Tag: Crystals

American Girl’s holiday doll costs $5,000 and is covered in Swarovski crystals

American Girl is only making three of these diamond-encrusted dolls. × American Girl’s holiday doll costs $5,000 and is covered in Swarovski crystals American Girl is only making three of these diamond-encrusted dolls. American Girl’s latest holiday doll is a one-percenter. This year’s highly anticipated holiday doll will be decked out with more than 5,000 Swarovski […]

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Should Facebook Be Fact-Checked?

Listen and subscribe to our podcast from your mobile device: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Google Play | RadioPublic | Stitcher Should Facebook be more strict when it comes to fact-checking political ads? This week on “The Argument,” the columnists debate growing concern over the social media giant’s role in American politics. Michelle Goldberg notes […]

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Now Therapists Have to Figure Out Astrology, Tarot and Psychedelics

Jonathan Kaplan, a clinical psychologist in New York, recently noticed that more and more of his clients are referring to Mercury being in retrograde. “I’m not familiar with cosmic cycles,” he said. (Instead, his specialty is cognitive behavioral therapy.) “Nor do I try to be, but I want to understand what that means to a […]

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Meet the Deep-Sea Dragonfish. Its Transparent Teeth Are Stronger Than a Piranha’s.

Unassuming dragonfish lurk in the twilight zone, more than 1,600 feet under the surface of the ocean. Dark, eel-like, and roughly three and a half inches long, these deep-sea creatures glow with bioluminescence and have evolved a complex sensory system that allows them to detect even the subtlest movements in the ocean’s shadowy realms, then […]

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Scientists Map the Geometry of a Single Electron for the First Time

Quantum dot containers emitting multi-spectrum light. Image: Antipoff Scientists have created the first geometric map of a single electron, according to a study published Wednesday in the Physical Review Letters. The authors, led by University of Basel physicist Dominik Zumbühl, outline a new technique that can shed light on this bizarre subatomic particle and improve […]

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