Anthony Killeen

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How to get fit for the slopes: single leg squats

It’s the time of year when skiers and snowboarders turn attention to getting fit for the slopes ahead of a winter trip to the mountains. Getting your body prepared will not only help you ski or snowboard better, but will make the whole experience a lot more enjoyable – no more endless aching or …

3 Big Pharma Stocks With the Fastest-Growing Dividends

Hockey great Wayne Gretzsky famously said: "I skate to where the puck is going to be, not where it has been." I think the concept definitely applies to investing in dividend stocks. Don't just look at the stocks with the highest dividends now. Try to identify the ones that could have the best …

The Breathtaking Nature Landscapes of New Zealand by Rachel Stewart

<b>Rachel Stewart</b> is a talented self-taught photographer and traveler based in Mount Maunganui, New Zealand. Rachel shoots a lot of nature, travel, …

A Meteor Shower and 8 More Can’t-Miss Sky Events in October

This Week's Night Sky<p>Get ready to see the Green Giant, meteor showers, and more this month.<p>The coming month brings shooting stars, pretty planets, and plenty more reasons to look up at the night sky. You’ll even have the chance to catch the eerie pyramid-shaped zodiacal light.<p>So dust off those …

Moon

I Spent The Summer Photographing The Milky Way Galaxy In Hawaii

I am unable to associate stress with Astrophotography. Stumbling around alone, in the dark attempting to capture the night sky has turned out to be …

Big Island (Hawaii)

A Rare Black Moon Will Rise in the Sky on Friday Night

Get ready for some excellent stargazing.<p>When it comes to rare lunar events, September 2016 seems to be the month that keeps on giving: This Friday, September 30, a Black Moon will rise in the skies of the Western Hemisphere, a phenomenon we haven't seen since March 2014.<p>So what is a Black Moon …

Astronomy

Love the National Parks? Here's How to Become a Park Ranger

For anyone who wants to call the outdoors their “office.”<p>If you really want to get close to nature, the federal government has a number of job …

Forget what you heard: Jupiter does not orbit the sun

NASA's Juno probe just passed closer to Jupiter than any human-made craft ever. And no surprise, photos confirm that the fifth planet from the sun looks huge up close. <i>Huge.</i><p>It's so huge, in fact, that it doesn't actually orbit the sun. Not exactly. With 2.5 times the mass of all the other planets in …

Countdown begins for the 'Great American Eclipse' of 2017

In a year, a large swath of the United States will fall under the shadow of the moon during a historic eclipse that’s already generating buzz.<p>On August 21, 2017, the eclipse will travel a path from sea to shining sea: from Oregon, moving east through Idaho and Wyoming, then eventually through …

Solar Eclipse

This is how the Islamic State was founded | VICE News

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump repeated on Thursday his claim that President Barack Obama founded ISIS, and that Hillary Clinton co-founded the radical Islamist group best known for keeping sex slaves and cutting off its prisoners' heads.<p>"You know they honor President Obama. He is the …

The most spectacular meteor shower of the year is going to be extra special tonight — here's how to watch

As our planet spins through the tail of the Swift-Tuttle comet, tiny grain-of-rice-size bits of debris smack into our atmosphere and burn up, sizzling through the sky like shooting stars.<p>The meteor shower runs from July 17 until August 24 this year and will reach its peak in the evening hours of …

A private spaceflight company just got approval to land a spacecraft on the moon

For the first time, the U.S. government just gave a private spaceflight company the equivalent of a passport to the moon.<p>Moon Express, a little-known …

Space Exploration

See All Five Naked Eye Planets in the Dusk Sky at Once

Hosting an evening star party this summer? You’re in for a treat. Starting later this week, all five naked eye planets (Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter …

The secrets of the world's best travel photographer

Marsel van Oosten offers an unusual kind of holiday. First, he doesn’t tell you where you are going, then he asks you to keep the destination a secret once you have seen it.<p>The holiday in question, with the photography tour company run by van Oosten and his wife, includes the swamplands of …

