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Scientists detect signal from ‘cosmic dawn,’ when stars first lit up the universe

For the first time, scientists have detected a signal from “cosmic dawn” — the moment when the universe's earliest stars emerged.<p>The signal, reported Wednesday in the journal Nature, is little more than a blip in the radio echo of that ancient era, as difficult to detect as the wingbeat of a …

Black Holes

11 Recipes We Actually Tried And Loved This Month

Here’s what our editors and writers are making in their own kitchens.

Cooking

Ingredients for life found in meteorites that crashed to Earth

<b>(CNN) —</b> Although two 4.5-billion-year-old meteorites crashed to Earth in 1998, it's taken until now to uncover some of their secrets.<p>The two meteorites, called Monahans and Zag, are the first discovered to contain the ingredients for life: liquid water, amino acids, hydrocarbons and other organic …

Astronomy

Paul Thomas Anderson Has Never Paid for Netflix A Day in His Life and Is Using His Friend’s Password

Paul Thomas Anderson, he's just like you!<p>You may not be able to make a movie like Paul Thomas Anderson can, but chances are very likely you are using …

Entertainment

A Nearby Earth-Size Planet May Have Conditions for Life

There’s a new place to look for life in the universe.<p>Astronomers announced on Wednesday the discovery of an Earth-size planet around a small red star in our corner of the galaxy. The planet could hold liquid water and conditions favorable for life.<p>The star, Ross 128, is not the closest with a …

Universe

Remarkable New Supernova Discovery Is Unlike Anything Seen Before

Astronomers have spotted something truly baffling: a new light 500 million light years away that looked exactly like a supernova...but acted like no …

The first known visitor from outside our solar system has been spotted

It’s been busy month up there in space. This month began with an asteroid coming within a moon’s throw of our planetary home, then reports of more gravity waves detected at the LIGO Observatory gave researchers enough time to point their instruments at a kilonova, and now, as October draws to a …

Astronomy

These 6 Vegetarian Chili Recipes Are Pure Comfort Food

Chilly weather and chili are pretty much synonymous with one another. We're convinced that whoever coined the name for this stew must have been a fan …

These 5 One-Pot Dinners Prove the Power of Ground Beef

If you're stumped about what to make for dinner, having a pound of ground beef in the fridge or freezer will most definitely help you to figure it …

Cooking

The Hubble Space Telescope Is Falling

Since 1990, the Hubble Space Telescope has been redefining how we view our Universe. From hundreds of miles above the surface of the Earth, it orbits the entire world every 97 minutes. Multiple servicing missions, including the final one in 2009, have corrected its optics, enhanced its cameras, …

Universe

Google maps out moons and planets across the Solar System

Google Maps is both amazing and a little terrifying at times. Starting from your own front porch, close enough to read the numbers on the letterbox, …

White Cake with Cranberry Filling and Orange Buttercream Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Prepare Filling: Bring first 3 ingredients and 3 cups cranberries to a boil in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Boil, …

Scientists have discovered a potentially suicidal problem with going to Mars

NASA is dead-set on sending astronauts to Mars within the next 15 to 20 years. China has said it hopes to send people there between 2020 and 2030, and even Russia is floating plans to put boots on the red planet.<p>Meanwhile, SpaceX founder Elon Musk is trying to cut the cost of spaceflight enough to …

Space Exploration

mother!'s crazy ending explained by director Darren Aronofsky

<b>Warning: This article contains MAJOR spoilers about mother! –</b> <b>do not read on unless you've seen the movie.</b><p>If you've just come out of the cinema having …

Film Festivals

Review: Godspeed You! Black Emperor, 'Luciferian Towers'

<i>Note: NPR's First Listen audio comes down after the album is released. However, you can still listen with the Spotify or Apple Music playlist at the bottom of the page.</i><p>With Godspeed You! Black Emperor, the question is easy: Where do you even begin? For nearly a quarter century the shifting, roughly …

Theodor W. Adorno

How Gary Oldman Was Finally Convinced to Play Winston Churchill

‘Never mention Churchill’s name to me,’ the Darkest Hour star said he told his reps. ‘I don’t want to hear it.’<p>“Gary!” Director <b>Joe Wright</b> called out to his leading man, <b>Gary Oldman</b>, across an empty theater lobby as their new movie, <i>Darkest Hour</i>, screened to a packed house inside. Wright was leaning …

Winston Churchill

A really, really big asteroid is going to fly past Earth this Friday

This Friday, a three-mile-wide asteroid is going to fly past Earth – the biggest space rock to pass our planet this close in a century.<p>Asteroid 1981 …

Asteroids

How the books you read as an adolescent help determine the adult you become

<i>This week</i><i>, read true stories, romanticized histories and only slightly embarrassing memories of the objects that made school what it was.</i> A few …

Literature

Watch From Space as Lightning Lights Up the Moon's Shadow During the Eclipse

Where did you watch the eclipse? I thought I had a pretty good view, standing on a 180-foot terrace overlooking a forest with the city skyline in the …

Space Photos of the Week: NASA Takes Better Eclipse Photos than You

Millions of people stared up at the sky on Monday for a chance to watch the first total solar eclipse in the contiguous United States since 1979. And …

10 Ingredients You Should Always Have in Your Kitchen - Chowhound

It’s a Tuesday night and you’re feeling anxious about what you are going to whip up for dinner when you get home. You want something filling but with …

Healthy Eating

Nasa's Curiosity rover will celebrate five years on Mars with a lonely birthday tune

On August 6, 2012, Nasa's Curiosity rover touched down on Mars. It landed in the Gale Crater, an ancient lake which was formed by an asteroid strike billions of years ago.<p>During its travels, the rover determined the lake environment on this part of Mars offered the conditions needed for life.<p>Over …

Loneliness

This Easy Greek Cucumber Salad Is Calling Your Name

Summer is all about the simple side salads. When fresh produce is at its best, you only need a few pantry staples and spices to dress it up. Case in …

Cucumber

25 Must-Have Summer Beauty Products from Target

The Art of Mastering Disney World Restaurants

The Happiest Place on Earth isn't really known for its food. That's mainly due to its popularity—with millions visiting each year, whatever’s served …

Walt Disney Company

10 Best Menswear Shops New York Has to Offer For Every Stylish Man

Fast moves fast in New York. What may be your favourite boutique one year, could be easily closed the next. Leaving you searching for another …

Here's Every Oreo Flavor Ever Created

Trust me, I'm a professional.<p>It seems like every week, there is news of two things: a new Frappuccino flavor, and a new limited-edition Oreo. Between Fireworks and jelly donuts and waffles and syrup (oh, my!) the prospect of picking which Oreo to buy at the store can feel downright daunting. Which …

Smashed Chickpea Salad Toasts

A little reminiscent of both tuna salad and egg salad, this combo of coarsely mashed chickpeas, mayo, pickles, celery, and onion is all at once …

Healthy Eating

9 Homemade Vegetarian Meatless Chili Recipes with Beans

Here are the best homemade vegetarian chili recipes - complete with beans and vegetables yet completely meatless. If you're looking to make a …

Taste Beyond The Tongue