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Scientists Figure Out Why 11 Billion Gallons of Water Disappeared in 90 Minutes

When 11 billion gallons of water drained out of a glacial lake perched atop the Greenland Ice Sheet in less than two hours, scientists were left …

Final proof man walked on Moon? NASA finds Apollo crash site on lunar surface

NASANASA says the craft landed on our Moon<p>The US space agency has released the exact coordinates of the site which is on an area called Mare …

10 Ways to Lose your Gut, According to Science

With guys, weight gain—and loss—is all about the gut.<p>Men are genetically predisposed to carry any excess weight in their abdomens, says Brian …

Physicists Send Particles Of Light Into The Past, Proving Time Travel Is Possible?

Are C-Sections Altering Human Evolution?<p>Published<p>7 hours ago<p>on<p>July 30, 2018<p>In Brief<p>The Facts:<p>The number of babies being born by C-section is …

A Real-Life Shoryuken Would Knock Your Head Clean Off

Using the power of math and science, Vsauce determined that an average-sized fist performing a Rising Dragon Fist would apply enough force to …

Hip-Hop Cash Kings 2015

Dr. Dre is still riding high from the sale of Beats, but with his lump sum payday in the rearview mirror, he cedes his cash crown to someone else. Read on to discover the 20 top-earning hip-hop acts in the world.

What's The Difference Between Corn Syrup And Sugar?

For starters, neither is healthy.<p>Scientists are still debating whether there is a real difference between the effects on a person's health of high-fructose corn syrup and those of sugar, even as the issue features in an ongoing lawsuit.<p>An attorney representing sugar companies said in court earlier …

Scientists say left-handed people may be smarter in one key way

As is so often the case with social science research, the frustrating answer is "it depends."<p>But there are certain cognitive domains where left-handed people do seem to excel. One such area is called "divergent thinking," or the ability to generate new ideas based on existing information.<p>That's …

The Brain

Men With Beards Might Be More Sexist, Says Science

There might be something less attractive than a weak chin lurking underneath a dude's beard. A new study published in <i>The Archives of Sexual Behavior</i> suggests that men with facial hair just might be more likely to be sexist jerks.<p>From an online survey of men in the U.S. and India, men with facial …

Beards

Tina Turner: 20 things you never knew

As the R&B legend celebrates her 77th birthday today, here are 20 things you didn't know about Tina:<p><b>1.</b> Turner was born Anna Mae Bullock, and brought up in the tiny Southern town of Nutbush, Tennessee, which she celebrated in her self-penned 1973 funk anthem, Nutbush City Limits.<p><b>2.</b> When she was in …

Articles about 5 modern family houses we love on Dwell.com - Dwell

This San Francisco storefront presents modern design from a roster of independent makers and locally-based talents.<p>Now that it's been decided that Munich–based firm Nimmrichter CDA won the grand prize of our Houses We Love competition, the time...<p>Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us …

San Francisco

Muji - Curbed

10 Swiss Inspired Graphic Design Lessons To Help You Become A Better Designer

<i>Sometimes the best way to showcase your design is to go back to the basics.</i> <br>When you hear the term “Swiss Design” the first thing you might think of …

Graphic Design

Universal flu vaccine could end need for annual injections

A new vaccine which targets non-mutating proteins in the flu virus could prevent the need for annual injections<p>A universal flu vaccine which could end the need for annual injections could be available within three years.<p>Scientists from London-based biotech firm Seek have developed a vaccine known …

Scientists Map The Parts Of The Body Where Touching Is Okay

And awkwardly outline the taboo zones<p>Riding crowded public transportation, or navigating large crowds at an event or concert often means getting touched by strangers. Researchers at the University of Oxford and Aalto University in Finland have turned to 1,368 people from five countries to determine …

Deleting genes could boost lifespan by 60 per cent, say scientists

The secret of extending life by decades may lie in switching off certain genes, scientists believe, after showing that small genetic tweaks can make organisms live 60 per cent longer.<p>Ten years of research by the Buck Institute for Research on Ageing and the University of Washington has identified …

Do web designers really need to know UX?

The short answer is “yes”, but it is not as straight forward as that; not all web designers need to be UX designers or UI designers, but they should …

New images of Pluto's snakeskin surface revealed

Nasa's New Horizons reveals snakeskin-like patterns on the surface of Pluto<p>The latest images of Pluto reveal that the dwarf planet has a much more varied landscape than anticipated.<p>Nasa's New Horizons probe has captured the latest high-resolution images of the dwarf planet, which show what appears …

Solar System

Meteorite from birth of solar system to go on display

The Natural History Museum, London, will be displaying a piece of the Ivuna meteorite, which dates back some 4.6bn years to before the Earth was formed<p>An extremely rare meteorite that has the same make-up as the primordial solar system goes on public display for the first time on Friday at the …

Apple should have been awarded injunction against Samsung, court says

Court of appeals states lower court abused its right of discretion in blocking Apple from stopping Samsung sales of smartphones in the US<p>Apple should have been awarded an injunction against Samsung in their long-running smartphone patent war, the US court of appeals ruled on Thursday.<p>The court of …

Washington D.C.

Man fitted with robotic hand wired directly into his brain can 'feel' again

Advanced prosthetic allows paralysed man to control movements and register when the robotic hand is touched<p>A new advanced robotic hand that is wired directly into the brain has been successfully tested, allowing paralysed man to “feel”.<p>The hand, developed by the Applied Physics Laboratory at Johns …

Tech companies Stand with Ahmed, offer the young inventor opportunities

14-year-old Ahmed Mohamed and his homemade clock have sparked passion and support from thousands of people who believe he was unfairly arrested after bringing his invention to his classroom at MacArthur High School in Irving, Texas.<p>His innovation has also caught the eye of tech companies that are …

High School

Ancient permafrost sample yields another giant virus

A virus without close relatives emerges from a 30,000-year-old chunk in Siberia.<p>This sounds like science fiction, but it actually happened. …

Overthinking could be driving creativity in people with neurotic disorders

People who suffer from neuroticism – a condition characterised by anxiety, fear and negative thoughts – are extremely tuned in to looking for threats. For that reason, you may expect them to perform well in jobs requiring vigilance: stunt pilots, aviators and bomb defusement. Yet, the evidence …

Psychology

How eBay built a new world on little more than trust

The ratings system introduced by the biggest car boot sale on earth is now used by everyone from Uber to Airbnb<p>Twenty years ago this month, a French-born Iranian-American computer programmer named Pierre Omidyar added an experimental online auction section to his personal website, which at that …

Ebola

How mindfulness plays havoc with memory

The practice can disrupt the brain’s ability to tell the difference between real and false memories, scientists find<p>Mindfulness, the form of meditation embraced by business leaders, celebrities and the NHS, might not be so beneficial for the mind after all, according to research.<p>The practice, which …

Mindfulness

For The Overgrown Child, Furniture You Can Build WIth GIant Lego-esque Bricks

Still holding onto that childhood fantasy of someday owning a race car waterbed? I got news for you: not happening!*<p>But all hope isn’t lost. With Everblocks, you can still sneak some youthful whimsy into your home decor, while maintaining the guise of good modern design. Essentially oversized lego …

Queen Elizabeth Becomes England’s Longest Reigning Monarch