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Vermeer's paintings might be 350 year-old color photographs

<b>Tim Jenison</b>, a Texas-based inventor, attempts to solve one of the greatest mysteries in the art world: 
How did Dutch master Johannes Vermeer manage …

The Real-Life Science Behind The Summer's Most Outrageous Sci-Fi Movies

When inhumans attack<p>Mechanized suits, alien apes, dinosaur robots -- this summer's blockbusters are brimming with scientific-sounding conceits. But is there any real science to back them up? While you watch, here's something to chew on (besides the popcorn).<p><b>DIGITAL EFFECT: AN ALIEN-BLASTING</b> …

Speed Read: A Black Cop Infiltrates The KKK

While he was a Colorado Springs police officer, Ron Stallworth successfully infiltrated the KKK, even though he was black. Read the highlights of his …

Cancer Type May Be Linked With Socioeconomic Status

Cancer can strike anyone, no matter your education or income level. But according to a new study, there may be an association between <i>type</i> of cancer and socioeconomic status.<p>The findings, published in the journal CANCER, show that certain types of cancers seem to be more common among people living …

Associated Press News

China army official blasts U.S. ‘provocative challenge’

China asserted a bold vision of itself as the pre-eminent power in East Asia, sparring with the U.S. at a meeting of the world’s top defense …

China

Generating Off-Grid Power: The Four Best Ways

So, you've thought about whether or not living off the grid is right for you; you know that it means no more utility bills and generating all of your …

Renewable Energy

Obama’s Global Warming Rule Leaks Early

The En­vir­on­ment­al Pro­tec­tion Agency will de­but draft reg­u­la­tions on Monday to cut car­bon emis­sions from power plants 30 per­cent from …

Leaked photos show iOS-like OS X [Update]

Hours before WWDC kicks off, a series of blurry leaked photos appear to show Apple’s next generation operating system, OS X 10.10 Yosemite, in action.<p>Two different sources of photos have been posted online: the first on the Reddit Mac community by a poster using a throwaway account, who claimed to …

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