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Why Yahoo Thinks It May Be Time To Blow Up Your Inbox

We’re using email for e-comm and couponing more than ever—and Yahoo’s experimental CardMail client aims to make better sense of the daily deluge.<p>How we use email has changed a lot since the ’90s, but the way we receive it hasn’t changed much at all. Sure, our mailboxes are bigger, and the messages …

2014 March 1 - NGC 7331 and Beyond

<b>NGC 7331 and Beyond</b> <b><br>Image Credit & Copyright:</b> Dietmar Hager, Torsten Grossmann<p><b>Explanation:</b> Big, beautiful spiral galaxy NGC 7331 is often touted as an …

2014 January 19 - Spiral Galaxies in Collision

<b>Spiral Galaxies in Collision</b> <b><br>Image Credit:</b> Debra Meloy Elmegreen (Vassar College) et al.,<br>& the Hubble Heritage Team (AURA/STScI/NASA)<p><b>Explanation:</b> …

2014 February 5 - NGC 2683: Edge On Spiral Galaxy

<b>NGC 2683: Edge-On Spiral Galaxy</b> <b><br>Image Credit:</b> Subaru Telescope (NAOJ), Hubble Space Telescope; <b>Image Assembly, Processing, & Copyright:</b> Robert</b> …

2014 February 8 - NGC 5101 and Friends

<b>NGC 5101 and Friends</b> <b><br>Image Credit & Copyright:</b> Martin Pugh<p><b>Explanation:</b> This sharp telescopic field of view holds two bright galaxies. Barred spiral …

2014 February 16 - Inside the Eagle Nebula

<b>Inside the Eagle Nebula</b> <b><br>Credit & Copyright:</b> T. A. Rector & B. A. Wolpa, NOAO, AURA<p><b>Explanation:</b> From afar, the whole thing looks like an Eagle. A …

2014 February 17 - The Cosmic Web of the Tarantula Nebula

<b>The Cosmic Web of the Tarantula Nebula</b> <b><br>Image Credit & Copyright:</b> Damian Peach<p><b>Explanation:</b> It is the largest and most complex star forming region in …

2014 February 24 - The Cloudy Cores of Active Galaxies

<b>The Cloudy Cores of Active Galaxies</b> <b><br>Image Credit:</b> NASA's GSFC, W. Steffen (UNAM)<p><b>Explanation:</b> What would it look like to travel to the center of an …

2014 February 25 - The Pleiades Deep and Dusty

<b>The Pleiades Deep and Dusty</b> <b><br>Image Credit & Copyright:</b> David Lane<p><b>Explanation:</b> The well known Pleiades star cluster is slowly destroying part of a …

2014 February 27 - Daytime Moon Meets Morning Star

<b>Daytime Moon Meets Morning Star</b> <b><br>Image Credit & Copyright:</b> Cui Yongjiang and Shi Zexing<p><b>Explanation:</b> Venus now appears as planet Earth's brilliant …

Windmill

Misty Taj

Polar Vortex in Niagara Falls

Venetian-Dawn

Hofskirkja Iceland

Polar vortex

Severe Skies: The Photography of Storm Chaser Mike Hollingshead | Colossal

<p>Just a cursory glance at a few storm photos by Mike Hollingshead and it’s clear this guy has probably seen it all, and probably put his life at risk …

2013 November 25 - Anemic Spiral NGC 4921 from Hubble

<b>Anemic Spiral NGC 4921 from Hubble</b> <b><br>Image Credit:</b> <i>Data</i> - Hubble Legacy Archive, ESA, NASA; <i>Processing</i> - Roberto Colombari<p><b>Explanation:</b> How far away is …

2013 December 14 - The Bubble Nebula

<b>The Bubble Nebula</b> <b><br>Image Credit & Copyright:</b> J-P Metsävainio (Astro Anarchy)<p><b>Explanation:</b> Blown by the wind from a massive star, this interstellar …

2013 December 24 - Sharpless 308: Star Bubble

<b>Sharpless 308: Star Bubble</b> <b><br>Image Credit & Copyright:</b> Jeff Husted<p><b>Explanation:</b> Blown by fast winds from a hot, massive star, this cosmic bubble is huge. …

2013 December 31 - The Horsehead Nebula

<b>The Horsehead Nebula</b> <b><br>Image Credit & Copyright:</b> John Chumack<p><b>Explanation:</b> The Horsehead Nebula is one of the most famous nebulae on the sky. It is …

2014 January 5 - Galaxy NGC 474: Shells and Star Streams

<b>Galaxy NGC 474: Shells and Star Streams</b> <b><br>Image Credit & Copyright:</b> P.-A. Duc (CEA, CFHT), Atlas 3D Collaboration<p><b>Explanation:</b> What's happening to galaxy …

2014 January 7 - M7: Open Star Cluster in Scorpius

<b>M7: Open Star Cluster in Scorpius</b> <b><br>Image Credit & Copyright:</b> Lorand Fenyes<p><b>Explanation:</b> M7 is one of the most prominent open clusters of stars on the …

2014 January 9 - The Tadpoles of IC 410

<b>The Tadpoles of IC 410</b> <b><br>Image Credit & Copyright:</b> Martin Pugh<p><b>Explanation:</b> This telescopic close-up shows off the otherwise faint emission nebula IC 410 …

2014 January 10 - NGC 7293: The Helix Nebula

<b>NGC 7293: The Helix Nebula</b> <b><br>Image Credit & Copyright:</b> Don Goldman<p><b>Explanation:</b> A mere seven hundred light years from Earth, in the constellation …

2014 January 11 - The Seagull Nebula

<b>The Seagull Nebula</b> <b><br>Image Credit & Copyright:</b> Michael Miller<p><b>Explanation:</b> A broad expanse of glowing gas and dust presents a bird-like visage to …

2013 October 1 - Filaments of the Vela Supernova Remnant

<b>Filaments of the Vela Supernova Remnant</b> <b><br>Image Credit & Copyright:</b> Angus Lau, Y Van, SS Tong (Jade Scope Observatory)<p><b>Explanation:</b> The explosion is over …

2013 October 6 - Hubble Remix: Active Galaxy NGC 1275

Discover the cosmos! Each day a different image or photograph of our fascinating universe is featured, along with a brief explanation written by a …

2013 October 8 - The Bubble and M52

<b>The Bubble and M52</b> <b><br>Image Credit & Copyright:</b> Robert Colombari<p><b>Explanation:</b> To the eye, this cosmic composition nicely balances the Bubble Nebula at the …