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Stephen Colbert parodies Sarah Palin's endorsement of Donald Trump

Sarah Palin publicly endorsed Donald Trump for president earlier this week, and Stephen Colbert used this opportunity to parody the politician’s, uh,</i> …

Stephen Colbert

Forget Schrödinger's cat, can you understand the 'quantum pigeonhole principle' puzzle?

Solve this riddle: how do you put three pigeons into two pigeonholes, with no two pigeons ending up in the same hole?<p>If you thought Schrödinger's cat was a bit tricky, wait until you get your chops around this new quantum physics puzzle - which centres around pigeons.<p>Chapman University have come up …

Quantum Mechanics

The World's Largest Floating Solar Power Plant Is Now Under Construction

The yearly energy output should equal about 19,000 barrels of oil.<p>Japanese electronics manufacturer Kyocera Corporation announced today that construction has begun on the largest floating solar power plant in the world in terms of energy output, according to a press release from Kyocera. The 13.7 …

Renewable Energy

Nasa 2015 Global Warming Report Shows 135 Years Of Global Warming In 30 Seconds

Nasa has revealed a 30-second animation showing 135 years of the world's global warming, after revealing its long awaited global warming report for …

This amazing sci-fi show reveals the biggest problem everyone ignores about space travel

"Flip right now and burn like hell and I can get us within 50,000 clicks," ship's navigator Ade Nygaard announces in the first episode of SyFy's fascinating space opera "The Expanse." The rest of the freighter Canterbury's crew looks appalled. A working stiff rolls her eyes.<p>"Oh great, then we'll …

Deviant dice: 10 of the oddest rollers around (pictures)