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Explore the Volcanic Wilderness of This Huge National Park

Alaska's Katmai National Park is a great place for hiking, fishing, bear watching—and exploring the remnants of a historic eruption.<p><b>Location: Alaska<br>Established: December 2, 1980<br>Size: 4,021,327 acres</b><p>Volcanoes and bears—powerful, unpredictable, and awe inspiring—embody the wild heart of Katmai. …

Scientists make strides in beaming solar power from space

The idea of powering humanity by gathering an endless supply of solar energy from space has taken a huge step towards becoming a reality. Scientists working for JAXA, Japan's space administration, have announced a major breakthrough in wireless power transmission ... in that they've actually been …

Aerospace

Thanks to USB Type-C, external MacBook batteries may finally arrive (update)

If you've been yearning for an external MacBook battery, you might soon be in luck. <i>9to5Mac</i> reports Apple will finally allow companies to make battery packs and chargers for its devices, thanks to the newfangled USB Type-C connectors. The folks in Cupertino have typically frowned upon bricks that …

USB Type-C

Steve Jobs once told Jony Ive that Apple would never make a TV

According to an upcoming book, "Becoming Steve Jobs: The Revolution of a Reckless Upstart Into A Visionary Leader," Jobs told Apple's design head Jony Ive in the late 1990s, "I just don't like television. Apple will never make a TV again."<p>The excerpt was published by Fast Company earlier today.<p>The …

Listen to Idina Menzel and Kristen Bell's New Song From Frozen Fever

If you haven’t caught <i>Frozen Fever</i> yet, this new song will do the trick.<p>Disney has released “Making Today a Perfect Day,” a new song featured in the …

First 'Star Wars' Stand-Alone, 'Rogue One,' Will Have Female Lead In Felicity Jones

I really need to do a better job of paying attention to when big studios hold their stockholder meetings! If I have any thoughts on the surprise <i>Frozen 2</i>, I’ll share them after I get back from seeing <i>Frozen Fever</i> tonight (I saw <i>Cinderella</i> before the short was ready, so now the cruel fiends at Disney …