Duuuuuuuude All these psychedelic colors don't look too impressive in the bottle. That's because they come from a film of soap, which Pennsylvanian Linden Gledhill made with a machine and then photographed.
"Talk directly into my mouth, please." The Gardiner's Seychelles frog is one of the smallest amphibians in the world, measuring less than half an inch long. But their extreme tininess isn't the only curious
Poor people spend so much mental energy on the immediate problems of paying bills and cutting costs that they are left with less capacity to deal with other complex but important tasks, including education,
As the BRICs and other developing economies stumble, there is strange and widespread assumption that emerging markets are helpless without the West. The opposite might be true. August this year has been
There has been a lot of press coverage in recent months about slowing PC sales. Lenovo has recently reported that its smartphones and tablets outsold its PCs and the venerable computer itself has seen
First-time voters should be forced to take part in elections and fined if they refuse to cast a ballot, a think-tank has recommended. Compulsory first-time voting could overcome the current apathy among
The Tory-led government's controversial badger cull is set to begin on Monday night. Despite widespread protest and a national petition with more than 250,000 signatures, David Cameron is determined to
Recent disclosures about the scope of government surveillance are staggering. We now know that the UK's Tempora program records huge volumes of private communications, including – as standard – our emails,