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Scientists created Diamond nuclear battery,generate 100μW for 5,000 years

Comments<p><b>Scientists have created the radioactive diamond batteries by converting nuclear waste.</b><p>According to Professor Tom Scott of the University’s …

Military

Why the F-35 could 'never in a million years' beat the RAF Typhoon or the Russian Su-35 in a dogfight

In a recent interview with Business Insider, Justin Bronk, a research fellow specializing in combat airpower at the Royal United Services Institute, dropped a bombshell about the US's $1 trillion F-35 program:<p>"The F-35 cannot outdogfight a Typhoon (or a Su-35), never in a million years."<p>In earlier …

Aviation

Is the Age of the Aircraft Carrier Coming to an End?

The U.S. Navy has billions invested in its carriers, yet worries whether they can survive the battlefield of tomorrow.<p>The aircraft carrier has reigned supreme on the naval battlefield since December 7, 1941, when a fleet of Japanese aircraft carriers struck the American base at Pearl Harbor. …

Military

Who Are The Hebrew Israelites?

Their story rarely finds its way into the mainstream news. When it does, readers are surprised.<p>A cousin of First Lady Michelle Obama is a black rabbi …

Theology

Dems' new fear: Sanders revolt could upend Democratic convention

<b>(CNN) —</b> Sen. Barbara Boxer, a veteran of Democratic politics, says she never saw anything quite like this before.<p>Loud cursing, shouting, obscene gestures and vile insults, including crude comments about the female anatomy. It was all on display over the weekend as supporters of Bernie Sanders …

Government
Quantum Mechanics

Little Known Black History Fact: Swing Phi Swing

Swing Phi Swing, a social fellowship founded in 1969, is celebrating its 47th anniversary today. The organization promotes strong values such as …

Black History

There's a Hidden Connection Between Pi and Quantum Mechanics

Physicists have uncovered a hidden connection between a famous 350-year-old mathematical formula for <i>pi,</i> everyone’s favorite irrational number, and …

Quantum Mechanics

Slavery, the Nazis and the KKK: We can’t face the past, and it’s poisoning our future

Faulkner’s maxim is truer than ever — and while the whole world struggles with history, America’s denial is toxic<p>No quotation from American literature, with the possible exception of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s “boats against the current” passage, is repeated as often or carries as much resonance as …

Human Rights

Science says lasting relationships come down to 2 basic traits

<i>In most marriages, levels of satisfaction drop dramatically within the first few years together.</i><p><i>But among couples who not only endure, but live happily together for years and years, the spirit of kindness and generosity guides them forward.</i><p>Every day in June, the most popular wedding month of the …

University of Washington

It's time for change at the U.N. Security Council

With the founding of the<p>United Nations70 years ago this month, the victors of World War II sought to position themselves as the protectors of peace and stability around the world. Their mechanism was the U.N. Security Council, which has since compiled an erratic record — operating first within the …

Is the Coming ‘Blood Moon’ a Biblical Sign From God That Something Earth-Shattering Is About to Happen to Israel?

This Sunday night will mark the fourth and final “blood moon” in a series of four total lunar eclipses over the past two years that some Bible experts view as prophetic signs from God.<p>The theological proposals behind the “blood moon” phenomenon are nothing new, having gained support and attracted …

Astronomy

Protein-rich foods that are good for your heart

Eating more foods rich in certain amino acids – the building blocks of protein – may be as good for your heart health as cutting sodium, getting more exercise and quitting smoking, rang headlines about a study published this month in the Journal of Nutrition.<p>Previous studies have linked higher …

Surveillance

Solar device shatters records for splitting water - Futurity

A new "artificial leaf" system that uses solar energy to split water and create hydrogen fuel is the safest and most efficient one ever designed.

Clean Energy

First State Legalizes Taser Drones for Cops, Thanks to a Lobbyist

North Dakota police can now fire everything from stun guns to tear gas from flying robots thanks to a lobbyist from Big Drone.<p>It is now legal for law …

When I get Blitzcrank in Ranked

Helen Cassan Dra Discovery 17 August 2017<p>This is probably the best mermaid proof to date. A diver enjoying the stunning scenery at the Great Barrier …

New Monsanto Spray Kills Bugs by Messing With Their Genes

In a fascinating long piece in <i>MIT Technology Review,</i> Antonio Regalado examines the genetically modified seed industry's latest blockbuster app in …

Agriculture

Scientists Were ‘Astonished’ to Find Bible Quotes on ‘Most Ancient Hebrew Scroll Since the Dead Sea Scrolls’

A burned parchment believed to be 1,500-years-old was unearthed near the Dead Sea in 1970, but researchers have just now succeeded in deciphering the contents of the find they have called “the most ancient Hebrew scroll since the Dead Sea Scrolls.”<p>Though the scroll was charred and tightly rolled, …

Archaeology

Government to release Britain’s UFO ‘X-Files’ – which could prove aliens exist

Conspiracy theorists are over the moon after the government ‘caved in’ and agreed to release secret files on UFO visits to Britain – including an …

Paranormal
LGBTQI

After Obama’s eulogy to Clementa Pinckney and Bree Newsome taking down the Confederate flag, here’s what’s next.

Midway through his eulogy for Rev. Clementa Pinckney, the slain pastor of Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina, …

Black History

Spooky Physics Phenomenon May Link Universe's Wormholes

Wormholes — shortcuts that in theory can connect distant points in the universe — might be linked with the spooky phenomenon of quantum entanglement, …

Court ruling against NSA practice could reverberate far beyond phone spying

The Second Circuit Court of Appeals decision in the American Civil Liberties Union v. Clapper case could affect other government surveillance programs, impede the government's ability to execute warrants to access data stored on overseas servers, and even change how electronic data is treated in …

Surveillance

The Orwellian police tactic that targets Black Americans for simply existing

Police forces are detaining black “suspects” for trespassing — whether or not they actually are<p>Kirk McConer was arrested and jailed while talking to a friend outside a convenience store, where he had just purchased a soda. Tyrone Hightower was arrested and jailed after sitting in his car in the …

Law Enforcement

How Do You Levitate Things With Sound?

This is a very popular video on the internet right now. It shows this awesome set up that uses sound to levitate very low density and small objects. …

Outgoing Obama Advisor John Podesta Has UFO Regrets

As John Podesta -- a senior advisor to President Barack Obama -- stepped down from his post on Friday, he tweeted that his biggest regret about leaving the administration was some unfinished UFO business.<p>Podesta has a longstanding interest in UFOs that came to light after his first tour in the …

Paranormal

The 5 best right-wing freakouts over Obama’s 100 percent-true comments on Christianity

One Fox News guest said she felt raped, while Tucker Carlson credited the Christian faith with ending slavery<p>Every few weeks or less, conservative pundits freak out over some silly, irrelevant nonsense involving President Obama, who can’t scratch his nose without sending the right into a tizzy of …

Religion