Evan Andreassen

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In 1966, when the moon got its closeup, Earthlings were amazed

Fifty years ago Thursday, Lunar Orbiter II took a picture of a moon crater. When it was beamed back to Earth, the photo's then-unique view made the moon real in a way it hadn't been before — as an actual place, another world that might be a second home for humanity. Seeing the Copernicus crater …

Space

The Physics of Playing a Guitar Visualized: Metallica’s “Nothing Else Matters” Viewed from Inside the Guitar

Give it a chance, you won’t be disappointed. While the first 30 seconds of the video above may resemble an amateur iPhone prank, it soon becomes …

Obama and Biden memes deliver post-election comic relief

Social Cues: Also trending on social media are Donald Trump's new chief strategist and World Diabetes Day.<p>Social media seems to be settling back to normal after the Election Day frenzy, but there are still plenty of political memes to go around.<p>Twitter and Facebook users, for instance, are still …

Social Media

Google search for 'final election numbers' offers up fake news

Search engine technology has evolved rapidly over the past few years, but it's far from perfect. One week after the US presidential election, the top Google result for "final election numbers" is a WordPress blog called <i>70News</i> that's packed with inaccurate information.<p>The WordPress site appears to …

Win a five-night stay in Andorra worth £1,200

The Vallnord region of Andorra is home to the three neighbouring ski areas of Arinsal, Pal and Arcalis. All are covered by the Vallnord lift pass, which in total provides access to 93km of pistes.<p>Arinsal and Pal's ski area offers a range of beginner and intermediate slopes, challenging mogul runs …

20 Things You've Been Doing Wrong in the Kitchen Your Entire Life

Are you scrambling eggs, making chocolate chip cookies, and measuring pasta the right way? It might not seem obvious, but there are plenty of basic things you could be doing the "wrong" way in the kitchen. There's somewhat of an art to cutting a lime, cooking chicken, mincing garlic, and roasting …

Cooking

9 Brands Making Swimsuits for Women With Big Boobs

Where to shop if you’re above a DD.<p>It’s finally easier for women with big boobs to buy bras — pretty, sexy ones at that. But ask any woman above a DD, and she will tell you that the same is not true for bathing suits. Swimwear is, unfortunately, lagging behind.<p>Go to H&M or Forever 21 and you’ll …

Ask Ethan: Where Did The Big Bang Happen?

Of all the concepts and topics that get tossed around, the Big Bang is one of the most controversial. Sure, it’s a scientific theory that’s quite old — it’s been around since the 1940s — and the evidence in favor of it has been overwhelming since the 1960s. The idea is simple: that the Universe had …

Universe

Apple just launched 'the absolute best way to teach everyone to code'

Swift is already a smash hit: Over 100,000 apps have started using Swift to build at least some of their code, including Twitter, Uber, and Lyft, not least because Apple purpose-built it to be easy to learn.<p>Indeed, Swift has seen a lot of love from schools and classrooms everywhere. To keep that …

These high-yielding, dividend-paying stocks put money in your pocket

Slide 1 of 7<p>With bond yields offering little, income-focused investors have been turning to stocks to provide the regular cash they seek. The …

Evaluating Our Importance In The Universe

For the past two weeks we've been exploring some of the questions related to life's origin on Earth and possibly elsewhere.<p>We know life was present on Earth at least 3.5 billion years ago. It may have been present even earlier, but results remain controversial. The window of opportunity for life to …

Biology

Homo naledi, a new species of human, discovered in a cave in South Africa

Scientists find fossils of our ancient relative, who had surprisingly human-like features, in a remote cave near Johannesburg<p>Early humans buried their dead in caves, scientists have found, after discovering a new species hidden in a burial chamber.<p>At least 15 skeletons of the species - named Homo …

Humanity

A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, Former President of India, Dies at 83

Ivan Dmitri—Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images<p>PhotoQuest/Getty Images<p>AP<p>Larry Burrows—The TIME & LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images<p>AP<p>Charles …

Humans 'will become God-like cyborgs within 200 years'

The amalgamation of man and machine will be the ‘biggest evolution in biology’ claims Professor Yuval Noah Harari<p>Wealthy humans are likely become cyborgs within 200 years as they gradually merge with technology like computers and smart phones, a historian has claimed.<p>Yuval Noah Harari, a professor …

Singularity

How the eyes betray your thoughts

Look closer at eye movements and you can find out what’s happening inside somebody’s head, says Mo Costandi.<p>It’s sometimes said that the eyes are windows into the soul, revealing deep emotions that we might otherwise want to hide. Although modern science precludes the existence of the soul, it does …

The Brain

'Ex Machina': EW review

Ex Machina<p>We gave it a <b>B</b><p>The British novelist-screenwriter Alex Garland specializes in stories where the future and the present collide head-on like …

Triple Monster Black Hole Discovered

Sometimes big, bad things comes in threes, including jumbo black holes.<p>The discovery of a trio of jumbo black holes circling the center of a distant galaxy, reported by astronomers on Wednesday, suggests that pairs or triplets of such monsters may be surprisingly common.<p>Astronomers have learned …