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Watch Humans Take Over the World in 200,000 Years

In the grand scheme of things, it really hasn’t taken humans very long to conquer the world. Modern humans didn’t evolve until 200,000 years ago, and …

Photographer Captures Breathtaking B&W Images to Bring Attention to Earth’s Vanishing Wildlife

David Yarrow is an internationally acclaimed fine art/wildlife photographer known for his intimate work in remote regions of the world. We thought …

'Buy gold' searches soar 500pc after Britain votes to leave EU: here's how to get your hands on the yellow metal

The price of gold surged in the early hours of the morning as it became clearer that the British public had voted to leave the European Union .<p>The precious metal rallied as much as 8.1pc to nearly $1,360 an ounce, its highest since March 2014, after dipping as low as $1,255 an ounce after voting …

London photographer turns Tube commuters into 16th-century-style portraits

A Londoner is making the most of his daily trips on the London Underground.<p>Photographer Matt Crabtree has turned his daily commute into an art project where he creates 16th-century-like portraits of fellow travellers.<p>Explaining how the idea occurred to him, he told The Telegraph: "I was sitting …

How Muhammad Ali gave a doctor 'the gift of courage'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Muhammad Ali didn't like air conditioning.<p>So when he traveled in a car through the streets of Phoenix one March day in 2001, he asked the man driving to roll down the windows.<p>Then he asked him to get in the far left lane.<p>Parkinson's disease had taken its toll, and the heavyweight champion …

Boxing

20+ Funny Cartoons By Illustrator John Atkinson

You may remember a post we did a couple of months ago featuring illustrator John Atkinson's super-abridged versions of classic novels. Well now <b>Bored</b> …

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The 2015 Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition: The winning pictures - Telegraph

A 17-Year-Old Created This Insanely Detailed "Map Of Stereotypes"

No offence, but this is brilliant. Via Martin Vargic.

12 Stunning Never-Released Images From Disney’s Animation Studio

Didier Ghez's They Drew As They Pleased: The Hidden Art of Disney's Golden Age gathers rare and previously unseen images from four of Disney's trailblazing artists in the studio's formative years.

Four future space technologies that will change the world in your lifetime

From ending natural disasters, to flying to Sydney in an hour, scientists are working on future technologies to solve some of humanity's biggest challenges<p>Imagine a world where severe storms, tornadoes, and flash flooding are no longer a threat to human life. Or a time when flying from London to …

When Robots Hallucinate

What do Google's trippy neural network-generated images tell us about the human mind?<p>When a collection of artificial brains at Google began generating psychedelic images from otherwise ordinary photos, engineers compared what they saw to dreamscapes. They named their image-generation technique …

Consciousness

Samsung's next-gen SmartThings home hub goes on sale

The next generation of SmartThings hardware is now available after a lengthy delay. Samsung purchased the home automation company just over a year ago, but was optimistic when it said the next-gen hardware would arrive in April. The hub, sensors and app (available on iOS and Android) are now good …

53 Books You Won't Be Able To Put Down

What happens next? There's only one way to find out.<p><i>Some entries have been lightly edited for clarity and length.</i>

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Hatton Garden heist: Scotland Yard says seven suspects have been arrested

Scotland Yard says seven suspects have been arrested in connection with the Hatton Garden safe deposit diamond raid which took place over Easter<p>Scotland Yard has revealed seven suspects have been arrested in connection with the <b>Hatton Garden safe deposit diamond raid which took place over …

Crime

Artist Creates Huge Mythical Eyes That Could Belong to Dragons

Milan-based artist Stefano Prina used his dog Luchino's expressive eyes as inspiration when he designed his marvelous handmade creations. Utilizing the construction experience he gained as an architect, Prina created incredibly detailed sculptures of colorful reptile, fish, monster, and animal eyes …

Cheese: the secret to a longer life and faster metabolism?

Good news for fromage fiends: a new study suggests a link between cheese consumption and a longer, healthier life<p>It's the best news we've had all year: a study suggests that cheese consumption could be the key to a faster metabolism and reduced obesity.<p>Scientists at Aarhus University in Denmark …

Holistic Medicine

Architects Want To Turn Old Subway Tunnels Into An Underground Cycling Highway

The conceptual London Underline would offer pedestrians and cyclists an alternate route through central London.<p>London commuters could one day ditch the Tube for a different kind of underground transportation experience. A proposal by global architecture firm Gensler would turn out-of-use metro …