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Test your geography knowledge: Asia: countries quiz

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Asia is the largest of the world’s continents, covering approximately 30 percent of the Earth’s land area. It is also the world’s most populous …

Asia - geography online games

Develop a mental map of Asia, its countries, capitals, and geography through these amazing games! <i>Mac Users - if games are not working, click here.</i> <i>All</i> …

How the Thompson gun went from a 'gangster weapon' to a WWII favorite

Despite what many think, the Thompson submachine gun was <i>not</i> the first submachine gun.<p>But many will argue it was the <i>best</i> submachine gun ever put in the hands of fighting men - whether they were "good guys" or "bad guys."<p>Well-made, robust, capable of firing more than 800 rounds a minute in some …

How did the Romans celebrate ‘Christmas’?

It is today associated with decorations, gift giving and indulgence. But how did the Romans celebrate during the festive season? Dr Carey Fleiner, a …

Ancient History

Accuser: James Deen Had Help Raping Me

Last week, porn star Nicki Blue came forward with a shocking story of assault, alleging that accused serial rapist James Deen urinated in her mouth …

Crime

A Great Resource from Google to Help Teachers Professional Growth

December 6, 2015<br>Google for Education has this excellent free handbook to help teachers and educators with their professional growth. It provides …

ISIS survives largely because Turkey allows it to: the evidence

Kurdish (YPJ) frontline troops<p><b>The real frontline confronting ISIS is not US or French bombers (the latter currently targeting Raqqa, a city with</b> …

The Muji Hut is a micro-home made for Japan

Previous Next<p>1 of 11<p>Maybe it’s just because they’re made of three different materials, but there’s something about the Muji Huts that’s reminiscent …

A British mad scientist developed a way to trigger earthquakes in World War II

At the outbreak of World War II, a British engineer named Dr. Barnes Wallis sat in his office and wondered what he could do to make the war end sooner. He probably thought long and hard about all sorts of rational things he could do, until he finally decided to weaponize earthquakes.<p>The goal was to …

NASA reveals that Antarctica is actually gaining more ice than it is losing

Antarctica's ice floes have been found to be growing faster than they are shrinking despite fears over global warming<p>NASA scientists have shattered the conventional wisdom that Antarctica's ice surface is shrinking and revealed that the amount of ice is in fact growing.<p>Though accepting that …

Ancient Salvadoran village buried by ash freezes daily life in time

A continuing look at a Maya village in El Salvador frozen in time by a blanket of volcanic ash 1,400 years ago shows the farming families who lived …

Stratasys Invests In Direct 3D Metal Printing Startup

The most common 3D printers we currently read or hear about print with plastic in some form. Due to its less-durable reputation, compared to metal, the perception exists that the outcome, the printed part, is cheap or useless for anything other than a trinket, keepsake, or prototype model. While …

The 5 coolest smartphone hardware innovations we’ve seen this year

While we often hear that smartphones have gotten “boring,” the truth is that 2015 has been a tremendous year for smartphone hardware innovation. We …

Gear & Gadgets

A Decade Too Late, McCain Attacks The Army's Modular Handgun System Program - Bearing Arms - John McCain, Modular Handgun System

For someone that claims to be a pro-military Republican, Arizona Senator John McCain has an odd way of showing it, with a bizarre eleventh-hour …

U.S. Marines

Beyond a three-way in 3-D: The awkward delights of “Love,” Gaspar Noé’s gorgeous real-sex movie

<b>(Alchemy)</b><p>A French bad-boy filmmaker grabs headlines with real sex and a male orgasm comin’ atcha. But there’s more to “Love”<p>Andrew O'Hehir<p>October 29, 2015 10:57pm (UTC)<p>Gaspar Noé is a French filmmaker (although he’s originally from Argentina) who very much belongs to the ambitious, pretentious, …

Shipwrecks reveal ancient trade routes

<i>VietNamNet Bridge – Many centuries-old shipwrecks lie beneath the waves in Quang Ngai, conveying new information about the past.</i><p><i>Exploration:</i> …

Vietnam

Ancient civilization: Cracking the Indus script

Andrew Robinson reflects on the most tantalizing of all the undeciphered scripts — that used in the civilization of the Indus valley in the third …

Typhoon Koppu Strikes Philippines: Pictures

Trinidad and Tobago

She Kills People From 7,850 Miles Away

Anne crawled out of bed in her North Las Vegas house around 10 p.m. and started to get ready for her shift.<p>She pulled her chestnut hair into a bun …

Military

Unearthing a Neo-Assyrian grave in Erbil, Iraq

An archaeologist friend of mine once told me: “Less than 5% of the Mesopotamian history has been found, and wherever you dig, anywhere in the land of …

Archaeology

Why do we intuitively believe we have free will?

Free will experiments may not explain whether we are in charge of our destinies – but they can nevertheless reveal just how little we know about our own minds, says Tom Stafford.<p>It is perhaps the most famous experiment in neuroscience. In 1983, Benjamin Libet sparked controversy with his …

The Brain

Why do we have contempt for cowardice?

The best of the week’s long reads in science and technology, including the apparent dawn of the age of immortality, and humanity’s troubling attitude to bullying.<p>Mental health | Phrases to avoid<p>“In this article, we present a provisional list of 50 commonly used terms in psychology, psychiatry, and …

The worst thing about modern phones

The best of the week’s reads in science and technology, including the downsides of mobile handsets, a database of death, and how to be a superforecaster.<p>Communication | Don’t hate the phone call, hate the phone<p>The telephone used to be “truly great” when it was a fixed line in a quiet place. The …

Eight objects that define the Soviet space race

It was the Soviets who put the first satellite, dog, woman and man into space. As London’s Science Museum salutes their legacy with a major exhibition, we ask the curator to pick eight objects – big and small – that help define Russia’s reach for the stars.<p>.