Are You Ready for the Brood? (Video)

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They’re loud, they’re proud, and they’re seventeen years in the making.

Open Thread: Can You Name More Than Two Modern Astronauts, Painters, Inventors, or Scientists?

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Do we value celebrities and playboys more than poets, scientists, and inventors?

Explore the 100,000 Stars Closest to Us with This Awesome Interactive Site (Link)

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100,000 Stars gives users a chance to explore through the stellar neighborhood in one beautiful and interactive site.

The Science of Love

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Why has it taken us so long to learn so little about how and why we have sex?

Is Your Beard Robbing You of Smooches? [Sponsored]

Are We Killing the Kiss? Gillette

Gillette produced the above documentary to find out for sure. Did you know that nearly 1 in 3 women have avoided kissing a guy because he had facial hair?

DreamWorks Co-founder Creates Medical School Scholarship Fund

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Kathryn DeHoyos explains how one philanthropist is making dreams come true, 33 med students at a time.

The Double Helix of James Watson

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“Imagine if I, as a child, had accepted my supposed inferior intelligence as truth.” A scientist speaks out on racism and its effects.

Learning From Mars

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What does landing a rover on Mars have to do with business? Everything, says Ken Goldstein.

What If We Celebrated Science Like the Olympics?

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What NASA does every day is like a perfect balance beam act, performed every day, in space. Why don’t we celebrate these feats with the enthusiasm we reserve for Olympic athletes?

Science: Researchers Guide Lightning With Lasers [@akilshohen]

Taking a page from the Ororo Monroe playbook, we take one step closer to controlling the weather.

Science: New Technology Translates Thoughts Into Speech [#future]

The future is coming, ready or not. Your brain will soon be just another fancy hard drive …

Science: Solar Paint Makes Another Step Towards Harnessing The Sun

Quantum dots are all the rage, and maybe they could be applied in an even coat with a brush from Home Depot.

Technology: Machine Mind Meld Is Closer Than You Think, According To IBM [@ibmresearch]

IBM’s got some bold predictions for the next five years, and we take a look at what they’ve got on their digital mind.

Science: International Team of Scientists Plan Herds of Woolly Mammoths By 2017

Jurassic cloning is so “a few years ago,” everybody’s all abuzz about getting Pleistocene with it …

Science: Mind-Controlled Helicopters. Sure. Why Not?

Yeah, you read that right. Brace yourself, fool, the future is coming!

Technology: Smell Something Cooking on the TV?

Advertisers will have a field day if the Smell-O-Vision device created by scientists at the University of California, San Diego takes off.