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Arby's Bacon Thief Said He Was From the Future: Cops

Would-be Chuck Norris 'kicked crap out of' cars

(Newser) - If we were able to time-travel, our first pit stop in the past might aspire higher than fast food—but even time-travelers have to eat, and we bring you the case of Dante Rashad Anderson. The 36-year-old is being accused of robbery, assault and battery, and destruction of property after... More »

2nd Test Finds Faster-Than-Light Particles

Result backs up much-hyped, and much criticized, earlier experiment

(Newser) - The international physics team OPERA (Oscillation Project with Emulsion Tracking Apparatus) has managed to recreate the result that shocked the physics world , again detecting a batch of subatomic particles moving faster than the speed of light, the Washington Post reports. The "positive outcome of the test makes us more... More »

Scientists: Time Travel Impossible

Researchers prove nothing can violate the 'traffic laws' of the universe

(Newser) - Wait, so Bill And Ted's Bogus Journey is suddenly implausible? A group of Hong Kong University of Science and Technology physicists say they've proven that time travel is physically impossible, reports Discovery News . They demonstrated that a single photon obeys Einstein's theory that nothing can travel faster... More »

China Bans Movies About ... Time Travel

Bureau complains that they're 'totally made up'

(Newser) - China’s censors are taking a hard line against... flux capacitors? Yes, it seems that time travel TV shows and movies have become increasingly popular in China, and regulators at the General Bureau of Radio, Film and Television are sick of them. They issued a declaration last week calling for... More »

'Time Traveler' Likely Using Hearing Aid

Rumors of cell-phone use in 1928 film off-base, say experts

(Newser) - A clip of what appears to be a woman chatting on a cell phone—in 1928—has made waves across the Internet, but experts say she’s probably just using a hearing aid. The filmmaker who presented the clip ruled out such a device because of its shape, but... More »

Time Traveler Spotted in 1928 Film?

George Clarke thinks he's spotted a woman on a cell phone

(Newser) - Just in time for Halloween, a Belfast man has posted a video on YouTube with a somewhat spooky claim. A Charlie Chaplin fan, George Clarke has spent more than a year studying a scene from the 1928 film The Circus—convinced it shows a woman holding a cell phone to... More »

Hot Tub Time Machine Not So Hot

A 'baldfaced attempt to send The Hangover back to the future'

(Newser) - With a Snakes On a Plane-quality title and an all-star lineup (John Cusack, Craig Robinson, Rob Corddry and, yes, Chevy Chase), Hot Tub Time Machine could have been a great, bad film. But critics aren't buying this "baldfaced attempt to send The Hangover back to the future." They're... More »

Physicists: Bird From the Future Damaged Collider

Theory says the universe is sabotaging the big experiment

(Newser) - CERN’s Large Hadron Collider is having a tough time getting on its feet—construction delays, birds, etc.—but now two physicists have a novel theory about why: The experiment is so “abhorrent” to God, or nature, that the universe is conspiring to sabotage it. When scientists get... More »

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