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Meet the Artist Sculpting Hyperrealistic Fake Pot

Andrei Koschmieder's bell jars of bud are perfect for your Pinterest board.<p>Even though weed hasn't yet been legalized in Florida, the Real Fine Arts Gallery isn't shying away from selling the leafy greens in plain sight. The catch? These bell jars of bud are fake, painstakingly created from paper …

Interesting facts that make you think twice

The world is a fascinating place, and it's full of weird and interesting facts that you might have never realized were true.<p>Luckily, the folks over at Reddit have a collection of true facts about life, and we've combed through them to find our favorites.<p>From a creature that can survive the harsh …

NASA alien shock: Astronaut tweets shot of 'UFO' taken from International Space Station

NASA•TWITTER•SCOTTKELLYThe "UFO" has been highlighted by alien chasers and placed online<p>Alien believers claim US astronaut Scott Kelly, who is the …

Giant Haast's eagle attacking New Zealand moa (Art: John Megahan)

Paleontology

Meeting the oldest living thing on Earth

In the early Seventies, an ex-soldier, wanderer and freelance conservationist called Allen Meredith began having mystical dreams. A group of people in long gowns and hoods were sitting in a circle, instructing him to look for the “Tree of the Cross”. “It was called by another name,” he remembers, …

Some of the Most Beautiful Astronomy Photos That Anyone Has Ever Seen

Our cosmos is freaking wonderful. And a few talented and patient photographers have managed to capture all of its glory. It’s time to celebrate them, …

A NASA video shows what a total lunar eclipse looks like from the moon, and it's mind-blowing

There is only one cosmic phenomenon that could generate this seemingly red ring of fire around Earth:<p>Thanks to this incredible animation by NASA's Scientific Visualization Studio, you can see what this month's total lunar eclipse will look like from a vantage point unlike any other: the moon.<p>If …

A Russian Tycoon Is Spending $100 Million to Hunt for Aliens

<i>This story has been updated to include additional information about telescope time as well as comments from Seth Shostak.</i><p>Russian billionaire Yuri …

Aliens

NASA Openly Admits Alien Life Exists: Get Ready for Disclosure

<i>Editor’s Note</i>: Here’s one take on the whole alien agenda…<p>Most people ‘in the know’ realize that NASA is just part of the military industrial complex, …

17 TV Shows That Will Spark Your Creativity

Getting started on a new creative project can be a great way to give the right side of your brain a workout. While there are a million and one ways to spark your creativity, did you know that watching TV can also be a great way to get those ideas flowing? Yup, you read that right. TV is creative …

TV

Nasa's Curiosity rover finds water below surface of Mars

Mars has liquid water just below its surface, according to new measurements by Nasa’s Curiosity rover.<p>Until now, scientists had thought that conditions on the red planet were too cold and arid for liquid water to exist, although there were known to be deposits of ice.<p>Prof Andrew Coates, head of …

Magnetism

Top 10 Landmarks in U.S. National Parks

National Parks

The Tech That Will Change Your Life in 2015

Gadgets and Ideas With the Best Chance of Making an Impact … and What You Can Do to Prepare for Them<p>This was a year of big technology promises—2015 is the year we find out how many live up to the hype.<p>We looked into our crystal ball for the gadgets, upgrades and ideas we think have the greatest …

Gear & Gadgets

These Nanotech Lilypads Clean Water Just By Floating In It

They look like giant cosmetic wipes. But really they are powerful devices that can slowly clean whole ponds and reduce river pollution.<p>To look at Mark Owen’s LilyPad water purifiers, you wouldn’t think they could do very much. They look like giant cosmetic wipes–the sort of thing you clean make-up …

Lasers Reveal Underground 'Super Henge'

The mysteries surrounding Stonehenge just got deeper. Literally.<p>Near the prehistoric Stonehenge monument, archeologists have found the buried traces of a "super henge" more than 4,900 feet in circumference. That's about as big around as the Astrodome and Cowboys Stadium combined -- and 14 times …

Video of a Russian Man Ordering Ducks Into Formation and Marching Them Into a Barn

YouTube user serun berkus has uploaded a video of a Russian man bringing a large flock of ducks into a military-style formation by shouting orders at …

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