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Apollo XXX: A (real) campaign to film a porno in space

PornHub, the adult video site you pretend not to know about in the presence of polite company, wants to shoot an adult film in space. Yes, THAT space.

By June 10, 2015

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GoPro jumps off skydiver, films its own 10,000-foot freefall

A brave video camera separates from its owner and goes for a spectacular dive to the ground. The fascinating footage survived the fall.

By April 6, 2015

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The microscopic parasite helping to solve astronaut bone density loss

A tiny roundworm is being studied in space in a bid to observe precisely what happens to muscle mass under zero-G conditions.

By January 12, 2015

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Omega Skywalker: A watch for astronauts

Omega has announced a new version of its historic space watch, incorporating elements designed by astronaut Jean-François Clervoy.

By December 15, 2014

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Designer brings science to the kitchen

The science of cooking gets a new meaning with these prototype appliances inspired by CERN equipment.

By January 29, 2014

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Science says perfect french fries lie beyond Mars

Food researchers have pinned down the ideal gravitational conditions for frying "potato sticks," and they're not found on this side of the asteroid belt.

By January 6, 2014

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2013: Michelle's favourite moments of the year

2013 was a ripper of a year. Here are some of Michelle's favourite things that happened over the last 12 months.

By December 29, 2013

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Learning to fly: Future space tourists train like fighter pilots

With commercial space flight on the horizon, a Pennsylvania training center offers would-be astronauts a chance to experience the rigors of blasting off. CNET sister site SmartPlanet investigates.

By November 4, 2013

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Geek forges homemade solid gold iPod watch

A geek maker comes by his 18-karat gold iPod Nano watch the hard way, by making it himself over the course of 500 hours of work.

By June 13, 2013

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Air Force's G-Force centrifuge spins its last

The U.S. Air Force is retiring its G-Force centrifuge after 22 years of spinning pilots around in order to prevent loss of consciousness caused by G-forces.

By November 4, 2010