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Government Whistleblower claims a MASSIVE UFO Fleet is Hiding Behind the Moon

A man who claims to have worked as a consultant for both NASA and the NSA gave a series of mind-blowing statements.<p>For the past 12 years, Dr. Eric …

Solar System

Life in Space? The Odds Just Went Up

If ever there was a time to disobey HAL, the coolly sociopathic computer that stole the show in both <i>2001: A Space Odyssey</i> and the <i>2010</i> sequel, it’s …

Astronomy

Milky Way Galaxy: Facts About Our Galactic Home

The Milky Way Galaxy is most significant to humans because it is home sweet home. But when it comes down to it, our galaxy is a typical barred …

Big History

"Furious 7" Grosses $1 Billion Worldwide in Record Time

We had a feeling “Furious 7” would do extremely well at the box office, but we had no idea how quickly it would become a worldwide hit. The latest installment of “The Fast and Furious” franchise took just 17 days to surpass $1 billion worldwide, two days quicker than what it took “The Avengers “ …

Mysterious 'supervoid' in space is largest object ever discovered, scientists claim

A supervoid has been discovered in the universe which is too big to fit into current models<p>Astronomers have discovered a <b>curious empty section of space</b> which is missing around 10,000 galaxies.<p>The ‘supervoid’, which is 1.8 billion light-years across, is the largest known structure ever discovered in …

Astrophysics

Astronomers Spy "Bullet" Galaxy Blasting Through Other Galaxies

A speedy space collision rips gas from a fast-moving galaxy.<p><b>What's New</b><p>A distant galaxy pierced another group of galaxies like a bullet, astronomers report, in a cosmic collision some 1.4 billion light-years away.<p>Observations from Europe's XMM-Newton X-ray space telescope reveal that the bullet …

Astrophysics

What it took for Elon Musk’s SpaceX to disrupt Boeing, leapfrog NASA, and become a serious space company

<i>This story has been corrected.</i><p>The Space Exploration Technology rocket factory is a large, white hangar-like building near Los Angeles international airport, with a parking lot filled with late-model motorcycles and Tesla electric cars. The vast metal structure once churned out 747 fuselages for …

Space Travel

Say Hello to Ken Block's Gymkhana 7 Ford Mustang

Gymkhana 7 is going to be amazing, based on the car that the Hoonigan crew built for Ken Block to drive in it. Our spies caught him tearing up the streets of Los Angeles in this mid-60s, RTR-branded, monster Ford Mustang.<p><i>(Photo Credit: Brenda Priddy and Company)</i><p>When Ken Block releases a new …

Sports Cars

Wretched excess? L.A.'s first members-only race car club

Sociologists looking for new evidence of conspicuous consumption — look no further.<p>A French entrepreneur who made his money in the telecom business has founded a pricey members-only club in Los Angeles for hot car enthusiasts.<p>Called Fast Toys Club, the Brentwood outfit gives its members access to a …

Aston Martin

Researchers fully 'delete' HIV from human cells for the first time

So far, HIV has eluded a cure because it installs its genome into human DNA so insidiously that it's impossible for our immune system to clear it out. While current treatments are effective, a lifetime of toxic drugs is required to prevent its recurrence. But researchers from Temple University may …

Here's How Newspaper Front Pages Around The World Are Covering The Malaysia Plane Crash

Countries around the world are reeling in shock after a Malaysia Airlines passenger plane was shot down over Eastern Ukraine Thursday, killing the 298 people on board.<p>The event, which many think could signal a new elevation in the growing conflict between Russia, Europe, and the United States, has …

Airplanes

4.7-inch iPhone production to start third week of July, 5.5-inch second week of August as Foxconn confirms hiring of 100K workers

Apple is set to begin mass production of the next-generation iPhone next week, the Economic Daily reported today. According to the report, the smaller 4.7-inch model will enter production in the third week of July, while the larger 5.5-inch variant will enter production in the second week of …

Alcohol Test: Does Eating Yeast Keep You From Getting Drunk?

Sometimes we drink with the sole purpose of relaxing, or drowning the week's worries. But other times we just want to savor a special craft beer or vintage wine, or make that good meal taste even better.<p>And as we get older, we're warier of that third or fourth glass. The consequences of too much …

Transformer jet is like the Optimus Prime of planes

BAE Systems unveils fascinating new concept aircraft that transform, self-heal, can 3D-print UAVs, and have concentrated laser beams to disable enemy missiles.<p>If Autobots were stealth jets, this is probably what they'd look like.<p>The aircraft concept straight out of our science fiction dreams comes …