Mark Hendrickson

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UFO hunter films 'alien megastructure' over Melbourne

Could this be an 'alien megastructure' hovering over the skies of Melbourne?<p>A prolific Australian UFO hunter seems to be believe it to be so after …

Radiation superflares make Earth-like planet uninhabitable, research suggests

Kepler 438b, hailed as most habitable planet beyond our solar system, is regularly blasted with enough radiation to strip away its atmosphere<p>It was hailed as the most habitable planet ever found beyond the solar system. But now the distant world of Kepler 438b has started to look decidedly less …

Universe

The five most Earth-like exoplanets (so far)

I’ve lost count of the number of times I’ve read that the “first Earth-like exoplanet” has been discovered. With nearly 2000 exoplanets found to …

PICTURED: Now alien chasers claim 'Moon-sized UFO space stations' are orbiting the Sun

YouTube UFO channel Myunhauzen74 claims “various types of UFOs” are seen orbiting the Sun in images from NASA's near real-time images from its …

Is Stephen Hawking Right About Hostile Aliens?

E.T. was the perfect extraterrestrial: Cute, smart and — best of all — a perfect pacifist.<p>Unfortunately, scientists aren't so sure that an actual …

Nasa planning ‘Earth Independent’ Mars colony by 2030s

Humans will be living and working on Mars in colonies entirely independent of Earth by the 2030s, Nasa has said.<p>The US space organisation today released its plan for establishing permanent settlements on the red planet, setting out in detail plans to create ‘deep-space habitation facilities’ which …

A NASA video shows what a total lunar eclipse looks like from the moon, and it's mind-blowing

There is only one cosmic phenomenon that could generate this seemingly red ring of fire around Earth:<p>Thanks to this incredible animation by NASA's Scientific Visualization Studio, you can see what this month's total lunar eclipse will look like from a vantage point unlike any other: the moon.<p>If …

Video - Bloomberg

What if other planets were as close as the moon? Amazing video reveals how Jupiter, Saturn and more would look in the sky

What would happen if the moon was replaced by various planets in the sky?<p>One YouTube user has taken a look at this hypothetical scenario - and the …

Astronomy

Dawn spacecraft begins approach to dwarf planet Ceres

NASA's Dawn spacecraft is now only months away from reaching the dwarf planet Ceres after starting its approach mode.<p>The spacecraft is scheduled to …

Animal photos of the year 2014: Part 3 - Telegraph

Ornithology

Planets with Odd, Mercury-Like Orbits Could Host Life

Mercury has an oddball orbit — it takes longer for it to rotate on its axis and complete a day than it takes to orbit the sun and complete a year. …

Is a Death Star Coming at Us? Study Says It's Possible, but Don't Panic

A new study analyzing the motions of more than 50,000 stars has focused attention on one orange dwarf star known as HIP 85605 that has a chance of disrupting our solar system and sending a hail of killer comets our way.<p>Such threats, known as Nemesis or Death Star scenarios, have been the stuff of …

11 Foods That Crush Cravings

Squash your appetite before it gets out of control.<p><i>This article was adapted from</i> The HD Diet <i>and provided by our partners at Rodale News.</i><p>A food is considered hydrophilic if it fills up with water and, in turn, fills you up, satisfying your appetite. The term originated from the Greek words for water …

Humanity’s Next Home May Be Underwater

Scientists find highly tilted aquaplanets could support life.<p>Planets with high obliquity—an axis of rotation that's extremely tilted relative to their star—are typically reckoned to be miserable places where temperatures flip-flop between freezing and boiling. Now, MIT researchers find that life …

North Pole

7 Foods That Can Help You Lose Weight

When it comes to dropping pounds, your diet is your best friend.<p>Ask any nutritionist or personal trainer: What you put onto your plate is so, so important for weight loss. But we're not talking about simply adding more veggies, fruits, and lean meats to your eating plan. There are certain foods …

What Teachers Need to Know about Critical Thinking Vs Creative Thinking

December 7, 2014<p>When it comes to differentiating critical thinking from creative thinking, things get a little bit blurry as there is no consensus as …

Bloom's Critical Thinking Questions to Use in Class

December, 2014<br>Critical thinking is an essential skill in the cognitive development of students. It is probably the number one skill teachers would …

Paying For College: A 21-Step Guide To Preserving Wealth

If you are the parent of a college-bound child—of any age—you should be thinking right now about how your family will finance the degree. The difference between doing it right and not doing it right could easily be worth between $10,000 and $200,000.

The Best New-Car Engines For 2015

Those of a certain age will recall when automakers decried their cars would be left hopelessly gelded after the first round of federally mandated fuel economy and emissions regulations was enacted back in the 1970’s. After a few sputters and stalls along the way (the low point being when the base …

Giant Space Microphones Will Record the Soundtrack of the Universe

The first direct detection of gravitational waves is nigh, and it comes with a surround-sound system.<p>​The direct detection of gravitational waves remains one of the most enduring white whales in cosmology. First predicted in Einstein's 1916 General Theory of Relativity, these ripples in spacetime …

How It Feels To Ride A Real Hoverboard

The thin air turns thick beneath your feet. You step onto the Hendo Hoverboard and an invisible force compresses, condensing and coiling like a spring you cannot see. It sinks for just a split-second, slipping closer to the solid copper floor below.<p>But before it can touch, the magnets strengthen …

10 ways that technology will change the insurance business in 2015

Start planning now: These trends will disrupt the business, end users and IT, and the risks brought on by late or failure to adopt will be …

Are we living in a Hologram? Physicists believe our universe could just be a projection of another cosmos.

The universe is a hologram and everything you see and touch is just a mere projection. This theory have been debated for decades whether or not our …

Paris, Île-de-France, France - Hotel Booking and Accommodation, Where to Stay, Where to Eat, What to See, What to Do in Paris

Hotels in Paris, France<p>Open MapFull Size<p>Show on the map of Paris:<p>Hotels in Paris, France<p>HotelsCampingsAirportsTaxiSubwayTrainsBusBicycleCar RentalGas …

The Best Landscape Photographer You've Never Heard Of

I adore a good landscape image. And it goes without saying that few things can take your breath away quite like an incredible image of mountains, …

That Time Congress Considered Building Cities In Space

<i>Forget the flying cars and robot maids, we're just a few precious generations away from ditching this hunk of space rock called Earth and living</i> …