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The Secret to Making Perfect Eggs, According to Lucky Peach

As you may have heard, the beloved food magazine <i>Lucky Peach</i> will soon close. It's a great loss, but before <i>Lucky Peach</i> officially bids us all adieu, it has a few final tricks still up its sleeve. This week, one of those tricks, a swan song of sorts if you will, was released. <i>All About Eggs</i> is a …

Use Roli Blocks to control Mac and Windows music production apps

Roli's set of modular music gadgets have been around since November, but today the company announced an update that will come in handy for those who use desktop music production apps. The new Dashboard for Roli Blocks allows you to employ the LED touch-sensitive pad to control software like Logic …

17 incredibly useful Google products and services you didn't know existed

Most of us have heard of Google's well-known and much-loved tools — Gmail, Google Earth, Google Maps, and many more. Those products and services are used by millions of people around the world every day.<p>What many people don't know, however, is that Google actually has a bunch of other features and …

Apps

We Just Got The First Real Evidence of a Strange Quantum Distortion in Empty Space

It's taken us 80 years to witness this.<p>For the first time, astronomers have observed a strange quantum phenomenon in action, where a neutron star is …

Earth - Asteroids are not the only threat to life from space

We are here by the skin of our teeth. Evolution could well have turned out differently, and the fact that it did not may well be down to freak, chance events. Life on Earth has faced a string of accidents, weird situations and outright catastrophes, from sudden ice ages to collisions with asteroids …

We May Finally Know Why Astronauts Get Deformed Eyeballs

A closer look at space travelers revealed that a buildup of brain fluids may be squishing their eyeballs from behind.<p>Many astronauts returning to Earth after long-duration missions in space suffer from blurry vision that does not always get better. Now, after years of speculation and study, …

Photographer Prepared For Years To Grab This Epic Supermoon Photo, Which Has Since Caught NASA's Attention

Earlier this week, the largest moon of almost 70 years could be seen around the world. This "supermoon," as it is being hailed, occurred after it …

Supermoon

This new image-editing app is so good, I'm ditching Photoshop

Less than shocking news: The photo above isn't actually a museum-aged Kodacolor portrait of my grandfather. It's a digital picture of my friend Sean, who dropped by my headshot studio and was nice enough to lend his picture to this article.<p>The film-like texture, dust, and scratch marks are courtesy …

Tutorials

7 space mysteries no scientist can explain

But considering we've explored only a teeny-tiny corner of the universe, there's a lot of big questions we don't have answers for yet.<p>Here are some of the biggest unsolved mysteries about space.

Universe

NASA has mapped every eclipse that will occur for the next 1,000 years

How's this for a long-range forecast?<p>NASA knows that on January 27, in the year 2837, a total solar eclipse will pass over southern Mexico. If the onlookers (our descendants or our conquering alien overlords) are lucky, and it's a clear day, they'll see something like this — a show that's …

Unique fragment from Earth's formation returns after billions of years in cold storage

In a paper to be published today in the journal <i>Science Advances</i>, lead author Karen Meech of the University of Hawai`i's Institute for Astronomy and …

A new NASA website offers daily images of Earth taken from space

NASA has teased us with a few stunning images of Earth taken by the Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) satellite — but now we'll be able feast on the spacecraft's photographs daily. The space agency launched a new website today that will post a dozen new images from DSCOVR each day, showing …

What Good Is Thinking About Death?

We're all going to die and we all know it. This can be both a burden and a blessing.<p>In the heart of every parent lives the tightly coiled nightmare that his child will die. It might spring at logical times—when a toddler runs into the street, say—or it might sneak up in quieter moments. The fear is …