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Why Jupiter’s Great Red Spot Refuses to Die - Facts So Romantic

<i>If you want to investigate what could attack the Red Spot and make it disappear, you not only have to worry about what’s attacking the kinetic</i> …

Physics

Sidereal Month Versus Lunar Month (Synodic)

Learn the difference between a sidereal and lunar month<p>The words month and moon are cognates of each other. The Julian and Gregorian calendars have …

Is This The Exoplanet Where Life Will First Be Found?

It is good time to be an exoplanet hunter… or just an exoplanet enthusiast for that matter! Every few weeks, it seems, new discoveries are being …

Greatest Scientific Fraud of All Time--Part XV

It's been several months since I've added a post to this series, since this one back on February 22. There's good reason for that. With the breakup …

NASA Spacecraft Gets Up Close With Jupiter's Great Red Spot

Scientists are about to get an up-close and personal look at the planet Jupiter's most famous landmark, the Great Red Spot.<p>NASA's Juno spacecraft will be directly over the spot shortly after 10 p.m. ET Monday, July 10, about 5,600 miles above the gas giant's cloud tops. That's closer than any …

Astronomy

75 Mobile Games You Should Be Playing Right Now

Xenoraid<p>You may think you've played shoot em' up games like <i>Xenoraid</i> before, piloting a spacecraft through oncoming waves of enemies. But Xenoraid …

Comic Books

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Making the Invisible Visible With a Mirror and Some Science

Have you ever wanted to capture on camera what the naked eye can't see? Derek Muller over at Veritasium has managed to do just that with a basic yet …

Ring Found Around a Galaxy’s “Hidden” Black Hole

<b>A team of astronomers has taken a close look at a nearby galaxy — and discovered an unusual structure that sheds light on supermassive black holes’</b> …

Cosmology

9 Guilt-Free Foods That Won't Cause Weight Gain (No Matter How Much You Eat!)

There are some foods that pack a *ton* of calories with every bite (we're looking at you Krispy Kreme Apple Fritters) and others can you can nosh and …

Scientists Have Found the Oldest Known Human Fossils

The 300,000-year-old bones and stone tools were discovered in a surprising place—and could revise the history of our species.<p>Hundreds of thousands of years ago, around 62 miles west of what would eventually become Marrakesh, a group of people lived in a cave overlooking a lush Moroccan landscape. …

Here’s why scientists think our entire universe could be a hologram

Scientists have come up with the sort of idea that’s normally only found by exploring ‘inner space’ with the aid of hard drugs.<p>Is our entire universe …

HTC U11 review: Should you pay extra for the Plus?

Shiny but pricey; HTC once again falls into the Samsung comparison trap<p>Since I wrote this review back in June 2017, HTC has seen to give us a modest …

Why the Country With the Best Schools in the World Is Rethinking Subjects | Inc.com

Some of us went to school at sprawling urban campuses, others in homey small town districts. Some went to private schools, others public. But whatever the specifics of your education, if you're American, one thing probably held constant -- your day was broken up into subjects.<p>Maybe you kicked off …

Education

Taste Beyond The Tongue

The healthiest things you can order at 15 of your favorite fast food chains

But it's not impossible.<p>We checked out the lunch and breakfast fare at dozens of on-the-go restaurants — from Chick-fil-A to Wendy's — to find some of the healthiest items they offer.<p>The foods we picked all pack less than 500 calories, are fairly low in saturated fat and cholesterol, and include 15 …

So, "Cloud Bread" Is A Thing And It’s Actually Delicious

All you need are three ingredients.

You Can Eat as Much of These 9 Low-Cal Foods as You Want, Says a Nutritionist

Let's get one thing straight: There's no such thing as a zero-calorie food that you can munch on with abandon, but there are a few very low-calorie …

5 Protein Bars That Are Healthy and Taste Good

We tried So. Many. Protein bars. These were the five that fit the bill.<p>Let's talk about protein bars. They're packed with, uh, protein, but often, the ones that actually taste good also have a not-so-healthy amount of sugar or are full of fake sweeteners and other questionable ingredients. If the …

Nutrition

20 Cheat Sheets For When You're Trying To Eat A Little Healthier

Eating like a ~healthy person~ has never been easier.

Nutrition

The supremacy of Iowa's scotcheroo

CLOSE<p>Craving candy? Go on, have some! Here are just a few reasons why it's OK to indulge your sweet tooth. You're welcome.<p>With warm weather comes …

Dessert

Cuban Sandwich

If you're a pork lover, no sandwich can compete with the almighty Cubano. Roast pork layered with ham (yes, that's <i>two</i> kinds of pig), Swiss cheese, …

Bread

The 3-ingredient Japanese cheesecake that everyone is obsessing over

It may look fancy, and it may taste like it came straight from a 5 star restaurant, but this Japanese cheesecake only requires three ingredients.<p>Youtuber Ochikeron posted a how-to video of the delicious-looking treat a few years back. But over the past few months, the simple recipe has resonated …

Dessert

Something in space is killing off entire galaxies

When we think about the survival of the human race we often focus on making sure our planet stays alive and habitable, but out there in the depths of …

Universe

The Black Hole Poses a Moral Quandary

Short of the Day<p>OR, The Gravitational Price of Greed.<p>What would you do if you discovered a black hole? I’m not talking about the celestial variety, …

The First Full-Length Trailer for Drew Barrymore's Zombie Show is Fucking Insane

The Santa Clarita Diet is much bloodier than you'd expect.<p>Based on the just-released full-length trailer, <i>Santa Clarita Diet</i> might just be 2017's weirdest new television show.<p>Rather than follow the story of a health guru on a fad diet as the name might suggest, the new Netflix series is actually …

Entertainment

25 Netflix Hidden Treasures You Really Should Be Watching

New year, new List.<p><i>Note: Submissions may have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

TV

LG combines webOS, lasers, and lumens into another reason to replace your TV

Say hello to the ProBeam projector<p>Today LG launched another salvo in the war against giant ugly televisions with the announcement of the ProBeam laser projector. It's rare to find a projector this bright that's small enough to hold in one hand — and this one runs webOS. Unlike most projectors, LG's …

Gear & Gadgets

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Quest for Planet Nine turns up 'extreme objects' on edge of solar system

<b>(CNN) —</b> Even with an entire universe to explore, our own solar system is still full of mysteries. Welcome the newest members of our space family, found only recently in the "no man's land" beyond Neptune.<p>Although they aren't planets, these "extreme objects" hovering on the edge of the solar system …

Universe