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The first American CRISPR trial in humans will target cancer

A First in the U.S.<p>CRISPR is currently humanity’s most effective and efficient gene-editing tool, and the technology is no longer just limited to …

You Can Now Zipline Across This National Park in the Thrill of a Lifetime

Are you an adventure-seeker? Then we've got something you need to add to your bucket list. Introducing: the newly opened zip line that stretches …

The Real Campus Scourge

Across the country, college freshmen are settling into their new lives and grappling with something that doesn’t compete with protests and political correctness for the media’s attention, something that no one prepared them for, something that has nothing to do with being “snowflakes” and …

Mental Health

The evolution of Pixar’s animation from 1984 to now

Watch how far Pixar’s skill in animation has come over the past 30+ years, from their initial shorts to the nearly photorealistic animation in last …

Animation

This little robot from Anki is like a real-life Wall-E

By Dom Reseigh-Lincoln<p><b>So how do you make the perfect robot? If you're a designer or engineer working at Californian robotics firm Anki, the answer</b> …

How To Take The Perfect Nap, According To Science

<i>What’s the science behind setting myself up for the perfect nap? originally appeared on Quora –</i> <i>the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights</i>.<p><b>Answer by Linda Baumgartner, sleep expert with Vita Talalay, on Quora:</b><p>Here are some tips for taking …

8 Awesome Photos That Showcase The Wonders Of Underwater Life

These are the winning images of the 2016 Underwater Photographer of the Year contest.<p>A golden seahorse, a fishing bear and a wrecked ship never looked so stunning.<p>Those are just some of the winning images in this year's Underwater Photographer of the Year contest. Italian photographer Davide …

Remember the monotone piano? Google made a free album with it

Only two weeks ago did Google reveal its monotone piano during the 58th Annual Grammy Awards. The keys of the piano — all eighty-eight of them — were …

Piano

This 16-year-old artist uses fallen leaves to create stunning paintings.

Meet 16-year-old Joanna Wirażka, part of a new generation of artists who use the Earth as their canvas.<p>Traditional art techniques are beautiful, but …

A Close Look at Mobile Macro Photography - Enlight Leak

It’s time to get close, really close to your subject. Whether it be a friend or flower, a bug or bubbles — no matter what the subject, you and your …

Mobile Photography

The Pixar cartoons you were never meant to see

You were never supposed to see these images. They offer a chance to peek behind the curtain at the wonderful, sometimes weird process of creation at Pixar: sketches, doodles, half-thoughts, crude one-liners, complete non sequiturs and a handful of brilliant ideas that were not intended to be shared …

100 books everyone should read Amazon Goodreads

To celebrate, start working your way through this list of 100 Books To Read in a Lifetime, as voted on and ranked by users of Goodreads, the largest book recommendation site on the web.<p>Amazon, which owns Goodreads, had its editors agonize over their own list, but the two turned out very …

Breathtaking Photographs Inspired by the Nightmares of Children

For his 1960s project on children’s dreams, legendary photographer Arthur Tress visualizes the subconscious fears of the innocent mind. While working …

Maths palace built by calculus 'rock star' on sale for £11.4m

Photograph: Sotheby's International Realty<p>With apologies to Plato, but how about a plaque that says ‘Let no one untrained in calculus enter here’?<p>84<p>http://media.guim.co.uk/acf8c874976d4dfde8aaaf4f586b88fb01d38b37/0_0_4242_2545/140.jpg<p>140<p>Photograph: Sotheby's International Realty<p>Ahead of the curve: …

Mathematics

Snowflake Seashell Star: Colouring Adventures in Numberland (Colouring Books)

Joyful contemplation of mathematical patterns has long been part of the human experience, from the philosophers of Ancient Greece to the artists of …

Disney is using augmented reality to bring coloring books to life

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Augmented Reality

Every Solar System Image You’ve Ever Seen is Wrong. Till Now.

Science & InnovationCuriously Krulwich<p>So which one are we (we human beings, I mean)?<p>Infinitesimal<p>String scale<p>Nanoscale<p>Subatomic …

Space

Paris in Black and White

France

An antique piano crashes in slow motion in this beautiful new music video

Life is Better Blonde has just collaborated with director Natalie James to produce a brand new video, <i>Follow Me</i>. This bewitching track has an equally …

Corals Shine Light on Cancer Growth

The underwater fluorescent rainbow isn't just a tourist attraction<p>Corals in shallow water sometimes produce a fluorescent pigment that protects them from harmful solar rays, like a sunscreen. But when researchers from Israel and the U.K. found deepwater corals that produced a brilliant rainbow of …

Ads: One Shot with a Smartphone Camera Can Kill

UNICEF, the United Nations Children’s Fund, recently launched an ad campaign in Chile that speaks out against cyberbullying with smartphone photos. …

United Nations

This post-debate poll will horrify the GOP establishment

There are sixteen major candidates for the Republican nomination for president. All but three of them have been United States senators or state governors at some point in their careers. The other three, according to a Morning Consult poll of people who watched the 11 leading contenders debate this …

Government

3 desperate ways the U.S. clings to the myth of American exceptionalism

<b>(AP/Carolyn Kaster)</b><p>The American empire has been reduced to dust. All that remains is the stale jingoism of our Republican candidates<p>Tom Engelhardt<p>October 1, 2015 8:15am (UTC)<p>This piece originally appeared on TomDispatch.<p>Given the cluttered landscape of the last 14 years, can you even faintly …

Political Science

10 Famous Street Photography Quotes You Must Know

If you want to get a deeper insight into street photography and take better photos, I feel it is very important to study the work of the street …

5 things to know about Congress’ rewrites of No Child Left Behind

WASHINGTON — No one thinks it’ll be easy, but the House and Senate are embarking on negotiations to merge two differing education bills that would …

Music to the Candidates' Ears

Ever wonder what the presidential candidates listen to while they travel the country? Planes, buses, waiting, waiting. Gotta’ be something.<p>Do they …

Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2015 finalists - first look - Telegraph

The $1 Pocket Microscope

The super-cheap Foldscope carries on a centuries-long tradition of simple, curiosity-enabling microscopes.<p>It took about six months for the jungle to kill Aaron Pomerantz’s microscope.<p>Pomerantz, an entomologist working with Rainforest Expeditions, had been doing fieldwork in the remote Tambopata …

Microscopy

This New Algorithm Gives Photos the Look of Famous Paintings

Scientists have created a new algorithm that can magically give photos the look of famous paintings by old masters.<p>In a newly published research …

Machine Learning