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These Surfing Pooches Prove They're Capable Of So Much More Than Just The Doggie Paddle

These precious pooches may look cute, but don't underestimate them: They happen to be experts at getting big air and making serious waves. Last Sunday, armed with a surfboard, some courageous canines took to the ocean in Huntington Beach, California, to participate in the sixth annual Surf City Surf Dog competition. Show More Summary

No, Physicists Haven’t Disproved Cosmic Inflation

Six months ago, scientists were excited to find gravitational waves in the cosmic microwave background that seemed to prove the universe itself inflated during the Big Bang. For me, the most beautiful video detailing the discovery wasn’t cosmic in scope; it involved a veteran physicist named Andrei...

Tears For Fears to reissue Songs From The Big Chair

The new wave duo will re-release their highest selling album this November.

Primordial Signals from the Big Bang? New Planck Space Observatory Findings Casts Doubt on the March Discovery

A map of interstellar dust unveiled today from the obtained by the European Space Agency's Planck space observatory has substantially reduced the chances that a South Pole telescope (above) glimpsed gravitational waves from the Big Bang, as was claimed in...

SUP Surfing on Downwind Race boards is FUN!

Surfing on raceboards is a lot of fun and a great skill to practice if you want to get faster on downwind runs, it’s all about surfing the bumps. Surfing these big long boards also allows you to catch and surf waves that others can’t, which opens up all kinds of uncrowded spots and smaller [...]

The Election That Could Have Been

(John Hinderaker) 2014 is shaping up as a pretty good year for the GOP, and I haven’t given up hope on the proverbial “wave.” But the conventional wisdom is that the opportunity for big gains is slipping away. I share that sense. To some extent, the cause is the Democrats’ overwhelming money advantage. Show More Summary

The Coral Reef Challenge Is Here

Photo: Rozanne Holmes, a wave breaks in front of the Scripps Institution in La Jolla. The coral reef challenge is here! Two big wave surfers from La Jolla, California, and Hawaii, Clinton Edwards and Clifford Kapono, are spear heading the challenge to image the world's best surf spots. Show More Summary

Derek Jeter gives Yankees win at stadium finale

Derek Jeter didn't want the night to end. The retiring captain gave New York one more win with a big hit, then took two trips out to shortstop, waving to the adoring crowd each time following his... To view the full story, click the title link.

Samsung, HTC, BlackBerry, and Others Mock 'Bendability' of Apple's iPhone 6 Plus

Competition between mobile phone manufactures is fierce with handset companies using social media and other public platforms to call out their competitors. It's not surprising then to see a wave of tweets and comments from big name companies...Show More Summary

The Outrage Is Real For Many Who Served

In response to Outraged?: When I first saw the story making waves, yesterday, I too wondered if it was much ado about - well - not a very big deal, perhaps spurred on by Obama Derangement Syndrome. It wouldn't be the first time the "outrageous outrage" machine kicked into high gear over something trivial - something I see on Twitter all the time. Show More Summary

Big Wave Windsurfing

Video featuring Stephane Etienne at Puertito on Fuerteventura's North Shore.

Evidence of gravity waves clouded by interstellar dust

last weekNews : The Raw Story

In March, scientists working on the BICEP2 experiment, a microwave telescope based at the South Pole, announced that they had seen gravity waves from the early universe, created just after the Big Bang. Ever since the announcement, the cosmological community has been excitedly debating the...

Participatory Culture: The Next Big Wave of Digitalization

Having finalised The Futurica Trilogy with my co-writer Jan Söderqvist five years ago, I thought I had pretty much said what could be said about the Internet revolution from a cyberphilosopher's perspective. Mission accomplished. However...Show More Summary

Cosmic dust definitely clouded Big Bang researchers' findings

Earlier this year, researchers at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics and the BICEP2 telescope in Antarctica were thought to have found evidence of gravitational waves produced during the first moments of the big bang. The discovery was...

Bold Machines: MakerBot Founder Bets Big on 3D Printing's Next Wave

When Bre Pettis, the co-founder of MakerBot, began his company in 2009, the mission was clear: make 3D printing accessible. Five years later, the company has sold tens of thousands of printers and joined forces with the industry stalwart Stratasys. Now that these creation machines are (relatively) financially feasible, how are we going to use them? Read more...

Whoops, “Gravitational Waves” Big Bang Evidence May Have Just Been Dust - There's a strong metaphor in here somewhere about the nature of the universe...

last weekOdd : Geekosystem

Gravitational waves that would've formed during the Big Bang's "inflation" were theorized in 1980, but earlier this year a team announced that they'd found proof of the waves' existence, which would be strong evidence in support of the Big Bang. Show More Summary

Achenbach: Cosmic smash-up: BICEP2?s big bang discovery getting dusted by new satellite data

last weekHealth : The Checkup

[This item has been revised and updated.] In March, scientists representing an experiment called BICEP2 announced at a news conference at Harvard that they had detected gravitational waves from a violent inflationary event at the dawn of time. Show More Summary

Evidence For The Big Bang Theory May Have Just Been Dust

last weekGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Earlier this year — and in a discovery that screamed Nobel Prize — Harvard physicists announced that they'd found evidence of gravitational waves in the early universe, potential proof that our universe began with a bang. The claim was duly criticized, but a new analysis may be the most damning yet. Read more...

Poll: Which iPhone 6 model did you buy today?

The crazy iPhone 6 launch lines around the world are finally shortening up as the first wave of customers take their shiny new devices home. We’re back at the Cult of Mac Headquarters getting intimate with our big and bigger … Read more ›

Mayim Bialik Is Not The First To Question The Feminism Of ‘Frozen’

Mayim Bialik’s blog on Kveller made news again this week when the Big Bang Theory actor came out against the phenomenally successful Disney film Frozen. As previously reported by The Inquisitr, Bialik had already made waves with a critique of the sexualization of images in advertising, including a billboard that featured Ariana Grande. Show More Summary

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