Jason Christopher Kelly

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28 Teeny Tiny Wild Mice

When they’re in our homes and eating our food, most consider mice to be repulsive pests. But out in their native fields and woodlands, mice are about …

Cute Animals

Creationists Say Smithsonian Is Pushing "Religion of Naturalism"

Young-Earth creationist Ken Ham—whose non-profit organization has benefited from millions of dollars in subsidies and tax breaks—says that the …

Dinosaurs

Iraqi Kurdistan opposition party beats PUK in elections

<b>An opposition group has come second in the parliamentary elections in Iraq's semi-autonomous Kurdistan Region, beating one of the two ruling parties.</b><p>The Change Movement, led by Nawshirwan Mustafa, won 24 seats, pushing Iraqi President Jalal Talabani's Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) into …

Christian areas hit by Baghdad bombs

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1039000/1039566_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524620541_6e84ac253f4dfd1a91a9db74c6059864<p><b>Two bombs in Christian areas of the Iraqi capital Baghdad have killed at least 35 people, officials have said.</b><p>One device exploded near a Catholic …

Dozens killed in series of blasts in Iraq

At least 25 people were killed in the latest wave of attacks across Iraq, including a series of bombings targeting shoppers in a Sunni neighbourhood in Baghdad, authorities have said.<p>Four people were killed in a twin bomb attack on busy commerical streets in the Dora neighbourhood in the capital on …

Scientists’ depressing new discovery about the brain

Forget the dream that education, scientific evidence or reason can help people make good decisions<p>Yale law school professor Dan Kahan’s new research paper is called “Motivated Numeracy and Enlightened Self-Government,” but for me a better title is the headline on science writer Chris Mooney’s piece …

Tiny power generator runs on spit

The researchers believe that the emergence of ultra-low-power chip-level biomedical electronics, devices able to operate at sub-microwatt power …

Your life goals don’t have an expiration date [infographic]

ALL OF MY FRIENDS managed to graduate college and land cushy jobs the year before the recession of 2008 hit. I wasn’t so lucky. I graduated right …

Graduate School

Woman Has Her Skull Replaced With A 3-D-Printed Plastic One

The most significant skull prosthetic to date<p>A woman with a rare bone disorder has had much of the top of her skull replaced with a 3-D printed plastic piece, <i>Wired U.K.</i> reports. Three months later, she's symptom-free and back to work.<p>The woman's condition made her skull increase in thickness, …

Gibberish is spreading like a virus from academia

Bad writing has spread beyond the ivory tower, into every corner of modern life<p>Exciting news! I’ve just produced my first academic paper. Called “The Impact of Amphibious Models on Interposable Algorithms”, it begins (if I say so myself), with a memorable opening line: “The exploration of lambda …

Calculus

Bolding Going Somewhere Fancy: USS Enterprise Ring

This is the USS Enterprise ring designed by PaulMichaelDesign (of Triforce, Pokeball, Wonder Woman tiara and Nintendo controller ring fame). $595 …

Muppet Outrage

With Muppets Most Wanted being snubbed for 247 of this year's film awards, the internet exploded with rage. Some of the mose eloquent comments are …

Is the Moon Man-Made?

Is the moon hollow? Was it man-made, with a thick layer of dust simply covering its metal frame over billions of years?<p>Of course, this supposes that …

3 Amazing Coincidences in Our Solar System: What Could They Mean?

1. Ancient astronomy seems to predict knowledge of atoms only discovered in 1913<p>In antiquity, the planets were associated with seven known metals. …

“100mph Bike”

<b>May 09.13 – “100mph bike”</b><p>The 100mph bike, speed bike or any one of the working titles that has been used for this project by the people involved. Its …

Stunning Macro Details of Uniquely Beautiful Snowflakes

Russian photographer Alexey Kljatov isolates single snowflakes in order to capture the unique beauty of the delicate, icy crystals that fall to the ground during a snowstorm. The Moscow-based photographer gets quite up-close and personal to capture the geometric shapes and lines of snowflakes that …

FYI: Could A Virgin Birth Ever Happen?

If you’re a mammal, no. But if you're not...<p>Virgin birth, known to scientists as parthenogenesis, appears to be rather common in the animal kingdom. Many insects and other invertebrates are capable of switching between sexual and clonal reproduction. Among the vertebrates, virgin births have been …

DTI Logo

This, dear readers, pretty much sums up my dream home. Ah mah gawd. It belongs to British artist Rory Dobner and is located in London. It is …

10 Ingenious Bike Hacks

Upgrade your cycle with some of our favorite add-onssome silly, and some essential.<p>Upgrade your cycle with some of our favorite add-ons—some silly, and some essential.

American Cities

32 Books That Will Actually Change Your Life

And all you have to do is read them!

How to Photograph the Milky Way in 12 Steps (With 6 Epic Examples)

I don’t recall ever meeting anyone who claimed to not be fascinated to some degree by the night sky. There’s just something hypnotic about gazing …

The Masters of Nature Photography book – in pictures

Wild horses of the Netherlands, red-crowned cranes dancing in the snow, the plight of a tortured chimpanzee and a polar panorama feature in the collection of wildlife images in the book published by the Natural History Museum<p>• Masters of Nature Photography by Rosamund Kidmane Cox - Guardian Bookshop

Is That Quantum Computer for Real? There May Finally Be a Test

In early May, news reports gushed that a quantum computation device had for the first time outperformed classical computers, solving certain problems …

Master the Mountains

With the right strategy, you can reach the top of any hill with ease<p>Many riders at my camps are anxious about their climbing skills—specifically, whether they'll be able to keep up with the group. Pro riders struggle with the same issue. When we watch the Tour de France on TV, we always see the …

Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci; an Italian Renaissance polymath: painter, sculptor, architect, musician, mathematician, engineer, inventor, anatomist, geologist, cartographer, botanist, and writer http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leonardo_da_Vinci http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/history/vinci.html

What Bears Do When You're Not Looking

That must be some good bark.

Old Spice Remix

MelodySheep uses the p-p-p-p-p-power of music to remix Terry Crews' Old Spice commercials.