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It's not too late to get good at Rocket League

There's been a little chatter among the Polygon team ever since our review of <i>Rocket League</i> came out last week. Some folks on staff are concerned that it might be too late to jump in, worried that the skillset of the player base is too high.<p>Some have expressed to me, privately in hushed tones, that …

Rocket League

Slow Cooker Recipes For Warmer Weather (Don't Put Yours Away Yet!)

The slow cooker may go hand in hand with winter -- after all, those hot, hearty meals have been the saving grace at the end of many frigid evenings -- but just because you're packing your coats and wool sweaters doesn't mean you should put away the slow cooker just yet. There are many delicious …

51 of the Best Breakfast Recipes Ever

Waking up is never easy, but breakfast food makes the prospect a whole lot sunnier.<p>Put some coffee on and get cookin'.<p><b>Monkey-Bread Danish</b><p>Danish meets monkey bread. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Red Velvet Pancakes</b><p>Sexiest breakfast ever. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Onion & Arugula Frittata</b><p>Served straight out of the pan. <b>Get the</b> …

Next giant leap for mankind should be to moon, not Mars, says Chris Hadfield

Astronaut says technology is not good enough for Mars missions and focus should be on permanent lunar base<p>The next giant leap for mankind should be back on the moon not Mars, the astronaut Chris Hadfield has said.<p>Famous for sporting a military moustache, tweeting spacewalk selfies and strumming …

Mars Curiosity Rover Finds Clues to Genesis of Ancient Lake and Peak

Geological observations from NASA's Curiosity rover have helped scientists come up with a scenario for the creation of a lake that's bigger than Salt Lake and a mountain that's higher than Mount Rainier on ancient Mars.<p>The scenario suggests that water could have filled much of 96-mile-wide …

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How NASA Will Send Humans To Mars

NASA scientists are tackling a big challenge: building capsules that will take humanity to Mars.<p>It’s official: NASA’s Orion project, which will send humans to Mars, is a success. A test flight on Friday morning was successful; NASA’s command center called it “the most perfect flight you could ever …

Nasa launches Orion spacecraft in Mars test flight

Unmanned capsule completes mission that space agency hopes foreshadows first human expedition to fourth planet<p>Follow our live blog for up to the minute updates Opinion: A last-ditch effort by a fading empire that will never strike back<p>Nasa successfully launched its new Orion spacecraft on a mission …

Orbital Sciences Is Replacing The Soviet-Era Engine Suspected In Its Rocket Explosion

It’s safe to say the 50-year-old motor design has got to go.<p>In the wake of the explosion of Orbital Science’s Antares launch vehicle last week, many were quick to point fingers at the rocket’s main engine hardware. The Antares’ first-stage rocket engine is the Aerojet Rocketdyne AJ-26, which is …

Fireball lit up Texas sky, NASA says - CNN.com

<i>Editor's note: A photo previously accompanying this story was not of Saturday's meteor event and has been removed.</i><p><b>(CNN)</b> -- What burns five times brighter than a full moon and flies through the air with its tail sticking out behind it?<p>Many Texas residents reported seeing a meteor streaming across …

Three space station crewmen return safely to Earth in Kazakhstan | Reuters

(Reuters) - A veteran Russian cosmonaut and two International Space Station crewmates, one from the United States and one from Germany, returned safely to Earth on Sunday with a parachute landing of their Soyuz capsule in Kazakhstan, ending 5-1/2 months in orbit.<p>The International Space Station …

NASA rocket's explosion: What happened?

<b>(CNN) —</b> When a rocket contracted by NASA burst into flames seconds after liftoff, its supplies for the International Space Station disappeared in an orange fireball.<p>The explosion also swallowed several experiments, many of them from schools.<p>The bad news: Everything in the rocket is gone.<p>The good …

YouTube makes gamers happy with 60fps playback

Gamers and Peter Jacksons of the world rejoice, YouTube is now offering high framerate videos.<p>We already knew the feature was coming, as 48fps and 60fps support were both announced at VidCon earlier this year, but as Kotaku spotted, this is the first time the feature is available to the public.<p>You …

Super Smash Bros. 3DS Dual Gift Pack Coming to Japan

‘Tis the season to be smashing, fa la la la la, la la la la. On Thursday, December 11, a special <i>Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS</i> Dual Gift Pack …

40-Year-Old Russian Engine at Heart of Rocket Investigation

Refurbished Soviet rocket engines involved in the accident will draw the attention of investigators.<p>The fiery destruction of an Antares rocket left behind a launch pad covered in debris and questions about the rocket's use of refurbished Soviet-era engines.<p>Investigators combed through the wreckage …