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Website Builder Squarespace Releases 'Blog' And 'Note' Beta Apps In Play Store

Squarespace is one of the more popular website building and hosting tools out there, but the Android app was always pretty lame. In fact, it was …

Stroke patients show promising signs of recovery after stem cell therapy

Stroke patients who took part in a small pilot study of a stem cell therapy have shown tentative signs of recovery six months after receiving the treatment.<p>Doctors said the condition of all five patients had improved after the therapy, but that larger trials were needed to confirm whether the stem …

Watch: How Far Do Your Cats Roam?

The new Cat Tracker project maps outdoor movements of pet felines.<p>Ever wondered where your cat slinks off to when it goes outside?<p>Cat Tracker, a new crowdsourced mapping project, encourages owners to put GPS collars on domestic cats to monitor their movements and activities around—and sometimes …

Goodbye Big Bang, hello black hole? A new theory of the universe's creation

Could the famed "Big Bang" theory need a revision? A group of theoretical physicists suppose the birth of the universe could have happened after a …

An 8-dimensional model of the universe

Physicist and surfer Garrett Lisi presents a controversial new model of the universe that -- just maybe -- answers all the big questions. If nothing …

The black hole at the birth of the Universe

The big bang poses a big question: if it was indeed the cataclysm that blasted our universe into existence 13.7 billion years ago, what sparked it? …

George R.R. Martin Debunks ‘Thrones’ Conspiracy Theorists

George R.R. Martin is still tinkering away at <i>The Winds of Winter</i>, the sixth installment of his epic novel series <i>A Song of Ice and Fire</i> – and he has …

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Broody octopus keeps record-breaking four-year vigil

<b>For four years and five months, she clung to the rock and guarded her eggs.</b><p>In a feat that surely made good use of all eight arms, an octopus revealed a new secret of deep sea life when ecologists observed her record-breaking behaviour from a robotic submarine.<p>This doubles the longest brooding time …

These Focus Stacking Walkthroughs Will Help You Take Your Macro Photography to the Next Level

When it comes to macro photography, knowing how to properly focus stack your images can make a massive difference. To that end, the walkthrough above …