Felicia Cridland

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No one has set eyes on this in 150 years, and it's coming this month

Look up at the sky on Jan. 31 and you may witness a sight unseen for 150 years. For the first time since 1866, a total lunar eclipse will occur with the blue moon, or second full moon of the month, which—like the one visible on New Year's Day—will also be a supermoon.<p>Got all that? When the moon is …

2006: a space oddity – the great Pluto debate

Long known as the ninth planet, Pluto was downgraded in 2006, sparking a scientific spat that raises basic questions about how we understand the universe<p>Imagine that you have nurtured an ambition for 25 years to head up an expedition to the last unexplored planet in the solar system. You’ve worked …

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Geometry makes this foam hard to crush

Materials scientist Jonathan Berger has developed a solid foam that he describes as “the most efficient in the universe.”<p>Called Isomax, this …

Earth - Amazing photos of Australia's epic Great Barrier Reef

More than 100,000 beautiful images of Australia's Great Barrier Reef have been released to the public.<p>The photos include species living on the reef, 360 degree panoramas and map the reef from 32 different locations.<p>"This is the largest single collection of survey photographs of the Great Barrier …

Exploring Comets and Asteroids: Time Capsules of the Solar System

Comets and asteroids are time capsules of the solar system's formation, increasingly within our reach, opening new possibilities for exploration.

Five-year-old British boy becomes youngest ever qualified computer specialist

Ayan Qureshi from Birmingham is Microsoft’s youngest-ever certified computer specialist<p>A schoolboy has become the world's youngest qualified computer specialist after passing a Microsoft Windows exam at the age of just five.<p>Ayan Qureshi has only just started primary school, but passed the test at …

Milky Way Time-Lapse Captures Rare Glimpse of a Meteor Exploding in the Atmosphere

In mid-October, a meteor decided to explode in spectacular fashion in the night sky. Known as a ‘bolide fireball,’ a photographer named Ben Lewis was …

What movies can teach us about life in space

According to Hollywood hit Interstellar, we might be able to travel to distant planets via wormholes. But what else can movies tells us about life in space? Our space columnist finds out.<p>From exploding eyeballs and noisy explosions to midichlorians and inertial dampeners, science fiction is often …

How to Take Landscape Photos

Get tips for taking great photos of landscapes in this how-to photo gallery, from National Geographic.

Focus Stacking for Landscape Photography: Photoshop Tutorial & Camera Techniques

Learn focus stacking for tack sharp photos, over the entire depth of field (DOF), for every shooting situation.<p>I’ve included a photo editing video …

Week's Best Space Pictures: Rover Drills, Stars Collide, and a Rocket Launches

Curiosity drills Mars for rocky reassurance, some stars throw tantrums as they collide, and a rocket launches to study the sun.

9 Things Powerful People Never Say

Powerful people talk in a healthy way, combining the right blend of confidence and humility. They share authentically with their hearts and inspire others to action. Check out these things powerful people never say so you can become even more powerful.<p><b>1. "Because we've always done it that way."</b><p>You …

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Why The CDC Thinks 1.4 Million People Might Contract Ebola By February

A crash course in modeling the outbreak of a deadly disease<p>Last June, the Kenema Government Hospital in Sierra Leone built a temporary ward in anticipation of an influx of Ebola patients. The makeshift building was covered with thin, tin metal sheets, haphazardly held to the walls by wire …

Italy, Colombia, Costa Rica Win: Photo Gallery

U.S. soccer set to open its 2014 World Cup against Ghana, an old nemesis

Coach Juergen Klinsmann’s 23-man roster for the World Cup this summer in Brazil.<p>Coach Juergen Klinsmann’s 23-man roster for the World Cup this summer in Brazil.<p>By Steven Goff<p>, Reporter<p>NATAL, Brazil — The U.S. national soccer team is assured of playing three matches in the World Cup. There is …

