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Detailed Poster Shows Everything Taken on Apollo 11

July 20 marks the 47th anniversary of the moon landing, so what better way to celebrate than with an <i>Apollo 11</i>-themed poster? Inspired by a trip to …

Apollo Missions

3 Reasons You Should Care About Puerto Rico's Debt Crisis

The Puerto Rican debt crisis has yet to capture the political imagination of the American voter, if the presidential primary contests under way are …

J.J. Abrams 'Understands' Why You Call 'Force Awakens' A Rip-Off

But he has something to say about it, too.<p>The new "Star Wars" movie is now the highest grossing film in domestic box office history, has amazing reviews and has inspired conversations and theories all over the world. But with everything there's a balance, and now the Dark Side is getting its say.<p>A …

The first 14 apps you should download on your new Android phone

1/<p>Yahoo Weather is a gorgeous weather app.<p>Google Play Store<p>Yahoo Weather is one of the best weather apps for Android.<p>It shows you the weather …

Apps

Leading Harvard physicist has a radical new theory for why humans exist

For example, an astrophysicist might say that the chemical components of our bodies were first forged in the nuclear fires of stars.<p>On the other hand, an evolutionary biologist might look at the similarities between our DNA and that of other primates' and conclude we evolved from apes.<p>Lisa Randall, …

New Star Wars Rogue One Images Leak from the Set

Production on <i>Rogue One</i>, the first <i>Star Wars</i> spinoff, is well underway and currently filming in London. Now some on-set pictures have been released by TMZ. They show the scene of a spaceship crash, together with dead Imperial Stormtroopers visible near the wreckage, plus some assorted crew …

FYI: Can Anything Move Faster Than Light?

Yes, the universe itself will eventually outpace the speed of light. Just how this will happen is a bit complicated, so let's begin at the very beginning: the big bang. Around 14 billion years ago, all matter in the universe was thrown in every direction. That first explosion is still pushing …

How A 1200-Year-Old Hacking Technique Can Already Crack Tomorrow's Encrypted Vaults

In the ninth century, Baghdad was not the violent epicentre of a conflict between Western and Eastern ideologies it would become once Bush and Blair sent the troops to Iraq. It was, rather, the centre of the civilized world and home to a renowned scientific hub, Bayt al-Hikma, known in English as …

Encryption

Google, Microsoft, and Mozilla will drop RC4 encryption in Chrome, Edge, IE, and Firefox next year

Google, Microsoft, and Mozilla all made the same announcement today: They will drop support for the RC4 cipher in their respective browsers. Chrome, Edge, Internet Explorer, and Firefox will all stop using the outdated security technology next year.<p>RC4 is a stream cipher designed in 1987 that has …

How Quantum Computers Are Prepared for Hackers

By Dan Goodin in Ars Technica<p>By Jacob Soll in Politico Europe<p>By the Editors of Bloomberg View<p>By Maj. Gen. Charles Bolden in Wired<p>By Max Rosett in the …

Aspen

7 ancient strategies for winning online arguments

If you write anything on the internet, from tweets and Facebook status update to the hundreds of words I publish every week, you’re going to encounter some very assertive/aggressive comments and – to put it mildly – some chuntering idiots.<p>I’ve developed lots of strategies to deal with the slurry of …

AeroMobil Flying Car Crashes In Slovakia

The Invention Award-winning prototype was destroyed, but its pilot survived<p>Last Friday, the AeroMobil 3.0 prototype, recently featured in <i>Popular Science</i>’s 2015 Invention Awards, crashed during a flight test in Slovakia. When the flying car ran into trouble, its pilot, company co-founder Štefan …

Square Enix Developing More Unannounced Games On PS4

In some recent interviews with Square Enix staff, not only are there more unannounced PS4 games on the way but one of them could even be a Secret of Mana title.<p>The first interview was with long-term producer Shinji Hashimoto. Starting out with the original Front Mission, he has been with the …

Tell Capcom Which GBA Mega Man Title You Want Next on Wii U

Pew pew pew! Which GBA Mega Man title will you vote for?<p>Capcom is teaming up with Nintendo of America to bring six GBA Mega Man titles to Wii U …

It's real: 'Full House' will be reincarnated as 'Fuller House' on Netflix

It's official: "Full House" is coming back to TV. Or more accurately, to Netflix.<p>The streaming giant confirmed Monday that it has ordered 13 episodes of "Fuller House," a reboot of the 1987-1995 ABC family sitcom about a widower (Bob Saget) trying to raise three daughters with the help of two male …

TV