Tag Archive: Moon


Your iPhone has traveled the distance of the moon and back to reach you

The various parts in your iPhone have traveled a great distance to reach your pocket — combined, they’ve gone almost as far as a trip to the moon and back. That fancy Touch ID button on the front of your iPhone 6s, for example, inhabits a 12,000 mile footprint alone, what with the artificial sapphire […]

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This watch went to the moon (and now you can wear it)

When work takes you to the lunar surface, even the smallest detail should have a Plan B. Apollo 15 commander David Scott donned his personal Bulova watch for his final moonwalk in July 1971 after the crystal on his NASA-issued timepiece fell off during a previous walk. As an idea, it proved priceless. As a […]

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You can take one small step to save Neil Armstrong’s moon suit

What are the artifacts that define America’s greatest moments? Two are the original Declaration of Independence and the Star-Spangled Banner that inspired the Francis Scott Key song. If you see those in the top three, the third might be the…

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You can take one small step to save Neil Armstrong’s moon suit

What are the artifacts that define America’s greatest moments? Two are the original Declaration of Independence and the Star-Spangled Banner that inspired the Francis Scott Key song. If you see those in the top three, the third might be the…

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5 movie sci-fi epics that shot for the moon, and 5 that missed it

Like many movie fans out there I couldn’t be more excited about the release of Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar, a spectacular-looking space epic from one of the greatest filmmakers working today. While I’m not going to get to see it until…

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Moon Hunters asks, What kind of hero are you?

SEATTLE — Tanya Short, fresh off the successful release of sci-fi-themed indie game Shattered Planet, thinks her new game has widespread appeal. For a game set in ancient Mesopotamia, that’s saying a lot. KitFox Games’ Moon Hunters, due out next…

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Explore Mars and the moon with this awesome Google Maps Easter Egg

As revealed by Steven Levy in his great book In The Plex, in the early days of Google one of the founders’ ideas for advertising the new search engine was to project a lazer image of the Google logo on…

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Yahoo! Weather Update Adds Moon Phase Animation, Pull To Refresh, More

The stunningly gorgeous Yahoo! Weather app that inspired Apple’s own new iOS 7 app for iPhone and iPad has just gotten another update, adding some great features that only enhance the usability and beauty of the app. First of all,…

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Captain America Doesn’t “Get” The Moon Landing, Nirvana And Steve Jobs [Humor]

In the Marvel universe, Captain America is a World War II era super soldier who happens to get frozen in ice, only to dethaw in modern times. As such, there’s a lot he’s missed out on, and in the latest…

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‘Moon Chart’ Will Show You All The Craters You Require

Moon Chart — Reference — $ 2.99 If you’re looking for a quick, easy-to-use reference guide for that giant rock in the sky, Moon Chart is a pretty good one. It’ll show you the phase and point out what scientists have…

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