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Beautiful Space Pictures: The Universe Does Not Get More Spectacular Than These 38 Amazing Images

Space. It's just... ridiculous.<p>As Douglas Adams once wrote:<p>"Space is big. Really big. You just won’t believe how vastly hugely mindbogglingly big it …

Are the robots about to rise? Google's new director of engineering thinks so…

It's hard to know where to start with Ray Kurzweil. With the fact that he takes 150 pills a day and is intravenously injected on a weekly basis with a dizzying list of vitamins, dietary supplements, and substances that sound about as scientifically effective as face cream: coenzyme Q10, …

Acid house and the dawn of a rave new world

Electronic music,Culture,Happy Mondays,Drugs,Young people,Society,Music festivals,Clubbing,Dance music,Pop and rock,Music<p>In the late 80s, acid house became the biggest youth revolution for decades, uniting one ecstatic generation while horrifying parents, politicians and police

Letizia Battaglia's best photograph: mafia murder victims in Palermo

When I took this photograph, I was a young and lively woman, strong in my ideals and beliefs. I photographed Palermo day and night for an anti-fascist communist paper, taking pictures of everything I saw: wealth, deprivation, children, as well as mafia violence. Palermo, the capital of Sicily, was …

How to manage multiple iOS devices within a single household

Recent research shows us that as high as 40 percent of iPhone owners keep their older phones around as a spare and an additional 20 percent give them …

15 Ways to Fix Everything With Vinegar

Made a mess? Look no further than your kitchen cupboard<p>Made a mess? Look no further than your kitchen cupboard

DIY Hot Tub - DIY

I have lived in the Pacific Northwest with its cool, damp winters for more than 20 years, and I always wanted to build a hot tub. I wasn’t interested …

The best alternatives to Google's own Android apps

As Android has evolved, Google's worked increasingly hard to keep users locked into its ecosystem. The search giant creates new apps, retains users by giving them a thoroughly decent out-of-the-box experience and then charges device makers for a license to embed them on their phones and tablets. …

Meet Rise, The Diet App That Helped Me Lose 20 Pounds (And Keep It Off During The Holidays)

Dieting isn’t easy. In fact, it’s pretty damn hard. Most diet plans have strict guidelines that are difficult to stand by. Hiring a nutritionist can be effective, but the cost is generally out of reach for most people.<p>Rise, a new mobile app for dieting and health, aims to connect users with their …