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NASA released this 5-year time-lapse of Mars from its Curiosity rover — and the footage looks amazing

On August 6, 2012, NASA landed its Curiosity rover on the surface of Mars. In the last 5 years, Curiosity has captured our hearts with its selfies and first-hand accounts of Mars' Gale Crater.<p>To celebrate Curiosity's 5-year anniversary, NASA released amazing time-lapse footage that spans …

Time-lapse Photography

Lady Liberty shown as black woman on U.S. coin for first time

(Reuters) - The United States Mint has unveiled a $100 gold coin featuring an African-American woman as the face of Lady Liberty for the first time in the history of U.S. currency.<p>The new $100 gold coin featuring an African-American woman as the face of Lady Liberty for the first time in the …

Great white shark battle leaves angler feeling ‘like I was in a car accident’ | Adventure Sports Network

Folks off Hilton Head, S.C., might be finding Chip Michalove's fishing exploits to be a bit worrisome.<p>On New Year's Eve, in the eerie darkness, the …

It's Coming! Get Ready for the 'Great American Total Solar Eclipse' of 2017

The year of the Great American Total Solar Eclipse is upon us.<p>On Aug. 21, the moon will completely blot out the sun for observers in 12 states, from …

11 Tips For Letting Go Of A Toxic Friendship, Even If It Seems Impossible

Occasionally there comes a moment in life when you realize that so called "friend" of yours really isn't so great. It seems he or she lives to tear …

Mysterious and rare ghost shark caught on video

This species of the deep sea creature - a chimaera - has never before been spotted or filmed in Northern Hemisphere waters.<p>December 17, 2016 —In a …

Zoology

Oil Tumbles on Doubts Over OPEC Production Cut

Oil slumped by roughly 4 percent on Tuesday as OPEC's leading oil exporters struggled to agree on a deal to cut production to reduce global oversupply and boost prices, with Iran and Iraq at loggerheads with Saudi Arabia a day ahead of meeting.<p>Brent futures fell $1.86, or 3.9 percent, to settle at …

Sony PlayStation VR: First look

Sony’s highly-anticipated headset has arrived at TNW. A full two-and-a-half years after it made its trade show debut, the headset is currently here, and fully functional.<p>We’ve got a full review coming soon, but for now, let’s just marvel in how sleek this thing is.<p>For its part, Sony truly delivered …

Virtual Reality

How to let your money buy you happiness

Today I want to introduce you to a superb financial writer with whom I have a passing acquaintance and tell you about a new book he's published …

Happiness

Yahoo Is Sued for Gross Negligence Over Huge Hacking

Yahoo was sued on Friday by a user who accused it of gross negligence over a massive 2014 hacking in which information was stolen from at least 500 …

The Crazy Way Men And Women's Brains Fall In Love VERY Differently

How do you fall in love? That was the question I set out to answer. As a biologist, I understand what happens to the brain when you fall in love. It is the increase or decrease of certain neurotransmitters that gave you that unmistakable euphoric feeling of love.<p>But, how do you get there? What …

Contemporary homes – in pictures

From London’s Barbican to Wiltshire and Yorkshire, these cutting-edge properties capture the architectural spirit of the age

Iraqi Lamb and Eggplant Stew with Pitas

This sweet and tangy Middle Eastern stew, with falling-apart-tender lamb, is one of wordsmith and perfect host Jesse Sheidlower's favorites. He found …

Saudi Arabia and Russia Just Threw the Oil Market With a Big, Fat Head Fake

Crude oil prices rocketed, then fell back almost as precipitously, on Monday after big-sounding promises about restraining output by the world’s two …

Johnny Manziel Reportedly Enrolled at Texas A&M

Former Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel has reportedly re-enrolled at Texas A&M University, per the <i>Dallas Morning News</i>' Ben Baby and ESPN.com's Sam Khan Jr.<p>According to Baby, Manziel is considered a senior and will look to complete his degree in recreation, parks and tourism …

5 Plants That Can Help Purify Indoor Air, According to Science

<i>This article originally appeared on Health.com.</i><p>Want to clear the air in your home or workplace? Get some greens, says research presented today at the …

Meet the family: here's every generation of Nissan GT-R

The Nissan GT-R has been around a while now – and we’re not just talking about the current R35 generation. Its family tree traces its way back five …

Nissan GT-R

Revolution against 'rich parasites' at utopian Burning Man Festival as 'hooligans' attack luxury camp

It is supposed to be a utopian vision of peace and love but this year's Burning Man Festival has been marred by "hooligans" carrying out a "revolution against rich parasites".<p>The festival plays out each year in Nevada's Black Rock Desert where 70,000 people build a city in a week, burn a giant …

Jerry Heller’s Attorney Claims ‘Straight Outta Compton’ Deserves Blame For His Client’s Death

Hip-hop impresario and one-time N.W.A. manager Jerry Heller wasn’t shy about expressing his displeasure with the wildly popular 2015 biopic <i>Straight Outta Compton</i>. In fact, he even took his issue with the motion picture to court in the form of a legal battle seeking $110 million. Following word of …

Box Office

Lil Wayne’s ‘Retirement’ Is A Sad Reminder Of How Brutal The Music Business Is

Eight years old. That’s how old Dwayne Carter, Jr. was when Bryan Williams discovered him in New Orleans 25 years ago. Ever since then, Lil Wayne has been a rapper, professionally. Now if Wayne’s middle-of-the-night Twitter confessional is to be believed, that journey is over and he’s retiring. …

Dropbox confirms millions of user data stolen

Four years after a data breach at cloud storage service Dropbox, the company has now admitted that more than 60 million user logins have been spread …

Why the 'Happiness Hormone' Serotonin May Actually Make You Scared

The science of happiness is getting complicated.<p>Serotonin was supposed to be our friend. Though often referred to by science blogs as the "happiness hormone," in recent years, serotonin's role in making us happy has come into question.<p>If you've ever taken selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors …

Classic email scam earns thieves $44m in a single heist

Earlier in August, leading cable manufacturer Leoni AG announced it has fallen victim to an online scam that has cost the company a staggering $44 million in funds. Following two weeks of investigation, new details have surfaced today and it was revealed the thieves used the oldest trick in the …

Brain Altering Drugs: The Drug-Induced Suicide of Robin Williams Two Years Later | Global Research - Centre for Research on Globalization

<i>55 years ago (July 2, 1961) an American literary icon, Ernest Hemingway, committed suicide at his beloved vacation retreat in Ketchum, Idaho. He had</i> …

Tokyo Couples Risk Their Lives To Be Wrapped-Up In Plastic Bags For Photos

These couples are wrapped up in a plastic bag bound by each other posing for portraits to outline their bond. The artist Haruhiko Kawaguchi, covers …

Is a Vegan Diet Dangerous? Germany Thinks So

Is being vegan dangerous to your health? Following the rise in popularity of veganism in its capitol city of Berlin, Germany has released a …

Secrets of ultra stealth submarines revealed in massive leak

The Indian government is investigating the leak of more than 22,000 pages of documents that reveal secret data about its new high-tech fleet of submarines.<p>The leak, first reported by The Australian, includes sensitive information about the Scorpene submarines designed by French defense contractor …

Here's What Happens to Your Brain on LSD

Yes, there's a good chance it could make you more creative.<p>There isn't a whole lot of research out there about LSD, but that research is slowly growing, helped by this very small study. Like, 10 people small. Still, it's the first since the LSD heydays to study the connection between the drug and …