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Found: A star that last dazzled astronomers in 1437

It’s an explosive detective story.<p>In the hours before dawn on March 11, 1437, the constellation Scorpio rose over the horizon near Seoul, Korea. Astronomers tasked with scanning the sky and noting nightly changes—aurorae, comets, shooting stars and the like—noticed something odd about the group of …

Cosmology

Cassini Stared Into Saturn's Polar Abyss, and It's Creepy As Hell

As Cassini’s tour of Saturn comes to a close, NASA’s getting a bit nostalgic. Yesterday, the space agency released a photo of Saturn’s North pole the …

Astronomy

Saturn Plunge Nears for Cassini Spacecraft

NASA's Cassini spacecraft is 18 days from its mission-ending dive into the atmosphere of Saturn. Its fateful plunge on Sept. 15 is a foregone …

Astronomy

5 Key Elements Every Small Business Website Should Have

Incorporate these five important website elements into your site to build an online presence that brings customers directly to your business, no matter where they're located.<p>This story originally appeared on PR Newswire's Small Business PR Toolkit<p>Your business may be small, but a business website …

Small Business

New Close-Up Image of Jupiter's Turbulent Region Is Breathtaking

Sure, things are pretty whacky here on Earth, but they’re nothing compared to the gigantic storm twice as wide as our own planet raging on Jupiter. …

NASA released incredible new animations of a star that exploded with the energy of 100 million suns

New animations released by NASA are recasting a groundbreaking astronomical moment in a whole new light.<p>On February 24, 1987, astronomers Oscar Dhalde and Ian Shelton witnessed an incredible sight atop a Chilean mountain: a new star in the night sky. Soon, however, they realized it was not a star's …

Universe

20 CSS Flexbox Tutorials, Guides, and Tools

Flexbox is a modern layout mode included in CSS3 that was created to satisfy the more complex requirements of the modern web. Check out this …

Web Design

The 10 commandments for financial success: Follow these rules and grow richer

Wouldn't it be nice if your paycheck came with an instruction manual? "After rent and student loan payments, you can spend up to $250 on fun this …

Personal Finance

This animation shows how fast a rocket must go to leave every planet

Elon Musk's private rocket company SpaceX announced Monday that it plans to launch two paying customers around the moon in late 2018.<p>How hard will that be to accomplish, exactly?<p>Gravity makes it possible for us to live on Earth, but it also makes it pretty hard to leave.<p>Satellites fight gravity by …

Space Exploration

Why science will never know everything about our Universe

There is so much we’ve discovered and so far that we’ve come. But there’s a limit to knowledge we’ll never be able to overcome.<p><i>“To know that we know</i> …

Logotype vs Logomark

What’s the Difference?<p>In the field of logo design, you will find that most logos consist of lettering, often called a logotype design, and a symbol …

10 Places to Learn JavaScript Online

When you are ready to dive into the world of web development and have mastered HTML and basic computer science topics, it's time to learn JavaScript …

How To Invest With Just $5

Imagine that you have never invested before in the stock market. How much money do you need to start investing?<p>$100? $1,000? More?<p>If you ask Brandon Krieg, co-founder and CEO of Stash, he’ll tell you definitively that it’s $5.<p>Yes, $5.<p>More on that in a minute.<p><b>What Is Stash?</b><p>Stash is a new type of …

Investing

5 free online classes to improve your financial literacy

Education has become a personal finance issue of late, with countless Millennials deep in student loan debt. But thanks to massively open online courses (MOOCs), you can learn—whether about money or music or marketing—for free.<p>Sometimes there is a fee for graded coursework, but you can still access …

Personal Finance

Can science prove the existence of God?

And, whether you believe or not, can you approach the question without a preconceived answer coloring your analysis?<p><i>“It’s so easy to become a</i> …

N159 in the Large Magellanic Cloud

Over 150 light-years across, this

Cosmology

We May Finally Have a Way of Mass Producing Graphene

The Miracle Material for All<p>Hailed as the future’s 2D miracle material, graphene has remarkable applications. Graphene is essentially a one-atom …

The ‘Flappy Bird’ creator is back with an addictive new game

<i>Flappy Bird</i> was one of the simplest (and dumbest!) games to ever make the top of the app store. It was basically exactly the same as all the …

Does This Footage Show UFOs Hovering Near the US-Mexico Border?

President Donald Trump’s proposed plan to build a wall between the U.S. and Mexico is apparently not the only thing drawing attention to the border …

Paranormal

How To Become a Millionaire

If the headline of this article "How To Become a Millionaire" sounds like an infomercial, don't be deceived. It's not. The advice on how to become a …

Three cloud computing skills to make your resume stand out in 2017

As enterprises evolve their cloud strategies in 2017, expertise in vendor-specific services, containers and machine learning will pique the interest …

SEO

'Flappy Bird' creator returns with another infuriating game

While game companies are spending millions developing and marketing addictive mobile games, every once in a while an indie hit appears out of nowhere and captures the public's imagination. In 2013, that game was <i>Flappy Bird</i>, a notoriously difficult endless runner-style game that thrust its …

Why The Multiverse May Not Be Madness

Alternate realities, parallel dimensions, and multiple universes. Whatever you call it, the notion of other versions of existence is one of the most …

85 Things I Learned Being a CEO

This curated column is authored by Sachin Gupta, Co-Founder & CEO, HackerEarth<p>It is going to be an extremely hard job. No amount of preparation or …

How to Add a Slide Down Menu to your Navigation

Contemporary website design affords only so much space to your website navigation. Many navigational areas, while capable of supporting child …

Trump Supporter Leaves An African American Waitress $450 Tip To Promote Unity

On social media, those who supported Trump and those who would have rather had anyone else in power are locked in a bitter and brutal feud. But out in the real world, where people aren’t avatars but flesh and blood, things are often different. This was proved once again on Monday when a white Trump …

Social Media

What Are the Biggest Style Trends in Design Right Now?

Tell us: what are some aesthetic patterns going on now, and what are your predictions for 2017?<p>Last week, readers started up a fun visual discussion …

Trends