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Make instant slushies with supercooling

A scientific party trick.<p>Sound the alarms: Water doesn’t always freeze when it should. In fact, you can chill water and most other liquids below the temperatures at which they usually freeze. Scientists once cooled water down to the frigid temperature of -51°C, and the H2O remained liquid, at least …

Tap Water

What’s the Point of Streamlining Nature?

When the theoretical physicist Richard Feynman died, in early 1988, he left behind a maxim scrawled on the blackboard of his office at Caltech: “What I cannot create, I do not understand.” The words have been repeated often by scientists in many fields, but never so indelibly as when researchers at …

College Students Create an EpiPen That Fits in Your Wallet

Are you someone with serious allergies who regularly forgets your EpiPen at home? You may soon be able to stash a new, compact model of the …

Watch a Master Carpenter Build the Workbench of Your Dreams

Any shop doing good work demands an equally good workbench. And if this build is any indication, Jesse de Geest AKA The Samurai Carpenter will be …

Spain rape victim asked by judge if she tried 'closing her legs'

Women's rights organisation lodges complaint against a female judge over her 'humiliating' questioning of rape victim<p>A women’s rights organisation in Spain has lodged a complaint against a female judge who “humiliated” an alleged rape victim by asking whether she had tried closing her legs.<p>The …

15 Sauces from Around the World You Should Try

From tangy barbecue to fiery Tabasco, Americans love their sauces. But if you’re looking for a slightly different way to dip, season, marinate, or …

Dairy Queen

Horses pick up on and respond to how you feel, new study finds

Horses understand and react to human facial expressions, suggesting that they get our moods and may even empathize with us.<p>A new study revealing how …

12 Technological Advancements of World War I

Erik Sass has been covering the events leading up to World War I exactly 100 years after they happened. But today he's here to discuss some …

Military

How to Build Your Own Wood-Fired Hot Tub

How would you like to have your own hot tub without spending a fortune? If you are trying to have a sustainable lifestyle and live off-the-grid, then …

Olivia Munn Shows Sword Skills in Funny Video with Ryan Reynolds - It's Psylocke vs. Deadpool!

<b>Olivia Munn</b> shows off her bad-ass sword fighting skills alongside <b>Ryan Reynolds</b> in this funny video posted to her Instagram account.<p>The 35-year-old …

Trouble in paradise: Lord Howe Island divided over plan to exterminate rats

Rodents are threatening the unique natural environment of Australia’s sparsely populated Lord Howe Island. But a plan to eradicate the pests by dropping 42 tonnes of poisoned cereal is splitting the close-knit community in half<p>Described by the UN as “an area of spectacular and scenic landscapes”, …

Chinese Fusion Test Hits 90 Million Degrees for 102 Seconds

Tests at a fusion reactor in China have hit a major milestone. The experiments have created plasma with a temperature of 90 million degrees …

Australia scientists develop 'bionic spine' which could help paralysed patients walk

Device can be inserted in the brain – without brain surgery – and could allow paralysed patients to operate robotic limbs “using thought alone”<p>Scientists in Australia have developed a “bionic spine” which could enable people with spinal cord injuries to walk again by controlling a tiny paper …

How to Get a 'Green' Job

<b>Dear Annie:</b> I’m in my last semester of college, and I want to pick a career with a lot of potential for growth. I’ve been reading up on renewable …

Watch Hilarious New Deadpool Clip Featuring Colossus and Angel Dust

The first full clip from the upcoming <i>Deadpool</i> that was released last week gave fans an idea of its irreverent humour, but was lacking any superhero action. A second clip is now out, and shows the wisecracking "Merc with a mouth" alongside fellow mutant heroes Colossus and Negasonic Teenage Warhead, …

Addiction changes brain biology in 3 stages, experts say

Experts who research addiction have long argued that it is a disease of the brain. Now, in a new paper, they present a model of addiction, broken down into three key stages, to illustrate how the condition changes human neurobiology.<p>Essentially, each of these three phases affects the brain in a …

To catch a meal, a Venus flytrap counts to five

Think of a carnivorous plant and the first to pop into your head might be the human-devouring Audrey II of <i>Little Shop of Horrors</i>. But if you think of …

Research

Ligers and Tigons, Oh My! Cat Lineage Littered with Interbreeding

Modern-day felines may be the ultimate mutts.<p>Different species of cats mated with each other at several points in history, a new genetic study of …

Cats

Diamond squeeze hints at metallic hydrogen

<b>British researchers think they have come close to creating a long-sought new state for hydrogen.</b><p>They have put a sample of the familiar gas under so much pressure that it takes on a previously unseen solid crystalline form.<p>The team tells the journal Nature that this phase may be just a step away …

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Humanoid Robot Thinks Taking Over The World Isn’t Worth the Effort

Bina48 is one of the most advanced social robots built to date—she can hold a conversation, crack jokes, and has strong opinions on everything from …

Isaac Asimov, Radio Shack Pitchman

“I’ll never learn how to use it." Isaac Asimov wrote the prediction in his diary in May 1981, the same month Radio Shack delivered a Tandy TRS-80 …

The Dynamic History of the Toy Chemistry Set

The chemistry set is an icon in the toy world. It's ignited entire generations of aspiring scientists, and more than a few experiments gone awry, but …

Microbes make the meal, new diet book proposes

The Diet Myth<i><br>Tim Spector<br>Overlook Press, $28.95</i><p>For 10 days, Tom Spector lived off McDonald’s. He had chicken nuggets or Big Macs for meals and …

From Fried Canary to Pickled Plums, History’s Questionable Hangover Cures

The Plate<p>Had more champagne recently than you can handle?<p>Ever since human beings have been consuming alcohol—which began, scientists now believe, some ten million years ago with our not-quite-yet-human ancestors—imbibers have been suffering from its awful after-effects. The result of too much of a …

Alcohol

10 Coolest Eco Products of 2015

EcoWatch featured many innovative products this year that help consumers reduce their impact on the Earth. Here are the top 10 coolest eco products …

Climate Change