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The Multiverse for non-scientists

Why we’re positive the Universe isn’t all there is, and what the different possibilities for a Multiverse are.<p><i>“Go, then. There are other worlds than</i> …

Dark Matter

She is Your Challenge—if You’re up for It.

Maybe it’s the way she always looks like she has a secret on the tip of her tongue.<p>Maybe it’s the way she holds back, just a tiny, little bit, biting …

10 Star Wars Spin off movies we want to see next

We’vegot many Star Wars spin off movies coming our way – here are the most enticing ideas they could use…<p>With Star Wars: The Force Awakens set to …

20 modern classic movies everyone needs to watch in their lifetime

And if you have some time off around the start of the new year, this might be a good time to binge some modern-day classics.<p>With that in mind, I've come up with 20 essential titles from the past 15 years that you should reexamine or, if you've never seen them, delve into.

7 'Star Wars' Theories That'll Change How You See 'The Force Awakens'

These are the theories you're looking for.<p>It's true. All of it. The Dark Side, the Jedi -- they're real. But what about these theories?<p>While "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" obliterates box office records, its lingering questions are blowing our minds even more. Who are Rey's real parents? How is she …

This fan theory makes the case that Kylo Ren is actually NOT evil

Over the holidays, I learned some of my extended family members have still not seen <i>Star Wars</i>. Even though it feels silly to put up a <b>spoiler warning</b>, …

Darth Vader

This Will Change How You See Darth Vader Forever

Oscar Isaac takes on the role of Poe Dameron, a X-wing pilot in the Resistance and a leader in the fight against the First Order, in the hotly …

It is getting worse in Houston

John Moran and David Chen at Macquarie looked at multifamily (MF) and commercial real-estate (CRE) markets in Houston in a note on Friday.<p>The analysts say there has been much "handwringing" over the banking sectors' loan exposure to oil and gas companies but there could be a more serious ripple …

A Complete 30 Minutes Night Timelapse Tutorial That Covers Everything You Need To Know

Taking a time-lapse is a complex task. Unlike a photo, which you can chimp and (usually) retake, retaking a time-lapse is not as trivial. This is why …

Time-lapse Photography

43 Classic Songs You'll Recognize But Don't Know Who They're By

We see you, The Alan Parsons Project!<p>You know those tunes you've heard a million times -- in movies, on TV, in the hotel lobby or just in your general surroundings wherever you go -- for which you cannot, for the life of you, name the artist?<p>You might try to Shazam but it's often too noisy, or too …

Yahoo!

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Online Life

You Are God: The True Teachings of Jesus

<b>In this article we will explore how the true teachings of Jesus can be summed up by three little words: you are God.</b> Some missionaries came to my …

How Astronomers Will Determine If That 'Megastructure' Really Is Alien

It’s very unlikely that aliens built a Dyson sphere around the star KIC 8462852. Let’s study the hell out of it anyway.<p>Astronomers are well on their way to finding out whether the bizarre star KIC 8462852 is the home sun of a technologically-advanced alien civilization.<p>The star has been the subject …

The 25 best horror movies you can stream on Netflix for Halloween

But there are a lot of choices. So to make the rest of your October movie-watching easier, here are the 25 best horror movies you can stream on Netflix right now.<p>Grab a friend and come on in.

Animation Of Labor And Delivery By Vaginal Birth

Have questions about giving birth with a vaginal delivery? Check out this animated medical video designed to educate about labor and delivery.

The Origins of Religion: How Supernatural Beliefs Evolved

Many Catholics reveled in the pope's whirlwind visit to the East Coast of the United States last month. But as the devout return to life as usual, …

Consciousness

Here are some of the most mind-blowing facts about the universe

<b>Between the beautiful supermoon last week and Nasa's announcement that strong evidence of flowing water has been discovered on Mars, many of us have</b> …

No more bulky camping gear! All-in-one tent inspired by spacesuits combines insulated shelter with a sleeping bag and mat

• Home<br>• ><br>• Camping<br>• ><br>• No more bulky camping gear! All-in-one tent inspired by spacesuits combines insulated shelter with a sleeping bag and mat<p>posted 3 years …

Ben Carson is plain nuts: The 7 most stupefying statements by the GOP’s favorite neurosurgeon

Endorsing the Confederate flag is tame by his standards. The good doctor is convinced we live in a gestapo state<p>Now we know for sure that education is no hedge against mindblowing irrational thinking. Our proof? None other than Dr. Ben Carson, highly trained pediatric neurosurgeon, man of science, …

Seven Emerging Technologies That Will Change the World Forever

When someone asks me what I do, and I tell them that I’m a futurist, the first thing they ask “what is a futurist?” The short answer that I give is …

Extremism, Islamophobia, and taking New Atheists seriously: How liberals can critique fundamentalism while avoiding xenophobia

There’s a difference between Donald Trumpian bigotry and critiquing extremism. It’s time liberals admit it<p>Thanks to Ben Carson’s objectively stupid remarks about Islam and the U.S. Constitution, a conversation about religion, violence and xenophobia has been reignited. Noted atheist Sam Harris also …

Space Aliens Hidden By Encryption, says Edward Snowden

By Nicky Woolf<br>www.theguardian.com<br>9-16-15<p>[...] <b>extraterrestrials may never notice us, either, if our technology is sufficiently sophisticated,</b> …

Encryption

5 Reasons We May Live in a Multiverse

The universe we live in may not be the only one out there. In fact, our universe could be just one of an infinite number of universes making up a …

The right hides behind a fictional Bible: Memo to Ted Cruz and Donald Trump — your favorite book is made up

“The Art of the Deal” might be real but historians think less of the Bible’s veracity. Let’s not live by it in 2015<p>Donald Trump told us recently that the Bible is his favorite book. Ted Cruz announced, rather unoriginally, that God speaks through the Bible. Cruz <i>p</i><i>è</i><i>re</i> has declared that the Bible …

Is it FINALLY proof: 'Abducted' woman draws star map of exact constellation of alien home

Beyond Belief ArchiveBetty Hill drew a star map of the constellation that the aliens pointed to<p>On September 19 1961, Betty and Barney Hill of …

Modern Art Explained In One Comic (16 pics)

Have you ever felt lost at your local modern art museum? Modern art can be confusing for many, but this wonderful comic by John Atkinson, the artist …

Art

U.S. Defence Physicist Spills The Beans On What’s Really Happening On The Moon

I'm in!<p><b>“I’m skeptical about many things, including the notion that government always knows best, and that the people can’t be trusted with the truth.</b> …

How It Feels To Be An Atheist In A Highly Religious Society

Death threats, ostracism, and imprisonment in a psychiatric facility: Being an atheist can be dangerous.<p>"The day I decided to declare my atheism and discuss it publicly was the end of an era of my life. Some of my friends from the pre-atheism-declaration era won't accept me any more. I now have …