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100 Homeless People Were Given Disposable Cameras and This is What They Captured

Since 2012, UK-based initiative Caf Art has been connecting people affected by homelessness with the wider community through art and photography by hanging their work in cafes and helping them earn a living through art sales. In July, the organization handed out 100 Fujifilm disposable cameras to …

5 Astronauts Told Us Their Most Terrifying Moments In Space

During Chris Hadfield’s first flight, he and his fellow astronauts had to navigate a quarter-million-pound shuttle toward a target the size of a coffee cup saucer on the Russian Mir Space Station.<p>Hadfield’s job was to relay the speed and range information to the pilot as they were docking. This was …

Space Exploration

The 20 Best Time Travel Movies of All Time

7. Edge of Tomorrow (Doug Liman, 2014)<p>Adapted from the Japanese manga/light novel All You Need Is Kill by Hiroshi Sakurazaka, <i>Edge of Tomorrow</i> is the</i> …

You can learn to be creative, if you’re willing to embarrass yourself

In 1666, one of the most influential scientists in history was strolling through a garden when he was struck with a flash of creative brilliance that would change the world.<p>While standing under the shade of an apple tree, Sir Isaac Newton saw an apple fall to the ground. “Why should that apple …

A psychologist reveals the 9 most common dreams and what they mean

Many psychologists have given up trying to interpret dreams, but we talked to one who hasn't.<p>Psychologist Ian Wallace has interpreted over 150,000 dreams during more than 30 years of practice.<p>He helped us compile a list of nine of the most common dreams, their meanings, and what action you should …

20 Amazing Writing Tools That Will Rock Your Content Marketing

If you’re a blogger, writer or content marketer…<p>You need to adapt.<p>New technology and on-the-go expectations from your audience have led to a growing …

Writing

Astronauts in space have captured a rare image of a giant red sprite

An astronaut took a beautiful photo of Earth at night, below, while flying over Central America in the International Space Station.<p>The moon is in the upper left, and a massive thunderstorm off to the right.<p>But there's something weird lurking in this image, captured on August 10.<p>Can you spot it?<p>Upon …

How to write a novel: Story beginnings, middles and ends

We all know that stories have a beginning, a middle and an end, but as writers, it can be surprisingly easy to skimp on one or all of these sections. …

15 Thought-Provoking Sci-fi Films That Are Worth Your Time

It goes without saying that the science fiction genre and the term “thought-provoking” go hand in (spacesuit) glove, simply because science fiction …

New Horizons is about to pass Pluto at 9 miles per second Why won't i

The lighter the spacecraft, the faster the rocket can move it, and the faster it goes, the sooner it can get to Pluto.<p>Currently, the New Horizons …

Astronomy

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Goodreads Picks the Hottest Books of the 2015 Summer

June 21 is officially the start of summer, which means that it’s time to stock up on books that will keep you entertained (as well as informed) while …

Books

Astronauts return home after record-breaking ISS mission

Three astronauts are on their way back to Earth from the International Space Station.<p>A month-long technical delay led to Flight Engineer Samantha Cristoforetti from the European Space Agency spending 200 days in orbit – a record time for a female astronaut on a single mission.<p>Once unlocked from the …

Ancient DNA and the Indo-European Question

by Paul Heggarty, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig. 1. Towards the End-Game at Last?An ‘ancient DNA revolution’ is now …

The heat and the death toll are rising in India. Is this a glimpse of Earth’s future?

Photograph: Ajit Solanki/AP<p>A man takes bath under the tap of a water tanker on a hot day in Ahmadabad.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/5/30/1432983031782/5ca0fe0e-4ade-4a91-b1b6-a63e41d4f8fe-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Ajit Solanki/AP<p>A man takes bath under the tap of …

Merchant Shipping

Why falling in love is similar to being drunk

A new study suggests that the love hormone oxytocin has similar affects to being drunk<p>Poets, songwriters and authors have written of the intoxicating effect of falling in love.<p>But a new study suggests that the love hormone oxytocin has similar affects to being drunk, and not just the more pleasant …

Revealed: the science behind teenage laziness

They may lie in, act selfishly and take risks, but research by a leading neuroscientist suggests that adolescents may be right when they say nobody understands them<p>Teenagers really get a bad time,’ says Sarah-Jayne Blakemore. ‘It is amazing how it seems to be totally acceptable – even …

Twin stars at nebula's heart doomed to end in supernova explosion

At the heart of a strangely shaped planetary nebula, astronomers have discovered a pair of doomed white dwarf stars that will inevitably merge and explode in a dramatic supernova.<p>The imperiled pair, described in the journal Nature, sheds light on how different stellar systems can meet the same …