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400-year-old sharks might hold the secret to long life

Sharks that live up to 392 years are being studied for the secret to long life.<p>Researchers are analyzing the DNA from fin clippings of 100 Greenland …

Human Geography

This in-ear translator will hit eardrums next month

Aussie startup Lingmo is farewelling language faux pas with an earpiece that can translate eight languages, taking seconds, and it could be yours within a month.<p>Lingmo's Translate One2One earpiece translates spoken conversation across English, Japanese, French, Italian, Spanish, Brazilian …

These Blackout Shades Will Make You Feel Like You Live in a Penthouse

In New York City or London, no less.<p>Sensitive sleepers know blackout shades are a must. But they're not exactly known for being the prettiest accessory — until now. Ukrainian designers at HoleRoll found a way to combine functionality with fun. Seriously, tell us it wouldn't be totally delightful …

New York City

Gene-Editing Technology Has Successfully Targeted Cancer's "Command Centre"

CRISPR is killing it.<p>The CRISPR gene-editing tool has already shown a lot of potential for helping doctors treat the most stubborn diseases, and now …

New stem cell invented that can grow into any tissue in the body, study finds

Salk Institute and Chinese researchers said they have created a new kind of stem cell, one that is more versatile than any other grown in the lab.<p>The …

Story about married couple discovering they were twins during IVF appears to be fake

A viral story about a married couple who struggled to conceive only to discover they were twins when they went through IVF appears to be a hoax.<p>The story, originally from a suspected fake news website called the Mississippi Herald, claims the unnamed couple underwent the treatment to help them have …

Scientists Discover New Use For Sperm

It's pretty surprising.<p>Scientists have discovered that sperm might actually be able to play a role in fighting cancer.<p>According to <i>Indy 100</i>, a group of German scientists theorized that sperm might be able to carry medications to the female reproductive organs, thereby helping to fight certain types …

This robot automatically prints and burns Trump’s tweets

If asked to describe President Trump’s Twitter persona, I’d say he was a can of gasoline looking for a lit match.<p>Incendiary tweets manage to rile supporters and skeptics alike, and all we can do is watch the world burn, at least figuratively, each time Trump hits the “Tweet” button. This isn’t by …

Donald Trump

Scientists turn spinach leaf into working heart tissue

Researchers have managed to turn a spinach leaf into working heart tissue and are on the way to solving the problem of recreating the tiny, branching networks of blood vessels in human tissue.<p>Until now, scientists have unsuccessfully tried to use 3D printing to recreate these intricate …

3D Printed Planets Let You Hold the Solar System in the Palm of Your Hands

Ever wanted to have the world in the palm of your hand? Or capture stars in a bottle? Little Planet Factory, based in the UK, lets you do just that with their collection of 3D printed planets and moons.<p>Founder George Ioannidis started the company after searching for a Mars globe and not finding …

Apple's new 'Spaceship' campus to feature iPhone-inspired toilets

Overlooked in the imagery of Apple’s new ‘Spaceship’ campus is possibly the most important piece of design in the building — the commode.<p>Apple’s new iThrone (probably not what it’s actually called) is the pinnacle of design achievement. Sleek lines give way to impressive storage capacity while …

Researchers invent paper that can be printed with light and reused 80 times

In an effort to fight the detrimental environmental impact of inkjet printing, researchers have invented a new type of “paper” that can be printed …

University of California

This Is Not Normal

This is not normal. This is not normal. This is not normal. This is not normal. This is not normal. This is not normal. This is not normal. This is …

Graphene's Superconductive Power Has Finally Been Unlocked, And It's Crazier Than We Expected

Okay, wow.<p>It's official: graphene has been made into a superconductor in its natural state - which means electrical current can flow through it with …

Samouraï Inspired Futuristic Motorbike

Vehicles designers Artem Smirnov & Vladimir Panchenko created this sharp motorbike inspired by Japanese culture and especially the Samouraïs …

Scientists have caught viruses talking to each other—and that could be the key to new anti-viral drugs

Some of the greatest scientific discoveries have been accidental. To that list, Israeli scientists have added one more. They’ve discovered for the first time an instance of viruses leaving messages for other viruses.<p>What makes the discovery remarkable is that scientists expect such communication …

US shoe company recalls boot over swastika prints and apologises for 'obvious mistake'

A shoe company in the US has apologised and recalled a boot after a viral photo showed it left behind tiny swastika prints.<p>Conal International Trading Co, which manufactures the Polar Fox boot, said it was "no way intentional" and an "obvious mistake" made by manufacturers in China.<p>"We will not be …

Cure For Cancer Found? Brain Tumors Disappear In Patient Receiving CAR-T Cell Therapy

2016 brought along a bevy of medical research breakthroughs among the international scientific community, from HIV and AIDs prevention to new …

Cancer

34 Of The Biggest Fuck-Ups In Design History

How hard is it to make something that doesn't resemble a cock? Via r/CrappyDesign.

Swimming Pools

Spectrum of Antimatter Observed for First Time

Ever since the existence of antimatter was proposed in the early 20th century, scientists have sought to understand how relates to normal matter, and …

Giant 'Rivers in The Sky' Could Cause Vast, Extinction-Level Floods

Atmospheric rivers have claimed their first victims.<p>Atmospheric rivers - narrow corridors of concentrated moisture suspended in the atmosphere - were …

South African pastor sprays insecticide on congregants 'to heal them'

<b>Johannesburg (CNN) —</b> Images of a South African Pastor spraying insecticide into the faces of his congregants are circulating on social media.<p>Lethebo Rabalago, of the Mount Zion General Assembly (MZGA), in Limpopo, has openly posted photographs on his Facebook page of him spraying congregants with …

Why It's Biologically Wrong for Trump to Have the Hots for Ivanka

A recently uncovered <i>Washington Post</i> draft revealed that Donald Trump occasionally ponders the evolutionary underpinnings of human sexual behavior. …

CRISPR-Cas9 gene-editing tool used in first human trial

The powerful gene-editing CRISPR-Cas9 technique is a promising tool in the fight against conditions like retinal degradation, muscular dystrophy and …

High-Speed Electrons Have Been Spotted Outside Earth's Magnetic Field, And NASA Can't Explain It

So fast, they break current physics models.<p>In the region of space just outside Earth’s magnetic field, NASA has detected electrons that are being …

Brain implant helps paralysed monkeys walk in just six days

Spinal cord injuries typically cause communication between the brain and physiological areas to become disrupted, preventing the person from moving. …

Dutch unveil giant outside vacuum cleaner to filter dirty air

Inventors develop large purifying system intended to capture tiny toxic particles from the surrounding atmosphere<p>Dutch inventors have unveiled what they called the world’s first giant outside air vacuum cleaner – a large purifying system intended to filter out toxic tiny particles from the …

Microsoft makes VR controllers that let you feel

As virtual reality becomes mainstream users need to believe they are immersed in digital worlds. VR setups have to convince as many human senses as …

Apple mysteriously banned a popular app from its App store ... and a lot of programmers are mad

The app, called Dash, is for Macs and iOS. It's been around for years. It lets developers easily find and insert snippets of code that they frequently use.<p>The situation has caused a lot of angst among the developer community because Apple at first didn't tell the app's developer, Bogdan Popescu, …

App Store