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Dizzying optical illusions by Akiyoshi Kitaoka – in pictures

Professor Akiyoshi Kitaoka from Ritsumeikan University in Kyoto, Japan, has spent more than a decade creating his collection of moving optical illusions. Images: Caters News Agency

Comcast Confessions: why the cable guy is always late

The recording of the “Comcast Rep from Hell” has now been listened to more than 5 million times, sparking a conversation about the largest player in the nation’s cable industry. That debate is a timely one: Comcast is in the process of acquiring the second-largest cable provider, Time Warner Cable, …

You'll Always Wear A Life Jacket After Using This Disturbing Drowning Simulator

Drowning is a significantly worse experience than you ever imagined.<p>Guy Cotten, a French company specializing in rugged outdoor attire and safety gear, produced an interactive video titled "Sortie En Mer” (A Trip Out To Sea) that gives users a firsthand look at what it's like to fall off a sailboat …

Controversial Artifacts No One Wants To Examine Thoroughly: Is There Something We Are Afraid Of Discovering?

Share this:<p><b>MessageToEagle.com</b> – An extremely high tech civilization definitely existed in the distant past of our planet. We currently know nothing …

Forensic Reconstruction Shows What A Skull-Shaped Vodka Bottle Looks Like With A Face

"Drink my brains, drink them all!" it maniacally cackles.<p>Each face contains a skull, and every skull was once inside a face. Crystal Head Vodka, named after its distinctive packaging, has had for a long time no face attached to its glassy bone structure. Thanks to Nigel Cockerton, who reconstructs …

Snuffles, The Dog With 2 Noses, Sniffs Out New Home

Finally, someone will ac-septum for who he is.<p>Snuffles, a Belgian shepherd who appears to have two noses, has finally found a home.<p>The 5-month-old pup wound up at a the Dogs Trust Rehoming Centre in Glasgow, Scotland about a month ago, the Daily Record reported. Snuffles -- who was originally named …

Man gets bionic hand with sense of touch nine years after accident

A man who lost his left hand in a fireworks accident has described how he could feel things that he had not been able to feel for more than nine years after testing a bionic replacement with a sense of touch.<p>Dennis Sorensen, from Denmark, felt the shape and texture of objects during a month's trial …

Lorenz system

Not to be confused with Lorenz curve or Lorentz distribution.<p>The <b>Lorenz system</b> is a system of ordinary differential equations first studied by Edward …

2 of the Most Common Substances on Earth Are Anomalies

Solids are heavier than liquids, as a rule—because they are denser, as a rule. Two exceptions to this rule are, incidentally, the most abundant …

Mystery Gas Cloud On Course To Enter Supermassive Black Hole At Milky Way's Heart

The result could be a boom or a sizzle.<p>Astronomers expect a mysterious gas cloud to cross paths with the black hole at the heart of the Milky Way galaxy in the next few months. Then, one of two things could happen. The cloud could plunge on in, throwing off intense X-rays as it goes. Or, if the …

Black Holes

Is our Sun falling silent?

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Climate Change

Puzzle in the picture: how Gorogoa brings art to life through mind-twisting challenges

At first glance, interactive puzzle game <i>Gorogoa</i> looks simple. Four tiles, four seemingly unrelated pieces of art. Each square, however, holds a unique challenge for players to solve.<p><i>Gorogoa</i> is an illustration-heavy, interactive puzzle game from the mind of indie developer Jason Roberts. Players are …

Scientists Have Solved The Mystery Of The White Tiger's Coat

The strikingly beautiful, milky coats of white tigers are caused by a single change in a known pigment gene, a new study finds.<p>Since their discovery in the Indian jungle centuries ago, white tigers, a variant of Bengal tigers (Panthera tigris tigris), have had a certain mystique. Captive white …

Wildlife

Moon dust gathered by Neil Armstrong discovered in warehouse after 40 years

While tidying up a storage space at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, an archivist makes a cosmic discovery.<p>Several miscellaneous bits and pieces of the first moon mission have orbited back into view lately.<p>In March, it was pieces of the rocket that propelled Apollo 11 spaceward, kindly …

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

The Week's Second Bridge Collapse Happened Because of a Train Collision

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>It's not every week that two bridges collapse only days apart. This time, seven people are injured …

New light cast on dark matter

Following the discovery of the Higgs boson, perhaps the most pressing problem in particle physics is to determine the nature of dark matter. The …