Mark Feldman

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What's in a Lichen? How Scientists Got It Wrong for 150 Years

Bizarre New ‘Love’ Turntable Rotates on Your Records

Turntables, even those with five-figure prices, operate on the same basic premise: a stationary needle follows the grooves of a spinning record, …

Astoundingly Complex Visualization Untangles Trump's Business Ties

Before Donald Trump was the president, he was a businessman. He came to office leading a vast business enterprise that includes real estate, casinos, …

Rediscovering The Lost Skyscrapers Of New York

Many of New York’s early tall buildings were demolished. Some of those that remain are hiding in plain sight.<p>There are upwards of a million buildings in New York City, so you’d be forgiven for not even noticing the hundreds of the earliest skyscrapers that still dot the city today. After all, a …

Skyscrapers

Huntington displays photographer Edward Weston's 'Leaves of Grass' project, including overlooked 'masterpieces'

In 1941, Edward Weston set off on an intriguing mission. The Limited Editions Club had asked the master photographer to find “real American faces” and “real American places” for its deluxe printing of Walt Whitman’s epic poetry collection, “Leaves of Grass.”<p>Weston hit the road, intending to do more …

Dogs recognise other dogs in a crowd

Even though many breeds look very different from each other, dogs can still recognise other dogs' faces, and categorise them separately from non-dog …

Dogs

New Treatment 'Reverses' Alzheimer’s Disease

Ten patients suffering from various degrees of age-related cognitive decline have seemingly had their lives transformed after receiving a new form of …

Dementia

Meet Kendall Jenner’s Creepy-Ass, Brilliant “Twin”

the satire is #blessed<p>There’s no reason we should have missed this, but miss this we did. Thanks to Mic, we are now aware of Kendall Jenner’s “twin,” Mr. Kirby Jenner. This is not—we repeat, not—Poot 2.0. Rather, it’s a brilliant, rather creepy satire of the #perfect, #blessed life Kendall offers …

Kendall Jenner

Portraits of People Looking Like Their Dogs

People often say that dogs and their owners look more and more alike as the years go by. For her ongoing project “The Dog People,” German …

This Time-Lapse Captures a Wet Microburst Dumping Water Onto Tucson, Arizona

On August 8th, 2015, Tucson, Arizona-based photographer Bryan Snider took his camera out and shot time-lapse photos of the Arizona landscape while a …

Time-lapse Photography

#ILookLikeAnEngineer: Women scientists smash sexist gender stereotypes on Twitter

A new hashtag #ILookLikeAnEngineer - aimed at dispelling myths around how women in STEM industries look - has gone viral on social media<p>Remember #DistractinglySexy – the hashtag that took off in the aftermath of the ‘Tim Hunt women are distracting and cry in labs’ debacle? The one where women …

Count us in: our need for quantitative skills has never been greater

A report from the British Academy throws our lack of numeracy skills into sharp relief<p>In June this year The British Academy (BA) published a report titled Count us in: Quantitative skills for a new generation. The report calls on the Government to face up to the problem of young people dropping …

Education

7 unsung American delicacies that don't get enough credit

When you go to New York City, the first thing everyone asks is whether you've eaten a slice of pizza. When you go to Philadelphia, everyone expects …

Google is 'ruining our memories', study claims

Over-reliance on Google and smartphones is causing 'digital amnesia' across the UK as people struggle to recall basic phone numbers<p>The UK population is suffering from 'digital amnesia', brought on by over-reliance on smartphones and Google to summon up information people no longer retain as …

Changing Views: The Evolution of Ivanpah Solar - Photographs and text by Jamey Stillings | LensCulture

I am fascinated by the visual energy and tension created at the intersections of nature and human activity. Uniquely as a species, we consciously modify and use the environment for our perceived needs or enjoyment. Sometimes we consider the future consequences of our actions. More often, we focus …

Photography

Painfully Skinny Jeans Land A Woman In The Hospital

If you've wondered whether there's a downside to wearing superskinny jeans, this story's for you.<p>A 35-year-old Australian woman wound up in the hospital after wearing skinny jeans while helping a family member move.<p>The move involved "many hours of squatting while emptying cupboards," according to a …

Skinny Jeans

Amsterdam's Bold Housing Solution: 10 Artificial Islands

To create the islands, the Dutch use a technique called the “pancake method.”<p>Right now, Amsterdam’s Center Island (<i>Centrumeiland</i> in Dutch) doesn’t look like much—just an inhospitable sand bar poking out from the city into the huge IJmeer Lake. But there’s far more to it than meets the eye at …

Ed Sheeran is huge in the Phillippines, YouTube reveals

<b>YouTube's new analytics tool reveals some surprising secrets about the world's most popular musicians.</b><p>Music Insight lets artists see where their videos are being streamed, helping them plot tours and target their most fervent fans.<p>"This data can help you get a song added to radio by showing a …

Ho Chi Minh City

You can judge a cheese by its crust (and 15 other things to know about cheese)

<i>Cheesemonger Steve Jenkins claims that if he'd known these straightforward constants at the outset of his career, his "cheese learning curve" might</i> …

Kitchens

How Google Finally Got Design

Google’s transformation into a company that creates beautiful software is the story of how tech itself has evolved in the mobile era.<p>It would have been crazy to say just a few years ago. But today, Google produces better-designed software than any other tech behemoth. If you don’t believe that, …

Design

25 Moments That Changed America

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Ancient History

New mini-frogs discovered in Brazil - just 1 centimeter long

Researchers have discovered seven never-before-seen species of tiny frogs that are no bigger than your thumbnail.<p>The brightly colored frogs live high in the mountains of the Atlantic Forest in southeastern Brazil and they are all members of the genus <i>Brachycephalus</i>.<p>There are now 28 known species of</i> …

Most dinosaurs had scales, not feathers, fossil analysis concludes

Despite recent theories suggesting a common feathered ancestor or proto-feathers on all dinosaurs, new survey confirms that scales were the norm<p>Researchers have called time on a growing suspicion that many dinosaurs were not the dry, scaly animals of popular conception, but fluffy, feathered beasts …

Paleontology
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