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Neil DeGrasse Tyson's best quotes may make you fall in love with science all over again

But deGrasse Tyson also has a serious side, which he reveals time and again in his books, shows, Twitter page, and popular science articles.<p>Often, deGrasse Tyson's humor strikes a serious chord that not only makes us laugh but also think. As a popular science educator, deGrasse Tyson is out to …

Neil deGrasse Tyson

Begun the Ad-Blocking Wars Have

Dave Mark:<p>With a content blocker enabled, I followed a link to a story on CNET.com. Here’s what I saw.<p>It didn’t take long for the whack-a-mole game …

John Gruber

Facebook has collected your web browsing habits to target you with ads

Here's what we all know: Facebook knows a lot about you based on your time on its site — your age, your gender, where your work, your interests — and …

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Are Two Giant Black Holes About to Collide?

A flickering quasar may be signaling that the most colossal of cosmic smashups could be just a few years away.<p>A collision between two giant black holes is the most titanic smashup astronomers can imagine. Nobody’s ever seen it happen—but if a new report in <i>Astrophysical Journal Letters</i> is correct, …

Universe

Physicists Discover ‘Clearest Evidence Yet’ That The Universe Is A Hologram

By In5D on April 29, 2015 in Exiting The Matrix<p>A team of physicists have provided what has been described by the journal Nature as the <i>“clearest</i> …

Desert Island Discs: 22 great guests

The instantly recognisable tune of By the Sleepy Lagoon (composed in 1930 by Eric Coates and with added seagulls) sounded for the 3,000th time in 2014 as the BBC radio programme Desert Island Discs reached a magnificent milestone. Royal Navy test pilot Eric Winkle Brown was the landmark guest in a …

NASA accidently discovers faster-than-light travel

<b>SYSTEMS:</b> Forget the apparent innovation in “space travel” being pushed by the likes of Virgin Galactic and SpaceX, most of the real science in the …

This Presentation Trick Makes You Sound Brilliant

Presentations with bullet lists make you seem dull and stupid. Structuring your presentation as a real story does the exact opposite.<p>Most presentations are boring, some are tolerable, a very few are memorable. The memorable ones all share a single essential characteristic--they tell a story. But …

Public Speaking

Churchill's secret war lab revealed: Aircraft carrier made from ICE and a wheel covered in ROCKETS among bizarre weapon designs

• <b>'Churchill's Toyshop' operated out of London at first in World War Two</b>• <b><br>Eventually it moved to a mansion in the countryside to avoid air raids</b>• <b><br>The</b> …

Publishers Gave Away 122,951,031 Books During World War II

And, in the process, they created a nation of readers.<p>In 1943, in the middle of the Second World War, America's book publishers took an audacious gamble. They decided to sell the armed forces cheap paperbacks, shipped to units scattered around the globe. Instead of printing only the books soldiers …

The building blocks of life found orbiting another star

Looks like NASA's Chief Scientist Ellen Stofan may have over-estimated how long it would take to find extraterrestrial organisms. For the first time in the history of astronomy, scientists have discovered two complex organic molecules, which is vital to the formation of life as we know it, outside …

Different Solutions

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Visitors still trapped in MC Escher exhibitionNewsBiscuit | NewsBiscuit

Emergency services have been called to Tate Modern after a number of visitors were unable to escape from a retrospective of the artist MC Escher.<p>‘I …

10 Strange Special Military Units You Didn’t Know Existed

February 25, 2015 | Vivian<p>1. Ghost Army<p>Although the Ghost Army, a US special tactical unit deployed in World War II, wasn’t actually made up of …

Military

OMGFacts

Planets and space bodies

New research using data collected by the European Southern Observatory (ESO) has revealed that a little-known exoplanet called K2-18b could well be a …

Astronomy

Hollywood, Make This Alien Whale Hunting Short A Full-Length Movie ASAP

Giant walking crocodile terrorised Earth before dinosaurs

A terrifying walking crocodile which stood 9ft tall and has been dubbed the 'Carolina Butcher' preyed on mammals before the rise of the dinosaurs<p>A terrifying crocodile which walked on its hind legs may have been the most deadly creature on Earth before the evolution of the biggest dinosaurs.<p>The …

Dinosaurs

33 Signs That Were Vandalised With The Most Hilarious Responses Ever

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The True Story of Lawrence of Arabia

Middle East

Man texts Gumtree fraud entire works of Shakespeare

A man ripped off by a Gumtree seller has sought his revenge by texting the fraudster the entire works of Shakespeare<p>A graphic designer who was ripped off by an internet seller got his revenge by texting him the entire works of Shakespeare.<p>Edd Joseph, 24, was furious when he bought a PS3 games …

Text Messaging

Cosmic Bulletins: Two Major Discoveries Rock Science

The Theory of General Relativity seemed truly bizarre when Albert Einstein first articulated it 99 years ago: gravity, the great physicist declared, …

Indian Spiced Chicken Stew

Heat vegetable oil in a large Dutch oven over medium heat. Season chicken with salt and pepper and place skin side down in to the pan. Cook until …

From the Archives: The Best Chili Ever

The Best Chili Ever. That's a bold statement. But then again, chili is a bold dish. Sure, you can make do with some powdered chili powder, a hit of cumin, some ground beef, and maybe a can of beans and tomatoes chucked together in the slow cooker and come up with something you can dip your chips …

Dal Recipes | Collection of 60 Dal Recipes | Dal fry, Dal Tadka

dal makhani recipe with step by step pics - one of the most popular dal recipe from punjabi cuisine. this dal makhani recipe is restaurant style and …

Indian Recipes

Galileo Matters More Than Ever on His 450th Birthday

The scientist's insights continue to enrich our world.<p>Not every astronomer can claim to have enjoyed both the attention of the Inquisition and the Indigo Girls, but then again, Galileo was no ordinary genius.<p><b>Discoverer of moons, toppler of Aristotle's physics, and celebrated loser of history's most</b> …

Astronomy

A 13th-century Map of England and Scotland

The map below depicts England, Scotland and Wales as drawn by Matthew Paris in the monastery at St Albans, circa 1250. Move your mouse (or finger if …

Taming the Thames

This view of Somerset House on the north bank of the Thames, looking downstream towards the dome of St Paul’s, was taken a year or two after the …

Civil Engineering

Practicing 'Extreme Medicine,' From Deep Sea To Outer Space

Dr. Kevin Fong works on "the edges" of medicine — researching how humans survive extremes of heat, cold, trauma, outer space and deep sea. "We're still exploring the human body and what medicine can do in the same way that the great explorers of the 20th century and every age before them explored …