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18 Mesmerizing Photos of the Stars

It's official: These are the most beautiful night sky photos of the year.<p>Some photographers shoot celebrity portraits, while others prefer celestial bodies of an entirely different sort. Every year, the Central West Astronomical Society in Australia celebrates those astrophotographers with the CWAS …

The Latest Internet Optical Illusion Will Give Your Brain a Major Workout

This is extremely frustrating... yet fun.<p>New week, new optical illusion to distract us from the day's to-do list. Yes, today might only be Monday, but the Internet is already at it again with another headache-inducing puzzle.<p>This one, which we found on Daily Mail's site, presents us with a line of …

The Anatomy of Style: Figure Drawing Techniques

Few art of anatomy books boast quite as much awe-inspiring style and originality as this one from fantasy artist and teacher Patrick J Jones.<p>Using …

Drawing

Comment on Why the Cost of Living Is Poised to Plummet in the Next 20 Years by phil.collins

The cost will no doubt decrease, but as pointed out the new “necessary” needs will always create a new market. Just like http://www.duringdays.com.au …

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'Largest-ever' new map of universe shows 1.2 million galaxies

A new map reveals our universe is more massive than we realize. Astronomers with the Baryon Oscillation Spectroscopic Survey (BOSS), a Sloan Digital …

This space telescope just uncovered more than 100 new planets, many of which might harbor alien life

Now an international team of astronomers has discovered and confirmed more than 100 additional exoplanets. Many of these planets might even be rocky and cool enough to harbor life.<p>The Kepler space telescope is a space observatory launched in 2009 with the mission of finding Earth-size planets in …