My old favorite, from Wait But Why: An even more advanced civilization might view the entire physical world as a horribly primitive place, having long ago conquered their own biology and uploaded their
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For a brief period, NASA considered rushing *Atlantis *to readiness, and launching it upwards to dock with and rescue the *Columbia *crew. Imagine an alternate timeline for the Columbia mission in which NASA
"In Focus" is my favorite part of The Atlantic's website: 38 beautiful photos (and four videos) here. Best viewed on a big, pretty monitor.
Armstrong (NY Times, via Kottke): "I am, and ever will be, a white socks, pocket protector, nerdy engineer," he said in February 2000 in one a rare public appearance. "And I take a
The Verge: For many of us, the most shocking revelation to come out of CERN's Higgs boson announcement today was quite unrelated to the science itself. Rather, we were blown away by the