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Nicolas Cage As Your Favorite Disney Princesses

Everything is better with a Nic Cage head. Everything.<p>Disney screencaps via.

Walt Disney Company

Aireal: generating the sensation of physical contact in thin air

Aireal is a Disney Research/University of Illinois project that can generate the sensation of interacting with physical objects in thin air, by …

Cory Doctorow

Gold May Form When Neutron Stars Collide

Gold has fascinated people for thousands of years. For good reason – it’s beautiful, malleable and very, very rare. Why is gold so rare? Well, it might be because it’s only created when two neutron stars collide.<p>That, at least, is the conclusion of astronomers at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center For …

Robin Thicke, Madonna & More of Music’s Most Scandalous Videos

From Madonna’s burning crosses to Duran Duran and M.I.A., Victoria Kezra looks at the craziest vids.<p>It seems like you can’t shake a stick at YouTube …

Leaked report shows Bin Laden's 'hidden life'

Former al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden was able to hide in Pakistan for nine years due to the "collective failure" of state military and intelligence authorities, a leaked Pakistani government report has revealed.<p>The report, obtained exclusively by Al Jazeera's Investigative Unit, also outlines how …

Buildings Based On Human Bone Structure Could Be the Future of Cities

Biomimicry borrows design solutions from the embedded intelligence within animals' bodies—chiefly from other species. But occasionally, it also …

Going Wireless and Restoring Memories: The Incredible Future of Brain Implants

Neuroprostheses are already bridging the divide between man and machine to treat diseases and allow paralyzed people to move prosthetic limbs. And the next generation of brain-machine interfaces will be even more incredible.<p><b>In some ways, the human brain isn't much</b> different from a computer. Both …

Neurophilosophy

MIT Scientists Create 3D-Printed Artificial Bone

Scientists at MIT have figured out a way to produce a 3D-printed artificial bone that is just as lightweight and durable as the real thing. By …

3D Printing

How 3-D-Printing Bones Is Just The Start Of Repairing Your Own Body

Of course, it’s not as easy as picking up a desktop 3-D printer and going to town: the printed bone scaffolding needs to be precisely created using a …

Microsoft develops 3D touchscreen with tactile feedback

<b>Details of a touchscreen showing 3D images that can be felt and manipulated have been published by Microsoft's research unit.</b><p>The project combines an LCD flat panel screen with force sensors and a robotic arm that moves it back and forwards.<p>By controlling how much resistance there is to a user's …

Augmented Reality

A New Way to Heal Broken Bones: 3D-Printed Casts

Breaking a bone is unpleasant all around — and having to wear a smelly, clunky plaster cast is like getting kicked when you're down. At least, that's …

Modern Art

Creating living computers using slime mold [Video]

DNews has a fascinating short video about how slime mold could hold the keys to the future of computers.<p>Researchers from the University of West …

Biotechnology

The Incredible Science Behind How Nature Solves Every Engineering Problem

A new trend is emerging, where researchers, designers, and everyone in between are starting to ask, "how can we be more like nature — more renewable, more constructive and more sustainable?"<p>In a world filled with 7 billion people crammed into mega cities, human kind will have to adapt before we can …

Engineering

Here's What 9,000-Year-Old Beers Taste Like

We got a chance to taste some re-created ancient brews at The Bell House thanks to the World Science Festival. The event "Cheers to science! A drinkable feast of beer, biotechnology, and archaeology" was held Thursday, May 30.<p>Sam Calagione, brewmaster of Dogfish Head brewery teamed up with Dr. …

Beer

Ultimate bike cupholder can carry a gallon of beer

You could probably pad a bottle of beer with newspaper to get it to stay in your water bottle holder. Even better, you could just pour the beer into …

Industrial Design

Recreation of ancient beer suggests it was really, really gross

Archaeology

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

Grilled Lemon Chicken With Garlic Bread

Grilled Lemon Chicken With Garlic Bread from Martha Stewart• 3 tablespoons olive oil, plus more for grates<br>• 2 garlic cloves<br>• 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice, …

Recipes

Grilled Ham, Cheese, Pickle, And Potato Chip Sandwich

Grilled Ham, Cheese, Pickle, And Potato Chip Sandwich Recipe with 7 ingredients Recommended by 2 users.

Buddy's French Ham & Cheese

Buddy's French Ham & Cheese from Buddy Valastro - Cake Boss• 4 tablespoons unsalted butter<br>• 4 tablespoons all-purpose flour<br>• 1/2 cup chicken stock<br>• 1 1/2 …

Recipes

Foodily Blog

The Easy Profit Game Ends In Smartphones, So Apple Plays A New One

It seems Samsung and Apple at last have something in common. As the Korean giant forecast its profits would be massive, but slightly below expectations, its stock price took a tumble. It appears the industry has crossed through a level some call “peak smartphone” — the point of maximum profit. This …

Meteor shower and dancing planets to grace July night sky

Summer planets, constellations and a late-month meteor shower should combine to make July a skywatching treat, weather permitting.<p>The Delta Aquarid meteor shower graces the night sky at the end of July, and during the month, the constellations Scorpius and Sagittarius shine, pointing the way to …

Astronomy

Microbes to be 'last survivors' on future Earth

<b>The last surviving creatures on Earth will be tiny organisms living deep underground, according to scientists.</b><p>Researchers used a computer model to assess our planet's fate billions of years from now.<p>They found that as the Sun becomes hotter and brighter, only microbes would be able cope with the …

Biology

'Pot Mom' Andrea Sanderlin Granted Bail

Andrea Sanderlin, the New York mother of two accused of running a multimillion-dollar marijuana enterprise, was released on bail today as she awaits …

Crime

Fermi telescope: 'Violent cosmos' map gets more extreme

<b>The Fermi space telescope has updated its catalogue of the Universe's most violent neighbourhoods.</b><p>Fermi catches gamma rays, the most energetic light, spewing from nature's most extreme physical processes.<p>The new catalogue, posted on the Arxiv server, lists the sources of the highest-energy gamma …

Astrophysics

Associated Press News

Watch: Blackhawks 4, Kings 3 (2OT)

There was a time, before he was sentenced to do all of his press availabilities at a podium, when Chicago Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville actually seemed to enjoy talking about hockey with reporters. This was a long-ago era, when interviews resembled conversations, and involved something more …