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Mysterious moons and alien life: the 42 best space movies ever made

Science Fiction

The craziest OkCupid date ever

Jeff and I traveled to eight countries in 21 days without changing clothes. It sure beat meeting for coffee<p>Clara Bensen<p>November 12, 2013 12:00am (UTC)<p>We’re standing on the side of a highway in Budapest, trying to hitch a ride. I’m elegantly dressed for a proper afternoon at the National Gallery in …

Crater Burning for Over 40 Years is a "Door to Hell"

<i>Door to Hell</i> is an aptly named natural gas field in the Karakum Desert of Darweze, Turkmenistan that has been burning for over forty years. The flaming crater was originally a level surface identified by Soviet scientists in 1971 as an area rich in gas resources. Unfortunately, the ground collapsed …

Natural Gas

MPs sworn in as the 44th parliament opens – as it happened

Apparently it's 6pm, though it feels like midnight. It has been a long day, as we wended our way through the church service, welcome to country, smoking ceremonies, and speeches set down to <b>open the 44th Parliament.</b><p>We followed the Black Rod and the Usher who was wielding it, as she passed from …

Teens To Facebook: "Okay, Bye!"

Facebook finally admitted what many people have long predicted, and what CEO Mark Zuckerberg denied this summer: Facebook is losing its cool with teens.<p>During today’s earnings call—initially dominated by news of significant growth in mobile ad revenue—Facebook officials also offered a somber note …

A Subscription Service For Underwear, To Make Sure You Always Have Fresh Drawers

Dada Underwear will send you new underwear every quarter–and keep your wardrobe interesting by mixing it up with experimental fabrics made out of stuff like seaweed, bamboo, and coffee grinds.<p>There is nothing glamorous about shopping for men’s underwear. But when the economy is decent, sales …

Clothing

Amazon starts delivering packages on Sundays in new US Postal Service deal

Amazon has announced a partnership with the US Postal Service that will see the retailer deliver packages on Sundays from now on. The program is rolling out first to customers in the New York and Los Angeles metropolitan areas, but the company plans to extend it to cities including Dallas, Houston, …

Google Plus Creates Uproar Over Forced YouTube Integration

Google Plus is back in the headlines again, but not for any spike in users or must-have new features. Rather, Google’s social network has now become further entwined in yet another of Google’s properties, YouTube.<p>YouTubers, both video creators and commenters, are upset about the new requirement of …

Google Glass Expanding Into Music

The futuristic online glasses known as Google Glass will add music functions over the next two weeks for the few thousand "Explorers" beta-testing …

Google Glass

iPad Mini Retina due Nov. 12, says note on internal Apple tool

Note on support network tool lists Tuesday as the availability date for the new tablet in several countries even though that day has already arrived for many of the countries and no debut appears at hand.<p><i>Editors' note: Several hours after this story was posted, the iPad Mini with Retina display did</i> …

iPad Mini