Mark Hutchison

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These Majestic Photos Will Give You A Spacegasm

The winners of the Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2015 competition have been announced and they'll make you want to leave planet Earth.

Astronomy

Help! I can’t stop dancing to this Super Mario Maker beat

Watch your toes. DJ Mario is about to drop it on the ones and the twos.<p>I’ve played a lot of Super Mario Maker over the last few days, and here’s one thing I’ve noticed: The music is hot! This game is full of the dopest tracks. This includes unbelievable remixes of existing Mario music, but Nintendo …

Super Mario

This new app lets you control your Android phone from your computer

If you’ve ever gotten tired of picking up your Android phone while you’re sitting in front of your computer, well, you’re not the only one. A new Chrome app allows you to use your Android phone right from any computer that can run Chrome. It works on Windows, Mac OS X, and Chromebooks.<p>The new Vysor …

Apps

What Surfing Teaches You About Life

An author shares his passion for the sport as well as his list of the top five waves.<p>Say the word “ surfer” and we tend to think of a muscle-bound hunk with sun-bleached, blonde hair and Schwarzenegger-style pecs. Bill Finnegan defies the stereotype. A bookish kid who went on to become a staff …

Mark Hamill signed these real Star Wars trading cards in very inappropriate ways

The cast of Star Wars has undoubtedly signed a lot of Star Wars trading cards over the years. But as Raggedrabbit's Imgur gallery shows, Mark Hamill may have signed them in the most entertaining way.<p>You might say he's quite the jok — no, you know what, I'm better than that gag. Ever so slightly …

How To Build A Flashlight That Runs On Dead Batteries

The dead shall shine again<p>Don’t throw out that seemingly lifeless battery—it’s not dead yet. A brand-new alkaline battery cell has an electric potential of about 1.5 volts, which drops as the juice runs out. The voltage eventually becomes too low to power most devices, but there’s still energy …

Arduino

Intel Remote Keyboard for Android lets you control your PC from afar

Intel quietly launched a free Android app over the weekend, that lets you use your phone as a keyboard and trackpad for your PC.<p>Intel Remote Keyboard was designed for use with mini PCs that are about the size of a flash drive and don’t ship with peripherals — but you can use it on any system …

Need Clean Water? Just Add These Seeds

Shaken or stirred, it's all purified<p>Clean, drinkable water is unfortunately out of reach for hundreds of millions of people around the world, contributing to a vicious cycle of poverty and disease. People who have to spend large amounts of time finding safe water to drink don't have time for other …

The amazing psychedelic GIF art of Bill Tavis

His art is so mindblowing.<p>Some of the multicolor GIFs remind me of Huichol yarn/bead paintings, and peyote-stich beadwork of the Native American …

Art

HTC's beefier M9 for China leaks with sharper screen and fingerprint reader

Rumor of a beefier HTC One M9 variant -- aka "M9+" -- had been floating around for some time, but we've remained skeptical until we came across the latest batch of leaks. Better yet, some of these are backed up by an official (poorly made but actually legit) Beijing launch invitation sent out …

Destiny heavy ammo bug fix incoming

A longstanding<i>Destiny</i> bug in which players lose valuable heavy weapons ammo is being targeted for annihilation by Bungie's engineers.<p>In a Bungie blog update today, sandbox engineer Jon Cable offers a nice layman's look at how deep bugs get by the team, and why they can be so tricky to fix. This is …

Supernovas, ice sculptures and star nurseries: Hubble's stellar 25 years

Nestled in orbit just above Earth's atmosphere — the biggest obstacle to space observation from the ground — the Hubble Space Telescope has been able …