Sean Brogan

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100-million-year-old spider with a tail longer than its body discovered

A brand new species of arachnid that looks like a spider with a tail has been discovered in Myanmar.<p>The eight-legged creepy crawly is estimated to have scuttled along the forest floors as far back as 100 million years ago.<p>Scientists found the creature trapped in a piece of amber from the …

I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I'm Officially Serving Them With Everything

We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid variety to choose from. You can bake them, fry them, …

This Surreal Shot of Jupiter’s Clouds Is Exactly What We Need Right Now

Just look at this incredibly detailed photo of Jupiter’s clouds as captured by NASA’s Juno spacecraft. It’s an otherworldly distraction to keep our …

Astronomy

Million Dollar Pound Cake

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Beat butter at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy. (The butter will become a lighter yellow color; this is an …

Hangover Helper: Flintstones push-ups, cookies, and tips for fighting the post-Thanksgiving nausea

<i>Hangover Helper is</i> The Takeout’s <i>weekly feature on how to survive the booze flu.</i><p>If you hit the whiskey hard at Thanksgiving dinner yesterday after …

You heard it here first: the best audio products you should be buying

Noble Katana<p>These are not your everyday audiophile-grade custom-fit earbuds. Each hand-made, precision-drilled earpiece contains a staggeringly …

Audiophile

There's new evidence that shows even more conclusively that a certain diet could slow aging

There's long been good reason to think that some form of calorie restriction could slow aging.<p>But it's always been really hard to know whether that strategy would work for humans.<p>However, a new study published this week helps clear up some long-standing confusion about whether restricting calories …

Weather Talk: Signs of El Nino for winter 2017 to '18

Gary Miller, Forum News Service<p>By John Wheeler, Forum News Service on Jan 20, 2017 at 7:09 a.m.<p>From El Niño last winter to La Niña this winter, the …

Weather

Otherworldly Images of Andromeda Galaxy Over a Tiny Swiss Village

Photographer Sandro Casutt lives in a remote Swiss village with unbelievable views of the Andromeda Galaxy. The village of Vals, population 990, is a prime location for viewing the closest major galaxy to the Milky Way. Thus, Casutt, together with his brother Markus, started Cosmic Art Photography …

6 More Mysterious Radio Signals Have Been Detected Coming From Outside Our Galaxy

They're all coming from the one place.<p>Back in March, scientists detected 10 powerful bursts of radio signals coming from the same location in space. …

This adaptogen-boosted elixir is your secret weapon for stress-free holidays

The holidays shouldn’t leave you feeling like you need a vacation. Whether buying gifts sucks the life out of you or super-charged political …

One in 500 chance humans will be extinct in a year, mathematician claims

The human race faces a one in 500 chance of extinction in the next year, an expert mathematician has claimed.<p>Dr Fergus Simpson, a mathematician at …

Photographer Prepared For Years To Grab This Epic Supermoon Photo, Which Has Since Caught NASA's Attention

Earlier this week, the largest moon of almost 70 years could be seen around the world. This "supermoon," as it is being hailed, occurred after it …