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Fixing his car would cost more than what he paid for it, so Iqaluit man took on Fiat-Chrysler — and won

When John Fawcett and his wife, Sandra, learned that they were pregnant, he got down to work. He had never owned a car before. In Iqaluit, Nunavut, …

Jeep

400-Year-Old Physics Mystery Is Cracked

<i>Editor's Note: This story was updated at 1:30 p.m. E.T.</i><p>The mystery of tiny teardrop-shaped glass confections that can survive a hammer blow, yet …

Judge downplays Jeter comparisons: 'There's only one Derek Jeter'

Aaron Judge doesn't want to be known as a new Mr. November.<p>The New York Yankees rookie has taken MLB by storm, leading the majors with 13 home runs …

New York Yankees

New Magnificent Photos of Beautiful Libraries around the World

Since 2011, French-born, New York-based photographer Franck Bohbot has traveled all over the world in a quest to document the captivating beauty of libraries for his ongoing series titled <i>House of Books</i>. From Rome to Tokyo to Paris, he creates a visual record of the cultural institutions that have …

France

Explore 14 Billion Years Of Wikipedia History With This Hypnotic Data Viz

If every moment in human history was a single steel ball, Histography is like an 4-D Newton’s Cradle, visualizing how all of these events bump up and knock up against each other on a 14-billion-year time frame. It’s beautifully hypnotic—and impressively, it’s all sourced from Wikipedia, which means …

Wikipedia

Watch: Boeing On How They Developed The World’s Lightest Material

For years, Boeing has been developing an extremely lightweight material that could be used for airplane parts. Despite being made from metal and being nearly as strong as titanium, the material is 100 times lighter than styrofoam.<p>This week, they released a video explaining how the material is …

Engineering

Deleting genes could boost lifespan by 60 per cent, say scientists

The secret of extending life by decades may lie in switching off certain genes, scientists believe, after showing that small genetic tweaks can make organisms live 60 per cent longer.<p>Ten years of research by the Buck Institute for Research on Ageing and the University of Washington has identified …

This new app lets you control your Android phone from your computer

If you’ve ever gotten tired of picking up your Android phone while you’re sitting in front of your computer, well, you’re not the only one. A new Chrome app allows you to use your Android phone right from any computer that can run Chrome. It works on Windows, Mac OS X, and Chromebooks.<p>The new Vysor …

MIT figured out how to 3D print using glass instead of plastic

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology unveiled a new 3D printing method on Friday that employs transparent glass as precursor instead of plastic. The method, called G3DP, works basically the same way that conventional 3D printing does though the team found that they could …

10 Workout Apps To Improve Your Summer Sessions

Make your beach body #goals a reality.<p>As the weather heats up, so do our exercise regimens. ELLE ranks our ten favorite fitness apps for every workout #goal.<p>Nike Training Club<p>This app was specially designed for women and features audio of female trainers (you'll have more than 85 to choose from) …

Secretive space drone used to test futuristic propulsion system

Ask someone in the street what they know about the Air Force's top-secret space plane and you'll probably wind up getting pinched by the NSA. Nobody can claim to know much about the X-37B, beyond the fact that it's the force's long-term space vehicle, capable of staying in orbit for more than a …

Remembering Babe Ruth, Baseball's First Superstar

It's baseball season. Which means that it's time to look at a bunch of photos of the Yankee legend.<p>It's baseball season. Which means that it's time to flip through a bunch of photos of the Yankee legend.

Baseball

33 Of Your Favorite Bands Recreated With LEGOS

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