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You Must See This Tiny Apartment's Micro Interior Design

Mood lighting, cinema, and gym facilities included.<p>Like many large cities, Hong Kong is a pricey place to live. Because of that, it's no surprise residents looking for property in the expensive urban center of the seven million-person city try to squeeze as much as they can into sometimes …

Snappy dresser: Model poses for underwater fashion shoot with sharks, in pictures

Malaysia school shut amid 'mass hysteria' over sightings of a black figure

A school in Malaysia was forced to close after sightings of a mysterious "black figure" sparked a suspected outbreak of "mass hysteria".<p>The panic began last Monday when several students and teachers in the city of Kota Bharu said they had seen a "black figure" in the school.<p>Sightings continued to …

Year in pictures 2015

How a Copper Penny Can Quickly and Cheaply Save a Spoiled Bottle of Wine That Has a Sulphury Stink

A recent Chemistry Life Hacks episode by ACS Reactions demonstrates an easy and inexpensive way to recover a spoiled bottle of wine with a clean …

How People Express Laughter in Different Languages Around the World

For those who speak English, “hahaha” is a common way to convey laughter in written text. Although it's easy to assume that this is a universal expression, there are many different ways for people to chuckle (on paper and online) in other languages. Latinos Post decided to create a series that …

Language

Disney is working on a gravity-defying robot that can scale walls

Disney just showed off a new robot that’s capable of scaling walls, taking the term “all-terrain” to a whole other level.<p>VertiGo is a collaborative project between Disney Research Zurich and university ETH Zurich. The video above shows the robot traversing the ground before effortlessly climbing a …

Robotics

Ghostly Light Inside Abandoned New Orleans Hospital Captivates Internet

But not everything's as spooky as it seems.<p>Mysterious light coming from a window of an abandoned hospital<p>A ghostly light photographed shining from inside an abandoned New Orleans hospital is captivating armchair detectives and online thrill-seekers.<p>In a number of chilling photos, Charity Hospital …

New Orleans

Peep the gorgeous winners of this year's National Geographic Photo Contest

For the last 127 years, <i>National Geographic</i> has produced some of the most gorgeous and powerful photographs in existence. More than anything, the …

Pope Francis Welcomes in Christmas: Pictures

Sultan of Brunei bans Christmas 'because it could damage faith of Muslims'

Tiny conservative nation on Borneo warns citizens that putting up festive decorations or singing carols could threaten the country's Muslim faith<p>Brunei has banned public celebrations of Christmas, warning that putting up festive decorations or singing carols could threaten the country's Muslim …

Seven surprising things you never knew about Beethoven

To celebrate the 245th anniversary of the great composer’s birth (marked by this morning’s Google doodle), here are 7 things you never knew about Ludwig van Beethoven<p>1. We don’t actually know when he was born<p>There is no reliable record of Beethoven’s birth-date. His birthday is usually celebrated …

8 Great Philosophical Questions That We'll Never Solve

Philosophy goes where hard science can't, or won't. Philosophers have a license to speculate about everything from metaphysics to morality, and this …

No signs of a Nazi gold train at site in southwestern Poland, experts say

Geology experts said Tuesday they have found no traces of a train at a site in southwestern Poland where some believe a World War II Nazi train may have been hidden.<p>According to local lore, the Nazis hid a train with gold in a tunnel while fleeing the Red Army in 1945 at the end of the war. The …

This man's potentially huge medical breakthrough can't get funding, so he's trying something desperate

Killing Sickness/Skye Gould for Tech Insider<p>Four years ago, Todd Rider was on top of the world. The MIT-trained bioengineer had developed a radical …

Chinese buy up bottles of fresh air from Canada

Canadian company which started out bottling Rocky Mountains air as a joke has seen its product fly off the shelves in pollution-hit China, with first shipment selling out in four days<p>A Canadian start-up company bottling fresh air from the Rocky Mountains has seen sales to China soar because of …

