Hennessy W. Faust

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Why millions of Americans believe things that aren’t true

Have you ever thought to yourself, “I’ll bet that’s true,” before you had all the facts? Most people probably have at some point.<p>Where people differ is in how often they do so. A 2016 survey that my colleague Brian Weeks and I conducted found that 50.3% of all Americans agreed with the statement, …

Critical Thinking

Mark Hamill hints at gray future for Luke Skywalker in Star Wars: The Last Jedi

During a recent interview, Mark Hamill revealed what lies in store for Luke when The Last Jedi premieres. In it, Hamill hints at a future where his …

Dylann Roof Sentenced To Death

He's the first to get the DP in a hate crimes case.

Hate Crimes

A Giant Crack in Antarctic Ice Is "Days or Weeks" From Breaking Off a Colossal Iceberg

We're about to lose a block the size of Delaware.<p>An Antarctic ice shelf that has existed for thousands of years is about to shed a 1,000-foot-thick …

Antarctica

NASA's $1 billion Jupiter probe has taken more stunning new images of the gas giant

This striking view of Jupiter's south pole was taken by Juno on May 19, then processed by two 'citizen scientists' to bring out the photo's contrast …

Astronomy

Rihanna shares hilarious Gucci Mane meme after she is called 'fat

'If you can't handle me at my 2007 Gucci Mane, you don't deserve me at my 2017 Gucci Mane,' the meme reads.<p>Rihanna has hit back at body shamers in …

STAR WARS VR Shows Off Vader’s Volcano Lair

Rare is the in-house technology conference that actually highlights software, much less shows a demonstration of a new program using branded IP. But …

Darth Vader

8 Great Life Teachings from Yoda

Need a life coach? Master Yoda, the ultimate wise and wizened elder of indeterminate origin and unmistakable syntax, is here to help.<p><b>1. Be mindful.</b><p>“A …

Star Wars Rebels

Neptune’s Weather As Seen From Earth: NASA’s Kepler Catches Planet, Moon Triton In Orbit

Watching Neptune orbit the sun is kind of like watching a dance — it glides across the night sky with its moons swirling around it, a few steps …

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OK, it's still not aliens, but we're finally catching Tabby’s Star in the act

12Tabby's Star is weird, dimming in brightness apparently randomly and by huge amounts. We're pretty sure it's not aliens building megastructures, …

Universe

How Wild Monkeys Embraced The Thug Life to Sell Stolen Human Valuables For Food

Those jerks.<p>For years, tourists visiting the picturesque Uluwatu temple in Bali have been warned about a local gang of marauding macaques who …

Monkeys

Here's a Golden Retriever Riding a Pony Just In Case You Needed Some Weird Today

File this under: Dogs with more skills than us.<p>Kaspar the pony met Monza the golden retriever when she was just five months old. While most horses …

It Is What It Is

“It is what it is," has been a popular statement for some time. Its origins are somewhat obscure, though it's traced back to a first appearance in …

Spirituality

Tiny kids and their huge dogs prove that bigger really is better

Big dogs often get a bad rap when it comes to having pint-sized human friends, but a new photo project shows they can be a child’s best friend, …

Harry Potter robotics master lets a hyper realistic leopard on the loose in London

John Nolan is an animatronics visionary, known for having created the terrifying baby Voldemort for the <i>Harry Potter</i> films.<p>Now he's teamed up with …

Google Just Dropped $11,000,000 to Make Sure #BlackLivesMatter

Of course, the company didn’t phrase it that way because it would have to spend another $11 million cleaning up all the mess from the white people’s …

Justice

Drastic cooling in North Atlantic beyond worst fears, scientists warn

Climatologists say Labrador Sea could cool within a decade before end of this century, leading to unprecedented disruption, reports Climate News Network<p>For thousands of years, parts of northwest Europe have enjoyed a climate about 5C warmer than many other regions on the same latitude. But new …

Global Warming

Video of 'chubby' tigers taking down a drone may be way darker than you think

A video of "chubby" Siberian tigers taking down a drone, complete with a silly soundtrack — like so much viral content — is more than what it …

Meet Bob the deaf dachshund who's learning sign language to help him be rehomed

This cute sausage dog needs a new home.<p>Meet Bob the adorable deaf dachshund – a dog with both brains and beauty.<p>The 10-month-old puppy has been …

Pets

Galaxy S8+ specs materialize: 6.2-inch extra-tall display with rounded corners expected

We're still over a month away from an expected announcement of the Galaxy S8 and S8+, and that means we're well into the flow of leaks. The latest, …

Pictures of dogs being blown in the wind by Storm Doris

There are tales of destruction, panic, commuter hell, railway misery and delayed flights all over the place with Storm Doris arriving on our …

How human beings evolved from this disgusting creature

Meet the Saccorhytus, your oldest ancestor and your newest nightmare.<p>This week a team of paleontologists described a new link in the chain of human …

Deadly Cocktail: Mammal-Like Reptiles Were 1st Venomous Vertebrates

<i>This story was updated Feb. 16 at 12:48 p.m. EST.</i><p>The world's first land-dwelling venomous vertebrate wasn't a snake, but a mammal-like, cat-size …

Some of the scientists aiming to 'bring back' the woolly mammoth originally wanted to do it using 28,000-year-old cells

Picture this: A beast with most of the features of a woolly mammoth (think long, shaggy hair, plus special adaptations to sub-zero temperatures, like subcutaneous fat and specially-adapted blood) plus a few elephant-like traits (like a slightly longer body).<p>Nope, it's not your Pottermore …

Telescopes

Ice-T Says No Lives Matter But Those Of The Wealthy To Those In Power

In 1992, Ice-T took off his MC hat to become the lead of Punk Rap band, Body Count. The group featured an aggressive, in your face style, that …

Martin Luther King, Jr.

These 7 Books Are Necessary Reading for All Creatives

One of the most challenging aspects of creative work is, well, sitting down to actually do it. There are so many different ways to cull out one’s …

Cheat Sheet: Dr. Dre’s Funk Comes Alive in This 23-Hour Playlist of Career-Spanning Samples

Today, we raise our glasses for Compton’s finest, <b>Dr. Dre</b>, as the perennial production powerhouse celebrates his 52nd lap around the sun. No secret …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Robots that steal human jobs should pay taxes, Gates says

Bill Gates, the co-founder of Microsoft and world’s richest man, said in an interview Friday that robots that steal human jobs should pay their fair share of taxes.<p>“Right now, the human worker who does, say, $50,000 worth of work in a factory, that income is taxed and you get income tax, Social …

The Future

Adorable Dog Insists on Hugging Strangers During Her Daily Walks

Loving and loyal, dogs are man’s best friend for a reason. Though most canines show affection for humans with tail wags and lots of licks, Louboutina (Loubie for short), an adorable golden retriever, communicates her love through cuddly hugs.<p>The darling dog loves to embrace her owner, Cesar …

Pets