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How to Harvest Terawatts of Solar Power on the Moon

Planet Earth isn’t the most ideal place for solar power to thrive. Sunsets and weather afford solar panels a significant amount of downtime. But …

15 Chilling Vintage Images

When we look at historical photos, we get a sense of what life was like in a previous generation. And while cameras are more widespread nowadays, …

Meticulously Carved Layers of Paper Revealed Behind Peeling Wallpaper

Charles Cray provides a unique perspective of the world, using layers and layers of precisely carved paper to communicate his vision. His unsettling microcosms call to mind words such as <i>ooze</i>, <i>growth</i>, and <i>spread</i>. These associations are deliberate as Cray draws inspiration for his pieces from concepts …

Images of Pluto and Charon continue to captivate Nasa: 'This world is alive'

Photograph: Nasa/JHUAPL/SWRI<p>A high-resolution image of Pluto taken by New Horizons shows small features, from craters to faulted mountain blocks, to the texted surface of the vast basin informally called Sputnik …

Solar System

See The Sun In All Its Fiery Glory In This Five-Year Time Lapse From NASA

The 30-minute film is a mashup of five years of footage from NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory, and it took NASA’s Goddard Scientific Visualization …

Magnetism

No Man's Land: Where on Mars Should Astronauts Go?

The Martians invaded Houston one morning in October of last year—although in truth some of them already lived there. As home to NASA’s astronaut …

Space Science

See The Sun In All Its Fiery Glory In This Five-Year Time Lapse From NASA

We’re told not to stare at the sun, but with NASA’s new ultra-high-definition video, it’s hard not to. The sun has never looked so fiery and bad tempered.<p>The 30-minute film is a mashup of five years of footage from NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory, and it took NASA’s Goddard Scientific …

World War II Spitfire Wreckage Excavated

CAMBRIDGESHIRE, ENGLAND—A team made up of researchers from Oxford Archaeology East, the Defense Archaeology Group, Operation Nightingale, and …

World War II

Russian jets 'intercept' US predator drones over Syria, officials say

Russian fighter jets shadowed U.S. predator drones on at least three separate occasions high above Syria since the start of Russia’s air campaign last week, according to two U.S. officials briefed on this latest intelligence from the region.<p>Meanwhile, U.S. Navy Captain Jeff Davis told reporters a …

10 shocking facts about World War II

Caffeine At Night Resets Your Inner Clock

Everyone knows that caffeine can keep you awake, but a new study shows that the world's most popular drug can actually interfere with your body's internal sense of time.<p>"The circadian clock is way beyond 'sleep and wake,' " says Kenneth Wright, a sleep and circadian physiologist at the University …

Sleep

Dishonesty pays off in negotiations if done in this particular way

There are lies of commission, where false information is passed. And there are lies of omission, where information is passively omitted. And then there’s a third, trickier type of deception called “paltering”: actively using factually true information to mislead someone.<p>Paltering may be a common …

Psychology

Architizer

Iranian nuclear experts take Parchin samples without IAEA: IRNA

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iranian nuclear experts have taken environmental samples from the military base at Parchin without United Nations inspectors being present, the spokesman for Iran’s atomic energy agency was quoted as saying on Monday.<p>The flag of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) flies …

Nuclear Energy

Israel struggles to counter Palestinian rock-throwing threat

JERUSALEM (AP) — After finding high-tech solutions to halt suicide bombings and rockets, tech-savvy Israel is struggling with the resurgence of a …

Netanyahu to quiz Putin on Russia's reinforcement of Syria

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu flew to Moscow on Monday to seek reassurance from President Vladimir Putin about Russia’s military deployment in Syria and to lay out Israel’s concerns about the risk of weapons reaching militants on its borders.<p>Israel's Prime Minister …

Benjamin Netanyahu

Europe struggles to cope with migrants' march of misery

<b>At the Hungarian-Austrian border (CNN) —</b> "Extraordinary situations."<p>That's what the Hungarian interior minister said the migration pressure in Europe is creating in countries like his and Serbia, as well as others.<p>The main border crossing station between Hungary and Serbia reopened on Sunday, …

The Unseen: Surreal Portraits Made Using a Custom-Built Water Tank Set

Instead of relying on photomanipulation, as is common these days, photographer Lara Zankoul creates surreal photos by putting together elaborate …

Ink Entertainment CEO Charles Khabouth’s 7 tips for success

He started out as a club king, though these days the CEO of INK Entertainment and owner of such hot spots as La Société (with locations in Toronto and Montreal), and Toronto's new (Bieber-approved) Cabana Pool Bar is more of a hospitality multi-tasker. Here, Charles Khabouth shares his habits for …

Volkswagen Used Onboard Software To Purposefully Mislead EPA About Car Emissions

Das messed up<p>This was supposed to be a good week for Volkswagen. Today, they were going to unveil a brand-new Passat in (arguably) the hippest area of the United States, Brooklyn. As of this writing, that event is still scheduled, but the joyous unveiling of a new car has been overshadowed by a …

4chan message board bought by Japanese web culture guru

The Internet: Where memes can turn to gold.<p>4chan announced on Monday that the site has been acquired by Hiroyuki Nishimura, who also founded …

Ordinary Foods Get Rearranged Into Psychedelic Pits and Pyramids

Photographer Sam Kaplan has designed a series that will catch your eye and make your mouth water at the same time. Using various cookies, candies, tea cakes, and sandwiches, the artist has built a collection of remarkable pits and pyramids. These edible structures may be made out of simple items …

Psychedelia

10 Surprising Facts About LEGO

You're never going to look at your favorite toy the same way again.<p>Like Easy-Bake Ovens and Troll dolls, you probably remember these famous plastic bricks fondly from your childhood. But did you know the first one was made in 1932 and out of wood? Didn't think so. Here are a few more facts you …

Low gas prices may doom Social Security raise

Cheap gas is good news for most people -- except senior citizens.<p>Falling prices at the pump mean that retirees probably won't get a boost to their Social Security benefits next year.<p>The amount of money that Social Security pays out is adjusted each year to taken into account the rate of inflation …

Retirement

Russia launches drones in Syria

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Russia has started to fly unmanned aircraft over Syria in what appears to be surveillance operations over the country, two U.S. officials told CNN.<p>The officials were not able to confirm whether the drones were armed, or how many missions have been flown to date. The development …