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Review: Titan iPhone Cable and Titan Loop for iPhone

One of the few complaints most iPhone or iPad users have is the fragility of the Lightning sync/charging cable that comes with their device. It seems in no time, the cable cracks, or becomes frayed. Or if it doesn’t do it on its own, your friendly neighborhood cat or dog chews through it, and …


Partypoker Grand Prix Poker Tour Heads to Stamford Bridge

Stamford Bridge is the home to Chelsea F.C. Saturday’s are usually spent hosting Barclays Premier League games, but this weekend the stadium is going …

Chelsea FC

Scientists just caught a black hole swallowing a star — and burping a bit back out

Astronomers have caught black holes in the act of murdering stars before. But a study published Thursday in Science claims to have caught a step in the crime that has remained elusive until now.

In addition to catching evidence of the star's destruction -- an inevitable death caused by the massive, …


A piece of SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket is sitting on a beach in England

A piece of SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket has apparently been recovered in the UK, nearly five months after the spacecraft exploded in mid-flight. As the BBC reports, a 32-foot-long part of the rocket was found floating near the Isles of Scilly, an archipelago off Great Britain's southwest coast. The …

Falcon 9

How to Build Muscle and Burn Fat At the Same Time

How to Build Muscle and Burn Fat At the Same TimeThe twin goals of building muscle and burning fat are usually tied to workout routines. After all, …


LHC Re-creates First Moments Of The Universe And Sets New Energy Record

Big Bang Theory IRL

What was the universe like in the first few moments of its existence? We may not have a time machine to go back and witness that exact moment, but scientists are now able to recreate that brief and momentous time in the lab.

Today, the operators of the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) …


Scientists discover 308-million-year-old tropical forest in the Arctic

A recent study published in the journal Geology shared some surprising findings: the icy landscape of Svalbard, Norway was once home to an ancient …

Scientific Research

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Grosvenor Casinos Release its 2016 Key Poker Dates

The 2015 Grosvenor UK Poker Tour (GUKPT) comes to a thrilling conclusion later this week when the Grand Final takes place at the Grosvenor Casino …


Is world’s largest indoor farm the way of the future?

The old SONY factory located in eastern Japan’s Miyagi Prefecture is up and running again. This time around, however, it’s been resurrected as something else entirely: an indoor farm that, at 25,000 square feet, is the largest of its kind.

As is the case with other indoor farms, crops are grown in …


"Investing" in Your Game: TradingHD on Risk Management in Poker

A commonly shared piece of poker wisdom encourages players not to become overly concerned about short-term results and instead to focus on the long …


Scientists Have Grown Working Electrical Wires Inside A Rose

Every rose may have its thorn, but for the times when that's not advanced enough, how do you feel about a rose with built-in electrical …


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Unusual Pits Discovered on Pluto

Why are there unusual pits on Pluto?


What A Wonderful World

New Li-Fi Internet Is 100 Times Faster Than Wi-Fi

Technology Photo credit: Li-Fi uses flickering LED lights to transmit data at extremely high speeds. Alphaspirit/ShutterstockWhen Thomas Edison …


Watch Blue Origin’s surprise rocket launch and safe landing

The rocket firm owned by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has just announced a successful test and historic landing of its New Shepard rocket

Jeff Bezos

What Does it Mean When a Player Voluntarily Shows a Hand?

Players voluntarily show hands when they don't have to for lots of reasons -- false propaganda, truth in advertising, or even for non-strategic …


Could Liquid Lakes Form on Mars Today?

Water from sources such as aquifers could last long enough to pool, with larger pools remaining liquid for at least a year, according to researchers


This May Be The Best Carry-On Suitcase Idea We've EVER Seen

You can ride it!

When it comes to carry-on bags, expert travelers know the average duffel simply will not do. With airlines periodically cracking down on carry-on requirements and passengers shaming others for exceeding the bag size limit, it's crucial to maximize every inch of suitcase space …

Ancient viruses are alive in humans and crucial for life, says Stanford University

The human genome is littered with sequences left behind from long-ago viral infections but now scientists have found the code is still active

Ancient viruses were critical to the evolution of humans and infections left genetic code in our bodies which is still essential for life today, Stanford …


In 40 million years, Mars may have a ring (and one fewer moon)

Nothing lasts forever – especially Phobos, one of the two small moons orbiting Mars. The moonlet is spiraling closer and closer to the Red Planet on its way toward an inevitable collision with its host. But a new study suggests that pieces of Phobos will get a second life as a ring around the rocky …


Danner Mountain Light II Bond Boot

When James Bond needed a pair of boots for the rugged conditions in the Austrian Alps during Spectre, 007 turned to the legendary Danner Mountain …

James Bond

This Scientist is Tackling What Could be the Largest Coral Reef Die-Off Ever

When we first met Dr. Ruth Gates this fall, she said something that really stuck with me. She told us that one of the problems with the scientific community is that "we can agree on 95% of something, and then debate the last 5% until it's too late to act."

I don't think she meant it as an insult. …


See a whole day on Pluto in one NASA image

NASA's New Horizons spacecraft witnessed and photographed Pluto's rotation during a day in the life of the dwarf planet and its largest moon, …


Apocalypse Pig: The Last Antibiotic Begins to Fail – Phenomena: Germination

I mentioned on Monday that this past week was intended by the CDC, WHO and other health authorities to be a global awareness week for antibiotic resistance. Alarming news that came out of China at the end of the week certainly created new awareness of resistance, but possibly not what the …


Scientists say the universe has a ‘resolution limit’ that governs how far telescopes can see

Is it possible that those distant galaxies are just too far away to ever be seen clearly? That’s the suggestion of researchers at the National …