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Nigel the lonely gannet dies alone after falling in love with a concrete decoy

A gannet called Nigel has died alone after he fell in love with a concrete bird.<p>Nigel spent three years with the decoy on Mana Island, New Zealand, …

Biologic Additive May Lead to Self-Healing Concrete

If you get a cut or break a bone, your body heals itself. This everyday miracle is what inspired [Congrui Jin] to try to find a way to make concrete …

Photographer of the Month: Aaron Reed

I’m excited to share January’s Photographer of the Month: Aaron Reed. In this interview, Aaron talks about large photographic prints and his recent …

Landscape Photography

The World's Rarest Fish Just Doubled in Known Population

And they have little hands!<p>They say there are plenty of fish in the sea, but to be perfectly honest with you, that's not always entirely true.<p>Take …

The science is in: exercise won’t help you lose much weight

We’ve been conditioned to think of exercise as a key ingredient — perhaps the most important ingredient — of any weight loss effort.<p>You know the drill: Join the gym on January 1 if you want to reach your New Year’s weight loss goal.<p>But in truth, the evidence has been accumulating for years that …

Pilot reveals incredible images of storms and sunsets captured in the cockpit

<b>A pilot has revealed an astounding collection of photographs taken during flights.</b><p>The aerial images, usually captured from the cockpit of Christiaan …

Take a Refreshing Dip in a Hot Tub Filled with Liquid Sand

It’s a fact that the world is an infinitely cooler place thanks to the things YouTubers decide to make and share with rest of the world. And that’s …

4-Wheel Drive or 4-Fin Drive?

In an effort to conquer land, sea, and air, Peugeot has developed Sea Drive, the first ever SUV/water boat integrated concept. In conjunction with …

These Shapeshifting Metals Could Be the Future of Flight

Humanity may be divided on a great many issues, but most would agree that it would be very cool to have airplane wings made of shapeshifting metal. …

Engineering

2019 Aston Martin Vantage, 2019 Lincoln MKC, Tesla pickup truck: This Week’s Top Photos

Aston Martin’s current Vantage has been in production since 2005. Yes, it really is that old. A successor has just been revealed, however. The new …

Aston Martin Vantage

Breaking and Bonding

<b>The greater America’s Cup audience witnessed Emirates Team New Zealand’s dramatic prerace pitchpole live on TV, but when the cameras disappeared and</b> …

Archery Tag Will Turn You Into an Action Hero

Archery tag might just be the most fun way to get moving! This viral sport is like a combination of dodgeball and laser tag, with a hint of The Hunger Games for good measure. Hannah stopped by Indoor Extreme Sports for an action-packed game to learn what makes archery tag an international …

Action Hero

The FXX-K Evo is one of the wildest cars to ever wear the Ferrari badge

The aero-heavy racer looks like its ready for take off.<p>Ferrari dropped a lot of jaws when they revealed the track-only FXX-K variant of the La …

Supercars

Mazda Kai Concept: The Future of the 3 – Official Photos and Info

Rezvani Tank Rolls In with 500 HP and a Mega Price Tag

Raptor, eat your heart out<p>Rezvani is most notably known for the Beast, an Ariel Atom-based supercar. The tiny coach builder has now turned its sights on Wrangler and Raptor enthusiasts by introducing an extreme off-road vehicle called the Tank.<p>The SUV is based on a Jeep Wrangler, and it features a …

LEGO Architecture Studio includes 1,200-pieces + 272-pages of designs for $113

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>Amazon offers the LEGO Architecture Studio 21050 Building Block Sets for <b>$113.29 shipped</b>. Also at Toys R Us. For comparison, it …

Orangework Expedition Vehicle

Created by custom truck builder Orange Work in Germany, the "Mercedes Lennson 3C Camper" is the ultimate off-road and expedition vehicle. Built using …

Download this: Ikea's AR app lets you preview furniture before you buy

Apple dropped iOS 11 this week and, in addition to a load of new features, the update brings the first wave of augmented reality apps created using …

What it's like to have the best job in America right now

Data scientists have the best job in America, according to Glassdoor.<p>The field may be relatively new and occasionally vaguely defined, but one thing's for sure — it's also growing.<p>That's because, in the digital age, the amount of data available is only going to continue to grow exponentially. And …

Engineers have found a way to 3D print super strong aluminum

Working with Metal<p>For the longest time, metal-based manufacturing has been difficult and costly. High-strength aluminum alloys are difficult …

Engineering

These 7 New Species of Adorable Little Peacock Spiders Will Make You Go 'Aww'

SO cute!<p>Peacock spiders keep dancing their way into our hearts. They're tiny, they're colourful, they're fluffy and they have killer moves.<p>And more …

Western Australia

House on the Olive Trees / Gallardo Llopis Arquitectos

<i>The place, the lookout and the olive trees</i><p>A parcel with irregular edges and a steep slope, enthroned upon a broad range of terraces sustaining a …

Swimming Pools

Massive genetic study shows how humans are evolving

Analysis of 215,000 people's DNA suggests variants that shorten life are being selected against.<p>A huge genetic study that sought to pinpoint how the …

Jupiter's vividly glowing auroras have a mysterious power source

Electrons fired at up to 400,000 volts<p>For the first time ever, NASA’s Juno spacecraft has spotted electrons being fired down into Jupiter’s atmosphere at up to 400,000 volts. That’s an enormous amount of energy that gives rise to the planet’s glowing auroras. These incredibly high voltages, …

Elon Musk Just Shared Footage of a Hyperloop Accelerating to 200 Mph And Holy Crap

YES.<p>Ever since Elon Musk shared his blueprints for the hyperloop - a revolutionary transport system that has the potential to shuttle humans at …

Best Coding Toys And Games For Kids – Help Your Child Learn How To Code

Improve your child's STEM skills with these fun games and toys that help them learn how to code<p>1 Osmo Coding<p>Osmo combines an iPad app and interactive …

The Navy's going to test the rail gun's rapid fire as it moves closer to combat

The promise of this seemingly futuristic weapon system is no longer a thing of mystery, speculation or sci-fi movies but rather somehing nearing operational use in combat. The weapon brings such force, power and range that is the kind of thing which could hold enemies at risk from greater distances …

PlansMatter: The Airbnb For Design Geeks & Architecture Nerds

If nothing makes your skin crawl like a cookie-cutter condo or a mass-produced McMansion, a new website is set to become your go-to for holiday …

CSD Consulting

Summary of Services<p>CSD Consulting (QLD) Pty Ltd is a services company specialising in Data Migration, Project Management and Application …

Hydrogen Fuel Could Become a Viable Energy Alternative Thanks to This Aluminium Alloy

Nearly 100 percent efficiency.<p>If you have seen or read <i>The Martian</i>, you may recall the stranded astronaut converting a hydrogen-based fuel into water. …

Imperial College London