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Iraqi troops retake key town from ISIS in Falluja offensive

<b>(CNN) —</b> Iraqi security forces and supporting militias have retaken the key town of Karma from ISIS, the government's first significant victory in its push to reclaim Falluja, a spokesman for Iraq's Joint Operations Command said Thursday.<p>The recapture of Karma, about 16 kilometers (10 miles) …

Military

North Korea Has Found The Cure For AIDS, Ebola, Cancer, And Bird Flu

It’s a miracle! Just kidding, it’s propaganda.<p>Great news, guys. A company in North Korea has developed a cure for everything.<p>North Korea’s state-run news agency is reporting that Kumdang-2, a type of ginseng grown in “rare-earth molecular fertilizer” can “prevent different malignant epidemics.” The …

North Korea

NASA Moves Forward With Mission To Explore Jupiter’s Moon Europa

S**t's getting real<p><i>Update 6/18/2015, 1:15pm</i>: Barry Goldstein, manager of the Europa project, got back to us on some questions we had about this update. He says that, after passing a concept review, the project has now officially secured a few years’ funding to develop a detailed design and get …

Astronomy

Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation trailer showcases another crazy stunt from Tom Cruise

We don't know much about the fifth Mission: Impossible film, although it's kind of crazy that we're getting a fifth Mission Impossible film, but the trailer for <i>Rogue Nation</i> continues the series' trend of having Tom Cruise do insane things.<p>And yes, this was a real stunt; you can read a bit about it …

Hypnotic Northern Lights Time-Lapse Captured Over 2 Magical Nights in Alaska

The Northern Lights -- or Aurora Borealis, or Polar Spirits, or whatever you'd like to call it -- is far up my bucket list. Like really far up. So far up I often have dreams of standing in the middle of a frozen landscape, completely alone, looking up at this celestial display, awestruck.<p>My dreams …

Daily hits and misses in pop culture

Pop Culture

Young Jupiter wiped out solar system's early inner planets, study says

Before Mercury, Venus, Earth and Mars occupied the inner solar system, there may have been a previous generation of planets that were bigger and more numerous – but were ultimately doomed by Jupiter, according to a new study.<p>If indeed the early solar system was crowded with so-called super-Earths, …

Universe

Magnificent Examples of Nature Photography Showcase Norway’s Scenic Views

For most photographers, when it comes to fantastic landscapes, Norway has some of the world’s best views with its dramatic panoramas. These include …

Nature Photography

25 Ideas Shaping The Future Of Design

What the landscape of design will look like in 2020, according to the most innovative designers of 2015.<p>Design is always changing, and with tech and design increasingly aligning, we’re arguably headed to the most radical period of change in design history. How radical will the design landscape of …

Saleen 302 Black Label Mustang makes 730 hp, costs $73K

Saleen's ultimate Ford Mustang joins the lineup.<p>Steve Saleen started modifying Ford Mustangs in 1984, and 31 years later, he unveils his crowning achievement. This is the Saleen 302 Black Label—the new range-topping Mustang in the longtime tuner and racer's vehicle lineup.<p>Saleen's new bodywork …

Eavesdropping On The Sounds Of Stars

The stars might be singing; too bad we'll never hear them<p>The surface of a star is a volatile place. Constantly in motion, a star’s exterior flows with plasma and often accumulates new materials, which are drawn in by the star’s immense gravitational pull.<p>Well it turns out these chaotic activities …

Lost Tomb of 'Don Quixote' Author Cervantes Found in Madrid

Writer’s colorful life included capture by pirates.<p>Researchers in Spain announced Tuesday that they believe they have discovered the 400-year-old remains of the great Spanish novelist Miguel de Cervantes beneath Madrid’s Convent of the Barefoot Trinitarians.<p>The author of the vast and playful …

Archaeology

Look At This Ridiculous Russian Supersonic Cargo Plane Concept

Just, why?<p>Never mind the fact that Russian-backed separatists in Ukraine are struggling to win a civil war--the Kremlin wants to wow the Future with a gigantic supersonic cargo plane. Named the PAK TA, the concept from Russia’s Military-Industrial Commission will be a supersonic transport than can …

Aviation

See it! Venus, Mars, moon March 21-22, 2015

EarthSky community photos of dazzling planet Venus and the moon – with fainter Mars nearby – on the nights of March 21 and 22, 2015.<p>Thanks to all of …

Astronomy

Destiny - Destiny: Should Last Gen Be Dropped with Destiny 2? - IGN Fireteam Chat - IGN Video

Jose and Destin ask a tough question about last generation consoles. When should Destiny stop supporting them?

