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Haunting Photos From Abandoned Fukushima Show How Mother Nature Will Prevail in the End

On March 11, 2011, a magnitude-9 earthquake rocked Japan, causing a devastating tsunami. In the aftermath, the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant, …

NASA spacecraft spots giant 'hole' in Sun

NASA's orbiting Solar Dynamics Observatory has mapped an enormous coronal hole - a gap in the Sun's outer layer and magnetic field - which is the …

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Amy Schumer Owns Her HBO Special: 'You're Made To Feel Really Weird And Disgusting If You're A Girl Who Loves To Have Sex'

She did NOT hold back!<p><b>Amy Schumer</b> had an <b>HBO</b> special that aired on Saturday night, and the comedian wasn't interested in shying away from …

Scientists have not actually found an alien megastructure orbiting a distant star

An alien star in distant space seems to be acting very strangely.<p>NASA's Kepler Space Telescope caught sight of the star as part of the spacecraft's …

Universe

The Colts ran what may be the worst trick play in NFL history

WHAT WERE THEY TRYING TO DO, AND WHY DID THEY DO IT SO BADLY? WHY IS EVERYTHING SO WRONG<p>I am so thoroughly baffled by the thing that the Indianapolis Colts just did. There is no part of of my mind that comprehends what it was. I have no clue what they were trying to do, and they did not do whatever …

Pluto's Geology Is Unlike Any Other

Take a pinch of Mars, a sprinkle of Saturn’s moon Iapetus and a dash of Neptune’s moon Triton—and the recipe will yield something like Pluto.<p>The …

10 Messages Hidden in the Background of Movies and TV Shows

In 2015, various news outlets revealed that an episode of <i>Homeland</i> included Arabic graffiti protesting the portrayal of Muslims on the popular …

12. Paycheck

A peculiar one this, for Paycheck stalled the Hollywood career of a major director despite having everything going for it (on paper at least). A …

Scientists at Large Hadron Collider hope to make contact with PARALLEL UNIVERSE in days

GettyCollision course: Large Hadron Collider could discover parallel universe<p>The staggeringly complex LHC ‘atom smasher’ at the CERN centre in …

People have all sorts of conspiracy theories about Denver's airport — here's why

To this day, the notoriously bizarre airport is shrouded in secrecy, riddled with weird statues and creepy art, and abounding in myths.<p>There are some crazy conspiracy theories surrounding the airport's true purpose, many of which stem from the airport's confusing origins.<p>To start with, people don't …

9 apps to add unique wallpapers to your Android home screen

One of the reasons I prefer Android over iOS is because it offers endless options for customizing the interface. That’s important to me as I like my apps and widgets set up just so, and I enjoy switching up wallpapers every once in a while.<p>Google Play is filled with apps hawking wallpapers, some …

Why men are threatened by smart women

Men, do smart women threaten your masculinity? A new study suggests they might — and that you might not want to date them because of it.<p>While men say …

It's Official: Pluto Is Even Weirder Than We Thought

The dwarf planet’s mountains, glaciers, and atmosphere can’t be fully explained, says the first scientific paper from New Horizons probe researchers.<p>Back in the early 2000s, planetary scientist Alan Stern was challenged to predict what the New Horizons probe would find when it got to Pluto. Stern …

Solar System

A volcano in Indonesia erupts with electric-blue lava

Although surreal, this bright blue coloration is a result of nothing more than a tweak of chemistry.<p>Volcanoes come in a variety of destructive flavors, both on Earth and on other planetary bodies in our Solar System.<p>Shield volcanoes like Kilauea effusively erupt lava, fairly slow, over long periods …

Geology

If US relations with China turn sour, there will probably be war | Timothy Garton Ash

America needs a strategy to handle its superpower rival that can last 20 years. Instead we get soundbites<p>What is the biggest challenge facing the next president of the United States? How to deal with China. The relationship between the emerging and the enduring superpower is the greatest …

How CNN Dumbed Down the Democratic Debate

Watching the Democratic debate was an exercise in frustration, but not with the candidates.<p>Under the guise of raising “concerns that voters have” …

Have Scientists Really Found An "Alien Megastructure" Around A Distant Star?

Some of the possible explanations they investigated included things like instrumentation problems, variability from the output of the star itself, and variability from other light sources around the star.<p>Jason Wright, an astronomer at Penn State, told <i>The Atlantic</i> that he was in the process of …

Aliens

16 Wikipedia Pages That Will Change The Way You See The Universe

Earth Science