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China uprooting thousands to build telescope searching for aliens

China is forcibly moving more than 9,000 residents who live near the world's largest radio telescope, currently under construction.<p>The telescope, …

Telescopes

You Can Blow Soap Bubbles And Instantly Freeze Them Into Ice Orbs

A breath of beauty<p>In the wake of America’s recent snowpocalypse, it seems only fitting to remind you that some truly wondrous things can come out of bad weather. For photographer Chris Ratzlaff, it’s the opportunity to freeze soap bubbles. While it takes some practice, anyone can recreate the …

Crystals

Firewatch is burning down our game review podcast, Quality Control

In each episode of Quality Control, Polygon editor-at-large Justin McElroy talks to a critic after they review a new game and allows them to add a little bit of extra context and insight. Why did they feel the way they did? What do they wish they had been able to discuss in more depth in their …

Parrot's new Disco drone ditches quadcopter design for a fixed-wing aircraft

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Drones

Watch the first trailer for Duncan Jones' Warcraft movie

Film Industry

How to Make Fresh Mozzarella From Scratch

More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>At Serious Eats, we're lucky enough to work right across the street from Di Palo Selects, an Italian fine-foods store that just happens to make some of the best fresh mozzarella I've ever tasted. It's milky, tender, …

Dell just announced the largest tech acquisition ever: EMC for $67 billion

You might not have heard of EMC , but it’s a technology behemoth that runs many of the services you use today.<p>The company provides datacenter storage for large technology companies — and today, it’s been acquired by Dell.<p>It’s the largest technology acquisition ever, coming in at $67 billion and …

Guild Wars 2 is now available for free, and its paid expansion will include raids

Just one day after announcing a release date for its new expansion, <i>Heart of Thorns</i>, developer ArenaNet unleashed even more major news for massively multiplayer RPG <i>Guild Wars 2</i>.<p>In a press conference at the Penny Arcade Expo, ArenaNet president Mike O'Brien and <i>Guild Wars 2</i> game director Colin …

DNA Can Store Your Digital Data For Up To 2,000 Years

Stop throwing all your data into a digital black hole<p>Your DNA holds an incredible amount of information in a very small space. Recently, researchers have looked to DNA as a method to store large amounts of digital information that are currently saved on hard drives. DNA storage has another …

Put an Egg on It: 20 Great Ways to Eat Fried or Poached Eggs

More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>I can't tell you how many times a simple egg has saved my life, or at least my day. That's because adding a perfectly fried or poached egg, its runny yolk surrounded by creamy white, can turn just about anything into a …

Cooking

18 Breakfast Recipes (That Make Great Dinners, Too)

More<p>Breakfast<p>Everything you need to make the most important meal of the day delicious.<p>I love breakfast food—fluffy pancakes, runny eggs, crispy potatoes, all of it—but I'm not what you'd call a "morning person." When I do make myself a nice breakfast, it's never during proper breakfast time, and …

How NASA Got New Horizons To Pluto

A century from now, NASA’s successful flyby of Pluto and its five known natural satellites will rank right up there with the moment Apollo 11 first touched down on the lunar surface and the Viking 1 lander sent its first color photos from Mars.<p>Yet unlike getting to the Moon and Mars, flying within …

The world's 12 best natural swimming pools | CNN Travel

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Dubai brings world's longest indoor ski slope to the desert

Meydan One complex will also include world's tallest residential tower and largest dancing fountain<p>The world's longest indoor ski slope will soon be built in the desert kingdom of Dubai. This week, the Gulf emirate announced plans to build a new complex that, when finished, will be home to the …

Watch Paul Rudd troll Conan O'Brien once again with an 'exclusive' Ant-Man clip

Paul Rudd has appeared on a Conan O'Brien-hosted television show many times, whether that was <i>Late Night</i> or <i>The Tonight Show</i> at NBC, or on the current TBS series <i>Conan</i>. Rudd is usually promoting a movie during those guest appearances, and as is customary, he often brings a clip from the film.<p>Except …

Paul Rudd

The New $100 Million Search For Life in the Cosmos

Science & InnovationNo Place Like Home<p>Can you hear me?<p>More than a half-century after the first modern search for communicating extraterrestrial life, humanity’s quest to find intelligent beings in the cosmos is getting a much-needed boost. Today, Silicon Valley billionaire Yuri Milner announced a …

