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Physicists Have Achieved Superconductivity in a Non-Superconductive Material

Whoa.<p>For the first time, researchers have achieved superconductivity - the phenomenon of electrical conductivity with zero resistance - in a material …

Live From The International Space Station!

The International Space Station (ISS) is a habitable satellite that was launched on October 31 2000 and has had continued human occupation ever …

Here's What the Cast of Ferris Bueller's Day Off Looks Like 31 Years Later

The John Hughes classic was released three decades ago this weekend.<p>My brother and I must have watched <i>Ferris Bueller's Day Off</i> between 700 and 800 times. It was a reference point of our childhood, the lines like a kind of secret language.<p>We grew up in the northern Chicago suburbs, so our haunts …

Walmart Canada to stop accepting Visa cards

Retailer claims credit card provider charges merchants ‘unacceptably high’ fees<p>Walmart Canada stores will stop accepting Visa cards, claiming the credit card provider charges merchants “unacceptably high” fees.<p>Walmart has been unable to agree with Visa on an “acceptable fee,” and will no longer …

Stealing iPhones from the Apple Store is apparently as easy as wearing a blue shirt

The art of stealing isn’t as complex as films like ‘Ocean’s 11’ would lead you to believe. All you have to do is dress the part, which is easy if you’re targeting the Apple Store where employees are dressed in a plain blue t-shirt with a small Apple logo.<p>Last week in New York City, a man entered …

Here They Are: The 20 Songs You'll Be Listening to All Summer

Because we aren't just playing the hits at our parties.<p>No one can quite agree on what a song of the summer actually is. Technically, the song of the summer is the most commercially successful track between the months of June and September. For example, the technical winner of 2015 wasn't Taylor …

Top 10 Android app updates this week: ESPN, Palabre

Welcome back to our weekly Top 10 Android App Updates column, where we take a look at the most frequently upgraded apps for the week. We’ve found …

We are ‘almost definitely’ living in a Matrix-style simulation, claims Elon Musk

Elon Musk, the billionaire entrepreneur and founder of Space X, Tesla and Paypal, has told an interviewer there is only a “one in billions” chance that we’re not living in a computer simulation.<p>Speaking at San Francisco’s Code Conference this week, Musk said that he has had “so many simulation …

Ex-'Glee' star Mark Salling to surrender in child pornography case

An actor who starred on the musical dramedy "Glee" is scheduled to turn himself in to federal authorities Friday in a child pornography case.<p>Mark Salling, who played bad-boy Noah "Puck" Puckerman on the series, is scheduled to be arraigned on two charges of receiving and possessing child …

The Case For Black Holes Being Nothing But Holograms Just Got Even Stronger

Holy crap!<p>If anything can sum up just how little we truly know about the Universe, it’s black holes. We can’t see them because not even light can …

For sale: 15,000-sq.-ft. Oakville mansion complete with indoor pool and 500-bottle wine room — just $17.9M

One of Canada’s most expensive homes is on the market for $17.9 million in Oakville, Ont. — about 30 minutes from Toronto. Spread over an acre of …

Google plans to eliminate passwords from Android

Google plans to get rid of passwords on Android apps by the end of 2016. Instead, they will unlock based on who is using them and where.<p>Known as Project Abacus, this new security system would use biometrics - unique signatures like your typing pattern, your face and your location - to figure out …

Google’s chic Paris office was the site of a massive dawn raid by French authorities

Google’s Paris offices were the target of a dramatic dawn raid by French authorities this morning (May 24). As many as 100 tax officials gathered at 5am to enter the chic building on Rue de Londres, near the Place de l’Opera. According to Bloomberg, police cars were still parked outside the …

Restaurant owner sentenced to 6 years in prison for switching curry recipe

Many chefs play around with recipes. But being dishonest about ingredients could have fatal consequences.<p>On Monday, a British restaurateur was sentenced to six years in prison for serving a curry dish that led to a customer’s untimely death.<p>But the dish wasn’t laced with cyanide or some …

Channing Tatum Got A Seriously Cool Birthday Gift From Jenna

It's not enough that the Tatums have dance-offs on TV. They're also adorably loved-up when it comes to celebrating birthdays. And oh, what a birthday …

The Japanese Breakfast You Can Actually Make on a Weekday Morning

A breakfast bowl worth making every morning, because the Japanese always seem to do it better.<p><i>Welcome to Cooking Without Recipes, in which we teach you how to make a dish we love, but don’t worry too much about the nitty-gritty details of the recipe, so you can create your own spin.</i><p>I only justified …

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Dinosaurs weren’t driven to extinction by that meteorite after all

New evidence shows that dinosaurs were dying out 24 million years before bolide impact.<p>It's the most dramatic mass extinction in the history of …

17 Underrated Bands You Need To Listen To ASAP

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The secrets of color-changing chameleons revealed

Scientists studying chameleon skin have discovered the secret to the lizards' color-changing prowess: Rather than relying purely on pigments, the animals use photonic nanocrystals in their skin to manipulate light with exquisite precision.<p>The findings, described in the journal Nature …