Christopher Ray

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Over 8,400 NASA Apollo moon mission photos just landed online, in high-resolution

Space fans, rejoice: today, just about every image captured by Apollo astronauts on lunar missions is now on the Project Apollo Archive Flickr …

The first results of a brain study reveal something fascinating about smart, successful people

The researchers found that people with more traits the researchers classified as "positive," like high IQ, tended to have a greater number of brain connections than people with more traits the researchers classified as "negative," like high drug use.<p>But some say we should be cautious in how we …

The Brain

How Can Frank Zappa's Colorful Life Possibly Fit in a Documentary?

Gail and Ahmet Zappa and filmmaker Alex Winter explain how they'll attempt to answer that question with a new film examining the legendary rocker and …

A Photographer's Guide to Shooting Book Covers

Shooting book covers is different from general photography. Not in the sense that it requires any specialized equipment, but rather that it requires …

Robert Scoble

Scientists studying starlight can tell you: Our universe is going dark

We know that our universe has already lived through great number of exciting phases. But new research released overnight shows the universe has long passed its peak and is slowly but surely dying.<p>The research was presented at the year’s largest gathering of astronomers at the International …

Black Holes

Donald Trump Puts GOP Through Five Stages of Grief

Photos Released of Bush Administration After 9/11 Attacks: Pictures

Terrorism

Red Hot Chili Peppers - Making of Breaking The Girl

Hey Gypsy Boy

Lexus' hoverboard 'is like floating on a cushion of air'

The Lexus hoverboard is real, folks. It's not computer-generated imagery you're looking at, and it's not smoke and mirrors. In fact, what looks a lot like smoke emanating from below the Japanese luxury brand's hoverboard is actually caused by the liquid nitrogen required to keep the 'board's …

Downton Abbey

Autumn Veatch: US teenager survives plane crash then walks for days to safety

Authorities in Washington state say 16-year-old was picked up by motorist two days after light aircraft carrying three people went down in mountains<p>A US teenager survived a plane crash in the craggy, thickly forested mountains of north-central Washington state, then emerged from the wilderness …

Airplanes

50 Cent Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Following Sex Tape Verdict

Rapper uses filing as debt reorganization plan following verdict, which ordered him to pay $5 million<p><b>UPDATE:</b> 50 Cent must pay an additional $2 …

Four extraterrestrial signals that experts cannot explain

The possible existence of extraterrestrial life and, even more, the eventual contact with it, has been the subject of speculation, anger and anxiety …

Comic-Con: Tarantino's killer panel for his bloody Western 'Hateful Eight'

Comic-book movies understandably dominate the conversation at<p>Comic-Con, but there are plenty of film panels that don't have anything to do with capes, tights or superpowers – and this year, one of the most highly anticipated was Saturday's Hall H presentation forQuentin Tarantino's upcoming …

Expect a nuclear deal with Iran soon—and another year of cheap oil

<i>This story has been updated with reports that diplomats have reached provisional agreement and will announce a deal Monday (July 13), and with oil prices consequently dropping in early Asian trading.</i><p>Despite the deep skepticism in the air, nuclear talks with Iran only seem deadlocked—analysts are …

Oil

4 Supremes alert America: ‘Trouble is coming’

Supreme Court Justices Antonin Scalia, Clarence Thomas, Samuel Alito and Chief Justice John Roberts<p>America needs to prepare for a major governmental …

Major Northern California Event Exposes Global Climate Engineering, Updated

This article has been updated and now contains videos from the speakers at the event. My most sincere gratitude to all the speakers, to John B. Wells …

Massive 'Magnet' May Have Powered Monster Cosmic Explosion

One of the most powerful cosmic explosions ever observed by astronomers may have been powered by a massive, incredibly strong magnetic object, new …

Uighurs sent back from Thailand were on way to join jihad, says China

Rights groups say the Turkic-speaking group could face persecution in their home country as China steps up propaganda against alleged terrorists<p>More than 100 ethnic Uighurs deported from Thailand to China had been on their way to Turkey, Syria or Iraq to wage holy war, China’s official news agency …

China

Washington state pulled down $65 million in first-year tax revenue from marijuana

The revenue was generated by cannabis sales of more than $260 million from June 2014 to June 2015, according to data released by the Washington State Liquor Control Board, which oversees the distribution of cannabis.<p>Voters in Washington state, as well as in Colorado, approved measures legalizing …

Cannabis

Wow! Hubble Telescope Sees Rare 3-Moon Shadow Dance on Jupiter

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has captured three of Jupiter's moons marching across the huge planet's disc, a stunning sight that happens only once …

Astronomy

The US military took these amazing photos this week

The military has very talented photographers in its ranks, and they constantly attempt to capture what life as a service member is like during training and at war. This is the best of what they shot this week:<p>NAVY<p><b>Sailors spell out #USA with the American flag on the flight deck of the aircraft</b> …

Military
Renewable Energy
Renewable Energy

Liberia's 'Planet of the Apes' chimps facing starvation

The apes are part of a colony of former research lab captives enjoying retirement uncaged on an atoll deep in the jungle of southern Liberia, known as Monkey Island.<p>The only significant inhabitants of the six islets, the chimps have been living an idyllic existence, fed by human volunteers on their …

Ethnology

Interconnected rats' brains create organic computer

Scientists have been experimenting with brain-to-brain interfaces for years. Miguel Nicolelis, a neurobiologist at Duke University Medical Center, in particular, has been making strides with his research on the subject. His team recently created a "Brainet" or a network of interconnected brains …

Paramagnetism of Oxygen

Gasoline - Audioslave