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20 Places Every American Should See Before They Die

From sea to shining sea.<p>Looking for an epic summer road trip idea? Whether you crave culture and history, spectacular natural landscapes, or serious adventure, look to these national parks and small towns.

Mind-controlled prosthetic arm from Segway inventor gets FDA approval

Nearly eight years ago, DARPA, the US Defense Department's advanced research agency, set out to find a better solution for amputees than the metal hooks still widely used today. Now, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted its approval to one of the projects that came from that effort: a …

16-Year-Old's Amazingly Hyperrealistic Graphite Portrait Wins Top Prize

16-year-old Shania McDonagh recently took home the top prize of the 60th Texaco Children's Art Competition, an art competition for young people held in Ireland every year. Known for her incredibly detailed and hyperrealistic portraits, the young artist has won first place in her age category four …

Art

1,300-year-old Egyptian mummy had tattoo of Archangel Michael

A mummy of an Egyptian woman dating back to 700 A.D. has been scanned and stripped to reveal a tattoo on her thigh that displays the name of the biblical archangel Michael.<p>The discovery, announced by researchers at the British Museum over the weekend, was made during a research project that used …

These NASA Photographs Of This Week's Sun Flare Are Epic

These NASA Photographs Of This Week’s Sun Flare Are Epic<p>Cool Photos & Photographers<p>By Admin / February 26, 2014<p>The folks at NASA are prolific in …

Astronomy

This Beyoncé Fan Dancing To "Crazy In Love" Will Give You Life

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Beyoncé

Treacherous Lake Turns Any Animal That Touches It into Stone

Lake Natron is a salt lake found in northern Tanzania, near the Kenyan border over at the eastern branch of the East African Rift. The lake gets its …

Nature

How An Abandoned Skyscraper Became 'The World's Tallest Slum'

Photographer Iwan Baan documents the infamous Tower of David and other artificial communities.<p>The Tower of David was supposed to be a 45-story skyscraper in Caracas, Venezuela. But after an economic collapse and the death of the man who commissioned it in the 1990s, the tower went unfinished and …

The Hyperrealistic Sculptures of Ron Mueck

London-based sculptor Ron Mueck, formerly a model maker and puppeteer for children's television and films, has been creating fine art sculptures since 1996. Using resin, fiberglass, silicone, and many other materials, Mueck constructs hyperrealistic likenesses of human beings, while playing with …

Man Shares Murder Picture on Facebook After Shooting His Wife

A Miami man is in jail after allegedly killing his wife, then confessing to the crime and posting a grisly image of the body on Facebook.<p>The incident …

Photographer Uses Remote-Controlled Devices and Camera Traps on Assignment to Document the Serengeti Lions

With robots and drones taking on more roles where manned crafts cannot go or where situations compromise human safety, it comes as no surprise that …

Wildlife

Brain scans reveal which 'vegetative' patients are alert, trapped in bodies

A man who had appeared to have been in a vegetative state for 12 years knew his name and knew where he was, Canadian researchers report in a study showing it’s possible to use MRI brain scans to establish communication with people who seem completely unconscious.<p>Three people tested using a special …

The Brain

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Man Tilts His Brother's Room 90 Degrees

Sibling rivalries can get intense ... and creative! After turning his brother Jamiro's room pink as a prank, Dutchman Tobias Mathijsen grabbed some …