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America's Failed 1979 Supertrain

On February 7th, 1979, thousands of Americans were introduced to the Supertrain, which ran from New York to Los Angeles. Nuclear-powered, the …

Astronomers Find Supermassive Black Hole 12 Billion Times Size of the Sun

Astronomers say they have have discovered a black hole so big that it challenges the theory about how they grow. Scientists said this black hole was formed about 900 million years after the Big Bang. But with measurements indicating it is 12 billion times the size of the sun, the black hole …


Strange lights on dwarf planet Ceres have scientists perplexed

A dwarf planet is shining two bright lights at a NASA spacecraft right now, and our smartest scientists are unsure what they are.<p>As bizarre as that …


The 2015 Sony World Photography Awards

The Sony World Photography Awards, an annual competition hosted by the World Photography Organisation, just announced its shortlist of winners. This year's contest attracted 173,444 entries from 171 countries. The organizers have been kind enough to share some of their shortlisted images with us, …

West Africa

The Basics Q&A: Home Office Tax Deductions Made Easy

<b>A:</b> The home office deduction standards are pretty strict. According to tax law, in order to qualify for a deduction your home office has to be more than just a room at home where you sometimes work. It must be used both regularly and exclusively for work. Even something as innocent as having your …


Writers & Railroads: Amtrak’s Magical New Residency

Connect with Us<p>Writers & Railroads: Amtrak’s Magical New Residency<p>A train ride is a smorgasbord for the senses. Landscape whisks past us through …

South Africa scrambles to deal with fallout from leaked spy cables

Main opposition party calls for urgent briefing to parliament, saying exposé was likely to cause ‘considerable embarrassment’ to state security agency<p>South Africa’s government has been scrambling to deal with the fallout of the worst intelligence leak in its two-decade democratic history.<p>The …

South Africa

Toronto police stumped by mysterious tunnel