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Scientists prepare asteroid mission to practice saving the earth

In an attempt to prevent an Armageddon-like situation, the European Space Agency and NASA have teamed up for an asteroid mission that will serve as a …

Astronauts just shot one of their first videos in ultra-high definition, and it's mesmerizing

What do you do when NASA asks you to push the boundaries of human spaceflight by spending more time on board the International Space Station than anyone before you — 377 consecutive days to be exact?<p>You make green, exploding space balls:<p>Next to the 8K UHD, 4K UHD is the highest-resolution viewing …

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Think Spring!

Hi, Knitters,<p>I hope you all had a good weekend. I had a nice quiet weekend at home with my family. These are my favorite kinds of weekends by far. …

Math Square #208

Welcome to a new week and a brand new <b>mentalfloss.com</b> Brain Game challenge, <i>Monday Math Square #208.</i> Good luck!<p><b>Place the digits 1 through 9 in the</b> …

LEBLOX Is Like 3D Printing and Minecraft In One - The Fox Is Black

The world of 3D printing is starting to become more commonplace, becoming more a part of our day-to-day lives. There’s still a strong learning curve …

Illuminated Cut Paper Light Boxes by Hari & Deepti | Colossal

<p>Deepti Nair and Harikrishnan Panicker (known collectively as Hari & Deepti) are an artist couple who create paper cut light boxes. Each diorama is …

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Welcome to the City of Ghosts. I Hope you enjoy your stay.

Strong Link Established Between Trust and Intelligence

If you don't trust this study's conclusions, you must not be smart. (Joking.)<p>Conventional wisdom has a few things to say about trusting strangers--all things being equal, it isn't generally considered a wise thing to do. Perhaps surprisingly, then, new research has found a strong link between …

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Text from Classic Books Recycled Into Charming Brooches

Lovers of literature will enjoy these beautiful, handmade brooches created by London-based artist Sarah of House of Ismay. The decorative pins are constructed from reclaimed wood covered with the original, worn out pages from many classic books. The adorable little keepsakes are a perfect way to …

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Samsung Releases Tizen SDK for Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo

As promised, Samsung has released a new software development kit (SDK) for its Tizen-based wearables, the Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo. Available to download right now, it gives developers the ability to build apps for its upcoming pair of smartwatches.<p>The release is notable because, as Engadget notes, …

Google Street View hack turns your city into a post-apocalyptic jungle

Big cities often suffer from a lack of greenery, but now the website Urban Jungle Street View lets you see how your street would look covered in forest flora. The site's creator Einar Öberg says on Twitter that he's "breaking terms of use like it's no tomorrow" — presumably because it uses the …

Photo highlights of the day

The Guardian’s picture editors bring you a selection of the best photographs from around the world

29 Heavenly Treats For Mint Chocolate Chip Lovers

Please have my headstone engraved, "Ate Mint Chocolate Chip Pancakes."

9 Comics To Read On Sunday Morning

The best strips this week from our syndicated cartoonists!

The weekend in pictures

This weekend’s selection of images from around the world

11 Magnified Photos of Creepy Crawlies

Thanks to electron microscopes, we can get an extremely close-up view of the wonder—or the horror—of the world around us. Here are a few images that …

10 Awesome 100-Year-Old Crafts for Kids

At the dawn of the 20th century, middle class children were less likely than at any time in history to spend their days toiling for survival next to …

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It’s no secret that we’re big fans of upcycling here at the Etsy Blog—from highlighting the way makers give new life to sentimental objects to showing what you can do with a busted bike tube, some vintage tins or a bit of cardboard. Today we’re digging deep into our How-Tuesday archive to bring …

Amazing Hyperrealistic Paintings Show Layers of Details

Artist Joshua Suda paints portraits that look so amazingly realistic, it's hard to believe they're not photographs. From the texture of skin and the expressiveness of the subject's eyes, all the way to the subtle interplay of shadow and light on surfaces like hair and clothes, Suda absolutely nails …

Spring Garden Tee- Adult Sizes pattern by Alana Dakos

<b>This is the adult version of the original Spring Garden Tee pattern for girls. This garment combines the light fluttery lace cap-sleeves of the</b> …

At the top of the year

It’s the top of another new year, knitter friends, and so I decided to collect up the bits of advice that are the things I usually tell – or want to …

FYI: Does Thinking Too Hard Wear You Out?

If it does, it's all in your head.<p>The brain makes up about 1⁄50 of our body weight but consumes about one fifth of the oxygen we breathe. It's natural to assume that overtaxing the cerebrum would leave one feeling lethargic, but that's not quite true. The brain uses most of its energy just to …

Parenting In The Age Of Apps: Is That iPad Help Or Harm?

When it comes to media, parents all want to know: How much is too much for my child?<p>Dr. Dimitri Christakis, a pediatrician, professor and father of two, has spent a lot of time thinking about the effects of media on young children.Christakis tells NPR's Arun Rath that not all TV is bad.<p>Some …