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All The Characters In "Avengers: Infinity War" Ranked By How Likely It Is They Don't Survive The Movie

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Marvel Universe

The First Purge trailer shows where the horrors all began

We’ve seen what The Purge can do to people. Now, see how Marisa Tomei started it all.<p>The first trailer for <i>The First Purge</i>, the fourth installment of</i> …

Horror

‘You Were Never Really Here’ Is a Brutal, Beautiful Movie Masterpiece

Starring the great Joaquin Phoenix as a military vet hunting down sex traffickers, Lynne Ramsay’s latest is a modern-day ‘Taxi Driver.’ It opens in …

New York City

What really happened at Chappaquiddick? A new movie explores the truth we’ll never know.

The grill was too small for the steaks, and the island cottage was too small for the people: six men and six women, drinking rum, vodka and scotch on a hot, breezeless night in July 1969. By the end, one of the women would be trapped in the back seat of a submerged car, as saltwater swelled around …

Chappaquiddick Island

Shut up and spread the word: 'A Quiet Place' is a thrillingly intelligent monster movie

I can't recall the last time I found myself caring as intently for the characters in a horror picture as I did for the family in "A Quiet Place," the sensationally gripping and emotional new alien-invasion thriller from the actor and writer-director John Krasinski. The sheer levels of sympathetic …

Horror

The whales who love to sing in the dark

<b>Beneath the Arctic sea ice, in the blanket of January's polar night, bowhead whales most prefer to sing.</b><p>While the songs of humpback whales have long received the most attention, it turns out that their baleen cousins could have a far greater repertoire.<p>A study of a bowhead population near Svalbard …

Whales

Amazon Discoveries

The new species found where few scientists have gone before<p>By Elaine Jung<br>6 April 2018<p><b>Almost perpetually shrouded in clouds, Brazil’s highest mountain Pico da Neblina meaning</b> '<b>peak of mist', towers 2,995m above the Amazon rainforest.</b><p>Stretching into dense jungle, the National Park has been closed to …

South America

Scientists harvest 1st vegetables in Antarctic greenhouse

BERLIN (AP) — Scientists in Antarctica have harvested their first crop of vegetables grown without earth, daylight or pesticides as part of a project designed to help astronauts cultivate fresh food on other planets.<p>Researchers at Germany's Neumayer Station III say they've picked 3.6 kilograms (8 …

Space

Neanderthals were capable of ‘turbo breathing’, according to new study of their facial features

Since Neanderthals were recognised as a separate human species a century and a half ago their distinctive facial features have been a point of puzzlement and fascination.<p>Their wide noses, prominent brow ridge and jutting-out faces have prompted a number of theories as to what caused their evolution.<p>…

Humanity

New Evidence Suggests Possible Life on Venus

Dark spots in the clouds of Venus could, just maybe, be signs of life floating in the atmosphere.<p>After decades of looking to the outer solar system and beyond for signs of extraterrestrial life, an international team of scientists is suggesting that humanity take another look at a planet a little …

Astronomy

Center Of The Milky Way Has Thousands Of Black Holes, Study Shows

The supermassive black hole lurking at the center of our galaxy appears to have a lot of company, according to a new study that suggests the monster is surrounded by about 10,000 other black holes.<p>For decades, scientists have thought that black holes should sink to the center of galaxies and …

Black Holes

A series of marvelous events: A Marvel Cinematic Universe timeline

Marvel Universe

The Beauty and Horror of Blue Planet II

David Attenborough’s latest documentary gorgeously reveals the world’s oceans—and shows how badly humans are screwing them up.<p>“Never,” declares Sir David Attenborough in the first episode of <i>Blue Planet II</i>, his latest hallucinatory swath of masterpiece nature television, “has there been a more …

Blue Planet II

New Avengers: Infinity War Report Confirms Thor: Ragnarok Theory

What happened to Loki (Tom Hiddleston) at the end of <i>Thor: Ragnarok</i>? It's been a hotly debated topic among Marvel Cinematic Universe fans after the God of Mischief was seen finding the Tesseract in the latest <i>Thor</i> movie. Did he steal it? Is he now in possession of an Infinity Stone?<p>While it was …

Marvel Universe

Dogs get jealous and 19 other facts you probably never knew about man's best friend

Dogs suffer from jealousy and are just as likely to turn into a green eyed monster as humans, according to scientists in California.<p>Researchers …

