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Canadian Military Cannot Explain Mystery Sea Floor "Ping"

What could it be?<p>Some have described it as a hum. Others describe it as a beep. What we know for sure is this: it’s weird, it’s coming from the sea …

Seafloor

Is our world a simulation? Why some scientists say it's more likely than not

A swath of technologists and physicists believe that ‘simulation theory’ will be proved, just as it was proved that the Earth was not the center of the universe<p>When Elon Musk isn’t outlining plans to use his massive rocket to leave a decaying Planet Earth and colonize Mars, he sometimes talks about …

Singularity

NASA SOFIA: The World's Biggest Flying Observatory

NASA isn't only focused on its mission to Mars. In fact, the space agency has something else to boast - and it's the only one in the world. Say hello …

Astronomy

Theorists solve a long-standing fundamental problem

Trying to understand a system of atoms is like herding gnats - the individual atoms are never at rest and are constantly moving and interacting. When …

Quantum Physics

This new equation promises to unify physics theories with the help of wormholes

As far as famous equations go, none are more known than <b>Einstein’s</b> <b>E=mc2</b><b>.</b> This insight by Einstein that relates mass and energy has been linked to the …

Quantum Mechanics

Barstool Sports

4K PC gaming is finally viable - and it's stunning

The speed of innovation in the graphics technology spaces shows few signs of slowing down, and the recent releases of Nvidia's top-tier GTX 1080 and …

Computer Hardware

Forget Software—Now Hackers Are Exploiting Physics

Practically every word we use to describe a computer is a metaphor. "File,” “window,” even “memory” all stand in for collections of ones and zeros …

Information Security

Shaper Origin Is the World’s First Hand-held, Augmented Reality-Aided CNC Machine

A computer numerical control router – CNC for short – is used in the subtractive process to cut out precise 3-dimensional shapes, most notably for …

Carbon Fiber

'Dead or Alive' VR is basically sexual assault, the game

PlayStation VR is going to launch with a game that allows players to sexually assault a woman who is actively asking them to stop. Yes, that's exactly as gross as it sounds and yes, <i>of course</i> the game is <i>Dead or Alive Xtreme 3</i>. The game's virtual reality update is slated to launch on the same day as …

Forget what you heard: Jupiter does not orbit the sun

NASA's Juno probe just passed closer to Jupiter than any human-made craft ever. And no surprise, photos confirm that the fifth planet from the sun looks huge up close. <i>Huge.</i><p>It's so huge, in fact, that it doesn't actually orbit the sun. Not exactly. With 2.5 times the mass of all the other planets in …

Physicists Examine If "Star In A Jar" Fusion Reactor Could Give Us Unlimited Energy

Can we really harness the power of the Sun and end our reliance on fossil fuels?<p>Scientists have published a paper which evaluates an all-new design …

Photos

Atlee Terra from DC Comics

Today's Daily Cosplay: <br>Previous Daily Cosplay:<p>March 14, 2016<p>DC Comics<p>Photographer: Ronald Arias<p>Atlee hails from an intra-terrestrial race of people …

DC Comics

What Thor Was Doing During Captain America: Civil War

Any way you look at it, either side in Captain America: Civil War was fairly balanced. Black Widow and Hawkeye knew each well enough to dance a dance …

Artist Draws Pokemon By Request Even Though He Knows Nothing About Them

Pokémoning is everywhere and infecting people from all walks of life with the pokévirus code name GO, but even with all the hype and press many …

Pokémon

Family Is 'Devastated' After a Hospital Removes Their 2-Year-Old Son from Life Support Against Their Wishes

A family has been left in shock after their 2-year-old son died after being removed from life support against their wishes, according to several …

Los Angeles

Why can’t anything travel faster than light? | Cosmos

<b>We all know the number</b> one traffic rule of the universe – nothing can travel faster than the speed of light. And that happens to be 299,792.458 …

How NASA makes sure we don't contaminate the Solar System

Protecting the interplanetary wilderness<p>So you want to explore the Solar System? You’re going to need to clean your spacecraft first. Any missions that NASA sends to other worlds nearby have to adhere to something called planetary protection. It’s the rule of preventing "harmful contamination" of …

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No Man’s Sky is an existential crisis simulator disguised as a space exploration game

It’s cold and lonely and empty and unsatisfying. It’s also worth your time.<p>At Recode’s annual Code Conference in June, venture capitalist Elon Musk made the provocative argument that reality is not reality at all, but a massive simulation built on top of some other reality.<p>“There’s a billion-to-one …

No Man's Sky

Pokemon Go Spawn Rate Chart for Every Pokemon Released

Some players of Pokemon Go have pulled together a comprehensive Pokemon Go spawn rate chart, letting players see the spawn frequency and best spawn …

Pokémon

The Fourth Dimension And Non-Euclidean Geometry In Modern Art

A Review of the Book By Linda Dalrymple Henderson<p>In 1983, a groundbreaking book on the history of modern art was published: The Fourth Dimension And …

Art

Space train concept can reach Mars in just 2 days – Fanatical Futurist by International Keynote Speaker Matthew Griffin

A new space train concept could cut travel time to Mars down to 2 days from 260<p>Charles Bombardier, a Montreal-based innovator, has unveiled a concept …

Space Travel

Skateboarder uses physics and/or wizardry to spin his board around a railing

This doesn’t look right.<p>It’s rare that a skateboarding trick could be defined as "hypnotic" in 2016, but here we are. This isn’t some simple street trick — it’s the work of a wizard. It has to be. That or science.<p>After studying a dusty tome I’m convinced this railing has had a spell cast on it. The …

Pokémon Go is Stalling Out, Probably Because There's Not Much Game There

Earlier this week, data from Axiom Capital Management showed that the meteoric popularity of the Pokémon Go mobile game plateaued in mid-July—only …