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The Moon is about to do something it only does once every 28 years

The total solar eclipse that occurred this summer drew incredible excitement from even casual sky gazers, but our moon is about to perform a feat …

Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2017

Which one would you choose?<p>The Natural History Museum in London has kindly released the 13 finalist images for the 2017 Wildlife Photographer of the …

The hot new Nest Thermostat E is finally in stock on Amazon

The brand new Nest Thermostat E could very well be the best bargain in the smart home market. For just $169, you get all of the features that make …

U.S. homebuilding weakens again, hurricanes muddy outlook | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. homebuilding fell for a second straight month in August as a rebound in the construction of single-family houses was offset by persistent weakness in the volatile multifamily home segment.<p>A worker installs a metal roof on the top of a single story family home being built …

Home Building

Black Simon and Garfunkel's 'Royals' May Be the Best Cover Version Yet

Paul and Art would be proud.<p><b>Black Simon & Garfunkel,</b> the spoof-folk duo comprised of the Roots' Questlove and Kirk Douglas, made another appearance on <i>The Tonight Show</i> last night. In the past, they've covered such pop gems as Katy Perry's "Roar" and Ke$ha and Pitbull's "Timber." This time around, …

DIY Holi-Inspired Posters

As of Wednesday, March 20, it is officially spring, and we couldn’t be more excited about it. Ever since Groundhog Day, we’ve been antsy for more …

10 Surprising Ways to Add Color to Your Home

The Astronomical Hijinks of the Shortest Day of the Year

The solstice isn't for more than a week, but the earliest sunset of the year is already upon us. How's that possible?<p>If you live around latitude 42N—a well-populated latitude in North America and Europe, taking in Boston, Rome, and Vladivostok—today is the day you'll experience the earliest sunset …

Plasma Physicist Finds Hidden Portals in Earth's Magnetic Field

Hidden Portals in Earth's magnetic field - Twisted plasma belts linkingthe Earth's electro-magnetic field/shield to our electric Sun may …

Man Leaves Best Voicemail Ever After Witnessing Car Accident

When this guy calls his boss to tell him he's running a little late, he witnesses a car accident and begins the best play-by-play commentary you'll …

Forget LED bulbs—the future of interior lighting is lasers

Steven DenBaars, a research scientist at UC Santa Barbara, has been working on LED lights for 20 years. He has been instrumental in pushing them to the point that they are the true heir to Edison’s electric bulb. But in his own head, and in his lab, DenBaars is already onto the next big thing: …

Engineering

Headsongs: Graphite Portraits Morph into Landscapes | Colossal

<p>Austria-based artist Stefan Zsaitsits creates large-scale graphite portraits of truly strange and wonderful characters whose bloated faces often …