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Makeup Artist Transforms Women in Stunning Before and After Photos

Russian hair and makeup artist Vadim Andreev shows what a little (ok, maybe a lot) of hair and makeup can do. While we've featured our fair share of artists on My Modern Met, this is one of the few times where we've shined the spotlight on a makeup artist. Using only cosmetics, and not any post …

Art

Incredible "Bleeding" Sand Sculpture by Guy-Olivier Deveau

<i>Bleeding</i> is an incredibly eye-catching sand sculpture by Qubec City-based artist Guy-Olivier Deveau that features a resting head boasting undeniably surreal elements. Rather than depicting a calming, serene scene of a giant, slumbering head, the piece focuses on an open-mouthed man's head, …

Art

Google Malaysia Site DNS Hacked, Credit Claimed By ‘Team Madleets’ Hacker 1337

Google’s Malaysian site has been hacked and replaced with a splash screen giving credit to a group called “Team Madleets.” The normal site has been offline for several hours as of late Thursday afternoon and the page lists a series of handles that are ostensibly part of the team responsible. <b>Updated</b> …

Report: Chinese University Students Forced To Manufacture PlayStation 4 In Foxconn Plant

<i>Yet another labor scandal hits Chinese supplier Foxconn.</i><p>According to a report by the Dongfang Daily, over a thousand Chinese university students from Xi’an Technological University were required to work in a Foxconn plant that manufactures the PlayStation 4 video game console.<p>The students were …

Dead Man Walking: Judge Tells Man He Must Stay Legally Dead

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Absolutely Stunning 3-D View of a Cosmic Cloud

To call Finnish astrophotographer J-P Metsävainio a magician is definitely not an exaggeration! Take a look at his latest handiwork, this amazing 3-D …

Drug-resistant superbugs multiplying: CDC report IDs 'urgent threats'

Thoughtless use of antibiotic medications continues to promote the growth of drug-resistant superbugs in the U.S., threatening doctors' ability to combat infections, according to a new report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.<p>The 114-page publication, which was written for …

Public Health

10 Fascinating Photographs that Look Like Paintings

While we've all seen our fair share of hyperrealistic and photorealistic art, or paintings and sculptures that look amazingly like photographs, it's not too often that we come across photos that look like paintings. Throughout the five-plus years we've been around, we've seen these unbelievable …

Art

Everything You've Ever Been Told About How You Learn Is A Lie

Three myths your teachers told you about how your brain learns, debunked<p>When I was in middle school and high school, teachers loved to impart various tidbits of wisdom about the way students learn during lectures, always couched in such a way as to indicate these were scientifically accepted facts.</i> …

Even If Someone Chops Off Your Finger They Won't Be Able To Unlock Your iPhone 5S With The Fingerprint Scanner

If someone chops off your finger and then tries to use the fingerprint to unlock the phone, it won't work. The iPhone 5S's fingerprint reader relies on "the living layer of skin under the surface of your finger, using an RF signal," Mary Branscombe at CITEWorld reports.<p>Via: Daring Fireball

iPhone

Hexcell Concept Watch Can Be Customized to Suit Your Style

<b>Hexcell concept watch</b> was clearly inspired by natural hexagon shaped structures which usually can be found in nature. The main watch face actually …

Ben Affleck's Batman Will Be "Tired and Weary"

Jessica Chobot: stepping into Daylight

The true life story behind the familiar face best known for licking a PSP.<p>W<p>hen a paying guest enters a haunted house, one way or another they need to make it back out, either under their own power or escorted by a rescuer through a side door.<p>Horror video games are much the same. Although the …

Ben Affleck’s Batman to be ‘tired and weary’

If you still haven’t recovered from the news of Ben Affleck playing Batman, first of all, melvin yourself. This is not something grown ups should have strong opinions about. Secondly, take heart, man-child, because according to the CEO of Warner Bros, the Ben Affleck incarnation of the dark knight …

