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California town blames Area 51, grenades, mines for unexplainable daily booming

Every weekday between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. there is a loud boom in Sonora, California, and everyone has a theory about where it's coming from — but no …

Not an earthquake: US Navy explains vibrations in Florida

A 3.7-magnitude seismic event that Floridians felt on Saturday was caused by a US Navy ‘experimental explosion,’ according to the U.S. Geological …

Geology

Working Full-Time Could Be Bad For Your Brain After a Certain Age

We knew it.<p>Working long hours Monday to Friday is tough no matter how old you are, but recent research suggests that, if you're over 40, working more …

The Brain

Four new periodic table elements given names

You'll soon see four new names on the periodic table of the elements, including three that honour Moscow, Japan and Tennessee.<p>The names are among four recommended Wednesday by an international scientific group. The fourth is named for a Russian scientist.<p>The International Union of Pure and Applied …

14-year-old transgender girl’s anti-bullying video is an incredibly moving watch

<b>Corey Maison first started speaking out for the transgender community when she became the cover girl for photographer Meg Bitton’s stand against the</b> …

Is this a UFO flying into a vortex?

WE’VE all seen so-called ‘amazing’ footage of UFOs, but a new video blows them all out the water.

How Jellyfish, Nanobots and Naked Mole Rats Could Make Humans Immortal

We spoke to the world's leading experts in the field of human life extension to get an update on how close we are to living forever.<p>Dr Chris Faulkes is standing in his laboratory, tenderly caressing what looks like a penis. It's not his penis, nor mine, and it's definitely not that of the only …

Prepare for Unmanned Dart Wars With Nerf's New Drivable Drone

Wow. Just wow.<p>Who doesn't fond memories of chasing a sibling round and shooting a Nerf gun at them? Now Nerf has created a new version of the toy that means you can remotely target someone—without even being in the same room.<p>The N-Strike Elite Terrascout RC Drone is a tank with an 18-shot magazine …

Watch a Drone Do a Nifty Trick With a Glass of Orange Drink

It's still a twist even if you see it coming.<p>Thanks to the Drone Flight Norway Facebook page, we have this impressive bit of hot-dogging by the pilot of a hexcopter. The trick simple: Put a glass of orange Fanta atop the drone, in the style of a serving tray, and spin it a full 360 degrees on its …

Minecraft In Virtual Reality Is The Real Deal

Like chocolate and peanut butter, <i>Minecraft</i> and virtual reality go together about as well as two things can. This is easily one of the best things …

Virtual Reality

North Korea Claims Missile Test Guarantees It Could Strike US

569<p>SHARES<p>North Korea claimed Saturday that its military had tested an intercontinental ballistic missile — ICBM — that could one day be used to …

U.S. sources: Signs of North Korea mobile ballistic missile launch

<b>(CNN) —</b> U.S. intelligence satellites have spotted signs that North Korea may be preparing for an unprecedented launch of a mobile ballistic missile which could potentially hit portions of the U.S., CNN has learned.<p>Opinion: Impose sanctions on North Korea's enablers<p>Two U.S. officials told CNN that …

North Korea

Now this is recycling: Watch SpaceX land a rocket on a rocking barge

Space rockets were the ultimate disposable, millions of dollars worth of expensive hardware just tossed away like a piece of Kleenex after doing …

Former Beauty Queen Now Living Happily as a Man: Before I Knew I Was Transgender, I Thought Pageants Would Make Me Happy

Before coming out as a transgender man, Ashton Colby was a fixture on the beauty pageant circuit.<p>“I started doing pageants when I was 16,” Colby, now …

Toddler becomes Britain’s youngest transgender child after mum found her trying to cut off her ‘bits’

A toddler is believed to be Britain’s youngest transgender child after her mum caught her trying to cut off her ‘willy’ at three years old.<p>Since …

Chinese hairdresser nearly dies after performing DIY castration in an attempt to complete transition to a woman

• <b>Li Xiongjin, born to a traditional family, has always wanted to be a woman</b>• <b><br>Self operation led to hemorrhage. His parents didn't know the real cause</b>• <b><br>He</b> …