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Home: Coca-Cola mini fridge $30 (Orig. $50), Cuisinart brushed stainless griddler (refurb) $75 (Orig. $165), more

Home Depot is offering the Koolatron Coca Cola Personal Fridge (KWC-4) for <b>$29.99</b> shipped. That’s $20 under the original $50 price tag, $12 under Amazon and the best price we can find.<p>This mini 4-Liter fridge can carry up to six 12-ounce cans, cools “up to 32-degrees below ambient temperature” and …

Home Depot

Ancient Mars May Have Been Habitable for Hundreds of Millions of Years

Mars may have been capable of supporting microbial life for hundreds of millions of years in the ancient past, new findings from a long-lived Red …

9 instruments chosen for Europa mission

NASA’s 2016 budget request includes $30 million for a mission to Europa, Jupiter’s moon, thought to have a liquid ocean beneath its icy crust.<p>Our …

Astronomy

Best Telescopes for the Money

<i>*Editor's Note: Today, check out our Cyber Monday deals page for up-to-date discounts on</i> <i>telescopes, binoculars and more gifts for all the space fans</i> …

1Password secure password manager app for Mac drops to $28 (Reg. $50)

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p><b>Update (5/22 10:35am):</b> AgileBits is now offering 1Password for Mac down at just <b>$27.99</b> via its own site using code <b>MacPowerUsers</b> …

Information Systems

LINKA will keep your bike secure and automatically unlock it when you walk up with your iPhone

Bike theft has long been an issue for riders of all ages. No matter the value of your bicycle, it has always been seen as an easy target for someone looking for a new ride or to make a few quick bucks. There is a new Kickstarter campaign that combines the convenience of a smartphone connected …

Rechargeable Batteries

Read the first ever article written about Apple

Apple’s not exactly hurting for press coverage these days. There was a time, though, when the company was desperate for any bit of publicity it could drum up. That time was February 1977, when The Apple Computer Company spoke to <i>Kilobaud</i> magazine for a multi-page feature article.<p>I don’t know whether …

Selling

Here Are the Guts of an IndyCar

How they get nearly 700 horses out of a car that weighs about as much as a Mini Cooper<p>IndyCar engines must weigh at least 248 pounds, and the car at least 1,570. So that's exactly what teams aim for and not an ounce more. We spoke with two of the men most responsible for the 2.2-liter …

Apple Watch is a miniature replica of the original iPhone

With its small screen and 0.46-inch thickness, the original iPhone from 2007 looks like an antique these days. Put it next to the Apple Watch, however, and it’s remarkable how similar the two devices look in terms of their design language.<p>At 0.45 inches, the Apple Watch is ever so slightly thinner, …

Apple Watch

Did Mars Have Flowing Water 500,000 Years Ago?

Could water have carved channels on Mars as recently as 500,000 years ago? If that's the case, it would boost the case for relatively recent life on …

Space Travel

Kerbal Space Program review: A playful masterpiece of space exploration

<b>Kerbal Space Program</b> <b><br>Developed by:</b> Squad <b><br>Published by:</b> Squad <b><br>Available on:</b> PC<p>Video games excel at manufacturing fear and self-doubt and then reward players for escaping those fears and doubts with vanities (trophies, confettied explosions, cadavers). Anything can be made fun in video-game terms if the …

Gameplay

Century-Old 'Mini-Supernova' Captured in Gorgeous NASA Photo

A stunning new photo shows the expanding celestial fireworks created by a stellar explosion that first lit up Earth's skies more than a century …

Universe

Asteroid-Mining Company to Deploy 1st Satellite This Summer

The nascent asteroid-mining industry is set to take its first steps into space this summer.<p>Planetary Resources' Arkyd-3R probe currently sits aboard …

This Is Your Brain in Deep Space: Could Cosmic Rays Threaten Mars Missions?

Mice zapped with cosmic rays can incur brain damage, suggesting that astronauts' mental performance could suffer over time on deep-space missions to …

Steve Jobs business cards up for school auction, one each for NeXT, pre-1985 Apple & Pixar

If you like a little Steve Jobs memorabilia and want to contribute to a good cause, the Marin School has three Steve Jobs business cards up for auction, spanning 1984 to 1990, providing one each for NeXT, Apple and Pixar.<p>Bidding started at $600, and was up to $2,405 at the time of writing. The …

Steve Jobs

Opinion: Here’s why Apple won’t offer internal upgrades for the Apple Watch

At the height of my Apple fandom, I purchased one of the company’s most iconic and quixotic designs: a used Power Mac G4 Cube, the beautiful floating computer Apple initially described as “revolutionary” before putting it on ice — Apple’s words — less than a year later. Like many other people, I …

