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Colossal chart compares hundreds of sci-fi's greatest spaceships

The world of sci-fi has brought us countless spaceships and other galaxy-hopping vessels, but no one's ever brought them all together quite like this. Dirk Loechel has charted out a massive size comparison of ships from dozens of fictional worlds. As you'd expect, iconic franchises like <i>Star Trek,</i> …

The 10 best bridges

From a waterway through the sky to a Persian teahouse and sluice, our architecture critic picks his favourites<p>Which other bridges should have made the list? Have your say in the comments, or share a photograph of your favourite via GuardianWitness, and your idea could be featured in our alternative …

Your future ultra-fast internet connection just launched into space

Elon Musk’s commercial space company, SpaceX, has just launched a Falcon 9 rocket into orbit carrying a Canadian Space Agency satellite, CASSIOPE. Part of the satellite’s payload is Cascade, a prototype for a super-fast space-borne file-transfer system—a kind of digital courier service.<p>The idea …

Space Exploration

How Much Will It Cost to Start My Own Architecture Firm?

<i>Starting your own firm is a daunting task, especially if you're not completely sure of what you're getting yourself into. Author Mark LePage, founder</i> …

Architecture

Brain scans of porn addicts: what's wrong with this picture?

Scan images show that watching online 'adult' sites can alter our grey matter, which may lead to a change in sexual tastes<p>The Cambridge University neuropsychiatrist Dr Valerie Voon has recently shown that men who describe themselves as addicted to porn (and who lost relationships because of it) …

Help Put The Fantastic Cuddle Mattress Into Production ! [Video]

Do you remember the Love Mattress we posted a while back on Freshome? Envisioned by Mehdi Mojtabavi, which we also interviewed, this design had an …

Blacklight: Retribution sells the PS4 controller as a shooter's best friend

<i>Blacklight: Retribution</i>, Zombie Studios' free-to-play shooter which launched on PC in 2011, might be one of the first shooters on the PlayStation 4 — a fact that carries with it a tremendous amount of pressure.<p>Consoles live and die by the ergonomics of their controllers, and the manner in which …

Full List Of PlayStation 4 Games Confirmed For Release

Following on from the full list of Microsoft Xbox One games that have been confirmed and will be released for Microsoft’s new next-generation games …