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Missing MH370 'Ended' in Indian Ocean, Malaysia's PM Says

New satellite data analysis has confirmed that missing Flight 370 crashed into the southern Indian Ocean, Malaysia's prime minister told a news conference on Monday.<p>Najib Razak said flight data suggested the Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777's "last position was in the middle of the Indian Ocean west of …

Airplanes

Unknown Force Kicks Stars Out of Milky Way. Really.

If you could see it from the outside, the Milky Way would look like a majestic spiral of stars and glowing gas, rotating on its axis once every 200 …

Prime time for a potty break during a movie? There's an app for that.

I'm at "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" the other day, cradling a drink the size of Marlon Brando, 40 corpulent ounces of sugar water priced higher than Texas crude. If this thing capsizes, I may well drown.<p>This 40-ounce Coke is considered a "medium." Presumably, the next size up is Lake …

Triple star system 'can reveal secrets of gravity'

<b>Astronomers have discovered a unique triple star system which could reveal the true nature of gravity.</b><p>They found a pulsar with two white dwarfs all packed in a space smaller than Earth's orbit of the Sun.<p>The trio's unusually close orbits allow precise measurements of gravity and could resolve …

Universe

Various: Divided & United: The Songs of the Civil War – review

The music of the American civil war still polarises. Re-enactment buffs favour battle hymns; folklorists like their fiddles preserved in aspic. This two-CD collection, helmed by film music co-ordinator Randall Poster, aims for compassionate neutrality, lining up big guns (Loretta Lynn, Steve Earle) …

Mars One narrows applicant pool to 1,058 in first cut for 2025 colonization mission

Mars One, the organization attempting to send small teams of astronauts on a one-way trip to Mars, has made its first round of applicant decisions, selecting just over 1,000 people to move on to the next stage of what it hopes will be a decade-long, televised training and colonization mission. …

This Mind-Blowing Illusion Sets A New Standard For Mind-Blowing Illusions

Projection mapping can create incredible illusions within the real world. One video has set a new bar for the techno-art miracle.<p><i>Happy Thanksgiving! To keep you busy while you recover from turkey coma, we’re republishing some of our favorite stories from 2013. Enjoy.–Eds</i><p>“Projection mapping” is the …

Thomas Prior Captures Amazing Images of a Mexican Fireworks Fight - The Fox Is Black

As beautiful as they are terrifying, these images by photographer Thomas Prior show an amazing fireworks fight taking place on the streets of …

Vinegar and Brown Paper

by Elyssa Goodman<p>After working in advertising for over a decade, Britain-based designer Andy Poplar was burned out—he decided to quit his job and be a stay-at-home dad. Then one day, two years ago, he decided to teach himself how to etch glass, and his unique glassware called Vinegar and Brown …

Glassware

Children Can Build Buildings, Robots, or Animals Using Eco-Friendly Building Cap

<b>Building cap</b> is an eco-friendly and interesting concept bottle cap. Instead of throwing bottle cap away, you can give it to kids since they’ll be …

Industrial Design

iPhone 5S To Ring In The New With Expected Fingerprint Sensing Home Button

Tuesday will tell, but multiple rumors are pointing to a subtle design distinction for the forthcoming iPhone 5S. Along with new Gold and Graphite colors, the home button is expected have a new look signifying the inclusion of a fingerprint scanner within.<p>FOX News anchor (and now app developer) …

The latest 'Gravity' trailer is as beautiful as it is terrifying

Our anticipation for Alfonso Cuaron's <i>Gravity</i> has been slowly building for months now. The film's received praise at recent festival screenings, and director James Cameron recently called it the best space film ever made. This latest clip emphasizes the isolating silence of space, before plunging …

Vin Diesel Hints at Marvel Phase 3 Plans and “Merging of Brands”

It was announced over the summer that Vin Diesel will be voicing Groot in 'Guardians of the Galaxy,' but the actor has also been hinting at his …

Comics

42 of the coolest Burning Man art installations ever

Art has become the defining feature of Burning Man, as the festival continues to be a testing ground for a growing circle of artists seeking engaged …

10 best things to climb

Over ice and iron girders, shinnying up temples and scaling rainforest trees – tackle the world’s most worthwhile ways to reach the top. In this excerpt from Lonely Planet's <i>1000 Ultimate Experiences</i> we've gathered together ten things to go up, from the somewhat gentle to the downright difficult. …

Tokyo Will Host the 2020 Summer Olympics

Tokyo will be the host city of the 2020 Olympic Games, announced Jacques Rogges, the President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), this …

Sony SmartWatch vs. Samsung Galaxy Gear: The first big battle in the wearable tech war

Sony's latest wearable tech creation, the SmartWatch 2 (SW2) is attractively styled, water-resistant, and sports plenty of apps and watch faces. The Samsung Galaxy Gear is a strong contender too, running a specially tweaked version of Android powered by an 800MHz processor, and flaunting a big …

Paintings by Kevin Sloan

Paintings by Kevin Sloan<p>Allegorical paintings infused with meaning that speaks of the beauty of nature but also maintains a balance with contemporary …

Graphics and Illustrations by Cruschiform

Vector Illustrations.<p>A couple of commissioned illustrations and personal artworks created by Cruschiform, a Paris-based creative studio founded in …

Graphic Design