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Scientists Find Hints Of A Giant, Hidden Planet In Our Solar System

The astronomer whose work helped kick Pluto out of the pantheon of planets says he has good reason to believe there's an undiscovered planet bigger than Earth lurking in the distant reaches of our solar system.<p>That's quite a claim, because Mike Brown of Caltech is no stranger to this part of our …

Universe

Photo: @randyolson Camel Beauty Contest located about an hour outside of Abu Dhabi. In this image a camel is being hoisted up so that the owner can work its muscles. @natgeo @thephotosociety #abudhabi #camel #latergram

A polar #bear surveys the scene in Spitsbergen, northern #Norway. The #wildlife photographer Paul Goldstein has released the image to mark Polar Bear Day, which aims to raise awareness about carbon emissions. Photo: Paul Goldstein/Exodus/Rex

Ice flowing through the Hudson River at sunset in New York #newyork #newyorkcity #instagramnyc @instagram #igersofny #ig_northamerica #ig_americas #1wtc @one_wtc #topnewyorkphoto #loves_nyc #seemycity #sunset

Jet Lag Is Worse on Mars

A Martian day is 40 minutes longer than a day on Earth—a seemingly small difference that adds up quickly.<p>What would you do with an extra 40 minutes in a day?<p>Not 40 minutes shaved off some regular daily activity to devote to something else, but an extra 40 minutes actually tacked on to the 24 hours …

Stephen Hawking Warns That Aggression Could 'Destroy Us All'

Forget doomsday asteroids, global plagues and super volcanoes. British theoretical physicist and cosmologist Stephen Hawking says we're facing a much more immediate threat -- and it's our own behavior.<p>“The human failing I would most like to correct is aggression,” Hawking told contest winner Adaeze …

Oscars stage becomes liberal political soapbox for stars

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Hollywood stars turned the stage into a soapbox at the Oscars on Sunday night, advocating on issues ranging from NSA surveillance to equal pay; the Voting Rights Act to immigration reform.<p>Even before the stars hit the main event, the red carpet was tinged with political protest, …

Immigration Reform

Florida by Water: Explore a Coastal Paddling Trail

Bays, coves, and other sheltered areas along the Florida coast create favorable conditions for sea kayaking.<p>Bays, coves, and other sheltered areas along the coast create favorable conditions for sea kayaking. Protected from the strong winds and waves of the open ocean, paddlers typically are able …

Travel Photography

Obama must be clear: War on extremism is a war on violent Islamism

Sometimes a cigar is just a cigar — and sometimes it's not.<p>I couldn't help thinking of Sigmund Freud's purported quote as I listened to President<p>Obamatalk recently about terrorism and as I watched theWhite HouseandState Departmentspokespeople make fools of themselves trying to justify what he'd …

Sigmund Freud

Oscars 2015: What to expect from host Neil Patrick Harris

Neil Patrick Harris is a veteran awards show host, having emceed both the Emmys and Tonys to rave reviews, and come Sunday he'll take on the Oscars for the first time. If his past performances are any indication, he'll offer a mix of showbiz razzle-dazzle with plenty of tidy one-liners thrown …

Oscars Facts: 25 Things You (Probably) Don't Know About the Academy Awards

The 87th Academy Awards are this Sunday evening, and we're counting down the minutes!<p>We've already given you our Oscar predictions, and now we're bringing you a few of the best (and craziest) Academy Awards facts. From the first Best Actor winner to the "one dollar" Oscar rule, here are 25 things …

The Oscars

'Envelope, please': 6 things you may not know about the Oscars envelope

<b>Hollywood, California (CNN) —</b> The shining Oscar statuette is a celebrated symbol of the Academy Awards, but there is another icon on the Oscars scene.<p>Weighing a quarter of a pound and seen by millions of viewers around the world, it's the Oscar envelope.<p>It bears, after all, the Oscar winner's …

The Oscars

3 Steps to a Perfectly Folded Fitted Sheet

Clinton Kelly schools us in his quick and easy technique.<p>Folding laundry isn't exactly a fun way to pass the afternoon, and by the time you approach the dreaded fitted sheet, you might be inclined to just roll it in a ball and be done with it.<p>So our friends at <i>Woman's Day</i> enlisted renaissance man …

