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Astronomers Map Milky Way in Remarkable Detail

Astronomers are one step closer to solving a longstanding mystery — just what our Milky Way galaxy looks like.<p>It may seem odd that a comprehensive …

Watch: SpaceX reusable Falcon rocket lifts off, lowers back to Earth

New SpaceX video shows its Falcon 9 Reusable rocket launching, hovering and then successfully landing again. The video has gone viral online with more than 2.4 million views as of early Monday afternoon.<p>It's the first test flight of the F9R and an exciting moment for Elon Musk and company: Reusable …

Space Travel

Cat ‘just flipped,’ sends 3 family members to hospital

Three members of a California family called police Tuesday night and were taken to a hospital after a pet cat attacked inside their home.<p>"The cat ran and jumped on his leg and was like, attached to him," the cat's owner, who was clawed in the face, told News10.net. "He's never been an aggressive …

Yosemite HD II

YouTube

Anti-Rob Ford Posters Promise Only 'Pot-Smoking' Candidates

Forget politicians promising to lower taxes and create jobs, what about promising to just smoke pot, not crack?<p>A series of fake election campaign …

Kitchensurfing Raises $15 Million to Bring Private Chefs to Your Home

<i>The Launchpad is a series that introduces Mashable readers to compelling startups. If you would like to have your startup considered for inclusion,</i> …

Report: Google+ Brand Posts Get Twice the Engagement of Tweets

We've all heard the claims that Google+ is a ghost town and that the network's population is artificially inflated, but a Forrester Research analyst …

How Chipotle transformed itself by upending its approach to management

During a busy lunch rush at a typical Chipotle restaurant, there are 20 steaks on the grill, and workers preparing massive batches of guacamole and seamlessly swapping out pans of ingredients. Compared to most fast-food chains, Chipotle favors human skill over rules, robots, and timers. Every …

Fast Casual

Rock it Out! Blog: “A Look Inside The Third Man Records Rolling Record Store”

On this episode of the Rock it Out! Blog from SXSW, Sami offers a behind-the-scenes look at one of man’s greatest achievements: the Third Man Records …

Vinyl Records

Double trouble: The Kills on art's most controversial duos - video

One great rock duo – the Kills' Alison Mosshart and Jamie Hince – explore the greatest duos in art. Featuring double-acts such as Gilbert and George, Jake and Dinos Chapman, Marina Abramovic and Ulay, and Lucian Freud and Leigh Bowery, they examine this most intense bond as part of the Tate Unlock …

A Startlingly Simple Theory About the Missing Malaysia Airlines Jet

Author: Chris Goodfellow. Chris Goodfellow Gear<p>Date of Publication: 03.18.14.<p>Time of Publication: 6:30 am. 6:30 am<p>There has been a lot of speculation …

70% of Time Could Be Used Better - How the Best CEOs Get the Most Out of Every Day

The average tech CEO works about 300 days a year, 14 hours a day. That’s 4,200 hours a year. The stats for most other tech leaders and startup …

Guy's revenge: Texting complete works of Shakespeare

A man paid $133 for a PlayStation 3 on UK classifieds site Gumtree, but never received it—so he decided to get revenge on the fraudulent seller by texting him the complete works of Shakespeare.<p>Edd Joseph, 24, discovered that it's easy for him to simply copy the text of an entire play from his …

This Machine Is Like a 3D Printer for Crafters

Design technology company Cricut (pronounced "cricket") recently released Cricut Explore, a machine that can cut designs from a range of crafting …

Mapping Voyager 1's Incredible 36-Year Trek Through Space

It's a hard knock life for a planetary probe. Launched Sept. 5, 1977, the stalwart Voyager 1 spacecraft has been Earth's most distant ambassador …

Dangerous Foods Your Pet Should Not Eat

There are some common food around your house that can be quite dangerous to your pets. Most pet owners know not to feed chocolate to dogs, but did …

2017 Folks Festival schedule

2018 Artist Lineup<p>Watch for the announcement of the preliminary 2018 Folks Festival lineup later this winter - after tickets go on sale on <b>December 4</b>. …

Festivals

Watch this: climbing China's tallest building under the cover of darkness

Last year Russian photographer Vadim Makhorov caused a stir when he posted a series of images taken atop Egypt's Great Pyramid — but for his most recent adventure, he set his sights quite a bit higher. Makhorov has posted a video and a series of photos of the lengthy climb up China's tallest …

Here's how special effects masters made 'Gravity' look so real

<i>Gravity</i> is a major contender at the Academy Awards this year, carrying a muscular 10 Oscar nominations, including Best Picture, for a sci-fi epic that really raised the bar. While It has stiff competition from the likes of American Hustle in terms of acting and direction, the award for Best Visual …

Oregon cat that trapped family to get therapy

The Oregon owners of a 22-pound housecat who trapped them in their bedroom after attacking their baby say they're not giving up on their pet and are getting it medical attention and therapy.<p>Two days after police arrived to subdue the 4-year-old Himalayan cat, owner Lee Palmer of Portland said he's …

Visit the eerie hospital of Steven Soderbergh's upcoming TV series, 'The Knick'

Here's what we know about Steven Soderbergh's new TV series, <i>The Knick</i>: it stars Clive Owen, it's set at New York's Knickerbocker Hospital in 1900, and it involves early surgeries — some of which appear to go very, very wrong. Cinemax released the series' first promo yesterday, and it sums that all …

TV

Can I Really Make a Living by Blogging?

Dear Lifehacker,<br>I'm thinking about starting my own blog. I don't expect it to make me stinking rich, but what are the chances I can quit my day job …

Postr

Postr is a simple and easy to use app that allows you to post messages & photos to multiple accounts on multiple social networks at once! Do you have …

Apps

Photos From Space: At Night, North Korea Goes Totally Black

Every night, the vast majority of North Korea goes totally black. South Korea and China burn with a reddish yellow glow, sandwiching North Korea so …

Don't Watch This Video if You Have a Fear of Heights

This sweat-inducing video brings new meaning to the phrase "Don't look down!"<p>Rock climber Alex Honnold is known for his free solo ascents of enormous …

37 Things Only Swimmers Know

1. There are always at least two things hanging up to dry somewhere in your house/apartment, and they are a swimsuit and a towel.<p>2. People frequently …

20 Things That Mentally Strong People Don't Do

I often write about the things I believe we all should be doing, trying or experimenting with in order to maximize our success and happiness. …

Self-help

Ashes To Vinyl: Live From Beyond The Groove

Some sleep soundly six feet under. Others prefer an urn with a view atop a mantle. There are even companies out there which will gladly turn your …