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The 20 photographs of the week

Photography,Art and design,Culture,Gaza,Palestinian territories,Israel,Malaysia Airlines flight MH17,Ukraine,The Duchess of Cambridge,Khmer Rouge,Cambodia,Ebola,Iraq,Islamic State<p>The continuing crisis in Gaza, the anniversary of the first world war, the Ebola outbreak – the best photography in …

Watch The 'Mona Lisa' Morph Into 'American Gothic,' Pixel By Pixel

A coding forum organized a competition to see who could remix famous paintings using the color palettes of other iconic art.<p><i>Images via, via</i><p>A forum of 'code golfers'—programmers who create and solve creative programming puzzles for kicks—are using code to break classic art works down to their base …

10 Great Novels That Will Make You More Passionate About Science

Many of the world's greatest scientists were inspired to go into their fields by reading science fiction books. And it's easy to see why. A lot of …

Mice With 'Mohawks' May Yield Key Clues About Autism

It's not every day you see a mouse with a mohawk. But that's what researchers saw while studying mice that had a genetic mutation linked to autism.<p>The mohawks that the mice were sporting actually resulted from their "over-grooming" behavior, repeatedly licking each other's hair in the same …

Subtle, Yet Sexy: How Pheromones Can Change Your Perception of Attractiveness

Have you ever found someone particularly sexy without knowing why? It could be that you are lured in by their pheromones, invisible chemical signals that can subtly alter a person’s mood, mindset, or behavior. According to new research published last week in Current Biology, men and women give off …

Why MIT Thinks You (Yes, You!) Can Solve Climate Change

Climate change: We all know it's a huge problem, and most of us want something done about it. Unfortunately, nation-state level approaches haven't made any significant headway.<p>According to Thomas W. Malone, Robert Laubacher, and Laur Fisher of the MIT Center for Collective Intelligence, "top-down …

When College Sexual Assault Panels Fall Short, And When They Help

Thursday, the federal government sent a message that it's taking sexual harassment on college campuses seriously. Education officials released the names of 55 schools facing investigation for their handling of sexual abuse allegations. This comes after the White House issued new guidelines for …

Sexual Assault Reports Up By 50 Percent: Pentagon

Reported sexual assaults in the military rose a staggering 50 percent last year over 2012, the Defense Department said Thursday, a rise it attributed to Pentagon efforts to persuade victims to step forward and not an actual increase in assaults.<p>The annual report on sexual assaults is the first …

Framing in Photography

Just to be clear, for this article we are not talking about the frame the print goes into, but “framing” your subject with something in the …

Dad Films His Daughter Growing Up Over 14 Years in 4 Minutes

In a gorgeous display of fatherly love, Frans Hofmeester started filming his baby girl Lotte in the autumn 1999 and continued for a full 14 …

Climate changes visible by ZIP code with new online tools

With the click of a computer mouse, the potential risks of rising sea levels will soon be searchable — by ZIP code — for all U.S. coastal communities.<p>An online mapping tool will show how much sea levels are expected to rise in each area, as well as the number of residents and buildings that could …

Arctic oil: it is madness to celebrate a new source of fossil fuels | John Sauven

Fossil fuels,Energy,Arctic 30 protesters,Greenpeace,Activism,Environment,Vladimir Putin,Russia,Arctic,Protest,World news,Gazprom,Energy industry,Business,Oil,Oil,Oil and gas companies<p>As the first barrels head for Europe, we cannot afford – and do not need – new sources of harder to reach fossil …

Beijing’s Bad-Air Days, Finally Counted

Thanks to the U.S. State Department, Beijing residents finally have the answer to one of the city’s greatest mysteries: How often is the air polluted?<p>Well, a lot, a resident would say. But how many is a lot? Heavy pollution levels can stretch for weeks, leaving locals to grouse over hot pot about …

Dramatic Portraits of Animals

Coup de coeur pour le photographe américain basé à Chicago C.Owen qui a imaginé une série complète de clichés d’animaux empaillés assez …

We may already know how we will cure death—but should we?

A pair of advocates—they do legitimate research too, but their ardor is so intense, it’s hard to call them scientists—believe that they will, within their lifetimes, make ours the first generation of humans to live forever.<p>Their quest is elegantly laid out in <i>The Immortalists</i>, a new documentary …

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The NYPD Learned A Very Valuable Lesson About Asking The Internet To Use A Twitter Hashtag

A request for pictures of members of the New York Police Department went horribly wrong. WARNING: This post contains graphic photos of alleged police brutality.

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Journey to the Top of the Freedom Tower

In March of 2013, I found myself back at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh. I had been invited there by Illah Nourbakhsh and a couple of their …