Journalist and skeptic Steven Poole is breathing fire in his scathing review of the current crop of trendy pop neuroscience books, citing rampant cherry-picking, oversimplifications, and constant presentations of much-debated functions of the brain...
We've all relied on the convenience of a vending machine at one time or another, whether getting a soft drink at a concert venue or grabbing a snack at the office (Starbuck's recently introduced coffee vending machines for the office).
Visit the quirky, the odd and the weird in England, such as Wookey Hole and Whitby Abbey. ... odd. Head to the city of Oxford and the Pitt Rivers Museum for some very strange, intellectual and peculiar treasures.
America in the '50s was a time of consumer optimism. The post-war economy was booming and in addition to brand-new tract houses and shiny state-of-the-art appliances the popularity of a more opulent burial style was also on the rise.
CBS News: Indian man pulls 41-ton train with hair - In a unique attempt to enter the record books, Sailen Roy successfully pulled a 41-ton engine and four coaches of a toy train with his hair tuft in India.
TOULOUSE, France (Reuters) - Passenger jets could be chomping on straw or flying on fuel extracted from sawdust in coming years as the search widens for cleaner alternatives to kerosene, French scientists say.
So, here are some lines moving like crazy. Stop moving like crazy, you lines! Oh, here are some squares. "Hello lines, let's all play nice together!" they say. (This optical illusion is extremely cool and kind of annoying.
New Orleans-based artist Craig Tracy is considered a trendsetter in the art of body painting. He spends hour painstakingly painting his subjects’ bodies with water-based paint, before taking photos of them in unique positions.
Beggars at a religious festival in Nanchang, southern China, have been ordered to either stay in specially-built metal cages or risk being removed from the city, in an attempt to stop them from harassing visitors.
Zachary Copfer, a former scientist turned artist uses common bacteria to recreate portraits of famous icons from the science and art worlds (Wacky Scientist-Turned-Artist Uses Bacteria to Create Art http://t.co/5dzDWoeH...)...