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The Cluster at the Edge of the Universe

I love it when a piece of news comes out that ties in so neatly with a recent episode of Crash Course Astronomy: Hard on the heels of my talking …

Universe

This Is What Happens When You Marry A Brownie And A Cookie In The Oven

Introducing... The brookie!<p>Here's what you need-<p>Chocolate Chip Batter:<p>* 10 Tbsp. softened butter<p>* 2/3 cup granulated sugar<p>* 2/3 cup light brown sugar<p>* 1 tsp vanilla<p>* 1 large egg<p>* 1 large egg yolk<p>* 2 cups all-purpose flour<p>* 1 tsp baking soda<p>* 1/4 tsp salt<p>* 1 1/4 cup chocolate chips<p>Brownie Batter:<p>* …

16 Cookies That Can Literally Be Thrown Together At the Very Last Minute

We've all been there before.<p>Your mind is about to be blown when you find out how easy these fancy semi-homemade treats are to make. Translation: Behold the most gorgeous cookie recipes that only require a tube of store-bought dough, or few ingredients with zero effort. This piece originally …

Apple Caramel Cheesecake Recipe – Mason Jar Desserts

Apple Caramel Cheesecake Recipes We’ve made a lot of mini mason jar dessert recipes over the years, and they are each extraordinary in their own …

Cheesecake

12 Mistakes To Avoid When Baking Your Thanksgiving Pie

Perfection is within your reach.<p>The golden rule in pie baking is "make it cold, bake it hot." If this makes sense to you and it's a motto you follow, great. You're well on your way to baking -- and eating -- beautiful pies this Thanksgiving. (Especially if you have all these pie recipes at the …

Why Milk Goes With Cookies—and Every Other Dessert

Long before people were pairing juice with food, beer with cupcakes (there’s a bar in New York City that serves both, seriously), and even wine and cheese, there was milk and cookies. As a kid, you instinctually knew the two went together. But now it’s time to learn the science behind why you crave …

Tonight, The Sky Will Literally Be Lit -- With Lots Of Shooting Stars

Grab your blankets and favorite generic energy drink, because tonight (into tomorrow), the galactic extravaganza known as the Leonid Meteor shower is …

Earth stole water and more from the young Moon

Earth may have stolen away water that would otherwise have gone to the moon.<p>New research suggests that after the impact that formed the Earth and its moon, our planet may have snatched up easily vaporized material known as volatiles, including water and other molecules. As the newly formed moon …

Over a thousand years ago, the sun exploded — and changed life on Earth forever

Not by aliens, but by a natural event—and it was very, very powerful.<p>Whatever it was, it subtly altered the chemistry of our planet's atmosphere, creating trace amounts of radioactive elements like chlorine-36, beryllium-10, and carbon-14.<p>And those provide the clue to what the event was: Those …

Particles

How to make people taste gross to insects

Fruit flies have 68 receptors on their tongues that allow them to taste sugars and bitter compounds.<p>Scientists say they’ve identified a set of three …

Google Photos update helps free up precious phone storage

Running out of storage space on a phone is a major pain point that affects millions of Android users across the world. Google understands that, and has come up with a simple solution that helps free up storage space on one’s phone.<p>Google has pushed a major update for Google Photos, which introduces …

Report: India Set To Overtake U.S. To Become World’s Second Largest Internet Market

The number of Internet users in India is tipped to surpass 400 million by the end of this year, making it the second largest online population in the world behind only China, according to a new report from the Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) and market research IMRB.<p>The report …

Samsung announces BRITECELL smartphone image sensor

Speaking at its 2015 Investors Forum, Samsung has revealed details about its new BRITECELL camera technology. The technology is expected to appear in future smartphones, possibly even the Galaxy S7.<p>BRITECELL is designed to improve performance in low light environments, as the name implies, by …

Phones

Amazon's Black Friday deals will include $100 Kindle Paperwhite, $35 Fire

Yes, Amazon's pre-Black Friday deals were here nearly three weeks ago, but now the company announced more pre-Black Friday deals to feast upon while …

Virgin America celebrates first Hawaii routes with $199 fare discounts

Yup, $199.<p>This winter, Virgin America is flying from California to Hawaii, its first routes to the Hawaiian Islands, at a starting rate of $199 each …

