Melany Gaeta

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How A Gene For Fair Skin Spread Across India

A study of skin color in the Indian subcontinent shows the complex movements of populations there.<p>Cover Girl, Maybelline, are you listening? A new study of skin color in South Asians finds they have enormous diversity, with a color range that's three times larger than that for East Asians or …

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The world's oddest jobs – in pictures

Nancy Rica Schiff is a professional photographer hunting down people working in the world's most unusual occupations, be it dog food tasters, armpit sniffers or dinosaur dusters

Amazon forges new deal with USPS to deliver packages on Sundays

It wasn’t long ago that the United States Postal Service (USPS) was lobbying Congress to allow it to stop delivering packages on weekends due to budgetary constraints. That equation, however, lacked Amazon.<p>Under a new deal with online retail giant Amazon announced today, the USPS will now be …

Marvel Comics debuts female Muslim superhero

Teenage Ms Marvel will deal with adolescence, religion and superpowers<p>Marvel Comics is bringing Ms. Marvel back as a 16-year-old daughter of Pakistani immigrants living in Jersey City named Kamala Khan.<p>The character - among the first to be a series protagonist who is both a woman and Muslim - is …

Colorado Voters Pass Tax On Recreational Marijuana

Pot prices are expected to rise after voters approved a statewide tax Tuesday.<p>A year after Colorado approved recreational use of marijuana, voters passed a statewide tax on marijuana Tuesday.<p>With 55% of precincts reporting, the proposition was passing 64 to 35. The legislation creates a 15% tax …

The 20 Most Stylish Men of Old Hollywood

<b>Icon.</b> It's a word that's tossed around like pollen on a spring day, spoken without a care and landing just as aimlessly on whatever happens to be in the line of fire. Yet, what is it that truly makes an icon? Today you'd be hard-pressed to find many men that are truly worthy of the title, but there …

These Contact Lenses Work Like Telescopes For Your Eyes

Researcher Eric Tremblay explains the invention.<p><i>What is it? A real contact lens that can switch between magnifying an image and standard vision. it could be useful for both military personnel and patients with retinal diseases.</i><p>We built a telescope into a contact lens. It is similar to a hard …

See the world's first mind-controlled prosthetic leg in action

Prosthetic legs have gotten smarter and smarter thanks to advanced sensors and lightweight motors, but this week they're getting their biggest overhaul yet: the latest bionic leg can be controlled entirely by its wearer's mind. Though the mind-controlled prosthetic leg has been in the works for …

A Photographer’s Favorite Image of His Son and How it Was Captured

While visiting an aquarium with his family, a photographer took the incredible image you see below and shared it with the internet. The image …

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