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The best cheap gaming PC deals this week

Getting into PC gaming doesn't have to cost a fortune. These days it's possible to buy a great gaming PC for cheap, especially if you keep an eye out …

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This Airline Has $99 Flights to Iceland Through the End of the Year

It's the middle of the summer. The neighborhood smells like hot dogs. You're sweating through your last clean shirt. You made the mistake of looking …

NBA: Cavs' Smith changes story on late-game mistake

(Reuters) - Cleveland Cavaliers guard J.R. Smith admitted on Saturday that he might not have been aware of the score during his late mistake in Game One of the NBA Finals.<p>June 13, 2016; Oakland, CA, USA; Cleveland Cavaliers guard J.R. Smith (5) reacts after being defended by Golden State Warriors …

'We’re Gonna Do What International Law Says We Can Do.' Aboard the USS Carl Vinson in the South China Sea

Crowned with a giant disc-shaped radar — the captains all call it their “eye in the sky” — the E-2C Hawkeye early warning aircraft is typically one …

A newly discovered duck-like dinosaur had a neck like a goose's and claws like velociraptors'

Birds are the modern incarnation of dinosaurs.<p>But some birds live in ways we haven't observed in the dinosaur kingdom. Ducks, for example, alternate between water and land habitats, able to take advantage of both.<p>Until now, that hadn't been seen in dinosaurs, but the discovery of a duck-like …

Neil deGrasse Tyson Brilliantly Trolls Flat-Earthers With 1 Hilarious Image

Here's a view of the moon you'll never see.<p>Neil deGrasse Tyson has something he’d like the flat-Earthers to see.<p>Or rather, it’s something they’ll never see... and neither will anyone else, at least not in the real world.<p>The astrophysicist and director of the Hayden Planetarium at the American …

Psychologists studied 5,000 genius kids for 45 years — here are their 6 key takeaways

Follow thousands of superbright kids for four and a half decades, and you learn a thing or two about how to raise a high-achiever.<p>One of the biggest takeaways: Even kids with genius-level IQs need teachers to help them reach their full potential.<p>Since it began in 1971, the "Study of Mathematically …

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World<p>The biggest event in South Africa's social calendar -- the annual Durban July horse race -- took place on Saturday with many race goers …

The Secrets of Unkillable Tardigrades Found in Their DNA

They can survive freezing temperatures close to absolute zero, pressure six times greater than what's at the ocean floor, hundreds of times the radiation that would floor a human, and the vacuum of space.<p>Tardigrades, sometimes referred to as water bears, have a mythical toughness. The eight-legged …

Astronomie: ESA zeigt Video mit zwei Millionen Sternen und ihren Bewegungen

Wie wird unsere Galaxie in fünf Mio. Jahren aussehen?<p>Die ESA hat ein faszinierendes Video im Rahmen der Gaia-Mission veröffentlicht, in dem die Bewegung von zwei Millionen Sternen für die nächsten fünf Millionen Jahre berechnet und animiert wurden. Wer weiß, wie es in fünf Mio. Jahren auf der Erde …

Found: Guts of 470-Million-Year-Old Sea Creature

Spectacular trilobite fossils from Morocco are helping scientists piece together how these insect-like animals moved and ate.<p>In a rare find, scientists have examined guts, legs, and gills from an animal that was preserved for nearly 500 million years. The ancient soft parts are offering new …

'Lost continent' found under Mauritius | CNN Travel

(CNN) — Found -- one lost continent, hiding underneath a tropical holiday destination.<p>It might sound implausible, but deep at the bottom of the Indian Ocean, a research team, led by South Africa's University of the Witwatersrand, has found pieces of an ancient continent.<p>The lava-covered piece of …

EmDrive: Has the 'impossible' technology started a new space race between US and China? - IBTimes India

The controversial EmDrive space propulsion engine technology is said to function without any rocket fuel and aid astronomers in space travel much …

Don't Panic, but Physicists in Australia Just Proved Reality Doesn't Exist

Quantum physics is weird.<p>Get ready to have your mind blown. According to an experiment led by two physicists in Australia, reality doesn’t exist. …

99 million-year-old dinosaur tail found in chunk of amber bought at market

A chunk of amber on sale in a market was found to contain a dinosaur tail, complete with feathers.<p>Lida Xing from the China University of Geosciences in Beijing found the specimen in Myitkyina, Myanmar. The seller thought the tail was a type of plant and hoped it would be bought be a jeweler or …

Scientists have officially named the four newest elements of the periodic table

With only 118 elements in the periodic table, it’s a rare day in science when four new elements get bestowed their names. Yet that’s exactly what happened yesterday (Nov. 30) when the official chemistry body announced that it had approved the proposed names for four elements discovered and …

8 Things Your Pet Says About Your Personality

1) Researchers have established some general conclusions about pets and their owners personalities:<p><b>Fish owners are happiest.</b>• <b><br>Dog owners are the most</b> …