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There Is An Overwhelming Consensus Among Climate Scientists That We're To Blame For Climate Change

Environment Photo credit: Yes, scientists really do think it's getting hot in here. Boris Ryaposov/ShutterstockAt least 90 percent of climate …

Climate Change

The most fascinating golfer at the Masters is a 22-year-old amateur majoring in physics with a controversial swing that could change the game

Bryson DeChambeau is a name that most sports fans are not yet familiar with. But the reigning US Amateur champion is raising eyebrows in the golf world because of some radical ideas he is using on the course.<p>DeChambeau, easily recognizable on the course with his Ben Hogan-style cap, refers to …

This Crazy ‘Star Wars’ Fan Theory Foretells Perhaps The Worst Jar Jar Binks Fate Ever

To say that Jar Jar Binks is not the most popular character in <i>Star Wars</i> fandom is putting it extremely mildly. Jar Jar is perhaps the single most reviled character in the entire <i>Star Wars Universe</i>. In fact, when you dare utter a syllable of his name, it elicits instant ire of <i>Star Wars</i> fans and makes …

These Hilarious Harry Potter Comics Show How Irresponsible Dumbledore Was

Albus Wulfric Percival Brian Dumbledore was actually the master of the "Dumbleburn."

Star Wars: The Old Republic - Knights of the Fallen Empire

A man can have anything...<p>If he's willing to sacrifice everything.<p>Step into an epic story-driven adventure as your character becomes The Outlander, a …

20 Corny ‘Star Wars’ Jokes for Any Occasion

The following 'Star Wars' puns, bar gags, and dad jokes are so brilliantly dumb, they will hit both the ultra-fans and the uninitiated with equal... …

Stephen Hawking’s Message To A Little Girl Who Wants To Be An Astrophysicist Will Fill You With Hope

Eight-year-old Chelsea Kritselis might be little, but her dreams are big. Ever since she was a toddler, she’s been obsessed with outer space, and she …

Scientists Figure Out How Ancient 'Terror Bird' Stalked Prey

About 3.5 million years ago, 10-foot-tall carnivorous birds with hooked beaks roamed parts of South America in search of prey. Now, researchers have found a nearly complete skeleton of a new species of these so-called terror birds, and are learning surprising details about their hearing and anatomy.<p>…

Trying to Make Game of Thrones Valyrian Steel Sword With Real Materials

Nothing reigns consistently in HBO’s <i>Game of Thrones</i> (and George R.R. Martin’s “Song of Ice and Fire” book series that inspired it) except Valyrian …

You Need Quantum Physics To Explain Pokémon's Timeline

We already know that, thanks to alternate dimensions, the official <i>Pokémon</i> timeline has become ridiculous. If you break it down using science, things …

35 Books You Need To Read In Your Twenties

From Cheryl Strayed's Wild to Amy Poehler's Yes Please, these are the books you need to get through your own roaring twenties. Inspired by this post.

Look What Square Enix Did To Star Wars

To be honest, I kind of like it.<p>As noted on <i>Figsoku</i> and <i>Famitsu</i>, this is the "Variant" line of Square Enix's collectible Play Arts figurines. "Variant" …

How To Tell Airplanes Apart

In the trip report I wrote yesterday about my flight from Frankfurt to Philadelphia, reader <b>Francisco C</b> asked the following:<p>Lucky, I ‘m always …

Scientists discover theory-defying black hole 12 billion times the size of the Sun

<b>"An artist's impression of a quasar with a supermassive black hole in the distant universe," from the University of Arizona (Zhaoyu Li/NASA/JPL-Caltech/Misti Mountain Observatory)</b><p>“Current theory is for a limit to how fast a black hole can grow, but this black hole is too large for that theory”<p>Sarah …

Black Holes

This Is The Best Xbox One Deal I've Seen Yet

If you’re still on the fence about taking the plunge for either an Xbox One or a PS4, this might be a good time to do it. Amazon is offering a pretty impressive bundle for Microsoft’s console: for $349, you get an Xbox One, Assassin’s Creed: Unity, Assassin’s: Black Flag, Wolfenstein: The New Order …

The U.S. Should Invest In Science, Not War

In this week’s <i>Science</i> magazine, former Republican Congressman John Porter calls on scientists to “speak up for research.” Well, I’m all in.<p>We’re in the midst of a remarkable stream of scientific and medical advances, spurred by dramatic advances in biotechnology, computing, and miniaturization. Our …

Play as the real Lord of the Rings (or at least their creator) in Shadow of Mordor's next DLC

Last year's <i>Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor</i> may have been based on The Lord of the Rings series, but it played fast and loose with the source material from the start. That trend continues in the upcoming downloadable content pack, titled <i>The Bright Lord</i>.<p>Set thousands of years prior to the main story …