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No Martian chronicle, just a declassified report: Area 51 does exist

For decades, it was the government's Cold War-era secret. Now, documents acknowledge the mysterious test site in central Nevada.<p>August 16, 2013|By John M. Glionna<p>Extraterrestrial Highway near Rachel, Nev. In newly declassified documents,… (Laura Rauch / Associated…)<p>LAS VEGAS — For decades, it was …

CIA Kept Area 51 Secret Because Rumors Cooler Than Reality

A spy plane, an intelligence agency, and the magical logic of conspiracy theories all made an American legend.<p>Yesterday the CIA declassified a 400-page document about Area 51, the secret facility in the Nevada desert that has fascinated armchair historians and tormented conspiracy theorists for …

Study: No, Really, Voyager 1 Might Have Already Left the Solar System

The controversy about when and if the first Voyager probe has left our solar system continues with a new study arguing that, yes, the probe ventured into interstellar space last summer.<p><b>For more than a decade</b>, scientists have been waiting for Voyager 1 to leave the solar system. And for the last …

NASA Brings Out the Big Gun for Asteroid Impact Science

Author: Adam Mann. Adam Mann Science<p>Date of Publication: 08.19.13.<p>Time of Publication: 6:30 am. 6:30 am<p><i>A top-down view of the Ames Vertical Gun Range.</i><p>…

How to improve the lives of kids with HIV

<b>MICHIGAN STATE (US) —</b> Children born with HIV survive longer with a better quality of life when caregivers take part in childcare training, a new …

Public Health

On this planet, a new year every 8.5 hours

Researchers have discovered an Earth-sized exoplanet that whips around its host star in a mere 8.5 hours — one of the shortest orbital periods ever …

Spy footage of Transformers 4 filming

The YouTube account Adubspyder has uploaded two videos from the filming of Michael Bay’s (<b>Pain and Gain</b>, <b>Bad Boys</b>) new <b>Transformers</b> movie in Pontiac, …

Brandon Routh comments on Superman and Man of Steel

Former Superman Brandon Routh was in attendance at the Chicago Comic-Con this past weekend, during which the <b>Superman Returns</b> star was asked for his …

Grand Theft Auto 5 achievements leak

Rockstar's achievement/trophy list for Grand Theft Auto 5 has been posted online.<p>The awards list devotes more than a third of its Gamerscore to …

Sealed coffin found near Richard III grave site in Leicester

Another body has been recovered from the Leicester car park where the remains of Richard III were discovered last year – but while a king of England …

The Week In Numbers: An Asteroid-Zapping Space Laser, The Worst Planets In The Universe, And More

<b>4,580 degrees Fahrenheit</b>: the surface temperature on exoplanet COROT-7b, one of the 10 worst places to live in the universe, according to NASA scientists<p><b>600 miles</b>: the diameter of the largest known asteroid, Ceres (could an asteroid impact knock the moon into Earth?)<p><b>70 gigawatts</b>: the power of a …

Rockstar To Unveil 'Grand Theft Auto Online' In August, Releases New 'GTA V' Screenshots

<i>Rockstar will pull the curtains off its ‘Grand Theft Auto Online’ project next month.</i><p>Rockstar announced today that an unveiling of <i>Grand Theft Auto Online</i> is just around the corner.<p>This August, the video game maker will pull the sheets off the upcoming multiplayer portion of <i>Grand Theft Auto V</i>.<p>The …

The Week in Spandex - Superman vs. Batman, Avengers: Age of Ultron, The Wolverine, X-Men: Days of Future Past, Spider-Man, Kick-Ass 2 and more

<b>Our weekly round up of the latest stories from the world of screen superheroes, including Superman and Batman, Aquaman,</b> <b>Arrow, Wonder Woman,</b> <b>The</b> …

Usain Bolt accepts Mo Farah challenge of 600metres track duel

Usain Bolt has accepted Mo Farah’s challenge of a mouthwatering showdown between the track superstars in a rarely-run one-and-a-half-lap race.<p>British …

Edward Snowden's not the story. The fate of the internet is

Repeat after me: Edward Snowden is not the story. The story is what he has revealed about the hidden wiring of our networked world. This insight …

Now 7.2 billion humans, and counting

The United Nations says global human population reached 7.2 billion in mid-2013. The “medium-fertility” projection for the year 2050 has been revised …

Zachary Quinto says Star Trek 3 will shoot next year, with J.J. Abrams directing?

