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6 Photographers Find 6 Different Ways To Shoot The Same Man

Who is my all time Champion of Champions?

As snooker debates go, this one is surely top of pile. It’s obviously not that difficult to come up with the appropriate cast list, but as ever, …

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12 cultural faux pas you should avoid making in Munich

Bavaria, progressively conservative and traditionally modern, differs from the rest of Germany so crassly it may as well be its own country.<p>But while it prides itself in its famous "gemütlichkeit," or laid back coziness, a decidedly un-laid back Germanness will rear its head should you make any of …

The Crazy Scrambled Egg Hack You Have To See To Believe

Every day, it seems, we find a new, more complicated way to cook eggs. We bake where we once hard-boiled, brûlée where we once fried -- and if all else fails, we trot out the sous vide machine. But for perfect, no-frills scrambled eggs, the secret is dead simple: Poach them.<p>This technique, which …

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First Americans got here 8,000 years earlier than previously thought

Scientists, historians and archaeologists have long sought to figure out how, when, and from where the first humans arrived in the Americas. One group of geneticists believe they are another step closer to finding that answer.<p>The first archaeological record of people in the Americas dates back to …

MIT and Google's New Algorithm Removes Reflections and Fences From Photos

All the better to #trend with<p>There’s something that Little League baseball games, the zoo, and the top of the Freedom Tower all have in common. If you want to take a picture, you’ll probably have something obstructing your view, whether it be glass or a fence.<p>Soon, smartphone cameras may have a way …

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Neanderthals had outsize effect on human biology

From skin disorders to the immune system, sex with archaic species changed Homo sapiens.<p>Our ancestors were not a picky bunch. Overwhelming genetic …

Scientists put cameras on sharks — and found something surprising

Previously, scientists assumed that sharks were negatively buoyant (meaning they have a natural tendency to sink) or neutrally buoyant (meaning their buoyancy is canceled out by their weight in the water).<p>Now, by combing through photos and data captured by the swimming sharks, researchers have …

Spacetime Foam Discovery Proves Einstein Right

A century after the publication of Einstein's general theory of relativity—and just in time for the great man's birthday—evidence has emerged to …

Study of Britain produces first fine-scale genetic map of a nation

Britain may be famous for preserving its royal DNA, but a genetic analysis of the nation is providing new insights into the "story of the masses," according to scientists.<p>Researchers announced Wednesday that they had created the world's first fine-scale genetic map of any country, an achievement …

10 Discoveries That Cast The Vikings In A New Light

Unwashed, uncivilized, bloodthirsty masses rampaging and pillaging—it’s the popular image of the Vikings, but there have been a number of …

Archaeology

Only 1 year of water left in California, NASA scientist suggests rationing

NASA’s top water scientist says California only has about one year’s worth of water left in storage, and its groundwater – often used as a backup for …

Europe's Languages Were Carried From the East, DNA Shows

The new settlers, revealed by a genetic analysis, may solve a mystery swirling around the origins of Indo-European languages.<p>New DNA evidence suggests that herders from the grasslands of today's Russia and Ukraine carried the roots of modern European languages across the continent some 4,500 years …

Anthropology

9 Ways to Fall Asleep Faster (Without Counting Sheep)

Shares 1.7K<p>Photo: Pond5<p>If you feel wide awake when your head hits the pillow at night, you’re not alone. Approximately 60 million Americans report …

UCI president Brian Cookson warns of ‘uncomfortable’ new doping report

The cycling world should be prepared for unpleasant reading in a few weeks on publication of the report of the Independent Commission looking into historic doping within the sport, the UCI president Brian Cookson has warned.<p>“When you open a can of worms you find a lot of worms,” Cookson said at the …

Cycling

Mysterious tribe brought to Europe the wheel and the basis of language

A mysterious group of humans stormed in from the east into Western Europe 4,500 years ago, with technologies such as the wheel but many other unusual …

February 2015

Diversity

10 Best Apps to Train Your Brain

Shares 2.7K<p>Photo: Pond5<p>Whether it’s to focus at work, do better at school, or just stay sharp, there are various reasons for wanting to boost …

How Much Exercise Does It Take to Boost Your Brain Power?

<i>By Alex Orlov for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>You know working out can give you strong muscles, greater endurance and a toned physique. But did you know that …

Humanity

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