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Have we heard the whisper of reality making itself?

NATURE gives rise to weird and wonderful things: dancing plants, sailing stones, flamingos. But no one, except perhaps on a hallucinogenic trip, has …

Quantum Mechanics

All About the Axolotl (Ambystoma mexicanum)

According to Aztec legend, the first axolotl (pronounced axo-LO-tuhl) was a god who changed his form in order to escape being sacrificed. The sneaky …

6 Ways to Win $1 Million if You're Really, Really Good at Mathematics

These problems need solving.<p>In 2000, the Clay Mathematics Institute announced the Millennium Prize problems. These were a collection of seven of the …

Mathematics

Super Soothing Deepstaria Jellyfish is the ‘Lava Lamp’ of the Sea

Life 6,500 feet below the ocean’s surface generally sounds horrifying. It’s dark, cold, and there’s a whole bunch of creatures down there that look …

This giant fish that gulps down birds is the stuff nightmares are made of

As we learned while watching <i>Planet Earth II</i>, nature is a horrible, terrifying place packed full to the brim with creatures desperate to devour each …

Lovecraftian Moth is Equipped with Four Massive Pheromone-Spewing Tentacles

Natural selection has no qualms about churning out creatures that look like they were pulled straight from the drippy side of a dark and twisted …

Insects

I Made the Most Popular Cheesecake on Pinterest

As a single parent, there are very few foods that I make just for myself. Cooking is, more often than not, about making sure my three kiddos have …

How to watch this weekend’s incredible Orionid meteor shower

This weekend will be one of the best in 2017 for kicking back and watching the stars. The annual Orionid meteor shower is forecast to hit its peak in …

New Twitch tools help you become a pro streamer

Many Twitch streamers dream of turning pro, but getting there is a fuzzy process. How do you know you've 'made it' and can apply to become an affiliate or partner? And how do you make a big deal out of staple events like channel raids and new viewers without using special tools? Twitch just …

The Orionid Meteor Shower Is Back — Here's What You Need to Know

We tend to think of outer space as a void, but it's filled with lots of little pieces of space junk. One example: tiny fragments of rocky debris left …

'Doomsday orange sky' freaks out parts of UK, France

Weather apocalypse? A strange red sun and bizarre yellow/orange sky were visible in parts of the U.K. and France Monday as a result of Hurricane Ophelia.<p>The “ghostly red sun” was visible in the U.K.’s south West, West Midlands, North West and North East, the Telegraph reports.<p>Ophelia weakened on …

Sculptor carves fallen redwood tree into ocean's largest tentacled creature

Disease and strong winds (like those generated by a hurricane) can uproot and take down a tree. What to do with a tree once it's fallen? It could be …

'There Are No Words': Tourists Spot Hundreds of Polar Bears Swarming Whale Carcass in Siberia

There are around 26,000 polar bears on the planet out there doing their best as the ice caps melt. We’ve all seen the infamous starving polar bear …

Polar Bears

How Long Can You Really Keep Overnight Oats in the Fridge?

Overnight oats just may be the superstar of the make-ahead breakfast world. Not only do they require no cooking whatsoever, but they are also …

Have you ever seen a BLUE tarantula? Mysterious spider which scientists can't explain crawls on man's hand

This captivating footage shows an endangered blue-coloured tarantula - considered such a mystery even scientists are scratching their heads.<p>Bizarre …

Insects

Capturing the spirit of the wild horses of Cumberland Island

Photographer Anouk Krantz falls in love with this pristine place and its equine residents.<p>When photographer Anouk Krantz first visited Cumberland …

Wild Horses

A Real-Life Look At Today's Packed School Lunches

Say hello to the bento box.<p>If your idea of a school lunch is still a peanut butter and jelly sandwich packaged in a brown paper bag, you are behind the times. Sure, that may have been the norm in the ’80s and ’90s, but today’s packed lunches are getting a makeover.<p>The modern school lunch has gotten …

This Is the Secret to Packing a Better Lunch Your Kids Will Actually Eat

Snacking has taken over the way we eat and, given our propensity for unrelenting schedules and processed foods, this is a mostly bad thing. But I …

Dallas doctor finds the root of balding and graying hair and is working on treatment

When the mice went gray and bald, the doctor knew he was onto something.<p>For more than 10 years, Dr. Lu Le had studied cells and genes, hoping to …

Texas

Level Up Vanilla Milkshake

Step 1<p>Prepare Your Shake<p>Put 4 milkshake glasses into the freezer a few hours before you want your milkshakes. Pour the milk and cola into a blender. …

Recipes

15 Tasty Ways to Get Your Fill of Summer Tomatoes (Beyond Salad)

This summer I have a pretty delicious problem: a neighbor with too many tomato plants. Every week she comes by with a box of ripe tomatoes in every …

Tom Kerridge's slow-cooked meat feasts for a crowd

I’m a huge fan of slow-cooked meats for the simple reason that you can roast or braise them with very little fuss, yet still pack in loads of flavour. In this week’s recipes I have drawn on influences from around the world, weaving in the spices and herbs I love via marinades, rubs and glazes.<p>The …

Barbecue Jersey Royal Potato Salad

Step 1<p>Preheat The Barbecue<p>Preheat the barbecue (or a griddle pan). Get it really hot!<p>Step 2<p>Cook The Potatoes<p>Toss the potatoes and spring onions in …

Prawn recipes

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Food

60 Pasta Salad Recipes You'll Need This Summer

These easy pasta salads will be the hit of every cookout.<p>These easy pasta salads will be the hit of every cookout.

35 Reasons Why Tonight's Dinner Should Be a Sandwich

Somewhere along the line, the sandwich got defined as lunch food. That's a shame, because if you stuff good bread with enough hearty, flavorful …

Trail Mix Cookies Worth Hiking For

Trail Mix Cookies<p>Makes about 40 (3-inch) cookies<p>2 1/2 cups old-fashioned rolled oats, divided <br>1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour <br>1 teaspoon baking powder …

5 Easy Summer Suppers for the Week Ahead

Some weeks our meal plan has a clear goal or theme that runs through it, and other weeks it's just a collection of recipes that look delicious. This …

The Best No-Cook Lunches to Make This Summer

When summer is in full swing, it can be hard to even think about turning on the oven or stove. This is especially true at noon, when the sun is at …

5 Easy Dinners to Make Now That It's Summer

Summer has officially hit full swing around here. My kids have started their various summer camps, which include a later wake-up time and bedtime, …