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323 Reindeer Killed In Lightning Storm In Norway

The Norwegian government says 323 reindeer were apparently struck by lightning last week and died.<p>The animals lived on a mountain plateau in central Norway called the Hardangervidda. The rugged alpine landscape is (usually) a good place for a reindeer — delicious lichens grow on exposed rocks, and …

The U.S. navy is developing a new weapon: tattooed, backpack-wearing, bomb-sniffing, cyborg locusts | The Star

Locusts came to fame as agents of destruction during the eighth plague of Egypt in the Bible, but some researchers envision a new occupation for the …

Living Rooms

One man created an amazing update to the original Nintendo Game Boy

The original Nintendo Game Boy was the size of a hotel bible, required four AA batteries, and only played games in black and white.<p>Beautiful, isn't it?<p>But one ambitious gentleman thought he could make it even more beautiful. Behold: the updated Nintendo Game Boy, with the ability to play games from …

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The Mathematics of Design

It is common for people to group themselves into two categories; those who are good at art or design, and those who are good at math or science. The …

Mathematics

The Sound of a Knee Cracking Amplified Is The Actual Worst Sound Ever

Legit nightmare material.<p>If you skated a bunch when you were a teenager, or you sleep next to someone who did, you'll know the creaky knees …

Pope Francis explains to The Game Theorists YouTuber how to deal with haters

The Game Theorists' Matthew Patrick was among ten YouTube creators and channels to meet with Pope Francis over the weekend to discuss how they can use their influence to promote diversity and world peace to a global audience.<p>The meeting took place on Sunday in Vatican City at the 6th Scholas World …

Pope Francis

Ines Rau Is Speaking Out, Breaking Boundaries, and Lifting the Veil on the Life of Trans Models

Ines Rau has always been outspoken. The French model’s animated personality and captivating on-camera confidence has helped land her work with visionary photographers like Willy Vanderperre and Bruce Weber, but unlike many of her model contemporaries, Rau doesn’t share every last detail of her …

Transgender

Look at these terrifying muscle diagram soccer kits

CD Palencia is a club in the fourth division of Spanish soccer and AHHHH OH MY GOD WHAT ARE THOSE?<p>Yes, that's a diagram of the human tissue structure on a soccer kit. And no, it's not a joke. CD Palencia will be wearing these kits in real, competitive playoff games as they try to get promoted to …

Arduino clone is as small as an AA battery

What do you do if even the smallest Arduino boards (or their clones) are too big for your homebrew project? If you're Johan Kanflo, you find a way to make them even smaller. His AAduino project turns the already miniscule Tiny328 Arduino clone into an even smaller computing device that's about as …

Arduino

7 DIY Standing Desks for Fine-Tuning Your Ergonomics

If you have a desk job and you want to be more active, standing while you work could be a good solution. Check out these seven DIY standing desk ideas for inspiration if you’re like to build one yourself!<p>Standing Desk with Pipe Fittings<p>Pipe and pipe fittings are staples of homemade items, and this …

Meet Team USA’s Olympians: Pictures

How A Wrinkle in Time Changed Sci-Fi Forever

<b>Madeleine L'Engle sat in front</b> of her typewriter in the Tower, her private workspace in her family’s isolated, 200-year-old Connecticut farmhouse. It …

This New Tech Could Power Smartphones for a Week

Give us more juice. That was the cry from tech enthusiasts at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. That’s because according to a …

PC Survival Horror Game With Procedurally Generated Worlds Announced

Dead by Daylight is the next game from Naughty Bear and Wet developer Behaviour Interactive. The game, announced this week, is described as a survival horror multiplayer game where one player takes on the role of a killer while up to four others attempt to survive. It's a "deadly game of cat and …

Why do people go bald? Science finally has an answer

If you were wondering why your hair was looking somewhat less lustrous than in previous years, we finally have an answer for you: it's because your …

Intel’s newest processor is arriving in PCs – and it has a weird math bug

If you bought a PC over the holidays chances are it came with Intel’s newest processor. That chip also comes with an obscure bug – that, fortunately, …

The most popular JavaScript library, jQuery, is now 10 years old

jQuery, the JavaScript library everyone loves to hate, has turned ten years old today. The library was first introduced in 2006 by John Resig, at BarCamp in New York City, as a side project he had worked on in college.<p>Since then, the library has exploded in success and is now used on more than …

'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Box Office: $3.1M Wednesday For A $822M U.S., $1.78B Worldwide Total

Another day, another rung of the ladder climbed. As of today (but not yesterday), <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> is the fifth-biggest film of all time overseas, ahead of the $960.5m overseas gross of <i>Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows part 2</i>. As of Wednesday its total is a “mere” $957m, but it earned …

New Onkyo DP-X1 Digital Audio Player Is Equipped With Dual DACs And Amps

Onkyo is currently in the process of preparing to launch a new addition to their range of digital audio players in April of this year in the form of …

Audiophile

LG unveils next year's monitors and laptops ahead of CES

LG announced three classes of products on Tuesday that it will be showcasing at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. First up, LG announced a trio of new models for its 21:9 UltraWide line of monitors. They'll all sport 3440- x 1440-pixel screens and ThunderBolt 2 connectors. The The UC98 …

Consumer Tech

A New AI System Passed a Visual Turing Test

A team of researchers from MIT has developed an artificial intelligence system that can fool human judges into thinking it’s a person when it comes …

Artificial Intelligence

This Adidas 3D-printed sneaker is made from ocean waste

Although it's just a prototype for now<p>Adidas has teamed up with Parley for the Oceans — a movement aimed at eliminating the plastic waste that ends up in our seas — to create a new 3D-printed sneaker concept. The design consists of an upper made from "ocean plastic content" and a 3D-printed midsole …

Dishonored Was Such A Beautiful Video Game

Cedric Peyravernay is a French artist who has worked on games like <i>Dishonored</i> (indeed, we featured some of his paintings from that game a few years …

Celebrity Portraits That Tell a Story - Photographer Peter Yang

Peter Yang is a New York based photographer who's work is often seen in such widely circulated magazines such as Rolling Stone, ESPN Magazine and Wired. His portraits are unique because they're often wrapped around an interesting story that he wants you to figure out.<p><b>Dennis Leary</b><p><b>Seth Godin</b><p><b>Tila</b> …

These are the 10 smartest countries in the world when it comes to science

1/<p>10. Portugal had 25% of its students graduate with a STEM degree. It has the highest percentage of doctorate holders — 72% — that work in education …

Demographics

Portland Timbers haul a log 2,400 miles to Columbus for MLS Cup final

The Portland Timbers have taken the unusual step of hauling an enormous log 2,400 miles across the United States to Columbus, Ohio in preparation for …

Portland Timbers

Brett Favre Presents 'Tonight Show' Host Jimmy Fallon with a Bayern Munich Shirt

Give a man a shirt, gain a fan for life.<p>That's exactly what happened when American comedian Jimmy Fallon, host of NBC's <i>The Tonight Show</i>, received a personalised No. 10 shirt from Bayern Munich.<p>And for good measure, he received it from legendary Green Bay Packers quarterback Brett Favre.<p>The …

Soccer

Modern Pin-Up Beauties Flaunt Dresses Made Out of Milk

London-based artist Jaroslav Wieczorkiewicz blends modern interpretations of the classic pin-up girl with high-speed liquid photography. Founder of AurumLight Studio, Wieczorkiewicz produced this playful concept, entitled <i>Milky Pin-Ups</i>, in which gorgeous models flaunt chic liquid dresses made out of …