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16 Wikipedia Pages That Will Change The Way You See The Universe

Robot proteins, immortality, Martian rocks falling from the sky, catastrophic eruptions, and reverse evolution! What more could you ask for?

Live Science

Area 51<p>Among the several strange stops on our tour is Area 51. But is it actually strange at all? This military based is about 80 miles northwest of …

Paranormal

We are currently performing a series of upgrades on Core Spirit and will be back soon.<p>Since the launch, Core Spirit has been growing, improving and …

Etihad’s A380 First-Class Cabins May Be the Best Commercial Seats in the Sky

The largest commercial passenger plane in the world, the A380 now offers travelers even more space…<p>Etihad Airways and global aircraft-charter …

Etihad Airways

Robot Taxi aims for self-driving car service by 2020

A new challenger in the self-driving car space emerges, with an ambitious goal.<p>Robot Taxi, Inc., has announced that it will begin testing a taxi …

Meet the People Living on the San Andreas Fault Line

Desert Hot Springs<br>Knut Egil Wang—Moment/INSTITUTE<p>1 of 14<p>This year’s hottest Hollywood hit played out like any typical disaster thriller. The entire …

Los Angeles

Asus joins Samsung, Sony, and Dell in bundling Microsoft apps on Android

At a time when Google's tight grip over Android is arousing interest from antitrust regulators, Microsoft is doing a pretty good job of getting its services onto its competitor's platform. In a joint statement with Asus on Thursday, Microsoft revealed it has expanded a patent-licensing deal with …

Android News

Mob Murders Farmer for Allegedly Eating Beef

A Muslim man in Bisara, India was beaten to death by an angry mob that accused him and his family of eating sacred beef.<p>On Monday night in Bisara—a …

The first results of a brain study reveal something fascinating about smart, successful people

The researchers found that people with more traits the researchers classified as "positive," like high IQ, tended to have a greater number of brain connections than people with more traits the researchers classified as "negative," like high drug use.<p>But some say we should be cautious in how we …

The Brain

Adobe explains how space images are 'Photoshopped'

It's not exactly a secret that those glorious space images NASA and other space agencies release go through extensive "Photoshopping," just like magazines and billboard ads. Now, Adobe has explained what exactly happens during the post-processing stage in its latest blog post. First of all, the …

University of Washington

Obama and Putin: Awkward moments, few breakthroughs

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin's first formal meeting in more than two years started with an awkward handshake and ended without a breakthrough on Syria, a crisis that has strained their already tense relationship.<p>On the biggest issue that divides …

Russia

India launches observation satellite ASTROSAT: Everything you need to know about it

The ASTROSAT is India's first observation satellite launched into orbit, to study distant celestial bodies. The reason you've been hearing about it …

Space

7 Days: A week of budget-friendly Fire, Windows 10 updates, and Microsoft's iPhone Pro

<i>7 Days is a weekly roundup of the Editors' picks of what's been happening in the world of technology - written with a dash of humor, a hint of</i> …

Universal Studios

This is the Best Footage Yet of an Exoplanet Orbiting its Star

And...it’s literally six seconds of pixelated blob. But before you laugh, know this: Capturing that planetary transit you just witnessed was <i>no easy</i> …

Tesla might finally be facing competition from powerful rivals

Tesla had survived a major crisis in the 2008 to 2009 period and was gearing up for an IPO while selling the fast, sexy Roadster.<p>The major carmakers were introducing all-electric vehicles and new gas-electric hybrids. Numerous startup electric-car companies had burst onto the scene.<p>Fast forward to …

Electric Vehicles

Modern Art Explained In One Comic (16 pics)

Have you ever felt lost at your local modern art museum? Modern art can be confusing for many, but this wonderful comic by John Atkinson, the artist …

Wal-Mart test truck aims to slash fuel consumption on big rigs

If Bruce Wayne ever had to vacate the Batcave, he might insist on moving his Batgear with an arrow sleek microturbine big rig with a carbon-fiber cargo trailer, an electronic dashboard of three computer tablets and tires wider than any race car.<p>This is WAVE, the Wal-Mart Advanced Vehicle Experience …

Mercedes won’t become Foxconn for the Apple Car

Steve Jobs may have famously driven a silver Mercedes SL55 AMG without a license plate, but don’t think that Mercedes-Benz is lining up to be the company that builds Apple’s much-rumored electric car.<p>“We do not plan to become the Foxconn of Apple,” said Dieter Zetsche, chief executive of Daimler, …

Cornell is building an insanely energy efficient dorm in New York City, and it could change how we make buildings forever

Cornell Tech, an applied sciences program out of Cornell University, is building a giant futuristic campus on New York City's Roosevelt Island. But the most exciting part of the campus isn't in the academic buildings or green spaces — it's the dorms.<p>The campus's 250-foot tall residential high-rise …

Green Living

Why your smartphone takes better photographs than the Hubble space telescope

Given that we’re living in a golden age for space photography, it’s surprising how antiquated the hardware responsible is…<p>For those who keep up with the latest developments in space exploration, the last couple of years have offered a rich feast of images: from close-up pictures of water-worn …

Space

Tesla's battery-swapping plan has a mere shadow of the promise it once showed

Two years later, it looks like Tesla's battery-swapping plan isn't quite working out.<p>At the company's recent shareholder meeting, Musk told investors that few Tesla owners have used the company's swapping station at Harris Ranch, California, located between Los Angeles and San Francisco.<p>"We've …

Tesla

140 Million Suns! Monster Black Hole Weighs In

A heavyweight black hole in the heart of a distant galaxy has the mass of 140 million suns, according to new measurements. A vivid video by the …

Universe

20 gorgeous natural wonders around the world

Places that receive the iconic UNESCO seal are chosen based on their cultural significance, their standing as a natural wonder, or both.<p>From the Rock Sites of Cappadocia, Turkey, made entirely from volcanic erosions, to Africa's Namib Sand Sea, the world's only coastal desert, here are 20 …

National Parks