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Amazon unveils new Prime Air drone

• The new drone still takes off and lands vertically (like a helicopter), but then once in the air it switches to a horizontal flight mode (like an airplane). This allows the drone to cover over 15 miles of land and fly over 55 mph.<br>• They also include sensors that help it avoid obstructions and land in …

Since When Did Putin Want to Save the Planet?

Vladimir Putin’s just promoted himself as global leader in the war against climate change. Yesterday, he thought global warming was a myth.<p>At …

Men are not from Mars and women are not from Venus, new study suggests

Most brains have a mixture of 'male' and 'female' traits, research by scientists at Tel Aviv university finds<p>It has long been an accepted mantra that men are from Mars and women are from Venus.<p>But if you look at the overall structure of the brain, they are generally the same, a new study …

Is our universe ringing like a crystal glass?

Two physicists say the universe’s expansion has sped up, then slowed down, 7 times since time began. They describe this oscillation as the universe …

Synchronicity and the Secret of the Co-creator

<b>Synchronicity</b> <i>is the experience of two or more events that are apparently causally unrelated occurring together in a meaningful manner to the</i> …

Giant earthquakes are shaking Greenland and scientists just figured out why

Scientists have already documented entire meltwater lakes vanishing in a matter of hours atop the vast Greenland ice sheet, as huge crevasses open …

Global Warming

Square Enix Might Just Change Gaming With 'Hitman'

The title isn’t new. <i>Hitman</i> has been around since 2000, with the PC game <i>Hitman: Codename 47</i>. As a series, it’s sold over 10 million copies across five games, averaging just over 2 million per title. The premise is the main character is a clone known as 47 who has been trained to become an assassin. …

NASA: "Black Holes are Dark Matter Concentrators"

"While we don't yet know what dark matter is, we do know it interacts with the rest of the universe through gravity, which means it must accumulate …

Finally, humanity gets the tools needed to find life on other planets

Exactly four centuries ago this year, Galileo sent a letter to the Grand Duchess of Tuscany to implore the powers-that-be of the time to accept the scientific fact that the Earth revolves around the sun and not the reverse.<p>It was not a new idea -- the ancient Greek Aristarchus made the same …

11 GIFs That Will Make You Smarter

Nobody remembers chemistry class, but you will remember this.

14 genius Stephen Hawking quotes that will make you question your place in the universe (pictures)

Advanced LIGO Facility Hits Milestone in Hunt for Gravitational Waves

After seven years of upgrades, the Advanced Laser Interferometer Gravitational Wave Observatories were dedicated on Tuesday at the LIGO Hanford facility near Richland, Washington.<p>The facilities are located amid the tumbleweeds of southeastern Washington and the pines of southeastern Louisiana. …

LIGO