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Syrian peace talks limp on to next week with opposition absent | Reuters

BEIRUT/GENEVA (Reuters) - The U.N. special envoy for Syria has vowed to take fragile peace talks into next week despite a walkout by the main armed opposition, a breakdown in a truce and signs that both sides are gearing up to escalate the five-year-old civil war.<p>A man carries an injured girl after …

How to unlock your Mac with an iPhone or Apple Watch

There aren’t a lot of apps I use regularly on my Apple Watch. The ones that I <i>do</i> use regularly consist of utilities that make my life easier, or apps that help me track things, like water intake or how many tasks I have left for the day. One of my favorite utilities is MacID, which offers even …

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Study: Indonesia hobbit fossils older than first thought

NEW YORK (AP) — It was a spectacular discovery: Fossil remains in an Indonesian cave revealed a recent relative of modern humans that stood about 3 …

Japan’s Lost Black Hole Satellite Just Reappeared and Nobody Knows What Happened to It

Earlier this week something happened to make Japan’s brand new black hole satellite suddenly, mysteriously lose all contact with Earth. Now, we have …

Black Holes

These Maps Show The Surprising Places A Straight Line Across The Ocean From You

If you stand on a California beach and look out at the ocean–imagining where you’d end up if you travel long enough in a straight line–you might guess Japan.<p>That’s what a simplified map showing what’s across the ocean indicated a few years ago; by latitude, the two places line up. But if you …

Supercomputer recreates birth of supermassive black hole

A team of scientists from Osaka University and the University of Kentucky have simulated a group of supermassive black holes that formed 700 million …

8 truly horrifying ways the Earth could die

When astronaut Jim Lovell saw Earth outside his window during Apollo 8, the moment forever changed him.<p>"People often say, 'I hope to go to heaven when I die,'" Lovell previously told Business Insider. "In reality, if you think about it, you go to heaven when you're born."<p>Lovell was referring to the …

12 Ways Humanity Could Destroy The Entire Solar System

We humans are doing a bang-up job of messing up our home planet. But who’s to say we can’t go on to screw things up elsewhere? Here, not listed in …

This Easy Organization Hack Will Totally Transform Your Workspace

To create a two-toned color binder clip, we taped a diagonal line across the binder clip with blue painter’s tape. Use your cut piece of cardboard to shield the part of the binder clip that you don’t want to paint when spraying your first color.<p>After the paint has dried, take a new piece of blue …

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There's one big misunderstanding many people have about space

If you read or watch any science fiction at all, you probably know that one of the most perilous parts of any space travel is the extreme cold of …

General relativity caught in action around black hole

<b>GENEVA</b> — An effect of general relativity that is barely measurable on Earth has been spotted in full force around a black hole.<p>Physicists detected …

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New NASA Photos Show Pluto's Surface In Eye-Popping Detail

These are the sharpest images yet of the dwarf planet.<p>Craters and mountains and glaciers. Oh my!<p>New images taken by NASA's New Horizons spacecraft offer the clearest, closest view yet of Pluto's stunning surface.<p>The photos were taken as the spacecraft made its closest approach to the dwarf planet …

Facebook No Longer Counts Third-Party Apps And Still Has 1.55 Billion Users

Some say Facebook inflates its monthly active user count by including people who shared from or used a Facebook-connected third-party app. But today Facebook quieted those critics with a 10-Q update to its SEC filing that says it now only counts people who used Facebook or Messenger directly. That …

Apple iMac review: two sizes of Retina

Last year’s iMac brought the Retina display to Apple’s desktop product line in dramatic fashion. The 27-inch 5K screen was a jaw-dropping addition that made the all-in-one impossible to look away from. And if you were in a position to afford one, you came away with an incredibly capable machine …

TIL: That's No Moon. It's Aliens. (Maybe.)

<i>UPDATE: 11/6/2015 The SETI Institute reports that after observing the star with its Allen Telescope Array for more than two weeks, it has found no clear evidence for a signal in either narrowband transmissions, which might be used as a hailing signal for a society to announce its presence, or</i> …

Paranormal

Stephen Hawking Was Right: NASA Saw Something Emerge From a Black Hole for the First Time Ever

There’s always been something acutely terrifying about the entire concept of a <b>black hole</b>. Stuff gets too close, and this giant space monster that no …

Black Holes

Nasa seeks next generation of astronauts as it plans for mission to Mars

Nasa is looking for a new batch of 'explorers' to venture into deep space ahead of its mission to the Red Planet<p>As job descriptions go, it is out of this world<p>Nasa has today begun searching for a new batch of astronauts who will be at the forefront of preparations to travel to Mars.<p>The agency said …

Space Science

NASA Makes Major Discovery About Atmosphere On Mars

Solar wind stripped the red planet of its atmosphere, scientists say.<p>An Earth-like atmosphere on Mars was once violently stripped away by solar wind, according to new findings from NASA's ongoing exploration of the red planet.<p>In a press conference on Thursday, the space agency confirmed that solar …

Scientists May Have Found Evidence of a Parallel Universe

Who's out there?<p>Ranga-Ram Chary, a researcher at Planck's U.S. Data Center in California, might have found evidence of another universe.<p>Chary …

Best iPhoneography of the week

<i>Image submitted by iMore reader Mic.Alejandro</i><p>Who do birds suddenly appear, every time you are near? #vsco pic.twitter.com/B2w3Zoa1ur<p>— christian …

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