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Astronaut Scott Kelly to retire from Nasa after spending year in space

Kelly announced he is hanging up his spacesuit on 1 April, having just returned from a record 340 days in orbit on the International Space Station<p>After spending nearly a year in space, astronaut Scott Kelly is hanging up his spacesuit.<p>Nasa announced Kelly’s retirement on Friday, less than two weeks …

Rain, snow pelt Northern California after morning dry spell

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California Highway Patrol officer sustained major injuries after being struck Saturday by an out-of-control vehicle as he provided traffic control in snowy conditions on a Northern California mountain pass.<p>The accident led authorities to temporarily close a portion of …

Why Does Earth Appear Blue From Space?

Hint: it doesn’t have anything to do with our blue skies.<p><i>“Whenever I gaze up at the moon, I feel like I’m on a time machine. I am back to that</i> …

An Overlooked Way to Build Muscle Up Fast

What exactly is a superset?<br>A superset is when two weight training are done with no rest interval separating them. The exercises selected have to be …

Robots Sent in to the Fukushima Nuclear Plant Have Died

Five specially-built robots “have failed to return.”<p>The plant after multiple meltdowns. (Photo: Digital Globe/CC-BY-SA-3.0)<p>Not even robots can …

NASA tries to shed light on mysterious geyser on Saturn's moon

NASA's Cassini spacecraft is doing some serious stargazing today. It will orient itself to have an ideal view as a famous star passes behind the icy plume shooting out of Saturn's moon Enceladus.<p>Cassini has been cruising around Saturn's neighborhood for over a decade now. One of its biggest …

FACT CHECK: Code for Pedophiles on Toys?

CLAIM<p>Parents should be aware that a code for pedophiles inexplicably showed up on a children's toy at motorsport event Monster Jam. See Example( s …

Work Every Part of Your Body With This Dumbbell Exercise Chart

Dumbbells are the unsung workhorse of the exercise world. They’re great in a home gym, and you can always grab a few even at a busy fitness center. …

Dos and Don'ts of Running with Your Dog

<b>This piece originally appeared on Fix.com</b><p>I am the proud owner of Ellie, a 14-week-old golden mix rescue dog. She has a floppy ear (hence the name …

Here's The Coolest Thing About NASA's EPIC Solar Eclipse Video

Watch the moon's shadow sweep across our planet's surface.<p>The web is brimming with photos and videos of Tuesday's total solar eclipse -- the only one this year -- but it's hard to beat the eye-popping composite video NASA just released.<p>The brief clip above lets you see the eclipse not from the …

Solar Eclipse

'Dog Whisperer' Cesar Millan defends methods amid animal cruelty inquiry

A change.org petition signed by more than 10,000 people called his methods inhumane, saying he used a pig as bait for ‘entertainment’ purposes<p>Popular US television dog trainer Cesar Millan, known as the Dog Whisperer, said on Friday he understands why he is being investigated for animal cruelty but …