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Humans can only live so long, and we're nearing the limit

They found that while life expectancy — how long people can anticipate living — surged over the past century in developed countries, the rate of …

Harvard Medical School

Can You Find The Deadly Sniper Avoiding Detection In These Photos?

You'll need the eyes of hawk to spot the sniper in these photos. Lurking amongst these picturesque scenes, lies some of Germany’s stealthiest …

New Jersey

Photographer Joey L. Turns His Lens on the Guerrilla Fighters of Kurdistan

Back in March 2015, NYC-based photographer Joey L. traveled to the Kurdistan region of Iraq and Syria to start another one of his amazing personal …

Middle East

10-Minute Squat Workout

You can add it to the end of your workout or after heavy squats to make sure you cover all of your muscle-building bases. Watch the video above to see Gaddour perform it. (Looking for another short routine? Check out <b>The 10-Minute Ab Workout Anyone Can Do.</b>)<p>It works like this: You’ll flow between a …

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Colonel Littleton No. 2 Shave Kit review – The Gadgeteer

I travel a great deal for work and pleasure (aka when my wife drags me on vacation). Much of that time away from home spans more that just a few days …

Suez Canal

Rasputin Item PenCott Clothing And Gear Now Available From Widowmaker Industries

Canadian-based Widowmaker Industries is now offering the full range of PenCott products manufactured by Rasputin Item. Rasputin Item manufacturers …

Fanmade Immortan Joe Respirator Mask

Looking to cosplay as Fury Road’s Immortan Joe in the near future? Then you might want to consider a “Skull Respirator Half Mask” currently available …

CRISPR

Special<p>Special home<br>• Key reads<br>• Latest articles<br>• In depth<br>• Research & Review<p>Researchers the world over are fast adopting CRISPR-Cas9 to tinker with the …

Genetics

Japanese Fish Pops Are All The Rage In The World of Sweet Treats

These hyperrealistic fish pops look like a sugar encased goldfish, but don't worry! They don't actually taste anything like the real deal. They're a …

Why can’t we remember dreams? The neuroscience of ecstasy and sadness

It seems like a pact with the devil. As soon as you’re in a position to record a dream, it starts to disappear<p><i>There’s no time to lose, I heard her say Catch your dreams before they slip away.</i><p>When we sleep, wrote English psychiatrist Havelock Ellis over a hundred years ago, we enter a ‘dim and …

Literature

This Nunavut Photographer Takes Stunning Photographs of Arctic Life

Clyde River is in the middle of a legal battle over seismic testing in Baffin Bay. These photos will help you understand why it's such a big deal.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE Canada.</i><p>While I was covering the Clyde River story last week, I came across Niore Iqalukjuak's photography and …

The Arctic

7 Things You Didn’t Know about Your Handshake

Discover just how long you’re really supposed to shake, and the country where you should never use your left hand to greet people<p>You probably shake at least a couple hands a day, but did you ever wonder what really goes into a simple “put ‘er there”?<p>Surprisingly, plenty of researchers have. Most …

Body Language

A mind-blowing gallery of the best science visualizations from 2013

The winners of the 2013 International Science and Engineering Visualization Challenge have been announced, and as always, they're simply amazing.<p>The …

'Dating' vs. 'Married': How Text Messages Change Over Time

A lot evolves between the first year of coupledom and the ones that follow—including references to "home," "dinner," and "love."<p>So many loves start with a "hey." A tentative "hey." A hopeful "hey." And more often than ever that "hey" is not spoken, but sent through a text message.<p>That first "hey," …

Fascinating graphic shows a man's heart rate during marriage proposal

Redditor sesipikai did something wonderful: He wore a heart rate belt during his trip to Rome, in which he proposed to his soon-to-be-wife. He then …

15 Charts, Graphs, And Maps That Will Shape The Future Of Information

The latest, greatest data visualizations<p>We are awash with data, and it keeps piling up: Some analysts estimate the amount of digital information in the world now doubles every two years. The growing tidal wave will require automation—a shift some have called the Industrial Revolution of data—to …

What I learned about love during my years of reporting on weddings

<i>Ellen McCarthy wrote the On Love column for The Washington Post for four years, exploring the mysterious nature of love and spending many of her Saturday nights at someone’s wedding. Despite this long disruption to that most favored night for dating, McCarthy, newly single when she started the</i> …

Relationships

Black man killed by white Oklahoma deputy in Taser error

A white reserve deputy accidentally shot an unarmed black man with a gun instead of a Taser, and Oklahoma law enforcement officials berated the man as he lay dying on the ground, according to body-camera footage released over the weekend.<p>“Oh, God. Oh, he shot me; I didn’t do s—!” the suspect, Eric …

Law Enforcement

Skilled Dishonored Player Is A Relentless Murder Machine

There are few things in video games as hypnotic as watching a <i>very</i> good Dishonored player go about their business.<p>In this clip, StealthGamerBR laughs …

Gaming

The Barefoot Painter Who's Shaking Up the Art World

Long overlooked, postwar Japanese painter Kazuo Shigara is leading a renaissance of Gutai art.<p>Kazuo Shiraga wasn't afraid to get his hands, or feet, dirty. Often considered to be Japan's answer to Jackson Pollock, the artist is best known for his eccentric process, which involved chucking paint at …

These Buddhist warrior monks excel at Kung Fu

In China, it is said that “all martial arts under heaven arose out of Shaolin.”<p>Shaolin Kung Fu is believed to be the oldest institutionalized style …

CT Scan of 1,000-Year-Old Buddha Statue Reveals Mummified Monk Hidden Inside | Colossal

<p>What looks like a traditional statue of Buddha dating back to the 11th or 12th century was recently revealed to be quite a bit more. A CT scan and …

Archaeology

Just A Bit Of DNA Helps Explain Humans' Big Brains

Scientists studying the difference between human and chimpanzee DNA have found one stretch of human DNA that can make the brains of mice grow significantly bigger.<p>"It's likely to be one of many DNA regions that's critical for controlling how the human brain develops," says Debra Silver, a …

Genetics

18 Tragic And Awkward Family Photos To Trump All Others

These days it seems everyone is obsessed with taking a selfie, but it wasn’t that long ago that the annual “family photo” was a common tradition, …

The Wedding Day Cop Killing

A recently issued body camera to a Muskogee, Okla., cop shows the value of openness, especially when guns are drawn.<p>We should all be Okies from …

Why the modern world is bad for your brain

In an era of email, text messages, Facebook and Twitter, we’re all required to do several things at once. But this constant multitasking is taking its toll. Here neuroscientist Daniel J Levitin explains how our addiction to technology is making us less efficient<p>Daniel J Levitin Q&A<p>Our brains are …

Productivity