Ben Silverstein

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Worms frozen in permafrost for 42,000 years have come back to life and are eating

Scientists have made a discovery that is quite mind-blowing. Roundworms found in the permafrost in two areas of Siberia have come back to life in …

Biology

Call 9-1-1: Danica Patrick murdered J.R. Smith with this ESPYs monologue joke

Danica Patrick hung J.R. Smith out to dry in her ESPYs opening monologue.<p>It’s ESPYs night, the one night a year where athletes are celebrated for …

Lebron James

If You Suffer From Tight Hips, You Need These 16 Stretches

Ease the pain and discomfort from your insanely tight hips by getting on the floor and doing these stretches. Holding for five breaths (about 30 seconds) is recommended, but go ahead and hold them for longer to deepen the feel-good sensations, and open your tight hips even further.

NBA's Last Two Minutes Report Confirms Lue's Assertion Cavaliers Got The Short End

NBA confirms Cavaliers got the short end of the officiating stick in Game 1 of the NBA Finals.<p>Similar to instant replay, the NBA’s “Last Two Minutes Report” raised more questions than it has answered, and to followers of the Cleveland Cavaliers, it’s probably not worth more than two cents.<p>The …

10 Golden Rules to Keep Your Sex Life Steamy

It’s easy to say there are “golden rules” to keep your sex life going strong, but the truth is—it actually <i>is</i> that simple. Who knew?<p>If you keep track of your relationship and make a conscious effort to keep things smokin’, you’ll have an advantage. Couples who give weight to their sex lives have …

Relationships

Coinbase bug made it possible to reward yourself with unlimited Ethereum

You might have missed a one-off opportunity to become a cryptocurrency multi-billionaire. It appears popular exchange desk Coinbase suffered from a flaw in its Ethereum ETH smart contract setup, which made it possible to reward yourself with a virtually infinite sum of ETH, according to newly …

'Time traveller from the year 6491' returns from the future with chilling warning about looming natural disaster

A man who claims he is a time traveller from the year 6491 has warned there is going to be a series of devastating events on the planet.<p>But the worst …

Travelers

15 influential art and design movements you should know

Art and design movements: Quick links<p>As a designer, inspiration can come from anywhere. But sometimes influences, attitudes and approaches converge …

The 4 most fat-burning exercises you can do at the gym

Yes, Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year, but all that indulging can leave us feeling somewhat sluggish and bloated come New Year.<p>There's nothing else for it but to hit the gym.<p>But let's be honest here: you don't want to spend any more time working out than you absolutely <i>have to</i> in …

Exercise

Spiraling treetop walkway gives visitors a bird’s eye view of a Danish forest

A stunning new adventure park in Denmark is taking visitors to new heights—literally. Architecture studio EFFEKT designed the Camp Adventure Treetop …

53 Lessons Buckminster Fuller Has Taught Me About Life

Buckminster Fuller; probably one of the greatest thinkers since Leonardo da Vinci:<p>1. Don’t worry about making a living<p>“We should do away with the …

Leonardo Da Vinci

Trump directs rollback of Obama-era water rule he calls ‘destructive and horrible’

President Trump on Tuesday instructed the Environmental Protection Agency and Army Corps of Engineers to review and reconsider a 2015 rule known as the Waters of the United States rule, a move that could ultimately make it easier for agricultural and development interests to drain wetlands and …

Pesticides

Father Of Navy SEAL Killed In Yemen Raid Has Harsh Words For Trump

<b>Updated at 3:50 p.m. ET</b><p>William Owens, whose son William "Ryan" Owens became the first American to die in combat under the Trump administration, says that he refused a chance to meet President Trump and that he wants an investigation into his son's final mission — a raid in Yemen whose merits have …

Wallpaper of the Week - #themetroproject II

Following up our comeback with the Wallpaper of the Week series, it’s crazy to imagine there’s more than 350+ wallpapers available to download for …

A View of Jean Nouvel's Most Striking Architecture

From the Louvre Abu Dhabi to the Torre Agbar in downtown Barcelona, revisit the French architect Jean Nouvel's most out-of-the-box designs, here.

