Nathan Dollin-Goodall

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Physicists Just Discovered an Entirely New Type of Superconductivity

"No one thought this was possible in solid materials."<p>One of the ultimate goals of modern physics is to unlock the power of superconductivity, where …

Ancient Human Remains Document Migration From Asia To America

In Alaska, scientists have uncovered something they say is remarkable: the remains of two infants dating back more than 11,000 years.<p>Their discovery is evidence of the earliest wave of migration into the Americas.<p>"It's incredibly rare," says Ben Potter, an archaeologist at the University of Alaska …

Anthropology

In 2018, we will see a black hole for the first time ever

We're about to see — for the very first time — the event horizon of a black hole, proving beyond any last vestige of doubt that Einstein’s interstellar monsters are real. And here’s what it will look like.<p>While astronomers have long seen the fallout of the presence of black holes on the stars and …

Black Holes

There's a very simple reason why McDonald's hamburgers don't rot

For years, McDonald's customers have been grossing out the internet with testimonials of fresh-looking meals that are days, weeks, even years old. But there's a perfectly reasonable explanation for why McDonald's hamburgers don't rot.<p>McDonald's Canada offered an alternative explanation on its …

Here’s How Much Everyone Gets Paid on a Movie Set — From the Key Grip to the Director

The bigger the movie, the bigger the salaries.<p>Want to make money in Hollywood? Sadly, the odds of becoming a movie star are about 1 in 1,190,000, …

Move over, Nerf: Laser tag is back

Skyrocket's Recoil could be this fall's hottest tech toy.

Sweet? Naked mole rats can survive without oxygen using plant sugar tactic

The subterranean rodents are able to switch to a fructose-based metabolic system previously only observed in plants, a new study reveals<p>They are resistant to pain, don’t get cancer and look like baggy-skinned sausages with teeth: the naked mole rat is already famously weird. Now scientists have …

Biology

3D Size Comparison of Everything in the Universe is Awe-Inspiring

Like a cross between the opening credits of <i>Contact</i> and the Simpson’s Universe couch gag, this video gives us an ever expanding look at how the …

These seven archaic ‘zombie laws’ still exist in the Criminal Code

In some aspects, the Canadian Criminal Code has a few very modern features. It has a section that mentions nuclear terrorism. Other parts deal with the possibility that a Canadian astronaut could commit a crime while orbiting aboard the International Space Station.<p>But the Criminal Code is also …

A San Francisco startup is 3D-printing entire houses in just one day

If you’re looking to move but can’t find the house of your dreams, you may be able to just print out what you’re after in the near future.<p>A San Francisco-based 3D-printing startup, Apis Cor, has come up with an exceedingly affordable solution for building new houses. It can 3D-print concrete walls …

San Francisco

The Science Of Cats

<i>Would you rather hear these stories in a 10-minute clip? Listen to our brand new audio digest here.</i><p>The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty …

Harvard scientists have created the rarest material on earth

Physicists have developed a process to make metallic hydrogen through extreme pressurization. Use of the rare and valuable material could …

The Science Behind That Stick Figure Doodle Brought to Life With Water

A few weeks ago, the internet was wowed by a video of a magic marker stick figure doodle that appeared to magically come to life with a little water. …

Miss Canada & Ashley Graham Bond Over Body Shaming At Miss Universe 2016

Miss Canada and Ashley Graham shared one of the most amazing moments of the entire Miss Universe 2016 competition when the pair talked about dealing …

Meme yourself and your friends with Dankland [Bot of the Week]

Could bots be the new apps?<p>That question has been circulating around the tech industry recently, eliciting a wide range of responses. Some believe …

Here's How Much Money Kevin's Dad Spent in Home Alone

Was this guy in the mob or something?<p>When you watch <i>Home Alone</i> as a kid, you're delighted by the way it captures the magic of Christmas, lets you indulge in the fantasy of being as innocent as a child but as independent as an adult, and shows how wonderful it is to have your family around for the …

Terrifying Dashcam Car Chase Video Plays Out Like A Horror Movie

Being alone on the city streets at night can be terrifying with nothing going on, but it’s especially horrifying when you find yourself being …

Horror

Meet the Windows 10 PC that fits in your pocket and costs under $200

Smartphones are almost like carrying a portable computer — but there is some computing that still work better on a desktop or laptop. For those times, pick up the Ockel Sirius B Windows 10 Pocket PC, which puts all the power of that standalone computer in your hands at a moment’s notice. You can …

Now There's An 'Xbox Onesie' Designed to Optimize Your Couch Potato Experience

If you spend a lot of time in front of video consoles, you might want to consider a specialized outfit for your hobby. At least, Xbox Australia …

Xbox

Homo Sapiens 2.0? We need a species-wide conversation about the future of human genetic enhancement

After 4 billion years of evolution by one set of rules, our species is about to begin evolving by another.<p>Overlapping and mutually reinforcing revolutions in genetics, information technology, artificial intelligence, big data analytics, and other fields are providing the tools that will make it …

Genetics

Accused killer’s employee raved about ‘awesome’ $15K incinerator he bought for his boss, Bosma trial hears

HAMILTON, Ont. — An employee of one of the accused killers in the Tim Bosma murder case enthused about the “awesome” incinerator, called The …

Download: Tycho in the mix

7 Ways to Improve Your Health in 60 Seconds

The Latest in Diet & Nutrition<p>The trendy drink is hot among health circles, and reportedly offers gut health benefits. Here’s what you need to …

Nutrition

Behold, Hypnotic Sand Paintings That Will Turn Your Brain Into Goo

Are you stressed? Bored? Exhausted? Misunderstood?<p>We highly recommend taking a brief moment to recharge, watching as this talented sand artist unfolds colorful, mind-bending shapes and forms before your eyes. Pretty hypnotic, no?<p>The captivating process is the work of Joe Mangrum, an artist who was …

FIFA Women's World Cup: John Herdman denies Team Canada rift

Canadian coach John Herdman, who always has a timely metaphor in his back pocket, reached for the heights Wednesday.<p>Asked if his players were having …

FIFA Women's World Cup

Parasite in cats linked to learning difficulties in children

Researchers find parasite that grows in guts of cats is linked to reduced memory and reading skills in children<p>Cats could be making children stupid, according to research that links a parasite carried by the animals with falling reading and memory aptitude in young people.<p>A study has found …

University of Iowa

Meet scientists' picks for the top 10 new species of 2015

Saturday is the 308th birthday of Carolus Linnaeus, the Swedish botanist who took it upon himself to classify all plants and animals on Earth. Taxonomists at the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry celebrate the occasion by highlighting 10 fascinating species that were discovered in …

Ontario sex ed: How founded are fears of 'indoctrination'?

Since it was introduced earlier this year, Ontario's new sex ed curriculum has set off a storm of protest, much of it from concerned family and …

New York University

Gift Wrapping Hack

YouTube

Is Earth Actually Flat?

Flat Earth Society