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Remember the Time We Bombed the Moon?

Image: Mortar launcher placed by Apollo 16 astronauts in 1972 (NASA)<p>No, not a Hollywood movie. Humans actually <i>did</i> bomb the Moon. Twice, …

Space Exploration

A Dutch 'boy genius' said he could get the ocean to clean itself. Turns out, he's right.

<b>In 2012 — when he was just 18 — Dutch inventor and entrepreneur Boyan Slat gave his first TEDx Talk about cleaning up the ocean .</b><p>In his talk, he laid …

Pollution

The Famous Schrodinger’s Cat Thought Experiment Comes Back to Life in an Off-Kilter Animation

Schrödinger's Cat is one of the more famous thought experiments in modern physics, created by Austrian physicist Erwin Schrödinger back in 1935. <i>The</i> …

Animation

His rendition of the 'Star Spangled Banner' blew away the audience and shattered stereotypes

<b>(CNN) —</b> This is Ridge Brown holding the guitar he used to play the national anthem at a high school event in Glendale, Arizona.<p>What makes the Ironwood High School senior's performance so remarkable -- and the reason why his teacher posted the clip online - is because Ridge has autism and it was the …

Autism

Twitch Is Going To Stream All 856 Episodes Of ‘Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood’ In A Marathon Of Wholesomeness

Though the world has changed drastically since his death in 2003, the message and mission of Fred Rogers remains. All he ever wanted was for people to be good to each other, kind to each other, and to own a pair of indoor shoes. Now Twitch is once again streaming every <i>Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood</i> …

TV

Let’s make a pact to play No One Lives Forever

So I’m going to be real honest: I haven’t been a participating member of the RPS site in a year or two. I got burned out on video game news and gamer …

PC Gaming

'The Office' Meets 'Making a Murderer' in Parody That Suspects Toby Is the 'Scranton Strangler'

The official YouTube account for <i>The Office</i> has released a hilarious parody video.<p>The 10-minute clip remakes Netflix's famed series <i>Making a Murderer</i> …

Ski-lift failure in Georgia sends people flying into the air

<b>(CNN) —</b> Dramatic video captured images of skiiers being thrown off of a malfunctioning ski lift at a resort in the country of Georgia Friday.<p>Authorities said at least 10 people were injured when the ski lift at the Gudauri resort began running at high speed, in reverse.<p>Some skiiers told CNN they …

Hung Up

Stephen Hawking Was Very Particular About His Tea

Despite physical limitations, the late scientist had a singular, stubborn insistence on living life on his own terms.<p>As a theoretical physicist who specializes in cosmology and gravitation, I naturally had many opportunities to interact with Stephen Hawking before his death. We attended the same …

Physics

Audeze's new gaming headphones track your head movements for convincing 3D sound

Audeze, a company best known for making premium headphones for audiophiles, is making its first foray into the gaming market with a headset called the Mobius. It’s packing some of the best 3D audio effects I’ve heard, all backed by Audeze’s hi-fi pedigree. It’ll cost $399 at retail, but pre-orders …

His passing has left an intellectual vacuum in his wake. But it's not empty. Think of it as a kind of vacuum energy permeating the fabric of spacetime that defies measure. Stephen Hawking, RIP 1942-2018. https://t.co/nAanMySqkt

Thanks To Chris Rock, Jack White Has Finally Embraced Modern Recording Technology

Throughout his career, Jack White has felt a strong need to do things the old-fashioned way, which has often meant that he’s made things more difficult for himself than they needed to be. For example, in a new <i>Rolling Stone</i> cover story, White talks about mixing a Dead Weather album without the use …

Al Capone

A Classic Formula For Pi Was Discovered Hidden in Hydrogen Atoms

Two years ago ... this was an amazing find.<p>Back in 2015, scientists found something amazing for the first time - a classic formula for pi hidden in …

Extreme frugality allowed me to retire at 32 – and regain control of my life

Elizabeth Willard Thames abandoned a successful career in the city and embraced frugality to create a more meaningful life. It enabled her to retire at 32 with her family to a homestead in the Vermont woods<p>As I write this, I’m sitting on the back porch of the rural Vermont homestead I share with my …

