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Lunar Lantern

Leave multiple lights at home and let the Lunar Lantern take care of the lighting on your next camping trip. Powered by an integrated 9900mah Li-ion …

Gear & Gadgets

Microsoft needs to prove it’s not another IBM

Build is a good opportunity<p>Microsoft has been known as the Windows company for years, but that’s changing. As it embraces a world beyond Windows, Microsoft is increasingly focusing its efforts on businesses rather than consumers. The software maker has been reshaping itself recently and embracing …

Windows 10

Elon Musk Offers To Buy And Then Delete Facebook

Earlier this week, Elon Musk made global headlines when he deleted the official SpaceX and Tesla pages from Facebook. Musk made certain to clarify …

CERN experiment sees hints of a rare kaon decay

What if the odds of an event occurring were about one in ten billion? This is the case for the decay of a positively charged particle known as a kaon …

Physics

New study shows what interstellar visitor 'Oumuamua can teach us

The first interstellar object ever seen in our solar system, named 'Oumuamua, is giving scientists a fresh perspective on the development of …

Astronomy

Modern concrete and wood house was designed around existing trees

No trees were felled in the making of this home<p>Some architects bend nature to their will; others bend to nature. A new home from Besonias Almeida takes the latter approach, building a house with deep respect for its surroundings. The Argentine firm, known for its sculptural concrete houses, …

Researchers claim the ideal amount of screen time is just one hour a day — but they could be overstating the problem

Social media has a bad reputation when it comes to mental health. While many of us are happy to aimlessly scroll through Twitter and Instagram, we're also aware that it might benefit us to put our phones down every now and then.<p>According to new research from this year, staring at screens for too …

Social Media

Millennials Who Engage in This 1 Common Habit are More Likely to be Depressed

Another reason to delete Snapchat.<p>Depression is slated to be the leading cause of disability by 2030. Now, research funded by the National Institutes of Health says that, for young adults, heavy social media use is correlated with depression.<p>This is worth paying attention to.<p>The research, published …

The Patek Philippe 5370 Split-Seconds Chronograph, With Black Enamel Dial

Just … wow. I wonder how many collectors are currently calling, texting, e-mailing, and/or smoke-signaling their AD’s right now? The new Ref. 5370 …

This is how Elon Musk is planning to colonize Mars - SpaceX

Elon Musk may have a unique sense of humor, but when it comes to colonizing Mars, he seldom jokes. And now his goals of colonizing the red planet has …

NASA: SpaceX's Falcon Heavy is 'too small for our missions'

Following <b>the successful launch of the Falcon Heavy rocket</b>, NASA has come under increased scrutiny over its decision not to save money by pursuing it …

Woodland House

With a palette of cedar and glass, the Woodland House fades into the forest landscape. It's situated on a wooded plateau. Comprised of three realms, …

Stormwaters sweep beneath this coastal beach house raised above dunes

Rather than elevate this coastal beach home on stilts, New York-based Raad Studio sought a more natural method to protect the building from …

Could Magnetic Sails Slow an Interstellar Spacecraft Enough?

The number of confirmed extra-solar planets has increased by leaps and bounds in recent years. With every new discovery, the question of when we …

Universe

Astronomers find half of the missing matter in the universe

Scientists produce indirect evidence of gaseous filaments and sheets known as Whims linking clusters of galaxies in the cosmic web<p>It is one of cosmology’s more perplexing problems: that up to 90% of the ordinary matter in the universe appears to have gone missing.<p>Now astronomers have detected about …

Dark Matter

The science of how much sleep you actually need

Getting plenty of sleep each night is important to maintaining a healthy and productive life. But how much sleep do you actually need?<p>Joe Avella and Jessica Orwig tackle this question on the Facebook series "Science the $#!* out of it."<p>For the average adult, the National Sleep Foundation recommends …

iPhone X will drive a worldwide spike in smartphone sales

The expected success of the iPhone X could help drive worldwide device shipments — comprising smartphones, tablets, and PCs — to their highest level of growth since 2015, a new report claims.<p>Figures released by data analysis firm Gartner suggests that total device shipments are predicted to exceed …

Casio’s GZE-1 action camera sports the brand’s iconic style in a weather-resistant package

The action camera game has been ramping up recently with the introduction of 360-degree image capture and even more impressive specs. Now in an interesting turn of events, watch manufacturer Casio has recently decided to leverage its iconic brand, design and G-Shock technology to create the …

Action Camera

Microsoft finally admits Windows Phone is dead

In a series of tweets, Microsoft’s Joe Belfiore has revealed that the software giant is no longer developing new features or hardware for Windows 10 Mobile. While Windows Phone fans had hoped Microsoft would update the platform with new features, it’s now clear the operating system has been placed …

Pen-like tool detects cancer in seconds

Distinguishing cancerous tissue from healthy tissue is a chief concern when it comes to surgery, which is why medical scientists are continually …

Cancer

Tula House

<b>Observing, collecting, holding and held by a site of steadfast stillness and perpetual change, above waters, among trees, upon rocks, at play with</b> …

Black Holes Colliding Prove Einstein's Theory Of Relativity

For the third time in a year and a half, the Advanced Laser Interferometer Gravitational Wave Observatory has detected gravitational waves. …

Woz thinks Apple is too big a company to come up with the next big thing

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has implied that Apple is too big a company to come up with the next big thing in tech.<p>Interviewed by <i>Bloomberg</i> on what are likely to be the biggest tech breakthroughs in the coming years, and which companies are likely to make them, Woz didn’t list Apple as a …

Tesla

Enviable cabin with coastal views dramatically cuts into bedrock

If you want a tasteful home with a sense of drama, you’ll love this spruce-clad cabin. Helsinki-based studio Mer Arkkitehdit set this white …

The 100 Best Burgers in America, Ranked by Our National Burger Critic

<i>We sent our National Burger Critic Kevin Alexander on a year-long Burger Quest, which took him to 30 cities and saw him consuming 330 burgers. Read</i> …

Burgers

Hudson Valley Guest House / Janson Goldstein

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The master plan for this four-acre hillside site outside of the Upstate New York town of Hudson includes …

What Happens To Your Body When You Walk The Recommended 10,000 Steps A Day?

"If you look at it, if everyone did just 10,000 steps a day in America we would probably decrease health care budget by $500 billion a year and that …

DIY wooden brick house

Ditch your nail and hammer. Build your dream house in just 2 days using only wooden bricks.

'Brikawood' is shaped into boards and spacers that interlock to make building a house easy and fast.

Architecture

NASA Moves Up Mission to Metal Asteroid Psyche

This illustration depicts the spacecraft of NASA’s Psyche mission orbiting the metal asteroid Psyche (pronounced SY-kee). Solar power with electric …

Space