Netflix's new horror film Veronica dubbed 'scariest ever' is based on a real story - trailer and why it's freaking people out

Netflix has just dropped a ton of new content, but it was a release earlier this week that has everyone talking.<p>Veronica, the Spanish horror movie, …

Lunar showstopper: Super blue blood moon awes and wows

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The moon put on a rare cosmic show Wednesday: a red blue moon, super big and super bright.<p>It's the first time in 35 years a blue moon has synced up with a supermoon and a total lunar eclipse, or blood moon because of its red hue.<p>Hawaii and Alaska had the best seats, …

Super Blue Blood Moon

3.5 Billion-Year-Old Fossils Challenge Ideas About Earth’s Start

In the arid, sun-soaked northwest corner of Australia, along the Tropic of Capricorn, the oldest face of Earth is exposed to the sky. Drive through …

Lunar trifecta: Rare 'super blue blood moon' will light the sky next week

<b>(CNN) —</b> Set your alarms, space fans -- if you can drag yourself out of bed on Wednesday, you're in for a treat.<p>The pre-dawn hours of January 31 will play host to an incredibly rare celestial convergence -- a "super blue blood moon."<p>To prepare you for the lunar triple whammy, here's your …

Super Blue Blood Moon

In an Israeli Cave, Scientists Discover Jawbone of Earliest Modern Human Out of Africa

Scientists on Thursday announced the discovery of a fossilized human jawbone in a collapsed cave in Israel that they said is between 177,000 and 194,000 years old.<p>If confirmed, the find may rewrite the early migration story of our species, pushing back by about 50,000 years the time that Homo …

Anthropology

Ice melting due to climate change reveals pre-Viking artifacts in Norway

Climate change is melting ice in high mountains, enabling archaeologists to discover artifacts once preserved in glacial ice in Scandinavia, North …

Archaeology

The Greatest Villains Of All Time

We asked you to vote for your favourite movie villains, and you went at it like Hannibal Lecter tackling a cadaver. Here, then, is our list of the …

Movies

Woman Claims She Is A Time Traveler Hired By U.S. Government, Reveals Future President

A woman named Mona claims that she is a time traveler from the year 2100. <i>Apex TV</i> posted a video of a woman, her identity concealed, who claimed that …

Solar Panels

Is There A Ticking Time Bomb Under The Arctic?

A short drive north of Fairbanks, Alaska, there's a red shed stuck right up against a hillside. The shed looks unremarkable, except for the door. It looks like a door to a walk-in freezer, with thick insulation and a heavy latch. Whatever is behind that door needs to stay very cold.<p>"Are you ready …

Global Warming

'It Had Never Been Done on Television Before': The Oral History of Breaking Bad

Creator Vince Gilligan, stars Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul, and others reflect on how an offbeat show about a drug-dealing schoolteacher revolutionized television forever.<p>Television changed the night of January 20, 2008: <i>Breaking Bad</i>, a bold and singular drama about a downtrodden, dying high school …

TV

This blood test may be able to detect 8 types of cancer, study says

<b>(CNN) —</b> Scientists have made progress on developing an experimental blood test that could detect many types of cancer in their early stages, and possibly even their locations in the body.<p>The noninvasive blood test was shown to detect the presence of common tumors of the ovary, liver, stomach, …

Cancer

Maybe Rats Aren't to Blame for the Black Death

A provocative new study suggests that medieval plagues spread via fleas and lice on people.<p>Rats have long been blamed for spreading the parasites that transmitted plague throughout medieval Europe and Asia, killing millions of people. Now, a provocative new study has modeled these long-ago …

World's longest underwater cave system discovered in Mexico by divers

Discovery of 347km-long cave by the Gran Acuifero Maya project could shed light on Mayan history<p>A group of divers has connected two underwater caverns in eastern Mexico to reveal what is believed to be the biggest flooded cave on the planet.<p>The discovery could also help shed new light on the …

Scuba Diving

NASA's 2018 Mission to the Sun Begins Testing Spacecraft for 2,600-Degree Heat and Extreme Illumination

Later this year, NASA will launch its very first spacecraft designed to “touch the sun,” skimming the surface of the star we rely on. But while the …

What you need to know about the meteor that caused seismic shock over Michigan

The meteor that lit up the night sky over southeast Michigan and shook the ground Tuesday night did not actually cause an earthquake, researchers say.<p>…

Space Travel