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6 secret beaches that you can only get to on a yacht

Leaf-peeping may be in full swing in the northern hemisphere, but in the yachting world, it's always an endless summer. The closest thing you'll find to a turning of seasons is the change from "Mediterranean season" to "Caribbean season" and back.<p>The Ft. Lauderdale International Boat Show, which …

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China Reveals Flying Robot Car

Jetsons meets Google Car<p>AVIC, the leading Chinese aviation conglomerate, unveiled a flying robot car during the September 2015 Third China Helicopter Exposition in Tianjin. The Swift Gazelle (Sai Ling in Mandarin Chinese) currently weighs 100 kg, and uses its six side-mounted, digitally controlled …

There are now 9 teams with a legit shot to win the Super Bowl

Using Nate Silver's "2015 NFL Predictions," a model that rates each team and then projects how the regular season and playoffs will play out, we can get a better sense of which teams are the true Super Bowl contenders.<p>Heading into Week 4, the Patriots are the favorite with a 19% chance to win the …

Striking Photos Showcase the Elegant Beauty of Big Cats

Using only a simple, dark background, Vincent J. Musi captures the elegance of lions, leopards, tigers, and more. The South Carolina-based photographer works for National Geographic and shot these breathtaking images as part of a series titled <i>Big Cats</i>. His photos showcase incredible, up-close …

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Ancient Dwarf 'Starburst Galaxies' Shed New Light On Early Universe

Brilliant bursts of star formation in distant dwarf galaxies seen by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope could reveal new information about the early history of the universe, scientists say.<p>Galaxies churn out new stars all the time, but most of the universe's stars formed between two and six billion …

4 Sky Events This Week: Comet Challenge, Stellar Trio, and Planet Pairings

Changing Planet<p>This image of comet ISON was taken in November 2013, when the comet was 97 million miles from Earth. This week comet 209P/LINEAR will come much closer, but it won’t be as bright, because there’s little dust activity on its surface. Courtesy: NASA/MSFC/Aaron Kingery<p><b>The parent of the</b> …

Saturn's strange north pole is a giant hexagon

We've learned a lot about Earth's atmosphere and climate by studying other planets. As the American Institute of Physics writes: "In the 1960s and …

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Beach Dreamin': Celebs in Chic Swim

See who shared their beach and poolside snaps here.<p>If you're looking for summer beach body inspiration, look no further than these stars' Instagrams. From Beyoncé to Gisele Bündchen, these celebs and models have amazing bodies and aren't afraid to bare them all via our favorite app. Click through …

Best space images of the month

Here are some of the most stunning pictures captured during a memorable month in space – from cosmic collisions to soaring satellites.<p>Watch Colin Legg's footage of the Moon Saturn occultation.

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Meteorite hits moon in largest lunar impact ever recorded - video

Rock travelling at 61,000 km/h punched a crater 40 metres wide and produced a flash that could be seen from Earth<p>Published: 24 Feb 2014<p>The meteorite is providing invaluable information to help protect against larger rocks that might pose a serious threat to Earth<p>Published: 30 Dec 2013<p>With …

Watch: A Captivating Time-Lapse Of Snowflakes Forming In Midair

What does a snowfall look like? Not as it floats down from a gray sky to land upon an outstretched tongue, but as it grows from a single molecule? It looks like some kind of crystal flower, blossoming from a singularity in space-time.<p>Backed by a soft piano nocturne taken from Aphex Twin, Russian …

Meet Paddle, The Incredible Shapeshifting Smartphone Of The Future

The mobile device can assume the shape of an armband, a phone, a tablet, and more. Welcome to the future.<p>How many gadgets do you tote around at any given time? Your smartphone, of course. But also maybe a tablet or an e-reader or a fitness band or a second smartphone. (Or perhaps all of the above.) …

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Sky's Now TV beta lets you stream shows on most Android devices

Android-toting TV viewers in the UK won't have to worry about what hardware they use to catch up on their favorite shows. Sky has just launched a new Now TV beta that runs on most devices using Android 4.0 or higher, including tablets like the Nexus 7. It also introduces support for the £5 …

Italy Photos

TravelPhoto Gallery<p>See photos of Italy (including the Colosseum, Venice, Florence, and more) in this travel photo gallery from National Geographic.

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13 Incredible Natural Wonders That Deserve A Spot On Your Bucket List

As humans, we built a Great Wall. We built some pyramids. We also built a lighthouse and a temple and some hanging gardens.<p>...but we can't just <i>build</i> an underwater river. It's time to make way for Mother Nature's craftsmanship on your list of must-see world wonders.<p><b>1. Pink lakes</b><p>A breed of tiny algae …

The 50 Most Dazzling Pictures From Space

Taking pictures in space ain’t just point and shoot. When a spacecraft is billions of miles from home, it takes an awful lot of data processing and …

Video: How sugar affects the brain

When you eat something loaded with sugar, your taste buds, your gut and your brain all take notice. What happens when you overload?<p>Check out this …

5 eye-opening developments since the last Brady-Manning playoff matchup

Tom Brady holds a sizable advantage (10-4) over Peyton Manning in their career meetings, including a 2-1 postseason record against his fellow future Hall of Famer. But that last playoff win was in January 2005.<p>The two haven’t faced each other in the playoffs since the 2006 season, six years before …

5 Natural Teeth Brighteners

Get a gorgeous smile with these easy tricks.<p>You may not be on the red carpet, but with the amount of flashes happening on your holiday party circuit, you might as well be. And while you often know the main smile saboteurs (red wine, coffee, etc.), what about all the foods that can actually do your …

NFL Wild Card Playoffs: What to Watch for in Sunday's Games

With the first day of the 2014 NFL playoffs already in the books, it is time to turn our attention to Sunday's slate of wild-card action.<p>In the early game, the AFC North champion Cincinnati Bengals will play host to the sixth-seeded San Diego Chargers.<p>In the late afternoon, the NFC North champion …

Super Bowl XLVIII will be streamed for free on Fox Sports website and app

The past Super Bowl live streams have been wildly successful, so it's no surprise that fans will again be able to watch each touchdown online for the third year in a row. Fox Sports, the channel in charge of this year's coverage, will start broadcasting Super Bowl XLVIII (including Bruno Mars' …