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TRAM CHAOS: Metrolink services on the Bury line could be suspended all night

COMMUTERS face severe delays after tram services were suspended due to damage to an overhead line.<p>All services travelling between Queens Road and …

Manchester

Pluto's Surface Changes Faster Than Earth's, And A Subsurface Ocean Is Driving It

On July 14, 2015, NASA’s New Horizons flew by Pluto.<p>At a resolution of only 80 meters (260 feet) per pixel, Pluto was revealed at resolutions thousands of times better than Hubble.<p>Near the poles, we found cratered highlands: an old, level, icy surface.<p>That terrain gives way, towards the equator, to …

Solar System

Is Eurostar's direct Amsterdam service quicker than flying?

On Tuesday morning at 8.31, the first passenger-carrying train from London to Amsterdam will leave St Pancras station. Annoyingly, it is not actually …

Trains

Anna Sui Autumn/Winter 2018 Ready-To-Wear show report | British Vogue

Autumn/Winter 2018 Ready-To-Wear<p>Spring/Summer 2018 Ready-To-Wear<p>Autumn/Winter 2017 Ready-To-Wear<p>Spring/Summer 2017 Ready-To-Wear<p>Spring/Summer 2017 …

Fashion (UK)

What will it take to go to Venus?

Undeterred by funding woes, scientists are scraping together ideas to tackle heat, pressure and acidity challenges of landing on Venus.

Space

Shaun White wins men's halfpipe for third career Olympic gold medal

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea -- The pressure was real. So were the tears -- of joy, relief, redemption.<p>This is why Shaun White keeps going. This is why …

Gymnastics

Want to Learn Almost Anything in 5 Minutes and Remember It Forever? Here's How

Y Combinator's Michael Nielsen uses a grade school tool to powerfully enhance his learning and retention skills.<p>If you're struggling to master a complex topic, a new language, or anything else that seems to strain your brain, Michael Nielsen has a suggestion for you: Try flashcards. Nielsen is a …

Language Learning

Dave Eggers on Embracing “Radical Welcome”

Eggers spoke about the book with librarian Sandra Farag, youth materials selector for New York Public Library and Brooklyn Public Library, as part of …

Books

Katie Holmes Models Zac Posen's Fall 2018 Collection

See their entire lookbook now.<p>Zac Posen's latest project is truly a show stopper: the precise, passionate designer recruited his friend Katie Holmes (yes, <i>that</i> Katie Holmes) to star in a lookbook that's part fashion spread (the actress models Posen's fall 2018 collection), part studio homage. "The …

Katie Holmes

Eurostar is launching service from London to Amsterdam

<b>High speed trains direct from London to Amsterdam will arrive this April.</b><p>Eurostar is bringing the city into its network for the first time, taking …

Trains

Kat Von D confirms more details about her vegan shoe line

Kat Von D's cosmetic line has taken the beauty world by storm, sending makeup lovers everywhere into a frenzy. Her high quality, vegan and <i>super</i> …

Makeup

The Launch of the SpaceX Falcon Heavy

SpaceX is ready for the first test launch of its 27-engine Falcon Heavy rocket from Cape Canaveral, Florida. The rocket, which is the most powerful in the world, is designed to one day ferrying humans to the moon or Mars.

Space Travel

Collaborative Lamps That Weave Traditional Fibers... | Colossal

Design

Two Superb New Recordings of a Ravel Operatic Masterpiece: 1. Stéphanie d’Oustrac Singing L’heure espagnole (with an alert Shéhérazade as bonus) 2. L’heure espagnole, with the magnificent Gaëlle Arquez

The two works on this CD make an apt and welcome pair. First we have Ravel’s sumptuous three-song cycle about the mysteries of love and fantasies of …

Flute

Skywatchers see 'super blue blood Moon'

<b>The night sky had a display in store on Wednesday 31 January, with a lunar event being called the "Super blue blood moon".</b><p>For Australia, Asia and some parts of the US and Eastern Europe, there was a lunar eclipse, as the Earth passed between the Sun and the Moon.<p>On the very same night, our only …

Astronomy

Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen are about to change the way you shop

29 images<p>Vintage clothes hand-picked by the Olsen twins? Yes. Please.<p><b>Words by Amy Lewis</b><p>Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen have been influencing the way we …

Mobile Photography

How This 25-Year-Old Earns A Passive Revenue of $400K A Year While Traveling The World

It’s been almost two years since I left my corporate life in New York City to work remotely and travel the world. When I first left my apartment, job, and other comforts, I was terrified: I had no idea whether it was possible to build a business on the road, let alone make a decent living from …

Entrepreneurship

Welcome to the world's most scenic commute

Belmond's Andean Explorer allows you to discover Peru in style with a two-night, three-day tour of the High Andes<p>The journey to Cusco had been rather …

South America

Alstom testing automated freight train in the Netherlands

<b>French train engineering giant Alstom is to test automated freight trains in the Netherlands this year.</b><p>The automated train prototype can travel for about 100km (60 miles) without driver intervention.<p>Automation will free the train driver to focus on supervising the train's progress.<p>The test's …

Trains

All The Characters NOT Confirmed For Avengers: Infinity War

Anthony and Joe Russo’s <b>Avengers: Infinity War</b> just might be the biggest movie ever made; it’s certainly the biggest superhero film. It will …

Marvel Universe

Cutting-edge camera at Palomar Observatory shoots action photos of the universe

A new robotic camera at Palomar Observatory is scanning the night sky to capture some of the most volatile and violent events in the universe, …

New Classical Tracks: Anne Akiko Meyers is caught up in 'Fantasia'

4min 59sec : New Classical Tracks: Anne Akiko Meyers<p>18min 52sec : New Classical Tracks: Anne Akiko Meyers (extended interview)<p><b>Anne Akiko Meyers -</b> …

Bloomberg on LinkedIn: “Planning a business trip in…

Spheres Dance to the Music of Bach, Performed by Glenn Gould: An Animation from 1969

From Norman McLaren and René Jodoin comes a 1969 short animation called "Spheres." Here, you can watch "spheres of translucent pearl float …

Jane Birkin to publish her diaries - in French

British actress and singer Jane Birkin, whose voice accompanied French crooner Serge Gainsbourg on some of his biggest hits, will publish in …

Saturn and Titan

5 March 2012<p>Titan, Saturn’s largest moon at 5150 km across, looks small here, pictured to the right of the gas giant in this infrared image taken by …

‘My first exposure to badass music,’ is how Jessica Linnebach describes Bartók

The NAC Orchestra’s Edmonton-born associate concertmaster Jessica Linnebach is the featured soloist at two concerts to be conducted by New York’s …

The Arts

World premiere by Philadelphia Orchestra and Pablo Heras-Casado

It’s hard to think of a concerto that is, from start to finish, brimming with greater amity and warmth than the new <i>Flute Concerto</i> by Samuel Jones, …

MBTA scolds Keolis over ‘disappointing’ day on commuter rail

The commuter rail system froze up in the aftermath of Thursday’s snowstorm, as delays, cancellations, and breakdowns stymied the MBTA during its most …

The Movements of a Symphony Conductor Get Artistically Visualized in an Avant-Garde Motion Capture Animation

Some classical music enthusiasts are purists with regard to visual effects, listening with eyes firmly fixed on liner notes or the ceilings of grand …

Animation