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A Giant Aluminum Snake Skeleton Rises from a Pool of Water at the Queensland Art Gallery | Colossal

<p>Currently on view at the Queensland Art Gallery is <i>Ressort</i>, a 174-foot (53 meter) aluminum and stainless steel snake skeleton by French/Chinese …

What Apple's Flat iOS 7 Design Will Look Like — When It Gets Here

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The latest design for Apple's mobile operating system might not be ready in time for the World Wide …

Facebook's Q1 rides mobile surge, with slight earnings miss

The social network's March quarter, though not spectacular, was a decent one with 30 percent of ad revenue coming from mobile.<p>Facebook reported first-quarter 2013 earnings that were close to Wall Street's expectations.<p>The social network came in with earnings per share of 12 cents, excluding …

Will Bureaucracy Keep The U.S. Drone Industry Grounded?

Americans are suspicious of drones. Reports of the unmanned aerial vehicles' use in war zones have raised concerns about what they might do here at home. For instance, in Seattle earlier this year, a public outcry forced the police department to abandon plans for eye-in-the-sky UAV helicopters.<p>The …

Spain sinks deeper into recession

Spain sunk deeper into recession, official data confirmed on Tuesday, as economic output contracted in the first three months of 2013 for the seventh successive quarter.<p>The National Statistics Institute said the Eurozone’s fourth largest economy shrank by a further 0.5 per cent between January and …

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How Arizona Gun Buybacks Became Gun Sellbacks

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Arizona cities are going into the gun-selling business. Under a new law signed by Governor Jan …

Stroke 'emotional impact often overlooked'

<b>The emotional impact of a stroke is too often overlooked and should be given the same priority as physical rehabilitation, campaigners say.</b><p>A survey of more than 2,700 survivors and their carers in the UK found many had experienced emotional suffering.<p>More than half of the stroke survivors surveyed …

General Motors urges Obama and Congress to unite on climate change

General Motors called on Barack Obama and Congress to work together on climate change on Wednesday, saying the effort would be good for business.<p>GM, …

A Sleep Gene Has A Surprising Role In Migraines

Mutations on a single gene appear to increase the risk for both an unusual sleep disorder and migraines, a team reports in <i>Science Translational Medicine</i>.<p>The finding could help explain the links between sleep problems and migraines. It also should make it easier to find new drugs to treat migraines, …

Cost of feeding a family of four: $146 to $289 a week

Latest statistics give a range of prices for feeding a family of four a healthy diet.<p>The cost of feeding a family of four a healthy diet can run $146 to $289 a week, according to the latest numbers from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.<p>That's based on preparing all the meals and snacks at home …

US protests against Bolivia's decision to expel USAID

<b>The US has expressed regret at Bolivia's decision to expel America's development agency, rejecting allegations made by President Evo Morales as "baseless".</b><p>A US official said the move against the US Agency for International Development (USAID) "harms the Bolivian people".<p>In a May Day address, Mr …

Baga raid: Satellite images 'show Nigeria army abuse'

The enhanced functionality requires Javascript to be enable on your browser<p>Before, 6 April 2013<br>• After, 26 April 2013<p>Before, 6 April 2013<p>After, 26 April 2013<p><b>Satellite images reveal that 2,275 homes were destroyed during a military raid to hunt down militant Islamists in the northern Nigerian town of</b> …

A Whopping Number Of Economists Think Washington Is Holding Back The Economy

And about 60 percent of the panelists said they expected the sequester's cuts to occur, either partially or in full, as they are set to begin kicking in this week.<p>A whopping 95 percent of the 49 economic forecasters who participated in the NABE survey said they expected that GDP growth would be …

The politician vs. the economist

When Morning Joe debated a Nobel Prize winner, the economist was unprepared for the politician’s aggressive style<p>It was billed like a prize fight -- “one night only!” Politico wrote -- with liberal New York Times columnist and Nobel Prize winner Paul Krugman versus conservative-esque MSNBC host and …

When economists attack: Krugman vs Rehn, Part 3

Print this page<p>Just when you thought the war of words between Nobel prize-winning economist Paul Krugman and European Commission economic chief Olli …

Watch This Absolutely Beautiful Animated Explanation Of DNA

A brief history of the foundation of life, distilled to its foundation.<p>BBC Knowledge Explainer DNA from Territory on Vimeo.<p>This short history of DNA from the BBC really knocks it out of the park, both artistically and scientifically.<p>Territory Studio was commissioned to create the video, part of a …

You Built What?!: A Vertical Veggie Farm

A soil-free gardening system developed by a DIY community<p>Britta Riley grew up in rural southeast Texas, where locals with a mastery of gardening subsisted on their land. "They really turned me on to the idea of growing my own food," Riley says. With the help of an open-source community, Riley now …

How It Works: A Touchscreen That Knows You

Touchscreens treat all fleshy finger pads alike: Most detect a simple change in electrical current or in sound or light waves regardless of who is swiping. Researchers at Disney Research, Pittsburgh, have built a touchscreen that can discriminate between users.<p>Every person's body has its own bone …

The most incredible pictures of every planet in our solar system

Each and every planet—and one dwarf planet—in our solar system, represented with the single best image ever taken of it. Say hello to our neighbors.<p>Updated:<p>Captured with NASA's Messenger spacecraft, this is the most complete view of Mercury ever taken. It was compiled very recently, on February …

Here's How Long It'll Be Until Google Kills That Service You Like

A mathematical look at the approximate expiration date for Google stuff.<p>With Google's recent announcement that it would be discontinuing the cultishly beloved Google Reader, some people are understandably wary about other Google products. How long until it's decided they're "underperforming" and …

Brain Scan Predicts Whether Convicts Will Re-Offend: Welcome To The Sci-Fi Future

Activity in one very particular part of the brain shows a high correlation with recidivism.<p>Researchers at the Mind Research Network in New Mexico--a non-profit, partially government-funded neuroscience facility--have discovered a way to predict whether released convicts will return to their own …

Apple Buys An Indoor Mapping Company, Having Finished With The Outdoors

Indoor mapping is the future, and this sounds cool.<p>Having done a bang-up job with its own regular mapping app (oh wait), Apple has, according to the New York Times, acquired an indoor mapping company. Indoor maps are promising, but still young technology; we've been predicting their rise for quite …