Shane Benbow

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14 Uncommon Habits That Contribute to Success

<i>What are some uncommon habits that contribute to success?</i><p><b>1. Sacrificing important things.</b> In the end, we all only have 24 hours in a day. To reach …

Animated Short “Voyager” Imagines the Spacecraft’s Return to Earth

In 1977, Voyagers 1 and 2 were sent hurtling off into space on missions to explore our solar system and beyond, carrying 12-inch, gold-plated copper …

Stephen Hawking is still afraid of aliens

Humanity should be wary of seeking out contact with alien civilizations, Stephen Hawking has warned once again.<p>In 2010, the famed astrophysicist said that intelligent aliens may be rapacious marauders, roaming the cosmos in search of resources to plunder and planets to conquer and colonize. He …

7 Toxic Thoughts That Are Sabotaging Your Success

All actions results from thought, so it's the thoughts that really matter.<p>Your thoughts are powerful. It may sound farfetched to say that what you believe will come true and what you think about will come to you.<p>But it's not really such a stretch. Your thoughts are directly connected to your …

Physicist explains why time travel isn't possible - Futurity

In a new book, physicist Richard Muller answers the question: Why does the arrow of time flow inexorably toward the future, constantly creating new …

Physics

Human DNA tied mostly to single exodus from Africa long ago

NEW YORK (AP) — The genetic ancestry of people living outside Africa can be traced almost completely to a single exodus of humans from that continent …

Evolution

5 Signs You're a Lot Smarter Than You Think

These surprising qualities and habits might indicate a higher intelligence.<p>Psychologist Dr. Jeremy Dean, founder and author of the popular website PsyBlog, caught my attention recently with an article about some really odd signs that suggest your IQ may be above average.<p>I went around the internet …

IIHF: Women's hockey in no danger

SOCHI, Russia -- Women's hockey isn't in danger of being kicked out of the Winter Olympics because of a lack of competition, the head of the sport's …

You can see why Californians confused this Navy missile test for a UFO

Sometimes bright lights in the sky really do need explaining, as was the case in San Francisco on Saturday when a Navy missile test caught observers off-guard. The picture above of the unannounced launch, taken by photographer Abe Blair, shows why some individuals might jumped to the conclusion …

Shock Mars Pictures: Has a dinosaur been found on the Red Planet?

GETTYImages showing a "dinosaur head, alien, and space craft" have been found<p>So-called alien researchers scour through images beamed back by Nasa's …

One of American History's Worst Laws Was Passed 165 Years Ago

It had been 30 years since Thomas Jefferson likened the explosive issue of slavery expansion to “a fire bell in the night’” destined one day to sound …

Banzai back in the vocabulary as Japan passes law allowing combat deployments

Japan has taken a decisive step away from its postwar stance on defence with a vote in parliament allowing the deployment of military force abroad in combat roles.<p>Until now Japan’s armed forces have not been allowed to fight in UN operations, or deployments with its allies. Opposition MPs dragged …

Hurricane Katrina, Then and Now

St. Patrick's Day

The Great Jewish Revolt of 66 CE

The Roman Empire in the early 1st century CE was often regarded as the perfect empire. The outstanding military prowess of the Romans was used to …

Ronda Rousey vs. Floyd Mayweather: Let's run the numbers

UFC wrecking ball Ronda Rousey is everywhere these days. Boxing champ Floyd Mayweather is attracted to media attention like a fly to doo-doo.<p>Both are …