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Here's how long it would take to visit the closest star in our galaxy

There are many possible answers to this question — some very simple, others in the realm of science fiction. But coming up with a comprehensive answer means taking a lot of things into consideration.<p>Unfortunately, any realistic assessment is likely to produce answers that would totally discourage …

Space Travel

BBC - Earth - Why does time always run forwards and never backwards?

Why is it you can break an egg, but not make the pieces spring back together again? To find out, we have to go back to the birth of the universe<p>There's egg on your face, literally. You tried to juggle some eggs, it all went wrong, and now you've got to shower and change your clothes.<p>Wouldn't it be …

Physics

This is what it was like to be a girl 3,400 years ago

If you think it’s hard being a girl today, try growing up in 1370 B.C.E.<p>New research from scientists in Denmark recently revealed more about the life …

Home On the Range: Assaulting Misconceptions

Among the guns I own is a Ruger .22 rifle. It’s a fine machine with a wooden stock instead of resin, and because I’m a customizing enthusiast, it …

9 Killer Sandwiches for Brunch

We're fans of bacon, egg and cheese on a roll for breakfast, but the weekend demands an upgrade.<p>We're fans of bacon, egg and cheese on a roll for …

Breakfast

How to Improve Penmanship | The Art of Manliness

Over the years here at the Art of Manliness we’ve sung the praises of the handwritten letter and simply writing things out by hand in general. …