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Top 10 Hubble Photos - Photo Gallery

NASA; ESA; F. PARESCE, INAF-IASF, BOLOGNA, ITALY; R. O’CONNELL, UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA;<br>WIDE FIELD CAMERA 3 SCIENCE OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE<p>10<b>Cosmic Fireworks</b> Sparkling with energy, a cluster of young stars lights up a cavity in the roiling dust of the Tarantula Nebula. For Zoltan Levay, charged with …

Big History

Biohackers Just Used Eyedrops To Give This Guy The Power Of Night Vision

Imagine being able to see in the dark without having to wear any clunky nightvision goggles? Well, a group of biohackers called Science for the Masses have just achieved such a scientific breakthrough using droplets of Chlorin e6 (or Ce6), a chlorophyll-like substance which can be extracted from …

Biotechnology

A decade of observing Earth from space has given us these breathtaking views

The ESA's Envistat satellite was the largest Earth observation satellite ever built.<p>Since 2002, it has circled the Earth, collecting invaluable information on our environment and the advancing danger of climate change. Contact with Envistat was suddenly lost in April 2012, but the wealth of …

European Space Agency

Smartest Ways to Invest $1,000

When you choose a career in the military, you are no stranger to hard work. Make sure you put your money to work, too.<p>Yet where you should look to invest your money depends on a multitude of factors, including your goals, your timeframe for using the money and any current investments you may …

Investing

Key Smart brings Swiss Army order to keys in pocket

At our current place on the evolutionary chart, we are a species that carries more things in the pockets of tighter pants.<p>Michael Tunney understood this every time he went to a bar and saw patrons pull out their cell phones and bulky wads of keys before sitting down. Tunney, himself bothered by …

12 fascinating optical illusions show how color can trick the eye

The Internet erupted in an energetic debate yesterday about whether an ugly dress was blue and black or white and gold, with celebrities from Anna Kendrick (white) to Taylor Swift (black) weighing in. (For the record, I’m with Taylor – never a bad camp to be in.)<p>It sounds inane, but the dress …

Anna Kendrick

17 Melty Paninis You Should Eat for Lunch Every Day

At first glance, the panini is a pretty basic creation. It's essentially a sandwich, but grilled on a <b>panini press</b> that toasts the slices of bread and warms the ingredients within. But the panini has a certain <i>je ne sais quoi</i> that the <b>boring old sandwich</b> or <b>the grilled cheese</b>, its less classy cousin, …

3 places better than Craigslist to buy and sell used items

When you want to buy or sell something used online, your first thought might be to use Craigslist. After all, it's the site that brought the newspaper classifieds into the digital world and today has nearly 40 million new listings every month.<p>Of course, using Craigslist does have valid concerns. …

Minimalism

Volvo: our self-driving cars are better than humans

But ultimately, it may be Swedes who come out on top.<p>This week, Volvo announced that it will put 100 production ready autonomous cars in the hands of actual consumers by 2017.<p>This initial pilot run will see the company's self-driving technology move out of the laboratory and put through the ringer …

Volvo