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Un niño chileno de siete años descubre "la Piedra Rosetta de la paleontología"

Una mañana de febrero de 2004, <b>Diego Suárez, un niño chileno de siete años</b>, se levantó decidido a descubrir los restos fósiles de un dinosaurio.<p>Cuando …

Tiny robots pull objects up to 2,000 times their own weight

The equivalent of a human dragging a blue whale<p>Engineers from Stanford University have created miniature robots named "MicroTugs" capable of pulling and lifting objects more than 100 times their own weight. The strongest of the bots weighs just 12 grams but can pull objects 2,000 times heavier than …

Robotics

Avengers: Age of Ultron review – entertaining nonsense

Avengers: Age of Ultron,Film,Culture,Science fiction and fantasy,Joss Whedon,Robert Downey Jr,Scarlett Johansson,Paul Bettany<p>Multiple superheroes fight for humanity – and screen time – in Joss Whedon’s frantic franchise

‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ is great, but it’s not better than the original

<b>There are minor spoilers below.</b><p>"Avengers: Age of Ultron" is almost as good as "The Avengers," but not quite.<p>The sequel gets a lot of things right. It expands on characters who weren't spotlighted last film, introduces a few new characters to the bunch, and delivers a lot of big action …

My favourite Cannes winner: The Tree of Life | Xan Brooks

Continuing our series in which writers choose their favourite Palme d’Or victor, Xan Brooks explores his overwhelming love for Terrence Malick’s brilliant, biblical domestic drama (also featuring dinosaurs)<p>The first rule of the Cannes film festival is that nothing exists except the Cannes film …

Alleged Avengers: Age of Ultron post-credits scene – a familiar face

A possibly fake sneak peek has surfaced on YouTube which brings a new hero to the team<p>While Joss Whedon has claimed that his superhero sequel Avengers: Age of Ultron won’t feature a trademark post-credits scene, an alleged leak has cropped up online over the weekend.<p>Although the video might be …

Marvel Universe

¿Cómo lanzar una piedra para que rebote muchas veces contra el agua?

<b>Semanalmente, la revista BBC Focus resuelve algunas dudas de sus lectores. A continuación, una selección de sus respuestas para curiosos.</b><p>¿Por qué cuando lanzamos una piedra al agua, rebota en lugar de hundirse? ¿Cuál es el secreto para maximizar el número de botes?<p>En 2004, un equipo dirigido por …

Una joven evita el accidente de un avión tras escuchar un ruido en el ala

Barcelona. (Redacción):- <b>Mussie Weinfeld</b>, una joven de 22 años, salvó la vida de todos los <b>pasajeros</b> de un <b>avión</b>. Y lo hizo pese a que se burlaron de …

La Tierra «se tragó» otro planeta

La Tierra chocó con otro cuerpo celeste del tamaño de Marte y una composición parecida a la de Mercurio que aportó algunos raros elementos que forman …

New analysis may explain why the Earth and the moon are so chemically similar

It's a lunar mystery that has lingered for decades: If the moon is made of material from another planetary body that crashed into Earth, why is its chemical fingerprint so similar to that of our planet?<p>Nobody is 100% sure how the moon was created, but the giant-impact model is the most widely …

50 Best Documentaries Of All Time That Will Change Your Life

There are so many life-changing documentaries out there that it can be hard to decide which ones to watch first. We've narrowed it down to the top 50.

