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A New Paper Claims Our Understanding of Gravity Is Totally Wrong

What if gravity is just an illusion?<p>A theoretical physicist has come up with a new hypothesis that could finally explain the mystery of dark matter - …

Catch Flurry of Meteor Showers with Mobile Apps

The biggest meteor shower of the year, the Perseid shower, happens every August, but October brings skywatchers the first in a series of showers …

Astronomy

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Score a Bonus HD TV Antenna with Purchase: The World's Largest Entertainment Library Isn't on Netflix Or Hulu - It's on SelectTV

Details & Requirements<p>Length of access: 1 year<br>• 300,000+ TV episodes<br>• 200,000+ movies<br>• 50,000+ radio stations<br>• 2,000+ live channels<br>• Video on demand<br>• Pay Per …

Televisions

Why the Apple Watch is flopping

<i>By Mark Wilson</i><p>The Apple Watch, despite years of hype before it was even announced, appears to be flopping after all.<p>It wasn't a good sign when Apple announced shortly before the Watch release that they weren't going to be breaking out sales numbers. Now, a new report from third-party analysts Slice …

The dark side of Google's focus on massive world-changing projects

Instead of improving something by 10%, the company strives to work on projects that are 10 <i>times</i> better than anything else out there.<p>"A big part of my job is to get people focused on things that are not just incremental," CEO Larry Page told Wired in 2013.<p>Getting to chase big ideas instead of simply …

Google Glass

Mexican Drug Lord Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman Escapes Prison for Second Time

Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman — one of the world's most notorious crime figures — escaped a maximum-security prison Saturday via a 1,600-yard tunnel dug under his shower cell, Mexico's top security official said.<p>The brazen jailbreak is the second time Guzman, the powerful head of …

Mexico

The father of all humans lived 239,000 years ago

Huge Icelandic study provides insight into the genome of a nation<p>By sequencing the genomes of 2,636 Icelanders — the largest set ever obtained from a single population — researchers were able to identify that genetic mutations play a role in everything from Alzheimer’s disease to liver disease. The …

Genetics

"The Interview" Is A Triumph, But Is It Also A Disaster?

UPDATED: The Interview's $2.85 million at the box office over the Christmas holiday weekend is mixed news at best for Sony Pictures, but its VOD grosses are far more impressive.<p>After becoming an international lightning rod en route to its wide release on Christmas, then getting pulled from theaters …

Film Industry

Christmas movies vying for Oscar voters' attention

For a four-year stretch at the turn of the 21st century, December was the most wonderful time of year to be a best picture Oscar contender.<p>From 2002 to 2005, the film academy gave its best picture prize to movies debuting in December. Starting with<p>"A Beautiful Mind"and continuing through …

Angelina Jolie

Reality TV facing its own reality: a ratings slump

Just a few years ago, underemployed TV writers were complaining that reality programming was taking over their industry.<p>Now the scribes are having their revenge: Unscripted programming is mired in an unexpected slump.<p>Onetime smashes such as<p>"Survivor"and"Dancing With the Stars"are drooping with age. …

TV

High School Bans 'I Can't Breathe' T-Shirts

A San Francisco Bay-area high school has banned another high school from sending teams to its basketball tournament over fears that players would …

Pistons knock down 17 3-pointers, blow out Cavs in Cleveland

CLEVELAND -- The Detroit Pistons have stepped up their play since releasing veteran forward Josh Smith last week. The Cleveland Cavaliers are …

N.C. teen's hanging death ruled a suicide; mother says it was a lynching

Claudia Lacy says she can accept anything: even that her youngest son committed suicide -- if it's proven and explained to her.<p>However, she says, local and state investigators have done neither to support their theory that Lennon Lacy hanged himself one summer night.<p>"That's all I've ever asked for: …

Could A New Injectable Gel Save Lives On The Battlefield?

"There's always room for injectable hydrogel!"<p>Blood, as the vital and life-sustaining passageway through the body, has a strong incentive to flow as easily as possible -- in all cases except that of injury. With a cut or larger bleeding injury, platelets rush to the opening, part of the body’s …

Cell Biology