Stephen Mahabir

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Star Trek: Discovery's Greatest Science Moments Rethink What It Means To Be Alive

When the original <i>Star Trek</i> premiered, it was revolutionary for depicting sentient, intelligent species other than humans, living and serving side-by-side with us, along with the same rights, variations, and conflicts that plague our human existence. When <i>The Next Generation</i> came out, it went a step …

Star Trek

Somber Images of the Migrant Crisis in the Mediterranean Sea

A ship belonging to Italian authorities approaches one of three migrant rafts some 120 miles off the Italian coast, abou<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Giulio Piscitelli<p>…

ROL is Like the Tinder of Competitive Photo Sharing

If you like the idea of online photo sharing but dislike the idea of popular users getting all the attention, ROL is a new app you should check out. …

23 Short Stories You'll Want To Read Over And Over Again

And again and again.

Books

America's Largest Mental Hospital Is a Jail

At Cook County, where a third of those incarcerated suffer from psychological disorders, officials are looking for ways to treat inmates less like prisoners and more like patients.<p>It was 9 o’clock in the morning at Cook County Jail, but in the subterranean holding cells where dozens await their …

World's 50 Best Restaurants list and the changing geography of food

Is France no longer the centre of global cuisine?<p>2015 marks the fourth straight year that no restaurants from the country that (probably) views itself as the capital of superior dining feature in the top 10 of the World’s 50 Best Restaurants.<p>What makes this so galling is that in 2004 five of the …

Top 10

How the Visually Impaired Community Can Use Flipboard

Did you know that Flipboard is accessible to people who are visually impaired? We believe all people should have access to everything from current events to great stories around trends or topics they want to keep up on, which is why early on our developers ensured that Flipboard could be read out …

Apple Watch

Does the Octopus Have a Soul?

They’re slippery, clever, and adaptable, and a fascinating new book showcases evidence that these eight-legged terrors of the deep may even be able …

Zoology

The 50 best burger joints in America, ranked

Our friends at Foursquare dug through their troves of user data to compile the list. Because the site now allows users to save and favorite venues they love, Foursquare was able to track down which burgers diners are raving about most across America.<p>To create this list, Foursquare included the …

Baby oil, Seal Beach-style, 1966

<i>Aug. 9, 1966: Paul Biaz, 10 months, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ben J. Biaz of El Monte, is caked with oil after crawling on sand near the Seal Beach Pier. An unknown oil slick extended from Long Beach to Huntington Beach.</i><p>In the Aug. 10, 1966, Los Angeles Times, staff writer Philip Fradkin reported:<p>A …

California

National Geographic Magazine

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Extreme Sports

Pictures of the Week 3.28.14

X Marks the Spot: Powerful Flare Erupts on the Sun

It's fitting that a powerful solar flare created a bright X-shaped pattern in this extreme ultraviolet view of the sun's disk, captured Saturday by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory. The blast rates as an X-class flare, which puts it in the most serious category of solar flares.<p>Saturday's outburst …

Astronomy

No-Kill Caviar Aims To Keep The Treat And Save The Sturgeon

Caviar was once the food of kings and czars — and for a sturgeon, it meant death.<p>But a new technique of massaging the ripe eggs from a female sturgeon — without killing or even cutting the fish open— could make caviar more abundant, more affordable, and more accessible to all.<p>Best of all, says …

Poll: 68 Percent More Likely to Turn Out If Measure to Legalize Pot Is on the Ballot

A new poll, con­duc­ted by a Demo­crat­ic and Re­pub­lic­an polling firm in part­ner­ship with George Wash­ing­ton Uni­versity, sug­gests voters …

Tuberculosis Roars Back With A Deadly Edge

Two weeks ago, 12-year-old Nokubheka's mother died from drug-resistant tuberculosis.<p>"I love singing and dancing to the song," Nokubheka says as she marches around in a hot pink skirt and sweatshirt. "When I'm dancing, I forget that my mother passed away."<p>Now the young girl from Swaziland has …

Climate Change Could Delay The Fight Against World Hunger For Decades: Report

Coffee, almonds and apples are just a few foods whose continued production is under threat due to climate change. But the implications of a changing climate have a much broader impact on global food supply, according to a new report.<p>The new report, which Oxfam released Monday, warns that climate …

25 Percent Of People In Mississippi Can't Afford Food

Twenty-five percent of Mississippi residents struggled to afford food last year -- more so than any other state -- a new Gallup report found.<p>For the sixth straight year, Mississippians were the most likely to have problems putting food on the table, according to the report. Those who revealed that …

Insane New Footage Of Felix Baumgartner's Edge-Of-Space Jump Released

We're warning you now: This new video of Felix Baumgartner's record-setting leap from the edge of space just might make you feel a bit queasy.<p>The supersonic skydiver made history in October 2012 when he plunged more than 24 miles to Earth's surface, breaking three records in the process.<p>Now, nearly …

Models’ Faces Turned Into Stunning Optical Illusions By Creative Russian Duo

Moscow-based photographer Alexander Khokhlov and makeup artist Valeriya Kutsan have created a bewitching series of portraits that play with the …

Articles about 11 amazing prefabs on Dwell.com - Dwell

Today, architecture and design in Australia is more vibrant and exciting than ever.<p>2014 Pritzker Prize winner Shigeru Ban’s body of work is a showcase of spatial and material innovation.<p>The allure of prefab is really about control.<p>From Kynar and Galvalume to SIPs, the terminology associated with …

Prefab Homes