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This glorious celestial nursery is packed with baby stars

The European Southern Observatory has taken the most detailed image yet of the southern constellation of Ara, otherwise known as The Altar, using the …

Cosmology

How to survive a winter in Antarctica – in pictures

Photographer and explorer Dr Alexander Kumar spent nine months at Concordia Station, where temperatures drop to -80C and your nearest neighbours are astronauts orbiting the Earth. Follow his journey through the worst winter in the world<p>• White Mars, Living on Planet Concordia is on at the Royal …

Victoria Wilcher, 3-Year-Old Mauled By Pit Bulls, Allegedly Told To Leave Restaurant (UPDATE)

A 3-year-old girl recovering from a severe pit bull attack was allegedly asked to leave a Jackson, Mississippi KFC because her face was scaring customers.<p>Victoria Wilcher's family was outraged by the alleged incident and took to Facebook to share their mistreatment.<p>"Does this face look scary to …

Tim Dodd's Everyday Astronaut - in pictures

In November 2013, photographer Tim Dodd, 29, found himself on an auction site, the sole bidder for a Russian spacesuit for which he paid $300. "When I saw it I felt this responsibility to do something exciting with it," he says. Dodd used it to recreate the menial tasks of a man going about his …

The Book of Eggs – in pictures

Some of the incredible photographs of birds' eggs from around the world that make up a beautiful new book

The faces of the Scripps National Spelling Bee

Photo highlights of the day

The Guardian’s picture editors bring you a selection of the best photographs from around the world

Priceless Photo Series 'Not All Wear Capes' Pays Homage to First Responders

Heroes are all around us. Make no mistake about that, and Brandon Cawood has made it his mission to ferret out these unsung individuals who for the …

Fire Fighting

Jamaica's rare wildlife – in pictures

The Portland Bight protected area is home to the iconic Jamaican iguana and 20 other endangered species. Its fragile coastal ecosystem and wildlife faces the risk of being lost for ever as Jamaica approves a Chinese company to build a port. Photographs by Robin Moore

1 Hour of Sunlight Gives This Solar-Powered Watch 3 Months of Battery Life

Q&Q SmileSolar watches allow you to harness the power of the sun on your wrist while looking good at the same time. These bright and fashionable accessories are solar-powered and now available to the worldwide market with a price tag that won't make you cringe. For only $40, you can own one of …

Music Videos

Coke helps install a rain water-purifying plant in Colombia

Coca-Cola launched an awesome project, Rain for Sell, to help the rainiest town in the world, Lloró, tackle the problem of drinkable water scarcity. …

NASA unveils Earth Day 'global selfie' mosaic | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - NASA unveiled its “global selfie” on Thursday, a mosaic of more than 36,000 pictures uploaded to social media showing people and places around the world in commemoration of Earth Day, the U.S. space agency said.<p>NASA asked people on April 22, Earth Day, to upload pictures tagged …

Incredibly Moving Photo Book Documents Child Sexual Abuse in South Africa

<i>Editor’s Note: None of the images in this post are graphic, but the content and captions might be upsetting to some.</i><p>The realities revealed by …

Egyptian teen defects to U.S. after science fair in Los Angeles

An Egyptian teenager accused of illegally protesting his country's government has defected to the United States after attending an international science fair for high school students in Los Angeles.<p>Abdullah Assem, 17, decided not to board a Cairo-bound plane Sunday for fear he would be arrested …

Los Angeles

Mice Run on Wheel for Fun, Study Finds

Mice just want to have fun. New research shows that when an exercise wheel sits in a forest, mice will voluntarily run on it.<p>Scientists say this …

Unusual Pairings Beautifully Blend into Dreamlike Portraits

Spanish-based artist Antonio Mora, also known as mylovt, uses the web to craft his surreal works. He looks through online databases and finds images that he later combines into unconventional portraits. We see unusual pairings where the lower half of human faces are fused with waterfalls, …

Framing

Fat-free chocolate and absolutely no smoking: why our guilt about consumption is all-consuming

During a recent visit to California, I attended a party at a professor's house with a Slovene friend, a heavy smoker. Late in the evening, my friend became desperate and politely asked the host if he could step out on the veranda for a smoke. When the host (no less politely) said no, my friend …

271 Years Before Pantone, an Artist Mixed and Described Every Color Imaginable in an 800-Page Book | Colossal

<p>In 1692 an artist known only as “A. Boogert” sat down to write a book in Dutch about mixing watercolors. Not only would he begin the book with a bit …

Fantastical Clouds Magically Suspended in Empty Rooms

Amsterdam-based artist Berndnaut Smilde is best known for his fantastical <i>Nimbus</i> series, in which individual clouds appear to magically float in empty rooms. The haunting images portray the airy nimbuses drifting through gorgeous Rococo rooms, Gothic cathedrals, and abandoned factories, evoking a …

Art

World of Science in Pictures

Pictures of the Week 5.15.14

A Brief History of the Chocolate Chip

Celebrating National Chocolate Chip Day—not a federal holiday, at least not <i>yet</i>—should be easy enough for all the classic dessert lovers and cookie …

Dessert

The Irish bee (2)

The Week in Review: #BringBackOurGirls

Inside Flipboard / May 16, 2014<p>One month after their abduction, nearly 300 Nigerian schoolgirls are still waiting to be rescued. Considered ransom by …

Weekly Photography Challenge - Abstract Photography

Earlier I shared some inspiring abstract photos to help get you motivated and give you some ideas for this week’s photography challenge: Abstract …

Photography

Elegant Images of Women Merged with Exquisite Blooms

Double exposure images can have a powerful effect when used with the right elements. The photography of Paris-based Lara Kiosses definitely has a …

Fashion Photography

Holy Men of India

Varanasi is the epicenter of the Hindu faith, like Jerusalem to Christians and Mecca to Muslims. In this new series, Joey L, passioned photographer …

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Scientists build a robot arm that catches objects in the blink of an eye

Humans are good at catching fast-moving objects -- just ask any baseball fan. Robots typically lag behind, however, which is why the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) has developed a robot arm with the reaction time needed to catch just about anything. After learning the basic …