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Why 'Rebels' And 'The Clone Wars' Are The Best Star Wars Material In 30 Years

Why 'Rebels' And 'The Clone Wars' Are The Best Star Wars Material In 30 Years

If you think the only way to watch Star Wars is at the movies, you couldn't be more wrong. 'Star Wars: The Clone Wars' and 'Star Wars Rebels' are regularly producing some of the best Star Wars stories ever.

'Stranger Than Truth' With Timmy Williams: A Fake Interview With Benedict Cumberbatch

'Stranger Than Truth' With Timmy Williams: A Fake Interview With Benedict Cumberbatch

In this installment of 'Stranger Than Truth,' Timmy has a (fake) one-on-one interview with Benedict Cumberbatch, star of, well, everything.

Re-Examining Todd McFarlane's 'Spider-Man' #1, 25 Years Later

Re-Examining Todd McFarlane's 'Spider-Man' #1, 25 Years Later

We're looking back at Todd McFarlane's seminal 'Spider-Man' #1, 25 years after it landed on stands.

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SCIENCEBorrowing The Boxfish’s Shell Design To Create Better Body Armor And Flexible Electronics

Borrowing The Boxfish’s Shell Design To Create Better Body Armor And Flexible Electronics

The boxfish's beautiful arrangement of hexagonal scales creates an incredibly tough armor that still manages to remain flexible. Scientists are taking inspiration from this amazing natural material to design new materials with applications ranging from human body armor to flexible electronics.

SCIENCEBug-Inspired Bots Can Leap Off Liquid Water

Bug-Inspired Bots Can Leap Off Liquid Water

Walking on water is already a tough enough task, but jumping from the surface of water presents an even greater challenge. By studying water strider insects, scientists were able to build a tiny robot that can launch itself off this ubiquitous liquid.

SCIENCENew Way To Make Quality Graphene Boosts Commercial Viability

New Way To Make Quality Graphene Boosts Commercial Viability

Graphene is a 2D material with seemingly unlimited applications in the lab, but the cost of producing it in large sheets has severely limited its applications in the real world. A new technique for growing graphene could change that.

SCIENCEScience Images Of The Week: Hard Drugs, Beautiful Chaos, And More

Science Images Of The Week: Hard Drugs, Beautiful Chaos, And More

Drugs, chaos, and snakes were just a few of the sources of amazing science images this week. As always, we got some breathtaking perspectives from space, plus some inspiring science-based art.

SCIENCECassini Spacecraft Finds Bizarre Features On Tethys During Flyby Of Saturn's Moon

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Cassini Spacecraft Finds Bizarre Features On Tethys During Flyby Of Saturn's Moon

Tethys, a moon of Saturn, has been seen in an all-new composite image from the Cassini spacecraft. What are the mysterious red arcs seen on the alien moon?

SCIENCEESA Sent Kombucha Into Space To Learn About Potential For Extraterrestrial Life

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ESA Sent Kombucha Into Space To Learn About Potential For Extraterrestrial Life

Kombucha is all the rage among health nuts and hipsters these days, and apparently scientists have taken interest in the ancient brew, too. ESA has sent samples of the microorganisms that turn tea into Kombucha to space in order to learn more about what forms of life can survive beyond our planet.

SCIENCECeres Revealed in Dramatic New Map Produced By Dawn Spacecraft

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Ceres Revealed in Dramatic New Map Produced By Dawn Spacecraft

The Dawn spacecraft has revealed Ceres in a new map and stunning images. What can we learn from this new way of examining the largest member of the asteroid belt?

SCIENCEAurora Spotted Outside Solar System For First Time In Dazzling Display Over Brown Dwarf

Space

Aurora Spotted Outside Solar System For First Time In Dazzling Display Over Brown Dwarf

Brown dwarfs can form aurora like on Earth but are much more powerful. How was this unusual process seen?

SCIENCERosetta Mission Finds Possible Building Blocks Of Life On Icy Comet

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Rosetta Mission Finds Possible Building Blocks Of Life On Icy Comet

Organic compounds considered key for the origin of life have been discovered by Philae lander on Comet 67P. Among the 16 found compounds were four never before detected on a comet, mission scientists say.

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