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Absurd Creature of the Week: 'Pufferfish on Steroids' Gets as Big as a Truck

Ah, the ocean sunfish. At 10 feet long and 5,000 pounds, it's the biggest bony fish on Earth. Also, it looks like a swimming face. The sunfish is …

A Scientific Miracle: Theories of Mary's Virgin Birth

<i>Now the birth of Jesus Christ took place in this way. When his mother Mary had been betrothed to Joseph, before they came together she was found to be with child from the Holy Spirit. - Matthew 1:18</i><p>Merry Christmas, scientists! It's that time of year again when all rational human beings shake our …

Sharks, bees, and hunters all ‘walk’ this way

A mathematical pattern of movement called a Lévy walk describes the foraging behavior of many animals, including sharks and honeybees, and now for …

Anthropology

Brain development has rush, lull, rush

The human brain develops through distinct patterns of gene activity at different stages from the womb to adulthood, report researchers.<p>The team …

Neuroscience

Stretch Or Splat? How A Black Hole Kills You Matters ... A Lot

It could rightly be called the most massive debate of the year: Physicists are locked in an argument over what happens if you fall into a black hole.<p>On one side are those who support the traditional view from Albert Einstein. On the other, backers of a radical new theory that preserves the very …

Zombie Ants: Crowdfunding Website Launched for Research

Zombie ants are intriguing to scientists. The zombie part happens when a fungus takes control of an ant’s brain, in order to reproduce, eventually …

To Make Intersections Smarter, We Need Cars To Be Smarter, Too

Anyone who has waited endlessly at a red light at an empty four-way intersection knows traffic signals are not the most efficient way to keep traffic flowing. Computer scientists have figured out a way to utilize the space in intersections far more efficiently. The problem is the solution will have …

Pupil reflections in photographs could help investigators solve crimes

The eyes are more than windows to the soul, thanks to technologies that can reveal reflected faces in pupils of photographs. Dr. Rob Jenkins of the University of York's Department of Psychology published a study that showed how pupils in photographs of faces can be "mined" for hidden …

Reviving the first planetarium in Mexico

Nuestro objetivo es revivir el primer planetario de México y uno de los más antiguos de América Latina. Este Planetario es el corazón de la Sociedad. …

Four new species found off Scottish coast

Marine scientists have hailed the discovery of four new species of sea creature in deep ocean waters off the coast of Scotland.<p>The new species – a large sea snail, two kinds of clam and a marine worm – were found during Marine Scotland surveys around the Rockall plateau in the north Atlantic. …

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Creative and Energy-Efficient: Leura Lane House in Australia

Showcasing an original architecture and design, the <b>Leura Lane house</b> is a two bedroom residence comprised of two separate pavilions. The project was …

Soothing Apartment In Italy With An Unusual But Practical Layout

Located in Via delle Orfane, Turin, in Italy, this apartment was designed by CON3STUDIO. It covers an area of 110 square meters and this makes it …

A CONVERTED FISHERMAN’S COTTAGE NEAR COPENHAGEN | THE STYLE FILES

How was your Christmas? I hope you had a wonderful time with family and friends! Today it is back to business… This beautiful home is featured in the …

Couture House in Tel Aviv

• 1 |<p>Inside the home, modern design elements culminate in striking effect, such as a suspended staircase with glass balustrade, and a multitude of …

Tag: Design Travel

Material Interiors: A Shoppable Apartment in New York, Design Luminaries Edition<p>by Annie Quigley<p>A Room at the Inn: At the Chapel in Somerset<p>by Julie …

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Terrifying ‘Orchid Mantis’ is Camouflaged to Look Exactly Like a Pink Orchid Flower | Colossal

<p>In an unparalleled feat of natural selection the Orchid Mantis (<i>Hymenopus coronatus</i>) from Southeast Asia has evolved to look almost exactly like an …

Shaker-Inspired Furniture That’s Easily Assembled

Edward Hale has spent years perfecting his line of easily assembled furniture (Remember, we featured his first prototypes a couple of years ago) …

Furniture

77-Year-Old Man “Paints” Japanese Landscapes on Excel Spreadsheets

While most digital artists opt to use Photoshop or other similar digital imaging software, 77-year-old Japanese artist Tatsuo Horiuchi chooses to work with Microsoft Excel to produce his beautiful works of art. His “paintings” are remarkably intricate works that mimic traditional Japanese paintings …

Entire Eucalyptus Tree Displayed at Gallery of Modern Art

This site-specific installation aptly named <i>Eucalyptus</i> is a real eucalyptus tree located at the Gallery of Modern Art in Brisbane, Australia. Although it has been taken out of its natural environment and placed in man's, this tree still retains its inherent serenity. There are seats in the gallery …

Art

The gambler

David Walsh first made global headlines in 2009, when he gambled on the life of Christian Boltanski, a French artist whose installations focus on …

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Manus Island: Where all hope of dignity fades under a harsh sun

Using strips of bed sheet they had made two mock electrical cords, at the ends of which were two mock games controllers made from cardboard, with …

Manus Island

Australia to send aircraft to South Sudan UN mission

The fighting has divided the two-year-old nation along ethnic lines with the Dinka tribe to which president Salva Kiir belongs pitted against the …

Africa

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Hair Dryer Cooking: From S'mores To Crispy Duck

Have a hankering for s'mores but not near a fire? Grab your hair dryer. Credit: Morgan Walker/NPR<p>This past year, we've introduced you to some wacky cooking methods. We've made an entire lunch in a coffee maker and even poached salmon and pears in the dishwasher.<p>But a few weeks ago, we stumbled upon …

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