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Saturn's Enceladus Looks Younger than Ever

The more we learn about Enceladus, the younger it looks. Stated another way, the more that our space probes discover about this fascinating little …

A Navy SEAL Explains 8 Secrets to Grit and Resilience

Sometimes you just want to quit. You know you shouldn’t but nothing seems better than crawling back into bed and hiding under the covers. (I am there …

Just How Likely Is Another World War?

Assessing the similarities and differences between 1914 and 2014<p>A century ago this month, Europeans stood on the brink of a war so devastating that it forced historians to create a new category: “World War.” None of the leaders at the time could imagine the wasteland they would inhabit four years …

Neil DeGrasse Tyson: This is the difference between weather and climate change

This <i>Cosmos</i> clip of Neil DeGrasse Tyson is going viral, and for good reason. It's a terrific explainer of the difference between weather and climate …

10 Internet Mysteries Nobody Has Solved

The internet, as useful and entertaining as it might be, also has its share of things nobody can explain. Webdriver Torso's strange YouTube videos …

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Samsung Galaxy S5 - Kevin's Favorite Cases

Kevin decided to try out some of the most popular Samsung Galaxy S5 cases currently on the market and give you his thoughts. The eagerly awaited Galaxy S5 wireless cover has yet to officially released in the US market, but can be found on Ebay from some Hong Kong and US sellers. Have a look at the …

7 Things Remarkably Happy People Do Often

Happiness can be a choice -- especially when you take the right actions.<p>Happiness: Everyone wants it, yet relatively few seem to get enough of it, especially those in their early 40s. (I'm no psychologist, but that's probably about when many of us start thinking, "Wait--is <i>this</i> all there is?")<p>Good …

Happiness

Broadband CEOs to FCC: We're not a utility

Chief executives from the nation's biggest broadband providers say they want a free and open Internet, too. The only catch is that they don't think the Federal Communications Commission needs to impose utility-style regulation on broadband services in order to do it.<p>In a letter to the FCC on …

Net Neutrality

An illustrated guide to our collapsing Antarctic glaciers

Structurally critical glaciers from the West Antarctic ice sheet are disappearing way faster than we realized, two teams of scientists recently reported.<p>Their papers—one from NASA and the University of California, Irvine, the other from the University of Washington—both say there’s nothing we can …

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The Trick That Makes Google's Self-Driving Cars Work

Google is engaging in unprecedented, massive, ongoing data collection to transform intractable problems into solvable chores.<p>Google's self-driving cars can tour you around the streets of Mountain View, California.<p>I know this. I rode in one this week. I saw the car's human operator take his hands …

Massive dose of measles vaccine clears woman's cancer

ROCHESTER, Minn. - Mayo Clinic researchers announced a landmark study where a massive dose of the measles vaccine, enough to inoculate 10 million people, wiped out a Minnesota woman's incurable blood cancer.<p>The Mayo Clinic conducted the clinical trial last year using virotherapy. The method …

10 Amazing Ways People Are Using The Oculus Rift Today

Now, two years and a $2 billion acquisition later, the device is being used for much more than video games.<p>The Oculus Rift, created by Oculus VR, is a virtual reality 3-D headset that uses 360-degree head tracking to make it feel like you're inside a different world.<p>For example, looking to the left …

Virtual Reality

Aerofex hoverbike could be yours by 2017

Aerofex's hoverbike made a pretty big splash when the Californian company showed off its working prototype all the way back in 2012, but then it went eerily silent. Now, Aerofex has finally revealed a launch date and price: it'll cost $85,000 and ship in 2017, according to its website.<p>"Where you're …

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Comet-Chasing Rosetta Probe Spots Dusty Veil Around Target

Far out in space, near the orbit of Jupiter, a European spacecraft named Rosetta is chasing a comet that has recently developed an ethereal veil.<p>New images from Rosetta show that an 800-mile-long (1,300 kilometers) cloud of dust, known as a coma, has sprouted from the core of the comet …

Samsung May Launch An Even Better Version Of The Galaxy S5 Very Soon

The Bluetooth Special Interest Group's, which certifies Bluetooth devices, posted a listing (first spotted by GSM Arena) that refers to an unnamed Samsung device with a model number similar to that of the current Galaxy S5.<p>The Samsung device that's just been Bluetooth certified has a model number …

After Pushing Ahead With Net Neutrality Vote, FCC Chairman To Face Congress On Tuesday

Following the Federal Communications Commission’s vote to move ahead with new open Internet rules that could allow for some companies to pay for faster delivery of their content online, calls of protest have sprouted from Internet companies and activists alike.<p>What’s next? FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler …

Canadian, World, Politics and Business News & Analysis

Photo: @jimmy_chin @deanpotter on a climb called Heaven. Dean has always pushed the edge. Whether that's meant free soloing, slack-lining or BASE jumping—the 3 Arts, as Dean calls them—he’s had more than a few ground-breaking moments in his career, and some seriously close calls. Dean is easily misunderstood if you don’t know him. Some of his peers even refer to him as the “Dark Wizard,” and he’s certainly endured a few controversies in his time. I’ve been lucky to work with him on a few wild shoots over the last 15 years and I’ve always appreciated his strong opinions, unique outlook on life and his passion to get after whatever he sets his mind to. He’s always looking to change the game and to take things to the next level.

'Unprecedented' wildfires in California; first arson charge filed

Firefighters in San Diego County continued their four-day assault Friday evening against several wildfires that so far have scorched more than 31 square miles.<p>Meanwhile, investigators filed an arson charge in one small fire in the county.<p>San Diego County District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis announced …