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Astronomers baffled by distant galaxy void of dark matter

WASHINGTON (AP) — It's a double cosmic conundrum: Lots of stuff that was already invisible has gone missing.Astronomers have found a distant galaxy …

PlayStation VR gets another hefty price cut

Sony’s VR headset keeps getting cheaper<p>Sony is cutting the price of the PlayStation VR headset — for the second time in the hardware’s lifespan. Starting March 29, the virtual reality gear and accompanying bundles will cost as much as $100 less.<p>Currently priced at $349, the PlayStation VR headset …

CDC Warns of Second Wave of Flu Virus: What to Know

We're not out of the woods yet.<p>In the last few weeks, this flu season seemed like it was beginning to taper off. But the U.S. Centers for Disease …

Emily Blunt Tells Us Why She’s The New Han Solo

To say this is Big Year for Emily Blunt is an understatement. In December, she will portray Mary Poppins, an iconic role that no one has played since Julie Andrews 54 years ago. <i>Mary Poppins Returns</i> is expected to be so big that, since the first time since 2014, Disney isn’t even releasing a <i>Star …

All the Places You Can Get Free Pizza on National Pizza Day 2018

Every Friday—heck, <i>every day</i>—is a good day for pizza. But this Friday, Feb. 9, you have extra reason to indulge: It’s National Pizza Day!<p>And, as with …

Modern Human Brains Have Only Been Around For a Surprisingly Short Time

Our species started out with very different skulls.<p><i>Homo sapiens</i>, in our most "modern" form, have been roaming the earth for about 200,000 years …

How NASA Plans to Send Humans Back to the Moon

The U.S. space agency is rigorously testing its Orion spacecraft in hopes of launching its first mission to the moon as early as 2019.<p>NASA has been subjecting its Orion space capsule to a battery of tests designed to tell whether the spacecraft is ready to ferry humans into orbit and beyond. So …

Scientists may have found a way to inject information directly into the brain - IBTimes India

In a new study, scientists have used electrical currents to inject information directly into the brains of monkeys.<p>Scientists have apparently figured …

Get Ready—This New Trend Is About to Take Over 2018

It may or may not be obvious, but as editors, we see a lot of product day in and day out. The past month has been filled with meetings to preview the …

Here's The Reason Your Old Devices Feel So Slow And Make You Want to Upgrade

And what you can do about it.<p>Plenty of misconceptions and conspiracy theories surround this topic. Internet searches for 'iPhone slow' spike after …

Try it: This kind of brain training boosts memory best

“Dual n-back,” one of the two brain-training methods most scientists use in research, is significantly better at improving memory and attention, …

The Brain

Caught In the Act! Five Black Hole Couples Found Merging (Videos)

Astronomers have pinpointed five pairs of merging black holes using three different space- and ground-based instruments and two sky surveys.<p>A new …

How to spot an unusually bright Uranus in the night sky today

Old jokes at the ready, for thanks to a series of astronomical coincidences, Uranus will be unusually visible tomorrow. Stop sniggering at the …

Unfinished 1979 Doctor Who adventure finally completed

The BBC announced Tuesday that an unfinished six-part 1979 <i>Doctor Who</i> adventure called “Shada” has finally been completed and will be released later …

BBC

11 Food Truths You'll Understand If You're From Kansas City

The Mexican is just as important as the barbecue.<p>Kansas City is often called the Paris of the plains. Some think that’s because August Meyer and George Kessler, two urban planners from the 1890s, set out to build Kansas City “more boulevards than Paris and more fountains than Rome.” Others believe …

Zip-Through Pants Are the New Denim Trend Everyone Should Try

<i>Courtney Trop is a Los Angeles–based blogger who created Always Judging as a place to share what inspires her. Originally a destination to share her</i> …

For Teens Knee-Deep In Negativity, Reframing Thoughts Can Help

"Why didn't she text me back yet? She doesn't like me anymore!"<p>"There's no way I'm trying out for the team. I suck at basketball"<p>"It's not fair that I have a curfew!"<p>Sound familiar? Parents of tweens and teens often shrug off such anxious and gloomy thinking as normal irritability and moodiness — …

Teens

The 20 Best Netflix Original Series

These series are the bread and butter of the platform's programming. What are you waiting for?!<p>Photos: NETFLIX ; Illustration: Dillen Phelps<p><i>Master of</i> …

Entertainment

Time Travel Isn't Possible…Or Is It?

<i>Paul Sutter is an astrophysicist at The Ohio State University and the chief scientist at COSI Science Center. Sutter is also host of Ask a Spaceman,</i> …

Physics