Welcome to the deep of winter, the time when the nights are longest and you basically never want to get out of your warm bed. This is the perfect time to get sucked into a long, complicated relationship with a book series.
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Seaquence is an experiment in musical composition. Adopting a biological metaphor, you can create and combine musical lifeforms resulting in an organic, dynamic composition.
Sometimes the most boring things are the most amazing.
An interactive flight through attractor orbits generated using Barry Martin's Hopalong formula.
The Amazon is home to more species than almost anywhere else on earth. One of them, carried home recently by a group from Yale University, appears to be quite happy eating plastic in airless landfills.The group of students, part of Yale's annual Rain...
From Steve Spangler Science... For years we have been making seven layer density columns. We challenged our team to not only add two mo
The "super skin" developed by Stanford University researcher Zhenan Bao is self-powering, using polymer solar cells to generate electricity. The solar cells are not just flexible, but stretchable -- they can be stretched up to 30 percent beyond their...
Paranormal events, mysterious lights and unexplained noises in each of the 50 states.
The promise of 3-D printing is that we can generate any arbitrary shape at the push of a button, which sounds pretty impressive until you realize that auto-generating any arbitrary 3-D shape is exactly what living organisms have been up to since the ...
Funny photos, videos, awesome art and design. Plus other cool and weird internet humor. Always SFW.
Something about carnivorous plants just strikes the imagination--what kid isn't awed/grossed out by Venus Flytraps when they first see them? To this day, as a (semi) grown man, I still admit to determining insect-eating plants to be
A new technology for developing "nanosponges" may mean an easier way to absorb oil.
The Udumbara flower was found in the home of a Chinese nun in Lushan Mountain, Jiangxi province, China. The rare Youtan Poluo or Udumbara flower, which,
MIT researchers at the David H. Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research have developed a new material that changes its shape after absorbing water vapor. This material is made from an interlocking network of two different polymers. One forms...