This American Outlaws video will get you super-pumped for Ghana

<b>Stay connected:</b> The all-new, completely redesigned, FREE official MLS app is your best mobile source for scores, news, analysis and highlights. …

DOGHOUSE | Chart of the United States’ Growing Love of Soccer

U.S. vs. Ghana preview: A World Cup grudge match in 'Group of Death'

Your co-workers will bolt from work early today. Bars will make a killing. And even the most indifferent of your friends will feign a slight interest in the World Cup.<p>For today, the United States begins its Brazil adventure when it goes toe-to-toe with its nemesis, Ghana.<p>The Black Stars have …

World Cup viewing guide: USA! USA! USA! USA! (and Germany-Portugal)

Germany vs. Portugal (12:00 p.m. ET)<p><b>Where:</b> Arena Fonte Nova, Salvador. You know, the part of Brazil where Anthony Bourdain gets drunk on caipirinhas and makes you hate him even more for having his job.<p><b>What I'm watching Germany for:</b> Their lineup, mostly, since injuries have forced some spectacular …

For love of country

 Tweet Share on Twitter Share Share on Facebook Pin Pinterest 24 Comments ⋆ Rec Recommend this Post 13<p>In theory, you could support the U.S. Men’s National Team without really loving America, but it would be a waste of emotion. If you weren’t bound by blood or dirt to this country — if you could …

Klinsmann Sounds More Confident on Eve of Opener

Jurgen Klinsmann speaks with pragmatism. He books his airline tickets with hope The U.S. coach caused a stir in the lead-up to soccer's championship when he said that "I think for us now, talking about winning a World Cup is just not realistic."<p>But on the eve of the Americans' opener against Ghana, …

Opening ceremony of World Cup 2014 in Brazil - in pictures

All the glitz and the glamour – and some rather odd-looking walking vegetation – at the opening ceremony of World Cup 2014 in São Paulo, Brazil

What an Enterprise! NASA physicist, artist unveil warp-speed craft design

Thanks to a NASA physicist, the notion of warp speed might just travel out of sci-fi and into the real world.<p>NASA's Harold White has been working since 2010 to develop a warp drive that will allow spacecraft to travel at speeds faster than light -- 186,000 miles per second.<p>White, who heads NASA's …

A Surreal Photoshoot on an Underwater Shipwreck in Bali | Colossal

<p>Taken recently off the coast of Bali, these surreal photos are the creation of Montreal-based director and photographer Benjamin Von Wong, known for …

Stunning Nature-Inspired Mud Mural Covers School Walls

Japanese artist Yusuke Asai recently transformed the boring blank walls of this primary school, located in the village of Maharashtra in India, into a beautiful display of nature. The artist first completed a wall-to-ceiling mural in the Niranjana School as a part of the Wall Art Festival in 2011, …

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Picturesque Moments Captured by Photographer Finn Beales

Photographer Finn Beales captures picturesque moments at events and festivals all throughout the world. The well-traveled artist has covered a wide range of beautiful locations including India, Wales, Ireland, and Bangladesh. Whether he is focusing on people or places or objects, Beales is not …

New Imagination-Filled Street Art Murals by Natalia Rak

Artist Natalia Rak has been on a roll lately, creating two huge new murals for street art festivals in Europe. The first one, seen above, is called <i>Magic Book</i> and it shows a girl opening up a book only to discover a world full of wonder inside. Octopus tentacles emerge from the book's pages and a …

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A Tribute to Discomfort: Insights from National Geographic Photographer Cory Richards | Colossal

<p>At the age of 14, photographer Cory Richards had dropped out of high school and was technically homeless. His education, he says, was instead …

New Zealand "Vanscapes" Framed through the Window of a Van

In this series of unique landscapes, artist Alison Turner documents life as seen through a car window. For years, the adventurous photographer has been traveling the country in a van, along with her camera and her dog, Max. In this series, entitled <i>Vanscapes</i>, she ventured beyond the US to New …

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