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SpaceX will build its massive interplanetary rocket in Los Angeles

SpaceX can start building its "Big Fucking Rocket," now that it has officially found a home in LA. Mayor Eric Garcetti has announced on Twitter that the private space giant "will start production development of the Big Falcon Rocket (the spacecraft's tamer name, apparently)" at the port of Los …

Green-haired turtle that breathes through its genitals added to endangered list

It sports a green mohican, fleshy finger-like growths under its chin and can breathe through its genitals.<p>The Mary river turtle is one of the most striking creatures on the planet, and it is also one of the most endangered.<p>The 40cm long turtle, which is only found on the Mary river in Queensland, …

Zoology

This Is What Happens When Bitcoin Miners Take Over Your Town

Eastern Washington had cheap power and tons of space. Then the suitcases of cash started arriving.<p><b>EAST WENATCHEE, Washington—Hands on the</b> wheel, eyes squinting against the winter sun, Lauren Miehe eases his Land Rover down the main drag and tells me how he used to spot promising sites to build a …

Bitcoin

1 Great Donut Recipe, 5 Amazing Fillings

Homemade donuts are hard to beat. Fill them with luscious cream, fresh fruit jam, or tart citrus curd—and, well, they become fluffy, tender pillows …

From smart bongs to home growing kits, the best marijuana tech gadgets

Every product here is independently selected by Mashable journalists. If you buy something featured, we may earn an affiliate commission which helps …

Sheep-Human Hybrids Made in Lab—Get the Facts

The breakthrough moves researchers a small step closer to growing human organs for medical transplant.<p>Building on a controversial breakthrough made in 2017, scientists announced on Saturday that they have created the second successful human-animal hybrids: sheep embryos that are are 0.01-percent …

I Just Hacked a Box of Bisquick and Made the Best Biscuits Ever

I just baked a batch of tender, fluffy, soft-as-a-pillow biscuits, and I didn’t even break a sweat. That’s because I tried a new biscuit-making …

Baking

A famous chef went on a 6-month mission to create the perfect hamburger -- here's what he came up with

This is Heston Blumenthal. He's a Michelin three-star chef who is known for his scientific approach to cooking and for pushing the envelope of …

I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I'm Officially Serving Them With Everything

We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid variety to choose from. You can bake them, fry them, …

Watch Elon Musk Freak Out Over the Falcon Heavy Launch

Unique footage shows the SpaceX CEO and his team in mission control in the moments leading up to the historic launch.<p>On February 6, SpaceX made history with the largely successful first launch of its Falcon Heavy rocket—and National Geographic was there, right alongside SpaceX CEO Elon Musk.<p>In …

This Starving Polar Bear Broke a Photographer’s Heart

<i>National Geographic</i> photographer Paul Nicklen was visiting the Baffin Islands in Canada this summer when he came across a heartbreaking sight: a …

Sophia, the world's first-ever robot citizen, has a message for humanity this Thanksgiving

Sophia isn't your typical robot. Just a month ago, the humanoid robot was granted legal citizenship in Saudi Arabia, making Sophia the world's first-ever robot citizen. And after a whirlwind press tour where we had the chance to interview the emotionally expressive robot for ourselves, Sophia is …

This is the Tesla Semi truck

500 miles of range and more aerodynamic than a supercar<p>The Tesla Semi truck is a hulking and menacing hauler, with the presence of Darth Vader lurking from above when cast in the black hue, or more like an apparition in metallic silver-white. In other words: it’s exactly what we expect to see from …

Tesla

12 eerie photos of enormous Chinese cities completely empty of people

Throughout China, there are hundreds of cities that have almost everything one needs for a modern, urban lifestyle: high-rise apartment complexes, …

This Easy Skillet Apple Cake Is The Star Of Your Next Fall Brunch

Impress you brunch companions with an apple cake you can bake in a skillet.<p>Made in an oven-proof frying pan, skillet apple cake splits the difference …

Dessert

I put $600 into a roboadviser invented by a 25-year old Stanford grad and I'm beating the market — so far

