nattersnatters

51 Added | 4 Magazines | 1 Follower | @nattersnatters | Keep up with nattersnatters on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “nattersnatters”

New poster and behind-the-scenes images for Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy

With a new trailer set to arrive this Monday, Marvel Studios has dropped a new poster and trio of behind-the-scenes stills from <b>Guardians of the …

How feminist biology is challenging science's gender biases

Scientists conduct their tests on male lab rats to avoid issues with females' hormonal cycles. But that notion is now being challenged<p>Is the science of biology sexist? Last week, in a co-written article for the journal Nature, the director of the US National Institute of Health (NIH) publicly …

The Week In Numbers: On-Demand Lucid Dreaming, The Science Of Lucky Streaks, And More

<b>40 hertz</b>: the frequency of electrical brain stimulation most likely to induce lucid dreaming, according to a a recent study<p><b>$65</b>: cost to hack your Nerf gun to automatically fire at large heat signatures<p><b>2030</b>: the year Russia plans to colonize the moon<p><b>1969</b>: year of NASA's Apollo 10 mission (here's …

A Giant Among Dinosaurs, Discovered In Argentina

Paleontologists in Argentina say they have unearthed the fossils of the biggest dinosaur ever to walk the planet.<p>The bones are believed to be from a new species of the aptly named titanosaur, a massive herbivore from the late Cretaceous period, officials from the Museo Paleontologico Egidio …

Hugh Jackman could hang up the claws after third Wolverine movie, Old Man Logan a possibility

Back in March, 20th Century Fox laid out the future of its Marvel properties by announcing that <b>X-Men: Days of Future Past</b> and <b>The Fantastic Four</b> would …

My guilty pleasure: My Best Friend's Wedding

Simple but effective, cheesy but hilarious, this 1997 romcom has important lessons to teach about life, love – and desserts<p>• More from the My guilty pleasure series<p>Creme brulee or Jell-O? That's the level of the metaphor in My Best Friend's Wedding. In other words, "annoyingly perfect" Kimmy …

What The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Does Right and What It Does Wrong

<i>Anthony Stokes on what The Amazing Spider-Man 2 does right and what it does wrong (warning: major spoilers follow)….</i><p>I was never a fan of Marc Webb’s</b> …

Quizzes | The Guardian

December 2017<p>With changes to the UK driving test coming into effect on Monday, see how you would do if you had to re-sit a driving theory test<p>Published: 4 Dec 2017<p>Published: 3 Dec 2017<p>Published: 2 Dec 2017<p>November 2017<p>Prince Harry’s bride will need to sit a British citizenship test before the …

X-Men: Days of Future Past character art

There’s less than three weeks to go before the arrival of the third superhero movie of the year in <b>X-Men: Days of Future Past</b>, and with the marketing …

We Could Only Find One Teenager Who Actually Likes The Snapchat Update

Snapchat had its biggest update in months last Thursday, adding the ability to text and video chat with friends inside the app.<p>We already heard from one high school teacher: The update was the biggest classroom disruption she's experienced in her 16 years as an educator. She told us one of her …

Snapchat

Scientists can trace your ancestors to within 30 miles using DNA

You might know where your forebears lived a few generations prior, but how about the exact village they came from -- <i>1,000 years</i> ago? Thanks to DNA sequencing, it's now possible to find that out in many cases according to researchers from the University of Sheffield in the UK. The aptly-named GPS or …

GTA V to Skyrim: the 10 most beautiful walks in gaming

Modern video game environments are often beautiful, exotic and atmospheric, and expansive enough to explore at leisure. Every virtual tourist should discover these examples, from Hebridean islands to the mean streets of 1940s Los Angeles

The Talking Germs: Deciphering Microbial Linguistics and Cognition

Language is a hallmark of higher ordered creatures. Humans have developed a highly complex process involving the organization of thousands of words, each of which comprises a meaning. Yet, we are not alone in the ability to talk to one another. Over the last few decades, researchers have shown …

Scientists closer to turning human skin cells into sperm cells

Scientists at Stanford University have successfully managed to reprogram human skin cells and turn them into sperm cell precursors. Their findings, published in the journal <i>Cell Reports</i>, show that skin cells of infertile men can be changed into stem cells and take on the characteristics of …

Microsoft Is Having A One-Day Windows 8 Sale: Get An Asus Touch PC For $199

It's selling an 11.6-inch Asus touch-screen laptop for $199.<p>The PC is called the Asus X200-MA and it runs the latest Intel processor, and the full-featured version of Windows 8. Here's the full specifications.<p>You can get it online at the Microsoft Store or at Microsoft's retail locations in the US, …

Touchscreens

Swapping Young Blood for Old Reverses Aging

Muscle tone, endurance, memory, and smell improve in elderly mice infused with blood from younger mice<p>In what could have profound implications for understanding the process of aging, a trio of scientific papers published today show that infusing elderly mice with the blood of young mice can reverse …

Neuroscience
Hampshire

Artist guilty of exhibitionism after dancing with cockerel tied to his penis

South African Steven Cohen danced for 10 minutes near Eiffel tower in Paris before police intervened<p>A Paris court has found a South African artist guilty of sexual exhibitionism after a performance in Paris in which he danced with a cockerel tied to his penis.<p>But the criminal court imposed no …

Where the World's Refugees Go (and Where They Shouldn't)

As rich countries erect immigration barriers, asylum-seekers are fleeing to poorer countries where they're less likely to build a better life.<p>Cambodia, where hundreds of thousands of people fled from life under the Khmer Rouge in the 1970s, may soon be accepting asylum-seekers unwanted by Australia.<p>…

'They went down like nine pins one after the other, it was hell': Parent tells of horrific conditions on flight where SIXTY children from Welsh choir fell ill on Emirates super-airbus from Dubai

• Total of 12 children taken to hospital after falling ill on the flight to London<br>• London Ambulance Service confirm 60 children treated were at the …

Asthma killing people needlessly, says Royal College of Physicians

Report calls for end to complacency among doctors, carers and patients, saying a quarter of sufferers receive unsatisfactory care<p>Children and adults are dying needlessly from asthma attacks, according to a report by experts published on Tuesday, which found that in a quarter of fatal cases patients …

Women A-Z

26 Badass Short Haircuts To Inspire Your Summer Look

With summer coming up, we're thinking about the ways in which we want to wear our hair. It seems that the sky is the limit in terms of hairstyles, as warm weather brings out the bright dye jobs and tousled textures that we often miss during the winter.<p>If you're looking to get a haircut, short or …

Movie Review - Bad Neighbours (2014)

<b>Bad Neighbours</b>, 2014.<p>Directed by Nicholas Stoller.<br>Starring Seth Rogen, Zac Efron, Rose Byrne, Dave Franco and Lisa Kudrow.<p><b>SYNOPSIS:</b><p>A couple with a …

Second Opinion - Pompeii (2014)

<b>Pompeii</b>, 2014.<p>Directed by Paul W.S. Anderson.<br>Starring Kit Harington, Emily Browning, Kiefer Sutherland, Jared Harris, Joe Pingue, Currie Graham, …

New Absurd Animated Portraits by Romain Laurent | Colossal

<p>Photographer Romain Laurent (previously here and here) continues to create a new looping animated portrait each week. The photographer began the …