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Pollution May Actually Be Good for the Earth

The hazy weather caused by pollution has made plants far more productive when it comes to scrubbing greenhouse gasses out of the air. Scientists say …

The Great Filter theory suggests humans have already conquered the threat of extinction

It's difficult to not be pessimistic when considering humanity's future prospects. Many people would agree that it's more likely than not that we'll …

Here's an impact of climate change that we never saw coming

The driving force behind the modest but discernible changes in the Earth's rotation measured by satellites and astronomical methods is a global sea level rise fueled by an influx of meltwater into the oceans from glaciers, the researchers said.<p>"Because glaciers are at high latitudes, when they melt …

Global Warming

Earth Stole Water and More from the Young Moon

Earth may have stolen away water that would otherwise have gone to the moon.<p>New research suggests that after the impact that formed the Earth and its …

Astronomy

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01:12<p>Ride Thru<p>A teenager beats the queues at McDonald’s by riding her pony in the drive-thru lane<p>00:56<p>BULL ATTACK<p>French bullfighter gets gored in the …

Kim Jong-un

Anonymous Launches 'Biggest Operation' Against ISIS in Response to Paris Attacks

Responding to the Paris attacks, hacker collective Anonymous has declared war against ISIS by launching what they call their “biggest operation” …

Cyber-attacks

The World's Only Jetpack Takes Its First Flight in New York

This is not a hoax.<p>In what can only be described as a surreal glimpse into the future, JetPack Aviation has recently released a video of the world’s first jetpack taking its maiden flight around the Statue of Liberty in New York. With the concept having been prevalent in spy movies for decades, it …

Floating Mountains on Pluto—You Can't Make This Stuff Up

NATIONAL HARBOR, Maryland<p>New data reveal five seemingly impossible things about the dwarf planet.<p>For such a small world, Pluto has an incredible diversity of features, including flowing glaciers, curiously pitted terrains, hazy skies, and multi-colored landscapes. Now scientists from the New …

Steam Game Lets You Drop From Space To Earth

<i>Space Engineers</i> is a tremendously popular Steam construction game. In a few days, it’s adding planets. Wanna get out of your spaceship and freefall …

Space

Japan Just Cast An Actual Robot As The Lead Actress In A Movie

Phantom Film/AP<p><b>When it comes to technology, Japan have always been one step ahead of the curve and their filmmakers are no different, proving how</b> …

10 Places You Have to See to Believe

Are you ready for your daily dose of wanderlust (and then some)? These wonders around the world—from Seussian flower fields to seas that shine like stars—simply must been seen to be believed.<p>Zhangye Danxia Landform: Gansu, China<p>These striped, technicolor mountains are Mother Nature's answer to …

New Zealand

Human-rights groups sound alarm about Canada selling arms to Ukraine

Two human-rights groups have teamed up to oppose a plan by the outgoing Conservative government to allow the sale of so-called prohibited weapons to Ukraine, including automatic assault rifles and armoured vehicles.<p>Amnesty International Canada and Project Ploughshares have written to the Department …

Why Do Supermassive Black Holes Erupt?

Astronomers are dragging the inner workings of black holes out into the light.<p>The powerful X-ray flares seen erupting from supermassive black holes …

Black Holes

This 4K footage of the sun looks ripped from science fiction

No, that isn't concept art for the new Mass Effect game, or a shot from The Force Awakens.<p>What you see is a still from a video released earlier today …

Science Fiction

A NASA Experiment Is Going to Light Up the Sky With Beautifully Colored Clouds Tonight

If you’re on the east coast tonight, keep an eye on the sky between 7pm and 9pm: NASA is launching a test of some new tech that will include …

Cancer drug development time halved thanks to artificial intelligence

Artificial intelligence has halved the time it has taken to bring a cancer combatting drug to market, start-up claims<p>A cancer-fighting drug is on target to be brought to market in half the expected time thanks to the use of artificial inteligence in testing, a start up has claimed.<p>Berg Health, a …

Artificial Intelligence