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The Story Behind Earth's "Other" Moon And Its Completely Whacked Orbit

Astronomy

Amazon is selling the Xbox One with two controllers and 3 games for $349

If you like free stuff (and who doesn't) Amazon has a great deal on the Xbox One that should appeal to those folks who have yet to purchase …

Watch this giant fireball illuminate the sky over Pittsburgh

A 500-pound space rock about two feet in diameter entered the Earth's atmosphere outside of Pittsburgh last night, according to NASA. The object, detected by three NASA meteor cameras, was moving at a speed of 45,000 miles per hour. Visibility was lost at an altitude of 13 miles, but the space …

7 great uses for an old phone or tablet

Upgrading to a new smartphone or tablet always feels like Christmas morning, but it also leaves you with an old gadget that’s taking up space. Usually, nothing is wrong with it. You just don't need it anymore.<p>Or do you? Before you decide to sell it or give it away, there are some very cool things …

Apps

How You Can Create Petite Planets In a Petri Dish

Wanna create your own beautiful, living, breathing solar system at home? It's easy—you just need petri plates (or any kind of flat, wide and shallow …

Comics on Film: Two Major Comics Stories That Marvel Studios Can Now Do with Spider-Man

We've been banging the drum for a while now, advocating that Spider-Man return home to Marvel Studios to take his rightful place alongside the …

Well, This New Hitman Trailer Companion Is Horrifying

There’s a new movie on based the Hitman series coming out, and I don’t really have any strong opinions about it. There’s a good movie in the Hitman franchise, I’m sure of it, even if the previous Timothy Olyphant version tanked so badly. I’m a fan of Rupert Friend for his work on Homeland, where he …

Construction

Watch Hennessey's 717-hp Mustang hit 195 mph

John Hennessey takes his personal HPE700 supercharged 2015 Ford Mustang GT to a verified 195 mph on a Texas test track.<p>The 2015 Mustang GT is a stellar performer right out of the box. Hell, there was a vocal faction that argued it should have won our 2015 Performance Car of the Year competition. …

Robotics

Build A Compact 1080p Gaming PC For $400 (Benchmarks Included)

<b>[UPDATE: This has proven to be a popular build, but what if you want to stretch your budget to $800? Check out this newer mini-ITX, 1440p gaming build!]</b><p>There’s a widespread misconception floating around that says building a decent gaming PC is an expensive endeavor. But what if you could assemble …

Bioshock

'Evangelion' Inspired Animation Short Looks Simply Astounding

As part of Studio Khara’s ongoing Japanese Animator Expo, with unique animation shorts released each week, we have now been graced with an Evangelion inspired entry that looks simply amazing.<p>Handled by Sola Digital Arts, who recently created the CG Captain Harlock film, the short was directed by …

Anime

Hobbyist Turns Drone Into Millennium Falcon

Doing the kessel run in 12 parsecs with a quadcopter<p>How does a hobbyist make their drone stand out from the sea of identical quadcopters? Dress it up like it’s got stolen goods inside and the Galactic Empire is on it’s tail, of course! Drone enthusiast Olivier C outfitted his custom quadcopter with …

There are 2002 reasons to love this shirt

There was a time when rally cars were little more than street machines with long-travel suspension and a bumper full of lights.<p>There's something about a rally-bred BMW 2002 tearing across on open stage in the middle of Austria that just ticks all the right boxes. In 1973, BMW took top honors at the …

Midseason Premiere Trailer for Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

Marvel have released the first teaser trailer for the midseason premiere of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. It’s only 30 seconds long, but packed full of very …

Watch "Do Try This At Home," science series using common items

At-Bristol's Live Science Team has a wonderful video series of experiments that can be done with inexpensive materials available at typical hardware, …

Star Wars: George Lucas ideas for films abandoned by Disney

As rumours emerge of the first female stormtrooper, Lucas says he devised plot treatments for a seventh Star Wars movie, but none were used in JJ Abrams reboot<p>Star Wars creator George Lucas has admitted his ideas for a new trilogy of films were ignored by studio Disney after he sold all rights to …

Mystery ‘alien’ radio signal picked up in space

Radio waves in space could be evaporating black holes, alien communication or merging neutron stars<p>A mysterious radio signal which may have come from a black hole, a neutron star or even an alien civilisation, has been picked up by astronomers.<p>Fast radio bursts, which last only milliseconds, are …

Astrophysics

DEADPOOL Movie Shoots in March!

Modified Lightsabers Get Increasingly Insane in STAR WARS Parody

Snow and Ice Storms Pelt the Midwest And Northeast

Buyenlarge/Getty Images<p>Buyenlarge/Getty Images<p>Robert Abbott Sengstacke—Getty Images<p>Gordon Rynders—New York Daily News Archive/Getty Images<p>AP<p>Paul …

Get The SKEYE Nano Drone, the world’s smallest quadcopter for only $34.99! [Deals]

If you have been searching for a super fun and easy to fly quadcopter drone, you can stop looking.<p>The SKEYE Nano Drone, which is the smallest quadcopter currently on the market as far as we know, is currently 40% off for a limited time only at Cult of Mac Deals.<p>Drone quadcopters are growing in …

Drones

Wearable devices get more stylish as fashion and technology intersect

LAS VEGAS — "I, for one, don't want to look like a computer threw up on me," fashion designer Billie Whitehouse says.<p>The 27-year-old co-founder of Wearable Experiments gestures toward a jacket that by all appearances is just a typical well-tailored wool garment: It's dark gray, covered in tiny …

Wearable Tech