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'Beneath the Surface: Life, Death, and Gold in Ancient Panama' opens at the Penn Museum in Philadelphia

<b>PHILADELPHIA, PA</b><b>.-</b> For more than a thousand years, a cemetery on the banks of the Rio Grande Coclé in Panama lay undisturbed, escaping the attention …

DARPA-funded Efforts in the Development of Novel Brain–Computer Interface Technologies - h+ Media

• authors Robbin A. Miranda, William D. Casebeer, Amy M. Hein, Jack W. Judy, Eric P. Krotkov, Tracy L. Laabs, Justin E. Manzo, Kent G. Pankratz, Gill …

6 Reasons to Upgrade to RebelMouse from WordPress

The huge gap between current CMS offerings and what the world needed occurred to me during my time as CTO of The Huffington Post. When we were …

"The Big Bang was a Mirage from a Collapsing Higher-Dimensional Star" (Week's Most Popular)

The event horizon of a black hole — the point of no return for anything that falls in — is a spherical surface. In a higher-dimensional universe, a …

Competition hots up at Berlin Film Festival

Reclusive film maker Terrance Malick predictably didnt show up for his own premier at the 65th edition of Berlin Film Festival but his star cast did which included Natalie Portman and Christian Bale.<p>‘The Knight of Cups’ which is vying for the festival’s top award – a Golden Bear – is up against …

Two researchers receive Pioneer Award from Human Gene Therapy

Church bans 9/11 Israel conspiracy priest from using social media

The Rev Stephen Sizer banned by Church from using social media or any campaigning on Middle East after sharing 'clearly anti-Semitic' material<p>A vicar who <b>promoted conspiracy theories that Israel was behind the September 11 terrorist attacks</b> on the internet has been banned from speaking, writing, …

Social Media

GOP avoids showdown over EPA climate change rules

Republicans’ aggressive energy agenda has so far conspicuously sidestepped one of their biggest campaign-trail targets: the climate change rules from President Barack Obama’s Environmental Protection Agency.<p>The House GOP plans to steer clear of a showdown over the greenhouse gas rules in a broad …

Warning System for Solar Storms Is Kept on Earth For Now

The planned launching of a spacecraft that is to act as a "tsunami buoy" to warn of potentially catastrophic solar storms was aborted with less than …

The CIA Lawyer Who Led a Secret Effort to Spy on the Senate

An insider's account of why the intelligence agency monitored its overseers<p>When the CIA got caught spying on Senate staffers working on the 6,000 page torture report, John Brennan, who heads the agency, denied the transgression. "As far as the allegations of the CIA hacking into computers, nothing …

Surveillance

Neil Armstrong's Purse: 1st Moonwalker Had Hidden Apollo 11 Artifacts

Neil Armstrong had a secret stash of moon landing mementos.<p>The first man to walk on the moon kept a bag full of small parts from the lunar module …

Jesus' Words Backed by Archaeology: The Stones Are Crying Out

A few years ago, people exploring caves outside Jerusalem came across the find of a lifetime: an ancient burial cave containing the remains of a …

Man caught driving while using phone, laptop and headphones in car

LONDON — This is taking multi-tasking to dangerous levels.<p>A cyclist has captured a driver in Aberdeen, Scotland, at the wheel of his hefty Land …

New England battles new snowstorm

New England and portions of New York state awoke Monday to a fresh blanket of snow as a storm threatening to bring up to 1 to 2 feet to some areas …

How would the world change if we found alien life?

In 1938, Orson Welles narrated a radio broadcast of "War of the Worlds" as a series of simulated radio bulletins of what was happening in real time as Martians arrived on our home planet. The broadcast is widely remembered for creating public panic, although to what extent is hotly debated …

Telescope captures ‘happy face’ galaxy

And it’s smiling down on us.<p>In what has quickly become a delightfully quirky interstellar tag on Twitter, the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has …

Universe

The fake city helping create tomorrow’s cars

Detroit may have been the heart of America’s car industry, but a short drive away is where the cars of the future may just take shape. Jack Stewart pays this stunt city a visit.<p>Some 40 miles (65 kilometres) from Motor City, the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor is building a fake town centre, …

Short film tells the stories of three people who want to die on Mars

It takes a certain type of person to willfully leave behind life on Earth forever in hopes of colonizing a new planet.<p>Filmmaker Peter Savodnik and …

As Customers Disconnect From Grid, Wind And Solar Energy Are Threatened

Just how does more wind and solar power fit into the utilities’ business picture? The answers range from the total obliteration of the centralized distribution system to a beefed up electrical grid to accommodate more such electrons — one where utilities participate in both the evolutionary and …

Spectacular Milky Way Maps Show Our Galaxy in New Light

The Milky Way galaxy is made up of more than just stars and a new series of galactic maps has captured that diversity of gas, dust, particles and …

In the quantum world, the future affects the past: Hindsight and foresight together more accurately 'predict' a quantum system’s state

In the quantum world, the future predicts the past. Playing a guessing game with a superconducting circuit called a qubit, a physicist has discovered …

Top 10 Global Warming Lies That May Shock You

Global warming alarmists frequently make false and deplorable assertions (see, for example, my recent column debunking false claims that global warming is causing a decline in wheat production), but the Environmental Defense Fund’s recent fund-raising mailer, “10 Global Warming Effects That May …

NASA’s Next Space Telescope Promises the Stars—and Planets, Too

Twenty years ago you could count all the known planets in the universe on your fingers and toes and recite all their names from memory. Today you’d …

Astronomy