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Cassini's 'Inside Out' Movie From Within Saturn's Rings Will Make You Emotional

On September 15th, Cassini’s 20-year-long exploration of the Saturnian system will finally—regrettably—come to an end. But even in its final act, the …

Astronomy

The best ways to back up all your photos to the cloud

Keep your digital memories safe<p>If your mobile phone (or laptop) falls in a lake, what happens to those years of digital photos you've been saving up? Unless you've got them safely backed up somewhere else, they're likely to be gone forever. Which is why getting them synced to the cloud is such a …

Google to Show Continuously Updated Election Night Results

Stay informed on election day.<p>As soon as the polls close on Tuesday, Nov. 8, Google (goog) will display continuously updated election results through …

The Cronut Craze Goes Global

New croissant-doughnut hybrid has fans—and imitators—around the world.<p><b>It was bound to happen. In these days of goat cheese-and-honey ice cream and bibb lettuce cocktails, palates are primed for the unexpected. People are obsessed with the new. And if it happens to be delicious, the world pretty</b> …

40 Maps That Will Help You Make Sense of the World

If you’re a visual learner like myself, then you know maps, charts and infographics can really help bring data and information to life. Maps can make …

Shipwreck Yields Most Silver Ever

The 61 tons of silver salvaged from a 1941 cargo ship are worth millions.<p><b>An oceanic exploration company has recovered 122,000 pounds of silver from a shipwreck 300 miles off the coast of Galway, Ireland—the heaviest amount of precious metal ever retrieved from a shipwreck.</b><p>In February 1941, the S.S.</i> …

China's rainbow mountains - in pictures

The Danxia scenic area in Gansu province, north-west China, is a landform of reddish sandstone that has been eroded to create unusual rock formations

It’s true, everything looks cooler under an electron microscope. The researchers at FEI continue to crank out awe inspiring macro photos like the ones above. Click the images to view in lightbox mode...

It’s true, everything looks cooler under an electron microscope. The researchers at FEI continue to crank out awe inspiring macro photos like the …

35 Random Corners Of The Internet You Should Visit When You Need A Break

Bookmark this for when you're having a bad day or when you just need a distraction and want to play. There's something so soothing about these single-serving sites.<p>Major h/t to this post by Tumblr user Writing Weasels and the website The Useless Web for providing me with endless hours of amusement.

Jackson Pollock

7 of the World's Longest-Running Experiments

These scientific research projects certainly didn't happen overnight.<p><b>When physicists at Trinity College, Dublin, started a viscosity experiment in 1944, Franklin D. Roosevelt was president of the United States, World War II was well underway, and Meet Me in St. Louis was tearing up the box</b> …

Snowden Wants to Keep the NSA 'Blueprint' Private

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>According to journalist Glenn Greenwald, NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden has the equivalent of …

The Idea: Mapping the Future

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>For digital nomads and even some Luddites, online maps are a ubiquitous tool.<p>Now Google is pushing deeper into the realm of virtual travel. Taking its “Street View” technology off-road, Google Maps has been adding photo tours of popular attractions, from the Colosseum in …

The Radar: Travel Lately

TravelTraveler Magazine<p>The Radar – the best of the travel blogosphere – is a regular feature on Intelligent Travel every Wednesday.<p><b>Here’s this week’s:</b><p>The markets of <b>Marrakech</b> beam with color, tradition, and taste, but they can be overwhelming. Check out these tips on how to cope with the chaos and …

Flipboard Is Coming to Windows

Inside Flipboard / June 26, 2013<p>As reported earlier today, Flipboard will be coming to Windows later this year.<p>Flipboard will be custom-made for this …

Gorgeous Black-and-White Vintage Photos of Early NASA Facilities

Among the great joys of spending countless hours rummaging through archives is the occasional serendipitous discovery of something absolutely wonderful: Case in point, these gorgeous black-and-white photographs of vintage NASA (and NASA predecessor NACA) facilities, which I found semi-accidentally …

The 1981 Indianapolis 500

Who deserved to win the 1981 Indy 500? Mario Andretti and Bobby Unser are still at odds over the finish.<p>Some races are decided on the track. Some are decided in the pits. The 1981 Indianapolis 500 was decided by an appeals board 138 days after the race ended. And more than three decades later, the …

NASA creates eye-popping 160-megapixel image of our two nearest galaxies (video)

NASA is determined to bring the final frontier closer than ever -- or at least a small, photographic slice of it. Using NASA's Swift satellite, astrophysicists at Goddard Space Flight Center and Pennsylvania State University were able to create a stunningly detailed survey of the two galaxies …

Where are the Aliens? Interview With a SETI Researcher

Yesterday the internet was abuzz with talk about UFOs and the Roswell incident, which took place 66 years ago this week.<p>Discovering life beyond Earth has always been considered by some to be the holy grail of science. However, no little green men or even measly microbes have been conclusively …

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Power Rangers

Why Pacific Rim Doesn't Look Like Any Movie You've Ever Seen Before

<i>Pacific Rim</i> pays tribute to classic monster movies and films about massive mechanical gladiators — but at the same time, this movie looks totally …

Let's Go Exploring

The Only Smartphones Worth Buying Right Now [RANKED]

Plus, there are a bunch of relatively new devices that have launched in recent months from just about every big name in the smartphone business.<p>Here's what you should be looking at.<p><i>Note: We update this list approximately once a month. Our rankings are based on a variety of factors including design,</i> …

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If you can’t beat ’em, support ’em: Garmin launches a smartphone HUD for cars

Facing the rise of smartphones that can take the place of dedicated navigation systems, Garmin’s(s grmn) got a new device: and this one works <i>with</i> …

The Energy Fix: Engineering Triumphs Over Wave And Tidal Forces

How water could be harnessed for roughly a third of U.S. annual electricity usage<p>The Bottom Feeder<p>Water is 800 times denser than air, and building a gen­erator able to withstand the tremendous force it generates has hampered the development of next-gen hydropower. If engineers can harness its …

Egypt crisis: Morsi supporters gather for protests

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/992000/992230_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534469338_e69421e8d23163c73f7c8acb85916d84<p><b>Supporters of Egypt's ousted president are gathering for protests in the capital to demand his reinstatement.</b><p>The army, which removed Mr Morsi and …