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Gorgeous Op Art GIFs Make the Human Body Vibrate

Waveforms meet the female form in these mind-bending GIFs.<p>Abstract at a glance, the black and white lines animated by Prague-based artist Adam Pizurny vibrate to form sultry portraits of the female form. Pizurny experimented with this aesthetic in a 2012 photo series using projectors on human …

Art

Here’s Donald Trump’s energy policy: Kill the planet

Donald Trump wants to drill and mine as much as he can while gutting regulations (and also save his precious birds)<p>Donald Trump has a thing for birds. His professed love for avian life derives mainly from his opposition to wind turbines – specifically, the types of turbines that Scottish developers …

Donald Trump
Climate Change

A Dozen Black Holes Are Mysteriously Spewing Energy In the Same Direction

Something strange is going on in a distant corner of our universe. About a dozen supermassive black holes are all shooting enormous jets of energy in …

What LSD tells us about human nature

Our brains, with their intrinsic tendency to segregate, are designed to veer toward over-control. Psychedelics blow all that apart – and we can learn from them<p>I was in San Francisco last week, visiting my brother and revisiting the years we spent there as young men. We walked through Golden Gate …

Vietnam War

What we’re doing to the Earth has no parallel in 66 million years, scientists say

<i>This story has been updated.</i><p>If you dig deep enough into the Earth’s climate change archives, you hear about the Palaeocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum, or PETM. And then you get scared.<p>This is a time period, about 56 million years ago, when something mysterious happened — there are many ideas as to what …

Climate Change

How powerful is the human brain compared to a computer?

For as fast and powerful as computers have become, they still pose no match for the human brain. Sure, a computer specifically programmed to perform …

Singularity

Extra Bright Supernova Could Change the Way We Measure the Universe

This could change the way we view standard candles.<p>The discovery of an extra bright supernova has baffled researchers. The research, available on the arXiv pre-print server, could change the way we view these cosmic explosions.<p>When stars die, they produce some of the most violent explosions in the …

Universe

Fall 2015 | The Climate Cure

<i>The atmosphere and oceans contain more carbon now than at any other time in human history while the soil, a carbon storehouse, is being robbed of the</i> …

The Anomaly Of Consciousness & Why Mainstream Science Ignores It

Western science has had remarkable success in explaining the functioning of the material world, but when it comes to the inner world of the mind, it …

12 street artists transforming India's cities

Street art is coming to India.<p>Already, street art festivals have taken place in Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Pune, Pondicherry and other cities, and …