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FALSE: NASA Reports Magnetosphere Collapse

CLAIM<p>Earth's magnetosphere collapsed for two hours on 23 April 2016. See Example( s )<p>EXAMPLES<p>Collected via Twitter, April 2016<p>Planet Earth's Magnetic …

Evrnu Recycles Old Cotton Garments Into New Fibers

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Eco Fashion

A Russian website lets users mash any 2 images together to create beautiful — and bizarre — results

Ostagram/Trane<p>People love mashing things together.<p>And while Photoshop and other programs allow users to do that, not everyone knows how to use them. …

Edvard Munch

Ravens at least as smart as chimps, tiny heads notwithstanding

If ever there comes a great avian uprising, it's going to come from the corvids. Crows and ravens can solve complex puzzles, engineer tools, understand cause and effect, conduct funerals for their dead, recognise humans and even use social ostracism to punish birds that aren't team players.<p>These …

Scientists Accidentally Create a Battery That Can Outlast Your Device

Over the last decade or so it’s become increasingly obvious that the <b>limits of battery technology</b> are a <b>pothole</b> on our road to the future. It’s not …

Reflections on an Impermanent World

Over 98 percent of all species ever to live on earth are now extinct. Though some of this loss is to be expected as part of the natural cycle of …

Super-smart AI epically fails 8th grade science test

For every person who is afraid that robots are suddenly going to become sentient and we’ll have to fight a liquid robot sent from the future to kill us and our moms, this story will give you hope that we still stand a chance.<p>MIT Tech Review reports that the Allen Institute for Artificial …

Great Blue Hole off Belize yields new clues to fall of Mayan civilisation

Research supports theory that drought and climate conditions reduced Mayans from a regional power to survivors abandoning cities to virtual extinction<p>A massive underwater sinkhole surrounded by reefs, caves and sharks has provided archaeologists with clues in the mystery of the fall of the Mayan …

Belize

His Camera Takes Us To The World 'We Must Preserve'

<i>They're silvery and stunning — and their beauty bears a message.</i><p>"Genesis" <i>is a new exhibit of more than 200 black-and-white images from the noted Brazilian photographer</i> Sebastiao Salgado. <i>He wants to show us what the world and its peoples look like now, how climate change has already had an impact —</i> …

Nanoparticles could help deliver a killer blow to cancer | David Cox

Nanotherapy is showing promise as a means to target chemotherapy, kill tumour cells by heating or enhance the effectiveness of radiotherapy<p>A hundred years ago, the outbreak of the first world war saw Europe’s industrial superpowers embark on a technological arms race with increasingly lethal …

Of Pigs and Primates: Addressing the Airborne Ebola Allegation

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa has gained international attention, due in part to the recent declaration of a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC). In turn, public health officials have been asked to enact stricter infection prevention and control measures to ensure spread is …

Disease

Who Or What Left This 60,000-Ton Ancient Artifact Under The Sea?

Shall we take bets on how the ancient-alien conspiracy theorists will spin this one?<p>Put on your tin-foil hats and special anti-Illuminati underwear. A recently discovered mysterious ancient rock structure under the Sea of Galilee, possibly built in the same era as Stonehenge, has archaeologists …

Your Relationship with Your Mobile Phone: In Your Mind vs Reality

Mobile Relationship by Manu Cornet<p>Who's the boss? Your smartphone or you?<p>Manu Cornet of Bonkers World shows us in just two panels the horrendous …

Glastonbury 2014: day one – in pictures

A bit of sun, a fair bit of rain, and a succession of exciting acts to savour, from a beguiling Lily Allen and fired-up Kaiser Chiefs to full-on stagecraft from Arcade Fire, MIA and Skrillex

Unseen Woodstock photographs displayed 45 years on

<b>The Glastonbury festival is well under way with bands like Metallica and Kasabian among the thousands of artists who will be playing across the weekend.</b><p>This year, Woodstock, one of the early music festivals which - along with the Monterey Pop festival - arguably laid the foundations for the …

Music

Modern-Day Street Photographs of England Captured with a 130-Year-Old Camera

What’s a photographer to do when they’re in possession of a 130-year-old wooden camera and a 100-year-old lens, capable of capturing images using the …

Banksy’s Street Art Reimagined in LEGO

What would it look like if Banksy's most famous street art pieces were reimagined in LEGO? What would the balloon girl look like and how would the rat on the wire appear? These are the questions photographer Jeff Friesen asked himself when he created his original series <i>Bricksy</i>. As he tells …

12 Heartbreaking Movies That Make Grown Men Cry

As <i>Parks & Rec</i> paragon of manliness Ron Swanson once said, "Crying is only okay in two places: funerals and the Grand Canyon." Normally, we’d have a …

Meet The New VS Models

You gotta hand it to the people at Victoria's Secret. They know how to pick a star. From Candice Swanepoel and Adriana Lima to Heidi Klum and Miranda …

Associated Press News

Forget devices; the future of technology is seeded in biology

A lot of you, dear readers, may remember a time when mobile phones didn't exist, let alone smartphones with touchscreens, apps and pro-grade cameras. Some may even recall a childhood completely devoid of TV, when the phrase "playing in a sandbox" meant literally that. Not content with books that …

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Design

Long Exposure Photography by Samuel Burns

Incredible Long Exposure Photography.<p>The wait can last for up to eight hours.<p>Using his large format 4×5 camera, 33 year-old Sydney photographer …

Photography

Commissioned Vintage Illustrations by Mads Berg

Vintage Style Illustrations.<p>Mads Berg is a Copenhagen, Denmark based illustrator. His style is characterized and influenced by good old vintage …

August 2013