A Thai Man Faces Nearly 40 Years in Jail for Insulting the King's Dog

James Nachtwey for TIME<p>James Nachtwey for TIME<p>James Nachtwey for TIME<p>James Nachtwey for TIME<p>James Nachtwey for TIME<p>James Nachtwey for TIME<p>James …

11 most luxurious train rides | CNN Travel

Mona Lisa discovery: scientist claims secret, second portrait of 'real' Mona Lisa lies underneath painting

Was Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa actually not another Lisa Gherardini? That is the question which has divided the art world this week after French scientist Pascal Cotte revealed the findings of a decade's worth of work: that there is a painting underneath the surface of the Mona Lisa of a totally …

Interview: Mother Takes Breathtaking Photos of Her Ten Kids

When she's not taking portraits of clients in Las Vegas, this rural Arizona-based mother is turning the camera onto her ten children. Lisa Holloway is a fine art photographer who has a knack for shooting stunning outdoor photos. Completely self-taught, she only uses natural light to take these …

How Europeans became tall and fair-skinned 8,500 years ago

When agriculture arrived in Europe some 8,500 years ago, humans didn’t simply adapt their lifestyles and eating habits, but also their genes.<p>Researchers, led by geneticist David Reich at Harvard Medical School, analyzed the DNA of 230 ancient humans who lived between 3,000 and 8,500 years ago and …

Anthropology

Alex Polizzi: Italy's true spirit is found on its islands

I am often asked just how Italian I feel. I am inescapably Italian. My heritage, my Roman Catholic upbringing, everything I cook and so many childhood memories underlie my British education, my London upbringing and most of my working life.<p>After the last series for Channel 5, for which I travelled …

A powerful virtual reality project lets a displaced North Korean man go “home” again

Kim Gu-Hyeon, 88, had his last glimpse of his Korean hometown in the spring of 1947.<p>It was a “cozy little village surrounded by mountains,” he recalls fondly. He hasn’t been back since he was a much younger man. Kim is one of 66,000 North Koreans currently living in South Korea—displaced, to this …

Virtual Reality

59 fascinating things you didn't know about Russia

With the eyes of the world on Russia, here are 59 interesting things you might not have known about one of the world's most intriguing countries.<p>For more on the country, including its best hotels, see our guide.<p>1. The Hotel Astoria in St Petersburg is where Hitler planned to hold a huge celebratory …

iPhone 6 exclusive concept: Is this what Apple's next smartphone will look like?

The iPhone 6 is expected to mark the biggest revision of Apple's smartphone range yet, with a larger display and brand new design hotly tipped to feature. Here's how we think it might look. Exclusive to TechRadar.<p>With the Galaxy S5 now out in the open, it'll soon be time for Apple to make its move. …

Mobile Technology

Samsung Rumored To Be Working on Galaxy Beam Successor

According to a new report, another Samsung handset, believed to the new Galaxy Beam, was spotted at the Chinese certification website, Tenaa.<p>The …

Gear & Gadgets

iPhone 6 To Launch With Ultra Retina Display and A8 Processor (Rumor)

There are tons of rumors circulating all over the internet about the upcoming iPhone 6. Many believe Apple will increase the screen size to 4.8-inch …

LG Lucid 3 leaks with updated design, no doubts on the carrier

We'll admit, we're getting mixed messages here. According to <i>@evleaks'</i> latest reveal there is very likely a new LG Lucid (number 3 to be specific) incoming for Verizon. Nothing unusual there, as it's been about a year since the last one. But if the images are accurate (and history predicts they will …

Android this week: Full HTC One specs; Jawbone UP24 support; Wearable SDK coming

The only thing we know <i>officially</i> about the new HTC One is that HTC will introduce it on March 25. Unofficially, we know just about everything else …

iOS 7.1 is out: Compare your benchmark scores with these apps

When a major update comes out for an operating system that affects a number of devices you own, it can be beneficial to add a round of benchmarking …