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Stunning Japanese Paintings Created in Microsoft Excel

When it comes to painting, or even digital art, Microsoft Excel isn’t usually the first thing that pops into your head. Yet 73-year-old artist, …

Digital Art

5 Old-School Beers We Wish They'd Bring Back

PORTLAND, Ore. (TheStreet) -- Just because a beer drinker hasn't jumped headlong into the growing craft beer industry or the small brewers that …

How the price of paint is set in the hearts of dying stars

<b>How the price of paint is set in the hearts of dying stars</b><p>Today I’m going to try to explain the real reason that barns are painted red: nuclear fusion. And yes, this is an excuse to take a mad ride around some of the stranger corners of physics and chemistry in order to give you the <i>real,</i> this-is-not-BS, answer to a simple question.<p>This question got stuck in my head as a result of an episode of a long-forgotten sitcom called <i>Head of the Class,</i> about a high school class full of smart kids. (Sort …

Created Equal: Photographer Explores Social Inequality in America

Detroit-born photographer Mark Laita questions what it is in life that puts people, who were born equal, to follow completely different paths. His …

Veterans

How Much Stuff Do Our Bodies Make In A Year?

Some Strange Things Are Happening To Astronauts Returning To Earth

Google's Timelapse project shows how the Earth has changed over a quarter of a century

Google has expanded its mapping platform to launch a new project called Timelapse, taking you back through time to see how our planet has changed over the last 25 years. To create its new interactive HTML5 animations, Google teamed up with the US Geological Survey (USGS), NASA, and TIME to combine …