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From moonlight to the microwave: your science questions answered

<b>Q How does the moon shine; what causes the reflection and how?</b> asks Manish Kunwar<p>A As Professor Manuel Grande from Aberystwyth University explains, the moon isn't simply a silvery mirror. "It's very hard to get a surface which is either completely white or completely black," he says. "Actually the …

Born To Swim?

Try this to trigger one of the cutest reflexes around. Just blow into a baby’s face and watch him or her gulp air, close eyes, and stop whatever they’re doing. Parents have used this as a way to get their little ones to stop crying – but it’s also the path to swimming.<p>The response is what’s known …

Pregnancy

Should You Stay Up Late?

Come on, one more episode of Scandal couldn't hurt.<p>So you want to keep bingeing on Netflix, but you need to wake up early tomorrow. What’s the worst that could happen?<p><i>Click here to read more about the science of sleep.</i><p><i>This article originally appeared in the March 2014 issue of</i> Popular Science.

Science

Apocalypse NAO: Are Robots Threatening Your Immortal Soul?

Last week, a Christian college in Matthews, North Carolina unveiled something unprecedented: a humanoid robot whose sole mission is to explore the ethical and theological ramifications of robotics.<p>Expectations, however, should be managed. The bot in question isn’t a clattering machine assembled in …

Robotics

How I Transformed Sewage Into Fresh Water [Video]

A little DIY distilling<p>Say the apocalypse happens tomorrow. The good news: You survive! No more credit card debt or miserable commutes. The bad news? Infrastructure has collapsed and there’s no clean drinking water. Most people can’t last a few days without it, so what we need is a reliable way to …

DIY

A Tranquil Transformer Built From An ’88 Ford Fiesta

More than meets the eye<p>Hetain Patel’s sculpture is an ode to two old loves: his first ride—a 1988 Ford Fiesta—and the childhood toys known as Transformers. Patel enlisted his father, Pravin, who converts cars into hearses and limos, to help him slice the automobile into pieces and reassemble them …

Ford Fiesta

1 Head of Celery, 5 Dinners

<i>Put time into dinner now, and you can make it last forever -- or at least the whole week. Welcome to Halfway to Dinner, where Food52 will show you how to stretch your staples every which way.</i><p><i>Today: Go simple or go fancy -- chances are, we've got a way to use up all your celery.</i><p>Celery seems to be …

How To Sharpen Eyes In Your Portraits To Make Them Pop

When looking at portraits, we have a tendency to look at the eyes first. We can't help it, it's part of human nature. This is why I personally …

Tutorials

Lighting Up Your Photography With Light Trails

At the most general level, photographing light trails means locating a place where you can capture some type of light that will be seen over time. …

Landscape Photography

Extension Tubes & Reversing Rings: Cheap Macro Accessories Reviewed

A few days ago, I shared a video which detailed probably the cheapest way to get some amazing macro images by reversing your lens. A piece of gear …

5 Essential Edits That Will Improve Almost any Photograph

As photographers, we strive to take a perfect photograph. We compose carefully within our frame, properly expose our image, and make sure our white …

Tutorials

A Concise Guide to Lightroom Develop Presets

The Woman Who Could Write, But Couldn't Read

A recent stroke left one 40-year-old woman with some unusual symptoms.<p>One morning, a kindergarten teacher was about to take attendance for her class when she realized she couldn't read the paper in her hands. She tried looking over her lesson plans, but like the attendance sheet, they seemed to be …

Employment

Master The Art Of Stir-Fry

Harness the power of high heat to make healthy meals fast.<p>The technique of stir-frying provides one of the quickest ways to make delicious, healthful meals. The problem, however, is that most home cooks only <i>think</i> they know how to stir-fry.<p>"'Stir-frying' is a misleading term," says Grace Young, …

How to Make Perfect Scrambled Eggs

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Three ways to get your perfect scrambled eggs -- whatever your version of perfection may be.</i><p>Scrambled eggs and toast: sounds like an ascetic breakfast, …

