John Carter on Mars
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Science Sunday: Jumping on Mars and Other Extreme Sports

On March 8th, 2012 Disney’s John Carter was released in theaters to the general public.  Adapted from Edgar Rice Burroughs’ 1917 pulp novel, A Princess of Mars, the movie’s plot follows the swashbuckling antics of John Carter, a disillusioned Civil War veteran who is transported to Mars after he kills …

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One Direction Versus Pedantic Listeners

As the latest incarnation of the musical monomer and unsinkable rubber duck that is the 'teenage heart-throb boyband', One Direction have made a good portion of British citizens absolutely sick of their smug expressions, apparent physical perfection and that one member that looks a lot like Ellen Degeneres. 

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ScienceSunday: Finding the Higgs

The Higgs Boson. The “God particle”. This elementary particle is one of the most popular discussions of physics in the mainstream media, which is impressive, since the existence of the Higgs boson is still in question. But what exactly is the Higgs boson? Why is it called the God particle? …