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Plague found in child camping in Yosemite National Park

A child has contracted the plague after a camping trip to Yosemite National Park and Stanislaus National Forest, prompting state health officials to launch an emergency investigation and perform an environmental evaluation to determine if the bacterial disease has spread.<p>It is the first case of …

A 4-inch iPhone 6 would be welcomed by many users (but will Apple deliver?)

Have you noticed how many iPhone 4 series and iPhone 5 series phones are still in use in the wild? I see them everywhere.<p>Apple has no doubt noticed that lots of users of these smaller phones have not upgraded to the iPhone 6, and that’s got to be a source of concern.<p>Some people say the smaller …

Mobile Technology

What moves Death Valley’s sliding stones?

People used to think that strong winds caused the rocks to move across Death Vally’s Racetrack Playa. Turns out, it’s not.<p>The video above – from the …

Dirty Dog: Do Pets Track Bacteria In Your Home?

A little over a year ago I was hunched over my dog in the living room of my apartment, methodically running a set of sterile swabs over various parts of his body. First came the sole of his right front paw, then his bellybutton. Neither seemed to bother him. But when I pried open his mouth and …

Pets

Japanese Girl Shreds Guitar, Gender Stereotypes, With Face-Melting Metal Solo

Just because she's nearly the same size as her instrument doesn't mean this Japanese girl's metal solo won't melt your face clean off.<p>Known on YouTube only as Li-sa-x, the 8-year-old shared this video last December in which she covers "Scarified" by Racer X. Despite her diminutive stature, she …

Five new Listeria species found; may improve tests

Cornell researchers have discovered five new species of a group of bacteria called Listeria – including one named for Cornell, providing new insights …

Why do cats purr?

These comforting sounds are good for them and for us, too.<p>It's easy to assume that cats purr because they're happy. After all, when your kitty …

27 Reasons Why You Should ALWAYS Ask for the Window Seat

There are plenty of reasons to ask for a window seat. For starters you can lean on the window if you want to sleep, and you never have to get up for …

10 Reasons Why You Should Use Manual Focus

Years ago, photographers would observe a scene through their viewfinder and turn the focusing ring slowly to bring the scene into focus. Much has …

New York as seen from the new One World Trade Center. Looking good NYC.

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Pics.io Edit aims for better online photo editing

Top Tech Photo has released a "baseline" version of a photo-editing tool that uses Web-standard technologies.<p>Top Tech Photo, a Ukrainian company specializing in onilne photo editing, has built new tool called Edit.<p>Top Tech Photo already had launched a site called Pics.io tool for online handling of …

Photo Editing

Amazing photo of eagle vs. deer

An amazing photo from the Russian Far East shows predation of sika deer by a golden eagle.<p>A camera trap set out for endangered Siberian (Amur) tigers …

Wildlife

Surf Photographer Captures “A Perfect Moment”

Zak Noyle, a world class surf photographer, has made his way to into our hearts already, and the photograph below only goes to show why. His …

2013 Editors' Choice Road Bike Winners

From 30 finalists, we chose eight extraordinary bikes as this year’s Editors’ Choice award winners.

Cicada bugfest closes in on the East Coast's cities: How loud will it get?

Hordes of winged cicadas are coming out and turning up the music for their biggest party in 17 years, stretching from North Carolina through Virginia to New York — but experts aren't yet sure just how big the party will get.<p>Billions of the bugs are climbing out from the ground as the spring weather …

CDC: Poop in Pools Across the US

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said this week that the majority of swimming pools across the country are contaminated by fecal …

Microbiology

If women don't want to be raped they shouldn't drink too much, says Hong Kong official

Hong Kong's security minister came under fire today for saying that women should "not drink too much" if they wanted to avoid being raped.<p>Secretary for Security Lai Tung-kwok was presenting figures on crime in the city for the first quarter, which showed that rape cases soared 60 percent, when he …

Hong Kong

Here's How Rich You'd Be If You'd Bought Apple Stock Instead Of Its Gadgets

Did you buy an Apple product between those dates?<p>Ever wonder how much money you would have now had you invested in AAPL stock instead of the first iPod when it came out? (That's $399 in 2001).<p>You'd have tens of thousands of dollars (see image).<p>We put 10 of the most popular Apple products of the …

Pets might lower your heart disease risk, experts say

They’re happy to see you when you get home, love you unconditionally and make you get up from the couch to take a walk. And there’s a growing body of evidence that pets can lower your risk of heart disease, too, the American Heart Association says.<p>The group says there’s now enough evidence that …

The 7-Minute, Full-Body Workout That Really Works (It's Scientifically Proven!)

We are busy, busy people—but I'll bet all of us can carve out seven minutes somewhere in our days, right?<p>The newest issue of <i>American College of Sports Medicine's Health & Fitness Journal</i> takes all the newest exercise research and boils it down into one seven-minute workout. The 12 high-intensity …

Michael Bublé sings with a cappella group in NYC subway

“I feel like a real New Yorker now,” said the singer<p>Three-time Grammy Award winning Canadian singer-songwriter Michael Bublé made an appearance at New York City's W. 67th Street subway stop today for an "impromptu" a capella performance of "Who's Lovin' You," off his new album "To Be Loved." …

Why Your Brain Craves Music

If making music isn’t the most ancient of human activities, it’s got to be pretty close. Melody and rhythm can trigger feelings from sadness to …

The Perks Of Coffee Drinks

Anything this good must be bad.<p>That's the prevailing attitude when it comes to caffeine, isn't it? We crave it. We guzzle it. Drinking coffee makes us feel good — better able to handle an overbearing boss or an unruly pack of toddlers. But then... we feel guilty about it, suspecting that sooner or …

Sea lion blows scientists' minds by head-bobbing to the Backstreet Boys

Researchers at the University of California in Santa Cruz have successfully trained a sea lion to bob its head in time to music, in a study that may change our understanding of how rhythm is acquired. Previously, report the team in the <i>Journal of Comparative Psychology</i>, it was thought that only …

The ethicality of prescribing placebos

Almost all UK GPs have at some point given a patient a treatment they don't need. This is according to the results of a survey of 783 of them across …

Could Wind Turbines Be Toxic To The Ear?

The U.S. is embracing wind energy, with wind turbines making up half of the new electricity added to the power grid last year. But a smattering of people who live near the turbines say they're a nuisance — and making them ill.<p>Dr. Nina Pierpont, a Johns Hopkins-trained pediatrician and biologist in …

Freezing Food Doesn't Kill E. Coli And Other Germs

Think that freezing food kills <i>E. coli</i> and other nasty microbes? Think again.<p>That's the lesson from the new <i>E. coli</i> outbreak caused by frozen chicken quesadillas and other snacks that has sickened 24 people in 15 states.<p>Freezing does slow down the microbes that cause food to spoil, but it's pretty …

Articles about musical modern world homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

This year we debuted the Modern World Awards, giving our favorite product and furniture discoveries a place to shine on the show...<p>Choosing the finalists and, eventually, the winners wasn't the only difficult task at the Modern World Awards.<p>Celebrate Chinese New Year with these lucky dogs living in …

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