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12 Vacation Spots That Are Cheaper To Get To Today Than In The Past

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These incredible space photos are actually just pictures of food

The photo below could be of a planet and its lone moon, drifting through a nebula of gas and dust.<p>But it's no view from a deep-space probe.<p>It's all food sitting on the glass plate of a home office scanner.<p>He even based his latest series around a fictional space probe called Wander — short for …

E-skin 'can monitor body's oxygen level'

<b>Scientists say they have developed ultra-thin electronic "skin" that can measure oxygen levels when stuck to the body.</b><p>The goal is to develop such "skin" to monitor oxygen levels in organs during surgery, say researchers in Japan.<p>Tests on volunteers found the "skin" provided stable measurements of …

Watch This Compilation of SpaceX Launches for the Crashes

Yes, we could watch that gif of the Falcon 9 rocket landing itself on a drone ship all day long. But, after watching this string of the last four …

Elon Musk

Botanists Just Answered One of the Biggest Questions About Farming on Mars

Researchers have successfully grown a crop of tomatoes, peas, and radishes harvested in Martian soil—and with those comes an answer to one of the big …

New Mathematical Model Maps The Expansion of The Early Universe Better Than Ever Before

This is where we came from.<p>Physicists in Switzerland are using new code called 'gevolution' together with Einstein's theory of general relativity to …

'A demon ate the Sun' How solar eclipses inspired superstition

The first and only total solar eclipse of 2016 will roll across the sky this week. Total solar eclipses — when the moon's shadow blocks the sun entirely — are spectacular events, highly anticipated by astronomers, astrophotographers and casual spectators alike.<p>But it wasn't always that way.<p>The …

This Animal Tears Its Face Off to Open Its Mouth

There’s a small, tentacled freshwater animal called a hydra, whose mouth disappears every time it closes.<p>I really mean that: it disappears. When your mouth closes, the two halves are still distinct. No matter how tightly you purse your lips together, they’re still separate bits of flesh. The same …

Biology

Clues to why the 'sea dragons' died out

<b>A dramatic shift in the Earth's climate killed off marine reptiles that swam at the time of the dinosaurs, according to a new study.</b><p>About 100 million years ago, the oceans warmed up, polar ice melted and sea levels rose to unprecedented heights.<p>Scientists say the ichthyosaurs, or "fish lizards", …

Animal Rips Apart Own Skin Before Meals

Eating is no small task for freshwater hydra, which have to rip open their mouth cells to take in food.

Science is not faith-based, no matter what the Wall Street Journal says (Synopsis)

“The fundamental choice is not whether humans will have faith, but rather what the objects of their faith will be, and how far and into what …

First tomatoes and peas harvested on Mars and moon soil simulant

The second experiment on how to grow crops on Mars and moon soil simulant have given a surprising outcome. As a result of what the researchers of …

Luxury Hotel Johannesburg | The Palazzo | Romantic Elegance

Hotel Features<p>Restaurants & Bars<p>REST & RELAXATION<p>Visual Tour<p>Meeting Facilities<p>Productive and memorable events<p>Enjoy professionally serviced and …

Luxurious Over-the-Sea Bungalows Come to Mexico

I haven’t convinced my wife yet of the virtues of cruising (she’s a bit of a germophobe), but she’ll willingly admit that one of the most pitch-perfect travel marketing campaigns of the past year is from Viking River Cruises, whose James Bond-accented narrator caresses you through the exclusive …

Virgin America

Luxury travel to remain strong in region amid weak oil prices and economic slowdown

Luxury travel is expected to remain strong in the region despite the economic slowdown, say analysts and travel agents.<p>There was a 9 per cent …

Seven Luxury Travel Experiences In Philadelphia

I’m a Philly girl at heart. So I can speak firsthand to the love-hate relationship all of us natives (and some visitors) historically have had with “The City of Brotherly Love”. We don’t have the posh sensibilities of Manhattan or San Francisco and that’s the way we like it. We boo at Santa, throw …

Luxury Travel

Is This The Most Poorly Designed Luxury Hotel Bathroom?

When it comes to poorly designed hotel bathrooms, usually W Hotels take home all the prizes. As much as I love many W Hotels, the whole “bathtub in …

InterContinental Hotels Is Looking in Asia for a Luxury Brand to Buy

InterContinental Hotels Group Plc, the third-biggest hotels operator in Asia by number of rooms, is seeking to add new luxury chains in that region, …

2002 March 7 - Comet Ikeya-Zhang Brightens

<b>Comet Ikeya-Zhang Brightens</b> <b><br>Credit & Copyright:</b> Gerald Rhemann<p><b>Explanation:</b> In the last week, Comet Ikeya-Zhang has become bright enough to be just …

A huge pyramid-like mountain exists in the asteroid belt and NASA can't explain it

Pyramids in the far reaches of the solar system might sound like a science fiction writer's fever dream.<p>But just take a look at this mountain on a …

Mindfulness Meditation Linked to The Reduction of a Key Inflammation Marker

Biological evidence for the power of meditation.<p>Mindfulness meditation has been linked both to a whole lot of health benefits over the years, from …

What NASA Can Learn From the March 9 Eclipse

Next week's total solar eclipse will give NASA a rare peak at the Sun's atmosphere.<p>On Wednesday, March 9, those lucky enough to find themselves within a few hundred miles of Indonesia will be treated to a total solar eclipse, a relatively rare space event in which the moon completely blocks out the …

The Boy Who Could Change the World review – the writings of Aaron Swartz, genius programmer and campaigner for internet freedom

In his introduction to this anthology of blog posts and speeches by the late web pioneer Aaron Swartz, ethics professor Lawrence Lessig wrestles with the question of whether it’s fair to anthologise a lifetime’s worth of any person’s writing. He goes on to wonder whether Swartz would have approved …

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