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Star pupil finds lost Mayan city by studying ancient charts of the night sky from his bedroom

A Canadian schoolboy appears to have discovered a lost Mayan city hidden deep in the jungles of Mexico using a new method of matching stars to the location of temples on earth.<p>William Gadoury, 15, was fascinated by the ancient Central American civilization and spent hours poring over diagrams of …

North Korean satellite is in orbit, says Seoul

Satellite sent into space by North Korea is in orbit but not clear whether it is working, says South Korea defence ministry<p>North Korea was successful in putting a satellite into orbit on Sunday, although it is not clear whether it is working, according to South Korea's defence ministry.<p>South Korea …

Indian soldier survives deadly Himalayan avalanche

An Indian soldier has survived six days under deep snow in what rescuers called a "miracle." India and Pakistan both station thousands in the …

Mountaineering

Cure for jet lag: flashes of bright light into the eyeballs while you sleep

Researchers claim ‘camera flash’ bursts can help adjust the body clock, pushing back the drowsiness caused by crossing time zones<p>Timed flashes of light during sleep may be the best way to combat jet lag, a study has found.<p>Researchers found that exposing volunteers to short “camera flashes” of light …

World's biggest dinosaur skeleton unveiled in New York

The as yet unnamed Titanosaur species was found in Patagonia and stands 122ft long – too big for the gallery at the American Museum of Natural History<p>Paleontologists at New York’s American Museum of Natural History unveiled a cast skeleton of the world’s biggest dinosaur, a new species of …

New Stephen Hawking Hypothesis: Black Holes Have 'Hair'

Black holes may sport a luxurious head of "hair" made up of ghostly, zero-energy particles, says a new hypothesis proposed by Stephen Hawking and other physicists.<p>The new paper, which was published online Jan. 5 in the preprint journal arXiv, proposes that at least some of the information devoured …

'Assassin' supernova discovered that is 570bn times brighter than sun

Astronomers find brightest star explosion ever, located 3.8bn light-years away, which is more luminous than entire Milky Way<p>Astronomers have discovered the brightest star explosion ever, a super supernova that easily outshines our entire Milky Way.<p>An international team revealed “the most powerful …

Universe

'Harry Potter' fans have turned Platform 9 3/4 into a memorial for Alan Rickman

Fans of <i>Harry Potter</i> have been laying flowers at Platform 9 3/4 to pay tribute to actor Alan Rickman.<p>Rickman, who played professor Severus Snape in …

Associated Press News

The Psychology Of Radicalization: How Terrorist Groups Attract Young Followers

In August 2014, ISIS released a video showing American journalist James Foley kneeling in a barren desert. Foley wears a bright orange jumpsuit. An ISIS fighter stands behind him, a black scarf masking his face. The fighter wields a long dagger. When Foley speaks, his voice is matter of fact, but …

Psychology

World’s toughest animal has tons of foreign DNA

Tardigrades are nearly microscopic animals that can survive the harshest of environments, including outer space.<p>Scientists sequenced their genome and …

Biology

China joins hunt for extra-terrestrials with FAST - the world's biggest-ever telescope

The massive structure will allow scientists to gather signals from tens of billions of light years away when it is completed in 2016<p>China is in the final stages of building the world's largest-ever radio telescope, which will give Beijing a leading role in space research and the hunt for …

See the radio waves constantly bathing you with this app

Whether or not you realize it, there are radio waves constantly washing over you. Thanks to the countless WiFi routers, cellular towers, and GPS satellites (not to mention all the Bluetooth and other smaller wireless devices) the air is literally just a sea of energy. <i>Architecture of Radio</i> is an app …

UberChopper Brings Desperately Needed Excess To Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

Today, as you nurse your wounds from Black Friday stampedes outside your local mall, or sit in traffic as you make your lengthy travel back home from the holidays, here’s a reminder that life doesn’t have to be so hard.<p>Forget UberBLACK. This weekend, the who’s who of absurdly wealthy people …

Amazing new images from Mars rover

Awesome views, including some selfies, from the Mars Curiosity rover. The rover is looking across Gale Crater, approaching a large dune with …

Huawei Mate 8 is a 6-inch behemoth with plenty of battery life

You know who's been the world's third biggest smartphone manufacturer for nearly three years? Huawei, that's who. Despite strong competition from …

PlayStation 2 games are coming to PS4, here are 12 titles we want to play again

Photograph: Electronic Arts<p>Smashing fun<p>276<p>image/jpeg<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/11/23/1448277382206/8fe8d6c4-4397-4122-bed8-225e4adb4556-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Electronic Arts<p>Smashing …

Future Airbus flights could see you loaded like luggage

You know how when you’re sat in an airline departure gate watching the trucks of luggage get loaded onto the planes like pallets? Well, that’s how Airbus thinks the future of passenger boarding might lay, according to a patent it has just been granted.<p>At first it might sound like a bit of a crude …

FBI using elite surveillance teams to track at least 48 high-risk ISIS suspects

With as many as 1,000 active cases, Fox News has learned at least 48 ISIS suspects are considered so high risk that the FBI is using its elite tracking squads known as the mobile surveillance teams or MST to track them domestically.<p>“There is a very significant number of people that are on …

Catch Pokemon in real life with Nintendo's upcoming mobile game

Are you iPhone and Android users out there ready to channel your inner Ash and journey into the world to catch and train some Pokemon? An upcoming mobile game from Nintendo will let you to do just that.<p>Earlier this year, we learned that the perennial video game maker was finally planning to develop …

Pokémon

Transhumanists are on a quest to discover eternal life. Is the citizen science they use the future of technology?

Immortality aside, DIY "bio-hacking" could provide solutions to everyday problems, despite the risks involved<p>For the last week I’ve been travelling around California and Nevada on a 40 foot, 1978 bus that’s designed to look like a massive coffin, with the words "Immortality Bus" painted down both …

Singularity

‘Kirigami’ solar cells soak up more sun

Solar cells capture up to 40 percent more energy when they can track the sun across the sky, but conventional, motorized trackers are too heavy and …

Solar Panels

10 Anime Series You Need To Watch Before You Die

You'll be glad you did.