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New Photos of Pluto and Moon Surprise, Puzzle Scientists

The first up-close images of Pluto and its biggest moon, Charon, are making scientists rethink the inner workings of these and other icy, far-flung …

Marinated Artichoke Salad

Marinated Artichoke Salad from Wolfgang Puck• 12 artichoke hearts<br>• 1/4 cup shallots, chopped<br>• 1/2 cup olive oil<br>• 3 tablespoons sherry vinegar<br>• 2 teaspoons …

Artichokes

8 Newfound Alien Worlds Could Potentially Support Life

Astronomers have discovered eight new exoplanets that may be capable of supporting life as we know it, including what they say are the two most …

Universe

Top 10 Indoor Public Spaces in Manhattan for Your Very Own Urban Oasis

Thanks to zoning initiatives, where the city granted buildings the rights to additional air space (i.e. taller buildings) in exchange for indoor and …

A quick refresher on the times Amy and Tina have totally killed it as Golden Globes hosts

Oh Amy Poehler and Tina Fey, how do we love thee as hosts of the Golden Globes? Let us count the ways.<p>For one, watching Amy and Tina on stage means …

Why we hate hearing recordings of our own voice

You don’t have to be in broadcasting or a singer or actor to be able to hear your own voice on a recording. It might make you cringe to listen to …

10 Space Movies to Watch in 2015

From movies based on best-selling books, to the newest "Star Wars" installment, 2015 should be a big year for films geared toward space fans. Here …

Science Fiction

Origin Unknown: Study Says Blast Of Radio Waves Came From Outside Our Galaxy

On a graph, they look like detonations. Scientists call them "fast radio bursts," or FRBs: mysterious and strong pulses of radio waves that seemingly emanate far from the Milky Way.<p>The bursts are rare; they normally last for only about 1 millisecond. In a first, researchers in Australia say they've …

Universe

Top 10 Moments in Space Bathroom History

Even when you're millions of miles from home, you can't escape certain facts of life. When astronauts are orbiting hundreds of miles above Earth's …

How To Trap A Cat In 3 Easy Steps

The Internet is collectively performing a study on cat behavioral psychology, and all of us (and our cats) can participate! After a few users on …

Pets

50 Cooking Tips That Will Change Your Life!

50 Food Tips That Will Change Your Life!<p>The web's most resourceful food bloggers share tips for how to make every meal taste utterly mouth-watering<p>Dan Forbes<p>Along with salt and pepper, the most important kitchen staple to have on hand these days is a Wi-Fi connection. Smartphones and social …

Moon Boot-Inspired Sneakers Are Out Of This World

They would never survive in space, but they are super shiny.<p>Forty-five years ago, on July 20, man first landed on the moon. It was a major accomplishment of research and engineering, helping humans assert our dominance over the forces of nature. But before there was a man on the moon, there was a …

Clothing

Online Yoga Videos

<b>From:</b> 05 Feb, 2018 - 06:00 pm<b><br>To:</b> 05 Feb, 2018 - 07:15 pm<p><b>From:</b> 06 Feb, 2018 - 12:00 pm<b><br>To:</b> 06 Feb, 2018 - 01:00 pm<p><b>From:</b> 07 Feb, 2018 - 04:30 pm<b><br>To:</b> 07 …

'Cosmos' Recap: 7 Things We Learned in Last Night's Premiere

"Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey" premiered Sunday night (March 9), rebooting the series that the late astronomer Carl Sagan turned into a TV classic 34 …

Life

Ever wonder what it takes to start your own yoga studio and make it successful? Follow along as we trail an enthusiastic pair of yogis through their …

The Cosmos, Explained: Neil deGrasse Tyson On His New Series

Tyson will pick up where Carl Sagan left off, hosting a continuation of the "Cosmos" TV series.<p>When astronomer Carl Sagan hosted the 13-part TV Series "Cosmos: A Personal Journey," in 1980, it soon become most widely watched PBS show in the world, and still holds a legendary place in the hearts of …

Understanding Autism: Baby's Delivery May Be Key

Quieting nerve cells in the brain during birth in mice seems to protect against autism, according to a new study.<p>Autism is as mysterious a disease as it is tragic. While there is clearly a genetic component to some forms of the illness, it remains unclear how many genes are involved and what role …

America Is Finally Getting Its First Cat Cafes

You want some kitten with that coffee?<p>The San Francisco Bay Area is getting the United States’ first and second cat cafes, a feline phenomenon by way of Japan that reimagines cafes as oases where patrons can kick back with a hot drink and a resident cat. Because who <i>hasn’t</i> felt their earl grey would …

15 Words That Don't Mean What They Used To

Want to make conversations more fun? Consider the former meaning of these everyday words.<p>1. Ejaculate<p><b>Used to mean:</b> To utter suddenly and …

Literature

Do You See What I See? Kids' Visual Memory Works In Mysterious Ways

When kids look around, how much are they taking in about the objects that surround them? Scientists have recently devised new ways to peer inside little kid brains and figure out how their visual working memory works. They found that although young kids use the same parts of the brain to record …

Massachusetts House Votes for "Boston Strong" License Plate

Some portion of plate cost would go to One Fund Boston.<p>The Massachusetts House of Delegates has unanimously approved a bill to create a "Boston Strong" license plate, Boston.com and other outlets are reporting.<p>The license plate would cost at least $50 in addition to standard registration fees. Some …

New England

How Life Began: New Clues From New Worlds

The odds that the universe is bursting with life seem to be getting better all the time. Astronomers recently announced that there could be an …

Is It Too Early to Teach Your Kids Manners?

<b>By Elissa Sungar for GalTime.com</b><p>Wouldn't it be nice if good manners came naturally to children? Unfortunately, they do not! Good manners need to be taught, explained and reinforced over and over.<p>While it is never too early for adults to model positive behavior, there are a variety of areas in our …

Kids

What Happens When A Kid Leaves Traditional Education

I'm in!<p>Logan Laplante is a 13 year-old boy who was taken out of the education system to be home schooled instead. As a result, he was given the …

Hilarious Map Shows What Each Country Is Best At

Every country has something it's famous for. Whether that's a skill or industry, a product or type of food, a new world map created by DogHouseDiaries showcases each country's claim to fame.<p>"I can barely remember how we conceived of the map. It was a Tuesday, and I remember making a sandwich, but …

Recurring Dreams: Your Dreams Are Trying to Tell You Something!

<i>By Dr. Angel Morgan</i><p>Dreams can include important narratives for the dreamer about unresolved issues in the past, present and future.<p>Often, a very important message for the dreamer that has been ignored will repeat until it's understood, or worked through by the dreamer. It's kind of like the dream …

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Unknown Force Kicks Stars Out of Milky Way. Really.

If you could see it from the outside, the Milky Way would look like a majestic spiral of stars and glowing gas, rotating on its axis once every 200 …

There's An Instagram Account That Pairs Clothing With Exhibits In Art Museums And It's Really Neat

These are really well-done!

Watch A 9th Grader Give Obama One Of The Best Intros He's Ever Had

"I know your mom is proud. I know she is. She should be."<p>Harlem 9th grader Kiara Molina's poised introduction to president Obama's Promise Zone announcement at the White House Thursday was impressive enough for the president to call it, "one of the best introductions I've ever had."<p>We're so proud …