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Nigel Mills MP isn't alone in his Candy Crush addiction

More and more of us are ignoring the real world in favour of our smartphones and tablets<p>Poor Nigel Mills. There he is, sneaking a few games of Candy Crush on his taxpayer-funded iPad, during a House of Commons committee meeting on pensions reform, and the next thing he knows, the sky falls in. …

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A Brief History Of Stephen Hawking

A new film tells the story of how the great scientist transformed the field of cosmology while fighting a degenerative disease.<p>Stephen Hawking is one of the greatest scientists ever--comparable to Darwin, Einstein, and Newton. Yet few people know the story of his life. In a new biopic, <i>The Theory of</i> …

Rocket explosion: Orbital Sciences moves to drop Russian-made engines

Orbital Sciences says it will likely stop using the type of engines that were on its unmanned Antares commercial supply rocket bound for the International Space Station when it exploded moments after liftoff last week.<p>The company says its investigation of the crash is continuing, but preliminary …

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20 Hidden Gems To Make You Fall In Love With NYC Again

Think you know NYC? Well, get excited!

Sleep: Why We Need It and What Happens Without It

Our top 45 free things to do in New York City

Seeing New York City's biggest attractions can mean spending a hefty chunk of your trip budget on tickets. Empire State Building? $36. The Guggenheim and the Whitney both go for $25. Even the Frick is $22. But there's a lifetime of fun to be had without ever handing over a cent, and not just by …

Discovering NYC

Here’s your chance to re-discover and fall in love with New York City, through the eyes of artist David Dunlop. On view at Susan Powell Fine Art, his electrifying new series of New York City, the Connecticut Shore, and Abstract landscapes fuse light and color in motion. Dunlop puts us in a familiar place only to make it wonderfully unfamiliar, producing a vibrant mystery whose secrets are not easily revealed.<p><i>David Dunlop: Light and Motion</i> is on view through June 16, 2013, at Susan Powell Fine …

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Here & There: Horizonless Projections of Manhattan | Colossal

<p>Here & There are a fascinating set of prints from London-based design firm BERG that depict speculative projections of Manhattan by completely …

An Artist Attempts To Draw All The Buildings In New York

John Gulliver Hancock still has a ways to go, but you can check his progress so far in a new book.<p>John Gulliver Hancock has an obsession. The artist has taken it upon himself to draw every building in New York, an ambitious goal that he expects will extend “well after I’m dead.”<p>This isn’t the first …

Babylon's hanging garden: ancient scripts give clue to missing wonder

The whereabouts of one of the seven wonders of the ancient world – the fabled Hanging Garden of Babylon – has been one of the great mysteries from …

Now We Know What Early Earth Smelled Like

When one kind of microbe fed on another, the result was a rotten-egg stench—and a pathway for complex life.<p><b>P. U.</b><p><b>Early earth had a distinctive aroma. And it wasn't very nice. That's what scientists have now determined, using advanced imaging techniques to examine fossils nearly 1.9 billion years old</b> …