Amy Litwiller

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Yahoo just pulled the plug on its Google-like research group

As Business Insider previously reported, Yahoo's in-house research laboratory, Yahoo Labs, is going through a tough time — and the company just announced reorg plans that put most researchers into product groups rather than the standalone unit.<p>In a blog post, Yahoo wrote that the researchers will …


Giant Urban Flowers Bloom When Pedestrians Pass By Under Them

HQ Architects developed a public installation that offers an artistic aesthetic to the environment through playfully responsive design. The <i>Warde</i> project, located in Jerusalem's Vallero Square–an urban area that's in poor condition–is being given a set of towering flower sculptures, big enough to …


12 Most Expensive Gemstones In The World

There are over 4,000 minerals on earth , many of which we will never see in real life. Bizarre mineral assemblages and trace impurities have caused some of the world’s rarest gemstones. Some you likely have heard of and others will undoubtedly leave you searching Google for more information.With …


Humans have created a new top predator that is taking over the Northeast

Humans are not newcomers when it comes to messing around with nature. While we haven't created Frankenstein's monster yet, what we do transforms the natural world.<p>One recent example is the creation of the coywolf — a hybrid of the coyote and the wolf that is also known as the Eastern coyote. …

Modern Camper Expands 3X with a Simple Press of a Button

When on a road trip, hauling a teardrop-style camper is easy thanks to its small size. But with this convenience comes a distinct design disadvantage: there isn’t a lot of living space. Beauer offers an ingenious solution to this problem with their 3X camper. It uses telescope-style folding to …


Respect @Shakira:

Iqbal Masih - a symbol of abusive child labor in the developing world. #Respect

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Another bizarre coincidence.

That's very sweet of them.

Since then, he dress up as Jack Sparrow and visit kids in the hospital pretty frequently.

Watch for These Top 5 Sky Events of 2015: Eclipses, Comets, and Planets

Lunar eclipses and the innermost planets will take center stage in the heavens.<p>Stay tuned, stargazers—the year ahead offers many heavenly delights, including a pair of lunar disappearing acts and a potentially surprising comet.<p>While scores of amazing astronomical phenomena are in the offing, here …

Another new ichthyosaur in the golden age of Jurassic discovery

An ichthyosaur fossil found on the Isle of Skye has been identified as a new species of sea-going reptile, dating back 170 million years. It‘s the latest of a number of ancient species to be uncovered in the area<p>Jurassic Park is alive and well and found in Scotland. A 4.2 metre ichthyosaur fossil …


Real life Captain America. A true hero:

Something worth reading:

Imagine if everyone felt that way! What a wonderful world this would be:


It's people like him that make civilization possible. #Respect

This really made my day:

Faith in humanity restored:

R.I.P. Officer Perry. You'll always be remembered:

Archaeologists Unearth Entryway to King Herod’s Palace

Israeli archaeologists are showing off the monumental, many-arched corridor that led to Herod the Great's hilltop palace near Jerusalem in the first century. The corridor in the ancient fortress of Herodium, about 7 miles (12 kilometers) south of Jerusalem, has been excavated to reveal a space 65 …


Act of kindness:

Faith in humanity!

Huge respect Sgt. Gebhardt:

Peculiar Extinct Fish With Spines Named for National Geographic

Natgeosocus sorini swam in subtropical seas about 36 million years ago, a new study says.<p>There may be plenty of fish names in the sea, but Alexander Bannikov decided to honor National Geographic with the one that he just added to the community of ancient marine creatures.<p>The paleontologist and his …

Israeli Team Digs Up Huge 2,800-Year-Old Farmhouse

An ancient farmhouse dating back to 2,800 years ago — complete with 23 rooms, wine presses and a grain silo — is no longer lost to the ages. Over the past few weeks, archaeologists have uncovered the sprawling stone house in Rosh Ha-'Ayin, in central Israel.<p>Archaeologists found the farmhouse during …



Another unknown hero of 9/11. Yes, dogs are totally worthy of our love and respect.

Great job officers!