Juliet Flores

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'NASA Unexplained Files' Tells Story Of Astronaut Leroy Chiao's UFO Encounter In 2005

A new TV series will examine some of the more unusual, mysterious and sometimes spooky situations that NASA and its astronauts have found themselves …

#theLIST: Oscars 2014: The 10 Best Dressed

BAZAAR counts down the sartorial standouts on the Academy Awards red carpet.<p>BAZAAR counts down the sartorial standouts on the Academy Awards red carpet.

DJI’s Phantom 2 Vision Makes Aerial Photography Easy

The advent of affordable quadcopters has made aerial photography accessible for almost anybody. Getting really good results still often takes a bit more than just attaching a GoPro to a quadcopter. A few months ago, I looked at the DJI Phantom and that was already a lot of fun to fly, though the …

Island-hopping in Sydney Harbour

Sydney’s gobsmackingly gorgeous harbour needs no introduction. While the harbour hums with activity, its eight idyllic isles are surprisingly quiet. Mid-week, you may even have their million-dollar views all to yourself.<p>That’s not the case come New Year’s Eve, though. Five islands – Fort Denison, …

Australia

Gary Barlow interview: 'Nobody wanted to know me'

When Gary Barlow's last solo album flopped, he was dropped by his label and by many of his friends. Fourteen years later, with his reputation restored, the Take That star is risking it all again<p>You might think that going head-to-head with <b>Robbie Williams</b> in the album charts would be Gary Barlow’s …

How Racist Is Online Dating?

A new study says OkCupid users are often willing to respond to messages from potential lovers outside their own race, and once they do, they're more likely to initiate interracial contact going forward.<p>How racist are Americans when it comes to selecting a mate? Though the rate of interracial …

Relationships

In pictures: Concorde the supersonic airliner - Telegraph

Landscape photographer of the year 2013 – in pictures

The winners of the inaugural Take a View Landscape Photographer of the Year awards have been announced

Enhancing Reality • fr0zenmind: just wow

Autumn in the United States

See photos of autumn in the U.S., including maple trees and other fall leaves, in this photo gallery from National Geographic.

A brief, complete history of the gummi bear

Hans Riegel, chief executive of the German confectionary company Haribo, died of heart failure today at the age of 90 in Bonn, according to a statement from the company. Riegel, along with his brother Paul, built the small candy company founded by their father—also named Hans—in 1920 into a global …

Made in America

New, Incurable Botulinum Strain Has Top Secret DNA

This is the first time scientists have kept a DNA sequence secret because of terrorism concerns.<p>It's one of the most toxic substances known to science. You would die from inhaling 13/1,000,000,000 of a gram of it. And some folks inject small amounts of it in their faces to get rid of their …

Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom review: Good point-and-shoot, but an oddball smartphone

With its bulky point-and-shoot camera shape and 10x optical zoom, <b>Samsung's Galaxy S4 Zoom</b> makes for a ridiculously shaped smartphone that defies …

Would you be told if your plane was going down?

That glazed look in the flight attendant’s eyes is probably one of exhaustion, not fear. Nervous flyers are prone to envision some silently impending disaster, with distressed crew members pacing the aisles and whispering to each other in secret. In reality, passengers will be told about any …

Einstein May Have Had An Unusually Well-Connected Brain

A new study compares Einstein's corpus callosum with those of mere mortals.<p>More than half a century after his death, we're still searching for the secrets of Albert Einstein's genius. Almost immediately after he died in 1955, the famed physicist's brain was removed from his head, dissected and …

Backyard astronomers team up with pros to study triple asteroid

A study of triple asteroid (87) Sylvia gave astronomers a way to probe the past history of our solar system, plus learn more about asteroids’ …

3 U.S.-based scientists win Nobel in physiology or medicine

Randy W. Schekman of UC Berkeley, Thomas C. Suedhof of Stanford and James E. Rothman of Yale share a Nobel for their cell work.<p>October 07, 2013|By Monte Morin<p>Randy W. Schekman of UC Berkeley and his wife, Nancy, celebrate his Nobel… (Justin Sullivan / Getty…)<p>Three scientists who study the inner …

Even Antarctica Feels Effects Of The Government Shutdown

It looks like even Antarctica isn't far away enough to avoid getting caught up in the government shutdown.<p>That's because it's currently springtime there, and scientists who study this remote, rugged continent are poised to take advantage of the few months when there's enough daylight and it's warm …

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Male brain versus female brain: How do they differ?

Chapter 16 of my book, <i>50 Human Brain Ideas You Really Need to Know</i>. Here's the introduction to the book, the chapter about topographic mapping, the chapter about mirror neurons, and my post about the most important idea in neuroscience.<p><b>Summary</b>: Subtle observable differences exist between male and …

Neuro-enhancement in the military: far-fetched or an inevitable future?

About five years ago, not long after I started up my research group at Cardiff University, something rather strange happened. One morning I came down to my lab to find the door wide open and a suited man standing in the middle of the room, peering around and scribbling on a clipboard. He told me he …

New Zealand Town Powers Down for Spectacular Astrophotography

While city dwellers look up at the night sky and are left staring at a nearly blank atmosphere, occasionally featuring the moving lights of a distant airplane flying by, the Earth and Sky Mt. John Observatory in New Zealand gives stargazers some truly spectacular views of celestial bodies. Located …

Meet The 2013 MacArthur 'Genius' Scientists

A paleobotanist studying plant evolution, a statistician developing new treatment regimens, and other amazing people<p>The MacArthur Foundation fellows, also known as the recipients of the coveted "genius" award, have just been announced. They are all, without exception, fascinating people doing great …

Backlight: Weekly Photography Challenge

This week we explored the technique of back lighting subjects in a blog post so thought it might make a good challenge topic. Backlighting is …

The Next Space Shuttle: Hybrid Engines Make Runway-To-Orbit Missions A Reality

A new type of engine could usher in an era of affordable spaceplanes<p>A disembodied jet engine, attached to a hulking air vent, sits in an outdoor test facility at the Culham Science Center in Oxfordshire, England. When the engine screams to life, columns of steam billow from the vent, giving the …