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We grow them. We flaunt them. Now, we eat them. Our cacti craze rages on! Read more »<p>1 Comment<p>Mark your calendars and pre-heat your ovens—Pi Day is on March 14th! We're coming at you with this delish, on-theme recipe. Read more »<p>Welcome spring by dining in the open-air. Don't know where to start? …

How to Create Realistic Eye Makeup in Photoshop

Apply make up in Photoshop to your subjects using techniques similar to real life. Add eye make up, create eye lashes, and even contour, all in …

Eye Makeup

Genius! How to Never Screw Up Another Self-Mani Again

Why is it that the second you unleash that crush-worthy nail color from the bottle it turns into a total terror? Covered cuticles, splashed fingertips and botched nail beds abound — and that’s from using your dominant hand. Well, practice ≠ perfect with those stubby brushes anymore thanks to …

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Planet Earth comes under fire from asteroids – video animation

An asteroid big enough to destroy a city strikes the Earth every 100 years. Our strategy for preventing disaster? Blind luck. This film was made by the California-based B612 Foundation, which promotes strategies to protect the Earth from asteroid strikes. It says there is evidence of 26 explosions …

How sea level influenced evolution in the Galapagos

When I think of the Galapagos, I see a map in my mind. It comes from Charles Darwin’s Journal of Researches, a simple engraving of a dozen or so major islands.<p>These volcanic belchings, which have bubbled up from beneath the underlying Nazca Plate, are gradually moving to the east, eroding and …

28 Birthday Traditions from Around the World

Today is our 1st birthday! In celebration of a year of mental_floss on YouTube, John Green looks at some fascinating birthday traditions from around …

In the Details: Building a 3D Sketchpad That Lets You Draw Objects in Midair

With the rise of augmented reality (AR) technology, virtual reality headsets like the much buzzed-about Oculus Rift aren't just for playing games in …

The mystery of the species-hopping, three-legged quagga

Name: The Grant quagga<br>Species: <i>Equus quagga quagga</i><br>Dates: 19th century<br>Claim to fame: Jumped species (some feat with only three legs)<br>Go visit: The Grant Museum of Zoology, UCL<p>In 1972, a zoologist put two skulls on the table. One of them, he knew, had come from a male quagga that had lived and died at …