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The 6 best ways to get rid of age spots

As you get older, you likely will notice parts of your skin changing color to light brown, gray or black — a common effect the beauty industry calls age spots, also called liver spots or sun spots.<p>“With age, and exposure to environmental triggers like UV light, our pigment-producing cells in the …

No Turning Back: NASA's Cassini Probe Completes Its First Dive Into Saturn's Rings

A 20-Year Adventure<p>NASA’s Cassini space probe has been in space for two decades now. Following its launch in 1997, it travelled toward Saturn for …

All of NASA's out-of-this-world images are now in one place

NASA first announced that all of its photo archives would be made available on one easily searchable website in late March. But an interview with some of the minds behind the merger, courtesy of ArsTechnica, rekindled our memories and reminded us just how amazing the archive really is.<p>The new site …

Turn your Raspberry Pi into the ultimate music streamer

The number of things you can do with a Raspberry Pi is astounding. For a little over $35, you can create a networked media server for streaming all your digital movies to your TV or give your existing printer wireless capabilities. And that's just the tip of the iceberg.<p>If you've yet to decide on …

NASA's Cassini Probe Captures Stunning Views of Saturn's Moon Dione

NASA's Cassini probe, which has been in orbit around Saturn for over a decade, just sent back a handful of gorgeous images of the planet's rocky moon Dione. The picture above, taken on Wednesday, shows a close-up of Dione's surface with the bright rings of Saturn peeking out from behind.<p>This shot …

The 100 most romantic restaurants in the US, according to OpenTable

OpenTable sorted through more than five million restaurant reviews from over 20,000 restaurants across the country to compile their list of the the most romantic restaurants in America.<p>American, French, and Italian spots dominated the list, with fondue restaurants making a strong appearance as well.<p>…

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The Difference Between Champagne And Sparkling Wine, Explained

There's one thing many of us know about Champagne, and it's that we like it. There's something about the bubbles, elegant glasses, and its pale amber color that makes the world feel festive and celebratory. But, that's where most of our knowledge stops.<p>With New Year's Eve right around the corner -- …

Red meat triggers toxic immune reaction which causes cancer, scientists find

Scientists at the University of California discovered that the human body views red meat as a foreign invader and launches an immune response<p>Red meat has been linked to cancer for decades, with research suggesting that eating large amounts of pork, beef or lamb raises the risk of deadly tumours.<p>But …

China can log onto Gmail via third-party apps again

It appears that Gmail is once again accessible in China via third-party clients after a four-day blackout.<p>China blocked access to Google's popular …