Amanda Elise Gonyer

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Have scientists really invented a Star Wars-style lightsaber?

Good news and bad news for hard-core <i>Stars Wars</i> fans.<p>The good news: Scientists say they have finally taken the next step of turning science fiction into fact with the invention of a real-life lightsaber.<p>The bad news: The creation of the lightsaber was an accident and the result is nowhere near as …

Tumblr's CEO: 'I'm Not Super-Passionate About How We Run the Company' | Inc.com

As a founder, is it wise to admit that you're just not that into how your company is run? If you're Tumblr founder David Karp, that might just be another item on a long list of things you don't care about.<p>In a <i>New York</i> magazine interview, Karp impressed his interviewer, Molly Young, with the number …

Kepler satellite: astronomers may have discovered 461 new planets

Astronomers have found possible evidence for 461 new planets outside our solar system, using measurements from Nasa's planet-hunting satellite, Kepler.<p>The data has also been used by scientists to predict that the Milky Way could contain up to 17bn Earth-sized planets orbiting stars.<p>Several of the …

High-resolution Nasa images show magnetic braids of the sun - video

Nasa images of the sun's outer atmosphere, the highest resolution pictures ever achieved. The agency launched the High Resolution Coronal Imager, or Hi-C, on 11 July 2012 from White Sands missile range in New Mexico. Hi-C's image sequences show the twisting up or braiding of the magnetic field that …

How big is the universe … compared with a grain of sand? - video

Scientist praises socialist philosopher under attack from senator Joseph McCarthy in letters written in 1954<p>Published: 1 Mar 2013<p><b>Stephen Curry:</b> Wonders of Life is the amazing story of the physics of living things, but underneath there is a harder and more complex tale to tell<p>Published: 18 Feb …

Nasa Curiosity rover tests suggest life may have existed on Mars

An ancient network of rivers on Mars once made parts of the planet habitable for microbial life, according to the latest analysis from Nasa's Curiosity rover.<p>Rock dust drilled from sediments in the giant Gale crater on the red planet were found to contain clay minerals that can have formed only in …

Mission to the Mars Desert Research Station in Utah – in pictures

Photojournalist Jim Urquhart always wanted to go into space. Here he comes close to his dream, documenting a team of scientists who are using the Utah desert as a dry run for future missions to Mars

Syria conflict: Chemical arms experts cross border

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1015000/1015167_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524733097_3419fd892f956dddc163ce809cb7a10e<p><b>A team of international disarmament experts has arrived in Syria to begin work on dismantling the country's stockpile of chemical weapons.</b><p>Syria has …

Bangladesh MP Salahuddin Quader Chowdhury to hang for war crimes

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1015000/1015386_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524976998_15f517b07866d8722ffe4f3641422b0a<p><b>An MP for Bangladesh's main opposition party has been sentenced to death by a war crimes court for charges including murder and genocide during the</b> …

Google Launches Web Designer, A Visual Tool For Building Interactive HTML5 Sites And Ads

Google today announced the launch of Web Designer, a new tool for building interactive HTML5 sites and ads. The company first hinted at this launch in June, but had been quiet about it ever since. Web Designer, which Google calls a “professional-quality design tool,” is now officially in public …

Absolutely Stunning Illusion of an Underwater Waterfall

Mauritius is an island nation officially called the Republic of Mauritius, or in French, <i>République de Maurice</i>, located in the Indian Ocean about …

Google Launches Public Beta of Web Designer

Google today launched a new advertising application in beta called Google Web Designer. The company says the tool is for creating “professional-quality design” HTML5 ads and campaigns accessible to everyone from the designer to the dabbler.<p>HTML5 is widely seen as the standard that everyone on the …

Discovery Channel's 'Hawaii' Shows Just How Amazing The Islands Are

“It was nature’s greatest experiment in evolution, an experiment that asked a big question: What would happen if you put the world’s most active volcano in the wettest place on the planet, and then made it all so remote, that everything that happened here happened in complete isolation from the …

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New Music: E-40 Feat. T.I. & Chris Brown “Episode”

E-40 talks to the ladies looking for a good time in “Episode,” the new single off <i>The Block Brochure: Welcome To The Soil 4, 5 & 6</i>. The Bay Area …

Government Shutdown: By the Numbers

Every single government department and agency -- from the U.S. Postal Service to the Department of Education to the Environmental Protection Agency …

The Week in Review: Miley Mania

Inside Flipboard / September 27, 2013<p>Miley Cyrus’ constant twerking and wrecking-ball writhing have generated more than their share of headlines …