Infinity Blade 3 gets a stylish animated opening, watch it here

<i>Infinity Blade 3</i>, the upcoming installment in Chair's mobile hack-and-slash RPG, will feature an animated cinematic opening wrapping up the series so far, which was released today by the developer.<p>The intro video, posted above, features the artwork of Axis Animation and director Ben Hibon, whose …

Elite: Dangerous trailer shows a battle between two massive spaceships

A new video for <i>Elite: Dangerous</i> served in many ways as a proof of concept for the latest installment in the storied space sim franchise, according to the development team.<p>In the video, two massive capital ships face off in close range with their respective fighters dogfighting in space between …

The Frog That Got Caught in the Crossfire of a Rocket Launch

This brings a whole new meaning to "amphibious vehicle."<p>On Friday evening, NASA's Minotaur V rocket blasted off from its launchpad at a spaceport in Virginia, carrying the LADEE spacecraft on the first leg of its trip from Earth to the moon. The scene that resulted was beautiful. It was inspiring. …

New NASA spacecraft to investigate moon mystery | Reuters

CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (Reuters) - More than 40 years after the last Apollo astronauts left the moon, NASA is preparing to launch a small robotic spacecraft to investigate one of their most bizarre discoveries.<p>An artist's concept of NASA's Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE) …

Life on earth 'began on Mars'

Evidence is mounting that life on Earth may have started on Mars. A leading scientist has claimed that one particular element believed to be crucial to the origin of life would only have been available on the surface of the red planet.<p>Professor Steven Benner, a geochemist, has argued that the …

Hilarious AVENGERS Art - "That's My Secret Cap, I'm Always Horny"

StarCraft makes you smarter, according to research

A new study claims that playing real-time strategy video games can help people become faster thinkers.<p>It's widely understood that people who play twitch games, like shooters, improve their non-gaming perceptual processes. But researchers at Queen Mary University and University College London wanted …

Grand Theft Auto 5 soundtrack allegedly leaks through pre-load files

The music of <i>Grand Theft Auto 5</i>'s radio stations may have leaked ahead of schedule, according to an ongoing post on the unofficial GTA Forums, revealing a varied mix of pop, classic hip-hop, punk rock, soul and classic rock tunes.<p>The source of that alleged leak are the preloaded files of <i>Grand Theft</i> …

'Guardians of the Galaxy' Character Details & Thanos Role Revealed

Haptix Quickly Hits Kickstarter Goal to Add Touch Control From Any Surface

Haptix, a little camera device that promises to turn regular surfaces into 3-D multi-touch controllers, has exceeded its Kickstarter goal of $100,000 …

Entrepreneurship

Is Voyager 1 really out of the solar system?

It's 36 years since Voyager 1 was dispatched in 1977 on a mission to send back images of Jupiter's turbulent atmosphere and volcanic eruptions on one of its moons, Io. Then it was due to travel on to Saturn to examine that planet's intricate system of rings and moons. But after travelling more than …

Student Shot in Gun Safety Class

A Light Bulb Powered By Bacteria

Three college students are building an electricity-free light bulb for the masses.<p>We've all basked in the glow of different light bulbs: incandescent, fluorescent, halogen, neon, LED, and more. But a lamp that harbors living, light-emitting bacteria -- a biological bulb, if you will -- is something …

NASA Finds A Pink Planet That Challenges Current Theories

About 57 light years from Earth, astronomers have discovered a large new planet, colored a deep magenta. It’s the second planet whose color has been directly observed by astronomers, the first being HD 189733b. That alone would make this find noteworthy. But equally noteworthy is the fact that the …

STAR FOX: Don't Mess With the Fox by Heavy Metal Hanzo

Adult-Sized Big Wheel

(Photo: Keith Schofield)<p>When you ride a kid's big wheel, people look at you funny. That's because it's too small. But this one made by High Roller …