Personal Organizing

9 Rice Krispies Treat Recipes for Any Occasion

Having trouble deciding on the right dessert? Rice Krispies Treats are a culinary giant. Everyone is glad to see them at a party or potluck table, …

Recipes

Dole Invents Edible Fitness Tracker Made From an Actual Banana

Forget the FitBit and the Apple Watch: Produce giant Dole is delving into the wearable tech game with a banana that functions as a wearable fitness tracker, reports The Verge. The strange new invention will be debuted at the 2015 Tokyo Marathon that takes place February 22.<p>According to the official …

The Risk-Taking Bravery of Keri Russell's Bare Winter Legs

There are many ways to defy the bracing cold of this week’s post-Juno weather: swiping on a mood-boosting pop of neon lipstick, brushing on a back-from-Ibiza glow—or reveling in the laissez-faire elegance of static-y winter hair. Yesterday, for <b>Keri Russell</b> winter rebellion came at the hands of a …

Keri Russell

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Pizza May Be the Best Thing You'll Ever Eat

Chocolate chip cookie dough pizza combines two of the greatest things in food: cookie dough and pizza. What are you waiting for? Make it!<p>Hey, Food Fanatics!<p>I am SO excited to be the newest member of the Food Fanatic Family! I feel like I’ve been adopted into a gigantic family full of food bloggers …

Made in Canada: What’s the sweetest job ever?

Purdys staff meetings are better than <i>your</i> staff meetings. That's just a fact.<p>When they convene, workers at the Vancouver-based firm jot down tasting notes in chocolate diaries as they contemplate decadent morsels prepared in a company kitchen that operates like a high-tech R&D lab.<p>In one sitting, …

Selling

11 Foods That Crush Cravings

If losing weight is a goal for you, then you want to make sure you get some soluble fiber in your diet, too. Hydrophilic fibers dissolve and form a gel in the intestines. The gel helps steady blood sugar, which in turn stops food cravings and makes us feel full longer. Being well hydrated also aids …

These Treehouses Are Even Better in Winter

Capture the placid perfection of a winter forest by staying in one of these arboreal lofts. Not only are they specifically made to weather the cold, but they’re cozy too.<p>You might think sleeping in a treehouse is tailor-made for summer (hello cool breezes and rustling of leaves), but if you go in …

Hiking

Adorable Loch Ness Ladle

The next time you're cooking up a hot pot of soup, why not reach for this adorable ladle? The Nessie Ladle has the body shape of the mysterious Loch Ness monster but this guy's got stubby little legs so that it can stand on its own. Designed by Ototo for the modern store Animi Causa, the turquoise …

Cute

The Glacier Lagoon

How to Make Real Caramel Sauce at Home

<i>Every week, baking expert Alice Medrich is going rogue on Food52 -- with shortcuts, hacks, and game-changing recipes.</i><p><i>Today: Your ice cream called. It wants to be covered in the kind of gooey, warm caramel sauce that puts store-bought varieties to shame. Lucky for you (and your ice cream), Alice is</i> …

Dessert

2015 Super Bowl snack bracket winner: Wings defeat nachos in big game

What's the ultimate Super Bowl party food? We narrowed down the playing field to 16 dips, spreads and other party snacks and turned the vote over to you.<p>After some mighty battles, you chose a champion: It's wings that have flown to the top of the rankings, trouncing nachos in the final face-off. …

5 Sky Events This Week: Blue Giant, Crab Nebula, and Jovian Shadows

Seven Sisters stand revealed, while Io, one of Jupiter's moons, plays hide and seek.<p>Venus snuggles up with Neptune for stargazers this week, while the moon points to the remnants of an ancient stellar blast. Backyard astronomers, meanwhile, confront the challenge that comes from a Jovian moon's …

What's in Season in January: Citrus, Kale, Leeks, and More

From citrus to root vegetables, there's still plenty of good produce to eat in January. Here's a roundup of how to buy, store, and cook with it all.<p><b>What's in-season</b> in January? For much of the country, not a whole lot. But between root vegetables, bright and cheery citrus, and hearty aromatics …

Food Preservation