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5 Sky Events This Week: Full Lunar Eclipse and Lord of the Rings

Changing Planet<p><b>This is a big week even for the most amateur of sky-watchers, with a rare full lunar eclipse and Mars getting as close as it ever does to Earth.</b><p><b>Moon shadow play.</b> The moon will appear to be orange-red late Monday night and early Tuesday morning as it undergoes a total eclipse, the …

Learn to snowboard in a day

Being strapped to a board at the top of a mountain is terrifying, but Vicky Baker tries to master the snowy terrain<p>• Winter sports around the UK<p>I once went skiing, but I was so frightened that I threw myself to the ground whenever I picked up speed. I've since had a recurring nightmare about being …

Mysterious Ancient Indian Metal Works Surpass Modern Technology

What is amazing about the Iron Pillar of Delhi is that, in spite of being at least 1,500 years old and possibly much older, it is so impenetrable to …

CES 2014: Does Smart Jewelry Take Wearable Tech Too Far?

Believe it or not, a Bluetooth necklace could do some good.<p>From Razer's Nabu smartband to the Pebble Steel smartwatch, there are wrist-worn devices aplenty debuting at the Consumer Electronics Show this year. But UK-based CSR is betting on a different kind of wearable tech: bling. They brought two …

PGA Golfer Stewart Cink Has an Unreal Tan Line on His Head

Link to Media<p>Stewart Cink shot a one-under in the first round of the Sony Open on Thursday and is in good position to make the cut.<p>This is great news, if only because it means we may get to see more of the incredible head tan line Cink displayed when he shook hands with his playing partners Marc …

Golf

Kevin Durant Says Phone Hacked After Leaked Smoking Pic

Link to Media<p>Oklahoma City Thunder superstar Kevin Durant had a simple explanation for why he would decide to tweet a picture of himself smoking what he said is a hookah.<p>He wasn't the one who sent it out (h/t Deadspin's Samer Kalaf).<p>KD dialed up the old my-phone-was-hacked excuse (tweets have since …

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Here are the Nets-Heat nickname jersey game full rosters

LeBron James was obviously going to be King James for nickname jersey night. But now we know that Mason Plumlee will be wearing a jersey that says "Plums," and Roger Mason Jr. one that says "MoneyMase."<p>So, we've known for a while that the Nets and Heat would play a game with nickname jerseys. And …

The best gifts for skiers

With the holidays approaching, you’re no doubt brainstorming what to gift your friends and family. If you’re shopping for a skier, it may be tricky …

Forever Ferg

From ventures into apparel to crafting fine art, musicians are exploring what it truly means to be an “artist,” finding where the worlds of music, …

Rick Dyer Bigfoot: Man Who Perpetuated Hoax Claims He Killed Bigfoot

Rick Dyer, a hunter in San Antonio, says that he fatally shot Bigfoot.<p>That was in September 2012. But now he released pictures of the dead creature, …

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How the visual language of comics could have its roots in the ice age

Psychologist and comics obsessive Neil Cohn believes cartoons have a sophisticated language all their own and a heritage that goes back to cave art. Here he breaks it down<p>Neil Cohn's love of comic strips began in his family's attic. In one of his earliest memories, he recalls his dad climbing the …

Iron age hill fort threatened by plans to build 200 luxury homes

Protesters in Shropshire say housing for 'affluent commuters and rich retirees' will ruin a site of national importance and set back archaeological research<p>Old Oswestry is one of Europe's best preserved iron age hill forts, a site that has existed for more than 3,000 years and can be seen for miles …

3,700-Year-Old Wine Cellar Discovered in Israel

A 3,700-year-old wine cellar was discovered in Israel in the ruins of a Canaanite palace. Researchers uncovered 40 ceramic jars dating back to …

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Rate Of Coastal Wetlands Loss Has Sped Up, U.S. Study Says

The U.S. lost an average of 80,000 acres of coastal wetlands from 2004 to 2009, according to the latest data published by federal agencies. More than 70 percent of the estimated loss came in the Gulf of Mexico; nationwide, most of the loss was blamed on development that incurred on freshwater …

The Week in Plagues: A World Without Antibiotics, Why You're Not Drowning in Poop, and More

Here are some links on infestations, contagions, and controls from around the web this week. There were some great longreads, so I hope you have time this weekend to dig in. Did I miss anything big? Add it in the comments.<p><b>In outbreak news</b><p>The World Health Organization has confirmed that the polio …

To Roam Again The Pyrenees: Scientists Plan To Clone Extinct Mountain Goat

The last bucardo died in 2000, killed by a falling tree.<p>Spanish scientists are checking in on a batch of cells, frozen in liquid nitrogen 14 years ago. The cells belonged to the last bucardo, a Pyrenean sub-species of mountain goat that went extinct in 2000, and researchers have received funding to …

Paleontology

In the Mojave, a scientist-entrepreneur works to 're-create Martians'

MOJAVE NATIONAL PRESERVE — The sun is fading, the temperature is dropping and this desert party is just getting started.<p>They're prying open beer bottles and blasting rock music from an RV. Motorcycles rest on kickstands beside an ancient lava flow while revelers talk excitedly about alien worlds, …

National Parks

Travel Through the Galápagos Islands via Google Street View

If you have no exciting vacation plans coming up, don't fret: Google Street View has you covered. It'll soon take you on a virtual journey through …

Electric Fireball Traveling Down Residential Power Lines

Note: Several dirty words but they aren't nearly loud or distinguishable enough so yell your own as you watch.<p>So if you don't follow Geekologie on …

Turn an Old Laptop Case into the Ultimate Travel Bag-in-Bag

First of all, what is a bag-in-bag? It’s a travel-related trend we’ve seen popping up as of late, and we’re totally on board. It’s basically a skinny bag that fits into your carry on or tote, and contains all those loose ends you want to use throughout a flight, train ride, or road trip. We decided …

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Latest<p>All 'Dragon Ball' Funko Pops Are Buy One, Get One 50% Off<p>Dragon Ball 22 hours ago<p>Dragon Ball<p>SNES Classic Edition Available at Amazon<p>SNES …

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Nike Snowboarding Presents "Never Not" - Part 1

Nike Snowboarding presents the first installment of their newest visual presentation: “Never Not.”<p>Nike Snowboarding presents the first installment of their newest visual presentation: “Never Not.” Unveiled just days after snowboarding behemoth Burton unveiled the first episode of their own video, …

Moon Mining Rush Ahead?

A commercial space company wants the U.S. government to give it lunar mining rights.<p><b>The Man Who Sold the Moon? A private space company's chief, Robert Bigelow of Bigelow Aerospace Inc., called for the Federal Aviation Administration to allow property rights for lunar mining, at a Tuesday NASA</b> …

Rick Jeanneret calls game from between benches, talks with players

Duhatschek: GM meetings spur moves by Blackhawks, Maple Leafs

Predictably, when NHL general managers gathered in Toronto last week for their semi-annual meeting to discuss rule changes, there was the usual amount of face-to-face trade talk as well. It resulted in a couple of minor deals – the Toronto Maple Leafs getting additional depth at forward by …

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