The Time Machine DeLorean

Top 10 Fictional Time Machines

Time travel. It’s something that exists in a narrow region between science and fantasy. Maybe it’s theoretically possible, maybe it’s nothing more than wishful thinking. Who knows. But in the realm of fiction, anything can happen. So here’s a list of my top ten fictional time machines, in a somewhat specific order.

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Coronal Rain

Check Out The Sun’s Coronal Rain

Here’s some pretty incredible footage of an eruption on the Sun that occurred on July 19, 2012, taken by the Solar Dynamics Observatory. This one came with the works: a solar flare, a coronal mass ejection, and (this is the cool part) coronal rain. The charged plasma just kind of “trickles” down the lines of the magnetic …

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This Marionette Robot Isn’t Creepy (Oh Wait Yes It Is)

A United Arrows store in Japan has set up a couple of mannequin robots that act as marionettes, mimicking the movements of unsuspecting passersby. Okay, well, they’re probably suspecting, but these things are still pretty weird…and elaborate. Seriously, that’s a lot of hardware. Oh, and yeah — they’re using a Microsoft Kinect, soon to be …

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“Alien Slime” Discovered In Wake Of Russian Meteor

A mysterious slime has turned up throughout a Somerset nature reserve days after the shocking meteor strike in Russia. Described as “blobs” or “goo” or just “something living,” the strange substance has been found littered throughout the reserve. It only appeared after last week’s meteorite incident, despite the fact that the nature reserve is thousands …

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Somebody call the meteor police

Meteor Caught On Camera In Russia

Russia experienced quite the meteor shower today. Around 100 400 people have been injured, schools have been evacuated, and people have been warned to keep inside. The meteors fell over the Chelyabinsk region in the Ural Mountains on the morning of Friday, February 15.

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North Korea Performs Nuclear Test

North Korea Performs Nuclear Test

There are rumblings on the wire that North Korea has just conducted an underground nuclear bomb test. This comes from a seismic reading of M4.9, detected by the the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) at 11:57 JST (2:57:51 UTC), which is presumed to be man-made. It occurred in the area east-northeast of Sungjibaegam, North Korea.

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Asteroid 2012 DA14 Flyby

Asteroid 2012 DA14: Too Close For Comfort?

On February 15, 2013, Asteroid 2012 DA14 will glide past Earth, coming within 27,700 km (or 17,200 miles), closer than our orbiting geosynchronous satellite ring. As you can see in the above animation created by NASA, this will definitely be a close encounter.

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