Karla Furnari

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Note To The Skeptics: The World Will Change For Self-Driving Cars

Every new technology has skeptics at first, and self-driving cars are no exception. I am fully willing to hear these skeptics out, but the most common complaints today are just far too short-sighted to be taken seriously. What they miss is that big new technologies don’t just adapt to the world, …

Nearby Star Escapes Black Hole, But Loses Jupiter-Sized Chunk

In the closest near-miss event to be spotted near our galaxy, one lucky star escaped a supermassive black hole with just minor damage. The black hole …

Black Holes

No Joke: Astronomers Say Alien Planet Resembles Uranus

Astronomy

5 Destinations Worth Escaping to for the Winter Holidays

It's almost that time of year again - the holidays are quickly approaching and I'm getting the itch to take a quick trip for the winter -- still deciding whether to escape the cold weather or surround myself in the beauty of it. Maybe you guys can help me decide. Here are the five destinations that …

Christmas Eve

World's Top Spot for Sunbathing: Unique Feature That Scores Turtle Bay a "Perfect 10"

For those of us who still like to lie soaking up Vitamin D and basking in the warmth of the rays on our skin, sun bathing requires the just the right combination of features. Lying there slathered in SPF 50, not just any place will do -- true aficionados hunt for the optimal mix of sun worship …

South Beach

Unusual Events to Enjoy in the UK

The U.K. has its fair share of bizarre festivals and events; you may have even heard of some of these! If you enjoy unique days out, these are definitely worth marking down on your calendar.<p><b>Jane Austen Regency Festival, Bath</b><p>Jane Austen created some much-loved classics in her time, including <i>Pride</i> …

Snorkeling

Full moon rising over Lotus Temple in Delhi, India

We saw many photos of the October 8 moon during the total lunar eclipse. Here’s one from India, where the eclipse was less easily visible.<p>Our friend …

India

18 Reasons Why Fiji Has To Be Your Next Vacation Destination

The only thing you should be asking yourself when you're not in Fiji is "Why am I not in Fiji?"<p>It's sitting <i>right there</i>, just waiting for you in the South Pacific. This country is a true tropical paradise, but that doesn't just mean you'll be lazing around all day on the beach –- even if, with …