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10 Ancient Battles That Ended Empires

Most battles are only one of many that help to decide the fate of kingdoms and empires. On occasion, however, there is a battle so epic that its …

Stunning Images of the Solar Eclipse

Solar Eclipse

3 Stocks That Feel Like Microsoft in 1986

These three promising businesses could be poised to offer life-changing gains for investors.<p>There are few stocks that have created fortunes as …

Astronomers just turned on a planet-size telescope to take a picture of a black hole

Every image you’ve seen of a black hole is an illustration. A giant “virtual” telescope may change that.<p>The closest astronomers have come to directly “seeing” a black hole happened last year, when the LIGO observatory detected the spacetime-warping gravitational waves radiating from a pair of black …

Black Holes

Meet the charming 'two-faced' cat taking the internet by storm

An adorable 'two-faced' cat has won an army social media fans thanks to her very unique facial markings.<p>Yana has gained more than 20,000 followers on Instagram where her owner posts regular photo updates.<p>The striking moggy’s face, one half jet black and the other half ginger, which helps the feline …

The Game Mods Of The Year Awards From Mod DB

Mod DB, the website dedicated to the modding community, has revealed their 2016 Mod of the Year Awards. The awards are the result of several weeks of community voting on a collection of mods for 38 games.<p>The first and second place mods each received over 1,000 votes and the final difference between …

Otherworldly Images of Andromeda Galaxy Over a Tiny Swiss Village

Photographer Sandro Casutt lives in a remote Swiss village with unbelievable views of the Andromeda Galaxy. The village of Vals, population 990, is a prime location for viewing the closest major galaxy to the Milky Way. Thus, Casutt, together with his brother Markus, started Cosmic Art Photography …

5 best PlayStation emulators for Android

The PlayStation was one of the most iconic gaming systems ever released and with it came a slew of legendary games. It dominated the fifth generation of game consoles by a fairly hefty margin when it came to sales, and many franchises, including Final Fantasy, Tony Hawk Pro Skater, Tekken, Spyro, …

Final Fantasy

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The best way to colonize Mars is crazier than Elon Musk's idea of dropping nukes on the planet

Yet the Red Planet holds great promise, and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk recently discussed its future with comedian and television host Stephen Colbert.<p>Musk, who hopes to build a colony of 1 million people on Mars, told Colbert that there are two ways to warm the global temperatures on Mars, which would …

Stephen Hawking's fantastic vision of black holes may solve 40-year paradox

<b>(CNN) —</b> Want to know what happens after you pass through a black hole? Just look around you. You might land in another universe that is similar to our own, if Stephen Hawking is right. Or in a very different one.<p>The iconic astrophysicist joked about it this week as he unveiled a proposed solution …

Black Holes

Fatal police shootings in 2015 approaching 400 nationwide

By Kimberly Kindy ,<p>Kimberly Kindy<p>National investigative reporter<p>Email Bio<p>and reported by Julie Tate ,<p>Jennifer Jenkins ,<p>Steven Rich ,<p>Steven Rich<p>Database editor for the investigations unit<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Keith L. Alexander and<p>Keith L. Alexander<p>Reporter covering crime and courts, specifically D.C. …

Police Shootings

Is NASA one step closer to warp drive?

Potentially good news for those who want to zip around our solar system, and beyond, at speeds approaching that of light -- and maybe even faster.<p>NASA, according to NASASpaceFlight.com, is quietly claiming to have successfully tested a revolutionary new means of space travel that could one day …

Space Travel

18 Amazing Images From NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope

If you see a spectacular image of a galaxy far, far away, chances are it comes from one telescope. Since 1990, the Hubble Space Telescope has been hanging out 350 miles above Earth’s surface, capturing the wonders of the universe removed from Earth’s hazy atmosphere. Hubble brings us some of the …

Tesla basically just ignited the driverless car era

The computer-controlled driverless car is barreling down the road of the future towards us. We've known this for a long time, but the speed and the …

Where the lava meets the sea, Hawaii: http://t.co/Gy45c12CCA

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SpaceX will attempt a potentially historic rocket launch and landing this weekend

A 22-story-tall Falcon 9 rocket will lift off out of Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida a couple of minutes after sunset, at 6:10 ET. And within a half hour or so after take-off, the rocket will return from space and attempt to guide its way, using GPS tracking, onto a droneship in the …

The 3 ways the universe will end… and how our destruction has already started!

Having a bit of a mid-week slump? Feeling like it’s all meaningless?<p>Here’s something to put it all in perspective.<p>Munich information designers …

Star-Studded Images From the Hubble Space Telescope

Images of outer space from the Hubble Space Telescope, entering its 25th year in orbit<p>Twenty-five years ago, the Hubble Space Telescope was launched into orbit—an event NASA has called “the most significant advance in astronomy since Galileo’s telescope.” Since then, speeding around the Earth at …

Hubble Space Telescope

Ancient miniature solar system hints at existence of alien life

A miniature version of solar system with planets like Earth existed 11 billion years ago and could have held ancient life, say scientists<p>A miniature solar system with five Earth-sized planets existed 11 billion years ago, at the dawn of the universe, scientists have discovered.<p>The planets clustered …

Frozen wave in Antarctica: http://t.co/TQL8BCr723

An old rusty van turned into the Mystery Machine: http://t.co/gr9B5sxfTX

Kickstarter is going to the Moon in a new crowdfunded space mission

There's a new mission to the moon that's just getting off the ground in Britain, but it has a twist: You pay for it.<p>The British scientists behind the venture, called Lunar Mission One, want to raise a million dollars to send a robotic probe to the lunar South Pole, and they're relying on …

'This Japanese Macaquewas showing his middle finger to me when I was photographing him bathing.' by Jari Peltomäki http://t.co/Ix8OuJy15T

Space Shuttle Breaching the Clouds Photo by Richard Silver http://t.co/8mEJ1E65gH

Bird-eye view of Niagara Falls. http://t.co/t0jsYFzwkP

A rare image of a peacock flying: http://t.co/Cluy5qczjK