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When MacGyver First Met Jack: Watch the Brawl That Preceded the Bromance

It was “the bomb wonder kid” (sic) versus the “loud-mouthed knuckle-dragger” when Angus MacGyver first met Jack Dalton, as seen in this intense, then …

TV

A Nearby Neutron Star Collision Could Cause Calamity on Earth

A long time ago in a galaxy far away—NGC 4993, to be exact—two neutron stars collided and created a spectacular light show.<p>After billions of years …

Universe

PewDiePie uses N-word during live stream, game developer takes action

PewDiePie is at the centre of a controversy, once again.<p>YouTube's highest paid and most prominent personality, whose real name is Felix Kjellberg, …

Internet

Scientists Bust Up Black Hole Theory Using World's Most Powerful X-Ray Machine

Should you find yourself inside a black hole, you will die. Should you find yourself near a black hole, you will also die. Aside from the fact that …

Physics

Faced With a Nuclear Blast? Here's What You Need to Do to Survive

…And I Feel Fine<p>The Doomsday Clock was created after the use of atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki to bring about a swift end to the second World …

Astronomers Observe Cosmic Jellyfish Feeding Supermassive Black Holes

It’s an exciting month for astronomers at ESO’s Paranal Observatory in Chile as they discover a new way in which supermassive black holes are fed, …

This is What a Solar Eclipse Looks Like to a Weather Satellite

Yesterday, we shared what a total solar eclipse looks like to a weather balloon floating in near space. If you want to zoom out even <i>more</i>, check out …

You look more powerful in photos when facing to the right — here's why

People look more powerful, athletes more elegant, and cars faster when they appear facing to the right.<p>This mind-blowing insight comes from Simone Schnall, director of the Cambridge Embodied Cognition and Emotion Lab, who described this trait, called spatial agency bias, for an Edge.com feature on …

Scientists Have Turned Cooking Oil Into a Material 200 Times Stronger Than Steel

Deep Fried High-Tech<p>Researchers have found a way to turn cheap, everyday cooking oil into the wonder material graphene – a technique that could …

Graphene

The Hearing Aid's Pursuit of Invisibility

The device has a history of shaming, rather than helping, the hard of hearing. An Object Lesson.<p>I was 6 years old when I received my first pair of hearing aids. For many years, I felt self-conscious about the standard, behind-the-ear pair I wore. I was sure they made my ears stick out. My hair, …

Hack Apple, get paid -- by Apple

How much is a flaw in Apple software worth? The answer to that question has long been a mystery, because Apple didn't pay security researchers who reported bugs to the company.<p>That changed Thursday, when the head of Apple security, Ivan Krstic, said the company will pay bug bounties -- up to …

Microsoft replaced its toy gun emoji with a real revolver

Shots fired!<p>Microsoft this week replaced a toy gun emoji with a real revolver in an apparent need to conform to universal emoji standards. The change, which arrived with the company's Windows 10 Anniversary Update on Tuesday, is part of a larger emoji redesign project Microsoft embarked on months …

Nature Videos Make Prisoners Less Violent

Simple intervention could improve mental health of nature-deprived inmates<p>Imprisonment in America often means complete seclusion from nature. Take the case of the maximum security inmates at Snake River Correctional Institution in Oregon: they spend 23 hours a day locked in 7 X 12 foot concrete …

Sorry Pokémon Go trainers, this guy has caught them all world-wide

<b>UPDATE: Aug. 5, 2016, 2:08 p.m. AEST</b><p>If you wanted to be the very best like no one ever was, well sorry — you're just a little too late.<p>It's not Gary …

Pokemon Go CEO addresses server struggles and player angst

Early on, it seemed like server outages would kill Pokemon Go. Then, it was the backlash when Pokemon Go developer Niantic changed the game and blocked helpful third-party apps without telling a soul.<p>Now, Niantic is finally communicating with players. The message? In order to keep those servers …