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10 Space Facts Guaranteed to Make You Sound Smart at Parties

Hurray for having something to talk about!<p>By on<p>Filed Under Planets, Jupiter, Mars, Milky Way & NASA<p>Do you, like me, suck at interacting with human …

Deadpool in real-life: Humans might one day be able to re-grow missing limbs, scientists claim

Could we be like Deadpool in real-life? Scientists claim that humans might one day be able to re-grow missing limbs<p>What if someone tells you that you …

Laibox Cam is a modular action camera that has a lot of potential

Action cameras have kind of grown stale, in my opinion. It’s the same thing every year, with a slightly better sensor. The HERO 5 Black was the last camera that actually came out with something new in the industry. With the launch of GoPro’s HERO 5 Black, the company introduced waterproofing …

Gear & Gadgets

Samsung and LG don’t throttle their phones like Apple does

Apple’s decision to throttle CPU speeds on iPhones with older batteries isn’t a feature its competition is eager to copy.<p>Both Samsung and LG have come out with statements today saying that none of their phones use similar power management tactics. Their claims echo other Android makers Motorola and …

18 Last-Minute Thanksgiving Recipes for When You Have *No* Time

Whether you are hosting your first Friendsgiving feast or you’re looking for a dish to bring to that family potluck, you’re going to need a few quick and easy recipes this season. From appetizers, side dishes, mains and dessert, one (or more!) of these Thanksgiving recipes will definitely become …

Cooking

Can’t Get to the Gym Today? Try the Home Workout from Hell

You’ll do more work and burn more fat in 30 minutes than you normally do at the gym<p>Think it’s pointless to work out if you can’t make it to the gym?<p>Then you’ve never tried my Home Workout from Hell. (Note: It’s just as hellish in a hotel room.)<p><b>Related:</b> RIPTENSITY: The New Training System From <i>Men’s</i> …

See-Through Solar Could Turn Windows, Phones Into Power Sources

"It's a whole new way of thinking about solar energy," says startup CEO about using transparent solar cells on buildings and electronics.<p>Anyone who has sweltered in a south-facing office during the summer knows the power of solar energy streaming through a window.<p>In fact, no reputable urban …

Clean Energy

This Is What The Sun Might Look Like In A Few Billion Years

The ghost of stars past<p>This giant blob of star stuff looks like it floated off the end of a bubble wand, or at least out of Gene Roddenberry's imagination. But the picture above is actually the ghost of a dead star.<p>The object, known officially as ESO 378-1 and unofficially as the Southern Owl …

These yeast cells say 'hi' and others respond - Futurity

Scientists have engineered yeast cells that can "talk" to one another using a plant hormone called auxin and a transcription factor called …

Health

Arsenal news: Danny Welbeck likely to miss start of Premier League season

Striker will not be fit in time for this weekend's Emirates Cup as concerns grow about length of time spent recovering from knee injury<p>Danny Welbeck appears increasingly unlikely to start the season for Arsenal after Arsene Wenger revealed that he has not made his expected return to training and …

USDOT

Business Secretary wants foreign students to leave UK once they complete studies

Business Secretary Sajid Javid said the UK government should force foreign students out of the country as soon as they finish their courses.<p>He said …

Sajid Javid

17 unusual destinations where the terror threat is low

Frozen grapes are an unstoppable summer craze

These little bites of cool sweetness will help you beat the heat this summer. But is this new obsession starting to spiral out of control?<p>It's the hottest day of the year, so what will you be reaching for to cool down? A margarita? An ice cream? How about some nice frozen grapes, instead?<p>No, you …

Jaden Smith cast in Baz Luhrmann's The Get Down

Jaden Smith — who some know as a musician or the kid who likes to wear minimalist superhero costumes to classy events, but most recognize as Will …

Jaden Smith

Were the ancient Romans more kinky than you?

The new Institute of Sexology in London shows that humans have been fascinated by weird sex for thousands of years<p>Every generation likes to believe they invented sex – partly because it’s horrifying to imagine parents succumbing to physical urges. But a scientific glance at the history of sexology …

Ancient History

Amazing Facts To Blow Your Mind Pt. 3

A 3-D Printer That Uses the Sun to Create Glass Objects Out of Sand

Marcus Kayser's Solar Sinter project turns the desert's resources into bowls<p>When design student Markus Kayser wanted to test his sun-powered, sand-fed 3-D printer, he knew the gray skies outside his London apartment wouldn't do. So he shipped the 200-plus-pound contraption to Cairo, Egypt, flew …

FDA Approves Gilead's Sovaldi Drug For Treating Hepatitis C; Breakthrough Drug Costs $1,000 A Day

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved a drug that will make the treatment of chronic hepatitis C faster, easier and more effective.<p>…