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24 Rare Studio Portraits of Union and Confederate Soldiers With Their Friends During the American Civil War

Photographs of soldiers during the Civil War (1861-1865) were very popular. These ambrotypes and tintypes, and small card photos called cartes de …

North and South Korea vow to end the Korean War in historic accord

<b>Ilsan, South Korea (CNN) —</b> The leaders of North and South Korea have committed themselves to the complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula and pledged to bring a formal end to the Korean War, 65 years after hostilities ceased.<p>In a remarkable day-long summit that weighed heavy with …

North Korea

Experts Weigh in On the First Human Head Transplant Surgeon: "I Just Don't Think He's Done the Science"

by Business Insider August 31, 2017 Sci-Fi Visions 52480<p>Newsweek<p>Real-Life Frankenstein<p>To Sergio Canavero, “Frankenstein” is scientific …

Castle of the Sealand kings: Discovering ancient Iraq’s rebel rulers

British and Iraqi archaeologists identify the first known settlement built under the enigmatic Sealand kings<p>The Kings of the Sealand sound like they come straight out of a fantasy novel but it’s the name given to a royal dynasty who ruled a swathe of Bronze Age Iraq for almost three centuries (ca. …

Archaeology

Scientists might have seen an entirely new form of gravitational wave in huge breakthrough

Scientists might have detected an entirely new kind of gravitational wave.<p>If true, the discovery could give humanity a very distant look at some of …

NFL, College Sports, NBA and Recruiting

• Adisa Isaac<br>• WDE / 6-5 / 220<br>• NA<br>• Predicted by: Clint Brewster<p>Zion Puckett<br>• ATH / 6-0 / 200<br>• NA<br>• Predicted by: Hale McGranahan<p>Jett Elad<br>• CB / 6-0 / 180<br>• NA<br>• Predicted …

The Lost City of the Monkey God

THE MYTH of the Lost City of the Monkey God has been a bedtime story for generations of Honduran children, but myths are often rooted in fact, and in …

New Flow of Time Theory Says Time Expands Because Space Expands

Richard Muller is a retired UC Berkley professor who has been studying the world of physics for many years. During his career, he also published a …

Scientists Have Just Found a New Form of Light

<i>This article was originally posted on Inverse.</i><p><b>By Neel V. Patel</b><p>There's big science news out of Ireland today that fundamentally alters the way we study and investigate the nature of light: physicists from Trinity College Dublin's School of Physics have discovered a new form of light.<p>It's made of …

Physics

Scientists have a new theory on what makes up dark matter

Dark matter, an invisible substance that scientists think makes up 27% of the universe, is a mystery. Scientists aren't sure what it is.<p>One leading theory is that it's made of particles that we simply haven't detected yet. But more and more experiments attempting to detect those particles are …

Dark Matter

Scientists discover a new organ in the human body

Archaeologists Find Ruins of King Solomon’s Mines

In the Bible, King Solomon was known for his wisdom, but his wealth was pretty legendary, too. According to Kings I, he had 12,000 horses, 1,400 …

'Vampire' Burials

A 45-49-year-old woman in a grave in Poland with a stone placed across her neck. (Image used under a CC BY 4.0 license via PLOS One: http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0113564#pone-0113564-g001)

Poland

“A Certain Riddle of the Sphinx”: The Enduring Mystery of the Voynich Manuscript

THE JULY 1921 ISSUE of <i>Harper’s</i> featured an article provocatively titled “The Most Mysterious Manuscript in the World,” written by one John Matthews …

Enormous extragalactic void is pushing on the Milky Way

The Milky Way galaxy is currently racing through space at about 2 million km/h (1.2 million mph), on a journey towards a gravitational anomaly known …

How To Replace The iPhone 6's Battery

The iPhone 6 is a great smartphone, although I’m sure I’m not alone in my desire for a longer-lasting battery. Thankfully, there are a number of battery cases out there (see my roundup of iPhone 6 battery cases here), that can boost battery life. Sadly, like any smartphone, over time your iPhone 6 …

