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Massive Takata Airbag Recall: Everything You Need to Know, Including Full List of Affected Vehicles

The automotive world and beyond is buzzing about the massive airbag recall covering many millions of vehicles in the U.S. from nearly two dozen brands. Here's what you need to know about the problem; which vehicles may have the defective, shrapnel-shooting inflator parts from Japanese supplier …

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Planetary birth revealed in best image yet from world’s most powerful telescope

Protoplanetary disks are the source of planet formation, but until now we've only seen them as fuzzy blobs, or in artistic renderings. But in a new image from ALMA (the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array), we see the disk left behind after a star birth in stunning new clarity.<p>Stars form …

This App Turns Your Phone Into A Cosmic Ray Detector

Donate your phone's capabilities to science! Plus, if physicists use data from your phone in their paper, then you'll get credited as an author.<p>Want to turn your smartphone into a cosmic ray detector? Well there's an app for that. Cosmic Rays Found in Smartphones, or CRAYFIS, uses smartphones' and …

Turn A Shoe Box Into A Phone Projector [Video]

Buy some new crocs, gain a mini movie theater.<p>Don’t watch that YouTube clip on a tiny screen—project it onto the wall instead! The picture may not be movie-theater quality, but it improves if the phone is very bright and the room is very dark.<p>Time: 20 minutes<p>Cost: $2<p>Difficulty: Easy<p>Materials<p>• Shoe …

Breathtaking Timelapse of Earth Made from Publicly Available ISS Photos

Using publicly available photographs taken by astronauts onboard the International Space Station, Bruce W. Berry edited this incredible timelapse …

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The Whole Brilliant Enterprise: NASA’s First 50 Years In One Interactive Graphic

NASA’s history, in its own words<p><b>Ever since</b> NASA established its history program in 1959, the agency has periodically compiled the world’s aeronautics advances into a single report. Assembled mostly from press releases and news stories, the documents recount coverage of budget negotiations alongside …

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Make Your Own DIY Box-Fan Beef Jerky

There's no reason to pay the outlandish store prices for beef jerky—it's the ultimate DIY food.<p>There's no reason to pay the outlandish store prices for beef jerky—it's the ultimate DIY food.

Out of This World: 13 Extraterrestrial Architecture Concepts

Artificial environments designed for space have thus far remained totally utilitarian, but what if more aesthetic considerations were brought into …

Heatherwick Studio To Build "Learning Hub" in Singapore

London based Heatherwick Studio have won a competition to design a Learning Hub at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. The construction of …

Video: “about architecture_without capital letters” / Alejandro Beautell

As part of "Time Space Existence" at the Venice Biennale -- the exhibition which has brought over 100 architects, including Norman Foster, Eduardo …

A New Bike Lane That Could Save Lives and Make Cycling More Popular

Biking through a city can feel like navigating a video game staked upon your life. You’re avoiding pedestrians and potholes all the while making sure …