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Nasa announces discovery of 'second Earth' in deep space

Nasa has announced that it has found an extraordinarily similar planet to Earth orbiting around a distant star.<p>The planet, Kepler-452b, is described …

Huge Rocket Recovery Strides Accomplished, SpaceX Drone Ship Back in Port

“Huge strides towards [rocket] reusability” were achieved, says SpaceX CEO Elon Musk, following Saturday morning’s (Jan. 10) flawless launch of his …

Was this Nessie’s ancestor? Giant prehistoric monster roamed Scottish waters

A new species of dolphin-like sea creature named 'Dearcmhara shawcrossi' was discovered in the Isle of Skye<p>A giant killer reptile which resembled a dolphin merged with a crocodile once roamed the ancient seas around Scotland.<p>The new species of ancient sea monster that lived around 170 million years …

Scotland

Hubble telescope shows incredibly colorful view of evolving universe

The universe is continually evolving, with stars and other celestial bodies dying and being born all the time. On Tuesday, NASA posted a comprehensive picture of this universe in progress, taken from the Hubble Space Telescope, and the incredibly colorful image shows us just how beautiful the …

Universe

Everything found in the Atari desert dig and where it's headed

E.T. is finally heading home after a long pit stop in the New Mexico desert, but strangely it seems that home could be the Smithsonian, among other places.<p>In late April, a documentary film crew got permission to excavate a section of a landfill in the town of Alamogordo where urban legend held that …

Archaeology

Metal, meet Apple TV: Why iOS 8 seems destined for console gaming

"Apple's Metal technology in iOS 8 introduces a whole new level of performance that is unmatched in mobile today. With the ability to maximize game performance on the A7, we can deliver a console-level experience on an iPhone or iPad." <i>-EA's prepared statement regarding Metal at WWDC.</i><p>Watching …

Smart TV

Mac|Life

In-depth Apple advice for all your devices<p>Our team of writers has been using Apple products for years, and knows them inside and out, as well as the …

Apple v. Samsung 2014 infringed devices scorecard

After nearly a month of testimony, rebuttals, and cross-examinations, a verdict has been reached in the latest patent dispute between tech giants Apple and Samsung. Delivering its findings in a San Jose, Calif., courtroom late this afternoon, the jury said that both companies will have to pay …

iPhone 5