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The Absolutely Amazing Theory of Almost Everything

The Standard Model. What dull name for the most accurate scientific theory known to human beings.<p>More than a quarter of the Nobel Prizes in physics …

Physics

18 Extremely Mesmerizing GIFs That Explain How The World Works

Prepare to be pleasantly surprised.<p><i>This post was translated from German.</i>

GIF Animations

Hacking Windows 10: How to Intercept & Decrypt Windows Passwords on a Local Network

Hashes containing login passwords are transmitted between Windows computers on local Wi-Fi networks. By intercepting and decrypting these hashes …

Information Security

Bible Loved by Christian Fundamentalists Written Using Method They Hate

The King James Bible’s creation was guided by the Holy Spirit and miraculously agreed upon, fundamentalist Christians say. Newly discovered texts say …

Theology

Tool's 'Undertow': 10 Things You Didn't Know

Tool's first album sounded like nothing else at the time. Dark, mysterious, angry, complex, meticulously crafted and loaded with oddly amorphous song …

Stop Motion

ARCHEOLOGISTS DISCOVERED 47 PIECES OF ORICHALCUM, THE LEGENDARY ORE OF ATLANTIS

2,600 years ago, a merchant ship sank in the Mediterranean Sea, near Sicily. Among other, it also carried pieces of orichalcum alloy, the legendary …

Alphabet's Outline lets you run your own self-hosted VPN for free

Jigsaw, an incubator that’s part of Google’s parent company, Alphabet, has launched Outline, an open-source virtual private network (VPN) that you can host on your own server at no charge.<p>As an initiative from the human-rights-focused Jigsaw, Outline is being billed as a tool to help journalists …

The Exodus Debunked: Coming out of Egypt

March 19, 2018 by Jonathan MS Pearce<p>I will continue my deconstruction of the Exodus accounts by concentrating on the issues surrounding the claims of …

Yorkshire's own Atlantis: The legend of the underwater town of Semerwater

Tales of lost cities and underwater fortresses are stories which are more commonly associated with far off lands in make believe kingdoms.<p>But while …

A video that explains the Heisenberg uncertainty principle

The more you know about a quantum particle's position, the less you know about its momentum, and vice versa. This is the Heisenberg uncertainty …

MIT's Veil service will make private browsing more private

After reports and studies revealed that browsers' private modes aren't that secure, MIT graduate student Frank Wang decided to take things into his own hands. He and his team from MIT CSAIL and Harvard have created a tool called Veil, which you could use on a public computer -- or on a private one …

"Nanodrops" That Repair Corneas May Ultimately Replace Glasses

New eye drops developed by researchers from the Shaare Zedek Medical Center and Bar-Ilan University in Israel can improve both nearsightedness and …

Laser scanning reveals 'lost' ancient Mexican city 'had as many buildings as Manhattan'

Groundbreaking lidar scanning reveals the true scale of Angamuco, built by the Purépecha from about 900AD<p>Archaeology might evoke thoughts of intrepid explorers and painstaking digging, but in fact researchers say it is a high-tech laser mapping technique that is rewriting the textbooks at an …

Archaeology

The mystery of the Octavius: An 18th-century ghost ship was discovered with the captain’s body found frozen at his desk, still holding his pen

Maritime lore abounds with stories of ghost ships, those ships that sail the world’s oceans manned by a ghostly crew and destined never to make port. …

Ghost Ship

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Midlands mass grave was burial site for Viking 'Great Heathen Army' war dead, new study reveals

The powerful Norse army was sent to invade the four Anglo-Saxon kingdoms that constituted England in 865 AD.<p>In the 70s, a mysterious mass grave …

World history would be very different without the blood moon eclipse of 1504

On January 31st, half of the Earth will experience a very special moon moment: “a super blue blood moon.” The term, according to NASA, describes three simultaneous celestial events: a “supermoon,” in which the moon is closer to Earth in orbit and appears 14% brighter than usual; the second full …

Super Blue Blood Moon

Vikings

The Vikings were diverse Scandinavian seafarers from Norway, Sweden, and Denmark whose raids and subsequent settlements significantly impacted the …

3.5 Billion-Year-Old Fossils Challenge Ideas About Earth’s Start

In the arid, sun-soaked northwest corner of Australia, along the Tropic of Capricorn, the oldest face of Earth is exposed to the sky. Drive through …

Earth Science

6 Deceptively Simple Maths Problems That No One Can Solve

Mind = blown.<p>We all know that maths is really hard. So hard, in fact, that there's literally a whole Wikipedia page dedicated to unsolved …

Mathematics

Norway’s Melting Glaciers Release Over 2,000 Artifacts

There’s a reason history museums are packed with stone statues, pottery and arrow heads—these things resist decay while exposed to hundreds (or even …

Archaeology

The Scots Language Translation of Harry Potter Is the Most Scottish Thing Ever

J.K. Rowling’s <i>Harry Potter</i> novels have been translated into dozens of different languages, allowing for fans of witchcraft and wizardry from across …

Twitter Jokingly Sums Up Movie Plots With #DescribeASciFiFilmBadly

Last month, people on Twitter got together to Explain A Film Plot Badly, and now they’ve followed up with a science fiction focused version of the joke with #DescribeASciFiFilmBadly. Over the weekend, people tried to summarize sci fi films within the 280 character limit on tweets, while also …

Scientists Have Figured Out Why Human Skin Doesn't Leak

Despite us losing 500 million skin cells per day.<p>Our skin might give us grief sometimes, but one thing we can always depend on it to do is not start …

Imperial College London

Complex engineering and metal-work discovered beneath ancient Greek 'pyramid'

Latest find on Cyclades’ Keros includes evidence of metal-working and suggests the beginnings of an urban centre, say archaeologists<p>More than 4,000 years ago builders carved out the entire surface of a naturally pyramid-shaped promontory on the Greek island of Keros. They shaped it into terraces …

Archaeology

This map shows the US really has 11 separate 'nations' with entirely different cultures

The United States comprises several different regions, each with its own rich history and cultural identity.<p>Exactly where those regions start and end has been a long-running debate, but according to author Colin Woodard, the United States can be divided into 11 distinct sub-nations.<p>Woodard mapped …

New Mexico

This Is Probably What Neanderthals Sounded Like

Whenever Neanderthals turn up in pop culture, they tend to either make grunting ape sounds, use halting English in guttural voices, or spice up their …

Here's Everything Science Knows So Far About The Origins of Humans

The story evolves every year.<p>The question of where we humans come from is one many people ask, and the answer is getting more complicated as new …

Woman gets equipped with bionic hand that can actually feel

Prosthetics have improved my leaps and bounds over the past century and we’ve reached a point where someone with an artificial limb is often just as …