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Researchers Have Increased The Distance at Which a Supernova Could Kill Us All

Space just got even deadlier.<p>Were you to look up in the sky roughly 2 million years ago you would have seen a star die in a spectacular blaze of …

We thought this was gonna be a boring college football season. Then Week 11 struck.

Good morning! This is the Read Option, your daily college football newsletter. Sign up for this in your inbox!<p>The College Football Playoff was set. Four Power 5 conferences each had one unbeaten team, with a clear path for each. Alabama, Clemson, Michigan, and Washington would march into the …

College Sports

Only Voter Suppression Can Stop Bernie Sanders

<i>The most popular politician in the country is up against all three facets of the American political power structure, and he's already defeated two of them.</i><p>After weeks of inspiration and joy, there was anger and sadness this past week in the Bernie Sanders movement. After historic rallies throughout …

The My Lai Massacre

On the morning of March 16th, 1968, the men of Charlie Company, 11th Light Infantry Brigade, Americal Division, US Army, entered the hamlet of Tu …

The Ancient Origins Of Your Obsession With Coloring Books

Coloring books have roots reaching back 1,000 years, and share meditative benefits first discovered by Buddhists.<p>One thousand years ago, on the stone floors of a monastery in Tibet, a monk hunches on his knees, placing rubies the size of dust motes to draw a delicate line of glowing red sand. It’s …

Dark matter helped destroy the dinosaurs, physicist posits

<b>Dark Matter and the Dinosaurs</b><br>Lisa Randall<i><br>ECCO, $29.99</i><p>Dark matter. Dinosaurs. Few topics are as effective at grabbing the attention of science …

Physics

5 Funny Surprisingly Pics, Photos Memes.

Article Published : 2016-05-02 (about 1 year Ago) - Last updated about 1 year Ago : by Selena Martinez - 2320 Views<p>5 Funny surprisingly pics.<p>Enjoy …

Learn the Basics About How to Use Flipboard

Flipboard is your all-the-time-place for the stories you care about. So how does it work?<p>Get know our most essential features:<p><b>Follow</b> your favorite topics, publications, and social feeds to populate the <b>For You</b> home feed <b></b>(previously known as Cover Stories).• <b><br>Flip</b> the articles that matter to you into</b> …

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Black hole witnessed for the first time annihilating star over just weeks - Science News - ABC News

Astronomers have witnessed for the first time a star the size of our Sun being completely ripped apart and destroyed by a supermassive black hole.<p>The …

5 Free Podcasts That Will Make You Smarter

<i>By: Joe Oliveto</i><p><i>Credit: iStock/kupicoo</i><p>Podcasts are so hot right now. From comedy to news to 20-minute segments about concrete, there are literally hundreds of podcasts to pique the interest of pretty much anyone with a pulse.<p>That said, these podcasts will not only entertain, they'll also inform, …

Best U.S. Hiking Cities

<b>Get Hiking:</b> This popular four-mile hike has a large measure of challenge (3,700 vertical feet of climbing) with an equal payoff (views of Mount Rainier, Seattle, and the Olympics on a clear day). The journey isn’t so bad either: Along the way, hikers pass classic Pacific Northwest conifer and fir …

Hiking