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First ‘living’ laser made from kidney cell

It’s not quite Cyclops, the sci-fi superhero from the X-Men franchise whose eyes produce destructive blasts of light, but for the first time a laser …

Antibiotic resistant E.coli found in a quarter of supermarket-bought chicken

A quarter of supermarket chicken contains antibiotic-resistant E.coli, according to Cambridge University research.<p>The bug can cause stomach pain and kidney failure, and in severe cases can lead to death.<p>The study found that superbug strains of E.coli were present in 22 of 92 chicken pieces. The …

Tower House / ON Architecture

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The site is located in a housing land development area behind Gimhaehyanggyo Confucian School. The …

S.C. County Sprays For Mosquitoes But Accidentally Takes Out Millions Of Bees

It wasn't meant for the bees.<p>The pesticide raining down from the sky in Dorchester County, S.C., was meant to kill mosquitoes — for the sake of safety, the county says. Mosquitoes, after all, can carry West Nile and Zika, and four cases of Zika were recently confirmed in the county.<p>But on Sunday …

Insects

NASA is designing a submarine that could explore the methane lakes of Titan — Saturn’s largest moon

Saturn’s largest moon, Titan, is the only body in the solar system other than Earth that has liquid lakes — and NASA wants to send a submarine there …

New chemical-free desalination tech helps bring water surplus to Israel

Between 1998 and 2012, the Eastern Mediterranean region suffered through the worst drought in at least 900 years. This drought contributed to the …

Io's Atmosphere Just Collapsed

We'll come back later.<p>Jupiter's frozen moon Io is a pretty bleak place, with a toxic atmosphere and the most active volcanoes of any known body in …

Astronomy

The Libraries of 15 Famous Men | The Art of Manliness

Just about two years ago, we wrote a post called 14 Famous Man Rooms, which offered a look at the rooms where over a dozen famous men wrote classic …

NASA's Juno Probe Is One Week Away From Historic Jupiter Mission

We're about to get a closer look at Jupiter than ever before.<p>After five years and a nearly 2 billion mile journey through the solar system, NASA's …

2016 June 23 - Solstice Dawn and Full Moonset

<b>Solstice Dawn and Full Moonset</b> <b><br>Image Credit & Copyright:</b> Laurie Hatch<p><b>Explanation:</b> A Full Moon sets as the Solstice Sun rises in this June 20 dawn …

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Caribbean Sea makes whistling sound that can be heard from space

A whistling sound can be heard from the depths of the Caribbean Sea, scientists have discovered.<p>The discovery was made after researchers from the …

The Best Tabletop RPGs for Free RPG Day 2016

June 18, 2016 marks the 10th anniversary for Free RPG Day! Ending an ultimate geek week that included E3 and Origins, Free RPG Day is a worldwide …

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Disturbing new site scrapes your private Facebook and informs landlords, employers

<i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>Euphemism is beautiful.<p>It holds within it darkness and creepiness and emits only softness and lightness.<p>For example, these words: "Unlocking big data to bring you insightful referencing."<p>This is the promise …

Social Media

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NASA got a good look at that fireball asteroid over Arizona

Eyewitnesses in Arizona got a surprise early Thursday morning when the sky went from dark to blazingly bright and then back to black. This wasn't a UFO and it wasn't a wayward fireworks display. According to NASA, an asteroid 10 feet (3 meters) in diameter entered the atmosphere and turned night …

How to Make Charcoal with a Paint Can

There’s no reason I need to make charcoal—I don’t normally use it for anything, and if I did, bags of it are so easy to buy. But I find the whole …

Jupiter’s Moon lo Formed Under Unique Processes, New Study Suggests

An impressive image of Jupiter’s moon Io, as seen from NASA’s Galileo spacecraft from a distance of approximately 600,000 km. A volcanic eruption is …

Congress Wants Not One, But Two Europa Missions

This icy world could be our best bet for finding life.<p>Jupiter's moon Europa could be the best place in the Solar System to look for life beyond Earth. In fact, NASA scientists revealed this week that the moon's subsurface ocean could be similar to the oceans here on Earth. This boosts the chances …

Astronomy

Spectrum Apartments / Kavellaris Urban Design

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Spectrum Apartments is situated on a site with three frontages. It was critical that the architecture …

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Old-fashioned board games, not tech, are attracting the most money on Kickstarter

Kickstarter has become less about Oculus Rift and more about Cards Against Humanity. The “games” category on the crowd-funding platform has attracted $495 million since Kickstarter’s inception in 2009, making it the richest segment of the site. The runners up are technology and design.<p>The games …

Board Games

Congress Challenges NASA to Get to Jupiter's Moon Europa

Evidence is mounting that Jupiter's icy moon Europa might hold alien life, and Congress wants NASA to hurry up and go find out.<p>Just this week, …

Astronomy

A scientist spent 26 years studying a black hole 10 times the mass of the sun. Then it did something incredible

Modern science is more about patience and persistence than about great epiphanies. It is therefore extremely satisfying when you make a breakthrough, …

Universe

NASA Announces It's Working on Force Fields And Deep Sleep Chambers For Astronauts

Yes!<p>NASA has just announced funding for eight ambitious new space projects, which include the development of new habitats far away from planet Earth, …

First stellar occultations shed additional light on Pluto's atmosphere

Scientists on NASA's New Horizons team say the spacecraft succeeded in observing the first occultations of Pluto's atmosphere by ultraviolet stars, …

The ocean within Jupiter's moon Europa may be just right for life

Jupiter's icy moon Europa may have the chemical composition needed to support life, according to new research.<p>A new study published in the journal</i> …

NASA Just Found Even More Evidence That Europa Could Host Alien Life

Let's go!!!<p>Scientists just found even more evidence that Europa - one of Jupiter's 67 known moons - might host alien life deep within its icy oceans. …

Astronomy