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Ocean acidification ‘worst in 300 million years’

A colony of coral in Indonesia begins to bleach as warm water temperatures stress the symbiosis between coral polyps and zooxanthellae. The zooxanthellae algae is expelled from the coral causing the colony to turn white. The colony will likely begin to starve without its

Designer Creates Perfectly Useless Product Designs

Product designers are often preoccupied with making objects that are as useful as possible. However, Katerina Kamprani, an Athens-based architect and 3d modeller, has created a series of everyday objects called “The Uncomfortable” where just the opposite is true.

4 Natural Hangover Remedies That Work

You all know the feeling – trapped in the office with the hangover from hell, wondering just how quickly you’ll be fired if you throw up in the plant pot by the photocopier. But it doesn’t have to be that way. With these four

Smallest known galaxy with a supermassive black hole

This Hubble Space telescope image shows the gargantuan galaxy M60 in the center, and the ultracompact dwarf galaxy M60-UCD1 below it and to the right, and also enlarged as an inset. A new international study led by University of Utah astronomer Anil Seth found

This Is How Sand Looks Magnified Up To 300 Times

Comparing something to a grain of sand is usually supposed to mean that it’s small or insignificant, but Dr. Gary Greenberg’s microscopic photography aims to turn this stereotype on its head. Comparing something to a grain of sand is usually supposed to mean that

Deadly African Lake Turns Birds Into Salt Statues

The grim reaper is a humanoid representation of death that is familiar to almost everyone. Photographer Nick Brandt, however, has captured a mesmerizing series of images at Lake Natron in Africa showing us what the grim reaper‘s animal equivalents might look like.