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Einstein's Theory About Gravitational Waves Was Just Proved Right — Again

Science, like so many other things, has tipping points. Figure out how to isolate and identify one virus and you’re on your way to bagging them all. …

LIGO
Birds

Kit Harington's Sexy Esquire Photos Will Make You Want to Go Beyond His Wall

<b>Game of Thrones</b> may be coming to an end next year, but our obsession with Kit Harington will never die. Ahead of the highly anticipated season seven …

TV Series

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Flowsaber Stunt Sabre Hits Kickstarter (video)

Star Wars fans looking for a stunt sabre to practice their Jedi martial art tricks, cosplay and more, may be interested in Flowsaber the world’s …

Martial Arts

Review: Striker TRiLIGHT Motion Sensing LED Ceiling Light - Technabob

If you’re like me, your garage is filled with all kinds of stuff – tools, boxes, bikes, lawn equipment, and, oh yea, cars. One of the most annoying …

Untitled

Wave twice the size of the Milky Way found sweeping through the Perseus cluster

Scientists believe they've spotted the biggest wave ever discovered. But before you pull out your surfboard, you should probably know this is a tad …

This Picture of Earth From Within Saturn's Rings Will Make You Emotional

Sometimes, the majesty of the final frontier—a cold, unfeeling space—has the power to make our eyes misty. The images from NASA’s Cassini mission …

Astronomy

Quantum Cryptography Is Unbreakable. So Is Human Ingenuity

Two basic types of encryption schemes are used on the internet today. One, known as symmetric-key cryptography, follows the same pattern that people …

Quantum Computing

The Arctic Ocean Is Clogging With Billions of Plastic Bits

Pollution is now as dense in the northernmost ocean as it is in the Atlantic and Pacific.<p>The Arctic Ocean is small, shallow, and—most importantly—shrouded. Unlike the other large oceans of the world, it is closely hemmed in by Asia, Europe, and North America, with very few watery entrances in and …

Pollution

Naked mole-rats turn into plants when oxygen is low

Deprived of oxygen, naked mole-rats can survive by metabolizing fructose just as plants do, researchers report this week in the journal …

Biology

Award-winning project takes on threat of multidrug-resistant bacteria - Scope

The moment of insight that leads to new drug discoveries and therapies can come from just about anywhere. For Stanford students Christian Choe, Maria …

E.coli

Monogamy Could Be Built Into Our Genetics

A new study conducted on mice has alluded to monogamous behaviour as part of DNA.<p>A newly published study in the scientific journal <i>Nature</i> points to the novel concept of monogamous behaviour being encoded in genes. Using two species of mice with differing parental tendencies—the monogamous oldfield …

Biology

Fossils From Africa Are New Extinct Species Distantly Related To Cats And Dogs

The extinction of the dinosaurs left an opening at the top of the food chain, and these ancient Egyptian carnivores helped fill it.<p>Bones from 34 …

Among The Clouds: Skywatcher Captures Unique Photo of the Andromeda Galaxy

This view of the Andromeda galaxy is rather unique because it also features clouds of gas and dust that lie inside our own Milky Way …

How Mendel Channeled Darwin

One of the great ‘what if’ questions that has fascinated historians of biology is how differently Darwinian evolution would have been received had Darwin known of the work of Gregor Mendel, the Augustinian monk who is now considered the founder of the science of genetics.<p>Darwin published <i>Origin of</i> …

Acquainted

11 Very Ridiculous Snakes That I Can't Believe Really Exist

Who OKed these snakes?????

act one (the complete collection)