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SpaceX's first internet satellites are set to launch Sunday

Elon Musk's rocket company has been working on getting satellite broadband off the ground for years. Now, the Falcon 9 is set to launch the first test Sunday.<p>On Sunday, a week after successfully launching its huge Falcon Heavy rocket, SpaceX is set to blast off another test of a long-awaited new …

Space Travel

Recovery of French nun who visited Lourdes declared 70th miracle

The case of a French nun who recovered from a decades-old back problem that prevented her from walking normally has been recognised as the 70th miracle at France's fabled shrine of Lourdes, her church said Sunday.<p>Sister Bernadette Moriau from northern France visited the holy spring in the foothills …

Mountain Biking

Forget Florida, here are the 24 best places to retire around the world

• <b>Healthcare, affordability, happiness, and climate are all important to consider when choosing a country to live in.</b>• <b><br>Retirees traditionally prefer</b> …

Cost of Living

Yes, People Who Hang Toilet Paper Rolls This Way Often Do Make More Money

Do you 'roll over' or 'roll under'? The answer could say a lot about your personality.<p>Research can reveal some interesting things about us. For example, psychopaths tend to love working for erratic, overbearing bosses. People with more friends tend to outlive those with fewer friends. Cussing can …

Psychology

Inside M&M’s Absurd Gambit to Turn Danny DeVito Into a Super Bowl-Sized Spokescandy

It’s a late day in November and Danny DeVito is waist deep in a chocolate pool—well, he’s not exactly wading in molten chocolate, but a liquid …

Danny DeVito

Every Ad Is a Tide Ad: Inside Saatchi and P&G’s Clever Super Bowl Takeover Starring David Harbour

It’s an early evening in January, and David Harbour is already in his pajamas, lying on a mattress without sheets in a country club just outside of …

Advertising

See it! Super Blue Moon eclipse photos

It was a Blue Moon, a supermoon and a moon in total eclipse. EarthSky community members around the world came through as always with awesome …

Astronomy

Lunar showstopper: Super blue blood moon awes and wows

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The moon put on a rare cosmic show Wednesday: a red blue moon, super big and super bright.<p>It's the first time in 35 years a blue moon has synced up with a supermoon and a total lunar eclipse, or blood moon because of its red hue.<p>Hawaii and Alaska had the best seats, …

Cape Canaveral

Monkey see, monkey 2: Scientists clone monkeys using technique that created Dolly the sheep

<b>(CNN) —</b> For the first time, scientists say they created cloned primates using the same complicated cloning technique that made Dolly the sheep in 1996.<p>Shanghai scientists created two genetically identical and adorable long-tailed macaques. The monkeys are named Hua Hua and Zhong Zhong, a version of …

Genetics

Here's Why 200,000 Endangered Antelopes Dropped Dead in Kazakhstan

So devastating.<p>When over 200,000 saiga antelopes dropped dead in Kazakhstan over the course of a few weeks in May 2015, scientists were baffled.<p>In …

Extinction

The elusive artist using the streets as an art gallery

Acting as a resistor and connector comes easily for JR. As a street artist his large-scale installations and ethos have become emblematic of resistance, and his anonymity – he operates under a pseudonym and his work stands free from artistic marking or tag – means the viewer has to make connections …

Wissam Al Mana

A Gorgeous Wooden Sculpture of a Floating Coffee Cup Spilling Out a Rainbow of Colored Pencils

Bobby Duke, a very talented wood carver and artist in Fort Worth, Texas, crafted an amazing floating coffee cup that’s tipped over and spilling a …

Breathtaking Travel Landscape Photography by Max Leitner

<b>Max Leitner</b> is a gifted self-taught photographer, retoucher and adventurer who was born and raised in Germany and currently lives and works in …

Macro Studio Close-Ups

As the cold weather approaches, flowers are no longer abundant. Don’t let this impede you from making great flower images. Rather than go through …

Nature Photography

The world now swears by turmeric. So why are some Indian communities loath to use it?

‘Haldi is not a spice...There’s no flavour, no taste, no aroma.’<p>In India, it is a rare dish that makes no use of haldi. In fact, not using it in a …

Turmeric

Keeping Up Your Health As You Age

When mothers in their 40’s hear mothers complaining about being tired there can be an eye roll or the “yeah right” response. The only difference …

7 Health Issues That Can Affect Your Memory

Some people are naturally good at keeping track of things, but I need alarms and to-do lists to get through an average day. According to <i>Fast Company</i>, …

Mental Health

Sleepless nights let Alzheimer's protein build up in brain - Futurity

Lack of sleep can cause amyloid beta, a protein linked to Alzheimer's, to pile up faster than the brain's waste disposal system can get rid of it.

Flying in a plane is like standing next to a nuclear reactor, but worse

From the spread of disease to deep vein thrombosis, air travel is not without its health risks.<p>But a much less commonly known hazard associated with …

Scientists warn of 'mini ice age' that could hit Earth and freeze major rivers by 2030

The Earth is approaching a "mini ice age" as the planet's temperature is likely to start dropping in 2021, scientists claim.<p>Amid rising concerns over …

Want to Remove Yourself From Toxic Situations? Try This Decades-Old Japanese Art"

Save and read this every time you find yourself in a toxic situation.<p>You are stuck and frustrated, sinking into the black hole of your circumstances. No matter what you do, you keep falling back into this quagmire of negative energies and thoughts, from which there is seemingly no escape. These …

The 1 Masterful Trait of People With High Emotional Intelligence

Out of all the components of emotional intelligence, this one crucial trait rises to the top.<p>Emotional intelligence has been hotly debated as a predictor of success for decades.Yet in leadership practice, there's no question: You need EQ to lead people successfully.<p>While there are various tenets of …

‘We are all just mind-boggled:’ scenes from the total solar eclipse of 2017

For one brief moment, day became night.<p>And the sun was replaced by a black circle — ringed on all sides with gleaming white fire.<p>As the Great American Eclipse made landfall in the tiny coastal town of Newport, Ore., the rowdy crowd that gathered on its beach was stunned by the sight into an eerie …

Astronomy

Living beyond Fibromyalgia and Chronic Pain!

There are a multitude of reasons to quit smoking if you have fibromyalgia — for starters, it can make your fibro symptoms even worse.<p>Fibromyalgia is …

Super big black hole from early universe farthest ever found

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Astronomers have discovered a super-size black hole harkening back to almost the dawn of creation.<p>It's the farthest black hole ever found.<p>A team led by the Carnegie Observatories' Eduardo Banados reported in the journal Nature on Wednesday that the black hole lies in a …

Why You Shouldn’t Force Yourself to Drink 8 Glasses of Water a Day

When it comes to drinking water, more is always better... right? Not necessarily.<p>Despite being told for years that we should all be gulping down …

Mystery Booms Are Being Recorded Across the Country And No One Can Explain Why

Loud booming noises have startled people across the United States, but it's not clear what actually is happening or if the separate events are even …