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Why Strange Lights Sometimes Precede Earthquakes

The science behind pre-earthquake lights.<p>For centuries people have observed strange phenomena before large earthquakes, such as light emanating from ridges and mountaintops. These reports were once dismissed by many scientists, in part because they are often entangled in unscientific theories. For …

Watch a swarm of drones fly in formation and avoid crashing into a person

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>A new video out of the University of Illinois Aerospace Robotics and Control Laboratory depicts a swarm of drones that can …

Pics.io rolls out an online RAW converter

<b>Ever wanted the ability to convert RAW photos on the run? Thanks to the power of the browser, this is now a possibility.</b><p>Pics.io has been talking …

Watch the new RoboCop 'Drive Sober' promo

Jose Padilha’s <b>RoboCop</b> remake will be released in cinemas this February, but until then, it’s titular star (played by <b>The Killing’s</b> Joel Kinnaman) has …

Watch the first trailer for The Expendables 3

After wrapping only a few months ago, the first teaser trailer for <b>The Expendables 3</b> has debuted online.<p>The focus really is on ‘teaser’ here. The …

A radioactive reminder of Chernobyl's deadly legacy

Nearly three decades after the disastrous accident at Ukraine's Chernobyl nuclear power plant, a large mass inside one of the reactors still emits catastrophic levels of radiation. Dubbed "the Elephant's Foot," this freaky combination of nuclear fuel, sand, and concrete remains a stark symbol of …

18,000-Photo London Time-Lapse Captures the Hustle and Bustle of the UK Capital

If you’re in the US and you’ve decided to brave Black Friday to get the most recent must-have Elmo, here’s an awesome London time-lapse that’ll give …

Guy Drops a $2,300 Lens Or: How NOT to Screw a Lens On & Off ‘Just Like the Pros’

Usually we try to stay away from traumatizing you at the very beginning of the week, but this week, we’ll make an exception. The video above started …

Beautiful Time-Lapse and Photos of Fog Rolling Through the Rocky Mountains

Last week, photographer Richard Gottardo decided to trek into the Rocky Mountains (not his first time by any means) for a couple of days because, as …

Stunning! Rare Atmospheric Phenomenon Fills the Entire Grand Canyon with Fog

Stunning, breathtaking, Oh Em Gee, however you want to put it, the photos in this post are incredible to look at and incredibly difficult to capture. …

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Red Bull Has Three New Adrian Newey–Designed Racers for Gran Turismo 6

The sixth iteration of the sought-after Gran Turismo video-game series hits shelves on Friday, and enthusiasts of Formula 1’s reigning champs have a very valid reason to rejoice. Three successors to the fictional Red Bull X2010, which first appeared on GT5 thanks to a tie-up with Red Bull chief …

Two supermassive black holes in death spiral

Astronomers have spotted what appear to be two supermassive black holes 3.8 billion light-years from Earth, circling each other like dance …

The Next Generation Of USB Connector Will Plug In Either Way

Truly revolutionary<p>The USB 3.0 Promoter Group, which is a group of tech companies that promotes USB, has announced that the next USB plug specification is currently being developed.<p>The new plugs and receptacles will be bilaterally symmetrical, so <i>never again will you try and fail to plug in a USB</i> …