Martin Stubdal Thoresen

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Satirical Series Reveals the Secret Lies Behind Picturesque Instagram Posts

Some Instagram photos are so perfect you can't help wondering how scenes like that actually exist. Beautifully crafted, the compositions might make you wish your life was that picturesque. Thailand-based photographer Chompoo Baritone sheds some light on these types of impeccable images with her …

Satire

Landmark Study Identifies Key Brain Difference In Autism

Neuroscientists at Harvard and MIT have identified, for the first time, a link between the activity of the neurotransmitter GABA and symptoms of autism -- a finding that may pave the way for new methods of treating and diagnosing the disorder.<p>“This is the first connection in humans between a …

Autism

Scientists are backing up the most terrifying fan theory in the 'Star Wars' universe

There's a disturbance in the force, but this time it's coming from scientists.<p>Disney's new "Star Wars" movie, "The Force Awakens," picks up years …

Continuous adaptation makes for more natural interactions between robots and humans in shared tasks

A robot's role in a shared task could be continuously adjusted during the activity, thanks to a new adaptive robot control system developed by A*STAR …

Robotics

Keep drinking that coffee, science says it's actually super good for you

As if we <i>needed</i> a reason to drink coffee: The <i>American Journal of Epidemiology</i> published the findings of a 10-year study that states coffee drinkers …

Macaulay Culkin Reprises 'Home Alone' Character In Dark, Deranged Web Series

Say you’re an 8-year-old boy. Say your family has plans to go to Paris for Christmas. Say they accidentally leave you behind, and you’re forced to …

Pop Culture

20 Questions We Have After Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Star Wars: The Force Awakens is now playing in cinemas across the world, and as the J.J. Abrams helmed movie (which has received almost unanimously …

Simon Pegg "didn't love" Star Trek Beyond trailer

It’s fair to say that the first trailer for <b>Star Trek Beyond</b> wasn’t the biggest of hits with fans of the franchise; the response from our writers in …

8 TV Shows To Look Forward To In 2016

<i>Following on from his article on the best TV shows of 2015, Samuel Brace now picks out eight TV shows to look forward to in 2016…</i><p>There is a lot …

TV

Gorgeous New NASA Image Shows Earth 'Rising' Over The Moon

NASA released a stunning image on Friday appearing to show Earth “rising” over the horizon of the moon.<p>The image was captured by NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, a robotic spacecraft that has been orbiting the moon since 2009. Usually, the LRO is used to take images of the moon’s surface, but …

Apollo Missions

Bodypainters Beautifully Blend Human Bodies into Nature

Using absolutely no Photoshop, bodypainters Leonie Gen and Joerg Duesterwald worked with photographers Laila Pregizer and Uwe Schmida in seamlessly integrating the human body into natural landscapes. Called <i>Metamorphosis</i>, the project blends naked models into everything from rock formations to curly …

Calendars

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