Nate Baker

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Incredible New Image Shows the Earth and Moon From Mars

During a recent calibration exercise, NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter captured a remarkable view of Earth and its moon from a distance of 127 …

America is more fragile than you think: A former Marine Corps officer on why voters must defeat Donald Trump

When I came back from Iraq the second time, I had trouble driving. My tours as a Marine had shown me how easily metal could tear through flesh. Now I was acutely aware that life is precarious. I was amazed that people could be blasé while driving 80 mph. Could they not see that a small mistake …

Political Science

How Can Complex Things Form in a Universe Ruled by Entropy?

If disorder in the universe is always increasing, then how is it that galaxies, stars, planets, and people are here? Watch the explanation.<p>Recently, when we were talking about why time only moves forward, we got into talking about the Second Law of Thermodynamics. It says that disorder, otherwise …

Can You See All 12 Black Dots At Once?

It’s no dress, but this optical illusion will surely make your head hurt.<p>What you’re looking at is called Ninio’s extinction illusion. There are …

Neurology

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Joseph Goebbels' 105-year-old secretary describes drunken madness of Hitler's bunker as Nazi leaders waited for Russians to arrive

One of the few surviving people who were in Hitler's bunker as Germany fell in WWII has given a fascinating insight into the drunken chaos inside as …

Police contact Catholic Church after baffling ‘poltergeist’ report

Police officers in Scotland have called in representatives from the Catholic Church after investigating reports of “disturbing incidents” of a "poltergeist" at a family home.<p>A mother and her teenage son were said to be “extremely distressed” after experiencing what the Daily Record describes as …

Awesome Video Compares the Size of Different Planets and Stars in the Universe

If you want to feel small and get a sense for the awesomely overwhelming scale of the universe and all of its planets and stars and empty space, …

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The Year's Best Astronomy Photos Will Take You to Another Dimension

The Royal Observatory in Greenwich has announced its shortlist for the Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition. From nebulas and …

Watch How Special Effects Made Game of Thrones' Season Finale an Explosive Masterpiece

When I close my eyes at night, I can still hear that beautifully creepy score from <i>Game of Thrones’</i> season finale, I can see the Great Sept of Baelor …

What The Sun Looks Like From Other Planets

These starkly beautiful illustrations will transport you to distant worlds.<p>What does the sun look like from Earth? No need to wonder ― we can simply gaze skyward and see its glowing disk from our orbital perch 93 million miles away.<p>What does the sun look like from <i>other</i> planets? Given the vast and …

27 of the Most Beautiful Places to Put on Your Travel Bucket List

From sea to shining sea and everything in between.<p>Narrowing down the list of America's most scenic spots is clearly an impossible task, but these stunning places are totally worth bumping to the top of your travel bucket list.

NASA's Juno space probe is now orbiting Jupiter! Here are 10 facts about the planet that will blow your mind

NASA's Juno probe successfully went into orbit around Jupiter July 4, and we'll get to see incredible close-up images of the planet just like with Pluto's flyby last year.<p>Jupiter is the biggest planet in the solar system, and its size gives it some pretty amazing properties.<p>Here are 10 crazy facts …

Relive Jon Snow’s Journey in New GAME OF THRONES Supercut

There are spoilers ahead if you aren’t current with <i>Game of Thrones</i> through the end of the sixth season. You’ve been warned!<p>Three years after the Red …

TV Series

Pilot Discovers Cat on Wing of Plane While in Flight

Related Articles<p>Cat on Wing of Plane<p>I guess something got overlooked during the pre-flight check! A pilot was surprised to look over and see a cat on …

Reporters grill White House press secretary over unusual Loretta Lynch-Bill Clinton meeting

Earnest faced multiple questions from members of the media who asked about the meeting between Clinton and Lynch aboard an airplane parked on an Arizona tarmac.<p>"Does the White House have a reaction to the attorney general meeting with Bill Clinton at a time when the DOJ is overseeing the probe into …

Communicator-in-chief: Where Obama’s rhetoric illuminated a complex world, Trump’s deceptive dialect dumbs down

You only have to read the first words of “Dreams from My Father” and “Crippled America” to see the stark difference<p>In America’s slow and steady move from a literary culture to an audio-visual culture with literary accessories like Twitter feeds and text messages, much of the nation has lost its …

How 'Game of Thrones' Invaded Our Sex Lives

From parody porn to a real-life Littlefinger's brothel, ever since 'Game of Thrones' first aired, businesses and websites have been racing to make viewers' fantasies real.<p>Once upon a time, having sex to a backdrop of dragons and swords and humanoid ice creatures was something that happened within …

What's the Difference Between Cement, Concrete, and Mortar?

Any man worth his salt should know the difference between cement, concrete, and mortar. I am not that man. They’re all just gray sludge to me. But …

2001: A Space Odyssey Is Even Crazier After Running it Through Google's Neural Network

Mother of god that’s cool-looking.<p>If it weren’t for the DMCA I’d love to watch the whole movie like this—Kubrick’s expert use of color be damned. But …

Blade Runner

Special Ops Rule in War on Terror

Never before has a war so big been fought by so few: a global conflict waged by a relative handful of elite US troops, even while the scale of the …

Why the Global 1% and the Asian Middle Class Have Gained the Most from Globalization

It is by now well-known that the period from the mid-1980s to today has been the period of the greatest reshuffle of personal incomes since the Industrial Revolution. It’s also the first time that global inequality has declined in the past two hundred years. The “winners” were the middle and upper …

Economics

Why Do Cats Act So Damn Weird?

<b>Video:</b> Dogs just want to love you but cats, well, what the hell do cats want? They have a mind of their own, they seemingly do whatever the hell they …

Pets

Astronomers Discover Colossal 'Super Spiral' Galaxies

A strange new kind of galactic beast has been spotted in the cosmic wilderness. Dubbed "super spirals," these unprecedented galaxies dwarf our own …

The US elite abandoned the American dream – Trump is the terrifying result

Where schoolchildren were once taught to love their country and its institutions, now they are imbued with national guilt<p>By the end of this week, we should know whether an infantile narcissist will be the Republican nominee for president of the United States. Donald Trump, who has never held …

24 Tweets About Donald Trump That Will Make You Cry From Laughing

"Donald Trump is the first joke I've ever been offended by."

Go Deep Inside a Sex Doll Factory

A row of dicks hanging from metal hooks could be the opening shot of a particularly gruesome horror movie, but its only one of the many eerie …