Earth & Space

Sun Generates First X-Class Flare of Solar Cycle

The Sun has generated the first X-Class solar flare of Solar Cycle 24. While this will be an opportunity to test the radiation resistance of our satellites, for us on Earth it simply means that we could be treated to a showing of Northern Lights.

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Pinheads All the Way Down

Bill O'Reilly takes on all those pinheads who think that gravity is enuf. But in a fantasy smackdown with Richard Feynman, who fares better? Videos after the jump.

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Tilt-Shift Trance

Clawing open the Earth in tilt-shift imagery, set to droning industrial tones. It's more entertaining than it sounds! Video after the jump.

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