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13 close-up images of incredibly cute animals

Most animals are incredibly cute, but when you get up close and personal, it's like a weird mathematics equation: The closer you get, the more …

Astronomers just discovered one of the most massive objects in the universe hiding behind the Milky Way

Through the thick fog of our own galaxy, astronomers have spotted an ultimate prize: one of the largest known structures in the universe.<p>Called the Vela supercluster, the newly discovered object is a massive group of several galaxy clusters, each one containing hundreds or thousands of galaxies.<p>"I …

Study suggests Illinois women's prison disciplines inmates too harshly

Inmates at Illinois' major women's prison have been called "crazy" and "worthless" by corrections officers, are sometimes placed in an unpadded open-bar "crisis cage" and receive harsher discipline than men for similar offenses, a study released Friday says.<p>The federally funded review conducted for …

Meet Pumpkin, the Cutest Black Golden Ticked British Shorthair Cat

2.3K Shares<p>Comments<p>This is Pumpkin, the absolutely stunning Black Golden Ticked British Shorthair who lives in Melbourne, Australia with her mom and …

Short Hair

Just 24 Funny Tweets About 'Harry Potter'

The Harry Potter books, movies, and memes have been a huge part of pop culture for two decades now, so it’s no surprise that the muggles on Twitter …

Eddie Redmayne Tries to Sneak a Case of Fantastic Beasts Past TSA Security Agent James Corden

Eddie Redmayne tries to sneak his case of Fantastic Beasts past TSA security agent James Corden in a sketch from <i>The Late Late Show</i>. Redmayne appeared …

This adorable cocker spaniel is something out of our most beautiful puppy dreams

We heart Instagram for so many reasons, but by far our favorite reason is that we just love the dogs of Instagram. Like, seriously, some dogs of …

NASA's Physics-Defying EM Drive Passes Peer Review

The reactionless thruster known as the EM Drive has stirred heated debate over the past few years. If successful it could provide a new and powerful method to take our spacecraft to the stars, but it has faced harsh criticism because the drive seems to violate the most fundamental laws of physics. …

Physics

Hosico the Cat is One of the Most Beautiful Cats You’ll Ever See

601 Shares<p>Comments<p>Meet Hosico, the absolutely adorable Scottish Straight cat who was bought by a loving family when he was just a small golden …

Pets

Graphene-fed silkworms produce super-strong, electrically conductive silk

Scientists may have found another use for silk. Previously, the natural protein fiber was predominantly used in the textile industry. Researchers …

Nanotech

Of microbes and machines: how art and science fuse in Bio-art

There is science in art – the alchemy of paint, the binary codes computing away in a camera, the expressive anatomy in portraiture and …

Hillary Clinton gave an emotional speech in her first appearance since conceding the election

In her first public speaking appearance since conceding the presidential election last week, Hillary Clinton addressed the political divisions facing the US on Wednesday.<p>The Democratic presidential candidate said she was disappointed with her Election-Day loss at the Children's Defense Fund Beat …

Bernie Sanders: ‘Maybe I Would’ve Been Elected President’

Bernie Sanders flatly rejected the idea that he played any role in costing Hillary Clinton last week's election, telling an audience in Washington, D.C. Wednesday night that he actually made her a better candidate and possibly could have beat Donald Trump himself.<p>"I say to those critics, number …

Middle-class

Scientists Just Discovered The Roundest Object in The Known Universe

The odds of it existing are mind-boggling.<p>Geometry is everywhere in nature - we see sixfold symmetry in snowflakes, fractal patterns in broccoli, and …

Barack Obama and Joe Biden’s Great American Bromance

A decade ago, it didn’t look like Barack Obama and Joseph Biden had all that much in common. Two men from different generations. One a longtime …

Rescue Kittens Take Flight in New Photo Book

The life of a homeless kitten can be tough, but thanks to California photographer Seth Casteel, some special rescue cats were given a chance to have …

Synopsis: Atomic Line Shape Carries Mark of Quantum Statistics

Precision measurements of an atomic transition in cold gases of helium-4 and helium-3 isolate the effects of quantum statistics on the transition’s …

Statistics

Scientists from the IAC discover a nearby 'superearth'

Its short orbital period could help with future studies of biological activity<p>The PhD student Alejandro Suárez Mascareño, of the Instituto de …

Universe