Art

Flowers Glow Under UV-Induced Visible Fluorescence

Flowers Glow Under UV-Induced Visible Fluorescence

Take a look at some of the flowers photographed by Craig Burrows and you might feel as if you’ve suddenly been transported into the alien world of Pandora from James Cameron’s Avatar . Brightly pigmented petals starkly contrast a black background as specks of light, like glitter or fireflies, scatter across the blossoms. It’s hard to believe, but Burrow’s work isn’t fiction—it’s science. To capture these otherworldly images he uses a technique ... Full story

Education

Education Dept. steps in to help Argosy University students shorted $13 million in financial aid

Education Dept. steps in to help Argosy University students shorted $13 million in financial aid

(iStock) (LPETTET/iStock). Weeks into the spring semester, students at Argosy University, a chain of career schools stretching from Virginia to California, are still waiting for $13 million in federal financial aid, according to court documents. The delay is the latest development in the ill-fated acquisition of Argosy, South University and Art Institutes campuses by Dream Center Education Holdings. The Los Angeles-based nonprofit organization ... Full story

Economics

Surprise, no tax refund for you! What not to do if you owe the IRS.

Surprise, no tax refund for you! What not to do if you owe the IRS.

Major tax law changes that took effect last year are impacting people's beloved refunds. The IRS reported that, as of Feb. 1, refunds are down 8.4 percent. The average refund was $1,865, compared with $2,035 for the same period a year ago. (Elaine Thompson/AP). This is turning out to be a difficult year for a lot of taxpayers. Major tax law changes that took effect last year are impacting people’s beloved refunds. The Internal Revenue Service ... Full story

Entertainment

More than a dozen people trapped on SeaWorld ride

More than a dozen people trapped on SeaWorld ride

Click to copy https://apnews.com/aea502a4689b4f13b0ed6cc890746be7. SAN DIEGO (AP) — Police say more than a dozen people are trapped on a ride at SeaWorld in San Diego. San Diego police tell FOX5 News that around six gondolas stopped functioning Monday night after a big gust of wind tripped a circuit breaker on “Bayside Skyride.” Authorities estimate that between 15 and 30 people are trapped, some of them in gondolas suspended above water. The ... Full story

Health

Gene therapy first to 'halt' most common cause of blindness

Gene therapy first to 'halt' most common cause of blindness

Image caption Janet Osborne hopes to continue gardening if her sight loss is halted. A woman from Oxford has become the first person in the world to have gene therapy to try to halt the most common form of blindness in the Western world. Surgeons injected a synthetic gene into the back of Janet Osborne's eye in a bid to prevent more cells from dying. It is the first treatment to target the underlying genetic cause of age-related macular ... Full story

Law

Lyra Law in Law Abiding - Tribute To Beauty

Lyra Law in Law Abiding - Tribute To Beauty

Stunning pornstar Lyra Law is waiting for you on a white couch. In front of Holly Randall camera the young babe strips her sexy lace bodysuit. Full story

Living

Stone, Lawyers File Formal “Notice of Apology” to Judge

Stone, Lawyers File Formal “Notice of Apology” to Judge

After a bizarre day in which indicted Trump associate Roger Stone posted and then deleted an image appearing to threaten federal Judge Amy Berman Jackson, Stone and his lawyers filed a formal “Notice of Apology” to the court. Notably the notice included not only a statement of apology from Stone but one from his lawyers as well. The incident began earlier in the day when Stone posted an image to Instagram which had a picture of Jackson with ... Full story

Politics

Special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation

Special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation

The latest news and developments about special counsel Robert Mueller’s ongoing investigation into Russia ties in the 2016 Election and President Donald Trump. Full story

Sport

Trump is terrible, but the sabotage of Brexit will outlast him

Trump is terrible, but the sabotage of Brexit will outlast him

President Trump walks with Prime Minister Theresa May after their joint news conference in Aylesbury, England, on July 13. (Chris Ratcliffe/Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg). Ian Birrell was a speechwriter for former prime minister David Cameron and is a contributing editor for the Mail on Sunday. For mo st of my life, Britain and the United States have felt like twins. My country was older and perhaps slightly more sober compared with its bigger, ... Full story

Technology

Solar Panels on Farms Could Be a Win-Win | Civil Eats

Solar Panels on Farms Could Be a Win-Win | Civil Eats

The solar panels in the fields at the University of Massachusetts Crop Research and Education Center don’t look like what most of us have come to expect. Instead of hunkering close to the earth, they’re mounted seven feet off the ground, with ample room for farmers or cows to wander underneath. Panels are separated by two- and three-foot gaps, instead of clustering tightly together. Light streams through these spaces and, underneath, rows of ... Full story