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Ancient cave paintings turn out to be by Neanderthals, not modern humans

A new analysis shows ancient cave paintings were too old to have been painted by modern humans<p>A new discovery that Neanderthals were painting cave walls more than 64,000 years ago has anthropologists rethinking the history of art. Found deep in Spanish caves, the rock art was once thought to be the …

This Guy Takes The Most Epic Photos Of Maine Coon Cats You've Ever Seen

Maine coons FTW!

The mystery of why left-handers are so much rarer

Relatively few people are lefties, and it’s a puzzle why. Still, the science of handedness is revealing fascinating insights about you – from how it could change the way you think, to the fact that you might be ‘left-eared’.<p>From the time we pick up a chunky crayon and start scribbling as children, …

Tons Of Pit Bulls May Be Euthanized In Montreal Next Week Due To Ban. Here’s How To Help

Advocates are doing everything they can to stop it.<p>It’s a taxing time for animal advocates in Montreal.<p>The Canadian city has passed a new bylaw, which makes it illegal for residents to adopt or buy a pit bull. Any dog considered to be of the breed that is living in a shelter faces euthanasia on …

Researchers Confront an Epidemic of Loneliness

BLACKPOOL, England — The woman on the other end of the phone spoke lightheartedly of spring and of her 81st birthday the previous week.<p>“Who did you celebrate with, Beryl?” asked Alison, whose job was to offer a kind ear.<p>“No one, I…”<p>And with that, Beryl’s cheer turned to despair.<p>Her voice began to …

Flooding of Coast, Caused by Global Warming, Has Already Begun

NORFOLK, Va. — Huge vertical rulers are sprouting beside low spots in the streets here, so people can judge if the tidal floods that increasingly inundate their roads are too deep to drive through.<p>Five hundred miles down the Atlantic Coast, the only road to Tybee Island, Ga., is disappearing …

This 1 Morning Routine Saves Me 20 Hours a Week

The first 3 hours of your day are your most precious for maximized productivity.<p>The traditional 9-5 workday is poorly structured for high productivity. Perhaps when most work was physical labor it made sense, but not in the knowledge-working world we now live in.<p>Although this may seem obvious …

Forget Software—Now Hackers Are Exploiting Physics

Practically every word we use to describe a computer is a metaphor. "File,” “window,” even “memory” all stand in for collections of ones and zeros …

Stanford Professor puts his entire digital photography course online for free

When it comes to the list of digital imaging pioneers, Marc Levoy is one of those names that belongs right near the top. His work has led to many of …

Digital Photography

The Really Big One

An earthquake will destroy a sizable portion of the coastal Northwest. The question is when.<p>When the 2011 earthquake and tsunami struck Tohoku, Japan, Chris Goldfinger was two hundred miles away, in the city of Kashiwa, at an international meeting on seismology. As the shaking started, everyone in …

Geology

The end of capitalism has begun

Without us noticing, we are entering the postcapitalist era. At the heart of further change to come is information technology, new ways of working and the sharing economy. The old ways will take a long while to disappear, but it’s time to be utopian<p>The red flags and marching songs of Syriza during …

20th Century

The Golden Ratio: Design’s Biggest Myth

The golden ratio is total nonsense in design. Here’s why.<p>In the world of art, architecture, and design, the golden ratio has earned a tremendous reputation. Greats like Le Corbusier and Salvador Dalí have used the number in their work. The Parthenon, the Pyramids at Giza, the paintings of …

When posters attack: the artist being shot at by Hollywood stars

As the film industry prepares to celebrate its achievements at the Oscars, an artist is offering an alternative take on Hollywoodland in a series of interventions at New York subway stations.<p>Jon Burgerman poses for photographs in front of the gun-toting stars on violent film posters. With generous …

The new American cop: More diverse, better equipped and scared

America's police officers are better trained, better educated and more diverse than their predecessors. But they've never felt more despised.<p>Editor’s …

GAGA may be the secret of the sexes - at least in insects - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] — Without a way to equalize the gene expression of the two sex chromosomes — males have XY and females have XX — …

Want to Be More Influential? Science Says Do This

When was the last time you wrote someone a note or letter using a pen or a pencil? Can you even remember?<p>When was the last time you wrote someone a note or letter using a pen or a pencil? Can you even remember? Handwritten notes, it seems, are becoming more and more of a dying breed.<p>These days, in …

Rate of species decline 'no longer within safe limit' for humans, experts warn

Animal and plant species are declining so quickly that world biodiversity loss is no longer within a “safe limit” and could start to threaten much of …

Erupting Volcano Lets Scientists Watch Rare Caldera Collapse

Patterns seen during the event may help volcano monitors around the world warn of dangerous activity days or even weeks in advance.<p>As gateways to the seething-hot heart of our planet, volcanoes are feared for their occasionally cataclysmic behavior. From Vesuvius to Krakatau, some of the most …

Geology

How To Get Unlimited Travel In Europe From The "Netflix Of Airlines"

Surf Air, the travel startup that offers “all-you-can-fly” service to paying members, will begin running routes in Europe this October, <i>Techcrunch</i> …

Bees Have Supposedly Been Trained To Make Honey From Cannabis Plants

Nicholas Trainer is many things: an artist, a locksmith, and perhaps most importantly, a beekeeper. Bees are, of course, known for their ability to …

Insects

How to Capture Starbursts and Sun Flares

A sun flare or starburst is an artistic photographic technique that can be achieved without any special post-processing or editing tricks. By …

Shutter Speed

Wikkelhouse - Modular Microhome Made of Cardboard - Quiet Corner

At first glance, cardboard doesn’t seem like a suitable material for building. Yet, we have seen it done, either by award-winning architects using …

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Black Lives Matter: The Racist Reflexes of Police Officers Who Draw Their Guns

Alton Sterling and Philando Castile were shot to death by police officers this week. Both were calm. Both were compliant. Both were African American. …

Psychology

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​GoPro found in water with intact footage of a crab selfie

While fishing in Poole, England, on July 5, YouTuber Francis Darracott caught something much more impressive than a big fish. He reeled in a lost GoPro camera.<p>"It was covered in barnacles and looked like it had been down there at least a year," Darracott said in his YouTube video. "Water had seeped …

Dominican Republic

Tesla is experiencing its first major identity crisis

But Tesla has never experienced a true <i>identity</i> crisis.<p>It is now.<p>The question for Elon Musk and his team to ask isn't, "Will we make it?" but rather, "What are we all about?"<p>Driving this identity crisis is the recent news that a driver was killed in May when his Tesla Model S running the Autopilot …

Tesla

Discover the Gorgeous Hand-Crafted Custom Cameras of Dora Goodman

Dora Goodman‘s hand-crafted custom cameras are beautiful… there’s no other way to put it. Built on top of fully-functioning classic cameras, she …