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2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat

Dodge's 707-hp Hellcat officially ushers in the age of unreason.<p>In the words of Ron Burgundy, “Boy, that escalated quickly.” Back in 2010, Ford was crowing about its 550-hp Shelby GT500. Chevy one-upped that in 2011 with the 580-hp Camaro ZL1. A few months later, Ford didn’t so much leapfrog Chevy …

Physicists create tractor beam made of water

A surprising new technique created by a team of physicists led by Professor Michael Shats at the Australian National University reveals that simple wave generators can be used to move floating objects in a number of directions -- even against the waves.<p>"We have figured out a way of creating waves …

Quantum Mechanics

10 Scientific Images That Changed How We Looked at the World

The most important images in history<p>Whether it was a drawing or photograph, these images changed the course of human understanding, and science itself, forever.

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

Animal Rights Groups Slam Cloning Of British Dog, Winnie The Dachshund

Britain's first cloned dog has been born after a £60,000 test tube procedure.<p>The tiny dachshund puppy, weighing just over 1lb (454g), was born in …

MSI GT70 2PE Dominator Pro with GTX 880M review

Right now, the Nvidia GTX 880M graphics chip is the most powerful hardware of its kind available for gaming notebooks. Tied to a mammoth 8GB of GDDR5 …

The World Consumes More Than 11 Million Pounds Of Food Every Minute Of Every Day (PHOTOS)

We always knew we had a big appetite, but thanks to the World Food Clock -- an interactive infographic by White Vinyl Design -- we can finally see just how hungry we are. Globally, we eat 11.5 million pounds <i>of food in just sixty seconds</i>. To put that into terms we can understand, that's about 20 …

Gravitational waves: have US scientists heard echoes of the big bang?

There is intense speculation among cosmologists that a US team is on the verge of confirming they have detected "primordial gravitational waves" – an echo of the big bang in which the universe came into existence 14bn years ago.<p>Rumours have been rife in the physics community about an announcement …

Gravitational Waves: Einstein Was Right, Again, Maybe

Cosmologists hope for a field-rocking announcement next week.<p>What's the latest cosmology gossip? According to the Guardian, the field is awash with rumors that next week, American scientists will announce the detection of gravitational waves: incredibly small ripples carrying energy across the void …

Crimea to vote on joining Russia, Moscow wields UN veto

KIEV/SIMFEROPOL, Ukraine (Reuters) - Pro-Russian leaders in Crimea made final preparations on Saturday for a referendum widely expected to transfer control of the Black Sea region from Ukraine to Moscow, despite an outcry and threat of sanctions from the West.<p>Russia vetoed a U.N. Security Council …