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Has Nasa found another 'Earth' in corner of Milky Way?

Astrophysicists at Nasa today annouce they have found new Earth-like worlds<p>• Nasa finds ‘another Earth’ in Milky Way which ‘would feel a lot like home’<p>The science world is abuzz with anticipation as Nasa holds a press conference on Thursday to announce ‘new discoveries’ from its Kepler mission, …

MIT Researchers Discover Exoplanet That Orbits Its Star in Just 8.5 Hours

MIT researchers have discovered an exoplanet that orbits its star in just 8.5 hours. It is one of the shortest orbital periods ever detected. The …

FYI: When Will We Evolve Out Of Our Useless Appendages?

Never. We're probably stuck with our appendix, pinky toes, tailbone and just about all of our other evolutionary holdovers. Wisdom teeth may eventually go, but major changes like losing an appendage (teeth included) take millions and millions of years — who knows if humans will even be around that …

The 11 Best-Dressed Dogs of Instagram (PHOTOS)

Our Picks<p>The 11 Best-Dressed Dogs of Instagram (PHOTOS)<p>From the dapper Menswear Dog to the pipe-smoking Trotter, see our nominations for 2013’s most …

The 10 best online shopping sites

<b>Online shopping site: AHAlife</b><p><b>Based in:</b> New York; prices listed in Canadian dollars and ships to Canada.<p>Our web editor Noah Lehava’s previously …

New Species of Hammerhead Shark Discovered Off South Carolina Coast

The <i>Charlotte Observer</i> reports that a new species of shark has been discovered off the Carolina coast. The new shark has been named the Carolina …

15 Ways To Upgrade Your Kitchen Island

Yes. There are that many things you can do with them.<p>Everybody dreams of the extra counter space a kitchen island gives you, but if you're just wheeling one into the center of your room, you're seriously underutilizing it. These cool ideas update the trend, making it more than just another tabletop …

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New immunity-boosting drug helps body kill cancer

A new type of drug that “revs up” the immune system to destroy cancer is being tested on humans for the first time.<p>Scientists at the University of Southampton have developed the treatment in an attempt to tackle cancers, such as those of the pancreas, head and neck, that are particularly hard to …

nano universe Fall/Winter 2013 Lookbook

Japanese brand nano universe‘s forthcoming Fall/Winter 2013 collection puts great emphasis on condensing and depicting the moment. Just in time for …

Calgary Street Style: 34 shots of trendy residents sporting summer layers

Quirky Illustrations with Funny Messages

Minneapolis-based graphic designer Phil Jones, aka murraymullet, creates playful illustrations of objects and pets that will leave you smiling. The quirky drawings give a voice to inanimate objects like a trash can, transforming the waste receptacle into a refined connoisseur exclaiming, …

Gorgeous Animal Illustrations by Amy Hamilton

Animals are great subjects for art, and it's great to see an artist managing to do such great pieces like these, by Amy Hamilton. She's a very …

Cool Stuff

The 2013 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest Winners - The Fox Is Black

National Geographic Traveller announced the winners of their photo contest for this year and there are some really stunning images in the mix. My …

Miniature People Living in an Unusually Whimsical World

In this series entitled <i>Minimize</i>, photographer William Kass produces an unusual viewpoint of life as experienced by miniature little people. He blends toy figures with a variety of regular sized props to create the illusion of great proportions within a very small space. Utilizing immense patience …

More Adorable Dog Portraits by Young Jessica Trinh

We have yet to see more adorable dog portraits than those shot by Jessica Trinh. The now 18-year-old photographer first caught our attention last September when photos of her two dogs emerged onto the web. Her Golden Retriever Chuppy and her Australian Shepherd Daisy were the happiest dogs we had …

What Font Is Your Beard? Use This Chart To Find Out

The Typography Beard Guide pairs popular beard styles with their font brothers.<p>How sans serif is your beard? Are your chin whiskers more of a Bodoni, a Times, or a Comic Sans? Exactly what typographical allegiances does your facial ‘fro owe? And what is your favorite font’s beard brother?<p>These are …

A Drinking Glass That Can Prevent Sexual Assault

Three years ago Michael Abramson was at a nightclub in Boston. Shortly after taking a sip of his drink, he knew something was wrong. It was his first …

Articles about traditional outside modern inside 6 homes we love on Dwell.com - Dwell

From repurposed shipping containers to cabin retreats, we look at a range of prefabricated, modular homes in Colorado.<p>Rugs don't just belong in cozy mountain lodges—as proven by a new summer collection from Brooklyn dealer Aelfie.<p>Seaside or lakeside, waterfront houses evoke a sense of peace. Here …

Fall Fashion 2013: 196 photos of the top 10 trends of the season

Newly Discovered Pink Exoplanet on the Lighter Side

Researchers imaged this planet around a sun-like star, but its origins remain a mystery.<p><b>There is a pink exoplanet circling a star very much like our own, 57 light-years away from Earth. But its origins are a mystery.</b><p>In a new study announcing the magenta gas giant, researchers were able to directly …

The Week In Numbers: The First Lab-Grown Burger, 3-D Printed Body Parts, And More

<b>$600,000</b>: the funding the National Institutes of Health has awarded to bioprinting projects since 2007. See how 3-D printed body parts will revolutionize medicine.<p><b>20,000</b>: the number of cow cells used to make the first lab-grown beef patty<p><b>$15,000</b>: the money this team hopes to raise for a campaign to …

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Summer Reads: Best Books For Your 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s And 60s

Just like our lives can often be divided into chapters, there are also different books that can define each decade.<p>In your 20s, you're exploring the …

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International human rights delegation to investigate treatment of First Nations

The first of three international delegations coming to Canada this year to investigate the treatment of First Nations people has been hearing harrowing tales about women who vanished along British Columbia's infamous Highway of Tears.<p>Native advocacy groups say 30 aboriginal women have vanished …