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Nuclear fusion project hails halfway construction milestone

A vast international experiment designed to demonstrate that nuclear fusion can be a viable source of energy is halfway toward completion, the …

Massive mile-wide asteroid will pass Earth in just a few weeks, but its next visit will be much closer

A colossal three-mile-wide space rock named after a Greek god who almost destroyed the Earth is going to cruise past our planet on December 16th, but …

Desert Bus for Hope eclipses $4 million lifetime mark

Drivers team up for 158 hours of torture<p>For the first time in 11 marathons, <i>Desert Bus</i> for Hope’s charity drive did not eclipse the total raised in the previous year. That said, this year’s escapade still pulled in more than $650,000 and the series has eclipsed $4 million in donations all</i> …

Man who survived Las Vegas shooting killed in hit-and-run, wife says

<b>(CNN) —</b> A man who survived the Las Vegas massacre in October died several weeks later in a hit-and-run in southern Nevada.<p>Roy McClellan, 52, was killed Nov. 17 when he was hit by a car in Pahrump, about 60 miles west of Las Vegas.<p>He was walking on the roadway when he got hit by a Chevrolet Camaro …

Las Vegas

This Incredible Power Plant Produces Nothing But Electricity And Stone

Amazing work Iceland👌<p>In a bid to tackle climate change and stop the world from reaching the upper limit of two degrees warming before 2020, …

Hackers hid malicious code in popular CCleaner software

Hackers penetrated computer-optimization software CCleaner in a way that could have let them control millions of devices, Piriform, the company that makes the program, said Monday.<p>A malicious program was planted inside the popular, free software, which is downloaded as often as 5 million times per …

Haunted doll bought from eBay attacks new owners

An eBay buyer apparently got much more than they bargained for after purchasing a ‘haunted doll’, only to realize that there was no false advertising …

Bosch's stain scanner knows what you spilled on your shirt last night

German technology giant Bosch is mostly known for making home appliances. And at IFA 2017, the company is showing off a concept that it hopes can add a new dimension to those products. The X-Spect is a portable device that detects fabric composition, scans stains and figures out what your food is …

Scanners

This Absolutely Ginormous Asteroid Is Passing Close by Earth in Two Weeks Time

The mother of near-Earth asteroids.<p>On 1 September, a mammoth 4.4 kilometre (2.7 mile) chunk of rock will pass within an astronomical whisker of our …

Asteroids

Scientists have developed a battery that gets its power from human spit

And now, thanks to a miracle of modern science, you can make a battery using spit.<p>Researchers at Binghamton University have created a paper-based bacteria-powered battery.<p>One drop of saliva can activate the device, which can generate enough electricity to power an LED light for around 20 …

Clean Energy

Glamour model Chloe Ayling stripped topless for photoshoot just days before alleged kidnapping by Black Death gang

These pictures show glamour model Chloe Ayling seductively posing in what was to become her last photo shoots - as days later she allegedly kidnapped …

AI beats top 'Dota 2' players in one-on-one matches

Artificial intelligence isn't just good at playing Go -- it can also emerge victorious in the eSports arena. The Elon Musk-backed OpenAI team has developed a machine learning system that has beaten "many" of the best pro <i>Dota 2</i> players in one-on-one matches, including star player Dendi during a live …

The internet is finally getting a high-speed internet lane for emergency situations

During large disasters, like hurricanes, wildfires and terrorist attacks, people want emergency responders to arrive quickly and help people deal with the crisis. In order to do their best, police, medics, firefighters and those who manage them need lots of information: Who is located where, …

SpaceX's crazy 12 hours ends with scrubbed launch

SpaceX just had one eventful day.<p>Over the course of just 12 hours, the company guided a Dragon spaceship home from the International Space Station, then attempted to launch a communications satellite on one of its Falcon 9 rockets -- but aborted the mission with just ten seconds left on the …

Robots are milking scorpions for venom that can be used in cancer research

A new 'scorpion-milking' robot has been built to extract venom faster and more safely than ever before.<p>These Uncanny Valley robots will really creep …

If you die via asteroid, this is how it will happen

It’s incredibly unlikely. But what if?<p>The chances of dying via an asteroid impact are very, very small.<p>Asteroids that pose an existential threat to life on Earth only strike once every 500,000 years or more. Even the 140-meter-wide asteroids that could destroy cities and regions rain down death …

Beta-blockers may reverse genetic changes from heart disease

Researchers have discovered that beta-blockers - a class of drug that is widely used to treat high blood pressure and other heart conditions - can …

YouTuber Stevie Ryan Commits Suicide at 33 Less Than One Week After Revealing Her Grandfather Had Died

Actress Stevie Ryan has died in what the L.A. County Coroner’s Office has ruled a suicide by hanging. She was 33.<p>The coroner’s office confirmed …

Celebrity Gossip

22 of the most iconic lines from 'Game of Thrones'

<i>Game of Thrones</i> is known for its violence and dragons, but it wouldn't have so many Emmys if it didn't also have great lines about its violence and …

The whole universe fits in one image with a special trick of math

The universe is enormous — so vast that it's almost impossible to picture what it might look like in one image.<p>But musician Pablo Carlos Budassi managed to do it by combining logarithmic maps of the universe from Princeton and images from NASA.<p>He created the image below that shows the observable …

Universe

Robotic police are about to start patrolling in Dubai

With the immense wealth of the region, Dubai has quickly become one of the hottest places for companies to test out their newest, wildest future …

The most patriotic July 4 films streaming this weekend

It’s nearly July Fourth, so get pumped up for the big fireworks show by streaming some of the most red-white-and-blue movies ever. From all-American …

A Planet Is Found. At Least That's What We Hope It Is.

Just in time for summer movie season comes news that something huge is lurking out there at the edge of the solar system. It’s really big. It’s never before been detected. It’s warping gravity fields. No, it’s not the latest Michael Bay disaster-fest or the mothership from “Independence Day.” It’s …

Solar System