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172 Thoughts I Had Watching The First Eight "Outlander" Episodes

Don’t get turned on during Jamie’s flogging scenes. Don’t get turned on during Jamie’s flogging scenes. Don’t get turned on during Jamie’s flogging scenes.<p>1. God, that scenery is beautiful.<p>2. How much is a ticket to Scotland?<p>3. *Looks up on Travelocity*<p>4. Never mind.<p>5. Girl, get a vase if you want …

TV

Oculus Rift Consumer Version Release Date Finally CONFIRMED By Palmer Luckey; Launch Date For The VR Headset Coming This Winter 2015

The much aniticiped Oculus Rift consumer version release date has been revealed by Palmer Luckey.<p>Gamenguide has reported that Palmer Luckey, the …

Ready Player One

Educational Technologies and Concepts That Every Teacher Should Know, Part III

While every district, school, and individual classroom operates in its own way, new technologies and education concepts will affect K-12 education …

Someone Built a Giant Minecraft Robot That Walks, Fires Missiles

Over 50 hours of work.<p>In case you needed another Minecraft spectacle to put your little dirt houses to shame, take a look at this massive attack …

Minecraft

IBM Goes All In on Internet of Things With $3 Billion Investment

IBM is investing $3 billion to build an "Internet of Things" division aimed at harnessing the massive trove of data collected by smartphones, tablets, connected vehicles and appliances and using it to help companies better manage their businesses. IBM estimates that 90 percent of all data generated …

Internet of Things

Can CA Technologies Adapt To Change?

Big companies have more money, people and technology than small ones. So why is that some small ones are able to grow very quickly — taking customers from the corporate Goliaths as they shrink?<p>The big companies ought to be able to use their resource advantage to build new products that keep their …

Customers

Buy an LG G3 in the US, get a free VR headset

LG's new mobile VR headset -- which is basically just a plastic version of Google's cardboard VR viewer -- is finally hitting American shores. The company just announced that it'll be throwing in a free headset, simply called the VR for G3, with the purchase of its latest flagship Android phone at …

Apple Watch Buyer's Guide: Which One Is Right for You?

After announcing the Apple Watch in September of 2014, launch time has finally arrived. Apple in March announced that pre-orders for the Apple Watch will begin on April 10, with an official launch taking place on April 24.<p>Apple product lines for its iOS devices and Macs are relatively simple, …

Smartwatches

New research says Anne Frank likely died a month earlier

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Teenage Jewish diarist Anne Frank likely died of typhus in a Nazi concentration camp about a month earlier than …

World History

NASA’s new Mars mission technology looks like a flying saucer

Flying saucers from Mars is the stuff of science fiction. But a flying saucer from Earth is part of the mission to get astronauts to the Martian surface.<p>NASA and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory completed a successful spin test of a saucer-shaped experimental craft in front of a live web audience …

Space Station

Best Space Books and Sci-Fi: A Space.com Reading List

There are plenty of great books out there about space — so many, in fact, that it can feel a little overwhelming to figure out where to start, …

Books

Mobilizing the Planet’s Genetic Diversity with Synthetic Biology

1,4-Butanediol isn’t exactly the flashiest product on the market: with a four-carbon chain bounded by alcohol groups, the thick, colorless liquid is …

Lasers Map the Earth That Moved in Colorado's Epic Floods

The 2013 storm in Colorado was all kinds of historic. One week of steady precipitation broke daily, monthly, and yearly rainfall records all over the …

Lost medieval cemetery found under Cambridge University

The mass cemetery contained around about 1,300 burials, including about 400 complete skeletons<p>A lost medieval cemetery discovered under Cambridge University contained graves that had been pre-dug in anticipation of winter deaths, archaeologists have discovered.<p>The huge graveyard was found during …

