Ramon Gonzalez

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How to Hitchhike Around Iceland's Ring Road

Let the adventure begin. All photos by Victoria DeLeone.<p><i>By Victoria DeLeone for Fathom</i> | <i>Mama told you not to talk to strangers, and she definitely told you not to get in their cars. But you're in Iceland now, and it's too cold for caution. Stick your thumb out and start hitchhiking. Two college</i> …

Sky Ferreira to Donate Show Proceeds to Ferguson Protesters

<i>Photo by Tonje Thilesen</i><p>Tomorrow night, Cat Power will play a free benefit show for Ferguson protesters in St. Louis. “All proceeds will go to help protesters get out of jail & any needed supplies & food for protesters & flowers for rifles.” Inspired by this, Sky Ferreira has announced that she will …

Neanderthals walked among us – study

Modern humans and Neanderthals may have coexisted in Europe for more than 5,000 years, providing ample time for the two species to meet and mix, according to new research.<p>Using new carbon dating techniques and mathematical models, researchers examined about 200 samples found at 40 sites from Spain …

This lizard's DNA might hold the key to regenerating human tissue

The humble green anole has but a few claims to fame: it was featured on the cover of the very first <i>Animorphs</i> book, and it can self-amputate and regrow its tail after coming face to face with a predator. It's that latter ability that's tickled the scientific community's fancy (though c'mon, <i>Animorphs</i> …

Top 10 Museums and Galleries

Experience fine art at one of the top ten museums and galleries in the world.<p>From the National Geographic book <i>The 10 Best of Everything</i><p><b>Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.</b> <br>The Smithsonian is the world’s largest research and museum complex, with 19 museums and galleries, the National Zoological …

Christian Bale and Cate Blanchett added to cast for Jungle Book: Origins

When Hollywood powerhouse Disney cast Bill Murray, Christopher Walken, Idris Elba and Ben Kingsley in its forthcoming remake of The Jungle Book, not to mention Oscar-winner Lupita Nyong'o and Avengers star Scarlett Johansson, the studio most likely expected the makers of a proposed rival version to …

CHP submits freeway beating case for possible charges against officer

The California Highway Patrol officer who was videotaped punching a woman on the 10 Freeway has been stripped of his duties and could face "potentially serious charges," the agency announced Wednesday.<p>CHP officials said in a statement that they had forwarded to prosecutors the results of a criminal …

Neanderthals and Humans May Have Had Sex for Millennia: Study

Neanderthals went extinct in Europe about 40,000 years ago, giving them millennia to coexist with modern humans culturally and sexually, new findings suggest. This research also suggests that modern humans did not cause Neanderthals to rapidly go extinct, scientists added. Neanderthals are the …

Anthropology

An Electronic Camouflage Cloak Inspired By Color-Changing Octopus Skin

Eat your heart out, Harry Potter<p>An octopus evading a predator has one of the coolest evolutionary adaptations up its (eight) sleeves; in a matter of milliseconds, its skin can change color and opacity to blend in with the surroundings, rendering the creature nearly invisible.<p>This camouflage trick …