Susan Reynolds

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The astonishing village where little girls turn into boys aged 12

In every way, Johnny is physically and biologically male. But, astonishingly he did not grow a penis until he hit puberty.<p>He is one of many children who live in Salinas, an isolated village in the southwestern Dominican Republic, who are seemingly born female, only to become men in their teenage …

Get the Look: A Rustic Meets Sleek Kitchen

Designer Axel Vervoordt conjures a completely up-to-date kitchen within an 18th-century structure on an island in northern France.<p>The hearth-like wood-burning oven is the room's focal point, while the massive hardwood countertop makes another dramatic statement and provides plenty of space for …

The Science Behind 'Brain Training'

Increasing fluid intelligence has proven beneficial for people diagnosed with ADHD, and selling memory improvement is a big business. Are the claims overheated?<p>In 2002, Torkel Klingberg, a psychologist at Sweden’s Karolinska Institute, published a study involving 14 children with attention deficit …

Scientific Cutting Boards

Gerald and Summer operate Elysium Woodworks, a woodworking studio in Santa Rosa, California. They make custom <b>cutting boards with scientific themes</b>. …

How Far Away Are Active Invisibility Cloaks?

New active cloaking technology prepares to leave the lab. Now you see me...<p><b>Despite the Harry Potter headlines they've</b> inspired, efforts over the last few years to create a real-life invisibility cloak have been simple proofs of concept. They're lab experiments, and not the kind of thing that could …

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WIRED Space Photo of the Day for February 2014

Author: Wired Science Staff<p>06:30 am<p>Follow Space Photo of the Day on TwitterThe 2013 WIRED Space Photo of the Day GalleryThe 2012 WIRED Space Photo of …

Apocalypse NAO: Are Robots Threatening Your Immortal Soul?

Last week, a Christian college in Matthews, North Carolina unveiled something unprecedented: a humanoid robot whose sole mission is to explore the ethical and theological ramifications of robotics.<p>Expectations, however, should be managed. The bot in question isn’t a clattering machine assembled in …

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A Winter Fruit Cobbler that Can't Not Succeed

This pear and dried cherry cobbler from Dan Kluger is a sweet brunch special you can't mess up.<p>When you hear the word "proofing," do you think theorems, axioms, mathematical deduction? Are rolling pins most useful as a tool for chasing after irritating spouses? Is a <i>bain-marie</i> something that best …

How To Make Pita Bread

All the best tools, techniques, and recipes you need for flame-kissed glory this …