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Scientists Create Graphene-Based Sieve That Removes Salt From Seawater

It is estimated that over 660 million people in the world still do not have access to clean and safe drinking water — a number that is only expected …

How Ancient Civilizations Fathomed The Unfathomable

The Mayans, Eastern Indians, and other ancient cultures knew things (celestial mechanics, perspectives on quantum physics, architecture, etc.) that to us seem unimaginable for those times. How could they have possibly known those things? Where did their knowledge come from? Could there be an …

Why Leonardo DiCaprio's Baby Photo Is Making People Uncomfortable

The cute yet controversial photo has sparked a debate.<p>Leonardo DiCaprio was an undeniably adorable toddler, but his childhood photos are more controversial than you'd expect.<p>Facebook page "History in Pictures" recently shared a cute photo of the Oscar winner (!) with his parents George DiCaprio and …

Beautiful Photos of the Stealthy Eastern Screech Owl

Eastern screech owls are some of the most fascinating creatures. Reputed for being experts of camouflage, these nocturnal birds are generally found …

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The Week in Pictures | October 6 – 12, 2014

Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. We begin this week’s installment from West Africa, where a specialized Ebola team cleans a house in Sierra Leone. More photos<p>Mexico City: Protesters march during a demonstration demanding justice in the case of the 43 students who went …

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Measure Backward, Not Forward

<i>James Clear writes about using behavioral science to master your habits and improve your health. His free guide, Transform Your Habits, has been downloaded more than 80,000 times. This post originally appeared on his blog.</i><p>We often measure our progress by looking forward. We set goals. We plan …

Banana Pancakes With Caramelized Apples Recipe

How to Make Banana Pancakes With Caramelized Apples<p><b>For caramelized apples:</b><p><i>1.</i>In a pan add apples, salt, sugar and butter.<p><i>2.</i>Add 1 tsp of lemon juice. …

Matter and energy interacting in an arena of space and time — but does it float


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The Power of Sleep

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Photo highlights of the day

The Guardian’s picture editors bring you a selection of the best photographs from around the world, including Oscar Pistorius in South Africa, an owl in Bulgaria and football in Brazil