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Latest<p>Preview: The Venture Family Returns In 'Go Team Venture! The Art and Making of the Venture Bros.'<p>The Venture Bros. 3 hours ago<p>The Venture …

Star Trek

We Might Finally Have Found Where Complex Life Came From

We could be descended from a group of microbes called 'Asgard'.<p>It sounds like something out of Norse mythology, but new evidence suggests that all …

Astronaut's View of the Rocky Mountains from Space Is Just Amazing

French astronaut Thomas Pesquet just took "Rocky Mountain High" to a whole new level.<p>The European Space Agency astronaut took this incredible photo …

Rocky Mountains

Cool Tricks You Can Do With Just Static Electricity

They won't make you Houdini but they're still pretty cool.<p>As far as everyday, invisible forces go, static electricity doesn't get the respect of magnetism or gravity. But static electricity has a a hidden advantage to help make up the slack. It is very good at party tricks. Brusspup shows off nine …

Meet the robonauts: NASA's humanoid robots

Picture this: Astronauts floating in weightlessness sip cups of coffee while staring out the windows of the International Space Station. They're …

Hypothetical Planet Nine May Be A Rogue World Captured By The Sun, Researchers Say

The fabled Planet Nine — or Planet X, if you will — may be a former “rouge planet” that our sun captured long back. This is a theory put forward by …

Was Einstein Right, Is Time Travel Possible? Scientists Tested it

The University of Queensland Australia has done subsequent studies on time travel, its possibility aspects, and components. According to in-depth …

Time Travel

Gripping Science-Fantasy Setting & 21st Century Mechanics In One Beginner Boxed Set!

The <i>Numenera</i> <i>Starter Set</i> is a boxed set from Monte Cook Games designed to introduce beginners to a whiz-bang setting and 21st century game mechanics, …

Board Games

Ambushed Arizona Trooper Saved by Armed Passing Motorist Who Shot Attacker Dead

An armed passing motorist was credited with saving the life of an Arizona state trooper by shooting and killing a gunman who ambushed the trooper in the middle of a lonely interstate highway before dawn Thursday.<p>"I would just say at this point, thank you, because I don't know that my trooper would …

Arizona State University

Air Force's mysterious X-37B space plane wings by 600 days in orbit

The U.S. Air Force's mysterious X-37B space plane has now spent 600 days in Earth orbit on the vessel's latest mission, and is nearing a program record for longest time spent in space.<p>The robotic X-37B lifted off atop a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket from Florida's Cape Canaveral Air Force …

Google's new image compression tool uses 75% less bandwidth

HooliGoogle just released an image compression technology called RAISR (Rapid and Accurate Super Image Resolution) designed to save your precious data without sacrificing photo quality.<p>Claiming to use up to 75 percent less bandwidth, RAISR analyzes both low and high-quality versions of the same …

Forget What You Learned in High School - This New Carbon Molecule Has 6 Bonds

Wha??<p>It’s the stuff of Chemistry 101: carbon can only form four bonds because it only has four shareable electrons.<p>But this rule no longer applies, …

US woman killed by superbug resistant to every available antibiotic

A woman in Nevada has been killed by a superbug that proved resistant to every antibiotic available in the US, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has said.<p>The woman’s condition was deemed incurable, and 26 different antibiotics were tested in vain before she died in September.<p>She …

Basic French Toast Recipe - Chowhound

Tip<p>Why Do We Celebrate Christmas on Dec. 25?<p>There are several reasons Christmas is celebrated on Dec. 25. The date is nine months after March 25, a …

How Science Fiction Imagined the Year 2017

We’re living in the future! Maybe we don’t have atomic trains speeding across ocean or fleets of starships speeding to Alpha Centauri, but we …

Geek

Earth - The unexpected ingredient necessary for life

From microbes to marsupials, life abounds on Earth. But even if you stripped the planet of all its inhabitants, Earth would still "live".<p>Its molten core churns, generating a magnetic field that envelops the planet. Erupting volcanoes spew gases and pave new lands with fresh lava. Earth's surface is …

Earth Science

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Special, Master Editions Announced

A carrying case, collectible coin, CD and more will be included.<p>Nintendo has announced that two special editions of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of …

Learn Eight Field Photography Tricks In 90 Seconds

If you’re looking to boost your field photography skills, these eight clever tricks can be done with common items almost everyone has.<p>In this video, …

Photography

Red Dead Redemption 2: Everything We Know Ahead of Its Gameplay Reveal

Red Dead Redemption 2 is an upcoming open-world action-adventure game for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. It's developed by Rockstar Studios and …

Red Dead Redemption

Meet Yana, The Two-Faced Kitty Whose Parents Ran Out Of Ink

Being two-faced is generally considered to be a bad thing. Unless you’re Yana the cat that is. Because as you can see, this adorable chimeric feline …

Cute

Europe's Bold Plan for a Moon Base Is Coming Together

The ESA's Director General calls it "Moon Village," and the rest of the world seems to be coming around to the idea.<p>Imagine an international research station on the moon, where astronauts and cosmonauts and taikonauts and any other-nauts from around the world conduct science experiments, gather …

Space Exploration

Jarvis is real! Mark Zuckerberg has spent 2016 building an Iron Man-style AI that controls his life

Mark Zuckerberg has ended 2016 having completed his personal challenge to build a Jarvis-style AI to run his home.<p>He announced at the start of the …

Amazon Has Chosen This Framework to Guide Deep Learning Strategy

As artificial intelligence advances, the goal for modern tech companies is to build AI software that thinks for itself without human …

Google's AI just created its own universal 'language'

Google has previously taught its artificial intelligence to play games, and it's even capable of creating its own encryption. Now, its language …

Bionic Eyes Are Coming, and They'll Make Us Superhuman

MORE THAN MEETS THE EYE<p>With an estimated 285 million people worldwide with visual impairment, many treatments and technological innovations have long …

The White House photographer has taken more than 2 million photos during Obama's presidency — here are the best

Pete Souza has taken an estimated 2 million photographs during Obama's eight years in office, and released them to the public in real time on Flickr and Instagram.<p>Souza has captured historic moments, such as the Situation Room meeting where Obama learned the outcome of the mission to kill Osama Bin …

The White House

Stop stressing and stare at the closest supermoon we've seen in 69 years

Nice.<p>This Monday, the early morning night sky will be treated to an extra special supermoon. You may be asking yourself "what’s the point?"; It feels like there’s a new supermoon every other month, and there are other bigger things to worry about right now. Well, here’s the deal: it’s going to be …

PS4 Pro Not Working With Your TV? Here Are 9 Things To Try

As I reported in an earlier story, the launch of Sony’s PS4 Pro has been plagued by widespread problems with getting the console to ‘talk’ properly to TVs.<p>Some people have been getting no picture at all from their PS4 Pro, while others can’t get the console to output 4K and HDR at the same time …

Steep Trophies on PlayStation 4 Requires Your Inner Completionist

Trophies for Ubisoft’s upcoming action-sports game <i>Steep</i> on PlayStation 4 have been revealed thanks to PSN Profiles. There are thirty trophies, split …