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Complex Questions About Life And Death, Explained In A Simple Animated Video

Kurzgesagt is a Munich-based studio of designers, artists, musicians, and scientists who create videos explaining complicated topics through simple animations. Founded in 2012 by Philipp Dettmer & Stephan Rether, Kurzgesagt–German for “in a nutshell”–has released about two dozen videos explaining …

Scientists: Solar system inside a searing gas bubble

Ever feel like you live in a bubble?<p>You do. We all do.<p>Our whole solar system appears to, say space scientists, who published work last month corroborating its existence.<p>And, oh, what a bubble it is: About 300 light years long (about 1,764,000,000,000,000 miles), and its walls are made of hot gas. …

Canada nearing crossroads on mega telescope project

An international effort to build an enormous telescope in Hawaii that would see to the limits of the known universe has taken an important step forward, a signal that the Harper government will have to decide soon if Canadian astronomers will have a share in the instrument's future discoveries.<p>On …

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

'Man of Steel' Henry Cavill launches the Royal Marines 1664 Challenge

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Scientists Baffled by Mysterious Force Tossing Stars Out of Our Galaxy

Something is hitting stars in our Milky Way galaxy with such force that they are reaching the million-plus mile-per-hour velocity needed to break …

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30 Luxe Hotels for Hitting the Slopes

The best ski lodges are idyllic escapes where after a day of hitting the slopes, you come back to cozy fireplaces, gourmet food, and relaxing spa treatments. Even if you’re not a hardcore skier, these winter accessories and stylish boots will ensure you’re the cutest lodge bunny on the hill. …

Incredible 3D GIFs Created with a Simple Visual Effect

Animated gifs seem to be everywhere these days, but some gif creators are taking the visual experience of viewing quick clips of silent motion to another level. By carefully adding a couple of solid-colored (typically white), vertical lines to the moving images, an incredible three-dimensional …

GIF Animations

Sochi 2014: Military saved GB Bobsleigh's Deen from life of crime

Inside Russia's Ridiculous Sochi Security Scanner

"Vibraimage - system that can do anything in human detection!"<p>The Sochi Winter Olympics are a major international event, costing billions of dollars to put on and showcasing the finest athletes from 88 nations. According to the <i>New York Times</i>, visitors to Sochi are electronically screened by a …

Scanners

British forces' century of unbroken warfare set to end with Afghanistan exit

When British forces pull down the union jack for the last time in Afghanistan this year, it will be a hugely symbolic moment. It is not just that the departure marks the end of 13 years of British involvement in combat in that troubled country. The surprise is that it could also signal the end of a …

The wait is almost over as first Guardians of the Galaxy trailer classified

Despite dropping a fantastic TV spot and trailer for <b>Captain America: The Winter Soldier</b>, Marvel Studios left a number of fans disappointed during the …

Engineering The Ideal Olympian: Personalized Skeleton Sled

The secret weapon to winning<p>Of all the events at the Winter Olympics, the skeleton is perhaps the most terrifying. Athletes hurtle down the bobsled track on specially designed sleds, headfirst and at speeds exceeding 80 mph. Losing control could mean serious injury or death, so four companies have …

Carbon Fiber

5 Reasons We May Live in a Multiverse

The universe we live in may not be the only one out there. In fact, our universe could be just one of an infinite number of universes making up a …

If you believe The Matrix franchise, what we think is our everyday life is in fact a simulation generated by an all-powerful computer. However this idea may not simply be science fiction and 'cosmic rays' could reveal that we are indeed living in a simulated universe. According to Discover magazine, physicists can offer us the ability to test whether we live in our own virtual Matrix, by studying radiation from space. More here: http://fw.to/8QtnaZV

Unconventional Super-Heroe Fashion

Super heroes are known for their costumes, usually colorful and a bit out of reality in terms of style and fashion. In this post we will share some …

Special Features - Where Are The Avengers?

<i>Oliver Davis asks, ‘where are The Avengers?’…</i><p>The crowd that exited Wednesday’s 8.30pm 3D screening of <b>Thor: The Dark World</b> did so in excitement. The …

Games Inbox: Dead Rising 3 TV ad, Call Of Duty influence, and rip-off Britain

<b>The evening Inbox is looking for the best way to spend £1,000 on a gaming PC, as GC finds the choice between J. J. Abrams and Michael Bay</b> …

Daredevil, Iron Fist, Jessica Jones And Luke Cage - What You Need To Know

The announcement, in juicy press release form, that Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX) and Marvel (NYSE: DIS) are teaming up to deliver four 13-part superhero …

PlayStation 4 Vs Xbox One: Why The Most Talked About Console May Not Be The Winner

For gamers waiting for the next generation of consoles, we’re finally into the home stretch. Sony's PlayStation 4 launch is just a week away on Nov. 15 and Microsoft's Xbox One launches a week after on Nov. 22. In early buzz, more people are talking about Sony’s new entry. But even with less of the …

Are Birthmarks Connected to Violent Death in Past Life?

An old woman died in Thailand with the wish to reincarnate as a boy. Her daughter dipped a finger in white paste and marked the back of the woman’s …

Crime

The Simpsons has been tricking you into learning maths for decades

It's no secret that the longest-running American sitcom is also one of the smartest. Academics have pored over <i>The Simpsons</i> for its insights into …

Scientists Prove God Exists? German Scientists Say They Have

Two scientists believe that they have proven that God exists.<p>Analyzing a theorem from the late Austrian mathematician Kurt Gödel with a Macbook has …

Astronaut Chris Hadfield Brings Lessons From Space Down To Earth

While floating weightless in the International Space Station last spring, Commander Chris Hadfield recorded his own version of David Bowie's "Space Oddity" — a video that's now been viewed more than 18 million times on YouTube. But when he wasn't busy being an Internet phenomenon, the Canadian …