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Scientists Witness Spectacular Flood Into the Red Sea

Changing Planet<p>Somebody get Moses on the phone.<p>A team of researchers including National Geographic Emerging Explorer Beverly Goodman have witnessed a remarkable Red Sea flooding event of their own (read the scientific paper).<p>Confirming for the first time in nature what had only been seen in lab …

Do You Live in a Motorcycle Country?

Do you sometimes feel lonely riding your bike, like you’re just about the only rider around? Or does it seem like every third person you know also …

H1Z1 review: outbreak

If I had paid money for <i>H1Z1</i>, I'd be pretty pissed off right now. Some players have already taken to demanding refunds. And I can't blame them.<p><i>H1Z1</i> isn't finished, of course. It isn't even being made now, technically, by the same company. Sony Online Entertainment has been sold off to form Daybreak …

Fighting Back Lionfish for Invasive Species Awareness Week

Wildlife<p>“We’re going to win this one,” said Doug, an instructor at the Islamorada Dive Center, as he peered into the cooler. “I have a good feeling.”<p>It was a balmy February afternoon in the Florida Keys and excitement was high. Since dawn, teams of divers had been scouring reefs with one target in …

Photographer Breaks “Crazy Cat Lady” Stereotype by Featuring Grown Men with Their Adorable Cats

There are “dog” people and there are “cat” people, and photographer David Williams captures men who identify with the latter group. His project titled <i>Men & Cats</i> began in 2009 as a way to break the stereotype of the “crazy cat lady.” Williams photographs guys in their homes and on the street with …

How to Wear Spring's Biggest Trends to Work Right Now

The cold air hasn't quit just yet, but it's definitely time to start your spring shopping. The good news? Whatever you choose to buy won't have to sit in your closet until it gets...

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The science of murder: how do professionals cope with gruesome deaths?

As the Wellcome Collection devotes an exhibition to forensic science, what happens to our bodies after death?<p>Murder may be grisly and unpleasant, but it’s often unavoidably interesting – and the subject of rigorous scientific scrutiny.<p>And morbid curiosity is certainly satisfied to the full at the …

Crime

Vladimir Putin: War with Ukraine would be 'apocalyptic' but unlikely

<b>(CNN) —</b> A war with Ukraine would be "apocalyptic" but will probably never happen, Russian President Vladimir Putin said.<p>"I believe such (an) apocalyptic scenario is unlikely, and hope that it will never get to that point," he told Russian media Monday.<p>Putin said he's confident the crisis will …

Fashion Show Sets Record for Most Naked Bodies on a Runway (NSFW)

Is a penis still a penis if it is made of pink lace and sewn onto a $10,000 dress? Yes. Yes, it is.<p>London designer Christopher Kane has always been known for creating provocative and avant-garde womenswear, but his fall 2015 runway show took things to a whole other level.<p>Things started out …

7 Ways Architecture Can Tackle Global Warming

These ideas, from a structure made of recycled milk cartons to algae that can boost a sinking city, actually scale.<p>Architecture is one of the key drivers of climate change. Between construction and the energy required to keep buildings up and running, the industry is responsible for nearly half of …

Freelance Services Marketplace for The Lean Entrepreneur

Don't Just Dream, Do<p>Freelance services. On demand.<p>Explore the Marketplace<p>Get inspired to build your business<p>Top Quality, Hand-picked …

The Flow of Fresh Flowers

Air fresheners and purification devices need not be ugly blobs that we are embarrassed to showcase. They can be as sleek as the Lotus Flow, which is …

The Living Cube by Till Könneker saves space in micro apartments

This space-efficient box by Swiss designer Till Könneker creates a separate sleeping area and compact storage solutions for studio apartments (+ …

Should women shave their legs and under-arms?

<b>My sister and I are quite hairy, but this bothers her more than me. I shave my legs and wax my moustache but she's gone for full laser treatments. She came round to my flat the other day and was horrified to see I hadn't shaved under my arms for a few days. I say, if it's good enough for Julia</b> …

Ebola risk unheeded as Guinea's villagers keep on eating fruit bats

Medical teams struggling to curb Ebola in west Africa have been discouraging bush meat consumption, believed to have caused the outbreak, but some rural communities dependent on the meat for protein are determined to continue their traditional hunting practices.<p>While meat from wild animals such as …

520 Million-Year-Old Sea Monster With Preserved Brain Unearthed

A spectacularly well-preserved sea monster that once prowled the oceans during the Cambrian Period has been unearthed in China.<p>The 520-million-year-old creature, one of the first predators of its day, sported compound eyes, body armor and two spiky claws for grabbing prey.<p>The fossils of the new …

Never Do Laundry Again With These 4 Gee-Whiz Gadgets

Clean towels in seconds! A global design competition reveals our shared frustration with smelly socks.<p>Hoarding stacks of quarters and schlepping bags of dirty laundry may soon be footnotes in the history books, if product designers can realize their visions for better fabric care.<p>This year the …

Why It Feels Like Everyone Knows When You’re Stoned

Let’s pretend you made the bold decision to smoke weed before going to see <i>A Quiet Place</i>, because it’s 4/20 and you thought it would “enhance” the …

Emma Watson Switches It Up In Racy Bra Top And See-Through Skirt

Emma Watson's signature style typically consists of classically chic dresses, but her edgy look at the Valentino show in Paris on July 9 surprised us in the best way possible.<p>Watson bared her midriff in a lacy bra top and a matching, high-waisted sheer skirt. The 24-year-old offset the all-black …

Pick Your Favorite Celebrity Look of This Week with Our A-List Tool

This week, some of Hollywood's most stylish ladies stepped out in stunning looks that gave everyone something to talk about. Now it's your turn to …

These Are the Best Mascaras Of All Time

From cult classics to brand new wonders, these are our can't-live-without mascaras.<p>If there's one beauty product we rely on to keep our faces in check, it's without a doubt mascara. That all-important flick frames your face, pulling together your entire look in a few strokes. Here, the tubes we …

Natasha Poly in Oscar de la Renta

FASHION LOOK OF THE DAY<p><b>L’Oréal Paris brand ambassador Natasha Poly chose sheer black Oscar de la Renta Spring/Summer 2014 for last night’s red carpet</b> …

The Ultimate Spring Denim Refresh

Up the stakes on your go-to skinny jeans this season with fresh approaches to all things jeans. From culottes to high waists, interesting distressing and girlfriend jeansspring just got a lot more interesting.<p>Up the stakes on your go-to skinny jeans this season with fresh approaches to all things …

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The Busy Girl's Guide To Meditating

Research shows that taking the time to find some inner calm can do a whole lot of good. Whatever your schedule, here's how to take a few moments to yourself from Gabrielle Bernstein, author of the New York Times bestselling book Miracles Now.<p>"When women say to me, 'I don't have time to meditate' I …

Adidas Will Soon Let You Print Instagram Pics on Your Sneakers

In news that will either make you smile, sigh or shake your head, Adidas has announced plans to one-up Nike’s PHOTOiD program by letting you print …