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NASA’s Next Missions Will Blow Our Minds

Despite reduced funding, the agency is forging ahead after Juno’s successful entry into Jupiter’s orbit—searching for Earth-like exoplanets, planning …

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Watch an 8-Minute Recap of Venture Brothers Before the Season 5 Premiere

Author: Rachel Edidin. Rachel Edidin Culture<p>Date of Publication: 05.08.13.<p>Time of Publication: 3:08 pm. 3:08 pm<p>Not a hoax! Not an imaginary story! …

The Venture Bros. Creators on Season 5 of the Cult-Favorite Cartoon Parody

Author: Rachel Edidin. Rachel Edidin Culture<p>Date of Publication: 05.29.13.<p>Time of Publication: 9:30 am. 9:30 am<p>After a nearly two-year hiatus, the …

Tunguska explosion

We celebrate Asteroid Day on June 30 because it’s the anniversary of a 1908 explosion over Siberia that killed reindeer and flattened trees.<p><b>June 30,</b> …

UFOs

A Prison Fit For Supervillains And Other Amazing Images From This Week

2013 June 30 - Saturn's Hyperion: A Moon with Odd Craters

<b>Saturn's Hyperion: A Moon with Odd Craters</b> <b><br>Image Credit & Copyright:</b> Cassini Imaging Team, SSI, JPL, ESA, NASA<p><b>Explanation:</b> What lies at the bottom of …

Astronomy

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Cassini Spacecraft Arrives at Saturn

The international Cassini-Huygens mission has successfully entered orbit around Saturn. At 9:12 p.m. PDT on Wednesday, flight controllers received …

Astronomy

'Pocket Spacecraft' Kickstarter gives backers control over a tiny space-bound flying machine

Commercial space travel has become increasingly mainstream in the past decade, from "space tourism" flights to NASA's public-private partnerships with SpaceX and others. But the latest push isn't just to take space into the private sector — it's to get citizens involved in the process. Copenhagen …

A hail and farewell to AltaVista

It once was the best of the bunch, in the era before Internet search meant Google and three guys named Moe. Ancient history by now.<p>This is what happens after a series of bumbling owners fail to keep a once terrific product relevant in a dynamic market: You get a cold PR send-off that doesn't even …

The White House

Look out below: The next 'wave' of autonomous robots (pictures)

Look out below: The next 'wave' of autonomous robots<p>Mine sweepers<p>Echo Ranger<p>Swarm communication<p>Bluefin-9 AUV<p>SeaFox deployed to search for mines<p>DTG2 undersea robots<p>VideoRay<p>Robot Carp autonomous fish<p>Caption by James Martin / Photo by U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Blake …

Robots

Despite Windows 8.1, PC market prospects aren't pretty

The PC market continued to slump in May. More signs of worse-than-expected negative growth for PCs this year.<p>Windows 8.1 may fix Microsoft's dot-zero release but it may not fix the PC market.<p>After Citi Research revised its PC market growth forecast down to negative 10 percent growth earlier in the …

Microsoft Windows

Apple applies for 'iWatch' trademark around the world

Following months of reports about Apple’s upcoming foray into wearable electronics, the company is now seeking to trademark "iWatch" in Japan, reports <i>Bloomberg</i><i>.</i> Many are convinced that Apple is working on a smartwatch product, but so far Cupertino has kept more or less quiet — save for Tim Cook’s …

Americans hate their jobs, even with perks

If you hate your job, you're not alone. But having in-office access to catered meals, a pingpong table or free massages may not make you any happier at work.<p>Just 30% of employees are engaged and inspired at work, according to Gallup's 2013 State of the American Workplace Report, which surveyed more …

RED 2 - First Six Fun Film Clips