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NASA Chooses 8 New Astronauts for Future Missions, Including to Mars

The United States space agency NASA picked eight astronauts out of a gigantic pool of applicants on June 17, and some of these astronauts will …

Microsoft Reveals The Xbox One

Microsoft promises the Xbox One will be more than just a game console, but a "living room" with a TV tuner and cable box. Users will be able to switch between watching TV and gaming instantly through the Kinect device.

Medical marijuana users can drive drugged, rule Michigan courts

In Michigan, you can smoke marijuana and still drive a car. That's what the Michigan Supreme Court ruled this Tuesday, albeit on a technicality. Though Michigan has a zero-tolerance policy for driving "under the influence" of marijuana, it also has a law on the books that exempts <i>medical</i> marijuana …

Tim Peake: Next stop Mars!

There is something about human space flight that simultaneously feels both entirely futuristic and of the past; a future written into stories and …

What If There's No Internet?

I email. I search. I shop. I Facebook. I stream. I Skype. Every year I seem to do these things a little bit more. Stroke by stroke, as I slip deeper into the Internet's embrace, I find myself wondering:<p>"What would happen if the Internet went away?"<p>Can it? It was famously built to be indestructible, …