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Earth's Population Will Reach 11 Billion Just in Time for the Entire Universe to Start Fizzling Out

As <b>science</b> has already warned us, twice this month alone, children are coming for you and your livelihood and will spare no drastic measure in …

Universe

7 solar-powered buildings that produce more energy than they use

<i>By Cat DiStasio</i><p>As the cost of solar energy falls, more and more buildings are being outfitted with photovoltaic systems -- and some even generate more electricity than they use. Structures like that are called "energy positive" and it's a pretty impressive feat. If your home or business can produce …

Clean Energy

'Senior officers gathered us in a conference room': Russian Army major describes being sent to Ukraine

Vladimir Starkov is currently held in a detention center in Kiev after being intercepted three weeks ago with a truck full of ammunition.<p>He was driving the truck from Donetsk to Yasne, a small village south of the separatist stronghold of Donetsk when he was arrested.<p>Starkov, who is being charged …

The 18 Best Hip-Hop Albums of 2015 So Far

2015 has been a glorious year for hip-hop, and we’re only half way through it. Moses Wiener took a look back over the past six months and compiled 18 …

NASA moves forward with mission to Jupiter’s icy moon Europa

Soon we may know if this space rock can support life<p>In the search for life elsewhere in our solar system, NASA just passed a significant milestone. The agency’s Europa mission, a plan to send a data collecting probe to Jupiter’s icy moon, has finally moved from concept phase to development phase. …

Game-Changing Discovery Links the Brain and the Immune System

Reprinted with permission from Science is Beautiful © 2014 by Batsford, an imprint of Pavilion Books Company Limited<p>Reprinted with permission from …

Alleged Nazi war criminal wanted by Russia dies in Quebec

MONTREAL (AP) — The second most wanted man on the Simon Wiesenthal Center's list of Nazi war criminals — charged earlier this month by Russia with …

War Crimes

Giant Solar Floating Farm Could Produce 8,000 Tons of Vegetables Annually

The world is less than 40 years away from a serious problem: producing enough food for 9 billion mouths. But with climate change cutting more than a …

Aquaponics

Hip-Hop

The Best New Rap Music To Have On Your Radar<p>Andre Gee 09.07.18 2 days ago<p>Kanye Shouldn't Have Apologized To Drake For Two Major Reasons<p>Andre Gee 09.07.18 2 days ago 4 Comments<p>Masego Explains How He's Taking Jazz Rap To A Whole New Level With His Genre-Bending Album,' Lady Lady'<p>Aaron Williams …

Rap & Hip-Hop

New shocking evidence points to pole shift

Air Force Spaceplane And Bill Nye's Solar Sail Satellite Were Successfully Launched

At 11:05am EDT this morning, a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket successfully lifted off from Florida, carrying with it two platforms for testing the future of spaceflight: an Air Force spaceplane and Bill Nye’s prototype solar sail.<p><b>A Secret Spaceplane</b><p>The primary payload for today’s launch was …

Space Travel

Exclusive: China warns U.S. surveillance plane

<b>Above the South China Sea (CNN) —</b> The Chinese navy issued warnings eight times as a U.S. surveillance plane on Wednesday swooped over islands that Beijing is using to extend its zone of influence.<p>The series of man-made islands and the massive Chinese military build-up on them have alarmed the …

Military

Pioneer Pot States Did The Right Thing, Polls Show

Support for legalized marijuana seems to be growing in Colorado and Washington state, which became the first U.S. states to regulate the weed for recreational use two years ago.<p>A survey released Wednesday from Democratic-leaning Public Policy Polling shows that 56 percent of voters in Washington …

Cannabis

Def Jam Executive No I.D. Is Behind Probably Half Your Favorite Rap Tracks

He simultaneously supplied Killer Mike, Nas and Vince Staples — the latter signed to his own imprint, Artium — with beats far too hard for radio. He …

I Went to Prison for Exposing the CIA’s Torture Program. Why Are the People Responsible for It Walking Free?

<i>A protest in front of the Supreme Court against the treatment of prisoners at Guantanamo Bay (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)</i><i>This article is a joint</i> …

High-impact innovation: 4 world-changing technologies you won't believe exist today

High-Impact Innovation<p>Four game-changing technologies that exist today<p>By Eli Epstein<p>Presented by the Infiniti Q50<p>High-Impact Innovation<p>Four …

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Russian Spy Plane Photographed Over Britain By Stunned Homeowner — What Was Going On?

A homeowner in England Friday was stunned to look up, as he was tending his garden, to see a Russian spy plane flying directly over his house. So …

The Chinese army just informed everyone that the internet means war

The memo is called "Cybersovereignty Symbolizes National Sovereignty."<p>"The internet has become the main battlefront for struggle in the ideological area," it said.<p>"With the existence of the network, the ideological front has been completely thrown open ... National security has become an important …

7 Facts That Prove the Renewable Energy Revolution Has Arrived

The global transition to clean, renewable energy and away from nuclear and fossil fuels is well under way with remarkable developments happening …

Renewable Energy

UFO Spotted Circling Mysterious Lights on Ceres

The mysterious lights on the dwarf planet Ceres are apparently of interest to more than just the Dawn spacecraft currently in orbit around it. New …

Why Russia fears an Iran nuclear deal

Immediately after six world powers, including Russia, reached an interim deal with Iran on curbing its nuclear program, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree lifting a ban on the delivery of S-300 anti-missile rocket systems and Moscow announced the start of an oil-for-goods swap with …

Strange Signal from Space May Solve One of Science's Greatest Mysteries

A clue to one of the biggest questions in cosmology — why regular matter, rather than antimatter, survived to fill the universe — may have been found …

Magnetism

What does the rapid advance of Artificial Intelligence mean for humanity?

Artificial Intelligence has always been hyped by its often charismatic enthusiasts; lately it seems that the hype may be coming true. Media pundits, …

Artificial Intelligence

AMD or NVIDIA, Oculus Rift Is Going To Drive Some Serious Graphics Card Sales

Oculus Rift is coming and with it, we’re told, the Virtual Reality revolution is upon us. The company unveiled the kind of PC you’re going to need to power the thing today, and while a top-of-the-line gaming PC won’t be necessary, a decent graphics card from either NVIDIA or AMD will be, and that …

We Will Live on the Moon in 50 Years, Says Stephen Hawking - Alien UFO Sightings

British astrophysicist Stephen Hawking said last night, in a television show dedicated to the International Space Station (ISS), that in 50 years …

Andromeda and Milky Way Might Collide Sooner Than We Think

The <b>merger</b> of the Milky Way and Andromeda galaxy won’t happen for another 4 billion years, but the recent discovery of a massive halo of hot gas …

Milky Way Galaxy: Facts About Our Galactic Home

The Milky Way Galaxy is most significant to humans because it is home sweet home. But when it comes down to it, our galaxy is a typical barred …

Universe

Transhumanism: An Attempt To Use Technology To Turn Men Into Gods

Did you know that the word “transhuman” literally means “beyond human”? All over the world, scientists and intellectuals are joining the …

Social Consciousness