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10 unique features new to superyachts -

It was once the case that luxury yachts were simply a comfortable way of travelling from one island to another in the Caribbean or Mediterranean …

Super Yachts

Planet-hunting Kepler Telescope Wakes up, Phones Home

Nearing the end of its life, the spectacularly successful mission is still churning out new observations

Universe

SpaceX Gears Up For ‘Historic Reuse’ Of Previously Flown ‘Block 5’ Falcon 9 Rocket

This is the first time that SpaceX will launch a previously used 'Block 5' booster, proving the reusability of the upgraded Falcon 9 rocket.<p>Less than …

Space Exploration

The 5-Hour Rule Used by Bill Gates, Jack Ma and Elon Musk

The most successful people on the planet are also the people likeliest to devote an hour a day to reading and learning.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You just walked in the door from an exhausting day at work. You’re hungry and spent, just wanting to catch your breath …

Bill Gates

SpaceX tests Falcon 9 Block 5’s landing leg retraction and preps for first reuse

In the two months since SpaceX first debuted its Falcon 9 Block 5 rocket upgrade with a successful May 2018 launch and landing, the company has …

Space Travel

Getting the most from OneNote, part I: A hidden Office gem

The more information you put into OneNote the more useful it is. You can tag, flag, recognize, record and search just about anything.<p>Microsoft's …

Software

SpaceX Falcon 9 Block 5 rocket's drone ship return captured in stunning detail [gallery]

Reddit Email Comments<p>Teslarati photographer Pauline Acalin has captured SpaceX’s first Falcon 9 Block 5 booster recovery in the best detail yet seen …

Space Travel

SpaceX's first Falcon 9 Block 5 reuse will also be its quickest drone ship turnaround

Reddit Email Comments<p>According to observations of SpaceX booster movements at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on July 24, it appears that the …

Space Travel

Mars / Season 2

After a year-long wait, season two of the Ron Howard-produced sci-fi series has finally arrived. The six-part follow-up skips ahead a few years into …

Mars

Japanese Spacecraft Hayabusa2 Snaps Incredible Close-Up Image of Asteroid Ryugu

The Japanese spacecraft Hayabusa2 has made some of its closest approaches to asteroid Ryugu yet, returning breathtaking images. Here you can see the …

Aerospace

SpaceX’s Mr. Steven rocket-catcher returns to San Pedro after snatching fairing that fell into the sea

Although weather conditions prevented SpaceX from catching the nose cone of its Falcon 9 rocket launched early Wednesday with a giant net off the …

Space Exploration

Are some men lazy or is there a reason they can't pee straight?

American social media star Kristina Kuzmic said it best last year when she left "love notes" for her children, telling them in no uncertain terms …

Humanity

5 Steps To Building A Million-Dollar Business With No Employees

Nearly seven years ago, Michelle Schroeder-Gardner started her blog, Making Sense of Cents, to share her experience of paying off student loan debt and holding herself accountable. The last thing she expected was it turning into a million-dollar business.<p>But in 2017 her business brought in …

Small Business

Former Fiat Chrysler and Ferrari CEO Sergio Marchionne, a legend of the modern auto industry, has died at 66 after shoulder surgery

Sergio Marchionne, the outspoken former CEO of both Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and Ferrari, has died at age 66.<p>FCA's chairman, John Elkann, said in a statement, as cited by Reuters: "Unfortunately, what we feared has come to pass. Sergio Marchionne, man and friend, is gone."<p>On FCA's second-quarter …

Automotive Industry

See This VW Scirocco Crash Hard, Roll Three Times At The 'Ring

That's what you call understeer.<p>We’ll start right off by saying that, according to the description from this video, the driver was okay. That makes …

Heart Attacks

Boat Smashes Into The Truck That Was Towing It

As far as crashes go, this one is certainly unique.<p>Here’s something you don’t see every day. For the people inside this Ram 2500 pickup, it’s …

RVs

How To Use Kanban To Become Insanely Productive: A Short Guide

Are you searching for the perfect productivity system?<p>First the bad news: It doesn’t exist. You’re going to have to do the work no matter what system you use.<p>Now the good news: Kanban is an easy-to-use and -learn system that can help avoid feeling overwhelmed by those endless To Do lists.<p>Let’s dive …

Project Management

World’s First VR Water Slide Opens

A new virtual reality waterslide has opened at Galaxy Erding in Germany, bringing virtual reality to theme park rides in a slightly different way. …

This Drone Hovered Dangerously Close to an Airliner Takeoff

A new drone video has emerged that has people shaking their heads. The 2-minute clip shows a drone hovering a short distance away from an airport …

iPad Slow? Learn How to Speed up iPad, Even Older Ones!

If you have an older iPad, you may have noticed that it's not as fast as it used to be and asked yourself, "why is my iPad so slow?" There are lots of different reasons why your iPad may be running more slowly than it did when you first bought it, and luckily there are just as many ways to speed it …

Apps

Yamaha Creates A Brand New AV Receiver For Home Cinema Without The Bulk

Today Yamaha has announced a brand new, slim-line home cinema receiver aimed at people who don’t want the usual enormous home cinema receiver overwhelming their living room. The Yamaha RX-S602 Slimline AV receiver offers wireless surround capability and Alexa voice control.<p>At just under 4.5 inches …

Successful bosses run their most effective meetings exactly like this

Once upon a time, I worked for a woman who was known as a star meeting facilitator. CEOs would call left and right, asking her to organize strategy …

CEOs

Russian warship ‘carrying £100 billion in gold’ discovered off South Korea

A South Korean salvage team has discovered the wreck of a Russian warship that was sunk in a naval battle 113 years ago and is believed to still contain a trove of gold bullion and coins worth 150 trillion won, or £100 billion.<p>The Russian Imperial Navy cruiser Dmitrii Donskoi was discovered at a …

South Korea

Everything You Need To Use Arduino For Home Automation

One of the great things about home automation is that it’s limitless. Whether you add more smart locks, toss some smart light bulbs into lamps, or add another smart thermostat to your home, it’s simple and easy to control all the products in your house.<p>But if you’re someone who doesn’t like the …

The military is building a space plane. Now it looks to have an engine up to the task

A new generation of GPS satellites is set to launch into orbit later this year. As with other national security missions, a roughly 200-foot-tall rocket will blast the massive satellite to space, fulfilling a contract worth more than $80 million.<p>But as nations develop technology to disable or shoot …

Aviation

Molesworth Street House

Occupying a narrow lot in Kew, Australia, the Molesworth Street House transforms an Edwardian period home into a modern marvel. The location of the …

Architecture

Prime Day has the one travel-anywhere charge-anything portable battery you need for a great price

There's a seemingly endless number of portable battery packs out there with different combinations of features, ports and capacities to fit every …

The Story Behind Why Soccer Players Sit In Race Car Seats

While watching the FIFA World Cup a few weeks ago, my boss noticed players sitting in race car seats, and ordered me to figure out why. So I reached …

SpaceX is one step closer to launching astronauts into space

This week, SpaceX's Crew Dragon capsule arrived at Cape Canaveral, Florida after completing thermal vacuum and acoustic testing. This means the spacecraft is one step closer to its first launch, which will be an uncrewed test mission to the International Space Station. Demonstration Mission-1, or …

Space Exploration

Cape Canaveral Air Force Station's Launch Complex 17 demolished

The famous towers of Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Launch Complex 17, which sent hundreds of rockets into space, have come crashing down in a …