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Mysterious Planet X Could Be the Ninth Planet In Our Solar System

There could be a new ninth planet floating beyond the dark edges of our solar system, according to new research published in <i>The Astronomical Journal</i> …

Picture of the Day: Emmerdale's Paddy and Rhona reveal their marriage crisis to Marlon

They're honest after learning of Leo's recent problems.<p>Warring <i>Emmerdale</i> couple Paddy Kirk and Rhona Goskirk get a wake-up call tonight (March 9) as …

New San Francisco Bar Has Largest Gin Selection in North America

The shrine to the British spirit opens in the Tenderloin neighborhood.<p>Over the last few years, San Francisco has developed a bit of a crush on gin. A …

The ultimate travel adventure? World View expects its passenger craft to soar into space by 2017

“The capsule ascends about 1,000 feet a minute, so we’ll spend an hour and a half or more getting up to 100,000 feet,” MacCallum, the company’s chief technology officer, said.<p>“Just about then, the sun will be coming up and you’ll see amazing vistas of the rising sun over our planet. We will stay …

Space Travel

InterContinental Hotels Denies Plans for a Sale or Merger

Amid published reports that InterContinental Hotels Group is exploring strategies for a possible sale or merger, a spokesperson for the company …

19 Photos of Paris Proving There Is No Bad Angle in the 'City of Light'

There's a lot to see in Paris, and every single sight is photo-worthy.<p>If you weren't already craving a Parisian getaway, that's all about to change. …

Edith Cavell's memorial service at St Paul's: archive, 30 October 1915

30 October 1915: The greater part of the church was reserved for the nurses, who came from every hospital in and around London<p><i>London, Friday.</i><br>Often before has the glorious elegiac ritual of St. Paul’s expressed a national emotion, but never has there been a memorial service so touched with …

Life of the Week: Ian Fleming

Here, we explore the author’s life…<p><b>Born:</b> 28 May 1908 in Mayfair, London<p><b>Died:</b> 12 August 1964 in Canterbury<p><b>Remembered for:</b> Writing the popular series …

Launch of @CassiniSaturn spacecraft to study Saturn in honor of its flyby Wednesday of Enceladus #SaturnSaturday https://t.co/1HWkn4f5nC

STS-58

Mission: SLS-2<br>Space Shuttle: Columbia<br>Launch Pad: 39B<br>Launched: October 18, 1993 10:53 a.m. EDT<br>Landing Site: Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.<br>Landing: …

Horrible Histories author reveals 10 ways to die in Elizabethan England

<i>This article was first published in November 2014</i><p>Advertisement<p><b>The third volume in his witty history series for adults, Dangerous Days in Elizabethan</b> …

Anne Boleyn

Tomb full of coffins ‘accidentally’ discovered at Gloucester Cathedral

Archaeologists were stunned to find a family burial vault underneath the floors of Gloucester Cathedral<p>A team of archaeologists have uncovered a "fascinating" tomb full of coffins beneath Gloucester Cathedral.<p>The "extremely well preserved" burial vault was uncovered by the team as they evaluated …

Archaeology

Ice Age engravings found at Jersey archaeological site

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/science_environment/1204000/1204624_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1518147193_ac786417b1f98555ba952bea09f00511<p><b>A dig in Jersey has yielded a stash of hunter-gatherer artefacts from the end of the last Ice Age, including stone pieces criss-crossed</b> …

Archaeology

The Moon helped light the way for the Space Shuttle Atlantis' Mission STS-86 #MoonCrushMonday https://t.co/r8jVtKS9j3

The woman who gave birth for Hitler

<b>It is estimated that some 20,000 such babies were bred during the 12 years of the Third Reich, principally in Germany and Norway.</b><p>Advertisement<p><b>This</b> …

Adolf Hitler

NASA — 15 Years of Station Told in 15 Gifs

Ardennes 1944

• <b>Author:</b> Antony Beevor<p><b>The prizewinning historian and bestselling author of D-Day and Stalingrad reconstructs the Battle of the Bulge in this riveting new account</b> <br>On December 16, 1944, Hitler launched his ‘last gamble’ in the snow-covered forests and gorges of the Ardennes in Belgium, believing he …

World History

Books

NASA.gov brings you the latest images, videos and news from America's space agency. Get the latest updates on NASA missions, watch NASA TV live, and …

8 ways railway travel changed everything for Britain

The impact of rail technology on the 19th century was so extensive that the only proper comparison might be to that of the internet today. Like the …

Trains

The bishop of Norwich angers the Times of London: archive, 4 November 1837

4 November 1837: As a ‘liberal’ prelate he was exposed to the foul-mouthed abuse of the apostate Times<p>If ever there was a prelate whose amiable disposition, unpresuming conduct, comprehensive charity, and truly Christian character, might have been expected to protect him from the rancour of …

Why Are There No Planets in the Asteroid Belt?

Deep Impact - EPOXI

The EPOXI mission recycled the Deep Impact spacecraft, which had formerly visited comet Tempel 1, to visit a second comet, Hartley 2. The Nov. 4, …

Astronomy

10 facts about Stonehenge

1) Built in several stages, Stonehenge began about 5,000 years ago as a simple earthwork enclosure where prehistoric people buried their cremated …

Archaeology

The Witches

• <b>Author:</b> Stacy Schiff<p>The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of <i>Cleopatra</i>, the #1 national bestseller, unpacks the mystery of the Salem Witch Trials.<p>It began in 1692, over an exceptionally raw Massachusetts winter, when a minister's daughter began to scream and convulse. It ended less than a year later, …

Books

In 1974, Mariner 10 captured this image of Venus using an ultraviolet filter #WayBackWednesday https://t.co/QETfIWOe2i