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Home-Cooked Meals, Comfy Chairs and Netflix on Mars? It Could Happen

There is no Ikea on Mars. There are no takeout joints or Internet cafes either. Getting to the Red Planet might be half the battle, but staying happy and comfortable there is also a serious challenge.<p>Earlier this week, NASA announced it was offering $5,000 for the best ideas on how to improve …

Game of Thrones

A Killer Thigh and Ab Workout You Can Do at Home

<i>By Kristin Tice Studeman for Style.com.</i><p><i>(photo: courtesy of Adidas)</i><p>Sometimes, making it to the gym just isn't going to happen. Instead of throwing in the towel, try these at-home exercises created by Nicole Winhoffer, new global trainer for Adidas and ambassador for Adidas by Stella McCartney. After …

Galaxy S6 Edge Review: Four Weeks Later, Is Samsung's Curved Smartphone A Success?

I’ve been carrying the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge for a month now and that has given me enough time to really get to grips with the South Korean smartphone. As it becomes widely available around the world, how practical is the S6 Edge, how does the curved screen work in practice, and could I live with …

Phones

The Silver Lining in the California Drought

Wildlife<p>Deep into the California drought, possibly the worst in 1200 years, water from a property in Los Angeles flows down a residential street. Photo: Sandra Postel<p>Denial, it’s been said, is not just a river in Egypt.<p>It runs, of course, through each of us. But Californians have displayed quite a …

Jerry Brown

Exploring Civilization Beyond the Walls

Changing Planet<p>Before we’d even become <i>Homo sapiens sapiens</i>, humans lived everywhere from South Africa up to Britain and over to China.<p>There were mountain people, coastal people, people who hunted woolly mammoths, and people who’d never seen a woolly mammoth in their lives.<p>Just like we see with …

Archaeology

India to strengthen its fleet with 36 French-made warplanes

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi says he has ordered 36 French-made Rafale fighter jets.<p>The move, an effort to modernise his country’s ageing warplane fleet, is another boost for French manufacturer Dassault Aviation and could be worth about 4 billion euros.<p>Indian military officials have warned …

Obama holds historic meeting with Cuba's Castro, pledges to 'turn the page'

President Obama held a historic formal meeting with Cuban President Raul Castro Saturday, the first between US and Cuban leaders in over half a century, pledging to 'turn the page' and develop a new relationship between the two countries.<p>The two leaders shook hands Friday at the start of the summit …

Cuba