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These Swirls of Light Could Be Signs of a Previous Universe Existing Before Ours

Something feels familiar.<p>If our Universe happened to be locked in an eternal heartbeat of expansion and collapse, black holes would leave an …

Physics

The 100 best science fiction movies of all time, according to critics

1/<p>100. "Movement and Location" (2015)<p>Brooklyn Film<p><b>Critic score:</b> 74/100<p><b>User score:</b> 8.6/10<p><b>What critics said:</b> "Despite its sci-fi hook, 'Movement and …

Yes, [Spoiler] Was Actually in Deadpool 2

Deadpool 2 is now available to own on Digital.<p><b>Warning! Full Deadpool 2 SPOILERS below!</b><p>Deadpool 2 contains several funny and surprising cameos and …

Comics

Mark Hamill, aware of how much Han Solo's jacket is going for, tries to sell his pants on Jimmy Kimmel

Upon hearing that Han Solo's jacket from <i>The Empire Strikes Back</i> is up for sale for a mild $1.3 million, Mark Hamill made a surprise appearance on</i> …

Mark Hamill

Loner Study Reveals the Biological Reason Isolation Isn’t Always a Problem

Going it alone might help some species survive.<p>Most of us have been taught that a preference for being alone is a bit of a red flag, even if research …

Psychology

Oral Sex Tips to Send Your Partner Right Now

What to do when you want oral sex, but aren’t sure how to give your partner the heads up? That’s easy. You send them this article.<p>Oral sex is a magical experience for women. For many, it is the primary way in which we orgasm. The issue? So many people don’t know what the heck they are doing down …

NASA Is About to Deliver Major News on That Dust Storm Raging on Mars

Is this the death of Opportunity?<p>Mars is currently being blasted with a dust storm the likes of which we've rarely seen. And at 1:30 pm EDT (5:30 pm …

Air Force captain with top-secret clearance, who disappeared in 1983, is discovered living in California

By Meagan Flynn<p>, Reporter<p>Before he mysteriously disappeared and landed on the Air Force Most Wanted list, Capt. William Howard Hughes Jr. phoned home to tell his mother and father that he was going to the Netherlands.<p>It was July 17, 1983, and the Air Force was sending Hughes overseas on a mission …

Tony Awards

Asus ROG made a high-end gaming phone with actual buttons

This is a gaming phone that actually has gaming features.<p>What's the hardest part about playing console-quality games on your phone? The lack of buttons, I'd say. Asus may have a thing for that.<p>Unveiled on Monday at Computex here in Taipei, the ROG Phone is truly one for gamers. It has some crazy …

21 Dirty Jokes You Can Only Laugh At If You're Over 18

Warning: These are very, very, NSFW.

The Heart of Sky, A Short Animated Sci-Fi Film About How Life Might Have Been Created on Earth

<i>The Heart of Sky</i> is a short animated sci-fi film, brought to life in 2016 by the creative visual storytellers at Mirari & Co., about how life might …

Scientists declare octopi life from another world

Evidence of the octopus evolution show it would have happened too quickly to have begun here on Earth. Published in the <i>Progress in Biophysics and</i> …

2018 May 8 - The Observable Universe

<b>The Observable Universe</b> <b><br>Illustration Credit & Licence:</b> Wikipedia, Pablo Carlos Budassi<p><b>Explanation:</b> How far can you see? Everything you can see, and …

Orbiform Rolls Like A Ball Without Being A Sphere

AltDynamic have machined a mathematically perfect solid of constant width that is capable of rolling like a ball even though it is not a perfect …

Strange ‘star bursts’ unlike anything astronomers have seen

Dark matter. Dark energy.<p>Essentially, it’s the 80 per cent of the universe we know should be there — but we can’t see.<p>Instead, they found something …

Ten Strategies for Introverts to Excel in the Workplace

Introverts tend to be misunderstood in many settings, particularly in the American workplace, which tends to emphasize outspokenness and engaged …

Personality

Mass Effect Writer, Who Left In 2012 And Then Came Back, Has Left Again

BioWare writer Drew Karpyshyn, who worked on Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, Mass Effect 1, and Mass Effect 2, has left the developer for a second time. Karpyshyn originally left the esteemed RPG studio in 2012 to work on novels and other non-game projects. He returned to BioWare in 2015 …

BioWare

The future of humanity with Michio Kaku

This week, we speak to theoretical physicist Michio Kaku about the future of humanity, how we’re going to terraform Mars, why the modern space race …

We Might Finally Understand the Hurricanes in Saturn's "Hexagon" Storm

Saturn is a beautiful planet that makes little to no sense. It has kittens, a shitload of rings, and, of course, a massive hexagonal hurricane on its …

Direct-Injected Corvette Z06 Engine Makes Record-Setting 1,400-HP

The team plans on beating its own record next week.<p>2013 General Motors<p>Lingenfelter just claimed to produce the most powerful Direct Injected V-8 on …

Chevrolet Corvette

Gone With A Shot? Hopeful New Signs Of Relief For Migraine Sufferers

Humans have suffered from migraines for millennia. Yet, despite decades of research, there isn't a drug on the market today that prevents them by targeting the underlying cause. All of that could change in a few months when the Food and Drug Administration is expected to announce its decision about …

Medicine

Orca learns to mimic human speech for the first time

An orca has learned how to emulate human speech for the first time. Through an experiment conducted by researchers at Complutense University of …

Here Are February’s Free PlayStation Plus And Xbox Games With Gold Titles

February’s free games through PlayStation Plus and Microsoft’s Games with Gold program are a mix of the old with the relatively new, but all seem worthwhile of your hard drive space. Like we’ve seen from both companies in previous months, it’s a healthy mix of genres and games that should hit a …

Take A Listen To This Lamborghini Exhaust

Today’s GoPro and cell phone clips have exceptional video quality, but the audio always seems to be lacking. So please take a listen to this …

Nintendo is bringing Mario Kart to smartphones

Nintendo has announced the latest of its IPs to make the leap to smartphones, and it’s a big one: <i>Mario Kart</i>. An app called <i>Mario Kart Tour</i> is set to be released in the next financial year, meaning anywhere between April 2018 and March 2019.<p>No details about <i>Mario Kart Tour</i> have been made available …

STAR WARS: EPISODE IX’s Opening Crawl Just Fixed All of THE LAST JEDI’s Problems

There are so many possibilities in front of J.J. Abrams as the director of <i>Star Wars: Episode IX</i>. After all, <i>The Last Jedi</i> introduced a ton of new …

Star Wars

There's a Six Flags in New Orleans that has been abandoned for 13 years — and the photos are haunting

On August 25, 2005, Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast of the United States. After the storm, it was estimated that 80% of New Orleans was under water.<p>One of the eeriest and long-standing reminders of Katrina is the abandoned Six Flags in New Orleans East.<p>After the floodwaters receded, what was …

New Orleans

Michio Kaku's biggest predictions about the future

Take a Look Into the Future<p>Dr. Michio Kaku is a theoretical physicist, futurist, and popular science communicator. He’s also the author of <i>“</i>Physics of …

Physics

Armie Hammer Smuggled Home George Miller’s Axed ‘Justice League: Mortal’ Script

We came awfully close to living in a universe where <i>Mad Max</i> mastermind George Miller wrote and directed a <i>Justice League</i> movie that starred Armie Hammer as Batman. There’s a chance said universe still exists <i>Sliders</i> style, but for those of us in this universe it’s a fascinating What If? scenario. …