LITERALLY OUT OF THIS WORLD

While Elon Musk is expected to reveal details this afternoon, this concept video for the Interplanetary Transport System reveals one striking design decision. Instead of launching everything at once, SpaceX launches the spacecraft into orbit first, then launches a refueling tanker afterwards to give the ship enough fuel to get to Mars.
GOD BLESS

The quest for a vaccine against rhinoviruses may have seemed quixotic, as there are more than 100 varieties circulating around the world. Even so, the immune system can handle the challenge, researchers say.
GETTING UP AND DOWN AND UP AND DOWN

When you're a golf coach like Ryan Rustand and you spend a massive amount of time around clubs and balls, you tend to pick up a useless trick or two. But this is just excessive. (*In a previous headline, we referred to this as a hole in one. We were wrong and, for that, we apologize.)
FROM THE DIGG STORE

From 3D printers to Raspberry Pi (and more!) this nine-book bundle is packed with interactive DIY hardware and Internet of Things training.
AND REALLY, INCONCEIVABLY HUGE SPACE

There is Big Space, with big corporations receiving contracts from NASA to produce custom-built hardware and software following NASA procedures at enormous cost. And there is Little Space, aiming to carry out space operations using hardware and software mass-produced for other purposes by companies in a competitive market at vastly lower cost. And they're vying for the future of space travel.
'SHE GAINED A MASSIVE AMOUNT OF WEIGHT'

Late into Monday's debate, Hillary Clinton brought up Alicia Machado, a former Miss Universe who has alleged some ugly treatment by Donald Trump, including comments about her weight ("Miss Piggy") and her race ("Miss Housekeeping"). Not content to let things slide, Trump decided to call into Fox Tuesday morning to, uh, clear the air?
2 WHEELS, 0 HORSES

“They said, ‘Hey, we’re going to do something stupid, we’re all gonna get hurt, basically knocking a ball around with makeshift mallets out of ski poles and PVC piping in a crappy parking lot down the street,’” she says. “I said, ‘Yeah, sure, that sounds like fun!'"
IT'S ALWAYS HALLOWEEN THERE

South of San Francisco, near Daly City, lies the small town of Colma where the dead outnumber the living by a thousand to one. It’s less than 2 square miles in size, but crammed within it are as many as 17 centuries where rest the bodies of more than 1.5 million souls.
A WHOLE LOTTA GREEN

14-karat gold vape pens, dank artisan grown bud, golden rolling papers, munchie-free skinny weed, and gourmet edibles are transforming a once underground trade into a luxury business.
SHAMED AND ANGRY

Alicia Machado, Miss Universe 1996, said she had eating disorders and psychological trauma as a result of the episode. “I was sick — anorexia and bulimia for five years,” she said in an interview with The New York Times in May. “I was 18. My personality wasn’t created yet. I was just a girl.”
MORE THAN SURROUNDS THE EYE

It’s hard to hide a facial tattoo. Perhaps that’s why they still provoke fears and prejudices, even as tattooing in general becomes more and more mainstream. Mark Leaver’s photographic study shines light onto an obscure corner of the tattooing world, and dispels many of the myths that surround it. H