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Good Shepherd

Crater

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The valley of dreams ...

NASA wants to send a cosmic submarine to Titan

Alien oceans may or may not mean that something is swimming beneath the surface, but a space submarine is the only way to find out.<p>NASA wants to send …

Space war is coming — and the U.S. is not ready

‘We are now approaching a point where “Star Wars” is not just a movie,’ one government adviser warns.<p>War is coming to outer space, and the Pentagon warns it is not yet ready, following years of underinvesting while the military focused on a host of threats on Earth.<p>Russia and China are years ahead …

War

Uranus May Have Odd, Strobe-Like Magnetic Field

The planet Uranus just keeps getting weirder.<p>The icy gas world that strangely orbits the sun on its side may also have a wonky magnetic field that …

'Cool' New Knee Procedure Eases Arthritis Pain Without Surgery

A new, non-invasive knee procedure could bring some relief for patients suffering from debilitating chronic pain, for whom surgery is not an option.<p>The treatment, recently approved by the Food and Drug Administration, is called “cooled radio frequency ablation” and is a less drastic option for …

Pain

Astronomers Discover A Fast Radio Burst That's Even Stranger Than Ones Detected Before

A study revealed last week a team of scientists discovered a Fast Radio Burst that is unusual even by the standards used to judge FRBs. This …

This tarantula-inspired robot was built by one man in his garage

This creepy robot is one of a kind because it was created by a Norwegian engineer in his garage.<p>The robot is called the MX-Phoenix hexapod, it is powered by 18 motors and all its body parts were 3D printed.<p>Robot engineer "Zenta", AKA Kåre Halvorsen, designed and built the robot. All his other …

'Bar Rescue' Host Jon Taffer: Minimum Wage Hike Will Convince Businesses to Use Robots

‘Bar Rescue’ host Jon Taffer says the debate between a human being vs. machine in the workforce can be decided by simple economics.<p>“If it’s more cost effective to put a machine in to cook a hamburger, slice a French fry, cook this, do that, wash this, mow this, then that’s the move …

New Scientific Study Shows That Playing Action Video Games Is Good For You

In a recent scientific study it was shown that expert action video game players had a marked improvement in their cognitive functions, motor control and overall perception.<p>The study involved 27 expert and 30 amateur gamers who had their insular cortex scanned by MRI. They found that the experts had …

Scientific Research

Into The Galaxy

Hellenic Air Force F-16CJ

MIG-29

Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-29A (9-12A) - Polish Airforce

Robots Are Taking Over Oil Rigs

The robot on an oil drillship in the Gulf of Mexico made it easier for Mark Rodgers to do his job stringing together heavy, dirty pipes. It could …

Is This Sewing Robot The Future Of Fashion?

Startup Sewbo has figured out how to get a machine to sew an entire garment, and it may finally push clothing factories to fully automate.<p>Jonathan Zornow got his big idea while watching TV.<p>The former Seattle software developer has an unusual bedtime addiction: Binging on the Discovery Channel show</i> …

Robotic Fabricator Could Change the Way Buildings Are Constructed - MIT Technology Review

Back in the 1970s, robots revolutionized the automotive industry, performing a wide range of task more reliably and quickly than humans. More …

Engineering

ALONG THE WAY

Fall in Patagonia

dawn

Replenish the Lake

Lake Obersee

Nobody is Afraid of Red & Blue

Leaked NASA Paper Shows The 'Impossible' EM Drive Really Does Work

Did we just achieve fuel-less propulsion?<p>The results of NASA's tests on the 'impossible' EM Drive have been leaked, and they reveal that the …

China courts Philippines leader Duterte amid signs of US rift

The Philippines’ acid-tongued president, Rodrigo Duterte, will lead a major business delegation to China this week as Beijing attempts to lure into its orbit one of America’s key regional allies in a potential blow to Barack Obama’s “pivot” to Asia.<p>Hundreds of Filipino entrepreneurs, including some …

China

China veterans' protests for pensions pose test for leaders

BEIJING (AP) — For Yu Shuiping and other Chinese veterans, the country they served has yet to show its gratitude.<p>Fed up with paltry pensions and …