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Alien life and UFOs: Evidence about extraterrestrials to be revealed by German government?

After a lengthy legal battle, Germany's parliament - the Bundestag - has been ordered to release confidential documents about UFOs, reports the Daily …

Starwatch: Of Pluto and planets

Astronomers of all stripes are poised for a face-to-face meeting with Pluto – a mere point of light in a large telescope, but a familiar mark on our star charts for 85 years. It’s like meeting a lifelong pen-pal for the first time. A concoction of nerves, expectations and raw excitement has swept …

Solar System

NASA's New Horizons gives final closeup of Pluto's puzzling dark spots

Pluto, the underdog of planetary science, finally gets its time in the spotlight this week. As the New Horizons spacecraft nears its historic …

NASA's rocket nears Pluto, carrying ashes of Illinois-born discoverer

The world will watch as the New Horizons rocket flies by Pluto Tuesday. But the best view belongs to Clyde Tombaugh. And rightly so.<p>Tombaugh, the unassuming farm kid from Illinois who discovered the now-dwarf planet back in 1930, has been along for the 3.5 billion-mile ride in spirit and in person. …

New Horizons: Pluto's surface sharpens for Nasa probe

<b>As New Horizons bears down on Pluto, its images just get sharper and sharper.</b><p>The probe's latest picture released on Saturday has started to give scientists some real indications of the geology on the dwarf world.<p>The new black-and-white view reveals a vast band of patterned terrain stretching around …

Solar System

Monster Black Hole Spews Plasma in Incredible Time-Lapse Video

It's a collision of cosmic proportions: A video from the Hubble Space Telescope shows two chunks of material smashing together inside a jet of plasma …

Universe

Behold The Tent Of The Future! Collects Solar Energy, Rainwater, And Folds Up For Easy Travel

When people are asked what type of people are part of the green community, most have a stereotypical view of hippies that live off the grid. In …

Kendall Jenner Demos 4 Cool Ways to Wear Your Favorite Belt

Who says celebrities can't wear the same thing twice? Kendall Jenner definitely isn't following that rule when it comes to her favorite belt. The …

Kendall Jenner

NASA's Project LUCIFER Shocks Even Conspiracy Theorists

There is a new conspiracy theory that is shocking those who keep up with them, and it is about NASA’s Lucifer project.<p>Those who are interested in …

Nasa’s New Horizons spacecraft ready for Pluto fly-by

Scientists have regained contact with the probe before its encounter with the dwarf planet, after a nine-year journey from Earth<p>Nasa is all set for next week’s historic Pluto fly-by having reactivated the New Horizons spacecraft following a malfunction last weekend.<p>The 14 July fly-by will take …

Astronomy

Pluto discoverer's ashes will be the first human remains to leave the solar system — glued to the side of a space probe

NASA's New Horizons spacecraft is just days out from its historic flyby of Pluto, and it's carrying something oddly poetic on board.<p>Astronomer Clyde Tombaugh discovered Pluto in 1930. When he died 67 years later, he requested his ashes be sent to space. And he got his wish when New Horizons …

Space

Pluto and Other Epic Space Photos

The first fly-by of Pluto is already sending back some intriguing images. Here are our favorite pictures of outer space's weirdest objects.<p>ESA

Travel + Leisure's world's best islands

Bioluminescent plankton create stunning glowing colors in the Maldives.Shutterstock/PawelG Photo<p>Travel + Leisure just released its World's Best Awards, ranking the top hotels, airports, airlines, cities, and islands from around the world.<p>To create their list of the world's best islands, the company …

Travel

Scientists were surprised when they saw premature planets for the first time around this young star

But we had yet to observe the stages in between, when extremely fine dust forms larger 'pebbles' that, over billions of years, eventually coalesce into planets.<p>Now, one part of that key process has been spotted; a star 450 light-years away that is just 2.5 million years old appears to have an …

Universe

Scientists Put a Sharper Edge on Climate Data

Some 2,000 climate scientists are flocking to Paris this week to chew over their research ahead of December’s crucial round of negotiations in the …

Climate Change

Biggest explosions in the universe powered by strongest magnets

Gamma-ray bursts are one of the outcomes associated with the biggest explosions to have taken place since the Big Bang. They are detected by orbiting …

NASA wants to terraform the moon with a fleet of autonomous robots

There are few things as thoroughly fascinating as outer space and robots, and NASA just decided to give half a million dollars to a project combining …

Astronomy

How to Make Yourself Smarter in One-Hour-A-Day

Smart people do better in life. Recently, there’s been a slew of books arguing that success in life isn’t really about how smart you are and how much …

Pastor Flies Christian Flag Above American Flag To Protest Gay Marriage

While South Carolina's bill to remove the Confederate battle flag from its State House grounds gains momentum, another flag is stirring debate in neighboring North Carolina.<p>A church in Cleveland County made waves on Sunday when it displayed a Christian flag above the American flag outside its …

LGBTQI

The 25 least-visited countries in the world

<i>Two years have passed, and it is time for an update of what I consider the ultimate traveler's bucket list.</i><p>Why countries are less visited varies, but location, travel related logistics, costs, visa availability, governments or lack thereof and degree of war usually matters.<p>Figures on international …

Africa

Proof Of End Times? ‘Sinister’ Cube-Shaped UFO Appears Over Texas While Star Of Bethlehem Shines In Israel

Are the “End Times” near? Many are speculating that a rash of strange happenings in the recent months are proof that the apocalypse is coming and …

The world's largest megacity already has more people than Canada, Argentina, or Australia

As the largest urban area in the world, the region features a population of roughly 42 million housed inside a 2,700-square-mile perimeter.<p>The Pearl River Delta is made up of nine cities, each boasting populations above 1 million. And China is combining them all into one giant megacity.<p>It's bigger …

China

7 Types of Relationships That Work

As a couples counselor and someone who asks friends about intimate details of their marriages as frequently as others ask friends about their weekend plans, I think I have learned a lot about marriages. Since you guys loved Mr. Perfect and His Crazy Wife and the other posts I write where I …

Relationships

8-Bit Video Shows the Moon Charon Orbiting Pluto

Author: Sophia Chen. Sophia Chen Science<p>Date of Publication: 07.08.15.<p>Time of Publication: 1:30 am. 1:30 am<p>NASA has released near-true color images …

These 10 Hiking Trails Will Blow Your Mind

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by, AFP | The Express Tribune | h/t Dom @ Mad World News<p><b>KARACHI: A tribal court in Sindh has convicted a 10-year-old boy of having an affair with a</b> …

Pakistan

If the Universe Is So Big, Why Haven't We Found Aliens Yet?

In the 19th century, a long-standing problem in cosmology was that the sky was curiously dark at night. If the universe is infinitely large, and …

Interior: Elegant Living Room Design Complete With Traditional Fireplace Plus White Sofa And Simple Coffee Table Stand Above Beautiful Living Room Carpets With Ethnic Pattern, grey flooring trends, grey flooring options

Elegant Living Room Design Complete With Traditional Fireplace Plus White Sofa And Simple Coffee Table Stand Above Beautiful Living Room Carpets With …