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The last of the samurai – in pictures

A collection of rare photographs of samurai presented by Daniella Dangoor is being exhibited at The London Photograph Fair. Most photographs purporting to be of samurai are actually not and were taken after 1877, when the samurai system was abolished. These images are of genuine samurai, taken …

Samurai

ANTARCTICA: NASA IMAGES REVEAL TRACES OF ANCIENT HUMAN SETTLEMENT UNDERNEATH 2.3 KM OF ICE

<b>WASHINGTON | Recently released remote sensing photography of NASA’s Operation IceBridge mission in Antarctica led to a fascinating discovery when</b> …

10 Pure CSS Call-To-Action Button Collections

Every website and landing page should have a clear call-to-action button. This encourages the user to click and perform an action, whether to make a …

Here Are 15 All-Time Best Photos From Cassini That You Absolutely Must See

Wow. Just, wow.<p>Cassini has been out there hard at work for a long time. The Saturn probe departed Earth in 1997 and spent seven years speeding across …

This Map Shows How an Overheated Ocean Made Irma a Monster

Warming has fueled one of the most powerful Atlantic storms to threaten the United States in recorded history.<p>Fueling the Storm<p>Warm oceans can intensify hurricanes, which<p>scientists believe thrive when sea surface tem<p>peratures are above 82 degrees Fahrenheit. As<p>Hurricane Irma approaches the United …

Don’t ruin streaming by turning it into cable

Technology was going to free us from cable. It’s right there in the phrase “cord cutting” — a liberation from the bonds of traditional television. This is supposed to be the era of on-demand entertainment, when we don’t have to subscribe to some bloated cable package in order to get the content we …

The Vinyl Fad Appears to Be Over

Though it experienced something of a renaissance over the past half decade, the vinyl industry appears ready for a role reversal. The latest numbers …

This Death Metal Tutorial Captures the Frustration of Learning Stick Shift

It's just a world of pain.<p>Oh, you thought you wanted to be a drift master? Well, first you have to learn how to drive stick shift, which feels a lot like being thrown into the middle of a death metal music video, as it turns out.<p>YouTuber Riffshop posted a video of how to drive stick shift, …

As Cassini Makes 1st 'Grand Finale' Dive, More Saturn Mysteries Remain

Running low on fuel, NASA's Cassini spacecraft has begun the final — and most daring — phase of its epic mission to Saturn.<p>After using a final flyby …

Can you spot the snake in this picture?

There is a snake in the picture above, hiding in plain sight thanks to its camouflaged skin.<p>The image was shared on Twitter by a Florida-based PhD student named Sarah, who simply said: "Can you spot the snake?"<p>Spotted it yet? Here's the full image, if you'd like a closer look:<p>Sarah wrote that the …

Rare Color Photos from World War II

Due to costs and scarcity, the vast majority of photos captured during World War II were shot on black-and-white film. Some images <i>were</i> captured in …

World War II

Ancient stone carvings confirm how comet struck Earth in 10,950BC, sparking the rise of civilisations

Ancient stone carvings confirm that a comet struck the Earth around 11,000BC, a devastating event which wiped out woolly mammoths and sparked the rise of civilisations.<p>Experts at the University of Edinburgh analysed mysterious symbols carved onto stone pillars at Gobekli Tepe in southern Turkey, to …

Ice to Meet You: Newfoundland Sees First 'Berg of Season

World<p>Each spring, ice blocks drift down from the arctic into an area known as "Iceberg Alley," off the coast of Newfoundland and Labrador.<p>One of the first massive icebergs of the season looks grounded in shallow water, just off the coast of Ferryland, Canada.<p>Ferryland Mayor Adrian Kavanagh told the …

North Atlantic

Why you should take your kids to Britain's smelliest attraction

Scent is the most underrated element of travel. Consider: lavender-infused Provencal fields or sulphuric water in Iceland. Each smell evokes a fundamental aspect of its place of origin. And, if you are under the age of 12, or know someone who is, consider this particular whiff: rotting flesh, with …

