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19 Warming Chicken Soup Recipes

It's been chilly out and it's only a matter of time before you get sick. When the inevitable cold hits you want to make sure that you have a plan to make that mother of all cure-alls: chicken soup. I'm not talking about the stuff from a can—a sick day is a great excuse to make homemade soup. I'm a …

Cooking

Ancient Egyptian underwater treasures to be exhibited for the first time

Spectacular ancient Egyptian treasures are to be exhibited for the first time having been discovered underwater in the submerged ruins of the near-legendary cities of Thonis-Heracleion and Canopus.<p>A finely sculpted statuette of a pharaoh and a golden-eyed depiction of god Osiris are among …

Archaeology

Nasa releases incredible close-up colour pictures of Pluto

New images from New Horizons have revealed a mysterious halo around Pluto, along exotic ices flows and glaciers across its surface<p>Incredible close-up colour pictures show Nasa's latest discoveries made by its ambitious New Horizons' mission to Pluto.<p>Releasing a tranche of new images, mission …

Pluto's flowing ice and mysterious red haze highlight 'a scientific wonderland'

Nasa scientists discover ‘a pattern that indicates the flow of viscous ice’ similar to glaciers on Earth and say the atmosphere may be on the verge of collapse<p>New photos of Pluto released by Nasa reveal flows of nitrogen ice filling up craters, an atmosphere that could be on the verge of collapse, …

Solar System

10 Ways to Use up Mushy Bananas (That Aren't Banana Bread)

They're one of the most popular—if not the most popular—fruits in the world. They're cheap and delicious and sweet and good for you. They're so beloved they have songs written about them (sort of). Chances are good that there's a bunch getting freckly (or worse) on your countertop now. <b>Shake off</b> …

New Horizons’ Latest: Fly Over Pluto’s Ice Mountains and Alien Plains

The hit parade from NASA's New Horizons mission to Pluto continued on Friday with views of an alien-looking plain in the dwarf planet's "heart," dark streaks on the surface that look like windswept trails, and mountainous terrain named after Everest climber Tenzing Norgay.<p>The focus of Friday's news …

Solar System

Pluto pictures: new high-resolution image delights and intrigues scientists

Pluto has giant plains threaded with trenches and studded with hills, Nasa revealed on Friday, as researchers of the New Horizons mission released a new image of the surface and discussed the findings of the growing data they are gathering from the dwarf planet.<p>Principal investigator Alan Stern, …

Solar System

Life on Mars: when will humans live on the Red Planet?

Fifty years after the first close-up images of Mars, Rosa Silverman speaks to the science writer who believes there will be life on Mars before the 21st century ends<p>The human race was able to view the furthest reaches of the solar system in high-definition glory this week, as Nasa’s New Horizons …

7 Fresh and Fruity Summer Sweets

When your sweet tooth strikes in the summertime, light and fresh is always the most satisfying. These fruity treats will conquer your cravings -- almost guilt-free.<p><b>1. Peach Mango Smoothies</b><p>These smoothies taste like a tropical beach vacation. They're perfect to start the day; they also make a …

Ice Cream

Charon: The Mega-Moon With a Mountain in a Moat

Pluto’s largest moon, Charon, is almost as enigmatic as Pluto. As NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft helps unveil the underworldly moon, most of its features are turning out to be more puzzling than expected.<p>Early images showed an unexpectedly dark polar cap, which scientists think could be the result …