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When 2 Black Holes Dance, Space Quivers

Albert Einstein didn't like them.<p>To him, black holes were a bit of an embarrassment, as they compromised his dream of a "rational" nature, that is, natural phenomena that we could describe and quantify with the usual methods of science. According to this view, good scientific theories shouldn't …

Where Is All the Dark Energy and Dark Matter?

Two experiments on Earth are helping to shine light on the hidden characteristics of dark energy and dark matter — elusive phenomena that make up …

Dark Matter

Amazon racks up sales from 'Prime Day' deals despite complaints

Deals on shoehorns, Tupperware and "Lord of the Rings" Blu-ray sets may not have been what some shoppers expected from Amazon.com's "Prime Day" sale Wednesday.<p>But analysts said big sales and widespread publicity for the event billed as Black Friday in July appeared to be a win for the online retail …

Fox News can’t bear the truth: Right-wing terror groups are America’s gravest threat

<b>Bill O'Reilly (Fox News)</b><p>The numbers don’t lie. Since 9/11, more Americans have died at the hands of white supremacists than radical Muslims<p>Eric Boehlert<p>July 5, 2015 12:00pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on Media Matters.<p>The numbers don't lie.<p>Since 9/11, more Americans have died at the hands …

Homeland Security

This $200 DIY WiFi router will make it far easier for whistleblowers (and criminals) to hide online

Devices connecting to the internet have a unique IP address. It's what identifies them to others — but can also be used to track down the device. It's in part why elaborate obfuscation tools like proxies, the Tor network, and VPNs exist, to obscure the user's true IP and location. But down to both …

Wi-Fi

Palestinian man overcomes Gaza energy cuts with affordable DIY solar ovens

A Palestinian man living in Gaza is helping his community overcome chronic energy shortages with affordable DIY solar ovens. Life in the Gaza Strip …