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This Corvette-Mustang Batmobile is a steal at $850,000

A replica of the “Tumbler” Batmobile from the recent <i>Dark Knight</i> trilogy of films is up for sale in Florida, boasting a $675,000 USD price tag and …

Replicas

'Wonder Woman' Fans Aren't Happy With New Costumes in 'Justice League'

Of the many things the <i>Wonder Woman</i> movie did right (a woman director, an all-female island, Gal freaking Gadot), the Amazons' costumes are right up there among the greatest. After centuries of comic book writers and video game designers making women fight in naught but a boob window, at last we had …

Niantic wants Harry Potter to work his magic on its next AR game after Pokémon GO [Update]

[Update: we do have confirmation from Niantic this game is currently in development.]<p>Niantic is now famous for one of the highest grossing mobile games of all time with Pokémon GO. But what is next for the developer? Niantic seems to have set its sights on yet another enormous fan base with plans …

Living in Space Changes Your DNA, NASA Finds

NASA's twin study found that living in space affects your DNA, but what exactly that means is undetermined.<p>Two years ago, NASA began a unique experiment to determine what happens to the human body when it's exposed to the zero-gravity environment of space for a long period of time. To do this, they …

Methylation

Monster Planet, Tiny Star: Record-Breaking Duo Puzzles Astronomers

A giant planet has been found orbiting an ultracool dwarf star — the largest planet compared to its star ever found — leaving scientists baffled at …

Why Are More American Teenagers Than Ever Suffering From Severe Anxiety?

The disintegration of Jake’s life took him by surprise. It happened early in his junior year of high school, while he was taking three Advanced Placement classes, running on his school’s cross-country team and traveling to Model United Nations conferences. It was a lot to handle, but Jake — the …

New Justice League trailer shows the horrors of life after Superman

DC Comics have released the third, and most likely final, trailer ahead of superhero-supergroup movie Justice League bounding into cinemas in November.<p>The trailer opens showing the aftermath of Superman's death, which fans will have seen in Batman Vs Superman: Dawn of Justice in spring 2016. Things …

Justice League

New colourful character posters of 'Justice League' lighten the tone

Warner Bros released new colourful character poster for <i>Justice League</i> on Saturday and the Joss Whedon-Effect is hard to miss.<p>Director Zack Snyder …

Justice League

Russia and US will cooperate to build moon's first space station

Russia and the United States have agreed to cooperate on a Nasa-led programme to build the first lunar space station, part of a long-term project to send humans to Mars.<p>The US space agency said earlier this year that it was exploring a programme called the Deep Space Gateway, a multi-stage project …

Space Exploration

London tube bombing: PM says terror threat level raised to critical

Britain’s terror threat level has been raised from severe to critical, indicating a further attack may be imminent following the Parsons Green tube bombing, Theresa May has said.<p>The hunt is under way for the bomber who attempted to bring carnage to a London rush-hour tube train packed with …

Extremism

Batman: The Animated Series wasn’t just a show — it founded a world

How Batman alone paved the way for an entire superhero universe<p><i>Batman</i><i>: The Animated Series</i> did so many things so well that when they’re all on display at the same time, the results are some of the best pieces of superhero media ever produced: the slick “Dark Deco” designs that make it feel …

Justice League

Unknown species may thrive in Antarctic caves

<b>Animals and plants may be living in warm caves under Antarctica's ice, according to a study.</b><p>Australian researchers said that Mount Erebus, an active volcano on Antarctica's Ross Island, is surrounded by caves hollowed out in the ice by steam.<p>Soil samples retrieved from the caves have revealed …

Elon Musk shares first full-body photo of SpaceX’s spacesuit

Elon Musk has shared a photo of the SpaceX spacesuit the company has designed in-house. This is the second photo shared by Musk of the new spacesuit design created by the company, and the first to feature the suit’s full-body look.<p>The first photo focused on the head and shoulders of the outfit, …

The Latest: Irma regains strength to Category 5 hurricane

MIAMI (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Irma (all times local):<p>11:10 p.m.<p>The National Hurricane Center says Irma has strengthened back into a Category 5 …

Massive Sunspots and Solar Flares: The Sun Has Gone Wrong and Scientists Don’t Know Why

<b>This article was originally published on The Conversation as "Massive sunspots and huge solar flares mean unexpected space weather for Earth."​</b> <b>Read</b> …

