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Squid Protein Could Help Brains 'Talk' to Computers

Unfortunately it won't allow humans to squirt ink, at least not yet.<p>In the most advanced prosthetics--such as this crazy mind-controlled robotic arm--electronic hardware interfaces directly with nerves and muscles in the human body. But getting living tissue to play nice with a circuit board is …

NASA publishes 3D-printable models of asteroids and satellites

You can now print a miniature replica of the Gale Crater<p>Do you have a favorite NASA satellite? There's a small chance that you can now make a tiny figurine out if it using a 3D printer, as NASA has transformed a number of spacecrafts, asteroids, and features of Mars and the Moon into 3D-printable …

Deer Fill the Street in a Japanese Town

(Photo: @sinnonono)<p>About 1,000 deer live in the roughly 1,200 acres that constitute Nara Park in Nara, Japan. The deer are wild, but used to humans. …

The top 10 comics in art

From Matt Groening's pre-Simpson's strip to Michelangelo's ceiling and Hogarth's social commentary, artists have been reinventing the cartoon for centuries<p>• The top 10 artworks of the 20th century • The top 10 monsters in art • The 10 weirdest artworks ever<p>Robert Crumb – Self-Loathing Comics …

Halo 3 'easter egg' found after seven years

Obscure hidden feature in the classic sci-fi shooter is discovered at last by YouTube gamer<p>Game designers love to hide things in their virtual worlds. An in-joke, a weird object, a strange play mode – whatever it is, they're usually all discovered within weeks of release. But YouTube gamer Lord …

Amazing animal body art - in pictures

Body paint artist Emma Fay transforms models into stunningly realistic animals

Shane, Please Stop

Anyone who works in a group knows the routine: keep your eye on the bulletin board for updates, reminders, and tips. A little levity goes a long way …

The Sketch of a Life, A Clever Self-Portrait Series That Combines Photography and Illustration

Paris-based artist Sébastien Del Grosso uses a combination of photography and illustration to sketch out stages from his life in the self-portrait …

Illustration

This Cat Has the World’s Most Interesting Face

Meet Venus the fascinating feline with the world’s most interesting face. The five-year old <i>tortoiseshell</i> not only has two different colored eyes …

The Metropolitan Museum of Art makes 400,000 iconic works available for download

If you've ever wanted to wallpaper your living room with the work of the old masters, now's your chance. The Metropolitan Museum of Art this month released an astounding 394,000 high-resolution images to the public. Visitors to the Met’s website can sort images by artist, medium, location, and era, …

Craiglist Ad Seeks Buff Dudes To Dress Up As Dragon Ball Z Waiters

Are you a "physically fit male" who is "MUSCULAR, and is willing to dress in <i>Dragon Ball Z</i> attire for 2-3 hours"? If so, then boy do I have a job for …

Impossible Photography by Martin De Pasquale

Martin De Pasquale is an artist and photographer based in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Martin is currently an art director for an advertising agency but …

Stunning Photos of Rare Wildflower Blooms in the Deserts of the American West

The arid deserts of the Colorado Plateau in the American West are usually barren, but on rare occasions of rainfall, the landscape can bloom with …

Nature

Were dinosaurs all at sea?

Myths persist that large dinosaurs lived neck-deep in water, but while this is not true, they were not averse to taking a dip<p>In the early days of palaeontology, the dinosaurs were a clear anomaly compared to other known animals (both alive and extinct). Just how could such huge creatures have found …

Strange Pets Once Predicted to Be the Pets of the Future

<i>Genetically Engineered Mini Rhino</i><p>On the 22nd of August, 1872, the <i>Fort Wayne Daily Sentinel</i> printed the following opinion about the supposedly …

Draw your own video game with Pixel Press Floors

A Kickstarter-funded app-based game creation system has launched, allowing users to draw their own game levels, scan them in and play.<p><b>A Kickstarter-funded app-based game creation system has launched, allowing users to draw their own game levels, scan them in and play.</b><p>What if you could just doodle a …

Apps

Star

Latest<p>Save Big on PlayStation VR With ‘Skryim’ and ‘Doom’ Today Only<p>sales 12 hours ago<p>sales<p>Thousands of Marvel Graphic Novels are Dirt Cheap on …

This Spider Disguises Itself As Bird Poo To Avoid Getting Eaten

Animals have evolved lots of creative ways to blend in with their environments, developing colors or body types that help them hide from predators. But sometimes, camouflage isn’t enough, and a creature has to masquerade as something else. Some creatures pretend to be an object that no animal would …

A Jetpack For Divers

Dive in and explore<p>On a windless day on the west shore of Oahu, Hawaii, I strapped a pair of propellers to my legs, walked into the surf, and disappeared beneath the surface. Without a single kick, I was racing over the sand, cutting through the water at an Olympic pace. It felt more like flying …

Scuba Diving

19 Things That Do Not Impress Chloe The Cat

Meet Chloe Luella, a very good new cat who does not have time for your silly nonesense.

Ryan Gosling

The formal cat fantasy portraiture of Eldar Zakirov

Man, I love this guy's work--particularly the cats. Eldar Zakirov is on DeviantArt, and you can support his high weirdness by purchasing prints. He …

Painting the light fantastic: Photos show eerie hybrid art form

Finnish artist Janne Parviainen creates dazzling, futuristic images by painting with light. Crave's Michael Franco talks with him to get illuminated about this unique art form.<p>Some painters use oils. Others use pastels or charcoal. And still others use light. That's right, light.<p>Janne Parviainen …

Photography

Banksy's Street Art Reimagined in LEGO

What would it look like if Banksy's most famous street art pieces were reimagined in LEGO? What would the balloon girl look like and how would the rat on the wire appear? These are the questions photographer Jeff Friesen asked himself when he created his original series <i>Bricksy</i>. As he tells …

Lego