Tom Palmer

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5 Scientific Discoveries Based On Weird Baby Experiments

Babies can be mysterious creatures -- what exactly is going on in that little noggin? Fortunately, over the years, scientists have developed some creative ways to find out what makes babies tick. Here are some of the weirdest (but not cruel -- no abandonment here!) ways that research has probed …

Pregnancy

Would You Like Flies With That?

As a courtesy to bug-phobes, some of the more lurid images in this post will be hidden until and unless you press this button.<br>SHOW<p>Sometimes, spiderwebs catch more than just insects: They also ensnare pollen grains, dust and fungal spores. But orb weavers, which carefully husband their resources, …

Insects

Hide your phone, hide your tablet, ’cause 1 out of 13 of you will have something stolen this month

Oh, it’s all peppermint mochas and seasonal ice rinks and Yankee Candle outlets — until someone steals the iPad mini you <i>just got</i> from Meemaw and giddily opened on the 22nd.<p>Serves you right, you Santa-hating glutton.<p>But seriously, it’s not just you. Around 8 percent of people report gadget theft …

Making a maker: 3D printed chess pieces with a few twists

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Signe Brewster<p>One of the strengths of 3D printing is how easy it makes it to customize any object. Emboldened by how …

Koru: Apple smartwatch next Christmas and other wearable trends for 2014

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>There are far more smartwatches to put under a Christmas tree this year than last although none of them are from Apple(s …

Bobby Gillespie's Year In Review

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