Ian Thomas

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Watch a Genetically Modified Cyborg Dragonfly Take Flight For The First Time

Earlier this year, we learned about DragonflEye, a project from biomedical solutions company Draper that aims to turn dragonflies into genetically …

Earth was hit with a devastating comet strike around 11,000 BC, ancient stone carvings reveal

The stone carvings were found in Turkey's Göbekli Tepe.<p>Ancient stone carvings, found in what is widely considered to be "the world's first temple", …

Samurai Jack Returns With a New Mission, Beard in Season 5 Trailer

“Fifty years have passed… but I do not age.”<p>No, this isn’t the opening line from Christie Brinkley’s latest skincare infomercial, but rather a …

The sophisticated, hidden ways that trees cooperate and protect each other

Peter Wohlleben is a German forrester who has revolutionized his field by developing community forest management that does not require pesticides or …

Every Country’s Most Popular Tourist Attraction

There are two types of travelers: those who want to hit up the most popular tourist attractions of their intended destination, and those who would …

Shia LaBeouf Freestyle Rapping Skills Are the Perfect Antidote to Election Woes – Watch

The actor raps about his Missy Elliott tattoos, Dr. Dre and calls himself the Einstein of rhyming.<p>In case you didn’t know Shia LaBeouf can rap. No, …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Planet Earth II: Baby iguana fights snakes in viral video

Hot on the heels of this weekend’s intense penguin drama comes nature’s next nail-biting moment — this time, courtesy of the BBC One nature …

A Meteor Shower and 8 More Can’t-Miss Sky Events in October

Get ready to see the Green Giant, meteor showers, and more this month.<p>The coming month brings shooting stars, pretty planets, and plenty more reasons to look up at the night sky. You’ll even have the chance to catch the eerie pyramid-shaped zodiacal light.<p>So dust off those binoculars and mark your …

This New Scientology Documentary Looks Both Hilarious and Terrifying

Here's the first trailer for My Scientology Movie.<p>Scientology is no longer some bizarre fringe organization operating in the shadows of Hollywood. In recent years, journalists, documentarians, and former Scientology members have worked to expose this federally recognized church for what it is: an …

America's first wave-produced power goes online in Hawaii

KANEOHE BAY, Hawaii (AP) — Off the coast of Hawaii, a tall buoy bobs and sways in the water, using the rise and fall of the waves to generate …

Renewable Energy

This Tiny Camera Takes Pictures Of Space That Would Make NASA Blush

The Tiny1 is a point-and-shoot designed for astrophotography.<p>Ever been out under a beautiful night sky, and tried to take a picture of it with your smartphone or a handheld camera? If so, you know how bad the results usually are: the sky-filling moon in a sea of bright stars reduced to a smudge of …