Bonnie Vazquez

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How to Solve a Murder With Just Your Computer

In researching and writing my new book, The Skeleton Crew: How Amateur Sleuths Are Solving America’s Coldest Cases, I came across a community of …

Designing a Modern and Ethereal Bathroom

Pamela Butz and Jeffrey Klug explain how they created a soothing bathroom in Boston, Massachusetts.<p><b>Christine Pittel: This room is so vaporous, it practically disappears.</b><p><b>Pamela Butz:</b> That's exactly what we wanted.<p><b>Jeffrey Klug:</b> All of our material choices were based on water, which is, of course, the …

Interior Design

This Natural, DIY Ingrown Hair Fix Actually Works

There's <i>no</i> way to make pesky ingrown hairs glamorous. They just are what they are. Ingrown hairs form when hair follicles curl around and grown back …

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Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2014: the shortlist - in pictures

Celestial Dance by Dr Claus Possberg (Germany). In this spectacular image of the northern lights unfolding over a fjord, in Skjervøy, Troms, Norway, the vibrant colours are produced at various altitudes by different atmospheric gases, with blue light emitted by nitrogen and green by oxygen. Red …

5 Dream Trips You Can Actually Afford

Yes, you CAN afford to visit Machu Picchu! Try going with an affordable group tour by G Adventures. <i>(Photo courtesy of Luq1/Dreamstime. Article by Kaeli Conforti of Budget Travel.)</i><p>Think dream trips like Europe and Hawaii are totally out of reach? You'd be surprised how many affordable packages are …

Skip the Crowds: Romantic Getaways You've Never Heard Of

Triple Monster Black Hole Discovered

Sometimes big, bad things comes in threes, including jumbo black holes.<p>The discovery of a trio of jumbo black holes circling the center of a distant galaxy, reported by astronomers on Wednesday, suggests that pairs or triplets of such monsters may be surprisingly common.<p>Astronomers have learned …

The 16 Most Bizarre And Beautiful Homes We've Ever Seen

A look at one-of-a-kind homes.<p>As homeowners shift toward more sustainable, off-the-grid, DIY habitats, unique homes are inevitable. Here we look at 16 innovative, bizarre, and one-of-a-kind homes and what makes them stand out.

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Catching Your Past Life Murderer

There's a meme going around social media at the moment, instructing you to go to Google (not Bing. Never Bing.) and type in your birthday like so: "Died on 18 October 1980." The first Wikipedia result is the person you were in a past life. I, for example, was Hans Ehard, the German lawyer who …

This System Will Help You Retain Everything You Read

And that doesn't include the ones that I started to read and put down.<p>I learned a lot in the process about what works and what doesn't work.<p>I have a system that I use for non-fiction books that enables me to remember quite a bit.<p>And when I can't remember I generally know where to look to find the …

For the First Time, We Have a Detailed Model of the Universe

And its rendering stretches almost all the way back to the Big Bang.<p>It is, if you except the powers of human memory, the closest thing we have to a time machine.<p>Scientists have created the first realistic model of the universe, capable of recreating 13 billion years of cosmic evolution. The …

Best Space Pictures of the Week: Flying Saucer, Mars's "Heart"

NASA reveals a flying saucer, a heart is spotted on Mars, and the Milky Way gleams in this week's best space pictures.<p>Aliens haven't landed—the flying saucer seen in this April 9 picture belongs to NASA, not invaders from Mars.<p>In fact, the saucer is planned for an earthly invasion of Mars. The …

Lunar Eclipse Myths From Around the World

Many cultures view the disappearance of the moon as a time of danger and chaos.<p>Marauding demons, murderous pets, and ravenous jaguars are just some of the culprits that cultures around the world have blamed for the moon's disappearance during lunar eclipses.<p>During the night of April 14 through …

How To Clean (Almost) Anything And Everything

It's springtime and we all know what THAT means.

25 Apps That Will Save You Lots of Money

Apps don’t just have to be time wasting or money draining. Check out these 25 money saving apps that will not only help you save you money, but also …

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Science Jokes From Our Twitter Followers

Check out some of our favorite science jokes.<p>On Monday, we asked our Twitter followers, "What's your favorite science joke?" The nerds delivered. Here are our favorite science jokes, organized by subject.<p>Chemistry<p>@PopSci I was going to tell a joke about sodium, but Na.— Ian Haygreen (@IanHaygreen) …

Meet the moons: planetary satellites in pictures

On Monday the Open University launched a free online course introducing the rich diversity of moons in the solar system. Led by David Rothery, professor of planetary geosciences at the university, the course will explore the fundamental processes that have shaped moons, the relationship between our …

Richard Branson's top 10 tips for success

<b>Richard Branson left school at the age of 16 and set up Student Magazine with one of his friends. He went on to start Virgin Records in the 1970s and is the founder of the Virgin Group. In the 1980s he formed Virgin Atlantic airline and the 1990s saw the arrival of Virgin Mobile and Virgin …

Self-Sustaining Floating City is a Modern Day Noah's Ark

This floating city is an innovative concept designed to function as a modern day <i>Noah's Ark</i>. The self-sustaining city was developed by Serbia-based Aleksandar Joksimovic and Jelena Nikolic as a means to support life–from humans and animals to fish, plants, and trees–in the case of an extreme natural …

Bed of the Future: Sleeping Tomorrow by Designer Axel Enthoven

Mattress ticking manufacturer <b>DesleeClama</b> developed <b>Sleeping Tomorrow</b>, a revolutionary sleeping concept designed by renown designer <b>Axel Enthoven</b> that …

In the Fold: Shop 10 Pleated Skirts

One of spring's top trends is moving the midi-skirt to textural places.<p>One of spring's top trends is moving the midi-skirt to textural places. From the runways of Michael Kors, Céline, Proenza Schouler and beyond, the inherent femininity and swish of the pleated skirt holds major appeal—whether …

Clothing

Back to Basics: 11 Shoes Every Woman Should Own

Click through for the classic shoes every fashionable woman should have in her closet.<p>Aside from diamonds, we're pretty sure shoes are a woman's best friend. With seemingly endless options each season, it's hard not to amass a collection of pumps in a rainbow of colors, or more than 10 pairs of …

Clothing

14 New Nail Polishes for Spring 2018

Prisoners 'could serve 1,000 year sentence in eight hours'

Future biotechnology could be used to make prisoners feel as if they were serving a 1,000 year sentence, a team of scientists claim<p>Future biotechnology could be used to trick a prisoner's mind into thinking they have served a 1,000 year sentence, a group of scientists have claimed.<p>Philosopher …

Shirley Temple Black, 1928-2014: The Most Famous Child Star of All Time

Long before she left Hollywood and became a career politician and diplomat, Shirley Temple Black was a public servant. She may not have realized it at the time, but the movies she made during the 1930s—which made her the most famous and successful child star of all time—effectively helped America …

The Beatles' Yearlong Journey To 'The Ed Sullivan Show'

By now, you've likely seen or heard that Friday marks the 50th anniversary of the first time The Beatles set foot in America. It's being hailed as the beginning of Beatlemania by some, an event that changed the course of history by others. In fact, the Beatles were already stars in Europe and No. 1 …

Infographic: The Worst Place To Live In The U.S. If You Hate Crappy Weather

The East Coast sustained YET ANOTHER gross winter storm yesterday. Clutching umbrellas and swaddled in scarves, those of us stuck in this bitter weather started fantasizing about up and leaving for anywhere that’s not here (even–gasp–Florida). So where should we all go? A new visualization by …

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