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Look Up: 4 Planets and 1 Stunning Moon to See in September

Space<p>Look Up: 4 Planets and 1 Stunning Moon to See in September<p>By Annie Hauser<p>September 01 2015 12:00 AM EDT<p>weather.com<p>00:37<p>New Royal Flush Water …

Counterfeit Memory Card Sellers Are Sometimes the Ones Getting Scammed

This past weekend, we wrote about how one photographer received a counterfeit memory card from eBay and lost a number of important photos when the …

Mexico and Canada seek $3bn in US sanctions over meat

<b>Mexico and Canada have called a meeting with the World Trade Organisation (WTO) to request the right to impose sanctions on the US, worth $3bn (£2bn).</b><p>The move is in retaliation to US meat-labelling rules, which the two countries say discriminate against them.<p>The WTO has already upheld a ruling in …

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25 Things You Would Love To Say At Work

John Cusack: President Obama is 'as bad or worse than' George W. Bush

John Cusack is not a fan of President Obama.<p>The "Love & Mercy" star shared his less-than favorable views on the president with the Daily Beast.<p>"Well, Obama has certainly extended and hardened the cement on a lot of Bush's post-9/11 Terror Inc. policies, so he's very similar to Bush in every way …

$1,350 Camera Drone Whacked Out of the Air by an Angry Neighbor

The folks over at Lucky7Drones were testing out their $1,350 DJI Phantom 3 camera drone this week when an angry neighbor walked up and whacked the …

HugeDomains.com - Newspiracy.com is for sale (Newspiracy)

Hurry - once it's sold this opportunity will be gone!<p>Besides being memorable, .com domains are unique: This is the one and only .com name of it's …

Movie Review: Results May Vary

We live in a media culture which constantly insists that we should look and feel better than we do. We try to mimic the images we see, but it's an impossible task.<p>Obviously, you can never reach your ideal; no one is ever exactly the way they think they should be. Show me a perfectly chiseled …

The 'Wild' effect: Hikers are flooding the Pacific Crest Trail

The ‘Wild’ effect<p>Hikers are flooding the Pacific Crest Trail<p>The ‘Wild’ effect<p>Hikers are flooding the Pacific Crest Trail<p>CAMPO, California — Sixteen …

Go Forth And Pwn For Shizzle, Word List Guardians Tell Scrabble Players

A new batch of 6,500 words are now available to Scrabble players, after publishing house Collins updated its widely used Official Scrabble Words list Thursday. The list includes tech jargon and slang, such as pwn, twerk and shizzle.<p>Also added: aji (the pepper), coqui (the frog) and the more …

David Letterman's final Top Ten List was a star-studded affair

David Letterman’s final Top Ten List featured more star wattage than an awards show. For the final <i>Late Show</i>, Letterman enlisted 10 celebrity friends …

America's Most Stunning Waterfalls

<i>By Zachary Laks</i><p>Mighty and majestic, waterfalls are one of nature's most incredible and dramatic features. Though they can easily be found in many locations across the country, the most awe-inspiring waterfalls have become destinations in their own right. From a surging water wall to an indoor …

Travel

Could a trip to Mars fry astronauts’ brains?

Brain damage. Memory deterioration. Intelligence loss. This could be your brain on a trip to Mars.<p>It’s all thanks to the onslaught of galactic cosmic rays, the remnants of supernova explosions. These highly charged particles travel near the speed of light and can zoom through the hull of a …

Farming in the Sky

Why agriculture may someday take place in towers, not fields<p>A couple of Octobers ago, I found myself standing on a 5,000-acre cotton crop in the outskirts of Lubbock, Texas, shoulder-to-shoulder with a third-generation cotton farmer. He swept his arm across the flat, brown horizon of his field, …

Farming

Inside Walt Disney's Ambitious, Failed Plan to Build the City of Tomorrow

Before EPCOT there was Project X, Florida's first utopian metropolis.<p><i>The future is forged by pouring a stiff drink, kicking back, and taking a second to question everything. We here at Esquire.com love a crazy-idea-that-just-might-work, so this week, we're paying tribute to the forward-thinkers of</i> …

