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Six People Isolated In A Dome Complete Yearlong NASA Experiment

The scientists, pretending to be astronauts, lived in a dome on a remote part of Hawaii for 365 days to simulate what a space mission to Mars might be like.<p>Scientists emerged on Sunday from the 1,000-square-foot dome on Hawaii's Mauna Loa to a throng of reporters.<p>The six scientists — Carmel …

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

U.S. sees progress in latest cyber talks with China | Reuters

BEIJING (Reuters) - The United States is pleased to see progress has been made with China on information sharing about cyber threats, a senior U.S. official said on Tuesday during the latest round of cyber security talks between the two countries.<p>Guo Shengkun (C), China's Minister of Public …

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6 Tips For The Best Thanksgiving Turkey Ever

T-day may be the country's favorite secular holiday, but it's a bad time for <i>Meleagris gallopavo</i>. According to the National Turkey Federation, 88 percent of Americans will eat turkey on Thanksgiving. That statistic is even more remarkable when you factor in our foreign-born population and …

Stereolab's Tim Gane Announces Cavern of Anti-Matter Album Featuring Bradford Cox, Shares "Melody in High Feedback Tones"

Stereolab's Tim Gane has a Berlin-based trio called Cavern of Anti-Matter, composed of Gane, Joe Dilworth (Th’ Faith Healers/Stereolab), and Holger Zapf. They've announced their proper debut album, which is called <i>Void Beats / Invocation Trex.</i> It's out February 19 via Duophonic. The album features …

How scientists use a giant telescope in Antarctica to study the strangest particle in the universe

There's a telescope in Antarctica that takes science to the extreme.<p>Housed at the IceCube Neutrino Observatory, this telescope sniffs out the strangest particles in the universe, called neutrinos.<p>Neutrinos are some of the lightest subatomic particles in existence. They skip across galaxies, from …

Taxi! What a cabbie really sees in the back seat – in pictures

Swansea taxi driver and photographer Mike Harvey shot his customers in exchange for a free ride. His results captured the big nights out and the bloody aftermath ... plus a curious pair of identical twins<p>Taxi will be exhibited as part of Made in Wales at Carousel, London from 9-20 November

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The countries that don’t exist

There really is a secret world of hidden independent nations, with their own populations, governments – and football leagues. In fact, you’ve almost certainly visited one without realising.<p>When I first see Nick Middleton, he is surrounded by globes and atlases showing the most exotic places on the …

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Has Nasa's Kepler Telescope spotted signs of alien life?

Scientists say a swarm of objects around a star look like 'something you would expect an alien civilisation to build'<p>A star with unusual behaviour spotted by the Kepler Telescope could be explained by alien activity, scientists have said.<p>KIC 8462852, a star 1,500 light years away from earth, has …

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USC freshman Ronald Jones II making a fast impression

Ronald Jones II has heard the comparisons. The speedy<p>USCfreshman humbly dismisses talk about how he reminds some people, including former Trojans quarterback <b>Matt Leinart</b>, of a young <b>Reggie Bush</b>.<p>"I think it's way too soon," Jones said Wednesday after practice, adding that Bush was "the best, the …

College Football

An Oscar recognizing stunts? Jack Gill urges academy action

If you need to jump a car across a chasm, Jack Gill can tell you how. If you have to drive a motorcycle through a wall of flame or fall from a 12-story window, he's your guy. Over the course of his 40-year career performing and orchestrating stunts in films and television, Gill has pulled off those …

Mad Max

Download 140 Free Philosophy Courses: Develop Critical Thinking Skills & Live the Examined Life

What is “Philosophy”? Yes, we know, the word comes from the Greek <i>philosophia</i>, which means “the love of wisdom.” This rote etymological definition …

How Disneyland Is Like Apple

And you know what? We loved it. We'll almost definitely go back.<p>The reason? Disneyland feels like one of the few affordable splurges left in America. Despite the crowds and wait times, we never felt ripped off or taken advantage of. I never felt like a walking dollar sign or a second-class …

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EmDrive Is an Engine That Breaks the Laws of Physics and Could Take Us to Mars

An experimental engine is gaining acceptance among scientists, and could introduce a new era of space travel — it only had to break a law of physics …