Andrea Dixon

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FYI: Where Is The Center of the Universe?

First, it's important to know that the big bang wasn't an explosion of matter into empty space—it was the rapid expansion of space itself. This means that every single point in the universe appears to be at the center. Think of the universe as an empty balloon with dots on it. Those dots represent …

We must become a multi-planet species

The technology to reach nearby planets is possible, and one astronaut thinks we must colonise other worlds for our long-term survival.<p>One person who would like to see humans living outside the Earth in our lifetime is former astronaut Jeff Hoffman. The technology to reach nearby planets is …

Carbon Dioxide

Scientists can now create accurate mugshots using only DNA

Even though DNA analysis is still stuck in the past when applied by law enforcement today, scientists are still pushing the envelope with work that can turn DNA into a more effective investigative tool. In a new study published this week, researchers at Penn State and the Catholic University of …

Distant new world may point to undiscovered planets in solar system

We learned today that our solar system is larger than we had previously known. A newly discovered, extremely distant dwarf planet with the tentative name of 2012 VP113 was announced. It appears as nothing more than a dot on images but we know a few things about it.<p>For a start, it is approximately …

A Third Of School-Age Kids May Have Risky Cholesterol Levels

Of all the things parents worry about when it comes to their children's health, high cholesterol probably isn't very high on the list.<p>But roughly 1 in 3 primary school kids may already have borderline-high or high cholesterol, according to a large study to be presented this week at a meeting of the …

CFPB probe finds 'toxic' environment

An internal investigation at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau last year concluded that an agency supervisor allowed an employee to be harassed by colleagues, a symbol of what the probe said was a “toxic workplace” in one part of the agency.<p>The probe, denounced by the agency itself as biased …

Scientists Move Closer to Inventing Artificial Life

Synthetic biology advances with a man-made chromosome inserted into live brewer's yeast.<p>In a biological first, an international team has inserted a man-made chromosome into brewer's yeast, producing a life form that thrives and successfully passes the designer genes on to its offspring.<p>The …

Associated Press News

Same-sex marriage now legal as first couples wed

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/uk/1064000/1064720_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524753734_392465a8d779f4566cbe222fbc4e8ea1<p><b>The first same-sex weddings have taken place after gay marriage became legal in England and Wales at midnight.</b><p>Politicians from the main parties have …

Street Art That Plays With Its Surroundings

OakOak is a street artist from Saint-Étienne, France (featured previously). What I love most about his work is the way it plays with its …

Public Murals by A’shop Crew on the Streets of Montreal | Colossal

<p>Montreal based A’shop crew is an artist-run production company that creates graffiti murals, street art, and other public art displays. Most of …

27 Jaw Dropping Works Of Street Art So Big They Will Never Fit In A Gallery

Sydney-based artist Fintan Magee is redefining street art.