Spider-Man Physics: How Real Is the Superhero?

Spider-Man might be a fictional superhero, but at least two of his tricks exist in the real world. Now, scientists have shown that it's possible spin silk strong enough to stop a train, and are crafting a new, super-sensory suit that warns its wearer w...

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Creativity Wins Over Photoshop in Clever Kid-Created Scenes

Growing up, kids are taught to pose and smile when they¿re in front of a camera. We want them to look cute. Problem is, kids aren¿t always cute. Photographer Jan von Holleben knows that and avoids this photographic trap by letting his young subjects be their creative and sometimes obnoxious selves.

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Star Wars Revolutionized Special Effects Twice; Can It Do It Again?

Regardless of your feelings about Jedis, George Lucas, or J.J. Abrams, the announcement of new Star Wars films is a big deal. Since the release of the first film in 1977, Star Wars has been an unavoidable part of American film culture, not only directl...

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Η γνώμη και η Κωλοτρυπίδα!

Η γνώμη είναι σαν την κωλοτρυπίδα, όλοι έχουν από μια! Επειδή και εγώ έχω… από μια, λεώ να πω και εγώ τη γνώμη μου για το θέμα τον τρομοκρατοληστοαναρχικων «πυρήνων». ...

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Obama’s Memo on Targeted Killings Is a Drone Strike on the Law

What do you call a country where an unelected bureaucrat has the ability to order the execution of its citizens? Answer: President Barack Obama's America. That rationale is explained in a 16-page Justice Department "white paper" (.pdf) NBC obtained an...

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