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Here are 5 things you may regret at the end of your life, from a nurse who works with the dying.

You might think watching people die would depress a person. It actually taught her how to live.<p>Bronnie Ware spent years as a palliative care nurse, …

6 Mind-Blowing Underwater Cities You'll Definitely Want to Visit on Your Next Scuba Dive!

[first-inline-ad]<p>Eventually, even great cities fall. This can either happen due to natural disasters or war.<p>Hidden beneath the waves lies ancient …

5 American habits I had to give up when I traveled for 22 months straight

Freshly 24, I had just spent a year teaching English in the Korean capital.<p>Next stop: Beijing, on the way to Lanzhou, an industrial town in the center of China, where I'd celebrate the Spring Festival with my friend and his family.<p>It was the start of the Big Trip.<p>Though I didn't set out with a firm …

Success for first non-beating heart transplant in Europe

Surgeons say that new technique will allow far more donor hearts to be used and could increase transplantation by up to 25%<p>Surgeons in Cambridge are hailing as a success the first heart transplant operation in Europe to use a non-beating heart.<p>Medical teams at Papworth Hospital spent more than a …

Cambridge

Camera uses lasers to see around corners

Technically, you can already take photos around corners with a periscope rig, but a new camera in development takes a different approach: photographing the movement of light itself with a system of lasers, and a camera that can image them faster than 15 billion frames per second.<p>Created by the …

University of Glasgow

This Tiny Sculpture Is Perched Atop A Human Hair

Fine art at the microscale<p>The world’s smallest human figure, by artist Jonty Hurwitz, is only as tall as a sheet of paper is thick--just 100 microns. To "sculpt" it, he had nanoscientist Stefan Hengsbach direct long-wavelength light through a microscope onto a photosensitive polymer. This produced …

New Goodyear Tires Harness Friction To Help Power Your Car

Where the rubber meets the road, there's energy to be gained<p>When it comes to energy, heat is a big waste. Sometimes we can put waste heat to good use, like by redirecting steam from power plants to heat homes. But a lot of other times, heat is just lost. Take, for instance, when your car tires run …

ISIS accepted a pledge of allegiance from Africa's deadliest terror group — and it's a 'real game changer'

On Thursday, an audio recording whose authenticity has been confirmed by an official media arm of the Islamic State, also known as ISIS or ISIL, accepted the Nigerian organization's pledge.<p>As Aaron Zelin, a terrorism researcher with the Washington Institute for Near East Policy explained to …

Billionaire Teams Up With NASA to Mine the Moon

Moon Express, a Mountain View, California-based company that's aiming to send the first commercial robotic spacecraft to the moon next year, just took another step closer toward that lofty goal. Earlier this year, it became the first company to successfully test a prototype of a lunar lander at the …

Space Exploration

The World Has Reached Peak Chicken, Peak Rice, And Peak Milk

We no longer have the ability to harvest from the Earth at ever-increasing rates. What does that mean for the future of the food supply?<p>We still haven’t reached peak oil. But peak milk happened in 2004, peak soybeans in 2009, and peak chicken in 2006. Rice peaked in 1988.<p>A new study published in</i> …

First full body transplant is two years away, surgeon claims

Doctor plans to graft a living person’s head on to a donor body using procedures he believes will soon be ready<p>A surgeon says full-body transplants could become a reality in just two years.<p>Sergio Canavero, a doctor in Turin, Italy, has drawn up plans to graft a living person’s head on to a donor …

Italy

5 US Foods Banned by the Rest of the World

Abby Martin goes over five harmful ingredients found in nearly everything Americans consume despite the fact that many other countries ha…

Nature Is Losing The Battle Against Humans

Let’s face it. Nature is losing. The wild places of the world are disappearing, and will continue to disappear, until they are no more. I’m glad I’ll be dead before it’s all gone.<p>We were looking at some Audubon data this weekend, and realized that every bird population we care about is in dramatic …

Manly Humor

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Seven unknown architectural wonders

Forget the Taj Mahal and the Colosseum – some of the world’s most impressive structures remain out of the public eye.<p>We’ve all heard of the Colosseum, the Great Wall of China, and the Taj Mahal. But what about the world’s undiscovered architectural wonders: the man-made marvels where most crowds …

Frightening video shows Asia’s air pollution spread across Earth

<b>(NASA)</b><p>Scientists suspect that pollution patterns could influence weather on the other side of the planet<p>Joanna Rothkopf<p>February 3, 2015 4:55pm (UTC)<p>A new video from NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center shows how particles of air pollution, called aerosols, spread across Earth via wind patterns from …

Pollution

Scientists Develop Hydrophobic Metal That Causes Water to Bounce | Colossal

<p>Researchers at the University of Rochester’s Institute of Optics led by professor Chunlei Guo have developed a new type of hydrophobic surface that …

Engineering

Microsoft announces HoloLens, an augmented reality 'hologram' headset, for Windows 10

The next step in Windows technology is called Microsoft HoloLens — an augmented reality headset that uses holograms — operating system group technical fellow Alex Kipman announced today.<p>HoloLens is not quite Microsoft's version of the Oculus Rift or Project Morpheus, but something different: a set …

Augmented Reality

15 colorful landscape photos from around the world | CNN Travel