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21 Reasons ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Deserves Every Dollar

A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away…<p>This is about the moment that the backlash sets in. “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” has broken box office …

A Killer Core Workout for Cyclists Who Hate Crunches

Fantastic news for crunch-haters: doing this short core workout just once a week gives you the same strength benefits as doing it two or three times weekly.<p>This 10-minute routine will work the key muscles that can improve your power and endurance in the saddle. Do 12 reps of each move, one after …

Interstellar's fake black holes are helping actual scientific research

Computer simulations used for the movie are accurate enough to be used by astrophysicists<p>Whether <i>Interstellar</i> was a good movie or not is still up for debate, but what seems certain now is that it led to some good science. Last year, <i>Wired</i> magazineexplained how the visual effects team behind the space …

When space expanded faster-than-light

New maps from Planck mission support theory of cosmic inflation, the idea that, in the moments following Big Bang, space expanded faster than the …

Physics

Mars One shortlist: five Britons among 100 would-be astronauts

More than 200,000 people applied to join the proposed one-way Mars One project, aiming to set up a permanent human colony<p>An Oxford physicist who can recall 90 digits of the mathematical entity pi is among five Britons to make the shortlist of would-be astronauts for a proposed one-way trip to …

Space Science

How to Demo a New Bike

Use these smart strategies to test-ride your next ride<p>It’s always smart to test ride a bike before plunking down your hard-earned cash. Bike companies often bring a fleet of new models to ­shops and events for consumers to try. But before you hit up a demo, consider these tips from Jackie Baker, …

Buyer’s Guide 2013: Entry-Level Road Bikes

These impressive and inexpensive entry-level road and commuter bikes are made of steel, aluminum, and carbon fiber and fit budgets between $1,000 and $2,300.

Clean and Lubricate a Chain

15 Proven Ways to Get Faster

Here are 15 tips from top experts, recent scientific research and our own savvy staffers that will turbocharge your training without taking more time

How to Buy a Bike for $1,000 or Less

What to look for when you're shopping for a great bargain<p>Though cycling elitists consider $1,000 to be bargain-basement territory for road and mountain bikes, many ­models at that price will provide you with years of happy riding. If you’re in the market for a city bike, you can land even more …

womens cycling

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Dark matter: Experiment on the space station hints at WIMPy dark matter.

<i>[UPDATE (Apr. 3, 2013): Over at the</i> <i>Starts With A Bang blog, Ethan Siegel is substantively more suspicious of the results I write about below, saying</i> …

Escaping Titan - Sourcebook Collection

Update #9 - LIVE Hangout for Final Hours!<p>Update #8 - More FAQs Added<p>Update #7 - FAQs Added<p>Update #6 - NEW VIDEO!!<p>Update #5 - Backer Goal (25) …

Weekend iPad Wallpaper: Birth of a Star

This weekend’s iPad wallpaper pick is Birth of a Star, shown above. I’m not usually a big fan of reddish or orange iPad wallpapers, but this one is so striking that it’s won me over.<p>I found it in the excellent iWalls – wallpapers for iPad app, it’s featured in the Newest section this week.<p>And of …

Price Drops: Robots for iPad Free this Week Only

The superb <b>Robots for iPad</b> app is available for free from today through next weekend. Here’s why:<p>The IEEE Robotics and Automation Society (RAS) is sponsoring the Robots app from 6-14 April in celebration of National Robotics Week in the U.S. Get it free now! IEEE RAS is an international society of …

The Engadget Interview: Tesla's Elon Musk promises more Superchargers, better service, cheaper EVs that don't suck

"It doesn't help to have a car that's cheap, but that sucks." This isn't the sort of direct language that you typically hear from a CEO these days, but this is exactly the kind of material you can expect from Tesla co-founder and CEO Elon Musk. Over the course of our conversation, Musk (who earlier …

T-Mobile carrier update for unlocked iPhones now available, bringing Visual Voicemail and LTE support

We had a pretty clear indication that a carrier update would soon be available to help bring unlocked GSM iPhones onto T-Mobile's network, and those leaks were indeed spot on. The carrier announced today that just such an update is now available, enabling Visual Voicemail and other features …

NASA Mission to Bag Asteroid Confirmed by Obama Administration

<i>NBC News</i> reports that NASA's plans to grab an asteroid and move it closer to Earth have been confirmed. The Obama administration wants to budget $100 …

Oceans may explain slowdown in climate change: study | Reuters

OSLO (Reuters) - Climate change could get worse quickly if huge amounts of extra heat absorbed by the oceans are released back into the air, scientists said after unveiling new research showing that oceans have helped mitigate the effects of warming since 2000.<p>The tide comes in as the sun sets on …