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11 really cool space missions

It's hard to top the tricky, first-ever landing on a comet, broadcast live on the Internet.<p>That's what space lovers and other curious types got on Wednesday, when the European Space Agency's probe Philae touched down on Comet 67P.<p>It was high drama that continued into the afternoon as questions …

Check Out The Most Remote Design Destination On Earth

The Fogo Island Inn is the perfect destination for the design-minded traveler looking to get away. Like, really far away. Opened last spring on a remote northern island off the coast of Newfoundland–adjacent to a community that’s seriously called Joe Batt’s Arm–the inn is nestled onto the shores of …

10 Earth Landscapes That Look Like They're From Another Planet

Believe it or not, these photos were all taken right here on Earth.<p>The Earth is filled with amazing natural wonders, but some of them are so extraordinary you'd think you landed on another world.

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Homni: The new superorganism taking over Earth

Is our species evolving into something new? Gaia Vince makes the provocative argument that humanity is transforming, and it is already having a huge effect on life on our planet.<p>In Ancient Greek mythology, the Earth Goddess Gaia had nine titan sons, who attempted to control not just the Earth, but …

The True Purpose of Steam Sales

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Scientists simulate time travel using light particles

We may never see practical time travel in our lifetimes, if it's possible at all. However, a team at the University of Queensland has given the Doc Browns of the world a faint glimmer of hope by simulating time travel on a very, very small scale. Their study used individual photons to replicate a …

Astronomers Detect An X-ray Signal That Hints At Dark Matter

Astronomers at NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory have detected a mysterious X-ray signal coming from Perseus galaxy cluster. Although the signal still requires more investigation, there’s a possibility that it represents a concrete discovery of a form of dark matter.<p>Dark matter is still something of …

Confiscated data must be returned or deleted if it's not covered by a warrant

Picture a scenario where the government's accused you of a crime. During its investigation, law enforcement copies your computer's hard drive to look for evidence of your misdeeds (pursuant to a warrant, of course). Until today, it was unclear if law enforcement could hold onto copies of your data …

7 Scientific Solutions for Annoying Little Problems

<i>Image via Wonderhowto.com</i><p><b>by Elizabeth Maine</b><p>Scientists are working to alleviate those maddening, irritating, altogether obnoxious things that can make …

Are You Ready? Here Are The Top 10 Skills For The Future

As big disruptive shifts hit the workplace we all get taken out of our comfort zones. Whereas once we felt in control, the stakes are evolving rapidly and our ability to adapt is falling behind. If we consider the recent gallup poll results that indicates that only a mere 30% of the workforce is …

Google moves to boost email privacy by releasing end-to-end encryption tool

Google has moved to encourage more people to encrypt their email, releasing source code aimed at offering an extra layer of privacy protection.<p>The move comes as the tech giant announced its support for Reset the Net, a coordinated day of action set for Thursday to oppose mass surveillance …

Harvard confirms century-old book is covered in human skin

Harvard owns a book that's bound in human skin. It's sure of it, too. One of its curators announced today that tests on a book titled <i>Des destinées de l’ame</i> (<i>Destinies of The Soul</i>), which was published sometime in the 1880s, have confirmed with 99.9 percent confidence that it's been bound in human …

13 Google Search Tricks That Make Life A Whole Lot Easier

You <i>think</i> you know how to Google? You don't know how to Google.<p>Even the most seasoned Googler might not know every tip and trick available with just a few extra keystrokes in the search bar. Consider this your instructions manual for the world's most popular search engine.<p>Define A Word<p><b>The Scenario:</b> …

A Study Claims Global Warming Could Cause 180,000 More Rapes by 2099

Here Are The States That Support Nearly Doubling The Minimum Wage

The recent debate over raising the minimum wage has been contentious, with revelations about fast food worker's struggles to survive on their wages striking a chord with many Americans. One of the proposed solutions is a nationwide increase to $15 an hour from the current federal floor of …

‘Sweden’s Atlantis’ at Bottom of Baltic Sea: 11,000-Year-Old Settlement Uncovered

A team of divers led by Södertörn University archaeology professor Björn Nilsson has uncovered artifacts from what could be the oldest known …

Google Buys AI Startup, Hires Ethics Board To Oversee It

So we're good! Nothing to worry about here. Move along.<p>In an apparent move to feed its smart-hardware ambitions, Google has bought an artificial intelligence startup, DeepMind, for somewhere in the ballpark of $500 million. Considering all of the data Google sifts through, and the fact that it …

Republicans decry Obama plans to bypass Congress to advance agenda | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama’s strategy to bypass Congress this year with executive orders to advance his policy agenda received a cold reaction on Sunday from Republican leaders, who accused the White House of arrogance and sidestepping the political process.<p>Senator Rand Paul …

Ted Cruz: Obama Should Apologize to America in State of the Union Address

Calling Obamacare a “disaster” with millions of Americans having lost their health care plans, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) said the president should use Tuesday’s State of the Union address to apologize to the American people, National Review Online noted.<p>Sen. Ted Cruz (Image source: CBS News via …

One Quick Read and It’s Obvious Why a Minnesota Store Is Facing Backlash for Its MLK Day Sale

A shop in Duluth, Minn., is facing backlash after it offered on Martin Luther King Jr. Day discounts on all “black items” in the store.<p>The sign at Global Village read: “MLK Day sale, 25% off everything black.” The store also posted the sale notice to its Facebook page.<p>Image source: …

First child 'functionally cured' of HIV remains in remission, scientists announce

In March, a team of medical researchers revealed that a two-year-old patient had been "functionally cured" of HIV after undergoing unusually early treatment with antiretroviral drugs. The instance marked the second documented case of HIV remission, and was the first such case involving a …

11 Reasons You Should Drink Coffee Every Day

There really can't be any adult in this great big world that has never tried coffee. It's consumed everywhere, and judging by the amount of Starbucks locations in the United States alone, (in 2012, there were 10,924!) we <i>love</i> our caffeine.<p>And that's fine. In fact, there are many advantages to being …

Fossil skull challenges understanding of human evolution - video

A haul of fossils found in Georgia suggests that half a dozen species of early human ancestor were actually all Homo erectus<p>Published: 17 Oct 2013<p>Nearly complete skull of creature similar to a snow leopard discovered in Tibet is estimated to be 4.4m years old<p>Published: 13 Nov 2013<p>The fossil skull …

This Is What It's Like To Be President Of The United States On Twitter

Next time you wish you had 38 million followers, don't. Warning: NSFW language.

Done deal: Obama signs debt bill into law

<b>By Carrie Dann, Political Reporter, NBC News</b><p>After weeks of stalemate that shuttered the government for 16 days and brought the nation within hours of a key deadline to renew its borrowing authority, the standoff is finally over.<p>President Barack Obama has signed into law a bill to re-open the …

Cosmic Concept: Laser-Powered Space Travel

To travel to outer solar system and eventually to the stars, we're going to need some big breakthroughs in propulsion, protection from cosmic radiation, and more. Our Cosmic Concepts series looks at the far-out ideas that will take us there.<p><b>Young K. Bae wants us to travel to the moon within hours</b>, …

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Grand Theft Auto V shatters seven Guinness World Records

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>It turns out that everyone has a little bit of criminal in them, as Rockstar Games’ latest entry into its gritty <i>Grand Theft</i> …