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Star-Studded Timelapse Video From Chile’s High-Desert

<b>When stargazers dream of the ultimate destination for looking up at the heavens, the high-altitude Atacama Desert in northern Chile likely stands at the top of the list.</b><p>Nature videographer Nicholas Buer recently shot this stunning film, taken over 12 days while he camped out in the San Pedro de …

Dying to ride

Teenager Miguel Marcial pedaled his bike along a narrow, dark stretch of Richmond Avenue early one morning last July, following closely behind his …

Crime

Nintendo's Wii U Deluxe Digital Promotion explained... sort of - Blog by clinta13 - IGN

It seems like there are a fair amount of people that got Wii Us over the holidays and hopefully everyone that got one has been enjoying theirs. …

Running and Walking on the Treadmill

An introduction to running or walking on the treadmill.<p>Not ready to step outside? Treadmills offer a safe, convenient way to get your workouts even when it’s dark, snowy, or dangerously hot out. And the music, the TVs, and the company of other people can make the miles roll by much easier.<p>Running …

This Season's Must Have Trippy Star Wars Sweatshirt

This is a trippy $60 Star Wars sweatshirt available for pre-order from Rage On (you know I will!). It looks like the kind of sweatshirt a droid might …

BEAUTY OF MATHEMATICS

The best science and technology podcasts

The best science and technology podcasts, from astronomy for beginners to consumer advice, selected and updated by Pete Naughton<p><b>SCIENCE</b><p><b>Hubblecast</b><br>Galactic mergers, the Monkey Head Nebula and an operational time machine are just a few of the stranger-than-science-fiction topics touched upon in this …

Al Gore

I Believe I Can Fly, I Believe I Can Touch The Sky: GoPro Camera Attached To The Back Of An Eagle

This is the video from a GoPro camera attached to the back of a trained eagle while in flight. I'M FLYING, JACK. It was pretty interesting to see how …

Chinese Mercenaries Are Hacking into American Networks

Cybersecurity firm Symantec took a major swipe at Chinese hackers on Tuesday, when it revealed the details of the group that's behind some of the …

4 Things to Make With Cereal Boxes

They're sturdier than paper, easier to cut than corrugated cardboard, and free. Score!<p>Cereal boxes are well sized for holding magazines, comic books, and school supplies. To make a case, cut the top from a box at an angle, then wrap the box with decorative paper and double-sided tape.

Twelve Months in Two Minutes; Curiosity's First Year on Mars

Around the Universe in 90 seconds: August 17, 2013

The Next Space Shuttle: Hybrid Engines Make Runway-To-Orbit Missions A Reality

A new type of engine could usher in an era of affordable spaceplanes<p>A disembodied jet engine, attached to a hulking air vent, sits in an outdoor test facility at the Culham Science Center in Oxfordshire, England. When the engine screams to life, columns of steam billow from the vent, giving the …

Shrimp and Vegetable Fra Diavolo with Whole-Wheat Linguini

Celebrate a well-done century ride with this protein-rich dish. The omega-3 fatty acids in the seafood boost immune function and regulate inflammation, and the vitamin C in the tomatoes aid in healing.<p><b>Preparation Time:</b> 20 minutes (plus one hour to marinate the shrimp) <b><br>Cooking Time:</b> 20–25 minutes</b> …

Mega Man creator storms Kickstarter with spiritual successor

<b>Mega Man creator Keiji Inafune has taken to Kickstarter to fund Mighty No. 9, a "spiritual successor" to Mega Man series of games that began in …

Retrogaming

Scientists grow tiny brain 'organoids' for study

The blobs mimic the anatomy of developing human brains, allowing researchers to study a 3-D model.<p>August 28, 2013|By Eryn Brown<p>Using stem cells, scientists have grown human "brain organoids"… (Madeline A. Lancaster )<p>Scientists have figured out how to grow human stem cells into "cerebral organoids" …

Biotechnology

Nasa releases stunning aerial Arctic survey video

Operation IceBridge, the largest aerial survey of polar ice ever undertaken, has provided Nasa with some stunning footage of the Arctic - images which they have collected into a beautiful video.<p>As well advancing our understanding of life in outer space, Nasa also undertake large-scale scientific …

CME and sun-diving comet

A coronal mass ejection (CME) erupted from the sun’s far side on August 20. At nearly the same time, a small sun-diving comet met its end.<p>As the …

Prepare To Die, Bagel!: Samurai Sword Kitchen Knives

This is a $60 set of Samurai sword kitchen knives designed by Fizz Creations and for sale at Gizoo. You get a chef's knife, bread knife, utility …

NSA’s spying could lose U.S. computing industry $35bn in three years

Report from tech think tank suggests foreign cloud users will now avoid U.S. companies<p>A new report from D.C.-based technology think tank the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation spells a grim outlook for the U.S. computing industry in light of the recent NSA surveillance …

25 Ways to Win With Watermelon

There’s something about watermelon—it just isn’t summer without it. But you can do more than just serve it in wedges or in a fruit salad. Paired with basil and feta, it becomes a savory salad, and paired with vodka it becomes…well, the best cocktail to round out the summer months. So, for National …

What It's Like to Take a Punch | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Billy Coffey.</i><p>Four years ago…<p>It started the way most good stories do, over lunch with a friend. This …

Canary: The first smart home security device for everyone

Canary is a simple device packed with smart sensors that empowers you to keep your home safe and secure — controlled through your mobile device. | …

Simple Springtime Dishes

Perfect Push Ups Workout Guide: 35+ Exercises | The Art of Manliness

The humble push-up. Used by militaries all over the world to get their soldiers in fighting condition and middle school P.E. teachers to punish punk …

Learn a Foreign Language Quickly | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Benny the Irish polyglot who writes at Fluent in 3 Months.</i><p>Imagine being able to blend in undetected in another …

Krav Maga: A Primer on the Martial Art of the Israeli Defense Forces | The Art of Manliness

I can’t remember how I first heard about Krav Maga, but I do remember being immediately intrigued. All martial arts have an appeal to most men and …

US unmanned drone jet makes first carrier landing

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/993000/993911_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524685792_b967298a433de7bd9fbc1de9d34b670e<p><b>In a key development for the future of robotic flight, a pilotless US jet has landed aboard an aircraft carrier.</b><p>The US Navy X-47B drone touched down on …

Military