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Mars Facts: Life, Water and Robots on the Red Planet

Mars is the fourth planet from the sun. Befitting the red planet's bloody color, the Romans named it after their god of war. The Romans copied the …

Starwatch: The June night sky

The Sun stands at its furthest N at our summer solstice on the 21st, bringing our longest days and leaving our brief nights awash with twilight which is severe enough over northern Britain to swamp all but the brighter stars.

Pizza Hut Australia To Launch Meat Pie Stuffed Crust Pie

Over the years we’ve come across some creative offerings from Pizza Hut. You guys remember the Cheeseburger Stuffed Crust Pizza? Or the Hot Dog Crust …

Hilarious Letters Show How Fans Brought Classic Coke Back

The threat of New Coke was real.<p>In April 1985, Coca-Cola was skewered for making the bold decision to change the formula of its 99-year-old flagship product to "New Coke." Thousands of calls jammed the Coke consumer hotline, while employees endured angry comments from friends and neighbors. A black …

Employment

Six Degrees of ... Chocolate Chip Cookies

These cookies. Oh. My. Word. <br>Not only are they delectable, but they're SO PRETTY. I had to refrain from taking a picture of every. single. one.<br>Click …

Dessert

Steak and Cheddar Mac and Cheese

<i>Today’s post is sponsored by our friends at Barefoot Wine!</i>How much do I love Mac and Cheese? It’s like, well, just, I don’t even really know how to …

Comfort Food

NASA spacecraft to perform final pass of Saturn's bizarre spongy moon

NASA's Cassini spacecraft is set to make its last close pass of Hyperion, an irregular, spongelike moon orbiting Saturn.<p>On Sunday, May 31, the …

NASA Mission to Europa Will Seek Conditions for Life

NASA's Europa spacecraft will use nine scientific instruments to assess the icy, ocean-harboring Jupiter moon's ability to support life, space agency …

Voyager 1 Reaching Interstellar Space 35 Years after Leaving Earth – Strange Unexplained Mysteries

Voyager 1 Reaching Interstellar Space 35 Years after Leaving Earth<p>NASA’s Voyager 1 and Voyager 2, which first left Earth in 1977, are the …

Here's How To Make The Ultimate Homemade Pizza This Summer

Three pizza gurus teach us how to reach pie nirvana when the temperature rises.<p>Rule #980: Summer is the ultimate time for indulgence. Rule #981: When partaking in said indulgence, it's only proper to scarf some pizza. Pies are as easy to make as those burgers we worship, and even better-looking …

How to Clean and Scale a Fish, in 9 Easy Steps

An essential, easy to master skill every outdoorsman should know.<p><i>When the wilderness beckons, it's best to come prepared. While we can only hope the worst thing that'll happen to us on a weekend backpacking trip is running out of whiskey at the campfire, the woods are full of the unexpected—and</i> …

The New Rules of Grilling

Seven ways to improve your barbecue game, from one of America's best young butchers.<p>After a successful career as a bass guitarist in various indie rock bands, Bryan Mayer, age 41, decided to switch disciplines and eventually settled on butchering. He read a few books, hacked apart some animals and …

Best of the Hotline: Foods that Fly Well

<i>Some questions on the</i> <b>Hotline</b> <i>have staying power, and for good reason—they cover the questions we ask ourselves time and time again. Join us as we revisit some of the most popular.</i><p><i>Today:</i> <i>The best foods for a long flight.</i><p>With airplane food, you're lucky if your meal includes a salvageable roll, butter, …

20 Disturbing Fast Food Facts that Will Change Your Diet Forever

Quickly made, quickly served, quickly eaten. That’s fast food in six simple words, although in reality, perhaps badly made, poorly served, quickly …

Food

BBQ Champ Chris Lilly Explains All

Summer is almost here. Are you ready? And by “ready” we mean, “prepared to fire up the range and blow everyone away with your ridiculous meat heating …

BBQ

Stunning images of Earth from the ISS

The big picture. Alexander Gerst took this image of the Banks Peninsula, on New Zealand's South Island, during his six-month Blue Dot mission. Image …

Is the Big Bang Cycling Through Hidden Time?

<i>Edward Belbruno is a mathematician and an artist. His paintings are in major collections and exhibited throughout the United States, and he regularly</i> …

Mathematics

Black Holes: Facts, Theory & Definition

Black holes are some of the strangest and most fascinating objects found in outer space. They are objects of extreme density, with such strong …

The Moon: 10 Surprising Lunar Facts

Perhaps the coolest thing about the moon is that it always shows us the same face. Since both the Earth and moon are rotating and orbiting, how can …

For Sharpest Views, Scope The Sky With Quick-Change Mirrors

It used to be that if astronomers wanted to get rid of the blurring effects of the atmosphere, they had to put their telescopes in space. But a technology called adaptive optics has changed all that.<p>Adaptive optics systems use computers to analyze the light coming from a star, and then compensate …

'Space Penguin' PHOTO: Hubble Captures Arp 142 Galactic Collision In The Constellation Hydra

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away... Space Penguin!<p>Alright, it's not exactly "Star Wars." But this image, captured by the Hubble Space Telescope, does show a dramatic clash of galaxies. Scientists believe that the head of the bird (in the upper portion of the photograph) is the result of …

Astrophotographer Scott Hoggard sent in this ethereal photo of the Milky Way over route 404 on Maryland's Eastern Shore in Queen Anne County, taken June 16, 2013. http://oak.ctx.ly/r/6p9u

Let's Talk About Space

Ten Thousandth Near-Earth Object Unearthed in Space

More than 10,000 asteroids and comets that can pass near Earth have now been discovered. The 10,000th near-Earth object, asteroid 2013 MZ5, was first …

Map Of Saturn's Moon Titan Gives Unparalleled Look At Topography Of Planet's Earth-Like Satellite

Scientists have pieced together the first-ever global topographic map of Titan, Saturn's largest moon, using radar observations from veteran NASA spacecraft.<p>The new map of Titan was stitched together from radar observations of the moon by NASA's Cassini spacecraft. It reveals an unprecedented look …