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Here's why DC movies' action scenes are so bad

Marvel or DC? When it comes to films, that answer is pretty clear. Though it’s had plenty of bumps along the way—<i>Age Of Ultron</i>, anyone?—the Marvel …

Scientists Identify Over 100 Possible Exomoons That Could Potentially Harbor Alien Life

Exoplanets get all the attention, but don't forget about moons.<p>Yes, we're finding new exoplanets all over the place, any of which could have conditions favorable to potential alien life. But it's not all about planets. A new international study has identified more than 100 giant planets that …

Renowned Economist Jeffrey Sachs Rips Trump As A Gibbering, 'Delusional' Threat

He calls for removal of the president using the 25th Amendment.<p>American economist Jeffrey Sachs has written a scathing takedown of President Donald Trump, calling him a delusional, psychopathic “threat to the nation and the world.”<p>He might be a “Manchurian Candidate” who is working as a “stooge” …

Donald Trump

16 Hilarious Tweets That Will Make Every Introvert Feel Seen

We dare you not to laugh at these.<p>If you’re an introvert, you likely value your alone time. You think before you speak. You’d much rather socialize one-on-one than in a group. A phone call is probably your worst nightmare. But most of all, you are silently strong.<p>It can be tough to prefer to be …

Introverts

Naked-Eye Asteroid and More Can't-Miss Sky Events in June

Starstruck<p>Planetary pairings, a super-bright asteroid, and the astronomical start of a new season offer plenty of reasons to look up this month.<p>This month promises to be a busy one for sky-watchers, with several dazzling planetary pairings sprinkled around the June solstice. Keen observers will …

Venus

What Is a Light-Year?

For most space objects, we use <b>light-years</b> to describe their distance. A light-year is the distance light travels in one Earth year. One light-year is …

A pioneering physicist explains why it's okay to not have all the answers

Physics is the study of, well, <i>everything</i>. Time, space, matter, energy—whether it’s the gravity that keeps your coffee in your cup or the thermodynamics that heats up your lunch, physics isn’t the stuff of a faraway land filled with mathematicians and dusty blackboard erasers. It’s intertwined with …

Last year, two merging neutron stars rocked astronomy. Now it looks like they left behind a black hole.

In August 2017, a huge breakthrough in astronomy was made by a whisper of an event.<p>130 million light-years away, a binary neutron star system — two …

Neutron Stars

Why some scientists say physics has gone off the rails

Science<p>Has the love of "elegant" equations overtaken the desire to describe the real world?<p>The 20th century was a remarkably productive one for physics. First, Albert Einstein's theory of general relativity helped us view gravity not as a force but as a distortion of space. Then Max Planck, Erwin …

Physics

Tiny 'Hawk' Mummy Revealed To Be a Far More Tragic Ancient Corpse

This isn't just a large mummified bird.<p>In a bold marriage of medical technology and archaeology, researchers have unlocked the mystery of a …

Evidence Found for a New Fundamental Particle

An experiment at the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory near Chicago has detected far more electron neutrinos than predicted — a possible …

Physics

There’s a scientific reason why you should talk to your dog in a ‘baby voice’

It’s a well-known quirk of human nature that adults tend to talk to babies in an over-the-top, cartoony tone of voice. Science calls it …

Pets

Some Random Guy Stumbled Upon and Translated a Legendary Ancient Text

Even if you don't remember the story of The Epic of Gilgamesh, you've probably heard of it — it is the oldest piece of literature in the world, after …

Mesopotamia

Russian Hackers Infect 500k Routers with Malware

Hackers, believed to be supported by the Russian government, have infected 500,000 wireless routers worldwide with malware, security experts claim. …

Routers

After Studying 6.1 Million Passwords, Researchers Identified the 6 Most Common Mistakes. Take a Look

Do you do this, too?<p><b>According to a new study, most users rely on the same patterns when making passwords.</b>• <b><br>Most users reuse the same password from site to site, and they often use the names of common brands and movies.</b>• <b><br>Don't do that.</b>• <b><br>Oh, and definitely avoid making your password the name of a Champions</b> …

