These Metal Spiders Taught Astronauts to Land the Lunar Module on the Moon

October 30, 1964: What’s the best way to practice lunar landings when you’ve never been to the moon? With the Lunar Landing Research Vehicle, of course! Although decidedly inelegant in appearance, astronauts relied on these engineering marvels for their practice.

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These Exquisite Bee Photographs Reveal Every Delicate Hair, Antenna, and Wing

As part of their research into bees, the United States Geological Survey has compiled a drop-dead gorgeous gallery of bees. From flufftastic fuzzballs to sleek torpedoes, the variety of bees is awe-inspiring.

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NASA Loves Sending Spacecraft Into Wild Tumbles in This Spin Tunnel

September 11, 1959: The Mercury Capsule dropped in free-flight within Langley’s Spin Tunnel so researchers could observe how it gyrated and tumbled during descent. The Spin Tunnel remains in use today to study aerodynamics during unconventional maneuvers.

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The Week’s Best Deals for Your Mac and iOS Device, September 24

In this week’s deals column we’ve got a few MacBook Pros at some of the lowest prices we’ve seen for that particular laptop, so you know things are off to a good start. Grab the goods we have on offer while the getting’s good!

The Week’s Best Deals for Your Mac and iOS Device, September 24

In this week’s deals column we’ve got a few MacBook Pros at some of the lowest prices we’ve seen for that particular laptop, so you know things are off to a good start. Grab the goods we have on offer while the getting’s good!

Price Drop: The Weekend’s Best App Deals, September 18

Everyone’s App Store icon has been filled with updates lately as developers launch iOS 9 compatible versions, so while you’re in the App Store, how about picking up some deals as long as you’re at it? We’ve got some games, we’ve got some photo stuff, we’ve even got some productivity, and room left over for love, digital style. Wait, that sounds bad. Well, you’ll see. So let’s get to these great discounts right now.

The Week’s Best Deals for Your Mac and iOS Device, September 17

We focus on the Macs and iOS devices a lot here, but this week we want to focus more on gear. It’s the stuff that makes your stuff yours — the cases, the keyboards, and the cables that make it all work. If you want to funnel a little cash toward improving your current device line up, you’ve come to the right place.

Deals: Give Your Mac the Works with 15 of the Best Apps of 2015

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There’s never a bad time to give your Mac a much-deserved upgrade. So why not take this perfect opportunity to up your Mac’s abilities by equipping it with 15 of the best apps around? You can do just that with the Mega Mac 2015 Bundle, on sale now in our Deals tab.

Here’s what you’ll get from the Mega Mac 2015 Bundle:

 

  • Disk Drill Pro, the most comprehensive data recovery software around
  • Give your photos a professional touch with HDR Darkroom 3
  • Get access to all of your files anywhere with three years of Spotdox
  • Never worry about your passwords being stolen with three years of Sticky Password Premium
  • Keep your Mac running at peak potential with Macbooster 2 Standard
  • Keep your emails secure and saved with Email Archiver Pro
  • FoldingText is the simple, sleek, and elegant text editor you need
  • Commander One Pro gives the old-school file manager feel you’re familiar with
  • Never lose track of the websites that matter most to you with Fetching
  • Tap into Google’s Deepdream engine and give your images a psychedelic touch with Deep Dreamer
  • Get rid of harmful files for good with PrivacyScan
  • Crop images, apply filters, and do it quickly with a year of Pixlr Pro
  • Unlock the full power of Gmail on your desktop with Kiki for Gmail
  • Make your Mac’s Today View a news feed with Breaking for Mac
  • Monitor everything that comes and goes from your network with My Net

 

The Mega Mac 2015 Bundle is valued at $564. You can save 94% off that price in our Deals tab. That means you pay just $29.99 for 15 of the best Mac apps you can find.

Deals: Give Your Mac the Works with 15 of the Best Apps of 2015

[This is an advertorial. Maclife gets a portion of each unit sold.]

There’s never a bad time to give your Mac a much-deserved upgrade. So why not take this perfect opportunity to up your Mac’s abilities by equipping it with 15 of the best apps around? You can do just that with the Mega Mac 2015 Bundle, on sale now in our Deals tab.

Here’s what you’ll get from the Mega Mac 2015 Bundle:

  • Disk Drill Pro, the most comprehensive data recovery software around
  • Give your photos a professional touch with HDR Darkroom 3
  • Get access to all of your files anywhere with three years of Spotdox
  • Never worry about your passwords being stolen with three years of Sticky Password Premium
  • Keep your Mac running at peak potential with Macbooster 2 Standard
  • Keep your emails secure and saved with Email Archiver Pro
  • FoldingText is the simple, sleek, and elegant text editor you need
  • Commander One Pro gives the old-school file manager feel you’re familiar with
  • Never lose track of the websites that matter most to you with Fetching
  • Tap into Google’s Deepdream engine and give your images a psychedelic touch with Deep Dreamer
  • Get rid of harmful files for good with PrivacyScan
  • Crop images, apply filters, and do it quickly with a year of Pixlr Pro
  • Unlock the full power of Gmail on your desktop with Kiki for Gmail
  • Make your Mac’s Today View a news feed with Breaking for Mac
  • Monitor everything that comes and goes from your network with My Net

The Mega Mac 2015 Bundle is valued at $564. You can save 94% off that price in our Deals tab. That means you pay just $29.99 for 15 of the best Mac apps you can find.

