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Scientists find black hole spewing iron, nickel in powerful jets

Has a black hole mystery just been solved?<p>Writing in the journal Nature, a team of scientists said it found traces of nickel and iron in the powerful jets shooting out of black hole candidate 4U 1630-47, a small black hole just a few times the mass of our sun. It may help solve a scientific puzzle …

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Marvel Movies: 26 Great Behind The Scenes Photos You Should See

The Marvel movie universe is powering towards its third phase, after a strong first phase and great performances so far from Iron Man 3 and Thor: The …

Spectacular cliff-diving on Phi Phi Island – in pictures Gallery: http://gu.com/p/3jzz3/fb The perilous rocks of Phi Phi Island in Thailand provide a formidable background for some jaw-dropping dives in the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series. Not for the faint-hearted

Using Giant Mirrors to Light up Dark Valleys

The villages of Rjukan, Norway, and Viganella, Italy, are both situated in deep valleys where mountains block the sun's rays for up to six months every year. To illuminate those darker winter months, the two towns have built gigantic mirrors that track the sun and reflect daylight downwards. …

Landscape photographer of the year 2013 – in pictures

The winners of the inaugural Take a View Landscape Photographer of the Year awards have been announced

Modern Eco-Friendly Homes Set Amongst the Trees

<i>Primeval Symbiosis (Single Pole House)</i> is an architectural design project by architecture student and interior designer Konrad Wjcik that seeks to organically install living spaces in forests without disrupting the innate beauty of nature. Wjcik's detailed presentation lays out the many benefits of …

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ION Glasses Are The Unobtrusive Notifications System You Wear On Your Face

Google Glass, Google schmass. What you really want on your face are these puppies. ION Glasses are sunglass or prescription glasses frames with a built-in LED, Bluetooth stack, and tiny button controller.<p>What do they do? Well the LED lights up to notify you of new messages – you can set different …

Made for Walking: The World's Most Aesthetic Footbridges (Photos)

Don't Look Down<p>From a bridge high above the Malaysian forest to a modern drawbridge, get from one place to another in style on one the world's …

11 Hidden Messages in Company Logos

When Wendy's redesigned its logo in 2013, the company insisted the word "MOM" in the collar was unintentional. But plenty of other logos contain …

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20 Creative Headboards That Make a Major Statement

These are not your basic backdrops.<p>The most important design decision in your bedroom is the headboard. After all, it's the focal point and can change the vibe of a room instantly. Whether you want to elevate your space, make it cozier, or add some serious color, these ideas will get your creative …

The most beautiful places on Earth – in pictures

As Lonely Planet turns 40 this year, the publisher has picked the most magnificent sights across the globe to be included in a new book entitled Beautiful World, which contains more than 200 images and aims to inspire readers to see the world as they have never seen it before

iOS 7 doesn’t make your phone waterproof (but that doesn’t stop people from trying)

There has been a rumour going around the internet over the past few days that iOS 7 somehow magically makes your iPhone …

Articles about top 10 houses dwell week on Dwell.com - Dwell

From a home designed by David Chipperfield in London to WORKac's New York duplex, here is what caught our eye over the last few...<p>From floating student dorms to concrete homes, catch up from the week with these abodes from around the world.<p>John Pawson's minimal home and an experimental residence by …

Google's Self-Driving Cars: A Quest for Acceptance

Robots can already outdrive humans. Now everyone needs to get out of their way.<p>Every morning, at about 8 a.m., Anthony Levandowski walks out of his house in Berkeley and folds his six-foot-six-inch frame into the driver's seat of his white Lexus. Levandowski is embarking on his daily commute to …

How Videogames Are About To Start Playing You

New sensor technology will let machines monitor players, and adjust games based on their emotions.<p>When Microsoft introduced the Kinect sensor in 2010, the company said the motion-capture system would transform gaming. That was only partially true; gamers could do novel things like swing an …

10. Final Fantasy - Using Voice Actors

In a spin-off to T.J. Barnard's fantastic article on movie franchises that were destroyed in a single moment, we've decided to examine those 10 video …

Professor Brian Cox tells Science Festival that time travel IS possible

‘Can you build a time machine? The answer is yes,’ professor Brian Cox revealed to an eager audience at the British Science Festival earlier this …

The Cast And The Furious: http://bit.ly/15dy3se The 12 greatest casting controversies – and how they turned out...

John Kerry gives Syria week to hand over chemical weapons or face attack

The US secretary of state has said that President Bashar al-Assad has one week to hand over his entire stock of chemical weapons to avoid a military attack. But John Kerry added that he had no expectation that the Syrian leader would comply.<p>Kerry also said he had no doubt that Assad was responsible …

Strike a pose! ‘Coolest gorilla of all time’ puts supermodels to shame

It is almost certain that this gorilla really is the king of the swingers – the jungle VIP.<p>Posted on image hosting site Imgur, the picture shows a …

Elon Musk Shows Off His Crazy Iron Man-Inspired 3D Modeling Setup

Elon Musk, the world’s busiest rich dude/mad scientist, has just posted a video showing off the Iron Man-inspired 3D modeling setup he tweeted about last week. Because people don’t compare him to Tony Stark* enough, right?<p>By combining the gesture-sensing Leap Motion controller with an array of …