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Mystery of Charles Darwin's flying spiders solved - they harness electricity

You might assume that evolution gave Charles Darwin enough to ponder during his five year voyage on The Beagle.<p>But of all the phenomena the naturalist encountered circumnavigating the globe, it was the flight of spiders which continued to puzzle him.<p>Darwin noticed that hundreds of spiders would …

19th Century

Please Wait

Astronomers report 1st image of baby planet being formed

BERLIN (AP) — Astronomers say they've captured the first confirmed image of a planet forming in the dust swirling around a young star.<p>Scientists said Monday the planet appears as a bright spot in the snapshot taken using the European Southern Observatory's Very Large Telescope in Chile.<p>Miriam …

Astronomy

21 Easy Desserts You Can Make in a Cast-Iron Skillet

There are some who would have you believe that a fruit salad or light yogurt qualifies as “indulgent dessert.” We don’t trust those people. For the …

5 Ways to Tap into an Endless Wellspring of Creative Content Ideas - Copyblogger

We start out with the best of intentions.<p>We’re going to publish more content. Stick to a schedule. And, of course, make sure all of it is …

This Carne Asada Burrito Casserole Is a Highbrow Stoner's Delight

Hello, and welcome back to <i>Will It Casserole?</i>, the column where I take your delicious concepts and re-imagine them as delicious casserole creations. …

10 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Turning Your Creative Passion Into a Profession

If you've ever dreamed of turning your creative side hustle into a full-time career or if you are a college student majoring in the arts, you've undoubtedly been thinking about what it would be like to make a living from your art. From the outside, it can seem glamorous, jetting off to client photo …

In Cave in Israel, Scientists Find Jawbone Fossil From Oldest Modern Human Out of Africa

Scientists on Thursday announced the discovery of a fossilized human jawbone in a collapsed cave in Israel that they said is between 177,000 and 194,000 years old.<p>If confirmed, the find may rewrite the early migration story of our species, pushing back by about 50,000 years the time that Homo …

Humanity

Will Smith's 15 Inspirational Quotes To Help Dominate 2018

Will Smith’s accolades aren’t the only admirable things about his life. For years, the entertainer has dropped “factuals” about self-worth, …

Geniuses aren't born, they're made — and 3 of their daily habits can make you smarter

The word "genius" is one of the most misused terms in history.<p>While it's often referenced accurately, the connotation that we commonly associate with it diverges away from the truth.<p>We correctly label intellectual brilliance and creative power as genius — and we should — but it's about time we …

In ‘Listening In,’ a Surveillance Expert Warns That No Secret Is Safe

Smartphones, smart cars, smart fridges: All are connected to the web, and hackers and governments alike are all too eager to peer inside.<p>On December …

Privacy

This Spectacular Video Shows What It Would Be Like to Fly Through The Orion Nebula

Mind = blown.<p>We're not going to fly through a nebula, not in the lifetimes of anyone alive today. Possibly not ever in anyone's lifetime.<p>But based on …

Cosmology

Puerto Rico is taking a big step toward revamping how it gets power — and it could be a model for the rest of the US

The lights are still out in more than half of Puerto Rico.<p>After Hurricane Maria struck the US territory on September 20, a crippling blackout descended over its 3.4 million residents, cutting communication between loved ones, spoiling food and life-saving medications, and nixing access to banks and …

Physicists Say They've Created a Device That Generates 'Negative Mass'

Say what?<p>Physicists have created what they say is the first device that's capable of generating particles that behave as if they have negative …

The Milky Way ate 11 other galaxies

Astronomers have discovered 11 new stellar streams—remnants of smaller galaxies torn apart and devoured by our Milky Way.<p>The finding is among the …

Universe

Astronomers detect whirlpool movement in earliest galaxies

Astronomers looked back to a time only 800 million years after the Big Bang and found whirlpool shapes in small, very young galaxies.<p>At last week’s …

Universe

Did humans and Neanderthals interbreed?

Homo Neanderthalensis may have gone extinct, but a part of them still lives on inside our DNA.<p>Yes, and more than once! DNA analysis suggests that the …

Anthropology

The 30 Best Movies On Netflix Right Now, Ranked

<b>Last Updated: May 11th</b><p>The Netflix name has meant many things during the company’s relatively short existence: a source for DVDs by mail, a pioneer of online streaming, a network responsible for some of the best shows not on TV, as the first half of the phrase that ends “and chill.” However, when it …

BREAKING: Astronomers Find a Spectacular Source For Those Mysterious Repeating Space Signals

We're getting closer!<p>Fast radio bursts (FRBs) are one of our Universe's most confounding mysteries - but astronomers may have just figured out the …

Preliminary Hearings Begin in Flint Criminal Case

<b>Click on the 'Listen' button above to hear this segment</b><p>This week, a Michigan judge began preliminary exam hearings for four state environmental regulators who are accused of crimes related to the Flint water crisis, from involuntary manslaughter to misconduct and willful neglect of duty for their …

Frozen Sharks Washing Up on Cape Cod

As the Arctic blast continues to roil the Eastern Seaboard with gusty winds and frigid temperatures, at least four thresher sharks have been found …

Cape Cod

Experiments Show The Effects of a Fourth Spatial Dimension

Wow.<p>We're used to dealing with three physical dimensions and one extra dimension of time as we move through the Universe, but two teams of scientists …

Quantum Physics

Crisp Peach Cobbler Recipe

"This recipe was inspired by one from Renee Erickson's in cookbook, 'A Boat, a Whale, and a Walrus.' It's a lot crispier than a regular cobbler, and …

Warriors' Kevin Durant hopes Cavaliers' Kyrie Irving finds happiness 'wherever that is'

Golden State Warriors All-Star Kevin Durant weighed in on the reported trade demand by the Cleveland Cavaliers' Kyrie Irving, saying he hopes the …

Revealed: Secret list of Netflix codes that unlock hidden list of films and TV shows

Good news for Netflix users - you can use hidden codes to make searching the extensive streaming site easier.<p>It seems not all content appears when …