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See the Most Dazzling Photos of the Perseid Meteor Shower

The Perseid meteor shower at Bamburgh in Northumberland in August 2015.<br>Peter Greig—REX/Shutterstock

21 Watermelon Sculptures That Are Too Skillfully Crafted to Eat

Artists across the globe have utilized watermelons as an unexpected canvas for their imaginative creations. For centuries, fruit carving has been a respected art in Thailand and was used solely for decorating royal tables. Now, this uncommon skill has been adopted by others who see watermelons as …


Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards 2015: the best entries so far

10 family road trip games that you've never heard of

It's the annual family road trip. You've been trapped in a packed car for 11 hours and you only just passed Omaha. You've exhausted all the classic …

43 free career-advancing courses you can take (and actually finish) this summer

Yes, summer is the perfect time to relax and recharge. But, it's also the perfect time to pick up a few new skills. Put that relaxed brain (and work …

A Visual Guide To All Of Those Unpronounceable Ingredients In Processed Food

<i>Ingredients</i> includes close-up photos of 75 common additives, along with descriptions of their origins and use. Ethylenediaminetetracetic acid sucks …




The Only Brownie Recipe You'll Ever Need

It's hard to go wrong with a brownie recipe. When there's chocolate involved with sugar and butter, you almost just can't fail. But if you're looking for the best, most perfect, totally ultimate brownie recipe, then you have to be a little more discerning. You can't be too easily swayed with the …

Ermine in winter

Mini Pig Keeps Cool by Eating an Ice Cream Cone Under a Tiny Parasol

An adorable mini pig keeps cool on a hot day by eating an ice cream cone under a tiny parasol in these photos taken by UK photographer Richard Austin.<p>…

Three Piglet Kittens

Cutie-patooties! These pandas were rescued from several parts of China during a devastating earthquake in 2008. Photo from China-Attractions:

OK, this is just adorable. WATCH: Dog Doesn't Understand Stairs (YouTube)

A History Of Daring Red Panda Escapes

Don't be fooled by its fluffy, clumsy amble. The red panda is a master escape artist.<p>The red panda looks like a fluffy raccoon-cat, frolics in the snow like an arctic otter, and is known to interrupt lunchtime in impossibly adorable ways. These are well-known skills and traits. What's <i>not</i> so …

There's a super moon at the end of the road

20 Majestic Pictures of Tigers

The Tiger is the largest of the cat species, and clearly not your typical house pet. These majestic mammals reach a total body length of up 11 ft and …


So cute, I could just drink you up! #cutepic #toocute

APOD: The Milky Trail (2013 Jun 01) Image Credit & Copyright: Wally Pacholka (, TWAN) Explanation: Have you ever hiked the Queen's Garden trail in Bryce Canyon, Utah, USA, planet Earth? Walking along that path in this dark night skyscape, you can almost imagine your journey continues along the pale, luminous Milky Way. Of course, the name for our galaxy, the Milky Way (in Latin, Via Lactea), does refer to its appearance as a milky band or path in the sky. In fact, the word galaxy itself derives from the Greek for milk. Visible on moonless nights from dark sky areas, though not so bright or quite so colorful as in this image, the glowing celestial band is due to the collective light of myriad stars along the plane of our galaxy, too faint to be distinguished individually. The diffuse starlight is cut by dark swaths of obscuring galactic dust clouds. Four hundred years ago, Galileo turned his telescope on the Milky Way and announced it to be "... a congeries of innumerable stars ..." Starship Asterisk* • APOD Discussion Page Starship Asterisk* • On This Day in APOD

Interesting Photo of the Day: Bald Eagle In Pursuit of a Great Blue Heron

All photographers hope to capture a once in a lifetime moment whether it be photographing people or nature. In the photo below, Owen Deutsch, was …

What Is It About Bees And Hexagons?

Solved! A bee-buzzing, honey-licking 2,000-year-old mystery that begins here, with this beehive. Look at the honeycomb in the photo and ask yourself: (I know you've been wondering this all your life, but have been too shy to ask out loud ... ) Why is every cell in this honeycomb a hexagon?<p>Bees, …