Michael Mcmaster

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Werewolf Kittens Are Real... And You Already Want One

Lykoi cats are the result of a natural mutation.<p>There's a new feline on the block, an unusual creature with features so wolflike that it's being described as the werewolf cat.<p>These cats are actually called Lykoi, from the Greek word for wolf, and they get their distinct look from a natural …

Sex, Death and Mushrooms

The forest air is sweet and winy with decay. It’s raining hard. I wipe drops of cold water from the tip of my nose, open an umbrella and ready myself for a walk with my old friend Nick, emeritus professor of the history of science and amateur mycologist. For the last 15 years I’ve accompanied him …

Scientist May Have Discovered Alternate Universes

The world as we know it may actually just be "a region within an eternally inflating super-region."<p>Alternate or parallel universes may actually exist, according to the findings of one astrophysicist, but many in the scientific community aren't convinced.<p>Ranga-Ram Chary, U.S. Planck Data Center's …

This man is closer than ever to building the world's first time machine

It was a personal tragedy that started the timeline. After Boyd Mallett died of a sudden heart attack in 1955, his 10 year old son, Ronald, made a …

How to Calculate and Use Hyperfocal Distance for Better Landscape Photography

Hyperfocal distance, much like the “Sunny 16 Rule,” is one of those things that has arguably lost some relevance in the age of digital photography; …

Processed meats do cause cancer - WHO

<b>Processed meats - such as bacon, sausages and ham - do cause cancer, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).</b><p>Its report said 50g of processed meat a day - less than two slices of bacon - increased the chance of developing colorectal cancer by 18%.<p>Meanwhile, it said red meats were "probably …

Map shows the crazy distances Game of Thrones characters have traveled during the show

George R.R. Martin once said that he kept the exact proportions of Westeros and Essos deliberately vague, as he didn’t want “obsessive fans with …

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The 100 Science Fiction and Fantasy Books You Must Read Before You Die, According to Amazon

Assembling the list of the most essential science fiction and fantasy books is a huge undertaking, but Amazon has tackled it. And their list is not …

‘Handjob Cabin’ Is The Fake Horror Movie Trailer The Internet Deserves

This <i>Handjob Cabin</i> trailer is so well-framed as a parody that it’s hard to believe the Wayans brothers don’t suddenly pop into frame. Such a well-worn concept could easily be stretched to a full-length feature, given the number of horror films that take place in a secluded cabin away from the …

The Best Vegan Egg Replacement For Baking

When you just have to bake, and eggs aren't an option, what next?<p>Blueberry Lemon Muffins. (Photo: Sophie MacKenzie)<p>Substituting in cooking is typically fair game: Having all the exact ingredients on hand is a rarity, then there are those times when you omit something out of preference and taste--or …

Sweet Potato Brownies

''Brownies, made with sweet potatoes?'' I hear you cry. Bear with me because this recipe is so tasty and much better for you than the calorific and …

Ripples in space-time created by colliding black holes go undetected after 11-year study

An 11-year hunt for ripples in space-time produced by the merging of two black holes has apparently turned up empty for now.<p>This means Albert …

Gravitational Waves

Black hole is 30 times bigger than expected

<b>(CNN) —</b> This shouldn't be possible. Researchers say they've detected a supermassive black hole at the center of a newly found galaxy that's far bigger than current theories allow.<p>The research was done by astronomers at Keele University and the University of Central Lancashire and will be published …

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How to Process a Landscape Photo in Lightroom

In this Lightroom workflow tutorial learn how to beautifully develop your landscape photos in less than 10 minutes. Learn to effectively use the tone …

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Psychedelics Could Trigger A 'Paradigm Shift' In Mental Health Care

A new review of studies finds that LSD, psilocybin and MDMA hold potential for treating mental illness.<p>Is American medicine on the brink of a psychedelic revolution?<p>It's seeming more and more likely. A scientific review of the existing research into the therapeutic applications of psychedelics, …

Noise Stacking – How to Shoot at High ISO Without the Noise

Shooting with a high ISO sensitivity naturally creates noisy images. We all know that. And removing that noise in post-production is difficult and …

Colorado fall color guide: Best hikes, drives and events

Fall colors in Kebler Pass. (Photo: Purestock)<p>DENVER — Whether it’s by foot, by car or with a frosty beverage of some kind, whether you’re deep in …

These Enchanting Wild Animal Portraits Will Stun You

What you're about to see isn't some kind of elaborate Photoshopped series, it's 100% genuine. Russian photographer Katerina Plotnikova enlisted the …

Ryan Dyar - Surrealistic Post-Processing Tips

Illuminated Course Bundle – 55% Off<p>Create brilliant photographs in any lighting conditions.<p>For Limited Time Only<p>7Days6Hours8Minutes36Seconds<p>Find Out …

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The theory of parallel universes is not just maths – it is science that can be tested

The existence of parallel universes may seem like something cooked up by science fiction writers, with little relevance to modern theoretical …

Solved! How Ancient Egyptians Moved Massive Pyramid Stones

The ancient Egyptians who built the pyramids may have been able to move massive stone blocks across the desert by wetting the sand in front of a …

The 'Man Who Flies For Free' says these are the 3 best websites for airline deals

Keyes has become so gifted at landing supercheap tickets and getting the most out of his frequent-flier miles that he has booked an epic world trip that spans 13 countries, 20,000 miles, and 21 flights — all free.<p>He told Business Insider his process was a "labor of love" and that he enjoyed finding …

Camera Settings for a Sunset Photo

<b>Focal length:</b> When you’re photographing a compelling landscape at sunset, choose a wide-angle focal length between 24mm and 35mm. The sun will be …

AI Robot Learns Words In Real Time & Tells Human Creators It Will Keep Them In A “People Zoo”

I'm in!<p>These days, robots are being developed with some absolutely amazing technology. Indeed, robotics technology has become so impressive that the …

27 Brilliant Hacks Every Cat Owner Needs To Know

Having a cat just got so much easier!<p>View this post on Facebook

The 25 Greatest Sci-Fi Books Ever Written

Share the post "The 25 Greatest Sci-Fi Books Ever Written"<p>Dune (Frank Herbert)<p>Often quoted as “Science Fiction’s answer to Lord of the Rings”. And …

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If Mental Illnesses Were Monsters, This Is What They'd Look Like

"I want to make people aware of how damaging these illnesses are."<p>Mental illness is an intangible thing that can be all but impenetrable to those who don't experience it.<p>That's why the U.K.-based artist Toby Allen decided to draw different mental illnesses as monsters, as a way of helping himself …