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What would you see in a black hole?

What would it be like to fly a spacecraft into a black hole? Marcus Woo investigates.<p>Something about a black hole just pulls you in. Sure, its gravity is so strong that not even light can elude its grasp. But, there's something else, something harder to pinpoint. Maybe it's a black hole's absolute …

Black Holes

10 TV Deaths You Will Never, Ever Get Over

Why? Why? WHY?<p><b>1. Lexi, The Vampire Diaries</b>Lexi wasn't a main character, but from the moment she joined the series, she oozed charisma and was an amazing best friend for Stefan. Then Damon killed her. The show brought her back a few times because, obviously, the writers realized the error of their …

Former Chip Kelly assistant thinks Eagles will try to land Mariota

Marcus Mariota will almost certainly be the second quarterback drafted, and it could come as early as the second pick.<p><i>First things first: Trust no</i> …

Javaris Crittenton Sentenced to 23 Years in Prison After Murder Plea

Former NBA player Javaris Crittenton has been sentenced to 23 years in prison after accepting a plea deal in a 2011 murder case.<p>According to WSBTV.com, the former Los Angeles Lakers, Memphis Grizzlies and Washington Wizards guard pleaded guilty to murder in the shooting death of Julian Jones in …

Crime

DxOMark: Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Beats the iPhone 6 for World’s Best Smartphone Sensor

There’s a new champ in the world of smartphone camera sensors — at least according to DxOMark. In its latest review of the new Samsung Galaxy S6 …

Phones

Promoter Bob Arum lashes out at Floyd Mayweather Jr., manager, MGM

A few good minutes with boxing promoter Bob Arum – even on deadline – are usually well worth it.<p>Late Tuesday afternoon, after unbeaten<p>Floyd Mayweather Jr.spent time in a session with print reporters criticizing the final cut of pay his rivalManny Pacquiaowill earn for their Saturday night fight, …

Nasa unveils shape-changing bird-like plane wing

<b>Nasa has jointly developed a plane wing that can change shape during flight.</b><p>The US space agency says the new wing will "save millions of dollars annually in fuel costs, reduce airframe weight and decrease aircraft noise during take-offs and landings."<p>The wing features a seamless flexible edge that …

HSBC Advises Clients Against Fossil Fuel Investment

The fossil fuel divestment campaign is picking up steam.<p>Often dismissed as unwise by oil industry proponents and criticized as a distraction even by …

Mayweather, Pacquiao Through the Years

Russia's spinning cargo capsule for space station total loss

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A Russian supply capsule that went into an uncontrollable spin after launch was declared a total loss Wednesday, but …

Gorgeous Star Wars Trilogy Posters by Andy Fairhurst

While the world waits with bated breath for the release of <i>Star Wars: Episode VII The Force Awakens</i>, artist Andy Fairhurst is paying tribute to the original trilogy that started it all. He recently collaborated with Bottleneck Gallery in creating these official Star Wars posters featuring Luke …

Latest on Boston trial: Teacher says young Tsarnaev was good

3:35 p.m.<p>The third-grade teacher of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv) says he was hardworking, cared about his …

Meatloaf At Rikers Island Jail Tests Positive For Rat Poison: Report

Meatloaf served to inmates at the Rikers Island jail complex has tested positive for rat poison at a New Jersey lab, according to a lab report obtained by the New York Daily News.<p>A sample was submitted for testing after attorney Joanna Squillace filed a lawsuit in March on behalf of 22 inmates who …

Roar of the crowd will be missing as baseball returns to Camden Yards

BALTIMORE -- Music was playing at Camden Yards on Wednesday afternoon, the video board was in full operation and a seventh-inning stretch was being …

Architizer

The economic fallout from the oil crash won't be isolated in the oil industry

Indeed, the price cut in home heating oil and gasoline has probably outweighed the damage from lower oil prices… so far.<p>Unfortunately, this situation may not last.<p>Analysts are starting to look beyond the boost to the economy from low oil prices and see the damage that is being done by worker …

Bullying does more long-term mental health harm than abuse, study says

The long-term effects of being bullied by other kids are worse than being abused by an adult, new research shows.<p>Among a large group of children in England, those who were bullied were 60% more likely to have mental health problems as adults than were those who suffered physical, emotional or …

Mexican Cartels Invent Ingenious Weapons to Help Battle Government

As Mexican gangsters shot it out with troops in the border city of Reynosa this month, residents posted warnings on social media of where not to …

10 Uncommon Habits of Extraordinarily Productive People | Inc.com

Whatever your definition of success (each person's definition of "success" is and should be different), one thing is true for everyone: Success means getting things done.<p>Highly successful people are able to get a lot more things done, and here are simple ways you can too.<p>1. They eliminate every …

Time Management

2 Teens Sentenced in the Murder of Miss Venezuela Monica Spear

She and her ex-husband were gunned down last year.<p>A Venezuelan court sentenced two teens to at least four years in prison for last year's murder of Miss Venezuela Monica Spear and her ex-husband Thomas Henry Berry, Agence France-Presse reports.<p>A 17-year-old was convicted of aggravated robbery …

Why do we get sleep in our eyes?

Our eyes fill up with gunk as we sleep, but what is it? As Jason G Goldman discovers, the stuff has a more important job than it seems.<p>The first thing I do when I wake up each morning is look at the long list of notifications that have silently accumulated on my phone as I slept. The second thing I …

2 U.S. Soldiers Among More Than A Dozen Killed In Afghan Attacks

It's been a violent 24 hours in Afghanistan:<p>-- 12 workers clearing mines on Saturday were attacked by Taliban militants and another dozen were wounded, a police spokesman said.<p>-- Also on Saturday, the Taliban claimed responsibility for killing Atiqullah Rawoofi, the head of the Supreme Court's …

Officer, civilian sent to hospitals after police car crash

A police officer and an occupant of another car were taken to hospitals Saturday morning after a Chicago Police Department vehicle crashed on the South Side.<p>The police car crashed about 9 a.m. in the 5300 block of South Union Avenue in the city’s Back of the Yards neighborhood, said police …

Homeless Shooting Suspect Aeman Presley Charged in 3 Atlanta Slayings

ATLANTA — A suspect has been arrested and charged in the deaths of two homeless men shot as they slept on the streets of Atlanta and the separate slaying of a female hairstylist in the nearby city of Decatur, police said Friday. Aeman Lovel Presley has been arrested on two counts of murder for the …

The creation of William Shakespeare: How the Bard really became a legend

Shakespeare wasn’t always a literary icon — or even the most popular writer of his era. Then how did he get so big?<p>Ladies and gentlemen, the Bard is back. With the recent discovery of a previously unknown First Folio in a French library, Shakespeare has once again been thrust into the limelight (as …