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What It's Really Like To 'Walk' In Space

Astronauts Scott Kelly and Kjell Lindgren left the International Space Station on Friday for their second spacewalk in less than two weeks. Their assignment was to configure a vent door on the port side ammonia tank. That meant they were outside the space station, tied only with a tether, floating …

Why Nick Hornby Is Turning Other People’s Books Into Movies Instead of Writing His Own

The High Fidelity writer finds making movies, like Brooklyn, more satisfying than spending years alone in a room writing a book.<p>Nick Hornby is a culture hero. His 1990s novels <i>High Fidelity</i> and <i>About a Boy</i> were era-defining bestsellers that became cult-adored films. As the Brit has continued to write …

Virtual Reality Device Allows Users to Wander the Forest through the Eyes of an Animal

<i>In the Eyes of an Animal</i> is the newest brainchild from the London-based design studio Marshmallow Laser Feast<i>,</i> allowing you to take a fascinating journey through the forest with the eyes of an animal. Located in Grizedale Forest, UK and commissioned by the AND Festival, this installation is a …

With the Surface Book, Microsoft is taking the game to Apple

Microsoft did something shocking last night. It launched something people might actually lust over, something sleek, something powerful, something innovative. The Surface Book.<p>At an event in New York rammed with press and industry types and live-streamed to the world, Microsoft confidently and …

Windows 10

Inside the creation of the Microsoft Surface Book

No one saw it coming: The Surface Book, history’s first Microsoft laptop (or notebook, if you prefer). And has there ever been a more apt setting for …

MacBook Pro

Was Chelsea's 2014/15 Premier League Triumph a Lie?

Watching Chelsea's wretched start to the current season, it's difficult to fathom that Jose Mourinho's side are the reigning champions of England.<p>Since August, we've seen Mourinho's men bullied into submission at times. They've lacked any real inspiration and have been easily beaten by opponents in …

Soccer

Microsoft’s new Lumia has a killer feature iPhone 6s and Nexus 5X users can only dream of

Microsoft is a distant third player in the mobile business, trailing behind Google and Apple both when it comes to market share and profits, but the …

Images of Pluto and Charon continue to captivate Nasa: 'This world is alive'

The newest images and data from Pluto continue to astound Nasa scientists, lead researcher Alan Stern said on Monday, telling a university hall that “2015 will be a year in textbooks forever” as the point when mankind unveiled the world on the edge of its solar system.<p>“This world is alive,” Stern …

Solar System

Want to Boost Productivity? Try These 10 Unique Habits | Inc.com

It seems every day someone presents a new, revolutionary formula to achieve maximum productivity.<p>You may already know, you should take 17 minute breaks after every 52 minutes of work. No doubt you've heard of the usual hacks, like setting goals and streamlining business processes. But, what if …

Earth's weakening 'magnetic shield' could see life WIPED OUT as skin cancer levels soar

Our planet's magnetosphere, which prevents solar winds and radiation from reaching Earth, is currently DISAPPEARING, affecting the WEST first …

Magnetism

After Intelligent Life Is Discovered

Here’s what happens if astronomers make contact with a civilization on another planet.<p>The false alarm happened in 1997.<p>The Green Bank Radio Observatory in Green Bank, West Virginia, was picking up some unusual signals—and Seth Shostak, then the head of the Center for Search for Extraterrestrial …

Planetary Habitability

Jaw-dropping images give us a first glimpse of Mars' liquid water

For years, a team of NASA scientists had pondered over the enigmatic dark streaks lining the inner and outer faces of craters on the Martian surface, shown below.<p>But no longer.<p>NASA announced the answer to the conundrum Monday: The streaks are evidence of flowing water.<p>Most mysterious about these …

Elon Musk has the perfect argument for raising NASA's budget

There's a story Musk likes to tell about the time he went surfing on the NASA website looking for a timeline for when NASA would be going to Mars.<p>He didn't find a date, so now he's planning on doing it himself using his rocket company SpaceX, and hope that it inspires people enough that the …

How close are we to a real-life Mars mission like 'The Martian'?

It's no secret that NASA wants to get humans to Mars.<p>At the moment, the space agency's guiding star is the dream of landing people on the red planet …

Space Science

The Plight of the English Soccer Manager

With the job getting ever more complicated, and mistakes more costly, it’s little wonder the average tenure of a football boss is just 15 months.<p>Whenever news emerges that a soccer club has fired its manager, the cliche most frequently spouted by fans and members of the media is that the ill-fated …

Soccer

43 Books You Won't Be Able To Stop Talking About

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Ireland Bids Farewell to Its Best Modern Playwright

Brian Friel was a literary giant who continued Ireland's stunning history of greatness in the world of letters.<p>It’s not easy being a writer in …