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NASA Is Shutting Down Climate Change Deniers On Bill Nye’s Facebook Page

Bill Nye is happy to be at the center of controversy, and, by now, you’d think most people would have learned stepping to Bill over climate change is a bad idea. Seriously, don’t debate him: He will wreck you. And, now that he’s going to debate Sarah Palin in a panel after an anti-climate-change …

Climate Change

Airport Drug Sniffing Dogs Find Lots of Sausage But No Drugs

Drug sniffing dogs at an airport in the United Kingdom failed to find any hard drugs in a seven-month period last year. But the dogs did find lots of …

Norwegian Air plans $69 flights between Europe and US

The budget airline wants to shake up the popular transatlantic route dominated by traditional flag carriers<p>Norwegian Air hopes to sell one-way tickets to North America for $69 (£45) as early as 2017 by flying to US airports that have low fees, chief executive Bjørn Kjos has said.<p>Europe's …

NASA’s Plan to Save the World: Let’s Slam a Spacecraft Into an Asteroid

Let’s face it: the biggest threat to civilization (besides civilization) is asteroids. Ever since the summer of 1998, America and filmgoers the world …

Asteroids

CRISPR, the fancy new technology that lets people edit genes, could have an unprecedented and horrific consequence

The method, known as CRISPR, holds the potential to fix genetic defects that cause disease in humans. And researchers are also experimenting with tweaking the genes of other animals. For example, you could modify mosquitoes to prevent them from spreading horrific diseases like malaria and dengue …

Scientists Discover First Ever Glowing Sea Turtle

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10 Super Mario fan theories that will make your mustache curl

One rule about pop culture: If it exists, there's probably a fan theory about it.<p><i>Super Mario Bros.</i> is celebrating its 30th anniversary on Sept. 13, …

Retrogaming

A comic predicted Apple inventing Microsoft's Surface three years ago

<b>Read next:</b> The iPad Pro review.<p>Sometimes people make predictions and they're terribly wrong, but every once in a while an oracle appears with a prophecy that predicts the future. Joel Watson, a cartoonist, is today's oracle. Watson captured the moment Microsoft announced its original Surface …

Why Creative Geniuses Are Often Neurotic

Sir Isaac Newton formulated the laws of gravity, built telescopes and delved into mathematical theories. He was also prone to bouts of depression and …

Guitarists Can Sync Their Brains With Other Players, Forming A Giant Hyperbrain

A study by researchers Johanna Sänger, Viktor Müller, and Ulman Lindenberger used guitarists to investigate joint action, or “tasks that require the …

The Brain

25-minute walk could add seven years to life

New research shows that exercise can delay the ageing process, with experts suggesting one walk a day could halve the risk of heart attack death and add seven years to the lifespan<p>Just 25 minutes of brisk walking a day could add to seven years to your life, heart experts have said.<p>Researchers said …

Boeing shows off weapon for destroying drones with a freaking laser

Rouge drones, meet Boeing's Compact Laser Weapons System.<p>Boeing showed off its Compact Laser Weapons System this week. It's a portable laser weapon …

Drones

Scientists suggest a way to lower your stroke risk: Shorten your workweek

Do you worry that your workaholic ways are killing you? A new study says you may be right.<p>In an analysis of more than half a million men and women from around the world, those who put in long hours at the office were 33% more likely to suffer a stroke than their colleagues who clocked out earlier. …

Listen kids, not everyone is a winner

<b>(CNN) —</b> My son never played T-ball. And I absolutely refused to sign him up for the 6-and-under soccer and football leagues. All those kids running around like maniacs decked out in the latest sports gear, with lunatic parents screaming like they were at the Super Bowl, and well-meaning but …

Kent State

Carbon-Consuming Power Plant Will Puff Rings Of Triumph

Now on Kickstarter<p>We know that carbon dioxide levels are rising and that these rising levels are linked to increased temperatures. But actually visualizing how much carbon dioxide (CO2) is going into the atmosphere is a bit of a challenge. Even tons of an invisible gas are still, well, …

What is it like to have never felt an emotion?

Some people seem to lack the capacity to feel joy, sorrow or love. David Robson discovers the challenges and surprising advantages of “alexithymia”.<p>Caleb is telling me about the birth of his son, now eight months old. “You know you hear parents say that the first time they looked at their kid, they …

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Ashley Madison hackers follow through on threat to expose users

When casual sex and cheating site Ashley Madison was hacked last month, the perpetrators gained access to personal data for millions of users, and threatened to release it unless parent company Avid Life Media took the site and its sister enterprise Established Men down for good. Now, less than a …

MIT Created a Camera That Will Never Overexpose a Photograph

MIT scientists have designed a new camera that will never overexpose a photograph, no matter what the lighting situation is. Called a “modulo …

William Shatner will host 'Star Trek’s' first-ever official cruise

Trekkies, your captain has arrived.<p>William Shatner, aka Captain James T. Kirk, will be hosting the first officially licensed Star Trek: The Cruise in 2017.<p>The voyage will mark the franchise’s 50th anniversary and is set to sail a six-night trip aboard the Norwegian Pearl out of PortMiami from Jan. …