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Neil deGrasse Tyson Explains The Time Travel In ‘X-Men: Days Of Future Past’

We recently asked the "Cosmos" host and astrophysicist if he thought it would be possible for Wolverine to travel back to 1973, as he does in the film, to prevent a war between humans and mutants.<p><b>Also read:</b> The Brilliance of 'Cosmos' - Seth MacFarlane Uses His Power for Good<p>In a series of tweets in …

Eric Ebron Can Be the Final Piece in Detroit Lions' Arsenal

The Detroit Lions selected Eric Ebron in the first round of the 2014 NFL draft.<p>Ebron's selection wasn't a huge surprise, but there were many other options available to head coach Jim Caldwell and general manager Martin Mayhew who were arguably better prospects. It's not really a negative against …

Fantasy Football

Astronomer Tells Congress He Thinks We Could Find Extraterrestrial Life In Next 20 Years

Microbe phone home.<p>From Dr. Shostak's written testimony:

Paranormal

Brilliant Star Cluster Shines in Stunning New Photo, Video

A nearby star cluster blazes against a backdrop of glowing gas clouds in a gorgeous new image from a telescope in Chile.<p>The new photo, taken by the …

Tigers' famous 'singing hot dog man' benched for Opening Day in Detroit

Opening Day in Detroit isn't the same today with the famous vendor known to Tigers fans as the "Singing Hot Dog Man" relegated to the role of spectator.<p>The Tigers took the field against the Kansas City Royals at 1:05 p.m. at Comerica Park, but one vendor who wasn't in the lineup was Charley …

Newly Discovered Dwarf Planet Hints at 'Super Earth' in Far Reaches of Solar System

There's more to the solar system beyond Pluto's orbit. Researchers have discovered a new dwarf planet nearly 7.5 billion miles away from the sun.<p>Even …

Extraordinary Gorilla Photography

I've never looked properly to a gorilla. I've always known that these are some powerful, gorgeous primates, but I would never guess that they are …

Photography

Jeopardy!'s 'Renegade' Champion Arthur Chu Unseated After 12 Days

<i>Jeopardy!</i> champ Arthur Chu, who won big money while taking heat for his renegade style, has been defeated.<p>Chu finished in third place with zero …

Genius

Leaves In Chernobyl Area Are Decaying Unusually Slowly

They just linger in a thick layer on the forest floor.<p>Strange to say, fallen logs, leaf litter and other forest debris doesn't decay as quickly around Chernobyl's most affected areas as it does elsewhere, <i>Smithsonian</i> reports. When scientists set out to study the phenomenon, they found that lingering …

Chernobyl

The Week In Drones: Flying Into A Volcano, Delivering Drugs, And More

Keeping up with the droneses<p>Here's a roundup of the week's top drone news, designed to capture the military, commercial, non-profit, and recreational applications of unmanned aircraft.<p><b>Into a Vanuatu Volcano</b><p>Drone pilot Shaun O'Callaghan flew his DJI Phantom quadcopter over a volcano in Vanuatu, an …

Target Warns Data Breach Could Be Worse Than Reported So Far

Target Corp. warned that last year's massive security breach could have been more extensive than reported so far.<p>"Our investigation of the matter is ongoing and it is possible that we will identify additional information that was accessed or stolen, which could materially worsen the losses and …

Security

Before Malaysia Airlines Flight 370: A Brief History of Disappearing Planes

The search for a missing Malaysia Airlines jet has left many wondering: How can a commercial airplane with hundreds of passengers aboard disappear …

Airplanes

The Bachelor: Taking Sides on Juan Pablo Galavis's Awkward Finale

Monday night’s shocking finale of <i>The Bachelor</i> left some viewers perplexed and dissatisfied with Juan Pablo Galavis, who refused to say that he was in …

Relationships

The Flight of the Birdman: Flappy Bird Creator Dong Nguyen Speaks Out

Last April, Dong Nguyen, a quiet 28-year-old who lived with his parents in Hanoi, Vietnam, and had a day job programming location devices for taxis, …

Angry Birds

The Truth About 'The Most Interesting Man In The World'

For over 40 years, Jonathan Goldsmith worked as a journeyman actor with hundreds of IMDB credits to his name.<p>In 2006, he booked the role of a lifetime: the spokesperson for a Dos Equis beer campaign that soon made him known to millions as "The Most Interesting Man In The World."<p>Goldsmith lived and …

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10 Reasons Facebook Is Good For You

So in honor of its 10th birthday, here are 10 ways to use the social network to your advantage.<p><b>1. Boost your confidence in minutes.</b> According to a Cornell University study, spending just 3 minutes on Facebook can make you feel better about yourself, possibly because you’re able to choose the …

I Spent A Day Delivering Weed In New York City

<i>"Abe" and "Brian," the founders of a Brooklyn-based marijuana delivery service, pose alongside their bikes on a recent afternoon in Williamsburg. (Photo: Wendy George)</i><p>T wo drug dealers are sitting in my living room, drinking a pot of French-pressed coffee I brewed for our interview. With long hair, …

First LSD Study In 40 Years Shows Promising Medical Uses

After a decades-long pause on LSD medical research, the results of the first LSD study approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in 40 years have put the drug's potential medical benefits back in the spotlight.<p>Picking up where the medical community left off in the '60s, scientists recently …

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Best space images of the month

Here are some of the most stunning pictures captured during a memorable month in space – from cosmic collisions to soaring satellites.<p>Watch Colin Legg's footage of the Moon Saturn occultation.

Astronomy

Frank Shamrock Talks Stark Realities Facing Former Fighters Like Chris Leben

Two weeks ago, former UFC fighter Chris Leben let rip with a vicious tweet that sent shock waves throughout the MMA community:<p>The tweet has since been deleted—replaced with the story that Leben acted out because he’d lost his dog—but interest in the original message’s meaning has only snowballed. …

Income Tax

Who Buried the $10 Million in Coins Found by a California Couple—and Why?

What they found, where it's from—and what are the odds?<p>The dream of discovering buried treasure came true for a California couple who found a real pot of gold while walking their dog. The largest such hoard ever found in the U.S. is comprised of 1,411 gold coins, minted between 1847 and 1894, worth …