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Do trees have feelings too? One expert says they do

When I began my career as a forester in western Germany’s Eifel mountains, I knew as much about the hidden life of trees as a butcher knows about the emotional life of animals. The forestry industry produces lumber; it fells trees and then plants new seedlings. If you read the professional …

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The 24 Best Websites For Discount Furniture And Decor

Clear eyes, full carts, can't lose.<p>When decorating a new space, it’s important to know which pieces are worth the investment, and which are worth finding for cheap. But let’s be honest ― we’ll take a good deal any day.<p>Thankfully, you don’t have to expend tons of time or energy searching for the …

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Artificial intelligence: Go master Lee Se-dol wins against AlphaGo program

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/technology/1232000/1232287_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524711735_ebef85c1b5a80b1e71762456e6b819b4<p><b>A master player of the game Go has won his first match against a Google computer program, after losing three in a row in a best-of-five</b> …

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22 Nature Photos Taken In 2015 That Will Blow You Away

An inspiring sneak peek at some of the stunning pictures entered into the 2016 Sony World Photography Awards.<p>The natural world never fails to be the perfect subject for the avid photographer. Enjoy a selection of some of the best entries so far in the 2016 Sony World Photography Awards.<p>"The …

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China is a nightmare for single men

Initially implemented 35 years ago, this policy was intended to contain the country's perceived overpopulation problem.<p>But is has also had disturbing effects in the form of skewed demographics.<p>It's well known that China's population is aging rapidly, causing the workforce to shrink. And without …

Asexual Relationships, Masturbation And Romance In The Ace Community (INFOGRAPHIC)

<i>This is the third part of a six-part series on asexuality, in which we explore the history of the asexual movement, uncover current research on asexuality, debunk common misconceptions and discuss the challenges the asexual community faces.</i><p>Masturbation doesn't make you sexual, says sex expert Lori …

Your Guide to the Asexual Spectrum | Virtual Space Amino

((Check out greyjoy's Aromantic Spectrum Guide!))<p>I've noticed that people tend to be very confused about asexuality and its variants, and there seems …

Majority of Japan hotels ban tattooed tourists from public baths

Most Japanese hotels refuse to allow visitors with tattoos from entering their public baths<p>More than half of Japanese hotels will not let visitors with tattoos enter their public bathing areas, according to a new government survey.<p>A large number of hotels and inns across Japan have long imposed …

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Why scientists are expecting global mayhem this winter

This year, El Niño is already shaping up to be one of the strongest iterations of the weather pattern since record-keeping began in 1950, Bloomberg …

Battlefront's styling is pure Star Wars, but it's a Battlefield game at heart

The first thing that strikes home, as both Stormtroopers and Rebels dart every which-way across Sullust's wasteland, is just how well it all comes …

Is Space Mining Legal?

A controversial bill would give companies the right to own natural resources in space, and it may pass in the Senate by the end of September<p>If mankind is ever to become an interplanetary species, our outward expansion across the solar system probably can’t be fueled by NASA funding alone. Why did …

10 Mysterious Ancient Civilizations Modern Science Cannot Explain | Watercooler

<b>Story Views</b><p><b>BE SURE TO GO MY PROFILE’S BELOW AT OTHER SOCIAL MEDIA:</b><p><b>Do you ask a lot of questions? Do the things you were taught growing up just not</b> …

Oldest Human DNA Reveals Mysterious Branch of Humanity

The oldest known human DNA found yet reveals human evolution was even more confusing than thought, researchers say.<p>The DNA, which dates back some …

These Are the Least Religious Cities in the U.S.

Matt Eich for TIME<p>Matt Eich for TIME<p>Matt Eich for TIME<p>Matt Eich for TIME<p>Matt Eich for TIME<p>Matt Eich for TIME<p>Matt Eich for TIME<p>Matt Eich for TIME<p>Matt …

Satellite 1 million miles away captures moon passing over Earth

A new satellite keeping tabs on Earth from space captured an incredible animation of the moon passing across the face of the sunlit side of the …

Why 'Earth 2.0' is actually nothing like Earth

Nasa's discovery of Kepler-452b, a planet orbiting around a distant star in deep space, has predictably caused waves of excitement on the internet, …

VR Watch: New 'Henry' image suggests virtual-reality by way of Pixar

As filmmakers take their first stabs at virtual-reality entertainment, the possibilities are numerous. So are the challenges‎.<p>Broadly speaking, the question is how to create screen content that offers the storytelling satisfactions of traditional cinema but with the new vocabulary and immersive …

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Why grown men should watch Disney's Inside out

It's time to abandon the backward notion that anything animated is for children. Animation is an art form, not a genre, and it's an art that can …

How ‘BoJack Horseman’ Grew From a Forgettable Animated Comedy Into TV’s Best Exploration of Depression

The first season of <i>BoJack Horseman</i> was a slow burn. Admittedly, I wasn’t a huge fan of the first few episodes, which relied too heavily on animated …

Film Review: ‘The Case of Hana and Alice’

With:Voices: Anne Suzuki, Yu Aoi.<p>Official Site: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4125300/<p><b>An unusual, not-yet-perfected style of rotoscope animation allows</b> …

Pixar’s The Good Dinosaur has a new trailer and it will steal your heart

We got a sneak peek last month but now the first full trailer for The Good Dinosaur has finally arrived.<p>Pixar’s new film poses the question: what if …

See All of Disney Animation's Upcoming Sequels, Reboots and Spinoffs in One Image

This year's <i>Cinderella</i> was the latest animated Disney property to get the shiny live-action treatment, and there are a ton more on the way. Just last …

Uh-oh, a robot just passed the self-awareness test

Roboticists at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in New York have built a trio of robots that were put through the classic 'wise men puzzle' test …

Soma could be the creepiest game of the year, because the ocean is terrifying

The creators of Amnesia are back with underwater sci-fi horror<p>Nobody can invoke helpless, frantic fear as well as Frictional. The Swedish indie studio is best known for the 2011 game <i>Amnesia: The Dark Descent</i>, but it’s also just synonymous with a specific kind of survival horror. Frictional games …

Scientists Now Know Why People Scream

A baby wails upon an airplane’s liftoff, a person shrieks when he stumbles upon something shocking, a kid throws a tantrum because she wants to get …

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Astronomers Have Already Made Shocking Discoveries About Pluto

Really, that was not supposed to happen.<p>On Wednesday afternoon, NASA released a hi-res photo of a tiny fraction of Pluto, taken by the New Horizons probe, that made everyone re-evaluate their understanding of the universe: Pluto has mountains—big ones, the size of the Rockies—and in the absence of …

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