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Edward Snowden Breaks His Silence

It's been more than a week since we heard from the ex-government contractor and current fugitive. "I am unbowed in my convictions and impressed at the efforts taken by so many."<p>Reuters also released on Monday parts of an undated letter from Snowden to Ecuador President Rafael Correa. Choice …

'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug' Video Blog: Peter Jackson and Crew Finish Up the Expanded Hobbit – /Film

<b>Peter Jackson</b> won’t be bringing the second chapter of his adaptation of <i>The Hobbit</i> to Comic Con this year. After all, what more do we need as a sizzle …

Movies

What’s the July birthstone?

Are you a July baby? Your birthstone, the ruby, is among the most highly prized of gemstones.<p>The ruby, birthstone for July, is among the most highly …

August guide to the bright planets

In August 2018, 4 planets arc across the evening sky. From west to east as night falls, these bright worlds are Venus, Jupiter, Saturn and Mars. Late …

Astronomy

Cloud modeling expands estimate of life-supporting planets

Current data suggest there is approximately one Earth-size planet in the habitable zone of each red dwarf star. This study roughly doubles that …

Universe

First-ever human head transplant is now possible, says neuroscientist

<i>Update: New Scientist reported Feb. 25, 2015, that Canavero will announce at a conference in June a project to make the first human head transplant possible by 2017.</i><p>Technical barriers to grafting one person’s head onto another person’s body can now be overcome, says Dr. Sergio Canavero, a member of …

Cleveland Clinic

The Weird Way Alcohol Behaves In Space

Quantum tunneling holds a clue for one of the great mysteries of space chemistry.<p>A few years back, scientists discovered a giant cloud of hooch floating around in space. The 288 billion-mile cloud of gaseous methanol, an alcohol present in antifreeze and some moonshine presented a conundrum: How do …