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Watch a moon shadow on Jupiter

This composite represents an hour of Jupiter-watching. Watch a moon shadow on Jupiter’s face, and see how far the Great Red Spot moves in that …

These bladeless wind turbines shake to generate electricity

Farms dotted with the gigantic spinning blades of wind turbines have become a standard sight on long-distance road trips, but what if there was another way to capture energy from the wind? A startup out of Spain is working on that very idea. The company's called Vortex Bladeless, and its turbines …

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Top 10 westerns

10. Rancho Notorious<p>Like Alfred Hitchcock, Fritz Lang moved effortlessly between genres; his "western period" scattered throughout his "urban crime" and "film noir" periods. Even now, 60 years on, Rancho Notorious remains one of the strangest westerns ever made, furthering Lang's fascination …

"Without Feeling Too Restrictive": Rachael Hartley's Diabetes-Friendly 5-Day Menu

Here at The Kitchn we get a lot of requests for recipes and ideas for those with diabetes and pre-diabetes — there seems to be a growing number of …

Healthy Eating

The Only Chocolate Cake Recipe You'll Ever Need

There are a lot of options when it comes to chocolate cake. Between molten lava cake, German chocolate, and devil's food cake, we seriously have an array of choices when we want cake that's rich with chocolate. But just like with everything else in life, not all chocolate cakes are created equal -- …

iBillionaire: Track Buffett and Icahn's Investment Portfolios

There are lots of things you could do with a billion dollars – such as build a replica of the Titanic or attempt to bring dinosaurs back to life to build a theme park. Alternatively, you could do something a little more boring – like invest in profit-making ventures.<p>Launching initially for the …

Kahnoodle App Makes Reigniting Your Relationship Into A Game

We often joke that there's an "app for everything" but these days it seems that may actually be the case -- especially when it comes to love and sex. There's an app for hooking up, breaking up, reviewing potential partners, and now there's an app that turns your entire relationship into a …

Can an audiophile find joy in a full-size $40 headphone?

JVC's HA-RX700 not only sounds better than a lot of $100 headphones, it's remarkably comfortable and ruggedly built.<p>I'm always on the lookout for great sounding products in all price ranges, so when an Audiophiliac reader suggested the almost too good to be true JVC HA-RX700 full-size headphones, I …

Audiophile

ATC Voice brings the controlled chaos of air traffic control to iPad

The demanding stress of an air traffic controller's job is the source of amusement in <i>ATC Voice</i>, independent developer Alex Brancard's new iPad game. The iOS title strives for realism not only in its simulation of air traffic control, but in its method of control. Brancard's sequel to his first air …

Nexus 7 factory image and binaries now available from Google

Wanna mod that shiny new Nexus 7? Today's your lucky day. Google just posted the factory image and binaries for its second generation 7-inch tablet -- also known by the product name "razor" and device name "flo". The factory image lets you restore your new Nexus 7 to the exact software it shipped …

MSI's GS70 Gaming Laptop is Thinner and Lighter than the Razer Blade Pro

Touted as the "world’s thinnest and lightest 17-inch gaming laptop."<p>MSI has unveiled the GS70, which the company touts as the "world’s thinnest and …

Florence tomb opened in quest to find 'Mona Lisa'

<b>Scientists in the Italian city of Florence have opened a tomb to extract DNA they hope will identify the model for Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa.</b><p>The tomb contains the family of Lisa Gherardini, a silk merchant's wife who is believed to have sat for the artist.<p>It is hoped DNA will help to identify …

Art

‘Bitcoin is a currency’: Federal judge says the virtual cash is real money

Physical Bitcoins created by Casascius, a bitcoin enthusiast based in Utah. Each has a unique code that can be used to retrieve a number of Bitcoins online.<p>Is the "online crypto-currency" Bitcoin money like dollars or is it no more the business of government regulators than virtual gold pieces in …

Cryptocurrency

Family of Henrietta Lacks finally gets rights to her cells, 62 years after they were taken

