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Ars teaches you how to build your very own gaping chest wound Halloween costume

[ad_1] Costume design by Lowri Best. Shot and edited by Justin Wolfson. Earlier this year, our video production team began spitballing ideas for a Halloween costume project. They likely thought the Ars editorial crew would suggest some boilerplate pop-culture “nerd” ideas, revolving around famous sci-fi or horror characters. Instead, they sighed after reviewing our long, […]

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The Earth’s interior is teeming with dead plates

[ad_1] Last week, scientists released a monumental interactive catalog that tracks 94 ancient tectonic plates lurking deep within Earth’s mantle, a resource they’re calling an “Atlas of the Underworld.” Although scientists have known for decades that tectonic plates plunge into the Earth’s interior at subduction zones, until recently, those plates disappeared off the geological map […]