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The Answer To Life, The Universe — And Everything? It's 63

Often, as we go through the world, the key is to ask the right question.<p>When it comes to figuring out the nature of physical reality, part of that process starts at the absolute edge of the observable universe — the cosmic horizon, a distant layer from which light has only just, in this very …

Dark Matter

Curvy Model Challenges Rigid Victoria’s Secret Model Standards By Recreating Their Catalog, And The Result Speaks For Itself

Brooklyn-based model Tabria Majors has fighting words for Victoria’s Secret, but all she really needed was three Instagram photos to prove her point. …

Curvy

Saint Laurent Muse Anja Rubik Strips Down for Legendary Photographer Nobuyoshi Araki

Known for confrontational, often very explicit bondage-themed images, Japanese photographer Nobuyoshi Araki has long been a favorite of Saint Laurent designer Anthony Vaccarello. While Araki’s fetishistic photography has often been described as shocking, its larger purpose is to expose the …

Donna Brazile: I considered replacing Clinton with Biden as 2016 Democratic nominee

<b>clarification:</b> This story has been updated to clarify the process that Donna Brazile considered initiating to have Hillary Clinton replaced as the Democratic presidential nominee. As interim chair of the Democratic National Committee, Brazile was not empowered to replace her unilaterally. Reactions …

Government

An Army of Chinese Millennials Is Reshaping Global Travel

When Ronnie Hou finished her master’s degree last spring, her parents gave her a trip to Seattle—a city that has fascinated Hou since her teen years …

Why do so many of us hate black licorice?

When the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warned about eating too much black licorice on Monday, about half the country paused and thought, “Wait, people eat black licorice?”<p>The agency is advising candy fans who are 40 or older to limit their intake of the sweet treat to a maximum of 2 ounces …

FDA

9 ways to make people like you without saying a word

Becoming more likable is easier than you think.<p>There's lots of research on the traits and behaviors that make people likable — that have nothing to do with what they're saying.<p>Below, Business Insider has rounded up some of the most fascinating pieces of research on the best ways to make friends and …

Bengals, desperate for a win, welcome winless Browns

GREEN BAY, Wis -- The Cincinnati Bengals are getting desperate, and they should be.<p>They're 0-3, and the window is closing.<p>That quiet desperation was …

Astronomers Just Found a Surprise Hidden on The Mysterious Night Side of Venus

We only come out at night.<p>With its scorching heat and corrosive atmosphere, the toxic hellhole that is Venus isn't the most inviting place in the …

Astronomy

The Space Junk Problem Is About to Get a Whole Lot Gnarlier

For a few months in the fall of 1957, citizens of Earth could look up and see the first artificial star. It shone as bright as Spica, but moved …

Cassini Flies Toward a Fiery Death on Saturn

The Cassini spacecraft that has orbited Saturn for the last 13 years would weigh 4,685 pounds on Earth and, at 22 feet high, is somewhat longer and wider than a small moving van tipped on its rear. Bristling with cameras, antennas and other sensors, it is one of the most complex and sophisticated …

Astronomy

Massive black hole 100,000 times bigger than the Sun discovered

An immense black hole 100,000 times bigger than the sun has been discovered at the heart of the Milky Way.<p>The enormous void, which lies around 25,000 light years from Earth, could help scientists uncover the how stars, galaxies and even life itself came to be in the universe.<p>Supermassive black …

Massive black hole discovered near heart of the Milky Way

Astronomers find evidence of enormous black hole one hundred thousand times more massive than the sun in a gas cloud near the galaxy’s centre<p>An enormous black hole one hundred thousand times more massive than the sun has been found hiding in a toxic gas cloud wafting around near the heart of the …

Black Holes

Amazon Echo devices now support multiroom audio

Amazon Echo devices can now handle music playback across multiple rooms. The company announced today Echo users can now synchronize music across devices in their home. Later, this feature will extend to controls for multiroom music on other connected speakers.<p>For now, the Echo devices — including …