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The 'Euthanasia Coaster' And The Art Of The Amusement Park

Posted 08.25.2011 | Arts

The "Euthanasia Coaster," a roller-coaster designed to be fatal, is a conceptual art piece and model for a more pleasant way to die. The sinister-...

The Moon Is Not a Harsh Mistress

Santhosh Mathew, PhD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Santhosh Mathew, PhD

The speculation that the full moon and its gravitational effect on Earth could trigger earthquakes and other natural disasters is getting attention in some quarters.

WATCH: Clooney & Bullock To Blast Off Into Space

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

They're already stars, and now, George Clooney and Sandra Bullock are headed into space. The Hollywood Reporter is reporting that Clooney has joine...

Gravity and the Mystery of Time

Deepak Chopra | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Deepak Chopra

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Top Scientist Argues 'Gravity Doesn't Exist'

nytimes.com | DENNIS OVERBYE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Not that he can't fall down, but Dr. Verlinde is among a number of physicists who say that science has been looking at gravity the wrong way and that ...

It Took 99 Years For Anyone To Notice That The Oxford English Dictionary Was Wrong

AOL | Terence Neilan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The Oxford English Dictionary got it wrong, and it took 99 years before anyone noticed. Siphons don't work, it turns out, because of atmospheric pres...

Caroline Myss: 'America's Soul Is On A Respirator'

Laurie Nadel | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Laurie Nadel

Caroline Myss examines the current melt-down as a collective spiritual crisis that is rooted in a loss of respect for the values upon which our nation was founded.

Newton's Apples On Google Logo: Animated Doodle Celebrates Sir Isaac Newton's Birthday

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Google is honoring Sir Isaac Newton with it's first animated logo design on the English scientist and thinker's birthday. Newton was born 367 years ag...

Moon River: What Water in the Heavens Means for Life on Earth

Randall Amster | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Randall Amster

We ought to consider how NASA's discovery of water on the moon could alter the fabric of life on earth. The implications of this find -- including the possible near-term development of a viable lunar colony -- are staggering.