While 31-year-old Henrietta Lacks laid in a hospital bed, dying of cervical cancer, doctors took two samples of the tumor cells growing inside her. 62 years later, those cells are still growing and have served as the foundation for countless experiments, including vaccine development and drug …

Why do we make mistakes? Blame your brain, the original autocorrector

Does Siri make us lazy? Does Facebook make us lonely? Does Twitter make us stupid? Will Google Glass make twitching, distracted Glassholes of us all? If you've read a magazine, listened to a radio show, browsed (or clicked on) the non-fiction section of a bookstore (or Amazon) or been a sentient …

30 Super Efficient Ways to Pack Your Stuff

Whether you’re prepping for a weekend getaway, a month-long honey moon, or for your first year of college, you want to make the most of what you pack. Not just seeing how much you can jam in your suitcase, but having your clothes, shoes, toiletries, and more arrive at your destination as easy to …

The Earth’s Seasonal “Heartbeat” as Seen from Space | Colossal

<p>We all know that as the seasons change on Earth, temperatures rise and fall, plants grow or die, ice forms or melts away. Perhaps nobody is more …

‘Fallen Princesses’: The Amazing Photos of Depressed Disney Royalty

No fairytale ending? Dina Goldstein tells Marlow Stern about her amazing photo series, ‘Fallen Princesses.’<p>What if your favorite Disney princess …

Happy International Orgasm Day! 5 Ways To Have A Better Time Between The Sheets

Well, ladies, it’s international orgasm day and we wanted to wish you a <b>Happy International Orgasm Day</b>!<p>To get you started on some fun (because we know you secretly want to make sure you get your O on tonight), we’ve got some tips for you to have a hotter time between the sheets. So get ready to get …

MIT Students Show How To 3D Print Your Own Non-Duplicatable Keys For Easy Breaking And Entering

If there’s one thing that sucks about breaking-and-entering it’s that it’s too difficult. Three enterprising young MIT students have figured out a way to make that easier, thanks to a 3D printing workaround to the sticky issue of making duplicates of so-called “non-duplicatable” keys. All you need …

Watch A Homemade Coilgun Destroy A Laptop

It's an electric gun, boogie woogie woogie.<p>This homemade gun uses electromagnetic coils to send steel rods flying at a speed of 138 feet per second. Pressing the trigger loads a steel rod into the barrel, where the first electromagnetic coil pulls the rod forward via magnetism, then turns off. The …

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Desktop 3D Printers

The world of 3D printing has exploded over the past decade, and that includes personal printers. This rapid expansion has been accelerating so …

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Free 3D Models for 3D Printing

These websites are the major repositories for finding and downloading free 3D models for use with a 3D printer. The sites files range from very …

3D Scanners and 3D Scanning Software

US-based manufacturer of 3D laser scanners. Supplying companies large and small in a broad array of applications, 3D Digital has been a leading …

3D Scanners

Free ebook: Low-cost 3D printing for science, education and sustainable development

A new book, titled “Low-cost 3D Printing for Science, Education and Sustainable Development”, has been released by the Abdus Salam International …

3D Printing

Quentin Harley released SCARA based "RepRap Morgan" 3D printer and its design

May.14, 2013<p>Reprap Morgan is a concentric dual arm SCARA FDM 3D printer, designed and built by Quentin Harley. The SCARA stands for Selective …

Composite Image of the Moon Taken from 47 Photos Reveals Solar Corona During a Total Solar Eclipse | Colossal

<p>Shot by Czech photographer Miloslav Druckmüller from the Brno University of Technology, these amazing composite images capture the moon during a …

DIY Chemistry: Teach Yourself Electroplating

This simple experiment, in which you can coat graphite with copper, will show you the secrets of laying down a thin layer of metal.<p><b>When you see a thin layer of metal</b>—on anything from chrome car parts to drill bits to jewelry—electroplating probably has been at work. The process is simple: Send …