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No Man's Sky is finally finished

No Man's Sky, the indescribably enormous space exploration game, is finally finished.<p>Creator Sean Murray tweeted out a photo of the Hello Games team popping the champagne over what could well be the world's very first copy of the game.<p>Originally scheduled for a June 2016 release, it was pushed back …

No Man's Sky

12 Fantasy & Sci-Fi Books to Read: May 2016

We couldn’t be more excited for the month of May, as it will see several spectacular-looking debut novels, continuations of a few popular series, and …

Inside the FBI Investigation of Hillary Clinton's E-Mail

Late last summer, the director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, James Comey, met with John Giacalone, the bureau official responsible for …

States' rights advocates eye convention to bypass Congress, amend Constitution

What if a supermajority of states could override a federal law or Supreme Court ruling?<p>That’s just one idea being proposed by advocates of a “convention of states” to amend the U.S. Constitution.<p>"The American people are mad and they’re looking for a way to say, ‘No more,’” said Brooke Rollins, …

NASA Released The Largest Picture Ever Taken And It Will Destroy Your Mind!

Are you ready to feel tiny and insignificant? As breathtaking as this picture is, by the end you will question how meaningful our lives really are. …

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ESA lauds the late Antonin Scalia, justice who enshrined video games as protected expression

Scalia, 79, wrote the majority opinion in a landmark case for a new medium<p>Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia's death yesterday is of particular note to the video games industry, for while Scalia had been a controversial and polarizing figure for some of his opinions, he was a friend to games in a …

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This futuristic fighter jet was just unveiled to America during the Super Bowl

They zip and dart across the sky in a three-jet formation, a six-second apparition in a 30-second commercial touting the achievements of defense contractor Northrop Grumman. Unlike modern jets, such as the F-22 Raptor or F-16 Fighting Falcon, they have no tail and are likely to be armed with lasers …

Aviation

Nuclear Fusion Hit a Massive Milestone in Germany

A brand-new reactor, an experimental stellarator design called Wendelstein 7-X, was successfully booted up to an extent where it created hydrogen plasma.<p><i>This story was translated from the original published by Motherboard Germany.</i><p>The Max Planck Institute in Greifswald reached a true milestone in …

Measures to ban 'sanctuary cities' on the agenda in a dozen states | Fox News

State lawmakers returning to work are putting immigration issues on the agenda, with Kansas among about a dozen states considering measures against so-called sanctuary cities that would bar local law enforcement officials from refusing to cooperate with federal immigration officials.<p>The Kansas …

Rick Santorum drops presidential bid, endorses Marco Rubio

<b>(CNN) —</b> Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum ended his presidential bid on Wednesday, throwing his support behind Florida Sen. Marco Rubio.<p>Satorum made the announcement Wednesday night on Fox News' "On the Record," saying he spoke with Rubio "for more than hour" Tuesday before making up his …

Libertarian Rand Paul is dropping out of the race for the White House

Senator Rand Paul will suspend his campaign for US president, ending hopes that a libertarian could stake a major claim on the Republican party’s voter coalition.<p>Paul, the son of three-time libertarian presidential candidate Ron Paul, is expected to announce his decision later today, CNN reports, …

Almost Everything You've Been Told About Inequality Is Wrong

Inequality was the single most popular topic when economists gathered at their annual convention in San Francisco last month. But here is what everyone should know. Most of the studies you read about in newspapers are flawed. A new study exposes those flaws and presents a much rosier picture of the …

This Self-Filling Water Bottle Harvests Clean Drinking Water From The Air

At a rate of 0.5 litres per hour.<p>An Austrian start-up has revealed plans to start selling a self-filling water bottle that extracts humidity from the …

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ASPCA makes record seizure of 600 animals from NC no-kill shelter

One of the largest rescues of companion animals in the history of the ASPCA is being carried out in North Carolina, where 600 or more dogs, cats, horses and other animals have been seized from a no-kill shelter.<p>About 300 dogs and puppies were already in a new temporary shelter Friday where 10 vets …

