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Islamic State and the idea of statehood

<b>Planes, bombs and crack commandos are at the forefront of the battle against Islamic State, but in the background a crucial battle of ideas is tackling one of the biggest questions in international life: what exactly is a state?</b><p>Almost every politician, expert and commentator have been clear on one …

Dylan Chenfeld: Jewish Atheist’s ‘I Met God, She’s Black’ T-Shirt Goes Viral, Sparks Debate About The Image Of God

Dylan Chenfeld has turned a controversial question into a viral fashion statement.<p>What does God look like? Apparently, the self-declared atheist has …

Age of stars is pinned to their spin

<b>Astronomers have proved that they can accurately tell the age of a star from how fast it is spinning.</b><p>We know that stars slow down over time, but until recently there was little data to support exact calculations.<p>For the first time, a US team has now measured the spin speed of stars that are more …

Universe

Attempting To Understand How On Earth Sony Has Sold 18.5M PS4s

Sony just released its latest set of hard numbers for sales of the PS4, and those looking for signs of a slowdown won’t find it here. After reporting 10 million consoles sold to consumers in August 2014, Sony’s new figures have them selling 18.5 million PS4s. And yes, that’s still sold to …

Biblical Figures King David And Solomon May Have Actually Existed, Say Archaeologists

Scholarly debate on which biblical figures actually existed and which ones were just figments of literature continue up to this day. A most recent …

Nanobots are going to be able to do mind-blowing things

Scientists are developing robots smaller than the width of a human hair with the idea they could be controlled on a molecular level — that’s …

NASA Kepler Finds Milky Way's Oldest Known Earth-Mass Planets

Intelligent life in our Milky Way Galaxy may have gotten a gigantic head start, say astronomers who confirmed the detection of low-mass, rocky planets around a star that’s at least 11.2 billion years old, or more than twice the age of our own solar system.<p>In a paper recently published in <i>The</i> …