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China's hypersonic aircraft would fly from Beijing to New York in two hours

The double-wing plane just aced wind tunnel tests at speeds of nearly 5,600 miles per hour.<p>A team of researchers at the Chinese Academy of Sciences have tested a hypersonic plane in a wind tunnel to speeds of Mach 7, or 5,600 miles per hour, according a paper published (PDF) in the Chinese journal</i> …

Some Gadgets We Might Actually Buy From CES 2018

Twelve Wirecutter reporters and editors spent three days working overtime at the CES 2018 trade show to find just a few things that we might consider …

Consumer Tech

Xiaomi VR headset for China could help nail Facebook's goal

The Facebook-owned Oculus teased the device, to be made in partnership with China's Xiaomi, at CES 2018.<p>Facebook will try to "get a billion people in virtual reality," by appealing to a company in the world's most populated country: China.<p>In the middle of a Qualcomm press conference where tech …

Virtual Reality

First ever head transplant to herald official arrival of The Future

The future is now. The pace of technological innovation, steadily eroding the Fi from Sci-Fi, is enough to make a person’s head spin. In the latest …

Star Wars Toy Photography Through The Lens Of A U.S. Marine

They are faceless men wielding guns, ready to carry out their commander’s orders. Whether in this galaxy or another, the Clone troopers storm into …

7 Craziest Moments from Marvel’s Civil War Comic

With Captain America: Civil War (loosely) adapting the modern Marvel Comics classic Civil War by writer Mark Millar and artist Steve McNiven, we …

Comic Books

Must-see 3-D: 21 movies actually improved by a third dimension

Now, then, and probably forever, 3-D is a gimmick: Whether you’re talking about the first major wave of stereoscopic movies in the 1950s (which …

3D

Starshot Project: Stephen Hawking and Mark Zuckerberg launch most ambitious alien-finding project ever

Tiny rockets are going to be sent into space to study the far universe in the most ambitious space exploration project in history.<p>Scientists …

Space Travel

Infertile Mice Give Birth, Thanks To 3D-Printed Ovaries

A similar technique might help restore human fertility<p>Whether it’s because of a treatment like chemotherapy, a result of age, or for other reasons, women's bodies can stop producing the eggs that, when fertilized, can become babies. Now researchers have developed a 3D-printed scaffolding that could …

The Long And Terrible History Of DC Comics Mistreating Batgirl

Batgirl has been in the media for all the wrong reasons recently — but this is nothing new. The iconic heroine has long been a source of controversy …

18 Blow Job Horror Stories From Twentysomething Women

Prepare to cringe.<p>Cosmopolitan.com asked 18 twentysomething women about their craziest blow job horror stories, and here are their answers.<p><b>1.</b> "Okay, so one time I was hooking up with one of my friends from college after a frat party and he asked me to give him a BJ. I usually don't mind giving …

Time I

'Not even my wife knows': secret Donald Trump voters speak out

The Hispanic attorney (29, Florida)<p>‘He has demonstrated that he is, at heart, a caring person’<p>On paper, I probably look like a guaranteed Cruz or Rubio vote. I’m a millennial woman, my parents immigrated from Castro’s Cuba, I work as a trial attorney in Miami and I’m a born-again Christian. But I’m …

Bernie Sanders

Ryan Reynolds explains what it was like to shoot a nude fight scene in 'Deadpool'

But to drive home just how adult the material is, the film also includes a nude fight scene between Deadpool (Ryan Reynolds) and his nemesis Ajax (Ed Skrein).<p>In a recent interview with Buzzfeed, Reynolds went into some detail about the experience of shooting the sequence.<p>"There's a lot of me …

Film Industry

10 Potentially Awesome Science Fiction Movies That Never Got Made

Just think what might have been.<p>Yes, we finally got our <i>Star Wars: Episode VII</i>, but these other potential sci-fi films haven't been so lucky.

Australia

20 award-winning editorial cartoons from 2015 everyone should see

Zyglis, 33, a staff cartoonist, won the "Editorial Cartooning" 2015 Pulitzer Prize.<p>"His editorial cartoons take on Republicans and Democrats, John Boehner and Barack Obama," wrote Mike Connelly, editor and vice president of The Buffalo News, in his cover letter to the panel of Pulitzer judges.<p>"With …

Pulitzer Prize

George Lucas Says He Sold STAR WARS To "White Slavers," Elaborates on His Thoughts About THE FORCE AWAKENS

30 things that made the internet explode in 2015

We looked back and rounded up the moments from 2015 that sent us into tweetstorms, from Drake's "Hotline Bling" video to Zayn leaving One Direction to #TheDress that's either black and blue or white and gold.<p>Read on to relive all the times the internet nearly exploded this year.

Zayn Malik

12 Mind Tricks That Win People Over and Help You Get Ahead

When you're working hard and doing all you can to achieve your goals, anything that can give you an edge is powerful and will streamline your path to success.<p>Mind tricks won't make you a Jedi, but using the brain's natural quirks to your advantage can have a positive impact on everyone you …

Self-help

Who Does Steven Avery Of ‘Making A Murderer’ Think Killed Teresa Halbach?

Ever since <i>Making a Murderer</i> premiered on Netflix in December, the Internet has been rife with backlash, weird memes and petitions for Steven Avery’s release. In addition, broadcast and cable news are also smitten with the story, interviewing the filmmakers and inviting the prosecution and defense …

The Internet is super frustrated with this puzzle. Can you solve it?

After a long night out on the town with your besties, the last thing you probably want to face is a complicated logic puzzle printed on the coaster …

'Star Wars' outcry after China shrinks star in poster

Above are two official posters for <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i>. One is the U.S. poster and the other is China’s version.<p>There are several small …

Invader Zim's Jhonen Vasquez on Video Game Parodies and What's Next for Zim

Not everyone in the world of Invader Zim loves gaming.<p>Oni Press is now five issues into their comic book revival of the short-lived but beloved …

Comic Books

A photographer traveled to every brothel in Nevada — here's what they are really like

Now he's been to every single one in the state.<p>Over the course of five years, McAndrews made regular trips to Nevada's legal brothels, staying anywhere from a week to a month each time. He stayed in bedrooms in the houses, shared a bathroom with the working girls, and saw the world that no one — …

Turn-On

The 20 Best Horror Movies On Netflix Right Now, Ranked

<b>Last Updated: February 19th</b><p>Horror movies have evolved throughout the years (and we ranked the best of the ’80s and the ’90s here), but sometimes you just want to binge whichever good scary movies on Netflix has to watch on a dark, stormy night. From ghosts to vampires, zombies, and Babadooks, just …

The Epic Photo Series That'll Convince You To Travel Solo

Newsflash, people: You don't need to travel with a partner in order to travel well.<p>Yes, safety is a concern in certain locations, and it's often pleasant to have someone to share the scenery with. But never underestimate the glory of traveling solo, because you'll learn things you can't learn any …

Kayaking

Should you take Social Security early to avoid a likely massive Medicare premium increase in 2016?

Social Security rules are complicated and change often. For the most recent “Ask Larry” columns, check out …