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Hammerhead sharks are chilling inside volcanoes because they can

Sharks can go anywhere they damn well please. Case in point: Some of them like to swim around in active volcanoes.<p>In this National Geographic video, …

Fish

Thousands evacuated as Chile volcano erupts

Southern Chile's Calbuco volcano has erupted for the second time in a day, after being dormant for about half a century.<p>The first eruption on Wednesday sent a thick plume of ash and smoke several kilometres into the sky, local television images showed.<p>More than 5,000 people were evacuated from the …

Researchers build aluminum battery that can be charged in one minute

If there's one major issue plaguing smartphones, smartwatches and other gadgets we use every day, it's battery life. Now, a team of researchers at …

Clean Energy

48 Of The Most Beautiful Lines Of Poetry

"I have measured out my life with coffee spoons."<p>2. From "One Art" by Elizabeth Bishop:<p>"It's evident<p>the art of losing's not too hard to master,<p>though it may look like (Write it!) like disaster."<p>Suggested by Nekesa M., via Facebook<p>3. From "Leaves of Grass" by Walt Whitman:<p>"I bequeath myself to the …

Your iPhone has been hacked by the NSA

That iPhone in your hands? It’s been compromised by the National Security Agency through its SIM card, and government spies can access your phone through a backdoor installed on it without even needing a court order.<p>Sound scary? It is, and it’s the latest bombshell to be dropped by American …

The 10 most important Youtube videos of all time

In the past decade, the website has become a huge part of our culture and an important platform for brands to engage with users.<p>It's where music videos live. It's where movie trailers premiere. It's where a whole new class of multimillionaire "Youtube stars" have cropped up.<p>To chart Youtube's …

The History Of The Belgian Waffle, Which We've Apparently Been Eating All Wrong

"Would you like a little bling with that?" was the last thing I expected to hear when ordering a waffle on Centre Street in Manhattan, but it was a welcome question that resulted in a snowy deluge of powdered sugar on a piping hot Liege waffle. Here in New York, one of the city's greatest perks is …

Brothers Grimm-Inspired Photos Reveal Haunting Fairytale Worlds

German photographer Kilian Schnberger transports viewers to magical, mysterious worlds through his fairytale-inspired series <i>Brothers Grimm's Wanderings</i>. A sequel to his previous series <i>Brothers Grimm's Homeland</i>, this collection of atmospheric photographs shot throughout Central Europe evokes the …

20 Award-Winning Wedding Photographs of 2014

Four times a year, the International Society of Professional Wedding Photographer (or ISPWP) holds a members-only contest to pick out the best wedding photographs of the year. The ISPWP is an organization, created by professional photographers, that brings together the top wedding photographers in …

The Worst (And Most Important) Smuggling Job in the History of Literature

The man hired to smuggle <i>Ulysses</i> into New York City was sweating. It was the summer of 1933, and just owning a copy of James Joyce’s modernist work …

Apple laptops vulnerable to virus that 'can’t be removed'

A security flaw in Apple laptops could leave users vulnerable to infection by malicious software that hackers could use to steal data and which is virtually impossible to remove<p>A security expert has found a way to install malicious code on a tiny chip built into Apple laptops which would resist any …

Laptops

Harold Hamm's $975 Million Divorce Check: First Rejected, Then Cashed, Now Taxed

Billionaire Continental Resources CEO Harold Hamm wrote a $975 million personal check to his ex-wife Sue Ann Arnall this week. It was meant to settle a bitter divorce that’s been in the courts for several years. At first, she rejected it, saying she was appealing. Then she abruptly changed her …

Finance

A Silicon Valley Banker Just Sold His Enormous Mansion With A Secret Bar For $25 Million

The sale price was a whopping $25 million, realtor Arthur Sharif, who represented Porter in the sale, confirmed with Business Insider exclusively.<p>"It's a historic home," Sharif told us. "It was never a question of whether we would get the price we wanted — it was about finding the right person. We …

'Hacktivist' group Anonymous says it will avenge Charlie Hebdo attacks by shutting down jihadist websites

