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Tesla is putting chargers in garages around Manhattan

Drivers commuting into Manhattan will soon have more options for charging up their Model S. Tesla plans to put charging units in two dozen garages around the borough through an upcoming partnership. The units will offer quicker 240-volt charging, besting the speeds of regular ol' household outlet. …

Tesla

North India running out of water, confirms NASA

<b>Sarbjit Dhaliwal</b><p><b>Tribune News Service</b><p><b>Chandigarh, August 14</b><p>The worst fears about the northern region of the country losing its groundwater have been …

27 pictures that will make you want to visit India

The intricacies found in the detailed architecture of India's palaces and temples are both fascinating and breathtaking, and most of the sites are unlike anything you would encounter in the Western world.<p>From stunning temples to lush tea plantations, here are 27 photos that will inspire you to book …

Taj Mahal

Company in Canada gets U.S. patent for space elevator

Exploring space while seated on Earth, gazing up on screens in museum theaters or at home via VR headsets. is exciting but the top …

The world's 16 most beautiful deserts

‘What You Put in the Frame Determines the Photo’

Here’s an inspiring 5-minute video in which renowned street photographer Joel Meyerowitz talks about his approach and mindset to making …

Street Photography

This artist built a tiny city out of 365 paper models, created everyday for a year

Last August, Scotland-based artist Charles Young happened upon a paper sculpture he had made, and it gave him an idea.<p>“I was looking for a project that could keep me making something new every day,” Young told Quartz. He didn’t plan on making 365 more sculptures, he said, but once he began, he just …

Why Magnetars Should Freak You Out

<i>Paul Sutter is a research fellow at the Astronomical Observatory of Trieste and a visiting scholar at The Ohio State University's Center for</i> …

Tianjin Explosions Seen from Space (Photo)

Smoke from two massive explosions that rocked the Chinese port city of Tianjin on Wednesday (Aug. 12) floated east over the Bohai Sea before heading …

Northern California

Found! 'Young Jupiter,' the Smallest Exoplanet Directly Seen by Telescope

Astronomers have found the smallest planet outside this solar system yet to be directly photographed by a telescope on Earth, a methane-shrouded gas …

Ophir Chasma As Seen By The Mars Orbiter Mission

This image wastaken by Mars Colour Camera over Ophir Chasma, a canyon in the Coprates quadrangle of Mars at 4 south latitude and 72.5 west …

The Science Of The Death Star: The Physics Of Destroying An Earth-Sized Planet

One of the most iconic sequences in all of movie history comes from the original <b>Star Wars</b> film, where the Galactic Empire brings Princess Leia to her home planet, Alderaan, and threatens her with the destruction of her world using their “superlaser” unless she reveals the secret location of the …

NASA explains why 'everything we have ever accomplished leads to this moment in time'

If you've ever wondered what drives someone to look up at the sky — or out across the sea — and say: "I want to be out there," NASA's got an answer for you.<p>"It is a drive inside each and every one of us, a drive to wonder, to push the boundaries, and to explore," a NASA video explains. It's just …

Space Science

The Best National Parks for Camping

When it comes to choosing the perfect place for a camping trip, the U.S. has no shortage of scenic and adventurous campgrounds to choose from.<p>When it comes to choosing the perfect place for a camping trip, the U.S. has no shortage of scenic and adventurous campgrounds to choose from.<p>But according …

National Parks