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A timeline of Cassini's plunge of fiery doom on Friday

Here's how the planned crash into Saturn will go down.<p>After almost 20 years of exploration, discoveries and gorgeous pictures, it’s time to say goodbye to Cassini.<p>Launched in 1997, it took the Cassini spacecraft seven years to reach it’s ultimate destination—Saturn. For thirteen years, it has sent …

Destiny 2 Exotic Weapon Guide: How To Obtain MIDA Multi-Tool, Coldheart, And Sturm

Like in the original game, Exotics are the most desirable items for you to obtain in Destiny 2. While you're sure to get your hands on some through loot drops from enemies or chests, there are also those that you can obtain through a specific process.<p>To help kick-start your Exotic collection, we've …

Destiny 2 racks up 1.2 million players online

And it’s not out on PC for another month<p><i>Destiny</i> <i>2</i> is the latest game with a concurrent users figure more than 1 million. Bungie touted more than 1.2 million enjoying the game yesterday morning.<p>It’s noteworthy that this is a console-only figure. <i>Destiny 2</i>’s PC launch date is still more than a month …

Destiny 2 PSA: Don't Spend Your Upgrade Points All At Once (Unless You Love Your Subclass)

One of the many ways in which Destiny 2 makes small but welcome changes to the original game concerns subclass upgrades. No longer do you obtain new abilities and skills simply by grinding away; something called Upgrade Points are now used to pick out precisely the things you want to unlock. But …

An Essential Tip For Destiny 2: Pay Attention To Mods

For the most part, <i>Destiny 2</i> makes it easier to level up than its predecessor did. If you’re rushing to raise your Power level to prepare for next …

Destiny 2

14 Chemical Reactions That Honestly Seem Like Magic

"Wow." –You in a minute.<p><i>This post was translated from Spanish.</i>

15 Cool Stories of How 'Star Trek' Ships Got Their Names

NASA influenced a lot Trek's ship names, but did you know about the anime references?<p>On September 8, 1966, <i>Star Trek</i> was broadcast on network …

Science Fiction

Destiny 2 Could Shoot Activision To New Heights

By<p>Updated Sept. 9, 2017 8:31 a.m. ET<p>Activision Blizzard has had a great year so far, and it looks like the company has yet another winner on its …

Is ‘Destiny 2’ any good? For many players, it doesn’t matter

The internet has spent a lot of effort deciding whether <i>Destiny 2</i> is a good game. (Personally, I think it’s good fun). But, to be honest, the game’s …

Bungie outlines Destiny 2’s first month of content

When the Leviathan raid, Xur and Nightfall strikes are coming to Destiny 2<p><i>Destiny 2</i> just launched on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One earlier this week, but Bungie is already looking forward to the month ahead, offering a preview of what Guardians will be playing after burning through the story …

Start your adventure off right with our ‘Destiny 2’ beginner’s guide

The highly-anticipated sequel to <i>Destiny</i> is finally here. Bungie went to great lengths to make <i>Destiny 2</i> faithful to the original — in its final, …

A Week With Destiny 2: I'm Hooked

There was a moment early on in Destiny 2 when I lost everything.<p>Stripped of all my powers, I stumbled through the fiery remains of Earth's last city …

Destiny 2

Via Bungie’s blog last night, here’s what the next month looks like for Destiny 2.

