Kirsten Lee Sunday

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Pluto mission: NASA's New Horizons 'phones home' after blackout

<b>Laurel, Maryland (CNN) —</b> NASA has re-established contact with its New Horizons spacecraft after a planned communications blackout as the probe completes humankind's first flyby of Pluto.<p>Mission managers who were packed into the New Horizons "mission control" room anxiously waiting to hear from the …

Solar System

The 10 most important Youtube videos of all time

In the past decade, the website has become a huge part of our culture and an important platform for brands to engage with users.<p>It's where music videos live. It's where movie trailers premiere. It's where a whole new class of multimillionaire "Youtube stars" have cropped up.<p>To chart Youtube's …

Questions To Never Ask Your Hotel Staff

By: Matt Meltzer<p>Remember that old say-no-to-drugs PSA with the egg and the frying pan -- this is your brain, this is your brain on drugs, blah blah blah? Well, that commercial could just as easily have been re-dubbed for the travel industry to say: "This is your brain on vacation." Because for …

Man's death leads to discovery of new virus in Kansas, CDC reports

<b>(CNN) —</b> The CDC has discovered a new virus that may have contributed to a Kansas man's death, the agency announced Friday.<p>Named the Bourbon virus after the county where the patient lived, the virus is likely spread by tick or insect bites, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says.<p>A …

Disease

E.T. Moon Scene Shown at 500 percent.

Pixel Art

How Music Affects Your Productivity

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Music has a way of expressing that which cannot be put into words.<p>It is for this reason (and many more) that music is regarded as one of the triumphs of human creativity-but does music itself help one to create?<p>This is an important …

Dizzying optical illusions by Akiyoshi Kitaoka – in pictures

Professor Akiyoshi Kitaoka from Ritsumeikan University in Kyoto, Japan, has spent more than a decade creating his collection of moving optical illusions. Images: Caters News Agency

Watch The 'Mona Lisa' Morph Into 'American Gothic,' Pixel By Pixel

A coding forum organized a competition to see who could remix famous paintings using the color palettes of other iconic art.<p><i>Images via, via</i><p>A forum of 'code golfers'—programmers who create and solve creative programming puzzles for kicks—are using code to break classic art works down to their base …

10 Great Novels That Will Make You More Passionate About Science

Many of the world's greatest scientists were inspired to go into their fields by reading science fiction books. And it's easy to see why. A lot of …

Science Fiction

How to Brew Coffee: 8 Step-by-Step Videos from Stumptown Coffee & Bon Appétit

We got a major lesson on how to brew coffee—eight different ways—with these videos from java experts Stumptown Coffee Roasters<p>Coffee. Any way you look at it, it's become way easier to get a decent cup in the past decade or so. The rise of good coffee (and the attendant coffee nerdery) has made us …

Coffee

Huge Tortoise Sculpture Emerges from Thousands of Scrap Metal Parts

This enormous, metal tortoise is the work of Indonesian artist Sumarsono, also known as Ono Gaf, who used old and discarded junk like tools, car parts, and scrap metal to produce this amazingly detailed sculpture. To create the gigantic artwork, the 64-year-old artist first spent time collecting …

Art

Steven Heller and Gail Anderson's Typographic Universe – in pictures

Since 1990, graphic designers Steven Heller ( <i>New York Times</i> art director for 33 years) and Gail Anderson (former art director of <i>Rolling Stone</i>) have compiled books about typography and illustration. In their latest, <i>The Typographic Universe</i> (Thames & Hudson £24.95), they explore 'the alphabet of …

Heroe Font Family from Lián Types

Heroe, an elegant and sensual font family.<p>Wow, this font is sexy! Buenos Aires, Argentina based typeface designer Maximiliano Sproviero of foundry …