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Researchers closer to unravelling the aerodynamic mystery of flying snakes

An ornate, lime-green snake hangs from a branch. Upon spotting a predator, it suddenly propels itself into the air, flattening and wiggling its body until safely landing in a faraway tree.<p>Flying snakes are elegant gliders that have evolved a special skill that sets them apart. In two new studies, …

Square Shooter, the Best of Instagram: Conceptual Designer Jake Sargeant

<b>A traveler since childhood,</b> Jake Sargeant is a master at capturing the light and feel of various places he visits. But what makes his landscapes, …

Crazy Banyan Treehouse Cafe Takes Root in Japan

Although this towering concrete treehouse isn't really green, (unless tree imitation counts as 'green'), we couldn’t help but be awestruck by its …

MIT: For Clean Drinking Water, All You Need is a Stick

A new report by MIT researchers suggests that if you run out of drinking water in the woods, all you need to do is to break off a branch from the …

#Happybirthday to the 1st woman in space, Valentina Tereshkova. Here she is posing with @Astro_Cady in 2010: http://t.co/C6FHnw1pif

24 Reasons You Should Stop Underestimating Ohio

We know, we know: Ohio is an ultra-important swing state. But this place is much more than a political pawn. Ohio is also more than just "the Midwest." And calling our dear Ohio a mere "fly-over state?" Don't even go there.<p>With so much to do, see, hike, ride, shop, taste, and explore, Ohio is just …

Affordable Solar-Powered Floating Village Planned for Edinburgh

While floating homes have been the norm in the Netherlands for many years, they’re just starting to gain in popularity in the UK. Houseboats are …

BiteLabs Wants to Mix Animal Meat and Celebrity DNA to Create Artisinal Salami

A new startup wants to give fans a chance to sample lab-grown meat infused with the DNA of their favorite celebrities! BiteLabs has creepy plans to …

Solar-Powered Alpine Hut Boasts Spectacular Mountain Views in Switzerland

Swiss mountaineers planning to scale Bishorn Mountain now have another gem to look forward to on their ascent: the redesigned Tracuit Hut nestled in …

Virus Resurrected After Chilling in Siberia for 30,000 years

French scientists are celebrating after successfully revitalizing an ancient virus that had been lying dormant for 30,000 years in Siberian …

How Wolves Change Rivers - video

Wolves are crucial for maintaining a healthy ecosystem -- a fact that was conveniently forgotten when they were exterminated from almost all of the continental United States by ranchers, farmers, trappers and hunters.<p>Meanwhile, the populations of other animals exploded. The entire ecosystem of the …

Camera lowered into deep ocean trench finds unexpected creatures

Scientists have taken their first look into the previously unexplored New Hebrides deep-sea trench in the Pacific Ocean. At the bottom of the trench — a depth of more than 23,000 feet (7,000 meters) — they found a surprising group of creatures unlike those found in other deep trenches around the …

This Pacemaker Membrane Can Keep A Heart Beating Perfectly

The pacemaker of the future looks crazy<p>You're looking at what might be the pacemaker of a decade from now: a custom-made membrane, developed by researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Washington University in St. Louis, that slides over a heart and keeps it regulated by a …

Tree-Inspired Pole House Has a Minimal Footprint to Stop Deforestation

Inspired by the mighty tree, Danish architect, Konrad Wójcik created an uplifting vision of a small, A-frame like cabin with a minimal footprint. …

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Monsanto's Toxic Roundup Herbicide Found in 75 Percent of Rain and Air Samples

Monsanto’s Roundup herbicide is toxic, causes insect and weed immunity, and it has been found in 75 percent of air and rain test samples in at least …

Meatless Monday: The Glow From Ontario -- Oh She Glows' Angela Liddon

Canadians tend to be nicer than Americans -- more candor, less snark. There's some exceptions, but then there's Canadians like Ontario's Angela Liddon, Oh She Glows blogger and author of the just-released "Oh She Glows Cookbook."<p>From lentil walnut loaf to peanut butter cookie dough bites, her …

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The Strange Beauty Of Bioluminescent Fish

The new book Fire in the Sea brings one eccentric marine biologist's paintings out of obscurity.<p>David McKee, a retired biology professor from Texas A&M University, never got the chance to talk to Henry Compton about his art. Compton, an eccentric marine biologist and local fishing pier manager, …

Young Gorillas Observed Destroying Poachers' Traps

For Rwanda's population of Mountain gorillas, poaching remains one of the biggest threats to their long-term survival. But after decades of being a …

Artist Aganetha Dyck Teams Up With Bees to Create Amazing Honeycomb Sculptures

Canadian artist Aganetha Dyck creates amazing art with a team of unlikely collaborators - a friendly population of honey bees. The artist’s Masked …

Sony Online Details How Everquest Next Landmark Will Make Money

The other side of the free-to-play business model is getting players to pay in some fashion, whether its simply by watching ads or directly buying …

Michael Keaton Says He's in With Tim Burton for BEETLEJUICE 2

Total Film presents a special screening of In Fear

<b>Our glowing four star review of In Fear says all you need to know about how much we loved it - and now you've got another chance to watch it on the</b> …

Godzilla (2014) Extended Footage Reaction

<b>Total Film was lucky enough to be amongst the first people in the world to gaze upon the glory of Gareth Edwards' Godzilla this morning, in the</b> …

Finding someone to thank for the good stuff

Goodbye, Harold Ramis - and thanks for everything. Thank you <i>so much.</i><p>Inevitably, I've been thinking about Ramis quite a lot since this Monday, and …