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Pokemon Go Causes Thousands To Rush On Central Park In New York

'Oh my God.'<p>Thousands of people have been filmed descending on New York’s Central Park to catch a rare Pokemon on Pokemon Go.<p>Crowds involved in the …

Pokémon

I see #London, I see #France (Sept 30, 2015, Astronaut Scott Kelly)

Could just two people repopulate Earth?

The last man on Earth is a common trope in fiction – but what if it actually happened? How many people would it take to save our species?<p><i>This story is featured in BBC Future’s “Best of 2016” collection. Discover more of our picks.</i><p>The alien predators arrived by boat. Within two years, everyone was …

Hilarious Celebrity Twitter Comebacks

Twitter is a great way to interact with people you wouldn't normally have the chance of interacting with i.e. famous people, politicians, mayors, …

Celebrity Gossip

Nintendo's New 'Pokémon Go' Could Bring Augmented Reality To The Masses

Teaming up Google spin-off Niantic labs to let you catch 'em all IRL<p>Time to put the cards and handheld games away and go outside. But not because you’ve been cooped up too long: because next year outside is where you’ll find Pokémon.<p>The Pokémon Company, in conjunction with Nintendo and Google …

How Much Does The Public Know About Science?

Data Points<p>A new report found some surprises when it looked at the state of scientific knowledge amongst Americans.<p>The public's lack of scientific literacy is a familiar lament voiced by scientists. But a new Pew Research Center Report finds that while Americans' knowledge of the sciences is …

Pew Research Center

Beauty beyond - winning astronomy photography

<b>Shimmering phenomena in the night sky - and starry sights billions of light years away - take a look at some of the finalists in the 2015 Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition.</b><p>"Utterly enthralling with moments of brilliance" is how the comedian, impersonator and amateur astronomer …

'Star Trek' virtual tour will recreate every deck of the Enterprise

You've probably seen a few attempts at recreating worlds in game engines, but never at this level of detail. Artist Jason B is working on the Enterprise-D Construction Project, an Unreal Engine-based virtual tour that aims to reproduce all 42 decks in the Enterprise from <i>Star Trek: The Next</i> …

6 Apple Watch third-party complications to try right now

The biggest update to Apple Watch, watchOS 2, has finally arrived. Apple Watch wearers are can now take advantage of a host of fresh conveniences.<p>One …

Smartwatches

Here's what 3D Touch can do on the iPhone 6S

Peek and Pop and Lock screen animations<p>The new cameras on the iPhone 6S are nice, but the biggest technical innovation Apple crammed into the thing is the screen. Actually, it's just underneath the screen: the sensors that enable 3D Touch. If you haven't been following, 3D Touch is Apple's branding …

WatchOS 2 hands-on: What Apple Watch should have had from the start

Ignoring the mixed reviews, common sense and the usually wise advice that you should avoid first-gen products at all costs, I bought an Apple Watch last June. Honestly, I'm still surprised by that. I backed the original Pebble crowdfunding campaign, and I've tested a few Android Wear devices, but …

Here's a running list of third-party complications for your Apple Watch

Do you want to put third-party complications on your Apple Watch face? Not sure where to start or how to keep up on the latest? Head over to Reddit, …

Apps

Here are the Most Heart-Stopping Photos of Saturn from the Cassini Mission

The spinning vortex of Saturn's north polar storm on Nov. 27, 2012. Taken using a combination of spectral filters sensit<p>... VIEW MORE<p>NASA/JPL/Space …

Astronomy

The 51 Best Fantasy Series Ever Written

Whether you're a Swords and Sorcery type of fantasy reader, a fan of battles and betrayal, or you just want a few more goddamn elves in your life, there's something for you here. These are the truly great fantasy series written in the last 50 years.

Books

‘Dismaland’: A Theme Park by Banksy

The anonymous British street artist’s ambitious new installation features an orca jumping out of a toilet, ritual book burnings, and a dead Cinderella.<p>An anarchy-friendly theme park? A fun day out for the whole family that features book burning, a puppet Jimmy Savile, and political commentary? …

A psychologist reveals the 9 most common dreams and what they mean

Many psychologists have given up trying to interpret dreams, but we talked to one who hasn't.<p>Psychologist Ian Wallace has interpreted over 150,000 dreams during more than 30 years of practice.<p>He helped us compile a list of nine of the most common dreams, their meanings, and what action you should …

How Pantone Became The Definitive Language Of Color

Pantone is more than a color language for designers—it’s grown into a global design force. But is that good?<p>A few minutes into the <i>Wizard of Oz</i>, Dorothy opens her eyes and surveys the Technicolor world around her. Dorothy follows the Yellow Brick Road, she arrives at the Emerald City, and she clicks …

Graphic Design

7 Insanely Inventive Movies You Have To See To Believe

The just-wrapped Toronto International Film Festival is where many Oscar hopefuls launch campaigns. But it's also an excellent platform to discover movies that are wildly different from anything you might see in the multiplex.<p>Noodles like white worms in gray-green sludge, supposedly human flesh …

London, 75 Years After Destruction

On this day, 75 years ago, the Nazis began their aerial assault on London. Intended to demoralize the Brits, it backfired.<p>The unofficial motto of the …

Four future space technologies that will change the world in your lifetime

From ending natural disasters, to flying to Sydney in an hour, scientists are working on future technologies to solve some of humanity's biggest challenges<p>Imagine a world where severe storms, tornadoes, and flash flooding are no longer a threat to human life. Or a time when flying from London to …

11 Things You Might Not Know About the International Space Station

The International Space Station is one of the most significant scientific achievements of our time. It was only through immense technological and …

Newly discovered reef is said to rival Great Barrier Reef

With its multitudes of marine animal and plant life, the Great Barrier Reef is a UNESCO World Heritage site, and indisputably one of the wonders of …

Winners of the 2015 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest

The winners of the 27th annual National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest have just been announced. Winning first prize, Anuar Patjane Floriuk of Tehuacán, Mexico, will receive an eight-day photo expedition for two to Costa Rica and the Panama Canal for a photograph of divers swimming near a …

Apple is in talks to become a wireless carrier

The absolute worst part of buying an iPhone every year is having to deal with AT&T and Verizon in order to qualify for Apple’s latest device. That could soon be a thing of the past, though, as Apple is looking to launch its own wireless network so users wouldn’t have to deal with traditional …

Charlie Hunnam Is The Hunky Hipster ‘King Arthur’ Of Your Dreams

After <i>Sons of Anarchy</i> completed its run, star Charlie Hunnam made it clear that he was ready to make the transition from television to film. After the kaiju bashing <i>Pacific Rim</i> was a hit, he decided to continue his working relationship with Guillermo del Toro with <i>Crimson Peak</i> and <i>Pacific Rim 2</i>, …

Dear NASA, Maybe It's Time We Give Our Moon A Name

Blue, blue moon.

Pluto and other known “not-planets” in our solar system mapped in scale image montage

Montage by Emily Lakdawalla.<p>“Now that I have a reasonable-resolution global color view of Pluto,” writes Emily Lakdawalla, “I can drop it into one of …

Astronomy