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Razer Phone vs OnePlus 5T: which spec powerhouse comes out on top?

2017 has brought us some fantastic smartphones. But if you’re looking for a phone that makes little-to-no sacrifice on the spec sheet, two stand out above the rest.<p>The Razer Phone and the OnePlus 5T absolutely crush the competition on paper (with the exception of a few areas), but there is a lot …

Red Famine by Anne Applebaum review – did Stalin deliberately let Ukraine starve?

A vivid account exposes the myths of the catastrophic Ukrainian famine of 1932-3<p>The terrible famine of 1932-3 hit all the major Soviet grain-growing regions, but Ukraine worst of all. It was not the result of adverse climatic conditions but a product of government policies. This is, in fact, the …

The mystery of a spooky Confederate submarine might finally be solved

We may finally know what killed Civil War soldiers on the Hunley.<p>When most of us think of the early days of submarine technology, we envision hulking WWI-era U-boats. In fact, the first submersible military vessel made an appearance in the American Revolutionary War. An acorn-shaped pod called the</i> …

Ancient DNA Shows How Cats Took Over The World

They even domesticated themselves.<p>Thousands of years before Hello Kitty and Grumpy Cat, some wild little felines and early farmers made a tacit deal: …

Glow-in-the-dark mushrooms have a newly discovered chemical to thank for their shine

Scientists discovered how to create new colors, too<p>You’re not tripping — these mushrooms really do glow. And now, we have a better idea how, thanks to a study published today in the journal <i>Science Advances</i>.<p>More than 100 years ago, a naturalist named George Gardner visited Brazil and saw children …

Scientists Can Now Pull the DNA of Ancient Humans Out of Cave Dirt

The technique will allow researchers to study Neanderthals and other prehistoric people without relying on fossils.<p>Around 45,000 years ago, in a Belgian cave, a Neanderthal died. As its body decayed, its cells split apart, spilling their contents onto the cave floor. Those remnants included the …

NASA just got its closest look at Saturn yet — here's what it saw

On April 26, NASA flew its Cassini spacecraft closer to Saturn than ever before. In fact, it's the closest any spacecraft has ever come to Saturn — just 1,900 miles from the beautiful planet's cloud tops.<p>Even more exciting, Cassini has already transmitted images of what it saw from its deepest dive …

What the new, FDA-approved 23andMe genetic health risk reports can, and can't, tell you

Genetic testing firm 23andMe got approval from the Food and Drug Administration last week to sell reports that show customers whether they have an increased genetic risk of developing certain diseases and conditions.<p>The go-ahead is the first time the federal agency has approved such …

Did the Smithsonian cover up an Ancient Egyptian Colony in the Grand Canyon?

<b>Did the Smithsonian Institute cover up the mind-boggling discovery of an ancient Egyptian Colony in the Grand Canyon? According to a news article</b> …

Coma patient's brain 'jump-started' by ultrasound in breakthrough that could help 'wake up' others

A 25-year-old man who had barely emerged from a coma after a severe brain injury regained full consciousness after doctors used a pioneering …

The Brain

Scientists find Earth-like planet circling sun's nearest neighbor

(Reuters) - Scientists have discovered a planet that appears to be similar to Earth circling the star closest to the sun, potentially a major step in the quest to find out if life exists elsewhere in the universe, research published on Wednesday showed.<p>The relative proximity of the planet, known as …

Shh! A recently discovered Earth-like planet could be listening

Researchers have identified a number of planets outside our solar system that both resemble Earth and carry a better than zero chance at containing life. None of these is as close to Earth as newly-discovered Proxima b.<p>Only 4.2 light-years away — about 25 trillion miles — Proxima b is our nearest …

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50+ Best Home Decorating Ideas of All Time

These home decor tips from top designers take good design to the next level.<p>Whether you're decorating your first home or your fifth, great design is in the details. We've consulted top designers and scoured our archives to find the best ideas for every room in the house.

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July 2015

A Fresh View of the Moon’s Surface

Science & InnovationNo Place Like Home<p><i>National Geographic’s Dan Vergano contributed reporting to this story, as well as writing and editing. If I could post it with a shared byline, I would!</i><p>The moon is Earth’s nearest celestial companion, but we don’t often see fresh views of the lunar surface.<p>More …

Artists’ Adorable Doodles Interact with Real Life Objects

Dhaka, Bangladesh-based cartoonist and graphic designers Manik and Ratan have started a fun series where their cartoon characters interact with real life objects. The twin brothers' adorable monsters and men look like they're having the time of their lives, zooming past us in a LEGO car or figuring …

US-led coalition carries out 12 air strikes against Isis in Iraq and Syria

The US-led coalition fighting Islamic State (Isis) militants in Iraq and Syria carried out 12 air strikes on Saturday, according to a statement.<p>The Combined Joint Task Force said six strikes near the besieged Syrian town of Kobani on the Turkish border destroyed Isis buildings, fighting positions …

Solid Steel Radio Show 31/10/2014 Part 1 + 2 - Motor City Drum Ensemble

Pianos Become The Teeth - Repine