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Scientists find holes in light by tying it in knots

A research collaboration including theoretical physicists from the University of Bristol and Birmingham has found a new way of evaluating how light …

WATCH: The Science Behind Why Some Bullets Are More Destructive Than Others

Each year, more than 100,000 Americans are shot. And the wounds to bone and tissue caused by specially designed bullets also are getting more severe, according to surgeons.<p>Not all bullets are created equal. The energy of a bullet is determined by its mass and speed, and its wounding potential …

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This DIY sonar glove can 'feel' distant objects underwater

Japanese Ph.D. candidates built a portable sonar device with a 3D printer, an Arduino and a few sensors<p>If you live in a relatively dry climate, you probably don't worry about underwater hazards during the flood season. If you attend Tsukuba University, Japan however -- just miles from where the …

Floods

Homemade laser lightsaber is as risky as it looks

You might only want to try this at home if you're a real Jedi.<p>It's clear that there are a lot of <i>Star Wars</i> fans these days, but one of them just took that adoration to a decidedly geeky new level. Styropyro (he of laser shotgun fame) has built a lightsaber using a heavily upgraded 7W blue laser -- …

The 9 Most Overlooked Threats to a Marriage

I feel bad for marital communication, because it gets blamed for everything. For generations, in survey after survey, couples have rated marital communication as the number one problem in marriage. It's not.<p>I feel bad for marital communication, because it gets blamed for everything. For …

How To Keep Track of All the Insane Changes DC Comics Has Been Going Through

It’s been one hell of a year for DC Comics. Sure, they didn’t explode their comic book universe, but the heroes and villains of DC have gone through …

Turn your $60 router into a $600 router

Of all the great DIY projects at this year's Maker Faire, the one project that really caught my eye involved converting a regular old $60 router into …

Cosmo Kama Sutra: Oral Sex Edition

It pretty much goes without saying that you're down to try new sex positions—whether it's this sexy move or this bad boy. But we're guessing you probably don't mix it up as often when it comes to going down on each other, and that's a damn shame. Enter these oral kama sutra moves from Sadie …

5 D.I.Y. Christmas trees that will blow your mind. (No. 5 is sheer genius.)

It's that time of year again.<p>Time to reminisce about Christmas past, recalling piles of gifts under the generous branches of a spruce tree in your family home. When it comes to Christmas present, it may be time to look around your apartment and wonder if you'll ever have enough space for a real …

Genius

Canelo Alvarez vs. Gennady Golovkin Pushed Back

Photo by Ulises Ruiz Basurto/EPA<p>Fans awaiting the highly anticipated showdown between Canelo Álvarez and Gennady Golovkin will have to wait a bit longer. Last Monday, the WBC came to agreement that both fighters would be allowed to take an interim bout to face mandatory challengers of each of their …

8 Great Philosophical Questions That We'll Never Solve

Philosophy goes where hard science can't, or won't. Philosophers have a license to speculate about everything from metaphysics to morality, and this …

Happy Couples Are Having This Much Sex. How Do You Stack Up?

Couples who reach this bedroom benchmark are the happiest<p>You don’t have to get busy in the bedroom every night to keep a smile on your face—or hers. Couples who have sex more than once a week aren’t any happier that those who do the deed weekly, suggests new Canadian research.<p>In the study, people …

These Are the Kinds of Porn Men and Women Watch the Most

Find out what types of skin flicks both sexes are firing up most frequently<p>Ever wonder what kind of porn turns her on? Some of her faves might be the same ones that get you hot too, new research from the <i>Journal of Sex Research</i> suggests.<p>In the study, more than 2,000 men and women reported how …

Why Women Love Bad Boys—and How to Be One

You're polite. Thoughtful. Considerate. And boring! But your rough side might rub her the right way<p>You know a rebel when you see one. And so does she.<p>In a recent Australian study, researchers discovered that men who ignore rules are more desirable to women.<p>“Nonconformity suggests qualities that …

The Sexiest Gifts for Her

Get these naughty presents for the nice girl on your list

Ben Askren offers an unpleasant assessment of Johny Hendricks’ weight miss

ONE Championship welterweight titleholder Ben Askren isn’t a big fan of one UFC counterpart, ex-champ Johny Hendricks. But it’s kind of always been …

MMA & UFC

Hip-Hop

Atlanta Crooner 6lack Is Expanding Hip-Hop's Palette By Coloring Outside The Lines<p>Aaron Williams 09.06.18 3 hours ago<p>The Best R&B Songs To Usher In The End The Summer<p>Cherise Johnson 09.05.18 1 day ago<p>Breaking Down The Celebrity Cameos In Childish Gambino's 'Feels Like Summer' Video<p>Aaron Williams …

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10 things you might not know about U.S. Special Operations forces

<b>(CNN) —</b> The troops that make up U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM) include some of the most elite fighters in the U.S. military across all branches, including the Army Green Berets and Navy SEALS.<p>They're perhaps best known for going after high-value targets like Osama bin Laden and ISIS leader …

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The tastiest gaming bargains, served hot and fresh.<p>We hand-pick the very best gaming deals for you, every day, so you can get more of the things you …

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Members Of The Battle Rap Community Share Their Thoughts On “Meek Mill Vs Drake”

Meek Mill versus Drake has become one of the most talked about industry rap battles in recent memory. Hip Hop media, social media, mainstream media, …

Your Top 21 Sex Questions—Answered!

Emily Morse, one of Twitter’s most popular sexperts, answers your burning questions about men, relationships, and your sex life<p>How Can I Bring Sex …

Self-esteem

See The World Through Bionic Eyes With This Incredible Simulation

Behind bionic eyes<p>New visual simulations give us a glimpse of what it might look like to see the world through bionic eyes.<p>Since the FDA’s approval of the world’s first bionic eye system, the Argus II, more and more people who were once blind can now see (more than 80 by March 2014, according to a …

University of Washington

Five ways Microsoft just made the Xbox One a lot more attractive

Microsoft piled on the reasons Tuesday for gamers sitting on the fence to finally pick up an Xbox One gaming console.<p>The company is in a dogfight with Sony and its PlayStation 4 console for dominance in the video game world. With the PlayStation 4 taking an early lead in console sales, Microsoft …

Why Do Glowing Sharks Glow?

Science & InnovationNot Exactly Rocket Science<p>There are about 550 species of shark in the oceans. Around twelve percent of them glow.<p>These luminous fish belong to two groups: the kitefin sharks and the lanternsharks. They are little creatures, no bigger than 50 centimeters long, and they feed on …

Disney explains why its 3D animation looks so realistic

Have you watched 3D-animated Disney flicks like <i>Big Hero 6</i> and wondered how some of its scenes manage to look surprisingly realistic? Today's your lucky day: Disney has posted a top-level explanation of how its image rendering engine, Hyperion, works its movie magic. The software revolves around …

Police In Georgia May Be Getting Flying Saucer Drones To Hunt Criminals

Definitely just here to help<p>In the near future, residents in Georgia’s Macon-Bibb county may expect to see flying saucers. These aren’t extraterrestrial machines heralding an alien invasion. Reassuringly, they are instead simply police drones, disk-shaped multicopters that the police and rescue …

Drones