Soyuz Thruster Malfunction Has ISS Crew Running Two Days Late

Yesterday afternoon's Soyuz launch has hit a snag. A thruster misfire means the planned six-hour flight, delivering U.S. astronaut Steven Swanson and Russian cosmonauts Alexander Skvortsov and Oleg Artemyev to the International Space Station, will now take two days. Talk about a terrifying flight delay. » 3/26/14 1:30pm 3/26/14 1:30pm

This Oil and Vinegar Dispenser Stores One Inside of the Other

Why waste counter space with separate bottles of both olive oil and balsamic vinegar when the talented folks at XD Design have come up with a better all-in-one solution? Their Orbit features a pair of mouth blown glass globes sitting inside each other, keeping the two liquids separate—while also playing up the fact… » 11/12/13 5:00pm 11/12/13 5:00pm

Watch A Livestream of the Equinox Right Now

Summer is really over. For real. Today. No. Stop making cutoffs. Actually, if you're in the southern hemisphere summer is just beginning. You may proceed. The Earth will reach the equinox at 4:44 EST and the Slooh Space Camera is livestreaming now. If you haven't started talking about nutmeg and using words like… » 9/22/13 4:58pm 9/22/13 4:58pm

Would You Risk Looking Like An Idiot Who Can't Tell The Time for These…

Yes, watchmaker Ziiiro has come out with other neat, futuristic watch designs before. And it's true that you may never get used to their quirky method of telling the time. In fact, it'll most likely get you squinting and peering at the accessory for an extended period, causing your friend with the innocent "Hey man,… » 4/20/11 9:00am 4/20/11 9:00am