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Discovery of 50km cave raises hopes for human colonisation of moon

Japan says lunar chasm measuring 50km long and 100 metres wide could be used as a base for astronauts and their equipment<p>Scientists have fantasised for centuries about humans colonising the moon. That day may have drawn a little closer after Japan’s space agency said it had discovered an enormous …

Space Exploration

Stephen Hawking's expanding universes thesis breaks the internet

Demand for 1966 PhD work, made freely available for the first time, crashes Cambridge’s repository website<p>Stephen Hawking’s 1966 doctoral thesis has broken the internet after becoming available to the general public for the first time.<p>Demand for the thesis, entitled Properties of Expanding …

Stephen Hawking

Bosch Beyond Mobility 2016 - Smart Cities, Home Appliances and more

Bosch India, a technology services company, showcased their connected and smart solutions for multiple industry sectors at an event yesterday at the …

Home Appliances

5 years later, 5 ways Apple has changed without Steve Jobs

Tim Cook has executed in all the right ways.<p>It's now been exactly five years since Steve Jobs lost his fight with pancreatic cancer. Most observers wouldn't consider five years a particularly long period of time, but the tech world tends to move remarkably fast; five years is an eternity in Silicon …

Investing

Apple Said To Be Forming A Division For Cloud Services (AAPL, AMZN) | Investopedia

Apple Inc. (AAPL) is getting serious about the cloud.<p>According to a Bloomberg report, the Cupertino company is unifying its disparate cloud services …

These are all the apps and services that will work with Google Home [Continuously Updated]

Article Contents<p>1 Control by voice<br>• 2 Services<br>• 3 Control by app<br>• 4 Upcoming<p>Google first talked about Google Home back at I/O, but the device became …

Google Home

There’s A Candle That Smells Like A New Mac, And It’s Already Sold Out

Hankering for the smell of a newly opened Macbook? There’s a candle for that.<p>The Mac accessories company Twelve South normally sells things like docking stations and cases. But its latest product isn’t designed to go with an Apple gadget–it’s designed to smell like one.<p>It’s a soy wax candle–“Hand …

The perfect 4K USB-C monitor for your MacBook [Review]

The upcoming 2016 MacBook Pro is rumored to feature only USB-C ports, much like last year’s MacBook refresh.<p>If you’re hoping to get an external display to go with your shiny new laptop, right now the options are somewhat limited. Luckily, the stunning new LG Electronics 27UD88 monitor will provide …

Gear & Gadgets

Gravity waves from black holes verify Einstein’s prediction

<b>WASHINGTON</b> — Tremors in the cosmic fabric of space and time have finally been detected, opening a new avenue for exploring the universe.<p>The historic …

PLP's Nexus tower aims to offer alternative to standard skyscraper design

London-based PLP Architecture has revealed a masterplan for a project in China that includes a concept for a supertall tower composed of three …

13 of the coolest luxury yachts we wish were available for charter

1<p>1 - <i>Sexy Fish</i><i>Sexy Fish</i><p>Despite being spoilt with a huge variety of charter options, there are plenty of private luxury yachts we'd love to cruise atop …

Sustainable Building Services at the Earth Sciences Building, Oxford University

Star Wars Darth Vader and R2-D2 Showerheads

Bed Bath & Beyond is currently selling a pair of Star Wars themed showerheads by Oxygenics, in the form of Darth Vader (handheld, 3 spray settings) …

Pictures of the Week 10.15.15

Dance

New Magnificent Photos of Beautiful Libraries around the World

Since 2011, French-born, New York-based photographer Franck Bohbot has traveled all over the world in a quest to document the captivating beauty of libraries for his ongoing series titled <i>House of Books</i>. From Rome to Tokyo to Paris, he creates a visual record of the cultural institutions that have …

This tree-covered Italian skyscraper gives new meaning to 'green architecture'

The 256-foot and 344-foot towers are covered head to toe in more than 700 trees and 90 species of plants, an achievement that was ingenious enough to land Bosco Verticale second place in this year's Emporis Skyscraper Award.<p>During the winter, sunlight can easily pass through the bare plant life and …

Vanity Height: How Much of a Skyscraper is Usable Space?

Ever expanding population growth coupled with the continuous development of urban centres mean that buildings, in general, will continue to get …

Spanish Builders Forget to Resize Skyscraper Elevator

Standing tall as a “striking symbol of hope and prosperity,” the Intempo skyscraper in Benidorm, Spain is missing one essential component: a working …

Meteorite Explosion Caught In Time Lapse Video

This is pretty awesome: while filming a time lapse of the night sky, Marc Donahue inadvertently captured an exploding meteorite in the atmosphere …

How to prepare your PC for Windows 10

Follow these steps to ensure a smooth transition to the latest version of Windows.<p>Windows 10 is set to arrive on July 29. The update will be free for the first year for qualifying Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 users. You can find out if you qualify for the free upgrade here.<p>In addition to an …

Windows 10

'Overwhelming evidence' of link between office design, productivity and wellness claims report

A new report from the World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) claims it has “overwhelming evidence” that office design significantly impacts the …

How Much Time Do Your Employees Spend Doing Real Work? The Answer May Surprise You. (Infographic)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Your employees are at work. Sure. But there’s a better than 50 percent chance that they aren’t getting real work done.<p>Employees say that they only spend 45 percent of their time at work actually completing their primary job duties, …

Giant conger eel caught off British coast

An eel longer than somes buses and thought to be a new record has been caught off the coast of Britain.<p>An eel longer than some buses has been caught off the coast of Britain.<p>The 20ft conger eel weighed 131lb (59.5kg) after it was gutted and was caught off Plymouth in Devon.<p>Fisherman caught it by …

The Mars Rover Landing Celebrated In The Medium Of Oreo

After recreating the last 100 years of cultural touchstones in Oreo-form back in March, and then coming out in support of gay rights in June, the company has deemed the August 5th landing on Mars worthy of addition into the cookie pantheon.<p>Hours after the Curiosity rover successfully touched down …

The Story of Physics

No one would have believed in the last years of the nineteenth century that a rubbish dump being created would, in the space of a century,...<p>Ernst …

What's the Deal with Li-Fi (Light-Bulb-Based Wireless Hotspots)?

These days, Wi-fi networks are increasingly overloaded and slow, and there's definitely a need for novel solutions for creating wireless connections. …