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October 31, 2017 1:39 PM Monster planet found orbiting dwarf star: 'surprised' astronomers

A "monster" planet, which should in theory not exist, has been discovered orbiting a faint dwarf star far, far away, surprised astronomers said Tuesday. The existence of the gassy giant challenges long-standing theories that such a big planet -- about the size of Jupiter -- cannot be formed around a star so small. Theory had predicted that small stars 96

September 7, 2017 9:46 AM The top 8 Netflix anime to watch out for

Fans of Godzilla are bound for a wild ride ahead. Toho Studios, the makers of the massive Kaijū we’ve all grown to love is back with Godzilla: Monster Planet - A three-part movie series. The premise of the movies are based on Kaijū apparently running the earth to ruin, leading the human race turning to other planets for safety. This however does not turn out well for them, as all the other 68

August 21, 2017 10:24 AM UK box office: 'The Hitman's Bodyguard' shoots down 'Dunkirk'

Lionsgate’s action-comedy debuts top, but Warner Bros’ war epic leads Fri-Sun market. The Hitman’s Bodyguard ended Dunkirk’s reign as the UK’s number one by shooting to the top spot this weekend. Lionsgate’s action comedy recorded a decent non-final opening of $2.54m (£1.97m) from its 467 sites, including $470,000 (£364,919) in previews. However, its Fri-Sun 19

August 13, 2017 5:28 AM NASA’s Curiosity Rover Captures Photos of Clouds Above Mars

NASA sent a curiosity mission to study the Mars surface about five years ago. Yesterday, it has sent some photos of the Red Planet in which the clouds are visible. Earlier, other Mars missions have also pointed out the presence of clouds on Mars. But, these recent pictures are quite clear. This curiosity mission is present at 5 degrees north of the Martian 60

June 21, 2017 8:36 PM Uber, North Korea, Mosul: Your Morning Briefing

Dashboard camera video newly released by state investigators shows the moment Officer Jeronimo Yanez fatally shot Philando Castile during a traffic stop in Minnesota in July 2016. • President Trump will travel to Iowa to speak to supporters, as Democrats seethe, and try to regroup after a disappointing special election defeat in Georgia. And days after 101

April 26, 2017 6:38 PM In Surprise TED Talk, Pope Francis Asks The Powerful For 'Revolution Of Tenderness'

Pope Francis speaks in a video at the TED2017 conference Tuesday in Vancouver, British Columbia. The audience gave him a standing ovation after the talk, which stressed the importance of humility among the powerful. The annual TED conference is known for featuring impressive speakers. Attendees at this year's event in Vancouver have seen Serena Williams 12

April 26, 2017 12:51 PM Read What Pope Francis Said About Power and Humility at Surprise TED Talk

Pope Francis: Good evening – or, good morning, I am not sure what time it is there. Regardless of the hour, I am thrilled to be participating in your conference. I very much like its title – "The Future You" – because, while looking at tomorrow, it invites us to open a dialogue today, to look at the future through a "you." "The Future You:" the future 24

April 14, 2017 7:34 AM NASA: Saturn moon Enceladus is able to host life – it’s time for a new mission

Ever since studies started suggesting that chemical reactions between water and rock on Saturn’s moon Enceladus could provide enough energy in the water to feed microbial life, scientists have been searching for proof that the right sort of reactions really do occur. And during its last dive through the icy plumes that Enceladus erupts into space in October 37

March 10, 2017 4:23 PM First Hands-on With Mass Effect: Andromeda's Cooperative Multiplayer

According to the game's exploration trailer, Mass Effect: Andromeda's single-player campaign spans an entire galaxy, encompassing dozens of star systems and hundreds of planets. Though you won't be able to land on and explore every single one, the scope sounds undeniably ambitious. Andromeda's online multiplayer, however, scales that scope down significantly 13

March 1, 2017 6:37 PM Newfound 3.77-billion-year-old fossils could be earliest evidence of life on Earth

Tiny, tubular structures uncovered in ancient Canadian rocks could be remnants of some of the earliest life on Earth, scientists say. The straw-shaped “microfossils,” narrower than the width of a human hair and invisible to the naked eye, are believed to come from ancient microbes, according to a new study in the journal Nature. Scientists debate the age of the specimens 47