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What Foods Kids Eat Around the World in Photos

What Kids Eat Around the World<p>In the face of rising global obesity, photographer Gregg Segal traveled around the world to ask kids what they eat in …

NFL, College Sports, NBA and Recruiting

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What Liking Harry Potter Says About Your Personality, According to Science

Harry Potter was a massive part of the childhoods of millions of people. Even if you’re not part of the cult following, it’s unlikely you’ve been …

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How to spot a psychopath

We think of psychopaths as killers, alien, outside society. But, says the scientist who has spent his life studying them, you could have one for a colleague, a friend – or a spouse<p>There are a few things we take for granted in social interactions with people. We presume that we see the world in …

Psychology

The morbid reason royal family members always pack a spare outfit when traveling abroad

When members of the royal family travel abroad, they are required to pack a spare of one type of outfit -- and the reason why is incredibly morbid.<p>When Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip took a trip abroad to Kenya in 1952, they received heartbreaking news that her father, King George VI, had passed …

The ‘Radium Girls’ literally glowed from their work—and then it started killing them

Kate Moore’s new book explores their tragic story<p>At factories like the Radium Luminous Materials Corporation on Third Street in Newark, young women …

Benjamin Franklin wasn’t a natural talent. Here’s how he taught himself to write

Benjamin Franklin may be the most prolific man in all of American history.<p>In his New York Times bestselling <i>Benjamin Franklin: An American Life</i>, Walter Isaacson writes of Franklin:<p>[He was] the most accomplished American of his age and the most influential in inventing the type of society America …

Creative Writing

Tiny Real Food Sculptures by Jocelyn Teo

Jocelyn Teo creates impressive miniature food sculptures absolutely realistic. Masterpieces of precision and virtuosity.<p>Images Galerie (8)

Space Cake Has Worlds Inside

Pedagiggle made a birthday cake for four-year-old Ilyas with a space theme. She wanted to convey the idea of outer space inside the cake as well as …

Photographer Throws Miniature Parties For The Squirrels Who Visit Her Yard

I think squirrels are swell little critters, and it really chaps my hide when I hear about people killing those little bushy tailed brats for no good …

Queen Victoria Employed an Official Rat-Catcher

Victorian England was infested with rats. Rodents were in your basement, your sewers, your garden, your pantry, your parks, your pipes—and it was a …

Human-Pig Hybrid Created in the Lab—Here Are the Facts

Scientists hope the chimera embryos represent key steps toward life-saving lab-grown organs.<p>In a remarkable—if likely controversial—feat, scientists announced today that they have created the first successful human-animal hybrids. The project proves that human cells can be introduced into a …

Genetics

How to Create Infographics Using PowerPoint or Keynote [Infographic]

Give your inner designer a chance to shine by creating your own infographics.<p>That's right: By using tools you likely already have, you can create …

Your Appendix Might Serve an Important Biological Function After All

Wait, what?<p>One of the first things you learn about evolution in school is that the human body has a number of 'vestigial' parts - appendix, wisdom …

Biology

Earth, Moon Photographed From Mars

The most powerful telescope that has been orbiting Mars for over 10 years now sent back a striking image two months ago. Actually, it was four …

Judas Priest are hell bent on returning to the studio in January

Looking forward to seeing Judas Priest on the road next year? You’re going to be disappointed. However, if you’re looking forward to hearing new …

Judas Priest

14 Classic Guitar Riffs That Are Played on Only Two Strings

0<p>SHARES<p><b>PHOTO: Richard E. Aaron | Getty Images</b><p>What’s more difficult to play than single-string riffs? Double-string riffs.<p>Fortunately, they’re only …

Metal by Numbers: The best-selling rock and metal in 2016

Mid-last year, we broke down what the biggest-selling albums of 2016 were through the first four months of the year. A lot more records came out …

Music

How to Learn Something and Actually Retain It

<i>This article is part of</i> Tools of the Trade<i>, a weekly series in which a variety of experts share actionable tips for achieving fast and effective</i> …

Learning

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Chemists officially name four new elements, and here they are

The periodic table just got some new members, as the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry has officially accepted new names for four …

Mesmerizing Depictions of Magic and Witchcraft Throughout History

How the occult has been depicted in art, from mandrakes to palmistry.<p>In 1870, artist Robert Bateman painted an unusual scene. In it, a mandrake plant …

Art

Who Is Rose Red & Why Is Disney Making A Movie About Her?

In 1937, Walt Disney Productions released its first animated feature-length film, <i>Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs</i>. The dark and twisted fairy tale …

5 Ways Grimm's Fairy Tales Changed After the First Edition

You probably know that the original Brothers Grimm fairy tales didn’t have the same sort of kid-friendly happy endings as the Disney versions. But …

Literature

8 Old-Timey Ways to Say ‘No Way’

Feeling over committed? Need a better way to say "no"? Aside from using “don’t" instead of “can’t,” here are eight fun and old-timey ways you can …

Comedy

Here's What a Neanderthal's Voice Might Have Sounded Like

The sounds of the Stone Age may have been even less dignified than we thought. A vocal expert working with the BBC suggests that Neanderthal …

Here are the dates of every major meteor shower in 2017

We're just four days into 2017 and the new year has already given us a glimpse at a spectacular meteor shower. The Quadrantid meteor shower peaked on …

How to build a DIY replica of Galileo's telescope

Stargaze like the pioneering astronomer<p>Galileo Galilei was a ground-breaking astronomer who discovered, among other things, several of Jupiter's moons. To explore the skies, he relied on a telescopes that magnified objects with simple glass lenses. Although they were incredibly advanced at the …

DIY

How to make a sextant from random junk

Navigate like it's ye olden tymes<p>For thousands of years, humans navigated by comparing their positions with those of familiar celestial bodies. They did this with instruments such as the sextant, which measures the angle between a heavenly target and the horizon. Some sextants are precise works of …

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