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Brain dead girl Jahi McMath released to coroner, mother: hospital

The body of Jahi McMath, the 13-year-old California girl declared brain dead after suffering complications from routine tonsil surgery, has been released to her mother by coroners, the hospital that had been treating her said in a statement Sunday.<p>The Eighth-grader was released to the coroner who …

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An Adorable Animation Of The Sun Destroying Earth

Plus some other fun facts about the solar system!<p>Hello, tiny human! If you needed a quick reminder of how small you are in the universe, just check out this video, created by designer Philipp Dettmer. It'll give you the basic run-down of the solar system: how many moons each planet has, how far …

Packing For The Apocalypse And Other Amazing Images From This Week

How NASA Would Wrangle An Asteroid [Video]

The agency released an Armageddon-style video to explain<p>New telescope technology is helping scientists better detect asteroids, but what happens after we find them?<p>One of NASA's goals has been to latch astronauts onto space rocks and take samples for studying, and the agency has just released a …

Here's What Happens When You Put Flaming-Hot Nickel On Gummy Bears

Your burning question, answered<p>Might want to set aside an hour or so to watch this video several times. The mad geniuses at YouTube channel carsandwater, who've captured some pretty amazing footage of stuff being burned by a Red Hot Nickel Ball, have taken the RHNB mechanism to the heads of …

Drinking Arsenic-Laced Water Is Like Smoking For Decades, Study Finds

Groundwater in many countries, including the U.S., has naturally high levels of arsenic.<p>Drinking water contaminated with unsafe levels of arsenic harms the lungs as much as decades of smoking, a new study has found.<p>Arsenic is a notoriously poisonous element that occurs naturally in the Earth's …

Watch A Giant Hovercraft Land On A Crowded Russian Beach

Just out enjoying your day at the beach when, boom, giant military hovercraft. The worst.<p>This 5.5-ton Russian military hovercraft landed on the beach of the Baltic Sea port city Kaliningrad, between Poland and Lithuania, where people were out enjoying their day. A Russian Defense Ministry …

How To Grow Your Own Photo

Use microbes to make black-and-agar still lifes<p>Microbes aren't known for their artistic merit, but that hasn't stopped scientists from using bacteria to find their inner Ansel Adams. Bioengineer Chris Voigt and his team at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have hacked a harmless strain of</i> …

What Blood Shows Scientists About Suicide Risk

A new study of bipolar patients brings researchers closer to creating a blood test for suicidal thoughts.<p>Suicide was responsible for more deaths than motor vehicle crashes were in 2009, but it's not always easy for doctors to tell when someone is at risk. A new study from the Indiana University …

An In-Ear Brain Monitor Could Watch For Seizures Discreetly

The hearing-aid sized device could allow researchers to record EEG data over multiple days, even as patients move around.<p>Measuring the brain's electric signals, a process called electroencephalography (EEG), is a useful way to diagnose seizures and evaluate sleep disorders. Attaching a jumble of …

Psychedelic Drugs Don't Make People Crazy, Study Says

Researchers even found some associations between psychedelic drugs and fewer mental health issues.<p>Contrary to what some anti-drug campaigns will have you believe, dropping acid probably isn't going to make you depressed or psychotic. In fact, psychedelics might actually be associated with better …

This 3-D Printed Skateboard Is The Geekiest Way To Shred

Extra nerd cred: the bottom looks like the moon<p>For too long, skateboarding has been the domain of cool kids. This geeky 3-D printed skateboard brings the pastime to nerds.<p>Artist Sam Abbott designed the board and entered it in a contest hosted by 3-D printing company 3DprintUK. The design won, and …

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A 360TB disc that holds data for more than 1 million years?

In the future, we might be able to save our history to a glass storage medium that could potentially outlive humankind. The new type of memory also touts mind-blowing specifications, such as 360TB per disc data capacity and the ability to withstand extreme temperatures up to 1,832 Fahrenheit.<p>By …

Nanotech

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Samsung will provide OLEDs for consumer version of Glass - report

<i>Google has placed orders for OLED displays from Samsung, to be used in the consumer version of Glass, says a Korean press report.</i><p>Google is gearing up to manufacture and sell the consumer version of the Glass wearable computer, which the company’s chairman Eric Schmidt said might happen sometime …

Augmented Reality

Is computing speed set to make a quantum leap?

Our imagination is stretched to the utmost," wrote Richard Feynman, the greatest physicist of his day, "not, as in fiction, to imagine things which …