Lynsey Griffiths

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10 Crazy Uses For Animal Venom

When snakes and spiders try to kill us but wind up helping<p>All it takes is a pinch on the leg from a sting or a bite, and you could be dead within minutes. Venom, whether it’s from reptiles, insects, fish, mammals or arthropods, is extremely potent, but it’s not always deadly.<p>Venom has evolved …

Puerto Rico

Pictures of the Week 3.5.15

Pencil artist works in miniature — and that’s the point

Salavat Fidai is working proof that artists need not create large pieces to make a name for themselves.<p>Much of what he creates is no bigger than the tip of a pencil — literally.<p>Under the glow of a single work light while his family sleeps, Fidai uses a craft knife and 4x magnifying glass to create …

An Underwater Volcano Just Created A New Island

Easy come, easy go<p>There’s a new island in the Pacific Ocean, thanks to an underwater volcano eruption that’s been going on for the past month.<p>The new island is in the Tonga archipelago--a group of islands southeast of Fiji. Scientists discovered it on January 16, about a month into the volcano’s …


Japanese men fall ill after eating pufferfish


Fruitdoodles artist finds banana work has mass a-peel


Simply breathtaking: Freediving couple's stunning underwater photo shoot | CNN Travel


Scientists now know why popcorns pop

Study unravels physics of kernel – water contained in the shell rapidly escapes as steam under heat, making the corn ‘pop’<p>The popping sound made by popcorn is normally viewed as a pleasing cue that your snack is ready to eat, but for scientists the phenomenon represented one of nature’s significant …


Beyond Pistorius: rise of 'cyberathletes' could change sport as we know it

<b>(CNN) —</b> Andy Lewis' dream died when he was 16. Just out of school, the Englishman had been accepted for an elite traineeship with the army when he was hit by a truck, which resulted in most of his left leg being amputated.<p>The available prosthetics were basic and uncomfortable, severely restricting …

Seven Habits of Optimistic People

Happy people live longer and feel better. But how do they stay so upbeat?<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 habits to adopt to be better at your job in 2016. See the full list here.</i><p>Optimists aren’t just people who see the glass half full. They also make more money than pessimists and …

Revealing Photo Series Documents School Lunches Around the World

Around 32 million children in the US eat cafeteria food every weekday, and most of these students consume over half their daily calories at school. With this in mind, it's clear that school cafeterias are becoming crucial in the fight against childhood obesity. Sweetgreen–a chain of salad …

Healthy Eating

Care-O-bot 4 is a multi-purpose robot launching later this year

Robots are the next big thing, and we’ve seen more than a few examples in the recent past. There’s the Personal Robot, for example, and there’s the …

Super Logo Bowl: The Design History Of The Patriots and Seahawks

Ahead of Super Bowl XLIX, Co.Design looks at the rise of Pat Patriot and Kwakwaka’wakw.<p>On February 1, Super Bowl XLIX (“49” for those of us who don’t quite get Roman numerals) will take place, and over 63,000 fans will converge on the University of Phoenix Stadium in Arizona. Many of those fans …

Graphic Design

Artists Cover A Chinese Street In 13 Tons Of Candy

Graphic artists Craig & Karl have created the world’s sweetest street: in celebration of the Chinese New Year February 19, they’ve covered Chengdu Street, in the capital of Sichuan province in Southern China, with 13 tons of candy.<p>The 14,000-square-foot candy carpet blooms with sugary images of …

Chinese New Year

Artist Turns DNA From Chewed Gum Into Sculptures

Plus, a perfume that can cover your genetic tracks<p>Two years ago, artist Heather Dewey-Hagborg caused a stir in both the art and biosecurity worlds when she displayed busts of people she’d never met. She determined the facial features for her “Stranger Visions” show using DNA found in the streets …


Charlize Theron Had to Negotiate to Get the Same Salary as Her Next Male Costar

Finally, one upside of the hacked Sony e-mails.<p>When a group calling themselves the Guardians of Peace hacked into Sony Pictures's computers last month, the corporate e-mails they leaked caused a sensation―and often not in a good way. Feuds, trash talk about celebrities, and personal employee data …

Charlize Theron

THE SELECTS: More of Gotham's Grid

Pictures of the Week 1.22.15

Incredible street art tours


The only way this guy could get closer to liquid lava is showering in it

This is a close-up of the very newest land in Hawaii, fresh lava dripping into the sea to build out a new layer of basalt on this island volcano. The …


R/C Plane Crashes into the Sea. Underwater Scenes.

Australian National Parks

These Before and After GIFs Show Just How Fake Ad Photography Can Be

We all know that the modification, retouching, and compositing of photographs is utterly commonplace. But few actually realize the extent to which …

GIF Animations

Everyone Loves a Circus! Monte Carlo

48 epic dream hotels to visit before you die

A GOOD HOTEL CAN MAKE or break a trip. The worst hotel in the best place is still going to make retiring after a long day an unfortunate experience. …

Burj Al Arab


'The Incredible Hulk' Getting 4K Ultra HD Release<p>The Incredible Hulk 9 hours ago<p>The Incredible Hulk<p>New Deadpool and Spider-Man Marvel Legends Sets …