Making Rules For Rules: How The Pursuit Of Artificially Intelligent Design Is Changing Videogame Development

“All players believe in intelligent design,” Eskil Steenberg tells me. Steenberg is the designer behind the sprawling MMO Love, one of the first in a wave of recent games attempting to repopularize the idea of procedurally generated worlds first released in 2010. “I was a single person making a …

Is that you, Jake? Gyllenhaal beefs up for boxing film

The 33-year-old actor is almost unrecognisable in forthcoming boxing movie, Southpaw, after piling on huge amounts of muscle<p>It is being hailed as one of Hollywood’s great physical acting transformations.<p>This month cinema audiences have been watching Jake Gyllenhaal looking skinny and drawn as a …

Anime Giveaway - Win Patema Inverted on Blu-ray - NOW CLOSED

One of the freshest Sci-­Fi anime in years, <b>Patema Inverted</b> literally turns its heroine’s world upside down to produce an action­ packed, gravity …

Peers told they can retire and still use the House of Lords

Parliament is already known as the “best club in London”. But the proposals from the Lords House Committee to extend privileges to retired peers immediately raised questions over whether they could be used for lobbying<p>Retired peers are to be given lifelong club rights to the House of Lords, …

'Dragon Age: Inquisition' And The Problem With Roleplaying Games

I quite like <i>Dragon Age: Inquisition</i>.<p>Like <i>Origins</i> before it, the game is one you can just sink into for many long hours, following your quest and embarking on various adventures. The combat isn’t as inspiring as a truly turn-based game like <i>Divinity: Original Sin</i> or a true action game like <i>Dark Souls</i>, …

'Unfilmable' books that made it to the cinema - Telegraph

Jeremy Paxman: Scandal of Britons having no say in Scottish referendum

Jeremy Paxman believes it is a scandal that British citizens not living in Scotland are denied a vote in Thursday's independence referendum.<p>Resentment of Westminster politics, which is driving the yes campaign, also exists south of the border, he said, but many people in the union do not get a say …

David Cameron, Ed Miliband and Nick Clegg unite to urge Scots to vote no

It was the day when the UK's main political leaders were allowed, at last, to display some emotion at the prospect that the United Kingdom may be broken up as a political entity after 307 years.<p>The carefully planned strategy of the pro-union Better Together campaign – to appeal to the heads of …

Save the Animals: David Chancellor's Powerful Photographs of Conservation Efforts

An elephant collaring team watches as an elephant recovers from a tranquilizing dart. The future of wildlife in norther<p>... VIEW MORE<p>David …

Every step you take: The story of Minesweeper

You know Minesweeper, of course. It's video game wallpaper that's silently seeped into countless people's lives. Everyone can recount the basics; the …

Smoothies and fruit juices are a new risk to health, US scientists warn

Fruit juices and smoothies represent a new risk to our health because of the amount of sugar the apparently healthy drinks contain, warn the US scientists who blew the whistle on corn syrup in soft drinks a decade ago.<p>Barry Popkin and George Bray pointed the finger at high fructose corn syrup in …

Drug detectives: scientists want to crowdsource the discovery of new antibiotics

The ILIAD project looks to amass an army of citizen scientists<p>The last time we caught up with Josiah Zayner, he was busy devising a musical instrument that produces melodies based on the reactions of plant proteins to light. Now Zayner, a biophysicist and incoming synthetic biology fellow at NASA, …

10 Scientific Ideas That Scientists Wish You Would Stop Misusing

Many ideas have left the world of science and made their way into everyday language — and unfortunately, they are almost always used incorrectly. We …

Mutations

John Steinbeck's 1966 Plea To Create A NASA For The Oceans

In the September 1966 issue of Popular Science, author John Steinbeck made the case for giving deep-sea exploration the same attention as the space race.<p><i>Three years before the first humans landed on the moon, Nobel-prize winning author John Steinbeck published a passionate plea in</i> Popular Science</i> …

Literature