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To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Voyager missions, NASA made these stunning, free posters

The US spacecrafts Voyager 1 and Voyager 2 were launched 16 days apart in August and September of 1977. Both the missions took advantage of a once-in-175-year alignment of planets that allowed between them to visit all the gaseous planets of the solar system.<p>PBS last month released a documentary to …

Astronomy

Floating restaurant Forbes Island sails off into the sunset

For sale: a beach, a lighthouse, a waterfall and an underwater 100-seat dining room.<p>San Francisco’s only floating restaurant, Forbes Island, has closed for good following the retirement of its eccentric owner, Forbes Thor Kiddoo.<p>For nearly two decades, the one-of-a-kind attraction has been moored …

Ghostface Killah Reveals How He Really Feels About Wu-Tang Album Buyer Martin Shkreli

<b>Ghostface Killah</b> has never been one to hold his tongue. Remember how hilariously vocal he was during his beef with Action Bronson?<p>Now, the Wu-Tang …

Unmanned hexacopter captures amazing photos of killer whale family

A special drone helps marine biologists monitor an endangered population of killer whales.<p>The waters surrounding Washington state’s San Juan Islands …

What's That Strange Bright Dot in the Morning Sky?

If you see a bright light just above the horizon at sunrise, don't panic! It's not a UFO — it's probably just Venus.<p>Planetariums, observatories, …

The U.S.-Russia “phony war”: How Washington warmongers could bring us from stalemate to catastrophe

One of two outcomes is likely: Another long Cold War, or a great power conflict<p>The Ukraine crisis and the attendant confrontation with Russia assume a “phony war” feel these days. As in the perversely calm months between the German invasion of Poland in September 1939 and the <i>Blitzkrieg</i> into the Low …

3 Stripes 5 Speeds: 1979 Chevrolet LUV Mikado Sport

This 1979 Chevrolet LUV Mikado Sport looks clean and original both inside and out. In 1979 GM added three stripes to it’s already successful Chevy …

Classic Cars

2015 April 19 - Ring Galaxy AM 0644 741 from Hubble

<b>Ring Galaxy AM 0644-741 from Hubble</b> <b><br>Image Credit:</b> Hubble Heritage Team (AURA / STScI), J. Higdon (Cornell) ESA, NASA<p><b>Explanation:</b> How could a galaxy …

26 Pictures Will Make You Re-Evaluate Your Entire Existence.

The universe, man… THE UNIVERSE. <br>By: Dave Stopera <br>Via: buzzfeed.com<p>1. This is the Earth! This is where you live.<p>NASA Goddard Space Flight Center …

How Uncertainty Fuels Anxiety

An inability to live with life's unknowns can lead to worry and distress.<p>After nine years writing <i>Slate</i>’s “Dear Prudence” advice column, Emily Yoffe has noticed some recurring themes: “Mothers in law, husbands addicted to porn, impossible officemates, crazy brides.”<p>Sometimes, Yoffe says, …

The Biggest Business Comebacks Of The Past 20 Years

Our verdict is in: Apple staged the most impressive recovery of the last 20 years. Here are 19 others that overcame hard times.<p>Apple: The Most Impressive Business Comeback Of The Past 20 Years<p>In our fast-changing, startup-crazed economy, it can seem like only the newest companies have the agility …

Howard Schultz

51 of the Best Breakfast Recipes Ever

Waking up is never easy, but breakfast food makes the prospect a whole lot sunnier.<p>Put some coffee on and get cookin'.<p><b>Monkey-Bread Danish</b><p>Danish meets monkey bread. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Red Velvet Pancakes</b><p>Sexiest breakfast ever. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Onion & Arugula Frittata</b><p>Served straight out of the pan. <b>Get the</b> …

What NOT to do in San Francisco

Better options for visitors abound<p>If you are going to San Francisco, there's nothing wrong with following the path beaten by tens of thousands of tourists each day.<p>Sure, Fisherman's Wharf is crowded, cheesy and overpriced, but the waterfront is beautiful.<p>Chinatown's Grant Avenue might be a little …

San Francisco

These 36 questions can make you 'fall in love with anyone'

A simple test claims to be able to make two people fall head-over-heels in love, by helping them seem vulnerable to each other. Why not give it a try?<p>The path to true love just got a whole lot smoother.<p>The key? To ask someone the 36 questions below - and answer them yourself. Doing this, …

5 Startup Tips No One Bothered To Share With You–Until Now

If you could get advice from a time-traveling entrepreneur from the future, this is what he might say.<p>Starting a business is one of the most exciting career choices you can make. There’s nothing quite like watching something you’ve built from the ground-up grow into a successful organization that …

Business Strategy

The best iPad apps of 2014

From Pixelmator and Auxy to Microsoft Word and Gruff Rhys, the best apps for Apple’s tablet in the last 12 months<p>• <b>The best iPhone apps of 2014</b><br>• <b>The best iPhone and iPad games of 2014</b><p>If you want more from a photo-editing app than simple filters and cropping, Pixelmator is just the thing: a powerful …

Fujifilm X100T review

I love my Fujifilm X100S. It’s the best camera I’ve ever owned. I actually sold my Canon DSLR rig and Sony mirrorless system to fund its purchase earlier this year, making it the only camera currently in my arsenal. I’m not alone, either: there are countless fans of Fujifilm’s X100 series across …

Dürer's polyhedron: 5 theories that explain Melencolia's crazy cube

The distinctive three-dimensional shape in Albrecht Dürer’s 1514 engraving Melencolia I has been the subject of innumerous analyses and still no one is sure what it is or what it means. On the occasion of its 500th birthday, mathematician <b>Günter M Ziegler</b> looks again at art history’s most infamous …

Boeing exec says NASA crash underscores need for new U.S. engine | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The crash of an unmanned Orbital Sciences Antares rocket is a “wake-up call” to the U.S. space community about the need to develop a new U.S. rocket engine, the head of Boeing Co’s defense division said on Thursday.<p>Chris Chadwick, chief executive of Boeing Defense, Space and …

Boehner Blasts Veteran GOP Lawmaker For 'Wetbacks' Comment

House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, on Friday condemned the use of the term "wetbacks" by Rep. Don Young, R-Alaska, one of the party's most senior members of Congress.<p>Young's statement, his quick apology, and Boehner's statement that the remark was "beneath the dignity of the office he holds," come …