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Vader Meets Kirk in Awesome 'Star Wars' and 'Star Trek' Trailer Mashup (Video)

A new video mashes up clips from "Star Wars" and "Star Trek" into a trailer for a fake 1985 film whose release would have been the sci-fi event of …

Star Trek

Watch Boba Fett Escape the Sarlacc in This Star Wars Fan Film

Remember when the Sarlacc swallowed up Boba Fett in <i>Return of the Jedi?</i> Well it turns out that the most badass bounty hunter actually survived that, …

GTA V mods for the PC let you flood Los Santos and swim with a whale

Mods on mods on mods<p>Being able to jam together different <i>Grand Theft Auto V</i> mods is the only reason we wanted the game on the PC in the first place. Not only can you now destroy the city of Los Santos with disaster flick-sized tsunami, but you can also spawn a bunch of sea creatures afterwards and …

Grand Theft Auto

7 Top Futurists Make Some Pretty Surprising Predictions About What The Next Decade Will Bring

From smartphone apps that can do seemingly everything to driverless cars and eerily humanlike robots, the past decade has seen dramatic advances in science and technology. What amazing advances are we likely to see in the <i>next</i> 10 years?<p>To find out, HuffPost Science reached out to seven top futurists …

Stem Cells

Nasa wants to conquer WORMHOLES: Agency plans to crack unknown physics to explore beyond our solar system

Nasa has revealed that it is planning to develop warp travel and wormholes to make it possible to travel into the distant universe.<p>The agency says it …

Last Moon Nazi dies

<b>THE last of the renegade Nazis living in a self-sufficient lunar colony has died, aged 95.</b><p>Hans Weishaupt passed away in his bed in a geodesic dome on …

Halting Hitler's push: Bloodiest WWII battle in RT's 3D reconstruction

A battle that lasted over six months and claimed over 2 million lives, the fighting for Stalingrad became the bloodiest confrontation of World War II.<p>…

World War II: Will video games replace history books? | DW | 06.05.2015

The desert landscape is bathed in cold blue. I am still lying in my hideout in the thicket. The sky is almost black. The uniformed men patrolling the …

World War II

With Call of Duty WWII rumoured, COD 2 proves World War 2 shooters are due a comeback

Rumours, and a few teasing clues, are pointing to a new WWII Call of Duty. Having just finished Call of Duty 2, arguably the best World War 2 shooter …

Call of Duty (Video Game)

Europa's Elusive Water Plume Paints Grim Picture For Life

A meteorite may have been responsible for a water plume briefly spotted above Europa two years ago, implying it takes a very rare event to breach the …

How America and Russia Could Start a Nuclear War

A few weeks ago, I directed Harvard Extension School’s “Crisis Game,” in which students had to play out a hypothetical Cold War crisis involving …

Russia Debuts Tanks, Putin Claims To Have ‘Most Powerful Tank In The World’

Russia debuted its tanks and showcased the nation’s enhanced military might to the world. Vladimir Putin‘s country is expected to publicly unveil …

Military

A liberating defeat: Berlin and the end of World War II | DW | 07.05.2015

It's April 16, 2015, and I'm driving through Bruchmühle, a well-kept hamlet around 30 kilometers (18 miles) east of Berlin that contains a couple of …

As hundreds of civilians killed, Saudis propose pause in Yemen fighting

<b>Sanaa, Yemen (CNN) —</b> Saudi Arabia proposed a five-day ceasefire Thursday in Yemen so that humanitarian aid can be distributed.<p>The nation of more than 27 million people, to Saudi Arabia's south, has been racked by war. A Saudi-led coalition has been conducting airstrikes to assist the ousted, but …

Middle East

What would you see in a black hole?

What would it be like to fly a spacecraft into a black hole? Marcus Woo investigates.<p>Something about a black hole just pulls you in. Sure, its gravity is so strong that not even light can elude its grasp. But, there's something else, something harder to pinpoint. Maybe it's a black hole's absolute …