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Astronomers Say There May Be Other Universes That Are MUCH BETTER for Life

5 days ago - Maybe we haven’t found alien life because it’s all evolving in other universes. A group of astronomers have just released a research paper suggesting that other universes could be far more habitable than our own. It all depends on a few conditions right when those universes were ...

Some Russians are really not happy about Facebook's rainbow filter

5 days ago - People have been coming together to show their support for gay rights by putting rainbow filters over their Facebook profile pictures. Well, over in Russia they are not happy about it. After reportedly being ‘inundated’ with requests by homophobes to add the Russian ...

Leaked Video: Tunisians formed human shield to save tourists in terrorist rampage

5 days ago - Local Tunisians risked their lives to save tourists targeted by the gunman Seifeddine Rezgui last week – with hotel workers forming a ‘human shield’ to prevent him going inside. Others ran to help wounded beachgoers while the gunman was still stalking the beach, looking for ...

We'll All be Getting an Extra Second in 2015

5 days ago - Come June 30, there will be an extra second in the day, making the hour before midnight 3,601 seconds long. Like leap years, leap seconds occur to bring our timing devices in line with nature. We have leap years because it doesn't take the Earth exactly 365 days to orbit the ...

Mars 'Pyramid' Seen By NASA Rover Isn't Quite What It Seems

5 days ago - NASA's Curiosity rover has photographed a pyramid on Mars--at least that's what some paranormal enthusiasts seem to think. A new YouTube video from Paranormal Crucible maintains that a photo snapped by the rover's Mastcam camera on May 7, 2015 shows a pyramid of "near perfect ...

Don't fear falling into a black hole – you may live on as a hologram

5 days ago - In the movie Interstellar, the main character Cooper escapes from a black hole in time to see his daughter Murph in her final days. Some have argued that the movie is so scientific that it should be taught in schools. In reality, many scientists believe that anything sent into a black ...

How safe is your holiday destination? Map of tourist hotspots shows terror threat levels

5 days ago - The Mediterranean coast has a number of dangerous zones that are regularly visited by holidaymakers both across Europe and Africa. But, earlier this month, Spain - which sees 12million Brits visiting each year to sunny destinations such as Ibiza, Majorca, Barcelona and the Costa ...

Scientists might make Pluto a planet again

5 days ago - In 2006, Pluto lost its status as a planet. It was downgraded to a “dwarf planet,” in fact, a decision that rankled many who had grown accustomed to the solar system containing nine celestial bodies—including Sheldon Cooper from the Big Bang Theory: There may be a chance to ...

See The World’s Most Spoken Languages In One Eye-Opening Infographic

5 days ago - Around the world there are a total of 7,102 known languages, of this gargantuan amount twenty-three remain popular enough to be considered the most spoken languages of the world. These 23 languages are considered the mother tongue for more than 50 million people and the native ...

Countering the excuses that prevent us from making life changes

5 days ago - The mind is a wonderful thing. It's also a complete liar that constantly tries to convince us not to take actions we know are good for us, and stops many great changes in our lives. I've had to learn to watch these rationalizations and excuses very carefully, in order to ...

GREECE ANNOUNCES CAPITAL CONTROLS AND BANK HOLIDAY

6 days ago - TSIPRAS ANNOUNCES CAPITAL CONTROLS AND BANK HOLIDAY It’s official, capital controls are being imposed in Greece, as the financial crisis takes an even more alarming turn tonight. Speaking on live TV, Alexis Tsipras is saying that the Greek central bank has been forced to ...

How Eating Foods With Healthy Bacteria Can Help Bust A Bad Mood

6 days ago - When a bad mood strikes, it's tempting to lean into the emotions and just ride it out. But there are ways to take a more proactive approach -- even with what you eat. Emerging research suggests that the bacteria living in your gut may be impacting your mood, and changing what you eat ...

Star of Bethlehem? Jupiter and Venus converge in night sky to dazzling 'super-star' on June 30th

6 days ago - Jupiter and Venus will merge into a dazzling "super-star" in the Western horizon by the end of June, NASA says. The conjunction of the two planets has been building during the month of June and will culminate in a spectacular display on June 30. “Every night in June, the ...

Exploring Ancient Life Under the Shadow of Stonehenge

6 days ago - Our knowledge of the people who worshiped at Stonehenge and worked on its construction is set to be transformed through a new project led by the University of Reading. This summer, in collaboration with Historic England, the Arts and Humanities Research Council and Wiltshire ...

Fascinating Glowing Firefly squids of Toyama Bay light up the shores in electric blue

6 days ago - Every year, between March and June, the 14-km shoreline of Japan’s Toyama Bay is lit up in blue. The electrifying light show isn’t man-made; it’s a natural phenomenon, caused by thousands of bioluminescent cephalopods known as ‘Glowing Firefly Squids’. These fascinating ...