Liz Kneebone

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NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has captured the sharpest-ever images of a solar eclipse as seen from the Red Planet. http://oak.ctx.ly/r/az1v This set of three images taken three seconds apart by NASA's Curiosity rover shows the larger of Mars' two moons, Phobos, passing in front of the sun on Aug. 17, 2013.

Are Women Responsible for the Increase in First-Person Storytelling?

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Columnists have long lamented that modern America has become a me-first generation, and there is now …

Space Oddities: 8 of the Strangest Exoplanets

Twenty years after scientists confirmed the first planets beyond our solar system, there are more than 900 confirmed exoplanets and thousands of additional candidates. Some of the worlds out there are just plain out-there.<p>Twenty years after scientists confirmed the first planets beyond our solar …

Pentagon Moves To Recognize Gay Married Couples — Including Leave To Get Married

"It is now the Department's policy to treat all married military personnel equally," says Hagel. Couples living where same-sex couples cannot marry will be given leave "for the purpose of traveling to a jurisdiction where such a marriage may occur."<p>WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel …

Egypt State Of Emergency Declared Following Police Crackdown

By Yasmine Saleh and Tom Finn<p>CAIRO, Aug 14 (Reuters) - At least 95 Egyptians were killed on Wednesday after security forces moved in on protesters demanding the reinstatement of President Mohamed Mursi, and the government imposed a state of emergency as unrest swept the most populous Arab …

American Runner Wins in Russia, Criticizes Anti-Gay Law

American runner Nick Symmonds became the first foreign athlete to criticize Russia's new anti-gay law on Russian soil shortly after winning a silver …

The Most Damning Passages in the New York Stop and Frisk Ruling

California Becomes First to Pass Historic Transgender Law

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This Baby Panda Reuniting With Her Mom Is The Best Thing You'll See On The Internet Today

Don't worry, Yuan Yuan. We'd probably have a hard time picking a baby up at first, too.<p>After being separated for a month, a panda mom and her newborn baby got reunited last week in the Taipei Zoo. The Associated Press posted a video… you don't even have to read any more. Just watch it:<p>Zookeepers …

Best Pictures of Perseids Meteor Shower

Tomorrow's Israeli-Palestinian Peace Talk Don't Look Promising

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The latest round of peace negotiations between the Israeli and Palestinian governments is set to …

5-Minute Flatbread Pizza with Prosciutto, Arugula, and Mozzarella Recipe

This recipe is a slight cheat on skillet pizza, since it uses pre-made flatbread instead of pizza dough. Then again, it really does only take five minutes to make, so I don't feel badly about it at all. I made two personal pizzas in succession and the first one didn't get soggy or cold by the time …

North Carolina Sued Over Voter ID Law

Australian election: Tony Abbott in fresh sexism row

Tony Abbott, Australia's opposition leader, has added to long-running concerns about his attitudes towards women after he described a young female candidate as "feisty" with "a bit of sex appeal".<p>Standing alongside his daughter - who appeared to wince - Mr Abbott made his remarks in response to a …

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How A Comma Gave Americans The Right To Own Guns

Take a look at the Second Amendment:<p>"A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State<b>,</b> the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed."<p>That little, red comma caused the Supreme Court to strike down D.C.'s ban on handguns, the country's strictest gun …

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Paula Deen's Racial Discrimination Lawsuit Was Thrown Out

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The racial discrimination lawsuit that tarnished the career of Paula Deen has been thrown out of …

Hillary Clinton Calls Voter Fraud a 'Phantom Epidemic'

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Hillary Clinton criticized the Supreme Court's decision to invalidate part of the Voting Rights Act …

8 signs the rich have way too much money

They control our world but barely even live in it<p>The statistics about wealth inequality in this country are both astonishing and alarming. But statistics can’t tell the entire story if they’re presented in isolation. Our country is increasingly being turned into a plaything for the ultra-rich.<p>Here …

The Only Chocolate Cake Recipe You'll Ever Need

There are a lot of options when it comes to chocolate cake. Between molten lava cake, German chocolate, and devil's food cake, we seriously have an array of choices when we want cake that's rich with chocolate. But just like with everything else in life, not all chocolate cakes are created equal -- …

NASA Finds A Pink Planet That Challenges Current Theories

About 57 light years from Earth, astronomers have discovered a large new planet, colored a deep magenta. It’s the second planet whose color has been directly observed by astronomers, the first being HD 189733b. That alone would make this find noteworthy. But equally noteworthy is the fact that the …

Fotopedia – Fotopedia is Coming Soon

Astrophotographer Andre van der Hoeven (http://oak.ctx.ly/r/9kbl) took this image of the Cygnus Wall from his backyard in the Netherlands, using a TEC-140 telescope, QSI-583 camera and a NEQ-6 mount. http://oak.ctx.ly/r/9kbm The Cygnus Wall is the most active region of the North American Nebula, or NGC 7000.

Afghanistan's pioneering female MP seeks asylum as progress for women unravels

For years she was a symbol of a new country rising from the ashes of Taliban rule, as one of the women whose voices were finally being heard after a decade of brutal oppression in Afghanistan.<p>Noor Zia Atmar, a young activist and then one of the country’s first woman MPs, travelled the world with …

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Keith Johnson: The Chosen Place and Celestial Navigation

Keith Johnson has been a long time photographer friend, in fact one of his photographs hangs in my house and I look at it on a daily basis, so in …