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Little Foot and Lucy: Two Pre-Human Species Co-Existed, Scientists Say

Scientists say a new dating technique suggests that a human ancestor whose fossils were found in a South African cave lived about 3.7 million years ago. That's roughly the same time frame during which the famous human ancestor called Lucy roamed an area in modern-day Ethiopia, thousands of miles to …

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Meet The Supernova: An Insane $14,000 Gaming PC

I cover all manner of crazy PCs on Forbes and I even do a monthly roundup of customized computers built by enthusiasts (see March’s roundup here). However, not everyone has the skill or the time needed to build a monster PC. Only a select group of PC stores worldwide have the credentials to offer …

The digital re-release of 2001: A Space Odyssey reminds us of the power of science fiction – no matter how speculative<p>We know that fact can be stranger than fiction, but should science fiction be a stranger to scientific facts, or has sci-fi become our most loved film genre <i>because</i> of its blue-sky …

Asteroids could wipe out humanity, warn Richard Dawkins and Brian Cox

More than 100 scientists and astronauts have come together to call for a huge asteroid detection system<p>Asteroids could wipe out humanity unless more effort is made to track and destroy them, a leading body of scientists and astronauts has warned.<p>Lord Martin Rees, the Astronomer Royal, Brian Cox, …

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Why Time Can't Go Backward: Physicists Explain

“<i>Time is what keeps everything from happening at once,</i>” wrote Ray Cummings in his 1922 science fiction novel “The Girl in the Golden Atom,” which …

This GIF Of Magnetic Putty 'Eating' A Piece Of Metal Is Mesmerizing

File this one under "Coolest thing we've seen all day": a cube of magnetic putty swallowing a smaller cube of metal whole.<p>We first saw this on r/woahdude, a section of Reddit dedicated to "Trippy & mesmerizing games, video, audio & images that make you go 'woah dude!'" Yes, we know they misspelled …

Elon Musk shows off rockets with 'X-wings' and landing pads in the sea

Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk couldn't resist showing off some of his new toys on Twitter yesterday. First up is the latest version of SpaceX's reusable Falcon 9R rocket, which is now fitted with a set of four independently adjustable fins. Or, as Musk described them: real-life "X-wings." The …

Abstract Nature Photography: 3 Effective Tips to Create Captivating Images

Abstract art separates reality of a subject through the use of imagery. Instead of an accurate, concrete image, abstract art instead conveys feeling, …

Game Awards 2014 reveals list of nominees | PC Invasion

The VGA, VGX, VGwhatever may be dead, but Geoff Keighley has dipped into his own pockets to keep the tradition of a December-based game awards show …

'World Of Warcraft' Tops 10 Million Subscribers Following 'Warlords Of Draenor' Expansion

<i>World of Warcraft</i> has once again proven itself the king of MMO hill.<p>The long-running massively multiplayer online roleplaying game (MMORPG) saw its fifth expansion launch last week, and according to publisher Activision-Blizzard the numbers are looking good.<p>In the first 24 hours after launch, the …

Jonty Hurwitz, co-founder of Wonga.com, has created nanosculptures of human forms that are invisible to the naked eye and can only be viewed on the screen of a powerful scanning electron microscope

Humans on Mars by 2035? NASA's sci-fi dream could be reality

<b>(CNN) —</b> We've just landed a dishwasher-sized robot on a comet and NASA's chief scientist has no idea.<p>Dr Ellen Stofan is deep in conversation with a journalist when, unable to contain himself any longer, an adviser with phone triumphantly held aloft blurts out: "Rosetta -- It's landed!"<p>"Wonderful" …