Architecture

Humorous Photos of Dogs Trying Really Hard to Catch Treats in Midair

At the smell of a crispy biscuit and the sound of the word ‘treat,' dogs tend to lose control. They may leap, their eyes may widen, their jowls may wildly flop about. In his series, <i>Dogs Catching Treats</i>, German photographer Christian Vieler has captured that magical moment right before the thrown …

11 Gorgeous Wildlife Photos That Will Take Your Breath Away

These images are so amazing they almost look fake.<p>You've tried snapping artsy pictures on your iPhone, but even your best Instagrams fall short compared to these world-class shots. Out of 50,000 submissions from 95 countries, the "Wildlife Photographer of the Year" competition just announced its …

Spike Jonze gets freaky for Kenzo – where film meets beauty

The Being John Malkovich director has shot a perfume advert for the Japanese brand – the latest in a line of unusual collaborations between indie cinema and the fashion world<p>The first few seconds of Spike Jonze’s new advert for Kenzo perfume lull you: a beautiful woman, bored in a black-tie world; …

Frank Gehry’s Swimming Koi Lamps are Reflective of His Artistic Arc

Gehry’s new-and-improved ‘Fish Lamps’ swim about the Gagosian Gallery in Rome.<p>A chain of koi fish float through an exhibit space, illuminating their immediate surroundings with a self-contained, warm orange glow. The works come from a familiar yet unexpected name: Frank Gehry. Early in his artistic …

Spectacular bridge designs from around the world - CNN Style

Written by Allyssia Alleyne, CNN<p>In a world of bamboo skyscrapers and transforming apartments, it's easy to forget about the bridge, the humble structure that makes getting from point A to B all the more simple.<p>But today, world-class architects, artists, designers are collaborating with city …

Photos of Towering Architectural Forms Made of… Chewing Gum

When you think “towering architecture photography,” the only chewing gum on your mind is probably the piece you might step on while trying to frame …

Architecture

Finally, The Golden Ratio Gets Its Own Coloring Book

Venezuelan artist Rafael Araujo creates meticulously detailed drawings of the Fibonacci spiral in nature–now, you can color along.<p>When it comes to design, the golden ratio is mostly bullshit. Though designers sometimes use it, there’s just no proof people prefer that precise spatial ratio in their …

Zaha Hadid: A complete list of unbuilt designs

Unbuilt, unrealized, and in-progress designs from the late architect's unfolding legacy<p>The architects at her firm, Zaha Hadid Architects, played key roles creating many of her masterpieces, as well as scores of forthcoming projects across the globe. After consulting with Zaha Hadid Architects, …

100 Dancing Drones Set World Record

If 2015 was the year consumer drones took off then 2016 is poised to be the year when curious and creative people use these unmanned aerial vehicles …

Plans for underwater 'oceanscraper' revealed - CNN Style

Written by Tom Jenkins, CNN<p>Sebastian the Jamaican red crab may have preached the virtues of living "Under the Sea" in Disney's "The Little Mermaid," but so far humans have failed to come round to the crustacean's way of thinking.<p>Indeed, the future of human habitation, whether through choice or …

The 15 most jaw-dropping images of Earth from space in 2015

The Earth Observations team at NASA's Johnson Space Center selected the 15 best photographs, which we've republished here.<p>Check them out, then head over to NASA to view their full image gallery.

Johnson Space Center

Winners of the Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards Showcase Animals at Their Funniest

The newly-launched Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards hopes that you'll chuckle when you see one of their images. You aren't laughing at them, rather, but with them–these lighthearted photos are meant to be hilarious. The unusual competition combines funny portraits of animals with technical …

Nature Photography

Listen to basketball inventor James Naismith describe the first game ever played

Before LeBron James, before Kobe Bryant and before Michael Jordan, there was James Naismith.<p>No, Naismith isn't a high-flying NBA star. He invented …

Hyperloop's test track will be "closest thing to teletransportation"

A test track for the Hyperloop high-speed transportation network – first conceived by entrepreneur Elon Musk – will begin work in California next …