Charlie Rhindress

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Maybe It's Time To Stop Snickering About Aliens

Have you heard the big news? If not, you haven't been paying attention to your Facebook feed.<p>For the past week or two, the Internet has been lighting up about alien megastructures that might, or might not, be orbiting a star called KIC 8462852.<p>So what should we make of it? Is it just hype deserving …

Universe

Scientists are days from finding out if that mysterious star could actually harbor aliens

For the last week, Vakoch and his colleagues at the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI) Institute have been pointing the ground-based Allen Telescope Array in California at the enigmatic star with one goal in mind.<p>"We're trying to rule out the hypothesis that maybe it's intelligence out …

Telescopes

23 Times Andy Samberg Killed It As Host Of The Emmy Awards

"Justin Timberlake is not coming."

Prominent Scientist Says Consciousness Is Key to a ‘Theory of Everything’

Dr. Robert Lanza, who was selected by Time magazine as one of the world’s 100 most influential people last year, believes science must recognize the …

Quantum Mechanics

John Doyle: Seven shows you should be watching on Netflix

Late-summer and the pickings are slim.<p>Summer's batch of reality shows are in full swing and premium-cable dramas have returned – some to disappoint, and others to delight. But there is always new content to seek out on Netflix Canada, where oddities and rare gems are found. Herewith, a week's worth …

TV

Genetic switch could halt the aging process - Unexplained Mysteries

The developments could lead to a way to extend life while staying healthier for longer. Image Credit: sxc.hu<p>Scientists may have found a way to halt …

Signs of Alien Life Will Be Found by 2025, NASA's Chief Scientist Predicts

Humanity is on the verge of discovering alien life, high-ranking NASA scientists say.<p>"I think we're going to have strong indications of life beyond …

Astronomy

5 Bold Claims of Alien Life

Photo Credit: Hoover/Journal of Cosmology<p>Slide 1 of 11<p>Introduction<p>For as long as we can remember, humans have wondered if we are alone in the …

Buzz Aldrin shoots down moon landing conspiracy theorists

Astronaut took to Twitter to answer people who believe moon landing was faked<p>Buzz Aldrin has weighed in on the debate over the first moon landing after conspiracy theorists used the 46th anniversary of the event to suggest it was faked.<p>Professor Brian Cox was first to take on the landing deniers, …

Are we wrong about black holes?

When we think ‘black hole’ we get a fairly clear impression in our head: A hole torn in space and time by immense gravity. It’s the idea that they …

Ohio State University

Liverpool tenants warned about poltergeist - Unexplained Mysteries

The house is among several to have been haunted by the Pickwick poltergeist. Image Credit: sxc.hu<p>A three-bedroom house has had its rental price …

Selena Gomez is the latest to join Taylor Swift's 'Bad Blood' video

Tomorrow night at the Billboard Music Awards, we’ll finally (finally!) get to see the debut of “Bad Blood,” the much anticipated Taylor Swift video …

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev death penalty: The baffling reasoning of the jury that sentenced him.

It took the jury about 14½ hours to decide it wanted to kill Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. I take longer than that to pick out a pair of pants when I’m shopping …

Justice
Columbine High School

Here’s The One Thing That David Letterman Is Keeping From The Late Show Set

He told Oprah Winfrey his weird choice.<p><b>Oprah Winfrey</b> has a lot of experience saying goodbye to television institutions (miss you, <i>Oprah</i> show!). So she stopped by <i>The Late Show</i> last night to offer some words of Winfrey wisdom to <b>David Letterman</b> and to ask the questions none of his other guests knew to …

Comedy

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Supporters publicly abandoning Liberal Party over Trudeau’s support for Bill C-51

Social media is abuzz with images of Liberal supporters symbolically cutting up their party membership cards after their leader Justin Trudeau voted …

Data Mining Disney -- A Magical Experience

"Have a magical day!" is the way Disney cast members wish you farewell. They're not kidding. The "happiest place on earth" does its best to make it so. The cast members (Disney-speak for employees) help, but Walt Disney World is well on its way to achieving consciousness. How? As Arthur C. Clarke …

Walt Disney Company

Late night’s live tapings: What it’s like to be in the studio audience for every show from David Letterman to John Oliver.

Attending the taping of a late-night TV show is not a comfortable experience. First, you’ll stand in line on a city sidewalk for hours—chilled by …

The Late Show

People Keep Crashing Into Google's Self-Driving Cars

Robots, however, follow the rules of the road<p>You want to know why we can't have nice things? People, that's why. Self-driving cars are just trundling along, minding their own business, when people decide to do something crazy. That's what Chris Urmson, the director of Google’s self-driving car …

Four tips that helped Marta Kauffman find success after Friends

<i>After giving us one of the most successful sitcoms in history,</i> Friends <i>co-creator Marta Kauffman left the land of the laugh track to pursue her passion for documentary filmmaking. Now she's back in the comedy realm with</i> Grace and Frankie<i>, a new Netflix series starring Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin as</i> …

Minecraft Pocket Edition: Ultimate Players Guide

• <b>Author:</b> DigiDiz<p>The ULTIMATE Minecraft Pocket Edition Players Guide!<p>“The best Minecraft Pocket Edition game guide for iBooks”<p>Inside this awesome new Minecraft Pocket Edition players guide:<br>-Get the latest tips and tricks to master the game<br>-Learn strategies for surviving… essential things you need to …

4,000-year-old stone circle found on Dartmoor - Unexplained Mysteries

A view over Dartmoor, a region of moorland in the south of England. Image Credit: CC BY 2.0 lostajy<p>A previously undiscovered stone circle has been …

The console needs to die and Nintendo should be the one to pull the trigger

The home video game console, a dedicated machine designed specifically to bring video games into the home, is a stubbornly resilient thing of the past, a limiting anachronism that does much more harm to the gaming industry than it does good.<p>During an age when games can be played on smartphones, …

Retrogaming

Conan O’Brien, from Late Night to TBS: How did Coco fade from the pop culture spotlight?

Half a decade has passed since NBC canned Conan O’Brien as the host of <i>The Tonight Show</i> after 145 episodes, bringing his network career to an abrupt …

Comedy

Golden Girls Lego set may soon become a reality

You might not think that the world's most popular toy brand and an '80s sitcom about a group of single retired women living in a Miami bungalow would …

Subsurface ocean discovered on Ganymede - Unexplained Mysteries

Ganymede could be another good place to look for life. Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech<p>The largest moon in the solar system is now thought to have more …

The Shag Harbour UFO Incident