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Ask Ethan: How Small Can A Piece Of The Universe Be And Still Expand?

The expansion of the Universe has a long and amazing history. When Hubble first noticed the relationship between a galaxy’s distance from us and how redshifted its light was, he knew immediately it was a consequence of Einstein’s General Relativity. When Hubble announced his discovery, Einstein …

The Vienna Opera Ball 2016 in Pictures

Ballet

Google Drive update simplifies organization

While we can all agree that Google Drive is a magical future box made of angel feathers and maple syrup bacon that has changed all of our lives for the better (Christ, do you remember emailing documents to yourself?), it’s never exactly had the most intuitive organization interface. Most people’s …

Google

Microsoft explains quantum computing in a way we can all understand

Quantum computing -- it's a term we're hearing more and more, as companies such as D-Wave build their own early versions of super-machines. Microsoft, naturally, is investing considerable resources in the field as well; its Station Q research lab in Santa Barbara brings together experts studying …

Best media players and streamers (September 2015)

The battle for what, or should I say who, controls your TV has been raging for several years now. This battle isn’t about your actual TV, it is about who gets to put content on your TV. In the Android ecosystem there are several important services that allow you to buy, rent or stream media. The …

Smart TV

Hair Soul Mates: 15 Couples Who Announced Their Relationship Status with Matching Cuts

When Lou Reed penned the lyrics to the love song "I’ll Be Your Mirror," he probably wasn’t referring to becoming the literal reflection of his significant other. But for so many famous couples, the sincerest form of affection has meant doing just that—adopting each other’s style, from a pair of …

Highlights From A Never-Before-Published Interview With Henri Matisse

Design Observer has published an illuminating, long-lost interview with French artist Henri Matisse. Read some highlights here.<p>In August of 1946, after the end of World War II, an art-obsessed American soldier named Jerome Seckler interviewed legendary French painter Henri Matisse. At the time, …

Remembering Farrah Fawcett on Her Birthday

Today, we celebrate what would have been Farrah Fawcett's 68th birthday! The five-time Golden Globe nominee, who passed away in 2009 from cancer, …

These 11 apps and websites will make you miss your childhood

Product Hunt, a discovery website that shows you the newest startups and products, has collected a bunch of websites and apps that will make you want to relive the past. Product Hunt founder Ryan Hoover even wrote a blog post about how he thinks the emotional power of nostalgia makes it a perfect …

Apps

Anne Frank: 10 beautiful quotes from The Diary of a Young Girl

The theme for Holocaust Memorial Day 2015 is “keep the memory alive”, and today we want to remember Annelies Marie Frank, better known as Anne Frank, who started her diary Diary of a Young Girl at the age of just 13, while hiding from the German occupation of Amsterdam during the second world war. …

Books

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Sports<p>Drew Magary prepares for the inevitable shitshow of bad football this fall.<p>By Drew Magary13 hours agoView More<p>Broadway<p>The Broadway star has …

Lifestyle

Stars of yesteryear glam up for awards shows

Take a look back at the celebrities who've graced the red carpet during Hollywood's heyday

Sophia Loren, peeking out from behind a newspaper, 1964. See 19 photos of Loren shot by her good friend, LIFE photographer Alfred Eisenstaedt: http://ti.me/1C9AdXF (Alfred Eisenstaedt—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images)

Asteroid swings very near Earth: Are you up for a midnight viewing?

An asteroid five football fields wide will make a near-Earth flyby on Monday, and you may be able to see it at the witching hour with a pair of strong binoculars.<p>Late Monday -- particularly at midnight -- will be prime time for trying to catch a glimpse of asteroid 2004 BL86, said the Jet …

Asteroids

Physicists observe gigantic molecules predicted in 1970

Scientists have experimentally observed for the first time a phenomenon in ultracold, three-atom molecules predicted by Russian theoretical physicist …

Prizefight - iPhone 6 Plus vs. Galaxy Note 4

Robin Williams Talks Sex And Comedy In Newly Unearthed Recordings

It’s been four months since comedic titan Robin Williams tragically took his own life, and just as he will always be remembered for his legendary acting roles, he’ll also be remembered as someone who was emotionally attuned to the world–something PBS’s <i>Blank On Blank</i>, a web series that animates …

These Are the Most Ingenious Gadgets From CES 2015

Aya Brackett—Nest<p>DJI<p>Apple<p>Osmo<p>Tesla<p>Jawbone<p>Square<p>Hasbro<p>Oculus VR<p>Qualcomm

Review: ‘Mortdecai’ – Why?

No one will see <i>Mortdecai</i>. That we can agree on, right? I mean I saw it, but you could make the case I didn’t, because I can only remember that Johnny Depp had a mustache in it. Other than that it’s mostly seashell noises. But that’s not why you’re here, is it? You want the truth, the truth about …

The Transcendent Style of David Bowie

On his 68th birthday we looked back at David Bowie's style and examined what it might have meant.<p><b>When David Bowie first found</b> acclaim with his novelty single "Space Oddity" in 1969, few fans could imagine what would come next. That's because what came next was totally novel, strangely beautiful, …

Professional Cuddlers Embrace More Clients

The Snuggling Industry Takes Off, but Clothes Stay On; Spooning or Tickling Sessions for a Fee<p>Kimberly Kilbride is a professional cuddler.<p>For $80 an hour, or up to $400 for an overnight gig, the 33-year-old mother of three dons flannel pajama bottoms, puts away her family pictures and two pit bull …

Lifestyle

Mark Zuckerberg Starts A Book Club, Becomes This Generation’s Oprah

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is this generation’s version of Oprah. His crowd-sourced New Year’s resolutions post on Facebook prompted Zuck to start a book club this year. The club is so influential that the paperback version of the first book Zuck chose to read for the group,”The End of Power” has …

A Birth Story

<i>Meaghan O’Connell | Longreads | Nov. 6, 2014 | 57 minutes (14,248 words)</i><p>It was Monday, June 2nd, and I was wide awake at 6 a.m. Maybe to some of you …

Mad Men's Christina Hendricks Can't Figure Out How to Work in a Modern Office in Hilarious Video - Watch Now!

<b>Christina Hendricks</b> stars in this hilarious Funny or Die video where she does not know how to function in a modern day work environment!<p>The …

Watch Elisabeth Moss' "Golden Globe-Worthy" First Role as Sandra Bullock's Daughter

At 7 years old, the "Mad Men" actress appeared as Bullock's daughter<p><b>Elisabeth Moss</b> stopped by <i>Live! With Kelly and Michael</i> on Monday morning to chat …