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A Shining Speed Belt for Safer Twilight Jogs

It's like a runner's utility belt and bat signal all in one.<p>Dusk and dawn are great times to go for a run. Trouble is, dim light and glare on the horizon make it hard for motorists to see. If you want to increase your visibility—and make nerdy joggers envious—build this lightweight speed belt. A …

A Cheap, Promising Way to Filter Water: Through A Twig

Plant's xylem tissue could be an efficient, low-cost way to filter water.<p>One way to avoid getting sick while traveling is to only eat fruit that you peel yourself, since plants can filter out bacteria and prevent it from traveling throughout their tissues. Well, why not apply this principle to …

Apply Now For A One-Way Trip To Mars

Mars One has begun accepting video applications for a mission to colonize the red planet in 2023.<p>Want to live and die on Mars? Mars One has officially begun its worldwide search for astronauts who will fly to Mars in 2023—and never come back.<p>The first humans on Mars may be reality TV stars.<p>The …

Why do humans cry? A new reading of the old sob story

When it came to solving the riddle of the peacock's tail, Charles Darwin's powers of evolutionary deduction were second to none – the more …

Gollum Covers Taylor Swift And It's Pretty Spectacular

We knew you had precious when you walked in, Baggins.

Taylor Swift

Heartbreaking Zombie Film About a Dad Trying to Save His Baby Girl

Magic mushrooms' psychedelic ingredient could help treat people with severe depression

Drugs derived from magic mushrooms could help treat people with severe depression. Scientists believe the chemical psilocybin, the psychedelic …

It’s not just the drought treaty. Canada is vanishing from the United Nations

The decision to withdraw from the United Nations Convention on Desertification is the latest but regrettably likely not the last move to distance Canada from the world body. There is a disappearing character to contemporary Canadian multilateral diplomacy. Like Lewis Carroll’s Cheshire cat, soon …

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A Working Transistor Built Out Of DNA Within A Living Cell

We're this close to having a usable biocomputer.<p>Pretty much anything can be a computer, if it can compute logical functions, store data, and transmit information -- even living cells. A team at Stanford University has accomplished one of the the final tasks necessary to turn cells into working …