Walking around in San Francisco can get tough because the city is just so damn hilly. Up and down and up and more up and you start to wish you could just flatten the streets. Karen Chengand Ross Ching tweaked reality a bit by positioning the camera so it looks like those hilly streets became flat and then made this video to mess with your brain as you see the world and the people bend on those flattened streets.
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There was a moment in the first half of Game 3 of the NBA Finals where the box score looked like this:
Stephen Curry – 3 points
Matthew Dellavedova – 5 points
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Federal health advisers on Tuesday recommended approval for a highly anticipated cholesterol drug from Sanofi and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, but with the caveat that more data is needed about its long-term ability to reduce heart attacks.
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There are so many moving parts in a saxophone (like hundreds of ‘em!) and so many holes and so much going on in the instrument that it always needs tinkering and adjustment so it’s no wonder that Steve Goodson, legendary saxophone designer and restorer, is basically considered a magician for what he does. Anthony Bourdain shares his meeting with Goodson in the latest episode of Raw Craft below.
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Dinosaurs fossils, we’ve all been taught, consist of bone—their flesh, skin, and organs having decayed long ago. But a new discovery might upend that assumption: Scientists have foundevidence of blood cells with the protein intact in eight fossils which were not even particularly well-preserved.
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Children smudging their hands onto every available surface is normally gross and annoying — unless, that is, the available surface in question is a sterile plate, which you then incubate in a petri dish.
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Meat glue is always going to be totally weird sounding but we’ve all eaten it before (if you eat at fast food restaurants, at least). It’s derived from blood and is a clotting agent that allows different types of meat to stick to each other, hence the name. You can do a lot of weird, Frankenstein-type experiments with it.
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