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Incredible Hubble discovery in deep space could rewrite rules of physics

The Hubble Space Telescope has been in our orbit for nearly 30 years, returning data and photographs – both beautiful and scientifically important – …

Universe

There's a 'Doorway to The Underworld' in Siberia So Big It's Uncovered Ancient Forests

A doorway to 200,000 years ago.<p>It's no secret that Siberia's permafrost is on thin ice. Conditions are varying so much that huge holes are appearing …

Global Warming

Ancient cave paintings turn out to be by Neanderthals, not modern humans

A new analysis shows ancient cave paintings were too old to have been painted by modern humans<p>A new discovery that Neanderthals were painting cave walls more than 64,000 years ago has anthropologists rethinking the history of art. Found deep in Spanish caves, the rock art was once thought to be the …

Scientists studying psychoactive drugs accidentally proved the self is an illusion

Philosophers and mystics have long contemplated the disconcerting notion that the fixed self is an illusion. <b></b>Neuroscientists now think they can prove it or, at least, help us glimpse this truth with some help from psilocybin, the psychoactive property in magic mushrooms.<p>Researchers around the world …

The Best New Albums From The Past Month

Following the success of his 2014 album, Our Love with electronic band Caribou, Dan Snaith might have felt little incentive to return to his …

Albums

Electricity-free Stanford system cuts cooling costs by beaming heat into space

Heat naturally flows from hot things to cold things, and since there are few places colder than the vacuum of space, that's a great place to try to …

8 common myths about mental health

We teamed up with Rethink Mental Illness to dispel some of the more common and harmful myths around mental health<p>According to research by Time to …

Ofo is bringing its dockless bike sharing tech to London

On a Friday at the end of July 2010, London got its first bike sharing scheme. Around 5,000 bikes were put on the streets – they became known as …

Hackney

A 35-year-old and his wife ditched the rat race for a cabin in the woods and now live off the grid debt-free

Professional cyclist Dan Timmerman always wanted direct access to nature. Sitting around observing it from a distance was never enough. He wanted to be <i>in</i> nature.<p>Five years ago, Timmerman and his wife, Sam, bought a 10-acre property in rural New York and moved into a cabin. They have lived there …

Debt Management

Four times when having an online poll was a bad idea

<b>Beware of asking the public to vote for something online. It could go horribly wrong.</b><p>The National Environment Research Council, NERC, is learning that lesson as Boaty McBoatface tops its online poll to name a new £200m government-funded ship.<p>It's not the first time organisers of online competitions …

North Korea

The Week in Review: Astronauts Return After Year in Space

American astronaut Scott Kelly and his Russian counterpart Mikhail Kornienko touched down on Earth this week after almost a year in space. They spent 340 days on the International Space Station (ISS), twice the length of a normal trip.<p>The pair headed back to Earth on the Russian Soyuz spacecraft, …

Space Exploration

Breathtaking Photos of America from the U.S. Department of Interior’s Carefully Curated Instagram

The U.S. Department of the Interior manages the most breathtaking lands in America and they have the photos to prove it. From the adorable bear cubs of Delaware's Water Gap National Recreation Area to Maine's Acadia National Park and New Mexico's glistening white sands, it seems that this …

National Parks

French Artist ‘Levalet’ Injects Humor into the Streets of Paris with New Site-Specific Street Art | Colossal

<p>A bronze bull head fountain is suddenly transformed into a minotaur. A decrepit corner of an alley becomes a holding pen for ostriches. If any of …

New Tree Murals by Pablo S. Herrero | Colossal

<p>Here’s a number of new pieces from last year or so by artist Pablo S. Herrero (previously), almost all of which are collaborations with either David …

Toyota designs a combustion engine that generates electricity

Despite the recent advent of usable, talented electric vehicles, combustion engines are likely to persist for quite some time, often as a component in plug-in hybrid and range-extended electric vehicles.<p>The onus then is on refining combustion power to work harmoniously with increasingly electrified …

