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These Portable Tree Houses Will Make You Quit Your Job & Go Camping

When I first moved to New York, someone told me the story of a husband and wife who decided to live high in the trees of Central Park in their …

Images Showcase Wacky Inventions of Yore

Inventions

New black hole theory: Matter doesn’t disappear after entering

Black holes hold unfathomable mysteries, the most mysterious among them is the question of what happens to matter once it is sucked into the black …

The disgusting creatures inhabiting your body

Humans are teeming with bugs, including tiny spiders, lice and microbial colonies. Far from being a hazard, however, they are the making of you.<p>We hate to break it you, but you’re not totally human. It’s nothing about you personally. It’s just that more than 90% of the cells in the human body are …

'Could happen at any time' God particle could DESTROY universe, warns Stephen Hawking

AFP/GETTYStephen Hawking has given a stark end of the world warning<p>The Cambridge-educated cosmologist said the Higgs boson could become unstable at …

Theoretical framework enables more accurate estimation of elementary particle properties

The 'standard model' of physics is currently our best description of elementary particles and their interactions. Yet experimental results sometimes …

World Water Day in Pictures

Could Saturn's moon Titan host an alternate type of life?

In a world first, chemical engineers have taken a different look at a question astronomers and biologists have been pondering for decades: Does …

How brain waves guide memory formation

Neurons hum at different frequencies to tell the brain which memories it should store.<p>Our brains generate a constant hum of activity: As neurons …

Tuning in on brain waves

<b>Certain neurons act as conductors, suggesting possible therapies for disorders such as schizophrenia</b><p>Like musical sounds, different states of mind are …

New EPIC camera to photograph Earth in a way it has never been before - ExtremeTech

By on February 24, 2015 at 2:34 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Earth will soon be photographed …

Surprises in physics: From black bodies to the accelerating universe

Max Planck's revolutionary <br>1900 discovery that energy in the subatomic world exists as discrete packets marked the beginning of a century of …

Researchers describe the wavefunction of Schroedinger's cat

Dr Alessandro Fedrizzi, from the UQ School of Mathematics and Physics, explains that although the quantum wavefunction is our central tool for …

Are there more than four dimensions? No. Physicist Rob Sheldon explains

Sheldon on unsolved problems in physics, based on a pop science article here:<p>—<p>1) are there more than 4 dimensions? (3 space, 1 time).<p>No.<p>Why am I so …

"The Big Bang was a Mirage from a Collapsing Higher-Dimensional Star" (Week's Most Popular)

The event horizon of a black hole — the point of no return for anything that falls in — is a spherical surface. In a higher-dimensional universe, a …

3D printed sculptures spin to Fibonacci sequence

John Edmark, a professor of design at Stanford University, has mashed together geometry and art to create these 3D printed kinetic sculptures based …

Sculpture

19 Breathtaking Photos of Winter Wonderlands Around the World

We're in the middle of winter here, so what better time is it to look at some of the most breathtaking photos of the season? We've looked through the web and we've found photo after photo of photographers who've shot, not just snow or ice, but trees covered in white, lakes dotted in ice. Around the …

Pictures of the Week 1.22.15

Asteroid swings very near Earth: Are you up for a midnight viewing?

An asteroid five football fields wide will make a near-Earth flyby on Monday, and you may be able to see it at the witching hour with a pair of strong binoculars.<p>Late Monday -- particularly at midnight -- will be prime time for trying to catch a glimpse of asteroid 2004 BL86, said the Jet …

Asteroids

Audi Showcases LED Matrix Beam With Help From Animated TT Coupe

Whether you’re flying down the highway, driving on a poorly lit country road or simply out and about in the city, Audi‘s Matrix LED Headlights can be …

Widebody Audi TT-RS with Rohana RC7 wheels

There are no options when it comes to fit a widebody kit to the Audi TT-RS. But this car featured here has a nice widebody kit with a special set of …

Audi TT

3D Printing Could Create World's First Bionic Man

3D printing has captured a lot of attention thanks to its science fiction connotations. In reality, 3D printing is anything but fiction since it’s available in many households – even as a sophisticated toy for kids.<p>Clearly, 3D printing is more than a passing curiosity, and with researchers from …

Scientists design GMOs that can't escape into the wild

Researchers have designed a new technology that could make it impossible for genetically modified organisms to escape into natural environments.<p>A …

FBI and US Marshals stock up on radars that can see through walls

"Bad boys, bad boys, whatcha gonna do? Whatcha gonna do when they come for you?"...with radars that can "see" through walls. Because according to <i>USA Today</i>, at least 50 law enforcement agencies in the US, including the FBI and the US Marshals, have been stocking up on handheld radars for the past …

Surveillance

Rosetta hunt for Philae weighed against science sacrifice

The Rosetta comet probe mission may not have gone entirely to plan, but the science is still pouring out – not to mention water from the comet itself …

How your brain heals itself

Groundbreaking research offers new hope for people with chronic pain, multiple sclerosis and more<p>A South African man with Parkinson’s disease, a …

Multiple Sclerosis

MIT's Planning Algorithms are Like Siri, Except Creative and Helpful

Illustration: iStockphotoPeople have trouble with realistic planning. By “people,” I mean humans in general, particularly those of us who have jobs …