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Woman Sells A Dress Made Of Loom Bands On Ebay For Over £170K

For every generation of kids, there's a trend that appears and out nowhere and takes over the playground - yours may have been yo-yos, scooby-dos or …

This Cat Skateboards Better Than I Do

Watch Didga the skateboarding cat do her thing around the beach town of Coolangatta, Australia. The video is the culmination of 18 months of training …

Think Your Home Is Cat-Friendly? 9 Rooms That Will Put You To Shame

These luxurious, elaborate spaces were all built for feline fun.<p><b>Animated Abode</b><p>This San Diego home was formerly owned by Bob and Frances Walker, who designed the cat-tastic abode for their feline family in 1986. The cat lovers built a floor-to-ceiling scratch post, staircases and above-floor …

8 Baffling Astronomy Mysteries

Photo Credit: Courtesy of KIPAC<p>Slide 1 of 17<p>The Wonder of It All<p>The universe has been around for roughly 13.7 billion years, but it still holds many …

NASA's Historic Apollo 11 Moon Landing in Pictures

Apollo 11 Crew<p>Credit: NASA<p>The Apollo 11 crew, from left: Commander Neil A. Armstrong, Command Module Pilot Michael Collins, and Lunar Module Pilot …

The cats and dogs on North Korea's stamps – in pictures

Ever received a letter from North Korea? Probably not, which means you've missed out on the animal stamps which started emerging in the 1970s. Philatelists have reported challenges gathering full collections from the DPRK, which range from cuddly cats to propaganda images of the country leaders. …

Pallas’ Cat Finds a Camera

(YouTube link)<p>You know how when a cat sees a camera, it tends to be curious, and before you know it, it’s all up in your face? It’s the same way with …

Fascinating Photos of a Rural Feral Cat Colony

Clearly, you can’t go wrong with pictures of cats on the Internet, but these images by Wisconsin photographer Jason Houge are a long way from the …

Hints of Mysterious Dark Matter Spotted at Milky Way's Center (Video)

Astronomers have perhaps their best lead to date about the nature of dark matter, the strange and invisible stuff that dominates the material …

Dark Matter

NASA's Mars Rover Curiosity Arrives at Next Science Destination (Photos)

NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has reached its next study area and is now scoping out rocks that it will take an up-close look at over the next few …

Mars Rover

Mars Odyssey holds the longevity record for a spacecraft…

Mars Odyssey holds the longevity record for a spacecraft orbiting another planet - 13 years! Seen here is an artist concept of the spacecraft orbiting Mars.<p>2001 Mars Odyssey is part of NASA's Mars Exploration Program, a long-term effort of robotic exploration of the red planet. The opportunity to go to Mars comes around every 26 months, when the alignment of Earth and Mars in their orbits around the sun allows spacecraft to travel between the two planets with the least amount of energy.<br>2001 …

Private Moon Race Will Be Televised, Aims for 2015 Lunar Landing

A new generation may see a moon landing broadcast on live TV in the next couple of years.<p>Teams of engineers are rushing to put a robotic spacecraft …

Space Exploration

Project Attaching Cameras to Cats Proves They Are Ice Cold Killers, Just as We Thought

Curiosity doesn't always kill the cat ... sometimes it makes the cat a ruthless killer.<p>In a study of 60 cats fitted with cameras for seven to 10 …

Cat takes on two alligators

A Louisiana cat has become a YouTube star after showing not one but two alligators who the king of the swamp really is.<p>With a jab that <b>Audley Harrison would have be proud of</b>, the feline was filmed hitting its foe with two clean swipes before the reptile retreated.<p>Down but not out, the alligator …

Feline

What Your Home Would Look Like If You Let Your Cat Play Decorator

If you've ever considered letting your beloved pet take over as designer...this is what you can expect<p>It's fair to say that cats have taken over the internet. Just this week, cats in the news have alerted homeowners to fires, starred in their own, devoted film festival, and stolen the spotlight at …

Cats

The Secret Life of Cats: What You Can Learn by Putting a GPS on Your Kitty

A new book documents one family's quest to understand their pet with the aid of technology.<p>The cat came back.<p>But why? And what was he doing while he was gone?<p>These questions plague cat owners across the world, and they form the backbone of the new book, <i>Lost Cat: A True Story of Love, Desperation,</i> …

Confirming the Big Bang's Inflation: Q&A with Study Leader John Kovac

On Monday (March 17), a team of astronomers sent a jolt through the physics and cosmology communities and made front-page news around the world.<p>The …

Physics

Curiosity Pulls into Kimberley and Spies Curvy Terrain For Drilling Action

Martian landscape with rows of curved rock outcrops at ‘Kimberley’ in the foreground and spectacular Mount Sharp on the horizon. NASA’s Curiosity …

Space

Alien Moons Could Bake Dry from Young Gas Giants' Hot Glow

When we think of where else life might exist in the universe, we tend to focus on planets. But on a grander cosmic scale, moons could prove the more …

Astronomy

Curiouser & Curiouser! Rolling up on my next science waypoint for a closer look at these odd rocks. http://t.co/MizQNCzXro

Mars Rover Curiosity Takes Aim at Next Martian Science Target

After a long stretch of pedal-to-the-metal driving, NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has its next science target in sight.<p>The 1-ton Curiosity rover is …

Mars Rover

Discovery! Possible Dwarf Planet Found Far Beyond Pluto's Orbit

What is a dwarf planet? Some astronomers have been asking that question after Pluto was demoted from planethood almost a decade ago, partly due to …

Astronomy

Rosetta Spacecraft Spies Its Comet As It Prepares For An August Encounter

As Rosetta limbers up for its close-up encounter with a comet, we have visual confirmation that it’s on the right track! The comet spied its …

Space

Missions to Mars

<b>MARINER 6 and 7</b> | Back to Past Missions<p>Mariner 6 Launch: Feb. 24, 1969; Flyby: Jul. 31, 1969 Mariner 7 Launch: Mar. 27, 1969; Flyby: Aug. 5, …

NASA

Shadow Portrait of Rover Opportunity on Martian Slope! Our Ma…

Shadow Portrait of Rover Opportunity on Martian Slope! Our Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity caught its own silhouette in this late-afternoon image taken by the rover's rear hazard avoidance camera. This camera is mounted low on the rover and has a wide-angle lens.<p>The image was taken looking eastward shortly before sunset on the 3,609th Martian day, or sol, of Opportunity's work on Mars (March 20, 2014). The rover's shadow falls across a slope called the McClure-Beverlin Escarpment on the …