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Jupiter's Northern Lights Look Absolutely Incredible

If you want to see beautiful auroras, forget Alaska, Canada, and Iceland—check out Jupiter. At the gas giant’s north pole, the most powerful and …

Burnley woman plans £20k wedding for pet Chihuahua

A woman has spent £6,000 on a hen party for her dog, which she plans to 'wed' in a £20,000 wedding ceremony.<p>Helen Turner from Burnley, Lancashire, says her Chihuahua, Chi-Chi, met her 'husband-to-be' Harvey at a dog show three years ago.<p>She says they 'fell in love' and keep in touch via …

Pets

Children 'point' the way to suspected burglars on the run

Surrey Police have released a video of a group of children who formed a human arrow to point a force helicopter in the direction of two suspected burglars on the run.<p>The group was taking part in an Easter egg hunt in Capel, Surrey, when they performed their crime fighting move.

Crime

Why Did Apollo Lunar Samples Have Amino Acids In Them?

A new study answers the decades-old question<p>Amino acids are fundamental building blocks of life. These molecules combine together into proteins, which are the bricks and mortar that build your body as well as digest your food, repair tissues, and perform other vital functions. So why were there …

Aminoacids

Vintage Adverts Featuring Demonic Children & Evil Teens

Whether by choice or design, the following collection of vintage adverts from The Advertising Archives come complete with numerous demonic looking …

Advertising

Peeple is the ‘Yelp for people’ app your mother warned you about

And it's already been valued at $7.6 million<p>Peeple is an app that lets users rate fellow human beings as if they were Amazon purchases. Its creators are calling it "Yelp for people," with the app letting anyone review anyone they know and assign them star ratings out of five. Reactions on social …

Mars Mission in Jeopardy as Astronauts Can't Stand on Arrival

NASA has to solve a big problem before a manned Mars mission can go underway. Astronauts arrive unfit at the red planet to land and stand.<p>We all know …

Space Science

Matt Damon’s Astronaut in ‘The Martian’ Couldn’t Survive Despite Water on Mars, NASA Says

“The water is full of perchlorates that are actually toxic to humans,” Leslie Tamppari, MRO Deputy Project Scientist at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, tells TheWrap<p>Matt Damon‘s stranded astronaut in “The Martian” would still have been screwed despite the just-discovered presence of water on the …

Jet Propulsion

Hotel offers $2,000-a-night 'space station' experience | CNN Travel

(CNN) — Always dreamed of going to space but never felt cut out for grueling astronaut training?<p>Soon it'll be possible to (almost) indulge this fantasy without leaving Earth.<p>A hotel in Zurich, Switzerland, has just unveiled a new suite kitted out to look like the inside of a space station.<p>Grand …

Space Exploration

Every Android device is vulnerable to newly discovered bugs

With two new "Stagefright" vulnerabilities discovered, almost every Android device ever released is vulnerable to malicious hackers. Fixing the bug isn't simple.<p>Two major vulnerabilities have been discovered in Google's Android mobile software by the same security company that found a whole series …

Information Security

4 Easter eggs in 'The Martian' inspired by real NASA events

<i>The Martian</i>, which opens wide this Friday, is a movie made for space nerds.<p>Not only does the film take place in a future where humans have landed on …

Peeple review people: the user-review app you didn't dare ask for

An upcoming app allows you to assign one- to five-star reviews to people you know – and its founders insist it will be used responsibly<p>In our modern world, where there are online reviews for everything from specific brands of ballpoint pen to specific shades of eyeshadow, buyer’s remorse should be …

Internet

Water Is Flowing on Mars

In a major scientific finding, researchers confirm briny water flows seasonally on the Red Planet.<p>Right now, 140 million miles away, somewhere on the frigid surface of Mars, there is water forming. Scientists announced they have strong evidence that briny water flows on the planet, a critical step …

NASA Created A Material That Can Heal Itself In Less Than A Second From Hurtling Space Debris

Scientists at NASA’s Langley Research Center are studying new materials that can self-heal in seconds under extreme temperatures and from flying space junk.<p>The research is a combination of work from a student on fellowship at NASA from the University of Michigan and nearly a decade-and-a-half of …

