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10 Expert Tips for Bringing Your Dog on an Airplane

Every travel-hungry person knows that summer is the perfect time to grab your pre-packed travel bag and go exploring, no matter if that means skipping town for one of Pinterest’s top travel destinations or just booking a cheap flight to Ireland and seeing where the wind takes you.<p>Unfortunately, as …

One-third of the world cannot see the Milky Way -- why that matters

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you look up at the evening sky, there's a good chance you will not be able to see what your grandmother saw when she was a little girl.<p>That's because we're enshrouded in an artificial haze of light that is blocking the night sky, a phenomenon scientists call light pollution.<p>Scientists …

Central African Republic

Stephen Hawking Has Some Beautiful Advice For People Who Suffer From Depression

World-renowned scientist Stephen Hawking is known for providing us with complex yet invaluable insights into space, time, and the nitty-gritty of …

Black Holes

Artificial meteor showers could make a fearsome problem in space much worse

"Our shooting stars are intended for large-scale events and we would like to aim for the Olympics," spokesperson Rie Yamamoto wrote in an email, noting that ALE is not bidding on any kind of display at the games.<p>Still, what's not to like about the idea of an on-demand, artificial meteor shower in …

Space Exploration

Five Awesome Science Courses You Can Take Online Completely Free

Editor's Blog Photo credit: Yulia Grigoryeva/ShutterstockScience often gets a bad rap for being inaccessible. But it’s actually never been easier to …

Science

New Berserk TV Anime's July 1 Premiere, Character Visuals Revealed

Anime premieres first on WOWOW channel<p>This year's 11th issue of Hakusensha's Young Animal magazine revealed on Friday that the new Berserk television …

The Scenic Beauty of the West Coast and the Oregon National Parks

Oregon is a beautiful state full of national parks to explore. Inland, it is bordered by the state of Washington, California, Idaho, and Nevada. The …

Neuroscientists Hunt the Line Where Consciousness Begins—and Ends

Brain scan-based experiments mapping metabolism in the brain offer a new level of resolution.<p>Consciousness should be a deeply spooky thing. Or, rather, the fact that we routinely <i>lose</i> consciousness should be a deeply spooky thing. Here, at some murky threshold that we never quite see until we've …

How To Use The ETTR Technique To Maximize Your Dynamic Range

Arguably the most effective exposure technique for retaining maximum dynamic range with modern digital cinema cameras is to simply “Expose To The …

Cinematography

First DNA from ancient Phoenician shows European ancestry

First DNA from ancient Phoenician shows European ancestry: 2,500-year-old skeleton could rewrite history of human migration<p><b>Phoenicians were one of</b> …

Anthropology

This Original Manga Art Shows What It Was Like After U.S. Dropped Atomic Bomb On Hiroshima

"The memories of the attack are etched into my mind like a film," the author of the manga series on Hiroshima attack wrote in his book.<p>"Barefoot Gen" was published in several magazines between 1973 and 1985 and Nakazawa based the main character, Gen, on himself.<p>These are some of the original …

Hiroshima

Scientists Just Discovered The Faintest Galaxy Ever From The Early Universe

Amazing!<p>An international team of scientists has found the faintest early-Universe galaxy ever, catching a glimpse of the star system as it would have …

5 Reasons Doctor Aphra Is Dominating Marvel's Star Wars Universe | StarWars.com

Marvel’s <i>Star Wars</i> comic book storylines have introduced a wonderful array of new characters that have helped broaden the saga. One of the breakout …

The complex physics of that viral water bottle trick, explained

The viral video of a high school student flipping a water bottle so that it lands straight upright on a table has set the internet ablaze.<p>With the pressure of his peers looking on, Michael Senatore, a senior at Ardrey Kell High School in Charlotte, North Carolina, flipped a third-full Deer Park …

Lake Utopia home to fish considered species at risk

Researchers are trying to learn more about a unique species of fish found only in Lake Utopia in Charlotte County.<p>It's called the Lake Utopia rainbow …

Donald Trump: Elizabeth Warren is 'as Native American as I am'

<b>Bismarck, North Dakota (CNN) —</b> Donald Trump on Thursday again attacked Sen. Elizabeth Warren over her claimed Native American heritage, continuing his focus on a 2012 controversy from her Senate race.<p>"I think she's as Native American as I am," Trump said responding to a question about his continued …

Donald Trump

A Guy Who's Been Living Off the Grid for 20 Years Explains How to Live Sustainably

I asked the guy living in Sydney's greenest house whether I'm too poor to live off the grid.<p>From the street, Michael Mobbs's inner Sydney terrace house looks like any other. But 20 years ago, Michael and his wife transformed their Chippendale home into an experiment in sustainable living: solar …

Caught on camera: US Special Forces on ISIS frontline in Syria

US Special Forces operatives have been photographed fighting alongside the Kurdish militia in northern Syria in a drive against the Islamic …

Neanderthals built strange round enclosures deep in caves, archaeologists discover

Neanderthals are generally viewed as humanity’s poor relation, whose lack of social cooperation and poor intellect placed them on the path to extinction, while homo sapiens flourished.<p>But an astonishing new discovery suggests that they were once far more developed than our own species.<p>The first …

Anthropology

This theory about who Rey's family is means crazy things for the next "Star Wars" movie

For all the lightsabers, X-Wings and Wookies, Star Wars has always been, at its heart, the ongoing story of the galaxy’s most dysfunctional family. …

Ice on Mars: The Red Planet is going through an Ice Age

Data collected by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter suggests the Red Planet is going through an ice age.<p>Mars is going through an ice age, according to a new study. Based on radar data collected by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, researchers at the Southwest Research Institute have found an …

Ice Age

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Man Took Cat Out of the Shelter and the Cat Hasn't Stopped Cuddling Him Since

A man took a rescued cat out of the shelter and into his loving home. The kitty hasn't stopped cuddling with him ever since!<p>Meet Mulder the cat and …

Pets

Great Barrier Reef axed from UN climate change report after Australian government intervention

Australian references were scrubbed from an Unesco report on climate change and world heritage sites after the country's government intervened, objecting that the information could harm tourism, it has been reported.<p>The World Heritage and Tourism in a Changing Climate report lists 31 sites "that …

Content Aware Crop Tool | A Sneak Peek At The New Photoshop Feature

There’s a new version of Photoshop CC waiting in the wind, and that’s exciting. But perhaps even more exciting is that Photoshop’s Product Manager, …

Tutorials

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Trump on climate: He's even worse than we thought

No one expected Donald Trump to give a single energy speech and suddenly pivot to the left on global warming, after a record of expressing skepticism …

Exxon Confirmed Global Warming Consensus in 1982 with In-House Climate Models

Steve Knisely was an intern at Exxon Research and Engineering in the summer of 1979 when a vice president asked him to analyze how global warming …