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How to Use Stars to Find Your Latitude

Greetings, Secret Agent Math! Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to figure out where you are on Earth relative to the equator. Why …

Faintest ever galaxy shows universe 13 billion years ago

The faintest galaxy from the early universe has been discovered by a team of scientists.<p>The galaxy, hidden behind a galaxy cluster known as …

The science of funny

John Holden Contributor<p>John Holden is a journalist specializing in science, tech and innovation. His work has appeared mainly in the Irish Times.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>Incubating innovation<br>• The reality of VR porn<p>Psychologists in Canada have developed a mathematical formula for quantifying …

Breathtaking Time-Lapse Video Shows How Sunrise Looks From Space

That's one otherworldly view!<p>Watching the sunrise from the International Space Station is truly spectacular.<p>Just ask American astronaut Jeff Williams. After all, he gets to enjoy 16 of them every single day.<p>Williams tweeted out this breathtaking time-lapse video of day breaking on Friday.<p>The …

Time-lapse Photography

A Beloved Teacher Got the Best Surprise After Her Cat Died

These students prove why Generation Z shouldn't get such a bad rap.<p>Anyone who's ever lost a pet knows it's an extremely painful experience. So just a …

High School

These Funny Reasons Teachers Sent Kids To The Principal’s Office Is Why We Need To Pay Them More

Reddit is back again, this time not providing us with hilarious anecdotes about what parents have found in their children’s search history, but giving us the craziest things that they as teachers sent kids to the principal’s office for.<p>Check out all the stories at AskReddit. Here are some …

Is your favorite TV show canceled? A guide to what’s renewed and what’s in trouble.

By Emily Yahr<p>Emily Yahr<p>Style reporter covering pop culture and entertainment<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Next week marks the 2016 broadcast upfronts, where executives from NBC, Fox, ABC, CBS and the CW will officially unveil their primetime schedules for the fall and announce which pilots they have ordered to …

Los Angeles

NASA's Gorgeous Timelapse of the Mercury Transit Will Make You Feel So Small

If a whole planet is just a tiny black dot, what does that make us?<p>Yesterday, Mercury's orbit passed in front of the sun for the first time since 2012 and the last time until 2019. Obviously, staring at the sun to watch this happen is not a great idea unless you are taking great pains to do it …

Are we alone in the universe? Not likely, according to math

One of the most vexing mysteries of the universe is whether or not we're alone. There are potentially hundreds of billions of planets in the Milky Way alone. How likely is it that life is out there?<p>A new equation calculates the probability of other technological civilisations evolving, and has …

Man Painstakingly Builds Tardis To Propose To Girlfriend Who Loves Doctor Who

A guy has gone above and beyond to give his girlfriend the wedding proposal of her dreams.<p>Imgur user 'UpvoteViking' said his partner Jennifer is a …

22 Startling Images Depict Life for Disney Characters in the Modern World

It’s easy to fall in love with animated characters and their created personas. Who doesn’t want to believe in a world with magic and ‘happily ever …

BBC Latest News - Doctor Who - Can you guess the Doctor Who episodes told in emojis?

Can you guess the Doctor Who episodes told in emojis?<p>The Doctor Who Team<p><b>Test your Doctor Who knowledge by deciphering these emoji plots and guessing the episode!</b><p>If you're stuck, answers are at the bottom of the page…<p>1.<p>2.<p>3.<p>4.<p>Answers: 1. Face the Raven 2. The Angels take Manhattan 3. Tooth and Claw …

Funny cute cats. 15 amazing facts about cats | Food, Beautiful, Funny

<b>Love knows no boundaries))</b><p><b>I am a singer, check the throat, so I sang fruitfully!</b><p><b>Celebrate Spring!</b><p><b>For breakfast is ready!)</b><p><b>15 amazing facts about …

