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Recent Claims Invalid: Emergent Gravity Might Deliver A Universe Without Dark Matter

Gravity is one of the four fundamental forces of nature, which means it’s not derived from anything else – it just is. At least, that’s according to our presently accepted theories. But this may be about to change.<p>Physicists today describe the gravitational interaction through Einstein’s Theory of …

Dark Matter

What Tesla’s new Gigafactory means for electric vehicles

Tesla‘s new Gigafactory opened at the end of July in Nevada, with much excitement from both the media and the general public. Only 14 percent of the massive structure has been built, with the rest of the $5 billion project to be concluded by 2020. According to Tesla, battery cell production will …

SUV that rolled, killed 'Star Trek' actor is under recall

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The SUV that rolled down a driveway and killed "Star Trek" actor Anton Yelchin was being recalled because the gear shifters have …

The Air Force Just Announced When Its New F-35 Fighter Jets Will Enter Combat

The U.S. Air Force said on Wednesday said it still expected to declare an initial squadron of Lockheed Martin Corp F-35 fighter jets ready for combat …

The Secret U.S. Army Study That Targets Moscow

A quarter century after the Cold War, the Pentagon is worried about Russia’s military prowess again.<p>Lieutenant General H.R. McMaster has a shaved head and gung-ho manner that only add to his reputation as the U.S. Army’s leading warrior-intellectual, one who often quotes famed Prussian general and …

‘Why aren’t we earning enough to live?’ – how The Divide lays bare global inequality

The documentary film reveals the toxic social divisions caused by low pay for US and UK workers<p>Janet, a Walmart shop assistant in Louisiana, is so visibly stressed by working in a very understaffed store that a customer tells her she looks as if she’s going have a heart attack. Rochelle, a care …

Income Inequality

IMF happy to cooperate with China on AIIB: Lagarde

Obama sends 1,500 troops to Iraq

President Barack Obama is sending up to 1,500 more soldiers to Iraq to train Iraqi and Kurdish forces to fight ISIS, in a deployment that would almost double the total number of American troops there to 2,900.<p>The White House said in a statement that it will also ask Congress for another $5.6 …

Two suspected Ebola patients in Spain test negative

Two of four people suspected of having Ebola and admitted to hospitals in Spain have tested negative in a first round of tests, officials said Friday.<p>The government's Ebola monitoring committee said on its official Twitter account that the two were a person who arrived on an Air France jet that was …

Microsoft earned $1 billion from Samsung Android patent licensing last year

Redmond makes a lot of money from Google software<p>Microsoft has a vast number of Android patent licensing agreements with device makers worldwide, but a Samsung court case has put a figure on exactly how much money the software giant makes from Android. Samsung paid Microsoft $1 billion in …