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A Meteor Shower and 8 More Can’t-Miss Sky Events in October

Get ready to see the Green Giant, meteor showers, and more this month.<p>The coming month brings shooting stars, pretty planets, and plenty more reasons to look up at the night sky. You’ll even have the chance to catch the eerie pyramid-shaped zodiacal light.<p>So dust off those binoculars and mark your …

Astronomy

Mercury Is More Earth-Like Than We Thought

It’s the only other planet in our solar system that we know is tectonically active.<p>Mercury has been hiding an exciting secret: the closest planet to our Sun is perpetually shrinking, according to new data from NASA, which shows the appearance of new, tiny cracks on Mercury's surface called "fault …

Earth - There is a huge 'monolith' on Phobos, one of Mars's moons

"When people find out about that they are going to say, 'Who put that there? Who put that there?'"<p>These are the words of Buzz Aldrin, the second man to walk on the Moon, in 2009. He was talking about a peculiar and solitary large rock, a monolith, that sits on the surface of the Martian moon Phobos.<p>…

Sunrise in Rhodes

DIY Pumpkin Spice with Just 5 Ingredients

Saying goodbye to summer means welcoming sweater weather, boots all day, every day, and pumpkin spice everything. Save a few extra bucks this season …

Squidot.com

Incredible Photos Capture The World's Biggest Cities From Space

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station have captured photos of the planet's major cities from space and they're absolutely awe-inspiring.

How to Grow Herbs

The following questions and answers will help you learn about herbs and their requirements for growing. Click the link below for our Herb …

Rage Against the Machine’s Zack de la Rocha Goes Solo With El-P-Produced New Single: Listen

Zack de la Rocha’s Rage Against the Machine bandmates have been busy touring the world with Chuck D and B-Real. As it turns out, the Rage frontman has been working on music of his own. This morning, de la Rocha has made his inaugural bid as a solo artist with a new single called “Digging For …

NASA launches spacecraft to intercept asteroid

<b>Cape Canaveral, Florida (CNN) —</b> NASA on Thursday evening launched a space probe called OSIRIS-REx to chase down a dark, potentially dangerous asteroid called Bennu. The probe will take a sample of the asteroid and -- in a US space first -- bring the sample back to Earth.<p>"NASA did it again!" Jim …

The first photos of Jupiter's poles are 'like nothing we have seen or imagined before'

When NASA's Juno spacecraft first flew by Jupiter on August 27, all we got was a fuzzy image of the gas giant from a glancing angle. But now scientists behind the mission are starting to trickle out high-resolution photos and videos taken during the 130,000-mph maneuver, briefly making Juno the …

Let Five Minutes Of ‘Super Mario World’ Told In 80,000 Dominoes Falling Sooth You

There are many, many, <i>many</i> reasons not to be a fan of 2016. It is a stressful year full of bad news, rising social tensions, and we’ve still got four months to go. So, if you need to step away from the madhouse, at least for a little while, why not watch <i>Super Mario World</i>, retold with 80,000 dominoes.<p>…

Watch A Free Claypool Lennon Delirium Webcast Live From Philadelphia

On Wednesday night, August 31, The Claypool Lennon Delirium bring their Summer Tour to Philadelphia for a performance at The Fillmore. If you can’t …

Pink Floyd Exhibition Unearths Lost Footage, Laser Show

London's Victoria and Albert Museum will honor the trailblazers of psychedelic rock with "The Pink Floyd Exhibition: Their Mortal Remains," an …

New mini-moon discovered orbiting Earth

This isn’t April fools day, and we’re not pulling your leg – there is indeed a second rocky companion out in space orbiting Earth – besides our moon. …

Wooden Desktop Arcade Might Be the Most Beautiful Retro Hardware I've Ever Seen

8Bitdo, the company behind those Bluetooth SNES and NES controllers that let you play classic 8 and 16-bit games without annoying wires, is teasing …

Rosetta captures comet outburst

In unprecedented observations made earlier this year, Rosetta unexpectedly captured a dramatic comet outburst that may have been triggered by a …

Potentially Habitable Exoplanet Confirmed Around Nearest Star!

For years, astronomers have been observing Proxima Centauri, hoping to see if this red dwarf has a planet or system of planets around it. As the …

diy project: scandinavian-inspired wooden heart

Every once in a while, I like to try out DIY projects that are very simple, almost <i>too</i> simple: few materials, even fewer steps and no big requirements …

Make Your Own Mosquito Repellent Bracelet

It’s that time of year when we want to be outdoors enjoying all the fun activities that spring and summer have to offer. Unfortunately, all that …

Jewelry

Taishan Dong: The Chinese 7-Footer Ready to Dominate the Boxing World

Boxing's next big thing has arrived, and his name is Taishan Dong. The Chinese fighter is 7'0" and has two wins from two knockouts since making his boxing debut in July.<p>A former kickboxer, "The Great Wall" has been training in the U.S. with a focus on taking over the heavyweight division. His …

Yin and yang of Saturn’s moon Iapetus

In this image, Saturn’s moon Iapetus looks similar to the Chinese taiji symbol, what many call the yin-yang symbol, representing nature’s …

How to Learn an Instrument in Your Sleep

All you need is a wristband.<p>If you’ve ever wanted to learn a new skill but have the memory and self-motivation of a permanently stoned goldfish, then you’ll have dreamt of some magic brain injection where guitar chords or French could just be needled into your cortex.<p>Well, that's never going to …

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12 great uses for protein powder

Yes, we all know about the usual protein shakes.<p>But did you realize that protein powder can actually be integrated into a number of healthy and easy …

Protein

Debunking the Myth of the 10,000-Hours Rule: What It Actually Takes to Reach Genius-Level Excellence

The question of what it takes to excel — to reach genius-level acumen at a chosen endeavor — has occupied psychologists for decades and philosophers for centuries. Groundbreaking research has pointed to “grit” as a better predictor of success than IQ, while psychologists have admonished against the …

How the Neighborhoods of Manhattan Got Their Names

For an island of only 24 square miles, Manhattan sure has a lot of neighborhoods. Many have distinct monikers that might not seem intuitive to the …

The 10 Most Popular Street Art Pieces Of January 2014

Share this article<p>Rom Levy<br>• January 30, 2014<br>• 3<p>1. Maser – Limerick City, Ireland<p>February is just around the corner and it’s time for our monthly top 10 …

NASA Preparing for 2014 Comet Watch at Mars

A close flyby of Mars in 2014 by comet Siding Spring could deliver opportunities for learning, but also possible hazards for orbiting spacecraft. …