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Should We Be Trying to Colonise Venus Instead of Mars?

#teamvenus<p>Despite the fact that there's mounting evidence that Venus was once habitable, and was so similar to our own planet that it's been …

New Zealand's ONLY Mens Lifestyle Magazine

M2 April 2018 - LATEST ISSUE!<p>March 29, 2018<p>If content is king, original content is the Holy Grail. In today’s marketplace, your customers are …

8 "Fake It ‘Til You Make It" Strategies Backed by Science

Trying to fake your way to success seems dubious at best and delusional at worst. And yet, there is plenty of science that proves you can actually …

Astronomers have observed for first time a planet taking shape out of microscopic dust particles 450 light years from Earth<p>The primordial process that turns enormous clouds of cosmic dust into newborn planets over millions of years has been observed directly for the first time.<p>Astronomers caught …

Universe

Prehistoric carnivores had 9.5in ‘sickle claw’, and quill knobs on lower arm bones are first documented evidence that a large raptor had feathers<p>A dinosaur discovered in South Dakota had feathers on a raptor’s body, large claws and wings, according to a study published by the University of Kansas …

South Dakota

Ancient Reptile with 'Ridiculously Long Neck' Unearthed in Alaska

The fossilized remains of an ancient marine reptile with an extremely long neck and paddlelike appendages were recently uncovered in an unlikely …

Paleontology

Nurse Confessions: Don’t Get Sick in July

A secret look inside how America’s health care system actually works.<p>Welcome to the land of health care’s 1 percent. During the four years I spent interviewing and following nurses for my book, I was continually astonished by the red carpet some hospitals rolled out for certain classes of patients. …

Crying Piccolo Girl Speaks: Roxanne Chalifoux Embracing Internet Fame After Video Of Her Crying Goes Viral

The crying piccolo girl has spoken out after several memes about her were created online. According to <i>Sporting News</i>, Roxanne Chalifoux became a topic …

15 Pictures That Will Change The Way You See The World

A selection from the amazing finalists of the Smithsonian.com's 12th annual photo contest.

Best outdoor activities in Seattle

In most US metropolises, you have to venture miles outside the city limits to enjoy anything remotely resembling an ‘outdoor’ experience. But, in Seattle, the urban-rural juxtaposition is a little less demarcated. Here are our top picks for outdoor activities in Seattle.<p>Often referred to as the …

Watch the Night Sky This Week for Eerie Light, a Giant Moon

With a little help, and an early morning rise, the rings of Saturn may be seen.<p>Late winter stars and planets take center stage this week, giving plenty of celestial reasons to go outside in both evening and morning.<p><b>Pyramid of Light.</b> The next couple of weeks will provide ample opportunity to catch …

This Hilarious Amazon Parody Perfectly Illustrates The Wage Gap

"Because you deserve 78% satisfaction."

'Extinct' Bird Rediscovered in Myanmar, Surprising Scientists

Scientists found the Myanmar Jerdon's babbler alive and well during a recent expedition.<p>A bird thought to have gone the way of the dodo decades ago has been rediscovered in Myanmar (Burma), scientists reported Thursday.<p>A team led by the Wildlife Conservation Society stumbled upon the bird, a …

Birds

14 Incredible Images from Smithsonian.com's Photo Contest

Every year, Smithsonian.com lets photographers all over the world submit their work to the annual photo contest. This year, there were more than …

Best Winter Trips 2013

Get ready to infuse the long winter months with color, carnivals, and adventure. Chosen by our editors, this year's best winter trips span the globe and transcend the season. Find your favorite, then share your winter trip plans with fellow travelers.

Travel Photography

Tomb and Chariot of Ancient Celtic Prince Unearthed in France

The 2,500-year-old lavish tomb and chariot of an ancient Celtic prince have been unearthed in France.<p>The ancient princely tomb, which was discovered in a large burial mound, was filled with stunning grave goods, including gorgeous pottery and a gold-tipped drinking vessel. The giant jug was …

Archaeology

Week's Best Space Pictures: A Galaxy Glows, Mars Gets a Bull's-Eye, and a Glacier Races

Galaxy clusters engage in shenanigans, NASA's next Mars mission paints a target, and a mitten appears on an ice cap in this week's best space pictures.

Universe

How to Make an Attractive City: A six-point manifesto from Alain de Botton and School of Life. (VIDEO.)

In “How to Make an Attractive City,” a new video from the School of Life, London-based Swiss writer Alain de Botton offers a cheeky, …

10 Fearsome Facts About Utahraptor

During the <i>Jurassic Park</i>-crazed early ‘90s, <i>Utahraptor</i> became a media darling. Now, more than 20 years later, some great new finds just might push this …

Great white shark secrets revealed by tracking 'Lydia's' tweets

Lydia has her own Twitter account and a dorsal fin tracker that over the last two years has given scientists and the public first ever details about …

4-Star Planets, Oceans On Mars, And Other Amazing Images Of The Week

In Photos: Ancient Tomb of a Celtic Prince Uncovered

Archaeologists with France's National Institute of Preventive Archaeological Research have discovered the tomb of a Celtic prince dating to the fifth …

16 Of The Most Exciting Books Of 2015 From Independent Publishers

More power to small presses.

A huge primitive ocean covered one-fifth of the red planet’s surface, making it warm, wet and ideal for alien life to gain a foothold, scientists say<p>A massive ancient ocean once covered nearly half of the northern hemisphere of Mars making the planet a more promising place for alien life to have …

Paranormal