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Astronomers just spotted a planet so huge they aren’t even sure it’s really a planet

Even if you have only cursory knowledge of the planets in our Solar System, you know that Earth is on the smaller end of the spectrum in terms of …

Universe

The Earth's Ozone Hole Is Shrinking And Is Now The Smallest It's Been Since 1988

Here's how we fixed it.<p>Here's a rare piece of good news about the environment: The giant hole in the Earth's protective ozone layer is shrinking and …

Get OUT! Audi's Level 4 concept is actually named Elaine

This five-door's self-driving tech will let it go for a carwash or charge itself.<p>If Audi's curiously named Elaine concept looks familiar, that's because a very similar tech showcase, the e-tron Sportback design study, was shown at Auto Shanghai just a few months back. You may notice some …

Audi

Meet the 525 horsepower Shelby Baja Raptor, the Cobra of trucks

More capable, but also more expensive<p>Few vehicles are as capable off road as the current Ford F-150 Raptor, even in the truck's stock guise. It boasts the most powerful engine currently available for the F-150 from the factory. The nine-stage Fox shocks make sure every obstacle in the Raptor's way …

Sports Cars

2018 Shelby Raptor Priced at $117,460

Only 500 off-road beasts offered in the U.S.<p>Need a better Ford F-150 Raptor with more horsepower and torque? The 2018 Shelby Raptor package from Shelby American adds an additional 75 horses and 100 lb-ft of torque—bringing the pickup’s output to 525 hp and 610 lb-ft.<p>Not bad considering the stock …

Sports Cars

‘Loving Vincent’: How 125 Artists and 65,000 Paintings Made the World’s First Oil-Painted Movie

It took seven years and 65000 hand-painted frames to turn a live action feature into a one-of-kind animated film about the last days of Vincent Van …

Your schedule could be killing you

Viktor Koen<p>Modern lifestyles are at war with the way our bodies evolved to function.<p>It is 7 p.m. on a spring Friday, and the Highland Hospital emergency room in Oakland, one of the busiest trauma centers in northern California, is expecting. When the patient—a young bicyclist hit by a car—arrives, …

World Health Organization

'It' Star Eddie Puts a Horrific Psychological Disorder on Display

In <i>It</i>, Pennywise the Dancing Clown is so effective at being terrifying because he actually becomes his victims’ greatest fear. This fear is rooted in …

Jack Dylan Grazer

Copper Sulfate Crystals

How to Grow Blue Copper Sulfate Crystals<p>Copper sulfate crystals are among the easiest and most beautiful crystals that you can grow. The brilliant …

Blood Tests

Long-lost Tasmanian tiger may have been found

Do Tasmanian tigers still exist?<p>A few trackers believe they have found evidence — releasing alleged footage of proof.<p>The grainy and fleeting videotape, according to The Mercury, showed Tasmanian tigers (also known as thylacines) in their natural state: a thylacine walking slowly at a distance, a …

Wildlife