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Life on Venus? Why it's not an absurd thought

STANFORD, Calif. — Venus shouldn't be dismissed as a possible abode for life, some scientists stress.<p>Sure, the planet's surface is famously inhospitable today — bone-dry and hot enough to melt lead, with an atmospheric pressure 90 times greater than that of Earth at sea level. To feel that same …

Astronomy

Surprising Relationship Benefits of the Female Orgasm

Meston, C. M., & Frohlich, P. F. (2000). The neurobiology of sexual function. Archives of General Psychiatry, 57(11), 1012-1030.<p>Meyer, D. (2007). …

Animal Behavior

In 1986, scientists found a fuel-producing bacterium at the bottom of a Swiss lake. Now, they know how it works

Thirty-two years ago, microbiologists in Switzerland stumbled on a mystery deep in the muck of Lake Zurich: a bacterium that naturally produced a …

Biology

Rolling Stones Drummer Charlie Watts Says David Bowie 'Wasn't This Musical Genius'

“Let’s Dance” singer was “a lovely guy and he wrote a couple of good songs,” though<p>Apparently, Keith Richards isn’t the only Rolling Stone with a …

Artificial intelligence could identify gang crimes—and ignite an ethical firestorm

When someone roughs up a pedestrian, robs a store, or kills in cold blood, police want to know whether the perpetrator was a gang member: Do they …

Everything you’ve ever wanted to know about the NRA but were too embarrassed to ask

Have a question about the NRA? We've got answers.<p>The NRA often gets a lot of attention in the news — and there’s been a particular focus on the …

YouTube Live streaming gets significant updates

Streaming live content via YouTube Live has been an indispensable tool for content creators to deliver music, sports, gaming and more from anywhere …

BREAKING: Astronomers Find a Spectacular Source For Those Mysterious Repeating Space Signals

We're getting closer!<p>Fast radio bursts (FRBs) are one of our Universe's most confounding mysteries - but astronomers may have just figured out the …

NASA receives transmission from a spacecraft that’s 13 billion miles away from Earth

Nasa has picked up a transmission from a spacecraft that’s 13 billion miles away from Earth.<p>The Voyager 1 probe has been zooming through the void for …

Syrian Kurds seize territory from IS with US, Russian support

Syrian Kurdish fighters have cleared the "Islamic State" from parts of eastern Deir el-Zour province, with US and Russian support. The move comes as …

Middle East

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Top 5 Misconceptions About Evolution And Why They're Wrong

Most science lovers are used to defending the evidence when the subject of evolution comes up. But even the most enthusiastic of us can get tired of …

Biology

‘You can sleep when you’re dead’ is actually deadly advice, according to experts

Rocker Warren Zevon is often credited with coining the mantra that's been embraced by everyone from partying college kids to early-morning exercise evangelists: "You can sleep when you're dead."<p>Or as Bon Jovi put it, "G <i>onna live while I'm alive, I'll sleep when I'm dead.</i>"<p>It's an intoxicating …

Sleep

How to build a fire — with or without matches

Following is a transcript of the video.<p>How to build a fire — with or without matches<p>Whether you're out camping, or in a survival scenario, you should know how to build a fire.<p>Find a dry patch of ground 4 feet wide. Build a ring with rocks, or dig down a few inches. This will keep the fire insulated.<p>…

Tinder

Harvard Scientists Have Unlocked Unexpected New States of Light

Nothing in nature can do this.<p>Light is ubiquitous and vital, but also incredibly strange - and it's possible we'll never exhaust the opportunities to …

Quantum Mechanics

Physicists Might Finally Be Able to Detect The Spectacularly Rare Radiation Escaping Black Holes

Don't blink!<p>In the 1970s, physicist Stephen Hawking envisioned a strange radiation shining from the boundaries of black holes, meaning they aren't …

How to Avoid Products That Pollute The Indoor Air in Your Home

It can be a serious problem.<p>Tackling a home improvement project? Your next remodel may pretty up your home, but it could befoul the air you …

Taylor Swift Kicked Off Her ‘SNL’ Appearance With A Ferocious Version Of ‘…Ready For It?’

For the first time since 2009, Taylor Swift appeared as the musical guest on <i>Saturday Night Live</i>. And to say things have changed since the then 19-year-old country star appeared twice in that calendar year –once as just the musical entertainment in January and once serving as both musical guest and …

U.S. Dept. of State

Watch where you warp: Our galaxy is full of black holes

The Milky Way is shaping up to be a very dangerous place for travel. New research finds our cosmic neighborhood is dotted with black holes.<p>If we ever get to the point where we're able to warp Star Trek-style around the galaxy, we'll have to be especially careful of getting sucked into one of the …

Black Holes

New 'Laser SETI' Approach Seeks Crowdfunding to Seek Out Alien Life

The best way to find laser flashes from an alien civilization is to look everywhere, all the time, and a new project aims to do just that.<p>The SETI …

Crowd Funding

Graphic Shows the House Plants That Naturally Clean the Air in Your Home, According to a NASA Study

This is a quick public service announcement. If you believe in science and facts, read on.<p>Back in the 1980s, NASA published a research report called …

Scientists Find Life In Earth's Most Barren Hellhole

The Danakil Depression is the Earth's most inhospitable place. Yet even here, life finds a way.<p>In the quest to find life on another world in our solar system, scientists have to look in some pretty inhospitable places. Whether it's the arid, radiation-soaked surface of Mars, the freezing wasteland …

Exoplanet-Hunting Satellite Will Launch with Out-of-Focus Cameras

NASA’s next exoplanet sleuth will have slightly out-of-focus cameras, but the space agency remains confident the Transiting Exoplanet Survey …

Universe
U.S. Federal Courts

Very Chill Stoners Tell Us About Their Music Tastes

Come, spark one up: let's chat about your favorite songs and learn about the world.<p><i>Some people are perceived to be bad, others are seen as good. The only truth is that each person is a vessel through which we can learn more about life, rounding out our worldview and becoming more aware of our</i> …

Miley Cyrus
North Korea

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Tyra Banks, Candice Swanepoel and More Celebs in Their Boldest Nearly Naked Red Carpet Looks of All Time

The TV personality went daring to a screening of Black Panther on February 13, 2018, in a lace overlay on top of a black bodysuit. The effect? Pure …

Candice Swanepoel