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Gravitational Waves Will Show The Quantum Nature Of Reality

One of the oldest predictions of Einstein’s general theory of relativity — the gravitational theory that spacetime is a fabric that gets bent and curved by the presence of matter and energy — is that masses that accelerate in the Universe produce ripples in the fabric of space itself: gravitational …

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The Most Beautiful Travel Photographs of 2016

The Sony World Photography Awards, the biggest photography competition in the world, recently released the shortlists for the 2016 edition. This year's entries cover a broad scope of themes and geography, with over 270 photographers from nearly 60 countries represented. The photographs depict …

Was Einstein right? Ripples in space-time may have been found

Are the rumors true? Whispers about a possible detection of actual ripples in space-time have been swirling for weeks, and on Thursday, the world may …

Can Quality Sleep Prevent Alzheimer’s?

A recent study suggests a solid night’s sleep may help the brain process a “garbage” protein buildup that, over time, could impact the development of …

Samsung Challenges Google As New Android Browser Beats Chrome

Samsung has begun to roll out the latest version of the Android-powered Samsung web browser found in the latest Galaxy smartphones and phablets. It should become available within the coming weeks, and it represents Samsung’s desire to create a browser built around compatibility, functionality, and …

24 Engagement Photo Ideas For Couples Who Know How To Have Fun

The couple who plays together, stays together!<p>Contrary to popular belief, engagement photos don't have to be dull and awkward. In fact, the best shoots are the ones where the couple lets loose and actually has some fun.<p>Below are 24 creative engagement photo ideas for couples who are anything but …

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Filling Out the FAFSA® Form

You know you have to fill out the <i>Free</i> <i>Application for Federal Student Aid</i> (FAFSA®) form, but maybe you’re not sure what to do.<p>Let’s review what to …

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100 Years of General Relativity: Why Einstein Still Stands

Despite numerous challenges to the theory, it remains foundational<p>One hundred years ago this month, Albert Einstein redefined what gravity is, overthrowing his own hero Isaac Newton.<p>Newton had imagined gravity to be a force like any other that pulls on things to get them going. But Einstein wove …

General Relativity: 100 Years Old And Still Full Of Surprises

Dark energy, gravitational waves, and black holes may be just the beginning<p>In 1913, Albert Einstein had stalled in his efforts to construct his general theory of relativity. He pleaded with his friend Marcel Grossmann for a mathematical boost: “Grossmann, you’ve got to help me, otherwise I’ll go …

Why Is NASA Looking To Hire More Astronauts?

And what are your odds of getting chosen?<p>What child hasn't dreamed of becoming an astronaut? Now, you can. Starting on December 14, NASA will begin accepting applications for the astronaut class of 2015.<p>NASA currently employs 47 astronauts, eight of which were selected as candidates during the last …

The countries that don’t exist

There really is a secret world of hidden independent nations, with their own populations, governments – and football leagues. In fact, you’ve almost certainly visited one without realising.<p>When I first see Nick Middleton, he is surrounded by globes and atlases showing the most exotic places on the …

The ACT Test for Students

Free online learning and test practice to help you get the best score possible on the ACT test, and well on your way to college and career success.<p>An …

Trade has turned China and Taiwan into 'frenemies'

For decades, China and Taiwan exchanged only threats and supercharged rhetoric. But behind all that talk, a major trade relationship has quietly grown between the two.<p>The latest sign of change will come Saturday, when leaders of the long-time enemies are due to meet for the first time since 1949, …

How Physicists Quantum Teleported Information Over 62 Miles

Bringing us one step closer to a quantum Internet<p>Teleportation isn’t real, at least not as it’s depicted in fiction. No one has ever made a material object -- be it Harry Potter or Captain Kirk -- physically disappear from one location and reappear elsewhere. But information … that’s a different …

A giant 'spooky' space rock is flying close to Earth on Halloween, but that's not the most disturbing part

And you won't want to miss this Halloween's rare sight!<p>On Saturday at 1:05 pm ET, an asteroid that could be up to 2.5 times taller than Trump World Tower in New York City will zip past Earth at a blazing speed of 78,000 miles per hour.<p>Upon its closest approach to Earth, the space rock — dubbed …

5 Astronauts Told Us Their Most Terrifying Moments In Space

Quick thinking doesn't come close to capturing it...<p>During Chris Hadfield’s first flight, he and his fellow astronauts had to navigate a quarter-million-pound shuttle toward a target the size of a coffee cup saucer on the Russian Mir Space Station.<p>Hadfield’s job was to relay the speed and range …

Daylight saving time: The myths and the truths

<b>(CNN) —</b> Loved by some, loathed by many, daylight saving time has wide-ranging and often surprising implications.<p>From energy use to our very health, here's a look at some of the mythology and facts surrounding DST.<p>MYTH: It saves energy<p>One of the most commonly offered rationales for daylight saving …

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10 Places You Have to See to Believe

Are you ready for your daily dose of wanderlust (and then some)? These wonders around the world—from Seussian flower fields to seas that shine like stars—simply must been seen to be believed.

Save PDF versions of websites to your Dropbox with a new update

The popular Dropbox app has just been updated to version 4.1 with the addition of some nice new features.<p>First up, the “Save to Dropbox” extension …

BlackBerry's New Android Smartphone Could Be Its Last Device

BlackBerry Ltd.’s new Android phone hitting the market this week could be the company’s last attempt at making its devices profitable before ending …

Horrors of one-child policy leave deep scars in Chinese society

His wife was seven months pregnant with their second child when the group of people barged into his home and took her away. He followed them to the local hospital, where - against medical advice and despite his pleadings - they jammed a needle into her belly.<p>"They grabbed my wife's body like they …