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Brain-eating amoebas thrive in US lakes as global warming heats waterways

These deadly invaders from the deep are showing up in surprising locations<p>It’s a fatal infection without an effective treatment, and one that strikes in a decidedly gruesome manner: An amoebic organism lurking in water is inadvertently inhaled during a swim on a hot summer’s day. From there, it …

Suffocating in Singapore: smog crisis engulfs Southeast Asia in controversy

The haze may linger for months, but the political fallout could drag on well after the smoke clears<p>A firefighter braves the smoke caused by the forest fires in Riau Province, Indonesia. Photo provided courtesy of Greenpeace.<p>In the seven years since he moved to Singapore, Ted Utoft had never seen …

Fewer Chimpanzees Will Be Used in U.S. Research

Government cites ethics, new technologies as reasons for shift.<p><b>The number of chimpanzees in U.S. government-funded research will be substantially reduced under a new set of principles and criteria, the</b> <b>National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced today.</b><p>Francis Collins, director of the NIH, cited …

Photoshop Chimeras: Fantasy Creatures Created by Splicing Photos

Want to have some fun as you’re learning how to use Photoshop for image editing? Try creating a “Photoshop Chimera.” In Greek mythology, the Chimera …

The City Of San Francisco Constructed From Jelly

When you think of art and landscapes, you might have visions of expansive paintings, time-lapse videos or sweeping panoramic photographs - you're …

Pictures: Top 10 Newly Discovered Species of 2012

Glowing cockroaches and a destructive fungus make the grade in Arizona State's list of top 10 new species of 2012.

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Buying a PS4 Pro? GAME has some great launch options, including games, controllers, headsets and NOW TV subscriptions

Tomorrow, Sony's upgraded PlayStation finally arrives. You can read our PS4 Pro review here and, if it takes your fancy, then GAME has some great …

Photo Series Visits Abandoned Star Wars Film Sets in the Tunisian Desert

In September 2010, visual artist and filmmaker Rä di Martino set out on a quest to photograph and document old abandoned film sets in the North …

Element of the week: francium | video

This week's element is francium, which has the symbol <b>Fr</b> and the atomic number <b>87</b>.<p>Francium is a highly radioactive alkali metal that is vanishingly …

World's oldest and stickiest lab study ready for drop of excitement

In terms of output, Queensland University's pitch drop study – the world's oldest laboratory experiment – has been stunningly low. Only eight drops …

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Apply Now For A One-Way Trip To Mars

Mars One has begun accepting video applications for a mission to colonize the red planet in 2023.<p>Want to live and die on Mars? Mars One has officially begun its worldwide search for astronauts who will fly to Mars in 2023—and never come back.<p>The first humans on Mars may be reality TV stars.<p>The …

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Hilarious Disney STAR WARS Fan Parody Mashup Film

Google Street View's the gift that keeps giving, this time hyperlapse video

Photographs captured by Google Street View have been cleverly stitched together to create an innovative time-lapse video compilation.<p>The makers of …

Iranian Scientist Says He Has A Future-Predicting Machine

We see no reason to doubt this.<p>Ali Razeghi, a 27-year-old businessman and scientist in Tehran, has registered "The Aryayek Time Traveling Machine" with Iran's Center for Strategic Inventions.<p>Razeghi told a state news agency that the machine can "predict five to eight years of the future life of any …

Star Wars Bits: Anthony Daniels Talks 'Episode VII,' Harrison Ford Does Not, Plus Dark Horse Comics and More – /Film

These days, the <i>Star Wars</i> news never stops. Thank god you have <i>Star Wars</i> Bits to help you out. After the jump, read about the following:<p><b>Anthony Daniels</b> …

Google launches 'Inactive Account Manager' to deal with your data when you die

Google has added a new way to control what happens to your account when you stop using it — most likely because you're no longer around. A new Inactive Account Manager, available in Google's settings, allows you to set a timeout period for your account. If you go three months to a year without …

Jeremy Lock: The Chuck Norris of Military Photography

Every year since 1960, the government has held a Military Photographer of the Year competition to highlight the best images created by photographers …

To Gefyri Tis Plakas Araxthos River Greece

Plakas Bridge is the biggest one-arced bridge in Greece with arc length of 40 meters and hight of 20 meters. It has been built and fallen twice. …

Exploring Amsterdam’s ‘Nine Streets’

I’m not a big souvenir person. My souvenirs have always been the pictures I take or the occasional piece of jewelry or cool scarf.<p>It’s harder than ever to find a product unique to its country these days — and I don’t want to end up with something I can find on junk-clogged Canal Street in Manhattan.<p>…

THE GLITCH - Hilarious Video Game Inspired Short

Articles about world’s most impressive bridges on Dwell.com - Dwell

The University of Toronto’s John P. Robarts Research Library contains 4.8 million books, 4.1 million microforms, and 740,000...<p>Hulking on the edge of the trendy Eastern Docklands in Amsterdam, the Lloyd Hotel is a storied mammoth.<p>You could call it the next frontier of architecture and design, but …

Long Exposure Neon Waterfalls | Colossal

<p>Like a freak midnight rainbow, this ongoing series of lit waterfalls titled Neon Luminance is part of a collaboration between Sean Lenz and …