<b>Via Bungie’s blog last night, here’s what the next month looks like for Destiny 2.</b> Anyone want to take some guesses about what Trials of the Nine or …

Gaming

The Best Christmas Movie of All Time Is Being Turned Into a Must-Have Children's Book

It’s unfortunate that <i>Die Hard</i>, the best Christmas movie of all time, isn’t really a film you can watch with your kids. But this year, instead of …

Dominate multiplayer with our ‘Destiny 2’ Crucible guide

If you’re like us, you’ve already started to lose track of the hours you’ve sunk into Bungie’s <i>Destiny 2</i>, leveling up your Guardian and exploring …

These are Destiny 2’s launch-day microtransactions

The Eververse Trading Co. isn’t new, but some products are<p><i>Destiny 2</i> launched today, and considering that we live in the year of our Lord 2017, it should come as no surprise that there are microtransactions. So what’s for sale on launch day?<p>After you complete the game’s third mission, “Spark,” …

Destiny 2 begins with a touching tribute to returning players (update)

My face is leaking<p><i>Destiny 2</i> developer Bungie said all along that it would recognize players’ accomplishments in the original <i>Destiny</i> with rewards in the sequel. The studio promised tangible items — namely, emblems — as well as some surprises. Now that we’ve played <i>Destiny 2</i> ourselves, we know that …

Destiny 2 guide: Which class should you choose?

How to pick between a Hunter, Titan and Warlock<p>Before you even grab a gun and start blasting away killer robots or aliens in <i>Destiny</i> <i>2</i>, you need to pick a class. Hunters, Titans and Warlocks can all technically operate (most of) the same weapons, but the way they move and the abilities they can …

Destiny 2 review

It’s Destiny, with much less bullshit<p>The evolution of <i>Destiny</i>, like that of many long-term online service games, has been a veritable saga. Three years ago, Bungie launched <i>Destiny</i> amid staggering levels of hype, and the massive canyon between expectations and reality led many people to write off the …

Important ‘Destiny 2’ Tidbits To Know Heading Into Launch

The launch of <i>Destiny 2</i> for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One has finally arrived. The online shooter goes live this week to finally give Guardians a …

15 Great TED Talks for Sparking Creativity (Infographic)

From graphic designers to painters to writers, these TED Talks are bound to give your creativity a boost.<p>2 min read<p>Need a creative booster? One of your best resources is just a click away. TED Talks provides a variety of inspirational and creative videos from some of today’s most successful …

Creativity

25 U.S. Attractions Everyone Should Visit in Their Lifetime

From ruins of ancient civilizations to Revolutionary War monuments, there are many attractions that celebrate the unique history of the US. The …

National Parks

Everything You Need to Know About Destiny 2

Taking a Bungie jump.<p>Destiny 2 is an online-only shared world shooter set in the distant future, where a space faring mankind must defend Earth from …

BittBoy is a retro pocket console that does a lot for very little

The GameBoy Pocket remains one of the best-designed pieces of mobile gaming kit ever in my opinion, which is why I was intrigued by the BittBoy, a new third-party portable console that clearly owes a lot of inspiration to the GameBoy. The tiny handheld packs a library of “300” games built-in, …

Retrogaming

NASA's twin Voyager probes are the most important spacecraft ever launched — and could be the last evidence of humanity's existence

Luckily, the galaxy will have NASA's twin Voyager spacecraft to remember us by.<p>The two nuclear-powered probes launched 40 years ago and became the first and only robots to take close-up photographs of Uranus and Neptune, the planets' moons and rings, and other objects in the outer solar system.<p>The …

21 world wonders that you're not supposed to visit

USS Indianapolis discovered 18,000 feet below Pacific surface

<b>(CNN) —</b> It's been 72 years since the USS Indianapolis went missing after a Japanese submarine torpedoed it in the final days of World War II.<p>A team of civilian researchers led by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen discovered the cruiser's wreckage Friday on the floor of the Pacific Ocean, 18,000 feet …

Rowing

Here’s Where You Can See Every Total Solar Eclipse for the Next 50 Years

A total solar eclipse will obscure the sun in parts of 14 states across the U.S. on Aug. 21, a rare event that’s been called the “Great American …

Solar Eclipse

PowerGO ONE Pocket Portable Automatic Power Generator Provides “Unlimited Power” (video)

A new pocket portable power generator has been launched by Kickstarter this week with the aim of raising $30,000 over the next 44 days. Unlike other …

Gear & Gadgets