe. "Random Structures from Lego …

21 Glorious Photos of Double Rainbows Around the World

<b>Toroweap, Grand Canyon, Arizona</b><p>For many photographers, taking a picture of the elusive double rainbow is a rare and unexpected treat. Not only do you have to be at the right place at the right time, you need to have your camera on hand so that you don't miss nature's colorful show. As photographer …

Lake Superior

Pencil Carving Sculptures by cerkahegyzo

Tiny Pencil Carving Sculptures.<p>The deviantART user with the pseudonym cerkahegyzo is a Hungarian artist who creates amazing carved miniature …

Modern Art

Cameron Davidson

8 Spa-Like Bathrooms Designed to Instantly Soothe

Let these airy oases across the globe spur some ideas for creating your own refuge.

Interior Design

15 Fascinating Photos of Monkeys Deep in Thought

So far, we've taken a look at some incredibly expressive owls as well as some personality-filled frogs. In our search to compile the most fascinating wildlife photography, how could we not post about monkeys? The highly intelligent animals are the main subject for many photographers because they're …

Monkeys

A tale of two Lambos

Veneno, meet your elder, the one and only 350 GTV.<p>Exactly 50 years ago, Lamborghini debuted its first-ever prototype at the 1963 Turin Auto Show. The car was called the 350 GTV, and aside from the fact that Lamborghini's genesis was on display in Turin that year, its auto-show debut is probably …

More Cleverly Placed Street Art by OakOak

If you're looking for a little something to brighten up your day, come check out the cleverly placed street art by OakOak. The French street artist sees the city as his playground as he finds everything from stair rails and street lights to random markings on a wall to become a part of his clever …

Calvin and Hobbes

Incredible Fingerprint Drawings by Nicolas Jolly

<i>Fingerprints</i> is a brilliantly executed series of black ink drawings by French artist Nicolas Jolly that features various scenes in an intricately applied fingerprint pattern. Each meticulous piece in the collection presents a laborious effort consisting of thousands upon thousands of tiny black …

Digital Art
Modern Art

Incredibly Expressive Owl Photography

Is that little owl yawning or singing? Belgian-based photographer Yves Adams has the answer as he's the one behind the adorable shot. “Little owls are CUTE!,” he states. “They make you laugh with whatever they do! But when they start to yawn, my heart melts! This picture has been taken in Spain, …

Birds

Solar Powered Laptop

We see solar paneled backpacks enjoying much success, so if we push the boundaries of innovative thinking then is the solar powered laptop too much …

"Dogfighters" Morph WWII Planes with Furry Animals

Inspired by their love for both dogs and airplanes, digital production studio Ink created this playful series, entitled <i>Dogfighters</i>, that blends WWII planes with a selection of friendly, furry animals. The studio explains that the planes were “carefully paired with their canine counterparts in order …

Pets

Lamborghini Diamante Concept for The Year of 2023

<b>Lamborghini Diamante concept</b> was inspired by the cut of a Diamond and aggressive/powerful lines of a sportscar. It’s a design study by Thomas …

Unknown Artistic Insect Builds a White Picket Fence to Protect its Nest of Eggs | Colossal

<p>Earlier this summer while on vacation in Peru, graduate student Troy Alexander fell in love with the Amazon rainforest, and on his return asked an …

14 Fun Photos of Personality-Filled Frogs

Is that tiny frog holding a leaf like an umbrella, to shield himself from the rain? Yes, and it's just one of several amazing shots by photographers who feature the tailless amphibians in their photos. Photographer Penkdix Paime shot the tiny tree frog in his neighbor's backyard in Jember, East …

Zoology

Dreamy Milky Way Photography

The universe is a big place. So big that it could give the most priggish person a more human, down-to-earth personality. We're such tiny beings that …

New e-skin lights up when touched, could make robots and walls more touch-friendly - ExtremeTech

By on July 23, 2013 at 11:29 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>The explosion in mobile devices has …

Engineering

Light stopped completely for a minute inside a crystal: The basis of quantum memory - ExtremeTech

By on July 25, 2013 at 6:49 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Scientists at the University of …

Quantum Mechanics

Rare Italian-born Baby Zonkey in Good Health

One part zebra, one part donkey, all parts fuzzy and adorable. Ippo, the foal of a male zebra and a female donkey, was reported to be in good health, …

Cute

New Theory: The Universe Isn't Expanding, It's Just Gaining Mass

But you'd never know, because everyone is getting more massive at the same time.<p>Whoa. One cosmologist is proposing that the universe isn't actually expanding, as the standard theory goes. Instead, the redshift effects astronomers see could mean that everything is just gaining more mass, while …

Mystery Animal: Who Is This Fanged Furface?

Guess the species (either common or Linnaean) by tweeting at us--we're @PopSci--and get your name listed right here! Plus eternal glory, obviously. Update: We have a winner!<p>So, here are the rules: To answer, follow us on Twitter and tweet at us with the hashtag #mysteryanimal. For example:<p><b>Hey</b> …

The key to cheap solar power may have been discovered over 150 years ago - ExtremeTech

By on August 9, 2013 at 10:27 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Improvements in solar power …