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Beautiful Rainy Day Reflections Captured on City Streets

When it starts to rain, you will most likely find French photographer Yodamanu outside, documenting the reflections that bounce off of wet sidewalks and glisten on window panes. Based in Strasbourg, Yodamanu concentrates his attention on the shadowy figures of people walking in the rain and their …

Photography

11 (Pretty) Scary Costume Ideas

As we found when we started trolling the web for Halloween makeup, there are some seriously scary costumes out there. Like, scarier than watching the Exorcist when you’re only 9. For real. But, there <i>are</i> some scary costumes that give you the chills without giving you nausea, and we’ve rounded up 11 …

Creative Mom Turns Her Baby’s Naptime Into Dream Adventures (Updated)

Do babies dream when they sleep, or they simply rest peacefully? Queenie Liao, a free-lance artist and mother of three boys living in California, has …

Fairy Tales

Science Weekly podcast: the waking nightmare of sleep paralysis

This week's edition is dedicated to the little understood phenomenon of "sleep paralysis": the experience of waking from sleep (or waking at the point of entering sleep) and being unable to move. It can be accompanied by hallucinations, fear, the sense of a "presence" in the room and the feeling of …

Study says new element 115, ununpentium, does exist

One more element may soon be added to the Periodic Table. On September 10, 2013, scientists reported evidence supporting the existence of element 115.<p>…

Element of the week: fermium | video

This week's element is fermium, a synthetic transuranic actinide with the symbol <b>Fm</b> and atomic number <b>100</b>. Although a group at the Nobel Institute for Physics in Stockholm first reported their discovery of this element, the Berkeley team was given priority because their research was officially …

Wait, Where'd It Go?: Scientists Create Atom Of Possible New Periodic Table Element 115 For One Second

Because nobody's ever happy with the way things are now, scientists are hard at work trying to create new elements. God willing, these new elements …

How to learn the periodic table in 3 minutes

YouTube channel AsapScience has recorded what is possibly the most fun rendition of the periodic table set to music that anyone's ever heard.<p>In high school science classes, students are encouraged to memorize the first 20 elements of the periodic table. There are other methods employed at the …

Periodic Table