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Europa: Our best shot at finding alien life?

<b>After two decades of development and "heartbreak", scientists are on the verge of sending missions to explore the ocean world of Europa. Could this be our best shot at finding life elsewhere in the Solar System?</b><p>Orbiting the giant planet Jupiter is an icy world, just a little smaller than Earth's …

Astronomy

Witches cast 'mass spell' against Donald Trump

<b>Most of Donald Trump's opponents believe they will have to wait four more years to see him leave the White House.</b><p>But America's witches are more optimistic.<p>At the stroke of midnight on Friday, followers of witchcraft across the US performed a mass spell designed to stop the president doing harm.<p>A …

Donald Trump

Witches And Christians Went Head-To-Head During A Spell Of "Magical Resistance" Against Trump

Only 1690s kids will understand.

How Big Is The Biggest Galaxy, And How Small Is The Smallest?

How big is the biggest galaxy, and how small is the smallest?<p>Of all the galaxies in our surveys of the sky, the biggest, most massive systems are always giant elliptical galaxies. These galaxies are thought to be the end product of repeated galactic collisions, and so the end result is an object, …

Universe

MERYL STREEP hits back at PRESIDENT TRUMP - Did you hear WHAT she SAID?

NASA will hunt for alien life on Jupiter moon Europa - IBTimes India

NASA's Science Definition Team (SDT) has revealed that a Europa Lander, which is presently under development, is likely to be launched with the Space …

This cat and his dedicated squad of dog minions is officially taking the best selfies in the game

We hate to break it to you, but just in case you were riding high, thinking you were totally crushing the 2017 game, know that one (very) little guy …

Mysterious pillars of light spotted in Canada's night sky [VIDEO]

A mesmerizing phenomenon was observed in Ontario, Canada, when strange light pillars decorated the night sky.<p>A mesmerizing phenomenon was observed in …

Demystifying the legendary ghost story at U of T’s University College | The Star

At night, when the University of Toronto is bathed deeply in shadow, Richard Fiennes-Clinton will show you the mark on the oak door, left 160 years …

Why Only Americans Are Interested in the Hunt for Alien Life

Years ago, during a brief visit to the Dutch university where I once worked, I gave a colloquium about the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI). Perhaps surprising to some, Holland ranks high in the quality of its scientific research. This small country produces more than beer and …

Magical Photos of Winter in Finland Under the Northern Lights

Born and based in beautiful Lapland, Finland, nature photographer Tiina Törmänen is never short on inspiration. A real-life winter wonderland, the Finnish Lapland is renowned for its sparkling, snowy landscapes lit by starry skies and the spectacular Northern Lights. Törmänen captures this seasonal …

This Sufi version of Christmas carols will tug at your heartstrings

In a year of religious polarisation, this joyous instrumental version of Christmas carols by Sufi musicians from India is the perfect multi-cultural …

This is how badass Santas get ready for Christmas

He's made his list. He's checked it twice. But with all the stress of the holiday season, even dear Santa needs a moment to himself before the big …

New Evidence Threatens To Crush The Dreams Of Alien Megastructures

When it comes to the hunt for extraterrestrial life, perhaps the biggest dream we have isn’t to encounter a civilization like our own, but one far more advanced. Rather than seeking radio signals, electromagnetic beacons or chemical signatures, perhaps we could look for something far more advanced …

UFOs: Tip of the Kosmic Iceberg

<i>“A history of Ufology is a history of human consciousness.” ~ Richard Dolan</i><p>I believe that UFOs are real and we have a right to know whatever they …

Paranormal

How Pet Dogs Are Helping Out Their Endangered Kin in the Wild

Florida canines have successfully tested collars that may help African wild dogs avoid dying in snares.<p>It's a gruesome scenario that happens all too often: A pack of African wild dogs, led by its alpha pair, is on the hunt, bounding through the savanna after a prey animal. But the chase suddenly …

Humans and Cats Have a Strange, Complicated History

When a stray cat wandered onto the tracks of a midtown 7 train last month, the MTA halted the entire subway line until the animal was out of harm’s …

Mental Health

'This is an awakening': Native Americans find new hope after Standing Rock

For those who left behind communities ravaged by poverty and substance abuse, their time spent at this historic gathering has been transformational<p>Frank Archambault’s tent sits on top of a small hill in the middle of Oceti Sakowin, the largest encampment at Standing Rock. It is easy to spot him on …

Dakota Access Pipeline protesters rejoice: 'Prayers have been answered'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Cheers rang out at a protest camp in North Dakota on Sunday, as the Standing Rock Sioux tribe and its supporters learned that the US Army Corps of Engineers had blocked a measure to allow the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline beneath Lake Oahe, a Missouri River reservoir.<p>Tribe …

The victory at Standing Rock could mark a turning point | Bill McKibben

The defeat of an energy company by indigenous activists shows what nonviolent unity can accomplish. There are lessons here as we enter a challenging new age<p>The news that the US federal government has refused to issue the permit needed to run a pipeline under the Missouri river means many things – …

UFO Sighting: Are aliens sucking solar power from the sun? [VIDEO] - IBTimes India

NASA images seem to confirm that alien spacecraft are gathering close to the surface of the sun, and are sucking solar power away.<p>The latest sighting …

Calif. woman offers investigators more details on bizarre abduction

<b>REDDING, Calif. --</b> A northern California sheriff says a mother who was abducted and “branded” by her captors has given investigators more details …

Victory for Native American Blackfoot tribes as 15 oil and gas leases near Glacier National Park are cancelled

Amid continuing protests over an oil pipeline set to run close to the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation in North Dakota, the US Department of the …

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17 Amazing Holiday Cocktail Recipes You Need On Your Menu

Hosting holiday festivities at your place this year? Serving up a great seasonal cocktail for your holiday guests is sure to make a lasting …