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This 'Thor' Ad Featuring Loki Arguing With Kids Is Absolutely Brilliant

Marketing for a film doesn't get much better — or creative — than this.<p>Comedy Central put together an ad which mirrors one of those AT&T open forum commercials with kids. In place of "Saturday Night Live" actor Beck Bennett, Tom Hiddleston fills in as mischievous Loki to ask children a very …

Comedy Central

Galaxies near and far: Milky Way and Andromeda

Central starry pathway is the Milky Way, our home galaxy. The Andromeda galaxy is an elongated fuzzy patch, just right of center.<p>EarthSky Facebook …

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Here's Where The Richest And Poorest People Live In 10 Major US Cities

Now more than ever, American neighborhoods tend to be segregated by income, according to a recent study by Cornell's Kendra Bischoff and Stanford's Sean F. Reardon.<p>That means the rich are living near the rich and the poor are packed together in large sections of the country's biggest metropolitan …

Jon Stewart Tears Into Obama For His Broken Promises On Obamacare

Obama's oft-repeated claim— that if you like your health care plan, "you can keep it" — has come under fire the past week, as the individual insurance market has been disrupted.<p>Stewart took special note of Obama's emphasis on his promise, often adding "period" to the end.<p>"How would that definitive …

Samsung's 2014 phones will have nearly double the pixels

To be joined by foldable displays in 2016<p>It's time to start getting used to discussing WQHD resolution, or 2560 x 1440 pixels, in relation to smartphones. Samsung's Analyst Day gathering today shed some light on the company's future plans, and the display category was highlighted by the promise of …

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Why?: Answers to Everyday Scientific Questions by Joel Levy | Book Review

If you're a parent or teacher, you probably are asked "why questions" by young people several dozen times each day. Why can't we hear dog whistles? Why does the wind blow? Why is there no life on Mars? Why does E=mc2? Why? Why? <i>Why?</i><p>If you are dealing with such questions daily, then you'll be pleased …

Google chairman calls NSA’s spying efforts ‘outrageous’

Google chairman Eric Schmidt had some harsh words to say about the U.S. government’s personal data collecting methods led by the National Security Agency (NSA).<p>In particular, Schmidt took issue with the NSA possibly infiltrating Google’s private data centers, which would not only put Google at risk …