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Watch: Stunning Nasa time-lapse captures Sun's activity over five years

A captivating video has been released by Nasa showing some of the most memorable moments of the Sun's activity in the last five years<p><b>The Sun</b>'s most impressive activity over the last five years has been released in a time-lapse <b>video</b> by Nasa.<p>The three minute video shows the changing surface of the …

8 Romantic Date Night Dinners

Pull out the candles, pick out a Netflix movie, and send the kids to Grandma's house. It's the biggest date night of the year! Avoid the crowds and over-priced restaurant menus and whip up one of these easy and delicious dinners instead.<p><b>1. Grilled Spice-Rubbed Beef Tenderloin Filets with Chimichurri</b><p>…

Scientists Have Figured Out a Way to Convert Solar Energy Into Liquid Fuel

Researchers at Harvard have discovered how to convert solar energy into liquid fuel, potentially accelerating our switch to the alternative-energy …

National Academy of Sciences

Chocolate Decadence Recipe - How to Make a Chocolate Decadence Cake

How to Break Down a Whole Chicken (And Cook With It All Week)

<i>There are 3 million chicken recipes on the Internet. We're here to show you the good ones. Win, win.</i><p><i>Today: One chicken can go a long way -- an entire week of meals, to be exact.</i><p>It's not uncommon for my weekly grocery list to feature a smattering of protein odds and ends. With one ribeye here, one …

Baking 1-2-3: How to Make the Silkiest, Smoothest Lemon Curd

Lemon curd is an iconic dessert—learn how to make three versions of it, from no-bake lemon bars to a stunning pie.<p><i>Welcome to Baking 1-2-3, by associate food editor Claire Saffitz. Each month, she'll guide you through a three-step baking process. The first recipe is for the beginners out there, the</i> …

Wok on! 5 fast, easy and healthy stir-fry recipes you have to try...

Ah, stir-fry — it’s such a great way to cram lots of veggies and lean protein into a weeknight dinner. But it’s also easy to get into a stir-fry rut, making the same thing over and over — or resorting to greasy take-out versions. If you’re looking to cook more healthful meals at home, we have five …

Food & Dining

15 Best Beach Getaways for 2015

No two beach vacations are exactly the same. Some travelers want sun during the day, and a trendy, urban scene to explore by night; others want deserted islands offering peace and quiet. Fortunately, there's no shortage of stunning beaches around the world to choose from, but which ones are the …

Is the solar panel & battery combo ready to change energy markets?

The big idea right now for solar and batteries is this: put solar panels on your roof, a battery in the backyard (or basement), and become utterly …

Clean Energy

Happy 80th Birthday, Elvis Presley!

He hated denim because he said it reminded him of being poor. He was a fierce proponent of pink for boys, photographed in downtown Memphis in 1955 wearing a pink shirt, pink socks, and even, that rarity, a pink belt. He did in fact own at least one pair of blue suede shoes.<p>Elvis Presley, who would …

10 Energy Breakthroughs of 2014 That Could Change Your Life

Hoverboards aside, 10 technologies debuted to save energy—and the planet.<p><b>From a new kind of light bulb to a carbon-removing power plant, a dazzling array of new technologies debuted this year that promise to save energy and help fight global warming.</b><p>They're not just gee-whiz hoverboards—levitating …

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Eight children stabbed to death in Cairns, Australia.

Eight children have been found stabbed to death in a house in Cairns, Australia.<p>A 37-year-old woman, believed to be the mother of seven of the children, has been taken to hospital suffering from stab wounds. Her condition is stable and police said she was assisting them with their investigation.<p>The …

Five Reasons to Walk the Holy Land

Christmas is upon us and thousands of tourists and pilgrims descend on Bethlehem, Jerusalem and Nazareth. Most of them step on and off tour buses and squeeze in and out of large hotels. Here are five journeys that get you off the beaten tarmac and experience the Holy Land on foot.<p><b>1. JERUSALEM TO</b> …

Selma cast and crew wear 'I can't breathe' T-shirts to New York premiere

Selma,Film industry,Civil rights movement,Martin Luther King,New York,Eric Garner,Michael Brown shooting,NYPD,Golden Globes,Golden Globes 2015,Awards and prizes,Film,Culture,theguardian.com,News<p>Film-makers behind new Martin Luther King biopic join worldwide protests against death of Eric Garner

