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By Matt Hardigree, Jalopnik The Soviet lunar program was covered up, forgotten after failing to put a man on the moon. These rare photos from a lab inside the Moscow Aviation Institute show a junkyard of rarely-seen spacecraft, including a never-to-be-used Soviet lunar lander.
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Last week saw the 30th anniversary of The Empire Strikes Back , and along with it came discussions about the best way to watch the film and what we can expect from future re-releases.
The Parrot AR.Drone made waves when it was shown off CES earlier this year.
UPDATE 10/26/2010: A lot has happened since we posted this! Sam's film has gone on to win the Prix Ars Electronica Award of Distinction and was just selected to show at AFI Fest 2010 !
AlltheWeb Livesearch Yahoo’s AlltheWeb now has a new Livesearch feature (that’s right, AlltheWeb, the search engine that was hot years ago but has since been forgotten). It’s a get-results-as-you-type kind of engine, but takes the Google Suggest approach a step further.
Each year, just ahead of when the folks in Sweden announce the Nobel Prizes, Boston plays host to the ceremony at which the Ig Nobel Prizes are handed out.
Contrary to what millions of tourists that visit France each year believe, France sucks. The people are rude, cocky and to put it bluntly, the French are assholes. How can anyone take France seriously?
We can't decide whether someone is having a right laugh or simply hasn't got a clue, but we feel that National Schools Film Week could have picked a better URL to punt cinema to wide-eyed youngsters. Yes indeed, while http//www.nsfw.org/ does indeed point to celluloid enlightenment, parents had better make sure their offspring don't accidently end up at www.nsfw.com, which offers an altogether racier roster of video entertainment.
Over two months have passed since the August 5th collapse of the San Jose mine near Copiapo, Chile, when 33 miners were trapped 700 meters (2,300 ft) below ground. The men were kept alive over that time by supplies delivered through narrow holes drilled down to them, and kept hope through video conferences with family - until last night, when the first of the 33 miners was successfully lifted to the surface in a specially-designed rescue capsule. Friends and relatives, many of whom had camped nearby for months, slowly let their cautious optimism become joy as they were reunited with their loved ones.
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After years in development, Vincenzo Natali’s Neuromancer is finally moving forward. According to a press release, the film has secured sales from distributors at Cannes and visual effects work has already begun. Filming will begin in 2012 with locations in Canada, Istanbul, Tokyo, and London.
By Andrew Strieber This is our 2011 Job Rankings report. See our 200 Jobs Rated Report for 2012
William Reed , a bilingual bestselling author living for almost 4 decades in Japan, takes us on a tour of how to Master the Mandala Chart, an innovative thinking and planning tool which helps you achieve life/work balance with a flexible perspective. Check out the Flexible Focus WebBrain Index for a visual depiction of the topics in this series