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The Best Cheap Hotels in Copenhagen

Not sure where to find cheap hotels in Copenhagen? Use this practical hotel guide to find the best value accommodation in Denmark's capital. …

Image of Tesla's electric semi truck surfaces

A new Reddit mystery is afoot<p>We’re less than one month away from the day when Tesla plans to unveil its first electric semi truck, and of course that means it’s time for speculation and sleuthing to skyrocket. Today’s fodder is a picture of what could be the Tesla big rig that was posted to, …

Mars research crew emerges after 8 months of isolation

HONOLULU (AP) — Six NASA-backed research subjects who have been cooped up in a Mars-like habitat on a remote Hawaii volcano since January emerged …

Bitcoin Crashes More Than 8% on One Bold Move Taken by China

Bitcoin plunged more than 8% to $4,309 on Monday thanks to one big action taken by the Chinese.<p>China has banned the practice of initial coin …

Cryptocurrency

New Millennium Falcon Model Is Most Expensive Lego Set Ever

You’re gonna have to smuggle a lot of Spice to pay this sucker off.<p>‘Star Wars’ superfans will soon have the chance to own what may be the most …

Lego

Look at the mysterious ‘dragon booger’ found in Vancouver's Lost Lagoon

Pond gunk has never been so fascinating.<p>“Dragon boogers” go by many names. “Moss animals,” for one, and “bryozoans,” for another. They’re also known as “ectoprocta,” meaning “anus outside.” If you’re unfamiliar with the phylogeny of aquatic invertebrates, it might seem unnecessary to distinguish …

You're not imagining it, Facebook's 'Like' button is different

It's not just you, Facebook's "Like" button has a new look.<p>The iconic button has been given a redesign that's still slowly making its way to all …

Social Media

NASA wants to prevent the Yellowstone super volcano from destroying the US

NASA believes the Yellowstone super volcano is a greater threat to life on Earth than any asteroid. So it’s come up with a plan to defuse its explosive potential.<p>Yellowstone National Park is the pride of the United States. It's an untouched wilderness. It’s overflowing with scenic landscapes. And …

Watch where you warp: Our galaxy is full of black holes

If we ever get to the point where we're able to warp Star Trek-style around the galaxy, we'll have to be especially careful of getting sucked into one of the many millions of black holes in the Milky Way.<p>You might think of the mysterious objects and their mind-bendingly strong gravity as rare, but …

Black Holes

Disney announces a Westworld-like, fully immersive Star Wars resort

Holy sh—<p>If you were excited for Star Wars Land, now officially called Galaxy’s Edge, Disney’s theme park division has an announcement for you.<p>Disney confirmed today it is working on a fully immersive Star Wars experience for visitors to walk around, eat, drink and sleep in. It’s a hotel, one that …

President Trump: MSNBC Fired Greta Van Susteren for Not Going Along With 'Trump Hate'

President Donald Trump on Saturday said that MSNBC fired anchor Greta Van Susteren because she did not agree with the network’s so-called “Trump …

BLADE RUNNER Ramen Celebrates the 35th Anniversary of the Sci-fi Classic

Though we’re now only two years away from the post-apocalyptic 2019 that Ridley Scott created in the epic film <i>Blade Runner</i>, we approach the movie’s …

Blade Runner

It’s time to explore Uranus and Neptune again — and here's how NASA could do it

A new report details four missions that could visit the ice giants in the mid-2040s<p>A group of researchers from NASA and various US universities have come up with plans to explore two of the least visited planets in our Solar System: Uranus and Neptune. That’s because compared to the other worlds in …

Samsung uploads its Device Maintenance tool to the Play Store

Samsung's 'Device Maintenance' app has been around in various forms for a while now, initially being called 'Smart Manager' on the Galaxy S6 and S7. …

Sonic First 4 Figures Statue Celebrates Series' 25th Anniversary

Pre-orders open June 6.<p>First 4 Figures has unveiled a new Sonic the Hedgehog statue that will be released in celebration of the series' 25th …

