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There may be more Earth-like planets than grains of sand on all our beaches

New research contends that the Milky Way alone is flush with billions of potentially habitable planets -- and that's just one sliver of the universe.

By March 19, 2015

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Hakuto's lunar rovers cross the sand in Hamamatsu

It was a windy, blustery day when Google Lunar XPrize team Hakuto took to the dunes in Hamamatsu to test their rovers. We were there to capture the proceedings.

14 Images By January 23, 2015

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Motorized beach umbrella drills itself into the sand

Fed up with wobbly beach umbrellas that take flight at the slightest breeze? The DrillBeach might be just the thing for you.

By December 10, 2014

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'Abandoned in Place': Forgotten space launch sites left to the sands of time

Photographer Roland Miller has made it a mission to document space launch sites abandoned across America.

By November 25, 2014

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NASA: This planet is the closest thing to Earth yet

Data from the Kepler Space Telescope reveals a planet that hits the triumvirate of being just right: It's the right size in the right place, and is circling a star similar to our sun.

By July 23, 2015

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Wear the sands of Tatooine on your wrist

This limited-edition watch features sand from the "Star Wars" set of Tatooine in Tunisia, and is proudly worn by none other than Chewbacca himself.

By September 2, 2014

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'Mad Max: Fury Road' trailer full of sand, grit, rusty rat rods

Tom Hardy takes on the role of Mad Max as the sand flies in a first-look trailer for the 2015 post-apocalyptic film.

By July 28, 2014

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Lake in Turkey turns blood red

A lake in central Turkey called Tuz Golu turns bright red during the hot summer season, and it's not because of some biblical plague.

By July 23, 2015

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Build a 'Back to the Future' hoverboard replica from everyday items

A new YouTube DIY show, "Low Budget Prop Shop," shows how to build a cheap "Back to the Future II" hoverboard using stuff you have sitting around the house.

By July 21, 2015

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NASA's new million-mile view of Earth is a stunner

A faraway satellite turns its eyes back to its home planet to catch a fresh photo of our Blue Marble suspended against the darkness of space.

By July 20, 2015