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Scientists Are Planning To Make ‘Star Wars’ Moisture Farms A Reality On Mars

Scientists have recently discovered that the soil on Mars is practically bursting with water molecules. Well, maybe not bursting, but data from NASA’s Curiosity Rover indicates that up to two percent of the red dirt is water. It might go even further than that. According to Swedish scientists who …

'F-35 designed to deal with threats like S-300,' Lockheed Martin official in Israel says

Israeli pilots who have begun training with the platform say it has caused them to think differently about combat flying, executive says.<p>><br>• ><br>• ><p>F-35 …

13 Mesmerizing Photos That Will Make You Re-Evaluate Your Place In The Universe

There's no picture more humbling than one that shows us how small we are in the universe.<p>On this 25th anniversary, TASCHEN has compiled the most breathtaking deep-space images that the Hubble Space Telescope has ever produced, in a remarkable full-color book, <i>Expanding Universe: Photographs from the</i> …

Cosmology

iTunes Radio is being maliciously stupid now

I used to like iTunes Radio, but it seems like the crew has abandoned ship and the service is crashing hard. It’s actually gone from questionable …

iTunes

Death, Taxes and the Fight Against Junk Food

Some taxes just might make us healthier.<p>Benjamin Franklin, in 1789, pointed out that nothing is certain but death and taxes. Though to be fair, the same dismal sentiment had already popped up in 1726, in Daniel Defoe’s <i>The</i> <i>Political History of the Devil</i>. It’s a phrase on many of our minds on income …

Diabetes

Quantum cryptography at the speed of light: Researchers design first all-photonic repeaters

Engineers bring perfectly secure information exchanges one step to reality. They have now designed the first all-photonic quantum repeaters -- …

Try These 8 Best Snacks for Blood Sugar Control

Stephen Lux/Getty Images<p>Snack the Smart Way to Help Keep Your Blood Sugar in Check<p>If you have type 2 diabetes, smart snacking can be an important …

Online Privacy As Human Right? Internet Advocacy Group Pushes For New Standards

The Global Commission on Internet Governance, a digital security advocacy group, met in the Hague early this morning to hammer home a citizens-first agenda for Internet privacy, pushing nations to pledge to uphold global standards of privacy and security.<p>The commission’s nine-part pledge echoes …

The Best Sushi Tips and Etiquette From a Real Sushi Chef

<i>What"s the correct way to eat sushi?: originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question. Ask a question, get a great answer. Learn from experts and access insider knowledge. You can follow Quora on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+.</i><p><i>Answer by Kaz Matsune, Food Director/Executive Sushi Chef</i> …

Fossils Show How Boneworms Dined on Ancient Sea Serpents

Bone-eating worms that can devour an entire whale carcass were also feasting on prehistoric reptiles more than 100 million years ago, a new study finds.<p>No one knows when the first Osedaxworms started scavenging sunken carcasses on the ocean floor. The bizarre, finger-length worms are soft-bodied …

Paleontology