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Apollo 11 Moon Landing Site Seen in Unprecedented Detail

The clearest view yet of the famous Apollo 11 landing site on the moon was captured by a NASA spacecraft in orbit around our planet's natural …

Space Exploration

16 Wikipedia Pages That Will Change The Way You See The Universe

Robot proteins, immortality, Martian rocks falling from the sky, catastrophic eruptions, and reverse evolution! What more could you ask for?

3 Ways to Strengthen Your Wi-Fi Signal

Netflix on the deck? No problem.<p>Sadly, we're not yet living in an age of ubiquitous high-speed Wi-Fi access—there are still internet black spots hiding in distant basement corners and at the edges of the yard where streaming is slow and sites take painfully long to load.<p>Take heart though, because …

Wi-Fi

'Non-existent' laser razor hits Indiegogo after Kickstarter boot

A bladeless laser-based razor has been booted from Kickstarter for the seemingly minor reason that the product does not, currently, exist.<p>But even …

Crowd Funding

Live Parakeets and Bullfrogs Amid the Wreckage of War

Recently, it’s been easy to walk right past this Lower East Side gallery: since early September, Louis B. James’s normally glass-fronted facade has …

These Are the 5 Best Android Phones

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Android Phones

Top Ten TED Talks on Storytelling and Filmmaking

<i>This post originally appeared on the blog ScreenCraft. ScreenCraft is dedicated to helping screenwriters and filmmakers succeed through educational events, screenwriting competitions and the annual ScreenCraft Screenwriting Fellowship program, connecting screenwriters with agents, managers and</i> …

Filmmaking

As World Turns it Drags Time and Space

An international team of NASA and university researchers has dramatically improved the accuracy of the first direct evidence that the Earth drags …

Space Travel

Samsung is throwing away its one shot at getting back at Apple

Samsung's smartphone business has historically been very strong. And, true, it's still the number one handset manufacturer in the world today. But it's in an unenviable place right now, squeezed on all sides. At the high-end, the iPhone 6 — and now the iPhone 6s — has hammered demand, while at the …

Profit

Your Android device may soon be able to run full Windows apps - with a catch

After Microsoft revealed its 'Project Astoria' platform that will allow Windows 10 systems to emulate and run Android applications, a company called …

Software

Neuroscientists Suggest These 5 Easy Ways To Create Genuine Happiness In Your Life

Scientific studies on how to improve mood and increase feelings of happiness have proliferated in recent years, thanks in part to the positive …

A colorful orb hung over the East Coast last night following a successful NASA launch

Minutes after launch, the rocket released four bursts that contained mixtures of the chemical elements barium and strontium — the same chemicals that give fireworks their bright colors.<p>Aside from the main mission of the launch, which was to test one of the rocket's new motors, the secondary …

Space Exploration

It’s not just a weed. Why some Caribbean immigrants seek out this wild plant in Florida.

I was born and raised in Miami, but my very Haitian mom always kept true to her roots, especially whenever I didn’t feel well. Have a sore throat? Sour orange leaves can fix that. A tummy ache? Freshly picked mint from the backyard will ease the pain.<p>She is a believer of <i>remed fey</i>, or bush …

Alternative Medicine

Breakthrough: Huge new genome discovery shakes human medicine

The human genome has been sequenced, a discovery that has scientists cheering and ethicists fretting about what's next for humanity.<p>It’s a term …

24 Daily Habits That Will Boost Your Intelligence

Can changing up your daily routine actually enhance your intelligence?<p>The inner workings of the human brain are still one of humanity's great mysteries.<p>As neuroscience has advanced, we've learned that we can train our brains to think more clearly, be more positive, and better express creativity.<p>In …

Framing

Five Best USB 3.0 Flash Drives

With the convenience of cloud storage, USB flash drives might seem like old news, but the best are portable, fast, near-indestructible, and offer …

Gear & Gadgets

Obama Advisor Regrets Not Revealing UFO Files

On the day he stepped down as Counselor to President Barack Obama to become the Senior Advisor for the presumptive 2016 Hillary Clinton …

UFO Sighting Causes Car Crash In Russia

UFO in Russia (Photo : YouTube)<p>One person died and another was seriously hurt in Udmurt Republic, western Russia, when a vehicle crashed because of …

Bundle of marijuana worth $10,000 falls from the sky and crushes doghouse

Police: 26lb package likely dropped from smuggler’s aircraft or drone Arizona couple who handed drugs in must rehouse German Shepherd, Hulk<p>Maya Donnelly awoke to what sounded like thunder in the early morning hours, but dismissed it as a typical monsoon storm and went back to sleep. Later that …

Marijuana

$60 per plant: DEA waging costly war to destroy marijuana in Oregon despite drug’s legaliity

Recreational marijuana use is legal in Oregon, but that hasn’t stopped the US Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) from engaging in an eradication program …

Physicists successfully map individual atoms in 3D

Technology can evolve at such a rapid rate that many scientific discoveries are not just pushing boundaries, they're practically barging them. Example, Physicists at UCLA have managed to 3D-map the position of individual atoms to a precision of 19 trillionths of a meter (that's several times …

Physics

5 strategies for conquering fear and anxiety, from one of the most successful self-help authors in history

His 1948 book, "How to Stop Worrying and Start Living," deals with tactics for liberating yourself from nagging anxieties that make you less happy and less productive.<p>The book grew out of Carnegie's experiences teaching adult education courses at the YMCA in New York City. Carnegie realized that …

Self-improvement

Use this cool phone trick to 'see' a color of light humans eyes can't detect

Our eyes can only detect colors of light that we see as a rainbow, primarily shades of red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, and violet.<p>These are the specific wavelengths of light that the receptors in our eyes are tuned to. Light of shorter or longer wavelengths doesn't excite our eyes' …

Electromagnetism

Neuroscience's New Consciousness Theory Is Spiritual

"Science is not only compatible with spirituality; it is a profound source of spirituality" -Carl Sagan<p>It appears that we are approaching a unique time in the history of man and science where empirical measures and deductive reasoning can actually inform us spiritually. Integrated Information …

Consciousness

ADI Analysis: Mobile Apps And Web Complement Each Other

Mobile apps or the mobile Web—which should brand marketers focus their time and money on, especially heading into the holiday shopping season? Well, …

Apps

Google is working on a mysterious new 'WiFi access point' device

Google refers to one of the devices as a "WiFi access point" in an FCC filing on Friday which puts the device in the "digital transmission system" equipment class.<p>Google will be holding a press event on Tuesday September 29, and we're expecting them to introduce the latest models in the Nexus line …

Wi-Fi

There Is Nothing Wrong With Asking Tom Hardy About Sexuality

Tom Hardy’s sexual orientation has made headlines in the past. Now, his refusal to talk about talking about sexuality is causing a stir. It shouldn’t.<p>…

Tom Hardy