Keith Briand

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Over 30 superhero movies are coming out in the next 5 years — here they all are

In the next five years, there are well over 30 superhero movies that have been announced to hit theaters.<p>We'll see Marvel complete "Phase 3" of the cinematic universe while finally launching its first solo superheroine, Captain Marvel. DC is giving Wonder Woman her own solo outing and will build on …

SIGNS IN THE HEAVENS 2016 Saturn and Four Other Planets Visible for First Time Since 2005

The 50 richest people on earth

The wealthiest 50 people in the world control a staggering portion of the world economy: $1.46 trillion — more than the annual GDP of Australia, Spain, or Mexico.<p>That's according to new data provided to Business Insider by Wealth-X, which conducts research on the super-wealthy. Wealth-X maintains a …

‘Arrow’ Star Stephen Amell Says He’d Be Open To Jumping Ship To Marvel

With four seasons of <i>Arrow</i> under this belt (and at least one more to come), Stephen Amell is one of DC Comics’ most recognizable live-action faces. In the past, Amell has made some very partisan pro-DC statements, but it seems like he may be starting to envy the grass over in the Marvel pasture.<p>In a …

This trick from a famous physicist can help you learn anything faster

Feynman was not yet the famous physicist he would soon become (as his biographer James Gleick put it, "His Feynman aura...was still strictly local"), so he took his preparation seriously.<p>Feynman drove up to MIT, a campus familiar from his undergraduate years, and a place "where he could be alone." …

Richard Feynman

Leading NASA official says we're abandoning our post on the International Space Station for a very good reason

After leaving its post on board the ISS, NASA hopes to return to a destination that NASA astronauts haven't visited since 1972: the moon.<p>It's unclear whether astronauts will set foot on the moon. What is clear, however, is that NASA's looking to send manned missions in orbit around the moon — to a …

Space Exploration

Nasa finds WATER on Mars: Red Planet once had 1-mile deep oceans and STILL remains moist

GETTYThe eagerly awaited announcement will be made by NASA headquarters on Monday<p>Jim Green, Nasa planetary science division director, added: "Two …

NASA releases stunning image of a supernova's remnants

NASA has released a stunning image of the remnants of a supernova taken by the agency’s Hubble Space Telescope.<p>The image reveals a small section of the expanding remains of a massive star that exploded about 8,000 years ago, according to the space agency. “Called the Veil Nebula, the debris is one …

Astronomy

The Milky Way’s missing mass has been partially found

Galaxies are composed largely of dark matter. Most of it has gone undiscovered by scientists — until now<p>Giant galaxies such as the Milky Way and Andromeda consist mostly of exotic dark matter. But even our galaxy's ordinary material presents a puzzle since most of it is missing and remains …

How Physicists Quantum Teleported Information Over 62 Miles

Bringing us one step closer to a quantum Internet<p>Teleportation isn’t real, at least not as it’s depicted in fiction. No one has ever made a material object -- be it Harry Potter or Captain Kirk -- physically disappear from one location and reappear elsewhere. But information … that’s a different …

Quantum Mechanics

Astronaut's Stunning Photo Shows the Darkness That Sweeps North Korea at Night

Astronaut Scott Kelly, who is spending the year in space aboard the International Space Station, tweeted a stunning image of outerspace view of North …

Theoretical astrophysicists have discovered that millions of planets are more habitable than we realized

The hunt for extra-terrestrials has expanded, after theoretical astrophysicists discovered that millions of planets once dismissed as inhospitable could in fact be suitable for alien life.<p>Earth-like planets are the obvious first place to look for life, but a large number of these orbit stars known …

Paranormal

The 12 most compelling scientific findings that suggest aliens are real

Over billions of years, these ingredients condense to form gas clouds, new stars, and planets, which means that the ingredients, and therefore the potential, for life beyond Earth are scattered across the universe.<p>What's more, a number of recent discoveries also strongly suggest that alien life …

The best (and worst) ways to spot a liar

Forget body language or eye movements. There are much better ways to identify the deceitful.<p><i>This story is part of BBC Future’s “Best of 2015” list, our greatest hits of the year. Browse the full list.</i><p>-<p>Thomas Ormerod’s team of security officers faced a seemingly impossible task. At airports across …

Psychology

The Marijuana Plant and Me: Part 1

I was at a marijuana dispensary in Berkeley not long ago where the budtender told me about a legendary California hybrid called ‘Blue Dream.’ Through …

Five Significant Things "Straight Outta Compton" Covers & Omits

After years of hype and anticipation, N.W.A. biopic <i>Straight Outta Compton</i> has finally hit theaters. The film based on the group that single handedly …

Mind-blowing Pluto has ice mountains and water

<b>Laurel, Maryland (CNN) —</b> It had been downgraded to a dwarf planet. It looked like a fuzzy blob in our best telescopes. And it was often referred to as just an icy orb. Even scientists working on the first mission to Pluto expected to find an old, pockmarked world.<p>But Pluto is turning out to be full …

Solar System

The new clash over cannabis

Rising tensions between states over pot put pressure on Obama to act.<p>The Obama administration and many congressional Republicans have been loath to go anywhere near the experiment with marijuana legalization in Colorado and other states. But pressure is mounting on Washington to take a stand on …

Cannabis

What 100 Million Stars Looks Like: NASA Releases a 1.5 Gigapixel Photo of the Andromeda Galaxy

NASA has released the largest and sharpest photograph ever made of the Andromeda Galaxy, the nearest spiral galaxy to ours that contains an estimated …

Groundbreaking Images of a Comet's Surface Taken by Rosetta's Philae Probe

On November 12, 2014, history was made as the European Space Agency's Philae probe successfully touched down on the surface of Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko, achieving the very first controlled landing on a comet. For more than a decade, Philae's mothership, the Rosetta spacecraft, has been …

Space