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SpaceX's most recent rocket landing looks like something out of science fiction

When SpaceX gets it right, it really gets it right.<p>The Elon Musk-founded private spaceflight successfully landed a Falcon 9 rocket back on Earth …

LEGO Apollo Saturn V: Tallest LEGO Ideas Set Ever Made

LEGO Saturn V in launch configuration. Credit: LEGO <br>Yesterday LEGO announced that their new LEGO Apollo Saturn V set will be available to buy on June …

Lego

This gorgeous new photo of Earth from space is our global #inspo of the day

In celebration of Earth Day, SpaceX released a jaw-dropping photo of Earth from its recently retrieved first stage rocket booster, Falcon 9. It’s a …

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Boy Uses Dragon Ball Z To Survive Bee Attack

An 11-year-old boy in Phoenix ended up in intensive care after being stung by 400 bees. He says he got through that terrible attack by channeling …

Get your house fully connected with a smart light switch

Out of all the home appliances you'd expect could be smart-ified as part of the connected home, the classic light switch might be last on the list. …

Home Automation

This Jupiter Photo Is Unbearably Gorgeous

This unbearably gorgeous image of Jupiter was taken by NASA's Juno spacecraft back on December 11 and was just shared by NASA on Thursday. From a …

Teen suspect held in University of Texas freshman's death

<b>(CNN) —</b> Their paths crossed on Sunday night, police said.<p>University of Texas freshman Haruka Weiser wrapped up a class at the drama building about 9:30 p.m. She called a friend to say she was on her way, according to an Austin police affidavit.<p>She never made it.<p>Weiser's body was found Tuesday …

Crime

We Could Be Living On The Moon In 10 Years Or Less

And it wouldn't actually be that expensive, thanks to robots, 3D printing, and SpaceX<p>"You are here to help humanity become a spacefaring species."<p>So said the opening line of a brochure for a workshop that took place in August 2014. It was a meeting of some of the greatest scientists and …

Space Science

A huge pyramid-like mountain exists in the asteroid belt and NASA can't explain it

Pyramids in the far reaches of the solar system might sound like a science fiction writer's fever dream.<p>But just take a look at this mountain on a …

Astronomy

The most unbelievably simple trick to improve your memory

<b>(Alex Mit via Shutterstock)</b><p>Try ignoring it<p>Julia Shaw<p>March 1, 2016 10:30am (UTC)<p>This article was originally published by Scientific American.<p>If I say a random string of numbers out loud, say 1593657292759381380473, how many of these numbers do you think you will be able to immediately remember<p><b>The</b> …

Humanity

Scientists discover how to 'upload knowledge to your brain'

Feeding knowledge directly into your brain, just like in sci-fi classic The Matrix, could soon take as much effort as falling asleep, scientists believe.<p>Researchers claim to have developed a simulator which can feed information directly into a person’s brain and teach them new skills in a shorter …

The Brain

Dragon capsule: Gallery of photos from space and Earth.

The folks at NASA’s Johnson Space Center have released a bunch of really cool photos of (or related to) the SpaceX Dragon capsule. And by “a bunch” I …

Space Exploration

Local Motors LM3D Swim: A closer look at the first 3D printed car you can buy (pictures)

Electric Vehicles

The Best PCs You Can Build for $300, $600, and $1200

We’ve walked you through building your own computer before. In this post—which we’ll update periodically as prices and components change—we’ll walk …

Leaf on Mars: Can NASA grow a garden on the Red Planet?

What will it take to grow plants on Mars? We already have the technology -- and "The Martian" wasn't far off the mark.<p>Before humans go to Mars, as NASA is planning for the 2030s, there's a lot of work to be done, such as developing and testing a rocket that can get there and studying the effects of …

Space Science

Google Nexus 5X: The purest expression of Android hardware and software

Google sells Nexus phones with the intention of providing a blueprint for other phone makers to follow. As such, they function more like prototypes, …

Gateway to parallel universe seen in the sky above China

Well, that’s one possible explanation offered by conspiracy theorists for the strange event, which occurred above the Jiangxi and Foshan regions of …