Jeurgen Geiss

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Awesome new image of Saturn

NASA just released this breathtaking photo of Saturn, seven of its moons, and Earth in the background. Actually a mosaic of 141 wide-angle photos, …

NASA Cassini Spacecraft Provides New View of Saturn and Earth

[image-36]Story Highlights:<p>Natural-color portrait that is first to show Saturn, its moons and rings, plus Earth, Venus and Mars<br>• Sweeps nearly 405,000 …

Top 10 must-see list for new astronomers

<b>I</b>t is very difficult to draw up a Top 10 list in any subject. In astronomy it is even more difficult due the the huge number of prospective …

Debt-free boat tiny home for family of 3 on Portland island

Life on earth 'began on Mars'

Evidence is mounting that life on Earth may have started on Mars. A leading scientist has claimed that one particular element believed to be crucial to the origin of life would only have been available on the surface of the red planet.<p>Professor Steven Benner, a geochemist, has argued that the …

Why Do We Kiss?

Sci-Fi Short Film Written Drunk. Acted Drunk. - STAR DRUNK

The 2 Secrets to Sending People to Mars

Does Earth have a second moon?

Mars has two moons, Jupiter has 67, Saturn 62, Uranus 27, Neptune 14. But our planet Earth has just one moon. Doesn’t it?<p>Many planets in our solar …

Astronomy

Listen to a full recording of Dave Chappelle’s comeback concert in Chicago

When Dave Chappelle took the stage at Chicago’s First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre last Saturday (8/31), he unleashed a kiloton of verbal napalm against …

The Creepy First Trailer For 'Escape From Tomorrow,' The Movie Secretly Filmed In Disney Theme Parks

If you haven't heard of it, the black-and-white guerrilla project was filmed in secret mostly at Disney World.<p>The film is directed by Randy Moore. from the trailer it looks like Disney is being shown as anything but the "Happiest place on Earth." In reality, the film follows Jim White (Roy …

Jimmy Fallon's Funny Breaking Bad Parody, JOKING BAD

Everything You've Ever Been Told About How You Learn Is A Lie

Three myths your teachers told you about how your brain learns, debunked<p>When I was in middle school and high school, teachers loved to impart various tidbits of wisdom about the way students learn during lectures, always couched in such a way as to indicate these were scientifically accepted facts.</i> …

BREAKING BAD Gets a Funny SEINFELD Makeover

100 Diagrams That Changed the World by Scott Christianson. From The Earliest Cave Paintings to the Innovation of the iPod

Infographics are cool (and trending) but you know what is cool? 100 most important diagrams that changed the human history, Scott Christianson decide to compile the most awesome diagrams in this book: you think that prismatic circle that you see on photoshop is a creation from Adobe, well Moses Harris did it in 1766, do you remember Dante’s Inferno, well there’s a diagram for that, phases of the moon? Yeah Galileo did it, and of course Da Vinci Vitruvian Man is there too.

Enter, Sandman: how lucid dreaming ‘can help you change yourself’

Thomas Peisel will teach you to reign over the witching hour<p>Maybe the vast majority of your recollected dreams involve public speaking in the nude, or repeatedly failing your college chemistry final. Or maybe you don’t recall having any dreams at all. According to Thomas Peisel, both scenarios are …

Can We Get to Alpha Centauri?

Hornetgeddon! Authorities swat deadly swarm of giant bugs

ANKANG, SHAANXI PROVINCE, China – A winged menace has killed 42 people and injured at least 1,600 since July, striking fear across this heavily industrialized area of central China.<p>Now local officials in Shaanxi province are declaring an uneasy stalemate with the virulent population of Asian …

Will A Chicken That's Fed Lemons Taste Like Lemons?

BRB, feeding a cow ketchup<p>A recent New York Times story looked into the high-end chicken market. These are chickens in stark contrast to factory chickens, fed with produce that's out of the price range of most humans. David Burke, one of New York City's most prominent chefs (he runs Fishtail, David …

Scientists discover DNA body clock

A US scientist has discovered an internal body clock based on DNA that measures the biological age of our tissues and organs.<p>The clock shows that while many healthy tissues age at the same rate as the body as a whole, some of them age much faster or slower. The age of diseased organs varied hugely, …

Reincarnation: Fact or Fallacy? Case Studies

Reincarnation. Fact, fallacy, superstition or simply coincidence? Those stories of people with super-minds; minds that delve into the past, minds …

Spirituality

Sun erupts with two big solar flares

The sun erupted with two of the strongest solar flares it can unleash Friday, just days after blasting an intense solar storm at Earth.<p>The sun fired off a flare that registered at X1.7 on the space weather scale at 4:01 a.m. ET (0801 GMT) Friday, then followed with an X.2-class event at 11:03 a.m. …

Astronomy

Great Moments in Comet History: Comet Holmes

Amateur astronomer Juan Antonio Henriquez Santana took a look at Comet Holmes on Oct. 24, 2007, just after midnight, expecting to see the small comet …

Astronomy

NASA will broadcast launch to the International Space Station live from Times Square next week

New Yorkers and NASA fans looking for a bit of excitement during next Wednesday's spacecraft launch will be able to head into Times Square, where NASA's coverage of the launch will be broadcast over the twin screens beneath its famous New Year's Eve ball. Three crewmembers — including one NASA …

Crowdfund A Collapsible RC Tricopter

It looks a bit like Anakin Skywalker's starfighter from The Phantom Menace.<p>The three-rotor SwitchBlade, a small, collapsible drone that's already raised $32,810 on Kickstarter, is designed to compete with radially symmetric quadrotors in the realms of search and rescue, infrastructure inspection, …

Drones

New Calculations Effectively Rule Out Comet Impacting Mars in 2014

NASA’s Near-Earth Object Office says that new observations of comet C/2013 A1 (Siding Spring) have allowed further refinements of the comet’s orbit, …

Morning Comets Continue to Dazzle in New Images, Timelapses

While many are anticipating seeing Comet ISON, there’s more in the sky these days than just one comet. There are actually four comets now in the …

Astronomy

Chris McCandless: Back to the Wild

Christopher McCandless at the Sea of Cortez<p>On August 18, 1992, Christopher McCandless died alone in a bus in the Alaskan backcountry. Before his stay in the bus that others now visit as a pilgrimage, he journeyed all over North America. This gallery features some of the photos and notes from his …

South Dakota

Huge Chunk of Russia Meteorite Pulled from Lake

Divers raised a coffee-table-size chunk of the Chelyabinsk meteorite from its muddy home at the bottom of Russia's Lake Chebarkul on Wednesday (Oct. …

Meteorites