Matthew Pasukinis

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Exoplanet without clouds is the first of its kind ever discovered

Researchers have revealed that an exoplanet called WASP-96b, which is described as a “hot Saturn,” doesn’t have any clouds. This is a first for known …

This Stunning Milky Way Photo Is the Most Detailed Ever Taken

Prepare to see stars.<p>We're calling it now: This is the most mind-boggling, beautiful photograph of the Milky Way galaxy ever taken. And yes, that's the whole point.<p>The European Space Agency recently released this picture of the Milky Way taken by its satellite Gaia as it orbits the Sun. It serves …

A Rogue Star Hurtling Towards The Solar System Is Going to Arrive Sooner Than We Realised

Yikes...<p>According to new calculations, we may have a little less time to prepare for a star on course to kiss the edges of our Solar System.<p>Yep. …

Climate scientists condemn article claiming global temperatures are falling

A Republican-led panel promoted a misleading tabloid story alleging earth may not be warming, relying on data that leaves out important points of context<p>Climate scientists have denounced the House committee on science, space and technology after the Republican-held panel promoted a misleading story …

Fake News

The Super Scary Legend of Nazi Germany's Me-163 Rocket Fighters

Nazi Germany pursued numerous ambitious and impractical weapon programs over the course of World War II. One of the few that saw action was the …

Mike Pence Promotes Christian Theocracy

October 4, 2016 by Michael Stone<p>Trump may be a buffoon, but Mike Pence is a cold, cruel, religious extremist with dreams of a Christian …

Mike Pence

Where to Go in Maine: 11 Places You Should See in Your Lifetime

From the northern highlands to its southern coastline, Maine is one of the most popular destinations among tourists hoping to commune with nature. …

Artist Draws Trippy 3D Illustrations That Will Alter Your Perception Of Reality

<b>Serbian artist Nikola Čuljić</b> has only been actively drawing for three years, but it’s hard to tell from his amazing 3D artwork.<p><b>In an interview</b> given …

Dozens of children rescued during the Holocaust gather to remember Britain's 'Oskar Schindler'

Holocaust survivors who were among among hundreds of children rescued by the man described as "Britain's Oskar Schindler' have attended a special …

This Week's Sky at a Glance, May 20 – 28 - Sky & Telescope

The bright evening Moon forms very different geometrical patterns with Mars, Saturn, and Antares on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday evenings May 20, 21, …

Vardehaugen architecture studio visualizes future projects with life-sized chalk drawings in the office parking lot.

Digital photo renderings allow architects to project what finished buildings or interiors might look like in the flesh. Architectural drawings—a lost …

Drawing

I'm A Christian, But My Boyfriend Doesn't Believe In God

Dating someone from a different faith can be incredibly rewarding or a disaster of biblical proportions. In my experience, it was both.<p>Some years …

Did comets kick-start life on Earth? Chemists find missing piece of puzzle

The origin of life on Earth has been a matter of intense debate throughout human history. Even today, scientists don’t know whether the molecular …

Fear Thy Neighbor: All The Groups That ‘God’s Not Dead 2’ Wants Christians To Be Afraid Of

Subjecting myself to <i>God’s Not Dead 2</i> in its entirety was one of those things that <i>sounded</i> like a good idea at the time. Cross the imaginary cultural divide and report back, that’s classic gonzo stuff! Turns out, it wasn’t an especially illuminating experience. My main takeaway was that sometimes a …

Did part of rallying die in Mexico? - WRC - Autosport Plus

Less is more. But is it really? I thought not. I honestly thought more was more. But now I'm not so sure. Between you and me, I fear endurance …

Most Planets In The Universe Are Homeless

We normally think of planets as being synonymous with gas giant or rocky worlds orbiting a parent star. And as far as stars go, the Milky Way is lined with hundreds of billions of them, each with their own unique and varied stories of birth and history. Some are massive and bright, some are smaller …

Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff to Georgia governor: If you don't veto that bill, we will 'reduce investments' in the state

The next question is whether Gov. Nathan Deal will sign it into law. And Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff has pledged to reduce the company's investments in the state if he does.<p>The bill would permit faith-based organizations to deny social, educational, and charitable services based on a "sincerely …

What Students in Europe Learn That Americans Don't

If you're American, your teachers probably didn't teach you proper posture or how to put a condom on in the dark.<p>Thanks to the teen melodrama boom of the early 90s, everyone knows what an American high school looks like: glamorous, fashionable teens smoking Virginia Slims out of bathroom windows, …

Top 5 Weird Facts About Mysterious Uranus: Photos

Explore a few of our favorite facts about this oddball planet in the outer solar system.

Chilton goes from F1 tail-ender to 500 contender

(Reuters) - Max Chilton will go from Formula One tail-ender to Indianapolis 500 contender in May after joining the Chip Ganassi Racing team that have put four cars in Victory Lane over the last 16 years at the famed Brickyard.<p>Max Chilton of Britain drives his Nissan GT-R LM Nismo number 21 during …

Motorsport

NASA Retro Space Travel Illustrated Posters

The NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) had fun designing a series of posters for an imaginary tourism space office. These retro illustrations …

Posters

Spectacular Single Image of the Earth and Moon Taken from Mars

Captured by the High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRise), back in October 2007, this amazing photograph shows the Earth and the moon, as seen from the orbit of Mars. Collected by the HiRise camera on NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, the beautiful image places the two floating space …

Imaging

NASA just released a jaw-dropping 360 degree photo that makes you feel like you're on Mars

If you've ever wondered what it might be like to be inside of a giant crater on Mars, then check out this incredible footage NASA released this week from its Curiosity Mars rover.<p>The video below is interactive, making the experience more realistic than simply looking at a picture. Just click on the …

A Small Asteroid Will Pass An Astronomical Hair's Breadth From Earth in March

Projections call for a pass as little as 11,000 miles from Earth ... less than 5 percent of the way to the moon.<p>Let's say this first: there's a small asteroid that will skim past the Earth in March. It's going to get close, possibly as little as 11,000 miles. But there's not much to worry about.<p>The …

Europe's Most Overlooked Smaller Cities

By: <i>Barbara Woolsey</i><p>@barbarawoolsey<p><i>Credit: Stefano Termanini/Shutterstock</i><p>If you learned anything from repeated late-night viewings of the movie <i>EuroTrip</i>, it's be wary of absinthe. Also, nude beaches and sex clubs are <i>never</i> what they're cracked up to be.<p>But what you should've also taken away is that a …

Map: Publicly Funded Schools That Are Allowed to Teach Creationism.

Photo credit: Slate<p>By Chris Kirk<p>A large, publicly funded charter school system in Texas is teaching creationism to its students, Zack Kopplin …

Where Everything Is in the Solar System, Right Now

Among the many wonderful things that NASA does, it maintains open-access scientific data on the positions and motions of known natural objects in the …

Astronomy

An evolutionary analysis of anti-evolution legislation

Descent with modification applies to misguided bills, too.<p>We're just a few days from the 10th anniversary of <i>Kitzmiller v Dover</i>, the case that …

What Human Body Flaws Should Be Redesigned? - Guess what? Intelligent design is bullsh*t.

<b>Sometimes, evolution is all sorts of messed up.</b> Some humans like to view evolution as an almost spiritual driving force. After all, evolution has …