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The New Netflix Movie 'How It Ends' Features Societal Collapse By Geological Apocalypse

<i>“Civilization exists by geological consent, subject to change without notice.”<br>- American author, historian and philosopher Will Durant</i><p>We humans seem to be predisposed to think and worry about the end of the world. Since ancient times, self-proclaimed prophets claim to have seen the signs and even …

earth

5 Times The Simpsons Predicted the Future

From President Trump to FaceTime.<p>For a time, <i>The Simpsons</i> was as close to TV perfection as you could get. A razor sharp satirical sense combined with some of the best writing in TV history gave the show a pre-eminent aura that no series has yet managed to duplicate. So sharp was the writers' …

Eight Other Worlds In Our Solar System Might Have Life Beyond Earth

In all the known Universe, to the best that we’ve examined it, only our home planet, Earth, contains confirmed signs of life. But the raw ingredients required for life appear everywhere, from the interiors of asteroids to interstellar gas clouds to protoplanetary nebulae to the exploded remnants of …

Astronomy

'Valerian' Delivers an Extraterrestrial Spectacle (Review)

A heaping dose of extraterrestrial eye candy invades movie theaters across the U.S. today (July 21).<p>"Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets" is …

Science Fiction

These Boys Thought They'd Found a 'Big, Fat, Rotten Cow'. It Was a 1 Million-Year-Old Stegomastodon

Kids these days.<p>Jude Sparks was out on a family hike in the desert near Las Cruces, New Mexico, testing walkie-talkies, when the then-9-year-old boy …

New Mexico

'Angel particle’ which is both matter and anti-matter discovered in ‘landmark’ quantum physics breakthrough

Physicists believe they have discovered a particle that is both matter and anti-matter, an idea that was first theorised 80 years ago.<p>When the Big …

Cure For HIV, AIDS Found? Scientists Discover 'Holy Grail' Biomarker Capable Of Eliminating Virus Reservoirs

A medical research breakthrough at the Institut de Génétique Humaine in France may have brought the international scientific community one step …

Scientists Found a New Window Into the Hellish Ancient Earth

Four and a half billion years ago, some dust from a cloud orbiting around a star coalesced into a rocky planet. But unlike most of the dusty balls in …

Earth Science

SpaceX sends satellite into orbit after 2-day delay

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX has launched a communications satellite into orbit after a two-day delay.A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying an …

100 Disney Memes That Will Keep You Laughing For Hours

Finding meme-o.

Snapchat execs are finally showing how irritated they are by Facebook's constant copying

One of the most intense rivalries in tech right now is Facebook versus Snapchat.<p>The two companies are in the midst of heated battle for social network supremacy that's caused Facebook to attempt multiple clones of Snapchat's core features, most notably with Instagram Stories.<p>Employees from Snap …

Scientists Brace for a Lost Generation in American Research

Private funding isn't enough to offset the president's proposed budget cuts, they say.<p>The work of a scientist is often unglamorous. Behind every headline-making, cork-popping, blockbuster discovery, there are many lifetimes of work. And that work is often mundane. We’re talking …

Nintendo Switch’s launch lineup is secretly great

Compare it to Nintendo’s previous launches, and it’s booming<p>The Nintendo Switch launched with a relatively paltry selection of games right now, but the biggest secret of the system’s first month is how good the game selection has become already.<p>The console had the fantastic <i>The Legend of Zelda:</i> …

Retrogaming

Four Dimensional Genome

The four dimensional human genome defies naturalistic explanations<p>Published: 6 October 2016 (GMT+10)<p>The human genome is the most complex computer …

Aliens probably look even weirder than we think

It astonishes me how much we seem to know about aliens. They build technology-driven civilisations and pilot spaceships across the galaxy. They create energy-harvesting structures around their stars. They beam interstellar greetings to us. We cannot be sure that, when our own broadcasts reach them …

Star Trek

Top 10 Chrome Extensions for Heavy Google Product Users

Today we bring you some best Chrome Extensions for Heavy Google Product Users. We already published an interesting article Top 10 Chrome Extensions …

NHL 17 Review - Like Ovy and Kane, EA's NHL Still Has The Moves

NHL 17 Review – Like Ovy and Kane, EA’s NHL Still Has The Moves<p>NHL 17 Review<p>To those who are new to EA’s NHL game series, a bit of background: in …

Indie Gaming

Bayer is buying Monsanto in $66 billion deal

Now it's official: Monsanto is going to be swallowed up by a rival in the biggest takeover announced so far this year.<p>To clinch a deal, Germany's Bayer pumped even more money into its bid for the U.S. seed giant, valuing it at $66 billion, including debt.<p>It's the third time Bayer (BAYRY) has …

Monsanto

A billion stars of the Milky Way captured in astonishing space map of night sky

The most detailed map of the night sky ever produced, which pinpoints the locations of more than one billion stars, was released today.<p>The image is the result of 14 months of sky scanning by the European Space Agency’s Gaia satellite which carries a one-billion pixel camera designed by British …

Universe

Twitter app brings free NFL games to Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, and the Xbox One

As well as content from the MLB and NBA<p>As previously rumored, Twitter is launching a new version of its app today for Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, and Microsoft’s Xbox One. As you might expect from an app designed to be used on your TV, the focus here is on watching live-streaming video and browsing …

Remember Playing 'The Floor Is Hot Lava' As a Kid? It's Now a Video Game

When there’s nothing on TV, and it’s raining outside, and you’re bored of your toys, every kid always has one reliable way to entertain themselves: …

From drones to AKs, high technology to low politics.

Germany’s air force is in a lot of trouble, according to its leader “The Luftwaffe is at a low...<p>This story originally appeared on March 31, 2014. …

Northern Italy

Nasa records new images of solar winds emanating from the sun

Nasa has captured new images of solar winds, the particles that emanate from the sun’s edges.<p>Processed via the Solar Terrestrial Relations Observatory (STEREO), these never-before-seen images have given scientists a better understanding of how solar winds dissipate as they flow away from the …

Stocks: 5 things to know before the open

Today is September 7.<p>It's also iPhone 7 Day.<p>But there are only 5 things you need to know before the opening bell rings in New York:<p><b>1. All eyes on Apple:</b> Apple (AAPL) is set to unveil its latest smartphone at an afternoon event. Much of the focus is on whether the iPhone 7 will be compatible with …

Record-breaking cluster confirms dark matter Universe

It’s the most distant galaxy cluster ever discovered, and it’s exactly in line with our predictions!<p><i>“These galaxies are among the most massive</i> …

Galaxies

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