Kyle Wessels

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This Gif Illustrates The Mind-Melting Number of Galaxies in The Universe

We need a moment here.<p>Of the thousands of photos taken by the Hubble Space Telescope, one stands out as the shot that changed astronomy forever. …

Universe

The Internet Is Obsessing Over This 'Impossible' Water Stream

Not witchcraft.<p>Since it appeared on the Oddly Satisfying subreddit last week, a gif of a strange-looking water stream has sent the internet into …

Yakuza crime boss ordered to pay £1.5m in damages for first time in Japan

Senior-ranking members of a major Tokyo yakuza group have been ordered to pay around £1.5 million (200 million yen) in damages for extortion.<p>Tokyo District Court ordered Keika So, the 88-year-old former chairman of the crime syndicate Kyokuto-kai, and two fellow gang members, to pay damages to 27 …

What Should Replace the Republican Party?

<b>A Party Lobotomized</b><p>Once the venerable party of Lincoln, the Republicans split off from the Whigs in 1854 to oppose slavery, and for a century stood for fiscal restraint, free enterprise and principled conservatism. Their demise probably began with Richard Nixon's "southern strategy" of 1968 -- the …

Counting down to the new ampere

After it's all over, your lights will be just as bright, and your refrigerator just as cold. But very soon the ampere—the SI base unit of electrical …

Domestic Technology

A Doctor's Take on Pot

On August 11th, the Drug Enforcement Administration announced its decision to keep marijuana classified as a Schedule I drug. The federal government …

Indian surgeons extract 40 knives from stomach of patient who swallowed them whole

When a patient shows up at a hospital with severe abdominal pain and an ultrasound reveals a mass in his stomach, it’s only logical to think first of a tumor, perhaps cancer.<p>And that’s just what surgeons at Amritsar Corporate Hospital in India first assumed, according to a hospital statement. But …

Knives

Paraguay: Brazilian drug trafficker's luxury prison pad discovered

<b>(CNN) —</b> Maybe prison wouldn't be so bad if all the cells were like this.<p>Images showing the fancy Paraguayan prison accommodation of Brazilian drug trafficker Jarvis Chimenes Pavao have emerged in local news reports, showing a spacious, three-room suite complete with his own library, a flat screen …

Latin America

15 Reasons We Should All Move To New Zealand If Donald Trump Becomes President

This place is truly magical. ✨<p>If there was ever a time to move to New Zealand, then November might be it. Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg recently joked about moving to the island nation if Donald Trump is elected president. We have to say ― that’s not a bad idea.<p>New Zealand is …

New Zealand

This New Geode Wedding Cake Trend Is Rocking The Internet

Step aside, traditional white wedding cakes, geode cakes are taking over now! Covered in stunning edible crystals, these rocky confections have …

These Are The Signs That Your Cat Will Probably Live a Long Life

What healthy ageing looks like.<p>We all want our cats to live forever (except when they’re waking us up at 6am for biscuits), and while feline …

The most beautiful clifftop hotels in the world

Private plunge pools aside, there are few things more thrilling and luxurious than a clifftop hotel.<p>Perhaps it’s the sheer seclusion, or the unobstructed views, or the feeling that you’re living on the edge—quite literally. From lofty hideouts on the Amalfi Coast to precariously-perched Balinese …

Aegean Sea

Save the last dance for me: Being cute not enough for this spider when choosing a mate

SYDNEY (Reuters) - A Sydney scientist has discovered seven new species of the tiny Australian peacock spider - a spectacularly colored, three-millimetre arachnid that dances to attract a female mate.<p>Jurgen Otto, with the help of colleague David Knowles, made the two latest discoveries of the …

Zoology

LSD's impact on the brain revealed in groundbreaking images

The profound impact of LSD on the brain has been laid bare by the first modern scans of people high on the drug.<p>The images, taken from volunteers who agreed to take a trip in the name of science, have given researchers an unprecedented insight into the neural basis for effects produced by one of …

Consciousness

The Ultimate Fall Dessert: Apple-Cinnamon Layer Cake with Gooey Caramel Drizzle

There is nothing quite as magical and comforting as fall baking. The changing colors of the leaves usually means we can start using cinnamon and …

Dessert

Apple Pie Recipes That Are Better Than Grandma's

The best use of apples, in our opinion.<p>Apples are a treat in the fall. Biting into a crisp, sweet apple on a cool fall day has the potential to make us feel excited that summer has once again come to an end. The great thing about apples, aside from their delicious flavor, is that when stored right …

Baking

Eggnog Quick Bread Recipe

"This eggnog bread would be good sprinkled with confectioners' sugar and served with Christmas breakfast."<p>Ingredients<p>2 eggs, beaten<p>1 cup eggnog<p>2 …

The scientific case for letting go of your workplace grudges

Forgiveness is good for our health. It can reduce depression and stress, and increase empathy and hope. Unfortunately, it’s a quality that tends to be in short supply in the modern workplace.<p>I was reminded of this point while chatting with a reporter for a local TV station who was dubious about …

Anger Management

The 12 Most Luxurious All-Inclusive Resorts in the World

Let's face it -- all-inclusive vacations really take the worries out of travel. No matter the destination where you're heading on your all-inclusive getaway, it's nice to know that once you get there, everything will already be taken care of; that is, as long as you pick a top-notch spot that won't …