Nine films to watch in April

Make the Best Meatballs You'll Ever Eat

Proof that four kinds of meat are better than one<p>Sorry, Mom. These are the best meatballs I’ve ever had.<p>Sure, all balls of meat are delicious by definition. But these meatballs contain <i>four</i> different kinds of meat. And <i>homemade</i> breadcrumbs. And a kind of preserved Italian chile that I’d never heard …

To die like an Egyptian: A quick anecdote of BHP’s impact on one of my IEP students

<i>Andrea Wilford</i> <i><br>Big History Teacher, 9th Grade</i> <i><br>Muscatine, IA</i><p>Unit 7 uses a “Ways of Knowing” activity called “Social Status, Power and Human Burials” to …

Ancient History

SXSW 2015: AeroMobil Says It Will Put Its Flying Car On The Market In 2017

And once that's done? A self-flying car<p><i>Updated 3/16/2015, 4:33 p.m. ET.</i><p>In October 2014, Slovakian company AeroMobil unveiled a prototype vehicle that exhilarated <i>Back To The Future</i> fans, as well as pretty much everyone else: the long fantasized flying car. Dubbed AeroMobil 3.0, the car/plane hybrid …

Violent 'Batgirl' cover pulled after Twitter uproar

<b>(CNN) —</b> It recalled one of the most memorable moments in comic book history, but for critics on social media, one comic book cover went too far, and it's now been pulled.<p>DC Comics pulled the cover for the upcoming "Batgirl" #41, which portrays the Joker threatening a frightened Batgirl with a gun, …

Comics

10 Banana Dessert Recipes Worth Saving Room For

<i>Pictured: Banana Pudding Pie recipe from CHOW</i>Bananas really are the ideal fruit. They’re a natural fit for breakfast, after school, or before a …

21 of the Best Peanut Butter Recipes Ever

On sandwiches. In smoothies. Out of the jar. We eat peanut butter on the reg. But the one thing we need more of in our lives? Peanut-butter.<p>Here are 21 of the best peanut butter recipes ever.<p><b>No-Bake Peanut Butter Pie</b><p>Slice. Of. Heaven. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Chocolate Peanut-Butter Pretzel Bars</b><p>No bake. The …

How to Make Baked Brie Without a Recipe

<i>Here at Food52, we love recipes -- but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don't always need a recipe, you'll make your favorite dishes a lot more often.</i><p><i>Today:</i> <i>Skip the cheese plate and opt for a simple, oozy baked Brie that anyone can make -- and everyone will enjoy.</i><p>A …

Family Time: Art in the Big Apple

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>Spending an art-filled day museum-hopping with my twin girls is even better than front-row seats at a Laurie Berkner concert—an equal thrill for the three of us with none of the jostling.<p>We start at the <b>Metropolitan Museum of Art</b>, blowing by the main hall lines and instead …

Marvel consigue los derechos de Spiderman para sus películas, gracias a un acuerdo con Sony

Los fans del universo Marvel están de enhorabuena: <b>Spiderman estará presente en las futuras películas de</b> <i>Los Vengadores</i> y <i>Capitán América: Civil War</i>, …

4 Foundational Habits Every Person Needs

“We first make our habits, and then our habits make us.”<p>~ John Dryden<p>Every person is different, but every person is human, meaning we all have things …

Happiness

Josh Trank Is Returning To Louisiana For A Month Of ‘Fantastic Four’ Reshoots

Ask and ye shall receive. Last night, after someone passed along a link to the “story” that director Josh Trank had trashed the set and/or his living quarters while filming <i>Fantastic Four</i> in Louisiana, I pondered to the masses – What the crap is happening with this blasted <i>Fantastic Four</i> reboot? …

Movies

Repaso en vídeo a las candidatas a los Oscar 2015

La 87ª gala se celebrará el 22 de febrero en el teatro Kodak en Los Ángeles y será presentada por Neil Patrick Harris<p><i>Birdman,</i> de Alejandro González …

Best Weight Loss Apps for iPhone: Don’t Diet your Life

A little additional help can go a long way for a fat reduction plan. If you can’t spend for a nutritionist or fitness instructor, these applications …

Free Things to Do in New York City

TravelFree Things to Do<p>Finding free activities to fill your day in the City That Never Sleeps is easier than you might think. With countless cultural attractions and a large city parks system, there's plenty to do that won't cost you a cent.<p><b>Art/Music</b><p>Skip the $25 ticket price when the <b>Museum of</b> …

Museums