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After 20 Years, NASA Finally Finished Building The James Webb Space Telescope

Now it's ready for the final tests before launch in 2018<p>Twenty years ago, scientists began assembling a next-generation telescope that would be the successor for the Hubble. Now, NASA engineers have announced that construction of the James Webb Telescope (JWST) is finally complete. The telescope, …

Galactic cosmic rays burst through a crack in Earth's magnetic shield

A crack in Earth’s magnetic shield let galactic cosmic rays leak into the Earth’s atmosphere and caused huge geomagnetic storms in the northern …

Inside Intel’s race to build a new reality

I<p>n many ways, virtual reality is still a moonshot.<br>The $2 billion acquisition of Oculus by Facebook in 2014 lent the neo-futurist hobby a decidedly shortened timeline for consumer adoption. To the tech titans operating alongside it, the purchase was a signal. Mobile’s most prominent success story …

Adobe announces updates to its web design tools

In need of a little web design inspiration? Adobe has made several announcements at its annual Adobe MAX event that it feels will help web and app …

The Top 11 “Hidden Gems” of the Internet

In <b>the Dark Ages of the Internet,</b> pretty much every web site and mailing list was the effort of a small, independent, voice. With even Google now …

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Mozilla announces Project Quantum, an improved rendering engine for Firefox

I'm sure many of you, like myself, use Google Chrome as your main browser. Chrome was built from scratch, with the exception of its engine (which was …

Software

Russia Won't Balk at U.S Hardline Position: Kremlin

SOCHI, Russia — Moscow won't shy away from confrontation with the next US president no matter what the stakes, the Kremlin's top spokesman told NBC News on Friday.<p>"We'll do whatever is necessary to keep our national interests safe," Dmitry Peskov said in an exclusive interview.<p>"We're still quite a …

Russia

8 Metabolism Secrets That Help You Blast Calories

Discover how to torch more calories every day and boost your metabolism in this complete guide to your body's fat-burning engine.

7 Ways to Handle High Contrast Scenes

Perhaps the greatest challenge you will face in outdoor photography is the high contrast created by the sun and the bright sky versus a darker …

Outdoors

How to Train Your Voice to Be More Charismatic

Scientists Analyze Public Leaders’ Voices to Discover the Basis for Charisma<p>Scientists are tuning in on the power of the spoken word, seeking the secrets of charisma.<p>By analyzing the harmonics of pitch, frequency and timbre, researchers at University of California, Los Angeles are discovering how …

Charisma

6 Types of Photos Every Photographer Should Know How to Make

While the popularity of some creative photography techniques rises and falls, there are some photo tricks that continue to stand the test of time. …