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Black Hole's Howling Cosmic Winds Stop Galaxies From Getting Too Big

The furious, ultra-fast cosmic winds produced by supermassive black holes are blasting through their host galaxies so strongly, they can reshape the entire star formation.<p>NASA’s Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array (NuSTAR) and ESA’s XMM-Newton telescope worked together to observe one of our …

Universe

30 Thoughts To Keep You Positive

We all get upset every now and then and lose hope, think that things will never get better and we probably won’t have the life we’ve always been …

Happiness

Planet Earth: Facts About Its Orbit, Atmosphere & Size

Earth, our home, is the third planet from the sun. It is the only planet known to have an atmosphere containing free oxygen, oceans of liquid water …

Earth Science

How long can we stay awake?

We can fight off the sandman for a while, but after a certain point, sleeplessness leads to temporary madness and – just maybe – death, discovers Adam Hadhazy.<p>People start to hallucinate and go a bit crazy<p>It’s surprising how we spend our lives. Reach your 78th birthday and according to some …

University of Chicago

Introducing Clockwork: An Intriguing New Puzzle-Platformer

Promises a touching narrative and challenging time-manipulation puzzles.<p>Clockwork is the debut game from Sydney-based development studio Gamesoft, …

Mobile Devices

15 Foods That Scientifically Alter Your Mood

Because you can't pack drugs for lunch. (Oh, wait.)<p>Pretty much the only thing we have in common with Christian Grey is a preference for exercising control in all things—that and an appreciation for Edward Ruscha—which is why the idea of using food to change your mood sounds so scientific and …

The Definitive Guide To Bacon Labels, From 'Applewood-Smoked' To 'Uncured'

Shopping for bacon should be a joyous experience. But all too often these days, it's just confusing.<p>Some supermarkets sell dozens of varieties. As bacon has gained in popularity, labels such as "applewood-smoked" and "dry rubbed" have proliferated to the point where the bacon section can be …

Attorney: Friend Found Bobbi Kristina Brown Face-Down In Tub

NASA Pluto photos arrive after 9 year mission

The New Horizons mission has sent back its first photos here after 9 years and 1 month since launch. Onboard the LORRI craft, an 8.2-inch …

Mellow Yellow: 7 Soothing Apartments with Sunny Accents

• 1 |<br>• Visualizer: Tomek Michalski<p>The first home is a sleek and simple apartment that keeps its lines smooth and its overall color story neutral. …

Interior Design

Is Lack of Sleep Changing Your Brain?

There are some downsides to being tired that you're already familiar with: A lack of sleep makes most people look and feel like garbage. But there's some other nasty stuff going on in your body when you don't get good rest—and you may not even be aware of it.<p>Poor sleep impacts your brain in a way …

Dancing Light: Let It Move You - Photographs from an exhibition at the Huis Marseille | LensCulture

A photograph is a photograph, and a dance is a dance: stillness versus movement. At first sight these two art forms might seem to be poles apart, but the exhibition "Dancing Light," showing throughout the newly double-sized Huis Marseille, proves the opposite. Along with film and video, photography …

Street Photography

Fellow prison inmates offer to die in place of Andrew Chan

"If you still insist on executing Andrew Chan, I, Rico Richardo, an Indonesian citizen, am ready to take his place and be executed."<p>Another prisoner, …

Letter From 1993 Reveals George R.R. Martin's Original Plans For 'Game Of Thrones'

The year was 1993: Bill Clinton was sitting in the White House, the Super Nintendo represented the height of gaming technology, and “blog” referred only to a terrifying mixture of a bear and a log. It was against this backdrop that a young(er) writer named George R. R. Martin began working on a new …

TV Series

You Want to Have an Affair ...

You want to have an affair. You haven't even been married long. Wait a sec, are you married or just roommates? You check and yep, your marriage license is in your nightstand drawer. The wedding video that cost $800 is covered with dust. No question -- you've made a lifelong commitment.<p>But your …

Know Your Chicken: What USDA Poultry Labels Actually Mean

Allow me to set the scene: you head to the supermarket for chicken. It should be easy. No, it should be <i>effortless</i>. But instead, you find yourself lingering in front of the shelves wondering. Not whether to go with white or dark meat, skin-on or skinless—I've usually settled on a recipe and made …

Man accused of raping women during fake sleep study, putting video of attacks online

<b>(CNN) —</b> Police say around 100 women in Japan who thought they were participating in a sleep study were actually drugged and raped, their attacks recorded and sold to porn sites.<p>Authorities arrested 54-year-old Hideyuki Noguchi, after one of the women saw herself in a video. Police investigated and …

Turner Broadcasting

UFO And Alien Egyptian Artifacts Discovered In Jerusalem Kept Secret By Rockefeller Museum

Alien and UFO circles are abuzz with claims of remarkable ancient Egyptian artifacts discovered in the former Jerusalem home of the famous …

17 Adorable Guide Puppies To Brighten Your Day

This is all the cute you will ever need.

Puppies

This 'Saved by the Bell' Reunion Is the Best Thing Ever

Zack, Kelly, Slater, and Jessie look ... exactly the same?<p>Last night, Jimmy Fallon made magic happen: He reunited the cast (or most of the cast—where are you, Lisa Turtle?!) of <i>Saved by the Bell.</i> Actually, he went beyond a reunion: Jimmy actually brought Zack, Kelly, Slater, Jessie, and even Mr. …

The Polygraph Has Been Lying for 80 Years

Eighty years ago, Leonarde Keeler’s lie detector made its debut in court. Decades later, we’re still paying the price for his con job.<p>Eighty years …

Crime

Mac 'n' Cheese in a Mug Recipe - SORTED

Maple Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies!

My parents recounted a bittersweet story from my childhood at dinner a couple weeks ago. When I was around two years old, my sweet grandpa was …

11 Rhubarb Recipes for Spring

Rhubarb is spring's biggest challenge and its best reward. On the heels of winter, its stalks emerge bitter and brittle, but no mind -- with a bit of coaxing, it turns sweet and inviting, like spring.<p>Soon enough, we realize that its tough exterior is just a ruse. Feisty rhubarb loves a stiff …

Rhubarb

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