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2017 January 8 - IC 4406: A Seemingly Square Nebula

<b>IC 4406: A Seemingly Square Nebula</b> <b><br>Image Credit:</b> C. R. O'Dell (Vanderbilt U.) et al., Hubble Heritage Team, NASA<p><b>Explanation:</b> How can a round star make …

Best of CES 2017: the most impressive products from the show

Once again we kick off the new year with one of the biggest tech events on the planet, the Consumer Electronics Show (CES)! For those that have never been, let’s just say that massive doesn’t even begin to describe CES, which is sprawled out across 2.4 million square feet, with more than 3,500 …

Consumer Tech

What to see in the sky in 2017

From a total solar eclipses to a nail-biting SpaceX test, 2017 is shaping up to be a memorable year.<p>As the world looks ahead to 2017, many …

Prepare Yourself for the Age of 'Superaging'

As lifespans continue to get longer it’s becoming more important than ever to understand how humanity will maintain its mental capabilities in old …

Science Fiction's Scariest Visions of the Future Right Now

Science fiction has always drawn inspiration from real-world fears. Since the news in 2016 is dominated by doom, the year’s scifi movies and TV shows …

Science Fiction

Remember That Time the US Thought About Nuking the Moon?

In 1958, at the height of the Cold War, the Air Force thought that exploding a nuclear device on the moon would inspire America and show the Russians who was boss.<p><b>Get the VICE App on iOS and Android</b><p>To this day, it's unclear who first had the idea to nuke the moon. As with a lot of ideas hatched at …

See a bright celestial trio in the night sky this week!

<b>OUT OF THIS WORLD</b> | Night Sky this Week - a weekly look at what there is to see in the night sky<p><i>A celestial triangle in the western sky. Credit:</i> …

Scientists find 3.7 billion-year-old fossil, oldest yet

Scientists have found what they think is the oldest fossil on Earth, a remnant of life from 3.7 billion years ago when Earth's skies were orange and …

Why Isn't Our Hair Naturally Blue?

Human hair comes in a variety of colors; including brown, blonde, and black. Why doesn't it grow blue or green?<p><b>Related on TestTube:</b><br>What Causes Color …

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J.K. Rowling Shuts Down Hermione Critics on Twitter

J.K. Rowling is no stranger to speaking her mind on Twitter. The author took to the platform yesterday to shut down social media haters who …

‘The Voice’ Finalist and YouTube Star Christina Grimmie Murdered After Concert

Orlando police believe a deranged fan may have been behind the brazen murder of rising music star Christina Grimmie who was a finalist on NBC's The …

One-third of the world cannot see the Milky Way -- why that matters

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you look up at the evening sky, there's a good chance you will not be able to see what your grandmother saw when she was a little girl.<p>That's because we're enshrouded in an artificial haze of light that is blocking the night sky, a phenomenon scientists call light pollution.<p>Scientists …

The Future Is Now: Laser Weapons & Interstellar Travel

One of the quintessential sci-fi inventions that exists in both the <i>Star Trek</i> and <i>Star Wars</i> canons is the laser weapon (okay, <i>Star Trek</i> calls it a …

16 Once-In-A-Lifetime Restaurants Everyone Should Eat At

Visual and gastronomic delights for your next vacation.

Animated Short Film Perfectly Captures the Strangeness of Dreams

Taiwanese animators create a surreal cityscape that Escher would be proud of.<p>If you can imagine an MC Escher-like Broadway musical sung in Chinese and starring a collection of animated empty suits, you're on the way to understanding this strange new video from Foresters. The group of Taiwan-based …