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EarthSky’s 2018 meteor shower guide

Bad news. In 2018, moonlight will obscure the Delta Aquarid’s nominal peak in late July. Good news! The Delta Aquarids will still be flying at the …

Best Dream Sequences in Games

How Mario, Metal Gear, and GTA all use dreams in strange and interesting ways.<p>Video games are dreams unto themselves. Strange, ephemeral, concocted …

Final Fantasy 14: A Realm Reborn holiday event tasks players to save snowmen

<i>Final Fantasy 14: A Realm Reborn</i> is hosting its own set of holiday events throughout the month of December, tasking players with hunting down and rescuing a horde of kidnapped snowmen.<p>According to a post on the PlayStation Blog, the Starlight Celebration — held annually in the <i>Final Fantasy 11</i> world …

Cats Have Been Crashing on Our Couch for 5,300 Years

To my mind, there’s no excuse for cats. They’re animal hipsters — preening, demanding and terribly full of themselves. Plus they make me sneeze. Yes, …

How artificial intelligence is shaping the future of Facebook

Earnings calls are usually meant to do little more than reassure investors — but in Facebook's most recent call, the day before Halloween, Mark Zuckerberg unveiled something unexpected. Facebook had formed an Artificial Intelligence group, Zuckerberg announced, and the company was acquiring a …

Why the future of the light bulb is flat

Philips launched a dimmable, LED lightbulb Monday with a completely different shape. Instead of a round bulb-shape, this lightbulb is a relatively …

Sculpture on the moon: Paul van Hoeydonck’s Fallen Astronaut.

1 “Bigger Than Picasso”<p>One crisp March morning in 1969, artist Paul van Hoeydonck was visiting his Manhattan gallery when he stumbled into the middle …

Cures for obesity and heart disease could come from grizzly bears

Safely binge eating then losing weight isn't just easy for grizzly bears — it's a way of life, something researchers want to better understand, and perhaps even replicate in humans one day. Pharmaceuticals company Amgen is currently tracking the ins and outs (but really more the <i>in</i> part) of what …

10 Smart Science Gifts For Kids

Don't buy your children robots this year—let them build their own.<p>The great thing about children is that they are all huge nerds. The toys on this list will help kids teach themselves about electronics, biology, engineering, geometry, and more.<p>Need more ideas? Check out last year's geeky toy</i> …

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Supervolcano Beneath Yellowstone Far Bigger Than Previously Thought

The supervolcano beneath Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming is far bigger than thought.<p>A new study shows that the magma chamber is about 2.5 times …

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