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To Catch A Bomb-Maker

This is the story of a little-known FBI forensics lab and how it changed the war on terror<p>The insurgent began with a cordless phone—one of the knockoffs of a Chinese-built Senao so popular in northern Iraq. Hunched over a worktable somewhere near the refinery town of Baiji, about 150 miles north of …

Here Are the Ancient Sites ISIS Has Damaged and Destroyed

Shocking destruction in the Syrian city of Palmyra is part of the militant group's ongoing campaign against archaeology.<p>Islamist militants in Iraq and Syria continue their war on the region’s cultural heritage, attacking archaeological sites with bulldozers and explosives.<p>The so-called Islamic …

Stephen Hawking explains how to (sort-of) escape a black hole

<i>This post has been corrected.</i><p>If you find yourself stuck inside a black hole, Stephen Hawking says not to panic: You may die, but all traces of your existence may not be lost forever.<p>Current science suggests that a black hole’s gravity is so strong that absolutely nothing—not even light—can escape …

Black Holes

Stench in Beirut Streets Fuels 'You Stink' Government Protests

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Protest

Google's self-driving cars have been in 11 accidents in six years

The future might be electric, self-driving vehicles. But we're not going to get there without a few scratches and bumps... Literally.<p>Google and the …

Driverless Cars

Human Head Transplant Proposed—How Did We Get Here?

Yes, in case you haven’t heard, a doctor in Italy has announced plans to transplant a guy’s head onto a new body two years from now. Sound nuts?<p>Many of the headlines say so. “No, Human Head Transplants Will Not Be Possible by 2017,” said <i>Popular Science</i>. The <i>International Business Times</i> pronounced …

What would you see in a black hole?

What would it be like to fly a spacecraft into a black hole? Marcus Woo investigates.<p>Something about a black hole just pulls you in. Sure, its gravity is so strong that not even light can elude its grasp. But, there's something else, something harder to pinpoint. Maybe it's a black hole's absolute …

Black Holes

What Saddam Gave ISIS

Newly unearthed documents shed light on the foundations of the terror group—and the crucial role Baathists played in organizing and directing a …

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