Jan Sierhuis

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Greetings From Earth: Stream the Sounds of Voyager’s ‘Golden Record’

The golden record's illustrations show how to read the information etched onto the other side. NASA<p>If you've ever wanted to listen to the sounds aliens will hear when they discover the Voyager 1 space probe's "golden record," now's your chance: NASA has put them up for free streaming at SoundCloud. …

Space Exploration

Hot-Air Ballooning in France

Miles Davis: Miles Davis at Newport 1955-1975: The Bootleg Series Vol. 4

Every five years after Miles Davis hit New York in 1944, he instigated new forms of musical insurgency. Each genre we love today bears his expansive …

Miles Davis

Beautiful bioluminescent creatures light up the deep ocean

Life adapts in the most beautiful ways. Bioluminescence, though rarely seen in land organisms (with the noteworthy exception of the firefly) is …

Your New Ride To Space

You don’t need a rocket to leave Earth. There’s a slower, gentler trip in the works—and it comes with a cocktail.<p>When Alan Eustace lifted off into space from the New Mexico desert this past October, it was with a quiet whoosh, and a slight jostle of his harness. The 57-year-old computer scientist …

Space Travel

San Francisco Barista Turns Your Favorite Minions Into Latte Art

Some artists work in charcoal, others watercolor and some use ... foam?<p>Melannie Aquino works at the Elite Audio Coffee Bar in downtown San Francisco. Like many baristas, she began experimenting with latte art to mix up the grind of pulling shots all day long. "It was pretty primitive, but the …

San Francisco

Photos: The world’s most impressive outdoor mazes and labyrinths

Outdoor mazes and labyrinths have captured our imagination for centuries, harking back to King Minos of Crete’s elaborate, winding structure to corral the hulking Minotaur in Greek mythology.<p>Corn mazes, especially plentiful in the US, provide farmers an additional source of revenue. From the 14th …

European Travel

The perfect hotel for thrill seekers hangs 400-feet off the side of a mountain

There's nothing quite like arriving at your hotel after an exhausting trip, strapping into a safety harness and ascending 400-feet using a series of …

The Netherlands: A Look At The World’s High-Tech Startup Capital

It’s a fascinating time to take stock of startup innovation in the Netherlands, a rare turning point where you can watch the hard work of the past give way to the immense promise of the future.<p>Behind London and Berlin, the Dutch startup scene is already considered to be one of the most prominent in …

Startups

Behind the scenes of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, in pictures - Telegraph

Star Wars

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Let’s Spend Some Time Gazing at the Magnificence of Pluto

Wow, space is really something.<p>In the next few days, NASA will begin releasing the first-ever high-resolution photos of Pluto, one of the largest remote, non-planetary objects orbiting the sun. Taken days ago by a probe launched from Earth nearly a decade ago, the photos are part of a mission to …

Solar System

10 beloved planes that have been retired | CNN Travel

CNN

Hot Wheels

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