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Breaking Bad: The 8 Big Questions We're Still Pondering

Did you wake up today feeling like something was missing from the universe? Was your brain woefully underused last night? Do you feel remarkably well …

TV

Sun Mysteriously Goes All Quiet Just When Its Activity Should Be Highest

Almost every measure of solar activity flatlined over the weekend. The event, though not unprecedented, is odd considering that our local star has …

3D printing could save US households $2,000 a year

US households could save up to $2,000 annually by 3D-printing products instead of purchasing from shops, a study has found.<p>Researchers at Michigan Technological University chose 20 everyday objects, including a garlic press, mobile phone accessories, shower head and the slightly strange choice of a …

Check Out The First Trailer For Neil deGrasse Tyson's 'Cosmos'

Oh, man. Oh, man. (Please be amazing.)<p>It's awesome on its own that Neil deGrasse Tyson is hosting a new mini-series. It's doubly awesome that the astrophysicist/science educator/Jon Stewart-corrector is hosting the next generation of Carl Sagan's beloved 13-part science series, <i>Cosmos: A Personal</i> …

AMMO: Cross Section Photos of Bullets

In October of 2012, LA-based photographer Sabine Pearlman found herself ensconced in a Swiss WWII bunker photographing 900 different “specimens” of …

The clearest lake in the world – in pictures

The visibility of distilled water is about 80 metres. Blue Lake, in New Zealand's South Island, clocks in at 76 metres. Here are the first-ever …

Google: Motorola's tattoos could replace passwords

Motorola’s forthcoming phones could use electronic tattoos or pills to identify users, it has been announced.<p>The technology, which aims to remove the need to enter passwords and replace them simply with a phone being close to a user’s body, was one of the suggestions Dennis Woodside, Motorola’s …

Antikythera Mechanism: 2,000 Year Old Computer Used by Ancient Greeks

In the early 1900s, divers looking for sponges in the Antikythera area between Crete and Greece came upon one of the most mysterious discoveries the …

Researchers Discover Method of Turning Concrete into Metal/Glass

In the future, your smartphone might be made out of concrete, no seriously. A group of researchers working together from the US, Finland, Germany, …

Researchers Turn Cement Into Metal Using Lasers

You might be getting a gadget made out of cement soon.<p>A team of<p>alchemistsscientists say they've just figured out a process that turns cement into a metal semi-conductor using lasers.<p><i>Metal sidewalks! Metal buildings! Metal everything!</i><p>Well, no. But it could have make its way into one of your …

NASA Admits They Are Working To Travel Faster Than The Speed Of Light

NASA is currently working on the first practical field test toward the possibility of faster than light travel. Traveling faster than ligh…

Speed Of Light

Nine Inch Nails to release new album later this year

“I’ve been less than honest about what I’ve really been up to lately,” Trent Reznor says in a new press release. As he goes on to explain, he’s …

How NASA might build its very first warp drive

Space Travel

Sony Might Sell SPIDER-MAN Movie Rights Back to Marvel