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Massive 'Potentially Hazardous' Asteroid To Fly Over Earth (And You Can Watch Live On The Internet)

An asteroid three times the size of a football pitch travelling at 27,000 miles per hour is about to pass close to Earth.<p>And you can watch live on …

Secret Places to Store Things

Expert tips for finding extra space.<p>What's a great place to store things that nobody ever thinks of? Experts spill their advice on finding space you never even knew you had.

Nine Formulas For Wealth Building

If you want to retire in style, you’d better know the numbers. We have some formulas that will provide them.<p>The objective here is to steer you to wiser investments and give you some insights about what will happen to your assets and liabilities over time. The formulas are not complicated. They all …

Born Wet, Human Babies Are 75 Percent Water. Then Comes The Drying

Look at this baby.<p>Lovely, no? Now think of this baby abstractly — as a sack of hundreds of millions of atoms. Here's the atomic formula for a new human being, arranged by elements, according to scientist Neil Shubin.<p>Notice that the two most plentiful atoms are H (hydrogen) and O (oxygen) which …

The Door to Hell

9 photography accessories you never knew you needed

We probably don't need to tell you to buy a tripod, but here are a few clever gadgets and accessories you might not have thought about...<p>1. Bluetrack …

BMW Claims That i8 is "Sold Out" Based on Projections, Not Orders

In developing the i3 and the i8, BMW has placed a rather large wager on the future of electric mobility. The premium automaker says that engineering costs have been “written off” and “we will make money with the first car sold.” This creative accounting is bolstered by what appears to be good news …

“100mph Bike”

<b>May 09.13 – “100mph bike”</b><p>The 100mph bike, speed bike or any one of the working titles that has been used for this project by the people involved. Its …

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Joshua Tree's Hypnotically Reflective Desert Shack

<i>Lucid Stead</i> is an architectural installation by artist Phillip K. Smith III that takes an existing structure in the deserts of Joshua Tree, California and revitalizes it with mirrors, LED lights, and custom built technology to accentuate the beauty of the bare landscape. Aptly referred to as an …

Oldest Javelins Predate Modern Humans, Raise Questions on Evolution

The oldest stone-tipped projectile weapons date to 280,000 years, study says.<p><b>The oldest known stone-tipped projectiles have been discovered in Ethiopia. The javelins are roughly 280,000 years old and predate the earliest known fossils of our species, Homo sapiens, by about 80,000 years.</b><p>These …

Caffeine compared: from coke and coffee to aspirin and chocolate

There’s a drug whose appeal shows no sign of slowing. It’s a stimulant for the central nervous system and it was an ingredient in 136 million bags exported around the world in 2012.<p>Those bags were coffee and the drug was caffeine - but there’s a lot more to it than just the one beverage. Tea, …

The Nine Hundred Dollar iPhone Photo

I’m not going to say that we flew down to Florida to get a picture, because we didn’t. We flew down to Florida to see my grandfather, who is …