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Earin Wireless Earbuds

Bluetooth is great for cutting the cables between your phone and your ears — but up 'til now, basically all BT earbuds have still had a cable running …

Back to School 2014: The 13 best accessories

Once you've figured out your laptop and smartphone situation, chances are you'll want to invest in a nice backpack or a few extras to make the dorm room feel like home. Our back-to-school accessories picks are a perfect mix of necessities and extravagant nice-to-haves. Check them out below, and …

NBBJ Creates High Tech Shading System for Buildings

International architecture firm NBBJ has created Sunbreak, a new prototype for user-controlled sunshades that will not only lower energy costs, but …

Architecture

Why World War I Is at the Heart of ‘Lord of the Rings’

It’s 60 years since the publication of J.R.R. Tolkien’s first volume of The Lord of the Rings. Why was he so inspired by the Great War—and a group of …

The GoTenna Will Let You Communicate Without Any Connectivity

By this point, most of us are fully addicted to our smartphones. And when we find ourselves without Wifi or data service, our most direct connection to everything becomes almost useless. That’s where GoTenna comes in.<p>The device is launching into pre-order today, and lets users create their own …

To Capture the Milky Way, Capture the Landscape

<i>Mike Taylor is an accomplished landscape astrophotographer and an instructor for night photography and post-processing. Taylor contributed this</i> …

25 Cases of Creative Illumination

<i>Forms of Nature chandelier</i><i><br>Thyra Hilden & Pio Diaz, designers</i><p>Highlighted here are a collection of inspired illuminations; lighting concepts that are …

And finally... Troops from #Russia at one of their sniper's nests on the Eastern Front #WW1 http://t.co/ASRavxkpHQ

German snipers of the Fallschirm-Panzer Division 1 "Hermann Göring" in the city of Bautzen, Germany, 1945.

Doxie Flip Cordless Scanner

You share your whole life online, but some things—like old family photographs and a priceless page from your high school yearbook—simply pre-dated the digital. The <b>Doxie Flip Scanner</b> is as mobile as a book, with a <b>compact cordless design</b> that effortlessly <b>scans on-the-go.</b> A unique removable lid allows …

Scanners

Here's what a giant school of anchovy swarming off the California coast looks like

A very large school of Northern Anchovy (aka California Anchovy) swarmed off Scripps Pier at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego, …

Drought now covers almost 35% of U.S., and is predicted to grow

Photo: Tim Benson. Remnants of a milo field during a severe drought in Texas, 2014.<p>According to a weekly update at the U.S. Drought Portal …

Sex worker arrested in Google exec's heroin death on yacht

Police in Santa Cruz, CA have arrested Alix Tichelman, a 26-year-old sex worker from Atlanta, Georgia who they say injected heroin into a Google …

Making cocaine in Colombia

This segment from the documentary "The Cocaine Route" shows the picking, mashing and eventual reduction of coca leaves into a raw form of cocaine …

NASA's 17 Apollo Moon Missions in Pictures

Photo Credit: NASA/Discovery Films/ThinkFilm.<p>Slide 1 of 33<p>The Apollo Program<p>The Apollo program placed humans on the moon for the first time. The …

Space Exploration

Homer Hickam: The Science Behind 'Crater Trueblood' (Op-Ed)

<i>Homer Hickam</i> <i>is The New York Times No. 1 best-selling author of "Rocket Boys</i><i>"</i> — <i>also known as "</i><i>October Sky</i><i>"</i> <i>(Dell Publishing, 2000) following the book's</i> …

True Blood

How Big is Neptune?

The most distant planet from the sun, Neptune is the third most massive. Despite its great size, it was the last planet to be discovered, because it …

Astronomy

Battle at Kruger

Somebody Flew a Drone Into a Fireworks Display and This Is What Happened

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to fly through a fireworks display?<p>This video, shot from a drone with an on-board camera, shows exactly …

Drones

Godzilla: the early years - in pictures

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Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2014: the shortlist - in pictures

Celestial Dance by Dr Claus Possberg (Germany). In this spectacular image of the northern lights unfolding over a fjord, in Skjervøy, Troms, Norway, the vibrant colours are produced at various altitudes by different atmospheric gases, with blue light emitted by nitrogen and green by oxygen. Red …