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No Shipping Required: The 10 Steamiest Movies On Amazon

These (Amazon) prime selections are second to none when it comes to sexiness.<p>Photos: Everett Collection ; Illustration: Dillen Phelps<p><i>Sliver</i><br>When you …

Streaming

Astronaut's gene expression no longer same as his identical twin, NASA finds

<b>(CNN) —</b> Spending a year in space not only changes your outlook, it transforms your gene expression.<p>Preliminary results from NASA's Twins Study reveal that 7% of astronaut Scott Kelly's genetic expression -- how his genes function within cells -- did not return to baseline after his return to Earth …

All Galaxies Take a Billion Years to Rotate. Which Is Really Cool, and Totally Weird.

Big or small, dense or empty, it's one thing they all share.<p>Galaxies come in all shapes and size, and NASA's best estimates indicate there are more than 200 billion of them in the observable universe. According to the latest findings from the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research …

Stephen Hawking Was an Atheist. Here’s What He Said About God, Heaven and His Own Death

For more than 50 years, death was a poignant part of Stephen Hawking’s remarkable life.<p>The physicist, who died Wednesday at age 76, wasn’t expected …

Stephen Hawking

The 50 best animated movies of all time, according to critics

But while Disney films rank high (and often) among the most critically acclaimed animated films of all time, the company is sporadically outranked on this list by movies from the likes of Warner Bros. and Studio Ghibli (Hayao Miyazaki's company).<p>To find out which animated films have received the …

Animation

The 50 Most Beautiful Views in the World

Even seasoned travelers will tell you that sometimes, they need to take a step back and drink it all in. Thankfully, the world is filled with …

World’s tiniest life-jacket

The Ploota is remarkable for a lot of reasons. The Sensor Controlled Swimming Safety Device sits around your neck, and will trigger when it comes in …

#StarMan: Watch live views of Elon Musk's SpaceX 'pilot' driving Tesla Roadster in Space

We were promised flying cars, and we finally pretty much got 'em. Elon Musk, Tesla, and SpaceX's 'Live Views of Starman' is the first car commercial …

Watch the First Footage of a Tesla Semi in the Real World

Just two months after its official unveiling, the Tesla Semi is really really real.<p>A UPS worker in California last week captured the first known …

Tesla

The Evolution of Car Keys: More Interesting Than You Think | Feature

From the December 2017 issue<p>You’ve lost them and you’ve found them. The once humble key has grown up, gained utility, and may soon become obsolete. Here are some highlights of the key’s evolution:<p><b>1949 Chrysler:</b> While the first key that turned on a car’s ignition arrived in the early 20th century, …

Chevrolet Corvette

14 Netflix Series And Movies That Will Totally @#$%&! You Up

If Black Mirror wasn't enough for you, here are some picks with more nightmares, disturbing visions, and very weird plots.<p><i>This post was translated from Portuguese.</i>

The Best National Park in Every U.S. State, Mapped

In case you didn't know already, this year, America's National Park Service is 100 years old — and to celebrate, we're disclosing a few of the …

Reliving Cassini’s final moments

“Cassini managed to survive for 91 seconds in this epic battle, before tipping over backward during the last 8 seconds and then finally losing radio …

Astronomy

London's amazing underground infrastructure revealed in vintage cutaway maps

Londonist's roundup of cutaway maps -- many from the outstanding Transport Museum in Covent Garden -- combines the nerdy excitement of hidden tunnels …

Built Environment

Nothing but wow moments on this tour of Utah's five national parks

Leave the driving to Austin Adventures on an eight-day exploration of Canyonlands, Arches, Capitol Reef, Bryce and Zion national parks.<p>Moab, Utah, is base camp for two days of hiking in Arches and Canyonlands. An afternoon trek will introduce participants to colorful Capitol Reef, followed by two …

Fake diamonds helped scientists find the hottest temperature ever recorded on Earth

It all went down 36 million years ago.<p>About 36 million years ago, an asteroid slammed into Canada and created a fake diamond, which over the millennia degraded and transformed into a shiny black rock. Now, geologists have used that gem to confirm a new temperature record for the Earth’s surface: …

Earth Science

Quince trucos de YouTube sin los que no podrás vivir: velocidad, atajos, subtítulos...

YouTube es la plataforma de vídeos más utilizada del mundo. Desde su nacimiento no para de crecer consiguiendo que, en la actualidad, al mes se vean …

Volkswagen T-ROC: nueva versión R-Line desvelada en Frankfurt 2017

Nuevo Volkswagen T-ROC R-Line.<p>Apenas unas semanas después de haber presentado el nuevo Volkswagen T-ROC, la marca alemana ha revelado la versión …

NASA is hiring a Planetary Protection Officer, but it’s not Earth that needs saving

Terrestrial life is a huge risk for other planets<p>Defending Earth from aliens sounds like a big job, but the bigger one is actually defending alien life from us. The position NASA is hiring for—with the amazing title of Planetary Protection Officer—is probably nothing like the image conjured by the …

Paranormal

Amazon may unveil its own messaging app

The messaging app field is as hot as ever with Apple, Facebook and Google (among others) slugging it out... and Amazon appears to want in on the action. <i>AFTVnews</i> claims to have customer survey info revealing that Amazon is working on Anytime, a messaging app for Android, iOS and the desktop that …

How Did the Romans Make Concrete That Lasts Longer Than Modern Concrete? The Mystery Finally Solved

An explosion in recent years of so-called “ruin porn” photography has sparked an inevitable backlash for its supposed fetishization of urban decay …

Everything You Need to Know About the Yellowstone Supervolcano

Yes, you are standing in the mouth of an active volcano. Yes, it's fine.<p>Fears of an imminent eruption of Yellowstone National Park’s supervolcano …

Geology

Meet Bei Bei, the panda who can’t stop falling out of trees

This is Bei Bei. She’s a panda who was born in August 2015. That means she’s almost 2 years old, an age where you might think she’d finally be …

Forests