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Do you see it? Optical illusion makes pretty woman appear on blank canvas

An optical illusion makes participants see a woman with brunette hair after simply staring at a person’s nose for 15 seconds<p>A new optical illusion has surfaced online and it’s much creepier than ‘the dress’.<p>A negative image of a woman’s face appears on one side of the image and an off-white blank …

If you swear a lot, science says it might actually be the sign of another good quality

For many people, New Years Resolutions are filled with goals to help you become your best self. This can be anything from working out more and eating …

Mesentery: New organ discovered inside human body by scientists (and now there are 79 of them)

A new organ has been discovered hiding in plain sight inside the human body.<p>Known as the mesentery, it was previously thought to be just a few …

5 scientific myths you probably believe about the Universe

How a little knowledge can bring about some huge misconceptions… and how to fix it.<p><i>“Because philosophy arises from awe, a philosopher is bound in his</i> …

Physics

Trail Cam Photos Reveal What Wild Animals Do When Humans Aren't Around

(Image Link)<p>Trail cameras are set up to give rangers and scientists a way to track animal movement in the area or spot a rare and reclusive species, …

2016 December 25 - The Magnificent Horsehead Nebula

<b>The Magnificent Horsehead Nebula</b> <b><br>Image Credit & Copyright:</b> Marco Burali, Tiziano Capecchi, Marco Mancini (Osservatorio MTM)<p><b>Explanation:</b> Sculpted by …

How to Get People to Say Yes to What You Want, According to Science | Inc.com

The ability to persuade others is a valuable skill. It can translate into making a huge sale, convincing people to follow your leadership, getting a raise, or countless other successes in the business realm. In your personal life, it can mean winning over a partner, well-behaved children who do as …

Map of the entire visible universe released to the public

In 2010, the Panoramic Survey Telescope and Rapid Response System (Pan-STARRS) was fired up and pointed towards the heavens. Equipped with the …

Universe

Genius "Harry Potter" meme renames the books to be all about Hermione

Every wizard and Muggle alike knows that, while the Boy Who Lived is obviously fantastic, the true hero of <i>Harry Potter</i> is Hermione Granger.<p>While …

Books

Scientists may have just unlocked a real ‘fountain of youth’

Scientists have reversed signs of aging in mice, increasing their lifespan by 30 percent -– a finding that researchers believe could one day increase …

In Vivo

Walt Disney and Disneyland: 17 bizarre true stories, conspiracy theories and rumours

On the 50th anniversary of Walt Disney's death, we revisit some strange-but-true (and some strange-but-probably-not-true) tales about the legendary animator, his studios and his famous Anaheim theme park.<p>1. Disneyland grew out of Walt's obsession with trains<p>After becoming disillusioned with the …

10 incredible space photos from astronaut Don Pettit's new book

Spaceborne just landed in book stores<p>"To travel in space is to be awestruck, over and over and over."--Don Pettit, <i>Spaceborne</i>.<p>Don Pettit and his crewmates flew into space three times, capturing about 600,000 photos from their shuttle missions and long-term stays on the International Space Station. …

4 Conditions That Resemble Depression, But Aren't

<i>“It ain’t what you don’t know that gets you into trouble. It is what you know for sure that just ain’t so.”</i><p>This quote, frequently misattributed to …

Country tries to fight worrying rise in accidents caused by over-75s by offering discounts on ramen if they give up driving<p>Police in Japan are trying to coax elderly drivers from behind the wheel with offers of cheap meals, as the country confronts a worrying rise in accidents involving older …

Japan

Google's DeepMind AI gives robots the ability to dream - ExtremeTech

Google’s DeepMind AI gives robots the ability to dream<p>By on November 28, 2016 at 10:05 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on …

Artificial Intelligence

Wildlife Photographer of the Year - People's Choice

A cub escapes deep snow by hitching a ride on its mother's backside in Wapusk National Park, Manitoba, Canada.<p>Taken by Daisy Gilardini, from Switzerland, the photo is one of 25 shortlisted for the People's Choice Award in the latest Wildlife Photographer of the Year Competition - on show now at the …

Top 8 Big Data Tools for Enterprise Developers

This guest column is by technology enthusiast & writer, Chris Bateson<p>The term ‘Big Data‘ can no longer be considered a buzzword. As more and more …

Big Data

Carlijn Jacobs Photography

Unique photography and creative direction by Dutch photographer Carlijn Jacobs.Represented by Unit C.M.A, Carlijn Jacobs is an exceptional …

6 Cognitive Biases That Are Messing Up Your Decision Making | Inc.com

Over millions of years of evolution you'd think your brain would have gotten pretty good at thinking. But the truth is natural selection hasn't been nudging our brains to be ever more rational. It's been nudging them to keep us alive. Those aren't always the same thing.<p>If our brains were bad at …

Earth - A microbe no one has even seen could explain our origins

Between Greenland and Norway in the mid-Atlantic ocean, 7,546ft (2300m) below the surface, there is a black and smoky region where hot water spouts up from the sea bed. This strange place is called "Loki's castle" after the shape-shifting Norse God Loki: the one Tom Hiddleston played in <i>The Avengers</i>.<p>…

Skygazers are heading to high-rise buildings, ancient forts and beaches to witness the largest supermoon since 1948. Astronomy enthusiasts can see Earth’s satellite loom large anywhere in the world shortly after sunset – weather permitting<p>• Share your pictures of the supermoon

Astronomy

World from above

Can you find the photographer in this image from an island off the coast of Norway?<p>Manuel Dietrich caught this image from atop Reinebringen mountain, …

The Fire Almost Destroyed 5 Years Of Photographing In The Mysterious Woods

Photographer Janek Sedlar known for his meditative forest photos had a few weeks ago terrible fire accident. His house was completely burnt out …

I Capture Nature In Japan In The Visual Haiku Style

I’m Kunito Imai, a nature and flower photographer in Tokyo. I photograph nature in Japan with the “Less is More” approach which I find somewhat …

Japan