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New Skull Reveals A Simpler Family Tree — NOVA Next

It took just one skull, but it allowed anthropologists to drastically simplify our evolutionary family tree. The 1.8-million-year-old specimen was …

Paul Pierce would've been ejected from pretty much every sport for this play

Things keep getting worse for the Brooklyn Nets. Paul Pierce was ejected from the Nets’ Monday night game against the Indiana Pacers for a pretty blatant clothesline of Pacers point guard George Hill:<p>It’s safe to say Pierce will be hearing from the league office, whether it be a suspension or a …

Giants vs. Redskins 2013 odds: No favorite in even matchup

Both teams are having disappointing seasons, but are looking to brighten their outlook with a win.<p>The New York Giants and Washington Redskins will meet Sunday night in primetime, showcasing two of the more disappointing teams in football.<p>An exclusive, all access look at the people, technology, and …

Spurs win streak ends at 11 as Kevin Durant leads Thunder

OKLAHOMA CITY -- The shots weren't falling early for Kevin Durant and never fell for Russell Westbrook, so it was Reggie Jackson and Jeremy Lamb who …

Darren McFadden set to play for Raiders vs. Cowboys

Oakland will have its star running back on Thanksgiving against Dallas.<p>Oakland Raiders running back Darren McFadden will play on Turkey Day against the Dallas Cowboys, according to ESPN.<p>Thanksgiving 2013<p>• Spilly's Thanksgiving potluck • NFL's secret Thanksgiving history • Cowboys look to push lead …

Damien Hirst, Rihanna and Medusa: the latest plagiarism row

The artist Jim Starr has accused Damien Hirst of plagiarism. Hirst has put a picture of Rihanna as the snaked-headed monster Medusa on the cover of GQ. Hey, wait a minute, says Starr – I was the first to portray sexy snake-haired women.<p>It's always fun to take a pop at Hirst, but hang on. Haven't I …

Why a College Hoops Game Will Be the Biggest NBA Event of the Year

There's only one game that's guaranteed to capture the attention and imagination of the entire basketball world in 2013-14. Only one is bound to pique the interest and draw the attention of fans, players, coaches, scouts and executives alike.<p>And it's not happening in the NBA, though it will be …

Basketball

David Yarrow face to face with nature – in pictures

Photographer David Yarrow travelled all over the globe to capture intimate portraits of wild animals in their natural habitats. Here he explains how he managed to get close up with lions, tigers and grizzly bears, and why his pictures had to be in black and white

Smartphone cameras tried and tested: the pros and cons of the latest models

Photographer Dan Rubin tries out the cameras on four smartphones to see how they compare in terms of quality and useability<p>"We call them smartphones, but the phone is the least important part. I would love to be the one who comes up with a new name for these," says Dan Rubin, arranging the four …

Microsoft Xbox One review

<b>The Good</b> Microsoft's Xbox One offers impressive graphics and a solid list of exclusive 2015 titles. The Microsoft console currently edges ahead of …

17 Things You Didn't Know About The Making Of 'Thor: The Dark World'

With "Thor: The Dark World" out in theaters Friday, we've gone through the production notes for the film, pulling out a bunch of behind-the-scenes factoids for you to keep in mind while watching the God of Thunder on the big screen.<p>The sequel to Marvel's 2011 flick follows Thor as he faces the …

Marvel Universe

Stop-Motion Short Made from Hundreds of Long Exposure Light-Painted Photographs

Darren Pearson’s still frame light paintings are impressive enough on their own. He uses flashlights in the dark to sketch out intricate figures. The …

Montage of Students Posing Awkwardly for What Turns Out to be a Video Camera

If you need a laugh this Thursday, look no further: the Student Union of Nottingham Trent University in England has you covered with a viral video …

Photographer Captures the Lives of People Who Often Call Walmart Parking Lots Home

Photographer Nolan Conway has a gift for finding and photographing people that you or I might never think twice about pointing a camera at. His …

Tamron Has a Shiny New 150-600mm Lens in the Works, Will be Its Longest Zoom Yet

Here’s a little gear porn to keep your G.A.S. revving this Thursday. Japanese lens manufacturer Tamron has officially announced that it is working on …

Using Innovative Paint Splashes & High Speed Photography for Stunning Results

What happens when you give an artistic scientist a camera? Fabian Oefner, who we featured in a previous article, shows us in this peek into his …

Photography

THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2 Viral Site Teases Even More Villains

Incredible Underwater Park in Austria

Grner See (Green Lake) is a lake in Styria, Austria known for its shimmering, emerald-green hue and its fluctuating depth throughout the year, at times leaving a park completely submerged in it. Being that the water for the lake is provided mainly by runoff from the surrounding karst mountains, it …

Austria

First child 'functionally cured' of HIV remains in remission, scientists announce

In March, a team of medical researchers revealed that a two-year-old patient had been "functionally cured" of HIV after undergoing unusually early treatment with antiretroviral drugs. The instance marked the second documented case of HIV remission, and was the first such case involving a …

Uplifting New Design Enhancing the Feeling of Space: Westgate Residence, Brentwood

The <b>Westgate Residence</b> is a 1948 house located in Brentwood (California), recently renovated by Kurt Krueger Architect, a design centered …

Jamie Dornan Confirmed As Sex Master Christian Grey In Fifty Shades

Photo: Courtesy of Calvin Klein<p>Well, it seems like the search for Christian Grey has ended. Irish model and professional underwear-wearer Jamie …