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The World's 20 Most Impressive Ancient Builds

The feats of the Ancients.<p>Suspension bridges and skyscrapers are marvels of modern engineering, but some of the world's most impressive constructions are thousands of years behind us. The Roman Colosseum is one such wonder, marking a crucial transition point between two vastly different ages of …

'Game of Thrones' language creator reveals what Melisandre said to save Jon Snow

<b>This post contains spoilers from Game of Thrones season 6.</b><p>Unless you are a fluent Valyrian speaker, Melisandre may as well have said "You know …

A psychology professor reviewed decades of research about having kids and came to a depressing conclusion about marriage

Lots of women look forward to motherhood — getting to know a tiny baby, raising a growing child, developing a relationship with a maturing son or daughter.<p>All over the world, people believe that parenting is the most rewarding part of life. And it's good that so many mothers treasure that bond with …

Sunday’s ‘Game of Thrones’ episode paid off big time for book readers

In what some fans are calling the biggest episode of the series to date, the second episode of "Game of Thrones" season six showed viewers a wide range of shocking events. From returning to Bran Stark and his training in greensight, to the resurrection of Jon Snow and death of three Boltons, it was …

Teacher Suspended After Playing Human Centipede 2 for Class

And you thought <i>your</i> high school experience sucked: Some unlucky (or maybe lucky, depending on their feelings toward gross-out B-movies) students at a …

To explore deep space, an astronaut says we need to build a rocket factory on the moon

Strong gravity and a thick atmosphere allow us to live here on Earth, but also what make it so difficult to leave the planet.<p>Rockets have to exceed at least 25,000 mph to escape Earth's gravity. That means spacecraft may end up using a substantial portion of their fuel before they even start …

Man accidentally 'deletes his entire company' with one line of bad code

A man appears to have deleted his entire company with one mistaken piece of code.<p>By accidentally telling his computer to delete everything in his …

Edward Snowden Thinks A Global iPhone Attack Will Happen This Year

As a result of the FBI's battle with Apple<p>In the wake of the FBI's legal battle with Apple, NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden has made a bold prediction.<p>Snowden wrote in a pair of tweets today that he believes iPhones around the world will be globally compromised by August, due to the FBI's "refusal …

Edward Snowden

Gay Air France cabin crew in protest over Iran flights

Gay Air France flight attendants are calling for a boycott of the airline’s new route to Iran, a country where homosexuality is punishable by death.<p>One flight attendant, Laurent M, has launched a petition calling on the French carrier to give gay cabin crew members the right to refuse to fly to …

Here comes the sun: Photographer shoots sunrises and sunsets around the world

Landscape Photography

Sony's PlayStation VR Headset Is Already Pretty Amazing

Don a virtual reality headset, and you’re suddenly able to explore beautiful new experiences, like scaling Mount Everest or going face-to-face with a …

Scientists Discover a Rare Planet That Has 3 Stars

Scientists have discovered a planet outside of Earth’s solar system that boasts a rare three stars, new research shows.<p>The planet, called KELT-4Ab, …

Northern lights, blood moons and brilliant stars - in pictures

• Share on Facebook<br>• Share on Twitter<br>• Share via Email<p>Some of the best entries so far in the 2016 Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition. There are two weeks left to enter, and the winners will be announced in September<p>Aurora over Laksvatn Fjord, Laksvatn, Norway

Northern Lights

World's largest underwater restaurant installed in the Maldives

Looking for a unique dining experience on your next trip abroad? The Hurawalhi Island Resort in the Maldives just installed the world’s largest …

Dining Rooms

Civilization V: The Kotaku Re-Review

It’s 2016. Bearing this in mind, go play a shooter from 2010. Or a sports game. Or, well, anything else from 2010. Look how (relatively) basic it is! …

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Pictures of the day: 28 January 2016 - Telegraph

Australian Open (Tennis)

ISIS is bringing the US and Iran closer together

At Geopolitical Futures, we expected that—but our forecast was not based on the issue of nuclear weapons. Rather, it was based on the prediction that there would be cooperation between the US and Iran as a result of converging strategic interests.<p>At one point, nuclear weapons were the main issue …

NASA shows the sharpest ever close-up photos of Pluto

I can practically hear you groan -- <i>more</i> Pluto photos? Well, these are kind of special: they're the sharpest pictures the New Horizons probe took during its closest flyby in July, and NASA believes these may be the best snapshots of the dwarf planet we'll see for decades to come. These series of …

I Have Terrifying Large Insects Sting Me, For Science

Here's what I've learned.<p>Over the past 40 years (but in reality since I was five years old), I’ve been fascinated with insects and their ability to sting and cause pain. In graduate school, I became interested in why they sting and why stings from such tiny animals hurt so much.<p>To answer these …

Extremely Rare Gemstone Could Prove That There's an Ocean Hidden Deep Inside Earth

Researchers believe that deep below the Earth's surface lies an ocean of water. This might sound like something straight out of a science fiction movie, but thanks to a tiny, extremely rare gemstone, there's cause to believe the seemingly impossible exists. The special stone is called ringwoodite, …

Earth Science

41 of the trickiest questions Google will ask you in a job interview

Most of them require you to think quantitatively and broadly, and test the way you tackle problems on the spot.<p>Google probably switches up its questions over time, but career website Glassdoor provides a glimpse of the types of brain-stumping puzzles Google has asked in the past.<p>Not all of Google's …

We tried the bug-filled ice cream that The Economist says is the future of food — here's the verdict

Feeding the world's growing population is a challenge - there will be 11 billion of us by the end of the century.<p>The problem is compounded by the effects of climate change. More extreme weather that results from global warming, like heavy rains and heat waves, threatens the global food …

Food

7 truly weird things eBay sold in its 20 year history

It’s been 20 years now since eBay, originally using the name AuctionWeb, was founded by Pierre Omidyar. The auction site, and more, has seen many …

10. The Homer Coma Theory

<b>The Ending:</b> In February of this year, Reddit user Hardtopickaname posted an incredible fan theory, which begins with the season four episode Homer …

How It Works: Death By Black Hole

A quantum quandary<p>As you fall feet first across an event horizon—the point where nothing can escape the black hole’s gravitational pull—you don’t feel anything change. But eventually, gravity is so much stronger at your feet than your head that you’re stretched apart, like Play-Doh, until you snap. …

Quantum Mechanics

Read these hilariously negative reactions to the original iPhone announcement

While we’re all likely familiar with wave of negative reactions that sprouted up following Apple’s iPod introduction, you might be surprised that not …

Touchscreens

Seven Things You Didn’t Know the U.S. and Its Allies Did to Iran

It’s hard for some Americans to understand why the Obama administration is so determined to come to an agreement with Iran on its nuclear capability, …

NASA: We'll find alien life in 10 to 20 years

Are we alone in the universe? Top NASA scientists say the answer is almost certainly "no."<p>"I believe we are going to have strong indications of life beyond Earth in the next decade and definitive evidence in the next 10 to 20 years," Ellen Stofan, chief scientist for NASA, said at a public panel …

Astronomy