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The Mystery Behind Who Took the Blue Marble Photo

It happened on December 7, 1972, sometime between 4:59:05 and 5:08:14 hours after launch. The three astronauts aboard the Apollo 17 aircraft—Eugene Cernan, Ron Evans, and Harrison Schmitt—watched Earth recede below them as they traveled at up to 25,000 miles per hour.<p>Cernan spoke to Mission …

Space Science

Halloween, Jack Chick, and Anti-Catholicism

The Anti-Catholic Origins of the Attack on Halloween<p>Anti-Catholic Myths<p>What would you think if I told you that the Catholic Church invented Islam, …

Religion

27 Art Destinations Around The World To Visit Before You Die

“Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.” ― Pablo Picasso

HTC is bringing its in-house apps to the rest of Android

HTC's been making Android skins and apps for a long time, but now the company wants its home-grown software to conquer more devices -- even those made by other manufacturers. According to <i>Recode</i>, the Taiwanese phonemaker has started developing apps for Android phones in general, courtesy of a new …

A Bite From This Tick Could Make You Allergic To Meat

A bug can turn you into a vegetarian, or at least make you swear off red meat. Doctors across the nation are seeing a surge of sudden meat allergies in people bitten by a certain kind of tick.<p>This bizarre problem was only discovered a few years ago but is growing as the ticks spread from the …

Deputy was texting while driving before fatally colliding with ex-Napster exec riding bike

Former Napster executive Milton Olin Jr. was riding his bike on Mulholland Highway when he was hit and killed<p>Six text messages were sent by a Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy moments before the deputy fatally struck Milton Olin Jr., according to the Los Angeles Times. On December 8, 2013 Olin, …

This Game Will Make You Feel Insane. Try It!

What’s the goal? Make your way through the maze. And try to keep your sanity.<p>Video games make us feel like gods, but we’re all just trained pets. A game will hand us a rocket launcher with unlimited ammo (I’m a god!). Then it will literally draw a trail leading us to our next target to shoot. And …

Time I

Stupidest Men On Internet Demand Apology From Wonket, Here It Is

Well! It seems that after their crappy reporting was debunked, Stupidest Man on the Internet Jim Hoft and Stupidest Guest Blogger on the Internet …

Somebody Flew a Drone Into a Fireworks Display and This Is What Happened

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to fly through a fireworks display?<p>This video, shot from a drone with an on-board camera, shows exactly …

Drones

HP’s The Machine project could one day bring us smartphones with 100TB of memory

Memristor based wafer<p>HP Android devices, such as the Slate 7 tablet or the Slate 21 PC, aren’t exactly known for their good looks and amazing specifications. But HP could still secure a place for itself in the history of Android if it manages to turn The Machine into reality.<p>The Machine project is …

Mobile Devices