Breakfast

National Geographic Magazine

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Powerful Portraits of Secluded Cultures on the Brink of Extinction

Before They Pass Away is a powerful documentary series by photographer Jimmy Nelson featuring dozens of cultures around the world whose people live in seclusion and are at risk of fading away. Traveling across five continents, the English photographer manages to embrace the various cultures he has …

Papua New Guinea

Butterscotch Apple Mini Galettes

November 4, 2013<p>We’re talking personal pies. Flat little freeform pies that are full of charm. They’re casual and fancy at the same time. And you can …

Why the GMO Debate Misses the Point

_The escalating rhetoric of the GMO debate has rippled across the biohacker world—especially as DIYers start trying their hand at bioengineering. We’ve been calling for ecologists to step up and give some perspective. They’ve universally balked. So we’re grateful for Sasha Wright. She’s an …

24 Traditional Brazilian Foods You Need To Eat Right Now

You haven't lived until you try all of these!

Breakfast

37 Amazing and Useful Photography Links

It's been a very exciting week in the world of photography with many talented artists producing and sharing some truly incredible pieces. Toad Hollow …

Landscape Photography

Get Rid Of Pills: Happiness Could Trigger A Dose Of Meds

An implant releases medication in response to dopamine.<p>Taking a medication every day, or multiple times a day, is way too much work. You're bound to forget every once in a while. So what if you could program a cell to release the medication for you? In a study published this week, a group of …

Dopamine

Modern Eco-Friendly Homes Set Amongst the Trees

<i>Primeval Symbiosis (Single Pole House)</i> is an architectural design project by architecture student and interior designer Konrad Wjcik that seeks to organically install living spaces in forests without disrupting the innate beauty of nature. Wjcik's detailed presentation lays out the many benefits of …

Architecture

Skull of Homo erectus throws story of human evolution into disarray

The spectacular fossilised skull of an ancient human ancestor that died nearly two million years ago has forced scientists to rethink the story of early human evolution.<p>Anthropologists unearthed the skull at a site in Dmanisi, a small town in southern Georgia, where other remains of human …

Science Weekly podcast: Simon Singh talks maths and The Simpsons

On this week's podcast <b>Alok Jha</b> is joined by science writer and libel reform campaigner <b>Simon Singh</b> to explore the unexpectedly rich world of mathematics in The Simpsons.<p>Singh's latest book, The Simpsons and their Mathematical Secrets, reveals the Simpsons writing team's deep passion and …

In New York, late nights are fueled by party drug Molly

NEW YORK — After a long and raucous dinner party on a recent weeknight, guests decamped to a loft in Manhattan's TriBeCa neighborhood, perhaps the most desirable chunk of real estate in the city that never sleeps.<p>There was no music or dancing at this after-party, though. Instead, a host distributed …

Real Estate

Gia Allemand's Mom Blames Daughter's Suicide on PMS

<b>Jenny McCarthy</b> says boyfriend <b>Donnie Wahlberg</b> is "nothing short of awesome" with her kid. [Us]<p><b>James McAvoy</b> says <b>Jennifer Lawrence</b> is "properly …

Fashion Shows

Religious liberty and homophobia: How far should the law go to protect gays against private discrimination?

As nationwide same-sex marriage becomes increasingly inevitable, anti-gay activists are turning to the next frontier of the gay rights movement: …

Student Marianne Cassidy: The sex education I wish I'd had

Sex is a fact of life. Young adults don't need "protection" from sex but access to meaningful discussions and advice from teachers and parents about how to navigate relationships amid the backdrop of online porn, says 25 year-old Marianne Cassidy.<p>It is 2013. This may seem like a redundant way to …

4 Foods That Can Improve Your Sex Life

<i>By Corrie Pikul</i><p>Beyond the clichés of frisky-making oysters and awkwardly suggestive fruit, these real, easy-to-find, non-specialty foods have the potential to improve your sex life.<p><b>Breakfast: Oatmeal With Flaxseed Oil (And Raisins, If You're Into That Kind Of Thing)</b><p>Any health expert -- …