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Mark Hamill’s Joker and Trickster Abduct Famous Actor Mark Hamill in a Justice League Action Short

In an amusing new short from Cartoon Network‘s Justice League Action television series, Mark Hammill vocally got into character as his two evil crooks, Joker and Trickster, as they both teamed up to abduct famous actor Mark Hamill. When famous actor Mark Hamill is kidnapped by master villain The Joker …

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Five Discoveries In Fundamental Physics That Came As Total Surprises

“On what can we now place our hopes of solving the many riddles which still exist as to the origin and composition of cosmic rays?” –Victor Francis Hess It’s often said that advanced in physics aren’t met with “eureka!” but rather with “that’s funny,” but the truth is even stranger sometimes. Rather …

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Even while the world suffers, investing in science is non-negotiable (Synopsis)

“I am looking at the future with concern, but with good hope.” –Albert Schweitzer Every so often, the argument comes up that science is expendable. That we’re simply investing too much of our resources — too much public money — into an endeavor with no short-term benefits. Meanwhile, there’s suffering …

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Merging Neutron Stars Deliver Deathblow To Dark Matter And Dark Energy Alternatives (Synopsis)

“Dark matter is interesting. Basically, the Universe is heavier than it should be. There’s whole swathes of stuff we can’t account for.” -Talulah Riley One of the most puzzling facts about the Universe is that 95% of the energy in it, in the forms of dark matter and dark energy, …

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Dressing Up Science: Richard Feynman And The Costume Parties Of Al Hibbs (Synopsis)

“I was born not knowing and have had only a little time to change that here and there.” -Richard Feynman Scientists have long had a reputation for being uptight, serious, and even killjoy personalities. But 50+ years ago, Richard Feynman was forcing everyone who felt that way to challenge their …

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Star Trek: Discovery Goes Psychic & Psychedelic in ‘Lethe’: Season 1, Episode 6 Review (Synopsis)

“To burn with desire and keep quiet about it is the greatest punishment we can bring on ourselves.” -Federico García Lorca In an episode filled with Vulcan mindmelds, Klingon treachery, a spectacular nebula, themes of racial purity, and PTSD, you’d think all the ingredients were there for a spectacular episode …

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Photo Of The Day By Mike Kruze

Photo By Mike Kruze Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Solar Eclipse above the Lost River Range, central Idaho” by Mike Kruze. The solar eclipse of August 21, 2017, as seen from the Pahsimeroi Valley in Idaho. Photo of the Day is chosen from various OP galleries, including Assignments, Galleries and the OP Contests. …

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Photo Of The Day By Erick Castellon

Photo By Erick Castellon Today’s Photo Of The Day is “All Along The Star Tower” by Erick Castellon. Location: Sand Harbor, Nevada. “I used the app Photopills to get an idea where the Milky Way would be (I’m new using the app), and I positioned myself where it was going …

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Photo Of The Day By Clayton Peoples

Photo By Clayton Peoples Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Black Sand Basin Sunset” by Clayton Peoples. Location: Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. “We took a summer road trip that included stops near the Sawtooths in Idaho, Glacier National Park in Montana and Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks in Wyoming,” …

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Sony Announces a7R III, 24-150mm And 400mm f/2.8 Development

Sony a7R III (front). Today Sony introduced the third generation of its high-resolution full-frame a7R camera, along with the new FE 24-105mm F4 G OSS zoom and, of particular interest for wildlife and sports photographers, the development of a fast prime 400mm f/2.8 lens. The a7R III and 24-105mm will …