Raining Blood: The Simple Explanation THEY WANT YOU TO BELIEVE!

Biological science does have an explanation for blood rain, but it's not as good as the eery ones we can imagine....

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Loitered Lens: Riverside

Riverside hit the road in support of recently released album Love, Fear and the Time Machine. Photos...

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Looking for Habitable Exoplanets? Search for the Pale Orange Dot

Early Earth's haze may give clue to habitability elsewhere in space ...

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Strive to Shirk, Why Hard Work Doesn’t Work

No wonder governments like to advocate 'hard work'. The last thing they want is people with minds and lives of their own. Overworked people know their place. ...

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Have You Stopped Beating Your Wife Lately? Lower Testosterone, and Relationships

Emotionally supportive relationships linked to lower testosterone ...

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The Death Ray Goes Underground (Comix, S Clay Wilson, Robert Crumb)

Underground comix gave space to bold and innovative talents who thrived in the ‘anything goes’ atmosphere following the summer of love....

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But does it WORK? The Power of Magical Thinking

Even smart, educated, emotionally stable adults believe in superstitions that they recognize are unreasonable....

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Painting Childhood, Painting Memory. Malka Nedivi

Unearthing unspoken memories with visual prompts, Malka Nedivi charts a familiar Jewish story in her artworks...

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I wouldn’t say that people should play it at their weddings (Senking)

Known for his intricately-produced and powerful electronic soundscapes, Senking talks to Trebuchet...

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Spurn Kinky Milk Goods, Vanilla Yoghurt Makes You Happy. Fact!

Vanilla yogurt makes us feel happy, suggests research ...

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Slurp, Sniff, Hack, Heal. Have You Told Your Mucus You Love It?

Mucus. Snot as bad as it seems. Keeping us safe and germ-free, one green bogey at a time....

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Loitered Lens: Thunder Mother

Photos of All-girl Swedish Rochers Thunder Mother at the Gibson rooms London 2015...

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Ignore the Tube-Bogies: Public Transport is Good for Your Health

Taking public transportation instead of driving linked with better health ...

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One Man Subculture. Alva Bernadine talks Forniphilia [NSFW]

Bringing a touch of Surrealism to the art of Fetish, photographer Alva Bernadine talks to Trebuchet...

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Not So Dumb-o. Leafblower Elephants Get the Goodies

Elephants may use trunks like 'leaf blowers' to obtain inaccessible food ...

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Loitered Lens: Turbowolf

Turbowolf at Islington Academy, 29th October 2015 Photos by Carl Byron Batson...

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Burn the Heretic! Hold the Phone! Religious People are Less Altruistic

Religious upbringing associated with less altruism, study finds ...

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Move Both Directions at Once: Traversing the Greed-Deranged Earth of Neoliberal Capitalism

Our trajectory must be halted; it is crucial that we become waylaid by the pull of a force larger than ourselves...

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Rain Getting You Down? On Mars, it’s Acid Fog

While Mars doesn't have much in the way of Earth-like weather, it does evidently share one kind of weird meteorology: acid fog....

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Searching for Soul in the ‘Ditch of Shore. (Her at the Old Blue Last)

Technically, Her at the Old Blue Last are great, but does the arm shaking, fist pumping angst and emotion seem feigned?...

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Does Shopping Local Make You Racist? (Consumer Ethnocentrism Explained)

Do you buy local? Your consumer ethnocentrism may be showing ...

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Doing the Cartoon Nasty: Bazooka Joe and the TJ Bible Belt (Part Two)

Bazooka Joe is a one eyed boy who heads a secret society and is named after a powerful projectile weapon. He was given life by an ex-pornographer then wrapped in wax and sold to children....

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25% of Londoners diagnosed with cancer at A&E dead within 9 weeks

Patients diagnosed through emergency routes tend to have more advanced cancers, which contributes to a poorer prognosis....

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Caressing the Night. Vérité @ Zigfrid Von Underbelly, Hoxton

Possibly a final chance to catch the fast-rising songstress Vérité at a small venue (with surfboards)....

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A Viagra Republic will Rise. Or Not. Election Cycle Anomie

Return of the carnival of false hope and manufactured fear. The US Election Cycle hots up. Or, more accurately, reheats a tired forula...

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Male/Female Brain Differences? More Like Hackney to Hoxton than Mars to Venus

Male/female brain differences? Big data says not so much ...

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Photoreal Lines, Kaleidoscopic Colour (Joshua Roman)

Los Angeles' Joshua Roman has a touch with colour which intrigues the eye...

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Harmattan Harmonics: Why (and How) the Sand Dune Sings

Physics of booming and burping sand dunes revealed ...

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Loitered Lens: Joe Driscoll and Sekou Kouyate

Afro-Cuban rhythms, Urban sounds. Photos of Joe Driscoll and Sekou Kouyate at the Jazz Cafe, October 14th 2015...

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