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17 Science Facts That Will Make You Question Everything

Use these and you will be the life of the party!

Milky Way Galaxy: Facts About Our Galactic Home

The Milky Way Galaxy is most significant to humans because it is home sweet home. But when it comes down to it, our galaxy is a typical barred …

Water on white dwarf raises prospects of H2O-rich planets

The findings, published by the Royal Astronomical Society, are based on the discovery of "a large quantity" of hydrogen and oxygen, the two chemical ingredients of water, in the atmosphere of a white dwarf star.<p>The find, based on observations by the William Herschel Telescope in the Canary Islands, …

Asteroids

Simple '4-7-8' breathing trick can induce sleep in 60 seconds

A deep breathing trick can make insomniacs drop off to sleep in under one minute, a health expert has claimed.<p>The method involves making a loud whooshing noise with the mouth then holding the breath in stages.<p>Called the ‘4-7-8’ method, it has been pioneered by the US sleep expert Dr Andrew Weil who …

Kelly Clarkson Fat-Shamed Yet Again by Total Idiot News Anchor

Are you serious, dude?<p>Kelly Clarkson has been privy to more than her fair share of the harsh celebrity critic machine that loudly judges talented women it deems too fat, too skinny, too loud, too quiet, too bitchy, too smart, too dumb, too <i>anything</i>. This time, Mediaite reports, it comesin the form …

5 Major Mascara Mistakes You're Probably Making (and What to Do Instead)

Your new mascara's just not getting the job done—so you should just cut your losses and trash it, right? Nope. The reason your mascara isn't giving you the volume or length it promised could very well be because of a sucky wand and not the formula.<p><b>The fix:</b> Find a wand that works—and stick with it. …

Nasa reveals plans to produce breathable air on Mars

Science fiction came one step closer to becoming reality after scientists announced their plans to introduce oxygen to Mars’ atmosphere.<p>After sending …

Mars

When We Weren't Looking, A Star Passed Within 0.8 Lightyears Of Earth

Close encounters of the stellar kind<p>70,000 years ago, earth was a pretty bleak place. <i>Homo erectus</i> had just gone extinct, and we were all in mourning. But while we were distracted by things like the near-extinction of our own species, some fantastic stuff was going on in the furthest reaches of our …

Mars or Pitcairn: which would be worse to live on?

One has nothing to do and is almost impossible to get to. The other is Mars. Where would you rather move to?<p>It’s baffling. In the same week we learn that only one person has <b>applied to move to Pitcairn</b>, the tiny Pacific island trying to boost its dwindling population, it transpires that an …

Seven ways to appear more intelligent than other people

You don't have to know the entire works of Shakespeare or the square root of Pi to seem highly intelligent<p>There is no fast-track route to wisdom but intelligence, defined as the way that we comprehend, analyse and respond to the world, is a far more malleable concept.<p>Scientists once claimed that …

Vancouver Woman Recounts Complex Sexual Relationship With Her Father

A Vancouver writer has gone public about the sexual relationship she had with her father, describing the experience as "like a dark spell."<p>Natasha …

What is HTTP/2 and is it going to speed up the web?

Biggest change to how the web works since 1999 should make browsing on desktop and mobile faster<p>The web is about to get faster thanks to a new version of HTTP – the biggest change since 1999 to the protocol that underpins the world wide web as we know it today.<p>Hypertext Transfer Protocol is …

Web Development

Mars colony hopeful: Why I'd forsake life on Earth

I have always been in awe of the night sky, trying to comprehend the vastness of space and the countless wonders it contains. But I have always felt …

3 Hair Makeovers You Have to See

Everyone (even us!) needs a little beauty refresh once in a while. For help, we called in reinforcements: the iconic color and styling duo (of 16 years!) Joel Warren and Edward...

