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Scientists Finally Got A Close-Up View Of That Mysterious Siberian Crater — Here's What They Found

The crater looks almost too incredible to be real, but researchers finally made their way there on July 16 and it most certainly is the real thing. But even though the expedition revealed more information, the exact cause of the crater is still being determined.<p>Here's what it looks like from a …

Cablevision gets better at letting you watch TV away from home

Whether it is on a smartphone, tablet or laptop, being able to watch live television outside your home network is pretty great. Cablevision, through the Optimum App, has been letting its cable customers do this for some time now, but it's about to get much better. The service provider today …

Caravan Concept Brings Modern Sleekness to RV Travel

Most recreational vehicles aren’t exactly stylish, and even the well-appointed models tend to be more traditional in the look of their fixtures, …

RVs

“It’s nice to be in control”: Kevin Spacey is not tired of playing antiheroes

<b>Kevin Spacey (AP/Jeremy Whelehan)</b><p>The actor talks Shakespeare, Netflix and why his mom would be shocked that so many of his characters are villains<p>Daniel D'Addario<p>May 2, 2014 11:00pm (UTC)<p>"House of Cards" fans: Prepare to see a whole new side of Kevin Spacey. Though he's still speaking to the camera …

The most ambitious Raspberry Pi projects (pictures)

The Raspberry P i isn't like anything you've seen before. Equipped with a 700Mhz single-core processor, 512MB of RAM, and capable of outputting 1080p video, this $35 (£24.35 in the UK, and roughly AU$37.35 in Australia) microcomputer has become the center of a number of do-it-yourself projects. …

Read Satya Nadella's first letter to employees as Microsoft's CEO

CEO calls for focus as he warns that "our industry does not respect tradition — it only respects innovation."<p>It's official, Satya Nadella is Microsoft's next CEO, and on his first day on the job he's sent a letter to the whole staff. In the letter, Nadella speaks of what he thinks makes Microsoft a …

Charter tries to buy Time Warner, create cable giant to challenge Comcast

$61 billion offer comes as Comcast also considers bid for Time Warner Cable.<p>Charter Communications has offered to buy Time Warner Cable (TWC) for …

Strap This Wind Turbine To Your Electric Car To Stay Juiced in Park

Electricity-generating windmills churn out free energy as long as the wind is blowing. So strapping one to the roof of your car where there's always …

Wind Power

The scary thing about Puerto Rico’s population: It’s leaving the island for good

Times are tough in Puerto Rico. The financial crisis has left the island buried in $70 billion in debt, and it’s on the verge of seeing its bonds downgraded to junk.<p>It’s people are also leaving the island at a near record rate. The mass exodus seen in the 2000s is the worst since almost half a …

Puerto Rico

How Teddy Roosevelt Saved Football

<i>After 18 players died on the field, the president decided it was time to change the game.</i><p>During the late 1870s, American “foot ball” resembled a …

The Giphoscope turns your favorite GIF into a hand-cranked work of art

If you were to accuse us of being fans of GIFs we wouldn't disagree, but what happens when you want to share that perfect, singular moment away from the confines of a computer screens? One particularly beautiful solution is called The Giphoscope. The work of Marco Calabrese and Alessandro Scali, …

Rush Limbaugh: Wait Until the Other Obamacare Shoe Drops in 2014 – ‘All Hell Is Gonna Break Loose’

On Wednesday, conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh warned listeners that problems caused by Obamacare are only going to get worse. He argued that when the other Obamacare “shoe” drops in 2014 — when the law starts impacting employer-provided health care plans — “all hell is gonna break …

There’s one key difference between kids who excel at math and those who don’t

• Different kids with different levels of preparation come into a math class. Some of these kids have parents who have drilled them on math from a young age, while others never had that kind of parental input.<br>• On the first few tests, the well-prepared kids get perfect scores, while the unprepared kids …

The End of the Wii and What It Means for Nintendo

Nintendo will no longer manufacture the Wii, and the company may stop selling the system entirely. With the lack of commercial sizzle on the next …

Why have young people in Japan stopped having sex?

Ai Aoyama is a sex and relationship counsellor who works out of her narrow three-storey home on a Tokyo back street. Her first name means "love" in Japanese, and is a keepsake from her earlier days as a professional dominatrix. Back then, about 15 years ago, she was Queen Ai, or Queen Love, and she …

Put These Quarter-Sized GPS Trackers On Everything

They'll go on phones, bicycles, teenagers—anything!<p>Misplaced your phone? Dropped your keys? Lost your dog? This crowdfunded project would let you locate basically anything with tiny GPS trackers that are accurate to within 5 feet.<p>Retrievor is GPS disk that's barely more than an inch in diameter and …

An army of robot baristas could mean the end of Starbucks as we know it

Starbucks’ 95,000 baristas have a competitor. It doesn’t need sleep. It’s precise in a way that a human could never be. It requires no training. It can’t quit. It has memorized every one of its customers’ orders. There’s never a line for its perfectly turned-out drinks.<p>It doesn’t require health …

Sergey Larenkov’s Ghosts of World War II

Former sea pilot-turned-photographer Sergey Larenkov uses his photo manipulation skills to create a collection of intriguing images that merge the past and present. The 41-year-old Russian photographer initially began the project as a hobby, taking an interest in the idea of occupying a space that …

Photo Manipulation

New router combines your home and mobile networks into one faster pipe

Multipath tech used by iPhone powers router that saves you from slow broadband.<p>Are you struggling to play Netflix on a 2Mbps Internet connection? A …

CDC: “We Will Soon Be In A Post-Antibiotic Era”

In a highly unusual new report, the Centers for Disease Control warned that America is threatened by a wave of new antibiotic-proof germs that could threaten public health, and that overuse of antibiotics in health care and industrial agriculture bears much of the blame.<p>The 112-page report on …

The Ultimate 8 Step Guide To Eating Japanese Sushi

If you haven't eaten sushi before, you really should give it try. Not only it is delicious, it's incredible healthy for you, low in fat and high in …

Visit A Stunning Salt Mine In Google Street View

The Polish Wieliczka Salt Mine comes to Google Street View<p>The Wieliczka Salt Mine, with its pure-salt chandeliers, began operations in the 13th century, drew tourists as early as the 15th century, and became a United Nations World Heritage site in 1978. This year, it got yet another tourist …

Shocking Video Reveals Terrifying Reality Of Overconsumption

In a unnerving 6 minutes, you'll be faced with the shocking reality of overconsumption and its affect on the world as whole. The footage is taken …

Turn Your Charcoal Grill Into a Pizza Oven

Give that homemade pepperoni pie a smoky flavor with this kit that allows you to cook pizza on an outdoor grill.<p><b>Price</b>: $149<p>This pizza oven kit turns just about any charcoal grill into an impressive pizza oven, courtesy ofsome good old-fashioned wrangling of physics. A stainless steel sleeve fits …

Stainless Steel

DIY Solar Panels That Track the Sun

Check out this video of a system designed by Arizona man Mike Davis to have solar panels follow the sun across the sky.<p>If you're into solar energy and robotics, have some spare time on your hands, and simply can't deal with the lack of efficiency brought on by the sun moving across the sky, then …