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Wot I Think: Titanfall

<b>Update:</b> In light of recent changes to the game, which have made Capture the Flag mode playable only via a randomised “Variety” mode and in Private …

The color of valor: 24 minority veterans receive long overdue Medal of Honor

If not for the hue of their skin or their ethnicity, 24 soldiers who faced death in service to their nation would have received the most prestigious medals for their valor long ago.<p>But they were born and fought in a time when such deeds were not always fairly acknowledged.<p>On Tuesday, the U.S. …

"Human Species May Be Among Early Advanced Life in the Universe" (Today's Most Popular)

That may explain why we see no evidence of "them" and may go a long way to explaining the famous Fermi Paradox, which asks if there's advanced …

Andromeda Black Hole Ringed By Blue Stars

A storm of stars is brewing in the Trifid nebula, located 5,4…

A storm of stars is brewing in the Trifid nebula, located 5,400 light-years away in the constellation Sagittarius, as seen in this view from NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer, or WISE. The stellar nursery, where baby stars are bursting into being, is the yellow-and-orange object dominating the picture. Yellow bars in the nebula appear to cut a cavity into three sections, hence the name Trifid nebula.<p>Colors in this image represent different wavelengths of infrared light detected by …

Event Horizons and Black Holes - Sixty Symbols

Enormous Craft Detected On Moon, The Secret Is Out

<i>This article is from TurnerRadioNetwork.com</i><p>At least one enormous object of unknown origin has been visually verified as having landed on our moon. As …

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Steam Machines and SteamOS: Everything you need to know

Even after its big CES 2014 unveiling, Valve's new Steam Machine platform is something of a mystery. Release dates, game libraries, exact hardware specs, and other details have not been announced, but we do know the initial list of hardware partners and many of the platform's broad strokes.<p>Based on …

New Planet Discovered Orbiting a Star Identical to Our Sun

Planets orbiting stars outside the Solar System are now known to be very common. These exoplanets have been found orbiting stars of widely varied …

Neil deGrasse Tyson on the New Cosmos

Universe measured to 1% accuracy

<b>Astronomers have measured the distances between galaxies in the universe to an accuracy of just 1%.</b><p>This staggeringly precise survey - across six billion light-years - is key to mapping the cosmos and determining the nature of dark energy.<p>The new gold standard was set by BOSS (the Baryon Oscillation …

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Six Reasons NASA Should Build a Research Base on the Moon

A planetary scientist suggests we should "boldly stay" where no one has stayed before.<p><b>China's Jade Rabbit moon rover made history, and tracks, when it wheeled across the moon's gray surface on Sunday.</b><p><b>The rover and its lander, the Chang'e 3, are the first spacecraft to soft-land on the lunar surface</b> …

Opinion: You're playing Battlefield 4 wrong, and so is DICE

I historically spend about 90 percent of my time in Conquest mode when I play a Battlefield game, but Commander mode in <i>Battlefield 4</i> has me approaching 100 percent. Nothing beats the satisfaction of jumping into a Conquest match as a Commander when the game is halfway over and my team is losing …

"Life on Planets of Red Dwarf Stars May Be More Evolved than on Earth"

Six percent of red-dwarf stars have habitable, Earth-sized planets, astronomers at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (CfA) have found. …

Destiny's VGX trailer shows off the game's expansive worlds, weapons and vehicles

A new trailer for <i>Destiny</i>, Bungie's sci-fi "shared world" shooter, debuted at today's Spike VGX awards presentation, offering another look at the interplanetary action coming to consoles next year.<p>Rather than focusing on a specific feature or new revelations about how <i>Destiny</i> plays, Bungie shows the …

6 Reasons to Upgrade to RebelMouse from WordPress

The huge gap between current CMS offerings and what the world needed occurred to me during my time as CTO of The Huffington Post. When we were …

Odds of Alien Life 'Very High,' House Panel Hears

WASHINGTON, Dec. 5 (UPI) —<br>The likelihood of life on other planets is “very high,” a planetary scientist told a House committee in a hearing some …

The Case for Alien Life

Only one planet has been proven to support life: our own. But with at least 11 billion Earth-sized worlds in our galaxy orbiting in their stars' habitable zones, the odds that we are not alone are improving.<p>On Feb. 9, 2013, NASA's Curiosity rover found something on Mars that set a milestone in the …

Astronomers Find Ancient Star 'Methuselah' Which Appears To Be Older Than The Universe

Scientists have discovered an "impossible" star which appears to be older than the universe.<p>The mysterious star Methuselah appears to be between 14 …

9 Easy-To-Steal Habits Of The Super Successful

We wish there was a handbook for success, but there isn’t. Here’s the next best thing: a list of ways you can realize your dreams–and be a more productive person in the process.<p>Wouldn’t it be great if success was simple?<p>But it isn’t.<p>There’s no one-size-fits-all answer for success in work and life, …

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Map of Nearby Stars with Exoplanets

<b>Figure 1.</b> Nearest stars with exoplanets within 100 light years from Earth. There are 117 stars with one or more exoplanets within this distance. …

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Most Earthlike Planets Found Yet: A "Breakthrough"

New exoplanets are at right distance from sun to support life, scientists say.<p><b>Planet hunters are significantly closer to their goal of finding an "Earth twin" with the discovery of two planets similar in size to our own, astronomers with NASA's Kepler mission announced today.</b><p>The planets, described …

Today’s chemical rockets are far too slow for interstellar travel. To have a hope of reaching the closest star in less than a hundred years, we would have to accelerate a starship to nearly 30 million mph. So, theoretically, how does interstellar space travel work? See the full infographic here: http://oak.ctx.ly/r/74jo