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Milky Way Has The Mass Of 800 Billion Suns, Study Finds

Weighty matters<p>Astronomers have performed yet another checkup on our home galaxy, this time asking it to step on a scale. The Milky Way has a mass equal to 800 billion suns, according to the team of researchers from Europe, Canada and the U.S. The team also found there's a 95 percent chance that …

10 Scientific Images That Changed How We Looked at the World

The most important images in history<p>Whether it was a drawing or photograph, these images changed the course of human understanding, and science itself, forever.

Neurophilosophy

3 Business Lessons From The Sinaloa Drug Cartel

Innovate like a syndicate.<p>Blockbuster is gone. So are Lehman Brothers, Atari, Pan Am, Circuit City and countless others each year. Startups fail, too, with 80% going belly up within the first 18 months. But here’s something to consider in comparison: criminal syndicates don’t go out of business. …

Fast & Furious 7 Filming Complete Opens April 3 2015

The last shot for Fast & Furious 7 has been completed, according to a post on the “Fast & Furious” franchise’s Facebook page. Likely to be the last installment of the series, “Fast & Furious 7” will open April 3, 2015. The highly anticipated film was delayed several months after lead actor Paul …

Drag racing, depending on your position, is either pointless car yobbery or a proper measure of a car's

Drag racing, depending on your position, is either pointless car yobbery or a proper measure of a car's potency.<br>> Your view of this age-old sport is …

North Korea to investigate abductions of Japanese

TOKYO (AP) — North Korea has agreed to open a new investigation into the fate of Japanese citizens it abducted in the 1970s and 1980s in return for the lifting of some sanctions, the two countries said Thursday.<p>Japan will lift the sanctions after it confirms that a committee has been set up and has …

Pacers vs. Heat Game 3 final score, highlights and reaction

The return of Jesus Shuttlesworth<p>Ray Allen was brought to Miami to be the ultimate long-distance mercenary. The greatest three-point shooter in NBA history may not deliver knockout punches on a nightly basis at this stage of his career, but he sure can come through when he's needed the most. Allen …

Associated Press News

Michael Jackson's 'return to life' puts dollar signs in the eyes of concert promoters

Michael Jackson's "return" last week – a remarkably convincing illusion made possible by the latest breakthroughs in human animation, visual effects and facial modelling – dazzled the audience, writes Philip Sherwell. But it is not just the King of Pop who may now live on forever<p>It was the ultimate …

Elvis Presley

Volkswagen GTI Roadster Vision GT Concept Unveiled

Volkswagen continues its tease of the car bound for digital competition in Sony’s Gran Turismo 6, and now we have sketches and a name for the concept: the GTI Roadster Vision Gran Turismo. Like the Mercedes-Benz and BMW Vision GT concepts, the GTI Roadster will be downloadable in the game. But VW …

Five Minutes Talking Mustang with Raj Nair, Ford’s VP of Global Product Development

After our second ride—shotgun, in the passenger seat, driving having been off-limits—in the 2015 Mustang, we cornered Ford’s top engineering boss Raj Nair to gather a few facts about the brand’s latest pony car. During his 27 years with Ford, Nair has enjoyed a wealth of company experience, …

Sports Cars

How to Change a Tire: 7 Tips to Get Rolling Again

It’s inevitable: If you drive a vehicle often, sooner or later you’re going to get a flat tire. While advances in tire technology have reduced the likelihood of experiencing random catastrophic tire failure, road hazards like nails, glass, and cavernous potholes are still omnipresent and capable of …

Woodworking

2015 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe

The 2015 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe is gorgeous from just about every angle you look at it, but even though the car is completely new to the lineup, it’s not an entirely new concept. The S-Class Coupe is replacing the out-going Mercedes-Benz CL-Class, which was basically a two-door version of the …

Thunder rely on Kevin Durant to carry them to Western finals

39 points and 16 rebounds from Kevin Durant carried the Oklahoma City Thunder back to the Western Conference finals.<p><b>More postseason coverage: Playoff</b> …

Basketball

Deron Williams may need surgery

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Deron Williams will undergo an MRI on both of his ankles on Friday, and the Brooklyn Nets point guard believes surgery may …

Basketball

Spurs' Parker Has Grade 1 Hamstring Strain

<b>PORTLAND, OR - MAY 12: Tony Parker #9 of the San Antonio Spurs glares over at the bench in the second half of Game Four of the Western Conference</b> …