Price Drop: The Weekend’s Best App Deals, September 11

The app deals are all about gaming this week. Productivity apps? HA! We scorn your productivity for another half hour of sweet, sweet gaming time. There’s cutting-edge graphics and retro visuals, serious adventure games and silly ones, role playing and runners, and more. If you want something educational, OK, we have that too. Do you want to see a body? Then step inside….

The Week’s Best Deals for Your Mac and iOS Device, September 10

Whew, we’re still sweating from all of yesterday’s excitement. The long-promised, long-whispered update to Apple TV is official at last, along with the iPad Pro and iPad Mini 4. There was no new iPad Air, but no worries — we’ve got some of the current-model iPad Air 2s in our refurb lineup this week, along with some last-gen iPad minis, plus a bunch more.

The Week’s Best Deals for Your Mac and iOS Device, August 27

We’re looking at the biggies this week: Apple’s top-of-the-line jumbo-sized models. So if you’ve got an iMac hankering, you’ve come to the right place. And, as always, we’ll have a collection of gadgets and goodies to go along with your new big Mac to make things run smoothly as can be. You can even save some dough on a brand-new Apple Watch!

Deals: Ace Your Back to School Shopping with these Awesome Offers

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School is about to start and it’s time for your first test: showing up prepared. You can pass with flying colors by heading to our Deals tab and grabbing great deals from our Back to School Collection.
Function and fashion don’t have to work against one another. The FYL Built-In Charger Bag is proof that they’re better together. Go to class in style while giving your phone a charge inside the bag. It’s yours for just $79.99.
It’s time to bring the padlock into the 21st century. The QuickLock does that by giving you remote control over it, allowing you to unlock it on demand or grant access to others when needed. It’s yours for just $48.99.
Keeping your device charged while still having range is important. With the standard Lightning USB cords, you’re pretty limited in how much you can move. Give yourself some range for just $18.99.
Paying for a monthly subscription for cable television can be untenable when you have tuition and room and board to pay for. Cut the cord and still get the TV you want with the Digital Indoor HDTV antenna, on sale for just $12.99.

Price Drop: The Weekend’s Best App Deals, August 21

If you know you have things to do, but you feel they can wait until tomorrow, then have we got the perfect app for you this week. And if you’re looking for something fun to do with your pictures, we’ve got that covered too. If you just like gaming, well, then you’ve come to the right place. And if you’re going back to school, we even have a few tools to make things a little easier on that front. There’s something for everyone, and it’s all available cheap or for free.

Deals: Get Your Start as a Game Dev with the 20 for $20 iOS Game Developer Bundle

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In the evolution curve of technology, mobile games have proven to be just as impressive and addictive as console and PC titles. If you want to get on the action by creating your own games, grab the Build 20 Games iOS Game Developer Bundle on sale now in our Deals tab.

Going hands on with game development is the best way to pick up the skill, and that’s exactly what you’ll do with the Build 20 Games iOS Game Developer Bundle. This four-part pack of courses will walk you through how to build 20 unique titles for iOS, ranging from educational to action-packed and more. It’s the perfect starting point for your game dev dreams.

The Build 20 Games iOS Game Developer Bundle usually retails for $2,291. Right now, you can save 99% off that price. That means you pay just $20 for 20 courses that could set you on your new career path.

Bonus Deal: Take your mobile design ambitions even further and learn how to build for Apple’s newest platform with the Complete Apple Watch Developer Course, on sale for just $29.

Deals: Get Your Start as a Game Dev with the 20 for $20 iOS Game Developer Bundle

[This is an advertorial. Maclife gets a portion of each unit sold.]

In the evolution curve of technology, mobile games have proven to be just as impressive and addictive as console and PC titles. If you want to get on the action by creating your own games, grab the Build 20 Games iOS Game Developer Bundle on sale now in our Deals tab.

Going hands on with game development is the best way to pick up the skill, and that’s exactly what you’ll do with the Build 20 Games iOS Game Developer Bundle. This four-part pack of courses will walk you through how to build 20 unique titles for iOS, ranging from educational to action-packed and more. It’s the perfect starting point for your game dev dreams.

The Build 20 Games iOS Game Developer Bundle usually retails for $2,291. Right now, you can save 99% off that price. That means you pay just $20 for 20 courses that could set you on your new career path.

Bonus Deal: Take your mobile design ambitions even further and learn how to build for Apple’s newest platform with the Complete Apple Watch Developer Course, on sale for just $29.

Price Drop: The Weekend’s Best App Deals, August 14

If you like writing, we’ve got you covered this week with note taking, journaling, and sketching in your notebook. If you like fiddling around with photos, we’ve also got you covered with apps that turn your pictures into fun times for all. And if you like gaming, you know we’ve got you covered there with all the latest price drops on hot titles and new ones too. Let’s get saving with this week’s crop of cuts.

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