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The Tinkerbell Fairyfly, also known as Tinkerbella nana, is one of the Top 10 New Species of 2014. Photograph by Jennifer Read. To see the full list of species, visit science.time.com.

Steam's Controller Redesigned With Xbox Influences

It seems only fitting to juxtapose Amazon’s hopefully-not-final ugly prototype controller with a rival device from Valve. Whereas the Amazon prototype seems instantly dated, Valve’s controller is innovative, sleek and intriguing. The two don’t even look like they were made in the same decade.<p>That …

Scientists Baffled by Mysterious Force Tossing Stars Out of Our Galaxy

Something is hitting stars in our Milky Way galaxy with such force that they are reaching the million-plus mile-per-hour velocity needed to break …

Universe

Gravitational Waves: Einstein Was Right, Again, Maybe

Cosmologists hope for a field-rocking announcement next week.<p>What's the latest cosmology gossip? According to the Guardian, the field is awash with rumors that next week, American scientists will announce the detection of gravitational waves: incredibly small ripples carrying energy across the void …

Watch A Robot 3-D Print With Metal

Autodesk teamed up with designer Joris Laarman to create the system.<p>Metal, despite being one of the most ubiquitous building materials, isn't something we see in 3-D printing too often. (Seriously: we've got pizza before small-scale, consumer steel printing.) But software company Autodesk, working …

A Bike Straight Out Of Tron And Other Amazing Images From This Week

Website of the Day: The Food Porn Index

Here's a new website that tracks how many food porn social media pictures are tagged with various vegetables. While the <b>Food Porn Index</b> may sound part of <i>Portlandia's</i> celery sketch, it is a real website was created by <b>Bolthouse Farms</b>, producers of juices and smoothies. According to the website, the …