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My Q And A With Gretchen Rubin on Making and Breaking Habits

Gretchen Rubin has a gift for adding value to her readers' lives and opening up the conversation on everything from productivity to the meaning of happiness. Her new book, out today, is Better Than Before: What I Learned About Making and Breaking Habits -- to Sleep More, Quit Sugar, Procrastinate …

The Outer Solar System Beckons

The planets and moons that sit beyond the asteroid belt are becoming more intriguing by the week. Too bad we won’t see more of them for a long time.<p>Thursday morning, my colleague Alan Taylor dropped into our company chat platform, to share two breathtaking images of Pluto, minutes after they were …

SpaceX releases first interior photos of its astronaut-carrying spacecraft

SpaceX's new Crew Dragon capsule may be reserved for astronauts traveling to and from the International Space Station — but now you can take a virtual tour of the vehicle's insides. The company just released interior photos of the spacecraft, as well as a video showing closeups of its control …

Weird Microscopic Animal Inspires New Kind of Glass

A really weird, really tiny animal — the microscopic tardigrade — is the inspiration behind a new material that could improve the efficiency of …

How Does Nuclear Radiation Harm the Body?

The amount of radioactive material being released from the damaged nuclear reactors in Japan, and the eventual impact it will have on human health, …

How Do Laser Weapons Work? (Infographic)

Despite being a staple of science fiction and fantasy, the classic “ray gun” laser weapon is unlikely to ever be developed. Even so, lasers have an …