Stacey Hunt

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A new theory could overturn one of the most central 'facts' about dinosaurs

Much of what we "know" about dinosaurs has changed in recent years.<p>We've learned that many of them were covered in feathers, that part of what drove them extinct was how long it took for their eggs to hatch, and that some of them even thrived in snowy, Arctic winters.<p>But the idea that dinosaurs can …

University of Maryland

If your gadgets die in the next two weeks, blame it on the sun

If you find that your radio or TV broadcast is briefly dropping out or if your internet becomes sketchy over the next couple of weeks, you can blame …

The new air travel device restrictions have arrived—here's what you need to know

The latest Trump travel madness? A device ban. And not just a device ban! But a device ban for certain flights, from certain countries, for certain …

The Science Has Spoken: Pluto Will Never Be A Planet Again

Practically everyone alive today grew up learning some way of remembering the nine planets of our Solar System in order: Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune and Pluto. Beginning in the 1990s, however, two revolutions in astronomy happened all at once: the uncovering of …

The Next iPhone Could Put 15,000 Repair Companies Out of Business

Apple's secret iPhone calibration machine and its Touch ID sensor will allow it to monopolize the repair industry.<p>Last week, the <i>Wall Street Journal</i> reported that the next iPhone will have some significant changes. The report notes that the next iPhone will not have a home button and will instead be …

What Going To Mars Will Do To Our Minds

If all goes as NASA — and Elon Musk — have planned, at some point in the not-too-distant future, a group of astronauts will begin a years-long round …

NASA employs Digi XBee to test wireless-in-space network

Shortly after noon on Monday, NASA sent a device designed by Digi International into the Earth's orbit to test wireless communications.<p>The US …

Space Exploration

The mystery of why pandas are black and white has been solved

We finally know why pandas are black and white.<p>It has nothing to do with them being so very, very cute — instead, its meant to make pandas look …

NASA wants to create the coolest spot in the universe

This summer, an ice chest-sized box will fly to the International Space Station, where it will create the coolest spot in the universe.<p>Inside that …

Scientists Explain The Depressing Reason Why Pandas Are Black And White

They're unlike any other animal.<p>With its trademark patches of black and white fur, there's no mistaking the giant panda for any other bear.<p>Now …

Here's What That Diamond Patch on Your Backpack Is Really Used For

As much as you'd like to think you know everything about the gear you own, chances are you don't. Even the most familiar object—say, a backpack—can …

Travel

Here's Your Chance to Meet a Real Mermaid ... Really

For centuries, the myth of the mermaid—alternately an alluring siren who bewitches men and then sends them to their deaths and a singing collector of …

Sundar Pichai makes the case for Google versus Alexa

Google’s CEO says voice search is just part of the bigger search puzzle — and that Google has some real advantages.<p>Google has such a well-established lead in online search and artificial intelligence technology, it’s intuitive that the company will be competitive in voice search, too. But if Google …

Southwest Just Made a Big Decision About Offering Basic Economy Fares (and It's Going to Upset Some People)

Imagine getting on Southwest with no carry-ons.<p><i>Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>Everyone's getting into the same corporate jacuzzi and bathing in this fine new idea.<p>Delta, American, United. They all think they can make …

The 10 Weirdest Animal Stories of 2016

From a shark with a sex organ on its head to a spider with a flashing disco ball, we rounded up Earth's oddest offerings of the year.<p>This was a weird year for many—including Mother Nature.<p>This year brought us two-headed sharks, anal-drumming caterpillars, and a spider with an internal disco …

You don't want to bring younger kids to see the new 'Star Wars' movie

<b>The INSIDER Summary:</b><p><b>• "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" is a dark, war-filled movie.</b><b><br>• While the movie is rated PG-13, parents may consider war imagery and the amount of death to be unsuitable for young children.</b><b><br>• The film isn't gory or gratuitous in showing kill shots.</b><p>"Rogue One," the next installment …

Movies