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Read This Story Before You Start Using Your New Slow Cooker

Congratulations! You're the proud owner of a brand-new slow cooker ... now what?<p>Obviously the very first thing you'll do is unbox your slow cooker. …

Cooking

We're In For A Triple Celestial Treat, And Here's How To Enjoy It

Get set for a full moon, a lunar eclipse and a comet flyby this Friday night.<p>Turn your eyes to the sky this Friday night and prepare for a series of spectacular celestial sights.<p>A penumbral lunar eclipse, a full moon and a comet will all be visible from across North America ― weather permitting.<p>The …

Lunar Eclipse

Three reasons you should really look up at the night sky tonight - BBC Three

10 February 2017<p>Stargazers are in for a treat tonight as there's going to be three big - actually, scrap that - three <i>astronomical</i> things visible from Earth.<p><b>Comet 45P</b><p>First up is the catchy-sounding Comet 45P/Honda-Mrkos-Pajdusakova. Luckily, it also goes by the name New Year Comet, because of the …

Native Americans

Alien-like critter forces creation of new insect category

Around one million insects have been discovered and described by scientists, with every last one slotting into one of 31 categories, known in …

LSD study reveals why acid trips last so long

Research is first to demonstrate precisely how the compound lysergic acid diethylamide attaches to serotonin receptors in the brain<p>“You can hear the Universal Symphony with God singing solo and Holy Ghost on drums,” was how Hunter S. Thompson described the experience, while the Beatles famously …

Consciousness

Can Science Prove The Existence Of God?

There’s an argument that many people make: that the natural world, and humanity’s existence in the Universe, point towards a divine creator that brought forth all of this into existence. To the best of our knowledge, Earth exists with a plethora of conditions that allowed for our existence, and …

Universe

Spot a Stellar 'Odd Couple' In the Night Sky This Week

Orion, the Mighty Hunter, will stand upright, high in our southern sky at around 8 p.m. this week, glittering like a large piece of celestial …

Astronomy

Best File Manager

<i>Best overall:</i> ASUS File Manager<p>See at Play Store<p>ASUS File Manager manages to heave itself to the top of the file manager food chain on Android by …

Google Play

Revealed! 97% of human body is made up of stardust!

Stars are made up of almost two dozen chemical elements, but researchers only listed those elements that are considered to be the building blocks of …

This bumble bee was everywhere. Now it’s on the endangered species list.

For the first time in American history, a bumble bee species has been placed on the endangered species list. It probably won’t be the last.<p>The rusty patched bumble bee was so prevalent 20 years ago that pedestrians in Midwest cities fought to shoo them away. Now, even trained scientists and …

Endangered Species

Tibet: Tensions on the roof of the world

<b>Lhasa, Tibet (CNN) —</b> It's dawn in Lhasa, Tibet, and the quiet is punctuated only by the gentle chanting of Buddhist pilgrims.<p>They pray outside the Jokhang temple, Tibetan Buddhism's holiest place.<p>Some prostrate themselves on the cool stone ground, while others walk clockwise around the temple, …

China

One small step for man, one giant step for robot suit with man inside

A South Korean robot similar to the one imagined in the film "Avatar" takes its first steps.<p>When you mention South Korean tech companies, the name Hankook Mirae Technology isn't the first to come to mind. But on Tuesday, the company made its 13-foot, 1.5-ton manned robot, the Method-1, take a step …

Robotics

15 Powerful Quotes From a Zen Master That Will Blow Your Mind Wide Open

Mooji is a spiritual teacher and Zen master originally from Jamaica. Mooji shares self-inquiry, directing his students to the non-dual Self by …

Meditation

Forget the fireworks -- look for a comet in the sky on New Year's Eve

<b>(CNN) —</b> Even if you're not a fan of New Year's Eve fireworks, you'll have another reason to look to the skies.<p>NASA says as we ring in the new year, a comet will near the moon and be visible to those looking west.<p>But here's the catch - you'll need a pair of binoculars to see it.<p>NASA says comet …

Space

21 wild uses for your old Android smartphone

If you have a shiny new smartphone and are wondering what to do with your old one, you're not alone.<p>People upgrade their smartphone once every two years, on average. So what to do with the old device?<p>Bin it? Sell it? Give it to a friend?<p>There are tons of creative uses for an old Android smartphone …

Virtual Reality