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Titan Has 300-Foot Electrically Charged Sand Dunes

The sand particles on Titan, Saturn’s largest moon, can carry an electric charge that allows them to statically cling together in massive dunes and …

You Think America Is Divided Now? These Colorized Civil War Photos Will Put That In Perspective

There is much to be said about political polarization in the country today. Many measures reveal that our country is divided, badly. The political …

Soldier’s B&W Photos Capture Rare Glimpse of Seoul Rebuilding After Korean War

Born in an area that is now part of North Korea, photographer Han Youngsoo's work gives us rare insight into how the country rebuilt itself after the Korean War. Fighting on the front lines as a young South Korean soldier, Youngsoo returned to an unrecognizable Seoul after the war ended.<p>Post-war …

Korean War

Someone spliced together the end of "Rogue One" and beginning of "New Hope" and you need to see this

<i>Rogue One</i> might be a stand-alone <i>Star Wars</i> film but it has some pretty amazing ties back to the original trilogy. In fact, the end of <i>Rogue One</i> leads …

Astronomers Have Investigated a Weird, Isolated Planet-Like Object

Spoiler: They're still not sure what it is.<p>Back in 2012, astronomers spotted a perplexing isolated object in our galactic neighbourhood - an object …

How Earth became a giant snowball 700 million years ago

Around 717 million years ago, the Earth froze over. The Sturtian glaciation, as this event is known, was no ordinary Ice Age but one so extreme that …

How you learned a second language influences the way your brain works

Over the past few years, you might have noticed a surfeit of articles covering current research on bilingualism. Some of them suggest that it sharpens the mind, while others are clearly intended to provoke more doubt than confidence, such as Maria Konnikova’s “Is Bilingualism Really an Advantage?” …

Language Learning

All across the South, debates about Confederate imagery | NOLA.com

During the same week that a federal appeals court and a federal district court both ruled that New Orleans city officials have the authority to take …

Nazi Album Reveals Never-Before-Seen Hitler Photos

The photo album, which will be auctioned off next week by C&T Auctions in Kent, England, was first discovered by British war photographer Edward Dean …

Auctions

NFL, College Sports, NBA and Recruiting

Recruitment

5 habits of stupid people that smart people don’t have

Our world is populated by all kinds of people with hugely varying levels of intelligence. Almost anyone would consider themselves to be intelligent, …

Humanity might have received a signal from aliens that it isn’t checking, says Harvard professor

Scientists might have found proof of alien life but misunderstood it, according to a professor at Harvard University.<p>Strange radio waves that have …

Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America

Overview<p>Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America by Ibram X. Kendi<p><b>The National Book Award winning history of how</b> …

Books

A newly discovered Churchill essay on aliens is a timely reminder of the dangers facing life on Earth

If the British prime minister was seeking solace in the prospect of life beyond our war-torn planet, would the discovery of a plethora of exoplanets aid or hinder such comfort?<p>The 11-page article - Are We Alone in the Universe? - has sat in the US National Churchill Museum archives in Fulton, …

Churchill

Ghost hunters claim 'prisoner's SOUL' caught floating through walls in maximum-security jail in eerie CCTV footage

This spooky footage appears to show a mysterious black spectre float through the walls of a maximum-security prison .<p>Creepy CCTV captures the …

Black Holes are Even Stranger Than You Can Imagine

<i>This article was originally published at The Conversation. The publication contributed the article to Space.com's Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights.</i><p>Our …

Physics

Strange Glowing 'Paulding Ghost Lights' Draw Thrill Seekers In Michigan Forest

Mysteries abound a small patch of forest located in Michigan's Upper Peninsula right outside Paulding, Michigan. Located near the Wisconsin border, …

Exorcism Death Confounds Doctors

An unsettling incident involving the recent death of a Pakistani woman during an exorcism has raised concerns among medical professionals in the …

'Mystery Animal' Filmed in Australia

A night vision camera in an Australian forest captured a puzzling glimpse of a diminutive creature that no one seems to be able to identify.<p>Posted …

Incredible New Image Shows the Earth and Moon From Mars

During a recent calibration exercise, NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter captured a remarkable view of Earth and its moon from a distance of 127 …

10+ Incredible Photo Restorations That Will Totally Blow Your Mind

Sometimes a photo can be the last physical link between two people, but with time it can be lost forever due to spillages, tears, and other threats. …

Why is Friday the 13th Considered Unlucky?

Most kids who dream of becoming a professional monster hunter end up choosing a more practical path. Not Steve Feltham. When he was 24 years old, the …

We're Sorry About This Seriously Bummer Proxima B News

Bad news if you’re looking to ditch this planet for another one far, far away. According to new research from NASA, planets in the habitable zone in …

We Can't Get Over This Newly Discovered Photo Of A Young Harriet Tubman

During the second week of Black History Month, a new photo of iconic civil rights activist Harriet Tubman has been discovered in the archives.<p>As</b> …

Black History

Mentally Strong People Don't Just Tell Themselves To Be Happy, They Do These 4 Things

Do you ever find yourself wondering why you aren’t happier? Sometimes, it seems like the act of <i>saying</i> you’re happy isn’t enough to actually make you …

Happiness

Lightning Meets Lava in These Incredible Images by Nature Photographer Hernando Rivera

Hernando Rivera is a graphic designer and nature photographer living in Mexico, and he recently made a series of amazing photos of lightning striking …

A 'bridge of stars' connects two of our closest galaxies

Sadly it's not walkable<p>Europe's Gaia spacecraft has spotted a 'bridge of stars' between two dwarf galaxies. The bridge—a halo of faint light arching between two of the Milky Way's nearest neighbors—is 43,000 light-years long.<p>Gaia's main mission is to map the motions of a billion nearby stars in an …

Universe

One Solid Practice for Tackling Low Self-Esteem

How to Be More Than an Average Joe

No one wants to settle for the results that come with being average but it's easy to fall into the trap.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>So you’re sick of being average? You say you want more out of your life and work? The question is really about what you’re going to do …

Motivation

Meet the Adorable Cats Competing in Sunday's Super Bowl for Kittens

While millions of Americans tune in to Sunday’s Super Bowl, another intense competition will be going down at the same time: the fourth annual Kitten …