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Research provides new insight into how the Earth's core was formed

"A complex, multi-stage process."<p>Scientists have long puzzled over just how the core of our planet was formed, and new research out of Stanford University suggests that it could have been a long and complicated process. The research shows that the core could have been formed through a process …

Lake of doom: deadly waterway calcifies any animal that dares to dive in

Sometimes, truth is indeed more terrifying than fiction. In what could easily make for prime horror film fodder, a renowned photographer has captured stunning images of wildlife calcified by the caustic waters of a deadly Tanzanian lake.<p>Nick Brandt, well-known for his photography of East Africa's …

Rare Giant Salamanders Bred in Captivity

<b>Imagine an amphibian up to 5 feet (1.5 meters) long that can weigh 80 pounds (36 kilograms) and snap chunks off your finger in a split second.</b><p>The Japanese giant salamander is one of the largest of its kind in the world: a mottled, slimy, living fossil that has changed little in millions of …

U.S. Agents Already Sifting Rubble of Kenya Mall Attack

U.S. federal agents have joined a team of international investigators to sift through the still smoking rubble of the Kenyan shopping mall that was …

10 Credible Mermaid Sightings? (+Videos)

Mermaids have been a subject of fascination for centuries. Cultures from all over the world, that had no contact with each other, have mermaids in …

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Are some people born creative?

Since the evolution of <i>Homo sapiens</i>, our world has been driven by flashes of inspiration, the process we call creativity. But while creativity may appear to be a spontaneous burst of new ideas, it is really the art of deriving the new from the old – the relentless reassembly of information we …

The Big Bang May Not Have Spawned The Universe After All

Our universe might actually be the result of the collapse of a four-dimensional star.<p>According to a new paper posted on Arxiv, the Big Bang may not have been what we think it is. In fact, there may have been no Big Bang at all--our universe may have come from an entirely different source.<p>The Big …

New Bird Discovered in Philippines Described as Ventriloquist Bird

A new bird has been discovered in the Philippines by Pete Hosner, a Kentucky University (KU) graduate student in ecology and evolutionary biology. It …

US pastor arrested before he could burn 2,998 Korans on anniversary of 9/11 attacks

US law enforcement officers have arrested a Florida pastor on his way to a park to set fire to nearly 3,000 Korans in protest over the 9/11 terrorist attacks.<p>Sheriff's deputies arrested Pastor Terry Jones, 61, and his associate pastor, Marvin Sapp Jr, 34, on felony charges as he drove a pickup …

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Sunday Sweets: A Very Burton Birthday

Today I've got a super special Sweets for you guys, and I. Am. PUMPED. See, today is Tim Burton's birthday (woo woo!), and in his honor 100 of the …

All Purpose Food Processer Tart Dough

The most intimidating part about making a tart is preparing the dough. Like making pie dough, tart dough is something that a lot of bakers are …

Raspberry Custard Tart

This Raspberry Custard Tart is a simple tart that showcases fresh raspberries in an easy to make, yet elegant, dessert. The tart is filled with a …

Don’t miss the moon and Venus tonight!

A simulated view of the dramatic pairing of the moon and Venus, which you can see on September 8, 2013. From all parts of Earth, look west after …

Climate Change Leaves Hares Wearing The Wrong Colors

The effects of climate change often happen on a large scale, like drought or a rise in sea level. In the hills outside Missoula, Mont., wildlife biologists are looking at a change to something very small: the snowshoe hare.<p>Life as snowshoe hare is pretty stressful. For one, almost everything in the …

Opportunity to see Venus in daytime on October 7 and 8

October 7 and 8, 2013 present two chances for seeing Venus in daylight, because the moon appears near this planet.<p>Have you ever seen the moon in a …

The milk of human kindness: providing for baby pandas

Conservationists and researchers are keen on developing an artificial milk formula for abandoned or orphaned panda cubs.<p>As Edinburgh Zoo and Scotland …

These Photos Remind Us That There Was A Time Before 'Friends'

Though time has passed since "Friends" premiered nearly 20 years ago, its stars remain relevant in Hollywood. Tabloids continue to photograph the famous six and it's easy to forget that there was a point when the actors were barely recognizable. Below is photographic evidence that proves there was …

Pentagon adjusts plans for more intense attacks on Syria

U.S. war planners are preparing for three days of attacks on Syria, a longer bombardment than originally envisioned.<p>September 07, 2013|By David S. Cloud<p>Hundreds of demonstrators opposed to a U.S. military strike against Syria… (Olivier Douliery / Abaca…)<p>WASHINGTON — The Pentagon is preparing for a …

Best photos: September 6 launch of LADEE spacecraft to moon

Night launch on September 6 of NASA’s new LADEE spacecraft to the moon resulted in many fine photos posted to EarthSky’s Facebook page. Thanks to all!<p>…

Billie Eilish & Khalid Came To Shatter Souls On "Lovely"

Music<p>Your trusted destination for top music news, music industry information, and concert details.<p>Hip-Hop<p>1985 'til Infinity<p>TRL<p>Ariana Grande, Demi …

Is Kylie Jenner’s Latest Merch Collection Ripping Off An Indie Designer?

Style<p>Keep up-to-date on new celebrity styles and style news. Get the hottest fashion trends and beauty tips.<p>Style<p>More Fenty fashion<p>Hip-Hop<p>Dan's …

Animal Eyes: A Photo Series by Suren Manvelyan - The Fox Is Black

It seems like there’s an inextricable connection between everything in the universe, you just need to know where and how to look at certain things to …

Take The Time To Build Cat Shelves: Fun For Both You And Your Pet

Everybody knows that cats like to climb on things. They enjoy the occasional time spent in a tree if it’s an outdoor cat but, most often, they like …

Marin Alsop: 'Music was everywhere at home. We even had a little dog that sang'

<b>The singular theme of my childhood was:</b> "You can do anything you set your mind to." My parents are musicians and my father had a vision to build a concert hall on to our house, which he achieved. That's how our lives went: my parents got an idea and then tried to realise it.<p><b>Music was everywhere at</b> …

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What's the point of sleep?

Almost as much as eating food or tormenting the local wildlife, my cats love to sleep. Which is probably why I get on so well with them, because I'm also quite partial to a good nap. The trouble with sleep is that no one's quite sure why we actually do it. But a new paper published in the Journal …

iTunes Festival 2013 Live-Stream: Justin Timberlake, Phoenix, Kendrick Lamar, Pixies, More

This year’s iTunes Festival in London is currently underway, presenting 30 consecutive nights of live music from more than 60 artists, including the …

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