Julie Aravantinos

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WTF is floating around Saturn?

NASA Cassini spacecraft performed its final, fateful dive into Saturn several weeks ago, destroying itself in the planet’s atmosphere and ending an …

The foods a dermatologist recommends you eat to keep your skin healthy

Erin Gilbert, a dermatologist, reveals the foods and drinks that can provide a medical benefit to your skin. Following is a transcript of the video.<p><b>Dr. Erin Gilbert:</b> The study was six cups of coffee a day. They found that there was an 11% reduction in the incidence of nonmelanoma skin cancer.<p>I'm …

These award-winning microscope photos reveal a bizarre universe just out of reach

To honor the beauty and scientific importance of microscopic photographs— also called micrographs — the Nikon Small World image contest hands out awards and prizes to researchers and hobbyists who capture the most impressive images.<p>A handful of independent judges picks the contest's 20 best …

Destiny 2 Collectors Edition Poster Hides Secret in UV Ink

The Destiny 2 Collector’s Edition Poster Hides a Secret Under UV Light<p>September 7, 2017Written by Chandler Wood<p>If you’re a fan, a collector, or both, …

Elon Musk’s OpenAI bot dominates DoTA 2 professionals

Elon Musk’s OpenAI previewed the power of its own artificial intelligence at Valve’s yearly DoTA 2 tournament. The AI agent dominated several DoTA 2 professionals in 1 vs 1, showing the early capabilities of AI inside the MOBA.<p>For those that don’t follow DoTA 2, it is multiplayer online battle …

Britain's 50 greatest days out (perfect for half term)

The Midlands<p><b>1. Alton Towers, Staffordshire</b><p>Among the stomach-churning highlights are Nemesis, Air and Oblivion (a vertical drop of more than 180ft). This year saw the launch of the first “virtual reality” rollercoaster, “Galactica”, where riders use headsets to experience a space adventure.<p><b>Price:</b> on …

New type of cell that clears waste from the brain discovered

Scientists have found a previously unknown type of cell that clears waste away from the brain. They suggest that their findings will increase our …

What humans will look like in 1,000 years

Humans are still evolving, So, where will evolution take us in 1,000 years?<br>Chances are we'll be taller. Humans have already seen a boom in height over the last 130 years.<p>In 1880 the average American male was 5'7''. Today, he's 5'10''.<p>We may also merge with machines that can enhance our hearing, …

The 10 best science images, videos, and visualizations of the year

These are the 2017 winners of the Vizzies Challenge.<p><i>Note: The National Science Foundation is now accepting entries for the 2018 Vizzies. Got an incredible visualization of a scientific concept? Submit your project!</i><p>We are all too aware of how hard it can be to explain science. Describing concepts, …

National Science Foundation

Sex, Death and Mushrooms

The forest air is sweet and winy with decay. It’s raining hard. I wipe drops of cold water from the tip of my nose, open an umbrella and ready myself for a walk with my old friend Nick, emeritus professor of the history of science and amateur mycologist. For the last 15 years I’ve accompanied him …

Nature

Scary, But Beautiful: Haunted Destinations Around the World

If you must tether your immortal soul to the realm of the living, you might as well do so someplace fabulous.<p>The Stanley Hotel, Estes Park, Colorado<p>The Queen Mary, Long Beach, California<p>Ancient Ram Inn, Wotton-under-Edge, England

Frank Lloyd Wright

Tiny Arachnids Do Indeed Live On Your Face, Scientists Say

Talk about creepy! You may <i>think</i> your morning shower did its job, but odds are a bunch of microscopic mites are crawling on your face and living in your pores at this very moment.<p>In fact, new research suggests that a specific genus of these tiny parasitic creatures called Demodex are way more common …

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If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

The K5 security robot will begin patrolling one Silicon Valley campus this year

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>Credit: Knightscope<p>The Knightscope K5 robot’s 5-foot-tall bullet-shaped frame is impressive. Studded with cameras and sensors …

The Week In Numbers: How Cats See The World, The Speed Of Elephant Pee, And More

200 degrees: the visual field of a cat (humans see just 180 degrees)<p>42.3 gallons: the volume an elephant can urinate in a single go<p>20 seconds: about how long it takes nearly all mammals to empty their bladders, according to the Law of Urination<p>$600: the price of a set of 3-D printed titanium …

GPS Tracking

The Albizia House in South Africa by Metropole Architects

Outstanding Architecture.<p>The creative people of Metropole Architects designed the outstanding Albizia House situated in Simbithi Eco-Estate, …

South Africa

The Perfect Office - Fujifilm Instax Mini 90 Camera, Marshall Stanmore Speaker and Office Ideas

We've seen some great gadgets and equipment for designers. So many cool stuff, that we could actually assemble infinite perfect office spaces! Every …

Slow Motion Video of Giant Bubbles Popping from Shanks FX | Colossal

<p>The folks over at Shanks FX (previously) and PBS Digital Studios put together this great DIY video on how to make giant bubbles including some cool …

Mind-Blowing LEGO Recreation of LOTR's Helm's Deep Battle

We've all seen some incredible LEGO builds before, but this one, by Rich-K & Big J, takes the cake as one of the most impressive pop culture recreations of all time! About 150,000 LEGO bricks and 1,700 mini-figures were used to recreate the Helm's Deep battle scene from Peter Jackson's <i>The Lord of</i> …

Lego

The WildCat, Boston Dynamics' Robotics Breakthrough in Inspiring New Levels of Terror

Roboticists have solved many exciting challenges in recent years, and one of the most important is to ensure that robots remain really creepy. The …

A dog? A cat? A life-like robot developed by military engineers? We're not sure what it is either - but say hello to WildCat, a four-legged robot that can gallop untethered at up to 16mph (26km/h) http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-24427821 Join the BBC's Matthew Wall as he checks out the WildCat's capabilities and possible applications. Photo courtesy of Boston Dynamics.

Spectacular Day and Night Composite Shots of Major Cities

<i>Day to Night</i> is a spectacular ongoing series by fine art photographer Stephen Wilkes featuring urban landscapes that transcend the confines of time by presenting day and night shots of iconic cityscapes in one image. Using up to 1,500 images from a 15-hour shoot day (from sunrise to sunset), Wilkes …

Photography

Sustainable Makokos Floating School in Nigeria is Finally Complete

Some time ago we showed you how architect Kunle Adeyemi (NLÉ) had an ambitious dream to build a sustainable floating community in Makoko, one of …

The 17 Greatest Wedding Photobombers Of All Time

Done by the masters of the photobomb: animals, of course.

Weddings

Just A Cat, Dressed As A Shark, Riding A Robotic Vacuum Cleaner

You'll be glad you watched this.<p>Delightful. Watch the clip in full.

Domestic Technology