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I can't stop watching this door open & close

Add this to the list of things we never knew existed but now desperately need: The Evolution Door, a "flip-panel" invention by Austrian designer …

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Rusty-spotted Cats: Not Your Average Kitties

With big golden eyes and striped fur, this Rusty-spotted Cat looks like your average house cat. But there's nothing average about Jaipur and Rashna, …

Pampas Cats are Second Generation at Bioparque M’Bopicua

Two Pampas Cats born on October 30 at Uruguay’s Bioparque M’Bopicuá are the second generation of these little-known felines to be born at the …

Meet Burgers' Zoo's Cheetah Cub Trio

As a Thanksgiving treat, here's a sneak peek at the newest little Cheetahs at Burgers' Zoo in the Netherlands!<p>For the next few months they will stay …

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The Woman Who Could Write, But Couldn't Read

A recent stroke left one 40-year-old woman with some unusual symptoms.<p>One morning, a kindergarten teacher was about to take attendance for her class when she realized she couldn't read the paper in her hands. She tried looking over her lesson plans, but like the attendance sheet, they seemed to be …

'Bad Grandpa' matures to score candid camera laughs

Jackson Nicoll, 8, is the 'Jackass' film's secret weapon.<p>Move over, Borat. There's a new class clown valedictorian.<p>Rude, wrong and laugh-till-you-snort funny, <i>Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa</i> (*** out of four, rated R, opens nationwide Friday) not only stands as the best installment (by bounds) of …

Knoxville's 'Bad Grandpa' to end box-office reign of 'Gravity'

For three weeks, no film has been able to pull "Gravity" from its No. 1 orbit. But this weekend, Johnny Knoxville's prank flick "Bad Grandpa" will likely pull it off -- no joke.<p>The inexpensive hidden-camera comedy from the "Jackass" creator is poised to debut with a strong $30 million, according to …

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A Very Simple Explanation Of The Higgs Boson

François Englert and Peter Higgs just received the Nobel Prize in Physics for laying the groundwork for the discovery of the Higgs boson. But can someone please explain what a Higgs is? Like, really simply.<p>François Englert and Peter Higgs have won this year's Nobel Prize in Physics, as was pretty …

Stephen Hawking's big ideas ... made simple - video animation

At premiere of film about his life, physicist says it's theoretically possible to copy brain on to computer to provide life after death<p>Published: 21 Sep 2013<p>World-famous cosmologist admits to losing bet as a result of particle's discovery<p>Published: 12 Nov 2013<p>Nasa video footage shows what the moon …

U.S. doctors still prescribing way too many antibiotics

Only 10 percent of adult sore throat cases are caused by bacteria, but 60 percent of these patients are given antibiotics.<p>When people seek medical …

Rise and shine: the daily routines of history's most creative minds

One morning this summer, I got up at first light – I'd left the blinds open the night before – then drank a strong cup of coffee, sat near-naked by an open window for an hour, worked all morning, then had a martini with lunch. I took a long afternoon walk, and for the rest of the week experimented …

Why Do Doctors Abuse Drugs?

A study tracks the confessions of doctors in treatment for substance abuse.<p>Why do doctors abuse drugs? For many of the same reasons their patients do, a new study finds. A team of researchers followed 55 drug-addicted physicians through their treatment programs and found the doctors reported using …

Einstein May Have Had An Unusually Well-Connected Brain

A new study compares Einstein's corpus callosum with those of mere mortals.<p>More than half a century after his death, we're still searching for the secrets of Albert Einstein's genius. Almost immediately after he died in 1955, the famed physicist's brain was removed from his head, dissected and …

The Top Five Vitamins You Should Not Take

I used to take vitamin supplements almost every day. Taking vitamins seemed like a good idea: after all, we know that vitamins are essential for life, and vitamin deficiencies can definitely hurt you. I always thought that vitamins were an inexpensive way to get a little bit healthier.<p>Millions of …

5 Surprising Facts About Nikola Tesla

The brilliant inventor gets a new statue in Long Island.<p><b>A new statue of Nikola Tesla now graces New York's Long Island, the latest homage to the celebrated visionary. At the statue's unveiling last week, Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic told the dedication crowd at Tesla's former Wardenclyffe</b> …