Alexandra Sopterean

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NASA may have discovered the secret to faster-than-light travel

In fact, NASA scientists didn't exactly discover speeds faster-than-light (FTL), they sort of stumbled upon it. Researchers at the space agency were …

Physics

The Mysteries of Earth's 'Other' Moon (Op-Ed)

<i>This article was originally published on The Conversation. The publication contributed this article to Space.com's Expert Voices: Op-Ed & …

12 Ice Hotels That Will Make You Actually LIKE the Cold

Think cold isn’t romantic? Think again! Ice hotels are an experience that should be on every traveler’s bucket list. With the coolest amenities and epic winter wonderland activities, these frosty hotels make for the ultimate wintertime vacay. From Canada to Japan to Norway, here are 12 of the most …

Hotels

How I Drastically Improved My Photography with Just Two Little Decisions

The question I get asked the most is: “Wow, nice pic! Which camera are you using?” Does that sound familiar? In the past, every time I heard this …

Landscape Photography

NASA and ESA measure strength of wind from a supermassive black hole

We tend to think of black holes pulling things in rather than blowing them out, but the tremendous space-warping forces at play in the vicinity of …

How Japan's Line App Became A Culture-Changing Phenomenon

It’s already a powerhouse in messaging, entertainment, and merchandise, with payments and more on the way. Next stop: America.<p>When the young people of Tokyo want to go shopping, they head for Harajuku. A fabled wellspring of youth culture, the neighborhood offers international retail chains on its …

Paul McCartney

Driverless Car Race From Paris To Beijing 'Would Be Close To Impossible'

But hey, Sony, an autonomous driving expert thinks the movie concept is cool<p>Whenever a radical new technology promises to change our way of life, it's only a matter of time before Hollywood finds a way to turn it into a comedic farce. Case in point: cars that drive you to your destination.<p>This …

Driverless Cars

Our 86 Favorite Weeknight Dinner Ideas

Monday-Thursday you need dinner and you need it fast. We've got all the recipes you'll need.<p>These are our most popular, best-loved, and greatest weeknight dinner recipes of all time—and we're coming up with even more as we speak.

Cooking

This NASA Time-Lapse Shows 5 Years of Our Sun’s Life in 3 Glorious Minutes

NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory began observing the sun on February 11, 2010, capturing more than a photo per second for 24 hours a day since then. …

Time-lapse Photography

New Drone Ambulance Concept Has Potential to Save Lives Faster

Gridlocked city streets, traffic signals and sirens become a non-issue in a design firm's conceptual plans for a drone ambulance. Argodesigns' lifelike renderings demonstrate how an ambulance made out of a drone could behave at accident scenes. Usefully, the drone could land in an area the size of …

Drones

NASA Eyes Mission to Jupiter's Ice Ocean Moon

The king of planets swings into view, as destination mission starts.<p>Jupiter's mysterious moon Europa, famed for its role in <i>2001: A Space Odyssey</i>, may soon host an intense search for life.<p>The White House this week presented a 2016 U.S. budget that includes $30 million in funding for the development …

Hungarian Goulash I Recipe

"A spicy way to dress up stew beef. My mom made this when we were kids, and we loved it. It is spicy while not mouth-burning! Can be made with …

Food

The Food Lab: How to Make the Best Creamy Chicken Enchiladas

Growing up, my enchiladas came in two forms. The first was the creamy, cheese-packed enchilada casserole that my mom used to make. I'm fairly certain it was created by combining chicken thighs with some canned green chilies, a tub of sour cream, a pack of grated Jack cheese, and a packet of …

Bacon, Ranch, and Chicken Mac and Cheese

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat; drain.<p>Step 2<p>Cook bacon in a large nonstick skillet over medium …

Comfort Food

Everything Cookies

Makes about 48 Servings<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>3 cups old-fashioned oats<p>1 cup all-purpose flour<p>1 teaspoon baking soda<p>2 teaspoons ground cinnamon<p>1/4 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg<p>1/4 teaspoon kosher salt<p>1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature<p>1 cup natural chunky or creamy peanut butter<p>1 cup …

Dessert