Honda Is Designing Houses, Because Cars And Homes Will All Be Part Of The Smart Grid

You can see as much from a prototype smart home recently opened by Honda in California. It features an enormous 9.5-kilowatt solar array, a …

University of California

Tories urge Cameron to surrender the war on drugs

The Conservatives should go into the general election pledging a partial decriminalisation of drugs, an influential Tory group has suggested.<p>Bright …

Giant Stuffed Cat Couch

It might be pretty creepy to rest your weary bones upon this gigantic stuffed cat couch but it sure looks mighty comfy. Instead of your cat being on …

Time for Math: Euclid's Proposition 1 Watch

Math geeks need to know what time it is too. It all adds up to Euclid’s Proposition 1 Watch, the timepiece that demonstrates the mathematical …

Lego is a tool of Satan, warns Polish priest

Father Slawomir Kostrzewa says toy company represents 'world of death' and that Zombie and Monster Fighter mini-figures can lead children 'to the dark side'<p>A Polish priest has warned parents to be on their guard against Lego, warning the plastic blocks are a tool of Satan and can "destroy" …

Huge 'Super Earth' planet ten times bigger than our own could be orbiting Sun

A huge planet ten times bigger than earth could be orbiting the Sun at the edge of the solar system[GETTY]<p>Scientists today revealed the massive …

Astronomy

Richard Branson Warns Nigel Farage That EU Exit Would Do 'Enormous Damage'

Ukip leader Nigel Farage and others "hell bent on pulling the UK out" of the European Union would cause "enormous damage" to Britain's entrepreneurs …

David Cameron facing calls to expel jobless EU migrants

A German proposal to remove out-of-work EU migrants is prompting Tory demands for the Prime Minister to bring in a similar radical measure<p>David Cameron is facing Tory calls to expel out-of-work EU migrants after Germany drafted plans to adopt the radical measure.<p>A number of the party's MPs told The …

Ring Clock

Want to have the time right at your fingertips but don’t want to wear a watch? Meet the Ring Clock, a combination of a ring and a watch. So maybe …

Foreign nannies furore exposes worrying double standards among our political leaders

Had it not been for all those headlines about Stephen Lawrence and the Ellison review, many of today's papers may well have been a riot of outrage about the government and immigration. The story has unfolded through the week: a tale of mixed messages, plenty of cant, and wildly different …

The Last of Us: could it be the first great video game movie?

The Last of Us is a brilliant video game. It’s beautifully put together, genuinely frightening and – most importantly – has the ability to emotionally kick you in the gut whenever it wants. It’s a masterpiece. So the news that it might be turned into a film has left me feeling a little antsy.<p>On the …

Some Ukip Members Are Like Nazis, Says Tory MP Robert Halfon

Some Ukip members are "literally akin to Nazis", a Conservative MP has said.<p>Robert Halfon, the MP for Harlow, said in many ways he was pleased Nigel …

22 LinkedIn Secrets LinkedIn Won't Tell You

I have written several articles about LinkedIn, and they often generate the most comments. Here are the highlights of my LinkedIn advice from previous articles, along with additional tips and tricks, many of which remain unspoken by the people at LinkedIn. With this checklist in hand, you can make …

Has Bitcoin creator 'Satoshi Nakamoto' been found?

The mysterious creator of Bitcoin, "Satoshi Nakamoto", has reportedly been unmasked as a 64-year-old father of six living near Los Angeles<p>Newsweek magazine claims to have <b>tracked down the mysterious and reclusive creator of Bitcoin</b>, Satoshi Nakamoto, and found that he is a 64-year-old father of six …

Liquid Experiments Produce Hypnotizing Swirls of Color

New York-based artist Kim Keever experiments with colorful tinted paints and water to create these beautifully abstract, hypnotizing formations. As a former thermal engineer for NASA projects, Keever tends to veer his work towards the scientific and experimental.<p>To produce this particular style, …

NASA