The Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards – FINALISTS 2017

*** EXCLUSIVE *** SAN SIMEON, CALIFORNIA - DECEMBER 13: A young elephant seals looks shocked at his friends revelation in George Cathcart's "WTF?!", taken on December 13, 2016 in San Simeon, California. PREPARE yourself for some rib-tickling laughter because the Comedy Wildlife Awards has announced its 40 finalists. Founded by Tanzania-based photographers Paul Joynson-Hicks MBE…

New Aerial Images Show Mysterious Lost City In The Middle Of The Pacific Ocean

Nan Madol is an ancient and remote city that has long been out of reach for archaeologists. Now, new tech has given scholars unprecedented access to the site, which was once the seat of the Saudeleur Dynasty (1100 CE to 1600 CE). The "floating" city sits on a coral reef in the Pacific Ocean off the coast…

Sydney artist makes same-sex marriage statement in new mural

"Tony’s special day" Peeking above the lacy bodice of a white wedding gown is a smattering of curly chest hairs; above that, the beaming, glowing face of Tony Abbott as the bride of Tony Abbott. It’s the latest mural from Australian street artist Scottie Marsh, which is getting its final touches on a massive wall…

Cancer Cures More Deadly Than Disease

By Dr. Hardin Jones Treatment for cancer will kill you a lot sooner than if, nothing were done at all, claims a prominent cancer researcher. "My studies have proved conclusively that untreated cancer victims actually live up to four times longer than treated individuals," Dr. Hardin B. Jones told MIDNIGHT. "For a typical type of…

Smoking Causes Thinning of Vital Part of Brain, New Study Reveals

Years ago, children were warned that smoking could stunt their growth, but now a major study by an international team including the Montreal Neurological Institute at McGill University and the University of Edinburgh shows new evidence that long-term smoking could cause thinning of the brain’s cortex. The cortex is the outer layer of the brain…

20 Adorable Couples That Prove Love Exists In The Animal Kingdom Too

The Valentine’s Weekend has left some scent of love in the air. If you are still wrapped in the misty feeling of joy and affection, you’re not alone. Take a look at these animal couples as they are photographed in moments that look like they could to your favorite romantic movies. 1. A handful of…

Mad Scientists at MIT Are Designing Chairs That Assemble Themselves

The last chair you purchased likely arrived fully assembled, but let’s be clear: It didn’t assemble itself. There’s only one chair in the world that can do that, and it’s way too small for you to sit on. This very special chair, standing upon a 15 cm by 15 cm footprint, is the work of Skylar…

Gaze into the Wobbly GIF Worlds of Julien Rivoire

From an undulating sea of faces to an endlessly wiggling mirror hovering over pink train tracks, Julien Rivoire's GIF art maintains a healthy distance from reality. The founder of Bastard Graphics, a Lyon, France-based design studio that makes book covers, illustrations for comapnies and magazines, and animations, as well as new branding, design, and motion graphics…

I Photographed Women From 37 Countries To Show That Beauty Is Everywhere

By Mihaela Noroc I’m a photographer from Romania that quit her job and started a new life. Two years ago I took my backpack, my camera and begun to travel around the globe, photographing hundreds of natural women surrounded by their culture. My project is called “The Atlas Of Beauty”, which is about our planet’s…

Amateur Astronomers Discovered A 120-Mile-Tall Plume Coming Off Mars

Almost nothing like it has ever been observed on the red planet before Mars Plume, March 21, 2012 Grupo Ciencias Planetarias (GCP) - UPV/EHU On March 12, 2012, amateur skywatchers noticed something unusual coming off of Mars' southern hemisphere. It was an extremely bright plume, extending 120 miles or more into the Martian sky. Clouds,…

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