Last year, Germany completed and turned on the Wendelstein 7-X nuclear fusion reactor. This amazing piece of technology uses a complicated design called a stellerator, and scientists have finally managed to verify that the design works like it's supposed to.
Hahaha! Fuck that cunt, even in death.
Brings MechWarrior Back to Single Player
Former residents said it was also a death trap with few exits, a rickety makeshift staircase, piles of driftwood and a labyrinth of electrical cords. The ground floor had five recreational vehicles and other nooks used as living spaces that were rented out to tenants, while the upstairs had space for concerts like the deadly party that drew up to 100 people Friday night. The water and electricity were stolen from neighbors and often didn't work.
Italian center-left Prime Minister Matteo Renzi said he will resign on Monday, after conceding an "extraordinary clear" defeat in an Italian constitutional referendum. "Tomorrow the President of the Republic will have a meeting with me and I will hand in my resignation," Renzi said. "I take on full responsibilities for defeat and so I say I lost, not you," he told supporters.
A sniper has shot dead a local council official and two journalists outside a restaurant in Imatra, a small Finnish town near the Russian border. Police confirmed a 23-year-old local man has been detained following what is thought to be a random attack. The victims – who were all women – were gunned down late on Saturday shortly before midnight, when a police patrol car arrived at the scene, police spokesperson Heli Jamsen-Turkki said. Two of those killed were in their early 50s and one was in her 30s, she added.
Five police officers in Ukraine have been killed by friendly fire during a botched operation to arrest robbers, an interior ministry official has said.
This should be good.
In joining a recount effort with slim hopes of reversing the election results, Clinton campaign counsel Marc Elias cited a scurrilous Washington Post article that relied on a shadowy anonymous group, called PropOrNot, that issued a “black list” against 200 or so Internet sites, including some of the most respected sources of independent journalism, claiming they are part of some Russian propaganda network.
a federal judge in Oregon made headlines when she ruled that a groundbreaking climate lawsuit will proceed to trial. And some experts say its outcome could rewrite the future of climate policy in the United States.
A new study suggesting that the seemingly impossible space engine may actually work has passed the peer-review process.
According to a letter sent out by Vice President for Student Development Tony Chambers [which the Campus Reform item reproduces — EV], a student at the college started a campaign to let students and others express their feelings about the outcome of the election by placing notes on a table in the commons.
One note — bearing the phrase “Suck it up, pussies!” — was placed on the inside window of the Office of Student Diversity and Inclusion, eliciting outrage within the traumatized academic community.
In conclusion, the combination of chaining and genetic predispositions results in powerful behaviour systems that can optimize behaviour even in the absence of ‘cognitive’ information processing. Moreover, the combination of chaining and genetic predispositions resolves naturally the debate over the concept of instinct (e.g. [120–122]).
A referendum over Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi's flagship constitutional reform will be held on Dec. 4, the government said on Monday, with the fate of his administration likely to hinge on the outcome.
Today, 1 December 2016, WikiLeaks releases 90 gigabyte of information relating to the German parliamentary inquiry into the surveillance activities of Germany's foreign intelligence agency Bundesnachrichtendienst (BND) and its cooperation with the United States' National Security Agency (NSA).
In the open country along the Southwest border, law enforcement is often a game of distance and numbers. Smugglers, human traffickers and migrants entering the country illegally count on vast stretches of unguarded border to ensure safe passage.
President-elect Donald Trump has tapped Steven Mnuchin, a former Goldman Sachs banker who profited from the housing meltdown, as his Treasury secretary, according to an official briefed on the decision.
Something that Deo made me remember.
For the first time, astronomers have observed a strange quantum phenomenon in action, where a neutron star is surrounded by a magnetic field so intense, it’s given rise to a region in empty space where matter spontaneously pops in and out of existence.
Ukraine on Tuesday unveiled the world's largest moveable metal structure over the Chernobyl nuclear power plant's doomed fourth reactor to ensure the safety of Europeans for future generations. At a height of 108 metres (355 feet), it is taller than New York's Statue of Liberty—while its weight of 36,000 tons is three times heavier than the Eiffel Tower in Paris.
Just when you thought you've seen it all, an ancient pirate cannon sends a cannon ball sailing in and destroys that incorrect assumption.
The following video from the anti Assad “Rahman Corps” shows a truck mounted, antiquated muzzleloading cannon firing what appears to be actual cannon balls at a Syrian regime position, with somewhat impressive effect.
The complexities and the resourcefulness to kill that has been repeatedly demonstrated by the players in this war continue to astound.
As much as 35% of those who answered think that a ban is needed. This would seem to be far detached from the concept of freedom of expression, but Leif Walterum does not want to acknowledge that he in practice is advocating for censorship. — I stand by my opinion in this context. What is needed is some form of normcritical discussion around what is acceptable and what is not.
A mysterious syndrome has been impairing astronauts’ vision on the International Space Station, causing untreatable nearsightedness that lingers for months even after they’ve returned to Earth.
The problem is so bad that two-thirds of astronauts report having deteriorated eyesight after spending time in orbit. Now scientists say they finally have some answers - and it’s not looking good for our prospects of getting to Mars.
Rebel fighters retreated on Sunday as advancing Syrian troops threatened to split them in two