Anthony Derrico

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The Scary Sound Machine That Is 'Trying To Set People A Little Bit Off-Kilter'

<i>Note: This piece is better heard than read. To hear this review and the specific musical moments it references, listen at the audio link.</i><p>Mark Korven specializes in making scary sounds.<p>Creaking doors, clanking chains, bloodcurdling screams: Those are his repertoire as a composer for film and TV …

Horror

McLaren Invincible shield body armor protects human organs with F1 car tech

F1 race car technology may someday save your life. McLaren Applied Technologies‘ Project Invincible developed a protective shield for a private …

Mysterious Dark Illustrations by Dawid Planeta

Dawid Planeta’s mysterious illustrations take you on a trip into a dark world of deep forests and mythical creatures.Dawid Planeta is a freelance …

Vincent Van Gogh

Animals Etched onto Dirty Cars by Illustrator Nikita Golubev | Colossal

<p>Over the last few weeks, Moscow-based artist and illustrator Nikita Golubev has taken to the streets to etch images of animals onto the sides of …

A jelly is the ultimate ancestor of all animal life, finds study

The earliest form of animal life on Earth was a jelly, according to a new genetic analysis which claims to have overturned one aspect of the theory …

This Website Lets You Download, Print Old Graphic Design Posters For Free

<b>If you’ve</b> always been in awe of people who have never designed with lasso tools or color adjustment functions, here’s some good news—a website lets …

Hazy Black Watercolor Paintings of Children with Animals | Colossal

<p>Indonesia-based watercolor artist Elicia Edijanto (previously here and here) depicts loving relationships between wildlife and children set against …

Architect Ricardo Bofill’s Abandoned Cement Factory Residence and Studio | Colossal

<p>In 1973 Spanish architect Ricardo Bofill stumbled upon a cement factory in Catalonia, Spain, an enormous compound of silos and buildings that …

Artist Felice House Reimagines Scenes from Classic Western Films with Female Cowboys as Leads | Colossal

<p>Angered by the gendered division perpetually seen in classic Western films, painter Felice House decided to create her painted series Re-Western. …

Cross-Stitched Planets Launch Crafting to a New Nerd Level

One enterprising Redditor is trying to recreate the whole solar system—out of thread. Navid Baraty is putting his cross-stitch hobby to good use by …

Dozens of members of Congress met with religious right pastors to drive satan out of power in the Capitol

<b>(Architect of the Capitol)</b><p>When Congress sounded like much like a revivalist church instead<p>Kyle Mantyla<p>December 7, 2016 10:48am (UTC)<p><i>This article was originally featured on Right Wing Watch.</i><p>Last week, conservative pastors gathered on Capitol Hill, where they joined dozens of members of Congress for …

Chuck Grassley

A Nobel prize-winning physicist identified three simple steps to mastering any subject

I wasn’t always a good learner. I thought learning was all about the hours you put in. Then I discovered something that changed my life.<p>The famous Nobel Prize-winning physicist Richard Feynman understood the difference between “knowing something” and “knowing the name of something,” and it’s one of …

Self-improvement

Geologist uncovers 2.5 billion-year-old fossils of bacteria that predate the formation of oxygen

In his research published in the December issue of the journal <i>Geology</i> of the Geological Society of America, Czaja and his colleagues Nicolas Beukes …

Unsatisfying, An Animated Compilation of Incredibly Frustrating Situations That Occur Every Day

French creative house Parallel Studio has put together a fabulous animated compilation of incredibly maddening situations that have neither any fault …

Brainiac or Just Another Introvert? Psychologists Find That Intelligent People Are Happier When They Socialize Less

It’s Saturday night, most of your friends are heading out to the coolest restaurants and bars in town to have some fun. Meanwhile, you are alone at …

Psychology

The strange, rare medical condition that leads people to insist they don’t actually exist

Cotard’s Syndrome—in which a person can believe that they’re dead, that their organs are rotting, or that they don’t exist—was first identified by the French neurologist Jules Cotard more than a century ago, in 1882. But the condition is so rare that it’s still far from fully understood.<p>Though it’s …

Artificial Intelligence

Designing The Best Monster In Sci-Fi History

H.R. Giger’s xenomorph design articulates primal fears each of us has at the intersection of sex, death, and monstrosity.<p>After nearly four decades of exposure, the ichor-dripping design of Ridley Scott’s 1979 sci-fi/horror classic <i>Alien</i> is the the rare monster concept that hasn’t had its …

Screening Mental Health In Kindergarten Is Way Too Late, Experts Say

<i>This story is part of our NPR Ed series on mental health and schools.</i><p>When it comes to children's brains, Rahil Briggs describes them as ... sticky.<p>"Whatever we throw, [it] sticks. That's why they can learn Spanish in six months when it takes us six years," says the New York City based child …

1,075-Year-Old Pine Named ‘Adonis’ Is Europe’s Oldest-Known Living Tree

Changing Planet<p>A Bosnian pine (<i>Pinus heldreichii</i>) growing in the highlands of northern Greece has been dendrocronologically dated to be more than 1,075 years old, living since the time of the Vikings, according to a team of scientists from Stockholm University (Sweden), the University of Mainz …

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The hug that will go down in history

On Tuesday night, former President Bill Clinton spent more than 40 minutes, and covered four decades, attempting to humanize his wife, Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton.<p>A day later, President Obama did it in three seconds, with a hug that will go down in history.<p>Addressing the …

Why Do Humpback Whales Protect Other Species from Killer Whales?

It sounds like something out of a children’s animated film: the whale and the seal, at first put off by their differences, team up and become best …

Miniature Graphite Drawings by Mateo Pizarro | Colossal

<p>Mateo Pizarro’s tiny graphite drawings are scarcely larger than the length of a match but contain enough detail to suggest entire stories, both …

Metal Artist Crafts an Amazing Steampunk-Styled Prosthetic Arm With an Affixed Working Tattoo Gun

French metal artist JL Gonzal crafted an absolutely incredible steampunk-styled prosthetic arm with a working tattoo gun affixed on the end. Gonzal …

Extremely Slow Guitar Playing Sounds Like a Violin When Sped Up | Colossal

<p>Here’s a clever but of instrumentation and video work. Musician Steve-san Onotera, aka the Samurai Guitarist, recorded himself playing the Beatles’ …

What Kurt Vonnegut Taught Us about the Science of Happiness.

Kurt Vonnegut, one of the best writers of any lifetime, once wrote a sentence that—if you recite it—can literally expand your capacity for …

Merkel praises Franco-German cooperation a hundred years after Battle of Verdun

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has hailed Franco-German cooperation ahead of the centenary commemorations of the Battle of Verdun. Merkel said that …

The Real Reason Pig-Human Chimeras Make Ethicists Uncomfortable

I recently came across a story about a controversial new science project: growing human organs inside pigs, cows, and sheep. It works by first removing the gene that a pig needs to make the desired organ--say, a pancreas. Once the scientist has a pig embryo lacking that gene, he injects human stem …

Genetics

The mPiano Was Touched By Porsche Design Style

We really don’t know if we can find the right words to describe the marvelous <b>mPiano</b>. Created by a company called Alpha Piano, founded by Mario …

More Than 800,000 Chryslers Recalled Because People Don't Get How To Put Them in Park

The NHTSA says 41 injuries and more than 120 crashes have been reported, caused by drivers mistakenly exiting the car when it's not in Park.<p>Fiat Chrysler is voluntarily recalling 811,586 Dodge, Chrysler and Jeep vehicles after a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration investigation found …