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100-Year-Old Message in a Bottle Washes Up on Beach in German Town

100-Year-Old Message in a Bottle Washes Up on Beach in German Town

Originally posted 08/25/2015 04:40PM

What could be the oldest message in a bottle ever found has washed up on the shores of Germany.

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Pull Over for hitchBOT, a Hitchhiking Robot Embarking on a Coast-to-Coast Tour of the U.S.

Pull Over for hitchBOT, a Hitchhiking Robot Embarking on a Coast-to-Coast Tour of the U.S.

Originally posted 07/17/2015 03:25PM

One hitchhiker making its way across the U.S. likely won't have any trouble reaching its destination.

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What Do Men Value More: Intelligence or Breast Size?

A Weight Off of Women's Chests: New Research Shows Men Prefer Intelligence to Breasts

Originally posted 05/27/2015 06:20PM

Yup, that's the sound of cynical women everywhere breathing a long sigh of relief.

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Filed Under: Fitness, Health, Science
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Scott and Mark Kelly: NASA to Study Twin Brothers Both in Space and on Earth

NASA to Study Twin Brothers Scott and Mark Kelly, One in Space and One on Earth

Originally posted 03/27/2015 06:20PM

Astronaut Scott Kelly has blasted off into space for a yearlong mission. The twist? A piece of him still remains on Earth – well, sort of.

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Filed Under: NASA, Science, Mark Kelly
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OMG! There's An Emoticon-Shaped Galaxy Cluster Smiling Down From Space!

OMG! There's An Emoticon-Shaped Galaxy Cluster Smiling Down From Space!

Originally posted 02/11/2015 07:20PM

Smile ... you're on Hubble camera!

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Filed Under: NASA, Science
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Fabien Cousteau Resurfaces After 31 Days Underwater

Fabien Cousteau Resurfaces After 31 Days Underwater

Originally posted 07/03/2014 10:10AM

Fabien Cousteau says his 31-day underwater living experiment in the Florida Keys was a monumental success that used tools of which his famous ocean explorer grandfather could only dream.

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Filed Under: Science
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'Manhattanhenge' Is Thursday: Here's How to See It

'Manhattanhenge' Is Thursday: Here's How to See It

Originally posted 05/29/2014 05:00PM

Manhattanhenge returns Thursday night for the first of two 2014 engagements. If you're in New York City, here's how best to properly experience Neil deGrasse Tyson's astronomical holiday.

1. Be in Manhattan for the sunset. We cannot overstate how important this is. The event is not called Brooklynhenge (though we imagine a band with such a name will be popping up any day now), nor Queenshenge, nor Bronxhenge nor Statenhenge. The setting sun aligns with Manhattan's street grid only – sorry, outer boroughs.

2. Choose a street. Certain streets are better for this purpose than others. 42nd Street at Tudor City is widely regarded as the best place to see Manhattanhenge, which results in hilarious images like this.

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Hear What Morgan Freeman's Voice Sounds Like on Helium

Originally posted 05/24/2014 04:00PM

[YOUTUBE "DCpsusTta4w"] Morgan Freeman's voice is so familiar from film roles, documentaries and commercials that it's a surprise to hear it altered in any way, like if someone added googly eyes to the Mona Lisa.

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Everything You Need to Know About the 'Blood Moon' Lunar Eclipse

Everything You Need to Know About the 'Blood Moon' Lunar Eclipse

Originally posted 04/14/2014 05:00PM

A "blood moon" lunar eclipse will occur in the night sky a few hours after midnight Tuesday, and as with many natural phenomena, people have a lot of questions.

Below, we will answer every possible question you may have about the blood moon.

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Filed Under: Science, Around the Web
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