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NASA to 'lasso' an asteroid

The White House confirms the space agency is working up plans to snag a space rock and bring it closer to Earth for study.<p>There could be a sequel in the works to that absurd scene from 1998's "Armageddon" in which Ben Affleck and friends land on a threatening near-Earth asteroid. But this time …

Space Exploration

25 Most Intimidating Strikers in MMA History

In the past, mixed martial artists have earned the right to intimidate by looking mean, acting mean and performing even meaner.<p>They've done so by channeling a certain type of inner beast. One often depicted in movies such as <i>Beowulf</i> and <i>Cloverfield</i>.<p>From bone-splitting punches to chin-smashing kicks, …

Martial Arts

20 of the Most Infamous Moments in MMA History, Part II

As we continue our look at infamous moments in MMA history, we see that, save for a few instances, they have a kind of equality about them that speaks to the notion of a moment being the master of men, instead of men mastering the moment.<p>It cannot be easy being a professional fighter, in or outside …

Jon Jones: 'I'm Two Wins from Becoming the Greatest LHW in UFC History'

The goal is nearly finished at light heavyweight for Jon Jones, who is now two wins away from surpassing Tito Ortiz's record for successful title defenses.<p>It has been two years since Jones defeated Mauricio "Shogun" Rua to become the youngest champion in UFC history.<p>The turnaround from hopeful …

How to use VoiceOver and visual accessibility on iPhone and iPad

iPhones and iPads aren't just for those with perfect, 20/20 vision. Using the accessibility features — functions like inverting colors and VoiceOver …

Apple Hiring Software Engineer for AuthenTec Fingerprint Sensor Team in Florida

Apple yesterday posted a new job listing (via <i>AppleInsider</i>) looking for a software engineer to join its team of fingerprint sensor engineers from AuthenTec, which was acquired last year for $356 million.<p>Apple refers to the job location as its "Melbourne Design Center" located in Melbourne, Florida, …