Sylvain Huard

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I took on a table-full of serious poker players. Here's what happened

When 27-year-old accountant Christopher Moneymaker became the first World Series of Poker champion to qualify via an online site in 2003 and claim $2.5million he was the right man in the right place at the right time with the right name. Too good an opportunity to ignore, his surname became …

Prehistoric boy may have been Native American ‘missing link’.

The skeleton will help scientists fill in the gaps in the ‘epic journey of our species.’<p>A nearly complete projectile point of dendritic chert, a …

Early Signs of Empire

<b>Natural disasters were</b> a constant threat for people living in the ancient city of Liangzhu in China’s Yangtze Delta. The annual monsoons posed a …

What Scientists Just Found Deep In The Ocean Is Seriously Unbelievable. I’m Still In Shock

Off the coast of Egypt divers have discovered something that was thought to be lost a long time ago. It was said that the ancient city of Heracleion …

A Race Against Time to Excavate an Ancient African Civilization

Archaeologists in Nubia are struggling against erosion, desertification, and government plans to develop the land.<p>In 1905, British archaeologists descended on a sliver of eastern Africa, aiming to uncover and extract artifacts from 3,000-year-old temples. They left mostly with photographs, …

So Neanderthals made abstract art? This astounding discovery humbles every human

Abstract painting? My Neanderthal great great grandad could do that!<p>If you go to the painted caves of Spain and France, crawl through narrow passages and keep your balance on slippery rock floors, you reach the hidden places where ice age hunters made their marks tens of thousands of years ago. …

Humanity

White Settlers Buried the Truth About the Midwest’s Mysterious Mound Cities

Around 1100 or 1200 A.D., the largest city north of Mexico was Cahokia, sitting in what is now southern Illinois, across the Mississippi River from …

Jay Hernandez is No Tom Selleck, But He's Set To Star in The MAGNUM P.I. Series Reboot

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17 actors made younger with crazy CGI

That's right — turning back time on the world's most recognizable faces is becoming more and more common as technology advances. It's hard to miss the trend, especially since it's employed in the biggest blockbuster movies. De-aging is useful for prequel films, flashbacks to a character's younger …

See it! New Year’s supermoon

What a great way to start 2018! Photos here from the EarthSky community of 2018’s closest and brightest supermoon. Thanks to all who submitted, and …

How To Watch All The Marvel Universe Films In Chronological Order

Ten years ago there was no such thing as the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Just a not-very good Hulk movie. It wasn't until 2008 that Robert Downey Jr …

This map plugs a 500-million-year gap in the history of Earth

Earth is estimated to be around 4.5 billion years old, with life first appearing around 3 billion years ago.<p>3D mapping uncovers extra layer of …

Earth Science

‘Superbet’, The Letters of the Alphabet Reimagined as Comic Book Superheroes and Villains

Sydney, Australia-based illustrator and designer Simon Koay has created <i>Superbet</i>, an illustrated series reimagining letters of the alphabet as iconic …

Comic Books

Neanderthals: Facts About Our Extinct Human Relatives

Neanderthals (or Neandertals) are our closest extinct human relatives. There is some debate as to whether they were a distinct species of the <i>Homo</i> …

Graphic Shows How To Watch Every Marvel Cinematic Universe Film and TV Show in Chronological Order

Ces photos marquantes qui ont bouleversé la planète

EN IMAGES - Les images du petit Omran, 5 ans, assis seul dans une ambulance après le bombardement de l'immeuble où il vivait à Alep, a fait le tour …

Join the Club – How Ankylosaurs Evolved Their Formidable Tails

Everyone knows <i>Ankylosaurus</i>. It’s the epitome of the titular group of highly-armored herbivores to which it belonged, and there’s even a case to be made that it’s the best dinosaur. The living tank’s tail club certainly plays into that. It’s difficult to look at that knob of bone and not imagine it …

A lonely look at Batman, Vader, Gollum and other sci-fi icons (pictures)

Captain America: The First Avenger - Complete Marvel Universe Easter Eggs and Comic References Guide

You could almost consider <b>Captain America: The First Avenger</b> to be the birth of the Marvel Cinematic Universe as we've come to know it. The 2011 Joe …

Marvel Universe

Fragments Of Ancient Quran Could Be Older Than Muhammad

"This would radically alter the edifice of Islamic tradition."<p><i>This article first appeared on HuffPost UK.</i><p>In what could prove something of a pot hole for current readings of Islamic history, a carbon test carried out on a Quranic manuscript recently discovered in England reveals the book is likely …

Malaysia: Archaeologists find ancient shipwrecks that could rewrite Southeast Asian history

Ancient shipwrecks have been found in the state of Kedah in Malaysia which indicate that there could be a civilisation older than that of ninth …

The 10 best science fiction films of all time

What makes great science fiction?<p>Choosing the best science fiction films of all time is extremely hard - especially if, like me, you love all kinds …

Science Fiction

The Russian Idol Three Times as Old as the Pyramids

New carbon dating places Siberia’s Shigir Idol at 11,000 years old, more than three times as old as Stonehenge and the Pyramids—but scientists are …

Comic book trailer about a black single mom raising superhero son is a must watch

While several superhero narratives feature parents (dead or alive) who serve as a guiding force for their protagonists, <i>Raising Dion</i> brings a fresh …

The Greatest Superhero Hideouts & Headquarters of All Time

Home Sweet Headquarters<p>1 of 15<p>There are many iconic superhero trappings: the costume, the car, the gadgets. But there’s one trope in comic books that …