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Gunman in Florida Gym Shooting Known As Skilled Personal Trainer: 'He Did Not Seem Unusual'

The man who allegedly killed two people when he opened fire at an upscale gym in Coral Gables, Fla. over the weekend was fired from the fitness …

Bodybuilding

The American flags on the moon are disintegrating

The photos have stood the test of time: A spacesuit-clad Apollo astronaut stands proudly next to a red-white-and-blue American flag, his national trophy telling the lonely world "the United States was here."<p>Unfortunately, all six flags they planted from 1969 through 1972 haven't fared so …

Poachers kill one-horned rhinoceros in Nepal national wildlife park

Large numbers of rhinos once roamed parts of Nepal, but poachers and a civil war decimated the population. Now the country is working to protect …

Nearly 300 people shot so far this year in Chicago, matching start of violent 2016

A 3-year-old boy and an off-duty Cook County sheriff’s deputy were among 27 people shot across Chicago over the weekend, a drop from last weekend but enough to push the number of people hit by gunfire so far this year to nearly 300.<p>With two days to go in January, the number of shootings and …

A Groundbreaking Gene-Editing Therapy Eliminated Cancer in Two Infants

Two infants diagnosed with an aggressive and previously incurable form of leukemia are now in remission, after British doctors say they cured the …

Genetic Engineering

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There is still time to get your hands on the World’s Smallest Camera Drone + 2GB Micro SD Card in the Geeky Gadgets Deals store, it is available with …

How Our Solar System Will End In The Far Future

It took 13.8 billion years of cosmic evolution to bring us here. Generations of stars had to live and die to create the heavy elements; small proto-galaxies had to merge together to create the Milky Way; interstellar gas clouds had to collapse and form new stars with rocky planets around them; …

Universe

Vanadium Dioxide, A Metal That Conducts Electricity But Not Heat

Scientists have discovered “exotic electrical and thermal properties” in a material known as vanadium dioxide which may be applied to develop more …

Nobody Knows Where A Black Hole's Information Goes

According to Google, Stephen Hawking is the most famous physicist alive, and his most famous work is the black hole information paradox. If you know one thing about physics, therefore, that’s what you should know. Before Hawking, black holes weren’t paradoxical. Yes, if you throw a book into a …

Physics

Suspected Emirati spy killed in Libya's Tripoli

An Emirati national, who was arrested in Libya's capital in 2015 on suspicion of espionage, has been killed by a member of the intelligence services who was himself shot dead, according to Tripoli's state prosecutor.<p>Seddiq es-Sour said on Wednesday that the detained man was arrested in November …

North Korea Defector Says Elite Turning Their Backs On Kim Jong Un

North Korean elites have turned their backs on leader Kim Jong Un and dissent is on the rise, according to a recent defector who was formerly Pyongyang’s deputy ambassador to the U.K.<p>“Kim Jong Un’s days are numbered,” Thae Yong Ho told a press conference in the South Korean capital, Seoul, on …

Researchers Made the First Quantum Enigma Machine

A quantum enigma machine is theoretical device that is able to use photons to encrypt messages using keys that are shorter than the message itself—and now it’s real.<p>In 1949, the father of information theory Claude Shannon wrote a paper proving that it was possible to create a perfectly secure …

Quantum Computing