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Math explains why beating 'Tetris' is basically impossible

You're never going to beat <i>Tetris</i>. Sorry. You might be asking why I'm so pessimistic and even though that's perfectly natural, <i>PBS</i>' <i>Game/Show</i> will back me up here. While the seven multicolored falling bricks (officially called "tetrominoes") all fit together pretty nicely, they only occupy a space …

Shape vs colour: Istanbul's vibrant contemporary architecture - Telegraph

Graveyard of Stars May Lie at Milky Way's Center

An unidentified blast of powerful X-rays suggests something violent is happening at the core of the galaxy—but astronomers aren't sure what it is.<p>The center of the Milky Way is a crowded, violent place, where stars and gas clouds whirl at high speed around a gigantic black hole. Now astronomers …

Science Is Beautiful: The Human Body Under The Microscope

A new book showcases the magnificent micro-world<p><i>Science Is Beautiful</i>, a new book by Colin Salter, is a compilation of images that show what the human body looks like under a microscope. With an artistic eye, the book showcases cells, microbes, and more. Here are some of our favorite images from</i> …

5 Favorite Boozy Desserts

Looking to infuse your sweets with more than just a bit of sugar and spice? Open up the liquor cabinet and get baking with these five favorite dessert recipes from the editors of Imbibe.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>Follow Imbibe on Twitter: