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You're Wrong About Evolution: This 6-Minute Video Explains How It Really Works

"We're not monkeys. We're fish."<p>If you're a vocal science lover, there's one question we're pretty sure you've been asked at least once: "If we …

Biology

Marijuana Compound Removes Toxic Alzheimer's Protein From The Brain

This could be huge.<p>An active compound in marijuana called tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) has been found to promote the removal of toxic clumps of amyloid …

The mother-lode of little-known sci-fi facts

Here at SYFY WIRE, we love a good little-known sci-fi fact. But we may have just unearthed the mother lode of them!<p>If you’re into uncovering …

Science Fiction

Stephen Hawking's final research paper has been published, and it's mind-bending

<b>(CNN) —</b> Stephen Hawking may be among the stars now, but he has managed to gift the world one more research paper, published this week in the Journal of High Energy Physics.<p>True to Hawking's oeuvre, the paper tackles the same questions as any other bubbly beach read: Do we live in a multiverse? Did …

Physics

'There is no such thing as past or future': physicist Carlo Rovelli on changing how we think about time

How do I know that the usual perception is right, and this is wrong?<p>In the elementary grammar of things, there is no distinction between ‘cause’ and ‘effect’<p>What do we know about time? Language tells us that it “passes”, it moves like a great river, inexorably dragging us with it, and, in the end, …

Quantum Mechanics

NASA’s virtual tour of the moon in 4K will blow your mind

The moon can look spectacular enough from here on Earth, but a just-posted NASA video showing the lunar surface in amazing close-up detail is also …

Grand Canyon

Science is scared of religion

Science and journalism are kindred spirits: Both rely on curiosity, the courage to ask tough questions, and deal fairly and ethically with the …

Red Sea

This Is The Secret Meaning Behind The Devil's Number 666

It's a code for his real name.<p>We've all heard about the infamous number 666, which is rather cryptically referred to as the "number of the beast" in …

mathematics

University of California Scientists: ‘Camouflaged’ Aliens Live Among Us

Scientists of the University of California came up with an unusual hypothesis suggesting that space aliens have long settled on Earth and lived among …

University of California

Trump's proposal to arm teachers panned by experts as a 'colossally stupid idea'

President Donald Trump has proposed a solution to end classroom massacres once and for all: Arm some of America's teachers with concealed weapons, and train them to "immediately fire back if a savage sicko came to a school with bad intentions," he said Thursday.<p>But gun violence experts, educators, …

Guns

Need More Proof That Evolution Is Real? Look No Further Than Your Own Body

DO try this at home.

Biology

Harvard Scientists Have Unlocked Unexpected New States of Light

Nothing in nature can do this.<p>Light is ubiquitous and vital, but also incredibly strange - and it's possible we'll never exhaust the opportunities to …

Quantum Physics

Bannon still actively engages and attends NSC meetings -- despite White House saying he was removed

While senior White House aide Steve Bannon might have been removed from the top position on the National Security Council, it seems he’s still …

Donald Trump

Trump Says U.S. 'Losing' Afghan War in Tense Meeting With Generals

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has become increasingly frustrated with his advisers tasked with crafting a new U.S. strategy in Afghanistan and recently suggested firing the war's top military commander during a tense meeting at the White House, according to senior administration …

12 High-Protein Smoothies — Without Protein Powder

Listen, not all of us were born with the natural ability to enjoy the taste of protein powder, but that doesn't mean we should miss out on a high-protein smoothie, right? If you're trying to up your nutritional content without drastically altering the flavor profile of your favorite shake, we've …

Healthy Eating

A Brief Guide to All the Promises Trump Broke this Week

As the clock ticks down to his 100th day in office, Trump goes full globalist.<p>It is easy to forget, when scandals that used to last weeks are compressed to 12-hour news cycles, that <b>Donald Trump’s</b> politics were once borderline liberal. In 1999, Trump said he was “very pro-choice.” In 2012, he …

Don't Panic, but Physicists in Australia Just Proved Reality Doesn't Exist

Quantum physics is weird.<p>Get ready to have your mind blown. According to an experiment led by two physicists in Australia, reality doesn’t exist. …

Quantum Mechanics

9 million barrels of oil are being hoarded on tankers in the North Sea

In May, there were seven million barrels of oil stored in tankers in the North Sea.<p>Bloomberg reports, citing the International Energy Agency, that worldwide crude oil amounts at sea had reached 95 million barrels at the end of June, the highest since the global financial recession in 2008.<p>However, …

Apocalyptic Drone Footage Shows Giant Cracks In The Earth On Japan’s Southern Island

<b>The drone footage that you are about to see is absolutely jaw-dropping.</b><p>When I first watched it, I could hardly believe the extent of the devastation …

Predicting the score of all 267 NFL regular season and playoff games

<i>The 2016 NFL regular season schedule is out, and with teams starting to take shape — the NFL draft will not dramatically change the outlook of a lot of teams — we can start to throw out more educated predictions on how teams will finish next season. After going through every single regular season</i> …

Dare Ya To Not Try To Be A Scientist After Neil DeGrasse Tyson Explains Creativity To You

If only America's Science Coach, Neil deGrasse Tyson, had been there. He'd have said to me, “Lori, math, science, and engineering are some of the …

The First 10 Things to Do With a New Android Phone | Drippler - Apps, Games, News, Updates & Accessories

There’s nothing like that new phone feeling. One minute, you’re marveling over your slab of plastic and metal, and the next, you’re panicking over …