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First Image from MarCO-B

The first image captured by one of NASA's Mars Cube One (MarCO) CubeSats. The image, which shows both the CubeSat's unfolded high-gain antenna at …

CubeSat

A tiny satellite bound for Mars just snapped a photo of Earth that will make you feel puny and insignificant

• <b>When NASA launched its InSight Mars lander on May 5, it also sent along two small, identical satellites, collectively called Mars Cube One.</b>• <b><br>One of the</b> …

Space

A portrait of Earth and the Moon from 3 million miles away

Sometimes you need to step back to see the big picture, and if your subjects are 249,000 miles apart, you need to step waaay back. Luckily, the spacecraft OSIRIS-REx is moving rapidly away from us and was recently just in the right position, around 3.1 million miles away, so it trained its MapCam …

Aurora borealis livecam catches spectacular meteor strike

A livecam meant to watch the northern lights also catches the daytime-bright arrival of a meteor coming in for a landing.<p>It's a scenic view from Lapland. There's a faint glow on the dark horizon and a quaint snow-covered cottage. Then it all lights up like daytime. Off to the side, a streak of …

Northern Lights

NASA Mars Orbiter Views Rover Climbing Mount Sharp

Using the most powerful telescope ever sent to Mars, NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter caught a view of the Curiosity rover this month amid rocky …

Looking for new iPhone wallpaper? Here are almost 1,000 images to choose from …

There’s no shortage of iPhone wallpaper sites out there, but trawling through them to find decent images can be a tedious process. One Reddit user, however, has done the work for you, pulling together some 944 images from wallpaper sites across the web …<p>Images include textured and graphic …

iPhone

How to Easily Maintain a Water Heater

Get more hot water and extend the life of your water heater by following these tips.<p>A well-functioning water heater keeps a household running smoothly. When the water cools or runs out, everyone will notice the next time they want a nice, hot shower. Here are a few steps you can take to maximize …

This Drone Timelapse of Minsk is Like Something Out of a Dream

Now that the Internet is saturated with timelapse and drone videos, one of the next big frontiers may be combining the two. Timelapse photographer …

19 Natural Home Cleaners People Actually Swear By

All of the cleaning power with none of the scary ingredients!

Check out all the smart home products at CES 2017 (so far)

Smart Homes

Where to stream every Christmas classic

It’s the holidays at last! I don’t want there to be any impositions on your time right now other than merriment so I went ahead and figured out where you can stream every single classic Christmas movie you could possibly want (no sequels). All you have to do is scroll down this alphabetical list. I …

Stunning Urban Instagrams by Tatsuto Shibata

<b>Tatsuto Shibata</b> is a talented young self-taught photographer and student, who was born in Kasumigaura-shi, Ibaraki, Japan and currently lives and …

Photography

This site lists all the Siri commands you'll ever need

If you rock an iPhone and don’t yet use Siri, you’re missing out: the voice-activated assistant can do a LOT of things for you without the hassle of tapping and swiping through a ton of menus. It’s also wicked cool to have your phone respond to the sound of your voice.<p>Most people know about common …

Watch Mercury Cross in Front of the Sun

Mercury crossed in front of the rising sun on Monday morning, a rare event seen from Earth only 13 or 14 times each century.<p>The transit of Mercury, …

These are the the most crystal-clear images of Pluto yet

Remember when Pluto was this strange, faraway planet (or dwarf planet, depending on when you grew up) that science textbooks knew very little about? It wasn’t that long ago that we didn’t know things like its true color, composition, or really much of anything about its topography. Well, that’s all …

Solar System

ISS astronaut uses 3D printer to make socket wrench in space

Astronauts on the International Space Station have used a zero-gravity 3D printer to produce a working socket wrench complete with ratchet action – using digital plans that were emailed to the station by Nasa mission control on Earth.<p>Engineers at Made in Space, which built the experimental printer, …