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A once-in-a-lifetime meteor shower may be on its way

Skywatchers in North America may be in for a once-in-a-lifetime meteor shower this weekend if the May Camelopardalids light up the night sky early Saturday morning.<p>As my colleage Deborah Netburn explained, the May Camelopardalids could happen as Earth moves into a debris field left by a small comet …

Cafe Racer Dreams BMW R100RS

Sensible isn’t a word you’d normally use to describe a custom motorcycle. But as this BMW R100RS from Cafe Racer Dreams proves, sensible doesn’t have to mean stale. It can also come with a hefty dose of style and desirability.<p>CRD #49 was commissioned by an existing client of the Madrid workshop. …

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A Gargantuan Field of Space Dirt Is Coming Our Way

The unprecedented event could turn into the best meteor shower of the year.<p>Our planet is about to pass through a sprawling burst of 200-year-old space dust that could make for a dazzling, never-before-seen meteor spectacle. East Coasters should go outside between 2 a.m. and 4 a.m. Friday …

20 Albums Rolling Stone Loved in the Sixties That You’ve Never Heard

The Masked Marauders, ‘The Masked Marauders’<p>The Masked Marauders – a band featuring Bob Dylan, Mick Jagger and three Beatles – were the super-est of …

Yaya Touré wants to be Manchester City’s Zinedine Zidane, says agent

Yaya Touré is not motivated by money but instead by the pursuit of a long-term technical role at Manchester City, according to his agent.<p>The Ivory Coast international seemed to express his unhappiness at the Etihad Stadium through Twitter on Tuesday after his agent Dimitry Seluk publicly claimed …

Robinho and Kaka linked to move to Orlando City in MLS

Orlando City, the expansion team who will begin play in MLS next season, may do so with not one, but two Brazilian superstars, after it has emerged that Robinho, as well as his AC Milan team mate Kaka, were targets for the club.<p>Reports in Italy have suggested that Robinho has asked to buy out the …

Luis Suarez injures knee, undergoes surgery ahead of World Cup

Uruguay and Liverpool star striker Luis Suarez underwent arthroscopic knee surgery on Thursday in Montevideo, putting his World Cup status in some …

Everything you need to know: Camelopardalids could be the best meteor shower this year

North America is predicted to have the best view of a possible new meteor shower from Comet 209P/LINEAR Friday night through Saturday morning (May …

The Life Cycle Of Ideas

How scientific concepts rise and fall<p>Every scientific idea has its day. Theories are born and experiments are designed; results are put to the test, then disproved or accepted as canon. As scientists discuss an idea, they cite the paper that proposed it in their own work. Then, as the conversation …

Wormhole Time Travel: Cambridge Physicist Proposes Possibility Of Sending Messages Through Time

A Cambridge scientist has published a paper which might contain a theoretical method to send messages backwards in time.<p>But, look - before anyone …

New Supernova Study Reveals Mystery About The Death Of Massive, Super-bright Stars

There are massive and extremely bright stars in the universe that were long suspected by astronomers to die spectacular, explosive deaths, and a new …

Cinematic Kansas Supercell Timelapse Will Leave You in Awe of Nature

A couple of days ago, we shared a time-lapse of a Wyoming supercell forming that just blew us away. It was, however, an amateur production by storm …

KCRW Presents: TychoKCRW

Tycho started as a solo musical project from graphic designer and photographer Scott Hansen, but has since evolved into a full band. The exhilarating music triggers strong emotions, which is unusual for instrumental music; the band was built around its live shows and the "arcs of energy" that …

7 of the Best Grilled Side Dishes Ever

Here are seven easy, crowd-pleasing sides to make on the grill this weekend.<p>Here are seven easy, crowd-pleasing sides to make on the grill this …

2015 Porsche Boxster GTS

A roadster supreme.<p>The problem is always the onions. Or maybe the green peppers. Not usually the pepperoni, but if you have vegetarians around, well…just try to order a supreme pizza to share with more than two people and someone will raise a fuss. Although no one should object to Porsche’s …

Meet The Hottest Soccer Referee Ever

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George Steinmetz’s Eye From the Sky

What is it like strapping yourself into the equivalent of a leaf blower, getting a running start, then taking off into the air with a camera in your hand?<p>“You have 180-degree horizontal and vertical visibility and you’re going about 27 or 28 miles per hour. You don’t need a plexiglass windscreen in …