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Intricately Folded Pages Transform Hardcover Books into Standing Sculptures

Japanese artist Yuto Yamaguchi transforms hardcover books into sculptures by simply folding their pages. Without using scissors, he crafts the bold designs by intricately creasing each page so that together, they appear as one cohesive form. Yamaguchi's excellent craftsmanship produces smooth …

The Benefits of Being Cold

Year-round warmth is a modern luxury. Some scientists believe it is changing human metabolism.<p>When you first put on the ice vest, you will feel cold. Not intolerably cold, but cold enough to make you think, <i>What am I doing with my life?</i> Or, at least, as numbness spreads across your shoulders and …

The Style 100: Amal Clooney Is the Most Fascinating (and Stylish) Person of 2014

Sure, Amal Clooney (née Alamuddin) married George Clooney in Venice, but we'd drop him in half a second for a tour of her closet. There's no question …

The 30 funniest photos of cats sleeping in the most awkward positions. The #6 is so hilarious…

If you have ever had a cat you should know that they spend the most part of their time sleeping, and the amazing fact is that they are able to do it …

Quantum Physics Just Got A Tiny Bit Easier To Understand

No one is about to claim that quantum physics is now easy to understand, but maybe it's not quite as devilishly complicated as we thought.<p>New research suggests that two of the quantum world's most mysterious features--the uncertainty principle and wave-particle duality--are simply two sides of a …

NASA Is 3-D Printing Tools In Space Like Crazy

Wrenches, and sample containers, and extruders, oh my<p>Astronauts on the ISS began printing objects on a specially-designed 3-D printer last month. They started small; the first object printed was a component of the printer itself, emblazoned with the logos of NASA and Made in Space, the company that …

Watch These Playful Kittens Play Whack-A-Mole. I Can’t Stop Watching!

ARS_Blog_DTOP_BelowTitle_300x250<p>These kittens can’t get enough of the Whack-A-Mole couch that their humans made for them. With one kitten hiding and …

January 2015

30+ Must-See Historic Moments In Photographs

The photograph precipitated a dramatic change in how we perceive history. Amazing historic photos like these can make it seem like you were standing …

Jane Austen in quotes: 30 tips for a successful life

Who needs modern self-help gurus when a 19th-century novelist had it all worked out? Fortify yourself for the first Jane Austen day with quotes from her novels – and let us know the ones we have missed<p>It’s no longer universally acknowledged that “a single man in possession of a good fortune must be …

Does milk do a body good? Maybe not, a new study suggests

Got milk? If you're drinking it to prevent bone fractures or to boost your overall health, you might want to go back to the fridge and opt for a yogurt or a slice of cheese instead.<p>A new study in the journal BMJ casts doubt on the widely held view that milk can help adults ward off hip fractures …

The man who grew eyes | Mo Costandi

Photograph: RIKEN CDB<p>Mouse embryonic stem cells organise themselves into layered cerebral cortical tissue when grown in 3D culture. Image: Yoshiki Sasai/ RIKEN …

Where to Eat in Canada: 8 Great Spots in Vancouver, BC

GalleryWhere to Eat in Canada: 8 Great Spots in Vancouver, BC<p>I was fortunate enough to spend two weeks this summer on a Pacific Northwest tour-cation. It began with the requisite three days exploring Portlandia, which was expectedly filled with Stumptown and dudes with beards. Then it was onto …

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Tom Fletcher

Horse Makes Farting Noises With Mouth (VIDEO)

Are his opinions just a load of hot air or is this fella really trying to tell us something? The world will never know, because, well, this is a horse.

Douglas The Wombat Really Loves Belly Rubs And It Is Adorable

He's just like a puppy! A fat, hairy puppy.

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My Dog Saved My Life: What It Means to Really Live and Love

Yes, my best friend is sick -- but he's still here. I can still hold his paw and cuddle with him. It's these moments that really matter. And through this experience, I've learned a lot about what matters in life.<p>As tough as it sometimes feels, change and loss are woven into life. We cannot live a …

Breakups

3 Hot Toddy Recipes

<i>UPDATE: This post originally ran on September 19, 2013, but the recent onset of winter has had us really craving a delicious toddy… and these are</i> …

Basil Lemonade Cocktail

This past week our sweet pal brought us a bunch of fresh mint, basil and rosemary from her garden (thanks Laura!). Naturally, my mind went straight …

SCOUT blog : Jenn Elliott Blake | Fortunate Feast | Fall | Cocktail | Autumn Punch

Fall is certainly alive and well in the Pacific Northwest this week. Chilly winds, foggy picturesque mornings, leaves of all colors lining the quiet …

Cider

Classic with a Twist: The Ginger Sparkler

My, oh my, it's Thursday already! We hope all of you have been having wonderful weeks! Did you celebrate World Kindness Day yesterday by ...

Passionfruit Cordial

• Place sugar, water, passionfruit pulp and citric acid in a medium saucepan over medium heat and stir until sugar is dissolved.<br>• Bring to the boil, …

Cinnamon Whiskey Sour - A Golden Afternoon: Simplified Home Living

The whiskey sour is my favorite drink right now. I love the way the egg whites bring a touch of stability to the always battling sweet and sour …

Recipes

kiss - Cutest Paw

Q&A: How Legal Is The NSA's Interception Of Computers?

Cyberlaw expert Kit Walsh explains the consequences of the National Security Agency's so-called interdiction of computers in transit.<p>On Sunday, German newspaper <i>Der Spiegel</i> published a story about the National Security Agency's “Tailored Access Operations” unit, based in San Antonio, Texas. The NSA, …

This Amazing Dog With A Mustache Deserves Your Complete Attention

WARNING: YOU PROBABLY CAN'T HANDLE THIS PHOTO.

Pets

Animal Loses Head But Remembers Everything

When I first saw this," says cell biologist Alejandro Sanchez Alvarado, "it was with total amazement."<p>This is a worm. It's called a planarian. It's about an inch long, and you'll find it gliding along the bottoms of rivers and ponds all over the world. It's very flat, like a moving bit of pasta — …