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'Venus zone' narrows search for habitable planets

Long before the hunt began to find Earth lookalikes around other stars, one planet in the Solar System had already been named Earth's twin. With its …

Astronomy

Earth - Ten spiders that are surprisingly beautiful

<b>1. Wasp Spider (Argiope bruennichi)</b><p>The bright yellow stripes on this spider's abdomen lure insects towards its web, possibly by mimicking the colours of certain flowers. However, the stripes on its legs are invisible to insects. This may help to camouflage the spider from its would-be victims.<p><b>2.</b> …

Zoology

Solar Eclipses Are Slowly Disappearing, And There's Nothing We Can Do To Stop It

About twice a year, the Moon appears to pass in front of the Sun, giving rise to a partial solar eclipse if the alignment is imperfect, but leading to either a total or annular solar eclipse if the Earth, Moon and Sun all form a straight line in space.<p>It’s only by chance that the Moon and the Sun …

Wikimedia

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Drones, balloons or satellites - which one will lead to $300 Billion in growth? | Page 3

Getting there - quickly<p>Addressing the infrastructure gap might get a whole lot easier due to the work that is being done through a number of …

Telecoms

#beercat Rosie celebrates #FatTuesday with @ballastpointbrewing Grapefruit Sculpin IPA, pure ambrosia in a glass. Whisker

Cat puts puppy on pause

“You are at a 9. I need you at a one.”<p>[video | GIF | caption: 4GIFs]

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The 22 Most ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ Cats Of All Time

The shruggiest cats that ever shrugged.

Adorable tiny kitten uses giant dog as fluffy pillow

AHHHHHHHHHHHH<p>[Thanks, Heather! HT: reddit/NotMyRealName14]

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Giant cat or hyper-detailed model cars?

Headquake claims this a scratch-built RC car. I'm not buying it. He's been breeding giant housecats.<p>Seriously, this guy is amazing.<p><i>[via]</i>

Dramatic New Video Shows Volcano Forming an Island

New footage reveals rise of Japan's Nishino Shima, formerly "Snoopy Island."<p>Japan's newest real estate continues to expand about 600 miles (970 kilometers) south of Tokyo, although it is hardly ready for moving vans. The uninhabited island of Nishino Shima remains the site of an active volcano that …

Geology

What could kill Obamacare

Republicans have tried to kill Obamacare more than 50 times. But the Supreme Court couldactually do it with a single ruling.<p>Justices will hear arguments Wednesday on whether most Obamacare enrollees can keep their subsidies.<p>A ruling against the Obama administration could send Obamacare into a death …

Health Care

Smartphone Astrophotography: How I Capture the Moon and Planets with My Phone

I’m often asked how I am able to take high-quality images of the solar system using my iPhone. In short, the quality of today’s smartphone cameras …

When We Weren't Looking, A Star Passed Within 0.8 Lightyears Of Earth

Close encounters of the stellar kind<p>70,000 years ago, earth was a pretty bleak place. <i>Homo erectus</i> had just gone extinct, and we were all in mourning. But while we were distracted by things like the near-extinction of our own species, some fantastic stuff was going on in the furthest reaches of our …

Your 'good drone' idea could be worth $1m

Unmanned aerial vehicles aren't generally thought of as technology that improves lives; they're more readily associated with spying or attacking things.<p>However a competition in the United Arab Emirates is trying to change all that.<p>Last month, the government launched the Drones for Good Award, a …

Somebody Flew a Drone Into a Fireworks Display and This Is What Happened

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to fly through a fireworks display?<p>This video, shot from a drone with an on-board camera, shows exactly …

Now Police Are Shooting Down Drones

Fair is fair. If the police can use drones to watch the public, then the public should be able to use drones to watch them. Too bad Turkish riot police don’t share those ethics. When a demonstrator in Istanbul used a radio-controlled quadcopter to film police blasting protesters with tear gas and …

President Obama Plans Action On Drone Privacy Regulation

As the FAA watches its drone regulation deadlines loom, President Obama intends to issue an executive order that will deal with drone privacy, something that the federal agency hasn’t delved too deeply into. According to Politico, the president plans to put together an executive order asking the …

Open Source Remote Control lets you pilot just about any drone

Drones and other remotely piloted vehicles are inherently limited by their controls; you frequently have to switch controllers when you switch vehicles, and you can usually forget about customization. You might not have to worry if the Open Source Remote Control (OSRC) project gets off the ground, …

The Big Future: How will drones change the skies?

The sky may look very different in a few decades. This week’s <i>Big Future</i> takes a look at how the world will change as drone technology spreads, filling the world’s rooftops and skies. Tech giants like Amazon and Google are testing them out as delivery robots, but those early implementations are just …

Few Privacy Limitations Exist on How Police Use Drones

As drones be­come cheap­er and more cap­able, more po­lice de­part­ments across the coun­try are ask­ing for and get­ting fed­er­al ap­prov­al to use …

Surveillance

Hollywood's go-to helicopter pilot can now fly drones instead

The FAA today issued eight more exemptions for commercial drone use in the US, bringing the total number of companies allowed to fly small UAVs up to 24. Of the exemptions, the ones granted to one Alan Purwin could be the biggest boon for Hollywood, since Purwin has been the go-to aerial …

New Photos of Dwarf Planet Ceres Reveal Mysterious Bright Spots

As NASA's Dawn spacecraft races toward a March 6 arrival at the icy world, puzzling features come into view.<p>New images of the dwarf planet Ceres, the largest body in the asteroid belt, reveal a world that's even stranger than scientists expected.<p>The 590-mile-wide (950 kilometers) icy world is …

Astronomy

Tiny Yorkshire Terrier Lovingly Pets His Human’s Face While He’s Sleeping

Rilo, a tiny Yorkshire Terrier, lovingly pets his human Ricky’s face while Ricky was asleep. Mark Ariizumi captured the beautiful moment on video.<p>In …

Whoa! This video of a Pitbull licking a baby Cottontail Rabbit is about the cutest thing we've seen all year

Daring English Bulldog Puppy Rolls Himself Down a Grassy Hill Just For the Fun of It

In 2012, a daring English Bulldog puppy used his considerable girth to propel himself down a grassy hill and into a parking lot just for the fun of …

28 Teeny Tiny Wild Mice

When they’re in our homes and eating our food, most consider mice to be repulsive pests. But out in their native fields and woodlands, mice are about …