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Pablo Escobar’s Favorite Hitman Is on Facebook and Spilling Dirt

Popeye Vásquez admitted to killing about 300 people as a righthand man to Pablo Escobar. Now he’s out of prison, on Facebook and Univisión, and …

Bill Nye’s LightSail spacecraft is back in touch with Earth after rebooting itself

'Our LightSail called home! It’s alive!'<p>After a tense few days, Bill Nye's sunbeam-powered spacecraft LightSail is back in touch with Earth. About a week after its launch on May 20th, LightSail lost the ability to send data to the crew because of a software glitch. Efforts to reboot the spacecraft …

Why is the U.S. investigating FIFA?

<b>(CNN) —</b> In recent years, FIFA has made news not just for enforcing rules on the soccer field, but also for allegedly breaking them off it.<p>The body that governs soccer, the most popular sport in the world, is a multibillion-dollar behemoth.<p>Great power, yes. Great responsibility? Not so much, critics …

Corruption

Cosmology 101: The Beginning

[/caption]<p><i>Editor’s note: The article “The Universe Could be 250 Times Bigger Than What is Observable” sparked a sizable discussion among our readers,</i> …

Dark Matter

Potential NASA mission may search for alien life: ‘This is our chance’

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — A potential NASA mission to Jupiter’s moon Europa may set out to try and answer the age-old question, “Are we alone in the …

Philippines: Could newly launched City of Dreams edge out Las Vegas?

If your idea of a "dream city" includes a massive gambling casino, a Nobu Hotel and nightclubs developed by Michael Ault, head to the Philippines.<p>That's where you'll find City of Dreams, a casino-entertainment resort created by Melco Crown Entertainment in Manila that opened Tuesday. Fireworks, …

From hoverboards to self-tying shoes: Predictions that Back to the Future II got right

As we reach October 21 2015 - the day Marty and Doc travel to in Back to the Future II - which of the film's predictions have come true?<p>4:29pm on October 21, 2015. That was the moment Marty, Doc and Jennifer travelled to from 1985 in Back to the Future II.<p>The film's vision of the future wowed …

10 things the beer industry won’t tell you

<b>1. People drink less beer than they used to</b><p>Here’s something for beer fans to say cheers to: The majority of Americans live within 10 miles of a …

Alcohol

Brown Sugar Homemade Ice Cream - Sick Science! #217

The Crazy Genius Behind Solar Roadways

Here’s an idea crazy enough that it just might work: Pave the streets with solar-powered panels that have their own built-in heat and LED lights. That’s what Scott and Julie Brusaw hope to accomplish with their ongoing Solar Roadways project, which they just funded through a hugely popular …

Region locking on the Galaxy S5 is a bit different than on the Note 3

Note 3 region locking sticker<p>The Samsung Galaxy S5, going on sale today around the world, is region-locked, just like the Note 3. But Samsung made a small change to the way users can unlock it, as the sticker on the device package indicates.<p>A little background: Samsung first imposed a region-lock …

An Adorable Animation Of The Sun Destroying Earth

Plus some other fun facts about the solar system!<p>Hello, tiny human! If you needed a quick reminder of how small you are in the universe, just check out this video, created by designer Philipp Dettmer. It'll give you the basic run-down of the solar system: how many moons each planet has, how far …

One Small Step For Man, One Giant Lunar Park For The U.S.?

Can astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin's "giant leap for mankind" be permanently preserved? Two House Democrats want to do just that: They proposed a bill to create a national historic park for the Apollo 11 mission — on the moon. The legislation would designate a park on the moon to honor …

Saint Seiya: Brave Soldiers coming to PS3 this fall

Namco Bandai will bring a new fighting game based on the Saint Seiya manga and anime series to PlayStation 3 later this year — just not in most of North America. <i>Saint Seiya: Brave Soldiers - Knights of the Zodiac</i> is due this November in Japan, Europe, Mexico and Brazil.<p>Slated to appear in <i>Saint</i> …