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Light starts shipping the L16, its 16-camera pocket DSLR challenger

Light’s L16 was a radical design concept when it was originally introduced in October, 2015 — but the concept has become a reality, as the company is now shipping the first production units to its pre-order customers. The final design is quite similar to the concept it showed off back then, with a …

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Scientists Just Discovered a New Aurora and They're Calling It Steve

Yo, Steve, lookin' good tonight.<p>A group of amateur sky watchers in Alberta, Canada just helped scientists discover a new celestial phenomenon and since nobody knows exactly what it is yet, they've taken to calling it Steve.<p>Yes, Steve.<p>Members of the Alberta Aurora ChasersFacebook group have been …

Stepping back 3.6m years: footprints yield new clues to humans’ ancestors

Tracks found by accident on proposed museum site in Tanzania were preserved in volcanic ash dampened by ancient African rains<p>The footprints of five ancestors of humans who walked the Earth more than 3.6m years ago have been found preserved in volcanic ash that was dampened by ancient African rains. …

Narwhals Can 'See' Unlike Any Other Animal on Earth

Scientists just unlocked the secret of the unicorn whales.<p>It doesn't get much better than a narwhal. These bizarre creatures are a species of toothed …

Rotorua adventures await on New Zealand's North Island | CNN Travel

The Libraries of 15 Famous Men | The Art of Manliness

Just about two years ago, we wrote a post called 14 Famous Man Rooms, which offered a look at the rooms where over a dozen famous men wrote classic …

Revolutionary nanowire battery tech can be charged over 200,000 times

Lithium-ion batteries have enabled a brave new world of powerful wireless devices, but they're not without their limitations. After being charged a number of times, they start to lose their ability to hold that charge, requiring either a replacement battery or a brand new phone. Most batteries last …

Tiny hobbit-like humans were victims of island dwarfing

Tiny ‘hobbit-like’ humans discovered in Indonesia were once normal sized but shrunk after getting trapped on an island, scientists now believe.<p>For more than a decade experts have argued over the origins of the Homo floresiensis whose remains were first found on the island of Flores in 2004, dating …

How to Hack Your Hormones So You Can Sleep Better, Gain Muscle, and Have More Sex

Science says you can control your chemistry. Here’s how<p>Think of your body as a Fortune 500 company. There are layers of management, countless systems that must work together seamlessly, and tons of goals that occasionally conflict.<p>In other words, it’s complicated. Thankfully, you don’t have to …

Bioluminescence is so useful to fish that it evolved 27 times, study says

We don't often encounter species that produce their own light here on land. Fireflies do it. Some millipedes and fungi do it. That's about it.<p>But in the murky depths of the ocean, it's a whole different glowing story.<p>About 1,000 to 1,500 feet beneath the ocean surface, in a region known as the deep …

Greek Scientists Call Antikythera Mechanism 'World's First Computer'

The overall analysis of the inscriptions found inside the Antikythera Mechanism was presented on Thursday by the study group of the enigmatic …

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How to make runny egg yolk into delicious sauce using science

You will be the Champion of Breakfast<p>Let's agree on some things: breakfast is the absolute best. Eggs are an integral part of breakfast. Ergo, topping any plate with a poached or fried egg makes it Instant Breakfast. Don't believe me? Take that leftover pasta out of your fridge, heat it up, throw …

Depressing Theory: Cancer May Be An Evolutionary Safeguard To Protect Our Species

The study, published in Biotechnology & Biotechnological Equipment, characterizes cancer as a kind of apoptosis designed to protect the integrity of …

Lomo al Trapo: The Colombian Technique That Will Change the Way You Grill Beef

Remember that scene at the end of <i>Ghostbusters</i> when the boys in gray crack Sigourney Weaver out of the petrified remains of the ghost dog Zuul? …

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Emergency Pancake Syrup, a Simple Hack You'll Actually Use

More<p>Breakfast<p>Everything you need to make the most important meal of the day delicious.<p>I'd like to tell you I'm the sort of person who's tasted her way through every sugar shack in Vermont, that I know a guy who knows a guy across the border, that I skip past lesser grades in pursuit of the elusive …

The Simple Rules to Make Killer Croques Monsieurs and Madames

More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>I've heard a tale that the croque monsieur was discovered by French workmen who placed their lunch pails next to a radiator. When they sat down to eat, their ham and cheese sandwiches had melted from the heat, and the rest is …

How to Make Korean Fried Chicken Wings at Home

Since the late 1990s and early 2000s, Korean Fried Chicken, which is said to have been invented by one of two Korean restaurant chains (Pelicana Chicken and Mexican Chicken), has expanded from its Seoul origins to achieve international recognition. And it's no wonder why: Doused in a salty-sweet …

12 Weird Food Pairings That Actually Taste Amazing

1 of 12<p>Chocolate And Avocado<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 12<p>Broccoli and Cheetos<p>3 of 12<p>Strawberry And Tomato<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 12<p>Dark Chocolate And Parmesan Cheese<p>…

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Hello, Tamago Kake Gohan, Your Time Has Come

More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>Stop looking at the picture above. Instead, look at this one:<p>This is a bowl of rice. It is delicious, but it is boring. It is boring in the way that monster-truck shows and movies about aliens aren't. It's so boring that the …

5 must-visit destinations in Patagonia for modern explorers

Patagonia's 400,000 square miles are home to some of the most beautiful and diverse landscapes on the planet.<p>It's an ideal destination for adventure …

Giant Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie

8 to 10 Servings<p>The batter for this large-format dreamboat of a cookie (crunchy on the edges, chewy in the middle) is made in one bowl with no special equipment, and can be baked in either a cast-iron or large skillet.<p>March 2016Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup semisweet chocolate wafers (discs, pistoles, …

3 Unexpected Sriracha Recipes to Spice Up Your Next Meal

<i>This piece originally appeared on Fix.com.</i><p>Whatever it is we love so much about cranking up the heat on food, we just can’t get enough of hot sauce. …

Crock Pot 101: Build Your Own Crock Pot Recipes

<i>This piece originally appeared on Fix.com.</i><p>Love your crock-pot but stuck in a rut with the same old recipes? It’s time to create your own. This post …

The Magic of the 3-Ingredient Chocolate Oblivion Truffle Torte, As Told By Rose Levy Beranbaum

This flourless chocolate torte is a better and purer vehicle for chocolate than chocolate itself (scientifically speaking).<p>It's made from just 3 ingredients: chocolate, butter, eggs. It takes less time to mix together than your average cookie, and it only bakes for <i>15 minutes</i>.<p>So why did it at first …

Prehistoric claw marks help Flinders University scientists unearth more on extinct Australian lion

Prehistoric claw marks inside a Western Australian cave have helped Adelaide scientists find out more about an animal that before going extinct was …

Easy Oven-Cooked Pulled Pork Recipe

Just as there are great burgers and bad ones, not all indoor pulled pork is created equal. My goal with this recipe was to come up with a technique to produce pulled pork that shreds into large, tender chunks that are moist but not wet, with a flavor that balances sweet molasses, bright vinegar, …

Top scientists explain how enormously exciting and important gravitational waves are

One hundred years ago, Albert Einstein published his general theory of relativity, which described how gravity warps and distorts space-time.<p>While this theory triggered a revolution in our understanding of the universe, it made one prediction that even Einstein doubted could be confirmed: the …

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