Andrés Uribe

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The Leftovers Isn't About To Explain The Rapture—Or Anything Else

There is a lot to like about <i>The Leftovers</i>, HBO's new show set after a Rapture-like event. It's an intriguing exploration of a world experiencing a …

Science Friday Takes a Look at the Camouflaging Cuttlefish and Its Ability to Complete Incomplete Shapes

As explained in “Where’s the Cuttlefish” by Science Friday, scientists have discovered that, aside from its amazing ability to camouflage into its …

China’s Cliffside Plank Path Will Give you Goose Bumps

Photograph by <b>Harry Alverson</b><p>Hua Shan is a mountain located near the city of Huayin in Shaanxi province, about 120 kilometres (75 mi) east of Xi’an. It …

What Happens When You Crack an Egg Underwater?

OK, you've probably never asked yourself that question. But if you're curious, this video saves you from buying an egg and procuring the requisite …

A Little Girl Wrote Google A Letter Asking To Give Her Dad A Day Off, And Google Responded

Here's some advice on how to get some time off from work: Have your daughter send a really cute letter to your employer, asking them to give you a day off.<p>Bonus points if the letter is written in crayon.<p>One little girl decided to give her dad a hand. She wrote his employer, which happens to be …

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Pizza Bed: The Stuff Dreams Are Made Of

Artist Claire Manganiello combined my two favorite things and the result is glorious: the pizza bed. Unfortunately, it's just a concept. FOR NOW! …

The All-New Pushup Circuit That Builds Strong, Massive Shoulders

A great set can make your waist look slimmer, your arms look bigger, and your back look broader. Here's the circuit that will help you build bolder shoulders<p>When it comes to shoulders, the bolder, the better. One of the best ways to build a massive set: Pushups. But we're not talking about pounding …

Notoriously Bad Food Makes Hong Kong Restaurant Insanely Popular with Bad-Eating Groups

The food at Ming General Japanese Sushi Restaurant in Hong Kong is so bad, it actually has its own fan following. In fact the sushi chain is so …

Hong Kong

Road Trip? Here’s the Best Less-Traveled Routes in America

There's nothing like a little asphalt and fresh air

Philippines Zoo Offers Adrenaline Junkies Snake Massage from Four Giant Pythons

Everybody loves a good massage, but this snake massage at the Cebu City Zoo in Philippines is really something else. It involves 15 minutes of …

Twentieth Century Futurism Looks Really Bizarre Now

What kinds of houses will we build in 100 years? Looking at these illustrations and movies about homes of the future, you realize how much the …

All Together Now: DIMETRODON IS NOT A DINOSAUR

Stunning Digitally Composited Star Trail Photos of the Night Sky over Singapore

Singapore-based photographer Justin Ng has created a stunning series of star trail photographs of the night sky over his home city. To overcome light …

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16 Fun Facts About Tortoises

May 23 is World Turtle Day. Celebrate the ultimate slow and steady land reptile with these fun facts about tortoises.<p>1. A tortoise is a turtle, but a …

Jupiter's Dot And Mine. Why Life Is Unfair

When I was 9, my dad drew this picture of me. You will notice something on my left cheek — a little brown spot.<p>That's a mole. The doctor called it "a birthmark." My mom called it "a beauty mark." I was born with it. Having grown up before supermodel Cindy Crawford became famous, I was not familiar …

Mama Bear Reaches Over Concrete Median To Rescue Her Highway Stranded Cub

While passing through Kootenay National Park in British Columbia, a driver for Tornado Hunter named Ricky Forbes captured this amazing footage of a …

Music Video for ‘See’ by Tycho Mixes Psychedelic Imagery and Innovative Filming Techniques

Directed by San Francisco designer Bradley “GMUNK” Munkowitz, the video for “See” by ambient musician Tycho follows a woman’s journey through …

House of Cardboard, A Photo Series That Depicts a House Full of Objects Made Entirely Out of Cardboard

Art duo Dosshaus (Zoey Taylor and David Connelly) has created a wonderful photo series that imagines a house filled with objects made entirely out of …

Utterly Disturbing, Century-Old Photos of Meat-Packing Facilities

Global warming could make male sea turtles disappear

Global warming may not be so bad for sea turtles — at least, not at first. One of the quirks of sea turtles, along with many other reptiles, is that temperature determines the sex of their offspring. At around 84.2 degrees Fahrenheit (29 degrees Celsius) the ratio of males to females is fairly …

CIA Says It Will No Longer Use Vaccine Programs As Cover

A White House official says the CIA will no longer use vaccine programs as cover for spy operations, answering health experts' complaints that it had hurt international efforts to fight disease.<p>The CIA famously used a vaccination program as a ploy to gain information about the possible whereabouts …

Wild mice actually enjoy running on exercise wheels

Findings dispel the idea that wheel running is a product of captivity, indicative of a neurotic or repetitive stereotyped behaviour that may be associated with poor welfare<p>According to a newly published study, wild mice frequently and voluntarily run on an exercise wheel if provided access to them …

Rate of US honeybee deaths 'too high for long-term survival'

Honeybees are dying off at too high a rate to guarantee their long-term survival, even though fewer were lost last winter, a US government report said on Thursday.<p>The total losses among hive honeybees across the country was 23.2% over the 2013-14 winter, the annual report from the US Department of …

Nature’s Wonders – Amazonian Butterflies Drinking Turtle Tears

Deep in the western Amazon rainforest, live butterflies that drink turtle tears. That sounds like a line straight out of a fantasy novel, but it’s …

The Santa Cruz Mystery Spot That Seems to Defy Physics

The Mystery Spot, located in Santa Cruz, California, is sort of like a house of illusions. Here, water flows upwards, cars and balls roll uphill, …

Kim Jong Un Visits North Korea Children's Hospital

World<p>Newly-released pictures show Kim Jong Un visiting children at a hospital and orphanage in the North Korean capital.<p>The images show Kim and his wife Ri Sol Ju being greeted by youngsters at the Taesongsan General Hospital in Pyongyang.<p>The photos were released just days after Kim's government …

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Provocative Portraits Of Extreme Plastic Surgery by Phillip Toledano (NSFW)

For <i>A New Kind Of Beauty</i>, London-based photographer Phillip Toledano photographs individuals who have invested in numerous plastic surgeries. His …

Becoming a Woman: Striking Side-By-Side Portraits of Teens and Transgender Women

As part of a multi-year project called “The Girl Studies,” Charlie White photographed teen girls between the ages of 12 and 14 side-by-side with male …

THE HONEYBEE POPULATION IS COLLAPSING — Here's The Awful Way That Will Affect The World

Nearly one-third of the world's crops are dependent on honeybees for pollination, but over the last decade the insects have been dying at unprecedented rates both in the United States and abroad.<p>A new study strengths the evidence linking pesticides to a phenomenon known as colony collapse disorder, …

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