Hilarie Hodge

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New law paves way for companies to mine asteroids

Mining companies pull valuable material out of the earth and sell it. That’s their job, and while there’s plenty of controversy over where, when, and …

Watch: Here’s what it’s like to fly past Pluto in a rocket ship

Thanks, NASA.<p>It’s been two years since NASA’s research spacecraft, New Horizons, zoomed past Pluto on its never-ending voyage into space.<p>To celebrate the milestone, and to take advantage of the data and photos NASA collected along the way, the agency released a new video on Friday showing …

10 Best Christmas Light Ideas for Small Spaces

Deck the (narrow) halls with tons of illuminating cheer.<p>Feeling a bit envious of your neighbor's seemingly <i>giant</i> home that's decked out for the holidays? Don't be! Small spaces can incorporate classic Christmas decor, especially lights, with the same flair.

Decorations

A Gift Guide for the Bookworm in Your Life

So many books...so little time.<p>There's nothing better than giving the gift of reading. Well, I guess you could give the give of <i>driving</i>, but this is in a more realistic price range. Luckily, 2017 brought us lots of choices covering science, technology, animals, mathematics, and space, and these are …

Dr. Robert Zubrin on Nat Geo’s ‘Mars’ and Our Future on the Red Planet

The National Geographic Channel’s “Mars” is a six-part global event series that depicts mankind’s first crewed mission to Mars in the year 2033. This …

8 Terrifying Ways The World Could Actually End

Here's some perspective.<p>Our atmosphere, proximity to the Sun, and countless other beautiful coincidences not only permit living things to survive and …

17 Twinkly Ways to Light Up Your Home With Christmas Fairy Lights

Fairy lights aren’t just for the holidays: Whether they’re lighting up your Christmas tree, wedding or dorm rooms, these lights are a practical way to add a little twinkle. Since these decorative accents can do virtually no wrong, spruce up your space this holiday season with these modern …

Feathers on This 130-Million-Year-Old Fossil Still Contain Traces of Color

An exquisitely preserved fossil found in China still contains the original biological compounds that gave a 130-million-year-old bird its shading and …

11 times The Simpsons accurately predicted the future

Sixteen years ago, an episode of "The Simpsons" predicted that Donald Trump would one day become US president.<p>And this wasn't the only time the …

Supermoon 2016: Why November's Full Moon Will Be The Biggest And Brightest Until 2034 And How To Watch

A supermoon will grace the skies Monday night, creating an image that won’t occur again for years. The moon may look unusually large, but it is just …

Need a Belly Laugh? The 19 Funniest Books of Fall

And Other Things I Still Have to Explain<p>Fans of comedian Phoebe Robinson’s hit podcast <i>2 Dope Queens</i> have been waiting on the arrival of her first book for a while. Handling tough issues like race and feminism with finesse and strength is hard enough without the challenge of weaving in humor. But …

Comedy