Ok, I love convertibles, the faster the better. This is not a mid-life crisis. I have always had fast convertibles, preferably bright yellow. There was that awkward stage where I had to have normal cars because I had kids (most convertibles have only two seats). 180 more words
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This isn’t another story about that dress, or at least, not really.
It’s about the way that humans see the world and how until we have a way to describe something, even something so fundamental as a color, we may not even notice that it’s there. 1,080 more words
Two strange reflective patches spotted on Ceres.
IMAGE: NASA, JPL
BY CHRIS TAYLOR 423 more words
By Elizabeth Howell
Published May 21, 2014
The female wingless “bush tiger mantis” (Dystacta tigrifrutex) from Nyungwe National Park in southwestern Rwanda. (Gavin Svenson)
On a cool and rainy night in a dense, mountainous forest in Rwanda, insect-surveying scientists discovered a new species of praying mantis, one whose wingless females are “vicious hunters” that prowl for prey as if they were marauding tigers. 310 more words
By Kate Seamons
Published February 19, 2015
Finger length may be telling. (AP Photo/Staten Island Advance,Vincent Barone)
A study released earlier this month relied on the “2D:4D” ratio to determine that 280 more words