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Minimalist Poster Series Depicts the Serious Symptoms of Depression with Geometric Designs

In this eye-opening poster series, Nick Barclay depicts the effects of depression with simple geometric designs and solid colors. The six powerful posters highlight individual symptoms of the often-misidentified and often wrongly treated mental illnesses. Barclay tackles the abstract concepts of …

Tech predictions for 2015 that you should actually listen to

January may be coming to a close, but the flood of predictions, forecasts, and prognostications for the year ahead hasn’t abated. Among the dross however is the annual list of predictions from GP Bullhound (pdf), a boutique investment bank that specializes in tech companies. The bank is worth …

Storytelling

Dirty car artist leaves masterpieces in the dust

He is an Eagle Scout, a versatile bar-band drummer and a senior GUI designer for a company that creates mobile apps for the health care industry.<p>But Scott Wade is famous for drawing dirty pictures.<p>It’s not the content that raises eyebrows but the canvas on which Wade creates. Present him with a …

Stephen Hawking: God particle could wipe out the universe

Stephen Hawking seems to have turned into the man with the sandwich board that says: "The end is nigh."<p>Not only has he warned us that aliens might destroy us, but he's also been worrying that artificial intelligence might do the same.<p>Now he's perceiving a threat that might not merely put an end to …

Physics

Mega Man Gets Some Competition

With <i>Mega Man</i> on hiatus and <i>Mighty No. 9</i> still a ways off from release, now is the perfect time for another blue-clad hero to come to the rescue for …

Mega Man

Meet Dreadnoughtus, The 'Astoundingly Huge' Dinosaur Discovered In Argentina

Say hello to <i>Dreadnoughtus schrani</i>, a newly discovered dinosaur that was so formidable, it was named after a battleship that prowled the seas during the early 20th century.<p>"It is by far the best example we have of any of the most giant creatures to ever walk the planet," Dr. Kenneth Lacovara, a …

Biofuels: E Coli Modified To Make Engine-Ready Propane

<i>E coli</i> bacteria have been genetically modified to produce engine-ready propane for the first time.<p>“This opens up possibilities for future sustainable production of renewable fuels that at first could complement, and thereafter replace fossil fuels like diesel, petrol, natural gas and jet fuel,” …

An Asteroid Discovered Just Days Ago Is Zipping By The Earth This Weekend — Here's How To Watch

It was nicknamed Pitbull, "due to its small size of up to 85 feet (26m) and scary demeanor" according to a Slooh Space Telescope press release.<p>Slooh Space Telescope will be transmitting images of the space rock from the Canary Islands Observatory, beginning on Saturday night at 10 p.m. EDT. The …

New Galaxy Map Relocates The Milky Way To A Ginormous Supercluster Called Laniakea

Astronomers have long had a sense of where the Milky Way is in relation to other galaxies, but a new three-dimensional star map gives us a more nuanced look at our cosmic neighborhood.<p>Until now, the Milky Way was believed to be one galaxy in the 2,000 that make up what's known as the Virgo …