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This Crazy Deep-Sea Fish Has a Completely Transparent Head

The barreleye fish looks like a model in a high school science classroom with a see-through portion to allow for an examination of the inner …

Largest prime number yet discovered has 22 million digits

New year. New largest prime.<p>A computer in Missouri has discovered the largest known prime number, 274,207,281– 1. It is about 22 million digits long, 5 million digits longer than the previous largest known prime, which was discovered in January 2013.<p>Prime numbers are numbers that are divisible only …

Mathematics

What is a black hole?

Black holes are places of mystery. The laws of physics predict their existence but cannot explain what happens inside a black hole. Once we can do that, we will have stepped beyond the work of Albert Einstein and taken the next big leap in our understanding of the Universe.<p>Put simply, black holes …

Black Holes

25 Mind-Boggling Facts About The Universe

<b>20. The Pale Blue Dot is a photograph of planet Earth taken in 1990 by the Voyager 1 space probe from a record distance of about 6 billion kilometers</b> …

Universe

Here's Why Your Late Night Eating Habits Are Ruining Your Health

Rethinking your dinner time could be a major game changer.<p>Whether it's a late dinner after a long day at the office, or some light nighttime snacking, you've probably found yourself munching away and thinking, "I can justify this late meal — I'm so hungry!" Or, "this quick nighttime snack won't …

Nutrition

You See a Snow-Covered Mountain, This Guy Sees a Giant Canvas

Simon Beck’s form of “exercising” is way more beautiful than yours: What started as an alternative to hiking in order to stay in shape has developed into a unique art form.<p>Beck creates what he calls “snow drawings,” intricate patterns stomped out by foot on snow-covered mountain plains. The results …

Indian scientist part of global team on ‘journey to centre of earth’

A team of geologists has undertaken an ambitious mission reminiscent of Jules Verne’s ‘Journey to the Centre of the Earth’, and playing the role of …

The five greatest balls of fire over Earth

This four-metre diameter object, weighing in around 80 tonnes, entered Earth's atmosphere over northern Sudan on the morning of October 7 2008. …

Wikimedia

Large-ish Meteor Hits Earth... But No One Notices

If a space rock hits the atmosphere, and no one is around to hear it, does the tabloid press still report it as an Earth-shattering event? Of …

Living Rooms

The 6 most important things you need to know about Facebook's Reactions

Facebook just got a lot more emotional.<p>The social network rolled out its long awaited redesign of the like button Wednesday, which added five new …

Cute

A meteor that exploded over the Atlantic on Feb. 6 had more force than the Hiroshima bomb

Earlier this month, folks detecting atmospheric explosions for the United States government noticed something a bit out of the ordinary off the coast …

Bitcoin Mining

There's an unsettling reason why we know about the gigantic fireball that no one ever saw

This fireball likely exploded with the energy equivalent to 13,000 tons of TNT, but it did so over the Atlantic Ocean more than 600 miles away from the nearest inhabited region.<p>So, if no one saw or heard this enormous explosion — which, to date, is the largest since the Chelyabinsk meteor rampaged …

The 23 cities with the best quality of life in the world

The ranking is one of the most comprehensive of its kind and is carried out annually to help multinational companies and other employers to compensate employees fairly when placing them on international assignments, according to Mercer.<p>Looking at 450 cities across the world, Mercer takes into …