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Michael Jordan Made More Money off Sneakers in 2014 Than He Made in NBA Career

Michael Jordan made a lot of money in his NBA career. His signature brand Nike shoes have made him a lot more money, however.<p>And that was just in 2014.<p>According to an infographic by Lisa Overton that appeared on PBS.org, "Jordan made more money selling sneakers ($100 million) than he did during his …

Michael Jordan

Best Telescopes for the Money

<i>*Editor's Note: Today, check out our Cyber Monday deals page for up-to-date discounts on</i> <i>telescopes, binoculars and more gifts for all the space fans</i> …

These smart-ish watches paved the way for the Apple Watch

The Apple Watch and everything it will do is not a new idea. Watches for years have been able to store data, give us directions, offer a means to communicate at a distance and, yes, show us our heartbeat.<p>It’s just that you couldn’t get all of those functions wearing just one watch. For each …

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Artist Stanislav Sidorov Posted by Lara

Artist: Frederick Carl Frieseke (1874–1939) Breakfast in the Garden (ca. 1911) Posted by Nicoletta

Star Wars: the Old Republic Shadow of Revan, an All-New Digital Expansion

In a press release sent to Gaming Cypher this morning, <b>BioWare</b> revealed the Shadow of Revan, an all new digital expansion for <i>Star Wars: The Old</i> …

High Level

Witness History: Preview Orion’s First Flight Test Launch in Florida

We are inviting social media users to apply for up to 150 credentials to a two-day event Dec. 3 and 4 to cover the first launch of the Orion …

Astronomers Get First Glimpse of Cosmic Web

Changing Planet<p>Computer simulations suggest that matter in the universe is distributed in a “cosmic web” of filaments, as seen in the image above from a large-scale dark-matter simulation. The inset is a zoomed-in, high-resolution image of a smaller part of the cosmic web, 10 million light-years …

This Dwarf Planet Might Have More Fresh Water Than All Of Earth

And it's actually (relatively) nearby<p>This is poor, unfortunate Ceres. Discovered in 1801, it was at first called a planet, then soon classified as an asteroid, and recently as a dwarf planet, not quite qualifying for real planet status despite residing in the solar system's asteroid belt. But now …

Shackleton's Endurance trapped in pack ice - a picture from the past

First published on Mon 30 Dec 2013 07.44 EST

21 HDR Photography Myths Busted

A good way of getting things straight concerning a particular topic (in photography or elsewhere) is to bust some myths. Even though HDR photography …

100 Year Old Negatives Found In The Antarctic

A group of conservators restoring one of the century old supply depots established by Robert Falcon Scott during his expedition to the South Pole …

RebelMouse vs. WordPress VIP

After building the product for Huffington Post, and owning the product and engineering groups at AOL after we were acquired, it was clear to me there …

SpaceX launches Falcon 9 rocket, its largest to date

SpaceX launched its most powerful rocket to date on Sunday, a booster the company hopes will one day ferry astronauts to the International Space Station.<p>The nine-engine Falcon 9 lifted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base, about 150 miles northwest of Los Angeles, at 9 a.m. PT, carrying a Canadian …

How to Photograph the Milky Way in 12 Steps (With 6 Epic Examples)

I don’t recall ever meeting anyone who claimed to not be fascinated to some degree by the night sky. There’s just something hypnotic about gazing …

How Giant Black Holes Spin: New Twist Revealed

A newly discovered way to determine the spin of monster black holes could help shed light on the evolution of these bizarre objects and the galaxies …

Black Holes

Stars and Forests – Incredible Astrophotography by Mike Taylor

Photographer Mike Taylor is from central Maine, which is a perfect location for what he does: nature photography. Although he does studio work as …

Photographs of the Sky, Captured Across New York City at the Same Moment

When people living in the same city look up into the sky, they likely see the same clouds and colors, albeit from slightly different perspectives. …

Mars One astronaut applications near six-digit mark

About a month ago, a rather ambitious plan was unveiled – to colonize Mars with astronauts who will never return to Earth. With such a harsh reality …

Stunning Silhouettes Against a Giant Moonrise

Any photography buff will tell you that the trick to shooting a large moon is with a powerful telephoto lens. That will have your moon appear …