Rachel Barber

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25 Critters That Will Kill You (With Their Cuteness)

Forget the deadly snakes and spiders. Australia's animals will melt your heart.

23 Everyday Awkward Situations

If it happens to all of us, why the hell is it so awful??

33 Photographs Of The Most Magical Place On Earth

MOVE OVER, DISNEYLAND.<p>H/T Bored Panda

The 40 Most Adorable Baby Animal Photographs Of 2013

A shot of pure love, straight to your heart.

Stunning Views of the Raja Ampat Indonesian Islands

Raja Ampat is four Indonesian islands that are hardly known about. It can be found off the northwest of Bird’s Head Peninsula on the island of New …

Coffee Lab

While the U.S. is going through an artisanal coffee movement, Brazil—already the world's largest producer of coffee—is seeing a revolution of its own, with shops like Sao Paulo's new Coffee Lab at its center. Working with one roasting machine and a crew outfitted in jumpsuits inspired by mechanics' …

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Could Jerky Treats be Poisoning Thousands of Dogs Throughout the States?

The FDA is asking pet owners to report any issues with jerky dog treats, as thousands of dogs and at least ten cats have become sick after eating the …

Marcus Bleasdale's Shocking Photos Reveal the Ugly Truth Behind Smartphone Manufacturing

Most of us are never farther than arm's reach of our smartphones. We use them constantly to snap pictures and post tweets, oblivious to the …

Amid Superstorm Sandy's Havoc, A Win for Wildlife

A year after Hurricane Sandy smashed into the U.S. East Coast, some of the beaches and ocean areas are better for birds and marine life.<p>Hurricane Sandy's waves arrived at high tide, destroying 650,000 homes, flooding lower Manhattan, and inundating coastal wetlands. In a few places, however, the …

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Civet coffee: why it's time to cut the crap

When I introduced civet coffee to the UK it was a quirky novelty. Now it's overpriced, industrialised, cruel – and frequently inauthentic. That's really hard to stomach<p>I am today launching a campaign (pdf) aimed at ending an industry that I created. That trade is in kopi luwak, AKA civet coffee – …

UN Study Looks at High Rate of Rape

An author of the study explains why rape is so prevalent.<p><b>One in four men surveyed for a United Nations study in Asia and the Pacific admitted raping at least one woman.</b><p>The UN Multi-country Study on Men and Violence in Asia and the Pacific surveyed over 10,000 men at nine sites in six countries: …

Mysterious Sea Creature In Spain Washes Ashore, Baffles Locals (PHOTO)

Something fishy is going on in Spain.<p>Residents of Villaricos were baffled last week, when a strange-looking sea creature washed ashore a beach in the southern coastal town Thursday. The mysterious carcass has been called everything from "horned sea monster" to a "mutant fish."<p>After a beachgoer …

21 buzzworthy St. Louis coffeehouses

What attracts you to a coffeehouse? Are you a coffee fanatic, always on the hunt for a new bean or a new preparation? Or is it the companionship? Do …

Beautiful Photographs of the Frigid Isolation in the Canadian Rockies

Majestic landscapes and mountainous areas are always ingredients for imposing panoramas. The Canadian Rockies found in British Colombia is definitely …

What’s a Pufferfish? Explaining Animal Behind Mystery Circles

<b>Mystery circles on the seafloor have intrigued divers for decades, and scientists recently identified the culprit: a new species of pufferfish.</b><p>This tiny architect—which builds elaborate nests to woo females—has also captured the hearts of our readers, with more than 60 comments and 30,000 Facebook …

Latest Radioactive Leak at Fukushima: How Is It Different?

The latest leakage at the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant comes from a different, more contaminated water source and raises new questions about TEPCO's ability to manage the crisis.<p><b>In the latest crisis to strike the Fukushima-Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan, operator Tokyo Electric</b> …

Newly Discovered Carnivore Looks Like Teddy Bear

In "incredibly rare" find, scientists discover animal in Andean cloud forests.<p><b>A fuzzy fog-dweller with a face like a teddy bear is the first carnivore found in the Western Hemisphere in more than three decades, a new study says.</b><p>The 2-pound (0.9-kilogram) creature, called an olinguito, didn't make …

Backyard Photography Tips

One of the most common questions I am asked at workshops is where I go to get my reference photos. Most people assume that I travel far and wide to …

Photographer Captures Concealed Underwater River in Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula

To the perceptive eye, one can tell that there is something unusual about the underwater images shot by underwater photographer Anatoly Beloshchin. …

ET deals: 15% off Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon ultrabook - ExtremeTech

By on July 17, 2013 at 4:20 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>If you go a step above form-factor, …

Sony to launch lenses with built-in image sensors, screenless cameras that can be attached to smartphones - ExtremeTech

By on July 19, 2013 at 10:17 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Not content with reinventing and …

High Speed Train Idea Debated In Texas

It’s been just over a year since a Japanese-backed firm announced plans to build a 205 mph bullet train between Houston and North Texas, and elected …

Mocha Brownies

Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F. Spray an 8-inch square baking pan with nonstick baking spray.<p>For the brownie batter: Place the chocolate in a …

Quick and Easy Trick For Adding a Black Background to Your Shots Anywhere

Photographer Glyn Dewis shared this cool little technique that lets you work with a black background even if you don’t have an actual backdrop with …

Loaded Nachos

I take nachos very seriously.<p>Very, very seriously.<p>No, I’m serious. Don’t even joke about it. I’m not even kidding.<p>I’m being serious here.<p><i>Dead serious.</i><p>…

The Kobayashi Maru of Photography

<i>(Note: This is not an article about whom I feel is the better captain (Kirk). I mean, that would be ridiculous, because we all have our favorites</i> …

'Nanogardens' Sprout Up On The Surface Of A Penny

April showers bring May flowers. But in this case, the blossoms are too small for even a bumblebee to see.<p>Engineers at Harvard University have figured out a way to make microscopic sculptures of roses, tulips and violets, each smaller than a strand of hair.<p>To get a sense of just how small these …

Somebody Invented a Car that Runs on Coffee