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October 28, 2017 7:27 AM Scott Kelly Spent a Year in Space—Find Out How Hard It Was

Getting lost on a spacewalk didn't bother the astronaut, but other things did. Astronaut Scott Kelly snapped a selfie with a view of Earth from the International Space Station. Kelly holds the record for the longest single spaceflight by a NASA astronaut. What does it feel like to blast off from Earth in a rocket, knowing that you will not see your family 185

October 28, 2017 1:35 AM Stranger Things: 29 Callbacks, References, and Easter Eggs You Might Have Missed in Season 2

Late Thursday night, Netflix unveiled the hotly-anticipated second installment of its smash genre hit Stranger Things. By Friday morning, a number of fans, thirsty for the continuing adventures of Mike, Dustin, Lucas, Will, and Eleven, had already devoured the nine-episode season. But not everyone has been so quick to binge. So in the interest of serving 313

October 27, 2017 1:31 PM Taylor Swift's "Ready For It" Introduces the World to Naked Robot Taylor Swift

At some point in her decade-long transformation from ebulliently cherubic country singer to bona fide pop icon whose face, for some godforsaken reason, currently adorns every UPS truck in the lower 48, the Taylor Swift music video release underwent a shift, too, from perfunctory buzz-generating duty to honest-to-God cultural event that briefly breaks 160

October 26, 2017 10:02 AM Inside Namibia's leading tented safari camp

Ichingo Chobe River Lodge, part of the Zambezi Queen Collection and falling under the Mantis Collection, was named Namibia’s Leading Tented Safari Camp 2017 at the recent World Travel Awards Africa. The World Travel Awards celebrates its 24th anniversary this year and is recognised across the globe as the ultimate travel accolade, with winners setting 209

October 20, 2017 2:47 PM Orionid Meteor Shower: How to watch the celestial event outside or via live-stream

Over the years many people thought the arrival of Halley’s Comet portended the end of the world. The planet survived, though, and Halley’s Comet continues to zip across the sky, leaving a trail of astral debris in its wake. Scientists believe that when the Earth drifts through the debris, it lights up the sky as meteors, specifically the meteors that will illuminate 127

October 20, 2017 12:21 AM Uranus visible to the naked eye across the US

People across the country will be able to see the rare sight of Uranus on Thursday night. Folks who are out and about away from city lights, take a look at the sky to catch a glimpse of the planet. Uranus will be making a “close” approach to the Earth tonight, which will allow stargazers to have a chance to view the giant icy blue-green planet. To see the planet 126

October 17, 2017 1:08 PM Google Pixel 2 XL review: The best Android phone you can buy

Even as a longtime Pixel fan, I admit that despite Google's efforts, the Pixel 2 and the Pixel XL 2 aren't the prettiest Android phones you can buy (that honour goes to the Samsung Galaxy S8). Nor are they overflowing with features, however superfluous, like retina scanning, facial recognition or wireless charging. And, while lasting a full day, they don't 262

October 14, 2017 4:56 AM 80% discounts are back as Amazon, Flipkart start Diwali sale

With the festival of lights drawing closer, ecommerce companies have been shining a spotlight on online sales to acquire new customers and retain existing ones. And in what may possibly be the last Diwali sale this year, both Flipkart and Amazon India are hosting their four-day long festivals starting today. With big deals on top brands, coupled with massive 160

October 10, 2017 8:19 PM The new Range Rover’s most important numbers

From its 25 massage functions to its 177,030 pounds sterling, the new RR in numbers Yep, a mid-life refresh means new paint colours (two), new wheel choices (six) and, most importantly, new headlight options (four). All of them are LED, with the standard option – confusingly called ‘Premium’ – coming packed with 24 LEDs. The number rises exponentially 42

October 4, 2017 8:10 PM The smartest thing about the Sonos One is how it handles sound

Sonos just launched its new smart speaker, the Sonos One. The device has Amazon's Alexa smart assistant built-in, marking the first time a Sonos speaker has voice control. I had a chance to hear a little of what the Sonos One is capable of at its grand unveiling in New York City. I listened to some tunes, then saw how it takes advantage of the new Alexa 57