Nathan McClure

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Power Tap turns outlets into electricity 'faucets'

Open the tap and let the power flow through the USB cable to your connected device.<p>When you think about it, the power outlets in our homes are like tiny reservoirs of electricity. Stick a plug into them and in effect, you tap the power stored behind them, causing a current to flow through cords and …

Gear & Gadgets

Halfsider: a bizarre half-male half-female bird

A rare half male and half female – “halfsider” – bird won the intertööbz over the holidays. This unusual bird is comprised of two genetically distinct individuals – twins – fused into one being. But what is it like to be such an individual? A recently published paper shares observations of the …

Biology

Skeleton turns snake evolution on its head - Futurity

The evolution of the snake's elongated, legless body appears to be the exact opposite of what scientists have long assumed.

Bridges

Hubble Revisits an Icon, the Pillars of Creation

Twenty years ago, the Hubble Space Telescope snapped one of its most iconic images ever. The three towering columns of gas bathed in the light of hot, young stars came to be called the Pillars of Creation — and they showed up on everything from t-shirts to coffee mugs to rugs. Now, to celebrate its …

Cosmology

New sharpest-ever view of Andromeda galaxy

The image has a staggering 1.5 billion pixels, so you’d need 600 HD television screens to display it. A piece of the image, and links to a zoomable …

Cosmology

Age of stars is pinned to their spin

<b>Astronomers have proved that they can accurately tell the age of a star from how fast it is spinning.</b><p>We know that stars slow down over time, but until recently there was little data to support exact calculations.<p>For the first time, a US team has now measured the spin speed of stars that are more …

Universe

Photographer Captures Waves In The Ocean In Stunning Detail

<b>French photographer</b> Pierre Carreau has photographed gorgeous, captivating pictures of the ocean’s waves.<p><b>Since childhood,</b> Carreau has been fascinated …

Daredevil Survives Mount Everest BASE Jump

There's extreme, and there's <i>extreme</i>. And then — way down at the end of the extreme sports spectrum — there's BASE jumping off Mount Everest.<p>That, …

This Terrifying Video Shows How Dangerous It Is to Film Tornadoes

As long as there are storms, there will be storm chasers, and the footage they get is always equal parts soul-chilling and awe-inspiring. Yesterday, …

This Jet Bike Is Insane and Dangerous, But It Works

Self-described British garage inventor/videomaker Colin Furze built a portable "big-ass pulse jet," and naturally, the first thing he wanted to do …

10 Non-Gym Workouts You Can Do in Super Small Spaces

Gyms are about to see their annual spike in signups, and you can probably guess why. The New Year fitness fever usually just lasts a month or two until people’s gym habits start to fizzle. Whether or not you partake in this tradition, chances are your calorie intake is up because of all the holiday …

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71 Low Carb Foods for Snacking

Want a snack that’s easy on your blood sugars? Our 7 Low Carb Snack Ideas was so popular that we are following up with <b>71 low carb snack ideas!</b><p>Please …

Stonehenge discovery could rewrite British pre-history

The most important discovery at Stonehenge for a generation could be destroyed by David Cameron's plan to build a tunnel at the World Heritage Site<p>Archaeologists have discovered the earliest settlement at Stonehenge - but the Mesolithic camp could be destroyed if government plans for a new tunnel …

Archaeology

This startup wants to bring sunlight indoors & make you healthier

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: Sunn<p>If your home won’t fit more windows or a skylight, perhaps this is the next best thing. A startup called Sunn has …