Carlo Mejia

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Mapping What You Cannot See, Cannot Know, Cannot Visit

When I was a boy I had a globe. I could take it in my hands, rest it on my lap, give it a spin and look down on Africa, Europe, North America and Asia spinning by.<p>In 1961 (I was 13), cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin left the planet and got high enough to look down on the real Earth spinning beneath him. He …

Here Are The 15 Greatest Nude Scenes Of All-Time, According To Mr. Skin

The man of skin, Mr. Skin, has been “fast-forwarding to the good parts” for 15 years now. To celebrate, he ordered a cake in the shape of Phoebe Cates, then ranked the 150 greatest nude scenes of all-time. But what does “greatest” refer to exactly, though? Could it mean most watched? Most …

Samsung's Gear S smartwatch doesn't need a phone to get online or make calls

Samsung is taking the wraps off of yet another new smartwatch, but the Gear S (not Solo) has a twist: there's a 3G modem inside. While it may not be especially fast, that means that even when outside the range of a Bluetooth-connected phone or WiFi, it can still send and receive messages or make …

Ebola outbreak: 'Even worse than I'd feared'

"It's even worse than I'd feared," Dr. Tom Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said Wednesday of the Ebola outbreak rampaging through West Africa. "Every day this outbreak goes on, it increases the risk for another export to another country.<p>"The sooner the world …

First Human Trials of Ebola Vaccine Start Next Week

The first human trials of a vaccine against the deadly Ebola virus will start next week in the U.S., officials announced Thursday, just as the World Health Organization predicted as many as 20,000 people could be infected in West Africa before the epidemic is brought under control.<p>The National …

Ice Bucket Schmice Schmucket, These Japanese Porn Stars Want You To Squeeze Their Boobs For AIDS

I’m pretty sick of the ice bucket challenge at this point, but luckily there’s a new kind of philanthropy taking the world by storm. That’s right, I’m talking about the “squeeze-a-thon,” a charitable event invented by a group of Japanese porn stars wherein they allow fans to squeeze their breasts …

What can you do with a satellite the size of a small box of tissues?

The Chasqui-1, a Peruvian satellite released into space on Aug. 18 by a Russian cosmonaut on a spacewalk, measures 4 inches by 4 inches by 4 inches—not very much larger than a standard Rubik’s Cube—and weighs just 2.2 pounds. Its mission: to take photos of Earth in both visible light and …

Selfie: "Pilot" Review

#Blessed<p>Note: Selfie won't officially premiere on ABC until September 30, but the network has released the pilot early online. You can now watch it …

NASA's Mars Rover Curiosity Stalled By 'Hidden Valley' Sand

NASA's Mars rover Curiosity may have to choose a new route to the base of a huge Red Planet mountain.<p>The 1-ton Curiosity rover had been heading for Mount Sharp — a 3.4-mile-high (5.5 kilometers) mountain in the center of Mars' Gale Crater — via "Hidden Valley," a sandy swale that's about the length …