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Set Your Alarms! A Full Moon, Comet, AND Lunar Eclipse Will All Appear This Weekend

Dust off those telescopes, because three breathtaking astronomical events will occur on the same evening this upcoming weekend. From the evening of Feb. 10 into the morning of Feb. 11, space observers will be treated to quite the stunning show, as a snow moon, lunar eclipse, and New Year comet will …

Lunar Eclipse

Stegosaurus plates provide first solid evidence that male, female dinosaurs looked different

The discovery of a single anatomical difference between males and females in the species <i>Stegosaurus mjosi</i> provides some of the most conclusive …

Mars Rover Curiosity Spotted from Space (Photo)

NASA's eagle-eyed Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) has captured a view of the space agency's Curiosity rover trundling across the Red Planet.<p>The new …

Is it Possible to Eat Snacks And Still Lose Weight?

We all feel the need to nibble between meals at some time or other while we are trying to lose weight and keep fit. Healthy snacking can play an …

NASA is about to solve a major mystery about dwarf planet Ceres

NASA<p>Back in January astronomers got one of their first close-up glimpses of dwarf planet Ceres, and they were baffled.<p>The tiny planet is the largest …

PlayStation 4 and Xbox One Performance Compared by Devs

Claims the PlayStation 4 is up to 50 per cent faster.<p>Exit Theatre Mode<p><b>Update:</b> Microsoft has responded to developers' claims, providing Kotaku the …

8 Extinct Animals That Really Weren't

Most of the time, when a species has been declared extinct, it's truly gone. Occasionally, however, a species that has been declared kaput, sometimes …

Compare the ‘Avengers 2’ Characters to Their First Comic Book Appearance

The superheroes at the center of <i>Avengers: Age of Ultron</i> resonate so strongly with so many people because they’re so deeply entrenched in popular …

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Now we know what the Joker will look like in ‘Suicide Squad’ this summer

<i>Suicide Squad</i> is another movie comic book fans should have on their list for next year. Supposed to launch in August 2016, the film brings together a …

Back across the brink: Can scientists bring a species back from extinction?

In “Jurassic Park,” fictional scientists find dinosaur DNA preserved in prehistoric amber and use it to re-create species that had not lived on Earth for tens of millions of years.<p>In “How to Clone a Mammoth: The Science of De-Extinction,” molecular paleontologist Beth Shapiro spells out, step by …

Paleontology

Life On The Space Station Just Got Infinitely More Civilized

A new espresso maker and unique zero-gravity cups are bringing new luxury to the International Space Station. Today at 12:44 GMT, astronaut Samantha …

Conservation news - Environmental science and conservation news

by Mongabay.com 15 June 2018<p>Among the top articles from our Spanish language service, Mongabay Latam, for the week of June 4 - 10 was one about a …

How (not) to behave: Manners and the classical music audience

Thou shalt not talk. Thou shalt not clap in the wrong places. Thou shalt not unwrap cough drops in crinkly paper during the music. Thou shalt not use thy cellphone.<p>You can find the prohibitions, in various forms, printed in the back pages of concert playbills around the country, often under rubrics …

NASA successfully tests EM Propulsion Drive (Warp Drive) in Vacuum

NASA’s Johnson Space Center has successfully tested electromagnetic (EM) propulsion drive that could help in space travel in the solar system. The …

Is NASA about to crack interstellar travel?

NASA has a well-deserved reputation for making the unthinkable a reality. So what are we to make of it when a handful of NASA scientists quietly leak …

Shape-Shifting Frog Can Change Its Skin Texture

A fingernail-size frog that can morph its skin texture from spiny to smooth in just minutes is the first shape-shifting amphibian ever found, …

Zoology

New 'Super Earth' Exoplanets Spotted Around Nearby Star

Astronomers have discovered two new alien worlds a bit larger than Earth circling a nearby star.<p>The newfound exoplanets, known as HD 7924c and HD …

These gorgeous photos of endangered animals will make you want to save the earth

With more than 50 species in the world currently listed as endangered, or critically endangered, on the World Wildlife Fund's Species Directory, …

NASA Confirms Extraterrestrial Life DOES Exist On Other Planets

Aliens really do exist! <br>That’s the amazing news that space boffins at NASA have confirmed this week. <br>The US space agency has spoken for the first …

Dead zones: Places where no animal can survive found in Atlantic Ocean

A team of German and Canadian marine biologists have for the first time ever witnessed so-called ‘dead zones’ in the Atlantic Ocean – places where no …

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Learning How To Lose Weight Fast And Keep It Off

Everyone wants to know how to lose weight fast, humans are impatient by their very nature. If you are truly interested in losing weight and keeping …