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Adorable Photos of Metalheads and Their Pet Cats

If you want to talk about hardcore cat lovers, talk about hardcore musicians. They love their cats as much as anyone -or maybe more! Alexandra …

Which Pet Should You Get? A Flowchart

(Image: <b>Caldwell Tanner</b>)<p>Caldwell Tanner, the cartoonist who made this flowchart, is definitely a dog person. In fact, he recently appeared in <b>a video</b> …

Why the universe may be nothing more than math

If you're not already a physicist, you need to mentally prepare yourself for MIT professor Max Tegmark's explanation of how our entire universe isn't just described by math, but <i>is</i> math. <i>Scientific American</i> published an excerpt from Tegmark's new book, <i>Our Mathematical Universe</i>, which explains that …

Scientists: Dogs Tend to Pee and Poop along a North-South Axis

(Image: Vice)<p>Some mammals are sensitive to the Earth's magnetic fields. Several scientists recently published a study in <i>Frontiers in Zoology</i> …

Super effect on us from supermoons?

A supermoon’s extra pull of gravity creates higher-than-usual tides. But the moon’s pull doesn’t affect a human body nearly as powerfully as it does …

How Do You Pick Up Something on the Moon?

I love this video. During the Apollo 16 mission, Charles Duke dropped his hammer. What do you do next? You pick up the hammer, right? NOT SO EASY.<p>Why …

Starwatch: Taurus

Many of us had hoped that Comet ISON would be conspicuous by now, but its breakup near perihelion on 28 November appears to have been terminal after all. A dispersing cloud of debris was viewed by solar-observing spacecraft for a few days, but I have seen no credible report of any further …

Second DNA Code Discovered Hiding Within DNA: Scientists

A second DNA code has been discovered by a group of scientists, hiding within DNA, or the genetic code.<p>Information within the newly discovered second …

A 3-D Printer That Uses the Sun to Create Glass Objects Out of Sand

Marcus Kayser's Solar Sinter project turns the desert's resources into bowls<p>When design student Markus Kayser wanted to test his sun-powered, sand-fed 3-D printer, he knew the gray skies outside his London apartment wouldn't do. So he shipped the 200-plus-pound contraption to Cairo, Egypt, flew …

The TSA Is No Match For This Mad Scientist And His Gun Made With Junk From Airport Stores

Evan Booth hacks together working weapons–like a shotgun, a grenade, and a crossbow–with purchases anyone can make after they go through security, to show that the TSA is more spectacle than real protection. And the FBI is taking notice.<p>Things you can’t bring on a plane: Scissors, gel candles, …

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How to Make an Apple Swan

Here’s a sweet looking craft! Instructables member The King of Random made a <b>swan sculpture</b> from apple slices. The whole thing is both beautiful and …

31 in Florida infected by bacteria in salt water

Patty Konietzky thought the small purple lesion on her husband's ankle was a spider bite. But when the lesion quickly spread across his body like a constellation, she knew something wasn't right.<p>After a trip to the hospital and a day and a half later, Konietzky's 59-year-old husband was dead.<p>The …

7 Civil War Stories You Didn't Learn in High School

For many American historians, the Civil War is the climax in the story of how the United States came to be what it is today. But it's also a source …

A Botswana Safari Camp Is The New Best Hotel In The World

It received a score of 96.60 out of 100.<p>Located in the Moremi Game Reserve, the hotel, which is made up of two camps, offers unparalleled luxury in the thick of the wild.<p>The hotel is designed to take advantage of its natural surroundings: There are outdoor plunge pools, al fresco dining areas, and …

And Now Jeep’s Twitter Has Been Hacked

Yesterday, you read about the hack attack that turned Burger King’s Twitter feed into an unpleasant version of McDonald’s Twitter feed. Now the same group appears to have hacked Jeep’s feed.<p>While the BK takeover included a claim that McDonald’s had purchased its rival, the Jeep (which stands for …