Hurricane Irma becomes Category 5 storm again

<b>(CNN) —</b> Hurricane Irma regained Category 5 status late Friday as the core of the storm made landfall in Cuba with maximum sustained winds of 160 mph, the US National Hurricane Center said.<p>Irma made landfall on the Camaguey archipelago of Cuba, the center said late Friday night.<p>The massive storm …

Vladimir Putin warns world faces 'global catastrophe' over North Korea

<b>(CNN) —</b> Russian President Vladimir Putin warned that the escalating crisis over North Korea's weapons program risks developing into a "global catastrophe" with mass casualties.<p>But Putin, speaking in China on Tuesday, cautioned against "military hysteria" and said that the only way to resolve the …

North Korea

F.D.A. Approves First Gene-Altering Leukemia Treatment, Costing $475,000

The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday approved the first-ever treatment that genetically alters a patient’s own cells to fight cancer, a milestone that is expected to transform treatment in the coming years.<p>The new therapy turns a patient’s cells into a “living drug,” and trains them to …

Cancer

South Korea’s Leader Bluntly Warns U.S. Against Striking North

SEOUL, South Korea — With his public alarmed by President Trump’s recent threats to North Korea, President Moon Jae-in of South Korea issued an unusually blunt rebuke to the United States on Tuesday, warning that any unilateral military action against the North over its nuclear weapons program …

Kabul: at least 90 killed by massive car bomb in diplomatic quarter

A massive explosion in a highly secure diplomatic area of Kabul has killed at least 90 people and wounded more than 461, Afghan officials have said.<p>The attack is the deadliest in the Afghan capital since an Isis suicide bomber killed nearly 100 people at a protest last summer, and one of the …

Extremism

Woman Sued For $17.31 For Texting During ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Confronts Date

The “first date from hell” that made headlines earlier this week after a man sued his date for the price of a movie ticket for texting during</i> …

Trump at Liberty University commencement: ‘In America, we don’t worship government; we worship God’

In his first commencement address as president, Donald Trump on Saturday drew a parallel between what he faces as a political outsider in Washington and what he said the Christian graduates of Liberty University can expect to encounter in a secular world.<p>"Be totally unafraid to challenge entrenched …

Donald Trump

Dispute over Gibraltar reveals hotheadedness of post-Brexit Britain

In the shadows of the massive rock pictured above live roughly 30,000 Britons, crowded onto a peninsula whose only land border is with Spain, and by extension, the European Union. Unsurprisingly, almost every single resident of Gibraltar, the United Kingdom's sole continental outpost, voted to …

Genetic test can tell age a person is likely to develop Alzheimer’s

A new genetic test which calculates the age that a person is likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease, has been developed by scientists.<p>The technique involves checking for mutations in 26 genes which were found in tens of thousands of dementia patients and which can be used to calculate an individual …

Dementia

Germany’s new strategy for terror suspects? Kick them out, even if they were born there

The German government plans to deport two men investigated for allegedly planning a terrorist attack — even though both were born in Germany and they were not charged.<p>Arrangements are now being made for the two suspects to be deported separately to Algeria and Nigeria, where their parents are from. …

Trump just signed a law that maps out NASA's long-term future — but a critical element is missing

For the first time in nearly seven years, the US government has passed a new long-term vision for NASA's future.<p>President Donald Trump signed the NASA Transition Authorization Act of 2017, a bill also known as S.442, into law in the Oval Office on March 21.<p>The Senate and House had collaborated on …

Soldiers thwart attack on Louvre, tourists held in lockdown

PARIS (AP) — Paris was plunged into panic — again — when soldiers guarding the Louvre Museum shot an attacker who lunged at them with two machetes on Friday and shouted "Allahu Akbar!" as the historic landmark went into lockdown.<p>The threat appeared to quickly recede after the assailant was subdued, …

Trump lays groundwork to change U.S. role in the world

President Trump began this week to reshape the U.S. role in the world, laying the groundwork, in a series of planned and signed executive actions and statements, for the “America first” foreign policy on which he campaigned.<p>Already, Trump has mandated construction of a border wall with Mexico and a …

Foreign Policy

Trump to sign executive orders enabling construction of proposed border wall and targeting sanctuary cities

President Trump plans to sign executive orders Wednesday enabling construction of his proposed wall on the U.S.-Mexico border and targeting cities where local leaders refuse to hand over illegal immigrants for deportation, according to White House officials familiar with the decisions.<p>The actions, …

Immigration