Elizabeth Reali

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Astronomers Get First Glimpse of Cosmic Web

Changing Planet<p>Computer simulations suggest that matter in the universe is distributed in a “cosmic web” of filaments, as seen in the image above from a large-scale dark-matter simulation. The inset is a zoomed-in, high-resolution image of a smaller part of the cosmic web, 10 million light-years …

Space Dust Carries Molecules Of Water, Study Finds

Water and carbon may be… universal.<p>The grains of dust prevalent throughout the cosmos could carry with them molecules of water, according to a new analysis. They carry molecules of carbon, too, <i>New Scientist</i> reports, meaning the things that are necessary for life could be common in the universe. …

New Discoveries Bring New Hope for the Possibility of Alien Life

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Scientists who are always on the lookout for some small sign that we are not alone in the universe …

Russian Mother Takes Magical Portraits of Her Two Boys and their Animal Friends

Russian photographer Elena Shumilova only got into photography in early 2012, when she acquired her first camera. But if you were to look through her …

25 Easy Party Dips You Can Make In 20 Minutes

Okay, maybe a few of them will take you 25 minutes. But all of them are definitely quick enough to whip up another batch during halftime if you run out.

Your Houseplants Can Think, Talk, Read Your Mind: New Research Adds Evidence

New research by a team of scientists at the University of Western Australia (UWA) shows plants have long-term memory. This adds to a body of research …

Ordinary Objects Cleverly Interact With Simple Line Drawings

The world is filled with possibilities according to clever Ecuador-based artist Javier Perez. From the graphic designer's perspective, any little object can be redefined to communicate a whimsical idea that will make just about anybody smile.<p>Perez first began his <i>Instagram Experiments</i> last fall with …

Digital Art

Oxfam: World's Richest 1 Percent Control Half Of Global Wealth

Just 1 percent of the world's population controls nearly half of the planet's wealth, according to a new study published by Oxfam ahead of the World Economic Forum's annual meeting.<p>The study says this tiny slice of humanity controls $110 trillion, or 65 times the total wealth of the poorest 3.5 …

SelfiePolice Turns Vanity Into Charity, Asks You to Donate $1 to Charity for Each Selfie

With a name like SelfiePolice and a tagline like ‘you owe humanity a dollar,’ we have a feeling the charitable organization Selfie Police is going to …

Gates book blasts ‘incompetent’ Congress; accuses Reid, others of seeking favors

Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates' scathing assessment of President Obama's handling of the Afghanistan war pales in comparison to what he thinks about Congress.<p>In Gates' memoir, "Duty," which hit the bookstores on Tuesday, the former Pentagon boss puts his poison pen to the work of skewering …

We Interviewed the Founder of Yeezianity, the First Religion Based on Kanye West

This is the best religion of all time!<p>I often joke that, for me, listening to Kanye West is like a religious experience. Apparently, for some people, this is not a joke. Enter the best religion of all time: Yeezianity.<p>The church of Yeezus was founded about a month ago by a man who doesn’t want to …

Infographic: Scientists Who Doubt Human-Caused Climate Change

A survey of the past year's papers demonstrates that the science is in on global warming.<p>The next time you hear someone dispute that human activity is destabilizing our climate, remember this pie chart.<p>It represents geochemist James Lawrence Powell's review of 2,258 peer-reviewed scientific …

Super-Earths likely to have oceans and continents

Massive exoplanets might be more like Earth than has been thought.<p>Massive terrestrial exoplanets – planets outside our solar system – called …

Astronomy