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'Assassin' supernova discovered that is 570bn times brighter than sun

Astronomers find brightest star explosion ever, located 3.8bn light-years away, which is more luminous than entire Milky Way<p>Astronomers have discovered the brightest star explosion ever, a super supernova that easily outshines our entire Milky Way.<p>An international team revealed “the most powerful …


16 of the coolest apps for Cardboard, Google's DIY virtual reality headset

Google Cardboard is one of the search giant's coolest projects in a long time.<p>Sure, it's not as immediately useful as Google Maps, and you won't find yourself checking it as often as Search — but it's virtual reality! Using your smartphone!<p>With just a piece of cardboard and a compatible smartphone, …

George Lucas compares Disney to ‘white slavers’ that bought his children

'They weren't that keen to have me involved anyway.'<p><i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> has been a pretty incredible success, earning glowing reviews, breaking cinema records, and helping to make 2015 the highest grossing year in US box office history. However, at least one person isn't <i>completely</i> happy …

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Couture Fall 2015: From the Front Row to the After-Party

Plus, see more front row style from couture.<p>See what chic onlookers are wearing to take in the Couture runways and head out into the Paris night for some proper fêtes.

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How Big Are The Biggest Squid, Whales, Sharks, Jellyfish?

A few years ago, Carl Zimmer and I ran a workshop on science writing, where we talked, among other things, about explaining science without talking down to your audience. It apparently left an impression on Craig McClain, a marine biologist and blogger who was in the audience. “I made a comment …

Elon Musk wants to spend $10 billion building the internet in space

The plan would lay the foundation for internet on Mars<p>Elon Musk's plan for satellite internet is even more ambitious than originally thought. At a SpaceX event in Seattle on Friday, the Tesla CEO told <i>Bloomberg Businessweek</i>that his unnamed Space Internet venture could one day stretch all the way to …

Elon Musk

UpTo, A Calendar App With A Social Layer, Just Got A Complete Redesign

“Instead of merging it all into one feed, we came up with this concept of a layered approach.”<p>When UpTo launched its first calendar for the iPhone in March 2012, it was engineered with social in mind.<p>The old version of UpTo<p>“We initially started with this vision of more of a social application that …