evolution

After Thousands Of Years, Earth's Frozen Life Forms Are Waking Up

What’s happening in Siberia’s thawing permafrost and Greenland’s melting glaciers sounds borderline supernatural. Ancient viruses, bacteria, plants and even animals have been cryogenically frozen there for millennia — and now they are waking up.


How Nanoscale Optics Create Nature's Most Dazzling Colours

What do a butterfly’s shimmering wings, a fish’s opalescent scales, and a peacock’s brilliant feathers have in common? Yes, their colours are beautifully iridescent. But they are also produced by the physical interaction of light with sophisticated nanoscale architecture that we are only just beginning to understand.


Neat Video Shows The Evolution Of Batman Movies Over The Last 70 Years

Video: Editor Jacob T. Swinney put together this cool video showing the evolution of Batman from the 1943 serial to Nolan’s blockbusters. Many things have changed: the suit, the vehicles, or even the psychological approach to the character. But others, like people’s interest on this superhero, remain exactly the same.


How Animal Eyes Evolved From Tiny Holes To Extremely Complex Organs

Video: Five hundred million years ago our eyes were only little cavities with the ability to detect the direction of the incoming light. That cavity evolved radically transforming into the complex organs we all know today. But how did this happen? This TedEd video has the scientific answer.


Forget Drugs, Darknet Markets Are Selling Counterfeit Christmas Gifts 

Receiving luxury Christmas presents is great. Giving them, however, has one major downside: Luxury Christmas gifts are expensive as shit. Perhaps that’s why the business of peddling counterfeit items like fake iPhone 6 smartphones and knockoff Louis Vuittons is flourishing on darknet markets like Evolution.


Business Is Booming For Evolution, The Weapons-And-Drugs Dark Market

When the FBI seized the Silk Road 2 and other popular darknet markets, it was a dark day for people who buy illegal shit online. But it turned out to be a great day for Evolution, the largest market that didn’t get shut down in the raid.


Heroin, Guns, Stolen Credit Cards: Meet Evolution, The New Silk Road

There’s been a power vacuum in the online drug trade since black market Silk Road got busted. It won’t last. The internet abhors a vacuum just as much as nature. The proof is Evolution, a smarter, more morally bankrupt version of the Silk Road that’s on the rise.


Watch The Evolution Of The iPhone In A Single GIF

The iPhone’s design is famous for meticulous attention to detail, and over the years, there have been some pretty major tweaks. A new GIF from GadgetLove captures how the phone’s hardware has changed over the years.


We Are Just An Infinite Video Game In The Hands Of Some Alien

Video: ADHD made an animation that plays with the idea that we are some kind of computer simulation. From being monkeys eating fruit turn to landing on the moon to putting dumb videos on YouTube — it’s all a never-ending cycle of video game stages on the hands of an alien or our own future descendants.


These Walking Fish Raised Out Of Water On Land Help Explain Evolution

We know that hundreds of millions of years ago that fish left the water and eventually evolved into land animals. But what if we could see it happen right now? We sort of can. Scientists are raising fish to survive outside of water and to walk on land and they’re changing right before our eyes.