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The Caribbean is making a mysterious sound so loud that it can be 'heard' from space

The ocean's a noisy place, but under the regular din of marine life and ship traffic, scientists have detected a strange, much louder sound coming from the Caribbean Sea.<p>It's too low to be heard by human ears, but the whistle-like noise is so powerful that researchers have been able to pick up its …

Caribbean

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It Looks Like Pluto Has a Liquid Water Ocean

For a frigid little space rock at the ass-end of the solar system, Pluto is full surprises. Ice volcanoes, hazy skies, vast plains of churning …

28 things I learned about Europe after visiting all 28 EU countries

<b>Jonathan Thompson has spent the last four weeks driving around every single EU country. Here are the nuggets of wisdom he picked up along the way</b><p><b>1. Zagreb is home to Europe’s strangest museum.</b> Dedicated to the study of heartbreak, the Museum of Broken Relationships will make you laugh and cry in …

‘They were trying to help’: Armed anti-heroin crusaders arrested on way to ‘rescue’ girl in NYC

The truck pulled up to the Holland Tunnel headed to New York City at around 8 a.m. Tuesday.<p>It could hardly have been more conspicuous.<p>Emblazoned with emergency lights, neon green accents, crosshairs on each door, snippets from the Constitution and the name of a Pennsylvania gun range, the truck …

Crime

Scientists block breast cancer cells from hiding in bones of mice, prompting hope for human trials

Scientists have successfully blocked breast cancer cells from entering and hiding in the bones of mice, where they can survive chemotherapy treatment.<p>Researchers at Duke University have also devised a method of flushing breast cancer cells out of bone marrow in mice, making them easier to eradicate …

Cancer

No Woman Is 100 Percent Straight or Gay, According to Science | Women's Health

<b>Sign up for Women's Health's new newsletter,</b> <b>So This Happened</b><b>, to get the day’s trending stories and health studies.</b><p>According to the theory, which was formed by evolutionary psychologist Satoshi Kanazawa, women changed their sexual desires and identities over time from lesbian to bisexual to …

Experts Held a Secret Meeting to Consider Building a Human Genome From Scratch

Earlier this week, over a hundred scientists, lawyers, and entrepreneurs gathered to discuss the radical possibility of creating a synthetic human …

Check out this amazing keyboard created in partnership with Porsche Design

The mPiano<p>Alpha Piano has partnered with Porsche Design to create the mPiano, a truly stunning work of technology and design. An actuator sits underneath each key allowing the user to adjust the resistance and pitch of each key via an iPad app. You can even change the feel of the entire piano at …

Piano

Google wants to inject cyborg lenses into your eyeballs

Google has patented a new technology that would let the company inject a computerized lens directly into your eyeball.<p>The company has been developing smart glasses and even smart contact lenses for years. But Google's newest patented technology would go even further -- and deeper.<p>(<i>Note: the</i> …

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Bum bags and binoculars: Hilarious photos capture sightseeing tourists enjoying American road trips in the 80s and 90s

• <b>Photographer Roger Minick and his wife set out in a VW camper to capture the essence of road-tripping in America</b>• <b><br>His project, Sightseer Series, is a</b> …

Road Trips

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Flyboard Air Hoverboard Doesn’t Use Wheels To Get Around

It has a top speed of 93 mph.<p>Zapata Racing’s Flyboard Air may still be in the testing stages, but it’s definitely closer to the concept of a …

Hoverboards

Toyota's Setsuna is an amazing wooden concept car designed to last generations

Debuting at Milan Design Week next Monday, Toyota's Setsuna is probably the most unique concept car to debut from a major automaker this year. If it's not obvious from looking at it, this adorable little roadster is made almost entirely of wood — Japanese cedar and birch, to be specific — and was …

Panama Papers reveal offshore secrets of China’s red nobility

The eight members of China’s Communist party elite whose family members used offshore companies are revealed in the Panama Papers.<p>The documents show the granddaughter of a powerful Chinese leader became the sole shareholder in two British Virgin Islands companies while still a teenager. Jasmine Li …

Corruption

Teleport will tell you where to live when you get sick of your annoying city

Are you ready for a move, but not sure where to go?<p>Well, hem and haw no further. The minds behind a new, free web app called Teleport hope to take …

NASA will let you walk on Mars using HoloLens

The exhibition will open this summer in Florida<p>NASA is teaming up with Microsoft to give you a glimpse of the Red Planet. A new exhibition called "Destination: Mars" will let visitors use Microsoft’s HoloLens augmented reality headsets to take a virtual stroll on Mars, alongside a "holographic" …

How surgical masks became a fashion statement

For many in the West, the sight of Asian people wearing surgical masks will bring back surreal memories of the (actually quite worrying) SARS outbreak in Hong Kong in 2002. Within weeks, SARS had spread from Hong Kong to infect individuals in 37 countries – causing 774 deaths worldwide. The …

Kuala Lumpur

Curious Deer Photobombs Baby's Photoshoot and Turns It into a Magical Portrait

Photographer Megan Rion of Imagine That Photography was capturing 1-month-old Connor Rogers' portrait when an intrigued woodland creature unexpectedly interfered. While Connor was serenely sleeping on a hay stack surrounded by gourds and autumn leaves, a curious deer name Maggie wandered over. When …

Photography

Murmansk: the city where the sun doesn't rise for 40 days – in pictures

For six weeks every winter, the 300,000 people of Murmansk in the north-west of Russia must live without daylight. All photographs: Olga Kravets/Salt Images

Transportation

Revealed: Thailand's most senior human trafficking investigator to seek political asylum in Australia

Thailand’s most senior police investigator into human trafficking is seeking political asylum in Australia, saying he fears for his life because influential figures in the Thai government, military and police are implicated in trafficking and want him killed.<p>Major General Paween Pongsirin arrived …

Asia

Weekly Maker's Roundup

Efficiency tips; how much it costs to set up your own shop; fixing tools; making tools; the "best screwdriver in the world" and more<p>It's been a busy …

Scientists have not actually found an alien megastructure orbiting a distant star

An alien star in distant space seems to be acting very strangely.<p>NASA's Kepler Space Telescope caught sight of the star as part of the spacecraft's …

George Boole: how a Victorian mathematics don became a digital pioneer

George Boole’s home city of Lincoln, 200 years after his birth, is set to celebrate his achievements as part of a digital arts festival<p>With a steely glare, a starched collar and a pair of truly prodigious sideburns, he is the digital pioneer you have almost certainly never heard of. Now, 200 years …

Humanities

In a Massive Brooklyn Garage, a Man is Patiently Repairing 58 Classic Cars

Amusingly, his main form of transportation appears to be a bicycle<p>For auto design lovers it's hard not to pine away for the 1950s, when America …

China arrested hackers at U.S. request: Washington Post | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Chinese government took unprecedented action by complying with a U.S. request and arresting hackers suspected of stealing secrets from U.S. companies to pass to Chinese state-run companies, the Washington Post reported on Friday.<p>A magnifying glass is held in front of a …

China

Need faster broadband? Try posting your data via Amazon's big box

Amazon has come up with a new system for getting huge amounts of data from your computers to theirs: send it by post. As computer science pioneer Andy Tanenbaum wrote: “Never underestimate the bandwidth of a station wagon full of tapes hurtling down the highway.”<p>The company’s new Snowball hardware …

Cloud Computing

Black hole is 30 times bigger than expected

<b>(CNN) —</b> This shouldn't be possible. Researchers say they've detected a supermassive black hole at the center of a newly found galaxy that's far bigger than current theories allow.<p>The research was done by astronomers at Keele University and the University of Central Lancashire and will be published …

Black Holes