Astronomy

Way before Apple Watch and Android Wear, there was Casio

Casio might be only lightly involving itself in the current boom in smartwatches and wearables, but the company still makes plenty of money from its G-Shock series and rugged outdoor watches. That's not to say it hasn't experienced a combination of hits and misses: Casio would say it "pioneered" a …

Wear OS

After Flight with Capt. Bud

Changing Planet<p>Volunteer pilot Bud Sittig. image: Ivan Gabaldon/LightHawk<p><i>Photographer Ivan Gabaldón interviews volunteer pilot Bud Sittig in this second installment of Gabaldón’s guest blog from Ride Into Birdland.</i><p>(Click here for the first installment of the series.)<p>On the night of our second day I …

Run Like An Animal With Bionic Boots [Video]

These boots were made for bounding<p>For 25 years, inventor Keahi Seymour has dreamed of running with the speed and loping gait of an animal. His inspiration struck at age 12, while he was watching a program about kangaroos. “The announcer said it moves at such an efficient gait by using its Achilles …

Human Head Transplant Proposed—How Did We Get Here?

Yes, in case you haven’t heard, a doctor in Italy has announced plans to transplant a guy’s head onto a new body two years from now. Sound nuts?<p>Many of the headlines say so. “No, Human Head Transplants Will Not Be Possible by 2017,” said <i>Popular Science</i>. The <i>International Business Times</i> pronounced …

Visualizing the Fast Lane From Above

Peter Andrew Lusztyk’s aerial photographs of freeway interchanges feel vaguely familiar. I might not know what these interchanges look like from above, but as a native Houstonian I’m well acquainted with these elaborate feats of engineering. Houston has some of the most towering ramps, widest …

Urban Design

Man collected rainwater to survive 66 days at sea

PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The story of Louis Jordan's survival is nothing short of amazing.<p>Jordan, who had been missing for more than two months, was rescued Thursday after he was found 200 miles off the coast of North Carolina, the Coast Guard said.<p>"I had many moments where I thought I was going to die." …

21 remarkable new animal species that will freak you out (pictures)

Watch SpaceX test its amazing SuperDraco rockets from a few feet away

The Space Shuttle was cool in action, but on paper it sounded like a particularly capacious way to get to work in the mornings. Spaceships should really have cooler names. Elon Musk's SpaceX understands this — the private company's newest Dragon craft is equipped with four SuperDraco pods, each …

Iran film portrays the Prophet Muhammad, drawing criticism

ALLAHYAR, Iran (AP) — Here in this Persian replica of Mecca, built at the cost of millions of dollars, an Iranian film company is attempting to offer …

Meet UberBlox: A New Modular Machine Building System

UberBlox is a new modular construction and prototyping system that is designed to help people easily conceptualize and build projects like 3D printers, smart systems and robots.<p>With a salute to the explosion of the maker scene, UberBlox offers a building-block style single-connector locking …

51 of the Best Breakfast Recipes Ever

Waking up is never easy, but breakfast food makes the prospect a whole lot sunnier.<p>Put some coffee on and get cookin'.<p><b>Monkey-Bread Danish</b><p>Danish meets monkey bread. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Red Velvet Pancakes</b><p>Sexiest breakfast ever. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Onion & Arugula Frittata</b><p>Served straight out of the pan. <b>Get the</b> …

Surprisingly mature galaxy discovered in the early Universe

Contains dust in quantities similar to modern galaxies.<p>A surprisingly normal galaxy has been discovered in the very early Universe, providing new …

This Incredible Photo Of A Baby Weasel Riding A Woodpecker Is Straight Out Of A Children's Fantasy Book

Unfortunately, the weasel was attacking the bird. Fortunately, the bird escaped.<p>It's a photo of a weasel trying to kill a woodpecker.<p>Le-May, a hobby photographer, was taking a walk with his wife through the Hornchurch Country Park in East London in the hopes of her seeing a green woodpecker for the …

Pencil artist works in miniature — and that’s the point

Salavat Fidai is working proof that artists need not create large pieces to make a name for themselves.<p>Much of what he creates is no bigger than the tip of a pencil — literally.<p>Under the glow of a single work light while his family sleeps, Fidai uses a craft knife and 4x magnifying glass to create …