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Handheld skin printer may work where skin grafts don't

Four years ago, we heard how researchers had created a microwave-oven-sized 3D printer that could produce sheets of skin for treating burns. Now, …

These Neon Shrimp Are the Bees of the Sea—Here's Why

Egg-laying shrimp queens rule over complex colonies—and a new study reveals their intriguing evolution.<p>With 60-mile-per-hour pincers that create noisy shockwaves capable of stunning or killing their foes, it's no wonder snapping shrimp are sometimes compared to pistols.<p>But being quick on the draw …

Research

Geophysicists record volcanic thunder for first time

Rumblings of volcanic thunder have been recorded for the first time by geophysicists who monitored a series of violent eruptions on an island in the northern Pacific Ocean last year.<p>The thunderclaps were created by lightning in the towering plumes of ash that rose from the Bogoslof volcano in the …

Geology

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Detailed, handmade gamer soaps

Chrystal "Digital Soaps" Doucette makes soap in the form of detailed replicas of gaming gear and tropes: Minecraft creepers, NES cartridges, N64 …

Homemade 'Castlevania' board game looks beautiful and fun to play

If you style yourself as a fan of <i>Castlevania</i>, you have nothing on Reddit user <i>XsimonbelmontX</i>. He's created a board version of Nintendo's classic NES game that looks like a hoot thanks to well-thought-out gameplay and stunning craftsmanship. It features 11 characters with upgradeable weapons, 100 …

The Surprising Reason Your Tattoo Is Permanent

Photographed by Lauren Perlstein.<p>In case you haven't had your daily dose of body horror yet, here's a pleasant fact: Each day, you shed nearly one …

A Scary-Sounding Sleep Disorder: Exploding Head Syndrome

Exploding head syndrome may sound like something out of a science fiction movie, but in fact it's a very real sleep disorder. People with this sleep phenomenon are prone to experiencing loud and sudden noises as they transition in and out of sleep.<p>Researchers at Washington State University recently …

5 Meditation Alternatives That Won't Put You to Sleep

Look, I'm a fan of meditation. I've been a true believer in its healing powers for a long time, well before all the scientific evidence finally showed meditation does indeed reduce blood pressure, increase immunity, provide emotional balance, lower stress levels, and the list goes on.<p>Meditation …

10 Surprising Signs You're Sleep-Deprived

<i>By Rachel Grumman Bender for YouBeauty.com</i><p>You may boast that you're already asleep before your head even hits the pillow, but if you're conking out that quickly, here's your wake-up call: That's a clear sign of sleep deprivation. And that's just one of the warning signs that you need to get more …

7 Things Sleep Experts Wish You Would Stop Saying About Getting Your Zzs

Despite being the third pillar of health -- along with nutrition and exercise -- sleep is still too often maligned as a weakness. Too many of us still operate as if we will sleep when we're dead or participate in sleep deprivation one-upmanship.<p>But the experts in the realm of sleep know that …

Is It Worse To Have A Bad Night's Sleep Or A Short Night's Sleep?

Parents of newborns -- and anyone else who faces multiple awakenings a night -- know this to be true: The brain fog and testy temper from waking up several times throughout the night is real. And now, research is backing this up.<p>A new study in the journal Sleep Medicine shows that cognitive …

How to build your own Game Boy with a Raspberry Pi and a hot glue gun

Buying a Game Boy from Goodwill is something of a risky proposition. It's not so much the $5 it might cost you, but the unknown condition of the 25-year-old handheld.<p>That didn't stop a blogger who goes by "microbyter," who overcame the damage caused by an exploded battery in a secondhand Nintendo …

Top 10 Tips For Sleeping in the Heat

The brain needs to be a fraction of a degree cooler than the rest of the body to achieve optimal sleep. If you're too hot this can stop you getting …

Sleep

Alternative Godzilla Movie Posters

A selection of unofficial, alternative Godzilla movie posters by different creative folks.<p>It’s always a pleasure to see how great blockbusters of the …

A Brief History of the Chocolate Chip

Celebrating National Chocolate Chip Day—not a federal holiday, at least not <i>yet</i>—should be easy enough for all the classic dessert lovers and cookie …

What the Science of “Sleep Paralysis” Reveals About How the Brain Works

<i>“In both writing and sleeping,”</i> Stephen King wrote in his meditation on “creative sleep” and the art of wakeful dreaming, <i>“we learn to be physically still at the same time we are encouraging our minds to unlock from the humdrum rational thinking of our daytime lives.”</i> But while he was exploring the …

Sleeping under an artificial sunset: Hands-on with the Drift Light bulb

There are all sorts of apps out there you can use to track your sleep. Sometimes they involve keeping your phone or a fitness wristband in bed with you to pick up on all your tossing and turning. If apps and hardware accoutrements just aren't your thing, then you might like Saffron's Drift Light, a …

Light Bulbs