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Shadowless Skyscrapers Designed For London

Hey, who turned on the lights?<p>London isn't exactly known for its bright and sunny climate, so the idea of more skyscrapers darkening the horizon of that metropolis isn't very appealing to people who enjoy seeing the sun every once in a while. But the skyscrapers are coming. A projected 250 are …

My Life Aquatic - Photographs and text by Silvie De Burie | LensCulture

Over the past 15 years, I have spent countless hours underwater, but only recently I have started to take a camera with me.<p>Ever since, a magnificent macro world has opened up to me. A world that excites me so much it makes me feel like a little wondering child again.<p>“My Life Aquatic” shows a series …

Chaos of the human brain: How our random thoughts inspire genius — and self-destruction

Visionaries throughout history reported that intrusive ideas helped them create and caused them anguish. Here’s why<p>The obsessive thoughts of OCD are different to those that tend to dominate other types of mental anguish. Recurring and distressing thoughts are not always an obsession – at least not …

Warren Sapp arrested for solicitation, assault

The Hall of Famer had a run-in with the law following the Super Bowl. On Feb. 19, a police report revealed details of the incident, which reportedly involved a physical altercation with two prostitutes he solicited in Phoenix.<p>One of the NFL Network's analysts has gotten into some hot water. Hall of …

Crime

North Korea treats its state-sponsored hackers like royalty

There's still a dispute as to whether or not North Korean hackers broke into Sony Pictures' network, but one thing is clear: the country spoils its cyberwarriors rotten. A defector tells <i>Reuters</i> that Bureau 121, the spy division responsible for at least some state-sponsored internet attacks, gives …

Get Out the Visualization Vote!

The finalists for the Vizzies are in – and now it’s your turn to pick a winner.<p>We love visualizations here at <i>Popular Science</i>, which is why we joined forces with the National Science Foundation to cohost The Vizzies — a competition to identify the most beautiful visualizations in the worlds of …

Evolution Meets Photoshop In These 19 Terrifyingly Adorable New Animal Species

An artist pits Photoshop, and her own artistry, against nature to create bizarre new species.<p>Glance at the animal photos by Seoul-based artist Sarah DeRemer, and you’ll first see something familiar and then immediately know something’s amiss. Feathered creatures growl with sharp fangs, a meerkat …

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Portraits from The 2014 World Beard and Mustache Championships

A new year has gone by, which means a new World Beard and Mustache Championship has been completed. And in keeping with his annual tradition, …

FBI most-wanted suspect Eric Frein in custody in Pennsylvania

After nearly seven weeks on the run, suspected cop killer Eric Matthew Frein is in custody, Pennsylvania State Police spokeswoman Connie Devens said Thursday.<p>According to a local government official briefed on the matter, Frein was caught at an abandoned airport between Henryville and Tannersville. …

Serbia, Albania game abandoned after drone sparks brawl - CNN.com

<i>Follow us at @WorldSportCNN and like us on Facebook</i><p><b>(CNN)</b> -- Ethnic tensions in the Balkans and an incident involving a drone led to the abandonment of a major European international football game Tuesday.<p>Serbia's European Championship qualifying match with Albania was abandoned after 41 minutes …

8 Foods We Eat In The U.S. That Are Banned In Other Countries

This brings a whole new meaning to the phrase "food poisoning." Original list found in Dr. Jayson Calton and certified nutritionist Mira Calton's new book, Rich Food, Poor Food.<p><i>CORRECTION: Some studies linked in the original version of this article were concerning unrelated issues. They have been</i> …

Nutrition

The Week In Drones: Drunk Drivers, Democracy, Volcanic Eruptions, And More

Keeping up with the droneses<p>Here's a roundup of the week's top drone news: the military, commercial, non-profit, and recreational applications of unmanned aircraft.<p><b>Drunk Bust</b><p>North Dakota is one of the first states to practice using drones. In 2001, with the help of a drone on loan from Customs and …