Destiny 2

Clarkson on Top Gear: "It was a great show and they f*cked it up"

In raw video from a charity event, Clarkson lets his feelings be known.<p>Jeremy Clarkson has been mostly quiet after being suspended by the BBC for allegedly punching a producer.<p>At a charity event in London last night, he spoke his mind a little bit, in typical carefree Clarkson fashion. And UK …

Opel Working on Headlights That Illuminate Where Your Eyes are Looking

Although adaptive headlights that swivel based on vehicle steering angle are common today, Opel is working on eye-tracking technology that adjusts the headlight’s direction and intensity based on where the driver is looking. Opel calls the new technology the third generation of automotive adaptive …

Acura NSX Designer On Muscle Cars, Zaha Hadid, and Shoes

When Acura charged Michelle Christensen with designing the exterior of the 2016 Acura NSX—the resurrection of the game-changing supercar and the brand’s halo car—she turned her gaze to nature for inspiration. “When I was younger I drew people and animals and trees,” she says. “Even in car design, …

Classic Cars

Deep-Blue Beauty: The VisitFlorida.com Corvette DP

The updated Corvette Daytona Prototype racer, now with Stingray styling cues, is a looker. Here's the stunning VisitFlorida.com car as captured at Sebring by Marshall Pruett.<p>The updated Corvette Daytona Prototype racer, now with Stingray styling cues, is a looker. Here's the stunning …

Weekly Recap: Mario Finally Coming to Smartphones, Kojima Leaving Konami?

<b>THE BIG STUFF:</b><p><b>Nintendo Reveals Plan to Develop Mobile Games:</b> After years of holding true to its long-held strategy of releasing games <i>only</i> for its own hardware, Nintendo this week announced a landmark partnership with DeNA to bring its catalog of beloved IP to smartphones and tablets. The first of …

Google Play

PlayStation flash sale offers 75 games for less than a buck each

<b>Correction:</b> This story duplicates an earlier one.<p>PlayStation opened up a dollar-store flash sale last night, offering 75 titles for less than a buck until noon on Monday. Among them: <i>Shoot Many Robots</i>, <i>Gravity Rush</i>, a <i>Tales of Monkey Island</i> bundle, and full seasons of a couple of Telltale Games series.<p>…

Mortal Kombat X DLC Includes Tanya, Tremor, and Predator

Yesterday, an Xbox Store listing revealed that the Predator, the alien from the movie of the same name, will be a playable character in Mortal Kombat X for those who buy the game's premium edition.<p>Now, publisher Warner Bros. officially announced that the Predator will be included in one of four …

Mortal Kombat

Halo 5 is teasing something

We'll find out what it is tomorrow.<p>Xbox's YouTube channel put this up yesterday, linking over to this tumblr page with a countdown that expires on Sunday evening. Press play to watch a Spartan helmet get a-sploded by a sniper round.<p>The biggest clue is the fact this sniper round is stamped with the …

Drones Could Use Lasers To Find Unexploded Bombs

The opposite of bombing<p>Long after the rifles of war are silent, danger still lurks in old battlefields. Some unexploded bombs are left behind deliberately, in minefields that once had tactical importance but were later rendered strategically irrelevant by shifting front lines. Others result from …

Drones

Hubble Space Telescope's Most Breathtaking Images of the Universe

In early April, publisher Taschen will be releasing a new book that collects the most breathtaking images of deep space taken by the Hubble Space Telescope. It's been 25 years since Hubble first launched into low-earth orbit and it remains operational today. It can take extremely high-resolution …

Cosmology

Amazing Penthouse Located at the Top of a Historic Ski Jump in Norway

This historic ski jump will soon be helping overnight guests reach new heights with an amazing, renovated penthouse apartment that is suspended 200 feet in the air. The lofty living space at the top of the Holmenkollen competitive arena in Norway was formerly a waiting room for competitors of the …

Ski Jumping