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Twelve inventions that could change the world

The European Patent Office (EPO) has announced its finalists for the 2015 European Inventor Awards, honoring brilliant inventions from a range of scientific fields. The EPO will have its work cut out choosing winners—everyone on the list is working on or has created something groundbreaking.<p>A dozen …

Inventions

100 weird objects sent into space

"Send my love to the aliens. All the best, Paul."<p>That was the message from Paul McCartney when, in 2008, Nasa beamed into space the Beatles song Across the Universe via its Deep Space Network.<p>The Beatles song is travelling across the universe at a speed of 186,000 miles per second to reach North …

Climate change by state: An interactive map of the U.S.

In celebration of Earth Day, a look at temperature increases across the country. See how your state stacks up<p>Climate Central<p>April 22, 2015 7:44pm (UTC)<p>This piece originally appeared on Climate Central.<p>It’s been 45 years since the first Earth Day was celebrated in 1970, and since that time, average …

Debunking The Myth Of The ‘Real’ Writer by Máire T. Robinson

The novelist, E. L Doctorow, said that writing “… is like driving a car at night. You can only see as far as your headlights, but you can make the …

What To Do When You Think Your Writing Woefully Sucks

<b>Self doubt absolutely sucks.</b><p>When one is a writer and is suddenly struck with that paralysing notion of “OMG WHAT IF EVERYTHING I’VE EVER WRITTEN IS …

Dystopian Steampunk Mini-Golf PC Game Launching Next Month

Vertiginous Golf, a mini-golf game the likes of which you've probably never seen before, is set to launch on May 6 for PC through Steam, its developers and publisher announced today. A non-final version of the game is currently available on Steam Early Access.<p>Vertiginous Golf is described as a …

Steampunk

This Steam-Powered Motorcycle Is Any Steampunk’s Fan Dream Come True

The ‘Black Pearl’ is a one-of-a-kind steam-powered motorcycle created by Dutch bike builder René van Tuil, of Revatu Customs. Looking like the love …

7 Important Things People With Depression Want You To Know

Depression is the most common mental health issue in the UK. Around the world, it affects an estimated 350 million people.<p>With this in mind, it's …

A yogurt a day could relieve depression

Regularly consuming probiotic bacteria can have a noticeable effect on mood, according to new research from the Netherlands<p>It appears that certain probiotic bacteria could help ease depression.<p>Scientists from Lieden University in the Netherlands found that people who took probiotic supplements were …

BREAKING: Star Trek XIII to be titled ‘Star Trek Beyond’

It appears that ‘<i>Star Trek Beyond</i>‘ may be the title of the upcoming Star Trek film, lucky number 13 in the franchise. As far as the storyline is …