UFO sightings at Area 51: Government flying saucer test?

UFO sightings were reported near Area 51, the cold war-era test site in Nevada that was publicly acknowledged for the first time recently. Could they be related to a US flying saucer project? By Peter Grier, Staff writer / Aug...
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"Star Trek" actor George Takei will get a chance to show off some special … – WKYC

<!– –> Tweet - A A A + <!– –> WKYC CINCINNATI  — “Star Trek” actor George Takei  will get a chance to show off some special dance moves as he leads a mass chicken dance at...
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Should Math Really Be A Required Subject?

Nicholson Baker hates math. The novelist and nonfiction writer spends almost eight pages of this month’s Harper’s Magazine making the case that compulsory algebra courses in American education are at best, wronghead...
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Woman sues Best Buy Geek Squad for posting her nude photos online

Joe Strupek/Flickr Is there any way to ensure our privacy when we let someone fix our computers? A student at the University of Alabama is suing Best Buy, claiming that revealing photos on her laptop were unjustifiably removed ...
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Olivia Munn Breaks Indoor Swing, Dislocates Shoulder: Watch The Video

Didn’t your mom ever tell you, “No swinging in the house!”? Apparently Olivia Munn’s didn’t. “The Newsroom” star tweeted out a short video yesterday of her swinging inside, getting really high up in the air, only ...
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‘Star Trek’ actor George Takei to lead mass chicken dance during Cincinnati’s …

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The Original Sail Plans for America’s Oldest Warship

On the afternoon of August 19, 1812, about 400 miles southeast of Halifax, Nova Scotia, the USS Constitution knocked the masts off the British warship HMS Guerriere. The battle earned the U.S. ship the nickname “Old Irons...
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Zachary Quinto Goes Behind the Scenes of ‘Star Trek Into Darkness’

In the opening scene of Star Trek Into Darkness, Spock almost gets baked alive as he ventures into the maw of a volcano that’s about to erupt on planet Nibiru. Perched on a giant crag and surrounded by sheets of ember and...
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Interview: Stock Photomicrographer Dennis Kunkel

Ever wonder where those beautiful, bright photos of amoebas and bacteria and other tiny weird stuff come from? Somebody’s got to take and process those photographs, and our friends over at Popular Photography found one of...
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Photographer Turns Water Into Ghostly Faces

By using a special type of film that takes a physical impression of moving water, photographer Moses Hacmon created these totally astounding images. He calls the series “Faces of Water,” and after hearing that, it&#...
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Captain’s Log: Star Trek Online Las Vegas recap

It’s been a couple of weeks since my last entry, and to be honest, I’m still recovering. The Official Star Trek Convention was an absolute blast. Thousands of Trek fans descended upon the Rio Suites and Casino in La...
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How Gestural Control Could Change Everything

Developers have already created hacks that allow a user to control real aircraft simply by mimicking the roll, pitch, and yaw motions of flight with an outstretched hand. The apps mostly apply to small quadcopter drones, but en...
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5 Ways Gestural Control Could Change Everything

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RT on DVD & Blu-Ray: Epic, Amour, and Scary Movie 5

Epic 64% If the story in Blue Sky Studios’ Epic feels a little familiar, it’s probably because it’s kind of a reverse Ferngully (that probably deserves an UrbanDictionary entry), at least in the sense that it&...
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Watch One Martian Moon Eat Another [Video]

08/19/13 at 2:19 pm The really cool things you can prove with eclipses… “…. Einstein’s General Theory Of Relativity: Celebrating The 20th Century’s Most Important Experiment June 2, 2009 — In 1919, t...
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FYI: When Will We Evolve Out Of Our Useless Appendages?

Never. We’re probably stuck with our appendix, pinky toes, tailbone and just about all of our other evolutionary holdovers. Wisdom teeth may eventually go, but major changes like losing an appendage (teeth included) take mill...
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24/7 NEWS COVERAGE OF NEW YORK GIANTS FOOTBALL

Since his rookie season in 2004, New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning has had a lot of solid options to throw to; whether it be a wide receiver, tight end or running back. Over the years, Manning has worked with the likes of...
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Why The ‘Gay Geek’ Is The Most Sought-After Worker In London

To the sound of clinking champagne flutes I entered the swanky new London headquarters of Microsoft’s Skype. Inside, instead of the normally buzzing office of a company hard at work, I found 200 excited people networking arou...
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The Bureau: XCOM Declassified trailer psyches up for launch

There’s none of the potentially interesting strategic squad management in this brief look at The Bureau: XCOM Declassified. We’re in launch trailer territory, where traditional values hold the day: values like tone, and sto...
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Ultra-Green Headphones Contain 60 Percent Repurposed Material

Every year, we globally throw out up to 44 million tons of electronic garbage. Only a small fraction of it gets recycled, leaving landfills full of heavy metals, such as lead and mercury, that can bleed into the ground. To help...
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Cosplay Appreciation: Star Trek Week Starts Now

Yeoman Janice Rand (and a tribble) photographed by Nathan Rupert. Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry was born on this day in 1921. We have him to thank for numerous hours of entertainment and arguments over which movie was the ...
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How To Grow Your Own Photo

Microbes aren’t known for their artistic merit, but that hasn’t stopped scientists from using bacteria to find their inner Ansel Adams. Bioengineer Chris Voigt and his team at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have ...
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