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Life on Mars? Newly discovered water is a strong sign, NASA says

It's one of the most intriguing questions in science: Could life exist on Mars today?<p>On Monday came an answer: Yes, quite possibly.<p>Scientists using observations from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter said they've found powerful evidence that briny water routinely flows on the Martian surface.<p>This …

Geoscience

Syrian War Causes The Global Doomsday Seed Vault's First Withdrawal

The remote compound is designed to be the world's back-up plan for crop diversity in case of disaster.<p>The doomsday seed vault on Norway's remote Svalbard archipelago houses the world's back up supply of seeds to ensure crop diversity. It contains deposits of nearly 865,000 varieties of seeds buried …

Syrian Civil War

What is Google? The answer is becoming harder to pin down

The search advertising juggernaut is spreading its wings ever further. This may be creating a headache for investors<p>What is Google? Ask the man or woman on the street, and you’ll probably get an answer along the lines of “a search engine”. Ask an investor, and they will see it more as an …

Android Phones

Is Greece doomed? These are the 3 questions everyone is asking

Greece is in the ugliest situation imaginable: dead broke, humiliated in front of its European partners, destined to make spending cuts that leaders …

What Is the European Union, Exactly?

The question is at the center of the Greek crisis.<p>In 1961, the economist Robert Mundell published a paper laying out, per the title, “A Theory of Optimum Currency Areas.” In it, he inquired about the appropriate geographic extent of a shared unit of money. Was it the world? A country? Part of a …

Ryan Gosling finally eats his cereal in honor of meme-creating filmmaker

Ryan McHenry, the filmmaker who invented the "Ryan Gosling won't eat his cereal" meme, has died after a two-year battle against bone cancer. In his honor, Ryan Gosling has finally eaten a spoonful of cereal. The actor tweeted a video today showing him pouring himself a bowl of cereal, before …

Periscope Pirates Of The Future Are Here And They Want To Talk

Live-streaming services provide a new way to get content for free. But maybe that's not the only reason so many people were watching.<p>On Saturday night, Periscope had a moment. The live-streaming app from Twitter went behind the scenes of the Mayweather–Pacquiao fight, but that's not why people were …

Social Media

‘Game of Thrones’ Season 5 Premiere: Welcome to the Most Political Season Yet

HBO’s high fantasy epic returns with converging storylines, new betrayals, and a thirst for blood. [Warning: Spoilers ahead!]<p><i>A Song of Ice and Fire</i> …

TV Series

The 2015 Eurovision Entries, Explained

We asked our international offices for the lowdown on their local Eurovision entrants.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE UK.</i><p>The Eurovision Song Contest, or ESC, is an old-school, pre-internet-era version of virtually every [Insert Country] <i>Got Talent—</i>and just like that show, it used to feature …

How to make your own 'classic' Apple watch

You can read a review of an Apple Watch that will cost you a whole lot of money, or you can just make your own. I mean, this one is based on the Apple II, but we guarantee you'll save a ton of money taking this route.<p>"Although the MCU I'm using runs at a blistering (by early 1980's standards) 72 …

Ireland's Biggest Squat Is on the Verge of Eviction

A vacant Dublin building that's home to 30 people has become a symbol of the city's gentrification battle.<p><i>This post originally appeared on VICE UK.</i><p>"Just don't call us 'squatters.' You can say 'residents,' 'resisters,' 'occupants,' but not 'squatters.' Ireland's not like France or the …

Liquid engineering: Meet the man who builds houses with water

<b>(CNN) —</b> Would you build a house with water?<p>Hungarian architect Matyas Gutai believes that water is the perfect material for keeping a house at a comfortable temperature.<p>And while that doesn't mean that he can do away with traditional materials like bricks, cement, and plaster, his system promotes a …

Architecture

Chocolate: does it really lift our mood and make us feel romantic? I should cocoa

It’s no surprise people have such strong feelings about chocolate<p>On Monday 12 January 2015, the chocolate formulation of the Cadbury Creme Egg was changed, and there was public uproar. This is not meant to happen: in a world where markets reign supreme, companies feel they have to continually …

Dessert

Here’s why occasional fasting can help you live longer

Intermittent fasting (also called alternate day fasting) has become a popular diet. In most versions of intermittent fasting, people fast or eat very little a few days each week and then eat normal amounts during the remaining days.<p>Fasting is something that human beings have practiced throughout …

Holistic Medicine

‘Game of Thrones’ Creators Explain Why Queen Elizabeth Refused the Iron Throne

Last year, the Queen of England visited the Belfast set of Game of Thrones but passed on the chance to sit in the Iron Throne. Now, the creators of …

TV Series