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Mega-Obsessed: Our Favorite Things From 2014

Last-minute gift ideas, anyone?<p>The new and amazing stuff of the world is our bread and butter here at <i>Popular Science</i>. In each month's magazine and online, we bring together a list of all our favorite things hitting shelves, app stores, and big screens. Now, all the gadgets, games, movies, and other …

NASA Envisions A Cloud City Above Hellish Surface Of Venus

Now if only we can get Lando Calrissian to spearhead the project<p>The planet Venus, named for the Roman goddess of Love, certainly wouldn’t be a very loving place to live. On the surface, Venus hosts scorching temperatures of more than 800 degrees Fahrenheit, a heat capable of melting lead, as well …

7 Miles Beneath The Sea's Surface: Who Goes There?

A ship full of marine scientists is floating over the deepest part of the world: the Pacific Ocean's Mariana Trench. They're sending down probes to study life in one of the most hostile environments on the planet.<p>This week the researchers are targeting the two deepest spots in the trench — the …

Usain Bolt Hits 88 Miles Per Hour, Goes 'Back to the Future' in Cool New Video

This is great!<p>The guys at VidGeo have mocked up Usain Bolt going back to the future.<p>In a new video, they have mixed the footage of the 100-metre final from the London Olympics with audio from the classic 1985 film <i>Back To The Future</i>.<p>In the clip, Bolt hits the same magical 88 mph that the DeLorean …

Back to the Future

The 25 Golden Rules of Running

Time-tested, universally accepted axioms of the sport.<p>In most cases, these rules started out as a lightbulb over one runner’s head. After a while, that runner told a few running buddies (probably during a long run), word spread, and before you know it, coaches were testing it, sports scientists …

Running

What’s So Scary About A Nuclear-Armed Drone?

In one word: Everything<p>It's a plane designed for the war no one wants to fight. The Long Range Strike Bomber is the Air Force’s secretive and long-running project to develop the next generation of nuclear-armed bombers, designed to unload hell in hostile skies. And there's a chance that it'll be …

6 Rules for Eating Right as a Runner

Keep it simple, keep it balanced, and stay hydrated.<p>When you start exercising regularly, you might have to revamp some of your everyday eating habits in order to feel your best while you’re working out and avoid unwanted bathroom stops. Here are some general rules.

Nutrition

Speed Development For Distance Runners

As training theory continues to evolve, coaches and exercise scientists are continuing to uncover more effective and efficient ways to train and get …

Looking for Mr. 1:59

Experts debate what it will take for a sub-2:00 marathon.<p>In the 106 years since the marathon became established at its current distance, 42.195 kilometers, the world record has fallen from 2:55:18.4 to 2:02:57. Most of this occurred in the early years, as athletes were learning how to train for and …

Marathons

Curiosity rover's discovery of methane ‘spikes’ fuels speculation of life on Mars

Nasa’s rover measures fluctuations of gas not easily explained by geology or organic material dropped by meteorites<p>Nasa’s robotic rover, Curiosity, has detected fluctuating wafts of methane on Mars, fuelling speculation that the gas may be coming from a form of life on the red planet.<p>An instrument …