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These 11 apps and websites will make you miss your childhood

Product Hunt, a discovery website that shows you the newest startups and products, has collected a bunch of websites and apps that will make you want to relive the past. Product Hunt founder Ryan Hoover even wrote a blog post about how he thinks the emotional power of nostalgia makes it a perfect …

Artist Turns DNA From Chewed Gum Into Sculptures

Plus, a perfume that can cover your genetic tracks<p>Two years ago, artist Heather Dewey-Hagborg caused a stir in both the art and biosecurity worlds when she displayed busts of people she’d never met. She determined the facial features for her “Stranger Visions” show using DNA found in the streets …

Nasa releases footage of x-class solar flares - video

Nasa releases footage from the Solar Dynamics Observatory that shows the sun emitting x-class solar flares. X-class flares are the most intense; however, humans are safe because the flares cannot pass through the Earth's atmosphere, although they can disrupt communications

Egypt bans Hollywood epic Exodus over 'historical inaccuracies'

Censors take exception to historical inaccuracies in Exodus: Gods and Kings, starring Christian Bale<p>Egyptian film censors have banned a Hollywood biblical epic, saying it is riddled with historical inaccuracies.<p>The censorship board was angered that Exodus: Gods and Kings depicted Jews having built …

These 11 Speeches from the Last Two Centuries Changed the World

<i>This post is in partnership with the History News Network, the website that puts the news into historical perspective. The article below was</i> …

Frederick Douglass

Harbin Snow and Ice Fest in Pictures

6 tech trends for 2015 that will change our future

Technology and innovation can be frustrating to watch in action. That’s because there usually isn’t much action — just incremental change with …

Billions Of Dollars Are Set To Flow Into These 7 Areas Of Tech In 2015

To uncover the hottest new trends in business tech next year, we spoke to some of the most successful enterprise-focused venture capitalists in Silicon Valley.

Watch What It's Like To Be An Astronaut Returning To Earth

This footage is so incredibly rare that it almost seems like it's from a sci-fi movie.

Comet 67P Pictures, Size, Path: New Color Pics Released by European Space Agency

The Rosetta probe has captured new color pictures of the Comet 67P, also known as the Churymov-Gerasimenko.<p>The comet came into focus when the Rosetta …

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Amazon sellers hit by nightmare before Christmas as glitch cuts prices to 1p

There were Christmas shopping bargains galore on Amazon’s website over the weekend … for about an hour. Because of a technical glitch, the prices of thousands of items crashed to 1p – giving eagle-eyed customers a pre-Christmas treat while leaving scores of small family-owned businesses nursing …

7 Reasons Why You Should Buy An Android Phone Over An iPhone

Rosetta discovers water on comet 67p like nothing on Earth

The Rosetta spacecraft has detected water coming off comet 67P, the rubber duck-shaped lump of ice and dust that it placed the Philae robotic lander on last month.<p>The presence of water is not a surprise, but what has wrong-footed researchers is the makeup of the water, which is nothing like that …

Now, Anyone On Earth Can See A View Of Our Planet From Space In Real Time

There's nothing as profound as seeing Earth from space.<p>Yet, only the 543 people who have trained as astronauts ever get to experience the Earth in a …

Infinity Stones

Why phablets will eventually replace tablets and regular smartphones (in 3 charts)

Drop yourself in any world capital and it’s likely the majority of people there are glued to their smartphone. Smartphone penetration, powered by our insatiable appetite for apps — 48,000 apps are downloaded every minute — is predicted to hit 70% worldwide by 2017.<p>Tablets, on the other hand, have a …

Pumpkin geometry: stunning shadow sculptures that illuminate an ancient mathematical technique | Alex Bellos

Photograph: Saul Schleimer<p>The red line shows a straight line from the North Pole through New York and on to the flat map of the world, analogous to the path of light from a source at N. Illustration: Henry …