Tag Archives: Mars

  • Mars Science City: Mars-Simulation City in the UAE

    Mars Science City: Mars-Simulation City in the UAE

    The United Arab Emirates has its eyes on Mars for a new project that will cost more than $136 million. It’s called Mars Science City, and the goal of the project is to simulate life on Mars for an unspecified number of individuals who will be participating in the biggest space-simulation project ever constructed. HH […]

  • Twix Spread Now Available in North America

    Twix Spread Now Available in North America

    My sources tell me that in Europe, candy bar spreads are pretty common – spreadable concoctions made to taste like Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups, Snickers, Milky Way, Mars Bars, and more. Reese’s Spread has been available in North America for a while, and now it’s being joined by Twix Spread. Twix Spread is made in […]

  • ‘Mars 2030′ VR Experience is Based on NASA Research (Video)

    ‘Mars 2030′ VR Experience is Based on NASA Research (Video)

    Where will you be in 2030? Theoretically, it’s possible that you’ll be on Mars, but a new VR experience for PC (and purportedly coming to PlayStation VR in the near future) lets you sample what it will be like on Mars 13 years from now, based on actual scientific research from NASA. It’s called Mars […]

  • NASA Mars Rover Unveiled at Kennedy Space Center

    NASA Mars Rover Unveiled at Kennedy Space Center

    If humanity reaches Mars in the next few decades, how are they going to drive around once they get there? You or I don’t have to have answers to that question, unless you’re reading this as a NASA engineer, but luckily somebody’s thinking about it: Introducing the NASA Mars Rover. The NASA Mars Rover concept […]

  • Sweet Heat: Skittles and Starburst Introduce Spicy Candies

    Sweet Heat: Skittles and Starburst Introduce Spicy Candies

    As I write this I’m on speakerphone with my attorney, because it appears that Mars, Inc. has stolen my college nickname for a new line of spicy Starburst and Skittles candies. They’re called Sweet Heat, and they won’t be on grocery store shelves until December – which means there’s still time for me to get […]

  • NASA 3D-Printed Habitat Challenge: The Best Mars Home Concept

    NASA 3D-Printed Habitat Challenge: The Best Mars Home Concept

    I don’t think I’ll be exaggerating when I say that recent world events have made the prospect of living on Mars more appealing than ever. A recent design contest from NASA shows what living on Mars might actually look like in the not-too-distant future: The NASA 3D-Printed Habitat Challenge, the winner of which has now […]

  • SpaceX Interplanetary Transport System: Go to Mars for About $200,000 (Video)

    SpaceX Interplanetary Transport System: Go to Mars for About $200,000 (Video)

    With the two most hated presidential candidates in history running for office, there is an unprecedented number of people threatening to move away from the United States after the election. But SpaceX, the private space exploration company founded by Elon Musk, is offering you an even more decisive option—with the SpaceX Interplanetary Transport System, you’ll […]

  • ‘The Martian’ Starring Matt Damon: Official Trailer (Video)

    ‘The Martian’ Starring Matt Damon: Official Trailer (Video)

    Anybody who saw Interstellar probably does not have high hopes for Matt Damon’s ability to survive by himself in an isolated Martian landscape. But judging from the first trailer for his upcoming space drama The Martian, it’s possible that the guy just might be able to redeem himself. The Martian is about an aborted Mars […]