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Microsoft's Xbox One Elite console is worth the extra cash

The very basics of the console are similar to any standard Xbox One. It looks the same, aside from a matte finish instead of a glossy one, and all the ports are identical. Microsoft is bundling a standard headset in the box, a braided USB cable, and the new elite controller. I’m surprised there’s …

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Scientists May Have Just Discovered a Parallel Universe Leaking Into Ours

<i>We may have just, for the first time ever, caught a momentous glimpse of a parallel universe bumping against our own.</i><p><i>Scientists say that signals from</i> …

More evidence that Jupiter kicked ancient planets out of the solar system

Jupiter, Jupiter, Jupiter. We've got to have a talk.<p>According to a recent study in The Astrophysical Journal, Jupiter probably kicked a ninth planet out of our solar system back in the day.<p>[<i>Mysterious space junk is hurtling towards Earth (and scientists are super excited)</i>]<p>The study attempts to …

Austria’s largest state now gets 100% of its electricity from renewables

The Danube is a mighty river. It flows through Austria’s largest state and with it brings power: so much that the state’s governor says they no longer need to use fossil fuels to generate electricity.<p>The state of Lower Austria, which encircles Vienna, now gets nearly two-thirds of its electricity …

Renewable Energy

Stunning time-lapse will make you want to book a trip to Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik, Croatia, looks like it's frozen in time.<p>The city, which dates back to the 1200s, is full of Gothic, Renaissance, and Baroque architecture that has been standing for centuries. It is also still surrounded by walls that were built in the 16th century.<p>UNESCO recently named the city a World …

You Are God: The True Teachings of Jesus

<b>In this article we will explore how the true teachings of Jesus can be summed up by three little words: you are God.</b> Some missionaries came to my …

Solar winds stripped Mars' atmosphere, NASA says

NASA's Mars-orbiting Maven spacecraft has discovered that the sun likely robbed the red planet of its once-thick atmosphere and water.<p>On Thursday, scientists reported that even today, the solar wind is stripping away about 100 grams of atmospheric gas every second. That's about a quarter-pound a …

Scientists warned the US president about global warming 50 years ago today

The introduction to the report noted:<p><i>"Pollutants have altered on a global scale the carbon dioxide content of the air and the lead concentrations in ocean waters and human populations."</i><p>The report included a section on atmospheric carbon dioxide and climate change, written by prominent climate …

Religion Makes Children More Selfish, Say Scientists

Morality is often associated with religion, but new research reveals that children from religious households are actually less generous than kids from a secular background.<p>This conclusion comes from a study of over 1000 children from around the world, published in the journal <i>Current Biology</i>. The …

All electricity in Austria's largest state now produced from renewables

Hydroelectric power, wind energy, biomass and solar provide 100% of electricity for 1.65 million people<p>Austria’s largest state said Thursday that 100 percent of its electricity is now generated using renewable sources of energy.<p>“We have invested heavily to boost energy efficiency and to expand …

Scientists May Have Found Evidence of a Parallel Universe

Who's out there?<p>Ranga-Ram Chary, a researcher at Planck's U.S. Data Center in California, might have found evidence of another universe.<p>Chary …

Girl born in China seeks change in US Constitution so she can run for president

A 10-year-old girl who was born in China wants lawmakers to change the Constitution so she can run for president.<p>WBZ-TV reports that Alena Mulhern testified on Wednesday before a Massachusetts State House committee that everyone should have the opportunity to lead the country. Alena was adopted …

22 Nature Photos Taken In 2015 That Will Blow You Away

An inspiring sneak peek at some of the stunning pictures entered into the 2016 Sony World Photography Awards.<p>The natural world never fails to be the perfect subject for the avid photographer. Enjoy a selection of some of the best entries so far in the 2016 Sony World Photography Awards.<p>"The …

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Dusting the Sky With Diamond is the Latest Crazy Scheme to Cool the Planet

Geoengineering — hacking Earth’s climate system to reverse global warming — often sounds a bit preposterous, whether we’re talking about deploying …

Chemistry

Think Trump and the GOP's Racist Rhetoric Are Too Tolerant? NumbersUSA Will Stand Up for You in Tonight's Debate

On Wednesday, if you subject yourself to watching the Republican presidential debates, you'll see a television ad that, at first, seems out of place in its reasonableness. It tells viewers that, "the immigration debate should not be about the color of people's skin." Sponsored by a group you've …

Turkmenistan accused of bulldozing thousands of homes to make way for Asian Games

One of Central Asia's most secretive nations has been accused of bulldozing the homes of thousands of its own people to make way for a sporting …

Interesting Photo of the Day: Sunrise Over Lake Superior

It takes a special kind of patience to make the natural world look as beautiful as it can. For Minnesotan photographer Derek Griggs, that means …

Lake Superior

Syria Is a Clusterf*ck, and It's About to Get Worse for the U.S.

The mission creep parallels to Vietnam should be cause for concern.<p>I am getting ominous 1965 flashbacks again. Robert McNamara and Creighton Abrams are starting to appear in my mind's eye, pointing down a long, dark tunnel at the lights of an oncoming train.<p>The debate over the proposed steps, which …

Nine Essential Items for Fall Camping [Sponsored] – Feature

With the hottest days of summer behind us, we’ve reached one of the best times of year to camp. But what to bring? Well, the best part about car camping is there’s plenty of space to pack some comforts of home—though don’t go overboard and bring the La-Z-Boy. Then again, you don’t want to forget …

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HoloLens hits the road to convince developers that augmented reality is the future

Augmented and virtual reality equipment is often something you have to try to believe in, and Microsoft knows this. That’s probably why it’s preparing to take its next-generation display technology on tour.<p>The company revealed today that it will travel 11 North American cities starting this week …

Fully transparent solar cell could make every window in your house a power source

A Michigan State University research team has finally created a truly transparent solar panel — a breakthrough that could soon usher in a world where …

Clean Energy

AM - New images of Pluto taken by New Horizons probe reveal water and blue sky 09/10/2015

BRENDAN TREMBATH: Blue skies and plenty of water.<p>They are some of the latest discoveries revealed by NASA's New Horizons research team which has just …

Solar System

The Mind-Bending History Of Buddhism And Psychedelics

Do substances like LSD and psilocybin have a place in a dharma practice?<p>The history of Buddhism and of psychedelics in American culture follow a surprisingly similar trajectory from the 1950s through the present-day.<p>But perhaps this shouldn't come as a surprise, given that they share a common aim: …

Images of Pluto and Charon continue to captivate Nasa: 'This world is alive'

Photograph: Nasa/JHUAPL/SWRI<p>A high-resolution image of Pluto taken by New Horizons shows small features, from craters to faulted mountain blocks, to the texted surface of the vast basin informally called Sputnik …

Solar System

Here are some of the most mind-blowing facts about the universe

<b>Between the beautiful supermoon last week and Nasa's announcement that strong evidence of flowing water has been discovered on Mars, many of us have</b> …