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Are women designed to cheat? This new study thinks so…

And you’ll probably do it on holiday...<p>‘Sowing wild oats’. ‘Playing the field’. ‘Spreading your seed’. Why is that all these phrases about sleeping …

Japanese Bonsai Tree Takes a 10-Year Journey Around the Globe

Conceptual artist Azuma Makoto pushes the boundaries of traditional Japanese flower arrangement, taking his plant and flower designs to entirely new levels. Makoto's 10-year project <i>Shiki: Landscape and Beyond,</i> captures the journey of a Japanese white pine bonsai tree around (and above) the globe. …

Sculpture

How to stay one step ahead of the robots

Economists predict that 35 per cent of existing jobs will soon be at risk of automation. Is there any hope left for normal humans?<p>Look around you. Whether you’re commuting or reading this at work, it’s likely that in just a few years’ time, the person to your right or left will have had their job …

New Goodyear Tires Harness Friction To Help Power Your Car

Where the rubber meets the road, there's energy to be gained<p>When it comes to energy, heat is a big waste. Sometimes we can put waste heat to good use, like by redirecting steam from power plants to heat homes. But a lot of other times, heat is just lost. Take, for instance, when your car tires run …

Sitting

Amateur Astronomers Discovered A 120-Mile-Tall Plume Coming Off Mars

Almost nothing like it has ever been observed on the red planet before<p>On March 12, 2012, amateur skywatchers noticed something unusual coming off of Mars' southern hemisphere. It was an extremely bright plume, extending 120 miles or more into the Martian sky. Clouds, aurora, and other Martian …

Astronomy

New 3DS XL sales already buoying slumping 3DS performance

Satoru Iwata, president of Nintendo, hosted the company's financial results briefing for the third quarter and, while there were many notable details shared, sales of the New 3DS XL proved a bright spot in Nintendo's results.<p>This chart is based on "preliminary" internal sales data since the …

True adulthood doesn't begin until age 25

The trend has been dubbed ‘kidulthood’ by commentators<p>True adulthood does not begin in the western world until 25 because young people are putting off settling down for longer, a psychiatrist has claimed.<p>Although the transition from child to adult is traditionally marked at 18, in fact, crucial …

Wear A Heart (Monitor) On Your Sleeve

Its LEDs will flash a symbol of affection with your every heartbeat<p>This Valentine’s Day, scrap the overrated roses and chocolate for a more personal token of love. By combining a cardiac monitor with LEDs, you can flash a symbol of affection with each heartbeat.<p>To contract the heart muscle and pump …

10 Recent Music Releases To Listen To That Aren't Taylor Swift

It's getting hard to escape Taylor Swift since the release of <i>1989</i> -- in addition to conquering radio, she's also taken over the entirety of New York City. But even though it seems like whole world is swept up in Swift-mania, the music world has been quietly pumping out some amazing, non-Taylor …

This Chart Shows Just How Much Humans Are Driving Global Warming

But a quick look at the science leaves little doubt that the rising temperatures we've been observing for decades now are our own fault.<p>This chart, published by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, shows two different models of climate change's effects in different parts of the world …

Climate Change

Who Or What Left This 60,000-Ton Ancient Artifact Under The Sea?

Shall we take bets on how the ancient-alien conspiracy theorists will spin this one?<p>Put on your tin-foil hats and special anti-Illuminati underwear. A recently discovered mysterious ancient rock structure under the Sea of Galilee, possibly built in the same era as Stonehenge, has archaeologists …

WWE Legend The Ultimate Warrior Gave A Brilliant Speech About His Legacy One Day Before He Died

The night before his death, Hellwig returned to the WWE to give a speech on Monday Night Raw.<p>The speech was about death and memory. While the presentation contained all the trappings of a WWE monologue (the mask, the guttural yells), it's subject matter was incredibly poignant.<p>Hellwig told the …

WWE

Doctor Who trailer: take a Deep Breath, Capaldi fans

Are you ready Whovians? A new teaser trailer for "feature-length premiere" Deep Breath warped into view this weekend with a time and date: 8pm, BBC1, Saturday 23 August. After the brief regeneration scene in The Time of the Doctor with Matt Smith passing on the keys to the Tardis, it's the first to …

Here's What It Will Take to Contain the Worst Ebola Outbreak in History

The “perfect storm” analogy is often over-used when it comes to disease outbreaks–all the elements that you don’t want to see converge to make …

Speedrunner Beats 'Super Mario Bros' In Less Than Five Minutes And It's Intense

I’ve said on a number of occassions that I just can’t get into watching video games as a pastime. But that’s not entirely true.<p>While I may not enjoy spending hours on Twitch streams or Let’s Play videos, I do think that video game viewing can be fun given the right circumstances and the right …

Astronomers Detect An X-ray Signal That Hints At Dark Matter

Astronomers at NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory have detected a mysterious X-ray signal coming from Perseus galaxy cluster. Although the signal still requires more investigation, there’s a possibility that it represents a concrete discovery of a form of dark matter.<p>Dark matter is still something of …

This Algae Battery Could Power A Tesla With 200X The Charge

In a small lab, near a lake at the edge of West Berkeley, sits the prototype of what could revolutionize battery power as we know it. The secret to this power? Algae.<p>OK, just hang with me here. Lots of research has already been done on algae’s possible power capabilities. Prototype creator Adam …