Christopher Foster

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June 2015

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Why the California water crisis will lead to a housing collapse, municipal bankruptcies and a mass exodus of climate refugees | Politics

<b>Story Views</b><p><b>The only proof you need that many Californians are still living in a water fairy tale is the fact that California real estate prices</b> …

Alien Ship Seen Close Up On Apollo 7 Mission, NASA Source, Jan 2015 UFO Sighting News.

Date of discovery: January 19, 2015 <br>Location of discovery: Earths Orbit <br>NASA Photo: http://www.lpi.usra.edu/resources/apollo/frame/?AS07-07-1874 <br>Duct …

1-year space station mission may pave NASA's way to Mars

The first crew to embark on a yearlong International Space Station mission could help NASA get to Mars.<p>NASA astronaut Scott Kelly and Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko will launch to the space station in March with cosmonaut Gennady Padalka. Kornienko and Kelly will remain on the orbiting outpost …

The Experimental Cookie: Teaching Kids Science Through Baking

If you spend any time around cooks, you might hear some version of this comment: “Cooking is an art. But baking… ooh, that’s science.”<p>What people mean, usually, is that baking requires precision and relies on chemistry. Neglect kneading your bread dough, and you’ll forego the development of the …

Dessert

Was this Nessie’s ancestor? Giant prehistoric monster roamed Scottish waters

A new species of dolphin-like sea creature named 'Dearcmhara shawcrossi' was discovered in the Isle of Skye<p>A giant killer reptile which resembled a dolphin merged with a crocodile once roamed the ancient seas around Scotland.<p>The new species of ancient sea monster that lived around 170 million years …

Paleontology

Smartphones and tablets cause skin wrinkling condition dubbed 'tech-neck'

The ‘tech-neck’ crease is found mostly in people aged 18 to 39 who have an average of three digital devices and peer at their screens up to 150 times a day<p>Smartphones and tablets have been blamed for disrupting family life, preventing sleep and causing bad posture but now modern gadgets have also …

Skin Care

Microsoft chastises Google for disclosing Windows 8.1 security hole prior to patch

Microsoft is publicly criticizing Google for releasing details about a security vulnerability in Windows 8.1 two days before the Redmond company was …

22 tips, tricks and shortcuts for Android Lollipop

The innermost secrets of Android’s new operating system: psychadelic colour schemes, enhanced privacy and how to unlock your phone with your face<p><b>1. Settings Search Bar</b><p>Settings now has its own dedicated search bar. While this may seem like a very minor addition, it’s actually a great timesaver when …

Android Phones

A man named Doom helped create the first atomic bomb and we spoke to him

C 25. That's the badge number of Mr. Lewis G. Doom, one of the men who worked at Los Alamos National Laboratory in 1944 as part of the Manhattan Project: an effort that culminated with two nuclear detonations over Japan and the end of World War II.<p>We first learned about Mr. Doom thanks to a tweet …

At CES And Beyond, It's The End Of The Car As We Know It

Apologies to REM for borrowing the band’s song title, but I’ve never been more convinced that the car is undergoing a dramatic transformation courtesy of technology. The International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) this week in Las Vegas is the prime place to witness this metamorphosis of the …

CES

Our most anticipated video games of 2015

From legends like Zelda and Tomb Raider to newcomers like Night in the Woods, here are the games we’re looking forward to in the coming year<p>If 2014 was the games industry’s transitional year, 2015 could see the major developers and publishers finally getting into their groove with the current …

Asteroids and Comets

At some point in the future, an asteroid or comet will slam into Earth–again–and alter the planet irreversibly.<p>Rogue Remnants<p>Though too small to earn the distinction of "planet", asteroids and comets loom large in literature and folklore. The reason is clear: one of the chunky rocks or icy mud …

Astronomy

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The Absolute Best Games for Your New Computer, Console or Mobile Device

This is a big weekend for video games, perhaps the biggest of the year, as devices of all kinds come out of their shrink wrap begging to be put to …

File-Sharing Site The Pirate Bay Was Raided By Swedish Police And Taken Down

The popular torrent website is suspected of violating copyright law in Sweden.<p>The popular file-sharing website The Pirate Bay has been taken offline after a reported raid by police on a server hall in Stockholm on Tuesday morning.<p>The site, which was founded in Sweden in 2003, went offline worldwide …

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