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The lightest metal ever has been developed by Boeing - it's lighter than Styrofoam

Microlattice is the lightest metal ever to be invented - the structure is 99.99% air<p>Aerospace Boeing has invented the lightest metal ever, called microlattice. The product is 99.99 per cent air and will be used as a primary component in aerospace engineering - it'll be used to make space rockets.<p>By …

Transparent solar cells could turn your windows into power sources

Until now, solar cells of this kind have been only partially transparent and usually a bit tinted, but these new ones are so clear that they're practically indistinguishable from a normal pane of glass.<p>Previous claims toward transparent solar panels have been misleading, since the very nature of …

The Physical Effects of Living in Space Could Create a New Human Species

What if one day we encounter aliens, and they are our descendants?<p>Societies living off-Earth sounds like a concept from science fiction. We spend our lives pinned to the planet. In half a century of human space flight, fewer than 600 people have traveled to low Earth orbit, and just 12 have stood …

Watch this: Great horned owls try to steal a bald eagle nest

Bald eagles in Decorah, Iowa, are fighting off some interlopers hoping to steal their nest: great horned owls. Here's a tangle between the two predators, as seen by nest cameras. The action starts around the 16:00 mark.<p>In the footage, a male great horned owl lands in one of the nests used by …

Don’t let science fall victim to ignorance on DNA transfer IVF

The 'three-parent child’ label is being used to inflame controversy ahead of a crucial vote, but the technique is little different from red blood cell transfusion<p>I despair at the notion of a “three-parent child”. The idea is nonsense. But it is being used to cause such controversy that a promising …

How the Scorpion Lost Its Tail (And Its Anus)

Many lizards can break off their tails when they’re in danger. Many spiders can do the same to their legs. This is called autotomy. The body parts have in-built lines of weakness that can easily tear, and the wounds tend to rapidly close and heal. Usually, the limbs grow back. The animal …

Biology

Aw! Chris Hemsworth Said the Most Romantic Thing About His Wife

After four years and three children, Chris Hemsworth and wife Elsa Pataky may be more in love than ever.<p>The couple attended the G’Day USA Gala in Los …

HBO Needs To Finish 'Game Of Thrones' With Or Without George R.R. Martin

<i>Game of Thrones</i> the HBO TV show is set to pass up the novels in the next couple of years.<p>Paul Tassi has laid the whole, grim picture out for us, and it’s not pretty. Author of the <i>Song of Ice and Fire</i> series of fantasy novels, George R.R. Martin, won’t release the sixth book in the saga in 2015. …

Princess Beatrice left job after Sony Pictures hacking attack

The cyber attack on Sony Pictures was a major factor in Princess Beatrice's decision to leave her intern role with the company, according to reports<p>The hacking attack on Sony Pictures played a crucial role in Princess Beatrice’s decision to leave her role as a paid intern at the company, it has …

Sony Pictures

Saturday Night Live Announces Incredible, All-Star Lineup for Anniversary Special

Earlier this week, <b>Eddie Murphy</b> revealed that he would be returning to <i>Saturday Night Live</i> for the first time in over 30 years to join the 40th Anniversary Special on February 15th and now we know he won’t be alone. As you’d expect, a number of former <i>S.N.L.</i> cast members will return, but during two …

The Ice Is Talking. We Just Have To Listen

If a glacier cracks and nobody hears it, does it still make a sound?<p>"Oh, they moan and they groan," says Grant Deane, a researcher at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography. "They crackle and rumble and fizz, and they have all kinds of amazing sounds that they make."<p>Deane is one of the authors of …

Bill Gates Says You Should Worry About Artificial Intelligence

Aside from founding Microsoft, Bill Gates is known as an all-around smart guy who has put his money where his mouth is when it comes to saving the world. It would seem that this makes his opinions worth considering when he tells us that he, like fellow brainiac Stephen Hawking and Tesla Motors …

View from space: India by night and by day

Two photos taken by ISS astronauts – one at night and the other in daylight – show the peninsula of southern India.<p>The night image of the Indian …

Space Travel

Polar Express: a massive polar bear took the tube this morning – Now. Here. This. – Time Out London

Posted at 2:30 pm, January 27, 2015 in Animals, Fun London, News<p>Weary commuters will certainly have been more alert today after spotting this adult …

Chris Pratt Could be Your New Indiana Jones

We’ve known for a while now that <b>Harrison Ford’s</b> old Indiana Jones fedora and whip were up for grabs. And though <b>Bradley Cooper’s</b> name was being tossed around for some time, Deadline is reporting that Disney may have moved on to his <i>Guardians of the Galaxy</i> co-star, <b>Chris Pratt</b>. Hm, I wonder what gave …

