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An amateur astronomer accidentally caught an exploding star on camera—and it gets better

He was excited to test his new camera, but he also captured something totally unique.<p>Victor Buso was looking forward to testing his new camera on September 20, 2016. The locksmith and amateur astronomer waited for nightfall and headed out to his rooftop observatory in the city of Rosario, …

Astrophysics

How to deduct your home office without an audit

CNET@Work: If you run a home-based business, you may be eligible to expense the use of home office space and reduce your tax burden. However, you have to be careful.<p><i>With technology increasingly intertwined with all aspects of business,</i> CNET@Work <i>can help you -- from prosumers to small businesses</i> …

Personal Finance

Garden Stakes - Vegetable Garden Stakes - Gardening Signs - Vegetable Garden - Garden Markers - Garden Stake Signs - Gardener's Gift

For those who love to garden, the Garden Stake Signs would be a beautiful sign in your fruit or vegetable garden. It would make a great gift idea. You can select the same background as shown or select from the wood background showed in the images above.<p>Each of these vegetable garden stakes are …

ALMA telescope spies a supermassive black hole’s spinning disk

For decades, astronomers have spoken of galaxies with supermassive black holes at their cores. Now they say they’ve clearly confirmed one such hole’s …

Black Holes

Amazon’s favorite foldable camera drone is only $90 today

Some people said quadcopter drones were just a fad that people would lose interest in after a few months. Well, it’s been years now and people are …

Drones

'Super brains' could be developed if people use pills designed to improve older people's memory

Brain boosting pills are being developed by scientists aimed at restoring memory in older people.<p>Tests on mice have shown how older or damaged brains …

The Brain

10 ways graphene could change the world

This ultra-strong, ultra-thin supermaterial could yield a technological revolution. Here are a few of its most impressive tricks so far.<p>Graphene …

Nanotech

How birds followed the way of the dinosaurs

The upcoming touring exhibition Dinosaur rEvolution will show how birds evolved from dinosaurs via life-size animatronics and complete dinosaur …

Paleontology

You can track Elon Musk’s Tesla as it travels towards Mars

There was a lot to like about SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy launch last week, like the fact that it was the heaviest commercial rocket to ever launch, or …

Tesla

This drone can follow and record you from the sky, no controller required

A start-up founded by former Google drone engineers, Adam Bry and Abe Bachrach, Skydio just delivered a self-flying camera that makes aerial …

Drones

Surprise Discovery Shows We Have Been Totally Wrong About The Size of Andromeda Galaxy

Whaaaat?<p>A new technique for measuring the mass of galaxies has been applied to our closest galactic neighbour - and it has found that the Andromeda …

Astrophysics

We May Have Found Billions Of Exoplanets Outside Our Galaxy

Discoveries of exoplanets in our galaxy exceed 3,700 to date, but if that’s not enough for you, astronomers are now probing outside of the Milky Way …

Universe

This $13 Kobra OBD-II reader tells your phone all about your car

Kobra's Wi-Fi OBD-II car code reader and scanner is down to $13.29 with code <b>ALUA3DVB</b> on Amazon. This is the best price we've ever seen on it. The …

Money Back Guarantee

Cleo Robotics Demonstrates Uniquely Clever Ducted Fan Drone

This donut-shaped drone, not technically known as a dronut, offers a tasty combination of safety and ease of use Photo: Evan Ackerman/IEEE …

Drones

Ehang proves its passenger drones are the real deal in new flight footage

Chinese drone maker Ehang wowed visitors at CES 2016 when it brought along a prototype of its passenger drone; however, it didn’t have much else to show at the time. Now, it’s released footage of the 184 in flight with a passenger for the first time, with the company’s CEO on board.<p>Following ‘1000 …

Drones

One of the oldest stars in the Milky Way discovered

J0815+4729 is a star with both an extreme iron deficiency and a carbon surplus, which suggests it’s one of the oldest stars ever found in the Milky …

Astrophysics

Take a refresher course in physics because you definitely weren't paying attention in high school

Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable's commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, …

Albert Einstein

20 Healthiest Foods on Earth

Some foods pack more nutritional punch than others, and these 20 offer the most health benefits pound for pound of all food on the planet. They not …

3.5 Billion-Year-Old Fossils Challenge Ideas About Earth’s Start

In the arid, sun-soaked northwest corner of Australia, along the Tropic of Capricorn, the oldest face of Earth is exposed to the sky. Drive through …

Earth Science

Here Is How To Prune Your Tomatoes For A Harvest Galore

It is tomato season and you need to pay good attention to your tomato plants! What they need is timely pruning and topping.<p><b>Here are 3 reasons to</b> …

Gardening

Michio Kaku's biggest predictions about the future

Take a Look Into the Future<p>Dr. Michio Kaku is a theoretical physicist, futurist, and popular science communicator. He’s also the author of <i>“</i>Physics of …

Physics

How to Soundproof a Room, According to a Professional Soundproofer

In New York City, it’s all too common to be living in close quarters surrounded by noise: If you live on a busy street, you’ve probably experienced …

Home Improvement

This mini Bluetooth speaker packs an FM receiver into its handmade vintage casing

While Bluetooth speakers are nothing special at this point, with just about every smartphone-wielder packing one in tow. But odds are your portable music player of choice has nowhere near as much charm as the Muzen OTR, a new radio and Bluetooth speaker fusion sporting a handmade wooden …

Gear & Gadgets

This Is Exactly How a Nutritionist Uses Turmeric For Health, So You Can Do the Same

Ever since kale was revealed to be the most super of all leafy greens, health-savvy eaters have been keeping an eye out for the next big thing in nutritious eating. Avocados were the leader in the category for some time, but there's a new hero in the superfood sect that's been around for centuries …

Turmeric