NASA's $1 billion Jupiter probe just sent back breathtaking new images of the gas giant

A probe the size of a basketball court has taken unprecedented new images of Jupiter.<p>NASA's $1 billion Juno spacecraft, launched in August 2011, took five years to reach and settle into orbit around the gas giant, which is more than 415 million miles from Earth.<p>The probe has so far photographed …

'Vampire' Burials

A 45-49-year-old woman in a grave in Poland with a stone placed across her neck. (Image used under a CC BY 4.0 license via PLOS One: http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0113564#pone-0113564-g001)

The Thing: It came from the basement

This legendary New York thrift store is a record digger's heaven or hell, depending when you show up and how much time you have. Max Pearl descends …

Strange radio signals are coming from a galaxy far, far away

Astronomers are closing in on the source of mysterious bursts of high-energy radio waves. What are the possible explanations?<p>For 10 years now, astronomers have been picking-up unusual blasts of high-energy radio waves from distant parts of the cosmos. Each transmission of these “fast radio bursts” …

Black Holes

Martin Luther King Jr.'s Birmingham 'war room' is the heart of a new national monument

A motel room once used by the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. to plan civil rights protests is the centerpiece of a new national monument in Alabama.<p>President Obama signed an order creating the Birmingham Civil Rights National Monument in one of his final acts as the nation's first black president. The …

You haven't really seen Iceland until you've visited these Viking sites

Iceland has suddenly become the place to go, and most visitors concentrate on nature and the stunning, dramatic, volcanic landscapes.<p>But if history, …

Photos of the World's Most Metal Landscapes

With one camera, one flash, and one lens, these Swedish photographers manage to collapse the Earth in upon itself.<p>In another time, Inka and Niclas Lindergård might have been tried for witchcraft. They seem capable of manipulating the Earth in impossible ways, like making the Northern Lights appear …

The imposing Viking runestones which dot the Swedish countryside

Runestones of Sweden<p>Towering monuments to fallen Vikings<p>1930<p>Strewn across Scandinavia, and particularly Sweden’s Uppland province, are thousands of …

Roads

A Photographer Dives Into Norway’s Underwater Atlantis

Back in 1908, a landslide in Western Norway blocked off an entire valley, flooding the farmland and creating what’s now known as Lake …

First Dinosaur Tail Found Preserved in Amber

To scientists' delight, the incredible appendage from 99 million years ago is covered in feathers.<p>The tail of a 99-million-year-old dinosaur, including bones, soft tissue, and even feathers, has been found preserved in amber, according to a report published today in the journal <i>Current Biology</i>.<p>While …

Dinosaurs

Travelling to Norway by Alon Yaar

A Beautiful Reportage about Norway Wild Nature<p>Road trip to discover beautiful and wild landscapes in Norway.<br>Edited by Chen Orr<br>Color Graded by Alon …

Scientists say the Holocene is over

Scientists are calling for the official designation of a new earth epoch: the Anthropocene. Addressing the 'Planet under Pressure' gathering in …

Peep some of the world’s sexiest photos

Celebrating female sexuality with an overt display of the body, some of the most provocative images by the world's most renowned photographers will go on display at a new London exhibition titled <i>Girls! Girls! Girls!</i> Visitors can expect surreal sepia nudes of the female form by Alan Aldridge, Kate …

Is our world a simulation? Why some scientists say it's more likely than not

A swath of technologists and physicists believe that ‘simulation theory’ will be proved, just as it was proved that the Earth was not the center of the universe<p>When Elon Musk isn’t outlining plans to use his massive rocket to leave a decaying Planet Earth and colonize Mars, he sometimes talks about …

Physics

Beautiful surviving examples of elaborate viking swords

Longswords, or spathas, were more than just powerful and deadly weapons.<p>They were also highly-valuable status symbols and, more often than not, works …