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Medieval Medical Experiments

There is a myth that medical science did not progress during the Middle Ages. Maybe it was because the early Middle Ages were sometimes called the …

The Six Weirdest Ancient Roman Ideas About The Human Body

Given our 21st century understanding of medicine, in which scientists can grow or 3D print new organs, the ancient Romans may seem fantastically clueless about human anatomy and disease. But until Anders Vesalius revolutionized the study of anatomy in the 16th century, Western medicine was …

Drone Discovers Stunning Glacier Scene Hidden in the Himalayas

Thanks to the help of a drone, Polish photographer David Kaszlikowski captured a stunning scene atop a glacier near the K2 mountain, one that he wouldn't have ever discovered otherwise. The quest to find a unique Himalayan locale started while he was shooting the upcoming documentary called <i>K2</i> …

Kitten And Owlet Become Best Friends And Nap Buddies

Kittens are a common house pet, and with endless adorable pictured across the internet, we are used to seeing them at their cutest. The often get …

Uh-oh, a robot just passed the self-awareness test

Roboticists at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in New York have built a trio of robots that were put through the classic 'wise men puzzle' test …

The Pixar Theory of Labor

A lot of Pixar films come packaged with a quasi-humanist narrative hook that enables the public digestion of their work. Viewers nodded thoughtfully …

What life is like in the Norwegian city where the sun doesn't rise or set 4 months out of year

Then the days get progressively longer until the Midnight Sun period, from May to July, when it never sets. After the midnight sun, the days get shorter and shorter again until the Polar Night, and the yearly cycle repeats.<p>So, perhaps understandably, many people had a hard time relating when I told …

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The Oreo Upside-Down Cake That's Making Us Reconsider Everything In Our Lives

Sometimes we come across a recipe so simple and brilliant that it makes us ask ourselves what we've been doing our whole lives. Oreo upside-down cake is one of those recipes.<p>Food blog Sally's Baking Addiction shared a recipe last spring for an Oreo Cake in which the cookies are set in the bottom of …

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Indigenous teen's 'trust experiment' makes global impact after beach video goes viral

Softly spoken marine science student Jasirah Bin Hitam has become an internet sensation.<p>The Indigenous teen features in a viral video that has been …

5 BEST Comic Book Movie Villain Casting Decisions

5 Best Comic Book Villain Movie Castings<p>#5 Tom Hardy as Bane (The Dark Knight Rises)<p>Let's start with the obvious. Our site is dedicated to Tom …

Milky Way Galaxy: Facts About Our Galactic Home

The Milky Way Galaxy is most significant to humans because it is home sweet home. But when it comes down to it, our galaxy is a typical barred …

Bill Nye is testing a spaceship that rides on sunbeams

LightSail project uses solar sails for propulsion<p>Back in 1976, famed physicist and astronomer Carl Sagan appeared on <i>The Tonight Show</i> to explain a new method of space travel. Using a technique called solar sailing, Sagan described a craft that used a large reflective sheet to "work exactly as a …

Nintendo attractions are coming to Universal Studios theme parks

Who needs a merry-go-round when you can ride a <i>Mario</i>-go-round?<p>Nintendo and Universal Parks & Resorts announced Thursday that they're partnering up to …

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Water on white dwarf raises prospects of H2O-rich planets

The findings, published by the Royal Astronomical Society, are based on the discovery of "a large quantity" of hydrogen and oxygen, the two chemical ingredients of water, in the atmosphere of a white dwarf star.<p>The find, based on observations by the William Herschel Telescope in the Canary Islands, …

Double Chocolate Peanut Butter Stuffed Cookies with Sea Salt

The hardest part about food blogging is writing about food that’s long gone, dredging up feelings and flavors past and knowing that you’ve long since …

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Tattoo Artist Beautifully Conceals Scars of Breast Cancer Survivors

Years ago, tattoo artist David Allen was approached by a client with an unusual request. Adriana had fought breast cancer and won, but she had to undergo a mastectomy and breast reconstruction. She asked Allen to conceal the scarring left on her breast using his skills as a tattoo artist. What …

How Does the Brain Learn Best? Smart Studying Strategies

In his new book, “How We Learn: The Surprising Truth about When, Where, and Why It Happens,” author Benedict Carey informs us that “most of our …

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NASA Has Trialled an Engine That Would Take Us to Mars in 10 Weeks

And may have inadvertently created a warp drive in the process.<p>NASA scientists have reported that they've successfully tested an engine called the …

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People are selling PlayStation 4 consoles with P.T. installed for $1,500

One of the most compelling, talked-about games of the eighth console generation is gone forever for new customers. But if you have the game installed …

Video Game Hall of Fame Finalists Revealed

After a submission and expert voting process, the New York-based Strong National Museum of Play this week announced the finalists for the first wave of inductees to its World Video Game Hall of Fame.<p>Games were evaluated by experts based on "icon-status, longevity, geographical reach, and the …

Depression Can Physically Change Your DNA, Study Suggests

More evidence that the disease is much more than a mood disorder.<p>Researchers from the UK have found evidence that depression doesn't just change our …

The Avengers’ Black Widow Problem: How Marvel Slut-Shamed Their Most Badass Superheroine

The thing nobody wants to admit about Jeremy Renner, Chris Evans, and the Great Superhero Slut-Shaming of 2015 is that, PR crisis aside, the …

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Chocolate cupcakes with dark chocolate ganache

Method<p>Preheat the oven to 180°C.<p>Whisk the egg yolks with the sugar, oil and water until light and fluffy. Sift the dry ingredients into the egg …