Lilith Eve

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Ask Ethan: Why Haven't We Bumped Into Another Universe Yet?

The Universe we inhabit is vast, full of matter and energy, and expanding at a tremendous clip. Looking billions of light years away, we can see billions of years into our ancient past, finding evidence of newly-forming planets, stars, and galaxies. We’ve seen so far back that we’ve identified …

Dark Matter

This American socialite loved sex, luxury and Nazis

All she ever wanted was her very own literary salon — and she didn’t care if she had to turn traitor to get one.<p>Florence Gould, the “Queen of the …

Physicists Have Confirmed a Pear-Shaped Nucleus, And It Could Ruin Time Travel Forever

Noooooo.<p>Physicists have confirmed the existence of a new form of atomic nuclei, and the fact that it's not symmetrical challenges the fundamental …

The latest glucose-sensing smart contact lens still has a long way to go

Hold your tears of joy — the quest for a needle-less blood sugar monitor continues<p>Scientists have designed a smart contact lens to measure the wearer’s blood sugar <i>without</i> using a needle. So far, the needle-less prototype has only been tested in rabbits — and it’s not clear if it’s even possible to …

Diabetes

He tried to hold in a sneeze and ended up in the hospital on a feeding tube

Sneezing is an astoundingly powerful human action, blasting mucus and air from the nose and mouth at up to 100 miles per hour, according to the Cleveland Clinic. That power exists whether a sneeze is held in or not.<p>“Occasionally, people will cause some damage to their eardrums or their sinuses if …

Medical Journals

Alec Baldwin Calls "Renunciation" of Woody Allen "Unfair and Sad"

In a series of tweets posted Tuesday, the actor slammed the re-emergence of sexual-abuse allegations against the director, writing, “accusing people …

Parents at California house of horrors had 'God call on them', family says, as details of their past emerge

A California couple accused of shackling many of their 13 children to their beds had such a large family because “God called on them,” according to the children's grandparents, the insight coming as more details emerged Tuesday of what occurred inside the house of horrors that's left a community on …

Crime

This out-of-this-world diamond-studded rock just got even weirder

A tiny chunk of stone that looks like nothing else ever seen in the solar system might be even weirder than scientists thought.<p>The Hypatia stone was found in southwestern Egypt in 1996. It was hardly more than a pebble, just 1.3 inches (3.5 centimeters) wide at its widest and a smidge over an ounce …

Universe

How DNA Testing Botched My Family's Heritage, and Probably Yours, Too

My grandfather was caramel-skinned with black eyes and thick, dark hair, and until he discovered that he was adopted, he had no reason to suspect …

Genealogy

Hints of the 4th Dimension Have Been Detected by Physicists

What would it be like to experience the 4th dimension?<br>Read More

Quantum Mechanics

Get ready to see the largest picture of the universe ever taken

Picture the Universe<p>The Hubble Space Telescope opened our eyes to the wonders of the Universe. From fluorescent nebulas to explosive galaxies, …

Universe

North Korean nuclear scientist deported by China 'commits suicide in prison hours before interrogation'

A North Korean nuclear scientist deported back to his home country after defecting to China has reportedly committed suicide in his prison cell hours before he was due to be interrogated.<p>The defector, who is in his 50s, was a lead researcher in the physics centre of the State Academy of Sciences in …

North Korea

How Big Tech Is Going After Your Health Care

When Daniel Poston, a second-year medical student in Manhattan, opened the App Store on his iPhone a couple of weeks ago, he was astonished to see an app for a new heart study prominently featured.<p>People often learn about new research studies through in-person conversations with their doctors. But …

Digital Health

The best Apple Watch face and complication combos

Unlike Android Wear, the Apple Watch doesn't have third-party watch faces. But that doesn't mean that those looking for the best Apple Watch faces …

North Korea says new U.N. sanctions an act of war

BEIJING/SEOUL (Reuters) - The latest U.N. sanctions against North Korea are an act of war and tantamount to a complete economic blockade against it, North Korea's foreign ministry said on Sunday, threatening to punish those who supported the measure.<p>The U.N. Security Council unanimously imposed new …

North Korea

This should kill any lingering doubts about Face ID on the iPhone X

With just a few days to go until Apple’s iPhone X is finally released, it’s starting to look like we already know what the first big <i>whinefest</i> will be …

Apple Watch

Getting the lady in your life an Apple Watch? Get her this luxury necklace to wear it on

There are a lot of reasons not to wear a watch in the traditional way. For some, it's a style choice. For others, it's just plain uncomfortable and …

Don't Buy Anyone an Echo

Three years ago, we said the Echo was “the most innovative device Amazon’s made in years.” That’s still true. But you shouldn’t buy one. You …

Smart Homes

10 Legendary Lost Cities That Have Actually Been Found

We may never find the underwater grave of Atlantis, the golden streets of El Dorado, or the peaceful mountains of Shangri-La. By all rights, these …

How to Use Water Lock on Apple Watch Series 3 or Series 2 in watchOS 4

You can use Water Lock on Apple Watch running watchOS 4 during your fun-loving watersport to offer an additional shield to the smartwatch. When this …

Review

One of the strengths of the Apple Watch since its release has been that it handles all of the expected tasks of a smartwatch and fitness tracker with …

Former Wimbledon champion Jana Novotna dies at 49

next<p>prev<p>Jana Novotna, who won the hearts of the tennis world when she sobbed on the shoulder of a member of the British royal family after a heartbreaking loss in the Wimbledon final, has died at the age of 49.<p>The WTA announced Novotna's death on Monday, saying she died Sunday in her native Czech …

Tennis

The First Interstellar Object to Visit Us Is More Incredible Than We Ever Expected

It has travelled for hundreds of millions of years.<p>The first asteroid observed visiting our Solar System from elsewhere isn't just unusual in its …

Rose McGowan suspended from Twitter after Ben Affleck tweets

Actor who has spoken out in Harvey Weinstein sexual harassment scandal is banned in move that will reignite controversy around Twitter abuse rules<p>#WomenBoycottTwitter: McGowan’s suspension prompts protest All the women who have accused Harvey Weinstein so far Could Weinstein be jailed?<p>Actor Rose …

Ben Affleck

If iOS 11 is killing your iPhone’s battery, try this

If you’ve noticed that your iPhone’s battery seems to be draining considerably faster since upgrading to iOS 11, you’re not alone. And this might sound like something you’d read on an internet banner ad you wouldn’t click on, but hear me out: This one weird trick might fix our battery woes.<p>With the …

‘Star Trek: Discovery’: Why It’s Worth Paying For CBS All Access, Water Bears, and More Episode 4 Hot Topics

"Star Trek" on television has never looked so good before.<p>How well do you know your life sciences? If your answer is ‘not well,’ IndieWire suggests …

Stargate Origins unveils its full crew led by Ellie Gall and Atlantis actor Connor Trinneer

Who will be hopping across the cosmos?<p><i>Stargate Origins</i> has revealed its cast, with Australian actress Ellie Gall joining the series while former</i> …

Jeff Goldblum improvises all the answers to the meaning behind 'Ragnarok' in the latest Thor movie

People are rightfully confused by the title of the new <i>Thor: Ragnarok</i> film. But Jeff Goldblum might set them straight.<p>On Tuesday, fans were able to …

Scientists have discovered this drug fixes cavities and regrows teeth

Goodbye, Fillings<p>Dental fillings may soon be left in the ash heap of history, thanks to a recent discovery about a drug called Tideglusib. Developed …