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'Extremely Important' Tomb From Alexander the Great Era Found in Greece

Archaeologists excavating an ancient mound in northern Greece have uncovered what appears to be the entrance to an important tomb from about the end of the reign of warrior-king Alexander the Great. Prime Minister Antonis Samaras, who visited the tightly guarded site Tuesday, said the discovery "is …

Archaeology

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Makoto Azuma Uses the Stratosphere as a Backdrop For His Latest Floral Art | Colossal

<p>Last week Japanese botanic artist Makoto Azuma attempted to go where most artists only dream of going: to space. In a project titled Exbiotanica, …

The Simpsons meets Family Guy: watch the first clip

Disaster strikes as the Griffin and Simpsons families collide in Springfield<p>Dysfunctional cartoon fathers Homer Simpson and Peter Griffin will be united in a special episode of The Simpsons in September, and if this sneak preview is anything to go by, it's likely to end in disaster and possibly the …

Comedy

Comedian John Oliver Responds to Thai Government Threats by Doubling Down on the Mockery

First North Korea call out <b>James Franco</b> and <b>Seth Rogen</b>, and now this? The Thai government is mad as hell, and it looks like comedian <b>John Oliver</b> is not going to take it anymore. Last week, in response to Oliver’s satirical look at the recent Thai coup and his jabs at <b>Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn</b>, …

MH17 probe shows crash caused by 'massive explosive decompression'

MH17 suffered a massive decompression caused by an explosion according to data recovered from the Malaysian plane's black box recorders<p>Analysis of the black box flight recorders from a downed Malaysian airliner show it was destroyed by shrapnel coming from a rocket blast and went down because of …

Airplanes

How the Dinosaurs Could Have Survived That Asteroid Impact

A new study suggests that if the timing of the asteroid impact had been a little different, all the dinosaurs might not have died off.<p>Dinosaurs lorded over the Earth for more than 160 million years, and then, about 66 million years ago, poof!<p>What exactly happened? Most laypeople probably think we …

Paleontology

Comet Siding Spring’s near-miss of Mars was October 19

The close pass of Comet Siding Spring to Mars was exciting! Closest approach was October 19. Watch for photos from the event here at …

Here's A Sneak Peek Of When "The Simpsons" Meets "Family Guy" This Fall

Is Springfield ready?

Satellite images released by US 'show Russian rocket fire into Ukraine'

The US on Sunday released satellite images it said backed up its claims that rockets have been fired from Russia into eastern Ukraine and heavy artillery for separatists has also crossed the border.<p>A four-page document released by the State Department seemed to show blast marks from where rockets …

Second American infected with Ebola

A second American aid worker in Liberia has tested positive for Ebola, according to the Christian humanitarian group she works for.<p>Nancy Writebol is employed by Serving in Mission, or SIM, in Liberia and was helping the joint SIM/Samaritan's Purse team that is treating Ebola patients in Monrovia, …

Costa Concordia reaches end of final voyage

The crippled Costa Concordia cruise ship reached the end of its final voyage.<p>Refloated by salvage crews earlier this month, the rusting hulk docked at Voltri port in the Italian city of Genoa early Sunday.<p>The cruise ship, which ran aground in January 2012 off Giglio Island with more than 4,200 …

Teen wakes up to smoldering Galaxy S4, dad blames battery

If I am awoken by smoke in the middle of the night, I assume the neighbors are having a key party again.<p>However, one 13-year-old from Texas, says she was woken by a smoky smell and didn't even worry about it. She went back to sleep.<p>For Ariel Tolfree, though, the smell didn't go away. When she woke …

Gear & Gadgets

Why A Stupid App Like Yo May Have Billion-Dollar Platform Potential

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Sangeet Paul Choudary is the director of Platform Thinking Labs and analyzes platforms and network effect strategies at his blog</i> <i>Platform Thinking</i><i>.</i><p>Yo! Is tech turning too stupid for its own good? Attempts at building better healthcare systems do not get the kind of investor interest …

MH17 Black Box Data Shows Evidence Of Missile Strike

Data from the black box points to a "massive explosive decompression," with the plane's fuselage getting hit by shrapnel from the explosion.<p>This is consistent with a photo of a piece of the plane's wreckage that shows obvious signs of shrapnel damage, according to The Aviationist. The missile …