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NASA --"Is It On the Verge of Discovering 'Warp Bubbles' Enabling Dreams of Interstellar Travel?"

There have been hints in recent news that NASA may be on the path to discovering warp bubbles that could make the local universe accessible for human …

What is dark energy?

We need dark energy to explain why gravity seems to be driving galaxies in our universe apart instead of pulling them together.<p>The nature of dark …

Dark Matter

11 images that capture the incredible vastness of space

1) The sun is incomprehensibly huge<p>We all know the sun is big. But this image, part of a great series on the size of astronomical objects by John Brady, underscores that it's vast on a scale that's simply impossible for our puny human minds to understand. We think of the Earth as a big place: …

Astronomy

The Weirdest Things Witnessed By Store Clerks Working The Night Shift

<i>Clerks</i> definitely made Kevin Smith an occasional household name in 1994. However, it did just as much to popularize the plight of gas station attendants, neighborhood bodega workers, and the other unfortunate souls who frequented 24-hour corner stores. Anyone who’s ever been stuck with the night …

How Farming on Mars May Help Us Farm Earth

In case this week’s report on NASA’s successful experiment growing lettuce on the International Space Station left you wondering what all the fuss was about—consider the implications. Mars One is scheduled to launch four humans to the red planet in 2025–people who will live their remaining days as …

Will religion ever disappear?

Atheism is on the rise around the world, so does that mean spirituality will soon be a thing of the past? Rachel Nuwer discovers that the answer is far from simple.<p>A growing number of people, millions worldwide, say they believe that life definitively ends at death – that there is no God, no …

Religion

The blood moon returns! Everything you need to know about Saturday’s historic lunar eclipse

NASA predicts the eclipse will be the shortest of the century<p>On Saturday, people in the United States will be able to see a total lunar eclipse, known as a blood moon because of its reddish hue. But those hoping to catch a glimpse will have to act fast -- NASA has predicted that the eclipse will …

Lunar Eclipse

10 awesome paid iPhone apps that are on sale for free right now

The week is almost over, but that hardly means we’re slowing down when it comes to sharing paid iPhone and iPad apps on sale for free. In fact, …

Apps
Art

RebelMouse vs. WordPress VIP

After building the product for Huffington Post, and owning the product and engineering groups at AOL after we were acquired, it was clear to me there …