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Controversial GMO Corn Study Being Retracted Over Authors' Objections

Retractions are always interesting. When a scientific paper is retracted, it usually means the authors have found a serious error, and that the major conclusions are no longer valid. The error can be unintentional, but in some high-profile cases, the story is far more interesting.<p>Reading about a …

Articles about architect couples home on Dwell.com - Dwell

Architect Jonathan Segal and his son Matthew Segal built the Cresta to capitalize on Southern California’s balmy climate.<p>The Mayes family transformed a Thomas High Top into a well-organized and airy humble abode, using thoughtful storage and a...<p>Nantucket is an affluent zip code off the coast of …

155 Years Before the First Animated Gif, Joseph Plateau Set Images in Motion with the Phenakistoscope | Colossal

<p>Nearly 155 years before CompuServe debuted the first animated gif in 1987, Belgian physicist Joseph Plateau unveiled an invention called the …

Adobe's Project Mighty and Project Napoleon to Launch in 2014

At its MAX event in May this year, Adobe revealed that it was experimenting with hardware in the form of ‘Project Mighty’ – an Internet-connected stylus, and ‘Project Napoleon’, an accompanying digital ruler. Now the firm has announced that these two devices have graduated from experiments to …

How Video Games Revived The Dying Art Of Japanese Woodprinting

A successful Kickstarter campaign that depicts classic video characters like Mario and Zelda in medieval Japan has injected new designs into an ancient but stagnating craft.<p>Whether Hyrule or the Mushroom Kingdom, we’re used to video game heroes saving their own respective pixel worlds. This is the …

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Can Marijuana Improve Your Emotional State?

It’s no secret that marijuana can put a smile on many people’s faces, but research suggests that the drug’s positive effects go beyond just getting …

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Fifth of new iPhone customers switch from Android

Apple may be losing ground to Android and Microsoft in the smartphone operating system market, but the company is still succeeding in winning customers from its number one rival, Samsung.<p>Apple has taken three times as many customers from Samsung as Samsung has taken from Apple in the past year, …

The Epic Life of Carlos Santana

His meditation spot is in front of the fireplace. On Carlos Santana‘s property in San Rafael, California, about twenty minutes north of San …

Phil Mickelson's Open triumph gives him a place among the greats

In constructing what should be indelibly etched in history as one of the greatest final rounds in major championship history, Phil Mickelson moved …