Mercedes Robles

28 Added | 3 Magazines | 5 Likes | 2 Following | @MercedesRobles | Keep up with Mercedes Robles on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Mercedes Robles”

You Can Now Stay In A "Harry Potter"-Themed Hotel Room

Accio reservation.


Scientists are a step closer to creating the memory eraser from “Men in Black”

Of all the cool gadgets in science fiction, one of the niftiest is the memory-eraser stick that Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones wield in the movie <i>Men in Black</i>.<p>Now such a device is a step closer to reality. Researchers at UC Davis have successfully erased specific memories from the brains of mice…by …


Type 1 diabetes breakthrough using stem cell research raises hope for cure

Experts at Harvard University use stem cells to create insulin-producing beta cells in large quantities, and say human transplantation trials could be under way within a few years<p>Scientists believe they have made a major advance in the quest to find an effective treatment for type 1 diabetes.<p>Using …

RT @TheHobbitMovie: Exclusive new poster for #TheHobbit! Who do you want to see next - #Thorin or #Gandalf? Hashtag & tweet your vote!


Night Sky: Visible Planets, Moon Phases & Events, January 2018

The night sky tonight and on any clear night offers an ever-changing display of fascinating objects you can see, from stars and constellations to …


NASA images reveal shocking scale of Aral Sea disaster

A series of NASA satellite images has revealed the shocking decline of water levels in the Aral Sea, a massive environmental disaster dubbed “the quiet Chernobyl.”<p>NASA’s Terra satellite began capturing the images in 2000, when the vast central Asian lake known as the Aral Sea was already a fraction …

15 Dinner Recipes that You Should Really Eat for Breakfast

Our favorite breakfasts look an awful lot like dinner—here are the best nontraditional breakfast foods to start your day.


Root Vegetable Gratin

The key to gratins is having all the ingredients—whether they’re basic potatoes or the mixed root vegetables below—sliced the same thickness so they cook at the same rate. Make friends with a mandoline: It quickly yields precise, even slices.<p>Ingredients<p>4 tablespoons unsalted butter, divided, plus …

Ghostly gifs made from archive photos – the haunting work of Kevin Weir

The New York-based designer’s animation project The Flux Machine transforms old images into surreal stories, giving the dead an eerie afterlife<p>A small girl sits in an ornate chair. Her feet are crossed in placid composure. One hand, holding a floral sprig, rests in her lap. Suddenly her palm …


<b>Day 7: Childhood Book</b><p><i>This</i> was my childhood.


A girl becomes embarrassed after giving flowers to a female US soldier on duty in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul. 16 April 2007<p>The caption changes so many assumptions

Editing The Genes Of Superbugs To Turn Off Antibiotic Resistance

Fighting bacteria’s ability to fight<p>Over the past decade, deadly bacteria such as MRSA, <i>C. difficile</i>, and even tuberculosis have developed numerous mechanisms to keep themselves alive at all cost – mostly against antibiotics. Some bacteria have the ability to pump invading antibiotics out of their …