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First light which ever shone in universe picked up by astronomers in 'revolutionary' breakthrough

The first light which ever shone in the universe has been detected by astronomers scouring the skies for the earliest stars.<p>Using a simple radio antenna positioned in the quietest place on Earth - the western Australian desert - scientists picked up a signal of the long-sought ‘cosmic dawn.’<p>The …

The Nike Flyknit Sneaker that Started It All Is Back

The OG Flyknit Trainer from 2012 is returning to shelves.<p>Before in 2012, knit-upper sneakers—now a ubiquitous category of both performance and fashion sneakers—didn't exist. With Flyknit, Nike introduced a new way to create sneaker uppers as one seamless piece while also reducing waste. Later, it …

Sneakers

The Simple Meal That's Powering Team USA

Team USA is on the ground in Pyeongchang, South Korea, primed and ready to compete on the world’s largest stage. As a staff prone to geeking out about how nutrition affects performance, we were especially curious to learn what the elites eat before their events.<p>We reached out to a number of Winter …

What your daily routine should look like, according to science

Wondering if it's better to workout in the morning or at night? Whether that multivitamin you pop every morning does anything? Or perhaps how long you need to workout to start to see results?<p>As it turns out, scientists have been looking for answers to these questions too.<p>You can use their answers …

Weight Loss

Yes, We Can Build Industry in Space—And We Should Start Now

In a lengthy proposal released last week, former NASA researcher and current University of Central Florida professor Dr. Phil Metzger argues that the …

An Expert Explains Why You Feel So Lonely All the Time

Failing to connect with other people can seriously screw with your dopamine reward system, says psychiatrist Amy Banks.<p>We're living in what you might call an epidemic of loneliness. Recent research has shown that many of the people we feel close to probably don't reciprocate the feeling. Millions …

Manhattan West’s affordable apartments ask from $913 in lottery

The lottery for 169 affordable studios through three-bedrooms opens on September 6<p>The lottery for 169 affordable apartments at 435 West 31st Street, the rental tower in mini-megaproject Manhattan West, will open on September 6 bringing with it studios priced from $913/month (h/t 6sqft). Rentals up …

Scientists Want To Bring A Bird Back From Extinction

This might complicate our “which came first” question<p>An organization dedicated to the “genetic rescue for endangered and extinct species” thinks it can bring the great auk back from the dead.<p>Similar in size and appearance to a medium-sized penguin, the great auk went extinct in the mid-19th century …

The 10 classiest luxury cars for being chauffeured

40 American Towns You Haven't Heard of But Should Visit ASAP

Hit the roads less traveled.<p>When it comes to your vacation, most people seek out places they've seen on TV or have heard about from friends and family. Fair enough. Now, let us introduce you to 40 unsung hot spots. These unheard-of towns across the U.S. might not have made it onto your bucket list</i> …

Why a Warriors-style super team will never work in the NFL

Michael Irvin took some heat last week after he pinned the Texans’ lack of postseason success squarely on J.J. Watt.<p>“Whose fault is it? He’s the star of the team,” Irvin said. “If the Dallas Cowboys lose on my watch, it’s my fault. If you’re the baddest man on the team, you’ve got to take it both …

MoviePass tests new prices, aims to reach a $20 plan

Its new CEO, a Netflix and Redbox vet, wants to shake things up.<p>MoviePass, the subscription service that lets you see one theatrical film every 24 hours, has come under fire after testing out new pricing options with some customers, which are significantly more expensive and restrictive than …

Sling TV Adds Even More Channels from NBC and BBC America

Most notably, the beta tag has been removed from the multi-stream option and it has been renamed Sling Blue. It’s available to new subscribers for …

Anki’s Cozmo robot is the real-life WALL-E we've been waiting for

Race cars to robots was the plan all along<p>While Cozmo sleeps, it snores. The small robot — shaped like a miniaturized bulldozer with a CRT monitor for a cockpit — sits in a charging dock, waiting to be awoken. Like Pixar’s adorably anthropomorphic WALL-E, Cozmo falls somewhere between a Mars rover …

This man may be the closest we have to someone living on Mars

Smithsonian/NASA/Alex Menzies<p>Alex Menzies may be the closest we have to someone living on Mars.<p>He's the software lead for augmented and virtual …

15 Tech gadgets you'll wish you owned during a power outage or natural disaster

Like it or not, we are growing more dependent on our mobile devices with everyday that passes. At 35 years old, I am old enough to remember how to …

Expandable habitats may take us to Mars

<b>(CNN) —</b> In sci-fi movies, space habitats are huge structures with labyrinth layouts. But Hollywood doesn't have to deal with the issues real aerospace engineers face when contemplating future space homes -- such as gravity and financial constraints.<p>"Gravity ... is a really serious problem," Bigelow …

Why Did the Genetic Code of All Life on Earth Suddenly Stop Evolving?

Around 3,000 million years ago, something stopped the genetic code from growing.<p>All life on Earth exists thanks to a universal genetic code. This biological rulebook tells our cells how DNA should be translated into life-supporting proteins, without which we couldn't survive.<p>Even though the genetic …

Disney announced all its movies coming in the next 4 years — here's what you have to look forward to

In addition to an ambitious movie plan announced last fall, the studio has called dibs on a few more weekends with untitled projects, including more fairy-tale adventures.<p>With the recent enormous success of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," and the even more surprising staying power of "Zootopia" and …

Star Wars

13 things you should accomplish with your money before turning 30

When it comes to managing money, time is on your side in your 20s.<p>A head start on saving and investing could mean huge financial gains in the future.<p>To help you optimize this decade, we've come up with 13 milestones to aim to achieve before hitting 30:

Personal Finance

This Smartphone Gun Is One Hell of a Concealed Weapon

This double barrel .380 discretely slips into your pocket as a smartphone, but is ready for action at the flip of a switch.<p>Some of those in the concealed carry crowd are always seeking ways to discretely manage their sidearm so as not to reveal it and alarm the public. Shoulder and hip holsters …

Pack Like A Pro: Adventure Photographer Chris Brinlee

Pack Like A Pro: Adventure Photographer Chris Brinlee Adventure photographer Chris Brinlee Jr. tells us about the gear that is crucial to getting his …

19 Extremely Useful Things That Will Prepare You For Disaster

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A DIY augmented reality device costs under $30 to make

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IKEA-Style Home Can Be Built in 4 Days Using Only a Screwdriver

French architecture firm Multipod Studio has come up with a revolutionary housing prototype – the PopUp House. This unique dwelling comes in the form …

5 Reasons Why It's Impossible For Dads To Look Cool

Over the last couple of years, the idea of dad interests have become ironically popular. "Dad music," "dad movies," and "dad jokes" are mentioned so …

American Revolution

If Trump wins, this Canadian island wants to be your new home

Cape Breton Island is appealing to all the Americans who want to get the hell out of the country if a Donald Trump presidency happens.<p>Cape Breton is …

Donald Trump

Was Einstein right? Ripples in space-time may have been found

Are the rumors true? Whispers about a possible detection of actual ripples in space-time have been swirling for weeks, and on Thursday, the world may …