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Most popular stories of 2015: Tech Culture

In 2015 we tried hard to achieve Marty McFly’s hoverboard-laden future with at least three separate efforts, but all we got in the end were some two-wheel balancing boards that sporadically catch fire. Elsewhere, robot battles between the US and…

Happy Thanksgiving from the International Space Station

Just because astronauts are spending Thanksgiving on the International Space Station doesn’t mean they have to miss out on all of the festivities. As NASA recently shared on YouTube, those in low Earth orbit 250 miles above us will be…

Study shows the Universe is slowly dying

Out with the old, in with the new, as the old saying goes -- or just out with the old. That's because, according to a new astronomical study, "the Universe is slowly dying". Scientists have contended with this theory for…