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Exploding binary stars will light up the sky in 2022

Stellar collisions are an amazingly rare thing. According to our best estimates, such events only occur in our galaxy (within globular clusters) once …

Universe

12 essential widgets that belong on your Android home screen

Trick out your phone.<p>When you flip through the screens of your phone, you probably see each app as a little icon. But some applications let you swap that icon for a widget, a larger image that sometimes lets you access the app without opening it. Widgets add aesthetic appeal to your home screens …

Apps

Venus and Jupiter Will Meet in the Early Morning Sky Monday: How to See It

Venus and Jupiter will get together in the November sky, and early risers with a clear view of the eastern horizon can catch a view of this celestial …

18 Badass Underboob Tattoos That'll Make You Want To Get Inked

Badass and beautiful.

Yamaha Niken: Finally, a high-performance tilting 3-wheel beast for the roads

Ever since we first tested the awesome Piaggio MP3, I've been 100 percent sold on the idea of tilting 3-wheelers.<p>With two wheels at the front, grip …

JFK files: As Donald Trump looks to release classified documents, last living link to assassination drops bombshell

President Donald Trump has said he plans to allow the release of classified government documents about the assassination of President John F Kennedy. …

The 5-Minute Guide on How to Invest in Marijuana Stocks

Do you have a few moments? Interested in marijuana stocks? Here's a brief look at the marijuana stocks available on the market.<p>For those wondering …

Remembering Lynyrd Skynyrd's Deadly 1977 Plane Crash

Inside the tragedy that claimed six lives – including that of frontman Ronnie Van Zant – and cut short the career of the Southern rock legends<p>Ronnie …

Cassini Battled Saturn Hard During Death Dive

Cassini put up a good fight.<p>The NASA Saturn probe fired its thrusters full bore for at least 91 seconds during its suicide plunge into the ringed …

Astronomy

Watch Us Build the Epic Lego UCS Millennium Falcon (Time-Lapse Video)

It's the ship that made the Kessel Run in 12 parsecs, and now we've got it! Behold: the Lego UCS Millennium Falcon.<p>The Space.com team is full of …

Lego

The Best Type of Weed to Smoke For Your Zodiac Sign

Cannabis-lovers know that smoking certain strains can enhance different sensations and highlight different qualities of the smoker — our zodiac traits are no different. Each zodiac sign has unique characteristics that make them special, as do the hundreds of different strains of marijuana. There is …

Astrology

Five Questions With Willie G. Davidson

Willie G. Davidson is more than just a living link to Harley-Davidson’s co-founder William A. Davidson. As The Motor Company’s chief stylist for …

Photos of the 2018 Honda Gold Wing Leak Online

What you see here are early leaked photos of the 2018 Honda Gold Wing - one of the most successful and important motorcycles for the Western markets. …

Honda

How to download music from YouTube and transfer it to your Android device

A lot of people who aren’t subscribed to a music streaming service like Google Play Music or Spotify like listening and discovering new tracks on YouTube. In a way, this is a great option, but it’s far from ideal.<p>For one, the screen of your device has to be turned on all the time for the audio to …

Why Do Motorcycles Make More Power Than They Did 40 Years Ago?

Rob Muzzy’s Kawasaki Superbike of the early 1980s made something like 152 horsepower at 10,250 rpm. The current factory Kawasaki Superbike raced in …

Motorcycles

Possibly the Most Important Surf Film of Our Lifetimes

Have we been doing this surfing thing wrong all along?<p>This video came out a few weeks back, and I can’t believe it just now came across our screens. …

Extreme Sports

The cute dog thinks he qualifies as a carry-on

This Staffordshire bull terrier very much wants to go on a vacation, and he's even packed his own bag. (Well, he's packed himself into a bag, anyway.)<p>…

Pets

10 facts that defend motorcycles

How many times have you had to defend motorcycling when a non-rider has attacked them as dangerous, noisy and smelly?<p>They tell you to grow up or …

Power Tools

Heart's Nancy Wilson On Love Songs, Sisterhood And Her New Supergroup

In the 1970s, fans of hard rock were no strangers to the impressive acoustic guitar scrambling of Nancy Wilson, perhaps best captured in the opening of the song "Crazy On You" by Heart.<p>Nancy Wilson and her sister, Ann, were the core of that band. Its albums, like <i>Dreamboat Annie</i> and <i>Little Queen,</i> …

Love Songs

Smoke This, Pass That: The Best Types of Weed For Different Activities

When people tell me they don't like smoking weed, my first question (after my initial shock and disbelief) is always, "What kind did you smoke though?" Nine times out of 10, they have no idea. While most people are familiar with the two main strains (sativa, the upper, and indica, the downer), many …

Cannabis

These routers encrypt everything and anything you do online

This year both Norton and Asus have released new, privacy-focussed routers. In an age where attacks on data are on the rise, upgrading router …

Wi-Fi

CrossHelmet Smart Motorcycle Helmet (video)

Borderless have unveiled a new next-generation smart motorcycle helmet they have created which provides a wealth of new features and enhancements …

Hunter S. Thompson's 9/11 Essay Is Still Chillingly Accurate 16 Years Later

When terrorists attacked the World Trade Center and the Pentagon on Sept. 11, 2001, no one knew exactly what the future would hold.<p>However, writer Hunter S. Thompson turned out to be amazingly prescient.<p>Shortly after the tragedy, the famed gonzo journalist wrote an essay for ESPN.com where he laid …

War

Matthew Sweet

Other than an occasional widening of his pop lens—from simple four-piece, hollow-bodied, guitar-driven power pop to something grander, closer to the …

Audiophile

Desmosedici Stradale

For Ducati, the V4 layout at 90° is the utmost expression of sportiness for a motorcycle engine. It is no coincidence that it is the same solution …

Engineering

A Utah nurse's violent arrest puts patient-consent law — and police conduct — in the spotlight

The videotaped arrest of a nurse at a Salt Lake City hospital — after she told police, correctly, that they weren’t allowed to draw blood from an unconscious patient — has been roundly condemned by national nursing organizations, Utah officials and even the local police department.<p>The July 26 …

Law Enforcement

Korean Fried Chicken Recipe

Combine 2 teaspoons salt, ¼ cup cornstarch, and ½ teaspoon baking powder in a large bowl; mix well. Add chicken and toss to coat well. Shake off …

'This is crazy,' sobs Utah hospital nurse as cop roughs her up, arrests her for doing her job

By all accounts, the head nurse at the University of Utah Hospital’s burn unit was professional and restrained when she told a Salt Lake City police detective he wasn’t allowed to draw blood from a badly injured patient.<p>The detective didn’t have a warrant, first off. And the patient wasn’t …

Law Enforcement

Officer on leave after pulling gun on biker

King County sheriff's detective Richard Rowe did not identify himself as law enforcement until 35 seconds after approaching motorist Alex Randall.

Justice

Scientists Detect Mysterious Radio Signals From Deep Space

An initiative set up to find signs of intelligent life in the universe has detected a series of mysterious radio signals from a dwarf galaxy 3 billion light years away.<p>Scientists with Breakthrough Listen say they’ve found 15 fast radio bursts, or FRBs, from a deep space “repeater” called FRB 121102.<p>…

Universe