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28

Aug

If Hello Kitty isn’t a cat, what is she?Don’t let that whiskered face fool you. The adorable Japanese character is actually a London third-grader who enjoys baking apple pies.

If Hello Kitty isn’t a cat, what is she?
Don’t let that whiskered face fool you. The adorable Japanese character is actually a London third-grader who enjoys baking apple pies.

27

Aug

Leaked U.N. report warns of ‘irreversible’ warmingMan-made global warming is already affecting all continents and oceans on Earth, according to the draft report, and the risk of ‘severe, pervasive and irreversible impacts’ is quickly rising worldwide.

Leaked U.N. report warns of ‘irreversible’ warming
Man-made global warming is already affecting all continents and oceans on Earth, according to the draft report, and the risk of ‘severe, pervasive and irreversible impacts’ is quickly rising worldwide.

25

Aug

No one, not even animals, can copyright animal selfiesThe U.S. Copyright Office recently ruled that photos taken by animals belong in the public domain, but photographer David Slater argues there’s more to his ‘monkey selfie’ than meets the eye.

No one, not even animals, can copyright animal selfies
The U.S. Copyright Office recently ruled that photos taken by animals belong in the public domain, but photographer David Slater argues there’s more to his ‘monkey selfie’ than meets the eye.

20

Aug

Yoga guru BKS Iyengar dies at 95The Indian legend is largely credited with bringing yoga to the West.

Yoga guru BKS Iyengar dies at 95
The Indian legend is largely credited with bringing yoga to the West.

01

Aug

Are you feeling as lazy as we are this morning? At least it’s Friday!
Here are today’s top reads:
11 things humans do that dogs hate
10 scariest roller coasters in the world
Are you a Harry Potter fan? Studies show you’re less prejudiced
MNN wishes you a wonderful weekend!

Are you feeling as lazy as we are this morning? At least it’s Friday!

Here are today’s top reads:

MNN wishes you a wonderful weekend!

31

Jul

Can computers be considered authors?As more content is generated by software programs, it’s changing the way books and articles are written and raising questions about what it means to be an author.

Can computers be considered authors?
As more content is generated by software programs, it’s changing the way books and articles are written and raising questions about what it means to be an author.

25

Jul

The weekend is almost here — and we’re jumping for joy!
Here are your Friday reads:
Could you survive being lost at sea?
Watch a whale lift 2 kayakers out of the ocean
How solar-equipped donkeys are changing the lives of Turkish shepherds
MNN wishes you a wonderful weekend!

The weekend is almost here — and we’re jumping for joy!

Here are your Friday reads:

MNN wishes you a wonderful weekend!

18

Jul

We’re so excited it’s Friday, we’re going in circles.
Here are your Friday reads:
Super slow-motion video casts honeybees in new light
New app raises funds for animal shelters with every step
When chimpanzees leave labs, they find a home at Chimp Haven
MNN wishes you a wonderful weekend!

We’re so excited it’s Friday, we’re going in circles.

Here are your Friday reads:

MNN wishes you a wonderful weekend!

11

Jul

Does Harry Potter belong to J.K. Rowling or readers?The best-selling author recently published a short story about Harry and his friends, which raises a good question: When an author says a series is finished, are the characters’ stories still hers to tell?
Give us your thoughts in the comments, Potter fans!

Does Harry Potter belong to J.K. Rowling or readers?
The best-selling author recently published a short story about Harry and his friends, which raises a good question: When an author says a series is finished, are the characters’ stories still hers to tell?

Give us your thoughts in the comments, Potter fans!

High five! It’s Friday!
Here are some top stories from the week:
Woman eats only pet food for 30 days
Photosynthesis photographed for the first time
If your fridge dies, should you put frogs in your milk?
MNN wishes you a wonderful weekend!

High five! It’s Friday!

Here are some top stories from the week:

MNN wishes you a wonderful weekend!