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Cambridge Physicists Find Wormhole Proof

<b>What's the Latest?</b><p>Physicists at the University of Cambridge have found a theoretical foundation for the existence of wormholes, which are tubes that …

Shelby Building 50 Cobra 289 FIA 50th Anniversary Continuation Cars

It’s been 50 years since the small-block Shelby Cobra FIA competed in the 1964 World Manufacturers Championship series. To celebrate the anniversary, Shelby American will introduce the Cobra 289 FIA 50th Anniversary continuation car at the annual Barrett-Jackson Auction on January 17. The …

Sports Cars

Top Gear Live Glasgow 2014 | Amazing Arena Show

2014 Jaguar XJR

The most sporting luxury flagship gets even more power.<p>Jaguar is busy honing its identity. Its portfolio is bursting with high-tech mills and sales are up, but as volumes approaching those of its competitors will take time to develop, image is a quicker build. And Jaguar wants to be seen as a …

In Search For Habitable Planets, Why Stop At 'Earth-Like'?

<b>Listen · 3:19</b><p><b>Toggle more options</b><p><b>Download</b>• <b><br>Transcript</b><p>In their hunt for potentially habitable planets around distant stars, scientists have been so focused on finding Earth-like planets that they're ignoring the possibility that other kinds of planets might be even friendlier to life, a new report says.<p>…

You Can Buy Property on the Moon, But Can You Keep It?

In 1997, three Yemenis sued NASA for trespassing with its Mars Rover, claiming they had inherited Mars from their ancestors 3,000 years ago. In 2004, …

Australia's science agency apologises after failing to create dragon eggs

Australia's science agency apologies for failing to create a dragon after a 7-year-old asks the scientists to "make a dragon for me"<p><b>Australia</b>'s national science agency has apologised to the nation for failing to invent "a dragon or dragon eggs" after a seven-year-old girl, Sophie Lester, wrote a …

Harry Potter Book Covers from Around the World

Imgur user ChihiroSen and redditor AtlaKorra have compiled two collections of <i>Harry Potter</i> book covers from around the world. The different approaches …

Harry Potter

A Compilation Video of Impressive Cat Jumps and Hilarious Failed Attempts

Funnyplox has created a great compilation video of impressive feline jumps and their hilarious failed attempts. The compilation includes the funny …

Waffles

Oh Say, Can You See? A Musical Salute

Some things are so familiar, so fixed in our heads, that we stop noticing them. Buckle-your-seat-belt instructions in an airplane, for example. You don't have to listen. You know the drill.<p>Here's another: "The Star-Spangled Banner." You vaguely hear the words, but all you're really doing is waiting …

2015 Subaru WRX STI to Debut at Detroit

The 2015 Subaru WRX STI didn’t make its public debut at the 2013 Los Angeles auto show as rumored, but we won’t have to wait too much longer to see it. The automaker just announced that the 2015 Subaru WRX STI will make its official debut at the upcoming 2014 Detroit auto show, though no further …

Subaru

Archaeologists discover 3,000-year-old tomb of brewer to the gods in Egypt

Japanese archaeologists have unearthed the tomb of an ancient beer brewer in the city of Luxor that is more than 3,000 years old, Egypt's minister of antiquities said.<p>Mohammed Ibrahim said on Friday that the tomb dated back to the Ramesside period and belonged to the chief "maker of beer for gods …

Who is Elon Musk? Tech billionaire, SpaceX cowboy, Tesla pioneer – and real life Iron Man

By the time Elon Musk founded the company that would become PayPal, in 1999, he had already built and sold one internet business. But this time he hit the jackpot.<p>Already wealthier than most of us will ever dream of being, he netted close to $180 million from PayPal’s sale to eBay, enough to retire …

Roman Emperors, Up To AD 476 And Not Including Usurpers, In Order Of How Hardcore Their Deaths Were

<i>Excerpt:</i><p>#<b>13.</b> Valentinian I (375): Became so angry at German ambassadors who were not sufficiently deferential that he suffered a rage-stroke.

The Rise and Fall of the Battleship (And Why They Won't Be Coming Back)

Those who cover the militarized aspects of the ocean eventually will encounter a group of people who want the U.S. Navy to get back into the battleship business.<p>The argument goes like this: The four remaining World War II Iowa-class battleships are cheaper to operate, cheaper than building new …

Audi Sport Quattro Laserlight Concept Headed to CES

Next week’s 2014 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas will shine a bit brighter thanks to the Audi Sport Quattro laserlight concept. As the name states, the technology to focus on with this plug-in hybrid concept will be its advanced headlights that combines matrix LED and laser lights.<p>Each …

CES

Facelift Coming for Porsche Cayenne, New Powertrains Possible

A Porsche Cayenne with light camouflage has been spotted cold weather testing. With its lightly disguised front end and taillights, the prototype is good indication that the sporty SUV is soon due for a mid-cycle refresh and facelift.<p><b>Read about the smaller Porsche Macan SUV here.</b><p>Up front, the …

Facelifts

Audi Sport Quattro Expected to See Production, Will Use MLB Architecture

The dialogue on the possibility of the Audi Sport Quattro concept going on sale continues, with sources now suggesting that the show car will go into production. In an interview with German magazine <i>Auto Motor und Sport</i>, Audi CEO Rupert Stadler says that “nothing is decided yet,” but that the brand …

Carbon Fiber

Year in Review: The Biggest News Stories of 2013

Another year, another rollout of 900-hp hypercars and new models that steer and brake all by themselves. Wait, what? Autonomous technology trickled down, cars in all categories got way faster and gulped less fuel, our two favorite Americans got a complete redo, startup automakers died, stock prices …

Dolphins caught chewing on fish to get high

A new BBC documentary will show adolescent dolphins getting high by chewing on pufferfish. The fish secrete a toxin that gives the dolphins a buzz, and the crew on the upcoming show filmed male bottlenose dolphins passing around a puffer fish before acting "most peculiarly." The program's executive …

Animal Loses Head But Remembers Everything

When I first saw this," says cell biologist Alejandro Sanchez Alvarado, "it was with total amazement."<p>This is a worm. It's called a planarian. It's about an inch long, and you'll find it gliding along the bottoms of rivers and ponds all over the world. It's very flat, like a moving bit of pasta — …

The year ahead: ten amazing science and technology innovations coming up in 2014

From the world's largest underground hotel to Star Wars-style holographic communication, the coming year is set to unveil an array of incredible advances in science and technology<p><b>Beam yourself across the world</b><p>The growth in video communication has been exponential. Skype now boasts 300 million …

Students describe their theses in a single self-mocking sentence

"Summing up years of work in one sentence." That's the tagline for Lol My Thesis, where PhD candidates (Edit: and undergrads) make fun of their own …

Sirius: At Midnight on New Year’s Eve, See the Brightest Star

Sirius, a star, will be visible at midnight on New Year’s Eve.<p>It’s the brightest star in the night sky. “Intrinsically, Sirius is over 20 times …

Astronomy

How To Build A Hero

Humans regularly lose their lives rushing into disaster zones. Now engineers are racing to build robots that can take their place.<p>By the end of next year, robots will walk into a disaster zone. They won't roll in on wheels or rumble in on treads. They will walk, striding across rubble, most of them …

Mars One narrows applicant pool to 1,058 in first cut for 2025 colonization mission

Mars One, the organization attempting to send small teams of astronauts on a one-way trip to Mars, has made its first round of applicant decisions, selecting just over 1,000 people to move on to the next stage of what it hopes will be a decade-long, televised training and colonization mission. …