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Virgin boss Sir Richard Branson readies himself for space

<b>Sir Richard Branson says he's training to be an astronaut and will take his first trip into space soon.</b><p>He told BBC Radio 4's You and Yours programme: "We're talking about months away, not years away - so it's close. There are exciting times ahead.<p>"I'm going for astronaut training; I'm going for …

Space Travel

Shelter Said Cat Was Too 'Aggressive' To Be Adopted

“She’s been nothing but a sweetheart ... She comes up right next to you, and she wants to be rubbed all the time and she’ll start purring.”<p>When …

Pets

This movie about a 1300-year-old family business is the most sublime thing you'll see today

Built in 718 AD, Hōshi is the second oldest ryokan (hotel or inn) in the world and, with 46 consecutive generations of the same family running it, is …

Family Business

The Secret to Juicy Grilled Pork Chops Every Time

Have you ever eaten a pork chop that’s oddly reminiscent of shoe rubber? Even if it's swimming in a sauce or covered with an exotic spice rub, …

BBQ

How to Protect Your Router From the Latest Malware Attack

We talk a lot about software designed to attack our smartphones and computers, but it turns out your router might also be at risk. That’s right. Some …

Wi-Fi

Using Holograms to Create Doctor Strange's Spells Is Next-Level Cosplay

Is the person in the below clip cosplaying as Doctor Strange? We don’t believe so. Maybe it’s his cousin, though, because the effect of holding …

Marvel Cinematic Universe

We Just Got A Good Star Trek: The Next Generation Video Game

This week <i>Star Trek: Bridge Crew</i> got a big expansion called <i>The Next Generation</i> DLC. As a diehard <i>TNG</i> fan, I love it. The base game did a good job …

Virtual Reality

Epic Bill Gates e-mail rant from 2003

In 2003 Bill Gates tried to download Microsoft Movie Maker from Microsoft.com. His confusing, frustrating, futile experience prompted him to write a …

Bill Gates

Revealed: Long-forgotten Tube map from 1946 shows how London Underground could have looked in a parallel universe

A remarkable map has revealed how the London Underground could have looked if long-forgotten plans drawn up after the Second World War had come to …

Trains

500,000 home routers have been infected with VPNFilter, malware that steals data and bricks devices

VPNFilter is a sophisticated, multi-stage malware package, part of the new breed of boot-persistent malware (software that can survive a reboot); it …

Routers

10 off-the-beaten path destinations to visit in Europe this summer that won't be overrun with tourists

1/<p>10. Tirana, Albania<p>What was once a not-so-vibrant city is now a rainbow of pastel-colored buildings, thanks to a former mayor who is now Albania's …

European Travel

April’s Ultimate Shop Workbench

As we’ve written about previously, celebrated <i>YouTube</i> maker, April Wilkerson, recently built her dream shop on her new property in Texas. Now that the shop is mostly finished, she’s started in on setting up and organizing all of her machines, tools, materials, and supplies.<p>So that she can get …

Woodworking

5 Destinations For The Obsessive Cat Lover In Your Life

They say there’s two types of people – dog lovers and cat lovers. If you’re a cat lover, you’ve probably long wondered how to incorporate more cats …

Pets

San Jose, the gold-laden 'holy grail of shipwrecks', found off the coast of Colombia

A Spanish galleon laden with gold that sank off the coast of Colombia more than 300 years ago was found three years ago by an underwater autonomous …

Shipwrecks

Amazing Photos Have Captured The Moment an Eagle Swooped a Fox Clutching a Rabbit

Guess who didn't win.<p>It only lasted for a savage, fleeting instant, but for 8 intense seconds last week an eagle, a fox, and a rabbit flew across the …

Birds

24 Jokes You'll Laugh-Cry At If You're Not, And Never Will Be, A Morning Person

That awful moment when you wake up.

Jokes

Belly fat linked to vitamin D deficiency

A new study reveals that individuals with higher levels of belly fat and larger waistlines are more likely to have lower vitamin D levels.<p>Currently, …

Wellness

Are You Immune to Cancer?

Seven years ago, biochemist Zheng Cui of Wake Forest University was conducting a routine experiment, injecting test mice with a strain of cancer …

Immunotherapy

8 Tips For Bonding With Your Cat The First Week You Get One

There are a lot of stereotypes about cats out there, and as a cat person with three of her own little fur babies, I find many of them to be quite …

Pets

I Microdosed With LSD For A Month And This Is What It Did To Me

It’s day 30 of my LSD microdosing experiment, and although I don’t feel anything unusual rippling through my consciousness, my cognitive tests are …

Consciousness

A New World’s Extraordinary Orbit Points to Planet Nine

In early 2016, two planetary scientists declared that a ghost planet is hiding in the depths of the solar system, well beyond the orbit of Pluto. …

Universe

NASA’s planet-hunting satellite sends back its first image — and it’s amazing

NASA’s new planet-hunting mission, the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS), was launched on April 18. After getting accustomed to its new …

James Webb Space Telescope

The priest whose blunt billboards have gone global

<b>On a typical Sunday, Father Rod Bower draws about 200 people to his church service in a coastal town in Australia.</b><p>But online, his messages are often viewed by millions.<p>For years, he has been posting provocative statements on a roadside billboard outside his Gosford Anglican Church in New South …

Social Media

I tried Prince Harry's wedding diet for a week, and I felt so good it made me rethink how I usually eat

Ahead of his wedding to Meghan Markle on Saturday, Prince Harry has been following a strict "clean eating" diet, the Daily Mail reported.<p>Michelle Dudash, a registered dietitian, wrote on the Food Network website that eating clean involves consuming whole, unprocessed foods such as fruits, …

Family

Depression & Anxiety Are Linked With Autoimmune Thyroiditis, A New Study Shows, & It Could Make Treatment Easier

It's no secret that many mental health conditions are tied with physical health conditions — though, it should be mentioned that mental health <i>is</i> …

Autoimmune Diseases

'Brieing' Is a New Trend Where Middle-Aged Women Eat MDMA Wrapped in Cheese

Like butt-chugging, but for grown-ass women with lots of money and a penchant for fromage d'Affinois.<p>If you’re a middle-aged woman with a tremendous amount of disposable income, it’s so hard to be <i>satisfied</i>, you know? Like, how does one find fulfillment, especially in those empty hours between …

Middle Age

5 body-rocking sex positions for people who like to watch

Get looking, good looking!<p>There's nothing hotter than you two in the throes. Appreciating those gorgeous visuals lets you be voyeur and/or exhibitionist, and can be a huge turn-on for both of you. These positions work regardless of who you're having sex with, whether they have a penis or are …

Turn-On

The Amazons Were Based on Real-Life Women Warriors Who Were Cool as Hell

The Amazons aren't just the stuff of Greek myth and "Wonder Woman" movies. New evidence suggests that they had living counterparts in nomadic Scythian warrior tribes.<p>In ancient Greek myth, the Amazons only exist in reference—and deference—to Greek heroes. They are there to be fought and to provide …

Ancient History

Stephen Hawking's Graphic Novel Biography Shows How He Saw the World—and the Universe

If all you know about Stephen Hawking is that he was on <i>The Simpsons</i> and other TV shows, then a new graphic novel coming next year will be the perfect …

Physics

Xbox Adaptive Controller first look: A new, necessary gamepad

Microsoft stumbled into the accessibility market about three years ago, with the launch of the Xbox One Elite controller. The Elite wasn't designed to help people with disabilities play video games -- in fact, it was built for hardcore players who wanted more mapping options by adding rear paddle …

Disability