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Watch a Black Hole Get Evicted From a Galaxy

A couple of years ago, astronomer Michael Koss was searching the heavens for active galactic nuclei (AGN). In plain English, those are giant black …

Drop's internet-savvy kitchen scale is now available

If you're already fretting over getting a holiday dinner <i>just</i> right, you'll be glad to hear that Drop's smart kitchen scale is at last available. Plunk down $100 (£80) and you can both weigh ingredients as well as walk through app-based recipes that tell you when you have enough of a given foodstuff …

A Wearable Drone That Launches Off Your Wrist To Take Your Selfie

“Oh man, this would make a great picture. I wish there was someone else here to take our picture for us so we didn’t have to take a selfie!”<p>Has this ever happened to you?<p>Of course it has. You’re a human being in the 21st century who reads tech blogs.<p>The Nixie aims to solve that. It’s, as crazy as …

The End Of Passwords? This Bracelet Unlocks Computers And Doors With Your Heartbeat

Bionym’s Nymi offers a glimpse of the future of wearable biometric authentication.<p>This much we can all agree on: Passwords suck.<p>With that in mind, companies are hard at work developing other forms of user-friendly authentication. Fingerprinting is already being used to unlock iPhones and the PayPal …

This New Oxygen-Hoarding Crystal Is the Future of Breathing Underwater

Just a bucket of this stuff can steal all of the oxygen in a room.<p>It only takes about 10 liters of a newly-developed form of crystalline cobalt salt to steal the air from a room, or at least the 21 percent or so of that air comprised of oxygen. Given the right conditions, with the temperature and …

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Hollow Earth conspiracy theories: the hole truth

For centuries, Hollow Earth conspiracy theorists have tried to prove that there’s a whole other world beneath our own. But first they need to find the way in...<p><b>Late at night, on October 4 2002, a strange guest appeared</b> on a cult American <b>radio</b> show. Coast to Coast AM with Art Bell had a reputation …

Jules Verne

6 Sex Tips You'll Only Hear From a Porn Star

Come on, you know you're curious.<p>We know, we know: Porn is <i>not</i> real life. Because really, when is the pizza delivery guy ever on the same hotness scale as say, Joe Manganiello? But behind all the stereotypes, people who perform in adult films really do know a ton about sex—it <i>is</i> their job, after all. …

Remarkable 3D Illusion Drawings by Nagai Hideyuki

Japanese artist Nagai Hideyuki demonstrates his mastery of perspective in remarkable 3D illusion drawings. He posts tutorials and drawing time-lapses …

Solar Roadways Crowdfunding Campaign Blitzes Goal, Raises Over $1.5 Million

Inhabitat has been reporting on the Solar Roadways project since 2009, so we are excited to see that their latest Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign has …

Cat Saves Boy From Dog Attack: Hear The Dog Owner's Panicked 911 Call Here (AUDIO)

This is the frantic 911 call made by the owner of the dog who attacked a child only for it to be seen off by the family cat.<p>When the operator answers …

Dogs

Now you can play a virtual Game Boy inside the Oculus Rift

Yo, dawg. Here we go again.<p>Last week, we brought you the story of the two guys who sneaked an Oculus Rift into an amusement park so they could ride a roller coaster in real life while they did so in virtual reality. This week, someone's created an environment in which the Oculus Rift user stares at …

How to Make Grapefruit Pearls

While researching the grapefruit story in our March 2014 issue, we learned that it's possible to separate the citrus flesh into hundreds of …

NASA Plans to Make Oxygen on Mars and Water on the Moon

Just as a trunk full of luggage affects your gas mileage on a road trip, the amount of supplies on a spacecraft determines how far and efficiently a …

Space Exploration

How NASA might build its very first warp drive

Encounter of the first kind: Rosetta on track for historic comet landing

Hundreds of millions of miles away and 10 years after launch, a European spaceship could be on the brink of discovering how life appeared on Earth<p>At precisely 10am GMT on 20 January next year, a tiny electronic chip inside Europe's Rosetta spacecraft will flicker into life. The robot probe will …

Hubble finds water on five distant planets

Using NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope, two teams of scientists have found faint signatures of water in the atmospheres of five distant planets.<p>The presence of atmospheric water was reported previously on a few exoplanets orbiting stars beyond our solar system, but this is the first study to …

UPS researching delivery drones that could compete with Amazon's Prime Air

Flying parcel-carriers are the next logical frontier for delivery companies<p>Amazon made headlines Sunday night when it announced it was working on small drones that could someday deliver customers packages in half an hour or less. But the e-commerce giant isn’t the only company researching how to …

The Intelligent iHome Cometh, If Apple’s Patent Ideas Come True

Home automation has never been easy or cheap, but new patents from Apple hint at a promising future for the tech.<p>Apple has filed a new patent in the U.S. patent office with the nearly incomprehensible name, “System and method of determining location of wireless communication devices/persons for …

25 Ways to Win With Watermelon

There’s something about watermelon—it just isn’t summer without it. But you can do more than just serve it in wedges or in a fruit salad. Paired with basil and feta, it becomes a savory salad, and paired with vodka it becomes…well, the best cocktail to round out the summer months. So, for National …

Recipes

Insalata di Arance

<i>From</i> Sicily <i>(April 2013, $39.95), by Phaidon Press</i><p><i>A daily series of some of the best that Sicilian — the original Italian fusion cuisine — has to offer. Check back here on Eat Like a Man for a new recipe every day</i><p><b>A refreshing starter</b> that could work just as well, sans the back olives, after the …

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