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Dinosaur discovery in Alaska: A duck-billed herbivore that didn't fear the snow

In a remote area of northern Alaska, scientists have discovered a duck-billed dinosaur the size of a minibus that roamed above the Arctic Circle roughly 70 million years ago.<p>The newly described herbivore was dubbed <i>Ugrunaaluk kuukpikensis</i> (pronounced oo-GREW-na-luck KOOK-pik-en-sis), which means …

Dinosaurs

When it comes to controlling weight, not all fruits and vegetables are created equal

When admonished to eat more fruits and vegetables, we sometimes let our inner child dictate the menu. Wrinkling our noses at broccoli and Brussels sprouts, we demand peas and corn.<p>Our weary adult selves often relent. After all, they <i>are</i> vegetables, we tell ourselves.<p>Well, yes. But a new study finds …

Nutrition

Metropolitan Water District aims to build plant to recycle sewage into drinking water

For more than 80 years, the Metropolitan Water District has paved the way for Southern California's epic growth by securing water from hundreds of miles away.<p>This week, the mammoth agency said it wants to invest closer to home in what would be one of the world's largest plants to recycle sewage …

Snorkeling

Three songs you need to hear

<b>Okkervil River – Unless It’s Kicks (2007)</b><p>This song’s a remedy. A cure for all your give up and droop. It’s a tribute to the way that art can save your life, can pull you right up. A messy bo-diddley beat from drums and guitar, and I’ve never been so grateful for an egg-shaker. Do you enjoy …

Nicki Minaj

What happens to objects that enter black holes?

Scientists have long wondered what happens to information that enters black holes. Famed physicist Stephen Hawking thinks he has the answer.<p>Information entering a black hole may not be truly lost, he suggests. Instead, that information could still exist in a sort of hologram on the black hole’s …

Mark Zuckerberg said this genius is his favorite scientist

A Scottish mathematical physicist who lived during the 1800s, James Clerk Maxwell is widely considered one of the greatest scientists of the 19th century. He was voted third greatest physicist of all time in the millennium poll of 100 scientists, putting him just behind Albert Einstein and Isaac …

Breakdown of the fastest spaceships in the history of science fiction

But what about compared to spaceships in other sci-fi universes?<p>This awesome Fat Wallet graphic has the answer. It ranks spaceships featured in popular sci-fi stories from slowest to fastest.<p>It's divided between ships that are slower than the speed of light and ships that are faster than the speed …

Science Fiction

How 'Quantum Cognition' Can Explain Humans' Irrational Behaviors

An emerging theory takes principles from quantum physics and applies them to psychology.<p>The theory of quantum mechanics earned its stripes by making accurate predictions concerning the behavior of atoms and the tiny particles that make them up. No one quite understands what quantum mechanics <i>means</i>, …

Trailblazing Physicist David Bohm and Buddhist Monk Matthieu Ricard on How We Shape What We Call Reality

“Reality is what we take to be true. What we take to be true is what we believe… What we believe determines what we take to be true.”<p>We never see the world exactly as it is — our entire experience of it is filtered through the screen of our longings and our fears, onto which project the …

Meditation

This is what happens when you fall into a black hole (pictures)

Black Holes

How That Ice Ball in Your Cocktail Inspired a Cool Physics Experiment

Any decent bartender knows that ice can dilute your drink as it melts. That’s why they use as much ice as possible: it keeps the drink colder, …

The Surprising Physics of Pulling a Bike With a Rubber Band

Do you need some practice with force diagrams for your introductory (or advanced) physics course? Here are three questions (and the last one is …

Quantum "Weeping Angel" Effect Freezes Atoms in Place

The paradox of Schroedinger’s Cat famously demonstrates that a quantum cat sealed in a box is both alive and dead at the same time until we look …

Want Rockstar Hair? Cut It All Off.

Long hair will forever be associated with rock ’n’ roll, but the right close-crop can be every bit as loud, brash, and attitudinal. So if you need some inspiration to help shape your vision for a new ‘do for the fall, look no further than these music gods, who kept their hair trimmed without ever …

Hair

Australian rockers AC/DC returns to Commonwealth Stadium in Edmonton on Sunday

For those about to rock…Edmonton salutes you!<p>It’s the sequel event six years in the making, after 60,000 metalheads, equipped with glow in the dark …

Edmonton

Teach Yourself About Electronics With These Awesome Projects

You’ve undoubtedly heard the story about Ahmed Mohamed, a high school student who was arrested for bringing a clock he built to school, to share with …

Arduino

How the Higgs boson is born and how it dies: the most precise picture so far

Another of those “freak” research publications, which so befuddle the makers of university league tables, is on the way¹. Having made the best independent measurements they could with the data taken between 2010 and 2012, the ATLAS and CMS collaborations have now combined their results to produce …

Physics

Cruise Raises $12.5M From Spark, YC’s Sam Altman For Self-Driving Cars; Poaches Tesla’s Lead on Autopilot

A few months ago, I took a ride down the 101 in an Audi that had been modified to self-drive down Bay Area highways. The tech was developed by a company called Cruise, which was started by Socialcam founder Kyle Vogt; he did undergraduate research a decade ago in autonomous vehicles. After hitting …

Grounded NASA Space Plane Poised for Comeback?

A decade after they were unceremoniously sidelined, two experimental NASA space planes could be on the cusp of a dramatic comeback. Last week, NASA …

Australian student’s ion space drive reportedly beats NASA’s fuel efficiency record

Space engines might soon become far more resourceful: An Australian PhD student has claimed to have beaten NASA’s fuel efficiency record and …

A Strange Cosmic Flicker Reveals Merging Black Holes

If we can wait 100 million years, the PG 1302-102 binary system will offer quite the show.<p>The two black holes of the PG 1302-102 binary system are currently orbiting each other at a distance not much larger than the diameter of our own solar system, which in cosmic terms is just down the hall. …

Apple removes apps after App Store hit with first major malware attack

Dozens of iOS apps in Apple's App Store were infected with malware in recent days, including hugely popular Chinese social networking apps, in what …

A Beautiful Mind: Brain Injury Turns Man Into Math Genius

In 2002, two men savagely attacked Jason Padgett outside a karaoke bar, leaving him with a severe concussion and post-traumatic stress disorder. But …

Calgary twins a double threat at ‘Change the Game’ hip hop dance event

<b>WATCH ABOVE: A pair of Calgary twins are learning hip hop moves from the pros. Gil Tucker reports.</b><p>CALGARY – They’re only 8 years old, but Aaron and …

Enjoy 5 Year Old Heaven King Dancing Better Than You Ever Will

By Genevieve Burgess | Miscellaneous | August 29, 2015 | Comments ()<p>By Genevieve Burgess | Miscellaneous | August 29, 2015 |<p>I’m not sure how many of …

Hip-Hop Dance

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