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Physicist Hawking says there's a way out of a black hole

In a speech in Stockholm, renowned scientist Stephen Hawking says black holes "are not the eternal prisons they were once thought." That's the easy version of his musings on the topic.

By August 25, 2015

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Watch a match-head bomb burst into flames in slow motion

The Slo Mo Guys film a match-head bomb in their backyard with a Phantom Flex slow-motion camera, and if you're thinking it's a good idea to try this at home, you should just stop reading now.

By August 22, 2015

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Mysterious ancient star chart shows foreign skies

A star chart carved into the ceiling of an ancient tomb in Japan is believed to be the world's oldest, and may show the sky as it was seen from China.

By July 19, 2015

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Geek overboard: Crossing the Atlantic on an old-school ship

CNET's Amanda Kooser relives the long-ago days of luxury ocean liner travel aboard the modern Queen Victoria, where white gloves meet Wi-Fi.

By May 9, 2015

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Patriots coach invokes science in addressing deflated-football dustup

Technically Incorrect: Bill Belichick says he's not a scientist, but he offers a scientific reason why his team's footballs weren't at regulation pressure when Pats beat Colts to head to Super Bowl.

By January 24, 2015

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Robots perform 'Doctor Who' theme

Watch 15 robotic musicians join forces with humans to perform the theme song to "Doctor Who." Even Daleks would be impressed.

By December 29, 2014

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'Game of Thrones' slimeball stars in new sci-fi salute to space

Watch Lord Baelish teach Jedi-like powers to his apprentice in a future where humans have superpowers, thanks in part to the little robot that plans to land on a comet next month.

By October 27, 2014

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3D-printed gun folds and shoots paper planes

Why would you fold and throw your paper planes by hand when you could get this beautiful machine to do it for you?

By October 8, 2014

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Plan your day, semester with scheduling app iStudiez

App for iOS and Macs can help keep students on schedule with classes and assignments.

By August 22, 2014

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Lego female-scientist minifigs rock their own Twitter account

Followers are flocking to the Lego Academics on Twitter to watch the toy scientists tackle the amusing everyday challenges of academia. Creator Donna Yates shares her Lego story.

By August 20, 2014