Rich Rigg

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9 tripped-out sci-fi technologies in 'The Martian' that NASA really uses

The movie is based on the best-selling recent novel by Andy Wier and explores the story of Mark Watney, a man marooned on Mars, and his struggle to survive.<p>While the premise is science fiction, much of the NASA equipment and technology featured in the film is scientifically accurate.<p>Here's a …

Space

Which is the best country to grow old in?

The global population is getting older – and the world is not ready for it, according to an index by Global AgeWatch.<p>The report shines a light on how …

Demographics

These pickup lines have the highest success rates, according to the dating app Hinge

A lot of people talk about opening lines, whether by debating the best thing to say to get someone's attention or by taking screenshots of the most awkward ones.<p>But Hinge, a popular dating app that introduces users to friends of friends, says it has figured out the best lines to initiate …

Relationships

Here's what Pope Francis told Congress to do

Pope Francis on Thursday became the first pontiff to ever address a joint session of Congress during his inaugural trip the United States. Francis …

Christianity

Johnny Depp's losing streak is finally coming to an end

It’s been a rough few years for Johnny Depp-starring films at the box office, with the 52-year-old actor headlining bomb after bomb going back more …

Box Office

Caterpillar layoffs another big blow for Illinois workers

Illinois is bracing for major job cuts at yet another storied company after construction and mining equipment-maker Caterpillar revealed plans Thursday to lay off 10,000 or more workers, and a significant number of those cuts will be made in Illinois.<p>Nearly half of those job losses — 4,000 to 5,000 …

What can we learn from successful people under 40?

“In the October issue of <i>Fortune</i> magazine we celebrate a number of individuals—40 of them, in fact—who have the distinction of being under the age of …

Success