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Powerful storm hits northern Rockies and Plains with winds, heavy snow

A severe early season storm continued to bring heavy snow and strong winds to parts of the northern Rockies to the northern Plains on Saturday, with experts predicting it could be one of the worst storms on record for certain areas.<p>“This is about as destructive a storm as you can get,” said …

X doesn't mark the spot: real shape of chromosomes revealed

Time to revise the high school biology textbooks: contrary to their typical portrayal as being precisely X-shaped, chromosomes are in fact much more complex — and much messier looking. That's the finding of a new project that relied on DNA sequencing to produce accurate 3D images of chromosomes.<p>A …

Simple harmonic motion

In mechanics and physics, <b>simple harmonic motion</b> is a special type of periodic motion or oscillation motion where the restoring force is directly …

Courtesy of Adrianus Aria/California Institute of Technology/Materials Research Society Science as Art Competition<p>These "poppies" are carbon nanotubes (CNTs), bundled together and pulled inwards into tiny pillars. Researchers have proposed the use of CNTs in numerous applications because of their …

EarthSky’s 2018 meteor shower guide

Plan ahead now for an awesome year of meteor-watching. Good news! In 2018, the year’s 2 most reliable showers – August Perseids and December Geminids …

Top 4 keys to mastering moon phases

The most important key is to think of the moon as a world in space, with a day and night side.<p><b>Why does the moon seem to change its shape every night?</b> …

Astronomy

Prepubescent Mice Shed Tears To Fend Off Adults' Romantic Advances

A protective pheromone released in their tears keeps adult males from getting frisky with the too-young.<p>Unlike humans, mice don't have laws or social customs to govern who they mate with. Nor can a mouse ask a potential partner about her age. So how do mice know that their potential mate is …

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Photos of the Most Creative Moustache and Beard Designs You'll Come Across

Clean-shaven men, steer clear! Once again, the annual National Beard and Moustache Championships organized by Beard Team USA was held last September …

Common Mistakes in Wildlife and Nature Photography

Wildlife photography is both rewarding and frustrating, even for experienced photographers. While a great photo is something to treasure, the …

Nature Photography

Canon Powershot N Review

You never know in this reviewing game: one day it’s a DSLR, then a MILC, rapidly followed by a compact camera. Each with its own attractions, each …

Cameras

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17 Recipes for Oktoberfest—i.e., They're Great with Beer

From schnitzel and sausages to cabbage and pretzel, 18 recipes for food that goes great with beer—for Oktoberfest or whenever you like<p>Oktoberfest: A time of beer, beer, and more beer, right? While there's a lot beer, there's also a lot you probably never even knew about this German brewfest. …

Cooking

Incredible designer posters reimagine 'Robocop,' 'Blade Runner,' and more

Matthew Chojnacki's latest book features exactly 200 movie posters, celebrating everything from <i>Tron</i> and <i>Blade Runner</i> to <i>The Da Vinci Code</i> and <i>Bambi</i>. But they aren't the kind of posters you see lining the walls of a movie theatre. "The only criteria was that the poster couldn't have been used in an …

Photos by Michael Shainblum

Artist Collaborates with her 4-Year-Old Daughter to Create Amazing Illustrations | Colossal

<p>In one of the best collaborations this blog has seen in ages, professional illustrator Mica Angela Hendricks has been collaborating with her …

Sinéad O'Connor threatens Miley Cyrus with legal action after mental illness tweet

Public feud rages after Cyrus took to Twitter to mock the Irish singer's struggle with bipolar disorder<p>Read Sinéad O'Connor's first open letter to Miley Cyrus in full<p>In a post on Facebook, Sinéad O'Connor has threatened to take legal action against Miley Cyrus, after the Wrecking Ball singer …

Terrorists stormed a Kenyan mall and killed at least 39 people

<b>Updated at 4:20 p.m. ET.</b><p>Terrorists stormed an affluent Nairobi shopping mall on Saturday, throwing grenades and firing machine guns, in a brutal attack that killed at least 39 people. The gunmen weren’t immediately identified, but the Somali militant group al Shabaab had previously threatened to …

Extremism

Have Modern Scientists Made Any Advancements In Alchemy?

Ancient alchemists tried just about anything to turn lead into gold. But if they had just had a laser, they might have been able to make pseudo-platinum.<p>More than half of the world's platinum goes into cars' catalytic converters, where it helps neutralize the carbon monoxide and nitrous oxide in …

Okay, another shot of Aaron Franklin's glorious brisket from the #feastpdx Night Market. Glorious.

Maine’s most charming lighthouses

With more than 60 beacons dotting its seacoast, the US’ easternmost state is the best place to admire these romantic reminders of New England’s past.

Our favourite images of the week

Revisit the last seven days around the globe – from the French Riviera to the icy slopes of Kyrgyzstan.

Top 5 Blog Posts of the Week:Fun and Unique Chairs, Brass Kitchen Details, and More

From fun and colorful chairs to kitchens with brass details, here's our weekly roundup of the shelter blogosphere.<p><b>This week's favorite links:</b><p>12 Fun and Funky Chairs . POPSUGAR Home<p>A Pretty Coral Entry. Luxe + Lillies<p>A Small and Modern Apartment in Paris. Daily Dream Decor<p>32 Kitchens With Brass …

Interior Design

New Approach to Modern Accommodation: The GREEN ZERO Project

With a rainwater management system and drainage system that seamlessly integrates into the aesthetics of the building, this contemporary modular …

Christina Stephens Made A Prosthetic Leg Out Of Legos

And it worked for a step or two. Some of us may only remember Legos as a childhood staple or one of the first presents we give kids when they're old …

Mission impossible: How to turn The Wasp Factory into an opera

When composer Ben Frost was asked by the Bregenz festival to create a music theatre piece, he replied that he had always wanted to set the late Iain Banks's stunning 1984 debut novel, <i>The Wasp Factory</i><i>,</i> but that it was impossible to make a libretto out of the book. That was all the encouragement I …

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