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Einstein's Theory of General Relativity

In 1905, Albert Einstein determined that the laws of physics are the same for all non-accelerating observers, and that the speed of light in a vacuum …

Scientists Develop Telescopic Contact Lenses That Can Zoom 3X

Over the past year, we’ve heard about some pretty interesting developments in the world of contact lenses. Scientists have made progress on creating …

The Earth’s Inner Core Gives Up More Of Its Magnetic Secrets

The planet Earth’s inner core is not a single solid mass but comprised of two layers, and new evidence about the core’s composition from a team of US …

Earth Science

Amazing Images: The Best Science Photos of the Week

Each week we find the most interesting and informative articles we can and along the way we uncover amazing and cool images. Here you'll discover 10 …

Bright Pink Sea Slugs Invading New Habitats Due to Global Warming?

The colorful invertebrates are moving north along the California coast as ocean waters warm, scientists say.<p>Brightly colored sea slugs have invaded the central and northern California coast—and scientists aren't exactly tickled pink.<p>That's because the arrival of the soft-bellied marine creatures, …

Global Warming

Mother Nature's Misfits: Photos of Strange and Unusual Animals

We tend to love animals even from a very young age. Some of the first words we learn (and first things we recognize) are “dog,” “cat,” and other …

Nature

Stunning Pictures: Ten of the Rarest Animals on Earth

Wildlife

Ötzi the 5,300-Year-Old Iceman has 61 Tattoos

Researchers have mapped all 61 tattoos of Ötzi, the 5,300-year-old glacier mummy discovered by hikers in the Ötztal Alps near the Italian-Austrian …

Scientists Discover 'Reset Button' For The Body's Biological Clock

Jetting half way across the world, shift work and those crazy all-nighters are all things that can upset our body’s daily cycle, or circadian rhythm. …

623 of the Best Books Ever Written

#1<p><i>by F. Scott Fitzgerald</i><p>(91 Reviews)<p><i>994 Points</i><p>"In my younger and more vulnerable years my father gave me some advice that I've been turning over in …

Vegetable growing cheat sheet

A visual vegetable growing guide detailing when and where to plant your vegetables. (If you're interested in using this infographic for editorial …

Humans, Not Climate Change, Caused Caribbean Bat Extinctions

About 25,000 to 3,000 years ago, land mammals died out in massive numbers from the Arctic to the Caribbean, which scientists have attributed variously to climate change and human activity. Bats weren’t as susceptible as their non-flying cousins — in the Caribbean, about 18 percent of bat species …

Putin’s Polonium-Poison Revenge on ex-Spy Laid Bare in UK Inquiry

Details of the defector Alexander Litvinenko’s gruesome death in 2006 finally get aired in a public hearing. Thousands of innocents were put at …

Russia

UPDATED: 162 Documentaries To Expand Your Consciousness

Here is a list of over 100 documentaries you can watch for free online. They are about Science, Consciousness, ETs, you name it. A smorgasbord of …

Researchers Discover An Ancient Replica Of Our Solar System

The finding is good news for the search for intelligent alien life<p>Deep within the bowels of our Milky Way Galaxy, there is another solar system that is like a miniature replica of our own. Except this planetary system is just a tad older — by about 7 billion years.<p>Using images and data collected by …

24 Killer Websites that Make You Cleverer

It’s easy to forget that we have access to a virtually limitless resource of information, i.e. the Internet. For a lot of us, this is even true at …

Learning

10 Books That Will Absolutely Blow Your Mind

There are books that change your entire mindset and shift your perception into a hole new paradigm. These books inspire you to read more and to …

Books

Milky Way Twilight Afterglow over The Grand Tetons by Matt Anderson

1x.com is the world's biggest curated photo gallery online. Each photo is selected by professional curators. Milky Way Twilight Afterglow over The …

Photography

The Most Trusted Place for Answering Life's Questions

Answered<p>In Zeus<p>Does Zeus live on mount Olympus<p>Zeus was believed by the Ancient Greeks to be one of the Olympian gods, and all the Olympian gods lived …

Olympus

Watch A Complete Knee Replacement From A Surgeon's Point Of View

You know when something is so fascinatingly disgusting that you can’t help but keep watching it, even though you think you might vomit down yourself? …

Medicine

What could Be Causing This Bizarre Bubbling Lake?

With holes appearing in the Siberian tundra and methane plumes off the coast, the appearance of a video on Youtube showing a strange lake has aroused …

Paranormal

Bear Saves Crow From Drowning

In this video, filmed at Budapest Zoo, a bear pauses his meal to rescue a crow that's drowning in his enclosure.<p>Some online commentators have …

Animals

Physics

Surprising Source of Stem Cells Found In Teeth

Stem cells are responsible for our bodies developing into all of the different tissues we have today. Typically, they move in one direction - towards …

Stem Cells

Scientists Discover Fossils from the Most Massive Penguin Ever

Colossal penguin bones from the extinct species <i>Palaeeudyptes klekowskii</i> have been discovered on an island in the Antarctic Peninsula. According to a …

NASA Scientists Claim 'Impossible' Space Travel Engine Could Actually Work

While some may say that nothing is impossible, that is a word that has been frequently used by experts to describe SPR Ltd’s EmDrive. To some, …

Dinosaurs Shrank Continuously for 50 Million Years

One of the hardest things to wrap our heads around when it comes to the dinosaur-to-bird transition is how massive, carnivorous ground-dwellers …

Hubble Spots Most Distant Cosmic Magnifying Glass Yet

Astronomers using NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope may have spotted the farthest cosmic magnifying glass yet. The powerful gravity from this massive …

Astrophysics