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Scientists Just Discovered a New Kind of Fire

And it's got some pretty extraordinary properties.<p>Scientists have discovered a new kind of 'blue whirl' flame that could lead to cleaner ways of …

There is an incredible theory that a Brexit won't actually happen even if the public votes for it

A really crucial detail about the upcoming EU referendum has gone virtually unmentioned, and it is probably <i>the</i> most crucial detail: <b>Parliament doesn't actually have to bring Britain out of the EU if the public votes for it.</b><p>That is because the result of the June 23 referendum on Britain's EU …

Great Britain

Seeing more grizzly-polar hybrids likely means polar bears are in serious trouble

The idea of a hybrid polar and grizzly bear may sound cool or terrifying, depending on your opinion. But their appearances in the wild may mean that polar bears are quickly running out of room.<p>Last week, in the cold corners of Canada’s Hudson Bay, one of these hybrids was shot and killed. Although …

April breaks global temperature record, marking seven months of new highs

Latest monthly figures add to string of recent temperature records and all but assure 2016 will be hottest year on record<p>Last month was the hottest April on record globally – and the seventh month in a row to have broken global temperature records.<p>The latest figures smashed the previous record for …

Global Warming

Scientists have solved an ancient Peruvian mystery from space

The mystery centers around a series of carefully built, spiraling holes called puquios, burrowed into the ground in the Nazca Desert of southern Peru.<p>These peculiar formations could not be dated using traditional carbon dating techniques, and the Nazca people didn't leave behind any evidence of …

Archaeology

Alzheimer’s disease could be caused by herpes virus, warn experts

Drugs trials have failed and it's time to face up to the fact Alzheimer's is probably caused by viruses and bacteria, say scientists<p>Alzheimer’s disease could be caused by viruses like herpes, a group of renowned dementia experts have warned, as they call for urgent investigation into the link.<p>The …

Ancient underground city in İzmit excites archaeology world

ISTANBUL<p>Work to unearth the remains of an ancient city, discovered in northwestern Turkey during the removal of debris after the massive Marmara …

Clinton and Trump's Super Tuesday wins rally Democrats and rattle GOP

Trump’s wins were a disappointment for establishment hopes that an alternative candidate would emerge, while Clinton appeared to be on a much stronger path<p>The Republican establishment was reeling on Wednesday as a triumphant presidential primary night for Donald Trump failed to unite the party …

12 Great Movies That Were Supposed to Fail

by Stuart JA<p>– on<p>in Lists<p>For every <i>Jaws, Star Wars</i> or <i>Back to the Future</i>, there are a ton of movies that are destined for the bargain bin from day one. …

Professor Brian Greene answers everything you wanted to know about string theory and the multiverse

Lateline asked you to send in science questions for famed physicist Professor Brian Greene.<p>Professor Greene is the author of The Elegant Universe, a …

It’s the £30bn cut you’ve never heard of. And women are bearing the brunt | Gaby Hinsliff

Women in their 50s, who benefited little from feminism, are being told they must pay the price of equality with a rise in their retirement age<p>‘I’m going to let rip … I’m knackered.’’ Thus did the Tory MP Nadine Dorries out herself at 58 as a member of what some are calling the wronged generation. …

6 unconventional arm exercises to crush strength plateaus and develop new muscle

For lots of guys, arm training can become stale and mundane. The old standards work at first, but after a while your body can adapt, causing strength …

Workouts

Earth could be unique among 700 quintillion planets in the Universe

But what if - statistically speaking - the odds are stacked against us finding another planet even remotely like Earth?<p>That's the thinking behind a new study by an international team of researchers, which has taken what we know about the exoplanets that lie outside our Solar System and fed the data …

Universe

Giant heads of state: Virginian graveyard for weather beaten US president statues (VIDEO)

Cold as stone, the bludgeoned and cracked skulls of 43 US presidents on a Virginian farm are not part of some bizarre crime scene, but the last …

Mormon Deepities

What is a deepity?<p>Something that sounds profound but intellectually hollow.<br>Usually has the following characteristics. 1. True but trivial 2. False …

The 7 Best Exercises That Will Help You Lose Belly Fat

When trying to lose belly fat your nutrition and training are of extreme importance. So what exactly should you training do? Your training has be of …

Exercise

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One of World's Longest-Running Experiments Is Buried in a Secret Location in Michigan

The coolest experiment you've never heard of.<p>In 1879, a botanist called William Beal buried 20 glass bottles in a secret spot on the grounds of …

Scientist Reveals the ‘Big Fundamental Truth’ That He Says Shows That Science and the Bible Are Compatible

A prominent scientist, author and journalist is speaking out in an effort to convince the masses that, contrary to popular opinion, “science and the Bible are very much in agreement” rather than in eternal conflict.<p>Dr. Michael Guillen, the author of the new book “Amazing Truths: How Science and the …

7 Amazing Things You Probably Didn't Know About REM Sleep

A lot happens while you're dreaming.<p>The mysterious phase of deep sleep when our most vivid dreams occur has long fascinated scientists and artists. But it wasn't until the 1950s that sleep period -- also known as rapid eye movement, or REM, sleep -- was actually discovered and documented in a …

DC Comics MAY 2016 Solicitations

Credit: DC Comics<p><b>SCOOBY APOCALYPSE #1</b><br>Story by JIM LEE and KEITH GIFFEN<br>Script by KEITH GIFFEN and J.M. DeMATTEIS<br>Art by HOWARD PORTER<br>Cover by JIM …

Stunning Ryuuko Matoi Cosplay

Since the anime Kill La Kill aired, the halls of convention floors have been flooded with beautiful cosplays from the original anime by Trigger. …

Anime

Cosplay bodypainter recreates comic characters and superheroes, in pictures - Telegraph

In One Week In Two Weeks: Bill And Ted Go To Pleasant Hill Along The Path Of The Ancients

On Wednesday, it’s the launch of <i>Tomb Raider 2016, Snowfall, Avengers Standoff: Welcome To Pleasant Hill</i>, <i>Power Man & Iron Fist., Bill & Ted Go To</i> …

Where To Invade Next - Michael Moore Strikes a Melancholy Chord

<i>Where to Invade Next</i> is Michael Moore's most disturbing film yet. Contrasting the progressive public policies practiced abroad with those here at home, Moore starkly drives home just how inhumane American society has truly become.<p>The movie is a simple exercise in comparing and contrasting American …