The financial markets are complicated and so most people prefer to give their money to someone else to manage.<p>When Brian Barnes graduated from Stanford in 2012, he had a hard time finding a tool with which he could invest in the stock market on his own. This prompted him to start his own online …

Investing

You'll Never Believe Which Marijuana Company Is Going Public

A name familiar to weed aficionados will soon trade on the stock exchange.<p>Over the years, many unusual companies have made their way to the stock …

This Is How Long You Really Need to Hold a Plank to See Results | Men's Health

As a general guideline, Doug Sklar, a certified personal trainer and founder of PhilanthroFIT in New York City, recommends striving to do three sets of up to 60 seconds. “It’s OK to start with shorter sets and work up to 60 seconds,” he says.<p>Plus, shorter planks can still give you a solid workout, …

You'll Be Shocked by How Much $10 Invested in Bitcoin in 2010 Is Worth Today

Hint: You'd be a millionaire.<p>Bitcoin has had quite the year so far in 2017, with the price up by 320% since Jan. 1. However, this type of move pales …

Tesla Model 3 Detailed Video Review Finally Surfaces

Who better than a Fremont-based Tesla-centric obsessive and compulsive detailing company to post the very first detailed Tesla Model 3 video …

Someone finally made an app to detect credit card skimmers at the gas pump

In less than 30 seconds a hacker can install a $10 piece of pre-built hardware – easily purchased online – into a gas pump. This device is called a skimmer and it’s designed to get your credit card number when you use it at the pump.<p>A clever developer came up with a somewhat simple approach to …

Identity Theft

Elon Musk says the Tesla truck is coming on Oct. 26, and it will be 'unreal'

Tesla hasn't forgotten about its electric semi-truck. Originally slated for a September launch, Tesla CEO Elon Musk just announced that the truck …

First-Ever Mutant Ants Have Been Raised, And They Have a Messed Up Social Life

It was harder than you'd think.<p>Despite what you might've seen in 1950s monster movies, it's difficult to raise mutant ants. For years biologists have …

SpaceX now valued at $21 billion

SpaceX is grabbing headlines and trying to turn the aerospace industry on its head. It's also one of the world's most valuable privately held companies.<p>The space exploration outfit, headed by Tesla CEO Elon Musk, recently raised another $350 million -- bringing the company's value to $21 billion, …

Space Travel

Elon Musk says Mark Zuckerberg’s understanding of the future of AI is ‘limited’

It’s fascinating to imagine the conversations that happen behind closed doors between the world’s richest and most powerful, so when they occur in the open — and over topics that impact the future of the world — it’s hard to do anything but grab the popcorn and watch intensely.<p>Billionaire business …

Artificial Intelligence

Tip: Increase Growth Hormone by 1700%

All you have to do is perform your reps in a specific way. Here's exactly how.<p>Growth hormone (GH) is a big deal to lifters. If you have enough of it …

Muscle

Watch a Tesla smoke custom street racing cars while their owners get upset

There might be a new king of the street racing scene, and it wins with a whisper. A gutted Tesla P100D hit the streets over the weekend to take the pride (and a lot of money) off owners of traditional one-eighth-mile cars.<p>The P100D with “ludicrous mode” was already one of the quickest production …

Tesla

Tesla starts building larger Supercharger stations in the US

Tesla’s Supercharger stations still have an average of only just over 6 stalls because of the early deployment of the network only having 4 to 6 per station. Now that Tesla’s fleet has grown to over 200,000 vehicles and with the impending increase due to the Model 3 launch, they need to accelerate …

The Tardigrade Will Be the Last Living Thing On Earth

Water bears shall inherit the planet.<p>I hate to break it to you, but humans probably don't have that much longer before we go extinct—somewhere between 100 years and 5 billion years, depending on who you ask. Obviously, a human extinction event is unprecedented and incredibly hard to predict with …

Biology

Pão de Queijo (Brazilian Cheese Bread)

Makes about 18<p>Pão de queijo, which means “cheese bread” in Portuguese, is a delightful snack from Brazil made with tapioca flour (meaning it's gluten-free) and cheese. Our recipe calls for both Parmesan, which adds a sharp and salty flavor, and farmer's cheese, which is creamy and milky. You …

Bread