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NASA breaks record for pictures taken farthest from Earth

<b>(CNN) —</b> NASA's New Horizons spacecraft is making history again, this time one-upping the legendary Voyager 1.<p>New Horizons is the probe that flew by Pluto on July 14, 2015, and beamed back those amazing pictures. Now, it's zipping along at more than 700,000 miles (1.1 million kilometers) each day -- …

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The enduring mystery of an ancient Egyptian king’s smashed sculpture

The sculpture was crafted out of “a piece of graywacke, a metamorphic rock only quarried in the ancient Near East in Wadi Hammamat,” supporting the …

To Be Successful Get Rid of The Losers in Your Life

Losers love company and will try everything possible to bring you down with them.<p>Over the past five years, I've been undergoing a process of self-improvement that has enabled me to pivot away from a career I was miserable doing into something I love. If you would have told that when I was fired …

Video surfaces showing Egyptian soldiers killing unarmed men in Sinai

The unverified video has reignited allegations of extrajudicial killings against the Egyptian army.<p>An unverified video has emerged showing Egyptian …

Astronomers took a closer look at 7 new Earth-size planets — and there's some bad news for aliens

In what is becoming a bit of a roller coaster of emotions, it seems that at least a couple - if not all - of the seven planets in the TRAPPIST-1 solar system could have already been stripped of their atmosphere by the star's radiation, making it unlikely that liquid water could flow on their …

6. Why Do We Sleep And Dream?

Sleep is obviously extremely important. Despite the risks and drawbacks of spending a large proportion of your day, and as much as a third of your …

Compulsory Courses for Any Curriculum; The Science Dilemma

<b>Guest opinion: Dr. Tim Ball</b><p>Science is pervasive directly and indirectly in every phase of modern life. While the majority are not directly involved …

'I let witch doctors steam my wife alive': Chinese villagers defy government attempts to stamp out black magic

After other black magic rituals failed to cure his wife's ailments, Yan Yingmao relented to the Chinese witch doctors’ wishes: she would be steamed alive until the "ghosts" were dispelled from her body.<p>The two men who had been "treating" the woman proceeded to place her inside a wooden barrel …

Stephen Hawking finds the inner genius in ordinary people

It’s hard to believe that it took reality television this long to get around to dealing with space, time and our place in the cosmos.<p>In PBS’ <i>Genius by</i> …

15 Homemade Pancakes That Will Make You Skip Diner Brunch

It may seem <i>totally</i> necessary to hit up brunch every Sunday, right when that mad pancake craving hits you like clockwork. But before you know it, you’ve had too many mimosas, your bill is up to $40 and somehow it’s 3PM and you’re wondering where the heck the day has gone. The simple solution to this …

50% of Shropshire drivers ‘high on drugs’ – police

Half of the English county of Shropshire’s motorists are stoned at the wheel, as new figures suggest 50 percent of those stopped by police are failing roadside drug inspections.<p>Since new ‘<i>instant tests</i>’ were introduced in March to tackle drink driving in Shropshire, police were stunned to discover …

Water on the red planet: Nasa reveals major discovery – in pictures

View images of Martian briny flows of water from analysed spectral data from the CRISM instrument onboard Nasa’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter

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NASA Thinks There May Be Life on Jupiter’s Moon

David Bowie once speculated about life on Mars, and now NASA scientists are wondering the same thing about Jupiter’s moon Europa.<p>A potential mission …

Two Thais jailed for 'insulting' royal family in university play

Two young Thais accused of insulting the monarchy in a university play were jailed for two and a half years on Monday as the ruling junta intensifies its crackdown on perceived royal slurs under the kingdom’s controversial lese majeste law.<p>Patiwat Saraiyaem, 23, and Porntip Mankong, 26, were …