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Scientists Calculate the Pressure Inside a Proton and It's Higher Than in a Neutron Star

The pressure inside the particles that make up every atom in the universe could be greater than the pressure inside the densest stars, according to a …

Physics

Wayhomer Review #186: Avengers: Infinity War

At last! That weirdo in the car is back! It’s <b>Episode #186</b> for <b>Avengers: Infinity War</b>, in which our protagonist basically has a nervous breakdown while …

Avengers: Infinity War

Music Whenever: Denys Baptiste, Kid Congo, Gal Costa & More…

We start with a performance from UK saxophonist/composer <b>Denys Baptiste</b>: it’s “Dusk Dawn,” from last year’s album, <i>The Last Trane</i>. As you might expect …

Horns

Infinity War & Seemingly Stupid Character Decisions, or “We’re All Going to Die But Are You Going to Eat That?”

<b>Warning: This skews fairly serious towards the end and since I’m not Pixar, I’m going to actually tell you in advance so you don’t get blindsided.</b> …

Comics

Time travelers invited to Stephen Hawking send-off

LONDON (Reuters) - Stephen Hawking's family have invited time travelers to his memorial service, seeking to tackle one of the curiosities that eluded the British physicist during his extraordinary life.<p>The world's most recognizable scientist died in March aged 76 after a lifetime spent probing the …

Opera

Margot Kidder, Lois Lane of 'Superman' Films, Dead at 69

Actress also starred in 'Sisters,' 'The Amityville Horror' and 'Black Christmas'<p>Margot Kidder, the actress who portrayed Lois Lane in four Superman …

Margot Kidder

Black Rhinos Roam Chad for the First Time in 46 Years

Pigs don’t fly yet, but rhinos do.<p>Six black rhinoceroses were flown from South Africa to Zakouma National Park in Chad last week, reuniting the threatened animal with a land it has not roamed in nearly five decades.<p>Chad is one of several African countries that have recently sought to start their …

South Africa

The rent on this apartment in New York’s Greenwich Village was just $28.43 a month — in 2018

When Patricia O’Grady moved into the top floor of a Greenwich Village walk-up in 1955, she and her three roommates helped sweep the hallway in …

Greenwich Village

Alexa and Siri Can Hear This Hidden Command. You Can’t.

BERKELEY, Calif. — Many people have grown accustomed to talking to their smart devices, asking them to read a text, play a song or set an alarm. But someone else might be secretly talking to them, too.<p>Over the last two years, researchers in China and the United States have begun demonstrating that …

Artificial Intelligence

Peter Capaldi joins Armando Iannucci in new David Copperfield adaptation

The former Doctor Who star is teaming up with The Thick Of It creator Armando Iannucci once again<p>Doctor Who fans wondering what Peter Capaldi would …

David Copperfield

LAPD Investigating Theft of Iron Man Suit Used in Film

The consume is valued in the mid six figures, police said.<p>Los Angeles police are investigating the theft of an Iron Man suit used in at least one of …

Iron Man

Michael K. Williams ‘Typecast’ | Question Your Answers | HBO x The Atlantic

TV Series

Waterwheel: Ten times faster than a Venus flytrap

<b>Scientists have characterised the movement of the Venus flytrap's aquatic cousin in detail for the first time.</b><p>The carnivorous <i>Aldrovanda vesiculosa</i>, also known as the waterwheel plant, snaps its "trap" shut ten times faster than the flytrap.<p>As it is quite rare in the wild, the plant's mechanism has …

Food & Dining

How Kevin Smith Stayed Calm During A Heart Attack

Heart Attacks

Lupita Nyong'o to Star in Remake of John Woo's Action Classic 'The Killer'

Woo is directing the remake for Universal and eOne.<p>John Woo is remaking his classic action movie, <i>The Killer</i>, this time giving it a female …

Movies

China province tries spraying and publicly shaming jaywalkers to deter them

Crossing the street in China is often a chaotic business.<p>It seemingly has nothing to do with whether a light is red or green. Instead, people just …

James Cameron Answers Sci-Fi Questions From Twitter | Tech Support | WIRED

Science Fiction

A 31-hour Marvel marathon became a lesson in temporary beauty

Or, ‘How I learned to love what must end’<p>Sleep is a precious commodity during events like AMC’s recent 31-hour Marvel Cinematic Universe marathon.<p>It’s all about planning: Fall asleep too early into the marathon, and there would be a good chance you’d conk out again during the main event, <i>Avengers:</i> …

Marvel Universe

'The New Yorker' review of 'Avengers: Infinity War' is getting roasted

<i>The New Yorker</i> reviewed <i>Avengers: Infinity War</i> and people are not having it. At all.<p><i>The New Yorker</i> movie reviewer Richard Brody wasn't a big fan of</i> …

Marvel Universe

Penguin Spotting, and Other Cool Satellite Tricks

At first glance the picture might be an abstract oil painting or, less artistically, poppy seeds scattered on cream cheese. The “cheese” in this case …

Weird New Theory Presents Unexpected Reason Huge Mammals Live in the Sea

"It’s not that water allows you to be a big mammal."<p>Fifty million years ago, whales were four-footed, tailed land mammals about the size of wolves. …

Your Weekend Justice #251: Don’t Tell Him About the Bongos

http://traffic.libsyn.com/needcoffee/251_Your_Weekend_Justice_251__Dont_Tell_Him_About_the_Bongos.mp3It’s Weekend Justice: the Internet’s #1 audio …

Ben Affleck

TRAPPIST-1 Planets' Water Could Actually Be More of a Curse Than We Thought

Astrobiologists looking for life beyond Earth will usually tell you that finding water is a good sign. But in the case of the TRAPPIST-1 system just …

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Forensic reconstruction of a Crystal Head Vodka skull

Do you ever look at one of those skulls and skeletons on our website and wonder what that person might look like with muscles and skin? Scottish …

Drag Elsa frees a Boston police wagon stuck in the snow. Bar patrons go wild.

A man dressed in drag as Queen Elsa from the movie “Frozen” ran out of a bar Tuesday night to help a Boston police wagon stuck in the piles of snow left by a nor’easter that hit the region.<p>As onlookers cheer, Elsa pushes the wagon, then hikes up her gown to get a better angle, a video shows. She …

Snowstorms

Coca-Cola is trying alcohol for the first time in 125 years

125 years<p>The world’s largest soda company will experiment with new “alcopop” drinks in the extremely competitive Japanese market.<p>Published | Photo by …

Utah Accidentally Sends Picture of Topless Woman to Every Lawyer in the State

Members of the Utah State Bar got an unexpected surprise when they opened a note from the organization Monday.<p>The state certification agency, in a …

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See a single atom in this magnificent photograph

See the tiny dot in the center of the photo above? That's a single strontium atom, visible to the naked eye. University of Oxford quantum physicist …