Sean Lindholm

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Rosetta probe's last surprise: a photo of its landing site

Since it's been a year since Rosetta landed on the comet it orbited for a couple of years, you'd think the ESA had already decoded everything the vessel sent back before its demise. Apparently, the probe has one last surprise for all of us: a close-up photo of its final landing site. The team …

When Children Begin To Lie, There's Actually A Positive Takeaway

My 4-year-old recently called out to me that he was all dressed for school and going to play outside.<p>A moment later, I watched him appear outside the kitchen window and begin to happily blow bubbles — in his pajamas.<p>It can be alarming to parents when children begin telling lies like this (as well …

What NASA's Golden Record taught me about humanity

A cosmic message in a bottle from humanity to extraterrestrials<p>As I take the first of three yellow LPs out of the box, my heart is beating fast with excitement. I gently place it on a turntable, hit play, and go lie down on the couch, the lights in my living room dimmed to a minimum. An old man …

5 myths about sugar that you should stop believing

Is sugar addictive? Will it make kids hyperactive? Watch 5 common myths about sugar get debunked. Following is a transcript of the video.<p>5 sugar myths debunked.<br>Myth: Some types of sugar are better for you than others. All types of sugar have the same effect<br>Brown sugar, white, or raw: it all turns …

Diabetes

The folks behind the biggest game of 2017 say their game was copied — here's what's going on

That helps explain why developer Bluehole, Inc., the South Korean game company behind the breakout hit video game "PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds" ("PUBG"), issued a bizarre press release on September 22 accusing another prominent game development company of copying their game.<p>"We are concerned that …

Gaming Industry

6 scientific tricks for falling asleep

6 scientific tricks to fall asleep.<p>If you can't sleep, get out of bed. Experts say if you stress out in bed you'll associate negative feelings toward where you sleep. So go read a book on the couch.<p>Turn off your phone! The blue light can trick your mind into thinking it's daytime. Give yourself 30 …

Hormones

Stardew Valley’s Switch icon is very nice

If you’re the kind of person who’s into that sort of thing<p>Good news: <i>Stardew Valley</i>, which is out on Nintendo Switch later this week, has a very nice home menu icon. If you’re a Switch owner with a passion for aesthetics — and it turns out there’s a lot of you! — this is a huge deal, which the …

What would you see in a black hole?

What would it be like to fly a spacecraft into a black hole? Marcus Woo investigates.<p>Something about a black hole just pulls you in. Sure, its gravity is so strong that not even light can elude its grasp. But, there's something else, something harder to pinpoint. Maybe it's a black hole's absolute …