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Inside D.C.’s first cat cafe, where you can cuddle by the hour

You probably won’t get a chance to pet Olivia. The gray-and-white spotted kitty is the current favorite at Crumbs & Whiskers, the Georgetown cat cafe that opens Saturday. But because Olivia is so friendly — making her way from lap to lap, purring and mewing and begging for a scratch behind the ears …

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Hubble at 25: the best images from the space telescope - in pictures

As the Hubble space telescope gets ready to celebrate 25 years since its launch, we look back at some of the iconic images it has produced

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8 Disgusting Diseases You Can Catch From Your Pet

How to prevent Fluffy from making you sick<p>Between 2012 and 2014, 160 people became infected by <i>Salmonella</i> Cotham, a rare strain of bacteria that causes vomiting, diarrhea, and fever. Sixty-one people were hospitalized. The culprit? Bearded dragon lizards bought from pet stores across 36 states.</i> …

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25+ Of The Coolest Hotels In The World

As long as you're traveling to some beautiful or exotic location, you might as well consider making your hotel a travel-worthy destination as well. …

Fascinating 3D-Printed Fibonacci Zoetrope Sculptures

<p>These 3d-printed zoetrope sculptures were designed by John Edmark, and they only animate when filmed under a strobe light or with the help of a …

Here's why the Xbox One is getting another temporary price drop

It's been just 12 days since the long-running Xbox One $50 sale stopped and already Microsoft is announcing a second, similar deal.<p>Starting Friday, Jan. 16, the Xbox One without Kinect will receive a $50 price drop.<p>While Michael Nichols, corporate vice president of marketing for Xbox, told Polygon …

Gift Guide: For the Tech-Obsessed

Technology? It’s my favorite indulgence. Take a look a handful of gadgets that the stylish Silicon Valley denizen would adore.<p>Above: On my personal …

Nasa researches Star Trek warp drive for future space travel

Nasa scientists are developing a Star Trek-style “warp drive” that may eventually allow spacecraft to travel to the stars faster the speed of light.<p>Dr Harold White, a physicist at Nasa’s Johnson Space Centre, is conducting research to create a warp in space and time.<p>These so called “warp bubbles” …

‘Life on Earth is in peril. We have no future if we don’t go into space’

STEPHEN HAWKING<p>Physicist and cosmologist<p>Robotic missions are much cheaper and may provide more scientific information, but they don’t catch the public imagination in the same way, and they don’t spread the human race into space, which I’m arguing should be our long-term strategy. If the human race …

US boy missing for four years found alive hidden behind fake wall

Unnamed 13-year-old in Atlanta was able to phone his mother and tell her he was behind a false wall at his father's house<p>A 13-year-old boy reported missing by his mother four years ago was found hidden behind a false wall in his father's home.<p>After a tip-off police raided a detached suburban house …

New nuclear weapons needed, many experts say, pointing to aged arsenal

Two decades after the U.S. began to scale back its nuclear forces in the aftermath of the Cold War, a number of military strategists, scientists and congressional leaders are calling for a new generation of hydrogen bombs.<p>Warheads in the nation's stockpile are an average of 27 years old, which …

'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' a spectacular sequel to 'Rise'

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes<p>20th Century Fox, $29.98; Blu-ray, $39.99<p>The 2011 franchise-rebooting<p>"Rise of the Planet of the Apes"was the best Apes movie since the 1968 original, but this year's sequel is even better. Set several years after its predecessor, "Dawn" pits a thriving ape civilization …

Is Lego about creative freedom or kit-building?

The BBC ran a story yesterday, asking if Lego is becoming less about freedom and creativity and more about following instructions and constructing single-use kits.<p>The story was timed for the beginning of Brick 2014, a huge live event in London dedicated to all things Lego. The debate about Lego's …

Stormscapes 2: An Amazing Severe Weather Time-Lapse by Nicolaus Wegner | Colossal

<p>Filmed last month by Nicolaus Wegner in Wyoming, Montana, South Dakota, Nebraska, and Colorado, Stormscapes 2 is a gorgeous timelapse of severe …

Study: Answering Emails at Home Is Making You Sick

For years, doctors and counselors have warned that people who can’t quite disconnect from work when they’re off the clock are at risk of long-term fatigue. The compulsion to respond to emails and other communication after work hours has been dubbed “telepressure” by a recent study published in the</i> …

Robin Williams: autopsy finds no alcohol or illegal drugs in actor's system

Robin Williams’ autopsy found no alcohol or illegal drugs were in his body when he killed himself at his northern California home in August, sheriff’s officials said Friday.<p>The autopsy results released by the Marin County sheriff’s office found that the actor had taken prescription medications, but …

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Google ordered to reveal source of Avengers: Age of Ultron trailer leak

When the trailer for the upcoming Marvel blockbuster Avengers: Age of Ultron was leaked a week ahead of its release, the studio appeared lighthearted – they tweeted a wry “Dammit, Hydra”, referencing the villainous organisation that the film’s heroes fight against.<p>But that good humour belied an …

Hollywood pins hopes on Interstellar as it seeks out new life in movie industry

It is not just the fate of humankind at risk in the latest release from the director Christopher Nolan; it is also the fate of the box office.<p>Hollywood executives are hoping that Interstellar, which features an all-star cast led by Matthew McConaughey and Anne Hathaway, will come to the rescue of …

PETA criticises man for being eaten alive by anaconda

PETA has attacked naturalist Paul Rosolie for 'tormenting' the giant snake for a Discovery Channel programme<p>A TV show commissioned by the Discovery Channel in which a man is apparently eaten by an anaconda has been heavily criticised by animal rights supporters.<p>Eaten Alive, which airs in the US …

Microsoft's Xbox One Is Looking Like A Lost Cause

Despite many aggressive initiatives, Microsoft cannot seem to boost sales of its ailing Xbox One video game console.<p>Microsoft's latest promotion involves all three: The Windows-maker is now offering the Kinect-less Xbox One to American consumers for just $350 with a game — a nearly 40% discount …

Rosetta selfie, bands of Mars and ghostly spokes of Saturn – in pictures

Our monthly roundup of best space-related imagery in the known universe includes the second largest spiral galaxy found by Hubble Space Telescope, the North America Nebula and a snap of the cosmos filled with millions of galaxies<p>The Soyuz TMA-14M spacecraft, above, approaches the International …

Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo Crashed During A Mojave Test Flight [Updated]

This is not shaping up to be a good week for commercial spaceflight<p>There’s a growing, looming shadow over the private spaceflight industry this year. Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo, a suborbital rocket designed for tourists, crashed on Friday, Oct. 31 due to an “in-flight anomaly" during a powered …

The 10 most terrifying clowns

As Halloween approaches and with scary clowns in the news, we select the most fearsome examples of red-nosed entertainers gone very bad indeed<p>There’s a resurgent theme in scary film and television: the scary clown. The oft-portrayed sinister jokester appears to have bubbled to the surface in the …

The best way to view yesterday's solar eclipse? Through an x-ray telescope sitting on a satellite. See the video at the link below and learn more about what it tells scientists about our sun. http://smithsonianscience.org/2014/10/polar-orbiting-satellite-captures-amazing-x-ray-footage-solar-eclipse/