Smartwatches

Early Looks Inside Apple Watch's S1 Chip Confirm 512 MB RAM, Unexpected Suppliers

Since the Apple Watch's initial unveiling last September, Apple has touted the S1 chip that serves as the brains of the device, with the company noting is has essentially packed an entire computer onto a single ultra-compact chip that is encapsulated in resin to help protect it from the …

Apple Watch

Steve Jobs’ favorite musician thinks we’re all going to own an Apple Watch

John Mayer is world renowned for his skill at plucking strings on a guitar while singing breathy love lyrics. He’s also well known as a lover of expensive mechanical watches, but when it comes to the future of wrist wear, Mayer admits pretty much everyone’s just going to buy an Apple Watch …

Apple Watch

Review: Pencil Stylus for iPad

I’ve had about four months to use the Pencil Stylus from FiftyThree, and I think it’s now safe enough to call this purchase a success. I was initially worried by reviews I’ve seen on Amazon that suggest that the Pencil can’t hold up for very long before breaking, but I’ve been taking the stylus …

Przekaż pomoc dla Nepalu przez iTunes

Możecie za pomocą iTunes przekazać od €5 do €150 na pomoc poszkodowanym w trzęsieniu ziemni w Nepalu. Cała kwota zostanie przekazana Czerwonemu …

You Can Buy the Art From Carl Sagan's 'Cosmos'

It'll cost you, though. The opening bid is $12,500<p>It'll cost you, though. The opening bid is $12,500. Source: <i>Wired</i>

Put 1977 on Your Wrist With the Apple II Watch

The Apple Watch that would make Woz proud<p>Let's talk about what's wrong with the shiny new Apple Watch about to go on sale. It's garish. It's tethered to your iPhone so it isn't any good without one. Most importantly, it's not an Apple II.<p>Never fear: You can get the height of Apple's late 70s …

Watch 4 Years of Our Raging Sun in One Epic Time Lapse

NASA's just a bunch of sun worshippers, really<p>NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) is one of the best places to get a glimpse of the sun that won't turn your retinas to ash. And now Michael König, who works in "media scenography and design," has created a time-lapse compilation SDO solar images …

Here Are Two New Mind-Blowing Maps of the Moon

Spoiler alert: There are a lot of craters<p>Geographers from the U.S. Geological Survey are giving us a great new glimpse of the moon's cratered surface with the release of amazing new maps made for NASA.<p>The colorful blue Mercator map, published Monday, was made using data obtained from the Lunar …

Milky Way Map Shows the Tiny Fraction of Planets We've Discovered So Far

So many worlds waiting to be discovered<p>As of right now, astronomers have discovered 1,827 confirmed exoplanets, and they have their suspicions about 4,604 additional candidates. Not bad considering we've only known for sure there were other planets around ordinary main sequence stars since 1995. …

This Watermelon Hack Results in Perfectly Cut Cubes

This will be the summer you win at watermelon<p>We're still two months from the official start of summer, but watermelon season will arrive sooner than you think. And you don't want to look like a complete n00b gutting one at your Memorial Day party, right?<p>YouTube's CrazyRussianHacker has got your …

Your Afternoon Viewing Is This 1977 Behind-The-Scenes 'Star Wars' Documentary

You know, for whenever you finish re-watching that teaser trailer for the tenth time<p>If you, like us, are on a bender of consuming all things Star Wars, appetite whetted by the new teaser released yesterday, then set aside 50 minutes for this 1977 documentary. George Lucas explains how Chewbacca was …

Japan Maglev Train Breaks Its Own World Speed Record

It zooms to 375 miles per hour, the train's second world record within a week<p>Last Thursday, a Japanese maglev train sprinted to 366 miles per hour, breaking a world speed record that had stood for 12 years. That new mark lasted less than a week. The train has now topped itself.<p>Traveling on a test …

The Unmanned X-47B Just Pulled Off a Mid-Air Refueling

Look ma, no pilot<p>Another first for naval aviation, courtesy of the X-47B: An unmanned aircraft has executed a mid-flight refueling.<p>The Navy's X-47B demonstrator aircraft flew over Chesapeake Bay on April 22 and connected with a refueling tanker during flight. This capability greatly extends the …

Watch Chile's Calbuco Volcano Erupt for the First Time in 42 Years

It's simultaneously beautiful and scary<p>Chile's Calbuco volcano erupted yesterday evening after sitting dormant for 42 years, creating a thick plume of smoke and ash that forced the evacuation of thousands of people in several small communities that are near it.<p>The volcano is located in Puerto …