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A Zen Master Explains Death and the Life-Force to a Child and Outlines the Three Essential Principles of Zen Mind

“Zen practice … requires great faith, great courage, and great questioning.”<p>If death is so enormous a mystery that we remain unable to wrap our grownup minds around it, despite comfort from our great poets and consolation from our great philosophers, how are tiny humans to make sense of it all? …

How far is Betelgeuse?

Finding star distances isn’t easy. Here’s how it’s done, and why astronomers modified the distance estimate to the famous star Betelgeuse.<p>Not long …

Universe

Bee colonies collapse 'as stressed young workers grow up too fast'

Phenomenon may be a factor behind colony collapse disorder, which has seen bee populations plummet around the world<p>Stressed young bees that are forced to grow up too fast could be a leading factor in disastrous declines in populations of the insects around the world, research suggests.<p>Bees usually …

The Forgotten Artifacts Neil Armstrong Brought Back From The Moon

His widow discovered a bag in his closet, soon after his death. It seems no one else knew about it, until now.<p>Neil Armstrong, it seems, forgot an important purse in his closet. The white cloth bag, of a type known among astronauts as a McDivitt Purse, held tools, a tether Armstrong used to rest his …

National Air and Space Museum

Laser-Controlled And See-Through Brains Get Biomedical Prize

In addition to being scientifically important, Karl Deisseroth's research makes for some really cool-looking pictures<p>The scientist who figured out how to make organs see-through and how to control brain cells with laser light is getting a shiny new award today. Psychiatrist Karl Deisseroth, a</i> …

Stanford University

Gorilla Glass maker unveils plans for sapphire-like phone screen

While the iPhone 6 didn't have the sapphire glass display some pundits were expecting, the makers of the Gorilla Glass displays covering Apple's …

Neil deGrasse Tyson is live-tweeting the Super Bowl with awesome science facts

Because "deflate-gate" shouldn't be the only time we intermingle science talk and football, our favorite astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson is live-tweeting the Super Bowl with awesome science facts. Don't worry, he talked about deflated footballs, too.<p>Below is a sampling from the first half. So …

Neil deGrasse Tyson

Long-necked Jurassic 'dragon' discovered in China

Dinosaur fossils discovered in China may have given rise to legends of dragons<p>A new dinosaur which had an extraordinarily long neck has been discovered in China and named the ‘Dragon of Qijiang.’<p>Qijianglong (pronounced "CHI-jyang-lon") is about 15 metres in length and lived about 160 million years …

The FCC has changed the definition of broadband

The minimum broadband download speeds now begin at 25Mbps, up from 4Mbps<p>As part of its 2015 Broadband Progress Report, the Federal Communications Commission has voted to change the definition of broadband by raising the minimum download speeds needed from 4Mbps to 25Mbps, and the minimum upload …

Net Neutrality

Fashion Takes a Shine to the Veil, Again

The unexpected accessory to emerge from the spring 2015 couture collections is the veil, one of the oldest female accoutrements, worn for reasons religious, formal (mourningwear), functional (motoring, bee-keeping), and fanciful (fashion). Famously seductive—“frail mysteries of tulle are deep …

Scientists take first step towards Star Trek transporter

German engineers create a machine which can scan an object, destroying it in the process, then transmit it over the internet and recreate it anywhere in the world using a 3D printer. Could it be the first prototype of a teleportation machine?<p>German engineers have created a machine which can take a …

Star Trek

10 Dishes Every Beginner Cook Should Master

What's the best dish for a beginner cook to try? We asked star chefs from all over the country for their recommendations. Here’s what they had to say.<p>…

San Francisco

HD makeup: how to look camera-ready at all times

High-definition makeup used to be the preserve of A-listers. Now it is coming to the UK high street. Is this the future of makeup – or just an expensive gimmick?<p>It was around 1998 when I began to hear rumours that high-definition makeup was on its way. The showbiz and beauty industries were fizzing …

Makeup

Miss Universe 2015 Costumes at the Preliminary Show

Miss Universe may take place this Sunday, but the preliminary show has already happened, and with it, brought the most fantastic, over-the-top costumes I've ever seen. Here, 11 you definitely do not want to miss.<p>Miss Singapore: Rathi Menon<p>Miss Ireland: Lisa Madden<p>Miss Trinidad & Tobago: Jovan …

10 Inspiring Street Style Instagrams from Hong Kong

Hong Kong Fashion Week kicked off this past Sunday, but judging by our Instagram feed, stylish locals of this city don't need an occasion to get dressed up. Expect to find clever reworkings of menswear at every corner (oversize Crombies and peacoats are a favorite) here, not to mention irreverent …

Supreme Court Will Take Up Gay Marriage

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Supreme Court may rule once and for all this year whether the constitutional guarantee of equal protection under the law gives gay and lesbian Americans the right to marry.<p>Meeting behind closed doors on Friday, the nine justices decided to review a 2-1 decision by the U.S. …

LGBTQI