With J.J. Abrams set to depart Federation space for a galaxy far, far away, there’s been a a question mark hanging over the future of the <b>Star Trek</b> …

Tech Analysis: Watch Dogs on PlayStation 4

At E3 2012, Watch Dogs kickstarted the next generation of gaming long before the PS4 or Xbox One had even been announced, joining Star Wars 1313 as …

Edward Snowden re-emerges for Moscow airport meeting

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/994000/994327_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524614252_fb24babc334e2068a8818469f1be0755<p><b>Fugitive US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden has met human rights groups and lawyers at a Moscow airport, in his first appearance in three weeks.</b><p>He …

Why Is Boeing's 787 Dreamliner Such A Piece Of Crap?

Amazing new plane keeps catching on fire. Here are the questions you've been asking and the answers you need.<p><i>This article was originally published on January 17, 2013.—Eds.</i><p><b>Q: What is the 787 Dreamliner and why do we care?</b> <b><br>A:</b> The Dreamliner is a massive jet from Boeing, the company's most …

Typhoon Soulik approaching China

Typhoon Soulik is hitting parts of Taiwan today. It’ll continue to push northwest and affect parts of China’s provinces of Fujian and Zhejiang on …

ScienceCasts: The Zero Gravity Coffee Cup

Humans May Evolve To Grow An Endless Supply Of Teeth

In the future, you--like the pufferfish--could have so many teeth that you'll wear necklaces made out of your spares. It'll be weird.<p>The pufferfish is a very curious animal for lots of reasons; it swallows air or water to make itself larger and more threatening, it combines its combining pectoral, …

VIDEO: Jose Mourinho fouled by pesky step in front of Thai media

Chelsea landed in Thailand for their pre-season tour of Asia and have been enjoying a nice trip so far – none more so than boss Jose Mourinho who was …

Konami strengthens security after user information accessed

The hacks keep on coming: this time it's Konami's turn.<p>The Japanese company reported over 35,000 unauthorised logins from nearly four million …

Your Burning Questions About The Roswell Incident, Answered

The Popular Science archive answers those nagging questions about the July 1947 UFO crash in the desert outside of Roswell, N.M.<p><i>Today's Google Doodle celebrates the UFO incident near Roswell, N.M., that happened 66 years ago yesterday. On June 24, 1997, the U.S. Air Force released a 231-page report</i> …

Thousands Of Species Found In Lake Vostok Ice

In one of the most isolated places on Earth, sealed off for 15 million years, life teems. Some of it may be animal life.<p>A new study of Antarctica's largest sealed lake has found it contains genetic material from thousands of species of bacteria, fungi and other microscopic life.<p>The diverse critters …

Voyager 1 spacecraft's latest find takes the edge off the solar system

The edge of the solar system has no edge, it turns out. It has a fuzzy transitional area, not quite solar system and not quite interstellar …

How Better Plane Design Is Making Crashes Less Deadly

How the decades-old concept of "crashworthiness" saves lives<p>During the early days of flying, planes weren't built to crash. They could fly, sure, but when something went wrong, there wasn't much to protect a pilot or passengers from impending doom. In 1917, a young pilot named Hugh DeHaven, flying …

Uncovering The Mystery Behind An Atlantic Tsunami

Scientists in the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration are still trying to understand what exactly caused a tsunami to strike the East Coast in June. There was no seismic record of the incident. But a team of scientists came together to analyze tidal and weather data. They believe the …