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Alan Rickman, Snape in 'Harry Potter' films, dies at 69

<b>(CNN) —</b> Alan Rickman, the British actor with the unforgettable voice who played the brooding Professor Severus Snape in the "Harry Potter" films as well as "Die Hard" villain Hans Gruber, died Thursday after a short battle with cancer, according to his representatives at Independent Talent Group.<p>He …

Tomorrow Daily - 'Tech Tats' are temporary biosensors with cyborg style, Ep. 278

Future Airbus flights could see you loaded like luggage

You know how when you’re sat in an airline departure gate watching the trucks of luggage get loaded onto the planes like pallets? Well, that’s how Airbus thinks the future of passenger boarding might lay, according to a patent it has just been granted.<p>At first it might sound like a bit of a crude …

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We Just Discovered 6 New Kinds of Brain Cells

The map of the human brain gets a little more complete.<p>Thanks to a handful of newly discovered neurons, the brain just became a little bit less mysterious.<p>Today a team of neuroscientists led by Xiaolong Jiang and Andreas Tolias at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston announced six altogether new …

Doctors grow tumors that roll up like toilet paper

Modern medicine still takes a decidedly ham-fisted approach to treating cancer -- it attacks with radiation and chemotherapy drugs that are just as toxic to healthy tissues as they are to tumors. What's more the effects of these treatments vary between patients. However, a novel (albeit …

Five science videos to be thankful for

'Condom from 1844 on this banana'<p>The things that I'm thankful for at Thanksgiving usually change from year to year — but science is pretty much a constant. This year, I'm sharing some of my favorite (recent) science videos.<p>What's nice about these is that they can be both a source of discussion and …

Astronomers find ‘surprise’ pulsar, ‘most important planet ever’ outside solar system

Space-watchers have a lot of news to digest after the discoveries of a new pulsar in a faraway galaxy. A Venus-like exoplanet was also spotted, a …

A group of middle-aged whites in the U.S. is dying at a startling rate

By Lenny Bernstein<p>, Health reporter<p>Joel Achenbach<p>, Reporter<p>A large segment of white middle-aged Americans has suffered a startling rise in its death rate since 1999, according to a review of statistics published Monday that shows a sharp reversal in decades of progress toward longer lives.<p>The …

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3 Powerful Performance Psychology Techniques to Give You an Edge

The mental side of sports matters just as much as the physical.<p>How many times do you see athletically gifted individuals flame out because they lack …

NASA just discovered a massive asteroid that will zoom past Earth on Halloween night

NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory has recently announced the discovery of a large asteroid, designated 2015 TB145, that will pass incredibly close by …

Watch This Homemade Railgun Fire A Projectile Into A Cantaloupe

Thwack!<p>Railguns scream science fiction. Hobbyists love making these rifles, which use electromagnetic forces to rapidly accelerate a magnetic metal slug before hurling it into the air. This design, by YouTube user xtamared, is hardly the first homemade railgun, but it’s one of the biggest. Here, …

Destiny exotic weapon No Time to Explain now available with new quest line

Much like the Sleeper Simulant before it, a new exotic weapon called No Time to Explain has appeared in <i>Destiny</i> today for followers of an esoteric, hidden questline. Players have been slowly uncovering the pulse rifle since <i>The Taken King</i>'s launch by finding hidden Ghost Shells throughout the Daily …

Paralyzed man regains use of arms thanks to 'wireless spinal cord'

Remember that paralyzed guy from Southern California who managed to walk on his own accord thanks to a revolutionary technique that bridged the gap in his severed spinal column with a wireless Bluetooth link? A team of doctors at Ohio's Case Western Reserve University have reportedly accomplished …

A possible – not likely – alien megastructure

KIC 8462852 is an oddly dimming star – 1,500 light-years away. It might or might not be surrounded by vast megastructures in space, built by …

Universe

60 Days in Bed: Study Tests Spaceflight's Effect on Human Body

Even the most active, take-on-the world people have days when they just don't want to get out of bed. But that probably won't be the case for 12 men …

Here's why the 'Destiny' story was so weak on launch

If you rushed to play <i>Destiny</i> when it first arrived, you probably noticed that the story was a little... thin. But how did it get that way, especially when Bungie is known to have spent years working on a grand vision for the game? Thanks to some sleuthing, <i>Kotaku</i> knows. As it turns out, the original …

Blade Rave: the club night where blood rains from the ceiling

This weekend, a thousand partiers got drenched in fake blood in an homage to the Wesley Snipes film while dancing to the Crystal Method

More Cosplay Photos from the 2015 New York Comic Con!

More cosplay photos from the 2015 New York Comic Con<p>ComingSoon.net and SuperHeroHype are attending this year’s New York Comic Con at the Javits …

Cortana is available on Xbox One, if you know the right tricks

Microsoft won't officially bring its Cortana voice assistant to the Xbox One until 2016, and it's not even supposed to be available if you're using the console's interface preview. However, that isn't stopping you from trying it ahead of schedule. Gamers have discovered that you can access Cortana …

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China Reveals Flying Robot Car

Jetsons meets Google Car<p>AVIC, the leading Chinese aviation conglomerate, unveiled a flying robot car during the September 2015 Third China Helicopter Exposition in Tianjin. The Swift Gazelle (Sai Ling in Mandarin Chinese) currently weighs 100 kg, and uses its six side-mounted, digitally controlled …

Embedded Systems

Alicia Marie is the Fitness World's Cosplay Queen

Marie's Many FacesAlicia Marie is an Instagram star, fitness model, a published author and an <i>M&F</i> Iron Maiden. Basically, she's a badass, and it's no …

Iron Maiden

How To Survive The Zombie Apocalypse (And Other Disasters)

Virus outbreaks are popping up across the country, authorities are scrambling, the news is bleak, and you have no idea what’s going on. There are …

4chan thread under federal investigation after Oregon college shooting

Authorities are investigating a suspicious warning posted yesterday<p>Federal authorities are looking into a suspicious thread on the anonymous message board 4chan that appears to include someone with similar intentions to today's unnamed shooter who killed at least 10 people in Oregon, according to</i> …

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Do humans stand a chance in Earth’s sixth mass extinction?

Scientists recently suggested that the Earth’s sixth mass extinction has begun. As terrifying as that sounds, surely humans are too smart and too important to get wiped out? Paleontologists have long tried to shed light on this question by looking for general rules that might predict the survival …

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4 Rituals That Will Make You Happy, According to Neuroscience

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the Internet from people who don’t know what they’re talking about. Don’t trust them.<p>Actually, don’t trust …

New Virus Found in Blood Supply — But Don't Freak Out Just Yet

Scientists have found a new virus that can be transmitted by blood transfusions and other blood-based products.<p>It looks a little like the hepatitis C virus, which can cause permanent liver damage, and a little like the human pegivirus, which appears to be harmless, the team reports in the journal …

30 Super-Easy Healthy Dinners That'll Help You Lose Weight

You'll be counting down the minutes 'til you can make these healthy dinner recipes!<p>When you get home after a long day at work, it can be so tempting to grab takeout or heat up a frozen meal instead of making dinner completely from scratch. After all, you might feel like you don’t have time (or the …