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If Earth's orbit is so crowded, why don't we see space junk in photos of the Earth?

It’s a matter of perspective<p>Sometimes, when we post a cool picture of the Earth taken from space, <i>Popular Science</i> gets questions about why, if there's so much garbage in space, we don't see an orbital landfill circling our planet in pictures of the Earth.<p>No, it’s not some massive conspiracy, and …

Space Exploration

9 Reasons You Should Eat Dark Chocolate Every Single Day

That nightly indulgence is actually good for you.<p>Those of us who love chocolate don’t really need an excuse to eat it every day ― having a bar stashed in the kitchen is reason enough. But if you’re one of those chocolate lovers who feels a little bad about your habit, we have great news for you: …

Dessert

The universe may be a giant broken hologram

For decades, scientists have been toying with the idea that our Universe is — or once was — a giant hologram, where the laws of physics require just two dimensions, but everything appears three-dimensional to us.<p>As you can imagine, it's not an easy hypothesis to prove, but physicists say they now …

Physics

Milky Way galaxy is being pushed across the universe

<b>(CNN) —</b> Our home galaxy, the Milky Way, is being pushed across the universe by a large unseen force, according to new research. Although it may not seem like a friendly gesture, the newly discovered Dipole Repeller is actually helping our galaxy on its journey across the expanding …

Editing Your Home to Happiness: Our Best Decluttering Strategies

Clutter, probably more than cleanliness, affects our sense of well-being at home. And in a place where we should feel relaxed, refreshed, and most …

Minimalism

Donald Trump's America

<b>New York (CNN) —</b> In Donald Trump's America, undocumented immigrants will be deported en masse, Arab Americans will be racially profiled and the United States will "bomb the s--- out of ISIS."<p>In Trump's America, foreign Muslims will be banned from the US, Syrian refugees sent back to their war-torn …

Donald Trump

Adaptation Launches With L.A.’s Best New Jeans, Vintage Tees, Jackets, and More

<i>Adapt or die.</i> That’s the pithy mantra of brand-spanking-new label Adaptation—and in few milieus do those words ring as true as they do in fashion. In the case of creator Ali Fatourechi, adapting also happens to mean embarking on a major, new independent passion project. Fatourechi is best known as …

Do Activity Trackers Actually Help Your Workout? The Pros Weigh In

You probably know that your phone is recording the number of steps you take, regardless of whether you asked it to. But the recent revelation that an entire NFL team is recording their sleep patterns, combined with the release of the limited water-resistant Series 2 Apple Watch, is enough to make …

Why Redheads Are Having a Moment—And How to Get the Look

Red hair is having a full-fledged fashion moment: the wave of Instagram girls who’ve gone <i>Fifth Element</i>, the six Louis Vuitton models whose scene-stealing lengths struck on the runway like tongues of fire. Tom Ford cherry-picked three Titian women for his upcoming film, <i>Nocturnal Animals,</i> confessing …

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 …

Syros Summer House

This stunning Mediterranean house is located on the Greek island of Syros. Designed by Block722 (an architecture and interior design studio based in …

Every Celebrity Owns Jeans From This Brand

It seems like celebrities practically live in jeans when they're off-duty. Hey, we all do the same thing, right? You literally won't find us in …

Will The Voyager Spacecraft Stop?

<i>Hi, I’m wondering about the Voyager probes that are headed for interstellar space. Since they don’t have onboard propulsion, just gravity assisted forward motion and we now know that ‘empty’ space is not really empty, won’t the two crafts eventually lose momentum and become dead still in space</i> …

How Gentle Monster Rode the K-Pop Wave to $160 Million

BoF’s Entrepreneurship Week kicks off with a report on South Korean eyewear brand Gentle Monster, which dodged the Warby Parker-clone trap with a …

Fat Isn't Nearly As Bad For You As We Thought — And Another Ingredient Is Likely Worse

Ever wandered down the "health foods" aisle of your local grocery store?<p>If it's anything like the one near me, it's full of low-fat, carb-heavy snack …

NASA: Melting Ice Sheets Is Changing How the Earth Rotates

Driven by dwindling polar ice, climate change is actually changing the way the Earth spins, new research shows. Melting ice sheets are contributing …

Global Warming

Humanity Needs Universal Basic Income in Order to Stop Impeding Progress

<i>I believe Richard Feynman was one of our greatest scientific minds. He had a very particular way of looking at the world thanks to his father, and it was to look at the world around him</i> <i>as if he were a Martian</i><i>. Like a fish born into water, it's hard to actually see water as being water, because it's</i> …

Real Superheroes are Coming: Part 1 – Predicting the Powers – That's Really Possible

Technology is advancing… fast!<p>And it’s advancing exponentially, meaning that the advances predicted over the next 30 years, will make our complete …

The Air Force will have combat lasers on its war planes by 2020

The Army has its HEL-MD (not to mention is working on GI Joe-style rifles and minesweepers); the Navy put a battleship-mounted railgun aboard the USS Ponce; and within the next five years, the Air Force expects to have laser weapons of its very own. These armaments, dubbed directed-energy weapons …

Sometimes You Just Need Pudding; Here Are 11 Recipes

Chocolate, vanilla, rice, and tapioca—we love all pudding equally. Here are 11 great recipes for it.<p><b>There's something very comforting about pudding</b>, whether it is of the chocolate or rice variety. It's just you, a bowl, and a spoon, ya know? We feel you. Here are 11 recipes to satiate that need.

Dessert

Here Are The 52 Most Successful Airbnbs In The U.S.

Imagine a sprawling villa in the heart of California wine country, a Hawaii home overlooking a 19-foot waterfall and swimming grotto, or a rustic Alaska cabin with nighttime views of the northern lights. These aren't fantasies; they're actual rental properties on Airbnb and they're among the site's …

Northern Lights

Welterbe gewählt

Scientists say all the world’s data can fit on a DNA hard drive the size of a teaspoon

Even though it’s looking increasingly likely that humanity will find a way to wipe itself off the face of the Earth, there’s a chance that our creative output may live on. Servers, hard drives, flash drives, and disks will degrade (as will our libraries of paper books, of course), but a group of …

Genetics

These Rare Vintage NASA Photos Show the Golden Age of Space Travel

Buzz Aldrin claims to have taken the first 'space selfie' during a spacewalk in Nov. 1966. However, a few months earlier<p>... VIEW MORE<p>NASA

Cholesterol in food not a concern, new report says

<b>(CNN) —</b> For more than a week, speculation has been running rampant. Here's how it all started.<p>On February 10, The Washington Post published a headline that got a good amount of attention: "The U.S. government is poised to withdraw longstanding warnings about cholesterol."<p>Every five years, the …

Public Health

Ascona after Sunset

Luxury apartments in Arosa, Switzerland

Love Interior Design & Exotic Travel? Follow us..<p>Popular with royalty and celebrities, Arosa in Switzerland has been a popular ski destination for …

7 Examples of Modern Swiss Architecture - Newly Swissed - Switzerland Expat Online Magazine

Share562<p>Tweet22<p>Pin47<p>Share6<p>WhatsApp<p>637 Shares<p>Switzerland is generally regarded to be at the <b>forefront of modern architecture</b>. In my opinion, the …