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How did snake venom evolve?

A new study looked a snake venom in order to learn how it evolved into the sophisticated and deadly cocktail of proteins it is today.<p>Researchers …

Zoology

An Extremely Brief History of Military Submarines

Giant squids, blind crabs and effective atomic destruction all hide underneath the ocean. Far from prying eyes or satellites or reconnaissance planes, the depths of the sea are the most flexible space to effectively hide military power — though it took more than 100 years for the military to take …

‘Spooky action’ builds wormhole between ‘entangled’ particles

Physicists believe that quantum entanglement—which Albert Einstein referred to as “spooky action at a distance”—might be intrinsically linked with …

Lake on Mars could have teemed with microbial life

Minerals identified by Nasa's Curiosity Mars rover suggest lake contained water of low salinity and neutral pH suitable for life<p>An enormous crater near the northern plains of Mars once harboured an ancient lake that could have supported microbial life, Nasa scientists have claimed.<p>The freshwater …

How to Stop Saying Um | The Art of Manliness

In the pursuit of becoming a better man, becoming well-spoken is a task that should not be overlooked. How you speak is a huge component of the …

A Manly Handshake | AoM Instructional

How Make Difficult Decisions: Advice From Alvin York | The Art of Manliness

Corporal Alvin C. York silently led his squad of men through the thick underbrush and dense fog of the Argonne Forest early the morning of October 8, …

Is the $1.4M LaFerrari sold out?

If you look at the stratospheric sticker prices on the latest generation of hypercars and wonder how an automaker could possibly justify it, bear in mind a few factoids. For one thing, even when the sticker prices start lower, they quickly balloon past the million-dollar mark. For another, …

Volvo, Polestar reveal new 2014 V8 Supercars engine

When Volvo needs more Swede speed, they turn to the guys in blue.<p>Polestar is to Volvo what AMG is to Mercedes, what M is to BMW, and so on. It's the in-house tuning and racing division responsible for turning out bright blue, limited-number creations like the Polestar S60, the C30, and, more …

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They’re hot! They’re mini! They’re full of coal! These seven portable barbecues will help you get the summer started.<p>Somewhere between the fanciful beasts of Where the Wild Things Are and the hand-drawn charm of Marimekko, the characters in the...<p>Las Vegas designer Logan Hendrickson makes …

10 Stunning Standouts in National Geographic Photography Contest 2013

The 2013 National Geographic Photography Contest is now well underway! With over 1,000 entries so far, it's going to be tough for the judges to pick out their favorites. If you'll remember, last year, Ashley Vincent won the top spot for her perfectly timed photo of a tigress in a Thailand zoo …

Dynamic Oil Paintings of Cityscapes in Motion

Italian artist Alessandro Papetti creates cityscapes filled with a sense of chaotic life in motion. His oil on canvas paintings feature not just one crisp moment, but rather, multiple elements blended together into a dynamic portrayal of time and space.<p>Finding inspiration from the bustling world …

New, Massive Solar Power Plant Goes Online in Japan

Japan was once colloquially known as the Land of the Rising Sun, and it can't be only environmentalists hoping that a country with such a moniker …

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First impressions are lasting.<p>Need to take a mental vacation? Feast your eyes on the most incredible rentals of the year.<p>Modernist beach homes offer more than just close proximity to the ocean—their clean, bold designs and abundance of natural light...<p>Homeland to Gaudí, Miró, and Almodóvar—just to …