Hacker group Anonymous have released a video condemning the Paris attacks, saying "freedom of expression has suffered an inhuman assault"<p>Hacker group Anonymous have released a video and a statement via Twitter condemning the <b>attacks on Charlie Hebdo</b>, in which 12 people, including eight journalists, …

CES 2015: The Wildest Things We Saw 3-D-Printed

And it's not just doodads<p>CES was chock-full of 3-D printers—some big, some small, some for food, and some for prototyping outdoor gear. More exciting to the casual passer-by, the booths were chock-full of printed wares. Take a look at some of our favorites in this gallery.<p>Popular Science <i>is covering</i> …

The Best Headphones At CES

With dozens of headphone booths at this year's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, finding the best headphones at the show wasn't easy.<p>As someone who listens to hours of music every day, I was determined to find the perfect pair of headphones, regardless of cost. Even if I couldn't afford them, …

Nobody escapes U.S. taxes - even astronauts

Americans just cannot escape the Internal Revenue Service -- even by strapping on a space suit and blasting themselves into outer space.<p>Yes, that's right. Astronauts are on the hook to file taxes by April 15, even if they're orbiting hundreds of miles above Earth on a long-term mission.<p>The IRS -- …

Japan's Economy Is Actually In Deeper Trouble Than We Thought

The data indicated that the hit from April's sales tax hike turned out to be bigger than expected.<p>Abe, who has called a snap poll for Sunday, hopes voters will agree that his stimulus policies and a decision to delay a second sales tax hike next year will revive a sputtering economy.<p>The revision to …

Adorable Blind Rescued Owl Has Eyes That Look Like Twinkling Stars

Meet Zeus, a blind Western screech owl with eyes that look like windows to another galaxy glittering with stars. The adorable little owl was found lying on a porch one morning after he flew into the side of the house because he was unable to see where he was going. After a visit to the vet, the …

RANKED: The Best Smartphones In The World

Here's our monthly list of the best smartphones you can buy.<p>We update this list approximately once a month. Our rankings are based on a variety of factors including design, software and hardware features, content selection, carrier availability, and price. We only consider phones that are available …

Check Out The Most Remote Design Destination On Earth

The Fogo Island Inn is the perfect destination for the design-minded traveler looking to get away. Like, really far away. Opened last spring on a remote northern island off the coast of Newfoundland–adjacent to a community that’s seriously called Joe Batt’s Arm–the inn is nestled onto the shores of …

'Dating' vs. 'Married': How Text Messages Change Over Time

A lot evolves between the first year of coupledom and the ones that follow—including references to "home," "dinner," and "love."<p>So many loves start with a "hey." A tentative "hey." A hopeful "hey." And more often than ever that "hey" is not spoken, but sent through a text message.<p>That first "hey," …

New Banksy Piece Spotted in Bristol, UK

Following from a recent hoax alleging Banksy’s arrest, a new piece has surfaced in the iconic<p>Following from a recent hoax alleging Banksy‘s arrest, a new piece has surfaced in the iconic street artist’s hometown of Bristol, UK. In usual fashion, Banksy took to his webpage to unveil the rendition. …

Halloween 2014: The best pumpkins and costumes of the spooky season - Telegraph

NJ official: Female health care worker who'd been in Africa isolated with fever

One day after New York officials announced a Doctors Without Borders physician had tested positive for Ebola, another person who treated patients in West Africa developed a fever and was put in isolation at a northern New Jersey hospital.<p>The second health care worker, a woman who hasn't been …

Google Reimagines Email With Its New “Inbox” App

And you can sign up for the beta now.<p>Google has released a new Gmail app called Inbox,which appears to combine the look and feel of Google services with the automated, bother-me-later philosophy of Mailbox.<p>So what does Inbox actually do? On the surface level, it gives Gmail a true Material Design …

Canada's PM says shooting rampage was terrorism

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — A masked gunman killed a soldier standing guard at Canada's war memorial Wednesday, then stormed Parliament in an attack that …

Teenage Wasteland Illustrations

Goni Montes shared some really cool illustrations on his Behance profile, the title of the project is Teenage Wasteland. I love how he illustrated …