Carl Castillo

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Bogus User-Generated CNN Asteroid Apocalypse Article Goes Viral

So don't panic. Or maybe do panic, but about science news? I don't know.<p>If you've watched CNN for a moderate amount of time, you've likely seen an ad for iReport, the network's user-generated news hub. Civilians suggest stories, and CNN publishes them, on the web or on the air. Not a bad way to get …

San Jose State Students Report Major Discovery In Space

By Katy Murphy, <i>San Jose Mercury News</i><p>SAN JOSE, Calif. — A San Jose State undergrad grieving the loss of his mother shifted his gaze to outer space and …

San Jose

How We'll Talk To Aliens

New NASA book looks beyond astrophysics to figure out how we'll communicate with extraterrestrials<p>Assuming we one day contact aliens, how will we communicate with them? That's the subject of a new book from NASA called <i>Archaeology, Anthropology and Interstellar Communication. _(Kudos to Jesus Diaz</i> …

Paranormal

Humans Evolved Weak Muscles to Feed Brain's Growth, Study Suggests

Weak muscles evolved even faster than smart brains in people.<p>We humans may be weaklings by nature.<p><b>Humans appear to have evolved puny muscles even faster than they grew big brains, according to a new metabolic study that pitted people against chimps and monkeys in contests of strength.</b><p>The upshot, …

Yup, The Next Battlefield Game Is About Cops

All-but-confirming earlier reports, EA has opened a website for Battlefield: Hardline, which from the previous stories and the official imagery …

Ghost Stories: The Most Forgettable Coldplay Album Ever

The band’s sixth album is beautiful, soothing, and relentlessly uninspiring.<p>People don't listen to a Coldplay song, Marshall McLuhan would have said, they slip into it like a warm bath. Dulcet melodies spill pleasingly into the vat like aromatic oils. The musical palette is a soapy broth. The words …

Ghost Stories

Since we met Chris Martin 14 years ago, he’s been a trusted emotional shepherd, nudging us to hear the clanging bells, marvel at the stars, glow in …

The Secret

Austin Mahone is a good boy, and he knows it. On his cheery debut minialbum, the Bieber-esque YouTube sensation – newly 18 and signed to Lil Wayne’s …