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Pictures of the Week 2.16.18

Winter Sports

Elon Musk’s Tesla in Space Could Crash Into Earth

Each long loop around the sun brings the sports car a bit closer to a fiery meeting with our home world, researchers calculate.<p>Launched last week aboard SpaceX’s new Falcon Heavy rocket, Elon Musk’s interplanetary Tesla Roadster is currently on a lazy cruise around the sun. But the car’s journey …

Intel just put a quantum computer on a silicon chip

Dutch quantum computing company QuTech, in conjunction with chip-maker Intel, yesterday unveiled a programmable two-qubit quantum computer running on a silicon chip.<p>Quantum computers are supposed to be capable of doing things no “classical” computer could possibly accomplish, such as complex …

SpaceX just launched two of its space internet satellites — the first of nearly 12,000

They’re hitchhiking to space with another satellite<p><i>Update February 22nd, 1</i><i>1</i><i>AM ET:</i> <i>SpaceX successfully launched and deployed its primary satellite after a smooth Thursday morning launch.</i><p><b>Original story:</b> Now that the dust has settled from SpaceX’s first Falcon Heavy mission, the company is getting back …

SpaceX Hid a Second, Secret Payload Aboard Falcon Heavy, And It Sounds Amazing

Designed to last for millions of years.<p>Elon Musk's personal Tesla might have gotten all the headlines during SpaceX's historic rocket launch last …

SpaceX denies report of Air Force blowing up its floating Falcon 9

Elon Musk had hoped to tow one of his rockets home after it managed to survive an experimental landing in the Atlantic Ocean, then weird reports surfaced about its fate.<p>Shortly after the celebration over SpaceX's Falcon Heavy debut began to die down, a few odd reports started to circulate that one …

Space Travel

7 bizarre facts reveal how big Jupiter really is

You could fit all of Earth across Jupiter's big red spot -- 3 and a half times over.<p>Jupiter's Great Red Spot.<p><i>Source: NASA</i><p>It would take you 11 Earths …

Watch Elon Musk Freak Out Over the Falcon Heavy Launch

Unique footage shows the SpaceX CEO and his team in mission control in the moments leading up to the historic launch.<p>On February 6, SpaceX made history with the largely successful first launch of its Falcon Heavy rocket—and National Geographic was there, right alongside SpaceX CEO Elon Musk.<p>In …

First images of creatures from Antarctic depths revealed

Photographs of rare species from unexplored area of Antarctic seabed highlight need to protect life in one of the most remote places on the planet<p>(Click images for full caption information)<p>The images below are the first of creatures found in a previously unexplored region of the Antarctic seabed …

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Why Snakes Have Two Penises and Alligators Are Always Erect

From spiky penises to an extra clitoris, reptile reproductive parts don’t lack for variety.<p>More than 10,000 reptile species in every shape and size scurry and slither across Earth, from garter snakes to crocodiles — and their nether regions are just as wildly varied.<p>From spiky penises to multiple …

Elon Musk Explains Why SpaceX Prefers Smaller Rocket Engines - ExtremeTech

By on February 9, 2018 at 8:43 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>The successful launch of SpaceX’s …

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Launching Elon Musk's car toward Mars was a backup plan — here's what SpaceX actually wanted to do with Falcon Heavy's first flight

SpaceX on Tuesday launched Falcon Heavy, the most powerful operational rocket in the world, for the first time.<p>The payload on top was a red Tesla Roadster owned by the company's founder, Elon Musk. His electric car (and some cleverly placed trinkets) is now in space, helmed by a spacesuit-clad …

Space Exploration

The special data device SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy sent to orbit is just the start

On board the Tesla Roadster that Elon Musk sent hurtling towards the sun, aiming for a long, leisurely Earth-Mars orbit, there were a few pieces of miscellaneous cargo.<p>A so-called ‘Starman,’ which is a life-size mannequin wearing a production version of the SpaceX crew spacesuit; a miniature car …

Debunked: The Myths of Eggs, Potatoes and Bananas

So often clients come to my practice with foods they believe they're not supposed to eat under any circumstances, whether because they've heard they're fattening or because they think they have bad health effects. The problem is that much of that information is just wrong. In the last few years our …

This guy trained and ate like Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson for a month — here's what happened

Mark Webster, New York City based, office dwelling family man, had enough of the gym and his boring old routine. Living day to day with the same old, boring gym workout schedule was getting to him.<p>It was time to shake things up. And having read about The Rock's megalomaniac dietary schedule, he …

Gym Hacks Personal Trainers Use That Most People Don't Know About

By: <i>Erin Kelly</i><p>@erinkellysays<p><i>Credit: BARANQ/SHUTTERSTOCK</i><p>While most suckers shell out hard-earned money for a chance to sweat it out at the gym, personal trainers actually get <i>paid</i> to be there. They must be doing something right.<p>Like any professional, they keep some secrets of the trade to …

17 Healthy Ways to Lose Weight Fast

No crash diets allowed.<p>Sustainable weight loss doesn't happen overnight (and if it does, it's probably self-destructive). But if you're anxious to lose weight for a legit reason, follow these painless tips to improve your diet, streamline your workouts, and shed weight *the healthy way*.<p><b>1. Pregame</b> …

18 acquisitions in 2015 that prove E.U. and Israel are hotbeds of innovation

2015 may be remembered for its stalled tech IPO market or its soaring VC investments. Or, it may be remembered for the biggest tech acquisition ever.<p>Some major deals went down in tech M&A this year for sure, but here we take a retrospective look at one specific niche — where big U.S. firms head to …

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Articles about 5 innovative uses aluminum modern homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

Refresh your home for the summer season with these simple modern upgrades.<p>This week's top 5 homes focus on the beautiful design element, wood.<p>There are many materials used today in and around the home, but one of the most frequently used and requested materials by...<p>Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda …

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7 tech giants most likely to buy Foursquare

With word that Foursquare is reportedly raising another down round of financing, it seems logical to bet that the company is reaching some kind of end game.<p>According to Re/Code, Foursquare is trying to raise between $20 million and $40 million at a valuation of $250 million. That’s far below the …

The Year in Pictures: How We Made the Cut

<i>The New York Times Year in Pictures 2015,</i> <i>published online</i> <i>this week, was edited by the</i> <i>deputy photo editor</i> <i>Meaghan Looram and</i> <i>Jeffrey Scales, the photo editor of The Sunday Review. James Estrin spoke with them about the complex process of choosing the photos. The</i><i>ir</i> <i>conversation has been edited.</i><p><b>Q.</b><p>How …

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Alejandro Aravena's Innovation Center UC photographed by Cristobal Palma

These new shots by Chilean photographer Cristobal Palma reveal the monumental cube structure of the UC Innovation Center – Anacleto Angelini by 2016 …

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World’s Best Islands for Food 2015

“This is a foodie paradise and beach paradise rolled into one,” observed one voter in our WBA survey. The small British isle has a prolific food …

Elon Musk says he now knows when the safe, fully autonomous self-driving car will arrive

A variety of automakers have begun selling “semi-autonomous vehicles,” but you’ll have to wait probably five years to buy a fully autonomous one—the kind that can drive you everywhere while you read a book by the wheel. At least, that’s what many car companies are predicting.<p>Telsa Motors CEO Elon …

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