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The Walking Dead Showrunner Confirms That There Will Be Deaths in the Season 7 Finale

<i>The Walking Dead</i> is halfway through Season 7B, so thoughts are turning toward the finale, which will air April 2nd.<p>TVLine asked showrunner Scott …

'The Walking Dead' Hits Lowest Ratings Since Season 2

Maybe just blame "The Walking Dead" Season 7 has been struggling with viewer retention since the second episode, when nearly five million people suddenly vanished. A couple more million have left since then, and the most recent episode -- the March 5 Episode 12, "Say Yes" -- had the lowest overall …

The Walking Dead

There's Going to Be a Spectacular Starry Light Show in the Skies This Month

Everyone needs to see this phenomenon at least once in their lifetime.<p>Forget your phone and television — for the next two weeks, all you have to do is look up at the illuminated night sky for some thrilling entertainment.<p>The dazzling, springtime zodiacal lights, which form a pyramid-shaped glow in …

Brain Activity Has Been Recorded as Much as 10 Minutes After Death

Doctors can't explain it.<p>Doctors in a Canadian intensive care unit stumbled on a very strange case last year - when life support was turned off for …

The Brain

The discovery of a giant neuron could help explain how the brain creates consciousness

Nobody yet understands how a collection of mushy cells in the brain gives rise to the brilliance of consciousness seen in higher-order animals, including humans. But two discoveries give scientists vital clues to how human consciousness works.<p>In 2014, a 54-year-old woman went to George Washington …

Consciousness

Woolly mammoth will be back from extinction within two years, say Harvard scientists

"Woolly mammoths" could be brought back from extinction within two years, the scientists behind a groundbreaking resurrection project have said.<p>World-renowned geneticist Prof George Church and his team at Harvard University have been working for the past two years on recreating the DNA blueprint of …

Astronomers discover 60 new planets including ‘super Earth’

An international team of astronomers has found 60 new planets orbiting stars close to Earth’s solar system, including a rocky “super Earth.”<p>The …

Now you can climb Mount Everest in VR

Just last week, I had a great conversation with a Manhattan taxi driver named Sherpa, who, after I asked if his name was connected to Nepal, told me …

Virtual Reality

Scarlett Johansson Doesn’t Think Monogamy Is Natural

The actress told Playboy why she thinks dedicated relationships are too much work for some.<p><b>Scarlett Johansson</b> and <b>Romain Dauriac,</b> her husband of just over two years, announced their split in late January. In a new interview with <i>Playboy,</i> Johansson opened up about her views on romance—and why she's …

Who Will Betray Rick On ‘The Walking Dead’ And Other Takeaways From The Midseason Premiere

After a bleak, depressing, almost nihilistic opening eight episodes of the seventh season of <i>The Walking Dead</i>, the midseason premiere, “Rock in the Road” quickly shifted gears from hopelessness to optimism. The episode picked up where the midseason finale left off, with Rick, Daryl, Michonne and the …

The Walking Dead

The 25 best places to live where the average home costs less than $250,000

Despite surging home prices across the US, it's still possible to snag something affordable in a great city.<p>As evidenced by U.S. News & World Report's latest ranking of the best places to live in America, the top cities for settling down tout a strong job market, low cost of living, high quality of …

Astronomers Have Spotted a Black Hole So Ravenous, It's Pushing The Limits of Physics

The Universe's hungriest black hole.<p>Astronomers have discovered a giant black hole that's so hungry, it's been gorging on a star for more than a …

Universe

Bathe in strange vibrations at the Integratron near Joshua Tree

<b>Why:</b> Because sonically, you may be unclean. And the acoustics of this place are amazing.<p><b>What:</b> The Integratron, on the fringe of Landers about 20 miles north of Joshua Tree National Park, was supposed to be about time travel, geomagnetism and extraterrestrial life. Its creator, George Van Tassel …

The Stranger Things Season 2 Trailer Has Some Very Good News for Fans

Guess who's back?<p>Oh man, the nostalgia starts right away in the <i>Stranger Things</i> season two trailer with a throwback to an old Eggo commercial—the show's preferred frozen waffle company. We also see the gang in <i>Ghostbusters</i> jumpsuits. Most important, though, Eleven is back.<p>The new trailer, which …

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What It’s Really Like to Fly on the World’s Biggest Plane

A nervous flier braves the A380<p>I am—and always have been—a nervous flier. Though I trust the science behind it, the thought of shooting through the air in a massive metal tube seems downright impossible. Anytime I board an aircraft, I am seized with the all-encompassing fear that my fellow …

George Clooney

Cutest Assistant Director Ever! Ellen Pompeo Preps to Direct Grey's Anatomy Episode with Son Eli in Her Arms

“Quiet on the set” might not work for everyone in <b>Ellen Pompeo</b>‘s newest venture — specifically, her son <b>Eli Christopher</b>.<p>The actress, who is gearing up …

'Supernatural' boss previews Sam and Dean's prison blues

Even Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean Winchester (Jensen Ackles) have to face the legal consequences of their actions from time to time on <i>Supernatural</i>. …

World's Largest Telescope Will Revolutionize The Future Of Astronomy

Want to see deeper into the Universe than ever before. Build a bigger telescope. No matter what other tricks you use, there’s no substitute for size. The bigger your primary mirror is:<p>the more light you gather,<br>• the better your resolution is,<br>• and more details can be seen, more distant and faster than …

This comedian's parody of the Apple AirPods ad is hilarious AF

Let's face it. Apple AirPods are <i>magical</i>. But there is also that constant fear of losing those tiny little plastic knobs and people are going to …

Apple AirPods

What's the Deal With Jerry Seinfeld Moving to Netflix?

And it's not just Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee.<p>Since it began, Jerry Seinfeld's web series, <i>Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee</i>, likely was the only reason you had heard of the streaming service Crackle. But now, the series, which has brought in big-name comedians and even President Obama, will air …

‘The Walking Dead’ Producers Toned Down Violence After Season Premiere Backlash

MIAMI — “The Walking Dead” producers toned down some of the violence in the first half of season seven after strong viewer backlash to a gruesome …

The Walking Dead

Texas Teacher Impregnated by 13-Year-Old Student Gets 10 Years in Prison

A former middle-school English teacher who was impregnated by a 13-year-old student has been sentenced to 10 years in prison after she pleaded guilty …

Finally, an explanation for the "alien megastructure?"

Back in October of 2015, astronomers shook the world when they reported how the Kepler mission had noticed a strange and sudden drop in brightness …

Rogelio Bernal Andreo photo of the Andromeda galaxy reveals diffuse clouds.

The image above is as baffling as it is gorgeous.<p>First, kudos go to my pal Rogelio Bernal Andreo, who took this magnificent shot. It shows the …

Andromeda Galaxy

Watch the first trailer for Raw, the movie about teenage cannibals

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See What the Huygens Spacecraft Saw When it Landed on Saturn's Moon

Scientists used images from the probe to recreate its descent onto Titan.<p>Perhaps the most exciting part of the Cassini spacecraft's 12-and-a-half years orbiting Saturn was back in December 2004, when the mothership deposited the European Space Agency's Huygens probe. Twenty days later, in January …

Mysterious light pillars light up Canada's night sky

At 1:30 in the morning, while most of Ontario, Canada was asleep, Timothy Joseph Elzinga was tending to his crying toddler. Then he looked out the …