This small slice of the night sky contains 48,741 galaxies

This image makes me feel so incredibly small.<p>Each of these 48,741 dots represents a galaxy. Each galaxy is a collection of billions of stars. The stars themselves trap untold planets, asteroids, and possibly even life in their gravitational clutches.<p>But this image, which is just one-twentieth of …

US releases secret chapter of report on 9/11 terror attacks in 2001

The US Congress has published long-classified documents on alleged ties between Saudi Arabia and 9/11 hijackers. While the inquiry found no solid …

15 Reasons We Should All Move To New Zealand If Donald Trump Becomes President

This place is truly magical. ✨<p>If there was ever a time to move to New Zealand, then November might be it. Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg recently joked about moving to the island nation if Donald Trump is elected president. We have to say ― that’s not a bad idea.<p>New Zealand is …

11 Amazing Waterfall Hikes in America

Maybe it's the unexpected nature of waterfalls that makes them so special. You often hear the sound first, in the distance, rumbling like constant …

6 Incredibly Cheap High-Yield Dividend Stocks

Image source: Getty Images.<p>Buying a stock with an impressive dividend yield doesn't have to cost you an arm and a leg. These six stocks, for example, offer investors big dividend checks without breaking the bank. Keep in mind though, that high dividend yields are often accompanied by high risk. …

Deadliest attack in a year kills 115 in central Baghdad

BAGHDAD (AP) — A devastating truck bombing on a bustling commercial street in downtown Baghdad killed 115 people early Sunday, brutally underscoring …

ISIS Is at War With Its 'Other' -- Turkey's Secular Democracy

ISTANBUL -- Tuesday's triple suicide bombing on Ataturk airport, which killed at least 44 people, now stands as a monument to the gravest national security crisis in the history of Turkey.<p>With about 61 million passengers a year, Ataturk airport is the third busiest in Europe, exceeded only by …

Secret Rules Make It Pretty Easy for the FBI to Spy on Journalists

A spokesperson for the FBI, Christopher Allen, declined to comment on the rules or say if they had been changed since 2013, except to say that they …

Alleged mafia don found in secret bunker in southern Italy, its trapdoor concealed by a pot plant and a dog bowl

An alleged mafia boss has been found hiding in a secret bunker dug beneath his home, with the trapdoor entrance concealed by a dog bowl and a pot plant.<p>Umberto Fraddosio, nicknamed Piccolino or Shortie, was found hiding in the specially-constructed bunker beneath his house in the southern town of …

The 10 Weirdest Hotels in the World

Now that places like crazy colorful hotels and their art-infused rooms exist, there’s really no going back to ordinary. Since it seems like there’s something for everyone these days — from must-visit foodie hotels to haunted Airbnbs — creativity is becoming competition. These 10 unusual hotels give …

Strawberry moon coincides with Summer Solstice for first time since 1967

As the sun sinks beneath the horizon on the longest day of the year on the evening of Monday June 20, it will be worth looking up.<p>For the first time since 1967 the summer solstice coincides with a rare ‘strawberry’ moon and, clouds willing, the 17 hours of sunlight will give way to a bright moonlit …

This Man Planned the Most Efficient U.S. Road Trip of All Time

All the state capitols in the lower 48, in one trip.<p>Hitting the open road and driving into the sunset is a romantic notion, but most of us need a …

The Dawn War

Following the offensive of the jihadist Islamic State organization and the siege of Iraq's second largest city, Mosul, on the 10th of June 2014, as well as the declaration of the Caliphate ruled by an rigorist and extremist vision of Islamic law - by Abu Baker Al Baghadadi, the self-declared Caliph …

An Astronaut's View: Photos From 6 Months in Space

The sun reflects off of Earth as night approaches, April 5, 2016.<br>Tim Peake—ESA/NASA<p>1 of 17<p>Tim Peake, the European Space Agency's first British …