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GOP lawmakers fight to save cross at California war memorial

Several Republican lawmakers are urging a federal district court in California to block the removal of a war memorial cross in a San Diego public park that was declared unconstitutional in 2011.<p>The American Center for Law and Justice on Thursday filed a brief on behalf of the 18 members of Congress …

Big Pic: The Sun Rises In Antarctica After 3 Months Of Darkness

At Concordia Research Station, 350 miles from Lake Vostok and just over a thousand miles from the geographic South Pole, the temperature reaches –112°F and night lasts for three months, which makes it that much more amazing when the sun finally does rise. It's one of the most otherworldly places in …

This date in science: Pluto gets a demotion

On August 24, 2006, astronomers voted to demote Pluto to dwarf planet status. Hear from Alan Stern, lead scientist on a space mission to Pluto.<p><b>August</b> …

Solar System

No double moon in 2018, or ever

2018 will be an excellent year to view Mars. The planet will be closer to Earth – and brighter in our sky – than since 2003. But as big as the moon? …

Healing Hearts, Space Jewelry, and the Newest Mammal

Health from above: a drone to deliver defibrillators to heart attack victims

German non-profit group Definetz wants to make defibrillators readily available across its country so that any time someone has a heart attack, the life saving devices are within arms reach. And it's looking to drones to help it bring its vision to fruition. On Friday, the group announced the …

A bigger fish for palaeontogists to fry…

A chance find in a quarry led to the discovery that Leedsichthys problematicus grew up to 50ft long – double previous estimates<p>An international team of scientists has uncovered the remains of the world's largest fish. The 50ft <i>Leedsichthys problematicus</i> swam the oceans of the Jurassic era more than …

Watch The 2013 World Yo-Yo Champion's Greatest Tricks

Waaay beyond "walking the dog"<p>Looking for something new to learn in the next year? Why not consider becoming a master yo-yo-er? Kottke found and posted this video from this year's winner of the World Yo-Yo Contest.<p>Kottke also posted videos from yo-yo contests and ads in 2000, 1989 and 1976, to show …

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Movie Pilot Sexy

Dead and buried. Briggs killed a guy and Mike's cover is blown. Tough week.

Fantasy Football is here!

Google updates search to show synonyms, translation

On their Google+ page, everyone’s favorite search-centric company announced an improvement to their core function. In addition to providing definitions, Google will now give you examples of how the word is used, as well as synonyms.<p>Users can either enter “define:” followed by their word of choice, …

Android News

A Gaming Ultrabook Grudge Match -- Razer Blade Pro Versus MSI GS70 STEALTH

The next-gen marriage of Intel‘s Haswell CPUs and NVIDIA’s GTX 765M mobile graphics card in tandem with some genius design chops has created an entirely new class of product: the gaming ultrabook. In the 17″ class, Razer’s Blade Pro signaled a bold shift away from bulky 2-inch tall monsters, …

Xbox One vs PS4: All you need to know

Ahead of their release later this year, see how the launch titles, bundles and hardware for the Xbox One and PS4 compare.<p>Techradar takes a look at the latest information on the Playstation 4 and XBox One following the Gamescom gaming convention, including launch titles and bundles.<p>From the design …

Xbox

Hi-Rez MOBA Smite heading to China under new name

Hi-Rez Studios' free-to-play MOBA <i>Smite</i> begins its first beta in China this October under the name <i>Shen Zhi Hao Jie</i>, which translates to <i>Calamity of the Gods</i>, Interactive Entertainment deputy general manager Mars Hou announced during this week's Gamescom in Germany.<p>The game will later be made …

BEYOND 2013: What Will Apple Make Next?

We already have a pretty good idea of what's coming from Apple this fall: A new iPhone 5S, a plastic "cheap" iPhone, and a few new iPads.<p>But what about next year and beyond? Well, there's still a lot of talk about a computerized wristwatch and a larger iPhone. And it looks like 2014 will be the …

'Prsm' is the social network that knows everything about you, courtesy of the NSA

Social media fragmentation is a real problem in the modern landscape. Foursquare may let you check in at a restaurant, and your Netflix queue may go to Facebook, but who's keeping track of the calls you make from your cellphone or Skype number? What service will give a group of interested strangers …

Apple iPhone 5S and 5C: all the news and rumors

It might not be the iPhone 6, but Apple could have some surprises this year<p>Apple’s next iPhone is approaching fast. A new phone is all but certain to be revealed at Apple's September 10th event, and there have been hints that a big surprise may be in store: since as far back as January, rumblings …

Chrissy Teigen Unveils Bridal Swimwear Line—See the Pics!

When we first heard that <b>Chrissy Teigen</b> was collaborating with Beach Bunny Swimwear for a bridal bikini line, our curiosity was definitely piqued.<p>A …

Swimwear

EA COO Peter Moore: 'We don't ship a game at EA that is offline' (video)

Electronic Arts is a mainstay in the game industry. From early days on the PC, pre-game consoles, to its current role as one of the world's largest game companies, the EA name's been synonymous with gaming. To stay in such a position, the publisher's had to adapt to changing trends in gaming, as …