Bye, Chrome: Why I’m switching to Firefox and you should too

The time has come.<p>You’re probably sick of hearing about data and privacy by now–especially because, if you live in the United States, you might feel like there’s very little you can do to protect yourself from giant corporations feeding off your time, interests, and personal information.<p>So how do …

Privacy

Galaxy simulations are at last matching reality—and producing surprising insights into cosmic evolution

Philip Hopkins, a theoretical astrophysicist at the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, likes to prank his colleagues. An expert in …

Dark Matter

What's the Absolutely Amazing Theory of Almost Everything?

The Standard Model. What a dull name for the most accurate scientific theory known to human beings.<p>More than a quarter of the Nobel Prizes in physics …

Protons

Glasses wearers really are more intelligent - it's in the genes

It may seem merely a cliche born of centuries of educated people straining their eyes in dimly-lit libraries, but new genetic research suggests those who wear glasses really are more intelligent.<p>Researchers at the University of Edinburgh analysed the genetic data of more than 44,480 people.<p>They …

China slams surprise U.S. trade announcement, says it's ready to fight

World<p>China on Wednesday lashed out at Washington's unexpected statement that it will press ahead with tariffs and restrictions on investments by Chinese companies, saying Beijing was ready to fight back if Washington was looking to ignite a trade war.<p>The United States said on Tuesday that it still …

Want to Remember the Notes You Take? Here's Why You Need to Write Them By Hand

Handwriting notes has been proven to solidify thoughts better than typing, helping us retain information.<p>It's the worst feeling. We get a call or an email suddenly reminding us that a project is due or an important meeting has passed by and we've totally forgotten it.<p>I'm no stranger to the pitfalls …

The 10 Obsessions You Need to Have to Become a Self-Made Millionaire

You get rich by fixating on getting rich.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Becoming a successful entrepreneur and achieving millionaire status isn’t easy -- less than 10 percent of the U.S. population ever reaches this goal. Most people give up along the way, becoming …

Coyotes Invaded America by Mating With Your Pets, and They're Still At It

These promiscuous canines have their sights set on new territory.<p>A hundred years ago, it would have been scary if a wild coyote wandered into a …

Habitats

After you die, some things in your body keep on ticking, this video reveals

When you’re dead, you’re dead—right? No pulse, no brain activity, no signs of life. But at the cellular level, things can still be ticking right …

The sadness of living without sex

<b>Last week we published the story of "Joseph", a 60-year-old man who wrote about his regret at missing out on sexual experiences until the age of 37. Many readers wrote to say that his story struck a chord with them - echoing his point that society aggravates the problem by unfairly portraying</b> …

How a child rape revealed the problems facing modern India

<b>Kathua, Jammu and Kashmir, India (CNN) —</b> There is little indication of the ugliness that unfolded within this small pink-walled temple to Ram, the Hindu deity, here at the center of a lush jungle clearing in the foothills of northern India.<p>Local police say in a formal charge sheet that an …

10 Things Unstoppable People Do That Average People Don't

Most people can't handle success, authority, or privilege. It destroys them. It makes them lazy.<p>Are you unstoppable or average?<p>Do you get derailed by prior success?<p>Are you thinking linearly or exponentially?<p>Do you do these 10 things?<p>1. Don't get crushed by success.<p><i>Success can become a catalyst for</i> …

Bahia is Brazil's blackest state – but you'd never guess it from latest TV soap

The telenovela Segundo Sol has an almost entirely white cast despite being set in a place where 80% are black or mixed race<p>Brazil’s latest hit TV show includes many of the elements you might expect in a telenovela: family feuds, romance, betrayal and beachside locations.<p>But critics say something is …

Bahia

Science Says This Is the Best Way to Motivate Other People to Change Their Behavior

You can't force people to change but you can influence them.<p>Whether you want an employee to participate more in meetings, or you want your spouse to pitch in more around the house, you can't force someone to change their behavior.<p>You can, however, have a strong influence over another individual. …