Cameron Walker

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Why String Theory Is Not A Scientific Theory

Scientists work on it, it’s consistent with science, and it hopes to be the biggest scientific breakthrough of all. But it’s missing one key …

Nudes and nature collide in Ryan McGinley’s new photo book

To say that American photographer Ryan McGinley was a prodigy is a bit of an understatement. At 25-years-old, he was one of the youngest photographers to get a solo show at the Whitney Museum in New York City. Four years later, in 2007, he was named Young Photographer of the Year at the …

New York City

Top ten local foods for a happy, healthy vagina

Avocado contains Vitamin B6 and Potassium both of which will give your libido a boost.<p><b>By NAIROBI NEWS REPORTER</b><p>Infections, odors and irritations are …

What to Make This Week

Megan MyersIt’s time to say goodbye to summer and return to the regular autumn routine. For us, that means returning to the kitchen as well and …

Food

Why nutritional supplements may not be useful

AMERICANS love supplements. About half of adults take them regularly. They buy them with precise goals—for their hearts, joints and intestines—but …

FDA

Here’s the Most Comprehensive ‘Tree of Life’ Created to Date With 2.3 Million Species

Researchers have released their first crack at a “tree of life” that depicts what they say is the relationship and evolution of 2.3 billion species over a 3.5-billion-year timeline.<p>The circular tree of life comes from a collaborative effort of 10 institutions and, according to researchers, is the …

Give your mind a break with fluid dynamics videos

Pretty colors<p>We all have our strategies for a quick relaxation session: photos of serene wilderness, beautiful space images, cat videos. But for those of you who miss screensavers or music visualizations, I have a suggestion: fluid dynamics videos.<p>Take, for example, this timelapse video of clouds …

How MIT Media Lab Pictured the Future of Tech And Marketing For “Minority Report”

The producers followed Steven Spielberg’s lead and asked MIT researchers to conjure how our lives might look in 50 years.<p>When Steven Spielberg asked MIT researchers to John Underkoffler to envision the future for his 2002 sci-fi movie <i>Minority Report</i>, many of the resulting scenarios–drones, ID …

Minority Report

Australian student’s ion space drive reportedly beats NASA’s fuel efficiency record

Space engines might soon become far more resourceful: An Australian PhD student has claimed to have beaten NASA’s fuel efficiency record and …

Scientists claim to have grown sperm in test tubes

The breakthrough could help thousands of infertile men and young boys left sterile from cancer treatment all over the world, the scientists say<p>Scientists have claimed to have grown mature human sperm in test tubes in a breakthrough that could help combat male infertility.<p>The sperm cells, which have …

Sperm

Why is the scientific revolution still controversial? podcast

David Wootton's new book challenges the notion that knowledge is culturally relative and truth is simply consensus<p>Why did the scientific revolution come about when it did? Why could previous generations not make the great strides made during the Enlightenment? And why is the scientific revolution …

Space Travel

New Species On Human Family Tree Discovered In Ancient Mass Grave

Homo naledi had small brains but human-like traits, upending the fossil record<p>In September of 2013, two cave explorers, on a routine exploration in South Africa happened upon a collection of fossils that would soon question our current understanding of humans’ ancestral history. While probing a …

Anthropology

Boeing just patented a system for recharging drones in mid-air

Aircraft and defense systems manufacturer Boeing was granted a patent this week for a system to recharge drones in mid-air. Our friends at PatentYogi explain how it works in the video above.<p>The patent, awarded to inventors James Childress and John Viniotis, describes the use of drones equipped with …

Scientists discover 'new species' of dinosaur

Creature thought to be related to the Titanosaurs which could grow to 40 metres and weighed up to 90 tonnes.<p>Scientists claim to have discovered a new species of dinosaur which roamed the world 100 million years ago.<p>Nicknamed the Sibirosaurus, the creature is <b>thought to be related to the giant</b> …

Dinosaurs

The most awesome new apps you might have missed this week

Apps

Volvo's glowing bike spray lights up nighttime cyclists

For thousands of cyclists, navigating the roads at night requires an almost prescient sense of awareness.<p>To tackle the problem, Volvo has come up …

Nintendo looks to release its first mobile game this year

Nintendo plans to release its first mobile game later this year, company president Satoru Iwata said during a Q&A session that followed the announcement of a new partnership with Japanese mobile gaming company DeNA.<p>During the Q&A, Iwata was asked when these new mobile releases will begin …

Aurora May Be Visible As Far South As Tennessee And New Mexico Tonight

A giant solar storm is slamming into Earth, and the results could be pretty<p>Two days ago, a pair of huge coronal mass ejections (CMEs) left the Sun and headed for Earth. This morning at around 10:00 am Eastern time the massive magnetic bubbles of gas slammed into the Earth's atmosphere, interacting …

SXSW Debuts Robot Petting Zoo For A Personal Peek Into The Future

Robots can be scary. Dystopian films such as <i>The Terminator</i> tell the story of a world where robots take over.<p>But for some, robots are more like R2-D2, the cute bot from <i>Star Wars</i>. At this year's South by Southwest interactive festival, a petting zoo is aiming to evoke those same feelings. But, not …

Robotics

French dating site taken to court for promoting adultery

An internet dating site for married people is being taken to court in France, accused of promoting adultery.<p>The website is Gleeden, which began in France five years ago and now has branches around the world.<p>Conservative groups argue its business model of specifically targeting married women is a …

Autodesk's new app lets kids design their own toys

3D printers can build anything from prosthetics and musical instruments to Hershey chocolates. But, even as the technology continues to make strides with materials (metal, concrete, etc.) and takes on full-fledged architectural projects, it seems to move further away from the reach of children. …

Xiaomi testing waters with Microsoft, will let users try out Windows 10

Xiaomi’s explosive growth has relied heavily on Android so far, but the company seems to be open to alternatives. Over the following months, “select Xiaomi Mi 4 power users” will be given the opportunity to test the new Windows 10 and provide feedback to Microsoft.<p>Microsoft announced the arrival of …

Xiaomi