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Sony ekes little to no profit from PS4, says report

Sony squeezes $18 out of each PS4 sold, says research firm IHS, which means the company may not see a profit on the new console.<p>In a tear-down examination released to AllThingsD, IHS revealed that each console costs $381 to manufacture, which Sony then sells to the consumer for $399. That seems …

8 Of The Best Students In The Animal World

As you head off to school, take a note from some of these brilliant learners, from all corners of the animal kingdom.

Tusks at Dusk.

APOD: The Colliding Spiral Galaxies of Arp 271 (2013 Aug 25) Credit & Copyright: Gemini Observatory, GMOS-South, NSF http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap130825.html Explanation: What will become of these galaxies? Spiral galaxies NGC 5426 and NGC 5427 are passing dangerously close to each other, but each is likely to survive this collision. Typically when galaxies collide, a large galaxy eats a much smaller galaxy. In this case, however, the two galaxies are quite similar, each being a sprawling spiral with expansive arms and a compact core. As the galaxies advance over the next tens of millions of years, their component stars are unlikely to collide, although new stars will form in the bunching of gas caused by gravitational tides. Close inspection of the above image taken by the 8-meter Gemini-South Telescope in Chile shows a bridge of material momentarily connecting the two giants. Known collectively as Arp 271, the interacting pair spans about 130,000 light years and lies about 90 million light-years away toward the constellation of Virgo. Recent predictions hold that our Milky Way Galaxy will undergo a similar collision with the neighboring Andromeda Galaxy in a few billion years. http://www.gemini.edu/node/10979 Starship Asterisk* • APOD Discussion Page http://asterisk.apod.com/discuss_apod.php?date=130825 #APOD

OMG, I Want This House: Fabulous Homes From Paris to Sao Paulo (PHOTOS)

Home Envy<p>OMG, I Want This House: Fabulous Homes From Paris to Sao Paulo (PHOTOS)<p>A lap pool? Pollock-themed bedroom? Yes, please! See envy-inspiring …

The Poorest Rich Kids in the World

The black Chevy Tahoe picked up speed as it careened down the curving Wyoming mountain road, the two frightened children inside clutching their …

10 Best Stoner Movies of All Time

10<p>‘True Romance’ (1993)<p>Brad Pitt's finest moment? Hard to argue. He's barely recognizable as the burnout with the bong on the couch – the inspiration …

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The Week In Numbers: On-Demand Quantum Teleportation, A New Mammal Species, And More

<b>2 pounds</b>: the weight of the olinguito, an adorable carnivorous mammal species just discovered in South America<p><b>20 millikelvins</b>: the temperature at which scientists recently achieved reliable, on-demand quantum teleportation<p><b>700 miles per hour</b>: the speed at which Elon Musk's proposed Hyperloop railway …

Top 5 Tools for Travel Writers

I can be convinced to part with my hair dryer, but there are a few things I won't leave home without.<p>I can be convinced to part with my hair dryer, but there are a few things I won't leave home without.<p><b>Olloclip:</b> I'm horribly lazy when it comes to toting around my camera, but I'm as attached to my …

Motherhood

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Marriage equality to be recognized in Santa Fe, New Mexico

In Santa Fe, New Mexico, there's a push afoot by Mayor David Coss and other members of the city government to recognize same-sex marriage as legal. …

Santa Fe mayor asks New Mexico to grant marriage licenses to gay couples

The mayor of Santa Fe has called on New Mexico's county clerks to begin issuing marriage licences to same-sex couples, after releasing a legal memo asserting it is already legal in the state.<p>David Coss, the city's Democratic mayor, told the Guardian it was time to "move forward" on the issue.<p>New …

Texas and New Mexico: arid desert, ZZ Top, the blues and UFOs

Take a break from the American mammon groove during your walkabout in the United States and wend your way to the south-western borderlands. Slowly traverse a swath of terrain between Austin and the environs of Albuquerque, Santa Fe, out to the ancient ruins of Chaco Canyon.<p>These are lands of …

A local's view of New Mexico - in pictures

The vivid, intoxicating New Mexico landscape depicts the traditions of the old west as well as exciting new frontiers. It has stunning mountain ranges, blasts of vintage neon, small town scenes and even a low-rider car culture. Photographer Gabriella Marks shares her insights into this big, bold …

Top 5 Reasons to Visit Santa Fe, New Mexico with Kids

Santa Fe is well-known for its art and culture, yet it may not be as well-known for its kid-friendly fun. So, just like Coronado in search of the …

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New Mexico is the driest of the dry

As an extended drought bakes the West, nowhere are ravages of changes in the climate worse than in New Mexico.<p>Reporting from RIO GRANDE VALLEY, N.M.<p>Scientists in the West have a particular way of walking a landscape and divining its secrets: They kick a toe into loamy soil or drag a boot heel …

Visit Florida Boasts Increase in Visitor Numbers and Spend in 2013

State officials say Florida tourism is booming, with 23.4 million visitors coming to the state in the second quarter of 2013.<p>According to Visit …

Oldest Rock Carvings in North America Found in Nevada (+Photos)

PYRAMID LAKE, Nev.—Ancient rock etchings along a dried-up lake bed in Nevada have been confirmed to be the oldest recorded petroglyphs in North …

Big Pic: Dwarf Galaxy Collides With Big Spiral Galaxy KABOOM Ha Ha Ha!

NASA noticed a cloud of six-million-degree gas and was like, what? (We're paraphrasing.)<p>NASA's Chandra x-ray observatory picked up something odd and powerful in a galaxy far, far away: an event almost like a sonic boom that triggered an enormous release of superheated gas. NASA thinks the boom was …

Jennifer Aniston Has An Awkward '80s Vibe Going On (PHOTOS)

We're used to seeing Jennifer Aniston in her signature all-black uniform, whether it's All Saints on the street or black dresses on the red carpet. So we were really surprised when she stepped out on Wednesday at the "We're The Millers" premiere in London in a frilly floral Christian Dior dress.<p>The …

9 Rare, Never-Before-Seen Johnny Cash Photos From 'LIFE Unseen: Johnny Cash'

Next month marks the 10th anniversary of Johnny Cash's death. The new book <i>LIFE Unseen: Johnny Cash</i> is coming out in honor of the legendary musician.<p>This book is the launch of a joint collaboration between LIFE and Sony Music Entertainment. They will release an illustrated biography as well as a CD …