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Tried & Tested, These Are Best Men’s Cologne, Perfume & Fragrances

It's men's cologne time, baby. Now that we're well into the year, we're due for another round-up of the best scents for men. This year's selection …

Men's Fashion

Three Signs Your Business Idea Is Worth Pursuing

Need a business barometer? Look for these three indications that your business idea really is a "can't miss."<p>"Following your heart" will only get you so far in business. Most entrepreneurs open a business in an area they're passionate about, but the chance of failure is high. In the U.S., the …

Business Strategy

NASA sends Mars InSight rocketing toward the Red Planet

The space agency's first launch from the west coast of the US goes off without a hitch, as an Atlas V rocket sends the lander and two cubesats on their way to Mars.<p>NASA's Mars InSight is on its way to the Red Planet to explore the unseen interior of our neighbor and listen for "Marsquakes." The …

Space Exploration

We could move to another planet with a spaceship like this

Sinelab<p>Space<p>Our best guess for what it would take to get to planets that are really, really far away.<p>Proxima b, our nearest neighboring exoplanet, is almost 25 trillion miles away. Even one of our fastest spaceships—the 31,600-​mile-​per-​hour New Horizons—would take hundreds of thousands of years …

Waste Management

The innovation turning desert sand into farmland

<b>Faisal Mohammed Al Shimmari farms in some of the most extreme conditions in the world, at Al Ain, an oasis in the United Arab Emirates desert, where temperatures can reach 50C.</b><p>"It's expensive as we have to buy water regularly to irrigate these plants," he says.<p>Farmers have to use tankers to bring …

Particles

Atmospheric harvesters will enable arid nations to drink from thin air

As climate change continues to wreak havoc upon the Earth's weather patterns, formerly lush locales like the American West are finding themselves increasingly parched. Perhaps nowhere is that abrupt arridization more pronounced than in Cape Town, South Africa. Since 2015, the region has suffered …

UC Berkeley

The weird advantage Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin says it has on SpaceX

Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk are billionaires racing to make recyclable rockets. Musk has a big head start, but Bezos' company is looking for ways to one-up SpaceX.<p>If you thought those SpaceX drone ship landing pads were cool, Blue Origin says you're going to love its rocket landing technique. It …

Space Travel

Twins Renee & Elisha Make a Strong Case for Calvin Klein Underwear

The Life Without Andy crew travelled all the way from Sydney to sunny California to catch up with fellow expats and stunning twins Renee and Elisha …

Calvin Klein

CrossHelmet offers 360-degree vision, touch controls and noise canceling

The 360-degree vision is provided by a rear-facing wide-angle camera built into the back of the lid, which displays the rider's rear view in the top …

Consumer Tech

7,541-Piece LEGO Star Wars UCS Millennium Falcon Back in Stock

<i>If you buy something through this post, IGN may get a share of the sale. For more, read our Terms of Use.</i><p>The LEGO Star Wars UCS Millennium Falcon, …

NASA’s Lunar Space Station Is Almost Here

NASA’s goal of returning to the moon should see a major push in early 2019, when the agency awards its first contract for the lunar “Gateway” program.<p>…

Why SpaceX lands its rockets back on Earth after blasting them to space

SpaceX doesn't land its rockets back on Earth just because it looks cool.<p>Their real motive is simple: Cost.<p>Traditionally, rocket companies only use …

SpaceX to build its massive BFR in Los Angeles

The mayor of Los Angeles confirmed earlier reports that SpaceX will build its largest rocket, the BFR, at the Port of Los Angeles. The company intends to build a manufacturing facility on an 18-acre site at Berth 240 and use waterways to transport the massive rocket. SpaceX says the BFR is simply …

The new Ritz-Carlton luxury cruise ships for the '1% of global travelers' look like incredible super yachts — and you can start booking next month

Last year the Ritz-Carlton Hotel revealed plans for a luxury cruise line, with three cruise ships set to begin sailing in 2020. This May, reservations will be open to Ritz-Carlton reward members, and all others in June 2018.<p>Somewhere between a private super yacht and a small ocean liner, the …

Hospitality

13 things that will happen when you ‘level-up’ as a person

Every next level of life will demand a different you. — Leonardo DiCaprio<p>According to meta-analytic data, confidence isn’t what leads to success. …

Self-improvement

Researchers develop device that can 'hear' your internal voice

New headset can listen to internal vocalisation and speak to the wearer while appearing silent to the outside world<p>Researchers have created a wearable device that can read people’s minds when they use an internal voice, allowing them to control devices and ask queries without speaking.<p>The device, …

Artificial Intelligence

Ray-Ban brings a modern update to an eyewear staple

The Wayfarer steps into 2018.<p>Author:<p>Staff<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>44<p>44<p>SHARES<p>Wayfarer purists might scoff at the idea of a rethinking of such a …

This prefab cabin is designed to take you off grid in the Scottish Highlands

A new piece of prefab architecture will soon bring artists, researchers, and travelers closer to the spectacular Scottish Highlands. Artist Bobby …

Asteroids to serve as refuelling stations for space exploration

Many asteroids are rich in minerals, metals and water, making them potential life support systems for humans venturing deep into the solar …

No Falcon Way: NASA to stick with SLS, SpaceX more like space ex

US cosmo-boffins: Never mind the cost, feel the payloadNASA has categorically stated it will not dump the troubled Space Launch System (SLS) in favor …

Space Exploration

Read Elon Musk's bold Mars colony plan for free online

The SpaceX founder details how he plans to get us to the Red Planet in a new publication by peer-reviewed journal New Space that's available for anyone to review.<p>Elon Musk's latest plan to colonize Mars is now officially part of the academic literature.<p>A summary of the SpaceX and Tesla Motors CEO's …

Space Travel

Mars Travel Could Get Easier Thanks to a New Air-Breathing Thruster

Traveling to Mars presents a lot of challenges. Money is by far the biggest, but right behind it is fuel. It takes a ton of propellant to get into …

Space

Case for Mars

The time has come for America to set itself a bold new goal in space. The recent celebrations of the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Apollo Moon …

Your guide to a smart garage - CNET

If you have a garage, then you know the feeling. You drive away from your home, make it halfway down the street and wonder if you remembered to close the garage door. We've seen plenty of smart cameras, doorbells and locks for our front doors, but what about the door many of us use the most? Turns …

Home Automation

How to speak puppy: a visual guide to doggy body language

From tail height and posture to pricked ears and eye contact, vet and clinical animal behaviourist Kendal Shepherd reveals what your dog is trying to tell you

Pets

Erase Your Computer Data Before You Sell Using RedKey

Easily and securely raise all the data on your old computer system before you sell it using a new USB device created by Gareth Owen based in the UK. …

NASA fires rocket nozzle made with new 3D printing tech

NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center is developing a trio of new additive and milling technologies to create a 3D-printed rocket nozzle that is …

Is SpaceX Planning to Build Its BFR Mars Rocket in Los Angeles?

SpaceX is negotiating with the Port of Los Angeles to build a facility there for manufacturing "large commercial transportation vehicles," according …

Ancient Oceans on Mars May Have Been Older and Shallower Than Thought

The rise of the largest volcanoes in the solar system may have led Mars to possess oceans hundreds of millions of years earlier than previously …

Earth Science

IN BLANKSTARE NEWS--THE FIRST SPACEX FLIGHT TO MARS SCHEDULED FOR 2019

posted by TeeRoyOnTheRadio -<p>3 weeks ago<p>TeeRoy's 2 Cents:<p>“… a good chance you will die …” Not quite a ringing endorsement. But, at least he’s being …