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Escape from “Saturday Night Live,” birth of “The Muppet Show”

Two of the most iconic shows of the ’70s have an amazing, awkward linked history — but needed each other to begin<p>Brian Jay Jones<p>September 28, 2013 7:00pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from the book “Jim Henson”<p>At the same time Jim Henson's manager Bernie Brillstein was circulating the "Muppet Show" pitch reel, he …

World's Largest Volcano Discovered on Pacific Seafloor

Researchers discovered the largest volcano on earth a thousand miles off the coast of Japan. Tamu Massif rivals some of the biggest volcanoes found in the solar system. Volcanology researcher Kayla Iacovino discusses what this giant can tell us about the inside of our planet.<p>Transcript<p>IRA FLATOW, …

Insight into the hidden world of frozen oceans

Beneath the ice crust of a frozen ocean, microscopic algae and bacteria thrive. As the Arctic becomes ice-free, they will play a new role in Earth’s …

Global Warming

A Most Delightful Map

Think about this: You wake up in New York City, decide to go for a stroll, head east after breakfast, and a short time later, <i>still on foot,</i> you find yourself in Morocco. Three hundred million years ago, you could have done that! There was no civilization back then, no cities, no countries, no …

Whiskey ‘fingerprints’ may prevent counterfeits

Chemists create chemical profiles of 60 whiskeys based on the variations of the grains and distilling processes used in manufacturing the popular …

Judge Rules 'Ikea Monkey' To Remain In Animal Sanctuary

Darwin the 'Ikea monkey' will no longer be hitting the superstores with a Canadian woman who calls him her son after a judge in Ontario ruled that the primate is not a pet and should remain at an animal sanctuary.<p>As we wrote in December, Darwin, a Japanese macaque dressed in a heavy shearling coat, …

Researchers find gears in nature – on planthopper insects

Gears may seem like a purely human invention. And yet the basic interlocking mechanismfound inside grandfather clocks and car steering systems has now turned up in the remarkably powerful legs of young planthopper insects.<p>The discovery, published in Friday's edition of the journal Science, provides …

Insects

Why does your voice sound different on a recording?

No one likes listening to themselves, but why? It’s because when you speak you hear yourself in two different ways.<p>What makes a recording of our voice sound so different... and awful? It’s because when you speak you hear your own voice in two different ways. Greg Foot explains all.<p>The first is …

Exclusive Infographic: Should You Buy A New iPhone?

Everyone wants to know: should I spring for a new iPhone? So we made an infographic that'll guide you through that thorny question.<p>Well, the day is finally here! Right now, you can head on over to Apple's site and buy the brand-new iPhone 5S. But that also means one persistent annual question is …

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The Photography Teacher Nobody Wants

There is a teacher of photography that few speak of in today’s industry. She is shunned by many and with good reason.<p>Nobody seems to like her.<p>She has …

The Drama of Light

Andrew S. Gibson is the author of Mastering Photography: A Beginner’s Guide to Using Digital Cameras. There are two sides to learning photography, …

Shutter Speed

Curious Llamas Photobomb a Landscape Photographer’s Efforts in the Patagonias

Photobombs are everywhere. Be it that guy making faces in the background at your wedding reception, or that girl that’s always jumping in front of …

Landscape Photography

Eyewitness: London, UK

theguardian.com<p>ad03bd7f3bb2e9b0f6dcb8747123bd1047141419<p>https://assets.guim.co.uk/images/guardian-logo-rss.c45beb1bafa34b347ac333af2e6fe23f.png<p>Taylor Wessing photographic portrait prize | The …

Remembering Kevin Carter and the photo that made the world weep

Kevin Carter's Pulitzer Prize-winning photographSeptember 13, 2017 /Photography News/ Born 57 years ago, on 13 September 1960 (d. 27 July 1994), …

Guardian Camera Club: Ralitsa Antimova's portfolio

A review of Ralitsa Antimova's portfolio. <i><br>The thing with this portfolio, is that one image ('0268') really stands out, as a vivid, perfectly caught moment, completely full of life! In contrast '0084' is less engaging, and doesn't really seem to 'connect' in the same way. '0355' shows us a</i> …

Time-Lapse Captures The Rise of the One World Trade Center Over the Past 9 Years

After recovering from the initial shock and devastation of September 11th in 2001, the city of New York began laying down plans to erect a new World …

Weekend readers' best photographs: chill

From monkeys to mountains: your best pictures on this week's theme, chill

Getting Great Portraits At Sunset

I try to take advantage of natural light for shooting portraits whenever I can. It’s important to recognize the ways different types of natural light …