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Henry the Navigator and the Age of Discoveries

Henry the Navigator (1394 – 1460)<p>On March 4, 1394, Infante Henry, Duke of Viseu, better known as <b>Henry the Navigator</b>, was born. He was an important …

Was Einstein right? Ripples in space-time may have been found

Are the rumors true? Whispers about a possible detection of actual ripples in space-time have been swirling for weeks, and on Thursday, the world may …

4 strategies for remembering everything you learn

• Knowledge about the subject at hand, like math, history, or programming<p>• Knowledge about how learning actually works<p>The bad news: Our education system kind of skips one of them, which is problematic, given that your ability to learn is such a huge predictor of success in life, from achieving in …

Self-improvement

Earth - Why are we the only human species still alive?

Two million years ago in Africa, several species of human-like creatures roamed the landscape. Some looked surprisingly similar to each other, while others had distinct, defining features.<p>In September 2015, another species was added to the list. Hundreds of bones discovered in a South African cave …

Humanity

Eating less meat essential to curb climate change, says report

Curbing the world’s huge and increasing appetite for meat is essential to avoid devastating climate change, according to a new report. But governments and green campaigners are doing nothing to tackle the issue due to fears of a consumer backlash, warns the analysis from the thinktank Chatham House.<p>…

NIBIRU - Planet X Admitted by Scientists! NASA shuts down Space Telescope ‘WISE’!

They’ve found the largest planet ‘IN OUR SOLAR SYSTEM’! It orbits our Sun in a far elliptical orbit, and is said to be 4x’s the size of …

5 Sky Events This Week: Moon Hits Bull's-Eye and Cosmic Crab

A bull jumps over the moon, and a crab recalls an ancient explosion this week for stargazers.<p>Overhead in the heavens, the moon hits the celestial bull's-eye this week, while sky-watchers hunt down a distant crab.<p><b>Moon meets green giant.</b> After darkness falls on Monday, December 1, look for the waxing …

The Best Science Books of 2014

On the heels of the year’s most intelligent and imaginative children’s books come the most stimulating science books published this annum. (Step into the nonfictional time machine by revisiting the selections for 2013, 2012, and 2011.)<p>1. THE ACCIDENTAL UNIVERSE<p><i>“If we ever reach the point where we</i> …

Brooklyn Outfitters Launches Outdoor Gear Line with Locally-Made Packs

1/11<p>PeopleTowels Winners Lead<p>And now for the moment you've all been waiting for! Last month we announced the talented finalists who made it through …

Design

Birth Mystery of Stellar Snow Globe Deepens

Astronomers thought they'd figured out where giant clusters of old stars come from. Hubble images have sent them back to the drawing board.<p>The Hubble Space Telescope's recent images of giant balls of stars in a nearby galaxy, reported on Thursday, have astronomers puzzled as to the star balls' …

How to be a Better Writer: Acknowledge the “but”

I still remember one of my professors chastising the class about absolute statements. He told us to avoid them or risk the peril of being confronted …

Creative Commons

Comet Probe May Have 'Sniffed' Origins Of Life On Earth

After a two-bounce landing on a distant comet, but before going into hibernation, the European probe Philae relayed many hours worth of data collected from the comet’s surface back to Earth, including evidence of organic molecules. While analysis and identification of the molecules is still …

Coconut Rice Pudding with Pomegranate Seeds

Related Recipes<p>For this quintessential luau dessert from Mark Reinfeld, the pudding should be sliced into petite squares and served on small pieces …

Italian Plum Upside Down Cake – Recipe

<i>Italian Plum Upside-Down Cake</i>I‘m a an absolute sucker for Italian plums, to the point of being a bit heartbroken that my incredibly generous …

Pomegranate and Tangerine Spritzer with Mint

Tender Swiss chard breaks down easily in a regular blender for smoothies that need no straining. Since red chard veins can bleed color, choose green …

Spicy Indian (Flour) Chips Recipe by Manjula

MUSHROOM BURGERS WITH ASIAN SLAW

Caroline,<p>I remember when I first got your email. It was the week after some negative comments had gotten the best of me, I mentioned it here and …