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Contemporary Slate House Generously Engaging Its Historic Landscape

Located in Laval, a suburb of Montreal, Slate House by Affleck de la Riva Architects was conceived as an in-situ installation that reveals a pre-existing landscape. Orchestrating a progressive discovery from suburban street to interior courtyard to forest and stream, the house is a sheltered oasis in a unique pastoral setting. Show More Summary

Gemfields: Rough ruby discovery lifts shares

British precious stones mining firm Gemfields had found a 40.23-carat rough ruby at its Montepuez deposit in Mozambique, and termed the find as “one of the most important rubies unearthed in recent times”, it said yesterday. ||| BRITISH...Show More Summary

16 TV shows you should catch up on during Thanksgiving weekend

Finding a TV show to marathon is not a difficult task by any means, but the problem with the lists upon lists that purport to aid you in the discovery of a series worth binge-watching is that they aren't exactly useful when your free...Show More Summary

Beyond Hello: Ignite Your Passion for Discovery

Cross posted on The DEN blogs It’s been a great privilege of mine to organize and host several evenings across Canada called “Ignite Your Passion for Discovery”. These evenings are held in a local watering hole and feature passionate educators from the Discovery Educator Network and beyond sharing a story of passion be it in […]

Bioengineering study finds two-cell mouse embryos already 'talking' about their future

Bioengineers have discovered that mouse embryos are contemplating their cellular fates in the earliest stages after fertilization when the embryo has only two to four cells, a discovery that could upend the scientific consensus about when embryonic cells begin differentiating into cell types. Show More Summary

Nobel medal awarded for DNA discovery up for auction

18 hours agoTechnology : Tech Talk

Christie's is expecting bids near $3 million for the DNA pioneer James Watson's prize

With age, we lose our visual learning filter

Older people can actually take in and learn from visual information more readily than younger people do, according to new evidence reported in the Cell Press journal Current Biology on November 26. This surprising discovery is explained...Show More Summary

Ecommerce discovery on mobile – no apps?

It’s been troubling me recently that at first glance the trend towards mobile and the trend within mobile towards apps mitigates against startup ecommerce companies. Amazon is one of the first apps I download whenever I change phone, but it’s the only ecommerce app that I have, and that’s because Amazon is the only place [...]

Tolerability Index: This week were barely putting up with Grumpy Cat’s Worst Christmas Ever

A guide to what we’re barely putting up with this week. The return of Investigation Discovery’s least tawdry program, A Crime To Remember. It’s like Mad Men, if Mad Men was made by the same network that brought you Swamp Murders and Wives With Knives. Show More Summary

FOUND: In France, A Rare Shakespeare Folio

At a public library in St-Omer, France, librarians recently discovered a previously unaccounted-for first folio of Shakespeare’s plays. The discovery brings the total number of known, remaining first folios, worldwide, to 233. (FromShow More Summary

Camelot's Cousin

Camelot's Cousin is an espionage thriller set against the backdrop of the Cuban Missile Crisis and other famous events during the Kennedy administration. The discovery of a long-buried journal indicates that one of President Kennedy's most trusted friends was actually a Soviet mole. Show More Summary

Protons fuel graphene prospects

Published in the journal Nature, the discovery could revolutionise fuel cells and other hydrogen-based technologies as they require a barrier that only allow protons - hydrogen atoms stripped off their electrons - to pass through. In...Show More Summary

An Update on Reprogramming Glial Cells into Neurons

23 hours agoHealth / Aging : Fight Aging

Neuroglia are a variety of of types of support cell in the brain and nervous system. They perform all sorts of necessary tasks, some of which are still being uncovered, such as the recent discovery that recycling of damaged mitochondria in long axons is delegated to astrocyte glial cells rather than being performed by the nerve cell owning the axon. Show More Summary

How To Not Get Pulled Over For A Traffic Ticket: Race And Sex Matters!

When I got my speeding ticket for going 35 mph in a 25 mph zone, all my friends laughed and jibed. “Are you sure Moose can even go 35 mph in two blocks?” (Moose was a slow, 14 year old Land Rover Discovery) “How the hell can you speed during rush hour traffic at 6:45pm? Read More...

Man finds ultra rare Shakespeare First Folio from the 1600s

A medieval literature expert made a startling discovery in a French library: He found a rare Shakespeare First Folio from 1623. Shakespeare First Folio found in French library (Photo: Getty) http://t.co/WGhgRXkUUV pic.twitter.com/SuewRvBvgZ...Show More Summary

Report of shots fired leads to discovery of fighting roosters

About 150 fighting roosters were euthanized Tuesday after being discovered near Desert Hot Springs, according to the Riverside Department of Animal Services.

Jennifer Aniston Goes Makeup-Free and Makes a Startling Discovery (PHOTO)

Post by Adriana Velez. We have no doubt that Jennifer Aniston looks perfectly fetching without makeup. The actress glows with good health, and her skin is probably flawless. And we're sure she loves taking a break from the heavy makeup stars usually endure while filming a movie. Show More Summary

Physicists predict fano resonance in lead-free relaxors: Discovery advances knowledge of poorly understood materials

Scientists predicts that a phenomenon known in physics as Fano resonance can exist in materials that are used in electronic devices. The discovery advances the fundamental understanding of ferroelectric relaxors, which were discovered in the early 1960s but whose properties are still poorly understood.

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