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Stretch Or Splat? How A Black Hole Kills You Matters ... A Lot

It could rightly be called the most massive debate of the year: Physicists are locked in an argument over what happens if you fall into a black hole.<p>On one side are those who support the traditional view from Albert Einstein. On the other, backers of a radical new theory that preserves the very …

U.S. Recognizes A South Korean StarCraft Player As An Athlete

South Korean Kim Dong-hwan, a professional StarCraft II player, has received a special U.S. visa, normally reserved for baseball players and other athletes.<p>The five-year P-1A visa given to the video game player last week is for "internationally recognized athletes." This follows another visa given …

Fascinating Cave Photography

Caves are fantastic, mysterious places... maybe as mysterious as the depths of the oceans, full weird creatures and breathtaking landscapes. These …

Project Spark: An Ocean of Possibilities

I burst with creative energy, and I long to make the places and people of my imagination a digital reality. I've long been able to release the poetry of my mind in the form of the written word, or as a musical composition, but designing worlds and games has long been beyond my grasp. Without the …

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Pacific Ocean warming faster than it has in 10,000 years, study finds

Scientists have struggled to explain a recent slowdown in the rise of global surface temperatures while skeptics have seized on the 15-year lull to cast doubt on the science of climate change.<p>A new study offers one explanation of where much of the heat trapped by greenhouse gas emissions is going: …

How Brain Cells Are Like Little Universes

The structures of the universe and the human brain are strikingly similar.<p>In the Eastern spiritual discipline of Daoism, the human body has long been …

Putting On Einstein's Glasses

Whenever you look at the teeming, rich and oh-so-various world, if you've got the right eyes, if you've got the eyes of a mathematician, you will find patterns — simple, elegant forms hiding in everything you see. Those patterns explain why sugar dissolves in a cup of coffee, why clouds release …

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Google's Quantum AI Lab adds quantum physics to Minecraft

There is seemingly no end to the number of things you can do in <i>Minecraft</i> — and the latest thing is experimenting with quantum physics. A new mod called <i>qCraft,</i> built by none other than Google's Quantum AI Lab Team, adds blocks that exhibit quantum entanglement, superposition, and observer-dependency …

Dash is a free coding course that'll teach you how to make CSS robots

General Assembly has launched a new online service that teaches basic web development for free, in your browser. It's called Dash, and it lets users learn how to use HTML, Javascript, and CSS by working through four projects of increasing difficulty.<p>As you progress through the projects — starting …

Stellar Graveyard Shows Signs of Possible (Past) Life

The next time you gaze up at the night sky, remember that you’re looking at a graveyard. The Milky Way is studded with dead stars, from black holes …

CERN cloud experiment sheds doubt on climate-skeptic theory

Scientists at CERN have been throwing world-class technology and researchers at a simple question: what makes clouds form? A new paper from the so-called CLOUD group has unearthed two important discoveries concerning the effects of ionizing radiation and amine vapors on cloud formation.<p>Only a …

South Korean Scientists Develop Jellyfish Shredding Robot

Scientists in South Korea have developed a jellyfish shredding robot called JEROS. JEROS stands for Jellyfish Elimination Robotic Swarm. Jellyfish …

MadCatz releasing Titanfall-branded accessories

MadCatz announced today that it has signed an agreement with Electronic Arts that will allow the peripheral company to manufacture a series of products based on Respawn Entertainment's upcoming shooter Titanfall.<p>The products--headsets, mice, keyboards, and gaming surfaces--are expected to be in …

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Meditators Can Affect Quantum Events

In quantum physics, one of the most enduring mysteries is known as the double-slit experiment, which renowned physicist Richard Feynman described as …

The Galaxy's Core Is About to Explode

The supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way Galaxy will soon consume a blob of gas and begin to radiate energy at a tremendous rate.<p>The supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way Galaxy will soon consume a blob of gas and begin to radiate energy at a tremendous rate.

Watch The World's Nerdiest Rendition Of 'Bohemian Rhapsody'

This is what happens when you mix string theory and arena rock.<p>If the world of physics doesn't work out for Tim Blais, there's always show biz. The McGill University grad student is a master at reworking iconic pop songs into heavy duty scientific ballads. His latest YouTube video stuffs a great …

The Next Space Shuttle: Hybrid Engines Make Runway-To-Orbit Missions A Reality

A new type of engine could usher in an era of affordable spaceplanes<p>A disembodied jet engine, attached to a hulking air vent, sits in an outdoor test facility at the Culham Science Center in Oxfordshire, England. When the engine screams to life, columns of steam billow from the vent, giving the …

Scientists Achieve On-Demand Quantum Teleportation For The First Time

Quantum teleportation, more reliable than ever before, at greater distances than ever before.<p>Quantum teleportation has taken another step forward, thanks to two complimentary experiments, one from ETH Zurich and one from the University of Tokyo. The researchers have demonstrated the most reliable …

The Hyperloop: flawed fantasy or achievable challenge

The Hyperloop, an ambitious new form of transport proposed by SpaceX and PayPal founder Elon Musk, could be possible but faces some flaws, according to those who have analysed his plans.<p>The unveiling of the designs of Musk's "fifth mode of transport", which would fire passengers in pods at speeds …

ASUS MeMo Pad FHD 10 LTE specs revealed in official video

It's been sliced, it's been diced, it's been flaunted before. The ASUS MeMo Pad FHD 10 LTE -- a mouthful, we know -- was all but announced when CEO Jerry Shen brandished the slate on stage during Qualcomm's keynote at Computex. While we got our mitts on the dual-core Atom-based (Clover Trail+) …

With 3D Chips, Samsung Leaves Moore's Law Behind

Moore’s Law is over, at least for one segment of the market.<p>Samsung Electronics earlier this month began to commercially produce three-dimensional V-NAND flash memory chips capable of holding 128 gigabits of memory. And today the company showed off the first solid-state drives made with the chips …

SpaceX’s Grasshopper Just Blew Our Minds With Its Latest Launch

Yesterday SpaceX’s Grasshopper experimental rocket pulled off its most stunning flight test maneuver yet, one that for almost any other rocket would have been the herald of disaster. It took off from its launch pad, then leaned over dramatically as it rocketed some 300 feet off to one side as it …

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7 Secrets We Learned About The 'LEGO Marvel's Avengers' Game

Gaming<p>Find out what the hottest game news, new game releases.<p>Gaming<p>Actors from the 'Harry Potter' films will also reprise their roles in the …

35 Random Corners Of The Internet You Should Visit When You Need A Break

Bookmark this for when you're having a bad day or when you just need a distraction and want to play. There's something so soothing about these single-serving sites.<p>Major h/t to this post by Tumblr user Writing Weasels and the website The Useless Web for providing me with endless hours of amusement.