Michael Sims

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NASA’s Hubble Creates A Road Map For Voyagers’ Interstellar Journey

Roughly a decade from now, when they run out of electrical power, the two Voyager spacecraft — Voyager I and Voyager II — will fall silent and stop …

Voyager Probes Are Still Making Amazing Discoveries

In August 2012, Voyager 1 went where no human-made object has gone before: it crossed the “heliopause,” the outermost edge of the Sun’s heliosphere, …

Rodrigo Duterte Says His Admission of Opioid Abuse Was a Joke but Concerns Remain

Lawmakers on all sides in the Philippines are now demanding President Rodrigo Duterte come clean about his health, following revelations last week …

Astrophysicist has consoling message for humanity: You’re more important than you might think

New discoveries point to uniqueness of human life<p>Oscar Wilde once said, “We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.”<p>The …

How Do Bugs Survive The Winter?

Strategies range from natural antifreeze to just dying.<p>Winter is coming, and for endotherms like us, that's not a huge deal. Just throw on a sweater and our body does the rest for us. But for insects, whose bodies have no such self-heating mechanism, surviving cold weather is a lot trickier. This …

Insects

Here's Why You Can't See All 12 Black Dots in This Crazy Optical Illusion

Our eyes feel weird.<p>Welcome to the latest optical illusion that has the internet in meltdown right now. Give it a try - look at the image above, and …

Research Study: Ginger Can Destroys Prostate Cancer, Ovarian And Colon Cancer Better Than Chemotherapy

By Neny Herni Saturday, September 3, 2016 Ginger Benefit<p>Numerous people around the world have known and used the incredible health properties of …

Cancer
Rodrigo Duterte

The Killing Time: Inside Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's War on Drugs

At around 11 p.m. on July 25, Restituto Castro received an anonymous text message asking him to leave his house in the Caloocan district of northern …

Image of Aleppo boy shocks world; Russia offers cease-fires

BEIRUT (AP) — The Russian military said Thursday it was ready to back a U.N. call for weekly cease-fires for Syria's contested city of Aleppo, as haunting footage of a young boy's rescue from the aftermath of an airstrike shook global media.<p>The image of the stunned and weary-looking boy, sitting in …

Middle East

Berberine: The Most Powerful Natural Supplement on Earth

By Kris Gunnars<p>A compound called berberine is one of the most powerful natural supplements on Earth.<p>It has very impressive health benefits, and …

Asia

11 Things to Know Before Visiting the Lumber Yard - Quiet Corner

Choosing the right wood for a home improvement project can be tricky for experienced woodworkers and novice DIYers alike. Luckily, knowing a few key …

Woodworking
Asia

Diamond squeeze hints at metallic hydrogen

<b>British researchers think they have come close to creating a long-sought new state for hydrogen.</b><p>They have put a sample of the familiar gas under so much pressure that it takes on a previously unseen solid crystalline form.<p>The team tells the journal Nature that this phase may be just a step away …

Hydrogen

Muslims hailed for protecting Christians during terror attack on Kenyan bus

Passengers donated headscarves to help prevent non-Muslims being targeted after al-Shabaab militants stormed a packed vehicle<p>Muslims helped dress non-Muslim passengers in Islamic garb to prevent extremists from identifying them for slaughter on a bus in northern Kenya, witnesses said.<p>Two people …

Extremism