The all-female “Ghostbusters” cast is taking shape

The Hollywood Reporter says Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Leslie Jones and Kate Mckinnon are in negotiations<p>After months of speculation and people putting forward suggestions for their dream casts, it looks like the ensemble for Paul Feig’s all-female Ghostbusters reboot is finally taking shape. …

Which creature makes Sir David Attenborough’s jaw drop? It’s not what you’d expect

Octopus, ravens and weedy seadragons all fascinate Sir David Attenborough but none of them makes his 'jaw sag' like one creature does<p>He has visited all seven continents in the search of elusive and intriguing animals over the course of his 60 year television career.<p>But when asked what he thought …

Fish

Researchers Discover An Ancient Replica Of Our Solar System

The finding is good news for the search for intelligent alien life<p>Deep within the bowels of our Milky Way Galaxy, there is another solar system that is like a miniature replica of our own. Except this planetary system is just a tad older — by about 7 billion years.<p>Using images and data collected by …

Five inspiring fitness bloggers

Meet the fitness bloggers pushing their bodies to the limits and inspiring us to do the same<p>BY <b>Jessica Salter</b> | 20 January 2015<p><i>Imperfect Matter</i> <br>Cat Meffan, a 27-year-old jewellery designer from Hertfordshire, blogs about exercises such as the perfect plank position - demonstrated via her YouTube …

Broken bones and torn cartilage could be regrown in simple operation

The new discovery offers hope of a new treatment for skeletal disorders such as bone fractures, brittle bones, osteosarcoma or damaged cartilage<p>Broken bones and torn cartilage could be fixed in a simple operation which injects skeleton stem cells into damaged areas, scientists believe.<p>Researchers …

The new Charlie Hebdo sells out in Paris

Je suis sold out!<p>There was an unusual sight in Paris on Wednesday: long lines at market kiosks and newsstands before the sun even came up.<p>The customers were waiting for Charlie Hebdo, one week to the day after terrorists stormed the satirical French magazine's offices and killed 12 people, …

In Saturn’s Rings, a Portal to the Planet’s Interior

In addition to being spectacularly beautiful, Saturn’s rings act as a cosmic seismograph: They keep a record of the shifts and vibrations happening deep within the giant world. These internal movements pull ever so gently on the ring particles and alter their orbits around Saturn, creating visible …

How feminism conquered pop culture

Alice Vincent explains how 2014 was the year it became cool to use the F word<p>In 2014, culture became a feminist issue. On the red carpet, on stage, in our National Theatre and our Houses of Parliament, at the UN, on our bookshelves, Twitter feeds and on talk shows, prominent actresses, singers and …

How movies embraced Hinduism (without you even noticing)

Interstellar’s box office total is $622,932,412 and counting. It is the eighth highest-grossing film of the year and has spawned an endless raft of thinkpieces testing the validity of its science and applauding the innovation of its philosophy. But it is not so new. The idea that propels the plot – …

Rescued scientists bring back a warning from the Antarctic

The voyage was meant to retrace the steps of Douglas Mawson, the great polar explorer and scientist who led the Australasian Antarctic Expedition of 1911. What happened instead captured the world’s attention, something none of the scientists, journalists and paying public aboard could have foreseen.<p>…

'The Legend of Korra' series finale recap: Ending on its own terms

For the entirety of its run, <i>The Legend of Korra</i> was almost as nerve-wracking for its fans as some of the show’s more intense action scenes. …

Man versus myth: does it matter if the Moses story is based on fact?

The actor Christian Bale has said that Moses was “likely schizophrenic and one of the most barbaric characters I ever read about in my life”, which may illuminate the way he plays the character in Ridley Scott’s upcoming film <i>Exodus: Gods and Kings</i>. But what light does it cast on the historical …

What’s the secret to holding your breath?

How long can you hold your breath? I’m trying it right now. The first 30 seconds are easy. I’m ready to give up at 45 seconds but I push on through, and it seems to get easier for a while. But as the second hand ticks past a minute, I know I’m on borrowed time. My heart is pounding. I let out a …

Mysterious Roman God Baffles Experts

A sculpture of a mysterious, never-before-seen Roman deity has been unearthed in an ancient temple in Turkey.<p>The 1st century B.C. relief, of an …

Best Trips 2015

National Geographic Traveler presents the New Year's must-see places. Whether it’s India’s literary hub or Switzerland’s mountain majesty, these 20 go-now destinations will send you packing.

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