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Scientists reveal the real reason you have eyelashes

The mysterious function of eyelashes has been revealed at last -- thanks to science.<p>After measuring the dimensions of nearly two dozen mammal eyes, performing a series of wind tunnel experiments and engaging in some complex fluid dynamic modeling, researchers determined that most mammal eyelashes …

Solar eclipse: dark but delightful

Telegraph View: It's not often we're left alone by that pestering, blistering sun<p>To pretend that <b>power cuts will follow next month’s eclipse of the sun</b>, to which the nation is looking forward, is to fly in the face of reason. Shortly before the eclipse (at 8.40am on March 20) the sun will have …

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Planet Earth: Facts About Its Orbit, Atmosphere & Size

Earth, our home, is the third planet from the sun. It is the only planet known to have an atmosphere containing free oxygen, oceans of liquid water …

Moon Facts: Fun Information About the Earth's Moon

The moon is the easiest celestial object to find in the night sky — when it's there. Earth's only natural satellite hovers above us bright and round …

24 Place Names You’ve Probably Been Mispronouncing Your Whole Life

When travelling, a great faux-pas to avoid if you want to get in good with the locals is mispronouncing the name of the place you’re in. Luckily, …

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

Creativity

Rose Byrne's dark gray smokey eye is our new summer makeup go-to

21 DIY Lamps & Chandeliers You Can Create From Everyday Objects

There’s something really satisfying about creating a useful object with your own two hands, especially if you make it with recycled materials. If …

The hottest trends from this year's spring bridal market

Fresh off of this year's Spring Bridal Market, our friends at Style Me Pretty rounded up their favorite trends spotted on the runways. SMP was at all …

Tutorial: Sultry, Smokey Eye with Wayne Goss, The Eye Set

First came Wayne Goss, The Collection followed by The Face Set. So it’s only natural that Wayne has rounded out his arsenal with The Eye Set. …

What Caused the California Earthquake? Faults Explained

Different kinds of faults make different kinds of earthquakes.<p>We all have our faults, and that includes planet Earth. Earthquakes, big and small, rattle the globe every day, most recently making news this week with temblors in northern California.<p>The latest magnitude 6.9 earthquake struck 50 miles …

Star brightness versus star luminosity

Some extremely large and hot stars blaze away with the luminosity of a million suns! But other stars look bright only because they’re near Earth.<p>The …

The scientists secretly masquerading as celebrities - in pictures

Taking a degree in a science, technology or maths-based subject doesn't necessarily mean a life in the lab.<br>These celebrities show that such a qualification can lead you to the stage, screen and beyond

Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 images reportedly shown in patent application

Images in a Samsung patent for a tablet cover seem to show the unannounced Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 model that’s supposedly going to be unveiled in the following weeks, maybe at CES 2014.<p><i>MovePlayer</i> has published several pictures from a patent that Samsung filed with Korea Intellectual Property Rights …

Galaxy Note

Simpsons Animator Liz Climo Creates Incredibly Cute Animal Comics on Tumblr

Elizabeth Climo, or simply Liz Climo, is a talented young animator currently working with the everlasting <i>The Simpsons</i> TV-show<i>.</i> When her day job ends, …

Cute

Black Forest Dome Cake

Black forest cake has been on my baking bucket list for ages. I've attempted it several times - and made it as far as the deep chocolaty cake layers …

Yamaha Is Going To Start Making Cars. Tiny Ones.

Yamaha is best known for making everything <i>but</i> cars. They make motorcycles, boats, scooters, wheelchairs, robots, even swimming pools, but not cars. …

Telegraph News on Twitter: "Super Typhoon Haiyan as it approaches the Philippines http://t.co/NdosmtPFYK (Photo: AFP/Getty Images) http://t.co/c106mXrfVD"

Typhoon Haiyan in Pictures

Stay-At-Home Mom Makes Creative Lunches For Her Kids, Becomes Internet Star

Anyone who takes care of kids, especially their parents, knows just how hard it can sometimes be to get kids to eat right. When Malaysian mommy …

The 6 English Words Longer Than Antidisestablishmentarianism

In fact, most dictionaries today don't include antidisestablish-mentarianism. It's rarely used anymore, according to Merriam-Webster's FAQs page. (Apparently, a lot of people wonder about this.)<p>Antidisestablishmentarianism was a political position during the Reformation. King Henry VIII wanted to …

Linguistics

The human brain, its nervous projections, layers,... - Biomedical Ephemera, or: A Frog for Your Boils

<b>The human brain, its nervous projections, layers, and cortical blood vessels</b><p>Though we’re probably subconsciously aware of our brains on a day-to-day …

T.O.P - 동창생 (The Commitment) Movie Poster Photo Shoot

동창생 (The Commitment) 2nd Official Movie Teaser Part 2: Friendship - Starring BIGBANG's T.O.P

Singer Huh Gak ties the knot! http://www.allkpop.com/article/2013/10/singer-huh-gak-ties-the-knot

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동창생 (The Commitment) 1st Official Movie Teaser Part 1: Promise - Starring BIGBANG's T.O.P