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Mars Rover Curiosity's 10 Greatest Hits

The rover landed on Mars a year ago today. Happy Mars-iversary, Curiosity! You've been busy.<p>Mars rover Curiosity landed on the red planet one year ago today, so we here at <i>Popular Science</i> figured we'd take a look back at the journey. It's not an easy trip to summarize, since Curiosity marked a <i>ton</i> of …

35 Random Corners Of The Internet You Should Visit When You Need A Break

Bookmark this for when you're having a bad day or when you just need a distraction and want to play. There's something so soothing about these single-serving sites.<p>Major h/t to this post by Tumblr user Writing Weasels and the website The Useless Web for providing me with endless hours of amusement.

Physicists one step closer to explaining how the universe began

<b>(AZSTARMAN via Shutterstock)</b><p>The recording of an extremely rare event in physics adds certainty to how we think about the universe, experts say<p>John Heilprin<p>July 19, 2013 1:32pm (UTC)<p>GENEVA (AP) — Two scientific teams have for the first time precisely recorded an extremely rare event in physics that …

Here's The Full Text And Video Of Obama's Speech On Trayvon Martin

Here are the full remarks of his speech, as provided by the White House. They lasted 19 minutes.<p>Video of the speech follows the text:<p><i>1:33 P.M. EDT</i><p><b>THE PRESIDENT:</b> I wanted to come out here, first of all, to tell you that Jay is prepared for all your questions and is very much looking forward to the …

America's Most Promising Companies: The Top 25

If there’s a theme to our second annual installment of America’s Most Promising Companies, it’s easy to guess: technology.<p>Trite? Maybe, but no less true. Marc Andreessen, of the venture firm Andreessen Horowitz (which funds three companies on the list), says that software is “eating the world.” …

Today in science: Great Meteor Procession

The February 9, 1913 meteors crossed the sky in formation, on nearly identical paths. Their pace across the sky was described as “stately” and …

Gigaom | Five ways media companies can build paywalls around people instead of content

Advertisement<p>With a few exceptions, the paywalls and subscription plans that have been erected by hundreds of newspapers and other publications over …