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Here Are All the Must-Read Science Fiction and Fantasy Books Arriving in July

We’re well into summer now, but there’s still plenty of time to add a book or eight to your reading list. And you’ll want to, after checking out all …

OpenVPN taken to task after audit ignores remote code execution flaws

Serious security bugs have been exposed, some of which can lead to remote code execution.<p>A researcher has revealed four dangerous bugs, among others, …

We're Way Below Average! Astronomers Say Milky Way Resides In A Great Cosmic Void

If you went to give our cosmic address, you might tell someone that we lived on planet Earth, orbiting our Sun, on the outskirts of a spur of the Milky Way’s spiral arms, in the second largest galaxy in our local group, about 50 million light years from the Virgo Cluster, embedded within the …

Here’s why scientists think our entire universe could be a hologram

Scientists have come up with the sort of idea that’s normally only found by exploring ‘inner space’ with the aid of hard drugs.<p>Is our entire universe …

Physics

NASA is headed to the sun

Ah, the sun. What is it? Is there beer on it? Should we blow it up? These are the sorts of questions pop culture has asked for decades, and now, NASA …

Explainer: what is chemotherapy and how does it work?

Chemotherapy is the use of drugs to treat cancer in humans and animals. It is rarely used in isolation and is often paired with surgery, radiotherapy …

Mysterious Signals From Space Continue to Baffle Scientists

Mysterious Bursts<p>In February of 2015, the Parkes radio telescope in Australia detected some fast radio bursts (FRB) that have fascinated astronomers …

Ibuprofen May Increase Risk of Heart Problems

Confession: Several years back when I was training for and competing in Ironman triathlons I took a fair bit of ibuprofen, which I’ve since learned was pretty dumb; research on cyclists has linked it to gut damage and leaky intestines. More dumb: I took it even though I had no pain because I …

The 11 Best Science Fiction Movies and Shows on Netflix This Month

September brings one of the highest grossing movies of all time to Netflix.<p>Summer might be ending soon, but Netflix’s dominance in terms of streaming …

Science Fiction

Brain Scans Hint at How Humans Got So Smart

It all starts with the brainpower of our ancestors.<p><b>By Shelby Putt, Indiana University</b><p>How did humans get to be so smart, and when did this happen? To …

In-Womb Project Reveals Striking Images of Developing Human Brains

Developing Human Connectome Project<p>Scientists at the Developing Human Connectome Project (DHCP) are mapping the brains of babies in the hope that the …

The anti-net neutrality bot spamming the FCC is pulling names from leaked databases

In March, security researcher Chris Vickery made a remarkable discovery. In one of the most notable operations of its kind, he said in a blog post, a group called River City Media had collected about 1.4 billion personal information records, and was using them for spam. “Chances are that you, or at …

Net Neutrality

The “City of the Future” is One Step Closer to a Blockchain Based Economy

by Karla Lant April 28, 2017 Future Society 18809<p>Dubai’s Blockchain Goals<p>Dubai has quickly grown into a global hub for trade. Now, it’s planning to …

This is what Pangea would look like with our current international borders

240 million years ago, Earth did not have seven continents (or eight if you count Zealandia), but one supercontinent called Pangea, which was …

KFC recipe challenge: Kitchen puts the 11 herbs and spices to the test

Reporters didn't taste much of a difference between Kentucky Fried Chicken, right, and the fried chicken, left, on wire rack.<p><b>It is one of the most</b> …

There’s a point at which you know you’re dating a narcissist

There’s a relationship pattern some people will recognize: You meet a new person who comes across as intensely charming. Everyone seems to like them, which makes sense, since they’re fun, attentive, and interesting. But at some point, things shift. What felt like affectionate teasing now has a …