Lance Goehring

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International Space Station celebrates 15 years of human life in space

<b>(CNN) —</b> Continuous human habitation in space began 15 years ago, when three people stepped onto an orbiting laboratory that space agencies see as a springboard to Mars.<p>On November 2, 2000, a Russian Soyuz rocket docked at the International Space Station carrying Expedition 1, made up of NASA …

Space Exploration

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Stephen Hawking: Black Holes 'Are Not The Eternal Prisons' We Once Thought

Stephen Hawking, who once stunned the scientific community by saying that black holes emit radiation, expounded on another groundbreaking theory on Tuesday.<p>"The message of this lecture is that black holes ain't as black as they are painted. They are not the eternal prisons they were once thought," …

10 Simple Photography Hacks with Household Things

If you’d like to experiment with some do-it-yourself photography hacks and tricks, check out this new video by DigitalRev. Over the course of 10 …

Deneb is distant and very luminous

But – especially with last month’s 2nd data release from the Gaia satellite, whose job is measuring star distances – why don’t we know Deneb’s …

The story of Windows 10 from inside Microsoft

The company's latest trick: listening to its users<p><b>Windows 10 has a lot to live up to</b>. Microsoft has made a lot of promises about it. And oddly enough, we’ve heard most of them before, with Windows 8. Both were designed to acknowledge and embrace mobile and mobile apps, work well on touchscreens as …

How the Family of the Man Who Discovered Pluto Feel About the New Horizons Flyby

Clyde Tombaugh's ashes sailed past Pluto yesterday. Here's how his children felt as the first close-ups came in.<p>In 1930, Clyde Tombaugh spotted a moving object between a series of photographic plates taken at the Lowell Observatory. It wasn't quite the Planet X that was first reported. But the …

How a bunch of government space geeks at NASA won the internet

In an era when the media whips itself into a frenzy over how to make things go viral, and marketers take their cues from big brands, a government entity has quickly and quietly become the darling of the internet.<p>Those searching for proof need look no further than this week’s Pluto flyby. After a …

Social Media

CERN's Large Hadron Collider has discovered a new class of particle

Scientists at the Large Hadron Collider have announced the discovery of the pentaquark, a class of subatomic particle consisting of four quarks and one antiquark bound together. Like the Higgs boson before it, the pentaquark's existence has been theorized for years, but experiments in the …

The Pluto Encounter Means More Than You Think

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The best way to photograph fireworks with your iPhone

The best part about the Fourth of July is the fireworks, but the worst part is all of the mediocre pictures of fireworks that end up flooding your Instagram feed.<p>If you scroll back far enough back in your pictures, you can probably find a subpar fireworks picture you took from last year.<p>Nothing …

This could be the first airplane on Mars

When I think of airplanes on Mars, I imagine a sci-fi scenario with robotic winged flying machines swarming through the Martian air, gathering data like a flock of hyper-intelligent space seagulls.<p>The first airplane on Mars will be pretty far from this fantasy. Chances are, it will look a lot more …

Brian Cox: ‘Scientists aren’t priests of knowledge. They’re like plumbers’

Brian Cox,Science,Particle physics,People in science,Physics,Astronomy,Cern,Higgs boson,Large Hadron Collider,Mars,Space,Royal Society,Rosetta space probe,Curiosity rover,Nasa,Jo Johnson,Politics<p>The new face of science at the Royal Society talks about taking on Einstein, TV versus teaching, and why …

The Best Kind of Peanut Butter & Jelly

<i>If the grocery store isn't your favorite place, it should be. We're sleuthing for the best back-of-the-box recipes and every Sunday, Posie Harwood from 600 Acres will share our latest find.</i><p><i>Today: Calling all PB&J lovers! This streusel-topped muffin is the stuff of your dreams.</i><p>Certain foods—like the …

Simplify—It’s Not Just a Nice Idea

Nancy Sleeth, the founder of Blessed Earth believes in three phrases. "Less is more." "Simplify your life." "De-clutter." These are not just trendy …

The Science Of Why You Should Spend Your Money On Experiences, Not Things

By Jay Cassano4 minute Read<p>Most people are in the pursuit of happiness. There are economists who think happiness is the best indicator of the health …

Happiness

Stuff it: Millennials nix their parents’ treasures

By Jura Koncius<p>, Reporter<p>A seismic shift of stuff is underway in homes all over America.<p>Members of the generation that once embraced sex, drugs and rock-and-roll are trying to offload their place settings for 12, family photo albums and leather sectionals.<p>Their offspring don’t want them.<p>As baby …

Minimalism

Joss Whedon’s The Avengers: Age of Ultron – your pre-release intelligence briefing

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51 of the Best Breakfast Recipes Ever

Waking up is never easy, but breakfast food makes the prospect a whole lot sunnier.<p>Put some coffee on and get cookin'.<p><b>Monkey-Bread Danish</b><p>Danish meets monkey bread. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Red Velvet Pancakes</b><p>Sexiest breakfast ever. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Onion & Arugula Frittata</b><p>Served straight out of the pan. <b>Get the</b> …

Breakfast

Could Black Hole Energy Save Humanity's Future?

One day the sun will fail. The fuel powering its nuclear fusion will run out, the sky will grow cold and, if Earth survives at all, humankind will be …

Watch NASA’s “All About That Space” Parody Music Video

A new music video released by NASA shows just how “all about that space, ‘bout that space, space travel” the agency is.<p>The video features Pathways …

Music Videos

Five Books Guaranteed to Make Kids Love Science

‘Tis the season for making book lists and checking them twice! This week on Science Friday, authors Deborah Blum and Annalee Newitz wrap up the Best …

The Best Science Books of 2014

We’re making our book list and checking it twice. Pulitzer Prize-winning science journalist Deborah Blum and io9.com editor Annalee Newitz join Ira …

Books

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies - Official Main Trailer [HD]

Chiwetel Ejiofor prepares for lift-off in Ridley Scott sci-fi The Martian

12 Years a Slave’s Chiwetel Ejiofor has joined the cast of Ridley Scott’s science-fiction drama The Martian, reports Deadline. The film’s high-octane cast already includes Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Jeff Daniels, Kristen Wiig, Michael Pena, Kate Mara and Sean Bean.<p>The Martian, based on Andy …

Know your movie quotes? Take the quiz

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