How to build a time machine, from a university math professor

Every now and again, we all indulge in dreams about traveling in time. Wouldn’t it be wonderful to return to that specific point in the past to change a bad decision or relive an experience—those halcyon days of childhood, that night you won an Oscar—or to zip ahead to see how things turn out in …

Douglas Ell: how an MIT atheist found God through math

Throughout the month of February, this column will be featuring stories of noted atheists who experienced dramatic shifts in their views, eventually …

20 Signs You Are A Math Major

911<p>views<p>If you are anything like me, you have a love-hate relationship with math. All of its uses and interesting facts fascinate you, but at the …

NASA just released an incredible photo of Pluto’s frozen canyons

This time around, we get to see in detail some canyons on the surface, further evidence of tectonic activity on the dwarf planet billions of years ago.<p>The image, taken from a distance of 33,900 kilometers (21,100 miles), shows the north polar region of Pluto, with the North Pole labeled in the …

Astronomy

Photonic Propulsion Could Send a Spacecraft to Mars in As Little As 3 Days

If the technology can actually be scaled enough to use on space probes, it might be the key to visiting worlds outside our solar system.<p>There's no argument in the astronomical community—rocket-propelled spacecraft can take us only so far. The SLS will likely take us to Mars, and future rockets …

The Fascinating Ways the Modern Stars of Doctor Who Have Channeled the Classic Doctors

Every time <i>Doctor Who</i>’s hero regenerates, we get to see a fresh twist on a character that’s been around for over half a century. But even as they’ve …

13 Roles That Doctor Who Actors Have Played Outside the TARDIS

by Monica Castillo<p>– on<p>in Lists<p>For over half a century, a mad man with a blue police box has traveled through time and space with companion after …

21 insanely difficult 'Harry Potter' trivia questions even diehard fans have trouble with

In order to track down the toughest "Harry Potter" trivia questions, we put our own memory to the test on Scholastic's "Wizard's Challenge" — an online quiz with a wide range of difficulty.<p>Combining expert-level questions found there along with some doozies asked during a New York City trivia …

Harry Potter

The Week in Tolkien Cosplay – February 12, 2016

Welcome to the Week in Tolkien Cosplay! Each week, we’ll be picking a few of our favorite Tolkien-inspired costumes. If you’d like to be considered …

'My dad bought a Dalek without checking with mum': school comes to rescue after Dr Who fan finds himself exterminated

The unnamed student and her father are both fans of the cult television programme and have met the present Doctor Who incarnation, Peter Capaldi.<p>But …

A Photo of the Earth and Moon Taken From Mars

Here’s a beautiful photo of the Earth and Moon in a single frame, captured back on October 3, 2007 by the HiRISE camera on NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance …

Rabbit or duck? This 124-year-old drawing has both if you can spot them

Check out the drawing below, which was published around 1892 in a German magazine. Do you see an animal? Do you see two?<p>According to a psychologist, your ability to flip between seeing a rabbit and a duck in the drawing is indicative of your creative prowess.<p>MORE: Can you spot the cat among the …

Doctor Who Gets A Star Wars: The Force Awakens Style Trailer

When the first trailer for <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> hit the internet, each moment was picked apart and analyzed for clues about the plot, the …

J.K. Rowling responds to fan's cry for help in the most heartwarming way

LONDON — No matter how busy J.K. Rowling might be, she often finds some time to interact with her fans on Twitter — especially if the fan in question …

Alzheimer's Journal: Tears for Yesterday

Having a loved one who has Alzheimer's can be incredibly painful. The following story is a case in point.<p>One day I went to visit Ed, my beloved Romanian soul mate of 30 years, at the Alois Alzheimer's Center in Cincinnati. When I arrived I heard someone pounding away at the piano in the distance.<p>I …

Peter Capaldi Visits Refugee Camps in Jordan

<b>Peter Capaldi</b> has made his first journey with the UN Refugee Agency, to witness some of the front-line work the charity is doing in the middle …