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Video: Black hole eats a super-Jupiter

ES astronomers said on April 2 they seen telltale evidence of a black hole disrupting the outer atmosphere of a super-Jupiter.<p>ESA astronomers say …

Black Holes

UC Davis Is A 'Taco School' Led By King Arthur, Google Search Results Say

Something has gone wrong here.<p>The University of California-Davis is a "taco school" led by King Arthur, according to Google search results for "UC Davis" last week:<p>For at least all of last week, whenever someone searched "UC Davis" on Google, the Knowledge Graph, which automatically pulls …

A Working Transistor Built Out Of DNA Within A Living Cell

We're this close to having a usable biocomputer.<p>Pretty much anything can be a computer, if it can compute logical functions, store data, and transmit information -- even living cells. A team at Stanford University has accomplished one of the the final tasks necessary to turn cells into working …

Got Balance? How to Set Up Your Own Slackline

Running a slackline between a couple of trees at your campsite and jump into an addictive exercise in balance.<p><b>Slacklining started in the late 1970s as a</b> rainy-day pastime for rock climbers in California's Yosemite Valley. Unlike tightrope or high-wire walking, slacklining is done without using a …

Hyundai HND-9 Concept: A Glimpse Into the Future of the Genesis Coupe

Since Peter Schreyer became design chief at Kia, there’s been quite a lot made of that brand’s emerging style. But the parent company, it would seem, isn’t content to let Kia take all the visual plaudits, as Hyundai appointed Schreyer to oversee global design for both brands earlier this year. As a …