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Typography Explorations for Posters by Fatih Hardal

Fatih Hardal shared a really cool personal project on his Behance profile. The idea was to create posters where the main goal was to experiment with …

Typography

Awake Under Anesthesia

One day in the nineteen-eighties, a woman went to the hospital for cancer surgery. The procedure was a success, and all of the cancer was removed. In the weeks afterward, though, she felt that something was wrong. She went back to her surgeon, who reassured her that the cancer was gone; she …

Medicine

The Strange and Gruesome Story of the Greenland Shark, the Longest-Living Vertebrate on Earth

Greenland sharks are among nature’s least elegant inventions. Lumpish, with stunted pectoral fins that they use for ponderously slow swimming in cold and dark Arctic waters, they have blunt snouts and gaping mouths that give them an unfortunate, dull-witted appearance. Many live with worm-like …

The Fungus That Turns Ants Into Zombies Is More Diabolical Than We Realized

Carpenter ants of the Brazilian rain forest have it rough. When one of these insects gets infected by a certain fungus, it turns into a so-called …

AI can detect Alzheimer's 10 years before symptoms show up

Various researchers around the globe are developing ways to detect Alzheimer's as early as possible. After all, early detection gives people the power seek treatment that can slow down the condition's effects, as well as enough time to get their legal and financial affairs in order. Some decided to …

A Game of Thrones miniatures game is about to blow up on Kickstarter

CMON taps award-winning designer for A Song of Ice & Fire: Tabletop Miniatures Game<p>Over the last few weeks CMON, the board game publisher behind smash hits like <i>Zombicide</i> and <i>Blood Rage</i>, has been teasing something interesting. They’ve partnered with Dark Sword Miniatures to create <i>A Song of Ice &</i> …

Forget the Blood of Teens. This Pill Promises to Extend Life for a Nickel a Pop

Nir Barzilai has a plan. It’s a really big plan that might one day change medicine and health care as we know it. Its promise: extending our years of …

Dentists won’t have to perform the root canals we all fear for much longer

Root canals suck. There’s nothing enjoyable about having the nerve and blood vessels scraped out of your tooth’s root. While some dentists will tell …

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Five Women Masturbated Inside An MRI Machine. This Is A Video Of Their Brains During Orgasm

This is what neuroscientists call the "world's first movie of the female brain as it approaches, experiences, and recovers from an orgasm."<p>A few …

Imaging

This gory subreddit shows just how brutal nature is — and I love it

It’s rogue nature<p>The first time I heard of Nature is Brutal, it was in the context of cat necrophilia. See, I had friends over to grill sausages in the backyard, and the conversation turned to feral cats. My yard has a pretty stable community of feral cats that, during the day, cuddle up cutely in …

Life didn't give us lemons after all

Earth - Why is there something rather than nothing?

People have wrestled with the mystery of why the universe exists for thousands of years. Pretty much every ancient culture came up with its own creation story - most of them leaving the matter in the hands of the gods - and philosophers have written reams on the subject. But science has had little …

Dark Matter

Google’s AI Learned to Be “Highly Aggressive” When Stressed

Another day another disturbing discovery about Artificial Intelligence. This time, Google’s latest machine learning system, DeepMind, has learned to …

Artificial Intelligence

Earth’s newest cloud is terrifying

In 2014, I spoke with Gavin Pretor-Pinney, the founder of The Cloud Appreciation Society, about his quixotic mission: to get recognition for a new category of cloud called the “undulatus asperatus.” For years, individuals from across the world had been sending him pictures of the unusual …

Deuteranopia – Red-Green Color Blindness | Colblindor

Deutan color vision deficiencies are by far the most common forms of color blindness. This subtype of red-green color blindness is found in about 6% …

Blindness

11 Things Others Don’t Realize You Are Doing Because Of Your High Functioning Anxiety

Anxiety can be very harmful and it’s not something to be overlooked. The worst problem is that a lot of people can’t understand the effects it can …

Self-help

A Neuroscientist explains the origins of emotions

We don’t all make the same expressions when we’re sad<p>I am known for being hard to read, to the point that friends complain that they can never tell what I’m thinking by looking at my face. But, says neuroscientist Lisa Feldman Barrett, it’s possible that they might remain confused even if my face …

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People Are Photoshopping Pictures Of Trump With Really Big Ties (Not To Russia), And It’s Hilarious

Donald Trump has ties. Lots of ties. The hugest ties. And no, we're not talking about his ties to Russia. We're talking about his hilarious …

These Pairs Of Photos Become Very Dirty Only When You Combine Them In Your Head (NSFW)

French photographer Sacha Goldberger is raising a lot more than just eyebrows with his latest photo series. <i>Secret Eden</i> is a set of photo pairs that, …

The Blood Of Dragons Could Destroy Antibiotic Resistance

Antibiotic resistance is one of the most pressing problems of our times. Traditional antimicrobial drugs aren’t working the way they used to, and the …

Komodo

Swedish nuclear physicist just got the world’s first approved birth control app - as effective as the pill but using only mathematics

Elina BerglundMargareta Bloom Sandebäck<p>For over a year Elina Berglund nuclear physicist has been fighting authorities and malicious headlines. Now her app will be the first in the world to be approved as a contraceptive.<p>“It feels incredibly exciting that there is now an approved alternative to …

Contraception

Project Raygun & Mondo Present THE THING: INFECTION AT OUTPOST 31

We're thrilled to announce a new partnership with Project Raygun, USAopoly's brand new initiative focused on combining iconic properties with …

Gameplay

Hidden Folks is the most joyful thing on iOS right now

Where’s Waldo?, silly sounds and lots of smiles<p><i>Hidden Folks</i>, the latest game from indie designer Adriaan de Jongh, is the most pleasant thing I’ve done with an iPad in years.<p>In a sea of games screaming for my attention and my money, <i>Hidden Folks</i> makes demands on neither. What it does is reward me …

Thimbleweed Park is an old-school adventure game just the way you remember them

Five hours in Ron Gilbert’s quirky new world<p>When you first start playing <i>Thimbleweed Park</i>, the upcoming adventure game from <i>Maniac Mansion</i> co-creator Ron Gilbert and artist Gary Winnick, it’s hard not to be struck by just how old-school it looks. And it’s not just the big, wonderfully chunky pixels …

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