Here’s a really cool visualization from astronomer Scott Manley that shows what our sky might look like if we could actually see all the asteroids. Asteroids aren’t visible to the naked eye because they’re too small to register but Manley was able to reveal the known asteroids and speed them up to exaggerate how they would look in real life.
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Charles Le Brun’s painting of Everhard Jabach and His Family was finished in 1660. Now that it’s 2015 and hanging in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, my favorite museum in New York, it was in need of a little bit of, um, reviving. The Met guides us through as it restores the giant piece of art and shows the steps the artwork needed to shine again.
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The Devon Tread 1, the brainchild of Southern California-based designer Scott Devon, is a watch about which I had heard much positive buzz over the past few years, but one with which I had little in the way of actual experience. With WatchTime’s emphasis on mechanical Swiss-made (and yes, some German-made and Japanese-made) timepieces, this highly unorthodox, made-in-the-USA brand had gotten lost in the shuffle — until recently, when I received the opportunity to get my hands on the new Devon Tread 2, the follow-up to the Tread 1, which incorporates several design and technical upgrades as well as a chronograph function.
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The U.S. Justice Department is investigating whether U.S. airlines are working together to keep ticket prices high, spokeswoman Emily Pierce said on Wednesday.
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A video showing a Siberian husky named Loki after he accidentally ate marijuana is making news all over the world. “It’s like he’s not even real,” a voice can be heard saying at the end of the video, which shows a man trying to prop up Loki as his tongue dangles out of the side of his mouth.
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By all accounts, Apple Music is a totally serviceable streaming music service. But it’s 2015 for Pete’s sake. Give me more than the same old service everybody’s been offering for years.
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