Craig Richer

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Here, there and everywhere: Across the universe with the Beatles

The Beatles are one of the greatest cultural phenomena to come from the 20th Century, yet many people are unaware of their impact on science.<p>In …

Watch this breathtaking view of Earth captured on a NASA astronaut's body cam during a spacewalk

NASA astronaut Randy Bresnik captured stunning footage of Earth during a recent spacewalk to refurbish a robotic arm on the International Space Station.

Astronaut Chris Hadfield on SpaceX's ambitious plans - BBC Newsnight

Chris Hadfield

Live: Everything Elon Musk just unveiled about his plans to colonize Mars

Excitement Down Under<p>Every year, the who’s who of the space industry gathers at the International Astronautical Congress (IAC) to celebrate all …

Space Travel

This incredible animation shows how deep humans have dug

If we were to journey to the center of the Earth, it would take a lot longer than you might expect. Here's how deep humans have dug underground.<p>The typical grave is 6 feet down. Most Olympic swimming pools are 10 feet deep. Nile crocodiles dig burrows as deep as 39 feet deep. The Paris Catacombs …

The Greenbrier

‘Science and Star Wars’ shows how real-world tech is catching up to every geek’s film fantasies

I’ve got <i>a lot</i> of fake Star Wars stuff to throw away. It’s time to get real.<p>“Science and Star Wars,” a 10-episode special created in partnership with …

Elon Musk reveals SpaceX Falcon Heavy launch animation, and it's amazing

We're only about four months away from the first SpaceX launch of the most powerful rocket ship on the planet, the Falcon Heavy, and now we have an …

Falcon Heavy

Space Launch System: The Next Step

NASA’s Glenn Research Center in Cleveland is leading the design and development of the USA on behalf of the Space Launch System Program for the …

Culinary SOS: Brown Sugar Kitchen's waffle recipe

The best waffles commercially available, I am prepared to state, come from Brown Sugar Kitchen, a small, fragrant breakfast diner on Mandela Parkway in West Oakland.<p>The waffles, Tanya Holland's cornmeal-enhanced riff on Marion Cunningham's famous yeasted waffles, are crisp, light and so violently …

A new NASA video shows Pluto in exquisite detail

The New Horizons spacecraft traveled more than 3 billion miles to reach Pluto. Scientists at NASA have used the mission data to create flyovers that are even closer than the actual spacecraft.<p>Video courtesy of NASA<p><b>Follow Tech Insider:</b>On Facebook

Zucchini Cornbread Recipe

"Another way to use that summer zucchini squash."<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup coarsely chopped zucchini<p>1 cup milk<p>1/2 cup chopped onion<p>2 eggs<p>1/4 cup vegetable …

SpaceX's first mission to Mars will be unlike anything anyone has tried before

Elon Musk's private company SpaceX has big plans to usher in a new era of reusable rockets that could send the first humans to Mars and return them home. Here's how the company plans to land on the Red Planet as soon as 2018.<p><i>Produced and animated by Alex Kuzoian. Original reporting by Jessica Orwig.</i><p>…

Coconut-Crusted Fish Fillets with Mango Salsa

The flavors of coconut and mango will transport your dinner table to the tropics. These sautéed fish fillets have a crisp coconut crust and are …

Are humans still evolving? Yes, both globally and locally.

The one question I’m inevitably asked after lecturing on evolution to a general audience is this: “Are humans still evolving?” What they really want …

Insane New Footage Of Felix Baumgartner's Edge-Of-Space Jump Released

We're warning you now: This new video of Felix Baumgartner's record-setting leap from the edge of space just might make you feel a bit queasy.<p>The supersonic skydiver made history in October 2012 when he plunged more than 24 miles to Earth's surface, breaking three records in the process.<p>Now, nearly …

Online in 3D: the 'grotesque beauty' of medieval Britons' diseased bones

The bones of a young woman who died of syphilis more than 500 years ago, the reassembled jaw of a man whose corpse was sold to surgeons at the London hospital in the 19th century and the contorted bone of an 18th-century man who lived for many years after he was shot through the leg, are among the …

The 9 Greatest Pumpkin Recipes

You spot a flash of orange out of the corner of your eye. There it is again! Either you really wanta Fanta, you're being followed by a rogue basketball team or...it's fall! You're finally allowed to buy the tiny, adorable day-glo-orange pumpkins from the grocery store and arrange them on your …

Chocolate Chip Cookies

Skull of Homo erectus throws story of human evolution into disarray

The spectacular fossilised skull of an ancient human ancestor that died nearly two million years ago has forced scientists to rethink the story of early human evolution.<p>Anthropologists unearthed the skull at a site in Dmanisi, a small town in southern Georgia, where other remains of human …

Beautiful Skull Spurs Debate on Human History

A 1.8-million-year-old skull blends features of a number of early human species.<p><b>A newly discovered skull, some 1.8 million years old, has rekindled debate over the identity of humanity's ancient ancestors. Uncovered at the Dmanisi site in the Caucasus in Georgia, "Skull 5" represents the most</b> …

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What If Quentin Tarantino Wrote Classic Disney Movies for Samuel L. Jackson?

This is Norm, the Most Adorable Pug on Instagram

Jeremy Veach is a 23-year-old photographer from Port Orchard, Washington. Inspired by Maddie (one of the early Internet pet sensations) and Momo …

Our Place in the Galactic Neighborhood Just Got an Upgrade

Some cultures used to say the Earth was the center of the Universe. But in a series of “great demotions,” as astronomer Carl Sagan put it in his book</i> …

Photoshop Chimeras: Fantasy Creatures Created by Splicing Photos

Want to have some fun as you’re learning how to use Photoshop for image editing? Try creating a “Photoshop Chimera.” In Greek mythology, the Chimera …