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Humans Become Unwilling Test Subjects in West Virginia Chemical Spill

Last week, thousands of gallons of a poorly understood compound called 4-methylcyclohexane methanol (MCHM) spilled from Freedom Industries chemical …

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A Brief History Of Octopi Taking Over The World

In honor of the totally-not-evil logo for the National Reconnaissance Office's latest space mission.<p>Octopuses, octopi, octopodes: whatever plural form used, the surprisingly smart eight-tentacled underwater cephalopods are a popular symbol of something far-reaching and sinister, both on earth and, …

9 Books That Will Change Your Sex Life

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If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

What Happens When You Donate Your Body To Science?

You expand the body of research, so to speak.<p>No computer simulation or dummy or animal can really convey the complexity of human anatomy like a cadaver can. But what exactly happens to your body when you donate it to science?<p>Safety Studies<p>Researchers subject cadavers to laboratory scenarios—an …

Alexander Semenov's Amazing Jellyfish Photos

_Russian photographer Alexander Semenov spends a lot of his time under the sea, capturing the alien-like beauty of jellyfish as part of his career. …

What The Physics Of Love Looks Like [Video]

Like drops of color in water, with some heavy breathing.<p>What Love Looks Like, video one of six from Tangible Graphics on Vimeo.<p>Louise Ma, a Brooklyn-based designer, has been exploring the visualization of one of our most pressing emotions in an ongoing project called What Love Looks Like. This …

The 25 Best Nerd Road Trips

Twenty-five curious, mysterious, or otherwise beguiling destinations to satisfy your inner science-history geek<p>In the past 16 months, writers Geoff Manaugh and Nicola Twilley have toured 150 of the built, natural, and virtual landscapes of the United States, collecting images and interviews. They …

Exceptional Sci-Fi Short Film - DR. EASY

Photos of ruined and rotting themeparks around the world

IO9's Vincze Miklós has collected a marvellous gallery of photos from abandoned and rotting themeparks around the world. Several of these have been …

How to Think Like Sherlock Holmes: Lessons in Mindfulness and Creativity from the Great Detective

<i>“The habit of mind which leads to a search for relationships between facts,”</i> wrote James Webb Young in his famous 1939 5-step technique for creative problem-solving, <i>“becomes of the highest importance in the production of ideas.”</i> But just how does one acquire those vital cognitive customs? That’s …

But Why?: Skateboarder Ollies Onto Piece Of Molten Glass

This is a video of glassblower and skateboarder Robert G. Burch riding his skateboard through a puddle of molten glass. Why? Presumably to combine …

The Death Star Destroys the Enterprise in San Francisco - Fan Video

Trailer for The Sci-Fi Film EUROPA REPORT with Sharlto Copley

New ANCHORMAN 2 Teaser Trailer - "Just Say Hello"

Heartbreaking Sci-Fi Short Film - EXPO

Bruno Munari on Design as a Bridge Between Art and Life

In the preface to his 1966 classic <b>Design as Art</b> (<i>public library</i>) — one of the most important and influential design books ever published — legendary Italian graphic designer Bruno Munari, once described by Picasso as “the new Leonardo,” makes a passionate case for democratizing art and making …

John Updike on the Universe and Why There is Something Rather Than Nothing

<i>“What is it that breathes fire into the equations and makes a universe for them to describe?,”</i> wondered Stephen Hawking in <i>A Brief History of Time</i>. <i>“Why does the universe go through all the bother of existing?”</i><p>This inquiry has long occupied scientists, philosophers, and deep thinkers alike, …