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A Futuristic House That Seems To Rise From The Earth

The Edgeland House sports a sci-fi design but uses Native American building methods.<p>Designed by architecture firm Bercy Chen for a science fiction writer and his family, the Edgeland House has everything the literary genre is made of: a gloomy industrial past, futuristic allusions riffing off …

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Positive Thinking

Chris Hadfield's photographs of Earth from space – in pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/science/gallery/2013/may/13/chris-hadfield-space-in-pictures<p>720<p>During his five months in space onboard the International …

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Indiana Pacers vs. Miami Heat: Eastern Conference Finals Preview

Paul George and the Indiana Pacers are out for vengeance against LeBron James and the Miami Heat in the Eastern Conference Finals. In last season's conference semifinals, the eventual champs dispatched the inexperienced Pacers in a tidy six games.<p>If things are to be different for the Pacers this …

Nature & Life

8 Of The Year's Most Oddly Gorgeous Science Images

A water slide for worms, the glorious C. instagram, and more<p><i>Click here to enter the gallery</i><p>Is this the era of <i>C. instagram</i>? That's the clever name of a cellphone photo one undergraduate took of a plate crawling with <i>C. elegans</i> (it kind of rhymes). <i>Caenorhabditis elegans</i> are microscopic worms that …

Mars rover Opportunity breaks record for longest NASA drive off Earth

NASA's Curiosity rover has stolen much of the spotlight on Mars lately with its discoveries of once-watery environments and strange, door-handle shaped rocks. But this week, NASA's older rover Opportunity drove into the history books, becoming the furthest NASA object to travel on the surface of …

Scientists respond to planet hunter's plight with pointers – and poetry - Cosmic Log

An artist's conception shows NASA's Kepler space telescope observing a planetary transit.<p>NASA is getting plenty of advice — and sympathy — as it assesses whether its Kepler planet-hunting telescope can be revived after the failure of its reaction-control system. The reactions from scientists and …

Week in Photos: May 18, 2013

From the Soyuz capsule touching down in Kazakhstan to Texas tornadoes, see the week’s most striking images.<p>NASA/CSA/EPA, via Landov

What We Can Learn from Saturday's Round 2 NBA Playoffs Games

After the Oklahoma City Thunder-Memphis Grizzlies and the New York Knicks-Indiana Pacers series' have yielded splits of the first two games, we've still got a lot to learn in order to pin down a favorite.<p>All four teams have had a long time to sit and think about their second games, last playing on …

Winners and Losers from Monday Night's NBA Playoff Action

The Miami Heat moved one step closer to their third straight Eastern Conference finals appearance on Monday night, while the Memphis Grizzlies rallied from a double-digit deficit to grab control of their series.<p>A 103-97 overtime win over the Oklahoma City Thunder left the Grizzlies as the biggest …

Knicks vs. Pacers Game 4, NBA Playoffs 2013: 93-82 victory gives Indiana 3-1 series lead

The Pacers can advance to the Eastern Conference Finals with a victory later this week following Tuesday's 93-82 win over the Knicks.<p>The New York Knicks needed to play more physical, run a smoother offense and find a couple guys who could step up Tuesday night. None of those things happened, and …

Basketball

Spurs dissect Warriors' backcourt to take 3-2 lead

SAN ANTONIO -- Gregg Popovich urged his San Antonio Spurs to raise their energy to almost maniacal levels, because winning the battle on the boards …

Basketball

How A Sports Folk Hero Disintegrates

Nate Robinson had been having a magical playoffs. Tuesday night, we were reminded of the fact that, in sports, these things don't always work out.<p>Along with the Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson and teammate Jimmy Butler, the Chicago Bulls' Nate Robinson had been a major part …

Grizzlies vs. Thunder Game 5, NBA Playoffs 2013: Zach Randolph, Grizzlies advance with 88-84 win

Kevin Durant had a chance to tie the game after his squad trailed by double-digits with under three minutes to go, but he missed, just as he had all night.<p>Zach Randolph bodied everybody Oklahoma City threw his way, and the Grizzlies' defense flustered Kevin Durant as Memphis advanced to the Western …

Basketball

NBA Playoff scores: Heat, Grizzlies advance with wins

The pair of 2013 NBA Playoff games on Wednesday night were decided by a combined total of seven points, but the drama didn't do the Chicago Bulls or Oklahoma City Thunder any favors.<p>The 2013 NBA Playoffs took a decisive turn for four teams on Wednesday night, as the Miami Heat and Memphis Grizzlies …

5 Things That Could Go Wrong for Miami Heat Between Now and NBA Finals

With a five-game dismissal of the Chicago Bulls, LeBron James and the Miami Heat are still heavy favorites to advance through the Eastern Conference Finals to the NBA title round.<p>If they execute their game plan and stay healthy, they'll achieve that goal.<p>But don't be so quick to assume nothing …

George Hill (concussion) day to day

NEW YORK -- Indiana Pacers point guard George Hill has been ruled out of Game 5 against the New York Knicks on Thursday night because of a …

Basketball

Updated 2013 NBA Playoff Power Rankings: Where Each Team Stands Right Now

It's nearly time for the nitty-gritty of the 2013 NBA playoffs.<p>Not that there's necessarily been anything wrong with the first two rounds. We've been treated to clutch shots, jaw-dropping performances and no shortage of contempt-fueled conflicts bred from the familiarity endemic to every postseason …

NBA Playoffs 2013: Highlighting Hottest Players Left in the Field

Winning playoff games in the NBA requires a team effort, but inevitably the team that ends up winning the championship has the hottest player in the league on its side.<p>For the purposes of this column, we'll be looking at the best player left in the playoffs in three different categories: hottest …

World's Coolest Hotel Bathtubs (PHOTOS)

At the Mio Buenos Aires hotel, the bathtubs are works of art: Argentine Mario Dasso personally selects only the most beautiful pieces of calden wood (naturally felled by fire) and carves them into luxurious, oversize soaking tubs.<p>The coolest bathtubs give guests a sense of their own private in-room …

Griz storm into uncharted territory

OKLAHOMA CITY -- Former Memphis Grizzlies owner Michael Heisley had one piece of advice for Chris Wallace when he hired him to be his general manager.<p>…

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