Susu Long

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A Pelican Shows Us What It's Like To Fly

Pelicans have the life. They live by the water, fly over the ocean, and eat lots of fish. Among humans, only T.C. from <i>Magnum P.I.</i> comes close to matching them. And he's just a fictional character, played by Roger E. Mosley.<p>But what happens when a pelican needs help from humans? Say he's abandoned …

Zombies in Real Life: A Man’s Horrific Experience

In 1980, Clairvius Narcisse checked himself into a hospital in Deschapelle, Haiti, almost 20 years after his family had buried him in their village’s …

Microraptor in wind tunnel reveals flight secrets

Somebody Modded A Piano To Play The Game 'Doom' [Video]

Do you hear that, friends? It is the sweet, atonal sound of classic gaming.<p>For better or worse, the 1993 demon-blasting video game <i>Doom</i> is one of the most influential games ever. Which means we get amazing fan tributes like this: a piano rigged to act like a keyboard for the game.<p>A team of game …

The amazing diversity of animal life – in pictures

The vast majority of animals with which we share our planet go almost unnoticed, eclipsed by the bigger, more charismatic creatures such as the mammals, amphibians and reptiles. A book published this week – Animal Earth: The Amazing Diversity of Living Creatures by Ross Piper – seeks to redress …

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3 Largest Stars in the Known Universe (+Video)

It’s hard not to marvel at the colossal size of stars. The sun is the closest star to Earth, but it’s a tiny one compared to others. The largest star …

7 Amazing Living Fossils

Want to see history? You could go to a museum--or you could go to the zoo and check out these animals that haven't changed for tens of millions of years.<p>Researchers recently uncovered a new and remarkable animal in the fossil record in China: <i>Rugosodon eurasiaticus</i>, a chipmunk-like creature that was …

Birth of new star captured by Chilean observatory

Watch the reason this TV station’s ‘bring your child to work day’ probably won’t happen again. http://bit.ly/150qGXs

See these stunning photographs of jellyfish in the North Atlantic Photograph: Matt Doggett /www.earthinfocus.com http://t.gu.com/o7P2G

Iran Teaches Students How To Hunt Drones

You get an A+ in robot-hacking!<p>Iran's elite Revolutionary Guard will teach Iranian teenagers how to hunt drones, according to reformist Iranian newspaper Etemaad daily and semi-official Fars news agency. Etemaad daily quotes Ali Fazli, the acting general in charge of the Revolutionary Guard's …

How It Works: A 3-D Printer For Liver Tissue

The first commercial 3-D bioprinter, Organovo's NovoGen MMX Bioprinter, is manufacturing functional liver tissues that will soon help biochemists test new drugs. Here’s a look at the printing process.<p><b>Step 1</b>: Engineers load one syringe with a bio-ink (A) made up of spheroids that each contain tens …

4 Parasites That Want To Invade Your Brain

They just want a nice home! And to destroy you.<p>In the past month, two different 12-year-olds have made headlines after being hospitalized with an extremely rare, horrifying infection: the brain-eating amoeba.<p>Found mostly in warm freshwater lakes, rivers and hotsprings, <i>Naegleria fowleri</i> can travel …

Sailing stones

Mysterious sailing stones of Racetrack Playa, a dry lake bed in California’s Death Valley.<p>This cool picture was taken by EarthSky Facebook friend …

How Dragonflies Could Help Scientists Build Better Robots

Dragonflies process light and dark a little differently than the rest of us.<p>New research into the visual system of dragonflies could one day improve target detection and tracking in robotics, according to a pair of Australian researchers.<p>Steven Wiederman and David O'Carroll from the Center for …

Israeli official warned over offensive Facebook postings

A senior government official responsible for promoting positive images of Israel on social media networks has been ordered to stop posting offensive statements on his Facebook page.<p>The gagging order followed a series of trenchant comments made by Daniel Seaman, who recently took up the post of head …

Barack Obama condemns bloodshed in Egypt

Egypt unrest: what sparked the military crackdown on Brotherhood camps: Guardian Q & A : theguardian.com

Just one month after the overthrow of Egypt's first democratically elected president, Mohamed Morsi, the country is again facing uncertainty over its future.<p>This week, security forces violently attacked Morsi supporters, who were attacked at encampments near Cairo where they had been calling for …

Egyptians grieve for loved ones as massacre continues

Tears streaking down his face, Ahmed al-Sheikh let out a long howl as his legs gave way beneath him. "My brother," he screamed, as a passerby caught his body before it fell to the floor. "My brother."<p>Al-Sheikh's brother, Mohamed, was lying motionless a few feet away on the floor of central Cairo's …

"The snipers are aiming for kids, just kids." The son of Syrian exiles, Sam was studying to become a cardiac surgeon in Canada before he felt he had to move to Aleppo, Syria: http://bbc.in/1bJwIdN Now, when he's not working at a field hospital, he sits by a crossing point and waits for snipers to shoot, mainly at children.

Truth, so the saying goes, is the first casualty of war. At the hands of politicians, the truth can fare poorly in peacetime, too. Yet in Egypt, though the country is not at war, and normal politics is pretty much suspended since the army toppled an increasingly unpopular elected government last month, the truth is taking an unprecedented beating http://econ.st/14tcor7

Egypt: Muslim Brotherhood figure buried after al-Fath mosque clashes

Egypt crisis: Cairo under night-time curfew amid military crackdown

Egypt: violence continues in Cairo