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How the brain works while behind the wheel

If you think your hands-free car kit will prevent you from getting into an accident while on the phone, think again! New research outlines the dangers of any kind of distraction even when both hands are on the wheel.

Animation basics: Homemade special effects

Animation is used everywhere to communicate big ideas–in movies, television, and media. Do you ever stop and wonder about the magic of it all? And have you ever wanted to create your own special effects? TED-Ed animators show just how easy (and fun) homemade special effects can be.

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St. Patrick’s Day Fun Facts

Although we were celebrating yesterday (or for the whole weekeend for some people), let’s review some stats about this wonderful holiday. Want to know when St Patrick was born? Or how many pints of Guinness are gulped on St Patrick’s Day? Find out here!

Best Ever Astronaut ‘Selfies’ (14 pictures)

“Talk about a selfie!” wrote former astronaut Clay Anderson on Twitter yesterday (Oct. 1). He posted that comment along with a favorite photo from Expedition 15, when he was standing in restraints on the robotic Canadarm2. Off in the distance, he saw his shadow against the solar array panels of a Soyuz spacecraft.

That got us thinking — what are the best astronaut selfies? Below are some of our favourites (some intentional, some not) from over the years. Any that we have missed? Let us know in the comments!