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26 Daily Habits Highly Successful People Have (and the Rest of us Probably Don't)

You can't get to the top by behaving like everyone else.<p>Highly successful people don't rise to the top by behaving like everyone else. They understand that achieving great things means getting more done, taking excellent care of their bodies and thinking in ways which promote greatness. Here are …

The truth behind the mysterious holes in Hong Kong's high-rises

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Repulse Bay is a luxury apartment complex in Hong Kong that is famous locally for the curious hole cut into the body of its undulating façade.<p>It is not alone. Along the coast of Hong Kong Island, you can find multiple properties with gaps in their midst. There's the Larvotto residence …

Hong Kong

Former Navy pilot describes bizarre encounter with aircraft with 'no plumes, wings, or rotors' that outran his fighter jet

Commander David Fravor's colleagues made fun of him after learning he encountered what appeared to be a UFO during a standard training mission off the coast of San Diego in 2004.<p>Fravor was in his F/A-18F fighter jet when a radio operator asked him to investigate a mysterious, white floating object …

Military Aircraft

Easy Magic Trick: How to Levitate or Float a Playing Card

01 of 06<p>Easy Magic Trick: The Floating Card<p>Here's a great and visual easy magic card trick where you cause a playing card to apparently float in air …

A Student Found an Ancient Canadian Village That's 10,000 Years Older Than The Pyramids

Incredible!<p>For hundreds (perhaps thousands) of years, generations of the Heiltsuk Nation - an indigenous group in British Columbia - have passed down …

11 Secrets Hidden in Famous Works of Art

Among Michelangelo’s venerable ceiling murals inside the Vatican’s Sistine Chapel is arguably the most iconic depiction of man’s relationship to God. …

Nigerian Artist Spends Up to 200 Hours Creating Hyperrealistic Pencil Portraits

Nigerian artist Arinze Stanley creates hyperrealistic pencil art that captures the spirit of his subjects. His incredible portraits, which can take up to 200 hours to complete, are nuanced artworks that tell as much about Stanley's patience and dedication as they do about the sitter.<p>Stanley's …

Digital Art

Wooden Surrealist Sculptures with Geometric Shapes

The sculptor Willy Veginer has just made a series of wooden sculptures. Visually his works give the feeling of carved stones. When the sculpture is …

Art

The Batman: Plans for Matt Reeves to direct come to a halt

Just one week after <i>The Planet of the Apes</i> director Matt Reeves landed an offer to direct <i>The Batman</i> from a script by Ben Affleck, Geoff Johns, and a …

A Huge Fireball Meteor Hit Lake Michigan Last Night, and We've Got the Video

This is so cool. And terrifying.<p>A large meteor was spotted last night streaking through the sky over northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin around 1:30 AM Central time. The meteor flashed in dramatic blue-green light as it burned up in the atmosphere, a spectacle that was captured by multiple …

The ambitious plan to send a spacecraft to the nearest habitable planet beyond Earth's solar system

Technology doesn’t have to be new to be useful. Indeed, the very first technology to let us explore other continents on Earth will also be the technology to let us explore our nearest star. Sails, which our ancestors used to capture the force of wind to power boats, will now harness the force of …

Universe

Building the Fabulous Harbin Ice and Snow Sculptures: Pictures

The Unsolvable Mysteries of the Voynich Manuscript

The word “ink” is a child of the Latin <i>incaustum</i>, which means “having been burned.” In the Middle Ages, people thought that ink burned its way into parchment, because iron-gall inks go onto the page pale, then darken. This is not what’s happening, physically, but it makes sense as a metaphor: a …

The Fact and Fiction of the NASA EmDrive Paper Leak

Mach effect pioneer James Woodward breaks down the significance of a leaked paper detailing the successful test run of NASA’s 'impossible engine.'<p>If humanity ever wants to truly explore the outer reaches of our solar system or travel to other stars, we're going to have to build a better engine for …

A Ghost Story of Ancient Egypt

The best-known ghost story from ancient Egypt is known, simply, as <i>A Ghost Story</i> but sometimes referenced as <i>Khonsemhab and the Ghost</i>. The story dates …

Investigator claims 'UFO wreckage' is evidence aliens visited the Earth 250,000 years ago

The discovery of an ancient piece of aluminium is being hailed as evidence that aliens visited Earth 250,000 years ago.<p>The mysterious hunk of metal was found in Romania during the 1970s, when the country was under communist rule.<p>Now tests at a lab in Lausanne, Switzerland, have revealed that the …

What You Need To Know About Palawan, The 'Best Island In The World'

Warning: These pictures will give you serious wanderlust.<p>If you're thinking of where to go on your next tropical beach getaway, you may want to look a little farther than the Caribbean.<p>For the second time, the Palawan archipelago in the Philippines has been named 'Best Island In The World' by the …

Were There Aliens Before Us?

Are we the only civilization-building intelligent species that has ever occurred in the universe?<p>It's one of science's oldest questions. Earlier this year, my colleague Woody Sullivan and I published a paper in the journal <i>Astrobiology</i> presenting new results that, I believe, throw new light on the …

11 Coolest Underwater Hotels in the World

From Dubai to Sweden, these hotels (and hotel bars, spas, and restaurants) take sleeping with the fishes to a whole new below-sea level. Prepared to be wowed by deep blue and bright turquoise waters—all visible while you stay dry and comfortable.<p>Maldives: LIME Spa at PER AQUUM Huvafen Fushi

Some of the Very Best Alien Conspiracy Theories

​Gather ‘round, all you truthers, conspiracy theorists, and lizard people, for today is World UFO Day.<p>Gather 'round, all you truthers, conspiracy theorists, and lizard people, for today is World UFO Day.<p>On June 2, 1947, a US Air Force surveillance balloon (<i>or was it???</i>) crash-landed near Roswell, …

14 Quick + Easy Stuffed Avocado Recipes to Make As Your Summer Snack

Between finding the best circuit workout and choosing the perfect summer swimsuit, spending time cooking a delicious and healthy meal may not be super realistic. But don’t worry, we have the perfect answer to your timing problem: avocados. If you didn’t think avocados could get any better, you are …

A Branded Mobile Game Is Doing Ground-Breaking Scientific Research On Dementia

<b>WHO:</b> Deutsche Telekom, Saatchi & Saatchi London, University College London, The University of East Anglia, Glitchers, Alzheimer’s Research UK<p><b>WHY WE</b> …

University College London

6 Inventions That Are Changing the World Right Now

The European Patent Office has identified this year's class of inventions that are shaping the future today.<p>X-rays and magnetic resonance imaging have allowed doctors to glimpse beneath our skin for sometime, but imagine having a real-time view in unprecedented detail to check soft tissues for …

Spectacular bridge designs from around the world - CNN Style

Written by Allyssia Alleyne, CNN<p>In a world of bamboo skyscrapers and transforming apartments, it's easy to forget about the bridge, the humble structure that makes getting from point A to B all the more simple.<p>But today, world-class architects, artists, designers are collaborating with city …

You are here: the mysterious architecture of the universe – in pictures

Astrophysicist J Richard Gott leads us on a mind-expanding tour from the familiar precincts of the solar system to the Great Wall of galaxies, the cosmic web and beyond

Universe

March 2015

Macro monsters: Jumping spiders up close, in pictures

Zaha Hadid's Most Iconic Buildings

As the first woman to win the Pritzker Architecture Prize, Zaha Hadid arguably did as much as any of her forebears to pave the way for women in architecture. But even this will not be her most enduring legacy: With her sudden death Thursday morning, she leaves behind a host of landmark structures …