Sean Fourie

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Digitally Rendered 3D Abstract Paintings Look Like Miniature Worlds

Libya-based creative Mahmoud Jouini uses digital software to render colorful, three-dimensional abstract paintings that look like miniature worlds. Although the images look like snapshots of elaborate, sprawling dioramas that were physically constructed, each piece was actually created entirely on …

Scientists hail new '3 parent baby' technique

New technique to create '3 parent babies' shows promise, experts say<p>Experts are to investigate a new technique to create “three-parent babies” which could be safer and more effective than current methods being tested in British laboratories.<p>The Government last month asked the fertility regulator to …

Watch this guy set a distance record using a 20-foot, 6-inch golf club

The day before the world's longest drivers convene in Las Vegas to decide who is the most prodigious off the tee on live television, Michael Furrh set a new Guinness World Record for longest shot accomplished with the longest "usable" golf club.<p>Like Fred Couples putting the PGA of America's Ryder …

Ferrari F60 America has 730 hp, costs $2.5M, is sold out

All 10 are already spoken for.<p>For the 60th birthday of its North American operations, Ferrari threw 10 of its closest customers a little birthday party. It's already over, and you missed out. Every F60 Americais spoken for. What exactly did you miss? Picture the already excellent and excessive F12 …

NASA Scientists Study The Sun By Listening To It

Avert thy gaze!<p>What’s the fastest way to understand space? According to NASA, it’s listening to the music of the spheres displayed as actual music. A program that converts astronomical data into sound is letting researchers blaze through years of data with ease. At NASA's Goddard Space Flight …

Russia confirms death of five geckos on space sex mission

Russia’s space agency on Monday confirmed that five geckos, launched into space for an experiment on weightlessness and sexual behavior, have died.<p>The federal space agency released a statement saying the landing apparatus of the Photon-M satellite had returned to earth as planned, falling into …

Why your brain just can't handle video games

Video games are fun, but they can also be extremely frustrating. You can fall to your death at the stupidest times if you don't hit the jump button just right or if you accidentally hit the wrong button altogether. You can also die from a bullet you really should have seen -- or even be completely …

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14 Things You Didn't Know About How the Sun Will Die

At some 4.6 billion years old, the Sun is about halfway through its life. In another 5 billion years it will be a normal "adult" star no more. Here's the skinny on the upcoming demise of the star that you owe everything to: light, warmth, energy, and life.<p>1. Stars like the Sun will shine for 10 to …

An Unstoppable Killer: New Research Suggests Cancer Can't Be Eradicated

Since Richard Nixon declared war on cancer in 1971, the National Cancer Institute has poured some $90 billion into research and treatments. Yet a cure remains elusive. Experts have plenty of targets for blame, including a flawed emphasis on treatment over prevention, and Big Pharma betting on …

Zombie ant fungus kills its hosts on doorstep of ant colony

A zombie ant fungus must kill its ant host outside the ant colony, in order to to reproduce and transmit its infection, new research shows. But not …

The 10 Best Things From September 2014

Some things are just... better.<p>Each month at Popular Science, we sift through a mountain of new products—everything from gadgets and tools to books and movies—so that you don't have to.<p>View the gallery below to see 10 of our favorite things hitting the shelves (or are already on them) this …

Science behind superheroes: Biologist explores the Hulk and Captain America

Stanford biologist discusses the origin stories of two superheroes to determine if they’re scientifically possible<p>Comic book superheroes often have pretty implausible origin stories: They get their superpowers from radiation, superfluid or some other sort of pseudo-science.<p>That's just fine with us, …

Tracks on Mars? NASA spots rolling stone

NASA has discovered tracks on Mars, but they weren't left there by aliens or Elvis. The Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter peered down to the Red Planet's surface in the middle of July and spied a strange dotted path left by a rather large tumbling rock.<p>The path looks like it could have been laid down by …

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