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Art of Board Launches First-Ever Recycled Skateboard Floor Collection

Lifestyle brand Art of Board recently launched the first-ever floor collection made from recycled skateboard decks collected through their ‘I Ride I …

How Myths And Tabloids Feed On Anomalies In Science

<i>UNDERSTANDING RESEARCH: What do we actually mean by research and how does it help inform our understanding of things? What if research throws up a</i> …

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These Stunning Underwater Photos Were Taken With a Desktop Scanner

An artist goes diving with a custom-built scanner. These wild images are the result.<p><i>(Photo Credit: Emy Mazzola)</i><p>Rippling Images is a fitting name for Nathaniel Stern's latest works of art, and in more ways than one. The collection shows off 18 prints captured under the rippling water of a live coral …

The robots are coming! But will they free or enslave us? Our future hinges on whether we create R2-D2s or C-3POs.

For as long as humans have dreamt of loafing, we have hoped — and feared — that robots could relieve some of the workload. (Aristotle predicted that …

Illustrator Creates Doodles That Interact With Their Surroundings

French art director and illustrator David Troquier, who goes by Troqman, has an impressive sense of humor. He creates scrapbook doodles and places …

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Horrifyingly Beautiful Photos Show The Human Cost Of China’s Massive Pollution Problem

Headlines about China’s record-breaking pollution are usually accompanied by hazy photos of the Beijing skyline and statistics so large they seem …

What will tech come up with next?

As the legend goes, in 1964 Dr. Gordon Moore, then at Fairchild Semiconductor, was preparing a paper for Electronics magazine on the evolution of …

25 Surreal Places You Won't Believe Actually Exist

Take me to all the places.

Colorful Pipes In The Dalles

These pipes carry water in and out of Google's The Dalles, Ore., data center. The blue pipes supply cold water and the red pipes return the warm water back to be cooled.

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A Stinky Compound May Protect Against Cell Damage, Study Finds

<b>Correction appended, July 14.</b><p>Scientists from the University of Exeter say that a compound found in the smell of rotten eggs and human flatulence …

In-flight science: how the world works when you're sitting on a plane

1. The wing myth<p>For many years we taught the wrong explanation for the way wings keep planes in the air. It was thought that the wing shape meant that air has further to travel over the top surface than the bottom, making the air above move faster to keep up, reducing pressure and producing lift. …

Animal astronauts: the unsung heroes of space exploration

From intrepid turtles to pioneering jellyfish, a host of animals have made their mark as the unsung heroes of space exploration.<p>Early animal astronauts were used to test the effects of zero gravity and extreme pressure on the body, and their modern-day counterparts are used in experiments on board …

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New York Aerial | New York (by Tim Sklyarov)

<b>New York Aerial | New York</b> (by Tim Sklyarov)

Early 20th Century Paris In Amazing Color

Before the days of Photoshop, Instagram filters and instant home-editing software, there was little that could be done to adequately convey the …

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FYI: Is It Possible To Control Our Dreams?

Yes, but only with practice. The best place to start is right before bed. Deirdre Barrett, a professor of psychology at Harvard University and author of <i>The Committee of Sleep</i>, asked 76 college students to choose a problem (where to take a vacation; how to arrange their furniture) and focus on it …

Light Paintings by Janne Parviainen

Classic Posters of Iconic Movie Cars

<i>Cars And Films</i> is a series of prints paying homage to some great films and the iconic vehicles used in them by graphic and web designer Jess Prudencio. Based out of Seville, Spain, Prudencio embarked on this passion project with a simple, clean perspective. While most illustrators focus on the …

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40 Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breast Recipes That Are NOT Boring

No dry, flavorless chicken here—you'll want to make everything from crispy cutlets to flavorful soups.<p><b>Chicken breast may be everyone's go-to lean protein</b>—but, man, can it be <i>boring</i>. Too often it's an overcooked afterthought, sautéed and tossed into pasta or tumbled over some greens. Nobody likes …

Incredibly Expressive Owl Photography

Is that little owl yawning or singing? Belgian-based photographer Yves Adams has the answer as he's the one behind the adorable shot. “Little owls are CUTE!,” he states. “They make you laugh with whatever they do! But when they start to yawn, my heart melts! This picture has been taken in Spain, …

Look at This Giant Bug!

The largest adult insect ever found actually seems sort of cuddly<p>This amazing/disturbing picture is of a giant weta, the world's biggest insect at a whopping 71 grams in weight. Wetas are cricket- or grasshopper-like insects native to the smaller islands of New Zealand, having been eradicated from …

Have Your Picture Taken With Hong Kong's (Smog-Free) Skyline

It's not news that Hong Kong, which brags one of the world's most stunning skylines, has been gradually losing it behind a curtain of smog.<p>But the Chinese territory's latest solution is new: To placate camera-clicking tourists unable to get those iconic shots of the skyscraper-studded waterfront, …

Incredible paintings of sci-fi suburbia will make you wish you were Swedish

Welcome to rural Sweden, sometime in the late '80s. Citizens go about their mundane lives and children explore the countryside. But something isn't quite right. Robots and hovercrafts are commonplace, and decaying science facilities sprout from the harsh Scandinavian landscape. There's even a rumor …

Could 'triple whammy' technique that beat HIV win battle against cancer?

Wing commander Brian Liversidge was 60 when he was diagnosed, in 2004, as having aggressive prostate cancer. The CEO of a Cumbria educational trust was given 18 months to live.<p>Liversidge – who is married with two sons and three grandsons – has since confounded that grim prediction thanks to a …

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This abandoned underwater strip club is pristine on the inside

Beneath the waters of Eilat, Israel, sits an unusual structure. The outside is rusted and covered in ocean life, but the inside holds a dusty, but …

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Justdelete.me Wants To Help You Pull The Plug On All Those Pesky Online Accounts

It’s tiring, isn’t it? Doing everything online, I mean. Everyday you log into services tailor-made for shopping, searching, sharing, watching, chatting, curating, reading, bragging — that’s a lot of places to keep your personal information, and no one could blame you if you wanted to try to pare …