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Astronomers just saw farther back in time than they ever have before

To look through the lens of a telescope is to peer back in time.<p>The light we view through it has spent hundreds, millions, even billions of years crossing the vastness of space to reach us, carrying with it images of things that happened long ago.<p>On Thursday, astronomers at the Hubble Space …

Universe

Samsung Gear S2 Classic with 3G reaches US carriers

You don't have to settle for plain Jane looks just to get a cellular-equipped Samsung Gear S2 in the US. Both AT&T and Verizon have started taking pre-orders for a 3G version of the Gear S2 Classic, which should you keep you online while preserving that traditional watch look. On AT&T, it'll cost …

Google's AI wants to be the ultimate gamer, then cure cancer

Google has thrown down the gauntlet in front of the top player of one of the world’s hardest games to show that an AI that it’s been developing is the most advanced, human-like algorithm on the planet.<p>Announced by Google DeepMind CEO Demis Hassabis, himself a former chess master and the creator of …

Proclaiming innocence, ex-Israeli PM goes to prison

JERUSALEM (AP) — Former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert on Monday began a 19-month prison sentence for bribery and obstruction of justice, defiantly proclaiming his innocence in a farewell video as he became the first Israeli premier to be placed behind bars.<p>His imprisonment capped a stunning fall from …

Israel

Cruz kills campaign ad featuring former softcore porn star

It was a clever set-up for a negative ad from Sen. Ted Cruz’s presidential campaign — one that took aim at rival Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.): Seven people sitting in a circle, group-therapy style, talking about their past ballot box regrets.<p>“Has anyone else here struggled with being lied to?” the …

Government

Gravitational waves: Einstein was right - and this announcement is the scientific highlight of the decade

Physicists and astronomers are agog. On Thursday, experimenters will report the first detection of a phenomenon that has been long predicted:bursts of gravitational waves generated by cosmic collisions of black holes.<p>Sadly it is not unknown for hyped-up scientific claims to be mistaken or …

Hip-Hop

How One Line Derailed Ludacris' Rap Career<p>Aaron Williams 03.23.18 17 hours ago 8 Comments<p>Lil Skies Has The Stage Presence Of A Seasoned Rap Veteran Already<p>Aaron Williams 03.22.18 2 days ago 3 Comments<p>A-Trak Explains How His Team Pulled Off The 'Impossible' Young Thug Video<p>Aaron Williams 03.20.18 4 …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Teen Lingerie Brand Celebrated for Featuring Non-Skinny Teen

<b>Barbie Ferreira.</b><p><i>By Jessica Roy</i><p>Aerie, American Eagle's loungewear brand for teens, has done something revolutionary: used a non-skinny teen in their ads.<p>Nineteen-year-old Wilhelmina model Barbie Ferreira is the new star for the AerieReal campaign, and though the ads aren't out yet, she's featured in …

Barbie

Massive Space Telescope Is Finally Coming Together

This week, NASA is set to reach a milestone on one of its most ambitious projects. If all goes to plan, workers will finish assembling the huge mirror of the James Webb Space Telescope — an $8 billion successor to the famous Hubble telescope.<p>"So far, everything — knock on wood — is going quite …

Universe

How Gwendoline Christie Fought for a Role in Star Wars

Gwendoline Christie, who plays the villainous Captain Phasma in <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i>, didn’t wait to get a call about casting in the storied …

Star Wars

Another chance! Moon and Saturn

Tonight – November 13, 2014 – shortly after sunset, look for the young and slender waxing crescent moon. From mid-northern latitudes, its illuminated …

Astronomy