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7 Amazing Things That Will Happen When You Do Plank Every Day

Bodyweight exercises are gaining ground in the fitness world due to the practicality and simplicity of getting in shape using your own body weight. …

Exercise

Time-lapse: Formation of a supercell in Wyoming.

Yesterday, while I was enjoying relatively clear skies in Colorado, just one state north of me the weather was just a tad more dramatic. A group of …

1,000 years of meteorite impacts in 30 SECONDS: Interactive animation reveals startling number of times Earth has been hit

1,000 years of meteorite impacts in 30 SECONDS: Interactive animation reveals startling number of times Earth has been hit<p>Data journalist Simon …

Asteroids

7 Key Moments From 7 Locations

Ready your armor and raise your banners: New episodes of 'Game of Thrones' begin this Sunday, April 6. In the meantime, catch up on the past three …

Watch Corals Move in Timelapse Video

Corals and other "slow life" do move, though we often think of them as very nearly static. In order to see their movement, you need to change your …

Zoology

NASA's Spitzer telescope completes 360-degree panorama of the Milky Way

NASA's Spitzer telescope has helped researchers catch two galaxies merging, and now it's created the clearest panorama of our Milky Way galaxy. The telescope took over 2 million infrared snapshots of our galaxy over the course of a decade, and with the help of GLIMPSE mapping data, researchers were …

Prosthetic Robot Arm Gives Drummer A Third Stick

And it improvises, too.<p>Two years ago, drummer Jason Barnes was cleaning the vent hood at a restaurant when he was electrocuted. The injury left him with an arm amputated below the elbow. Shortly after, he met the Georgia Institute of Technology's Gil Weinberg, and the two teamed up to create what …

Georgia Tech

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Dinosaur 'King of Gore' fossil discovered - video report

An 80m-year-old fossil found in the desert of southern Utah is a newly discovered dinosaur species, named <i>Lythronax argestes</i> ('King of Gore') by scientists. The oldest known member of the dinosaur family that includes the <i>Tyrannosaurus rex</i>, this two-legged carnivorous beast would have been eight …

Lythronax argestes: 'King of Gore' joins T rex family tree

Discovery of Lythronax argestes pushes back story of the dinosaur group that led to Tyrannosaurus rex by 10m years<p>A newly-discovered dinosaur, which has been christened "King of gore" by the scientists who have studied it, is the oldest known member of the dinosaur group that gave rise to the …

These Are Some of the Most Amazing Views of Earth You'll Ever See

I have looked at a lot of different views of Earth from space – taken by astronauts, satellites and other spacecraft – so I was not expecting to be …

What's Going On With the Sun This Week?

Solar flares, canyons of fire... it seems like it's trying to get our attention.<p>Our sun has really got a flair for flares lately. The third solar flare in two days peaked at 11:03 a.m. Eastern time Friday, and it was ranked as an X2.1. Solar flares come in classifications according to their x-ray …

Astronomy

Cells to Civilizations by Enrico Coen

The main challenge of biology is deciphering the interrelationships between genes, development, the mind and evolution. In this book, shortlisted for the Royal Society's Winton Prize, Enrico Coen seeks to present a general "unifying theory" that encompasses each of these biological connections.<p>Is …

Brain decoding: how scientists can read your mind – video

This animation shows how researchers are learning how to decode what someone is thinking from an MRI scan of their brain, by identifying subtle patterns of activity associated with viewing particular images. The brain-decoding technology can already provide crude reconstructions of what a subject …

The 20 Most Amazing PCs Ever Made

The personal computer has been a popular household tool for several decades. I’ve been building my own for nearly as long, but aside from being powerful devices for all-manner of tasks, the ability to customize a PC to your personal needs is something that fascinates millions of people the world …

An Interactive Map Of The Brain

Time to play "name that cortex."<p>Can you point out the small squiggle of gray matter that makes up the brain's motor cortex? Or how about the eye fields, which control visual attention and eye movements? No? Take a look at this handy interactive infographic created by Open Colleges, an Australian …

Maps

Top 10 sci-fi movies

A long time ago, in a land far away... there were no space movies. Luckily, we have lots and the Guardian and Observer's critics have picked the 10 best ever<p>• Top 10 romantic movies • Top 10 action movies • Top 10 comedy movies • Top 10 horror movies<p>Peter Bradshaw on sci-fi<p>Science fiction has …

Wildlife photographer of the year 2013 – in pictures

The results of the wildlife photographer of the year 2013 competition have been announced at London's Natural History Museum. The overall winner is South African photographer Greg du Toit for his picture Essence of Elephants, a portrait of elephants in Botswana. Here is a selection of some of the …

Top 10 comedy movies

You want funny? We got funny! From Airplane to Duck Soup, here are the Guardian and Observer critics' pick of the 10 best rib-ticklers<p>• Top 10 romantic movies • Top 10 action movies<p>Peter Bradshaw on comedy<p>Notionally, one of the most loved of genres, comedy persistently finds that it is somehow …

Stephen Hawking's big ideas ... made simple - video animation

No time to read Stephen Hawking's A Brief History of Time? In just two and a half minutes, Alok Jha explains why black holes are doomed to shrink into nothingness then explode with the energy of a million nuclear bombs, and rewinds to the big bang and the origin of the universe<p>• See more 'made …

Amazing videos of lightning striking the ground

Amazing footage that shows how dangerous lightning can truly be.<p>Lightning is a powerful force and has been responsible for 21 deaths in the United …

Weather

Reaper Review: An RPG That Truly Understands Mobile Gaming

Article Contents<p>1 Bite-Sized Gameplay<br>• 2 Cunning Controls<br>• 3 Graphics<br>• 4 This Is How An In-Game Economy Should Work<br>• 5 Why Are You Still Reading This?<p>Hexage …

Absurd Creature of the Week: 10-Foot Bobbit Worm Is the Ocean’s Most Disturbing Predator

Author: Matt Simon. Matt Simon Science<p>Date of Publication: 09.06.13.<p>Time of Publication: 9:30 am. 9:30 am<p>If I could go back to my childhood I would …

The sharpest photos ever taken of the night sky - Futurity

U. ARIZONA (US) — Scientists have used a new type of camera to take super …

Arizona

[Hands-On] DraStic Is The Android Nintendo DS Emulator You've Been Waiting For

Android emulator fans, meet you new best friend. Yesterday the DraStic Nintendo DS emulator was published to the Play Store, for the admittedly high …