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This Mindblowing Video of The Moon Coming Down to Earth Is Totally Real

What is happening!?<p>One minute, you're chilling on a mountain. The next you're being dwarfed by the biggest Moon you've ever seen - one that seems to …

Astronomy

NASA just added a tiny autonomous helicopter to its next Mars mission

One small flight for drones<p>Only 23 of humanity’s 54 missions to Mars have been successful. A whopping 30 either never made it to Mars or failed once they got there, falling short of their exploration goals. The 54th mission, NASA’s InSight lander, is currently en route to the Red Planet and won’t …

Mars Mission

Feeling Anxious? This Simple Navy SEAL Trick Calms Your Nervous System in 5 Minutes Flat

If it works in combat, it will work for what you're going through.<p>Mark Divine is a U.S. Navy SEAL and the founder of SEALFIT, a fitness organization for those who want to push themselves to the max.<p>Divine is no stranger to stress and extreme circumstances. And there's one practice he says has risen …

Yoga

Here are the winners of the 2018 Nebula Awards

The best science fiction and fantasy stories of 2017<p>The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA) is currently holding its annual conference in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania this weekend, and last night, the organization announced the winners of its prestigious Nebula Awards.<p>N.K. Jemisin’s</i> …

Science Fiction

A futurist imagines the Earth populated exclusively by the 1 percent

The book hits stores on August 14th, 2018<p>Science fiction is often pretty bad at predicting the future: rather, it’s a better barometer of the present. But every now and again, an author establishes a reputation for insight into what the future might hold. One such author is Canadian writer and …

A Physicist Has Calculated The Best Place to Put Your Router

It's time to get serious about your wifi signal.<p>Forget the trial and error - mathematics has proved where the best spot to place your router …

How to purge all your search histories

Asking for a friend...<p>Every time you run a search online, the websites where you maintain an account can record that information. This data—collected and stored by search engines like Google, social media networks like Facebook, and retail giants like Amazon—won't disappear when you erase your …

Social Media

Here are the 2018 Hugo Award nominees

The best science fiction and fantasy of 2017<p>The nominees for the 2018 Hugo Awards were announced today, representing the best science fiction and fantasy literature published in 2017.<p>The Hugo Awards are one of speculative fiction’s most prestigious prizes. Named for <i>Amazing Stories</i> editor Hugo …

The Roast Chicken We’re Still Not Over—9 Years Later

Jennifer Hess joined Food52 “back when it was in the beta stage.” Since then, she’s won a recipe contest <b>eight times</b> (short rib chili! linguine with sardines!) and tallied up <i>28</i> community picks. (Go, Jennifer!) Also since then, our website—and Jennifer’s life—both have changed, a lot. She now has two …

Why You Should Never, Ever Drain Your Pasta In The Sink

Don't let that liquid gold circle the drain again.<p>If you drain your pasta water through a colander and down the sink, you’re throwing away an invaluable asset that cooks call “liquid gold.”<p>(The term “liquid gold” has also been used to refer to wood cleaner, hair products and of course, urine. For …

End of the World? Ultimate Doomsday Cabin in Alaska Seeks $159K

If you’re in the market for the perfect doomsday cabin in the woods, you’d be hard-pressed to find a better property than this fully stocked Alaskan home.<p>If you’re in the market for the perfect doomsday cabin in the woods, you’d be hard-pressed to find a better property than <b>Kevin Cross</b>’ lakefront …

Real Estate

Imaginary Worlds is the slick, deep-dive podcast sci-fi and fantasy fans need to hear

NPR for Sci-fi fans<p><i>There are a ton of podcasts out there, but finding the right one can be difficult. In our new column</i> <i>Pod Hunters</i><i>, we co</i><i>ver</i> <i>what we’ve been listening to that we can’t stop thinking about.</i><p>A couple of months ago, the members of my science fiction writer’s group were talking about …

