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Amazing Facial Hair Designs from the 2014 World Beard and Moustache Championships

It's that time of year again! Time to enjoy the results of the 2014 World Beard and Moustache Championships. For the annual event, men flock to the competition to show off their amazing facial hair designs. The website explains, “From delicate Dali moustaches to anything-goes full beard freestyles …

Men's Fashion

Science Graphic of the Week: How Magic Mushrooms Rearrange Your Brain

A new way of looking at brain activity may give insight into how psychedelic drugs produce their consciousness-altering effects.<p>In recent years, a …

Aliens and UFOs Sightings in Ancient History and Paintings

UFO Beams Light Down From Sky- "The Annunciation" 1486<p>In this stunning Painting called "The Annunciation" from 1486 by the hands of Carlo Crivelli …

Cosmigraphics: Picturing Space Through Time in 4,000 Years of Mapping the Universe

Long before Galileo pioneered the telescope, antagonizing the church and unleashing a “hummingbird effect” of innovation, humanity had been busy cataloging the heavens through millennia of imaginative speculative maps of the cosmos. We have always sought to make visible the invisible forces we long …

Big Pic: China's Lunar Spacecraft Snaps Trippy Pic Of The Moon And Earth

Something seems off here.<p>On its trip around the Moon this week, China’s lunar test probe, Chang’e 5TI, snapped this mind-bending image of the Earth and its satellite, putting the objects in a unique perspective. The photo is taken from just beyond lunar orbit, and it gives the illusion that the …

Space Exploration

Mother Takes Adorable Portraits of Her 10-Month-Old Baby and Their Rescue Dog

Not since Tokyo-based mother Aya Sakai's photos of her son and their French Bulldog, have I seen such a cute pairing like this! Meet Zoey and Jasper. Lifestyle photographer Grace Chon recently turned the camera on her 10-month-old Chinese-Korean baby Jasper and their 7-year-old rescue dog Zoey, …

Cute

Gaia space telescope launches on mission to map the Milky Way

Gaia will observe 1% of all the stars in our galaxy, allowing astronomers to determine its origin and evolution<p>Gaia space telescope's galactic census – graphic<p>The Gaia space telescope blasted off into clear skies over South America on Thursday morning on an ambitious mission to map one billion …

Here's the Insane Video from the Skydiving Plane Crash That Everyone Survived

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Over the weekend, two planes full of skydivers crashed into one another some 12,000 feet in the air, …

At least 8.8 billion Earth-size, just-right planets found, study says

Space is vast, but it may not be so lonely after all: A study finds the Milky Way is teeming with billions of planets that are about the size of Earth, orbit stars just like our sun, and exist in the Goldilocks zone -- not too hot and not too cold for life.<p>Astronomers using NASA data have …

Scientists discover DNA body clock

Newly discovered mechanism could help researchers understand ageing process and lead to ways of slowing it down<p>A US scientist has discovered an internal body clock based on DNA that measures the biological age of our tissues and organs.<p>The clock shows that while many healthy tissues age at the same …

15 more must-see iPhone 5S slow-motion videos

We've compiled more 15 must-see slow-motion videos shot on the iPhone 5S using the new time-bending feature.<p>The iPhone 5S has been out for more than a week, and the collection of slow motion videos has ballooned in size.<p>Earlier this week we posted 15 of our early favorites people had shot in their …

Videography

Grand Theft Auto 5 actors share their thoughts on game's success

The voices behind <i>Grand Theft Auto 5</i>'s three-hero cast — Steven Ogg (Trevor), Shawn Fonteno (Franklin) and Ned Luke (Michael) — recently spoke with GQ about their personal connections with the game following its launch.<p><i>Grand Theft Auto 5</i> set a record after topping $1 billion in sales after three …

FYI: Do Cloned Wild Animals Have Instincts?

Let's ask Betsy Dresser, the senior vice president of research at the Audubon Center for Research of Endangered Species in New Orleans, who has raised several litters of small African wildcat clones. "Oh yes, the clones are very much wild animals with wild instincts," she says. "They bite and …

New Orleans

Mars Curiosity rover finds water in scoop of soil sample

The first scoop of soil analyzed in the belly of the Curiosity rover on Mars reveals that fine materials on the surface of the planet contain several …

The amazing diversity of animal life – in pictures

The vast majority of animals with which we share our planet go almost unnoticed, eclipsed by the bigger, more charismatic creatures such as the mammals, amphibians and reptiles. A book published this week – Animal Earth: The Amazing Diversity of Living Creatures by Ross Piper – seeks to redress …

Brain activity found after 'brain death'

Maybe cats have nine lives, or maybe brain dead people aren’t so dead.<p>Parts of the brain may still be active after a commonly used brain activity reading goes to a flat line, according to a study on cat brains published Wednesday in the online journal PLOS One.<p>The study came after Romanian doctors …

A whale’s life story is recorded in its ear wax

The "earplugs" of blue whales are preserved in their skulls throughout their lives, and keep a record of chemical changes in the animals' bodies. Nick Ut<p>From a fetid, foot-long rod of earwax, extracted from the skull of a dead blue whale, scientists have unspooled an in-depth life story of one …

Extracted

Cosmic gas cloud fights supermassive black hole | Stuart Clark

If gas clouds could think, this one would class itself as the luckiest bunch of atoms in the universe. The front portion of a giant gas cloud called …

Element of the week: curium | video

This week, we meet the element curium, which has the atomic symbol <b>Cm</b> and the atomic number <b>96</b>. This element was named in honour of Marie and Pierre …

Destiny 2 on PC is no mere port. 8 hours' hands-on reveals perhaps the purest, most definitive version of the game

“There was a goal to have us not talk about it as a port”, says David Shaw, Bungie’s PC lead for Destiny 2. “It’s not a port. It’s a ground-up …

Destiny 2

7 Secrets We Learned About The 'LEGO Marvel's Avengers' Game

Gaming<p>Find out what the hottest game news, new game releases.<p>Gaming<p>Actors from the 'Harry Potter' films will also reprise their roles in the …

Scans of brains at rest confirm deep connections - Futurity

VANDERBILT (US) — Shut your eyes. Now stop thinking. You have just put your brain …

Man bites dog: a new rabies antidote could save 55,000 lives per year

Reducing cost is critical<p>When someone is bitten by a rabid animal in the US, it still makes the news. Maybe not national news, but incidents of people being bitten by bats and dogs and raccoons — even if no one dies — still merit local headlines. And the prospect of rabies is enough to send …

First Crowdfunded Space Telescope Is One Of The Most Successful Kickstarter Projects Ever

World’s first public space telescope project has received more than $1.5 million in funding, making it one of the top 25 campaigns in Kickstarter history.<p>Last month, asteroid mining company Planetary Resources launched a Kickstarter campaign to put the world's first public space telescope, ARKYD, …

How to help SAD sufferers sleep better - Futurity

U. PITTSBURGH (US) — For people with seasonal affective disorder, lack of sleep is routine …

These Contact Lenses Give You Telescopic Vision

The lenses magnify stuff up to 3X. Finally, the future we've been waiting for.<p>So this is pretty much one of those things you've always wanted from the future, right? Researchers have created a prototype contact lens-and-glasses system that lets you zoom in on something to 2.8X magnification. The …