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‘Having night terrors is like being a werewolf’

‘Night terrors’ sound like they should be limited to children – but the sleep disorder affects thousands of adults and can take a serious physical and mental toll, finds Theo Merz<p>Harry Griffiths wasn’t sure where he was when he came to – all he knew was that one of his best friends was being …

Brazen

• <b>Author:</b> Kelley Armstrong<p>Nick Sorrentino knows everyone in the supernatural world considers him the Pack's playboy, the pretty but not very useful werewolf whose only reputation involves his amorous exploits.<p>Usually, Nick couldn't care less what anyone outside the Pack thinks of him. But when it …

Side Jobs: Stories From The Dresden Files

• <b>Author:</b> Jim Butcher<p>Harry is the best and technically the 'only' at what he does, being the lone professional wizard PI in the Chicago phonebook. So when the Chicago PD has cases that transcend mortal capabilities, they come to him for answers. For the 'everyday' world is actually full of strange …

Perfect Shadow

• <b>Author:</b> Brent Weeks<p>Discover the origins of Durzo Blint in this original novella set in the world of Brent Weeks' New York Times bestselling Night Angel trilogy.<p>"I got a bit of prophecy," the old assassin said. "Not enough to be useful, you know. Just glimpses. My wife dead, things like that to keep …

Enchanting Nogawa Cherry Blossoms Illuminated at Night

© Martin Bailey / Offset<p>© Martin Bailey / Offset<p>Standing amidst a crowd of awestruck onlookers, Tokyo-based photographer Martin Bailey captures the …

Giant new species of lethal jellyfish discovered in Australian waters

Keesingia gigas are gargantuan members of the Irukandji jellyfish family<p>Scientists have discovered a new venomous creature in the waters off Western Australia's coast, according to <i>The Guardian</i>. Named after the scientist who captured the first-known specimen, the arm-long <i>Keesingia gigas</i> is an …

We judge trustworthy faces in a snap - Futurity

Our brains are able to judge the trustworthiness of a face even when we cannot consciously see it. The findings shed light on how we form snap …

Science

The Fish Matrix is real: this gigantic deep ocean sphere will raise 1,000 tons of tuna

Holy crap, it has its own thruster system<p>This is the Oceansphere, a gigantic highly automated fish farm that will grow 1,000 tons of ahi and bluefin tuna from eggs to harvest size at a depth of 1,300 feet a few miles off the coast of Hawaii.<p>There's lots to say here about the technology, which …

How to predict brown carbon's effect on climate - Futurity

Researchers have uncovered key attributes of "brown carbon," the particles from partially burned wood, that play an important role in warming the …

Chemistry

Just look at this crazy deep-ocean power source

A Florida-based startup called Crowd Energy will be turning to Indiegogo to continue work on its Ocean Energy Turbine, a slow-turning mill that its creators believe can harness megawatts of clean power from just a single unit — enough to light thousands of homes.<p>Underwater turbines are nothing new, …

Golden Bats, Space Volcanos And Other Amazing Images Of The Week

Harvard

EarthSky’s 2018 meteor shower guide

Plan ahead now for an awesome year of meteor-watching. Good news! In 2018, the year’s 2 most reliable showers – August Perseids and December Geminids …

Astronomy

Week's Best Space Pictures: Orion Gets Wet and Clusters Twinkle

A deep-space capsule is put through its paces, a globular cluster gets its portrait taken, and Hawaii is imaged from on high.

Lake Erie's Toxic Bloom Has Ohio Farmers On The Defensive

A giant algae bloom is still making the waters in the western part of Lake Erie look like a thick, green pea soup. Toxins in that muck seeped into the water supply of Toledo, Ohio, last weekend, forcing officials to ban nearly half a million people from using tap water. A big cause of the algae …

Close Your Eyes And Listen To The Night Sky

Our Universe May Have Emerged from a Black Hole in a Higher Dimensional Universe

The event horizon of a black hole — the point of no return for anything that falls in — is a spherical surface. In a higher-dimensional universe, a …

Physics

Cargo Ships In California Slow Down To Protect Endangered Blue Whales

LOS ANGELES, Aug 7 (Reuters) - The massive container ships passing through the Santa Barbara Channel off the coast of Southern California will be paid a bonus of $2,500 per trip to slow down, in an effort to cut off-shore air pollution and reduce collisions with whales.<p>The four-month pilot program …