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Red is not its only color: NASA captures Mars you’ve never imagined (PHOTOS)

Vibrant pictures taken by NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter reveal Nili Fossae, Mars’ northwest region, as one of the most colorful spots on the Red …

Meet the Woman Behind the Coolest New Way to Travel

Kiss that selfie stick goodbye.<p>Vacation—you know, that thing that's supposed to be fun and relaxing? But with the task of planning, making sure you have an "authentic" experience, and keeping everyone updated via social media, sometimes it's just another thing to stress about.<p>Enter: El Camino …

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National Geographic is inviting entries to its annual travel photographer of the year award. You can find details of how to enter here and the competition closes on 27 May 2016. Here is a small selection of photographs already submitted.

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The 12 craziest Hubble pictures of all time

Otherworldly desktop backgrounds.<p>↑ The Hubble Space Telescope has continuously unleashed a stream of jaw-dropping intergalactic imagery since it launched on April 24, 1990. Not only do these images, which look more like paintings at first glance, allow researchers to study distant worlds, galaxies …

Thousands of Egyptian journalists demand sacking of interior minister | Reuters

(Reuters) - Thousands of Egyptian journalists called on Wednesday for the presidency to dismiss the interior minister and apologise for a police raid on the press syndicate and arrest of two opposition reporters, witnesses said.<p>Journalists carry Aboulsoud, a board member of the Egyptian press …

GoPro hitched a ride on a rocket and the video is incredible

Today, GoPro released some pretty incredible footage of a suborbital rocket launch that climbed to 396,405 feet at speeds as high as Mach 5.5. Check out the <i>very real</i> footage below.<p>The launch in the video took place from Spaceport America in New Mexico on November 6, 2015, with a 20-foot tall …

8 charts reveal mind-boggling numbers about the monster rocket NASA is building to shuttle astronauts to Mars

1/<p>NASA will have to step it up to get a human into deep space — something they haven't done for more than 40 years. Here's where they're starting …

Visible: Women Writers of Color #2: Tania James

Tania James’s latest novel <i>The Tusk That Did the Damage</i> features three narrators, including the Gravedigger, a murderous, orphaned elephant who buries …

NASA Just Named This Lake Earth's Lightning Capital

NASA just named a lake in Venezuela the lightning capital of the world.<p>It's called <b>Lake Maracaibo</b> — and on good nights, lighting strikes there</b> …

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Museum CEO owns 30,000 books and reads in six languages

Jack Lohman has worked in museums on every continent, save for Antarctica, and even teaches museum design, but in the home of this Commander of the British Empire, the walls are bare. Instead, substantial tables, laden with books, and fully-stocked bookshelves, are the defining feature. Completing …

Photos of Life on a Haitian Dump

Photographer Giles Clarke spent months documenting the lives of some of the country's poorest people.<p>In 2010, a magnitude seven earthquake hit the tiny Caribbean nation of Haiti, killing hundreds of thousands of people. Support flooded in from around the world, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie donated …

Can Virtual Reality Save Journalism?

We’re in the midst of another “journalism is screwed” news cycle, spurred by layoffs and missed revenue targets at a number of promising digital …

6 Traits Of Great Design Leaders

Being a good designer is only a start.<p>Countless companies advertise their design bona fides. Fewer live it. As the business world shifts focus from engineering and marketing to design and user experience, design leaders play an increasingly crucial role in shaping their companies’ future. But what …

It's Raining All Over The Universe

This morning I woke to the sound of rain on the roof. Is there any music more beautiful? It's the perfect reminder of nature's grounding cycles from which we also emerge and disappear.<p>But being an astrophysicist, I was suddenly struck by the realization that Earth is not the only world that knows …

French parliament begins heated debate of labour law shakeup

The French parliament has begun a heated debate of François Hollande’s controversial shakeup of labour regulations as riot police stood guard over demonstrators in nearby streets.<p>France has seen almost two months of regular mass street protests against the unpopular Socialist president’s attempt to …

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