Minimalism

Seattle’s KEXP to Play Every Sub Pop Record Ever

Independent Seattle radio station KEXP plans on paying homage to local label Sub Pop beginning March 12. The station will play every single Sub Pop catalog number over the next four months in the lead-up to the label’s 30th anniversary. “This is going to be a really fun, completely self-inflicted …

Indie Music

Get These 1TB SSDs For Cheap Right Now

It's highly recommended for a modern gaming PC to come equipped with a solid-state drive as opposed to the older, traditional hard disk drive. Lower boot-up times and faster loading speeds for games offer a tremendous upside, but pricing and overall capacity have been the barriers for systems to …

Social Media Freaks Out After Learning 'Busta Rhymes Island' Has Existed for Years

Twitter is losing its collective mind over a small Massachusetts island named after Busta Rhymes. It’s a pretty understandable reaction, not only …

This Woman Fused With Her Twin In Utero And Has The DNA Of Two People

Chimerism is a rare genetic condition where an individual has two sets of DNA.<p>Twins often have an inseparable bond, but Muhl and her fraternal twin are actually the same person. In a rare genetic event, Muhl fused together with her fraternal twin in the womb. So Muhl has two sets of DNA: her own, …

Creative's new Super X-Fi audio tech is frigging mind-blowing

The company known for Soundblaster finally has a new killer product, and you'll probably want one too.<p>When Creative called me up to ask if I was interested in hearing something incredible, I was skeptical but curious.<p>After all, this was Creative we were talking about, the creator of the …

Consumer Tech

Harley-Davidson and Alta Motors to co-develop electric motorcycles

Motorcycle giant Harley-Davidson is now a stakeholder in Alta Motors, the electric motorcycle and light vehicle EV drivetrain maker based in Brisbane, California. Harley-Davidson and Alta made the investment public today, and also announced that Alta Motors will collaborate with the legendary …

Motorcycles

An Air Force pilot took a U-2 spy plane to the edge of space — and the photos are incredible

Ross Franquemont is a U-2 pilot and instructor at the 1st Reconnaissance Squadron, based at Beale Air Force Base, California. Fortunately for the rest of the world, he is also a great photographer.<p>In fact, the incredible images you can find in this post were taken by Ross during missions flown at …

U2

A computer was trained to play Qbert and immediately broke the game in a way no human ever has

While the jury's still out on whether today's machine-learning techniques will ever create a program that could rival human intelligence, one thing about the future of artificial intelligence is clear: The machines are really good at playing games.<p>And when the machines get good at the games, …

Machine Learning

Cryptocurrency miners bought 3 million graphics cards worth $776 million in 2017

The mining gold rush helped AMD grow its market share and lessen the gap between it and Nvidia.<p>Last year was a big one for cryptocurrency mining, and …

From smart bongs to home growing kits, the best marijuana tech gadgets

Every product here is independently selected by Mashable journalists. If you buy something featured, we may earn an affiliate commission which helps …

Mike Rowe’s Response To The Florida Shooting

On Saturday, a woman named Susan Collins wrote the following to Mike Rowe:<p>Dear Mike. Where have you been? Your words are needed...<p>Rowe responded, …

One naked man failed to win a chicken dinner, but instead became a legend

This is the best of what PUBG has to offer<p><i>Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds</i> gets tense in the final moments of each round, as players are funneled into one small area and are forced to do battle in order to become the last player — or team — standing. The video above begins as a standard document of …

Amazon has $9.99 LED light bulbs that can be controlled by Alexa and Google Assistant

If you’re not already invested in the Philips Hue ecosystem, we should warn you that Hue products are very expensive. Don’t get us wrong — they’re …

10 Things You Need to Know About Your Fretboard | LESSON

10 ways to find and maintain your bearings anywhere on the fretboard.<p>57<p>SHARES<p>Ever feel a little out of touch or just plain lost on certain parts of …

We had a great day at the park with our autistic son, until someone called the police

It had been a good day at the park. A miracle day, in fact, for our family. Our 5-year-old son, who is moderately autistic and prone to violent outbursts and self-injurious behavior, had sailed through the outing without a meltdown. So it was all the more shocking when the police approached us.<p>It …

Parenting