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A Physicist Has Created a Lab-Sized "Black Hole"

The experiment's results may finally prove that Hawking radiation exists.<p>Black holes swallow up everything, and nothing escapes. This property, the most iconic characteristic of these mysterious space phenomena, had its first major challenge this week when Techonion professor Jeff Steinhauer posted …

11 Google projects that could change the world

Google's parent company Alphabet has so many projects cooking it can be difficult to keep track.<p>But there are some that could truly change the world as we know it once they're complete.<p>Scroll down to see the most mind-blowing projects.

A Giant X-Shaped Structure Has Been Found at The Centre of The Milky Way

Thanks to Twitter.<p>A tweet posted by astronomer Dustin Lang from the University of Toronto led to scientists investigating a three-dimensional bulge …

Universe

Oil might be the reason dinosaurs are extinct

iStock<p>What killed the dinosaurs? It’s a question as old as – well the dinosaurs themselves, and one that everyone from school children to scientists have been asking for decades. Movies like Jurassic Park and the Land Before Time only heighten that sense of wonder and raise the stakes behind that …

Dinosaurs

President Obama Warns of Excessive Heat as Temperatures Expected to Top 110

President Obama warned Americans to stay safe during an ongoing heat wave as heat advisories remained in effect in at least 15 states and some places …

Weather

A Star Wars Fan Made an Episode VIII Trailer That Will Get You So Excited

<i>Star Wars: Episode VIII</i> isn’t coming out until December 2017, but with the recent Star Wars Celebration and rumors of a new <i>Rogue One</i> trailer fast …

Star Wars

Watch the Earth Spin Through One Year in 2 Minutes

As viewed from a satellite one million miles away.<p>On February 11, 2015, NOAA's Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) satellite was launched on a Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral. About 5 months later, on July 6, the first photo from the Earth Polychromatic Imaging Camera (EPIC) was released, …

Cure for asthma on horizon as scientists find genetic cause

A cure for asthma is on the horizon after scientists discovered a genetic switch which prevents the condition.<p>The research carried out at the University of Southampton, discovered that the gene ADAM33 plays a crucial role in causing the twitchiness and inflammation of airways that triggers an …

WATCH: Fenway Park fan makes a smooth one-handed catch

No glove, no problem for this game-goer<p>During Wednesday night's Giants-Red Sox exchange of blows (SF-BOS GameTracker), a certain game-goer was …

How to level up fast (and catch rare Pokemon) without spending money in Pokemon Go

Pokemon Go is free, to a certain degree. If you run out of Pokeballs and other supplies, you'll need to run around to various PokeStops to get more. That can take a while and make leveling difficult.<p>The other obvious option would be to buy what you need from the game's shop, but no one wants to …

10 Things You Didn't Know About Fast Food

You’ll never look at a tray of burgers and fries the same way again.<p>They may <i>seem</i> relatively harmless, but Ronald, Wendy and that Burger King guy are …

Food

Here's the reason people are so obsessed with 'Pokémon GO' according to science

Nintendo and Niantic's game has users searching for virtual Pokémon in their real-life environments. Or, in more technical terms, the combination of physical and virtual worlds into one is called augmented reality.<p>With augmented reality, there's no need to wear awkward gadgets like Google Glass …

Here's What Candy Came Out the Year You Were Born

See Inside The Obamas' New House

It's not quite the White House, but with eight bedrooms and 8,200 square feet, it still has plenty of space to stretch out after the president's eight years in office.<p>In late May, we found out that the Obama family is moving to an 8,200-square-foot house they'll be renting in the exclusive Kalorama …

Living Rooms