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Amazing Sequential Photography, Courtesy of Red Bull Illume Contest

<i>Photographer: Scott Serfas Athlete: John Jackson Location: Aniak, AK, USA</i><p>The physical design of the GoPro camera changed videography, as its small, …

Men 'more vulnerable' to skin cancer

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/health/1004000/1004303_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1532769280_057955139f9159dd00b06a54dc1742a6<p><b>Far more men than women are dying from skin cancer, despite similar numbers being diagnosed with the disease, a report suggests.</b><p>Cancer Research UK …

Watch Me Do Something Impossible In Three Totally Easy Steps

Here's what the Swedish artist Oscar Reutersvard did. In 1934, he got himself a pen and paper and drew four cubes, like this.<p>Then he drew some more, like this.<p>And, then — and this is where he got mischievous — he drew one more set, like this.<p>He called this final version "Impossible Triangle of Opus …

Mini-apartments are the next big thing in U.S. cities

Could you live in a single-car garage? That's about the size of tiny apartments popping up in major U.S. cities where many residents live alone. Inhabitants say the key is keeping only stuff you use.<p>NEW YORK — When Gil Blattner hired a housekeeper for his elegant apartment with 12-foot ceilings, …

Report: IRS Scrutiny Worse For Conservatives

House Republicans investigating IRS targeting of groups for extra scrutiny say they have proof conservatives had it worse.<p>A House Ways and Means Committee staff analysis of the applications of 111 conservative and progressive groups applying for tax exempt status found conservative applicants faced …

Arizona Officials Weigh 'Stupid Motorist Law' for Tour Bus Driver in Flood

Authorities are investigating whether a tour-bus driver can be held liable under Arizona's "Stupid Motorist Law" after he drove into a flash flood …

Student Left In DEA Cell For Days Reaches $4.1 Million Settlement

Daniel Chong, the San Diego college student who spent more than four days in a Drug Enforcement Administration holding cell without food or water, has reached a $4.1 million settlement with the U.S. government. The DEA apologized to Chong last year and instituted a review of its practices.<p>The …

TSA Misconduct Up 26 Percent

Saudi Arabian Web Editor Sentenced To 600 Lashes For Making A Liberal Site

Raif Badawi, who started the "Free Saudi Liberals" website to discuss the role of religion in Saudi Arabia, has been held since June 2012 on charges of cyber crime and disobeying his father - a crime in the conservative kingdom and top U.S. ally.<p>Al-Watan newspaper said the judge had also ordered …

For Saudi Women, New Subway Will Mean More Than A Cool Ride

Saudi Arabia will soon have a subway system in the capital, Riyadh, that's said to be the world's biggest current investment in public transport.<p>It's the latest such development in the Arabian peninsula: Dubai opened the first subway system in the Gulf back in 2009, while Qatar has commissioned a …

NASA funds 'warp speed' research

Though it seems ripped straight from an episode of Star Trek, NASA has invested real money into understanding the science behind travel faster than the speed of light.<p>Harold G. White, a NASA physicist, leads the small team at NASA who are trying to make reality out of a theory that suggests the …

Last Person To Get Smallpox Dedicated His Life To Ending Polio

So far, the human race has eliminated just one disease in history: smallpox. But it's on the cusp of adding a second virus — polio — to that list.<p>One special man in Somalia was at the battlefront of both eradication efforts. He died last week of a sudden illness at age 59.<p>Ali Maow Maalin was the …

German poster campaign launched to find surviving Nazis

<b>A poster campaign has launched in Germany aimed at tracking down the last surviving Nazi war criminals and bringing them to justice.</b><p>Some 2,000 posters showing the entrance to the Nazi Auschwitz death camp and asking people to come forward with information have been displayed in Berlin, Hamburg and …

World History

Here's how Elon Musk's Hyperloop might actually work

How do you get from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 30 minutes?<p>Elon Musk has made his name on big ideas, whether it's space tourism or the electric car — but his latest project, mysteriously dubbed the Hyperloop, may be more revolutionary than anything he's done. It started with a simple promise: …

The Surprising Origin Of Earth's Gold

New observations suggest your jewelry may have originated from colliding stars. Twinkle, twinkle!<p>Pirates have hunted it. Monarchs have exploited it. Jewelers have sold it. But where did gold come from?<p>Research by the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (CfA) suggests that the Earth's supply …

5 Amazing Antarctic Research Buildings

New designs make suffering through freezing desolation in the name of research actually look okay.<p>It's not easy designing buildings for the harsh conditions of Antarctica: architects have to account for ever-piling snow, freezing cold, and violent winds. A new touring exhibition opening next week,</i> …

How Computer Analysis Uncovered J. K. Rowling's Secret Novel

Or, how your four-grams may be undermining your anonymous erotica-writing career<p><i>The Cuckoo's Calling</i>, a detective novel by first-time author Robert Gailbraith, just got solved in a big way. This weekend, the U.K.'s The Times reported <i>The Cuckoo's Calling</i> was actually written by J. K. Rowling, the …

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Stunning Shots of Fly Geyser, Nevada’s Hidden Treasure

As you all know by now, we love finding extraordinary destinations off the beaten path like Lake Baikal in Siberia. Today, we bring you another one which can only be described as surreal or otherworldly. Fly Geyser (or Fly Ranch Geyser) is a a small geothermal geyser that is located approximately …

Garmin Launches Portable Head-Up Display

Head-up display systems have been around for decades but despite their added safety (by allowing you to keep your eyes on the road) you still won't find it a standard feature in many cars. If you've bought a car and discovered that it didn't have a head-up display, there are a growing number of …

NTSB Intern Fired After KTVU Reported Fake, Racist Names

ascript" src="'+src_url+'">');<p>The NTSB intern who confirmed the fake, racist names of the Asiana Flight 214 pilots to a Bay Area television station has been fired.<p>BuzzFeed's Andrew Kaczynski reported the news on Twitter on Monday. KTVU came under fire on Friday when it falsely reported the names of …