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10 Uncommon And Unorthodox Conceptions Of God

Some believe there are many gods, others believe there is only one, and still others believe there isn’t a God at all. Some believe that we can never …

List-Worthy

Two philosophers explain what Inside Out gets wrong about the mind

<b>WARNING: SPOILERS BELOW. THEY’RE NOT BIG SPOILERS, THOUGH.</b><p><i>Inside Out</i>, the latest from Disney-Pixar, is an adventure into the great depths of the human mind. But it’s not set in the brain; it’s set in a fantasy world that represents the abstract structure of the mind by way of towering architecture …

Harvard

Teens to be tested on premarital sex ethics in proposed new philosophy GCSE

A new philosophy GCSE being proposed by Professor AC Grayling would cover ethical dilemmas, the history of religion and the foundations of science among its topics<p>Pupils could sit exams in the ethics of sex before marriage and whether it is right to tell on others in the next two years through a …

Can we actually clone a dinosaur?

<i>While the central premise of Jurassic Park is more to do with the perils of playing God, the 1993 film raised an intriguing — if wholly fictitious —</i> …

Letting go of my secret about Charcot-Marie-Tooth, "the biggest disease no one has heard of” - Scope

<i>We’ve partnered with Inspire, a company that builds and manages online support communities for patients and caregivers, to launch a patient-focused</i> …

​First European baby born using revolutionary genetic disease-screening technique

A “healthy” baby has been born in the UK, from an embryo screened for genetic diseases, using karyomapping, a breakthrough testing method that allows doctors to identify about 60 debilitating hereditary disorders.<p><i>“Lucas is absolutely perfect. He is really big for his age, and healthy. I have peace</i> …

Pranksters Put Up Fake ‘Shot on iPhone 6’ Ads Next to Real Apple Billboards

Apple recently launched a global advertising campaign touting the camera quality of the iPhone 6. As part of the campaign, the company put up …

San Francisco

Our future workforce: 3D-printed bionic ants

Gallery: Our future workforce: 3D-printed bionic ants<p>Gallery: Our future workforce: 3D-printed bionic ants<p>+ 4<p>+ 3<p>+ 2<p>Ants are nature's very own army: …

Robots

New Contacts and Glasses Give You 2.8x Zoom with a Wink of the Eye

Tired of having eyeballs with fixed focal lengths? Scientists have developed new telescopic contact lenses and glasses that can give your eyes 2.8x …

Prototypes

Troubleshoot Windows Update On Surface Tablets

If you have a Surface tablet, you know that it is important to keep Microsoft Windows updates current [you should have them turned on to install …

This Tree-Covered Apartment Building Cleans A Polluted City Block

Walking down a certain city block in Turin, Italy, you won’t see any trees lining the sidewalk. Instead, they’re suspended in the air: A new five-story apartment building called 25 Verde is covered with 150 trees, each surrounded by custom-shaped terraces. It’s the apartment building version of a …

Milky Way May be Host to Billions of Potential Life-Supporting 'Goldilocks' Planets

Each system studied hosts one to three planets in the habitable zone.<p>Astronomers calculate there could be billions of stars in the Milky Way galaxy …

Science

The Best Cameras For Street Photography

I know what you’re thinking… this is just what the internet needed, another “the best of” list. I agree, these lists are typically very subjective. I …

The Natural Light Cycle for Photographers

Natural light is what landscape photography is made of. Other forms of photography rely heavily on flash, but most landscapes rely entirely on the …

Photography Exposure Basics

Exposure is the amount of light collected by the sensor in your camera during a single picture. If the shot is exposed too long the photograph will …

The Hubble Space Telescope Has Orbited Earth For 25 Years. Here Are 25 Of Its Most Stunning Images

Since 1990, the Hubble Space Telescope has been orbiting Earth, capturing images of the cosmos that have “fundamentally changed humanity’s scientific understanding of the universe.”<p>This year, to celebrate the telescope’s 25th anniversary, NASA and the European Space Agency have compiled 25 of the …

Cosmology

NASA’s space probes have a record for aliens

Is there any intelligent life out there in the cosmos? And if so, are they into Chuck Berry?<p>Thanks to the Voyager space probes, launched in 1977, we …

Toshiba Shows Off its Camera Module Prototypes for Google’s Project Ara Phone

Google is hard at work on Project Ara, a modular smartphone that will allow users to swap critical components in and out, including the onboard …

Mobile Technology

5 iOS 7 Cydia Tweaks for a Faster iPhone 4

It’s not surprising that there are still plenty of users out there who are using an iPhone 4, whether they’ve stuck with it this whole time or bought …

The best jailbreak tweaks for the Music app on iOS 7

If you’re a big fan of music, you might be interested in taking a look at a list of top jailbreak tweaks that will spice up your stock Music app and …

New SAT, New Problems

The questions, particularly those in the math sections, could put certain students at a disadvantage.<p>In his announcement last spring that a new version of the SAT would be launched in 2016, The College Board President David Coleman drew on a favorite buzzword: opportunity.<p>In his speech, Coleman …

Education

Nighttime Photos of NYC Captured Out of the Open Door of a Helicopter at 7,500 Feet

Photographer Vincent Laforet captured some stunning nighttime photographs of New York City while leaning out of an open helicopter door 7,500 feet in …

Photography

World's Tallest Vertical Garden Is Growing In Sri Lanka

The high-rise apartment building is a fusion between a skyscraper and a forest.<p>Sri Lanka will literally have roses in the air next year, as architecture firm Milroy Perera and Maga Engineering are collaborating to build a 46-floor, high-rise building that will be outfitted with the world's tallest …

Sri Lanka

Paris, 2050: The Smog-Eating Smart City of the Future?

See Vincent Callebaut Architectures plans for 8 buildings that would recast Paris as sustainable utopia.<p>In the year 2050, Paris could be a paradise of plant-embedded smart architecture—provided Vincent Callebaut Architectures have their way. On the heels of Paris's Climate Energy Plan to reduce 75% …

France