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Infinite space exploration game Tiny Trek crowdfunds a 2014 launch

"Wait a minute -- you guys said we'd all wear red shirts."<p>I know we've been burned before by games that promised open-world exploration in a sci-fi …

Top ScubaEarth Dive Sites - The Great Barrier Reef

<b>How do you choose which dive sites to explore at your chosen dive destination?</b><p>With over 50,000 + dive sites from around the world, ScubaEarth can …

Designing in a Vacuum

Time for a little change of pace. Over the past year I’ve spent a lot of timing doing something a little different; trying to design board games. A …

This Stunning Time-Lapse of New York City is a Must-Watch

New York City isn’t what it used to be. Soldiers with M-16s stand guard at Grand Central Station, walking through Times Square feels like you’re on …

When a star meets a black hole

<b>When a star meets a black hole</b><p><i>Nasa captures huge black hole pulling star to pieces after red giant wanders too close. A re giant star that wandered too close to the centre of a galaxy 2.7 billion light years away was pulled in by the enormous gravity of the black hole - and shredded.</i><p><i>Supermassive black holes, weighing millions to billions times more than the Sun, lurk in the centers of most galaxies.</i><p><i>These hefty monsters lie quietly until an unsuspecting victim, such as a star, wanders close</i> …

The Beginner's Guide to Underwater Photography

Until recently, underwater photography was a hobby only the very rich or dedicated could pursue. Equipment was bulky, expensive, and learning the …

9 Charming Cartoons Explaining Logical Fallacies

Ali Almossawi debunks common logical fallacies in our everyday bickering. This should be on every school curriculum.

Exploring Orda Cave, the Largest Underwater Cave in Russia http://t.co/LUJPBeHWih

Secrets of Whale Shark Migration Revealed

The world's biggest fish travels far and wide, a tracking study shows.<p><b>The world's biggest fish are hungry migrators on a mission, according to a tracking study that mapped whale sharks' long journeys around the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean to a favorite feeding hot spot off the Yucatan</b> …

How One Plus One Became Everything: A Puzzle of Life

It's one of life's great mysteries ...<p>Four billion years ago, or thereabouts, organic chemicals in the sea somehow spun themselves into little homes, with insides and outsides. We call them cells.<p>They did this in different ways, but always keeping their insides in, protected from the outside world …

10 Heartbreaking Photos That Might Reduce You To Tears

They say a photo speaks a thousand words, so with the greatest respect to these heartbreaking moments from our history & the photographers that have …

Ways to improve your relationship

Getty Images<p><b>1. Get your adrenaline pumping</b> <br>Adrenaline is like an aphrodisiac in relationships, especially when you’ve been together for years. It’s …

The task ahead of you is never greater than the strength within you ✨❤❤✨ Northern Territory, Australia, beautiful shot by @driftingpixels ✨👏👏👍👍✨

One of the coolest GIFs we've ever seen: a rotating, 3D nebula

Things that GIFs are good for, in no particular order:<br>1. Cats. This one, specifically.<br>2. IWDRM<br>3. Absolutely jaw-dropping 3D renderings of …

Cosmology

The height of intelligence

In the field of psychology, the study of intelligence is a constant source of controversy. If the concept is so hard to pin down, can sweeping judgements based on it really be reliable?<p>Tall people are smarter.<p>This is a phenomenon with scientific research to back it up. It's a small effect, it's not …

A Monochrome Lego Set To Teach Tomorrow’s Architects

Six cutting-edge design firms have teamed up with the world’s most popular brick-maker to impart the core principles of modern architecture.<p>The first thing you’ll notice about the Lego Architecture Studio is that it’s white. There are no colors, no shades, no pigments, no hues here. It is as white …

Lego

Astronomy 101

Mesmerizing GIFs of Breathing Earth

Changing Planet<p><b>The biodiversity of Earth as we know it is made up of millions of species—from Baobab trees to narwhals to tiny anemones attached to the ocean floor. But can we think of Earth in a holistic way, as one living entity of its own, instead of the sum of its parts?</b><p>This is what John Nelson …

Editorial for iPad is the new text editor to beat

I realize I’m probably in the minority, but to me, the iPad is a lot more than a consumption device; it’s a real computer. Sure, it has all the benefits that usually get touted whenever tablets come up — light weight, small size, long battery life. But there's more to it. There's the clarity and …

"Mary Poppins" Is Actually An Extremely Messed Up Movie

Seriously, what's going on between Mary and Bert?

Mary Poppins

3-D Cosmic Map Helps You Wrap Your Brain Around the Universe's Weirdness

As someone who writes about astronomy, I know that figuring out the universe is tough. There's all these weird things — dark matter, quasars, …

15 Special Effects Vines That Will Blow Your Mind

HOW DO YOU DO THAT???

Magic

Shadowrun not out today, Zombies!!! on sale and more... | iOS Board Games

<b>New Releases</b><p><b>Shadownrun out for PC/MAC, coming later for tablets</b><br>In an email I received from Harebrained Schemes this morning, it seems the tablet …

Starbase Orion's long road to perfection

From my Blueprint beginning to that Black Album ending.<p>When I first played Starbase Orion in late 2011 -- back when it originally came out -- it was …

Every Wonderfully Complex Board Game Needs A Tablet Version

This is <i>Agricola</i>, available now on iOS from Playdek Games. Based on one of German board game designer Uwe Rosenberg's finest creations, it's deep, …

Board Games

See Seth Rogen, Adam Scott, and More Audition for 'The Office' in 2003 – /Film

After nine seasons of <b>The Office</b>, it’s all but impossible to picture anyone but John Krasinski affecting Jim Halpert’s smug mug, or anyone other than …