Jasmine Shelton

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Hubble telescope captures sharpest image yet of mysterious red rectangle

A striking new image captured by the Hubble Space Telescope delivers a deep look into a mysterious cosmic object called the Red Rectangle Nebula.<p>The Red Rectangle, so named because of its bizarre shape and striking color, is a nebula — a cosmic cloud of gas and particles. In this case, the nebula …

Astrophysics

How to Start a Business With Little to No Money

Starting a business is the aspiration of every entrepreneur who’s ever lived, as well as every person who’s ever been stuck in a nine-to-five job and …

Small Business

How a distant planet might have caused mass extinctions on Earth

The theory might seem like science fiction, but a study by astrophysicist Daniel Whitmire offers scientific data to back up the claim.<p>Dr. Whitmire, who now teaches math at the University of Arkansas, says the mysterious planet has been causing extinction events at regular intervals - every 27 …

Universe

8 Herbs and Veggies You Can Regrow From Kitchen Scraps

<i>by Shelbi Stoneback, associate director of customer experience at Rodale</i><p>Did you know that you only need a jar and some water to get start growing more food from your very own kitchen scraps that you might otherwise toss?<p>When I told a coworker about this story, her response was, "Wait--that's like …

David Bowie, Beastie Boys, Public Enemy, & Thin Lizzy songs reimagined as comic books

<i>“Ziggy Stardust” as a vintage comic</i> <br>Chris Sims of the website, <i>Comics Alliance</i> came up with the idea to mashup some old comic book covers with popular …

David Bowie

Garden design: contemporary garden plants

Bamboo<p>Bamboos come in a variety of sizes, colours and vigour, so need careful selection. They make excellent screens that rustle in the breeze, …

Landscaping

The Strange, Familiar, and Forgotten: A Trailblazing Exploration of Consciousness, Memory, and How Our Sense of Self Arises

“This is the very essence of memory: its self-referential base, its self-consciousness, ever evolving and ever changing, intrinsically dynamic and subjective.”<p><i>“One can’t write directly about the soul,”</i> Virginia Woolf lamented. <i>“Looked at, it vanishes.”</i> A century later, we may have rendered the …

Consciousness

Sahara Desert Project to grow 10 hectares of food in Tunisian desert

With 75 percent of its country comprised of desert, it’s not easy for Tunisia to grow food. But the Sahara Forest Project aims to change that with a …

Renewable Energy

The Denim Trend That Stole the Street Style Spotlight at Russian Fashion Week

Move over, Canadian Tuxedo—the Russians are now wielding their own riff on the idea of denim-on-denim. Just take a look at a few of the chicly disheveled boys on the streets of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia, one of whom was wearing two different pairs of Yeezys, the other a doubled-up denim …

Fashion Week

What Is the I Ching?

The I Ching has served for thousands of years as a philosophical taxonomy of the universe, a guide to an ethical life, a manual for rulers, and an …

Spirituality

Here’s How “Metric Parenting” Can Help Relieve Working-Parent Guilt

We track our fitness goals, nutritional intake, and spending, but few of us track our parenting activities in quite the same way.<p>Earlier this year, Canada’s Minister of Environment and Climate Change Catherine McKenna announced that she’d be leaving the office every day except Thursdays at exactly …

Herbie Hancock And Wayne Shorter Share Open Letter To The Next Generation Of Artists

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