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Uh, John Boehner: Trump Is the Opposite of Teddy Roosevelt

The former speaker said Trump reminds him of our 26th president, which just shows he knows little about Trump—and nothing about Teddy Roosevelt.<p>“I …

Arthritis could get worse as humans continue to evolve, according to Oxford University study

Hip and shoulder pain could get worse in the future because our bodies are suffering a ‘hangover’ from evolution, Oxford University has claimed.<p>Researchers studied 300 bones and fossils from species spanning 400 million years, including reptiles, primates and Neanderthals to see how joints had …

Read an Entire Short Story from the ATTACK ON TITAN Anthology!

Now that Hajime Isayama’s manga series <i>Attack on Titan</i> has proved itself to be a worldwide blockbuster, several American comic creators are taking …

27 Goodest Tweets We Scrolled Past This Week #57

27 Goodest Tweets We Scrolled Past Th...<br>This week's tweets are to help get you out of your permanent funk.<br>Submitted by: <b>Jason Flowers</b><br>Worthy<br>Keywords: …

Everything you wanted to know about your body (but were afraid to ask)

Why does loud noise hurt? Do you lose weight if you break wind while on the bathroom scales? These are just some of the thousands of questions tackled by New Scientist, now collected in a new book<p>For more than two decades in the back pages of the <i>New Scientist</i><i>,</i> readers have posed questions on topics …

Human Anatomy

The eight scientific breakthroughs set to revolutionise our future

Science is the scaffolding on which innovation is built. From quantum computers to 3D-printed organs, genetic tweaking and super-strong materials, …

Guy Takes More Fake Book Covers Onto Subway To See How People React

You may remember a story we did recently about Scott Rogowsky, a comedian who decided to ride the New York subway while reading a bunch of fake books …

12+ Funny Voting Signs Express What People Really Think About These Elections

Trump and Hillary have the lowest favourability rating of practically any modern American politician, all the other Republican candidates have …

Free will could all be an illusion, scientists suggest after study shows choice may just be brain tricking itself

Free will might be an illusion created by our brains, scientists might have proved.<p>Humans are convinced that they make conscious choices as they live …

Camping in Canada – Creepy Story

Scariest moment of my life happened while my friend and I were camping in eastern Canada as teenagers. We decided to sleep in this abandoned camper …

Pulp Fiction

It Took 125 Years To Notice THIS In A Painting Millions Have Seen

We've all seen this classic piece of artwork, <i>Starry Night</i>, painted by Vincent Van Gogh.<p>What many don't know is that Van Gogh painted <i>Starry Night</i> in …

These tech-savvy military dogs will kill you with cuteness (pictures)

Nobody says 'LOL' anymore

The new way to laugh online is "Hah aha" or through emojis, at least according to Facebook .<p>In response to a New Yorker article on "Hahaha vs. Hehehe," Facebook thought it would be fun to figure out how its users laugh online.<p>The winning laugh is the "Haha," but it can vary wildly by region. …

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Is Space About To Experience A Design Renaissance?

Will SpaceX and Virgin Galactic push the boundaries of space exploration? Two aerospace experts weigh in.<p>Getting human beings off the planet is the hardest design challenge mankind has ever undertaken. Yet it’s also a solved problem: we’ve been sending people into space since 1961.<p>50 years later …

Brett Favre calls reception from Packers fans a highlight of his career

MADISON, Wis. -- This one won't appear in any record books, but in Brett Favre's mind, his induction into the Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame, the …

Women's World Cup final sets TV record; U.S. team to attend rally Tuesday in L.A.

The United States' 5-2 blowout of Japan in Sunday's Women's World Cup final drew an average of 25.4 million viewers, according to Fox, the largest audience ever to watch a soccer game on a single U.S. network.<p>The most-watched match in U.S. history is the 2014 men's World Cup final between Germany …

10 Funny Things I Will Do Someday

Wolfram has created a website that will identify any image you throw at it

And it's learning as you do it<p>One of the most amazing things you can do with Wolfram Alpha is ask it what planes are overhead. If you're on your phone, it will pull your location, then cross reference that with a database of flights, including their altitude, angle, and even their flight number and …

Comic artists draw sick kids as superheroes to benefit children's hospital

Polygon is excited to unveil, for the first time online, five completely new superheroes making their debut this weekend at Chicago's biggest comic book convention. Their creators are among the city's bravest citizens, and they all happen to be between the ages of 5 and 15.<p>Chicago Loot Drop is a …

NASA's Search for Water and Habitable Planets

NASA Television will air an event from 1 - 2 p.m. EDT (10 - 11 a.m. PDT) on Tuesday, April 7, featuring leading science and engineering experts …

How we'll live in space, according to people in the 1970s

Concept art for<br>NASA space stations<p>Imagining life on the high frontier<p>In the 1970s, NASA held a series of summer schools to explore practical designs …

See How 50,000 Species Evolved With This Beautiful, Swirling Timeline

That at least is how it appears in a new evolutionary timeline. It’s based on research that documents the development of more than 50,000 species, …

Biology

Noise pollution is making us oblivious to the sound of nature, says researcher

Gift of hearing birdsong and trickling water is being lost to a process of ‘learned deafness’, says US scientist, as people screen out background noise<p>The tranquil chorus of the natural world is in danger of being lost to today’s generation as people screen out the noises that surround them, a …

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Scientists Discover Another Earth!

Gregg Prescott, M.S. <i>In5D.com</i><p>NASA’s Kepler Space Telescope recently discovered an Earth-like planet orbiting a nearby star within the habitable zone …

Obama becomes first US president to take in India's Republic Day parade

President Obama on Monday took in a grand display of Indian military hardware, marching bands and elaborately dressed camels, becoming the first American leader to be honored as chief guest at India's annual Republic Day festivities.<p>The crowd erupted in cheers as Obama, along with first lady …

Life on Earth could have started with comet impact, scientists prove

Scientists have shown that molecules found in comets can break down into the building blocks of our DNA when under great heat and pressure<p>Scientists have long believed that comets may have seeded Earth with the building blocks of life.<p>They theorised that around four billion years ago our planet was …

Brett Favre: 'Exciting to be back'

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- His official return to Lambeau Field won't happen until next season but if Monday's event was any indication, Brett Favre will be …

The gloves don't work | Jon Butterworth | Life & Physics

On the disadvantages of having a physicist for a parent<p>The first frosty morning of the year, around here. It is gloriously fresh and bright. Oblique sunshine, filtering through gaps in the curtains, picks out detail on the bookshelves opposite the bedroom window as we wake to the gentle sound of …

DNA smeared on a rocket survives re-entry and tells of life's origins

Well, would you look at that: scientists have discovered that DNA can make it through the hellish ordeal of atmospheric re-entry after all. German and Swiss researchers dotted a rocket's grooves and screw heads with fragments of genetic blueprints to see how they'd fare in situations that could've …