Nintendo’s online Switch service will launch in 2018 and cost $20 a year

Nintendo has shed more light on the paid online subscription service it’s planning to offer for its Switch console, confirming US pricing, and stating that it will launch in full at some point in 2018.<p>The company says it will also launch a smartphone app alongside the service’s rollout next year …

FCC won’t punish Stephen Colbert for controversial Trump insult

Stephen Colbert found himself in the middle of a bipartisan controversy earlier this month when he made an insensitive joke about the president that angered both Trump supporters and the LGBTQ community. Though Colbert coyly shrugged off the heat he and <i>The Late Show</i> were taking for the remark, …

PRICE MISTAKE: Maldives to NYC $101 one way on Emirates!

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American's Interesting Targeted Premium Cabin Triple Miles Promotion

The big US carriers award fewer miles through flying than before and have also significantly devalued award charts. On top of that, we just don’t see …

Watch the Green Arrow Crush ‘American Ninja Warrior’

His name is Oliver Queen. After five years on an island, he had only goal: survive <i>American Ninja Warrior</i>. On May 25, as part of NBC’s “Red Nose Day,” …

American Ninja Warrior

'Big Bang Theory' prequel series 'Young Sheldon' is surprisingly adorable

If <i>The Big Bang Theory</i> has proven anything after 10 seasons on the air, it's that Sheldon Cooper is not the most enjoyable person to be around.<p>His …

Cute

New Zealand scientists find hot water deep in an earthquake fault

New Zealand scientists recently found unexpectedly hot water while drilling into an earthquake fault in the country, according to a new study in …

First evidence of the multiverse? Scientists think Cold Spot in space could be colliding universes

A curious chilly area of space may have been created when a parallel universe crashed into our own, scientists have suggested, the first evidence that we may be part of a multiverse.<p>In 2015, astrophysicists discovered a strange barren area of the universe which was much colder than the rest of …

Universe

Lab-grown blood stem cells produced at last

Two research teams cook up recipe to make long-sought cells in mice and people.<p>After 20 years of trying, scientists have transformed mature cells …

The first trailer for Star Trek: Discovery is packed with action and shiny CGI

‘Great unifiers are few and far between’<p>CBS debuted a full trailer for <i>Star Trek: Discovery</i> today, showing off a clip stuffed with plenty of Federation action, spaceships, and a ton of new characters, in a story set a decade before Captain Kirk and Spock ventured out in the <i>Enterprise</i>.<p>The trailer …

Google’s app for lost Android phones is now called Find My Device

Much better than Android Device Manager<p>Google is overhauling its Android Device Manager app, which is basically Android’s equivalent of Apple’s “Find My iPhone.” Now the two are much closer in name. As reported by <i>Android Police</i>, Google is in the process of rolling out a big update to the …

Trump: No Politician 'Has Been Treated Worse Or More Unfairly' Than Me

Amid several swirling crises engulfing his administration, President Trump used part of his speech Wednesday to graduates at the United States Coast Guard Academy to complain about how unfairly he was being treated by the media.<p>"Over the course of your life, you will find that things are not always …

New Research May Reconcile General Relativity and Quantum Mechanics

Einstein + Quantum Physics<p>Scientists at the University of British Columbia have proposed a radical new theory to explain the exponentially increasing …

Quantum Mechanics

Vermont wind power sound would be among quietest in country

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Regulators in Vermont are seeking a sound limit on wind power projects that would be among the quietest in the …

Vladimir Putin’s piano playing stole the show at China’s signature foreign policy event

Vladimir Putin is a man of many talents. The Russian president recently showcased his skills on the ice in an annual exhibition for his amateur hockey league. This weekend, he played piano while waiting for a meeting with Chinese president Xi Jinping.<p>Putin was in Beijing for “One Belt, One Road,” a …

Russia