Official: Some Clinton emails 'too damaging' to release

<b>EXCLUSIVE:</b> The intelligence community has deemed some of Hillary Clinton’s emails “too damaging" to national security to release under any circumstances, according to a U.S. government official close to the ongoing review. A second source, who was not authorized to speak on the record, backed up …

Mizzou Suspends Professor Who Called for 'Muscle' to Remove Student Reporter

The University of Missouri has suspended the assistant professor caught on film calling for “some muscle” to help remove a student reporter from a …

The Last Candidate To Skip The Final Iowa Debate? Ronald Reagan

If Donald Trump keeps his promise not to appear at Thursday night's Fox News debate, it will be the first time in recent history that a top candidate, let alone the front-runner, will skip such a high-profile event so close to Election Day.<p>But, if anyone can pull off such a stunt and still come out …

These 4 Cosmic Phenomena Travel Faster Than The Speed of Light

Breaking the light barrier.<p>When Albert Einstein first predicted that light travels the same speed everywhere in our Universe, he essentially stamped …

Physics

Former AG: Criminal charges against Clinton are 'justified'

A former top Justice Department official is saying a "criminal charge is justified" against Hillary Clinton because it's become clear that highly classified information was discussed on her private email server.<p>"The simple proposition that everyone is equal before the law suggests that Mrs. …

13 Hours Confirms Obama’s and Hillary Clinton’s Lies about Benghazi

It is impossible to experience the gripping new film <i>13 Hours</i> and escape this conclusion: Obama and Hillary Clinton have lied through their teeth, …

Poll: Donald Trump's lead grows nationally

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Donald Trump's lead among Republicans nationally appears to be growing, an NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll shows.<p>Trump is the first choice of 33% of likely GOP primary voters, ahead of Texas Sen. Ted Cruz at 20%, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio at 13% and Ben Carson at 12%, the survey …

Rebooted Kepler Spacecraft Hauls in the Planets

In the second phase of its life as a planet hunter, NASA’s Kepler spacecraft is raking in exoplanet discoveries that are surprisingly different from …

Can we use magnetic fields to make and manipulate gravity?

NAMUR, Belgium, Jan. 8 (UPI) -- André Füzfa, a math professor at Namur University in Belgium, wants researchers to take a more aggressive approach …

Physics

The GOP establishment has ruined the Republican brand

In Politico Tuesday, Republican elites warned that if Donald Trump or Ted Cruz become the nominee it would ruin the Republican brand.<p>How's that for party unity and loyalty?<p>More to the point: <i>What brand?</i><p>The GOP brand is already ruined. And they ruined it.<p>The GOP brand was one that championed limited …

Rebooted Kepler spacecraft hauls in the planets

Fresh worlds found by K2 mission push beyond original discoveries.<p>In the second phase of its life as a planet hunter, NASA’s Kepler spacecraft is …

Why So Many People Are Reading This Old FBI Memo About UFOs

The most-viewed FBI file on UFOs is a one-page memo to J. Edgar Hoover about an investigation the agency never took up.<p>Whether or not you believe in Earthly visitation by alien beings, it's undeniable that UFOs have, at the least, become an essential part of modern day folklore. And in a bevy of …

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The Wendelstein 7-X nuclear fusion reactor just fired up for the first time, and it could make fossil fuels redundant

Scientists are rejoicing after the inaugural test run of the Wendelstein 7-X (W7-X) fusion reactor last week. Inside the massive, uniquely-shaped …

Trump's doctor: Trump 'will be healthiest individual ever elected' president

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Donald Trump on Monday released a letter from his physician stating that the 69-year-old Republican presidential candidate's latest medical examination "showed only positive results."<p>Trump's physician of 25 years, Dr. Harold Bornstein, said Trump "has had no significant medical …