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One Photo Stands Out After Trump Says Puerto Rico Wants 'Everything Done For Them'

This writer served Trump some ice cold tea.<p>When President Donald Trump went after local officials in Puerto Rico, accusing them of wanting “everything to be done for them,” one TV writer had the perfect response.<p>Using Trump’s own words and a single photo from 2011, former “Tonight Show” writer Jess …

You'll Never Look at the World the Same Again After Seeing These Maps

No, really. These fantastical maps actually do put the whole world into perspective.<p>If you’ve ever visited TheTrueSizeOf website, you’ll know one …

Geography

Why Trump’s Phone Call with Australia’s Prime Minister Will Haunt Him in Court

There is a moment in Donald Trump’s phone call, a week after his Inauguration, with the Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull—the transcript of which was obtained by the Washington <i>Post</i>—when Trump seems to think he understands his counterpart. It comes, tellingly, at a point when he also …

Milky Way’s origins are not what they seem

EVANSTON - In a first-of-its-kind analysis, Northwestern University astrophysicists have discovered that, contrary to previously standard lore, up to …

Scientists Begin Expedition To Discover Hidden Secrets Of The Sunken ‘Lost Continent’ Zealandia

Deep beneath the waves, and quietly tucked away for millions of years, is the sunken and lost continent known as Zealandia. Now, scientists have just …

Defeat of 'skinny repeal' bill leaves healthcare in Trump’s careless hands

Republican senators spent the week rummaging through scraps of healthcare legislation hoping to stitch together a scheme that would keep alive their effort to repeal Obamacare. At 1:30 a.m. Friday in the Capitol, they attempted to pass a bare-bones "skinny repeal" bill, but Arizona Sen. John …

An Experiment in Zurich Brings Us Nearer to a Black Hole’s Mysteries

The equations that describe the universe at the smallest and largest scales — how the tiniest elementary particles dance, how the space-time of the cosmos bends — predicted a slight incongruity, a tiny unbalancing in the numbers of certain particles under certain circumstances.<p>But physicists have …

Physics

Geomagnetic storm watch issued due to exploding sunspot, Northern lights possible

Northern lights are possible this weekend.

Disney World Is Offering a Crazy Deal on Park Tickets — for a Limited Time

Tickets are on sale now through July 30, and will be valid for admission until September 30, 2017.<p>Walt Disney World had fewer visitors last year and …

The Sun Is Changing Because of a Solar Minimum, and Here's How It Works

The sun is changing.<p>These changes aren’t visible to the naked eye, but after one good look under a properly filtered telescope, you’ll see it: The …

Astronomers May Have Witnessed A Star Giving Birth To A Black Hole

Most dying stars go out with a bang—a supernova, more specifically. But scientists recently observed a star that went out with a whisper, skipping …

Digging out: 4 keys to successful debt consolidation

When your personal finances teeter on the brink, your first instinct might be to do something drastic. Freeze your credit cards in a block of ice. Vow to never eat out again. Forgo your Netflix subscription.<p>These tactics may help, but financial experts say paying off debt requires a more …

Scientists May Have Just Revealed Evidence of the Multiverse

There are many things about the universe that still baffle scientists, and one of those anomalies is the so-called “Cold Spot” that spans 1.8 billion …

Journalist Arrested For 'Yelling Questions' At HHS Secretary Tom Price, Kellyanne Conway

Dan Heyman wanted to know if domestic violence was a preexisting condition under the new health care bill.<p>A journalist was arrested on Tuesday and accused of being disruptive while trying to question Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price and White House aide Kellyanne Conway in the West …

2017 April 29 - Arches of Spring

<b>Arches of Spring</b> <b><br>Image Credit & Copyright:</b> Ondrej Kralik<p><b>Explanation:</b> Two luminous arches stretched across the dome of the sky on this northern spring …

These are the first real-color images of Saturn’s polar vortex

NASA has their rich media library available to the public, and they made it easier than ever for the users to access and search. Sophia Nasr, an …

Astronomy

Shining a Light on Dark Matter Halos

Since the 1970’s dark matter and all that comes with it has remained a mystery for scientists. We know it’s there, but proving it has always been …

Schumer jabs White House over offer to fund Obamacare subsidies in exchange for border wall

The White House is offering Democrats a dollar-for-dollar deal to fund Obamacare subsidies and the border wall in the upcoming spending bill, according to budget director Mick Mulvaney, but Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer shot it down, with snark.<p>Mulvaney told Bloomberg Live on Friday that …

U.S. Politics

New LHC Results Hint At New Physics, But Are We Crying Wolf?

Over at the Large Hadron Collider at CERN, particles are accelerated to the greatest energies they’ve ever reached in history. In the CMS and ATLAS detectors, new fundamental particles are continuously being searched for, although only the Higgs boson has come through. But in a much lesser-known …

Physics

China criticizes North Korea, praises US on nuclear issue

<b>(CNN) —</b> China may be getting fed up with continued nuclear bluster from long-time ally North Korea and tilting toward the United States.<p>A day after North Korea's Vice Foreign Minister said Pyongyang would test missiles weekly and use nuclear weapons if threatened, a Chinese Foreign Ministry …

Hackers have just dumped a treasure trove of NSA data. Here’s what it means.

A group of hackers called the Shadow Brokers has just released a new dump of data from the National Security Agency. This is plausibly the most extensive and important release of NSA hacking tools to date. It’s likely to prove awkward for the U.S. government, not only revealing top-secret …

North Korea surprises with display of new missiles

<b>(CNN) —</b> North Korea put its adversaries on notice Saturday, when it showed off a bevy of new missiles and launchers at its annual military parade.<p>Pyongyang showed off two new intercontinental ballistic missile-sized canisters as well as displaying its submarine-launched ballistic missile and a …

The Best Science Documentaries on Netflix in April, Ranked

Knowledge is power and Netflix is our professor.<p>Sure, Netflix has a bevy of cheesy rom-coms, sexy capers, and superhero content. But Netflix can also …

Entertainment

New Theory of Gravity Emerges

If a study carried out by researchers at the University of St. Andrews holds true then we may need to consider rewriting Albert Einstein’s theory of …

Physics

Mind-Blowing New Theory Connects Black Holes, Dark Matter, and Gravitational Waves

The past few years have been incredible for physics discoveries. Scientists spotted the Higgs boson, a particle they’d been hunting for almost 50 …