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Halloween Frights: Brains, Tongue and Other Terrifying Foods

<b>Tonight, as any parent of small children, costume designer or chocolate fiend already knows, is Halloween: the night when the veil between the worlds thins, when dread things stalk the earth, when approximately 1,000 Elsas from Frozen show up at your door. (Be afraid.)</b><p>In the spirit of the …

World's Most Advanced Flying Car Unveiled in Austria

Ladies and gentlemen, the future is now. A Slovakia-based technology company has unveiled its new flying car, and it looks so awesome.<p>The most …

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6 Bat Myths Busted: Are They Really Blind?

This Halloween, we're quashing rumors about the maligned mammal.<p>Bats tend to get off on the wrong wing with us humans. So in honor of National Bat Week, we're clearing up some myths about the world's only flying mammal.<p>For starters, bats are not nefarious creatures, as they're often portrayed …

Scientists Hope To Extend Your Dog's Life With Anti-Aging Pill

You may not need to go all "Pet Sematary" to keep Fido around.<p>The quest to find the Fountain of Youth is still alive and well. But today, its pursuers are molecular biologists rather than conquistadors, and instead of a fountain, the key to long-lasting life may come in the form of a simple …

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The best science and technology pictures of the week

The most impressive pictures from the worlds of science and technology this week, from an awesome airshow stunt to a spectacular rocket accident.<p><b>More galleries</b><p>Funfair moon and orbital panoramas<p>Fuelling fighter jets and European lights<p>Underwater spies and cheerleader robots<p>Fire-bombing airliners and …

Weird Places: Mexico's Giant Crystal Cave

What's in Those Packets That Say 'Do Not Eat'? (And Why Shouldn't I Eat It?)

Fossil From Dinosaur Era Reveals Big Mammal With Super Senses

A nearly complete skull, found accidentally, belongs to the enigmatic group of ancient mammals called Gondwanatherians.<p>Dinosaurs that roamed Madagascar more than 66 million years ago had a most unusual fuzzy mammal living in their shadows—one so large, and with such strange features, that …

Discovery's Man-Swallowing Snake Stunt Stretches Credulity

A teaser for Discovery Channel's <i>Eaten Alive.</i><p>Move over, Shark Week: In the latest anything-for-ratings move, Discovery Channel plans to air a show called Eaten Alive that it says features a man in a special protective suit being swallowed whole by a giant anaconda.<p>The teaser for the program (above, …

World's Most Asked Questions: Ten of YOUR Most Asked Questions!

Amazing animals: Bats use sonar jamming to steal food

In case you didn't already think that bats' ability to navigate with their ears instead of their eyes was cool enough, get this: Mexican free-tailed bats can actually use biological sonar to jam the signals of other bats and steal their food.<p>The findings, published in the journal Science, reveal a …

Can A Smell-Emitting Fork Alter How We Savor Flavor?

The flavors we savor are never just about taste.<p>Our taste buds allow us to distinguish the basic characteristics of food, like sweet, salty, bitter and sour. But we use our noses to sense more subtle flavors. Our sense of smell is what allows us to savor fine wines, delicately seasoned broths and …

Insect Family Tree Maps 400-Million-Year Evolution

Creating a family tree that dates back more than 400 million years and details the evolution of the most diverse group of animals on the planet is no …

'Ebola is man-made', and other crazy conspiracy theories

Is Obama behind the Ebola outbreak? Are planes poisoning us? Is Lady Gaga part of an evil Illuminati plot? The five conspiracy theories you won't believe people believe<p><b>The best conspiracy theories are</b> like enchanting mazes of logic whose thresholds, once crossed, are hard to return from. As …

Bionic Bird Drone May Fool Actual Birds

This biomimetic flying device can be controlled by a smartphone, to entertain people and cats alike.<p>If aeronautic engineer Edwin Van Ruymbeke gets his way, you may soon be able to use your smartphone to fly with the birds. Not personally, of course, but in the form of Van Ruymbeke's crowdfunded …

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Video: Astronauts put GoPro in floating water ball

Watch three astronauts aboard the ISS having fun with a GoPro and a floating ball of water.<p>Eleanor Imster has helped write and edit EarthSky since …

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Biggest Sunspot In Decades Shines In Stunning New Time-Lapse Video

A mesmerizing new time-lapse video (above) captures the fiery magnificence of what's believed to be the largest sunspot observed in the past 24 years.<p>Dubbed AR 2192, the “freakishly huge” sunspot spanned some 80,000 miles, or about the same size as the diameter of Jupiter.<p>The video was created by …

Mind-control device lets people alter genes in mice through power of thought

Scientists have created a mind-control system that allows a person to alter the genes in a mouse through the power of thought alone.<p>The approach fuses the latest advances in cybernetics with those in synthetic biology by connecting a wireless headset that monitors brainwaves to an implant in the …

Animals fighting usually makes people think of two majestic elk, antlers locked in battle, or possibly a pair of male lions, bloodstained with teeth bared.<p>But conflict in the natural world goes far beyond those well-known examples. In fact, many showdowns are, well, less showy, and involve clever …

Sledgehammer Patches Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare

Xbox One is next.<p>Sledgehammer Games has released a patch for the PC and PS4 versions of Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare. Among the fixes are various …

Phil Spencer Teases What Rare is Up To

Come on, Blast Corps. 2!<p>What is Rare up to? Xbox head Phil Spencer knows, and took to Twitter to mention his visit with the studio today. In his …

South Park's free-to-play jokes were based on a Family Guy game

Chelsea Howe worked at Zynga on the <i>Farmville</i> team before taking a job as the senior designer on <i>Family Guy: Quest for Stuff,</i> seeing that project through to soft launch. Last week she had a brush with the oddest sort of fame: <i>South Park</i> made fun of a game she had helped design.<p>"As soon as it came up, …

Glitched Out Pokémon Is The Best Kind of Nightmare

<i>Pokémon</i> <i>Emerald</i> looks a bit <i>different</i> when you corrupt the file you play on. That's not a bad thing, though.<p>Grass may turn to water. <i>Pokémon</i> might turn …