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This Is The Best Town in America for Stargazing

If you're looking to do some serious stargazing, head to Gerlach, Nevada. FiveThirtyEight shared that a planet-roving satellite has identified it as …

Astronomy

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Self Defense

Listen to the eerie sounds of space debris soaring above your head

<i>Update 18.4.2017: Today marks the start of the European Space Agency's 7th European Conference on Space Debris in Darmstadt, Germany. The agency is</i> …

This time-lapse video of the Orion constellation beautifully illustrates how light pollution alters our view of the night sky

Sometimes you just want to enjoy the galactic #views without actually venturing beyond Earth’s atmosphere (ya know, space travel being so …

The universe may be a giant broken hologram

For decades, scientists have been toying with the idea that our Universe is — or once was — a giant hologram, where the laws of physics require just two dimensions, but everything appears three-dimensional to us.<p>As you can imagine, it's not an easy hypothesis to prove, but physicists say they now …

Physics

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

Here's 100 Years of the Greatest BMWs Ever Built

Le Mans

Police Can't Even Calculate How Much Drugs They Caught These 2 Guys With at Bonnaroo

That's a sh*t-ton of drugs.<p>It's basic supply and demand. People really seem to like doing drugs at music festivals — specifically Bonnaroo! — so two young entrepreneurs allegedly brought what police described as "a very large amount of drugs" to the music festival. But the police are wrong. These …

These Excellent Animations Show Exactly How Turbochargers and Superchargers Work

Even if you're an engineer, you'll appreciate these visual explainers.<p>With forced induction quickly becoming the norm on today's cars, it's important to understand how it all works. Turbo- and superchargers are fairly simple devices in principle, but a good visual is sometimes the best way to show …

The First Stars In The Universe Are Forever Invisible To Human Eyes

Imagine the night sky as you know it. Far away from the cities, on a moonless night, out in the darkest areas you’ve ever experienced. Maybe you lay back on the grass, gazing up at the heavens above. You look up, the air is cool, and the sky is clear: no clouds to be seen at all. What is it that …

Universe

NASA Releases 3 Million Beautiful Images Of Earth For Public Use - Here Are Our Favorites

One of the many awesome things about NASA is the amount of free and open-access content it uploads for everybody to enjoy. Keeping in this spirit, …

Suez Canal

US agents nearly caught $194 million worth of cocaine in a narco submarine

US Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine Operations agents had a close call with a high-value target in the Pacific Ocean.<p>The crew of a P-3 Long Range Tracker, working as part of a joint military-law-enforcement task force, picked up a self-propelled semi-submersible traveling in the eastern …

This Is The Most Toxic City In America

There’s always something eerie about ghost towns, and Picher in Oklahoma is probably one of the most terrifying examples in the U.S. Today the town …

Lead Poisoning

WATCH: The World's Blackest Material Just Got Even More Black

Scientists can't even measure it.<p>Back in 2014, a team of British researchers made headlines for producing the blackest material known to science. …

Scientists May Have Just Discovered The Key To Halting Alzheimer's

Brain inflammation plays a big role in the disease's progression.<p>Curbing brain inflammation may help people treat and prevent Alzheimer's disease, according to a landmark new study.<p>Researchers at the University of Southampton in England conducted a series of experiments showing a chemical that …

Dementia

In Defense of Working Out While High

<i>The Cut’s guide to self-improvement without spending a million dollars.</i><p>This October, a study suggested that “runner’s high” was real. We’re not …

Cannabis

CES 2016: BMW shows off gesture-controlled concept car

<b>BMW is showing off a concept car at CES that lets its occupants use hand gestures to control its entertainment system and heating, and even send commands to their smart home kit from afar.</b><p>The idea is to let the owners have a more relaxed experienced when the vehicle is in self-drive mode.<p>The …

Bernie Sanders trolled Donald Trump after his big rally in Sanders’ home state

After Trump said on Thursday that running against Sanders would be a "dream come true," the Democratic presidential candidate reminded Trump that in some hypothetical head-to-head matchups between the two candidates, Sanders comes out on top.<p>"Finally @realDonaldTrump and I agree on something. He …

What is torque vectoring? Dual clutch transmission?

As new cars become more sophisticated — and expensive — they are loaded with the latest technology that too often sounds like engineering shorthand. It is confusing at best, and intimidating every other time.<p>But savvy readers can equip themselves for success with a primer to the latest automotive …

4 killed, 44 hurt when car hits crowd at Oklahoma State parade

<b>(CNN) —</b> <b>[Breaking news update, Sunday, 4:51 a.m. ET]</b><p>Police in Stillwater, Oklahoma, have released the names of those killed and injured when a car plowed into a homecoming parade on Saturday. Those who died are: An unnamed juvenile, age 2; Nakita Prabhakar, age 23; Bonnie Jean Stone, age 65, and …

Crime

Treasure Hunting at Hershey, the World's Largest Old-Car Swap Meet – Feature

For the last 60 years, every October, old-car enthusiasts have converged on Hershey, Pennsylvania, for the mammoth four-day, Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA) Eastern Division National Fall Meet. Known simply as “Hershey,” it’s the world’s largest old-car flea market. Sprawling over 85 …

All About Architecture and Beautiful Buildings

Unless you live way out in the country, the art of architecture can be found everywhere. From big cities to small suburbs, beautiful buildings and modern marvels have become an intrinsic part of contemporary life.<p>But for architects—you know, the people responsible for making buildings come …

Architecture

A Quick Run Through the History of the Porsche 911

This is how an icon evolves.<p>Born in 1963, the Porsche 911 has become a legend. And while it may still look similar, it's actually come a long way. Here are the changes that the 911 went through to become the car that it is today, and the trivia you need to impress your friends.

Luxury Cars on Display in UK

Classic Cars

27 Art Destinations Around The World To Visit Before You Die

“Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.” ― Pablo Picasso

Art

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Marijuana Could Be the Next Universal Medicine · Guardian Liberty Voice

Debates have been increasing about marijuana legalization since the drug was first abused for recreational and diversional purposes. When certain …

Pro-pot TV ad features former Cincinnati police captain Howard Rahtz - Cincinnati Business Courier

By Barrett J. Brunsman <br>– Staff reporter, Cincinnati Business Courier<p>Aug 24, 2015, 2:59pm EDT<b><br>Updated</b> Aug 24, 2015, 3:05pm EDT<p>The $20 million campaign …