5 Relationship Rules You Should Stop Following Immediately

<b>Never Go to Bed Angry</b><br>It seems logical that resolving a fight before you get into bed with your partner would help minimize resentment in the morning. But that doesn't mean that you need to stay up until 4 a.m. hashing it out. It might actually be smarter to pause the argument, try to forget about …

What Happens When You Stop Brushing Your Hair for a Week

But what would happen if you were asked to give up your hairbrush for an entire week? Would your mane go crazy? Could it affect the way you feel about yourself in the day-to-day?<p>Actually, bidding farewell to your brush could benefit your strands (if not your confidence). Over time, brushing can …

This Is What Happens When 5 Different Women Try the Same 'Easy' Hairstyles from Pinterest

We had <i>Women's Health</i> editors put three "easy" Pinterest hairstyle tutorials to the test. With our varying hair lengths, textures, and degrees of hairstyling experience, it made for a pretty interesting experiment. And while every picture-perfect tutorial you see on Pinterest won't be right for you, …

Lawmaker Wants to Make Yoga Pants Illegal

This Montana representative thinks exercise pants are downright obscene.<p>A lawmaker in Montana is super pissed about your obscene yoga pants, you guys.<p>According to the Associated Press via the <i>Billings Gazette</i>, Rep. David Moore introduced a bill in the House Judiciary Committee designed to cut down …

House Judiciary Committee

Vintage hairstyling tips that will make you look like a modern-day Marilyn Monroe

Our grandmothers really knew what was up when it came to styling hair. I remember when I was a little girl watching my own grandma roll her long, …

Quotes About Romance, Love

The last time I was curled up with my long-distance boyfriend, I was introducing him to the magic that is <i>When Harry Met Sally</i>. Exhausted from a red-eye flight the evening before, I zonked out minutes shy of my all-time favorite movie moment—the part where Harry races through a crowd, grabs Sally, …

Relationships

18 Important Things To Know About Being Sleep Deprived

Including how to get the sweet, sweet ZZZs you need.

Sleep

Isis threatens to behead Obama and 'transform America into a Muslim province'

In a new Islamic State (Isis) propaganda video, an IS militant has threatened to behead US President Barack Obama, "in the White House and transform …

Space, Visualised - The Size, Scale And Make-Up Of The Universe In Pictures

Space is ridiculous.<p>Yes, it's big. That much is clear. But just how ridiculously huge isn't always obvious. This is size on the sort of scale where …

Universe

What Outdoor Photos Would Look Like with Other Stars and Planets as Our Sun and Moon

The photo illustration above shows what a photo of a sunset here on Earth would look like if the sun were replaced with Arcturus, one of the …

Astronomy

6 Genius Eyeliner Hacks You NEED To Try

<b>Heat It Up</b><br>Have a pencil that feels like sandpaper scraping across your eyelid? Not ideal, to say the least. Try heating up the tip with a hairdryer to soften the pencil and make application easier. "Don't hold it there for a long amount of time," says Paula. Two or three seconds will suffice to …

A woman describes her sexual relationship with her estranged father

Genetic Sexual Attraction is a phenomenon more prevalent than you’d think. Science of Us found one woman’s story<p>Genetic Sexual Attraction (GSA) is a term used to describe intense, almost obsessive romantic and sexual feelings that estranged relatives often feel for each other upon reunion -- yes, I …

Relationships

Mom Gets 25 Years For Encouraging Boyfriend To Sexually Assault 4-Month-Old Daughter

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A Missouri mother has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for encouraging her boyfriend to sexually assault her 4-month-old daughter in an attack that later killed the child.<p>The St. Louis Post-Dispatch (http://bit.ly/1Kw6KNc ) reports that 26-year-old Jessica Lynn Howell, of …

Crime

11 Signs You’re OFFICIALLY in a Relationship

<b>You don't always clean up your place before he comes over anymore.</b> You used to care about your place looking tidy, but now you don't freak out over dirty dishes in the sink or an unmade bed. It’s going to get undone <i>anyway</i>…<p><b>You know about his family and friends—even the ones you haven’t met yet.</b> …

Relationships