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Einstein's weirdest prediction is true, and will soon radically transform our understanding of the universe

NASA<p>Have no doubt: Gravitational waves, or ripples in the fabric of space-time, are real and undulating across the universe at incredible speed — …

Puppy rescued, recovering from quarter-sized rubber band around neck

A six-month-old puppy is now in recovery after it was found with a quarter-sized rubber band cutting into its neck, the Rancho Coastal Humane Society announced on Tuesday.<p>She was dropped off at the county’s Department of Animal Services last week, Fox 5 reports. The rubber band was discovered by …

Rubber Bands

Babies see things we can’t: The incredible science behind our evolving vision

Japanese research indicates 3- and 4-month-old children possess a unique sensitivity to variant information<p>Take a look at the red chips on the two Rubik cubes below. They are actually orange on the left and purple on the right, if you look at them in isolation. They only appear more or less equally …

Parenting

After Sarah Palin and John Wayne, now what? Trump’s nightmare coalition reaches a defining moment

After endorsements from a long-dead movie icon and the worst candidate in history, Trump’s ready for Freddy<p>Now that Donald Trump has the endorsement of a movie star who’s been dead for more than 35 years and a failed politician whose public and private life has been a total disaster – I mean, he’s …

Republicans

Scientists revive microscopic water bears after 30 years of deep freeze

The hardy tardigrade sets a new personal best<p>In the Animal Olympics event of Surviving Horrible Things, tardigrades would take home the gold, silver, and the bronze. These eight-legged, microscopic creatures — also known as "water bears" — are probably the hardiest animals in existence, able to …

Biology

Mars: ‘Alien bear and cub’ identified in latest red planet 'discovery' (VIDEO)

Beware: A suspicious ‘martian bear’ and its cub have allegedly been identified inhabiting the red planet after an amateur assessment of NASA …

Top Kitchen Trends for 2016

It’s kitchen time! Looking to bring a new look to your culinary space? We’ve got you covered! As you read today’s post, you will notice that some of …

Is Our Universe a Fake?

<i>Robert Lawrence Kuhn is the creator, writer and host of "Closer to Truth," a public television and multimedia program that features the world's</i> …

Chernobyl animals thrive in exclusion zone without humans

Wildlife including wolf, elk and wild boar are thriving around Chernobyl since the area was deserted by humans after the world's worst nuclear accident<p>Man is even more deadly to wildlife than a nuclear disaster, according to new research which has found animal populations in the Chernobyl exclusion …

Wildlife

Sunrise in the WEST: Scientists warn North could be SOUTH as Earth's magnetic poles SWITCH

GETTYThe sun could rise in the west<p>Climate researchers believe we are heading towards a reversal of the planet's magnetic field, which some fear will …

Abandoned Puppy Found Buried In Donation Bin At A Missouri Walmart

The white baby pooch was found under a pile clothes after making a squeaking sound that someone first thought was a toy.<p>Shaun Derienzo was making one of his usual weekly stops at a Big Brothers Big Sisters charity bin at a local Walmart on Wednesday when he noticed something moving under a pile of …

UFO That Looked 'Like A Shooting Star' Seen By Multiple Witnesses Hovering Over Los Angeles

This video shows the incredible moment that a group of bystanders at the Griffin Observatory saw not one, but two UFOs hovering above Los …

Paranormal

Prepare for the Two Hottest Years on Record, Report Says

This year and next will likely be the hottest on record, new research suggests, the latest sign that a so-called hiatus in global warming has …

Climate Change

Can Humans See 'Spooky' Quantum Images?

Quantum physics deals with the realm of the very small, and most of us never expect to see the weird world it describes. But could we? Recently, …

Spooky! Quantum Action Is 10,000 Times Faster Than Light

How fast do quantum interactions happen? Faster than light, 10,000 times faster.<p>That's what a team of physicists led by Juan Yin at the University of …

Smoking Doesn’t Kill Them: The Strange Science of the Longevity Gene

Why do some cigarette smokers live to old age while others die young? Scientists are getting closer to an answer.<p>It’s a well-established fact that …

Implant 'traps' spreading cancer cells

<b>A small sponge-like implant that can mop up cancer cells as they move through the body has been developed by US researchers.</b><p>So far tested in mice, it is hoped the device could act as an early warning system in patients, alerting doctors to cancer spread.<p>The implant also seemed to stop rogue cancer …

Cancer

Psychedelic drugs may be ready for a medical comeback

New research on the use of psychedelic drugs as treatment for a range of mental disorders appears to be throwing open doors of perception long closed within the medical community, says a new analysis in the Canadian Medical Assn. Journal.<p>For several decades, the North American medical establishment …

The best (and worst) ways to spot a liar

Forget body language or eye movements. There are much better ways to identify the deceitful.<p><i>This story is part of BBC Future’s “Best of 2015” list, our greatest hits of the year. Browse the full list.</i><p>-<p>Thomas Ormerod’s team of security officers faced a seemingly impossible task. At airports across …

Body Language

Fossil Fuels Losing Cost Advantage Over Solar, Wind, IEA Says

The cost of producing electricity from renewable sources such as solar and wind has dropped significantly over the past five years, narrowing the gap …

Fossil Fuels

Earth's best-known climate scientist issues bombshell sea-level warning

The study — written by James Hansen, NASA's former lead climate scientist, and 16 coauthors, many of whom are considered among the top in their fields — concludes that glaciers in Greenland and Antarctica will melt 10 times as fast as previous consensus estimates, resulting in a sea-level rise of …

Climate Change

Some physicists believe we're living in a giant hologram — and it's not that far-fetched

Some physicists actually believe that the universe we live in might be a hologram.<p>The idea isn't that the universe is some sort of fake simulation out of <i>The</i> <i>Matrix,</i> but rather that even though we appear to live in a three-dimensional universe, it might only have two dimensions. It's called the …

The discovery of the molecule Si-C-Si in space

The space between stars is not empty—it contains a vast reservoir of diffuse material with about 5-10% of the total mass of our Milky Way galaxy. …

Universe

Scientists break 75-million-year-old dinosaur fossils and find blood cells

Scientists analyzing fragments of poorly preserved dinosaur bones excavated more than a century ago have discovered what appear to be red blood cells and collagen fibers, soft tissues that thus far have only found rarely, on extremely well-preserved fossils.<p>The discovery -- which suggests that soft …

RebelMouse vs. WordPress VIP

After building the product for Huffington Post, and owning the product and engineering groups at AOL after we were acquired, it was clear to me there …

The day when roads will harness solar energy is drawing near

There are some 60 million kilometers (37.3 million miles) of roadways in the world, just sitting there. But adapting these surfaces to do anything besides passively carry traffic has proved difficult and prohibitively expensive.<p>Past attempts include trying to convert the vibrations on roads into …

Clean Energy

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