Archaeology

Satellite Data Show The Earth Is Getting Greener

Maybe there's a little hope?<p>It isn't often that environmental scientists get good news. But a new study in <i>Nature Climate Change</i> found that for the past few years, the earth has been getting a little bit greener, accumulating an additional 4 billion* tons of biomass (vegetation) between 2003 and …

Climate Change

Earth - The 17 most ridiculous things on Earth

<b>The monkey with the enormous hooter</b><p>Proboscis monkeys are aptly-named. Their big noses look ridiculous to human eyes, but other proboscis monkeys may think otherwise. It's been suggested that having a big nose might help a male to attract females, much as a peacock's colourful tail does.<p>Having a big …

Zoology

NASA’s Opportunity Rover Suffers More Amnesia on Mars

NASA's Opportunity Mars rover has suffered another bout of amnesia, less than a week after engineers installed a software upgrade intended to fix the robot's memory issues.<p>The long-lived Opportunity rover began experiencing problems with its flash memory — the kind that can store data even when the …

Mars Rover

Short and Sweet: Why Modern Molecular Biology Needs Oligos

DNA sequencing and synthesis are two sides of the same coin, the “read” and “write” functions of genetic material. The field and its requisite …

The moon’s got two tails – and its friends might too

The man in the moon must be wearing a tailcoat. Turns out, our satellite has two tails of particles streaming in its wake. If the same is true of …

A Gold Mine of Galaxy Nuggets

Astronomers mine data from the Planck and Herschel missions to find a treasure chest of galaxy clusters.

Children Of Rich Parents Have Bigger Brains

There are lots of advantages to having wealthy parents; such children go to the best schools, get top medical care, hob-nob with other members of the elite, are welcomed in prestigious golf and yacht clubs, and eventually stand to inherit a bundle. To top it all off, it now seems that they have …

Columbia University

Egypt’s Famous ‘Meidum Geese’ Painting May Be a Fake

An ancient Egyptian masterpiece, hailed by some scholars as the "Mona Lisa" of Egyptian painting, is in fact a fake created in the 19th century, a researcher says. But the painting may conceal an authentic Pyramid Age piece underneath.<p>The "Meidum Geese," as modern-day Egyptologists and art …

Art

I have always loved short stories, ever since I was

hot-news Monday, March 30, 2015<p>I have always loved short stories, ever since I was very young. Of course, when I was a kid the short tales that I …

Street Art Campaign Featuring Fat Albert and Friends Calls Out Bill Cosby

Bill Cosby has even got Fat Albert annoyed. After new alleged victims of sexual assault came forward against Mr. Cosby last Friday, pressure …

Bill Cosby

Tali Lennox Reveals Her 'Layers of Life' In First Solo Show

New York’s SoHo neighborhood may no longer be the artist’s bohemia it once was, when emerging artists like Jean-Michel Basquiat and Nam June Paik roamed the sidewalks, rents were dirt cheap, studios were affordable and galleries dotted its cobble stoned streets, but a part of its past still …

Art

New York Times will bring one-sentence stories to Apple Watch

What will the news of the future look like when we’re all busy staring at our tiny smartwatch screens instead of an iPhone or Mac? You’re not likely to scroll through long-form stories on your wrist, so <i>The New York Times</i> plans to roll out one-sentence news blasts to Apple Watch.<p>The <i>Times</i> says it’s …

Apple Watch

Keeping literature dirty

I was almost sorry to see the developers of the Clean Reader app — which would have allowed squeamish or morally didactic readers to remove profanity from books — take "immediate action to remove all books from our catalogue" last week, in response to authors outraged about their work being …

Literature

5 Great Books To Read In April

A roundup of recent favorites we’ve reviewed in the BuzzFeed Books newsletter.

Books

Salman's Ex-Flame Somy Ali Dedicates A Chapter To Him In Her Autobiography

Actress-turned-social activist, Somy Ali is writing her autobiography and this tell all will have a special chapter on Bollywood’s hunk Salman Khan …

Autobiography