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Scientists Propose a 'Mirror Universe' Where Time Moves Backwards

Mind = blown.<p>Two separate teams of physicists have been examining the flow of time in the Universe, and they’ve proposed that some 14 billion years …

Einstein's weirdest prediction is true, and will soon radically transform our understanding of the universe

NASA<p>Have no doubt: Gravitational waves, or ripples in the fabric of space-time, are real and undulating across the universe at incredible speed — …

The Case of the So-Called Alien Megastructure Just Got Weirder

It’s probably not aliens. Seriously guys, it’s very, <i>very</i> unlikely that it’s aliens. But the weird, flickering star known as KIC 8462852 still isn’t …

Why Doesn't Earth Have Rings?

Saturn, Jupiter, Neptune, and Uranus all have rings, so why not Earth? Turns out, it once did.<p>Planetary rings are made of a combination of ice, rock, …

Suspected supernova baffles astronomers

Thought to be a supernova, an extraordinary bright light 3.8 billion light years away has puzzled astronomers. NASA's Hubble Space Telescope will be …

Universe

How many moons does Mercury have?

Virtually every planet in the solar system has moons. Earth has the moon, Mars has Phobos and Deimos, and Jupiter and Saturn have 67 and 62 …

The Best Latke Recipe. Ever. Thank You, Julia Child.

<i>Julie Child's potato galette. Photo by Renee Comet for Fig Tree & Vine.</i><p>I've been collecting latke recipes for many years. Most of those described as "traditional" require numerous ingredients -- onions, eggs, flour etc. -- and impose complicated tasks on the cook: potatoes must be grated, then …

These 26 Pictures Will Make You Re-Evaluate Your Entire Existence

Have you ever thought, “Where the hell are we?” I don’t mean like when you are lost on a road trip, I mean, where the heck is Earth? Where, exactly, …

The largest astronomy image of all time reveals something amazing

To see this brilliant masterpiece in all its beauty, you'll have to use this online tool, which not only shows the image but also has a search feature you can use to identify specific objects.<p>Generated from five years of observations in one of the driest places on Earth, the image is of our home …

Scientists Find Two Distant Stars Touching, And The Results Could Be Catastrophic

Star-crossed lovers.<p>Some 160,000 light-years away, two stars are overlapping one another in what has been described as a potentially catastrophic …

Could All Really Come From Nothing?

The origin of the universe is one of the most difficult realities we ponder.<p>It bends our logic, straining the words we have to describe it. If one is to say the universe started at the Big Bang some 13.8 billion years ago, the immediate reaction is: "But what came before that? What caused the Big …

Now We Know What A Black Hole 'Sounds' Like

As they snack on anything and everything around them, the feeding sessions can get pretty "noisy."<p>What does a black hole sound like?<p>Actually, since sound waves don't propagate in the near-vacuum of outer space, we can't hear black holes. But if we could, they might sound somewhat similar to the …

Oven Baked Parmesan French Fries

Recipe courtesy of<p>Show:<p>Episode:<p>Total:35 minPrep:15 minCook:20 min<p>Yield:6 to 8 servings<p>Level:Easy<p>Nutritional AnalysisPer ServingCalories251 …

Food

What Is the Smallest Thing in the Universe?

The answer to the enduring question of the smallest thing in the universe has evolved along with humanity. People once thought grains of sand were …

WATCH: Does object in Nasa image of Pluto show 'ALIENS' reached the dwarf planet first?

NASAMister Enigma claims an "alien monument" could be in this image of Pluto<p>YouTube channel Mister Enigma zoomed in on the pictures beamed back to …

Paranormal

Baguette Toast "Crackers" Recipe

Store-bought crackers are convenient, sure, but most of them taste bland and lifeless right out of the protective packaging. These homemade baguette toasts are way better, and they're almost as easy as opening a box.<p><b>Read more: These Toasted Baguette Croutons Are Better Than Most …

Recipes

Herbed Garlic Bread

Now Playing<p>Buffalo Chicken Enchiladas 00:45<p>Rotisserie chicken is the time-saving secret to this mashup of favorites.<p>Now Playing<p>Patriotic Piñata …

Cooking

Climate apocalypse is here, now: Science fiction has become our new reality

Climatologists dismissed the science behind “The Day After Tomorrow.” Eleven years later, it’s not so improbable<p>Not so long ago, it was science fiction. Now, it’s hard science -- and that should frighten us all. The latest reports from the prestigious and sober Intergovernmental Panel on Climate …

NASA Spacecraft Finds Frozen Water And Blue Skies On Pluto

The images transmitted by the New Horizons mission revealed a hazy blue atmosphere as well as small regions of water ice, NASA said. "It's gorgeous," a researcher said.<p>New images of the dwarf planet Pluto reveal a blue atmospheric haze and patches of frozen water, NASA said on Thursday.<p>The images …

Mars lakes may have existed long enough for life to evolve, scientists say

Nasa researchers believe some ancient lakes could have lasted for up to 10,000 years, which was enough time for life forms to take hold<p>Ancient lakes that came and went over millions of years in the Gale crater basin on Mars may have persisted long enough for life to evolve in them, researchers have …

Science

Nasa planning ‘Earth Independent’ Mars colony by 2030s

Humans will be living and working on Mars in colonies entirely independent of Earth by the 2030s, Nasa has said.<p>The US space organisation today released its plan for establishing permanent settlements on the red planet, setting out in detail plans to create ‘deep-space habitation facilities’ which …

The Food Lab's Ultra-Gooey Stovetop Mac and Cheese Recipe

<i>–Reprinted from The Food Lab: Better Home Cooking Through Science with permission from W.W. Norton</i><p>Why It Works<p>Starting the pasta in cold water works just as well as adding it to already-boiling water but cooks faster and with less energy.<br>• A combination of multiple thickeners and emulsifying …

How to Make Authentic Shakshuka at Home

<i>Photo by Ashley Manning</i><p>Everyone loves breakfast food disguised as lunch or dinner. But fried eggs can get old fast, despite racking up insane amounts of likes on Instagram. That's why there's shakshuka--a spicy, Middle Eastern take on "throw everything in your fridge into a pan and voila."<p>It's …

Neil deGrasse Tyson Talks God, Aliens, And Multiverses

"Everything we know and love about the universe and all the laws of physics as they apply, apply to 4 percent of the universe. That's stunning."<p><i>EDITOR’S NOTE: An earlier version of this story was published here.</i><p>Things are looking up for Neil deGrasse Tyson―<i>way</i> up. As the director of the Hayden …

Spooky Eats for a Grown-Up Halloween Party

Halloween isn't just for the kiddos.<p>Halloween isn't just for the kiddos. If you're looking to host an adults-only Halloween bash this year, spook your guests with these bewitchingly delicious recipes.

Decorations

Forget takeout! Make Chinese-style marinated pork ribs at home

Comfort food at its finest! Try "Top chef" alum Stephanie Izard's Chinese-style marinated pork ribs recipe for a fingerlickin' good homemade meal.<p>Get 30 days of easy dinner recipes for the whole family<p>Stephanie Izard's Chinese-style marinated ribs

Food & Dining

World Culinary and Street Food

Do you feel like a coffee experts? The following article contains some hidden tips so that you coffee experience. Do you plan to serve coffee to your …

Food

An Easy, Excellent & Reliable Biscuit Recipe

Biscuits are, to me, one of the best gifts that the world has bestowed upon home cooks. Once you get the hang of the technique, it's so easy to riff on a basic recipe to satisfy your mood. Add cinnamon and sugar: Dessert! Toss in some cheese and bacon: Breakfast!<p>The real beauty of a biscuit recipe …