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NASA Is Now Accepting Applications For New Astronauts

Start filling out those forms<p>If you've ever dreamed of being an astronaut, today's the day! NASA just posted the coolest job listing ever, and anyone with the right qualifications can apply to be an Astronaut Candidate. Awesome.<p>Those qualifications are pretty strict. In order to apply, you have …

Can we prove that God exists? Richard Dawkins and the limits of faith and atheism

<b>God, Santa Claus (Wikimedia/Milles Studio via Shutterstock)</b><p>Atheists sometimes argue the case against God is the same as the case against Santa Claus. Let’s test the logic<p>Gary Gutting<p>November 29, 2015 3:30pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “What Philosophy Can Do”<p>Our first concern will be Richard Dawkins’s …

Easter Bunny

Nasa images of cosmic catastrophe give glimpse of Earth's ultimate fate

Earth’s final days are in the distant future, but the the death of a far-off solar system revealed in images from Kepler 2 shows how the world might end<p>The destruction of a solar system has been captured for the first time by astronomers who said the violent events provide a grim glimpse of Earth’s …

The Long Game: Google-Backed Calico Partners With Ancestry to Beat the Specter of Aging

With its new DNA data, Google-backed Calico will search for genetic trends in lives lived the longest.<p>How much would you pay to live longer? What if Google were making the pill to do it?<p>On Tuesday, Calico, the medical research company Google incubated in 2013, announced it had cut a deal for access …

Digital Health

Get married or stay single? Live in the city or country? Dog or Cat? Science has the answers

We all face so many big decisions in life, but maybe recent scientific research can help us make better choices<p>Should you get a cat, shun meat, live child-free and cancel your Facebook account; or get a dog, gorge yourself on steak, have a huge family – and post about it every day? We look at what …

Pets

Earth heading for 'mini ice age' within 15 years

Research has predicted a new solar 'Maunder minimum' in the 2030s<p>The earth is 15 years from a period of low solar activity similar to that last seen during the "mini ice-age" of the 17th century, when the Thames froze.<p>Solar researchers at the University of Northumbria have created a new model of …

Ice Age

Android gets Google Maps desktop-to-mobile destination info, too

The latest update to Google Maps on Android is one of those things that honestly should have happened a long time ago, but surprisingly didn't until recently: Now you can send destination info directly to your mobile device from the desktop. Just like on iOS. And as <i>Android Police</i> points out, it all …

38 things someone from Tennessee would never say

<b>1.</b> “Jack…that’s a bourbon, right?”<p><b>2.</b> “I really commend <i>Iron Man 3</i> with its spot-on depiction of Chattanooga.”<p><b>3.</b> “Meh. The state could be redder.”<p><b>4.</b> …

Pluto may reveal secret of Earth's creation

Nasa's mission to fly by the dwarf planet expected to beam back images<p>Pluto could provide the 'missing link' to how planets evolve, a British space scientist has claimed ahead of Nasa's flyby next week.<p>On Tuesday evening, the U.S. spacecraft New Horizons will make a pass of the dwarf planet and …