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  • Explore the Martian surface with NASA’s Street View-style 360-degree imagery Trevor Mogg - Digital Trends - 1 hour 25 minutes ago
    Explore the Martian surface with NASA’s Street View-style 360-degree imagery

    Fancy visiting Mars before your ancestors get there? Well, you can. Sort of. NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory just uploaded a pretty cool 360-degree view (above) of the Martian surface, allowing you to check out the planet in all its dusty red glory. Captured by the space agency’s Curiosity rover, the panoramic imagery …

  • UK trade deficit and goods deficit widened in 2015, ONS figures show Dan Cancian - International Business Times - 2 hours 1 minute ago
    UK trade deficit and goods deficit widened in 2015, ONS figures show

    Britain's annual trade deficit and goods deficit widened in 2015, while exports and imports remained key drivers for the British economy, official figures released on Tuesday (9 February) showed. According to data published by the Office for National Statistics (ONS), in the fourth quarter of 2015, the UK's deficit on …

  • US senator calls for investigation of cruise ship in storm FREIDA FRISARO - Associated Press - 2 hours 53 minutes ago
    This image made available by Flavio Cadegiani shows damage to Royal Caribbean's ship Anthem of the Seas, Monday, Feb. 8, 2016. The ship ran into high winds and rough seas in the Atlantic Ocean on Sunday, forcing passengers into their cabins overnight. No injuries were reported and only minor damage to some public areas. The ship is turning around and sailing back to its home port in New Jersey. (Flavio Cadegiani via AP)

    MIAMI (AP) — Federal transportation officials might soon be looking into a Royal Caribbean cruise ship that ran into high winds and rough seas in the Atlantic Ocean over the weekend.

  • Toxic Waste Mountains Blighting Communities Joe Tidy, Sky News Reporter - Sky News - 5 hours ago
    Toxic Waste Mountains Blighting Communities

    Sky News research has revealed that environment agencies in the UK are dealing with dozens of abandoned waste mountains left by recycling firms who have gone out of business. The Environment Agency said, in 2014-2015 it was dealing with 50 abandoned sites in England, 10 of which contain more than 5,000 tonnes. The Scottish …

  • Carbon dioxide will 'intoxicate' fish in global oceans with devastating results say scientists

    As CO2 from ever-increasing pollution continues to contaminate oceans around the world, the global fish population will become "intoxicated" on the new chemical mix, according to scientists. The addled fish will have a far smaller chance of surviving, resulting in even further declines in the the world's plummeting fish …

  • Firewatch review Phil Hornshaw - Digital Trends - 10 hours ago
    Firewatch review

    Key Specifications Platform PlayStation 4, PC, Linux Mode Single-player Publisher Panic Genre Adventure See All It’s somewhat rare today for video games to tell smaller, more intimate stories about characters, rather than sweeping epics about saving worlds or stopping unstoppable bad guys. …

  • A study looked at air pollution levels over a 38-year period

    Pollution pumped out into the air decades ago could still be causing deaths today, a study suggests.

  • This image made available by Flavio Cadegiani shows damage to the deck of Royal Caribbean's ship Anthem of the Seas, Monday, Feb. 8, 2016. The ship ran into high winds and rough seas in the Atlantic Ocean on Sunday, forcing passengers into their cabins overnight. No injuries were reported and only minor damage to some public areas. The ship is turning around and sailing back to its home port in New Jersey. (Flavio Cadegiani via AP)

    MIAMI (AP) — The Latest on a cruise ship that was damaged in bad weather in the Atlantic Ocean (all times local):

  • Cruise ship that sailed in storm headed back to home port FREIDA FRISARO - Associated Press - 14 hours ago
    This image made available by Flavio Cadegiani shows damage to Royal Caribbean's ship Anthem of the Seas, Monday, Feb. 8, 2016. The ship ran into high winds and rough seas in the Atlantic Ocean on Sunday, forcing passengers into their cabins overnight. No injuries were reported and only minor damage to some public areas. The ship is turning around and sailing back to its home port in New Jersey. (Flavio Cadegiani via AP)

    MIAMI (AP) — A Royal Caribbean cruise ship ran into high winds and rough seas in the Atlantic Ocean on Sunday, forcing frightened passengers into their cabins overnight as their belongings flew about, waves rose as high as 30 feet, and winds howled outside. The cruise line says that although no one was injured and the ship …

  • Instagram addicts can finally switch between accounts with ease on iOS and Android

    It’s official — Instagram will now allow you to switch between accounts when on either Android or iOS. Social media managers, rejoice! Your day of deliverance has finally come. In a Monday blog post, Facebook-owned Instagram noted that the much anticipated functionality would be available in version 7.15 of the app. Now, …

  • Cyprus ends tender for medium-term gas supply Associated Press - 15 hours ago

    Cyprus' Natural Gas Co. says it has ended a two-year bid to find suppliers of natural gas to fire up the east Mediterranean island's main power plant. The company, or DEFA, said in brief statement Monday ...

  • This revolutionary 3D scanner digitizes your limbs to make custom braces and casts

    In a day and age in which everything is being made to order and to specific dimensions, it seems a bit silly that we haven’t really taken our own bodies into consideration. Our physical being, the most unique entity of all, is still attempting to shimmy into size 2 jeans (a practically useless indication of fit), fit into insoles …

  • Could 3D printing be hazardous to your health? New study claims it might be

    Researchers have new concerns over the potentially harmful effects of 3D printing, saying the materials used in the process may be potentially carcinogenic. Tiny bits of the printing material become airborne during the printing process and are small enough to be inhaled, a new study by researchers from three universities …

  • Britain's Rugeley coal plant will close this summer due to worsening market conditions for coal generation, with the potential loss of 150 jobs, operator Engie said on Monday. The one-gigawatt plant, located in Staffordshire, is jointly owned by French power and gas group Engie and Mitsui & Co. Ltd. It can provide enough …

  • Watch out, hard disks! Solid state drives will soon store more data Jon Martindale - Digital Trends - 19 hours ago
    Watch out, hard disks! Solid state drives will soon store more data

    Even as solid state drives have become cheaper and faster, the one big selling point traditional hard drives have retained over them is storage density. Although multi-terabyte SSDs are showing up now, they are still a few steps behind hard disk drives. But not for much longer, it seems. Micron has announced it’s the first …