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Shostakovich meets Michelangelo the lover

A man's skin hangs empty. Its face has no skull inside, no brains, no eyes. It is a sagging grey mask. Where the eyes and mouth were, black holes …

NSA collected Americans' email records in bulk for two years under Obama

The Obama administration for more than two years permitted the National Security Agency to continue collecting vast amounts of records detailing the …

Astronomers Find Trio Of 'Super-Earths' Around Nearby Star

New observations of a fairly well-studied star have revealed a system with at least six planets, three of which are in the star's habitable zone. This is the first time that three such planets have been spotted orbiting in this zone in the same system.<p>At just 22 light years away from Earth, Gliese …

5 Bands You Should Be Listening To This Weekend

Lucky for you, we at FILTER love listening to everything and have compiled a list of bands we think you should be listening to right now!<p>Below, we have provided a list of five artists that have been taking our ears on the best summer vacation they could have possibly asked for. Tune in for a wild …

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PRISM Is Just Part Of A Much Larger, Scarier Government Surveillance Program

WASHINGTON (AP) — In the months and early years after 9/11, FBI agents began showing up at Microsoft Corp. more frequently than before, armed with court orders demanding information on customers.<p>Around the world, government spies and eavesdroppers were tracking the email and Internet addresses used …

A theory of everything ... has physics gone too far?

<b>Jim Baggott, author of Farewell to Reality: How Fairytale Physics Betrays the Search for Scientific Truth</b><p>The discovery of the Higgs boson was a …