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The Privatization Of Space Offers A New Hope For Humanity

Private space travel was effectively illegal until 2004. Then came along the Commercial Space Launch Amendments Act of 2004, which ripped away the …

Review: The Privatization of Space Exploration

<i>The Privatization of Space Exploration: Business, Technology, Law and Policy</i><br>By Lewis D. Solomon<br>Transaction Publishers, 2008<br>hardcover, 128 pp.<br>ISBN …

The Pros and Cons of Privatized Space Exploration

Not everybody is over the moon about it<p>This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Last week, Avatar director James Cameron painted a rosy picture of privatized space exploration, suggesting that the president's anemic NASA budget will clear the way for competitive market forces to jump-start …

Houston, We Have a Market: Privatizing Space Launches Pays Off Big

The normally spectacular NASA website went black this week and the space agency tweeted, “Sorry, but we won’t be tweeting/responding to replies during the government shutdown. Be back as soon as possible.” The future can apparently be put on hold if it is government run.<p>In fact, the media noise …

The Privatization of Space

[Lewis D. Solomon: <i>The Privatization of Space Exploration: Business, Technology, Law, and Policy</i>. New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Publishers, 2008, …

5 Simple Rules for Living a Life of Happiness

One of the greatest feelings you can possess is happiness. When you are happy, people want to be around you. It's a simple attraction principle; when you are happy, you attract other happy people. Happiness can spread quickly and is very contagious when gratitude, generosity, and positivity are …

Happiness

Does Social Media Help or Hurt Relationships?

Why is it that some couples happily and openly share and view each other’s social media statuses, while others find this very difficult? Do we use …

Social Media

What neuroscience and psychology can teach us about shareable content

What makes you stop scrolling through an article, open up a social media app and hit the share button?<p>Is it logic, emotion, or something else?<p>We don't shill.Check out TNW's Hard Fork.TAKE ME THERE<p>Turns out, there’s more to social sharing than just measuring metrics: Psychology.<p>The strange nature of …

Infographics

Insulin "capsules" may ultimately replace daily injections for diabetics

Help could be on the way for the hundreds of millions of diabetics who are tired of giving themselves daily insulin injections. Scientists from …

Diabetes

5 of Our Most Popular Recipes Like You've Never Seen Them Before

We tested out our new Nest Cam by filming key steps from five of our most popular recipes.<p>We often talk about how the Test Kitchen is <i>Bon Appétit</i>'s home base. All of our recipes, from Salted–Butter Apple Galette to Red Wine–Braised Short Ribs, start here. Our Test Kitchen editors spend their days …

16 Halloween Desserts That Will Satisfy Any Diet

You can’t go to a party empty-handed. And you also can’t have the dessert table empty at <i>your</i> Halloween party. Since you’ll be spending your extra time perfecting your costume, we found 16 desserts for your Halloween party that are sure to impress your friends. From spooky to glow-in-the-dark to …

28 Thanksgiving Appetizers Your Guests Never Saw Coming

Skip the cheese and crackers this time.<p>If you're cooking an entire meal, you probably aren't too stoked about having to make some appetizers as well, but before you put out the standard cheese and crackers or store-bought crudité platter, consider these. They're super easy to make, and they taste …

Cooking

20 DIY kid's costumes to win the Halloween contest of your heart

Put down the mass produced costume and grab your glue gun this Halloween.<p>Making your child's costume by hand doesn't have to be difficult with these …