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NASA Astronaut Gives UConn Commencement Speech From Space

“I probably have the best job on and off the planet," he said.<p>Rick Mastracchio, an astronaut who attended the University of Connecticut's school of engineering, offered the program's graduating students a different perspective when he gave their commencement speech 260 miles overhead.<p>The …

The Washington Monument Is Finally Reopening

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>After being closed for repairs for nearly three years, the Washington Monument is set to reopen to …

“The Double”: Two Jesse Eisenbergs and one gripping dystopian satire

A faceless bureaucrat meets his suave doppelgänger in Richard Ayoade’s stylish, steampunk take on Dostoevsky<p>You’re probably better off seeing Richard Ayoade’s claustrophobic, stylish and black-comic dystopian fantasy “The Double,” featuring two of the most devious performances of Jesse Eisenberg’s …

The Wizard of Minecraft

Markus Persson, a.k.a. Notch, is gaming's biggest rock star. But he may never make a second album<p>It's a wet monday morning in Stockholm, and the door …

The Megamouth Shark Is The Creature Of Your Nightmares

Warning: It will probably eat you.<p>0<p>SHARES<p>Monsters really do exist. Or at least they do in Japan, where an ordinary fisherman managed to haul a …

Your Pizza May Have Been Certified By Naples

SYTYKP? (So You Think You Know Pizza?)<p>0<p>SHARES<p>In the <i>Wall Street Journal</i> this week, it was highlighted that Italian restaurants across the country are …

Get To Know World Cup Group F

This week we take a look at what Argentina, Nigeria, Bosnia-Herzegovina, and Iran are bringing to the tournament.<p>0<p>SHARES<p><b>With the World Cup just</b> …

May 9, 2014

Our female readers wanted to share sexy photos of themselves. We "reluctantly" agreed.<p>0<p>SHARES<p><b>Each week, we get sent literally millions (and by</b> …

Watch what happens when you pair an Oculus Rift rollercoaster with the real thing

It's hard to imagine getting bored on a roller coaster, but a pair of English gents figured out a way to make riding the rails even more thrilling: adding VR to the mix. The duo took a publicly available model of an undisclosed UK theme park's coaster, and imported it into the Unity game …

Windows 7 'more at risk' than Windows XP

Windows Vista and Windows 7 are more likely to be infected with malware than Windows XP, according to Microsoft's latest Security Intelligence Report<p>Microsoft has revealed that computers running its Windows Vista and Windows 7 operating systems are more likely to be infected with malware than the …

Skylens heads-up display helps pilots 'see' through the fog

Thanks to instrumentation, flying blind in bad weather isn't the problem it used to be, but pilots still suffer the unfortunate effects of spatial disorientation. Not being able to see where you're going causes people to lose their sense of balance and direction, which can sometimes lead to fatal …

Sennheiser lends ears to Phonebloks modular mobile phone

The audio experts at Sennheiser are lending an ear to the Lego-like bolt-together Phonebloks modular mobile phone backed by Google.<p>Sennheiser is the latest company to bolt its expertise onto the bolt-together Phonebloks phone, a modular mobile device being developed by Google.<p>Google's Project Ara …

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