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26 Pictures That Will Make You Re-Evaluate Your Entire Existence

The universe, man... THE UNIVERSE.

Are We Doomed To Arctic Winters In America?

Scientists Square Off On The Coming Freeze<p>There's an unwelcome guest on your doorstep, America.<p>It comes from the north, dragging frigid air and awful commutes like a terrible shroud over the continental United States, from the Rocky Mountains all the way to the Atlantic. While the East Coast saw …

Global Warming

10 Cozy Fall Breakfast Recipes

Cooler temperatures and falling leaves mean it's time to turn on your oven and bake something delicious. Try these cozy breakfast recipes made from all your favorite fall ingredients -- apples, pumpkin, sweet potatoes, oats, pecans and more.<p><b>1. Amish-Style Baked Oatmeal with Apples, Walnuts & Raisins</b><p>…

Breakfast

My Top 5 Meat Cities in the U.S.

What's the best meat city in the U.S.? A reporter from a major international newspaper asked me this question recently, and it set me thinking about some of the most interesting carnivorous excesses I had during my 30-city book tour for <i>Man Made Meals</i> this spring and summer. Not just the obvious …

How to Recreate Soda Shop Classics

<i>Over at Provisions, we're all about collections of beautiful, useful products to help make the most of good food -- and we don't want you to miss out on the fun.</i><p><i>Today: Reviving the sweetest part of the 1950s, one egg cream at a time.</i><p>Each of our Provisions collections is inspired by something we’re …

Ice Cream

Dutch Baby Recipe - How to Make Dutch Babies - German Pancakes

Should You Stock Up On Chocolate Bars Because Of Ebola?

Jack Scoville was buying himself a chocolate bar a few weeks ago — Hershey's, milk — at a corner store in Chicago. And he noticed the price was just a bit higher than he's used to paying: 5 or 10 cents more. His first thought was not to blame a greedy store owner or the executives in Hershey, Pa.<p>He …

Earth’s last magnetic reversal took less than 100 years

A study demonstrates that Earth’s last magnetic reversal – 786,000 years ago – happened in roughly the span of a human lifetime.<p>Earth’s magnetic …

Earth Science

This Woman Sees 100 Times More Colors Than The Average Person

A unique genetic mutation and a well-wired brain mean that Concetta Antico is like no other artist on Earth.<p>When Concetta Antico looks at a leaf, she sees much more than just green. “Around the edge I’ll see orange or red or purple in the shadow; you might see dark green but I’ll see violet, …

Color Blindness

7 Awesome Discoveries Made by Kids

Paleontologist, biologist, astronomer: These might sound like job titles for grown-ups, but adults aren't the only ones who fill these important …

Tech and Science

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Scientists are a step closer to creating the memory eraser from “Men in Black”

Of all the cool gadgets in science fiction, one of the niftiest is the memory-eraser stick that Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones wield in the movie <i>Men in Black</i>.<p>Now such a device is a step closer to reality. Researchers at UC Davis have successfully erased specific memories from the brains of mice…by …

Organisms

Why A Blue LED Is Worth A Nobel Prize

Plus, a little history of making semiconductors glow<p>Three scientists have jointly earned the Nobel Prize in physics for their work on blue LEDs, or light-emitting diodes. Why blue in particular? Well, blue was the last -- and most difficult -- advance required to create white LED light. And with …

Nobel Prize

Scientists Have Found A Crystal That Can Let You Breathe Underwater

It’s a great scientific irony that water is full of oxygen yet none of it is breathable to humans. But that might be about to change, thanks to a research team in Denmark and a bizarre crystal they’ve discovered.<p>Carrying the catchy label of [{(bpbp)Co2II(NO3)}2(NH2bdc)](NO3)2 * 2H2O, and what we’re …

Beautifully Crafted Insects Made Out of Recycled Paper

Beautiful paper art can take on many forms, including incredible 3D drawings, stretchable stone-like busts, and elaborate hand-cut illustrations. Recently, Belgium-based ad agency Soon used paper as the medium for yet another unexpected product–playful little insects. Each sculpture was handcrafted …

Paper Craft

Ancient stone toolmaking didn't just spread out of Africa with humans

An advanced way of crafting stone tools, once thought to have only originated in Africa, may have been invented elsewhere independently, according to a new study. The finding provides evidence that this ancient technology did not spread across the world solely as a result of humanity's exodus from …

2 Ways To Think About Nothing, One Mo' Time

<i>This being my last weekend with this blog, I wanted to repost a story I wrote a few years ago that has continued to intrigue me ...</i><p>I'm going to show you two kinds of nothing.<p>The first is a small patch of space, way, way out in the universe, remote from everything, with nothing in it, no stars, no …