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Unmuzzled Canadian Scientists Have Harsh Words for Conservative Regime

Canada’s new, science-friendly Liberal government has set its federal researchers free. Now unmuzzled, some Canadian scientists are speaking out. …

Pacific Northwest

Shawn Wasabi: Marble Soda

Music producer (and MIDI controller magician) Shawn Wasabi makes a comeback after almost a year with the intensely stimulating "Marble Soda," a mash-up of samples culled from 153 different songs and sounds. In the video, Wasabi's fingers fly over a custom-made 64 button controller as he twists his …


8 Spa-Like Bathrooms Designed to Instantly Soothe

Let these airy oases across the globe spur some ideas for creating your own refuge.

How To Design Websites That Mirror How Our Eyes Work

Site layout affects conversions, so it’s important to know the value of your on-screen real estate. Take <b>Freespee</b> as an example. After redesigning their site into the above version, subsequent A/B testing revealed that they could increase their phone conversation rate by 30 percent for the same ad …

Laser treatment claims to turn brown eyes blue

A clinic in California is testing a laser procedure that eliminates pigment in the patient's eyes, turning them blue.<p>Ever been stymied in a desire to bat your baby blues by the fact that your eyes aren't actually blue? An experimental new procedure could see you permanently change your peepers' hue.<p>…

Costa Rica

Stephen Colbert Proves He’s Not Only One Of TV’s Funniest People, He’s One Of The Planet’s Best Dads

Stephen Colbert answered questions as part of the Ask a Grown Man series, and what’s terrific about it is how seriously and thoughtful he is taking the questions. Basically, the real Stephen Colbert is as thoughtful and kind as “Stephen Colbert” the character is funny, and it’s easy to see from …