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Honolulu plans interim housing for homeless Waianae families

HONOLULU (AP) — Honolulu officials are planning to buy a parcel of land on Oahu's leeward coast and build temporary housing for homeless families.<p>Mayor Kirk Caldwell announced a proposal Friday that calls for the city to build up to 20 modular units that would house 75 to 90 people. It would cater …


26 ancient ruins you should visit in your lifetime

Seeing these sites is like stepping back in time and witnessing what life was like in a place that ceased to exist years ago.<p>From the Roman baths in England to the Ajanta caves in India, we found 26 ancient ruins that everyone should visit in their lifetime.


See it! Venus, Mars, moon March 21-22, 2015

EarthSky community photos of dazzling planet Venus and the moon – with fainter Mars nearby – on the nights of March 21 and 22, 2015.<p>Thanks to all of …

National Geographic Travel

The multiverse in a nutshell - podcast

Are we surrounded by a mind-boggling number of parallel universes? Do universes go through an infinite cycle of big bangs and big crunches? Do new universes spring up in the gaps as our own universe expands?<p>This week Science Weekly explores the multiverse in all its multifarious complexity. Joining …

Scientists hail the most 'advanced anti-ageing serum' in the world

New research suggests skincare tailored to individuals' DNA may be the best way to combat the appearance of ageing<p>Those who believe that beauty is only skin deep may need to think again.<p>A most advanced anti-ageing serum ever created is going far deeper in the pursuit of the ultimate skincare …

Mysterious Roman God Baffles Experts

A sculpture of a mysterious, never-before-seen Roman deity has been unearthed in an ancient temple in Turkey.<p>The 1st century B.C. relief, of an …