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NASA Finds More Evidence of Water Plumes on Jupiter's Moon Europa

Last week, NASA announced its scientists had found "surprising activity" on Jupiter's moon Europa. And, just like you'd expect, the space-dork corner …

Why I Won’t Get the Genetic Test for Breast Cancer

A few years ago, my mother called with an urgent request. She was agitated. She had just come from a meeting of her Jewish women's group, where she …

Photos of Mirror Spiders with Silvery ‘Scales’ That Grow and Shrink

For several years now, Singaporean macro nature photographer Nicky Bay has been focusing his lens on spiders that have mirror-like reflective …

What College Physics Students Can Learn from Little Kids

Here's a quick experiment. Take an object—just about any object will work—and place it on a flat surface. Give it a shove. I don't think anyone would …

This One Change to My Morning Routine Has Made My Life Better

<i>Nela Canovic, productivity hacker, writer and entrepreneur, answered the question “What single change in your daily routine has had the biggest</i> …

Time Management

What Gives With So Many Hard Scientists Being Hard-Core Endurance Runners?

Fifty-two hours and three minutes after Brett Maune left the starting line of the 2012 Barkley Marathons, he returned to that same spot and placed …

'I was sent home for wearing a tight dress': How women are discriminated against at work

Want to get ahead at work? Well if you’re a woman, according to bosses, it’s important to put on more make-up and wear high heels.<p>In a joint report, published today, by the Women and Equalities, and Pensions Committees - called 'High heels and workplace dress codes' - MPs heard evidence that women …

How a Champion Powerlifter Became an Astronaut Guinea Pig

Jonna Ocampo didn’t know she wanted to be an astronaut until she moved from Jersey City to Texas. In New Jersey, she didn’t see many stars. Not so in …

New Jersey

Starbucks’ Pumpkin Spice Latte Is Back to Mess With Your Brain

Starbucks has divided the world of coffee enthusiasts into two categories: those who actually want cake but feel bad about eating cake first thing in …

El joven que pasó de peor vendedor de teléfonos a exitoso gurú de la tecnología

Jacyn Heavens era un vendedor de teléfonos móviles que logró tanto éxito que fue capaz de regalarse una Ferrari cuando cumplió 24 años.<p>Sin embargo, no tuvo el más auspicioso de los comienzos.<p>Tres años antes, en 2004, después de haber trabajado en una compañía de seguros, <b>Heavens consiguió un empleo</b></b> …

Novelist Shirley Conran on why girls should study maths - and not spend like the Kardashians

<b>Shirley Conran is the former Women's Editor of the Daily Mail and Fashion Editor of Observer. Her first book, Superwoman, sold more than a million copies worldwide, and was followed by ten other bestsellers. Shirley's ex-husband is designer Terence Conran, and they have two sons, Jasper and</b> …

Yes, Rockets Blow Up Sometimes. The NASA Team Behind OSIRIS-REx Isn’t Sweating It

Rockets don’t usually explode. But last Thursday, a SpaceX Falcon 9 did, sending a shower of flame from the wrong side of the rocket. The explosion …

The Physics of How Your Earphone Jack Works (Just in Time to Say Goodbye)

It doesn't matter if you call it an earphone or headphone jack—it's still on just about every smartphone. With rumors that Apple will kill the the …

7 Things We Learned From Pottermore Presents, the New Harry Potter eBooks

Those who thought that the publication of <i>Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows</i> in July 2007 marked the end of the franchise couldn’t have been more …

Books

Fujifilm Unveils Black-and-White Instax Mini Monochrome Film

Fujifilm just brought its Instax instant film into the world of black-and-white photography with the unveiling of its new Instax Mini Film Monochrome.<p>…

Call of the wild: photographer Anup Shah on capturing the perfect shot

Each night, camped in his tent by the Mara River, deep inside Kenya’s Maasai Mara wildlife reserve, photographer Anup Shah falls asleep to the sounds of hyenas whooping, hippos grunting and lions roaring.<p>In a few hours, when it is still dark, he will drive to one of his “outdoor studios” – places …

Burkini ban: Wealthy businessman pays fines for women who defied France's new law

A wealthy businessman has paid fines imposed on three women who defied France’s burkini ban, and also offered to pay for other people charged under …

This Camera Ensures a Photo Finish at the Olympics

Since 1932, the renowned Swiss watchmaker Omega has served as Official Timekeeper at the Olympic Games 26 times. This year at the Rio Olympics, Omega …

Rio Olympics

Quick Tip: How to Get Four Different Looks with One Photo Umbrella

Daniel Norton, the same photographer who showed you how to capture three distinct looks simultaneously when you’re pressed for time on a shoot, is …

petite

These Long-Exposure Seascape Photos Pay Homage to Movies and Comics

To hear photographer Nathan Wirth tell it, the wonder of old movies, TV shows, and comic books was that they were so obviously <b>un</b>realistic. These old …

10 Women Photographers Who Are Changing The Way We See The World

“Women have been fundamental to the art of photography since, well, there were photographs."<p>How many female photographers can you name? If you’re …

Create Dynamic “Rain” Portraits on the Cheap with a Manual-Focus Lens and a Garden Hose (VIDEO)

Shooting in the rain is a great way to capture some very impactful images, but without the right equipment it’s also a great way to ruin your …

American gymnasts won gold — and we're talking about the women's outfits?

<b>To the editor:</b> Athletic women are athletes first. After reading the front-page column on the U.S. women's gymnastics team ("U.S. women gymnasts are not only giants, they are golden," Aug. 9), where your writer informed us that the athletes are pixies, I eagerly turned to the "Rio 2016" section of …

Gymnastics

Equity: how fictional tales of women on Wall Street shed light on reality

The film, alongside novels such as Maureen Sherry’s Opening Belle, underscore the industry’s rampant sexism. Let’s hope these stories lead to a real discussion<p>“When <i>is</i> it my fucking year?”<p>The line you’re most likely to hear quoted from Equity, one of the summer’s most memorable movies – and one of …

14 Shows to Binge After You’ve Finished Stranger Things

If you’re anything like me, you spent eight of your precious weekend hours mainlining <i>Stranger Things</i> and absolutely loving it. If you’re not like me and this means nothing to you, <i>Stranger Things</i> is Netflix’s new original series, a science-fiction thriller centered on the disappearance of a young …

TV

Is Teaching Chivalry To Our Sons At Odds With Feminism?

As a child, I always envisioned myself having a daughter just like me. But I grew up to have a houseful of sons who are…well, not daughters. Not …

Feminism

8 Ways You're Removing Your Eye Makeup Wrong

You're for sure guilty of all eight.<p>You get home from a late night out and want to wash your face as quickly as possible so you can crash. The result: You go at your made-up eyes with the harshness of a middle school cyberbully. No bueno: Not properly removing your eye makeup can wreak havoc on the …

Estas increíbles patentes nos dan pistas sobre cómo puede ser el mundo en unos años

Actualizado 04/08/2016 12:00:00CET<p>MADRID, 4 Ago. (Portaltic/EP) -<p><b>Las patentes son una muy buena fuente de información para saber hacia dónde se</b> …

Foto Nouveau Watches Are Inspired by Camera Designs

Foto Nouveau is a new watch and accessory brand that offers designs inspired by vintage and modern camera designs.<p>The company was founded by William …

foto