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Syrian forces advance on IS-held air base

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government forces advanced to within six miles (10 kilometers) of the Islamic State-occupied Tabqa air base in the northern part …

Middle East

Canada's Trudeau explains quantum computing in viral video

WATERLOO, Ontario (AP) — A video has gone viral of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau showing off his geek side by nailing a reporter's question …

What did the Romans ever do for us? Lice, fleas and bacterial infections

Study finds that despite hot baths and public lavatories, the Romans spread disease and parasites across the empire<p>What did the Romans ever do for us? Despite all the hot baths and smart multi-seat public lavatories, the surprising answer turns out to be lice, fleas, bed bugs, bacterial infections …

A Physicist Dreams Of Catching Dark Matter In The Act

What's the universe made of?<p>It's a question that's been bothering scientists and philosophers for millennia, and has become even more vexing in recent decades, as physicists have become convinced that most of the universe is made of something we can't see or touch or measure.<p>At least not …

Report: Tesla Delivered a Ton of Cars in Latest Quarter

If one analyst is to be believed, Tesla ended the year in ludicrous mode.<p>The electric car maker likely delivered enough cars to hit the high end of …

Now we can 3D print ceramics

We couldn't do that before.<p>Despite being able to build just about anything with 3D printing, until now items have been limited to polymer plastics, a handful of metals and glass. However, researchers at HRL Laboratories have announced a significant advancement in additive manufacturing: the ability …

Ceramics

Hitler's 'Mein Kampf' republished in Germany, on sale in bookstores

<b>(CNN) —</b> There may be no taboo greater in Germany than to republish Adolf Hitler's manifesto, "Mein Kampf." But historians in Munich are breaking it.<p>The Institute for Contemporary History has reprinted the murderous dictator's book and is selling it in bookstores for 59 euros ($63) a copy, starting …

World War II

Elon Musk says the Falcon 9 rocket SpaceX successfully landed is 'ready to fire again'

SpaceX's reusable Falcon 9 rocket successfully made it back to Earth last month, touching down gently at Cape Canaveral after traveling out of our atmosphere, into space, and back again. Now, SpaceX boss Elon Musk says, the rocket is ready for another mission.<p>In an Instagram picture, posted a few …

Space Travel

New Year's Google doodle hatches unexpected surprise

When the clock struck midnight on the East Coast, the string of excited birds Google used to mark New Year's Eve finally got what they were waiting …

Google Doodle