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This Next-Level Burpee Tones Your Abs and Shoulders Like Crazy

A twist on this classic body-weight move will make your workout even more effective.<p>Looking to take your burpees to the next level? If you've …

Workouts

Gravitational Waves Boot Gigantic Black Hole from Galaxy's Core

A supermassive black hole heftier than 1 billion suns has been ejected from the core of its galaxy by gravitational waves, a new study suggests.<p>The …

Black Holes

The Sun Is Nearly Spotless, Hinting at Solar Lull

Talk about spick and span! The sun was nearly spotless for more than two weeks this month, a clue that the star may be nearing its next lull in …

Astronomy

Parallel Universes and the Truth Behind Them

The possibility of there being parallel universes out there like our own is quite high if you think about it. At a fundamental level, the idea of …

Scientists have a new theory on why Earth was completely frozen 700 million years ago — and how it could happen again

Researchers at Harvard University are changing the way we think about Earth's largest glaciation event, "Snowball Earth." Find out how Earth's most chilling event took place.<p><b>Follow Tech Insider:</b>On Facebook

New U-Shaped Skyscraper in NYC Could Become World's Longest Building

Maybe the only way isn’t up after all: newly released concept drawings by a Greek architect for a skyscraper in Manhattan bend more than just …

Skyscrapers

Magical Thinking Won't Get You to Mars. (Washington Please Note)

Who knew getting to Mars could be so easy? After millennia of gazing wonderingly at the Red Planet and more than half a century of firing robot …

Space Science

How Comet 67P’s Face Changed During Its Trip Around the Sun

Cliffs collapsed, boulders moved, cracks opened up, and jets of dust and gas erupted.<p>Those are some of the transmogrifications that scientists discovered as they pored over two years of photographs of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko taken by Rosetta, the European Space Agency spacecraft whose …

IS leaves trail of destruction in Syria's Palmyra

The BBC's Lyse Doucet says the trail of destruction left by Islamic State militants in Palmyra extends beyond the ancient Syrian city's famous Roman-era ruins.<p>She finds the city council building in utter ruin and the basement of a deserted building filled with a paperwork detailing the jihadist …

A Rare Comet Is Zooming Past Earth Right Now, And You Should Be Able to See It With Binoculars

Surprise!<p>Forget the New Year's Eve fireworks, NASA has announced that a comet currently zooming through the inner Solar System will be so bright over …

Astronomy

Russia-US row: Putin rules out tit-for-tat expulsion of diplomats

<b>Russian President Vladimir Putin has ruled out a tit-for-tat response after the US expelled 35 Russian diplomats amid a row over hacking.</b><p>He said Russia would not "stoop" to the level of "irresponsible diplomacy" but would work to restore ties with the US under President-elect Donald Trump.<p>The …

The Moon is for All Men

Instead of seeing it as just a potential site for groundbreaking scientific discovery, sci-fi tourism or the lucrative exploitation of …

Top Space News 2016: Discoveries, theories and mysteries - IBTimes India

Here is a roundup about the interesting space and astronomy-related events which made news in 2016.<p>The year 2016 saw scientists solving several …

Astronomers Seeking Planet 9 Hope To Soon Catch A Glimpse

On the top of Hawaii's Mauna Kea mountain Thursday, astronomers will point the large Subaru Telescope toward a patch of sky near the constellation of Orion, looking for an extremely faint object moving slowly through space.<p>If they find what they're looking for, it will be one of the most important …

Weird clouds linger on Saturn's moon Titan

Mysterious, thin, wispy clouds hide under the hazy upper atmosphere of Saturn's largest moon, Titan.<p>NASA's Cassini spacecraft flew over Titan on June 7 and July 25 and captured strikingly different photos of the moon's high northern latitude using the probe's Imaging Science Subsystem (ISS) and …

The Latest: Trump says US will buy, hire American

PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on President-elect Donald Trump (all times EST):<p>10:55 a.m.<p>President-elect Donald Trump has tweeted that his …

2016: The Year's Most Commonly-Asked Dog Questions, According to Google

Are you a dog? Do you own a dog? Is it 2016? If the answer to any of those questions is “yes,” then we have a pertinent list for you.<p>Google has …

Nasa spacecraft Juno sends back images of Jupiter 'pearl'

These are massive counter-clockwise rotating storms that look like white ovals in the southern hemisphere of the planet.<p>The Juno spacecraft sent to …

Boeing Boasts: We'll Beat SpaceX to Mars!

NASA's path to Mars -- and Boeing's -- looks anything but straightforward compared to SpaceX's. Image source: NASA.<p>SpaceX wants to go to Mars -- by now, that's common knowledge. But did you know that <b>Boeing</b> (NYSE: BA) wants to go to Mars, too? And that it plans to get there before SpaceX?<p>It's true. …

How to Make the Clinton Family Enchiladas

Few presidents had a better reputation as a food lover than Bill Clinton, and what better way to celebrate that than with this recipe.<p><b>President 42:</b> …

Treasure Island musical acts delayed by an hour, pier closed due to heavy winds

Just before 1 p.m., the first drops of rain hit the 10th annual Treasure Island Music Festival. But music loving-attendees had been warned about the storm — forecasts call for San Francisco to get drench at 6 p.m. — and seemed ready.<p>Brittany Ulmer, 23, had her jeans tucked into black Hunter rain …

Look Up — The Moon Is Going To Be Amazing This Weekend

Support the news<p>This weekend, you might want to take a moment to look up at what promises to be a spectacular supermoon.<p>Added bonus: It's also a …

World Trade Center

Microsoft Surface Phone May Replace iPhone as Smartphone Superstar: Here's Why

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) is reportedly going to launch a new Windows phone on October 26 in New York City. The smartphone, dubbed the …

40 percent now say they won't buy another Samsung phone

<i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>My default is generally not to believe what people tell me.<p>It makes for lovely surprises and relatively few disappointments.<p>I therefore wonder about a new survey that suggests a large proportion of Samsung …

Google Pixel

Small Businesses Speak Out Against Donald Trump's Tax Plan

<i>"Tax cuts skewed towards the wealthy elite starve our communities of much-needed resources while further tilting the scales towards large corporations and the rich."</i><p>- Stephen Rouzer at Main Street Alliance<p>If you cut taxes for the rich and giant corporations, what happens to the rest of us? Tax cuts …

President Obama Issues Order to Help Prepare Nation for Solar Flares

On 13 October 2016, President Barack Obama issued an executive order aimed at preparing the nation’s infrastructure for “extreme space weather …

China to launch manned space mission Shenzhou 11 on Monday

Two taikonauts will set off to dock with Tiangong 2 space laboratory as part of bid to create permanent presence in orbit<p>China will launch a two-man space mission, Shenzhou 11, on Monday, the state-owned Xinhua news agency said, taking the country closer to its ambition of setting up a permanent …

Space Exploration