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Deep-sea video captures the sexual hookup of live anglerfish for the first time

Scientists studying deep-sea anglerfish have long known about the bizarre mismatch between the species’ whiskered females and teeny-tiny males. But …

9 questions the most interesting people ask to cut through small talk

I remember early in my career, one of my biggest fears walking into a networking event to schmooze or meeting someone for a business lunch was boring the other person to tears in conversation.<p>I didn't want to be the windbag who dragged on forever, so I learned to be brief, to the point, and …

Trippy Rollerskating Game Is The Perfect Dreamcast Tribute

“Make the games you wish to see on the Dreamcast.” The quote is placed dead center on the website for Arcane Kids, creators of the absurdist <i>Sonic</i> …

"It Has to Be Personal" Says 'God of War' Creative Director Cory Barlog

Set hundreds of years after the apocalyptic conclusion of <i>God of War 3</i> where the son of Zeus finally wreaked his revenge on his father and destroyed …

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Sri Lankan church service prints Tupac rap lyrics by accident

<b>(CNN) —</b> Christmas carols aren't supposed to have lyrics like "revenge is like the sweetest joy, next to getting p***y."<p>But that's exactly what churchgoers in Sri Lanka saw in booklets at a carol service on December 11.<p>What they expected was the words to the Hail Mary, a common Christian prayer. …

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The history and little-known facts of Pokémon Stadium

Before Pokémon made us go, it turned us into Nintendo 64 gladiators.<p>YouTube channel Did You know Gaming‘s latest video looks at Pokémon Stadium, the Nintendo 64 series that let players battle with their pocket monsters in 3D for the first time. Pokémon Stadium came out in 1999, during the height of …

Gaming

The 43 games we can’t wait to play in 2017

Zelda, Red Dead, Mass Effect, and more<p>We just wrapped up a busy holiday season full of plenty of new video games, which means it’s time to think about what’s coming next. And 2017 promises to be a very interesting year indeed. Nintendo will be introducing its Switch console / portable hybrid, …

Otherworldly Images of Andromeda Galaxy Over a Tiny Swiss Village

Photographer Sandro Casutt lives in a remote Swiss village with unbelievable views of the Andromeda Galaxy. The village of Vals, population 990, is a prime location for viewing the closest major galaxy to the Milky Way. Thus, Casutt, together with his brother Markus, started Cosmic Art Photography …

How to Become Infinitely More Attractive, According to Psychology

When we think about attractiveness, a fresh coat of lipstick, a striking outfit, and a fresh blowout stereotypically come to mind. At least, that's …

10 HUGE Differences Between the Harry Potter Books and Movies

Harry Potter fanatics know that there is a world of difference between the magical books and their respective film adaptations. While the Potter movies are nostalgic and possess a special charm of their own, there is a huge amount of detail that doesn't translate from the page to the screen. If …

Scientists reveal most accurate depiction of a dinosaur ever created

Reconstruction is based on studies of a spectacular fossil from China, preserved with skin and pigments intact<p>Forty researchers elbow their way to the front of the room. They whip out their cameras and mobile phones like palaeontological-paparazzi, and start snapping. Others hang back, hands on …

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One Artist Turned Abandoned Theaters into Apocalyptic Visions

Paramount Theater, Newark, 2015<br>Hiroshi Sugimoto, courtesy Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco<p>1 of 10<p>What happens when you capture a whole movie in a …

DNA Surprise! Giraffes Are Four Species, Not One

The long-necked mammal has long been thought of as a single species. But that's a tall tale, new research shows.<p>The Giraffe Conservation Foundation asked scientists to carry out a genetic analysis of giraffes in Namibia, southwest Africa, merely to understand how similar, or not, different …

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Legendary physicist Freeman Dyson talks about math, nuclear rockets, and astounding things about the universe

<i>Today, Dyson frequently writes about science and technology's relationship to ethics and social issues. Business Insider sat down with him and talked about math, war, the human brain, the education system, and the Orion Project.</i><p><i>This interview has been edited for clarity and length. It was</i> …

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5 horror movies to see this summer

The start of summer and lulling heat is a beckoning call to the cool, cushioned seats of movie theaters. The cavernous rooms offer your home air-conditioner a well-deserved break, and you the chance to be engulfed in a different world of adventure, comedy and love.<p>But let's wake up from the summer …

You Can Now Play Legend of Zelda on Your Computer

It’s been 30 years since video game fans plugged their Nintendo Entertainment Systems into their television sets and (after blowing on the cartridge …

A $350 gaming computer build that rivals the PS4 and Xbox One

Austin Evans Showcases his one of the most popular gaming builds. Boson 3.0 is the cheapest gaming PC build that can take out latest gen consoles.<p>A …

5 Reasons You're Stressed AF — and How to Deal

Why too many twentysomethings still #CantEven.<p>Since 1930, there's been an upward trend in the number of young people who report mental health issues. Millennials appear to have it the worst. In the past five years, college students have said they're more overwhelmed, anxious, and isolated than ever …

Photo Of The Day: New NASA Image Reveals The Universe’s Biggest Cluster Of Monster Stars

The massive star cluster of the Tarantula Nebula, as photographed by the Hubble Space Telescope. Image Source: NASARecently released images from the …

Universe

26 Facts About The Legend of Zelda That You Probably Did Not Know

The shiny gold plastic NES cartridge was special at time of release, but a more mundane yellow prototype cartridge recently sold on eBay for a cool $150,000.<p>(Image credit: U-T San Diego/ZUMA Press/Corbis)

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This George Miller Interview Brings the Goods

<b>George Miller</b> is a fascinating man.<p>Decades before directing one of the best movies of 2015 and earning an Oscar nomination for his efforts, he was a …

Scientists Have Found a Way to Help You Learn New Skills Twice as Fast

Yes please.<p>The key to learning a new motor skill - such as playing the piano or mastering a new sport - isn't necessarily how many hours you spend …

Gustavo Dudamel and Youth Orchestra L.A.'s Super Bowl halftime show will be a win for the arts

The announcement that<p>Los Angeles Philharmonicmusic director Gustavo Dudamel will conduct members of Youth Orchestra Los Angeles in the Super Bowl halftime show is big news for the world of classical music. Nothing like that has happened in the 50 years of the event.<p>Yet, could anything be more …

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Harvard scientists use 3D printer to create 4D flower

The latest creation from scientists at Harvard marks a new chapter in biology-inspired engineering. Two teams of scientists worked together to …

The Largest Prime Number to Date Has Been Discovered, And It's 22 Million Digits Long

Try memorising that.<p>The year is off to a pretty good start for mathematicians, with news that a computer in Missouri has discovered the highest prime …

Diamond squeeze hints at metallic hydrogen

<b>British researchers think they have come close to creating a long-sought new state for hydrogen.</b><p>They have put a sample of the familiar gas under so much pressure that it takes on a previously unseen solid crystalline form.<p>The team tells the journal Nature that this phase may be just a step away …

16 Ways To Improve Your Mental Health In 2016

Meet your new resolution.<p>New Year's resolutions often focus on improving <i>physical</i> health, but what if you focused on mental health this year?<p>While the culture at large often dismisses mental self-care, in part because of the stigma against those facing mental illness, emotional well-being is a …

The 15 Most Uncomfortable Moments Of Female Nudity In Movies1. "Ass to ass" in <em>Requiem for a Dream</em> (2000)

By the time Darren Aronofsky’s incredibly depressing, but altogether excellent, <i>Requiem for a Dream</i> gets to its “ass to ass” sequence, the film’s …