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Deep Dish S'mores Cookies

Ask and you shall receive.<p>I asked you guys for help last week.<p>Because sometimes my brain becomes an idea desert.<p>MY OTHER RECIPES<p>So yeah, I asked you …

Dessert

7 Upcoming Netflix Shows That You Should Be Fired Up About

When it comes to outlets for new shows, cable has easily overtaken broadcast networks over the years for top-quality dramas and comedies, but it’s …

Astronomers catch a galaxy being born, fed by a strand of cosmic web

It's not every day scientists get to watch a galaxy being born. But thanks in part to the bright light of a quasar, astronomers say they've identified a swirling disk of gas that's a galaxy in the making — as well as the strand of the universe's cosmic web that's been feeding it.<p>The protogalactic …

Astrophysics

Watch the Moon cross in front of the Earth, as seen from a million miles away

NASA offers some unprecedented cosmic perspective<p>We all need a little cosmic perspective from time to time, and this is as good as it gets. NASA has released this truly stunning GIF of the Moon passing in front of the Earth.<p>The image sequence offers an unprecedented look at the relationship between …

Satellite Spies Super Typhoon Soudelor from Space (Photo)

Prying eyes from space have helped to observe and characterize the most powerful storm of the year to date.<p>NASA's RapidScat instrument aboard the …

Galaxies show appetite for growth

The extent to which galaxies consume one another has been revealed in research. Findings from the study help to explain how galaxies such as the …

Galaxies

What's the Big Deal About the Pentaquark?

“Three quarks for Muster Mark!,” wrote James Joyce in his labyrinthine fable, <i>Finnegan’s Wake</i>. By now, you may have heard this quote – the short, …

Physics

Will SETI’s Unprecedented New Program Finally Find E.T.?

Stephen Hawking, Frank Drake and dozens of journalists gathered at the Royal Society in London last week to hear astronomers announce a …

Universe

The mystery of Jupiter's Great Red Spot

The largest and most powerful hurricanes ever recorded on Earth spanned over 1,000 miles across with winds gusting up to around 200 mph. That's wide …

Thrice as nice: NASA captures rare sighting of Saturn's triple crescent moons - Firstpost

<b>Washington:</b> NASA's Cassini spacecraft, on a study mission to Saturn since 1997, has captured a rare triple crescent moons sighting on Saturn.<p>Saturn's …

Astronomy

Supersonic Parachute on NASA 'Flying Saucer' Apparently Fails in Test (Video)

NASA's huge supersonic parachute isn't ready to land astronauts on Mars just yet.<p>The 100-foot-wide (30 meters) chute — the biggest supersonic …

The Art of Growing Garden Plants in Containers

Like the chef who tells a story with the food he prepares, the container gardener sculpts interesting plantscapes that add personality to indoor and …

This Summer, Garden Like a Chef

Go beyond backyard mint this summer. For a garden that reads like a restaurant menu, try these six chef-approved plants.<p>Go beyond backyard mint and potted basil this summer. For a garden that reads more like a restaurant menu, try these six chef-approved plants. Want to get planting? You can find …

Gardening

Keeping Readers Reading (And Yourself Writing)

It’s becoming easier and easier for people to put books down these days. With so many entertaining distractions in the world, writers have to fight …

Writing

Support for legal pot down off its high

Even as the national experiment legalizing recreational pot spread this week to Oregon, Alaska and Washington, D.C., a new poll suggests the enthusiasm among voters has hit a plateau.<p>A majority, 51%, favors legalizing marijuana, according to a Gallup Poll. That's about where support has been since …

Cannabis