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The Antares Explosion Looked Even Worse From a Plane

The launch failure of Orbital Science's Antares last night spurred a shockingly huge fireball—rocket fuel can do that. But here's a perspective only …

Say Hello to the USS North Dakota, America's Newest Attack Sub

After five years of construction, the newest submarine in the US fleet is ready to set sail. But this <i>Virginia</i>-class sub is not like the others—it's …

Fun Doodles Added Over Photographs of Random People and Objects

Creative Norwegian Geeohsnap has added fun doodles over photographs taken of random people and objects using the Snapchat app. More doodle-filled …

Some Evil Genius Figured Out How to Make Pumpkins in the Shape of Frankenstein Heads

No one other than dads is good at carving pumpkins. It’s just a fact. But a farmer in California has figured out how to Halloween-ize pumpkins …

30 Stunning Images of Space

Though the study of astronomy predates recorded history, and physical space exploration has been possible since the 1950s, humans still remain …

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Rubik’s Cube-Solving Robot Will Make You Feel Inadequate

Rubik’s Cube world champ Feliks Zemdegs can solve the famous six-sided puzzle in 5.88 seconds. This is a mind-blowing feat — that is, until you see …

Go away

<b>Walk It Off, Princess</b><p>Featuring over 200 pages of all new, never before published material, <i>Walk It Off, Princess</i> is the latest release by David …

British Humour

Captioning of Internet Video Programming

Closed captioning is the visual display of the audio portion of video programming. Captioning provides access to individuals who are deaf or have …

Smart TV

Doctor Walks 6 Miles through the Snow to Perform Emergency Brain Surgery

The winter storm that hit the American South has been particularly bad in Birmingham, Alabama. The city simply doesn't maintain the infrustructure …

90 Farting Cows Start Fire in Germany

This is what happens when you put too many well-fed cows in one shed. Maybe it was cold outside, but close quarters do not stop cows from farting. …

How to listen for stories

“I’m sitting in 31B – the middle seat, of the last row, of a sold out, overbooked Alaska Flight #579 to Portland. A good place to reflect on Flying …

Faces Pop Off the Walls Inside Germany's Incredible Ice Hotel

<i>IgluLodge</i> is an ice hotel located on the Nebelhorn, a high mountain in the Allgu Alps near Oberstdorf, Germany. The venue offers a unique experience for visitors looking for a wintry getaway with eye-catching design featuring the sculptural and architectural work of local artists. Owner Matthias …

Hotels

The death of Windows XP will impact 95 percent of the world’s ATMs

Microsoft’s 12-year-old Windows XP operating system powers 95 percent of the world’s automated teller machines, according to NCR, the largest ATM supplier in the US. While the idea of Windows powering ATMs may surprise consumers, XP runs in the background powering the software that bank customers …

A Maldives Beach Awash in Bioluminescent Phytoplankton Looks Like an Ocean of Stars | Colossal

<p>While vacationing on the Maldives Islands, Taiwanese photographer Will Ho stumbled onto an incredible stretch of beach covered in millions of …

Giant Screens Display Fake Sunrises in Beijing When Smog Blots Out the Real Sun

<b>UPDATE</b> – It turns out that the screens are actually an ad for tourism in China’s Shandong province and not a way to provide a fake sunrise during …

Huge Secret Tunnels Found Beneath the Ice of Antarctica

(Image: Anne LeBrocq)<p><i>Popular Science</i> reports that scientists from UK universities and the British Antarctic Survey have found enormous tunnels …

Spectacular Lightning Show Over the Grand Canyon

The Grand Canyon inspires many people to photograph its grandiose scale and scenic landscape, but Sedona-based photographer Rolf Maeder has managed to capture a sight less seen–the Grand Canyon being hit by a spectacular thunderstorm. Being drawn to nature, Maeder originally moved to Sedona 13 …

Grand Canyon

The Hidden History of the MLB Playoff Team Logos

This afternoon, postseason baseball will commence as the Cardinals take the mound against the Pirates. But in a different time, it would have been …

See a speed test between every iPhone model ever made

Years later, the original iPhone is a bit like the "little gadget that could" in some head-to-head tests with its successors.<p>Logic and Moore's Law would seem to dictate that the newly released iPhone 5S should blow the original iPhone from seven years ago out of the water when it comes to which …

Mobile Technology

Curiosity findings show 2 percent of Mars soil contains water

The first analysis of soil dug up by the Curiosity rover reveals new insights into the red planet's propensity for retaining water beneath its surface.<p>After examining fine-grained soil particles extracted by the Curiosity rover from beneath the surface of Mars, scientists have concluded that …

Space Travel

Adding Eyes and Teeth Brings Everything to Life

You may remember Toronto street artist Aidan Glynn shopdropping Super Mario Bros. mushrooms. More recently, he's been turning urban fixtures into …

California first to get electronic license plates? Easier to track?

The California State Senate approves a bill that would allow for a pilot program to test digital license plates. Will it involve tracking?<p>California is the home of everything that's new, exciting, and, well, accidentally nefarious.<p>It's a delight, therefore, to hear that we here in the Golden State …

California

Dog Sentenced to Life In Prison

The dog in the mug shot is Pep, also known as Inmate C2559. He lived at Eastern State Penitentiary in Pennsylvania beginning in 1924.<p>Prison folklore …

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Vibrating shoes could be the future of navigation and wearable tech

<i>This article was taken from the September 2013 issue of Wired magazine. Be the first to read Wired's articles in print before they're posted online,</i> …

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State Record Gator Killed in Mississippi -Twice

It was a big weekend for alligator hunting in Missisippi. A six-person crew led by hunter Sean King of Yazoo City hooked what they joked was the Loch …