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One Simple Reason Why Touching The Sun Is So Hard

This past weekend, NASA successfully launched the Parker Solar Probe: the first spacecraft that will ever touch, with its own instruments, solar material directly in the vicinity of the Sun itself. It seems paradoxical: how could it be so difficult to collide with the source of 99.8% of the mass in …

Astronomy

The next five years will be ‘anomalously warm,’ scientists predict

The past four years have been the four warmest ever recorded — and now, according to a new scientific forecast, the next five will also probably be “anomalously warm,” even beyond what the steady increase in global warming would produce on its own.<p>That could include another record warmest year, …

Climate Change

Dell Latitude 5591

<b>Pros</b><p>Mighty muscle from hexa-core CPU. Comfortable keyboard. A plethora of ports.<p><b>Cons</b><p>Expensive. Reflective screen. Relatively heavy and bulky.<p><b>Bottom</b> …

Computer Hardware

12 Things Mentally Strong People Do That Nobody Else Does

Most people run away from their fears, but not the mentally strong.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You’ve no doubt heard a million times that you should exercise. But how many people have suggested that you become more mentally fit?<p>I’m not just talking about doing a …

Self-help

What chefs really think when you order a well-done steak

“We are not responsible for steaks ordered well-done.”<p>This small caveat graces menus across the country, from Duanesburg, New York to Winneconne, …

Cooking

Has China's 'Area 51' been found in the Gobi Desert?

For decades, the U.S. government denied that Area 51, a top-secret military base in Nevada, existed, until 2013, when a 2005 Freedom of Information Act request forced the CIA to officially acknowledge it. Now, using images from Google Maps, conspiracy theorists claim they have found China's version …

Paranormal

Asteroid discovered after it makes the closest flyby of the year

A bus-size asteroid made the closest pass by Earth so far this year, coming closer than the orbit of many communications satellites as it buzzed by on Friday.<p>Astronomers actually discovered the 15-meter (49-foot) asteroid 2018 PD20 on Saturday using telescopes on Hawaii's Mauna Loa, after it'd …

Astronomy

A New Study Says These Are the Best Vegetables for Preventing Cancer

“Eat your greens.” We’ve known this adage all too well, from the time we were rebellious vegetable-hating kids to our current state as more …

Nutrition

Heavy rains in Kenya reveal a crack that shows Africa will split into two continents

Heavy rains caused havoc in Kenya in March, collapsing hospital walls, flooding entire neighborhoods, and closing off major highways. The downpour also exposed a fault line that geologists now say is evidence that the African continent will split into two over the next tens of millions of years.<p>The …

Horn of Africa

UFO files reveal Cold War spy plane crew’s horror as mysterious craft ‘covered in 20 flashing lights’ closed in at 35,000ft

Ministry of Defence dossier reveals a terrifying UFO encounter that took place 35,000 feet above the Mediterranean<p>A TERRIFYING Cold War near miss …

Paranormal

Did Ancient Aliens Invent Arabica Coffee? This Man Says Yes

Coffee is a mysteriously delicious and neuro-active substance, which people across the globe use daily. Given what we know about the history of our …

Ancient Aliens

Perseid Meteor Shower 2018 Weather Forecast: Smoke May Screen Out Western US

The annual performance of the Perseid meteor shower is due to reach its peak late on Sunday night (Aug. 12) into the predawn hours of Monday morning. …

Weather

Perseids’ Swift-Tuttle comet could end life on Earth

The Perseids are arguably the most famous annual meteor shower. Silently streaking across the mid-August heavens each summer, it’s a profound and …

Perseids

The Montauk Project Is Yet Another Proof The Government Achieved Time Travel

<b>Proceeding from the Philadelphia Experiment, the military supposedly carried yet another secret program at the Camp Hero Air Force base on Long</b> …

