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Astonomers may have discovered the universe’s most ironic exoplanet

A team of astronomers may have discovered a “hot Jupiter” exoplanet with an atmosphere that snows titanium oxide – a kind of sunscreen – exclusively on the one side of the planet that is bathed in [...]

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Special Report: Me and my robotic suit

EMERYVILLE, California – I dream of walking every other night. The dreams aren’t bitter. They’re charged with hope. It was this hope that led me to California to take part in clinical trials for a powered [...]

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Trump Wanted NASA to Fly Past the Moon and They Just Said “No”

Not many people — and certainly not many government agencies — have the opportunity to say “no” to the president. However, NASA’s acting director, Robert M. Lightfoot Jr., might be living your wildest fantasy: he just [...]

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How North Korea’s Crazy Special Ops Assassins Almost Started World War III

According to a 1969 CIA report, interrogations of captured infiltrators revealed that “they had been taught to expect a warm welcome from an oppressed people and instead found an anti-Communism among the South Korean people so [...]

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Building a Lego robot can help you understand coding basics

Nearly everyone has played with Legos at some point in their lives. But with the advent of smartphones and tablets, the Denmark-based company has had to think beyond its blocks, creating apps and game tie-ins to [...]

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Motorola’s Moto Z2 Force has an unbreakable screen, but it isn’t flawless

Motorola brought us one of the first cool-kid phones with its Razr. But that was way back in the halcyon days of the early 2000s when bleaching your spiked tips and oversize bell bottoms were all [...]

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The Essential Phone is a beautiful alternative to Apple’s iPhone

It’s tough out there for a new phone, but if anyone has a chance at releasing one that grabs people’s attention, it’s Andy Rubin. In September 2008, Rubin’s team at Google (GOOG, GOOGL) launched Android, the [...]

After using this $35 iPhone case for a year, I’ll never buy from any other brand

(I have the Cosmic Sonix case, which costs $35.Avery Hartmans/Business Insider) Apple purists will tell you not to cover the iPhone’s gorgeous design with a case. If you need a case, though, fanboys will tell you [...]