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50 Friends facts every superfan should know

Have you heard the one about Marcel?<p>It's been more than 13 years since the <i>Friends</i> series finale aired, but that hasn't stopped fans from soaking in all the Chandler jokes and Ross and Rachel moments (he will always be her lobster) thanks to those dusty DVDs and recently, Netflix. Superfan or not, …

Disney to pull movies from Netflix, plans own streaming service | Reuters

(Reuters) - Walt Disney Co (DIS.N) will stop providing new movies to Netflix Inc (NFLX.O) starting in 2019 and launch its own streaming service as the world’s biggest entertainment company tries to capture digital viewers who are dumping traditional television.<p>Disney’s defection, announced on …

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The rogue protein behind Parkinson’s disease may also protect your gut

The hallmark brain damage in Parkinson’s disease is thought to be the work of a misfolded, rogue protein that spreads from brain cell to brain cell …

Gene editing technique reverses Huntington's in mouse model

Research, published this week in the <i>Journal of Clinical Investigation</i>, offers hope for people with Huntington's disease. Gene editing could be the …

The Sneaky Psychology Of Apple Pay–And How It Could Cost You

It’s easy to Apple Pay, but harder to Apple collect.<p>Paying someone through your phone has never been easier. Recently, Apple announced an Apple Pay update in iOS 11 that will let you send someone cash straight through iMessage–much like you can with Venmo or Facebook Messenger.<p>And boy, does Apple …

You Can See the Living Heart of This 'Glass Frog'

You don't have to be a biologist to see how so-called "glass frogs," a group of largely arboreal tree frogs found in parts of Central and South …

What Pittsburghers Know About the Environment That Trump Still Needs to Learn

In his speech announcing that he intends to pull the US out of the Paris climate accord, President Trump said that he was “elected to represent the …

Korean barista creates incredible works of latte art

Latte art is nothing new; your favorite barista at the local coffee shop probably serves up drinks adorned with hearts or flowers. But Korean barista …

Impossibly Tiny Doodles Fill Sketchbook Pages with Surreal Optical Illusions

Artist Visothkakvei creates detailed drawings that go way beyond your average doodles. Armed with a pen and an endless imagination, he fills sketchbook pages with sprawling compositions that are full of tiny, fine-lined elements. Throughout each of his works, motifs of delicate blooms, fancy …

Art

Why Brain Scientists Are Still Obsessed With The Curious Case Of Phineas Gage

It took an explosion and 13 pounds of iron to usher in the modern era of neuroscience.<p>In 1848, a 25-year-old railroad worker named Phineas Gage was blowing up rocks to clear the way for a new rail line in Cavendish, Vt. He would drill a hole, place an explosive charge, then pack in sand using a …

The Brain

This child being abused in a cobalt mine is why Apple is trying to fix the mining business

Dorsen was discovered by a Sky News team who made an excellent documentary about the use of child labour in smartphone battery cobalt mines earlier this year.<p>Apple says it is working to end child labour in cobalt mines, and it has partnered with a number of NGOs to focus on the DRC particularly. …

Dog on a roof is having a great time, thanks for asking

Hey, everyone. This is Huckleberry, a good dog.<p>Huckleberry likes to hang out on the roof. This is fine, and Huckleberry does it all the …

You’re the Worst is one of the funniest, saddest comedies around. So why is no one watching it?

Good news folks, one of the funniest and most original TV comedies around is about to begin its second season in the UK. And yet, this little-known US TV show runs the risk of slipping by unnoticed for a second time, mindlessly buried, as it is, at 11pm on the channel 5Star.<p>Indeed, if you live in …

TV

Watch This Talented Carver Turn a Lincoln Penny Into a Morbid Masterpiece

Michelangelo’s David is undoubtedly a masterpiece, but would the artist have been as adept with a chisel were he working on a tiny copper penny …

I am the founder of Starbucks and I am begging you to stop buying the Unicorn Frappuccino

Hello, my name is Rutherford Q. Starbucks and I am the founder of Starbucks.<p>When an employee first came to me with the Unicorn Frappuccino idea I …

10 most influential portable gadgets – in pictures

From the first box camera to the ghetto blaster and the Sony Walkman, these are the devices that brought our favourite tech out into the open

Portable

This Artist Depicted Depression Through Photography & Her Work Will Leave You Speechless

Describing depression isn't easy. It's more than sadness. It's emptiness, hopelessness, a place so deep and dark that trying to explain it to someone …

Little Girl Refused to Leave Until They Saved Stray Kitten from the Woods, Now 2 Years Later..

A 5-year old girl never gave up saving a tiny frightened kitten who was found in the woods all alone. Now the kitty returns the favor by being her …

Cute

15 best children's books of all time

Books

Brick Houses That Form A Bridge Between Past And Present

Exposed bricks are making a big comeback lately but not so long ago brick houses and buildings were perceived as being old, outdated and in immediate …

Introducing a Vincent Van Gogh Action Figure, Complete with Removable Ears

Historians still don’t know how Vincent van Gogh lost his left ear, or for that matter, how much of it was actually lopped off. However, as Bored …

Art

Cooking Bacon in the Oven Is the Easiest Way to Feed a Brunch Crowd | MyRecipes

The first time I saw someone cook bacon in the oven was at a friend's lake house. We were a group of 20 or so, and since I got up before 11 a.m., I …

NFL Playoffs 2017: How To Live Stream The AFC and NFC Championship Games For Free

Four teams compete to play in Super Bowl 51 as the Green Bay Packers battle the Atlanta Falcons, and the New England Patriots take on the Pittsburgh …

In World War I, British military industry was dominated by women

Women workers of WWI<p>Stepping up to fuel the Great War<p>c. 1917<p>When Britain entered World War I in 1914, thousands of women joined the workforce to fill …

Eye makeup looks inspired by famous paintings will blow your mind

LONDON — Some works of art are so impressive, the very idea of trying to emulate them is intimidating.<p>But a London-based aspiring makeup artist has …

Impressionist Painter Captures Poetic Scenes of Rain-Swept Streets

Fine artist Mike Barr has one goal in mind when painting a new piece: to share “joy of place.” Specifically, Barr has his focus on Adelaide—his home and South Australia’s cosmopolitan capital city. With its coastal climate and eclectic landscape, Adelaide has proven to be a painter’s paradise for …

15 Psychological Conditions Named After Literary Characters

If you’re a chemist and you make a crucial discovery, chances are they’ll name the particle or compound after you. But psychologists have always had …

Alice In Wonderland

The German doctor's surgery left untouched for 30 years – in pictures

Almost 30 years after the death of urologist Dr Klaus Kraft, his surgery in Bad Wildungen, north Hesse, remains as it was left. Dusty kidney samples, rusting utensils and a mouldy treatment chair remain in the dilapidated surgery. The images were taken by urban explorer Sascha Jung.

Germany

Russian Photographer Uses Facial Recognition To Find People He Snaps On Subway, And The Results Are Scary

"Your Face is Big Data," is a smart but also slightly scary project by Russian photographer Egor Tsvetkov. In order to show how easy it is for …

Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards 2016 Winners

Every year the <i>Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards</i> rewards the most humorous animal pictures. Few moths ago, we presented you finalists the pictures. …

Wildlife