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Zhenyuanlong suni: biggest ever winged dinosaur is found in China

Photograph: Junchang Lü<p>The beautifully preserved skeleton of the winged and feathered dinosaur Zhenyuanlong suni discovered in China.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/7/16/1437046897799/980e84c6-78de-46c2-8258-71429e5cbd7f-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Junchang Lü<p>The …

Why isn’t ‘American’ a language?

Britain and the US share a common language – but English is spoken and spelled very differently on each side of the Atlantic. James Harbeck finds out why.<p>Why does American English take such liberties with our common tongue?<p>On the other hand, why has it not taken <i>more</i> liberties? English speakers …

Pluto: Nasa reveals first high-resolution images of planet's surface

Mission culminates in images of former ninth planet that show mountain ranges of ice and suggest surface has recently been ‘paved over’ by geological activity<p>For 85 years, it was little more than a featureless grey blob on classroom maps of the solar system. On Wednesday night, Pluto was revealed …

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Advanced 3D Worlds with ArcGIS Data Interoperability

| July 10, 2015 | By Tiana Warner<p><i>Augmented reality: image via Wikimedia Commons</i><p>I think we can all agree that 3D is quickly becoming a dominant data …

'Jeopardy' remembered Leonard Nimoy as he would have wanted — with trivia

When beloved icon Leonard Nimoy died in February, tributes poured in from all across the globe.<p>There were tweets, pancakes, documentaries, defaced …

7 Beautiful Buildings in Unexpected Places

For every brand-name skyscraper, there's an equally interesting building off the beaten path. In fact, some of the most interesting structures require a pilgrimage to a far-flung location—proof that, for these seven projects, the trip is part of the design.<p>Mug Hakdong Hotel, Mongdol Beach, Geoje, …

Wiltshire house rivalled Stonehenge as a hub for ancient Britons

Neolithic building on vast site at Marden Henge is welcoming public visitors again after thousands of years buried beneath farmland<p>Pieces of flint tools dropped more than 4,300 years ago on the floor of a house as old as Stonehenge have been laid bare on the edge of Marden Henge, a giant ditch and …

Massive debris removal project to get underway in Alaska

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A massive cleanup effort is getting underway in Alaska, with tons of marine debris — some likely sent to sea by the 2011 …

6 Reasons to Upgrade to RebelMouse from WordPress

The huge gap between current CMS offerings and what the world needed occurred to me during my time as CTO of The Huffington Post. When we were …

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Ancient Roman frescos 'worthy of Pompeii' found in southern France

Archeologists in Arles have unearthed one of the only full Roman murals ever found outside Italy<p>Archaeologists have unearthed extremely rare ancient Roman frescoes, comparable to those found in the Villa of Mysteries in Pompeii, in the southern city of Arles.<p>The unexpected discovery was made during …

Idris Elba Is Quite The Trekkie As He Readies For STAR TREK BEYOND

It’s just a year away and STAR TREK BEYOND is starting to get folks excited to venture out once again with Kirk, Spock and the rest of the crew of …

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Solar panels aren't just for roofs anymore — the world's first road paved with solar panels is working better than expected

Now, six months into the trial, engineers say the system is working even better than expected, with the 70-metre test bike path generating 3,000 kWh, or enough electricity to power a small household for a year.<p>"If we translate this to an annual yield, we expect more than the 70k wh per square metre …

First Look At Axanar, The Star Trek War Movie We've Waited Decades For

<i>Star Trek</i> fans have been curious for years about the Battle of Axanar, the decisive turning point in the war against the Klingon Empire. And now, a …

Star Trek: Beyond Filming Underway; Stars to Receive Hefty Pay for 3rd Movie!

Now that word is out that the third Star Trek film will be titled “Star Trek: Beyond,” more details about the movie’s upcoming release will hit the …

"Whole New Version" of Minecraft for Windows 10 Announced

Mojang has announced a "whole new version" of Minecraft. No, it's not the HoloLens experience, but rather a new edition of the game built specifically for Microsoft's upcoming operating system, Windows 10.<p>This new version of Minecraft will "develop and evolve over time" just as the original version …

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As global populations swell, farmers are cultivating more and more land in a desperate bid to keep pace with the ever-intensifying needs of humans.<p>As …

Einstein's Theory of General Relativity

In 1905, Albert Einstein determined that the laws of physics are the same for all non-accelerating observers, and that the speed of light in a vacuum …

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Why doesn’t everyone believe in God?: The skeptical brain may hold the answer

<b>(akindo via iStock)</b><p>Most Americans who grew up in religious households are still religious. But what about the ones who aren’t?<p>Lala Stone<p>July 5, 2015 2:30pm (UTC)<p>Christopher Obal used to be a Christian. He grew up in Queens, New York, and when he was 5 years old, his parents left Catholicism for a …

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EXCLUSIVE: New 'Star Trek' Doc Reveals Patrick Stewart Wasn't Any Fun on Set

In his new documentary <i>Chaos on the Bridge</i>, <i>Star Trek</i> star William Shatner is diving into the production and behind-the-scenes drama surrounding <i>Star</i> …

Pegg: Star Trek Beyond Scary

For <b>Simon Pegg</b>, having the responsibility for writing <i>Star Trek Beyond</i> is “terrifying.”<p>The long history behind the franchise is part of the …

Coming in 2016: The Starfleet Academy Experience

StarTrek.com can reveal that <i>Star Trek: The Starfleet Academy Experience</i>, a brand-new interactive exhibit which uses the <i>Star Trek</i> franchise as a …

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Where To Start With Star Trek Novels

<i>While we at the Riot are taking this lovely summer week off to rest (translation: read by the pool/ocean/on our couches), we’re re-running some of</i> …

Alaska Wildfires: Hundreds of Blazes Burn Across State

Authorities in Alaska are reporting an unusually high number of wildfires burning simultaneously across the tundra and forests of the state, and an exceptionally large number of homes and buildings have been damaged or threatened by the flames so far this year.<p>Wildfires are a common occurrence in …

James Horner: from Star Trek to Avatar - 10 of his best film scores in clips

James Horner,Music,Star Trek,Culture,Film,Television,Television & radio,US television,James Cameron,Oscars,Steven Spielberg,Kevin Costner,Mel Gibson,Titanic,Brad Pitt,Avatar,The Amazing Spider-Man,Awards and prizes<p>The Oscar-winning composer James Horner, who has died in a plane crash, wrote the …

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‘OITNB’ Actor Matt McGorry Had To Remind Outraged Fans That ‘TV Is Not Real’

<b>Spoilers ahead for Season 3 of Orange Is the New Black!</b><p>Now that we’ve gotten that out of the way, if you’ve watched the third season of <i>Orange Is the New Black</i>, you’re aware that in a particularly cowardly and sleazeball move, Officer John Bennett, played by actor Matt McGorry (who went on to join …

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The Wisdom of Star Trek Captain Jean-Luc Picard Set to an Electric Beat by Eclectic Method

<i>Star Trek: The Next Generation</i> character Captain Jean-Luc Picard, as portrayed by Sir Patrick Stewart, espouses some profound wisdom set to an …

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