Colin Hay

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These amazing GIFs show exactly how a LED display works

Considering the amount of time we spend staring at screens, it's amazing how little many of us know about what lies just below their surface.<p>Designer Jacob O'Neal of Animagraffs.com has created a series of beautiful animations that show just how all these pixels and crystals combine to display the …

Sea Snail’s Teeth Just Dethroned Spider Silk As The Strongest Biological Material

Introducing the limpet as the heavyweight champion of the animal kingdom<p>The strongest biologic material in the world rivals the strength it takes to turn carbon into diamonds. It doesn’t come from one of the biggest creatures, but rather the tiny teeth of a sea snail.<p>Until now, spider silk has …

The 14-minute bodyweight workout to make up for missing a day in the gym

LeoPatrizi / Getty<p>LeoPatrizi / Getty<p><b>Duration</b> 14<p><b>Exercises</b> 13<p><b>Equipment</b> X<p>Whether you had a crazy week at the office or were simply just too busy to make …

The Only 5 Exercises You'll Ever Need

By Michael Beck, DETAILS<p>It sounds like a bad infomercial: Get ripped in less time! We're conditioned to believe that jaw-dropping, body-transforming results are achieved only by putting in the hours. But if you've been adhering to the muscle-isolating back-and-bi, chest-and-tri gospel, the truth …

Neil deGrasse Tyson Selects the Eight Books Every Intelligent Person on the Planet Should Read

In December of 2011, <b>Neil deGrasse Tyson</b> — champion of science, celebrator of the cosmic perspective, master of the soundbite — participated in Reddit’s Ask Me Anything series of public questions and answers. One reader posed the following question: <i>“Which books should be read by every single</i> …

Scientists Have Finally Discovered Why No One Can Remember Being A Baby

Infants' memories may be wiped clean by the genesis of new brain cells, a study in rodents suggests.<p>The findings offer an explanation for why people can't recall memories from early childhood, a century-old mystery.<p>The study's authors "make a very interesting and compelling case," says …

Spy messages could finally solve mystery of UN chief’s death crash

Dag Hammarskjöld,United Nations,NSA,World news,Zambia,Africa,Congo Brazzaville,Democratic Republic of the Congo,US news<p>US urged to hand over intercepts to establish truth of 1961 plane accident in Zambia in which Dag Hammarskjöld died<p>For more than half a century, the circumstances of the tragic …

The 10 Best Movies You Missed in 2014

And how to catch up with them.<p><b>You've been chilled</b> by the marriage-gone-awry suspense of <i>Gone Girl</i>, stupefied by the cinematic inventiveness of <i>Birdman</i>, and terrified by the twisted mentor-mentee relationship of <i>Foxcatcher</i>, but what about those other must-see films from 2014 that you didn't have time …

The science of why we lie

We tell 10 lies every week – but what’s the reasoning behind so many untruths?<p>Lying can often be easier and kinder than the truth, and anybody who claims they’ve never lied is probably lying right then. But it’s surprising to see the stark figure that we lie, on average, <b>ten times a week</b><b>.</b> The small …

The future has arrived: the sci-fi inventions that have become reality

They are the inventions and happenings that were once only dreamt up in the pages of fantasy novels and the far-flung corners of the imagination.<p>But, in a week where the first man with a severed spine has walked again and scientists have created their own versions of a tractor beam, it seems that …