Stefanie Monecke

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Underwater Photographer of the Year 2017: Shipwrecks, killer whales and a giant octopus

Underwater Photographer of the Year is an annual competition that seeks to celebrate photography beneath the surface of the sea, lakes, rivers and …

There are strange radio waves hitting Earth from space, and scientists just found the source

A strange burst of radio waves that has puzzled researchers for years has finally been traced to its source, answering one question but generating …

Scientists discover 163 new species of flora and fauna in Greater Mekong region

A rainbow-headed snake and a dragon-like lizard are among 163 new species that scientists recently discovered in the Greater Mekong region, …

Visualizing the vast distances of space with a 1-pixel moon in a side-scrolling solar-system

If the Moon Were Only 1 Pixel tries to convey the vastness of space by inviting you to side-scroll through our Solar System with (you guessed it) the …

Cory Doctorow

How To Care For Your Cast Iron Skillet With Science

The cast iron skillet: for the untrained, that big greasy thing you wish your roommate would put away, and for the expert, virtually the only pan …

Kitchens

Astronomers Just Released The Largest Digital Survey of The Visible Universe

Hope you've been saving your bandwidth.<p>Scientists have made the largest ever survey of the night sky publicly available, sharing an epic data set of …

Universe

Physicists Have Observed The Light Spectrum of Antimatter For First Time

Putting Einstein's special relativity to the test.<p>After two decades of trying, physicists at CERN have reported the first ever measurement of the …

Physics

Olloclip introduces new interchangeable lens system for iPhone 7

My backpack is full of little lenses, optical image enhancement attachments from Olloclip for my iPhone 6 that I have literally used around the …

Pioneer's X-CM56 desktop Bluetooth audio system goes both ways

For less dough than most well-regarded Bluetooth speakers the Pioneer X-CM56 sounds better, and has separate stereo speakers -- with and without wires.<p>The Pioneer X-CM56 is a handsome three-box audio system, with two speakers and a combo CD player/Bluetooth/stereo amplifier/AM-FM radio. The …

Audiophile

SeaBubbles wants to be the Uber for waterborne transportation

Future water taxi service may be coming to Paris<p>When our streets become too congested, why not take to the open water to get around? SeaBubbles is a startup that aims to revolutionize waterborne transportation through fleets of sleek, hydrofoil-equipped shuttles designed to make city travel more …

Traffic

25 Apple Cider Recipes To Fulfill All Your Fall Cravings

Try one of these apple cider-infused dishes, drinks, or desserts for a festive and delicious fall-themed meal.<p>From Country Living

Cider

Mexican Restaurant Appetizers You Can Make at Home

Mexican cuisine is a favorite food for many, and Mexican restaurant appetizers are the best of the best. Many consumers visit Mexican restaurants for …

Robin Williams' Widow Pens Essay Detailing Comedian's Dementia Struggle

"He kept saying, 'I just want to reboot my brain,'" Susan Schneider Williams writes in poignant essay<p>Robin Williams' widow Susan Schneider Williams …

2016: The year love died in Hollywood

1 / 5<p>Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie-Pitt have both been through divorces before<p>Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie-Pitt have both been through divorces before …

Brad Pitt

‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ bloopers might actually be better than the movie

This hasn't been the most encouraging year for comic book movies. Although Marvel and DC both raked in hundreds of millions of dollar at the box …

Comic Books

2,000-Year-Old Skeleton Found on Greek Shipwreck Could Push Boundaries of DNA Analysis

Underwater archaeologists recently discovered a 2,000-year-old skeleton on a famous shipwreck off the tiny Greek island of Antikythera, according to …

Archaeology

What We Know About the Deadly Charlotte Officer-Involved Shooting

Police are combing through footage from a deadly police-involved shooting in Charlotte, North Carolina, that left 43-year-old Keith Scott dead and …

Law Enforcement

Digitally unwrapped scroll reveals ancient Hebrew scripture

1 / 3<p>The scroll was found by archeologists in 1970 at En-Gedi, the site of a large, ancient Jewish community dating from the late 8th century BC<p>The …

Archaeology

This Girl's Insane Letter to Her Future Roommates Is the Least Chill Thing You've Ever Read

From Seventeen<p>A list of things that are easier than getting along with your college roommate 24/7:<p>1. Acing your chem final.<p>2. Bucking up the courage …

Relationships

‘X-Files’ Teaser Reveals First Look at Mulder and Scully’s Son

If you thought that the upcoming “The X-Files” revival miniseries had been sufficiently teased, think again.<p>Fox released a new, more than 20-minutes …

TV

This is the most important difference between Homo sapiens and Neanderthals

(By Tim Evanson)<br>The key difference between human beings and Neanderthals is how we consume and expend energy. It goes a long way toward explaining …

George Washington University

Bush aide’s previously unpublished notes show unfolding chaos of 9/11

A previously unpublished behind-the-scenes account of President George W. Bush’s response in the traumatic minutes and hours after the 9/11 attacks …

Osama Bin Laden

Star Trek's Warp Drive Might Become A Reality

Most of us alive today have never known a world where human spaceflight didn’t exist. Yet before we walked on the Moon, had an International Space Station, sent spacecraft to all the planets and even out of the Solar System, we had <i>Star Trek</i>, which brought even bigger dreams into the public …

Physics

We're ahead of schedule to turn Star Trek tech into reality

Most of the sci-fi franchise takes place centuries in the future, but some of the technology from the universe of Kirk and Picard could be a reality sooner than you think.<p>Most Star Trek stories from the vaunted franchise turning 50 this week take place in a distant future we're not likely to see. …

Science Fiction

Warm Your Belly With These 17 Hearty Fall Soups

We love summer, but we’re totally over it. We’re ready to embrace the crisp cool air and the leaves crunching beneath our feet, chunky scarves and rain boots, tasty cider cocktails and soft pumpkin muffins. What we look forward to most, however, is all that delicious comfort food — including hearty …

Cooking

‘Like nothing we’ve ever seen before’: New view of Jupiter unveils solar system’s ‘biggest, baddest’ planet

With a mass of violent storms swirling around its two poles, the majestic greatness of the solar system’s largest planet appears, in the words of one …

A Huge Wooden Circle Has Been Found Buried Just a Few Kilometres From Stonehenge

'Superhenge' was actually made of wood.<p>Last year, archaeologists made headlines when they found evidence of a giant circular structure around five …

Archaeology

Fun With DNA

Tiny computers, microscopic art, bringing back the dodo—the future uses of the double helix<p>In the past couple of decades, genetics has revolutionized fields such as agriculture, criminal justice, and—of course—medicine. In the next couple, expect DNA to turn up in such far-flung disciplines as …

Hair Color