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Russell Brand And New Era Estate Score Amazing London Housing Victory

Hundreds of residents facing eviction from their London estate have scored a massive victory after investors sold the development to an affordable …

Custom Guitar Patterned After Art Deco Roadster Made with 3D Printing

Nashville, Tennessee custom guitar maker Mark Lacey was commissioned to create an archtop guitar using his clients personal stock of Brazilian …

Words of the Year: The Best Things they Read in 2014

<b>We</b> went to dozens of our favorite writers, critics, and editors, and asked a simple question: “<i>What was your favorite reading experience of 2014</i>?” …

This Victorian-Era Clothing Exhibit Is to Die for... Literally

Not all that long ago, pretty much everything could kill us. It wasn’t uncommon for loads of high society Victorian peeps to drop like flies, courtesy of the weirdest way to kick the bucket ever… deadly clothing.<p>Toronto’s Bata Shoe Museum is currently hosting one of the coolest (if not the only) …

NASA Thinks Life May Lurk Beneath Europa's Surface

Forget moonmen and those old “canals” on Mars, if you want to find life in our solar system, your best bet might be to set your sights beyond the asteroid belt to Jupiter’s moon Europa, which appears to be frozen stiff at first glance.<p>But appearances can be deceiving, and scientists now believe …

Leonardo’s Brain: What a Posthumous Brain Scan Six Centuries Later Reveals about the Source of Da Vinci’s Creativity

One September day in 2008, <b>Leonard Shlain</b> found himself having trouble buttoning his shirt with his right hand. He was admitted into the emergency room, diagnosed with Stage 4 brain cancer, and given nine months to live. Shlain — a surgeon by training and a self-described “synthesizer by nature” …

Cancer Research UK scientists find over 400 'blind spots' in DNA

Cancer

Did You Know David Koch is on the Board of Directors at the Smithsonian and the American Museum of Natural History?

Did you know that climate change denier David H. Koch is a trustee of the American Museum of Natural History and an advisory board member of the …

A Brief Account of the Origins of Rocketry in Less than 1,000 Words

Although it is unclear who first invented rockets, many investigators link the first crude rockets with the discovery of gunpowder. The Chinese, …

Scientists Venture Deep Inside Mysterious Siberian Crater And Come Back With Incredible Photos

Scientists are closing in on what caused three massive holes to open up mysteriously in northern Siberia last July.<p>This week a team of Russian researchers roped their way down 34 feet to the bottom of the largest crater and found no evidence of alien beings or meteorites that some people had …

The modern music industry was shaped by a man you’ve never heard of

During a two-week period late in the summer of 1927, a little-known producer named Ralph Peer recorded 77 songs in a hat warehouse he had converted …

Dot & Bo – Furniture and Décor for the Modern Lifestyle

Inspiration

Take an Eerily Beautiful Tour of NASA's Abandoned Launch Pads

Artist Roland Miller’s photos will be published in a book next year.<p>NASA's space graveyards are scattered across the country. Abandoned launch pads and research facilities are a postcard from an era when our collective attention, and most of our resources, was focused on space exploration.<p>For the …

Space Exploration

2014 November 15 - The Tulip in the Swan

<b>The Tulip Nebula</b> <b><br>Image Credit & Copyright:</b> J-P Metsävainio (Astro Anarchy)<p><b>Explanation:</b> Framing a bright emission region this telescopic view looks out …

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US nuclear arms: Hagel announces major reform

<b>Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel has announced about $9bn (£5.7bn) in new investment and a standards overhaul in the US nuclear arms programme after reviews uncovered serious flaws.</b><p>Mr Hagel said there had been a "consistent lack of investment and support" over "far too many years".<p>But he added the …