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The Best Action Camera: Q2 2014 Edition

You can’t just do something dangerous and insane these days without filming it for posterity. And while action cameras let us relieve these life-highlights over and over, they aren’t all created equal. We decided to see for ourselves which one could handle your extreme adventures best.

Earth 2.0: What We Know About The First Earth-Sized Planet In A Habitable Zone

When you’re looking for alien life, the best place to look is somewhere like Earth; the only place we know of that life exists. Kepler-186f, the first Earth-sized planet to be found in the habitable zone of a star, is the best bet we’ve ever found.

What Was It: The Man Who Drives The $2.6b Mars Curiosity Rover

Matt Heverly has one of the coolest jobs in the solar system: he drives rovers. On Mars. He drove NASA’s Opportunity rover for four years, and now he’s getting ready for the biggest mission in the history of NASA’s planetary exploration — driving the $US2.6 billion car-sized Curiosity rover after it lands on Sunday.