Gil Reynolds

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The Week in Review: NASA’s New Horizons’ Pluto Discoveries

NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft returned first-time images of Pluto this week, revealing “huge mountains” on the surface that scientists have deduced are made of ice—a sign of water on the dwarf planet—and a high-resolution photo of Charon, its largest moon. The photos proved Pluto has no impact …

Solar System

Study predicts future of asteroid mining

A new study suggests that minerals and other valuable resources mined from planets, the moon and asteroids could boost prospects for future spaceports in outer space and even space-based economies.<p>The potential to harvest water and other natural resources may someday make space a sustainable place …

Space Exploration

A Collection of Funny Penis News Stories

But that wasn't our only penis coverage this week. We also had an essay by a guy who <b>Wants His Foreskin Back</b>—which is probably not gonna happen, but a fella can dream, right? And an <b>Illustrated History of Weird Erectile Dysfunction Cures</b>, in which we learned that crocodile hearts and witches burned …

'Hot Jupiter': Scientists catch light bouncing off an exoplanet

An international team of astronomers says it has managed to take the first direct visible-light spectrum from an exoplanet, providing a new tool to probe the nature of the "hot Jupiter" known as 51 Pegasi b.<p>The findings, published in the journal Astronomy & Astrophysics, offers a promising way …

Science

Gerard Butler's First Rule: There Are No Rules

A decade ago, Gerard Butler traded a law career for an acting class. The decision changed his life. More important, it changed the man

Hugh Jackman’s Wolverine Workout

Hugh Jackman reveals the muscle-and-mind tricks that transform him into Wolverine<p>The most amazing physical feat I’ve ever seen was performed not by an elite athlete, but by Hugh Jackman, who becomes Wolverine once again this month in <i>X-Men: The Last Stand</i>.<p>This miracle of physicality wasn’t as eye …

How to Build Your Net Worth | The Art of Manliness

Do you feel like you’re not getting ahead with your finances? That no matter how hard you work or how much extra money you earn, you’re still in the …

Personal Finance Lessons from Benjamin Franklin | The Art of Manliness

Benjamin Franklin rose from 17-year-old runaway to successful printer, newspaperman, author, inventor, diplomat, and statesman. His great success …

Green Coffee Extract: Too Good to Be True?

Lauren Steele

Zero Belly, Zero Excuses

12 "Zero Belly" Recipes

David Zinczenko