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What is a Wormhole?

A wormhole is a theoretical passage through space-time that could create shortcuts for long journeys across the universe. Wormholes are predicted by …

Quantum Mechanics

The man who made America: Reason, religion and the brilliant mind of John Locke

<b>John Locke (Wikimedia)</b><p>There will be no lack of odes to colonial America today. Let’s also remember the man whose ideas made it possible<p>George Makari<p>November 26, 2015 1:00pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Soul Machine: The Invention of the Modern Mind”<p>After his triumphant return to London, John Locke’s theory …

John Locke

NASA Tests Engine That Violates The Laws of Physics

NASA has tested an engine that does not use propellant – which violates the laws of physics.<p>Inventor Guiddo Fetta independently created the engine, …

Physics

The US Military Now Has A Direction Changing, Remote-Controlled Bullet

Well folks, if it wasn’t confirmed before, it definitely is now – we’re officially living in a video game. Why? Because the US Department of Defense has successfully tested a bullet that can change its course after being fired. Even better, that course can actually be directed via remote …

What It Takes to Get Fired From the Obama Administration

Call it "Survivor: White House" edition.<p>Over the past week, one high-profile cabinet secretary managed to dodge an onslaught of Republican demands …

GOP civil war! Poll shows Tea Party disdains religious right

<b>(AP/Danny Johnston/Reuters/Joe Mitchell)</b><p>A new poll adds more heat to the GOP civil war — the Tea Party’s lack of interest in the religious right’s agenda<p>Kerry Eleveld<p>October 26, 2013 3:00pm (UTC)<p>Remember when Evangelicals were the staple of the Republican coalition? Turn them out and you could win …

Thousands gather in Washington for anti-NSA 'Stop Watching Us' rally

Thousands gathered by the Capitol reflection pool in Washington on Saturday to march, chant, and listen to speakers and performers as part of Stop Watching Us, a gathering to protest "mass surveillance" under NSA programs first disclosed by the whistleblower Edward Snowden.<p>Billed by organizers as …