Deep Space Nine Is Star Trek's Best World, Because It's the Real World

Submitted by Gizmodo on September 7, 2016 - 11:15am

When Star Trek fans fight about the best Trek show, nine times out of 10 they’re arguing about the original series versus The Next Generation. Obviously, both shows are excellent and fundamental to the franchise, but they aren’t the best Trek ever put on television. I believe that honor belongs to Deep Space Nine, and praise the prophets, do I love it.

The actress who plays Barb on 'Stranger Things' says she didn't think anyone would care about her

Submitted by Tech Insider on September 7, 2016 - 11:14am

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Warning: Spoilers below if you haven't watched the first season of Netflix's "Stranger Things."

Barb has become a huge breakout character for fans of Netflix's "Stranger Things," which caught the actress who played her by surprise.

This new synthetic fabric could keep you cooler than any other material

Submitted by Tech Insider on September 7, 2016 - 11:10am


Plastic might not seem like the ideal fabric to wear when you're on a sweaty hike, but a few Stanford researchers would disagree.

A team of eight researchers have developed a new kind of refined plastic textile, which they dubbed nanoporous polyethylene (nanoPE), that allows more of your body's heat to escape than any other fabric. 


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