'I went from fat to fitness model in my 50s' - How overweight IT worker shed the pounds to become a personal trainer

Staring down at the scales as they hit 18 stone, Chris Zaremba could barely concentrate on what his doctor was saying: ‘Dangerously obese… very high …

Fitness

Astronomers image 40-light-year-wide space donut

The supermassive black holes lurking at the centers of galaxies have been known to chow down on anything unlucky enough to pass too close, but the …

Universe

Hubble Captures the Death of a Giant Fart Storm on Neptune

The smelliest storm.<p>For centuries, Jupiter’s Great Red Spot — a colossal, swirling storm in the planet’s atmosphere — has hogged the attention of …

Astronomy

Intel just put a quantum computer on a silicon chip

Dutch quantum computing company QuTech, in conjunction with chip-maker Intel, yesterday unveiled a programmable two-qubit quantum computer running on a silicon chip.<p>Quantum computers are supposed to be capable of doing things no “classical” computer could possibly accomplish, such as complex …

Quantum Computing

Here Are Alton Brown's Most Nerdy (And Brilliant) Cooking Hacks

From pasta to coffee to meatballs.

Your smartphone camera can help you shop faster. Here's how.

Unless you’re a serious photographer, you probably don’t carry a digital camera anymore. There’s no need: A typical smartphone comes with at least one camera, and lenses are sharper and more dynamic than ever. Even pro photojournalists often turn to their Samsung Galaxy, and entire feature films …

Apps

Minuscule Measurements Over 12 Years Confirm The Existence Of Orbiting Black Holes

In a ground-breaking study over ten years in the making, scientists have observed two supermassive black holes orbiting each other hundreds of millions of light years from Earth.<p>“For a long time, we’ve been looking into space to try and find a pair of these supermassive black holes orbiting as a …

Universe

Watch: NASA Photos Transformed Into Stunning Short Film

via Christian Stangl<p>Even Steven Spielberg couldn’t make the Space Race more stunning than Christian and Wolfgang Stangl.<p>The Austrian brothers spent …

The 13 Best Science Fiction Books of 2017

It's been a good year for sci-fi escapism.<p>In 2017, current events made escaping into a sci-fi story all the more appetizing, and there were lots of great choices.<p>Below are our 13 favorite sci-fi books from 2017. They include stories about underground lunar societies, a Manhattan partially covered …

Science Fiction

9 of the best British films you've never seen

Fair warning: when I started this list I wasn't planning to fill it solely with dark and depressing films, but that's definitely what's ended up …

Domestic Abuse

The 15 Best Free Science Fiction Movies on YouTube, Ranked

Just when you thought you've seen it all.<p>Getting your science fiction fix can be tricky without Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime, or that thing called …

Science Fiction

20 Amazing New Scifi and Fantasy Books to Add to Your Reading List in May

May brings M.R. Carey’s new tale set in the same zombified world as <i>The Girl With All the Gifts</i>, a surreal new short-story collection from Haruki …

Science Fiction

Top 10 2017 Science Fiction Novels I Want Now

2017 is here and, with it, new science fiction!<p>There are some great titles coming out this year. It is an exciting time for science fiction readers, …

Daddy’s Car, A Song Composed by Artificial Intelligence Created to Sound Like The Beatles

“Daddy’s Car” is a song created in the style of The Beatles composed by an artificial intelligence called Flow Machines. The software uses a source …

Nirvana's Nevermind album cover: Behind the scenes of the iconic photoshoot

<i>Twenty-five years ago this month, Nirvana released their second album,</i> Nevermind<i>, which unleashed grunge upon the mainstream and changed rock and</i> …

Cover Art

What It Feels Like to Die

Science is just beginning to understand the experience of life’s end.<p>“Do you want to know what will happen as your body starts shutting down?”<p>My mother and I sat across from the hospice nurse in my parents’ Colorado home. It was 2005, and my mother had reached the end of treatments for metastatic …

Consciousness