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Rich Thoma
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Eating Carbs Helped Humans Develop Big Brains
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Skysphere, A Futuristic-Looking Living Space With a 360-Degree View
The Skysphere is a futuristic-looking living space created by designer and engineer Jono Williams. Its circular design features 270 square feet in the living area which includes a bed, custom couch...
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Man Builds a Highly Detailed Five-Foot Long Millennium Falcon Model Out of Cardboard in 140 Hours
Columbus, Ohio-based Thomas Richner, an associate professor of animation at the Columbus College of Art and Design, has built a highly detailed five-foot long model of the Millennium Falcon out of ...
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Figure anthropologists from a SW franchise-free parallel universe. What would they see here?
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Gillian Anderson has started a campaign for an X-Files LEGO set
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NASA Just Sealed Six People In a Dome For a Year to Practice Mars
Life on Mars may sound glamorous, but in reality it’s going to mean a lot of time crammed in a small bubble with a few other humans. This could end very badly. So to practice, NASA has taken to sticking people in domes and keeping them isolated for months on end.
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+Rich Thoma do you think any of them will be alive when it's unsealed?
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NASA tests 3D-printed turbopump
NASA has previously tested simple 3D-printed rocket components, such as combustion chambers and fuel injectors, but if the technique is to be practical, it has to cope with more complex items ... like a rocket engine turbopump.
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This giant artificial wave park just opened up to surfers in Wales
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DARPA sees future in vacuum tubes
In today's world, vacuum tubes or radio valves seem as dead as high button shoes and buggy whips, but DARPA sees them as very much the technology of the future and is looking to develop new tube designs and manufacturing techniques.
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Fox Mulder Asks ‘Are You Ready For This Scully?’ in Short Promo For the New X-Files
FOX has released a short promo for the X-Files revival where Fox Mulder asks Dana Scully "Are you ready for this Scully?". I know that we are ready for it. The series premiers on January 24, 2016.
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The sad ruins of the Soviet Union's space shuttle program
Russian space shuttles sit forever unused at the Baikonur Cosmodrome, gathering dust.
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Too busy destabilizing regimes in the FSU to bother with preserving their history.
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