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20 Dos and Don'ts for Shooting the Moon

The moon is a very popular subject for photographers of all skill levels to shoot. But if you’ve ever tried to photograph the moon, you’ve probably …

How Nest Learning Thermostat works

It knows when your home’s empty, adjusting the temperature accordingly. It knows when you come home, and will automatically set it to your liking. Like it cozy in the morning but cool at night? Done. Those are just a few things the Nest® Learning Thermostat™, 3rd Generation can do on its own, not …

What the St Louis Rams know about Ferguson is a righteous glimpse of the way forward

When it comes to contemporary black life, it is nearly impossible to distinguish between the personal and the political. Making it through each day has, because of racism in its implicit and explicit expressions, become a political act in and of itself.<p>Before their Sunday NFL game against the …

LensCulture - Contemporary Photography

Just Released!<p>The Best of LensCulture, Vol 2<p>Here are 162 award-winning photographers you should know. These exciting contemporary photographers come from 38 countries on five continents, and they are making remarkable work right now in diverse cultures around the world. It’s fresh, inspiring, …

Photography

Will Smith, Jared Leto and Tom Hardy sign up for Suicide Squad

Jared Leto, Will Smith, Tom Hardy, Margot Robbie and Cara Delevingne have joined the cast of Suicide Squad, Warner Bros’ pioneering supervillain movie based on the DC Comics series, according to Variety.<p>Leto, in one of his first roles after winning the best supporting actor Oscar for Dallas Buyers …

Self-defense Claim Remains Big Hurdle for Feds in Brown Killing

Despite a St. Louis County's grand jury's controversial decision not to indict Ferguson, Missouri, Police Officer Darren Wilson, 28, on any state charges for the tragic shooting death of Michael Brown, 18, the United States Department of Justice is still free to undertake the formidable task of …

Ferguson protests spread coast to coast - CNN.com

<i>Are protests taking place near you? Please share photos, videos and thoughts with CNN iReport if you can do so safely.</i><p><b>(CNN)</b> -- The sparks of outrage that started in Ferguson, Missouri, have ignited a firestorm of protests across the country and beyond.<p>But the furor isn't just about one grand jury's …

Grateful Boston man shows off his double arm transplant

A 40-year-old quad amputee was all thank yous at a news conference Tuesday at a Boston-area hospital as he showed off his two new arm transplants.<p>Will Lautzenheiser sat next to the doctors from Brigham and Women's Hospital who spent almost nine hours in surgery with him last month.<p>"To have come …

Wrap Your Head Around This One: Potentially Immortal Bacteria That Eat Electricity and Could Become Living Batteries

One of the stranger (and little known) facts of nature is that our living cells are electric, or can carry electricity. Every thought, feeling and …

Clean Energy

Singularity, transhumanism, humanity+: What word should we use to discuss the future?

Singularity. Posthuman. Techno-Optimism, Cyborgism. Humanity+. Immortalist. Machine intelligence. Biohacker. Robotopia. Life extension. Transhumanism.<p>…

Epigenetics: genes, environment and the generation game

As with so much in science, this story owes a lot to mice. The tale begins with a pregnant mouse in a laboratory in Boston, Massachusetts. Such is the unfortunate lot of a lab rodent that she was kept on a near-starvation diet when she was close to giving birth. As scientists expected, her babies …

The Science of Your Brain on Alcohol, Animated

In a sequel to their animated explanation of what marijuana does to your brain, the creative duo behind AsapSCIENCE — who have previously illuminated such enigmas as the science of lucid dreaming, how music enchants the brain, the neurobiology of orgasms, and the science of procrastination — …

Mars One Fundraiser Offers Round Trip To Space

Raffle winners get to go on a space jaunt -- with a return ticket.<p>With a dollar, a bit of luck, and lot of faith that space-colonization nonprofit Mars One will realize its long-term goals, you can go to space for a fraction of the $20-$40 million Russia charges for joyrides in the Soyuz.<p>In a press …

People Talk 'Brain-To-Brain' For First Time Ever

Telepathy is a staple of science fiction--just think of Mr. Spock or the Jedi knights. But new research shows that mind-melds no longer belong only to the world of make-believe.<p>An international team of scientists demonstrated what they call the first direct brain-to-brain communication, sending the …