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The Implications of the Privatization of Space Exploration

By Lina Shi<p>Background<p>The dream of space exploration has existed throughout human history. Like many other scientific breakthroughs in the US, the …

Is space the fountain of youth? NASA twins study may provide clue

A study on twin astronauts Scott and Mark Kelly is looking at how Scott's year in space affected his body. One early finding surprised researchers.<p>Astronaut Scott Kelly spent a year in space aboard the International Space Station while twin brother and former astronaut Mark Kelly stayed on Earth. …

Space Science

'Peace and hope for all mankind': the stellar legacy of the last moon landing

What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you think about the moon landings? Most likely, it’s the statement: “One small step for man, one giant …

Space Science

The Rover We Sent To Mars Is Now Older Than The Average Car In America

Want to feel old? Remember the Opportunity rover we sent to Mars? It was one of the solar-powered twins (along with the rover Spirit) that was sent …

Robotics

NASA's Best Test For Extraterrestrial Life

Proof of anything is hard to come by; much less life on a far flung moon or planet. But NASA says it has a new method of detecting biosignatures that is some 10,000 times better than what has been used on flight missions in the past.<p>NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) reports that their …

Astronomy

The Moon May Be Covered With Oxygen Beamed From Earth

The gas travels alongside particles from the sun, and could offer clues to life’s origins.<p>Not long after the Earth cooled down, a few hundred million years after its crust solidified, life showed up. Fossils called stromatolites, which are sediments stuck together by ancient bacterial colonies, …

Astronomy

Bursts of Methane May Have Prepped Ancient Mars for Life

A new study suggests periodic releases of methane from the Red Planet's surface turned its atmosphere into an efficient trap for solar radiation, …

20 DIY kid's costumes to win the Halloween contest of your heart

Put down the mass produced costume and grab your glue gun this Halloween.<p>Making your child's costume by hand doesn't have to be difficult with these …

The Best Summer Fashion Trends 2018

I know, it's impossible to tell all the best summer fashion trends in one post, but I have gathered awesome look-at-me buys what are ideal matches …

45 Transitional Outfit Ideas for Those Hard-to-Dress Days

Transitioning your wardrobe from summer to fall is quite the sartorial feat. Though the weather starts to grow crisp, it's not time to pull out your knee-high boots and wool...

Clothing

What Are Those? Questionable Summer Sports Fashion

Did Floyd Mayweather really wear jorts to the NBA Finals?<p>He did, and he's not the only one who has made some questionable fashion decisions this summer.<p>What is questionable? Questionable fashion choices are just that—unclear, dubious, unusual. Of course, fashion is a matter of opinion. The …

Dwyane Wade

The Coolest Las Vegas Ice Cream Shops

Ice cream, gelato, custard, shave ice. Whatever you want in the creamy dairy product world you can find in Las Vegas. Here, 15 killer spots to fulfill your ice cream needs, all presented in alphabetical order. Go ahead and drop your favorite in the comments.<p>Amorino at The Linq and the Las Vegas …

Dessert

39 Ice Cream Treats You Need To Eat Before Summer Is Over

Or bathe in, your choice.

37 Dessert Recipes Even Grandma Would Approve Of

Grandma knows best.<p>For more, like Spoon University on Facebook and pin them on Pinterest.

Try This IKEA Hack to Freshen Up Your Desk

Well, friends, summertime is coming to an end, and soon many of us (or our kiddos) will be back at school. Our pool party schedule is thinning out, as is our bathing suit hunt, but we are pumped to start shopping for the perfect backpack or buying and DIYing office supplies. With this in mind, we …

DIY

50 IKEA Bedrooms That Look Nothing but Charming

How many times have you run over to IKEA to find a quick fix for your decorating dilemma only to be taken in by the sleek Scandinavian design? For …

7 Places To Shop For Home Decor That Aren't Ikea

<i>Photo courtesy: Zara Home</i><p>OK, so you just moved into a new apartment and you need home things. Namely dishtowels without stains, cups sans university logos and maybe a new nightstand that isn't from Bed Bath & Beyond. Most people's natural instinct is to head straight to Ikea. But 1) the lines. And …

IKEA

11 IKEA hacks for the crafty home

“I need to go to IKEA, let’s make a weekend of it!” We got it bad! Our partners can confirm this quote is not an exaggeration but instead an accurate …

Hacking

How To Make a DIY Pallet Deck In One Afternoon With Only $300

DIY

101 Awesome Weekend DIY Projects to Bookmark!

We've collected literally hundreds of weekend project ideas over the years. The talent is endless, and we think we've found the cream of the crop in …

Crafting

11 Cheap Ways To Make Your College Apartment Look More Grown-Up

Another school year is quickly approaching and for those college students gearing up for off-campus (or even on-campus) apartments, it’s time to take your decorating game a little more seriously.<p>Since an apartment automatically screams “more room” in comparison to the bunk bed splendor of a dorm …

Crafting