I saw some art on the solar system a while ago (I don't quite remember where), and I have been wanting to make a solar system wallpaper for myself. Unlike the one I saw, this one is not artwork, but actual photographs mostly from NASA probes. I hope you lik...
Microsoft to raise some UK prices by up to 22 percent over Brexit
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Powerful telescopes have revealed that a nearby galaxy is 99.99 percent dark matter. That number is a new record and the galaxy’s existence
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Tesla today introduced a new version of its Model S sedan. It’s called the P100D, and it can go from 0-60 MPH in 2.5 seconds. Tesla says tha
Watch a Real-Life Jedi Deflect Fireworks With a Lightsaber
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A Data Scientist Crunched the Numbers to Find the Most Heavy Metal Word ...
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Study identifies two new carcinogens in e-cigarette vapor
Vaping is definitely toxic, but some puffs are worse than others.
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Volcanic super-eruptions are bad. Like really bad. Scientists warn of such a potentially civilization-ending catastrophe in our future, but
Pokemon Go Is Turning Us Into 'Robot Society,' Says Oliver Stone - IGN
Pokemon Go isn't all fun and games, according to Snowden director Oliver Stone.