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Jared Letos' Complete Hair Evolution

And we're not mad.<p>Even though it's been nearly 20 years since Jared Leto first graced our TV screens as the shaggy-haired Jordan Catalano, we're still endlessly fascinated by those dynamic locks. Here, we chronicle his most memorable looks, from some questionable rock star moments to his effortless …

When Startups And Revolutions Collide

In the last two months, tiny Silicon Valley startups have proven their ability to upset the well-laid plans of autocrats half a world away.<p>Just this week, Turkey’s Prime Minister, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, failed spectacularly at banning Twitter, as local citizens found easy workarounds with tech …

UKRAINE FOREIGN MINISTER: The Chances Of War With Russia Are 'Growing,' And The Situation Is Getting 'More Explosive'

Ukraine's foreign minister said Sunday the situation in the country has been getting "even more explosive," and the potential for full-blown military conflict with Russia is "growing."<p>Andrii Deshchytsia, Ukraine's foreign minister, said on ABC's "This Week" he is "very much concerned" about the …

After China and Australia, France Finds New Images of Possible MH370 Debris

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>France has discovered new satellite images of possible wreckage from MH370 in the vicinity of where …

When Sleep Goes Terribly Wrong

A story of lost time<p>Chris Stimac was a typical high school freshman: athletic, friendly, into science. He loved football and hoped to play it in college. But in the winter of 2003, he got a flu-like illness, which left him somehow changed. Stimac descended into a dark, foul mood, and he couldn’t …

How Leonardo DiCaprio's Past Roles Cost Him This Year's Oscar

Once the booze wears off from Matthew McConaughey's final "Alright, alright, alright," of our year in film, we can get down to the really important part of the Oscars and start second-guessing the winners.<p>Sunday night is all about rewarding actors and filmmakers for their hard work in the past year.<p>…

Stunning Celebrity Portraits Taken at Vanity Fair's Oscar Party

<b>Lupita Nyong'o</b><p>Did you catch last night's Oscars? If not, here's a quick recap. Jareto Leto and Lupita Nyong'o gave two eloquent and moving acceptance speeches, Ellen (or rather Bradley Cooper) took a celebrity-filled selfie that broke Twitter, and Leonardo DiCaprio didn't win..again. Of course, the …

A Hand-Cranked Automaton That Mimics the Effect of a Raindrop Hitting Water | Colossal

<p>This little wood automaton is meant to mimic the effect of a water drop hitting a body of water, all using concentric rings cut from wood that are …

Incredible Up-Close Textured Details of Frozen Flowers

Photographer Mo Devlin takes an interesting approach to flower photography by first freezing his buds in order to produce these stunning, abstract compositions. Using a macro lens, Devlin captures intriguing light, texture, and unexpected details within the dramatic colors and shapes set in ice.<p>The …

Beautiful Bird Drawings by Brazilian Street Artist L7m

Brazilian street artist Luis Seven Martins, aka L7m, continues to produce amazing illustrations that blur the lines between abstraction and nature. Rather than taking to the streets, this time L7m turned his spray paint and acrylics to a number of canvases. His expressive collection features …

Egypt army chief Abdel Fatah al-Sisi indicates he will run for presidency

The head of the Egyptian army has given his clearest sign yet that he will run for Egypt's presidency, a race he is widely expected to win.<p>Field Marshal Abdel Fatah al-Sisi's candidacy has long been seen as a forgone conclusion, following a series of statements and leaks by officials that strongly …

Oscar Pistorius Covers His Ears During Shooting Testimony

Oscar Pistorius covered his ears today as his attorney challenged a witness, at one point arguing that his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp could not have …

Camera club Dulux competition: Rebecca Sharplin-Hughes

“For these images I photographed flowers that are underwater. Choosing to photograph something that is beautiful and attractive in a compressed environment. At first the colours appear bright and bold but as the flowers adapt to the water the colours start to fade, changing the mood of the image. I …

17 Shocking Food Facts That Will Make You Question Everything

I DON'T KNOW WHAT TO BELIEVE ANYMORE.

12 Years a Slave's Steve McQueen 'feuded' with Oscar-winning writer

12 Years a Slave director Steve McQueen kept hidden a simmering feud with writer John Ridley over credit for the historical biopic's Oscar-winning screenplay, reports The Wrap.<p>The slavery drama took three prizes at Sunday night's Academy Awards, best film for McQueen and his producers, best …

Photo highlights of the day

The Guardian’s picture editors bring you a selection of the best photographs from around the world

Hubble allows astronomers to clock how fast galaxy spins

For the first time astronomers have precisely measured the rotation rate of a galaxy based on the clock-like movement of its stars.<p>NASA’s Hubble …

Universe

Oscars 2014: red carpet fashion - video

Joshua Oppenheimer's account of the anti-communist purge in 60s Indonesia was overlooked by the Academy, but the director remains upbeat about a film that has made a genuine difference<p>Published: 3 Mar 2014<p>Channel One suspended coverage, blaming a 'large number of news reports' about Crimea and …

Why Crimea matters to Russia | Financial Times

Print this page<p>Vladimir’s Putin’s decision to send Russian troops into Ukraine and seize control of Crimea has thrown the spotlight onto the …

How the Russian Constitution Justifies War in Ukraine

While Rus­sia is be­ing heav­ily cri­ti­cized by the West for its in­cur­sion in­to Ukraine, the Rus­si­an con­sti­tu­tion does, in part, al­low for …

Ukraine crisis escalates - in pictures

The Russian army has reportedly occupied key sites in the autonomous region of Crimea, where a majority of the population is ethnic Russian. Troops surrounded several small military outposts and demanded that Ukrainian troops disarm

715 New Planets Found (You Read That Number Right)

There’s a rule of thumb that can come in handy when you hear about new planet discoveries from the Kepler space mission. If they’re talking about a …

Ecological Stories Uncovered With Whale Bones In Chile

Several years ago, construction workers in Chile found whale fossils from 6 to 9 million years ago. NPR's Jacki Lyden speaks with Nick Pyenson, a paleontologist with the Smithsonian, who helped remove the fossils.<p>Transcript<p>JACKI LYDEN, HOST:<p>Now some years ago, road workers in the South American …

Robot Nikes And Other Amazing Images From This Week

300: Rise of an Empire - Trailer 1

The Greek general Themistocles battles an invading army of Persians under the mortal-turned-god, Xerxes.