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If a nuclear bomb explodes nearby, here's why you should never, ever get in a car

The first thing you'd see if a nuclear bomb exploded nearby is a flood of light so bright, you may think the sun blew up.<p>Wincing from temporary blindness, you'd scan the horizon and see an orange fireball. The gurgling flames would rise and darken into a purple-hued column of black smoke, which …

New Zealand's ONLY Mens Lifestyle Magazine

M2 June 2018 - LATEST ISSUE!<p>May 25, 2018<p>An Actor, Producer, Writer, and advocate for equal rights in America, Jeff Goldblum has his sauve fingers in …

Yellowstone National Park

300-Calorie Sandwich Recipes

Every diet begins with watching what you eat. Counting calories is key whether you're maintaining a healthy weight or working to shed a few pounds. …

40,000 Russian troops are preparing for war in Crimea, and the US is 'extremely concerned'

As many as 40,000 Russian troops, including tanks, armored vehicles, and air force units, are now arrayed along Ukraine's eastern border with Russia.<p>Additionally, large numbers of Russian military forces will conduct exercises in the coming days that Pentagon officials say could be used as cover …

The Nazi who was to be Britain's ruler if Germany invaded during World War 2 - buried in a grave near Cannock

This is the grave of the Nazi who would have ruled Britain if Germany invaded during World War 2.<p>Field Marshal Ernst Busch is now buried in a …

World War II

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For A Brief Moment, Hackers Beat PC Gaming's Best Anti-Piracy Tech

It's been nearly impossible to pirate some of PC gaming's biggest releases lately, but that's not stopping hackers from trying.<p>All images courtesy of id Software<p>Piracy isn't new to video games. But as new methods for combating piracy are invented, hackers are finding news ways to get around them. …

What I Learned Playing The World’s Most Tragic Video Game

Kill Box puts you in the role of a drone pilot. Then, when you’ve completed your mission, it makes you the target.<p>I am a Pakistani child, running through a colorful vegetable patch on a bright summer day. The sky above me is impossibly blue. Through the rows of leafy fronds, I can see the village …

Game Development

Stardust trapped deep within the ocean reveals a 2.6-million-year-old mystery

This supernova was so close to our planet that, depending on where it went off, our evolutionary ancestors might have seen it as a bright light in the sky.<p>As our solar system traveled through radioactive specks of stardust left over from the explosion, some of the dust broke through our atmosphere …

The Meteor Shower of the Decade Is Coming Next Week

Astronomers predict next week's meteor shower will have twice as many meteors as normal.<p>If you find yourself outside during the night next Thursday, don't forget to look up. On August 11 and 12, the biggest meteor shower of the year, the Perseids, will be lighting up the night sky, and this year …

Nasa to launch probe to investigate 'Armageddon' asteroid

Nasa is planning to launch a probe to collect rock samples from an asteroid it fears could one day hit the Earth.<p>The asteroid, named Bennu, can be …

Armageddon asteroid ‘on course to pulverise Earth’

NASA will soon launch a probe to study an asteroid that crosses Earth’s orbit every six years and could pulverise the planet.

10 Kettlebell Workouts to Build Muscular Legs

For a seriously dynamic lower-body workout, look to kettlebell training. Even the basic swing is seriously lower-body dominant—your hips and glutes …

Search for alien laser pulses from a strange star system reports back

Decades of space exploration have produced no definitive proof of intelligent life elsewhere in the universe. But one of the most intriguing places we've looked so far is a distant star named KIC 8462852 (sometimes called "Boyajian's Star" or "Tabby's Star"). Some scientists were interested enough …

Best 5 Cardio Workouts for Super Fast Weight Loss

Looking to get into super great shape this summer? Tired of the same old cardio workouts like running? Below are some of the best cardio workouts …

NASA finds a mineral on Mars that could rewrite its entire history

There’s a bit of a mystery unfolding on Mars. Late last year, Curiosity drilled into the surface of the Red Planet and unearthed something …

The Science Behind Why Breaking A Bad Habit Is So Hard

Engaging the goal-directed side of your brain can help you override the part that controls your bad habits.<p>Habits are your brain’s version of autopilot. They allow you to get ready for work, navigate your way to the office, and find your way home without having to reinvent the wheel every day. They …

Neuroscience

New chip design makes parallel programs run many times faster and requires one-tenth the code

Computer chips have stopped getting faster. For the past 10 years, chips' performance improvements have come from the addition of processing units …

Computer Science

World’s First 24/7 Solar Power Plant Powers 75,000 Homes

SolarReserve's Crescent Dunes Project in Tonopah, Nevada is quietly providing clean, green solar energy to 75,000 homes in the Silver State even when …

Renewable Energy

The Atmosphere of Venus Is More Terrifying Than We Imagined

Add this to the list of reasons Venus is a blistering hellscape: not only is the surface hot enough to melt lead, not only will the sulfuric acid …

U.S. and Russian Jets Clash Over Syria

American and Russian fighter jets had a tense showdown in the skies above Syria as the Russians dropped bombs on U.S.-backed rebels.<p>U.S. and Russian …

10 Success lessons from Bill Gates – “Wealthiest Man in World” for entrepreneurs

Share45<p>Tweet<p>Share70<p>+13<p>Shares 118<p>Bill Gates has accomplished more wealth and success than anyone of our generation. But even more importantly he has …

Self-improvement

The amazing artificial intelligence we were promised is coming, finally

We have been hearing predictions for decades of a takeover of the world by artificial intelligence. In 1957, Herbert A. Simon predicted that within 10 years a digital computer would be the world’s chess champion. That didn’t happen until 1996. And despite Marvin Minsky’s 1970 prediction that “in …

Artificial Intelligence

The US dropped 67 nuclear bombs on this tiny island nation — and now it's far more radioactive than we thought

Radiation levels in some areas of the country are almost double what is deemed safe for human habitation, according to a new Columbia University study in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.<p>Between 1946 and 1958, the US tested 67 nuclear weapons on the Marshall Islands, a …

Hate your job? NASA wants you to work on Mars - CNN Style

Written by Georgia McCafferty, CNN<p>This story was originally published in February 2016.<p>US space agency NASA has just released a series of retro recruitment posters that advertise potential positions it may one day need filled on Mars.<p>First commissioned in 2009 for an exhibit at the Kennedy Space …

Space Science

Scientists found something extremely unexpected on Mars – and it could require us to rethink the planet’s history

(Marco Di Lauro/Getty Images)<br>Scientists at NASA’s Johnson Space Center found something very unexpected in a Martian crater.<p>Using the Curiosity Rover, …

I tried the plant-based meat that Google wanted to buy and I never want to eat a 'real' hamburger again

Environmentalists have described beef consumption as the "new SUV" for its effects on climate change, and I've heard the horror stories about livestock mistreatment.<p>But ... every so often I still find myself caving to the craving for a juicy cheeseburger or beef burrito.<p>That's why Impossible Foods' …

9 Signs You're Successful--Even If It Doesn't Feel Like It

If you're ambitious, you're bound to feel like a failure from time to time. Lofty goals lead to inevitable moments when you aren't yet living up to your expectations.<p>We live in a world that reinforces this feeling. Though most people won't admit it--other than the guy with the <i>'He who dies with the</i> …