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This Hubble Video Shoots You to the Center of the Galaxy

Bring a barf bag.<p><i>Extreme galactic closeup. Video.</i> <i>Hubble Space Telescope/YouTube</i><p>Ever had a case of galactic vertigo? Here's your chance, courtesy of the Hubble Space Telescope. This new video was stitched together from Hubble wide field images, providing a sense of what it might feel like to make …

Humans have made so much plastic it will probably show up in future fossils

Future archeologists aren’t just going to be digging up old bones: Looks like they’re also going to be sifting though old fossilized plastics.<p>A review published (paywall) in the journal Anthropocene this month finds plastic has discernibly changed the surface of the planet since humans began using …

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X-MEN: APOCALYPSE Concept Art Reveals Magneto's Increased Power

Are We About To See Our First Gay ‘Star Wars’ Relationship?

<b>WARNING: There will be spoilers for certain aspects of Star Wars: The Force Awakens ahead. So read at your own risk.</b><p>If you couldn’t tell, it’s the end of the year. And <i>Star Wars</i> is the topic that is heavy in play, especially considering it just passed $1 billion globally in record time. The movie is …

11 New Cars That Come With the Craziest Wings

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The Totally Untrue Origin of That Captain Phasma Armor

<b>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</b> is a good movie, but let’s not pretend that it’s free of sin. Here is a superbly crafted movie full of terrific actors …

The FAA Has Finally Realized Drones Aren’t Going Away

2015 made drones boring, and that's good.<p>A flurry of lawsuits, high-profile attacks on consumer drone pilots and their machines, and overzealous Federal Aviation Administration policing made 2014 a highly interesting year to be following drone news. The conventional wisdom was that 2015 would be …

Anna Duggar in 'High Spirits' After Flying to Illinois to Spend Christmas with Josh in Rehab: Source

Josh Duggar got a special visitor for Christmas, his wife Anna.<p>A source confirms to PEOPLE that Anna Duggar flew to the faith-based rehabilitation …

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Carrie Fisher blasts Star Wars body shamers

The actor and writer says her male co-stars from original trilogy have faced little criticism on social media for their appearance in The Force Awakens<p>Carrie Fisher has hit out at social media trolls who have criticised her appearance in the new Star Wars film, The Force Awakens.<p>Related: Carrie …

Apple could make the iPhone 7 waterproof

The iPhone 6s and 6s Plus both have higher levels of water resistance than previous models, but Apple didn't describe them as waterproof.<p>It's unclear from the report what kind of steps Apple is going to take to make the iPhone 7 waterproof, but it does describe "new compound materials" that will …

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B.C. earthquake shakes Victoria and Vancouver area: Buildings rattle but no damage reported

An earthquake hit southern British Columbia just before midnight Tuesday, rattling buildings, shaking beds and swaying light fixtures.<p>The earthquake …