Natalie Portman explains how “obliviousness” became her biggest asset at Harvard — and in life

<b>(Harvard University)</b><p>The Academy Award-toting actress told graduates she was “woefully unprepared” for both Harvard and “Black Swan”<p>Colin Gorenstein<p>May 28, 2015 4:54pm (UTC)<p>Natalie Portman returned to her alma mater, Harvard University, Wednesday to deliver a powerful commencement speech in which …

Natalie Portman

Keyboard Shortcuts Resource List for Your Online Tools

In addition, there are a few regular shortcuts that can make browsing Facebook even faster.<p>j/k = scroll up/down between News Feed stories<p>l = like or unlike a story<p>c = comment on a story<p>s = share a story<p>p = post a new status update<p>/ = search<p>Typing a question mark will open the full list of Facebook …

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 …

Do These 9 Things And You'll Never Need Couples' Therapy

Marriage counselors spill their secrets (and save you a fortune on therapy bills).<p>The honeymoon may be over, but there are ways to keep the good feelings and fun times rolling—and to weather the inevitable storms without totally sinking. We talked to relationship experts who have tons of experience …

Echoes of the Big Bang Revealed by European Spacecraft

The first scientific results from the European Space Agency's Planck mission reveal new clues about how the universe began – including …

Universe

NASA probe snaps first color image of Pluto while promising more to come

NASA's New Horizons mission to Pluto has returned its first color image of the dwarf planet and its largest moon, Charon.<p>The new photo, taken on …

How Your Morning Starts With Quantum Physics

Quantum mechanics ranks as one of the greatest intellectual achievements in human history, in no small part because it’s such a counter-intuitive theory. Its most attention-grabbing predictions– particles behaving like waves, quantum uncertainty, superposition states, the non-local phenomena that …

First Click: The X-files and the age of wholesome conspiracy theories

As if we needed any more proof that the 1990s are alive and well, The Wrap is reporting that <i>The X-Files</i> will be coming back to Fox as a six-episode limited series. While such a landmark show returning in one form or another is almost expected at this point, the big news is that the entire team is …

The new generation of gardening power tools you should know about

Cordless with lithium ion batteries, garden tools have never been easier and quieter to use<p>With days getting longer and temperatures rising, plant growth is responding. If you can’t keep up with your hedges and edges, maybe now is the time to re-evaluate your tool kit.<p>Cordless tools have been …

NASA Employee Saw 9-Foot Tall Alien With Astronauts in Space Shuttle — Evidence Of Military Alliance With Alien Race?

Some online UFO websites are revisiting the strange case of Clark C. McClelland, a man who claimed in 2008 that he was a retired spacecraft operator …

Everything You Need to Know about Friday's Rare Vernal Equniox Supermoon Solar Eclipse, from an Astronomical, Cultural and Energetic Perspective!

Dr Kelly Neff, The Lucid Planet<p>It’s a big week, folks, as we are moving towards one of the most powerful days of the year: <b>Friday, March 20th</b>, which …

Travel & Outdoors: from Camping to Boutique Hotels - Busyboo - Page 2

October 13, 2016<p>I’m sure you’ve heard the stories about hotels in Tokyo, Japan being little more than a roll-up mattress stuffed inside a shoe box. …

Cotton says 'no regrets' about letter warning Iran about nuclear deal

Arkansas Sen. Tom Cotton on Sunday stood behind the letter he and fellow Senate Republicans sent to Iranian leaders about their nuclear negotiations with the United States, amid criticism that it undermined Obama administration efforts.<p>"It's so important we communicated this message straight to …

The film that reveals how American ‘experts’ discredit climate scientists

Photograph: Sony Pictures/Courtesy Evere/Sony Pictures<p>Naomi Oreskes is author of Merchants of Doubt, on which the documentary is based.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/3/14/1426370212932/e7e8e025-4f97-43f9-beb8-9c675ff23dd3-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Sony …

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