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How to get Victoria's Secret Angel abs

Supermodel Elsa Hosk shows us her four favorite moves for rock-hard abs, before the Victoria's Secret show in Paris next week. Time to sweat.

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Europe Wants a Dream Chaser, the New Reusable Spaceplane

After being awarded a commercial resupply contract from NASA, Dream Chaser solidifies its ties with the European Space Agency.<p>2016 is shaping up to be a great year for Dream Chaser, the slick reusable spaceplane currently being developed by Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC).<p>For starters, NASA just …

A wall of skulls shows why story of humankind has to be rewritten

A spectacular series of fossil discoveries, now going on public display, has transformed the study of our early ancestors<p>A stark demonstration of the dramatic changes that have swept through the science of human evolution will be revealed this week at London’s Natural History Museum. A wall of …

Canada backs U.S.: climate deal should not be legally binding

OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada on Friday backed the U.S. approach to major climate change talks in Paris, saying any carbon reduction targets agreed at the negotiations should not be legally binding.<p>The announcement by Environment Minister Catherine McKenna could irritate host nation France, which wants …

Light-bending microchip could fire up quantum computers

For the first time, scientists have achieved infinite speeds on a microchip. Although this advance will not enable faster-than-light starships, the light-warping technology behind this innovation could lead to new light-based microchips and help enable powerful quantum computers, researchers …

World’s toughest animal has tons of foreign DNA

Tardigrades are nearly microscopic animals that can survive the harshest of environments, including outer space.<p>Scientists sequenced their genome and …

Amazing new images from Mars rover

Awesome views, including some selfies, from the Mars Curiosity rover. The rover is looking across Gale Crater, approaching a large dune with …

At 9:24 a.m. Tuesday, the Turks had finally had enough: Reconstructing the final moments of the Russian jet

The dogfight did not come out of the blue. For days, Russian jets had been roaring along the Turkish border, bombing the hills on the Syrian side in …

Scientists Create Electronic Circuits In Living Roses

A circuit by any other name would smell as sweet<p>Fusing machines and animals is a fairly common theme in both science and science fiction. You've heard of cyborg cockroaches, DIY cyborgs, and the Borg.<p>But what about melding plants and machines? That's something that hasn't been attempted as much. In …

Canada to resettle 25,000 Syrian refugees by end of February

TORONTO (AP) — Canada's new Liberal government said Tuesday it will resettle 10,000 Syrian refugees by the end of the year and another 15,000 by the end of February.<p>Prime Minister Justin Trudeau had wanted to resettle 25,000 refugees in Canada by Dec. 31 but faced some pushback following the deadly …

World View's balloon-based space tourism to lift off in 2017

A new type of space tourism is set to lift off two years from now, without the aid of a rocket.<p>Arizona-based World View Enterprises aims to start launching paying customers to the stratosphere in 2017 beneath a giant balloon, for $75,000 per seat. Passengers will spend two hours at an altitude of …

Space tourism is closer to taking off, but how should it be regulated?

The breakthroughs were right around the corner, they promised. Soon people would be taking regular trips to the cosmos, and the era of commercial spaceflight would finally become reality.<p>And so in 2004, the young space companies lobbied for an extended "learning period" that would allow them to …

Reports of civilian casualties dim chances of U.S.-Russia alliance in Syria

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Reports of heavy civilian casualties from Russia’s bombing campaign in Syria are one key reason why Washington is unlikely to coordinate airstrikes with Moscow against Islamic State, U.S. officials told Reuters, even as President Barack Obama left the door ajar on Tuesday to …