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Mysterious underground caves discovered in Chile

A group of researchers in Chile discover 20 underground caves which could help unlock mysteries about how continents are formed<p><b>Chilean</b> and <b>French</b> scientists have discovered a network of underground caves on a remote island in Patagonia that could provide valuable clues as to how continents were …

Indigenous Peoples

Anonymous Instagrammer Proves Poetry Can Be A Modern Success

Tucked away on the second floor of a North Philadelphia apartment building is Rio Jones, the anonymous bandana-wearing poet currently making a rise on Instagram, the photo and video-sharing platform.<p>Combining the elements of poetry, visual art and music with the vintage feel of a typewriter font, …

Indigenous Peoples

Great Thing of the Day: This Haunting 7-Year-Old Sounds Exactly Like Billie Holiday

Here's something to jolt you out of bed this Monday morning: 7-year-old Angelina Jordan belting out Billie Holiday's "Gloomy Sunday" on <i>Norway's Got Talent</i>.<p>There's something awesomely unnerving about the performance: The accuracy with which this tiny girl mimics Holiday's voice, right down to its …

A Desk That Takes Multifunctional to a Whole New Level

When it comes to multifunctional, Adretcient Design Studio takes it to a whole new level with Taula, a design that optimizes the functionality of a …

Solar-Powered Floating Resort is an Off-Shore Aquatic Escape

In response to rising sea levels due to climate change, Italian designer Michele Puzzolante of MPD Designs has come up with a concept called the <i>Solar Floating Island</i>, a solar-powered island resort that floats completely off-shore. Made of photovoltaic skins and balsa-reinforced fiberglass, the …

Solar Panels

Could this app allow you to read War and Peace in a day?

A new app called Spritz claims to be able to increase users’ reading speed to as much as 1,000 words a minute. Will it revolutionise how we read?<p>Spritz, a new speed-reading app, claims to allow users to take in up to 1,000 words per minute – more than three times as much as the average adult …

Wellcome image awards 2014: life in extreme close-up - in pictures

Beautiful, strange and occasionally alarming pictures from the shortlist for this year’s Wellcome image awards – which celebrate the very best in science photography and imaging – from an x-ray of a bat to a micrograph of a kidney stone. The exhibition opens on 12 March at three science centres and …

Aberdeen

Robotic arm gives amputee drummer 'superhuman' skills

A drummer who lost his arm after being electrocuted can continue to pursue his dream, thanks to a robotic arm<p>An aspiring professional drummer who lost his arm in a freak accident has been given a second chance at the big time thanks to a new robotic arm.<p>Jason Barnes, a student at the Atlanta …

Robotics