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23 Extreme Gravity-Defying Photos That Will Give You Vertigo

How many times have you been told that anything is possible? Do you believe it? Here are 23 extreme photos of serious risk takers that prove anything …

Photography

Orange Octopus, More Creatures Found Deep in Antarctic Sea

Wildlife<p><b>A sea snail feeding off a dead octopus’ beak is among the 30 new species found during an expedition to Antarctica‘s Amundsen Sea (map), according to the first study to shed light on the sea’s</b> <b>bottom dwellers.</b><p>The newfound sea snail, or limpet, is from a group that specializes in feeding on …

Newly discovered greenhouse gas '7,000 times more powerful than CO2'

A new greenhouse gas that is 7,000 times more powerful than carbon dioxide at warming the Earth has been discovered by researchers in Toronto.<p>The newly discovered gas, perfluorotributylamine (PFTBA), has been in use by the electrical industry since the mid-20th century.<p>The chemical, that does not …

Can women get sex whenever they like?

It's Christmas – the season for making merry, going out and, if you're single, trying to snog people under the mistletoe before the pubs close. So I thought it would be a good time to look at one of the oldest assumptions in the Men vs Women book: can women get sex whenever they want, while men are …

National Geographic Photo Contest 2013, Part II

Time is running out to enter this year's National Geographic photo contest, the deadline for submissions is Saturday, November 30. One first-place winner will be chosen from each of the three categories, and the winning photographs will be published in National Geographic magazine. The overall …

12 Insanely Ambitious Ideas For Improving Space Exploration

NASA has awarded $100,000 to each of these sci-fi projects, which cover everything from suspended animation to Mars kites to 3-D printed food.<p>NASA has announced the award-winners of its Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) Program, in which the agency gives funding to projects that are a little …

Researchers Successfully Implant Mice With False Memories

So it is possible.<p>Call it cool or just plain creepy: Memory researchers from U.S. and Japan have, for the first time, implanted false memories into a lab animal.<p>The researchers made mice believe that they had once received electrical shocks in their feet while sitting in a certain little chamber, …

Everyday Foods Transformed Into Appealing Sculptures

Romanian artist Dan Cretu sees the potential for art in all of the foods around him. In his work, he transforms the most basic of nourishment–fruits and vegetables, sunflower seeds, and even slices of salami–into elaborate food art. Since he began his work in this type of sculpture, even just the …

Art

Man’s attempt to tell ‘knock knock’ joke on Facebook fails – epically

One man’s (feeble) attempt at entertaining his Facebook friends with a ‘knock knock’ joke went badly wrong after two of his mates hijacked it – with …

Disgruntled Wolves fan attempts to sell Jamie O’Hara on eBay

Have you ever disliked one of you team’s players so much you’ve wished you could just get on with it and sell him yourself?<p>Well one Wolves fan has …

Opportunity to see Venus in daytime on October 7 and 8

October 7 and 8, 2013 present two chances for seeing Venus in daylight, because the moon appears near this planet.<p>Have you ever seen the moon in a …

1,200 years later, lost city discovered in the jungles of Cambodia

A team of archaeologists from Australia has discovered an ancient city that had been buried under the jungles of Cambodia for more than 1,000 years. The 1,200-year-old city, known as Mahendraparvata, was uncovered in the Siem Reap region of Cambodia, atop a mountain known as Phnom Kulen, where …

Science Weekly podcast: the universe's heart of darkness – dark matter

This week the podcast is dedicated to a feature interview with astrophysicist <b>Jerry Ostriker</b>. The Princeton professor joined forces with University of …

Mysterious Subatomic Particle May Represent Exotic New Form of Matter

In the course of exploring the properties of a strange subatomic particle, physicists may have stumbled upon something even stranger: a mysterious …

The Difference Between A Geek And A Nerd [Infographic]

They're not the same. A data-geek (or nerd?) explains.<p>Are you a geek or a nerd? Because they're not <i>quite</i> the same. (It's okay to admit which one you are, by the way! <i>Popular Science</i> is a safe place.)<p>Burr Settles at SlackPropagation broke down the difference by using data. The methodology here is a …

Magnetic Graphene Clouds Can Be Made To Appear And Disappear

Toggling graphene's magnetic field on and off could lead to faster, smaller electronics.<p>Add another point to the list of reasons why graphene, the darling child of material physics, is a wunderkind. A team led by researchers at the University of Manchester has succeeded in turning magnetism on and …

Alt-week 6.15.13: Chris Hadfield's retirement, invisibility cloaks and dino-bird feathers

<i>Alt-week takes a look at the best science and alternative tech stories from the last seven days.</i><p>What goes up must eventually come down, and shortly after landing on Terra Firma from his last of three ISS missions, Chris Hadfield has resigned from the Canadian Space Agency. That leaves us to wax …

10 Everyday Ways To Protect Your Memory

It’s common to experience a little memory loss as you age, but much like muscles, the more exercise you give your brain, the stronger it will be. And you don't need any crazy products or regimens to stay sharp: These simple lifestyle tips can keep your brain young for years.<p><b>Give your mind a …

30 Things to Stop Doing to Yourself

<i>When you stop chasing the wrong things you give<br>the right things a chance to catch you.</i><p>As Maria Robinson once said, “Nobody can go back and start a …

45 Uses For Lemons That Will Blow Your Socks Off

Most people are familiar with the traditional uses for lemons to soothe sore throats and add some citrus flavor to our foods. However the diversity …

Miracle material: the graphene revolution

The race is on to harness the potential of graphene, a substance that is harder than diamond, yet incredibly flexible, and the world’s best conductor of electricity.<p>Kostya Novoselov tends to wear an air of slight distraction. But when a problem or topic of conversation sparks his curiosity, his …

Science Weekly podcast: Time Reborn and King Tut's mummy

This week on the podcast <b>Alok Jha</b> meets science writer <b>Jo Marchant</b> to discuss her book The Shadow King: The Bizarre Afterlife of King Tut's Mummy.<p>Also …

Hot 100 2013: The full analysis

<b>The biggest outtakes from the 2013</b> Investec Hot 100 <b>are these:</b><p>Hit on the right formula, and your business can withstand the tough climate. One-third …

New input can warp fresh memories

<b>IOWA STATE (US) —</b> It may be possible to alter memory simply by suggesting different information, but timing and context are key.<p>“If you reactivate a …

The Brain

Parents: Parenting News & Advice for Moms and Dads

The weekend TODAY anchors were in for a treat when their moms burst into their Mother's Day cooking...<p>TODAY's Sheinelle Jones, Craig Melvin and Dylan …

Architizer Journal: The Official Architizer Blog

We're building a comprehensive, firm-wide resource for project specifications.<p>Project Connections give your design work the spotlight it deserves.<p>Find the best brands for every architectural product and material.<p>The tips discussed below are by no means the law.<p>Kazuyo Sejima and Ryue Nishizawa's …

Awards

Watch A Supercut Of Horrified ‘Game Of Thrones’ Fans Reacting To The Red Wedding

Two things.<p>1) Does everyone record themselves watching TV? “Big Brother watching me while I’m watching <i>Big Brother</i> #lolz”<p>2) While checking out the video below, which rounds up the visual reactions of <i>Game of Thrones</i> fans right after the Red Wedding HAPPENED, I found myself playing a game: Book …