Time Travel

How Blue Light Damages Cells In Your Eyes

During daylight, blue wavelengths of light can be beneficial, playing an important role in setting circadian rhythms, boosting attention and mood. But we didn’t evolve to be exposed to it as much as we are. In addition to the ample blue light in sunlight, most of the light we are exposed to via …

Age-Related Macular Degeneration

AMLO Changes Course on Mexican Security After Record Bloodshed

Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, elected president of Mexico last month by a landslide, plans to use that mandate to chart a new course to addressing the …

Mexico

Top 7 Foods That Scrub Our Arteries Clean

The No. 1 killer on the planet is heart disease, which accounts for one in four deaths, according to the Centers for Disease Control and …

Cardiovascular Diseases

Senator: Russia has breached Florida state election systems

WASHINGTON (AP) — Florida's Democratic senator said Wednesday that Russian operatives have penetrated some of his state's election systems ahead of this year's midterms, but state officials said they have no information to support the claim.<p>"They have already penetrated certain counties in the …

Government

This Is What Belly Fat Is, And How to Get Rid of It

Those might not be love handles, but they could be a warning sign.<p>A little extra belly fat may just seem like a little more to love, but that’s not …

Diabetes

You Can Learn Everything Online Except for the Things You Can't

I've seen several quotes that say something like this: "Everything I learned in college can now be found online for free."<p>Is that true or false? …

College & University

Spanish fighter jet accidentally fires missile over Estonia

<b>(CNN) —</b> A Spanish fighter jet accidentally fired an air-to-air missile while flying over Estonia during an air-policing mission, a NATO official told CNN.<p>"The flight path, location and status of the missile are currently under investigation," the official said of Tuesday's incident. "(The) missile …

Military Aircraft

Meat that grows on trees: What's the deal with jackfruit?

An unlikely combination of words is popping up on vacuum-sealed plastic containers in both the butcher and produce sections of grocery stores …

Pulled Pork

Trees Growing On Mars’ Surface Reveal A Big NASA Cover-Up

<b>The newest theory in the extraterrestrial field claims that there is a high-resolution photo of NASA showing trees growing all over the Red Planet‘s</b> …

How to Turn Your Smartphone Into an Early Warning System For Almost Anything

Our phones affect our lives in all kinds of ways, from socialising to travel, but these ever-present pocket gadgets can also act as early warning …

Apps

Elon Musk still thinks we can terraform Mars even though scientists doubt it

You never tell Elon Musk something is impossible, even if it really is scientifically impossible (for now).<p>Terraforming Mars is something that sounds …

Solar Wind

The apocalyptic tone of heatwave-reporting doesn’t go far enough – not when the issue is human extinction

This summer, the arctic burned. Boreal forests, usually caked in ice, were charred. Further south, from Quebec to Japan, hundreds of people dropped …

Climate Change

Nintendo announces Nintendo Direct for August 8

New details on Super Smash Bros. Ultimate<p>Nintendo will broadcast a new Nintendo Direct presentation on Wednesday, Aug. 8, at 7 a.m. PT/10 a.m. ET, the company announced today on Twitter. The presentation will focus on <i>Super Smash Bros. Ultimate</i> and will feature new information on the game from …

Retrogaming

The Case Against Low-fat Milk Is Stronger Than Ever

<i>This story originally appeared on Time.com by Alice Park.</i><p>For years you've been told to go for skim over full-fat dairy. Even the latest dietary …

Low Fat

The Bermuda Triangle Mystery Has Finally Been Solved

Forget colourful cabanas, picturesque beaches and rum cocktails: Bermuda's beauty has long been overshadowed by the dark legends that surround its …

Paranormal

Scientists find planets where life could have started just like it did on Earth

1/30 Earth from the ISS<p>2/30 Frosty slopes of Mars<p>3/30 Orion Capsule splashes down<p>4/30 The Soyuz TMA-15M rocket launch<p>5/30 Yellowstone from space<p>6/30 …

Astronomy