Thomas Gardner

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Purple Orb On Ocean Floor Baffles Scientists

A mysterious purple orb spotted on the sea bed during a live-streamed ocean exploration temporarily stumped scientists.<p>The colourful orb was seen …

Jupiter's mysterious Great Red Spot acts as a 'radiator' for the planet

Jupiter's famous red spot may actually provide the energy that heats the planet's upper atmosphere to incredibly high temperatures claims a new study.<p>…

NASA releases new video showing the globe age one year

Last year around this time, NASA released the first image of Earth taken by the EPIC camera on the DSCOVR satellite. Since then, that camera has captured a full year of our planet from its location at Lagrange Point 1 about one million miles away.<p>Compiling over 3,000 images, NASA put together a …

What Is the Most Cost-Effective Way to Get to Mars?

The best ways that SpaceX could take humanity to the red planet.<p>It has been over 30 years since a human walked on a heavenly body that is not Earth, and many people think it's high time that we start shooting for the planets. SpaceX, for example, recently announced that it plans to send a Dragon …

Space Travel

U.S. Army switching from Android to the iPhone 6s due to poor performance

According to Military.com, the United States Army’s Special Operations Command will switch from Android to the iPhone. In the past, the Army has given soldiers an Android Tactical Assault Kit, equipped with what was believed to be a variant of the Samsung Galaxy Note. The new iPhone Tactical …

5 Ancient Peruvian Sites That Feel A Bit 'Alien'

By Dustin Turner, for WhereTraveler<p>As a child, TV show host Giorgio Tsoukalos traveled a lot with his parents, and as a teenager, he read a book by Erich von Däniken-an ancient astronaut theorist who thought aliens helped shape construction of some famous historical sites. Today, ancient astronaut …

Swiss scientists have figured out what it is about pomegranates that can slow down the aging process

Pomegranates slow down the ageing process by prompting cells to recycle and rebuild themselves, Swiss researchers have shown.<p>The ruby red fruit was …

Why You Should Be Really Excited That Juno is at Jupiter

On July 4, NASA’s Juno spacecraft fired its engines for the 35-minute orbit insertion burn. The spacecraft’s nearly five year trek to Jupiter ended and its orbital mission began. It was an exciting moment for space nerds, but the casual observer might not have been thrilled. After all, we’ve been …

Xiaomi Mi 5 review: This is how you build a flagship phone

I’ve been itching to try the Mi 5 ever since Xiaomi first unveiled its flagship for 2016 at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona in February. When I got a chance to take a closer, but brief look at it at the press event, it seemed to check all the boxes for what a smartphone should have, both inside …

Scientists Just Discovered This Giant Galaxy Orbiting The Milky Way

In your daily reminder that all of the existing matter in the known, vast universe is difficult to discover, confirm and categorize, researchers have announced the discovery of the Crater 2 dwarf galaxy which is currently orbiting the Milky Way.<p>The <i>Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society</i> …

Universe

Star Wars: Rogue One trailer debuting Thursday on GMA

The trailer for the <i>Star Wars</i> stand-alone film <i>Rogue One</i> will arrive Thursday morning on <i>Good Morning America</i>.<p>As part of the announcement, Lucasfilm …

Star Wars

T-Mobile launches Enhanced Voice Services; better than HD Voice

T-Mobile continues to shake the industry with its Uncarrier moves, challenging everything the USA mobile market knew about the business. From rollover data to free streaming and international roaming, T-Mobile’s offers are finally giving other carriers a fight they have to keep up with.<p>What’s next? …

RebelMouse vs. WordPress VIP

After building the product for Huffington Post, and owning the product and engineering groups at AOL after we were acquired, it was clear to me there …

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NASA Just Opened Up Access To 2.95 Million Images Of Earth

Here are some of the most striking ones.<p>For the past 16 years, a Japanese-built instrument aboard a NASA research satellite has been quietly gathering data about Earth's changing surface.<p>Those changes include everything from volcanic eruptions and massive wildfires to the worst North Korean drought …