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Jet Lag Is Worse on Mars

A Martian day is 40 minutes longer than a day on Earth—a seemingly small difference that adds up quickly.<p>What would you do with an extra 40 minutes in a day?<p>Not 40 minutes shaved off some regular daily activity to devote to something else, but an extra 40 minutes actually tacked on to the 24 hours …

Meteor shower at 40,000 feet

Another good reason to grab that window seat! Colin Legg captured this great photo of a meteor shower, seen from an airplane window.<p>Leave it to Colin …

Astronomy

Taken By Storm

<i>Using a pair of Canon EOS 5D Mark II DSLRs with the anti-aliasing filters removed, Mitch Dobrowner is meticulous in all facets of his photography. He</i> …

Photos and video: No damage from Kern County tornado

TAFT, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) - No damage was reported Monday from a tornado in western Kern County.<p>Eyewitness News meteorologist Miles Muzio said the …

Small tornado touches down in western Kern County

It looked ominous, a tall column of swirling dust that descended from the sky. But the tornado that skittered through Taft, Calif., just before noon Monday passed through town with little or no damage.<p>The weak tornado touched down near the western Kern County town during a period of showers, …

Taylor Swift posted her first bikini pic to Instagram to prevent paparazzi from selling it, after rumors about her belly button

For years, Taylor Swift has been plagued by the rumor that she doesn't have a belly button.<p>The wacky story was started thanks to the singer's love of high-waisted, two-piece ensembles that do not reveal her lower abdomen.<p>I don't like showing my belly button. When you start showing your belly button …

Selling

How Big Would A Meteorite Have To Be To Wipe Out All Human Life?

Short answer: 60 miles wide, give or take<p>When it comes to meteorites, the bigger they are, the more havoc they generally wreak. In 1997, University of Colorado geoscientist Brian Toon and colleagues predicted the aftermath of meteorite impacts of various sizes. They found that a space rock half a …

Study: People Buy PS4 for Graphics, Xbox One for Brand, Wii U for Fun

Retail monitor Nielsen has released the results of its latest gaming study, this one examining the top factors shoppers considered when buying their new-generation console.<p>For gamers aged 13 and up, "better resolution" was a top driving factor for PlayStation 4, while "brand" was the leading …

NASA Sees 'Bright Spots' On Dwarf Planet In Our Solar System

Scientists are puzzled by a new image taken by NASA's Dawn spacecraft, which found two bright spots on the dwarf planet Ceres. The spots are noticeably brighter than other parts of the surface, which looks to be rocky and pockmarked.<p>Ceres lies in an asteroid belt between the paths of Mars and …