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8 of the world's most inspiring homes

1/9<p>8-Inspiring-Homes<p>Over the years at Inhabitat we've had the pleasure of discovering and exploring the most innovative designs from across the …

13 Mesmerizing Photos That Will Make You Re-Evaluate Your Place In The Universe

There's no picture more humbling than one that shows us how small we are in the universe.<p>On this 25th anniversary, TASCHEN has compiled the most breathtaking deep-space images that the Hubble Space Telescope has ever produced, in a remarkable full-color book, <i>Expanding Universe: Photographs from the</i> …

Pain Really Is All In Your Head And Emotion Controls Intensity

When you whack yourself with a hammer, it feels like the pain is in your thumb. But really it's in your brain.<p>That's because our perception of pain is shaped by brain circuits that are constantly filtering the information coming from our sensory nerves, says David Linden, a professor of …

The Brain

Mystery solved: Why do knuckles crack?

For the first time, an MRI video has been taken of cracking knuckles, answering once and for all what makes the audible pop.<p>What is it that makes that popping sound when you crack your knuckles? If you think it's vacuum cavities forming in the synovial fluid of the joint, give yourself a gold star: …

Dental Care

These Tiny Capsules Suck Up CO2

They might look more like candy, but these micro-capsules are rather more special than that. Their shiny shell allows CO2 to pass straight …