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The Martian: how the audiobook hit rocketed to film glory

Originally a self-published novel, The Martian became a hit as an audiobook. Now it’s an Oscar-nominated film – and others are set to follow it into the stratosphere<p>In 2011, after a long search for an agent, Andy Weir gave up on big publishing. He had a small and dedicated following as a longtime …

Nasa releases mesmerising video of liquid in space

Amazing footage of astronauts playing with colourful liquid at the International Space Station for a science experiment<p>Beautiful footage has emerged of astronauts in the International Space Station playing with a colourful ball of liquid.<p>The video was filmed using the Epic Dragon camera by RED …

The brutal, sexist harassment Bollywood actresses face on Twitter

Last month, at the launch of her debut book <i>Mrs. Funnybones</i>, actor-turned-writer Twinkle Khanna had a fitting analogy for Twitter trolls.<p>“Cockroaches,” she quipped to director Karan Johar’s the-first-thing-that-comes-to-your-mind question.<p>“You spray Hit (an insect killer), they come squirming out, …

Bollywood

This Genius Tiny Apartment Transforms Into 5 Different Rooms

It has everything you need in 360 square feet.<p>Well, here's a new twist on the micro-apartment trend: This 360-square-foot apartment in New York City's Gramercy neighborhood turns itself into five different rooms with the push of a button. Created by MKCA — designers of many of New York's tiniest …

Water: the weirdest liquid on the planet

The more scientists examine H2O, the stranger it starts to seem. Water bends all the rules – but if it didn’t, ice would sink and firefighters’ hoses would be useless<p>Water is the only substance on Earth whose chemical formula has entered the vernacular. We all know H2O, even if we don’t understand …

Fire Fighting

What would you see in a black hole?

What would it be like to fly a spacecraft into a black hole? Marcus Woo investigates.<p>Something about a black hole just pulls you in. Sure, its gravity is so strong that not even light can elude its grasp. But, there's something else, something harder to pinpoint. Maybe it's a black hole's absolute …

Black Holes

Players watch videos to find mistakes, I watch to enjoy my boundaries, says Virender Sehwag

Well before the ball has even pitched, Sehwag says he knows exactly which hoarding his eventual hit is going to be.<p>Written by |<p><i>‘See-ball-hit-ball’ is</i> …

10 Things You Didn't Know Your iPhone Could Do

From the editors of PopularMechanics.com, You may be missing out on some of its most powerful features.<p><b>1) Take Siri to School</b> <br>Tired of Siri pronouncing things wrong? Next time she screws something up, tell her "That's not how you pronounce X," and then pronounce it for her. She'll give it another …

The Week in Spandex - The Avengers: Age of Ultron, Batman vs. Superman, Thor: The Dark World, The Flash, Bieber the Boy Wonder, Captain Marvel, The Sinister Six, Wolverine and more

<b>Our weekly round up of the latest stories from the world of screen superheroes, including Thor: The Dark World,</b> <b>The Avengers: Age of Ultron, Captain</b> …

The Week in Review: Rising Tensions in Syria

Inside Flipboard / August 30, 2013<p>Syria’s unstable and weak regime has created a two-year long turmoil, causing more than 100,000 casualties and …

Exclusive Infographic: Should You Buy A New iPhone?

Everyone wants to know: should I spring for a new iPhone? So we made an infographic that'll guide you through that thorny question.<p>Well, the day is finally here! Right now, you can head on over to Apple's site and buy the brand-new iPhone 5S. But that also means one persistent annual question is …

How our galaxy might look from outside

This artist’s impression shows how the Milky Way galaxy might look seen from the outside, from an almost edge-on perspective.<p>New research suggests …

Bic Pic: Saturn's Rings In Infrared

Every pixel in the NASA image represents 37 miles.<p>Why, hello there, Saturn. Those rings are looking pretty sharp this morning.<p>NASA's Cassini spacecraft snapped this near-infrared image of the sixth planet on June 15. You're seeing the planet from its sunlit side, from about 657,000 miles (1.1 …

2014 Audi R8 Spyder V-8

An endearing regearing.<p>TESTED<p>Among the many charms of the 2014 Audi R8 Spyder is its embrace of the exclamation mark. Press the button below the new seven-speed S tronic transmission’s gearshift lever, and the instrument panel proclaims, “Sport mode on!” Press it again, and the car responds with …

Grand Theft Auto V is the most expensively-assembled video game in history, with a budget clocking up to an eye-watering $265 million, according to …

Why sleepy brains crave doughnuts

<b>UC BERKELEY (US) —</b> We’re more likely to have an appetite for junk food when we’re sleep deprived and brain scans may help explain why.<p>Using …

UC Berkeley

A Patch Designed To Make You Invisible To Mosquitoes

<i>In our "Weekly Innovation" blog series, we explore an interesting idea, design or product that you may not have heard of yet. Previously we've featured</i>the sink-urinal<i>and</i> a better travel neck pillow<i>.</i><i>(Do you have an innovation to share?</i>Use this quick form<i>.)</i><p>A small, square patch that's not yet …

lostinthemultiplex.com |

Lost in the Multiplex is here to bring you independent reviews of both newly released and classic films. Instead of obsessing over the latest trends …

Thor: The Dark World trailer 2 arrives online

Earlier this year <b>Iron Man 3</b> launched Phase Two of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and now the Armored Avenger is set to hand things over to the God of …

Ojala en este mundo se terminen las diferencias politicas, raciales y demograficas para ser un unico pueblo unidos por el progreso y la justicia social Hopefully in this world will end political differences, racial and demographic to be a single people united for progress and social justice