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Relax, NASA confirms that an apocalyptic asteroid will definitely not hit Earth in September

The latest from the Here We Go Again Department: An Internet rumour has gone viral that NASA is covering up information about a giant asteroid or …

U.S. scientists successfully turn human cancer cells back to normal in process that could ‘switch off’ disease

Cancer cells have been programmed back to normal by scientists in a breakthrough which could lead to new treatments and even reverse tumour …

Mark Giordano signs monster 6-year, $40.5 million extension. Is Norris Trophy next?

The Calgary Flames have locked up captain Mark Giordano to a six-year, $40.5 million extension that could keep him in Calgary until the 2021-22 …

Polish hammer thrower drunkenly uses gold medal as cab fare

File this one under the category of, "It seemed like a good idea at the time."<p>According to Tencent, a Chinese media outlet, Polish hammer thrower …

No Escape: Family action thriller drags its altruistic feet

Filmed in northern Thailand, director John Erick Dowdle's <i>No Escape</i> is a coup d'état family suspense thriller with a First World guilt complex. Oddly, it stars renowned nice guy Owen Wilson, whose gee-shucks demeanour feels at odds with the action-packed, gun-slinging genre.<p>Wilson plays Jack Dwyer, …

Pearl Jam Releases New Single, Announces Lightning Bolt Album

This week, Pearl Jam put out a double whammy of big news. First, the band announced that fans won’t have to wait too much longer for the group’s …

Pearl Jam

Astronomers may have found the first-ever exomoon seen by humans

We’re living in an age where astronomers can find exoplanets that we can’t actually see. What we haven’t seen yet though, is an exoplanet’s moon, as …

Universe

Bruce Springsteen’s Born to Run: 40 Album Facts

Hit the road with The Boss’s biggest-of-big-time breakthroughs.<p>Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band’s monumental, system-upending colossus <i>Born to</i> …

No, Mars Will Not Look the Same Size as the Moon This Week—Or Ever

You hear me? <i>Ever.</i><p><i>Top image: NASA takes another swing at dismantling the Mars Spectacular rumor, this time in pictorial form, in 2014. (It didn’t</i> …

Astronomy

Dave Grohl Has Words For Bands That Can’t Keep Up With Foo Fighters

Has all the power bestowed upon him by the Internet gone to Dave Grohl‘s head? The living avatar of rock’s futile struggle against irrelevance has ridden the fact that he seems pretty nice to Crisp Rat/Jennifer Lawrence levels of adoration, but now he’s finally gone and said something a bit …

How That Spinning Spacecraft From The Martian Would Work

Author: Rhett Allain. Rhett Allain Science<p>Date of Publication: 08.25.15.<p>Time of Publication: 1:27 pm. 1:27 pm<p>In <i>The Martian</i> movie, astronauts travel …

Planetary Habitability

Rock band finds illegal immigrant hidden in guitar case

Wille and the Bandits, a three-piece rock blues band from Cornwall, discovered two migrants in their tour bus as they travelled through Calais after a gig<p>A rock band returning to Britain in their tour bus after performing in France found an illegal immigrant hidden in a guitar case.<p>The members of …