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Dazzling NASA 4K moon video crackles with craters

A glorious NASA video takes Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter imagery and turns it into a 4K tour of the moon that will make you want to go for a visit.<p>Even though President Donald Trump has directed NASA to return Americans to the moon, most of us will never have the chance to set foot on the lunar …

NASA

Behold The Most Hilarious Wildlife Photos of 2017

Wildlife photographer Tibor Kércz would spend a few nights each year camped out in a tent near a tree, hoping to capture photos of little owls and …

This Milky Way ‘FlightLapse’ Was Shot by an Airline Pilot

Here’s a gorgeous nighttime timelapse shot from a different perspective: this “FlightLapse” was captured from the cockpit of a Swiss airliner during …

See What the Huygens Spacecraft Saw When it Landed on Saturn's Moon

Scientists used images from the probe to recreate its descent onto Titan.<p>Perhaps the most exciting part of the Cassini spacecraft's 12-and-a-half years orbiting Saturn was back in December 2004, when the mothership deposited the European Space Agency's Huygens probe. Twenty days later, in January …

Astronomy

A restaurant in San Fransisco is plating food on iPads

With a prime location in San Francisco's Financial District, Quince is widely heralded as one of the city's finest restaurants. It has plenty of buzz, premium pricing, an extensive wine list, and it was recently awarded its third Michelin Star. Now, it also has a dish that is served using an iPad …

Here’s what we learned from Elon Musk’s SpaceX Reddit AMA

SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk took to Reddit this evening for an Ask Me Anything session, which he noted was “meant to be supplemental” to the talk he gave at the International Astronautical Conference in Guadalajara, Mexico on September 27th.<p>After the talk, there were plenty of lingering …

This iPhone 8 case has one of the coolest features I’ve ever seen

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Amazon<p>Most of the time, when you pick a phone case, you have to pick between style, size, and safety. Because I have a bigger phone, I end …

The NES Classic has a CRT filter to make games look properly old school

Plus, a ‘pixel perfect’ mode to make them look crisp and clean<p>Nintendo’s NES Classic Edition is a fairly straightforward device: it’s a tiny version of the classic console, with 30 games built in so you can play them easily on a modern television. It doesn’t have much in the way of frills, but …

Report warns of additional commercial crew delays

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. — The two companies developing commercial crew transportation systems for NASA are experiencing problems that will likely …

How I learned to stop worrying and love the big $60B NASA rocket

OK, maybe we don't love the massive SLS. But we're learning to live with it.<p>MICHOUD, La.—Dating back to before the United States gained its …

Space Exploration

Here's how SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket compares to the Apollo moon rocket

It's an Epic Rocket Battle! Or a Clash of the Titans, if you will. Except that in this case, the titans are the two of the heaviest rockets the world has ever seen. And the contenders couldn't be better matched. On one side, we have the heaviest rocket to come out of the US during the space race, …

This Chinese Bookshop With Amazing Design Is a Fairytale for Bookworms

The new bookstore, Zhongshuge Yangzhou, appeals to design and book lovers alike.<p>Once upon a time, we might have considered a bookstore incredible if it included, say, tasty café food and giant beanbags for kids. Now, an incredible bookstore is defined by reflective "tunnels" of books and truly …

Moon photobombs the Earth in rare images captured by NASA

A NASA camera on board the Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) satellite captured a rare lunar transit across the face of a sunlit Earth. The images, which feature a fully lit far side of the moon, were captured between July 4 at 11:50 pm ET and July 5 at 3:18 am ET.<p>Lunar transit across the …

Converted water tower, a 'Grand Designs' favourite, for sale for the first time at £2.5m

Frustrated house-hunters have little to choose from in the run up to next week’s European Referendum. Many prospective vendors are awaiting a result before putting up the estate agent boards. But there is one gem which has gone on sale this weekend.<p>The 19th-century Lymm Water Tower, which featured …

Elon Musk: SpaceX Will Launch People To Mars In 2024

Never let it said that Elon Musk shies away from bold claims. The SpaceX founder and CEO took the stage at Code 2016 and announced that his company plans to launch the first humans to Mars in 2024, with a planned arrival in 2025.<p>Before he got to that point, though, he first gave some thoughts about …

Space Travel

Elon Musk's SpaceX lands reusable rocket on barge for second time

Falcon first-stage booster touches down vertically off Florida coast Company had played down hopes of a successful landing<p>SpaceX landed a rocket on a robotic ocean barge on Friday, the second marine landing for the private aerospace company and the third successful use of a reusable rocket.<p>A live …

Space Travel

Wish you were here: ExoMars spacecraft sends first picture back to Earth

It may not seem the most thrilling image, but this grainy picture of the solar system has generated a collective sigh of relief at the European Space Agency.<p>It is the first picture sent back from the ExoMars spacecraft which is on a seven month journey to the Red Planet.<p>The image beamed back a …

Space

Glittering Nighttime Photos of Airplanes Highlight the Majestic Beauty of Flight

Azul Obscura captures a view of aircrafts that often goes unseen by ordinary passengers. Standing on the runway, the Osaka-based photographer documents the planes as they approach the airstrip and safely make their landing. Although this is a common routine, Obscura’s visual style—specifically, his …

China Is Winning the 21st Century Space Race

At a cost of more than $150 billion, the International Space Station (ISS) is the most expensive object ever built. This price tag is more than …

There's a Giant Ice Mountain on Saturn's Largest Moon

If and when the space tourism industry takes off, Saturn’s moon Titan ought to be one our first destinations—especially after all of the glorious …

June Oven cooks up $22.5 million in Series A, delays shipping until the holidays

June, a countertop “smart” oven designed by former Google, Apple and GoPro employees has closed a Series A round of financing for $22.5 million today, led by early stage combination hardware and software investor Eclipse.<p>Previous investors also participated in this round, including Foundry Group, …

Science Says This Is The Best Time To Charge Your Smartphone

For most of us, charging a phone is a set-it-and-forget-it ritual. We plug it in when you go to bed, or anytime our dwindling battery bars happen to coincide with proximity to an outlet. But the lithium-ion batteries that give life to our phones are fickle beasts. After all, who hasn’t found that …

Batteries

Amazing bars around the world to drink at before you die

Mercury’s dark secret revealed

Ever since Mariner 10 flew by Mercury in 1974 and 1975, researchers have known that the planet was darker than the moon. But they didn’t know …

Nike Roshe Cortez NM Premium Suede "Midnight Navy"

A mix of the past and present with premium materials.<p>Aside with providing technological innovation to its performance models catered to numerous sports, Nike also knows how to dig in the vault to provide a sense of nostalgia. Mixing the Cortez silhouette of the past along with the present day’s …

Shoes

Guys, these are the only 5 watches you need in your collection

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Men's watches are as much for telling time as they are for making a statement, and they're the only accessory that a man can truly …

Go To South America Just To Eat At These 6 Restaurants

BRB, booking a flight.<p>When you think of South American food, your mind probably conjures images of roadside stands doling out empanadas, arepas, refreshing juices and exotic fruits.<p>But there's more to the cuisine than that.<p>If you're looking for an elaborate meal to remember, try a more traditional …

4 Cool & Casual Office Jackets (That’ll Beat A Stuffy Blazer At Work)

Silence your thoughts and let the words 'office style' sink in. Conjuring up images of a sad suit, a wishy-washy white shirt-and-blue tie combo and …

Men's Fashion