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

1 week 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

1 week 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

1 week 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

1 week 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

1 week 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

1 week 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

1 week 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

1 week 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

1 week 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 ...

Dutch Artist Creates Grotesque Human Sculptures Out of Women’s Stockings

1 week ago - Nylon stockings can be sexy, but in the hands of artist Rosa Verloop, they take a turn toward the grotesque. The Dutch artist is famous for using nylon stockings to create distorted sculptures of the human form. She collects thousands of used stockings in nude shades which she ...

Dawn over Ceres, a mission of humankind

1 week ago - In December 2003, the Hubble Telescope spotted something peculiar on the surface of Ceres, a dwarf planet in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter. Hazy images revealed something bright and mysterious shining on the dark planet’s surface, like animal eyes in the night. A ...

MIT researcher is sure there are alien life forms out there

1 week ago - Alien life is almost certainly real, they probably just haven’t visited Earth yet. That’s according to Sara Seager, a woman described as a “pioneer” in the search for exoplanets — ones that orbit a sun other than our own. She’s also leading the search to use and ...

The Truth is Back Out There! First Pics of The X-Files Revival

1 week ago - Here's a nice little weekend gift for all of you X-Files fan: Fox has released the first preview pics of the long awaited TV six-part series revival, along with a few teasing details about the first episode, titled "My Struggle," in which Annet Mahendru (The Americans) is Sveta, a ...

How to Make a Galvanic Cell Battery That Lasts Practically Forever

1 week ago - When going off the grid, it’s safe to assume that most folks will be relying on solar panels for much of their electrical needs. However, a lack of sunlight can present a few problems for any would-be prepper. If only there was a cheap and simple way to supplement a solar panel array ...

5 Must-Watch Science Documentaries Exploring Unconventional Theories

1 week ago - We present our top 5 science documentaries from beyond the mainstream: Man’s Right To Know – Wilhelm Reich & Orgone Energy Man’s Right to Know is a 30 minute documentary telling the story of Wilhelm Reich’s life and his discoveries. Reich (24 March 1897 – 3 ...