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In 2017, Norway will be first country to shut down FM radio

The Ministry of Culture has finalized a transition date<p>Norway will shut down FM radio in the country beginning in 2017, Radio.no reports. The Norwegian Ministry of Culture finalized a shift date this week, making it the first country to do away with FM radio entirely. The country plans to …

Beer-Tapping Physics: Why A Hit To A Bottle Makes A Foam Volcano

Beer tapping: the classic jerk party move, now scientifically explained. Credit: Morgan Walker/NPR<p>Ah, the old beer-tapping prank: One strong hit on the top of an open beer bottle, and poof! Your IPA explodes into a brewski volcano.<p>"In one second, most of your beer has really turned into foam," says …

Off the grid: Walgreens opens self-powered pharmacy of the future

Comet Ison to light up morning skies in the run-up to Christmas

If it survives an encounter with the sun this week, comet Ison will put on an impressive early morning display in the run-up to Christmas. But anyone hoping for a Bethlehem-style celestial sign on the big day will be disappointed. By then the comet will probably be too faint to see with a naked eye.<p>…

Why There Are No Atheists at the Grand Canyon

Any fool can feel religious around the holidays. When the entire Judeo-Christian world is lit up — literally — with celebrations of faith, family and …

Best photos, images, videos of Comet ISON

Now ISON cannot be seen from Earth, but it’s coming into the field of view of a whole fleet of ESA and NASA space-based observatories.<p>Professional …

Brookhaven Lab on Twitter: "Great @PopSci infographic on our 17-ton muon magnet's cross-country move: http://t.co/0Kz7miU0b1 http://t.co/tEOFcskOML"