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7 Amazing Living Fossils

Want to see history? You could go to a museum--or you could go to the zoo and check out these animals that haven't changed for tens of millions of years.<p>Researchers recently uncovered a new and remarkable animal in the fossil record in China: <i>Rugosodon eurasiaticus</i>, a chipmunk-like creature that was …

5 Beloved Scientists Who Were Actually Bullies

Electrocuting animals, stealing credit, self-aggrandizing, and more<p>Unfortunately, scientific genius doesn't necessarily come with superhuman social skills. The great minds on this list may have made significant contributions to their fields, but even hundreds of years later, we're still shaking our …

Mouse Skin Cells Transformed Into Viable Eggs, Sperm And Babies

A similar treatment for infertile human couples is still decades off.<p>You may have begun as a spark in your parents' eyes, but in the Kyoto University lab of Katsuhiko Hayashi and Mitinori Saitou, baby mice begin life as… skin cells.<p>After a decade of work, the two biologists have developed a way to …

These 5 Apps Help To Beautify Your Photos

I always thought it was unfair how so many people look gorgeous in all their photos on Facebook or Instagram — flawless skin, bright eyes and sparkling teeth — while my photos mostly featured a shiny face and ultimately a not-very-glamourous me. But now I think I know why.<p>Recently I found out there …

A 12-Year-Old's Quest To Remake Education, One Arduino At A Time

Twelve-year-old electronics prodigy Quin Etnyre wanted to make education more fun. So he became a teacher.<p>Quin Etnyre walks to the front of a crowded room at Deezmaker 3D Printers and Hackerspace in Pasadena, California. He adjusts his laptop on the workbench, then looks up and addresses the class. …

The Tiny, Powerful Brain Inside Nike's FuelBand

At first, the Nike+ FuelBand seems not so different from other gadgets on the market that track a person’s movement — including the Fitbit and …

An Adorable Square Speaker Activated By A Cork Plug

Plugg acts exactly as you’d expect it to: Take the cork out to unleash the sound.<p>Theo Tveterås and Lars Marcus Vedeler established Skrekkøgle–which, according to Google, translates from Norwegian to English as “horror lizard”–as a means to experiment with their weird and wonderful design ideas. And …

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