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The Explosion Geologists Feared From Hawaii's Volcano Has Just Happened

Ash shot up in the sky higher than Everest.<p>Hawaii's Kīlauea volcano erupted explosively early Thursday, tossing boulders hundreds of feet and sending …

If You Thought Quantum Mechanics Was Weird, Wait Till You Hear About Entangled Time

In the summer of 1935, the physicists Albert Einstein and Erwin Schrödinger engaged in a rich, multifaceted and sometimes fretful correspondence …

Quantum Physics

What Stephen Hawking taught us about black holes

Turns out, black holes aren't so black.<p>By living an extraordinarily rich, productive life despite his profound disability, Stephen Hawking inspired millions around the world. But Hawking, who died on Wednesday at the age of 76, made his greatest contributions as a theoretical physicist.<p>Over the …

17 Little Additions To "Harry Potter" That'll Make You Sob

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The Best Questions to Ask in Every Job Interview Round

While it’s true you can never be completely sure about how well you’ll adjust to working with a new boss, company, or team until you’ve actually …

There's a Massive, Glowing Blob in The Universe, And a Mystery Source Is Lighting It Up

No one knows what's powering this thing.<p>Astronomers have discovered a vast, glowing blob of gas in the distant Universe, and they can't figure out …

Check Yourself: 8 Home Maintenance Tasks You Should Tackle in March

If the sight of the mercury creeping upward fills you with spring fever, we're with you. We, too, are restless for the toastier and longer days that …

Home Improvement

'Star Trek' Science: Why Vulcans (and Other Aliens) Look Like Humans

Human life, seeded to other planets by an extraterrestrial civilization, could explain why so many of the aliens in the fictional "Star Trek" …

Star Trek

Top 10 DIY Projects That Will Teach You A Ton About Tech

DIY isn’t always the easiest way to do something, but it’s usually the most informative and educational one. This week, let’s check out some great …

Raspberry Pi

How an Australian College Student Did What NASA Couldn't

Paddy Neumann's final project—which proposes using junk metal as rocket fuel—could change space travel forever.<p>Paddy Neumann kind of looks like someone who's really into brewing beer. But back when he was a third year student at the University of Sydney, the now Dr. Neumann started on a course of …

Why You Keep Finding Unexplained Bruises On Your Body

Have you ever woken up and discovered that you have some new, mysterious bruise on your legs or arms? Well, there’s a simpler explanation than …

15 Basic Drawing Techniques for Beginners

Have you always enjoyed sketching and doodling, but you’ve never actually tried your hand at real drawing techniques before? Drawing is something …

Graphics

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21 Hilarious "Harry Potter" Tumblr Posts That Are Just Magical

"Hermione Granger and her sister, Hermitwo."

Storm chaser's time-lapse tornado video is as gorgeous as it is terrifying

Storms chasers are a special breed of people. Upon a storm warning the natural reaction for most of us might be, "ACK, take cover." Not for storms …

The Queen’s ‘Green Screen’ Outfit Sparks A Hilarious Internet Reaction

When choosing what to wear for your birthday, you need to ask yourself a number of important questions. Will my clothes match? Will my outfit clash …

Scott Kelly snaps photos of Earth and the galaxy from space – in pictures

Nasa astronaut Scott Kelly is the only American to have spent 340 days in space. In addition to his research and experimentation, he captured his unique view of the Earth

Space

How to survive a global disaster: a handy guide

Whether it’s a natural disaster, bioterrorist attack or pandemic, experts reckon society as we know it will collapse within 13 days of a catastrophic event. So what do you do next?<p>On 22 June, 2001, Tara O’Toole and Thomas Inglesby of the Johns Hopkins Center for Civilian Biodefense Strategies, …

Homeland Security

12 Confessions Of Travelers That They Want People To Know

1. I’m not rich, but I do watch my budget.<p>Most people think we must be rich to be able to travel so much. Yes we’re definitely fortunate, but we …

Social Media

This trick from a famous physicist can help you learn anything faster

Feynman was not yet the famous physicist he would soon become (as his biographer James Gleick put it, "His Feynman aura...was still strictly local"), so he took his preparation seriously.<p>Feynman drove up to MIT, a campus familiar from his undergraduate years, and a place "where he could be alone." …

Richard Feynman

Here's a Rare Opportunity To Save on Your Spotify Premium Membership

View on Kinja Deals | The Inventory<p>In case you need a few more last minute gift ideas, Amazon just kicked off a Gold Box deal on a bunch of popular …

Interview: Elizabeth Gadd Perfectly Captures Tranquility in Nature

Elizabeth Gadd blurs the line between portrait and landscape photography which leaves us longing for the peace of quiet solitude only nature can provide. If you ever have the opportunity to meet Lizzy, her passion for chocolate, dogs and exploring will instantly warm your heart as she whisks you …

Landscape Photography

12 Precious Life Lessons You Can Learn From Traveling Alone

A dysfunctional family is more than disagreement or constant arguments. Anything from plain neglect, to abuse and even verbal and physical violence …

A Revealing Look at Bullets Precisely Split in Half

<i>Ammo</i> is a series of portraits featuring bullets cut in half, revealing what this powerful object looks like on the inside. With over 900 specimen in her collection, Pearlman displays the projectiles in a simple format, against a blank background, to draw the focus on the objects themselves. Each …

Ammunition

15 Breathtaking Astronomy Images Highlighting the Cosmic Beauty of Our Universe

Since 1995, Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD) has been serving up daily doses of cosmic beauty through breathtaking photos of our fascinating universe. Maintained by Robert Nemiroff (MTU) and Jerry Bonnell (UMCP), two professional astronomers who met at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, the …

Astronomy

A 15-minute online quiz can give you a scientifically accurate assessment of your personality

But there are indeed differences between people that can be tested.<p>One of the most common, preferred ways psychologists use to measure personality is what's called the "Big Five": extroversion, agreeableness, conscientiousness, neuroticism, and openness to experience.<p>(Want to skip to the quiz? …

Psychology

Time To Change The Universe For Anyone Who Loves Space, Science And Astronomy

Chances are you wound up following Starts With A Bang here on Medium because of something we said, wrote or shared about the Universe. Chances are …

5 Astronauts Told Us Their Most Terrifying Moments In Space

Quick thinking doesn't come close to capturing it...<p>During Chris Hadfield’s first flight, he and his fellow astronauts had to navigate a quarter-million-pound shuttle toward a target the size of a coffee cup saucer on the Russian Mir Space Station.<p>Hadfield’s job was to relay the speed and range …

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10 Things You Didn't Know About the Moon

As the full moon approaches, its growing brightness tends to capture our attention.<p>The full moon occurs when the moon is on the opposite side of …