Flip Down Memory Lane: The Year in Review

In 2014, we saw countries unite to fight mass disease and terror. Ebola ravaged African countries and spread to the United States. ISIS attacked …

Homemade Holiday: Cranberry White Chocolate Chip Cookies in a Jar

Cranberry white chocolate cookies in a jar are a homemade gift sure to please. Add custom tags for a whimsical feel.<p>I cannot believe that there are only twelve days until Christmas. <i>Twelve</i>. Seriously, where has this month gone? Things have been incredibly hectic for us between traveling, the holiday …

Rare Black Sea Devil Caught on Film for the First Time

The anglerfish survived capture and is now being studied in a specially equipped laboratory.<p>With its gaping mouth, needle-sharp teeth, and slightly startled expression, the black sea devil anglerfish seems tailor-made for the spotlight.<p><b>And in fact, one particular female got her close-up on November</b> …

The Colosseum Is Everything It's Cracked Up To Be

For some reason, people like to sleep in while they're on vacation. And sure, I do that sometimes, too. But not while in Italy. When I was in Rome earlier this year, I made sure to wake up early enough to find The Colosseum at sunrise. And I'm glad I gave myself time.<p>I woke up and walked out of the …

Al Roker shares his mom's sweet potato poon recipe

<i>To help get you ready for Thanksgiving, the TODAY's Take anchors are sharing some of their favorite dishes, along with the recipes, so you can make them for your guests. Willie Geist and Tamron Hall prepared their</i> scrumptious mashed potato recipes <i>and now Al Roker is sharing his mom's recipe</i> for</i> …

Recipes

10 Photos That Will Make You Fall in Love With Paris

The first time I made it to Paris didn't count, although the stamp in my passport proved otherwise.<p>It was over a year ago during a layover in Charles de Gaulle Airport and the closest I got to experiencing the flavor of "The City of Light" was a lemon macaron from the mobile Ladurée cart that was …

The Ongoing Eruption In Hawaii, In Pictures

Lava is continuing its slow and steady approach towards the community of Pāhoa.<p>Lava is still approaching the Hawaiian town of Pāhoa. It already destroyed a house (see below; the red-roofed structure still standing is a garage) and is continuing its march, oozing slowly towards other structures, …

U.S. Geological Survey

Philae lander sends back first ever image from comet

The European Space Agency’s Philae lander has sent back the first ever image from the surface of a comet.<p>The picture shows the cracked, bumpy surface in monochrome, with one of Philae’s three legs in the bottom left of the frame. It is not yet clear whether the leg in the image is actually touching …

hidden beauty

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Promotion: Explore the night sky with our cut-price telescope

With winter fast approaching, the long evenings provide the perfect opportunity to take a look at the night sky, and The Widescreen Centre in London has a special offer to help you do just that.<p>Until 24 December, it is offering 15% off the Celestron NexStar Evolution 6 telescope (RRP …

The Most Dangerous Islands In The World

Sweet summer has passed, and now, fall is leaving us as well. The temperature drops, and the snowy storms are getting ready to freeze our toes and our hearts as we long for the summer heat.<p>Thankfully, holiday season is just the time to get out and explore, go to a relaxing and rejuvenating island …

Mystery of Earth's Water Origin Solved

Instead of arriving later by comet impact, Earth's waters have likely existed since our planet's birth.<p>The water that makes Earth a majestic blue marble was here from the time of our planet's birth, according to a new study of ancient meteorites, scientists reported Thursday.<p>Where do the oceans …

This Week’s ‘SNL’ Will Feature ‘A Rousing 8-Minute Long Jam Session’ By Prince

The upcoming episode of <i>Saturday Night Live</i> is notable for two main reasons. First of all, it will be hosted by former cast member Chris Rock, whose last appearance on the show was almost 20 years ago. Second, per Rock’s request, the musical guest will be diminutive Minnesota native Prince Rogers …

Monster Sunspot Threatens Earth With Solar Storms

Changing Planet<p><b>The solar eclipse may steal the week’s heavenly headlines, but a monster sunspot—the likes of which hasn’t been seen for years—has turned toward Earth and may spew some serious solar storms.</b><p>From the moment the gigantic sunspot cluster known as AR 2192 appeared on the eastern side of …