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Pandora’s Cluster: NASA’s Spitzer Telescope Captures Image Of Distant Galaxy Cluster Abell 2744

NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope has captured a spectacular image of galaxy cluster Abell 2744, also called Pandora's Cluster. The image of the …

8 Incredible Destinations that are Slowly Disappearing

Whether by the unforgiving hand of time or manmade destruction, some of the world's most beautiful monuments and natural wonders are disappearing. …

What The F? What swearing reveals about language and ourselves

Cursing is cool. It just is. Ask anyone.<p>In his new book <i>What the F: What Swearing Reveals About Our Language, Our Brains, and Ourselves</i> (UK) <i></i>Benjamin …

Preview the Collection of the National Museum of African American History and Culture

"The Proclamation of Emancipation by the President of the United States, to take effect January 1st, 1863" Written by Pr<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Collection of …

Strangers tell us the most disgusting words in the English language

LONDON — The English language is replete with wonderful words.<p>From "plethora" and "mellifluous" to "hummingbird," "daydream" and "melancholy" — …

Language

Daily Life in Ancient Egypt

The popular view of life in ancient Egypt is often that it was a death-obsessed culture in which powerful pharaohs forced the people to labor at …

Ancient History

What Math Looks Like in the Mind

In a surprise to scientists, it appears blind people process numbers by tapping into a part of their brains that’s reserved for images in sighted individuals.<p>Humans are born to do math, and they have the brain infrastructure to prove it—including a cluster of specialized nerve cells for processing …

Woman in a burkini: What it's like to be forced to leave a French beach

The sight of burkini-wearing women getting kicked off French beaches by police became a point for immense controversy over the European summer.<p>That …

Muslim Women

28 Underused Words You Really Need To Start Using

From absquatulate to vituperative, via Word Warriors.<p>For more underused words, visit the word warriors site.

Extreme Sports

Think You Can Stay Sharp Despite Less Sleep? You're Wrong, According to Science

For years, I deprived myself of good sleep.<p>I was young. Ambitious. Ready and willing to take on the world. "Why waste so much time on sleep," I thought to myself. There was so much that needed to be done, and I was convinced I could get by on four or five hours.<p>Of course, I wasn't alone. The …

Sleep

The biggest challenge in opening up a national museum about African American history? How to talk about slavery

After he was named director of the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture 11 years ago — before planning had begun for its 400,000-square foot bronze-colored building on the National Mall, when it still had to raise more than half its $540 million price tag, when it …

Artist's bucolic landscapes painted on sliced trees challenges pastoral myths

Art, by its expressive nature and use of symbols that can be interpreted in one way or another, can be a political act that influences the viewer …

Hudson River

Zika virus: Miami Beach transmission zone triples

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Zika virus transmission zone in Miami Beach has tripled in size, Florida Gov. Rick Scott announced Friday night.<p>The Florida Department of Health extended its Miami Beach local transmission zone to include a 4.5 square mile zone running from 8th Street to 63rd Street, including the famed …

Public Health

La Niña: less likely than expected?

After the "El Niño" effect died out earlier this year, meteorologists all over the country predicted that "La Niña" would be hard on its heels in the …

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Space agency starts to unfold atlas of 1 billion stars in 3D

MADRID (AP) — If space is the final frontier, it will help to have an accurate map, and the European Space Agency said Wednesday its mission to chart more than 1 billion stars in the Milky Way is on track for completion in a year's time.<p>The agency released the first data from its ongoing effort, …

5 Ways Bilinguals Can Use Flipboard

As a Brazilian immigrant in the U.S., I was amazed when a friend first showed me Flipboard. I said goodbye to daily visits to multiple sites from Brazilian and American publications and to the many news apps downloaded on my phone. I could now read all the news that matter to me in only one place!<p>I …

The Week in Review: Zika Virus Spreads through the Americas

The daunting prospect of a Zika threat in North America became a reality last Friday when public health officials confirmed 15 cases the virus in South Florida, prompting an unprecedented travel warning to Miami from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).<p>The disease garnered widespread attention …

The Week in Review: The Discovery of Proxima b

There may be another habitable planet, Proxima Centauri b, orbiting our nearest neighboring star, according to findings published by the European Southern Observatory released this week. The discovery reveals the planet dubbed Proxima b is the closest planet to Earth, in the nearest star …

Deep-sea volcano a hotspot for mysterious life

GEOLOGIST SEAMOUNTS, Hawaii (AP) — The turquoise waters became darker and darker, and squiggly glow-in-dark marine creatures began to glide past in the inky depths like ghosts.<p>The three-man submarine went down, down, down into the abyss and drew within sight of something no human had ever laid eyes …

Truth is the foundation of science, not religion

Regarding the Sept. 6 letter “ ‘Truth’ differs in science and religion”:<p>Truth is not subjective — it is the most objective that mankind can be. If that were not so, it would be true that Galileo’s observations were right for scientists but wrong for believers, an impossible dichotomy.<p>Whereas …

Russia, US Seek To Prolong Syria Truce But Aid Blocked, Violence Spreads

The United States and Russia said on Friday they wanted to extend the four-day-old ceasefire in Syria they have co-sponsored, although the agreement …

Pope honoring French priest: Killing in God's name 'satanic'

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis honored the French priest who was killed by Islamic extremists while celebrating Mass, calling him a martyr on …

Meranti: Strongest super typhoon of the year barrels toward China, Taiwan

<b>Hong Kong (CNN) —</b> Hundreds of people have been evacuated in southern Taiwan and China has issued a red alert as the region braces for the impact of the strongest storm of the year.<p>Super Typhoon Meranti is barreling down on Taiwan, bringing wind speeds of up to 230 miles per hour (370 kph), faster …

U.S. Bombers Send China, Russia, North Korea a Message

North Korea<p>Call it gunboat diplomacy from 35,000 feet.<p>Three times in the last two months, the United States has flown B-1 bombers, equipped with the latest non-nuclear cruise missiles, on missions in Europe and Asia meant to show adversaries as well as allies what one U.S. commander called "an …

15 Things You’ll Only Understand If You Studied A Foreign Language

How is your memory? Is it as strong as you’d like it to be?<p>If not, then you’re definitely going to be interested in the memory improvement tips I’ll …

The secret libraries of history

After news emerged about an underground reading room in Damascus, Fiona Macdonald discovers the places where writing has been hidden for centuries.<p>Beneath the streets of a suburb of Damascus, rows of shelves hold books that have been rescued from bombed-out buildings. Over the past four years, …

Archives

Will North Korea's next missile test have a nuclear warhead?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Could North Korea actually put a nuclear warhead atop a rocket and fire it at a potential adversary?<p>Some still doubt North Korea can make a warhead small enough, or miniaturize it enough, to mount atop a missile. But that's what North Korea said it proved Friday.<p>South Korean monitors said …

US and Russia announce Syria ceasefire plan after marathon talks in Geneva

The US and Russia have agreed to impose a ceasefire in Syria and to coordinate military operations against terrorist groups in the country should the action hold.<p>John Kerry, the US secretary of state, said that the ceasefire was intended to lay the foundation for a peaceful end to the country's …

Hawaii prepares plan to help coral recover from bleaching

KANEOHE, Hawaii (AP) — Hawaii officials on Thursday proposed a series of steps to fight coral bleaching that's threatening the state's reefs, …