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Mein Kampf, Adolf Hitler's Third Reich 'blueprint', a bestseller in Germany again

Adolf Hitler’s Mein Kampf has become a bestseller in Germany again, 92 years after it was first published.<p>A new heavily annotated academic edition has sold more than 85,000 copies since it was published last year despite weighing in at almost 2,000 pages and coming at a price of €59 (£69).<p>But the …

Elon Musk has ambitious plans for Mars. Are they as crazy as they sound?

Entrepreneur Elon Musk has set himself an ambitious timeline for the colonization of Mars. The South Africa-born magnate estimates that his private space company, SpaceX, will launch its first manned mission in 2024 – one decade sooner than Nasa’s ambitions.<p>Musk will grace the 67th International …

Space Travel

London is building Europe's tallest residential skyscraper

Demolition work in Canary Wharf has already begun for the project, which is due for completion in 2020, and apartments are already on sale.<p>The project is being led by Chinese property developer Greenland Group, who has also invested in skyscraper projects in Los Angeles, Sydney and New York.<p>The new …

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New World War 2 Xbox/PS4/PC Game Passes Funding Milestone

With more than two weeks still to go in its Kickstarter funding campaign, new console and PC World War 2 shooter Battalion 1944 has passed $300,000 in funding. The game was a quick success on Kickstarter, having raised its initial target of £100,000 ($142,000) after just two days.<p>At press time, …

World War II

This 500-Year-Old Book Revolutionized How We See Cities

The very first atlas of cities shows us how little has changed about our collective obsession with cityscapes.<p>Probably more than any other physical phenomenon, cities are a reflection of the incredible complexity of the modern world. And in the mid-1500s, as modern cities began to burgeon …

Israeli archaeologists baffled by discovery of mysterious gold device

Archaeologists are asking the audience for help after the discovery of a gold-plated, oblong object in a Jerusalem cemetery has left them completely …

Archaeology

Sickle-wearing skeletons reveal ancient fear of demons

How do you keep a demon from disturbing the living? A blade to the throat should do the trick.<p>A few skeletons unearthed in a 400-year-old Polish cemetery have been discovered with sickles placed around their necks. Archaeologists believe this strange burial practice is evidence of a belief in magic …

Real-Life Robots That Will One Day Enslave Humanity, Ranked

They learned by watching us.<p>Technology has a way of sneaking up on us, taking leaps forward rather than steps. So it's safe to assume that, in a similar fashion, robots of the future will one day sneak up on us -- perhaps while we're sleeping or looking for the perfect emoji to punctuate a text -- …

Robotics

Humai Wants To Resurrect Humans Within 30 Years

A new quest to defeat death--or at least make it optional<p><i>Spoilers ahead for those who aren’t caught up,</i>​ but last season of Game of Thrones ended with a true Caesar ​outcome​ for all-around-hero (and potential Azor Ahai) Jon Snow. But unlike Caesar, today HBO teased the ​apparent​ resurrection of …

Singularity

This is why they hate us: The real American history neither Ted Cruz nor the New York Times will tell you

We talk democracy, then overthrow elected governments and prop up awful regimes. Let’s discuss the actual history<p>The soi-disant Land of the Free and Home of the Brave has a long and iniquitous history of overthrowing democratically elected leftist governments and propping up right-wing dictators in …

North Korea stages massive military parade, says ready to defend itself against U.S.

<b>(CNN) —</b> Presiding over a massive military parade in the nation's capital, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said his country was "fully ready" to defend itself against any U.S. threat.<p>In a carefully choreographed show of strength and celebration to mark the 70th anniversary of the ruling Workers' …

North Korea

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Blade Runner

DARPA's XS-1 spacecraft could hit speeds of Mach 10

“Star Wars: The Force Awakens” buzz has already kicked off, but in the real world, the US military has taken a step closer to making advanced spacecraft a reality.<p>The XS-1 is airplane-like space vehicle that can fly to space and rapidly launch small satellites, space weapons, and more into orbit at …

The Minecraft Farlands: One Man's Quest to Reach the End of World

<b>A quest to the edge of an endless world can feel like an eternal glitch.</b><p>The YouTuber Kurt J. Mac is currently on an impossible mission. He is trying …

Intel Corporation

'Impossible' Space Engine May Actually Work, NASA Test Suggests

It's really starting to look as if an "impossible" space propulsion technology actually works.<p>Researchers at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston …

Space Travel

No more dodging a bullet, as U.S. develops self-guided ammunition

<b>(CNN) —</b> You know the phrase "dodging a bullet"? Forget about it. Probably not going to happen anymore.<p>The U.S. military said this week it has made great progress in its effort to develop a self-steering bullet.<p>In February, the "smart bullets" -- .50-caliber projectiles equipped with optical sensors …

Military