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Delete yourself from the internet by pressing this button

The internet can be a beautiful and horrible place at the same time. It’s weird, and sometimes you feel like you want to leave. Sadly, there’s no easy way out — or there wasn’t, until now.<p>Swedish developers Wille Dahlbo and Linus Unnebäck created Deseat.me, a web app that offers a way to wipe your …

This Object Has Been Sprayed With The World's Blackest Material, And It's Freaking Us Out

Seriously, that's not Photoshopped.<p>Well, we've finally cracked it. Scientists have finally figured out how to paint a portal to another dimension, as …

Nanotech

9 incredible places you had no idea existed in Ireland

IRELAND IS EVERYTHING YOU EXPECT — patchwork landscapes and wild Atlantic coastlines, cozy pubs and warm welcomes — but it’s a lot of things you …

Apollo 11 Spacecraft Tags Land on 'Antiques Roadshow' for Appraisal

Only a few days after the Smithsonian's announcement of a national tour for Columbia, the historic spacecraft that flew the first men to walk on the …

Exoplanet discovery: seven Earth-sized planets found orbiting nearby star

Exoplanets found orbiting Trappist-1 raise hope that the hunt for alien life beyond the solar system can start much sooner than previously thought<p>A huddle of seven worlds, all close in size to Earth, and perhaps warm enough for water and the life it can sustain, has been spotted around a small, …

Universe

What Light Pollution Costs Us Every Night

Human vision is ill-adapted to true darkness, but our eyes can provide us with stellar views of the night sky.<p>Since the invention of artificial lighting, however, our views of those natural wonders have diminished precipitously.<p>A view of the Earth at night shows how brightly lit our planet is.<p>While …

Grand Canyon

Japan is rolling out 26 of these funny and helpful signs to assist baffled tourists

Knowing that tourists sometimes find it hard to understand signs in its native language, Japan goes to great lengths to help visitors out.<p>The latest initiative is being rolled out across the Iwate Prefecture, which has released 26 signs to enable tourists to better understand its rules and …

Japan

Here's What Every State Has Been Googling Since the Election | GQ

Someone please check on Mississippi.<p>People have been asking a lot of questions since the election: How can we get rid of Trump? What the hell actually is the electoral college? Why didn't Hillary bother to campaign in Michigan? Even, like, a little bit? To that end, the good folks over at Estately, …

Kellyanne Conway

Refugees crossing into Canada from US on foot despite freezing temperatures

Uncertainty caused by Trump’s policies has pushed asylum seekers to take long, risky routes that in one case cost two Ghanaian men several fingers to frostbite<p>A growing number of asylum seekers are braving freezing cold temperatures to walk into Canada from the US, driven by fears of what Donald …

Canada

This Is Not Normal

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'South Park' creators explain why it's too hard to make fun of Trump: 'Satire has become reality'

During the presidential election, "South Park" certainly turned to Trump for some scathing plotlines. But the men behind the Comedy Central show, Trey Parker and Matt Stone, now say that they're wary of wading too much into material about the president.<p>"It's tricky now because satire has become …

South Park

Get Travel Credits Worth $300 by Visiting the United States Virgin Islands in 2017

I n celebration of 100 years since the transfer of the islands of Saint Croix, Saint John or Saint Thomas from Denmark to the United States on …

Caribbean

The World's Most Sustainable Companies 2017

With 2016 being the second-warmest year on record, and with issues like high executive pay and diversity gaining more awareness, you may be curious to know what companies care most about sustainability. Since 2005, Toronto-based magazine and research firm Corporate Knights has put together the …

IT

Star

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Mythbusters reunites in Netflix's White Rabbit Project trailer

<i>Mythbusters</i> is back… except it’s not. The Build Team from the Discovery Channel series has moved over to Netflix for <i>White Rabbit Project</i>.<p>In this …

According to Neuroscience, These Are the 10 Most Relaxing Songs Ever

Sure to both stir your soul and calm your nervous system.<p>Everyone knows they need to manage their stress. When things get difficult at work, school, or in your personal life, you can use as many tips, tricks, and techniques as you can get to calm your nerves.<p>So here's a science-backed one: make a …

Neuroscience

Snakes Have No Legs Because of a Mutated Sonic Hedgehog Gene Enhancer

Snakes! Where are their arms and legs? It’s not ok! Over 100 million years ago, snakes did have four appendages, and then evolution stepped in to …

Nerdist’s Kyle Hill Named Host of MYTHBUSTERS: THE SEARCH!

It brings us here at Nerdist great, personal joy to bring you some truly fantastic news: today the Science Channel has announced that our very own …

Science

Krispy Kreme Is Giving Away Free Donuts for Talk Like a Pirate Day

You'll get a whole dozen if you dress like a pirate.<p>If your sweet tooth is bigger than your sense of dignity, Krispy Kreme has just the deal for …

Krispy Kreme

US to lift a ban on part-human part-animal embryo development

Medical experts have condemned the US government for its plans to lift a ban on some controversial biomedical research, raising fears that it could …

Genetics

23 Companies That Help You Travel The World For Free (And Might Pay You, Too)

Think you can’t afford to go on vacation? Think again.<p>A Wisconsin-based teacher and author with a passion for Spain, Abbey Algiers looks for inexpensive ways to take trips on her summer holidays. So when she discovered Diverbo, she couldn’t believe it. Diverbo offers free vacations for English …

Human Rights

The 15 Best Documentaries On Netflix Right Now

<b>Last Updated: April 11th</b><p>Streaming video is the best thing that’s ever happened to documentaries. People who would never have paid for a ticket to a theatrical nonfiction film are now, thanks to Netflix’s robust selection, scarfing down the stuff by the barrel. But where to start among the masses? …

Entertainment