Strange but true: the weirdest places and creatures – in pictures

Children and teenagers,Books,Culture,Children's books: 7 and under,Children's books: 8-12 years,Teen books,Design,Photography,Animals,Non-fiction (children and teens)<p>Have you ever seen gymnast goats, a rainbow-­coloured river, or a weasel riding a woodpecker? Prepare to be amazed by your weird and …

12 incredible outdoor adventures for your trip to Mexico

1. Getting a bird’s-eye view of the massive pyramids at Teotihuacan<p>The Pyramid of the Sun and the Moon as you’ve never seen them before. This trip …

Inside the Secret Showroom of a Luxury-Gifting Genius

From champagne coupes inspired by Kate Moss’s anatomy to velvet jackets from Marrakech, Countess Debonnaire von Bismarck has it all.<p>Debonnaire is the new answer to great gifting. Think Aladdin’s cave meets Santa’s grotto, with a hefty sprinkle of Euro-chic fairy dust. A place where gift-giving …

10 Life-Changing Haircuts

A truly amazing cut will change your life: Every single outfit looks better, for starters. Amortized over even a week, the price of a haircut, even …

Rose McGowan: Caitlyn Jenner doesn't understand 'being a woman'

<b>(CNN) —</b> The hardest part about being a woman "is figuring out what to wear"?<p>Caitlyn Jenner's comments about life as a woman compared with life as Bruce Jenner continue to provoke controversy.<p>Actress Rose McGowan was the latest to criticize Jenner over her November 9 comments to BuzzFeed that her …

Southern Living's Sweet Potato Casserole Will Stop Your Heart (But It Will Be Worth It)

We're partnering with our Time Inc. sister brands Cooking Light, Health, My Recipes, Real Simple, Southern Living and Sunset to bring you 60 days of …

Between Clinic and Kitchen, New Hope for Patients With Taste Loss

Being diagnosed with cancer 10 years ago was hard. Being bombarded with various illnesses and infections since then has been harder. But Gina Mullin, 49, says that the hardest days are the ones when she can’t eat.<p>“Food just doesn’t taste good to me anymore—some things I used to love, I can’t stand …

This Recipe For Mud Hen Bars Is All You Need To See Today

When you top a brownie with pecans and marshmallows, it's a WHOLE NEW EXPERIENCE!<p><b>Here's what you will need:</b><br>- 1 Box Brownie Mix + Corresponding Ingredients (eggs/oil/water)<p>- 2 Egg Whites<p>- 1 cup Brown Sugar<p>- 1/2 cup Pecans<p>- 1/2 cup Mini Marshmallows<p>- 1/2 cup Chocolate Chips<p><b>Instructions:</b><br>Prepare …

Angelina Jolie Pitt: Why I'm Looking Forward To Growing Old With Brad

Angelina Jolie Pitt, isn’t worried about getting older. In fact, she embraces it.<p>Of course, one reason the writer-director-star is looking forward to …

Angelina Jolie

Charlie Sheen Sex Partners Threaten You Stop Paying ... You're Screwed

<b>Charlie Sheen</b> is on the brink of a legal fight with the people he claims shook him down for millions.<p>Sheen said on "<b>Today</b>" some of his sex partners …

Major Stress Helps You Weather Smaller Stress

In the new study, published in the <i>Journal of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences,</i> researchers from North Carolina State University studied 45 adults …

Ronda Rousey Rumours Denied by Freddie Roach, Says Holly Holm 'Embarrassed' Her

Legendary boxing coach Freddie Roach has denied speculation he’ll be training MMA star Ronda Rousey in the wake of her shocking loss to Holly Holm at UFC 193.<p>“I'm getting a lot of calls and stuff and they are saying 'Are going to train her? Are you going to train her?' I haven't talked to anybody. …

Ronda Rousey

Study finds happiest people have sex once a week – and make it count

According to new research, happiness peaks when couples have sex once a week but does not increase with greater frequency – and quality matters<p>Sex matters to couples until it doesn’t, according to new research that finds happiness peaks when couples have sex once a week but does not increase with …