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Genetic study reveals 30% of white British DNA has German ancestry

Analysis over 20 years reveals heavy Anglo-Saxon influence, with French and Danish DNA coming from earlier migrations than the Normans or Vikings<p>The Romans, Vikings and Normans may have ruled or invaded the British for hundreds of years, but they left barely a trace on our DNA, the first detailed …

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Backstage With Janis Joplin: Doubts, Drugs And Compassion

Janis Joplin felt a sense of outsider isolation throughout her life. She once said, "On stage, I make love to 25,000 different people. Then I go home alone."<p>But she wasn't alone — she had John Byrne Cooke.<p>Cooke was Janis Joplin's first and only road manager, from 1967 until her death from a heroin …

How to Make the Best of Low Light Using Slow Shutter Speed: 6 Stunning Effects

Photographing in low light is often accomplished using a long shutter speed. To be able to use faster shutter speeds, you need lenses with wider …

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Alexander Grothendieck obituary

Alexander Grothendieck, who has died aged 86, was the leading figure in reshaping the contours of mathematics in the second half of the 20th century. Born in Germany but brought up in France, he established his international reputation with a paper published in Japan in the Tohoku Mathematical …

Sun’s magnetic field sparks lightning on Earth

Lightning is by its very nature unpredictable, but forecasting when and where it will strike has become easier following new research.<p>Space scientists have found that lightning strikes in the UK are being driven by changes that are occurring millions of miles away deep inside the sun. They found …

Willie Nelson Becomes Maureen Dowd’s ‘Marijuana Miyagi’

In his <i>Rolling Stone</i> cover story, Willie Nelson said that <i>New York Times</i> columnist Maureen Dowd was welcome on his bus to get high properly “anytime” …

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Found: Earth-like planet in two-sun system. Are there more?

Astronomers have spotted an Earth-like planet orbiting a single star in a two-star system, roughly 3,000 light-years away.<p>The newly found world is the second Earth-like planet to be observed in a compact binary star system, but its discovery suggests there may be just as many planets in two-star …

Supermassive black hole creates awesome 'fireworks display' in space

Happy Fourth of July, space lovers!<p>To help you celebrate the holiday, NASA's Chandra X-Ray Observatory released this image of a galactic "fireworks display" in a galaxy 23 million light years away.<p>That crazy explosion of color and light in the image above is the NGC 4258 galaxy seen in a variety of …

Sing and Make Calls with the Bluetooth Shower Speaker Sale: 60% Off, Shipped Free [Deals]

Are you bored in the shower? Time to turn up the music as our <i>Deals Store</i> has the following Bluetooth Shower Speaker on sale for 60% off at $39, which …

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Rainbow - Starstruck & Man on the Silver Mountain (Reprise) live 1977

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Chocolate Chip Cookie No Bake Cheesecake Parfaits

Easy Chocolate Chip Cookie Cheesecake Parfaits.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> September 20, 2013 101<p>It’s a BIG day.<p>A big birthday day that is. Someone in this house …

Banana Bread, Gooey Chocolate Cobbler, Oatmeal-Stuffed Baked Apples, Chocolate Layer Cake & How to Make Crêpes

How's your sweet tooth feeling? In need of a fix? Excellent. This week, we shared all our favorite quick weeknight desserts, from warm banana bread …

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Where's The Best Of What's New?

<b>We're still adapting our Best of What's New pages from prior to 2014--thanks for your patience!</b><p><b>Until then, take a look at our 2014 BOWN winners.</b>

APOD: Light Pillars over Finland (2013 Dec 18) Image Credit & Copyright: Thomas Kast http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap131218.html Explanation: What's happening behind those houses? Pictured above are not aurora but nearby light pillars, a local phenomenon that can appear as a distant one. In most places on Earth, a lucky viewer can see a Sun-pillar, a column of light appearing to extend up from the Sun caused by flat fluttering ice-crystals reflecting sunlight from the upper atmosphere. Usually these ice crystals evaporate before reaching the ground. During freezing temperatures, however, flat fluttering ice crystals may form near the ground in a form of light snow, sometimes known as a crystal fog. These ice crystals may then reflect ground lights in columns not unlike a Sun-pillar. While going out to buy cat food, a quick thinking photographer captured the above light pillars extending up from bright parking lot lights in Oulu, Finland. http://www.salamapaja.fi/ http://www.facebook.com/salamapaja Starship Asterisk* • APOD Discussion Page http://asterisk.apod.com/discuss_apod.php?date=131218 #APOD

$19 million might produce the first ever image of a black hole

Astrophysicists think there's a supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way galaxy. It's supposed to be four million times more massive than our Sun, but despite its stupendous size, we've never been able to see it. That might soon change. The European Research Council has given 14 …

New Research Affirms That Milky Way Has Four Spiral Arms

Our Milky Way galaxy has four arms instead of two, according to just published results of a 12-year study by scientists in the U.K.<p>The findings, published in the <i>Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society</i>, affirm what astronomers surmised in the 1950s but began to doubt in 2008 after seeing …

Ancient Chinese cat bones shake up domestication theory

A cat-and-mouse game played out in a Chinese village 5,300 years ago is helping scientists understand how wild felines became the tame pets we know today.<p>Scientists believe it was the cat's appetite that led to domestication. Grain stored by ancient farmers was a magnet for rodents, which in turn …

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Giant’s Causeway | Northern Ireland (by Michael Breitung)

<b>Giant’s Causeway | Northern Ireland</b> (by Michael Breitung)

What's That Clinging To The Towering Wall And Why Doesn't It Fall Off?

Maybe you've seen this, (it's gotten around), but I'm still gobsmacked. Totally amazed. We're in northern Italy looking at the face of the Cingino Dam, and here and there on the vertical stone wall, you'll see a few dark specks.<p>Here they are again, a little closer. They look like protruding rocks, …

Icon A5 Systems Layout Model

Icon (purveyors of high-quality light sport aircraft) have released early details on the newest version of their A5, the Icon A5 Systems Layout Model …

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