Meet New York’s homeless fashion photographer

Mark Reay was looking for a job. It was 2007 when he entered a New York newsagents, writing down the email addresses of staff from magazines on the shelf. He sent out around 50 messages with some images from his photography portfolio. We called him back. Thus began seven years of shooting for …

Fashion Shows

Some Apollo Moon Samples 'Crumbling to Dust'

Some of the moon soil collected by Apollo astronauts has deteriorated significantly during its four-plus decades on Earth, a new study …

Space Exploration

New Pluto Pictures Are Out Of This World

Today NASA released close-up images of Pluto that are as revelatory as they are beautiful.<p>"Pluto is showing us a diversity of landforms and complexity of processes that rival anything we've seen in the solar system," said New Horizons Principal Investigator Alan Stern, according to NASA. "If an …

Solar System

Articles about modern communal living netherlands on Dwell.com - Dwell

Craving not just a home but a proper piece of architecture, a handful of design- and business-savvy Dutch families banded...<p>The Miner and a Major is an experiment in communal living and fantastical form.<p>Million dollar lake views play nicely with a modest, down-to-earth aesthetic.<p>Space, light, and …

Architecture

No sex, drugs or rock’n’roll – a North Korean gap year

Alessandro Ford was the first western student to be enrolled at Kim Il-sung University. He tells us about his isolated trip with only Eminem for company<p>Alessandro Ford had a gap year with a difference. His movements were monitored everywhere he went; he spent hours discussing the merits of Juche …

North Korea

NASA is working on drones that can fly in space

NASA is building robots to explore other planets, and drone technology for Earth. The logical next step: robot drones in space.<p>New research out of NASA’s Kennedy Space Center shows that the agency is working on ways to explore other planets and asteroids using robots that can fly to places its …

Drones

Don’t expect any humanity in the chancellor’s emergency budget

With Labour in disarray, the Tories are now free to focus on their real opposition: the common good. Today’s emergency budget, we’re assured, will turn us into One Nation. Unfortunately that nation is Greece.<p>There’s a lot of projection among our elites. Perhaps they have to imagine the people they …

Disability

Interstellar 'should be shown in school lessons'

<b>The film Interstellar should be shown in school science lessons, a scientific journal has urged.</b><p>They say their call follows a new insight gained into black holes as a result of producing the visual effects for the Hollywood film.<p>Experts have also confirmed that the portrayal of "wormholes" is …

Black Holes

Urthecast unveils 1st full-color HD videos of Earth from Space Station

An HD camera mounted to the outside of the International Space Station (ISS) has just beamed down its first videos of Earth from space, and they are …

Rosetta’s lander Philae wakes up from hibernation

Rosetta’s lander Philae is out of hibernation!<p>The signals were received at ESA’s European Space Operations Centre in Darmstadt at 22:28 CEST on 13 …

Space

Philae comet lander 'wakes up' from hibernation to resume Rosetta mission

Spacecraft makes contact with scientists for first time in seven months after losing power following touchdown on comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko<p>From aliens bursting forth from crew members’ chests to onboard computers developing a psychopathic mind of their own, waking from space hibernation …

Space

Philae Wakes Up! Historic Comet Lander Back In Action

Rosetta’s Philae lander has woken up on the surface of the comet after seven months of hibernation.<p>The European Space Agency has been trying to contact the lander as comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko moves closer to its nearest pass by the Sun.<p>The historic lander went dark because its solar cells …

Space

Spacecraft Philae wakes up after seven months on a comet and contacts mother Earth

The European Space Agency says the comet lander Philae has woken up after seven months and sent messages back to Earth.<p>Last November Philae became the first spacecraft to land on a comet, named 67P, having been dropped there by its mothership Rosetta.<p>At the time there were celebrations for the …

We now have a spacecraft that is propelled by sunlight alone

A new kind of spacecraft that sails on sunlight has been successfully deployed above Earth. On June 11, the LightSail satellite overcame a series of glitches to unfurl its solar sails, a propulsion system that’s entirely different to traditional rockets, thrusters or even solar panels.<p>The prototype …

Space Travel

15-Year-Old Boy Discovers New Planet 1,000 Light-Years From Earth

This is Tom Wagg. He’s an avid space buff, and at the age of 15, he achieved something most astronomers can only dream of.<p>He discovered a new planet.<p>According to the U.K.’s Keele University, Wagg was engaged in a work-experience program at the college two years ago when “he spotted the planet by …