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China is at the forefront of manipulating DNA to create a new class of superhumans

Would you want to alter your future children’s genes to make them smarter, stronger, or better looking? As the state of science brings prospects like these closer to reality, an international debate has been raging over the ethics of enhancing human capacities with biotechnologies such as so-called …

Molecular Biology

Top 50 Netflix movies available now

There are some brilliant award-winning, genre-changing, thought-provoking movies streaming right now on Netflix – UPDATED<p>Struggling to find a movie …

Ryan Reynolds

Fan Made Settlers of Catan Hits Deep Space

<i>Settlers of Catan</i> is a modern classic with an elegant ruleset which begs to be adapted to genres other than “settling a fictitious island.” Though …

The 17 Most Underrated Movies On Netflix Right Now

Given how many addictive TV shows Netflix releases each month, I know watching a movie on the service almost sounds like a novel idea at this point. …

Are the New Russian Missiles in Kaliningrad Armed With Nukes?

<i>This article</i> <i>first appeared on The Daily Signal.</i><p>In an extremely worrying development for NATO, Russia last month deployed several nuclear-capable …

Mini solar panel is actually a socket for the window

Simply called “Window Socket”<p>If the idea of outfitting your roof with solar panels—whether with Tesla’s more aesthetically pleasing version or not—is too daunting, then perhaps you can embark on your green energy campaign by starting small.<p>Showing at Dubai Design Week during the Global Grad Show …

Green Design

How much Arctic sea ice are you melting? Scientists have an answer

Climate change may sometimes seem so big and abstract that it can be difficult to grasp the scope of the problem. But now, scientists have found a way to bring the numbers down to Earth: For every metric ton of carbon dioxide released into the air, three square meters of Arctic sea ice disappear. …

Global Warming

The US and China are racing to develop the next game-changing offensive weapon

"Air speed makes them much more survivable and hard to shoot down. If you can put enough fuel in them that gets them a good long range. You are going roughly a mile a second so if you put in 1,000 seconds of fuel you can go 1,000 miles - so that gives you lots of standoff capability," Air Force …

Military

Space is full of gigantic holes that are bigger than we expected

Face it, the vast darkness of space is a little eerie. It’s no wonder we usually prefer to focus on the bright spots. But it’s in the void that we …

Mars, here we come: Breaking down the most advanced spacecraft in human history

If the idea of deep space travel conjures up mental images of a winged shuttle — or simply a dusted-off Apollo capsule — your imagination could use a …

Why Is The US Air Force's Secret Space Plane Orbiting The Earth In 500 Days?

The mysterious U.S. Air Force space plane known as X-37B is on its fourth secretive mission. It has spent 500 days in space orbiting the planet Earth …

waterfalls in Northern California

When it comes to chasing waterfalls, you'd be hard-pressed to find a region in North America more prolific than Northern California. From a sheer …

Hiking

To power through more pushups, this robot breaks a sweat

To stay pumped up, it helps to cool off<p>Like humans, robots that are working hard generate a lot of heat, a byproduct that adds stress to their systems and limits the amount of time they can be active before they need to recharge. One of the things that makes humans such good distance runners is our …

You Can't Call Yourself a Horror Movie Buff Until You've Seen These 27 Classics

Not all horror movies are created equal. Yes, yes, it's always fun to see which scary movies Netflix has to offer, or what sort of terror is coming to theaters, but when it comes down to it, there's a clear list of movies every horror fan needs to see. We're talking the big guns, the classic …