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Here Is the Trump Transition Team's Big Plan for NASA

Popular Mechanics met with astrophysicist Jack Burns, a member of President Trump's NASA transition team, to learn a little about what we can expect from the agency moving forward.<p>If you feel like NASA's been in limbo lately, you're not alone.<p>"NASA has been kind of stuck for much of the last …

Gun Lobby May Have Their Man in Neil Gorsuch, Supreme Court Nominee

The U.S. Supreme Court seat last occupied by Antonin Scalia has sat vacant for more than a full year—more than six times longer than the average …

UK Floods: Hebden Bridge Man Delivers Impassioned Message To Foreign Aid Critics

A scorching rant hitting out at those claiming foreign aid should be diverted to help UK flood victims has surfaced, after the North of England …

Shaker Aamer attacks extremism as he tells of joy of Guantánamo release

Last British resident to be released from US military prison says pain was washed away when he saw his wife<p>Shaker Aamer, the last British resident held at Guantánamo Bay, has said 14 years of pain were “washed away” in joy and tears the moment he was reunited with his wife. Aamer, 48, returned to …

Terrorism

Palladian Minecraft

Minecraft / Projects<p>Published on Oct 3, 2015,10/3/15 7:20 am<p>143 diamonds<br>• 12,040 views, 9 today<br>• 993 downloads, 0 today<br>• 19 comments<br>• 39</i> …

Social Media

How to Build a City on the Moon

The new head of the European Space Agency wants to give it a try.<p>Humans haven’t set foot on the moon since 1972. That hasn’t stopped Johann-Dietrich Woerner, the new director general of the Paris-based European Space Agency, from pushing mankind toward more of a giant lunar leap than another small …

Space Exploration

Senior Muslim lawyer says British teenagers see Isis as 'pop idols'

Hundreds of British teenagers are in danger of being radicalised by Islamic State (Isis) because they see the terrorists as “pop idols”, the country’s leading Muslim prosecutor has said.<p>Nazir Afzal believes that recent departures to Syria show that “many more children” are at risk of what he terms …

Radicalization

BBC Blogs - Adam Curtis - TRAILER TRASH

TRAILER TRASH<p>Adam Curtis<p>Comments<p><b>THE FILM'S LAUNCH DATE ON BBC iPLAYER IS NOW 25TH JANUARY 2015</b><p>Politicians used to have the confidence to tell us stories that made sense of the chaos of world events.<p>But now there are no big stories and politicians react randomly to every new crisis - leaving us …

Journalism

Meet the robot giving hospitalised children superpowers

As the co-founder of Wevolver, a web platform that enables users to share and collaborate on open-source hardware projects, Richard Hulskes is used to witnessing the dispersed power of the internet in action.<p>But with Wevolver’s newest offshoot project, Robots For Good, even he was surprised by the …

Virtual Reality

Battle of the drones: the little guys taking on the tech giants

As Amazon and Google race to control the commercial drone market, will these enthusiasts beat them at their own game?<p>Imperial College in London is a mind-boggling labyrinth of ramps and walkways that might have been designed to test the IQ of visitors. The Aerial Robotics Laboratory is so well …

Drones

The Internet Arcade puts 900 classic games right in your web browser

The weekend's winding down, and sure, you could flip on your PlayStation or Xbox and play a few mindless rounds of <i>Call of Duty</i>, but why don't you spin up a real <i>classic</i> instead? Thanks to the new Internet Arcade, an astounding 900 coin-operated arcade games from the ‘70s and ‘80s are free to play …

The evolution of the Nintendo controller in 1 hypnotic GIF

From simple square to a giant box with a screen in the middle, Nintendo's controllers have never been consistent.<p>Whiles its rivals have focused on …

Rare Photos Of ‘The Muppets’ Visiting ‘The Empire Strikes Back’ Set

<b>Here’s</b> an awesome pop culture mash-up that you might not have expected to see.<p><b>An album</b> of rare, behind-the-scenes photographs, recently shared on …

Scandals prompt return to peer review and reproducible experiments

High-profile fraud has galvanised scientists to urge a return to a crucial element of the scientific method<p>Diederik Stapel, a professor of social psychology in the Netherlands, had been a rock-star scientist – regularly appearing on television and publishing in top journals. Among his striking …

Clinical Trials

Rare Johnny Ramone Guitar Brings $71,000 at Auction

Ramones guitarist's red Mosrite was prominently used by punk rocker throughout the Eighties<p>Johnny Ramone's Mosrite guitar, one of only nine Mosrites …

Guitar

BBC Blogs - Adam Curtis - WHAT THE FLUCK!

WHAT THE FLUCK!<p>Adam Curtis<p>Comments<p>Every month or so there is a new scandal - mass snooping by the NSA, allegations of price-fixing by giant energy companies, major banks corruptly rigging interest rates, giant modern bureaucracies like Serco and G4S ripping off the taxpayer, children's entertainers …

Journalism

We must still hate our kids: Philadelphia and “education reformers” fight demented war on elementary schools

No nurses, few textbooks, closed libraries: Money to urban schools is being starved, intentionally. It’s just wrong<p>Imagine sending your child to a school with a leaky roof, busted windows and a rodent infestation.<p>Or worrying whether the elementary school where you take your daughter every day is …

Industrial music - a new wave of industrial bands

<b>The re-emergence of industrial music and ghosts in the machine…</b><p><b>There has been the already noted re-emergence of goth music- the neu Goth of indie</b> …

Former Taxi Driver's Candid Shots of New York Over Three Decades

New York photographer Matt Weber has been pursuing his fascination with the Big Apple for more than three decades. For six years he worked as a taxi cab driver and witnessed the city from a unique perspective. Eventually, he stepped out of his cab and ventured into the streets to pursue his true …

Photography

Ukraine President Yanukovich impeached

Ukraine's parliament has voted to remove President Viktor Yanukovich from office, hours after he abandoned his Kiev office to protesters and denounced what he described as a coup.<p>The impeachment, which was backed by 328 of the 447 deputies, argues that Yanukovich abused his powers.<p>The Ukrainian …

Writing The Snowden Files: 'The paragraph began to self-delete'

One day last summer – a short while after Edward Snowden revealed himself as the source behind the momentous leak of classified intelligence – the Guardian editor Alan Rusbridger got in touch. Would I write a book on Snowden's story and that of the journalists working with him? The answer, of …

Oobleck security

I’ve been thinking (and writing) a lot lately about the intersection of hardware and software, and how standing at that crossroads does not fit …

Latest Brazil protests bring 250,000 on to streets

More than 250,000 anti-government protesters have again taken to the streets in several Brazilian cities and engaged police in isolated intense …

Edward Snowden leaves Hong Kong for Moscow

The NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden has flown out of Hong Kong, where he had been in hiding since identifying himself as the source of revelations …